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Here's information on our family line:
1. John Christian Frederick1 Hampe ,, born 2 Oct 1799 in Hanover, Saxony, Prussia; christened 1838 in Evangelical Church; died 22 Apr 1883 in , , PA.He married (1) Helen Sanders, born 30 Aug 1806; died 8 May 1827 in , , Prussia; (2) Hannah Helmbrecht ,, born 12 Sep 1810 in Drakes Mill, Crawford, PA; christened 1838 in M.E. Ch.; died 1 Dec 1890 in , , MO; buried 2 Dec 1890 in Osborn Evergreen Cem..
Notes for John Christian Frederick Hampe: JCF Hampe came to America in 1832 and settled near Drake's Mills, Crawford Co., PA.The Hampe Family orignated from Lieppe Detmold Proisen, Germany. I have found the the spelling to be Hampe, Hampt, Hempe, Hempt & Hamp.
Notes for Hannah Helmbrecht: In the early part of 1889 (79 years old) Hannah moved with her son to Missouri where she made her home.She was a most estimable woman, dearly beloved by all her aquaintances for her many virtues and noble traits of character.
Children of John Christian Frederick Hampe and Helen Sanders were as follows:
i Henry William Hampe, born 30 Apr 1827 in Hanover, Saxony, Germany; died 9 Dec 1911 in Topeka, Shawnee, KS.He married in 1853 in Alliance, , Oh Margaret Beltz, born 13 Sep 1827 in Haslich Hoff, Wuertenberg, Germany; died 6 Aug 1907 in Topeka, Shawnee, KS.
Children of John Christian Frederick Hampe and Hannah Helmbrecht were as follows:
i Amelia Hampe , born 23 Sep 1831; died 23 Oct 1914.She married on 8 Mar 1877 in , Crawford, Pa Samuel Gehr, born 23 Feb 1813 in Sadsbury Twp, Crawford, PA; died 21 Sep 1902 in Sadsbury Twp, Crawford, PA, son of Baltzer Gehr and Elizabeth Fleming.
ii Rebecca Hampe, born 1 Mar 1834 in , Crawford, PA; died 22 Jun 1844.
iii Hannah Hampe , born 22 Nov 1836 in , , PA.
iv Mary Hampe, born 20 Dec 1837 in , , PA; died 28 Aug 1852 in , , PA.
v Fredrick Hampe , born 3 Apr 1839; died 16 Jan 1864.
vi Christian Hampe, born 22 Jan 1840; died 15 Aug 1842.
vii Sophia Hampe , born 11 Apr 1844 in , , PA; died 20 Oct 1852.
viii Joseph Godfrey Hampe ,,, born 8 Dec 1848 in , , PA; died 3 Apr 1904 in Canon City, Fremont, CO.He married in 1875 in Lionsville, , PA Adaline "Addie" Gehr born 6 Dec 1849 in Summit Twp, Crawford, PA; died 12 Jun 1928 in Canon City, Fremont, CO, daughter of Benjamin Gehr and Judith "Juda" Littweiler.
Notes: On September 1, 1895, Joseph moved his family from his farm near Russell, Kansas to Colorado. They loaded up two covered wagons and with their household goods and horses headed out. They traveled through Garden City, Kansas to Holly, Colorado then to Rocky Ford to Walsenburg to Alamosa and then to Monte Vista, Colorado. In the Spring of 1908, the family moved onto a ranch on Rock Creek south of Monte Vista then back to Monte Vista.
1. Joseph Godfrey1 Hampe ,,, born 8 Dec 1848 in , , PA; died 3 Apr 1904 in Canon City, Fremont, CO, son of 2. John Christian Frederick Hampe and 3. Hannah Helmbrecht.He married in 1875 in Lionsville, , PA Adaline "Addie" Gehr ,,, born 6 Dec 1849 in Summit Twp, Crawford, PA; died 12 Jun 1928 in Canon City, Fremont, CO, daughter of Benjamin Gehr and Judith "Juda" Littweiler.
Children of Joseph Godfrey Hampe and Adaline "Addie" Gehr were as follows:
i John F. "Fred" Hampe ,, born 13 Sep 1878 in Summit Twp, Crawford, PA.Notes: Listed as a pupil at Gorham School, Big Creek Township, Russel County, KS from 1895-96.
ii Clyde Crawford Hampe ,, born 11 Mar 1882 in , , PA.Notes: Listed as a pupil at Gorham School, Big Creek Township, Russel County, Ks from 1895-96. Listed as a pupil at Monte Vista Schools, Rio Grande County, CO from 1898-99.
iii Nellie Madeline Hampe ,,, born 17 Oct 1884 in Lionsville, Chester, PA; died 23 Apr 1973 in Trinidad, Las Animas, CO; buried 26 Apr 1973 in Del Norte Cem, Del Norte, Rio Grande, CO.She married on 25 Dec 1902 in Canyon City, Fremont, CO Ira Daniel Spangler ,,, born 2 Apr 1878 in Boone City, Boone, IA; died 24 Jan 1956 in Del Norte, Rio Grande, CO; buried 26 Jan 1956 in Del Norte Cem, Del Norte, Rio Grande, CO, son of Oliver P. Spangler and Ellen Nora Reitz.
Notes: History of Spangler and Wolcott Families; Perrie H. Spangler Bible Nellie moved with her parents by covered wagon to the San Luis Valley.At nights she slept on the grain which was in the wagon.They crossed over La Veta Pass, through the Sangre de Cristo mountain range into the valley. Nellie and her parents moved from Pennsylvania to Springfield, Missouri to Topeka, Kansas to Holly, Colorado to Spanish Peaks (CO) to the San Luis Valley. Nellie and Ira played at dances.Nellie played the piano and mouth harp (at the same time) and Ira played the fiddle.