John Frederick Christian Freitag b. Nov. 24, 1817 Kolenfeld, Hannover, Germany.Died May 8, Travis co. Texas.Married March 1, 1847 New Braunfels, Comal Co. Texas.Occupation: Farmer.He came to USA from port of Bremen, Bremen, Germany on the ship Brig. Weser Schmidt. He married Catherine Ilse Ottens "Elsie" (Elizabeth) and she was the daughter of Jurgen Hinrich Ottens.They had the following children: Wilhelmena Freitag, b. Feb. 11, 1848, Henrietta Catherine Elizabeth Dorothea Freitag,(my line, married Joseph Roberts)b. May 20, 1849, Comal Co. Texas. Frederica Dorothea Freitag b. Nov. 19, 1850, Henry L. Freitag b. Dec. 19, 1853 Guadalupe Co. Texas, John Frederick Christian Freitag Jr. b. Sept. 6, 1858, and Anna Freitag b. Sept. 17, 1865.