Looking for someone to exchange information on Herman and Christina Wilmshorst family. Herman and Christina lived in Horst, Germany, but dates and exact locations of their birth marriage, death and burial are unknown. Christina's maiden name is unknown. Herman Wilmshorst died about 1860 in Germany. Herman and Christina had five children but an infant girl, 9 year old boy and 16 year old girl died. Their names and dates of birth and death unknown. Son, Theodore remained in Germany. He had at least one son, Hermann Wilmshorst who married Anna [maiden name unknown]and had two sons whose names are unknown. One of their sons died in World War I and the other in World War II. Last contact with Hermann and Anna Wilmshorst in 1946-1947.
Herman and Christina Wilmshorst's fifth child, Herman Wilmshorst [January 21, 1850- September 28,1929, Audrain County, Missouri] married Elizabeth Aldiek [May 4, 1854, Buer, Essen, Germany-February 24,1938, Audrain County, Missouri] on July 28, 1875, in Germany but exact location is unknown. Elizabeth Aldiek's parents were John and Bernadine Hoffman Aldiek. John and Bernadine Hoffman Aldiek had two other daughters, Jenny and Marie. The Aldiekfamily remained in Germany. John Aldiek was a bookbinder from a family of farmers. Herman and Elizabeth Wilmshorst came to US in 1881 with two children after first two sons died in Germany. Herman and Elizabeth Aldiek Wilmshorst hadseven more children and lived in Audrain County, Missouri the rest of their lives. Have all information on Herman and Elizabeth Aldiek Wilmshorst's family. Would like information on this Wilmshorst family in Germany. Especially about decendants if any of Theodore or HERMANN Wilmshorst in Germany.