Abing Family History

Abing Family History


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entrance to US: 30 Nov 1847 on Ship Leeuw which left Rotterdam, Netherlands

  • Philadelphia Passenger Lists 1800-1945

Not sure where Gerhard went upon arrival in US. He went back to Prussia for his marriage in 1853 to Whilhelmina Motz (p.10- 12) 08 Feb 1853 in Catholic Church in Elten, Rheinland, Prussia. Background info on Gerhard: Date of birth not certain as records vary. born 05 Jan 1819 in Beek, Gelderland, Netherlands (Source: IGI record) Civil and church records don't always agree. This could easily occur in transcription of records or simple errors in recording. A census record of 1812 (Tien Jarige Tafel) gives his birthdate as 11 Jan 1821.

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