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2008/10/24 23:24:25
Gernot Becker
Re: [HN] translation help
Datum 2008/10/25 10:46:32
Klaus Vahlbruch
Re: [HN] meaning of word (for germans only ;-)
2008/10/24 22:19:06
Barbara Stewart
Re: [HN] Zimmermann-Monckemeyer

2008/10/24 22:19:06
Barbara Stewart
Re: [HN] Zimmermann-Monckemeyer
Autor 2008/10/20 16:27:05
Bernd H. Siebert
[HN] Bücherverkauf

Re: [HN] Zimmermann-Monckemeyer

Date: 2008/10/25 01:16:02
From: Barbara Stewart <raybarbara(a)...


  I came across this website.

 You could write the Mönkemeyer there. Nothing to lose!

Here's another:    enter the name of

Not terribly helpful there....


> Good morning, 
> I am trying to locate the hometown of Heinrich Zimmermann and his wife
> Wilhelmina Monkemeyer and their family which left from Bremen on the ship Bark
> Elsie for the United States in 1857 with three children,  Heinrich age 8,
> Wilhelmina age 6 and Friedrich age 2 years, arriving in New York on May 7,
> 1857.  They listed their final destination as Wisconsin.
> Heinrich was born was born on September 14, 1812 in Hannover, Germany.
> Wilhemina was born on April 3, 1822.
> I have found several different spellings of Wilhelmina's maiden name.  I
> believe it was orginally spelled with an umlaut over the o.  I have also seen,
> Moenkemeier,  Moenckemeyer and other combinations.
> She was the mother of 14 children only three of which survived to become
> adults. The older two children who came over from Germany did not survive and
> the last two surving children were born in Wisconsin.
> On Heinrich's declaration of intent to become a citizen he relinquished his
> citizenship of the Kingdom of Hannover.
> Other Monkemeyers that I have found list Brille, Reilefzen or Polle as their
> birth places.  So far I have not found a connection to them
> These were my husband's great grand parents.
> Any direction you can give me is greatly appreciated.
> Nancy Zimmermann
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