Seeking to make contact with anyone researching the GENS surname.
First Generation _____________________________________________
1. Frederick GENS, M. Born in 1794 in Mecklenburg. Frederick died in Osage Co., Missouri.
Children: 2 i. Helmuth, M (1824-1894) 3 ii. Maria Wilhelmina, F (1831-1908)
Second Generation _____________________________________________ Family of Frederick GENS (1)
2. Helmuth GENS, M. Born on 28 Oct 1824 in Mecklenburg. Helmuth died in Jefferson Twp., Osage Co., Missouri on 18 Jul 1894; he was 69. Buried in Feuersville Lutheran, Jefferson Twp., Osage Co., Missouri.
Helmuth married Anna Margaretha UNKNOWN, F, in Missouri. Born in 1843. Anna Margaretha died in 1887; she was 44.
3. “Minnie” Maria Wilhelmina GENS, F. Born in 1831 in Mecklenburg. Maria Wilhelmina died in Byron, Missouri on 28 Apr 1908; she was 77. Immigrated from Germany>Missouri. Alias/AKA: Minnie.
Is this the same Minnie Gens as the Maria Wilhelmina Gens who married Frederick Schmidt on 3 Oct 1878 in Osage?
Maria Wilhelmina first married Frederick RUNGE, M, in Ohio. Born on 20 Oct 1815 in Mecklenburg. Frederick died in Byron, Missouri on 15 May 1871; he was 55.
They had the following children, born in Jefferson Twp., Osage Co., Missouri: 4 i. Frederike Malinda, F (1856-?) 5 ii. Charles, M (1858-?) 6 iii. Elizabeth, F (1862-?) 7 iv. Mary, F (1866-?) 8 v. Joseph J., M (1868-?) 9 vi. Wilhelm, M 10 vii. Anna, F 11 viii. Frederick John, M
On 3 Oct 1878 when Maria Wilhelmina was 47, she second married Frederick SCHMIDT, M, son of Fritz SCHMIDT, M & Mrs. Katherine SCHMIDT, F, in Koenig Methodist Church, Koenig, Osage Co., Missouri. Born on 1 Nov 1830 in Mecklenburg. Frederick died on 1 May 1900; he was 69.