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The Otte's from Isernhagen &Steimbke, Hannover,Germany Updated January 31, 2005
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The Otte family came to the U.S.A.in Sept. 23,1867 aboard the ship S.S.Watjen leaving from the port of Bremen,Germany. Arriving in New York they boarded a train for Illinois.They settled in Hanover township, just outside Elgin,Illinois. Christian Heinrich Otte was born in Steimbke, Germany on May 1,1819, married Sophie Heidemann Nov.18, 1842. The couple had nine children