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Ancestors of Becky, Peter, and Lisa Schomaker

Updated October 22, 2009

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Johan Frederick SCHOMAKER (1849-1907) of Nehawka, Cass Co., Nebraska; emigrated from Helserdeich, Holstein, Germany in 1867.

John H. C. BAUMGARTEN (1834-1908) an Alderman of Cook Co., Illinois; emigrated from Germany c.1854.

Henry HEESCH (1861-1936) of Nebraska City, Nebraska; emigrated about 1881 from Gluckstadt, Holstein, Germany.

Thies THORMAHLEN (1843-1913) of Otoe Co., Nebraska; emigrated from Suderau, Holstein, Germany in 1893.

Samuel ROOKE (1862-c.1958) of Steubenville, Jefferson Co., Ohio; emigrated from Milton Abbott, Tavistock District, Devon, England, about 1883. He was the son of James ROOKE (c.1818-1886) and Sarah MOISE (1824-1892) of Hatherleigh, Tavistock District, Devon.

Clara Wesley STAMM (1857-1910) married Samuel Rooke in 1884 Wellsburg, Brooke Co., West Virginia. She was the daughter of David K. STAMM (1821-1886) and Susan LAWRENCE (c.1815-1901) of Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, and Wheeling, Ohio Co., West Virginia.

William MAHAN (1776-1853) of Harford Co., Maryland; moved family in 1814 to Brooke Co., West Virginia.

Nancy Agnes JONES married William Mahan in 1800 Harford Co., Maryland.

Christian BRENNEMAN (1778-1853) of Brooke Co., West Virginia. Served in War of 1812. Son of Jacob BRENNEMAN(1753-1838) and Anne MAYER (1753-1782) of Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania.

Jacob NESSLY (1753-1832), emigrated about 1785 from Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania, to Brooke Co., West Virginia.

Friedrich WENCKER (1825-1879) of Augusta, Missouri; emigrated from Dortmund, Westphalia, Germany, before 1850.

Kasper Heinrich SCHAAF (1800-1879), a miller in Warren Co., Missouri; emigrated from Renssloh, Hanover, Germany, in 1834.

Berthold Ernest HOFFMAN (1829-1883), a teacher in Augusta, St. Charles Co., Missouri, and county clerk in Madison Co., Illinois; emigrated from Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany, before 1850. He married second Charlotte GERLING (1838-1910) in 1870 St. Louis, Missouri.

Theresa THOLE (1837-1870) married Berthold Hoffman in 1856 St. Charles, Missouri.

Friedrich MUENCH or MÜNCH (1799-1881) "Far West" of Dutzow, Warren Co., Missouri; emigrated in 1834 from Niedergemunden, Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany.

George William KOESTER or KÖSTER (1830-1895) of Dutzow, Warren Co., Missouri; born in Niederkaufungen, Kassel, Germany; immigrated about 1856 to London, Middlesex, England; immigrated 1871 to New York, then Missouri. He was the son of Johan Georg KÖSTER, a customs officer, and Charlotta von LÖWENSTEIN of Kur-Hessen, Germany.

Eva Elizabeth HEUSER or HÜSER (1834-1910) married George Koester in 1857 Whitechapel, London, England. She was the daughter of Johannes HEUSER and _____ SCHREINER of Nordeck-Winnen, Kur-Hessen, Germany.

John HARLAN (1770-1823) of Richmond, Virginia; #387 in "History and Genealogy of the Harlan Family" by Alpheus H. Harlan; family from Monkwearmouth, County Durham, UK.

Elizabeth LIGGON (1780-1823) married John Harlan in 1801 Richmond, Virginia at home of her parents, John and Ruth LIGGON.

William HAYES (1785-1854) of Albemarle Co., Virginia, and his grandfather Moses HAYS (about 1735-1796) of Augusta Co.

John DETTOR (1758-1833) of Albemarle Co., Virginia; born in York Co, Pennsylvania; served in Revolutionary War.

Adam ELLIOT (1769-1813) of Brunswick, Cumberland Co., Maine, and his father James ELIOT (1748-1814) of Brunswick and Starks, Somerset Co., Maine.

Dorothy SHAW (1766-1848) born to Benjamin SHAW and Susanna in Georgetown, Lincoln Co., Maine; married Adam Elliot in 1792.

Benjamin CHILDRESS (1764-1852) of Mt. Zion Methodist Church, Esmont, Albemarle Co., Virginia.

Overton HARRIS (about 1785-1818) of Fredericksville Parish, Albemarle Co., Virginia.

Elizabeth BROCKMAN (about 1785-bef.1850) married Overton Harris in 1806 in Albemarle Co., Virginia; daughter of William BROCKMAN and Mary SMITH of Priddy's Creek, Albemarle Co.

Miles Gorham BARDEN (1767-1838) and his father Thomas BARDEN (?-1775) o

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