August Rubeck/Germany to NY 1880's
Researching August Rubeck, b. 1842 somewhere in Germany.Date of arrival in New York is about 1883 per his naturalization papers and census records.Unable to locate him on any passenger lists. He lists his port of departure as Antwerp. His obituary states that he was born "near Berlin".
August married Augusta Jess in Germany c. 1871.Augusta arrived Port of New York 1884 w/children Agathe, Clemens, Maria and August.
Obviously, August immigrated first, then sent for his family.
Looking for a link between August and other New York Rubeck families, as immigrants typically followed each other to the US in family groups.
This family is found in Rensselaer Co., New York in 1886.
Name has been variously recorded as Rubeck, Robeck, Rohbeck and Robke, depending on how the transcriber interpreted the pronunciation of the name.