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WIEGMAN

WIEGMAN, Agnes
BORN: Nov 28, 1838, Felsen (parish in Herzlake)
DIED: Feb 24, 1882 Clinton County, IL, buried in Damiansville
PARENTS: Wilhelm WIEGMAN
Maria Gesina ROLWES
EMIGRATION: 1857 - arrived New Orleans Nov 16, 1857 on the ship O'Thyen
Agnes WIECHMANN 18, from Germany to US
Herzlake parish emgration index - Agnes WIEGMAN emgrated in 1857 from Westrum
MARRIED: Gerhrd Albert TONIES his entry
marriage: Jan 31, 1860, Germantown, Clinton County, IL
CHILDREN: Herman TOENNIES born Jul 3, 1862, Carlyle, m. Anna FELD
Annie TOENNIES born Jul 20, 1864; m. Joe POELKER
Cath TOENNIES b. Jan 20, 1866, CC, m. Ben HILMES
Mary TOENNIES b. Feb 4, 1868; m. EILERMAN
Bernard TOENNIES born Sep 15, 1871, CC; m. Mary KUPER
Gerhard a TOENNIES born Sep 7, 1875; m. Anna KUPER
Henry TOENNIES born May 23, 1878, Damiansville; m. Josephine GOEBEL
Jos TOENNIES b. Dec 3, 1881
NOTES: 1870 IL census, Clinton County
TONIES, Albert, 30, farmer from Hannover
Agnes 30, HO, Herman 8, IL, Anna 6, Catharine 4, Mary 1
SOURCES: Agnes' date of birth was on her tombstone. Her probable place of birth was known from an entry for her on the Herzlake parish emigrration list. That parish's records were checked and a corresponding baptismal entry was found there for Anna Maria Agnes. The parents' names listed above were taken from that document. Her marriage was at St Boniface parish. The children's information was taken from a gedcom prepared by family resarchers.

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WIEGMAN, Bernard Heinrich
BORN: Oct 4, 1861, Holze (parish in Herzlake)
DIED: Aug 21, 1949, Clinton County, IL, buried Damiansville, St Damian Cemetery
PARENTS: Wilhelm WIEGMAN
Gesina BOERGMAN
EMIGRATION: 1876
MARRIED: Catharine MOORMAN (Jan 15, 1865 - Mar 23, 1934)
marriage: Jan 5, 1889, Clinton County
CHILDREN: William WIEGMAN, born ca 1890, IL
Ben WIEGMAN, born ca 1893, IL
Katharine WIEGMAN, born ca 1896, IL
Mary WIEGMAN, born ca 1899, IL
NOTES: 1880 IL census, Clinton County, Looking Glass Twp
MORMAN, Ben, 52, Prussia
Gesina 52, Prussia
WIGMAN, Henry 18, Cath 10, wife's children born Prussia
  1900 IL census, Clinton County, Looking Glass twp
WEIGMANN, Henry, Oct 1861, Germany, m. 11, emgr 1876
Kati, Jan 1865, Germany, 4/4 ch
Willie 10, Ben 7, Katy 4, Mary 1, all born IL
Joseph, uncle, Apr 1855, Germany, sinlge, no emgr info
SOURCES:

Bernard Heinrich's date of birth was on his tombstone. Other Wiegmans in Clinton County were from Ksp Herzlake so that parish's records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Bernard Heinrich. His parents' names as noted above were from that record. Information about his marriage was found in the Clinton County marriage index on the county GenWeb page. Information about the children was from the 1900 census.

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WIEGMAN, Herman Bernhard
BORN: Nov 12, 1821, Felsen (parish in Herzlake)
DIED: Apr 29, 1879, Clinton County, IL; buried St Mary's Cemetery, Carlyle
PARENTS: Johan Wilhelm WIGMANN
Maria Catharine TOEBBEN
EMIGRATION: 1871 - arrived NY Sep 9, 1871 on the ship Donau
WIEGMANN, Bernh, 50, farmer from Germany to US
Gesina 51, Heinrich 17
Herzlake parish emigration list - Bd WIEGMAN and wife Maria Gesina SCHEPER and son Johan Heinrich, no ages, emigrated 1871
MARRIED: Maria Gesina SCHAPER her entry
marriage: May 13, 1848, Herzlake
CHILDREN: Herman William WIEGMAN, born 1849, Westrum, Herzlake
Johan Heinrich WIEGMAN, born 1853, Westrum, Herzlake
NOTES: for widow and 2 sons
1880 IL census, Clinton County, Wade Twp
WEIGMANN, William 29, Hannover
Caroline 25, Hannover
Mary WEIGMANN, mother 59, Hannover
Henry WEIGMANN, brother, 26, Hannover
SOURCES:

Bernard's approximate year of birth was known from his age (58) at death. His probable place of birth was known from an emigration index entry for him. Herzlake parish records were checked first for a marriage record which noted his age and parents' names. Then the same parish's records were checked again and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Herman Bernard.

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WIEGMAN, Herman Bernard
BORN: Sep 26, 1864, Hoelze (parish in Herzlake)
DIED: Jan 11, 1926, Clinton County, IL, buried Damiansville, St Damian Cemetery
PARENTS: Wilhelm WIEGMAN
Gesina BOERGMAN
EMIGRATION: 1874
MARRIED: Maria JANSEN
marriage: Sep 2, 1904, Clinton County, IL
CHILDREN: William WIEGMAN born 1907
Henry WIEGMAN born 1909
NOTES: 1900 IL census, Clinton County, Looking Glass Twp
WIEGMAN, Ben, laborer, Sep 1864, Germany, single, no emigration info
  1910 IL census, Clinton County, Looking Glass Twp
WIEGMANN, Bernard 45, Germany, marr 6, emgr 1874
Marie IL, 33, 2 of 2 ch living
Wm 3, Henr 1 2/12 both born IL
SOURCES:

Bernard's date of birth was on his tombstone. Other Wiegmans in Clinton County were from Ksp Herzlake so that parish's records were checked and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for Herman Bernard. His parents' names as noted above were from that record. Information about his marriage was found in the Clinton County marriage index. Information about the children was from the 1910 census.

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WIEGMAN, Herman William
BORN: Oct 21, 1849 Westrum (parish in Herzlake)
PARENTS: Herman Bernhard WIEGMAN
Maria Gesina SCHAPER (SCHAFER on marr)
EMIGRATION: 1868 - arrived Baltimore Oct 15, 1868 on the ship Stella
Herman WIEGMAN 19 from Prussia
with Joseph WIEGMAN 25
Osnabarueck emigration index - Hm Wm WIEGMAN, born Oct 21, 1849, son of Herm Bd WIEGMAN and M Ges SCHAPER, emgr from Westrum (Herzlake) in 1868 to St. Louis
MARRIED: (1) Maria Gesina Caroline LENGERS her entry died 1892 in Carlyle
marriage: May 25, 1880, Carlyle, Clinton County, IL
(2) Carolina BUTMAN her entry
CHILDREN: Anna Marg WIEGMAN born 1881
John H WIEGMAN born ca 1883; died 1887, age 4
Francis WIEGMAN born ca 1885; died 1887, age 2
Maria Josephine WIEGMAN born 1888
John William WIEGMAN born 1890; died 1892
NOTES: 1880 IL census, Clinton County, Wade Twp
WEIGMANN, William 29, Hannover
Caroline 25, Hannover
Mary WEIGMANN, mother 59, Hannover
Henry WEIGMANN, brother, 26, Hannover
RESEARCHERS: Teresa Tully (teresatully@hotmail.com)
SOURCES: Herman William's parents' names were on his marriage record in 1880. His approximate year of birth was known from the census of the same eyar. With that information an entry for him was identified in the emigration index and that supplied his probable place of birth. Herzlake parish records were checked and a corresponding entry was found there for Herman Wilhelm. Information about his wives, marriages and children was supplied by Teresa Tully. The marriage in 1880 was at St Mary's parish and in 1892 at St Damian parish.

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WIEGMAN, Johan Heinrich
BORN: Nov 20, 1853, Westrum (parish in Herzlake)
PARENTS: Herman Bernhard WIEGMAN
Maria Gesina SCHAPER
EMIGRATION: 1871 - arrived NY Sep 9, 1871 on the ship Donau
WIEGMANN, Bernh, 50, farmer from Germany to US
Gesina 51, Heinrich 17
Herzlake parish emigration list - Bd WIEGMAN and wife Maria Gesina SCHEPER and son Johan Heinrich, no ages, emigrated 1871
MARRIED: unknown
NOTES: 1880 IL census, Clinton County, Wade Twp
WEIGMANN, William 29, Hannover
Caroline 25, Hannover
Mary WEIGMANN, mother 59, Hannover
Henry WEIGMANN, brother, 26, Hannover
SOURCES:

Johan Heinrich's approximate year of birth was known from the passenger list of the ship Donau and the 1880 census. His probable place of birth was known from an emigration index entry. Herzlake parish records were checked in Dr Remme's online database and a corresponding birth/bapt entry was found there for him.

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WIEGMAN, Maria Gesina
BORN: Jul 4, 1824, Felsen (parish in Herzlake)
DIED: Sep 26, 1855, age 31, Germatnown, Clinton County, IL; buried St Boniface Cemetery
PARENTS: Johan Wilhelm WIEGMAN
Maria Catharine TOEBBEN
EMIGRATION: 1853-55
MARRIED: Johan Gerhard DUEING his entry
marriage: Apr 27, 1852, Herzlake
CHILDREN: Maria Anna DUEING born Jan 20, 1853, Klein Dohren, Herzlake
SOURCES:

Gesina's maiden name and age (31) were on her parish death record. Her husband was from Klein Dohren, Herzlake so that parish's records were checked for their marriage. That document noted Maria Gesina's age and parents' names. Herzlake records were checked again for her baptism and a corresponding entry was found there for her. Information about the daughter was found in Dr Remme's online datebase for Gross and Klein Dohren.

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WIENKES, WIENTJES

WIENKES, Bernard Heinrich
BORN: Jul 11, 1809, Suttrup (parish in Thuine)
PARENTS: Bernard Caspar WIENTJES
Maria Adelheid GROTHUES
EMIGRATION: 1868 - arrived NY Nov 1868 on the ship Freihandel
WINKENS, Bernhard Heinr 57, Hannover to Wisconsin
Anna Marie 55, Joh Ignats 19, Maria Teresa 17
MARRIED: Anna Maria DETERS born in Holland
marriage: Apr 20, 1841, Thuine
CHILDREN: Johan Bernard WIENKES born 1842, Thuine
Johan Heinrich WIENKESborn 1843, Thuine
Johan Ignatz WIENKESborn 1846, Suttrup, Thuine
Anna Maria WIENKESborn 1847, Hannover
Maria Anna WIENKESborn 1850, Hannover
Maria Theresa WIENKESborn 1853, Hannover
Kathryn WIENKESborn after 1854
NOTES: 1880 WI census, Iowa County, Highland
WINKERS, Bernard 72, Hannover
Mary 68, Holland
RESEARCHERS: Robert Weir and Rachel Elsey who have this emigrant in their WorldConnect dbs
SOURCES:

Bernard Heinrich's date and place of birth and parents' names were noted in Robert Weir's WCdb. That information was taken from Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika which also supplied his wife's name and year of emigration. Names of the children came from Rachel Elsey's WCdb and most of them also had entries in the Tenfelde book.

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WILBERS

WILBERS, Andreas Heinrich
BORN: Nov 30, 1863, Leschede (parish in Emsbueren)
DIED: Dec 15, 1908, Covington, Kenton County, KY, buried St Johns Cemetery
PARENTS: Bernhard Lukas WILBERS
Anna Maria SCHOMAKER
EMIGRATION: 1882
MARRIED: Frances OLDENDICK born 1864, Ohio
CHILDREN: George C WILBERS born 1894, OH
Loretta Bernadina WILBERS born 1896, KY
Matilda WILBERS born 1898, KY
Calar Elisabeth WILBERS born 1901, KY
Louisa C WILBERS born 1902, KY
Bernard Joseph WILBERS born 1907, KY
RESEARCHERS: Dave Halm, Norma Lee Maxfield and Diane Shotton who have this emigrant in their WorldConnect dbs.
SOURCES:

Andreas Heinrich's date of birth and parents' names were found in several WCdbs. That information allowed an entry for him to be identified in Walter Tenfelde's book Auswanderungen und Auswanderer aus dem ehemaligen Kreise Lingen nach Nordamerika which also gave year of emigration. Information about death, spouse and children was from the db of Diane Schotton.

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WILCHMAN

WILCHMAN, Lucas
BORN: Jul 28, 1823, Rhede
PARENTS: Heribert WILCHMAN
Catharine TERHORST or KUPER
EMIGRATION: 1866 - arriving Baltimore May 1866 on the ship Anne
WILKMANN, Lucas, 42, Hannover to Baltimore
Maria 42, Eberhard 4
MARRIED: Anna Maria THYE
CHILDREN: Everet WILCHMAN born 1863, Rhede
NOTES: 1880 AR census, Mcconnell, Chicot
WILCHMAN, Lucas, 57, Hannover, carpenter
Mary 55, Hannover
Everet, son 16, Hannover
SOURCES:

Lucas' approximate year of birth, his wife's name and son's name were known from the 1880 census and passenger list of the ship Anne. His son's place of birth had been found in a WorldConnect database and his baptismal record then located in Rhede parish. That parish's records were checked again and a corresponding birth/baptism record was found there also for Lucas. His wife's name was from his son's baptism record.

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WILCHMAN, Everett
BORN: Jan 16, 1863 Rhede
DIED: Dec 31, 1909, Lake Village, Chicot County, AR
PARENTS: Lucas WILGMANN
Anna Maria THYE
EMIGRATION: 1866 - arriving Baltimore May 1866 on the ship Anne
WILKMANN, Lucas, 42, Hannover to Baltimore
Maria 42, Eberhard 4
MARRIED: Mary Jane ALLEN
marriage: ca 1891, probably in Arkansas
CHILDREN: Thomas Lucas WILCHMAN born 1892
Robert Fulton WILCHMAN born 1894
Herman Samuel WILCHMAN born 1897
Mary Leona WILCHMAN born 1900
Clarence Edmond WILCHMAN born 1901
Gerald WILCHMAN born 1904
Florence Elizabeth WILCHMAN born 1908
NOTES: 1880 AR census, Chicot County, Mcconnell
WILCHMAN, Lucas, 57, Hannover, carpenter
Mary 55, Hannover
Everet, son 16, Hannover
  1900 AR census, Chicot County, Planters Twp
WILCHMANN (indexed NOLCKMANN) Everett Jan 1863, marr 9, emgr 1866
Mary J 26?, Ark
Herman 3, Robt F 5, Thom M 8, all born Ark
SOURCES:

Everett's date and place of birth were found in WorldConnect database 15177. Rhede's parish records were checked and a corresponding birth/baptism record was found there for Everhard. His parents' names as noted above were taken from that record. Information about death, spouse and children was taken from the WorldConnect database.

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