Brenda Schreyer's Genealogy Home PageUpdated February 10, 2007
I am researching the Familys of; Christof and Augusta (Sommerfield) Kuehn from Germany to Mazeppa, MN.The Johann Albers family from Eversdorf, Hanover, Germany to Goodhue County, MN.The Windhorst descendants from Wesenstadt, Hanover, Germany.William and Dietrich Windhorst would follow their Aunt and Uncle, Henry and Anna (Windhorst) Luehring at different ages from Wesenstadt, Germany to WI., and MN.Emil and Annie (Knutson) Larson from Christiana, Norway to Lodi Township, MN.Gottlob and son Karl Schreyer (Schreier) from Wolferstedt, Germany to the New Ulm, MN area.Wilhelm and Eva (Berghoff) Koehler from Rettgenstedt, Germany to WI.August and Mary (Peterson) Sandquist from Kullengarden Trava Lloras Pastorat Skaraborg, Sweden to Lafayette, MN.Lars and Martha (Berge)Johnson from Norway to Swan Lake, MN.
Additionally,I am researching my husband, Steven Wiech's ancestors; Johann and and Elisa (Hagen) Wiech, Johann from Banzin, Germany, and Elisa from Dudow, Germany to Frontenac, MN.Their son, William Wiech married Grace Lindquist about 1917.Her parents were Frank and Sarah (Grensetter) Lindquist.Willaim and Barbara (Eisworth) Hageman, Wm from Hanover, Germany, and Barbara from Forst Neustadt, Germany to the Hastings MN area.Peter, and Eva (Strubel) Fasbender from Cologne, Germany to Pierce County, WI.Columbus and Brigetta (Meis) Friermuth.Columbus was born June 27, 1827 in Gross Redring, France, and Brigetta was born Dec. 28, 1830 in Dollendorf, Germany.
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- Elisa Hagen - German Photo (291 KB)
Elisa Hagen married Johann Wiech on April 13, 1878 in Germany.Two of their eight children were born in Germany.They immigrated to Goodhue County, Mn in about 1882.Elisa and her husband are buried in the old Belevidere Cemetery, Goodhue county, MN.
- 1892 Johnson - Sandquist Wedding Photo (219 KB)
Gullick & Emelia (Sandquist) Johnson's wedding photo.Married Feb. 5, 1892 at the Bernadotte Lutheran Church in Nicollet County, Minnesota, USA.
- Johann Jouchim Wiech - German Military Phota (260 KB)
Johann Wich married Elisa Hagen on April 13, 1878 in Germany.They are buried in the old Belevidere Cemetery in Goodhue County, MN.
- 1856 Schreyer - Koehler Wedding Photo (172 KB)
Karl and Amelia (Koehler) Schreyer's wedding photo.Married on Jan. 1, 1856 in Mequon Township, Ozaukee County, Wisconsin, USA.
- Windhorst Prussian Military Picture (144 KB)
My great great-grandfather, "Dick" Dietrich Windhorst.Franco-Prussian War era.Dick immigrated to the US in about 1877.Can any one tell me the level of rank.I am assuming he was a Prussian Officer.
- 1909 Windhorst - Albers Wedding Photo (209 KB)
Henry and Louise (Albers) Windhorst were married October 8, 1908 in Zumbrota Township, Goodhue County, Minnesota, USA.Attendants left to right; Margaret Duden, "Bill" William Windhorst, "Bill" William Albers, and Cora Windhorst.
- 1912 Larson - Kuehn Wedding (186 KB)
"Mons" Monson and Martha (Kuehn) Larson were married June 30, 1912.The attendants were Alex Goetsch and Hulda Kuehn.This picture was taken at Hawkinson Studio in Mazeppa, Wabasha County, Minnesota.
- 1885 Albers - Mueller (Miller) Wedding (131 KB)
Henry Albers and "Mary" Clara Mary Mueller (Miller) were married on May 12, 1885 in Goodhue County, Minnesota.
- Mazeppa, MN Couple Married 60 Years Nov 29, 1933 (247 KB)
Christof Kuehn and Augusta Sommerfield were married in Germany November 29, 1873.They were honored on their 60th wedding anniversary when two of their grandchildren chose the anniversary date to be married.They were Edgar Gahler, who married Idella Berg.And Charlotte Larson, who married Arnold Windhorst.
- Herman and Martha (Mueller) Schreyer Family (358 KB)
The Herman and Martha (Mueller) Schreyer family about 1932.Standing is their son George Herman Schreyer with wife Esther Johnson.George was a manager for Western Union in New Ulm, MN.In the middle is Herman and Martha's grandaughter, Shirley (Bird) Bolin.Shirley's mother Dora (Schreyer) Bird, died 10 days after Shirley was born.Shirley was raised by her grandparents.
- 1880 Windhorst - Seebach Wedding (137 KB)
William and Mary (Seebach) Windhorst were married Jan. 1, 1880.William was the brother of "Dick" Dietrich Windhorst.Mary, the daughter of "Henry" Carl and Maria (Schultz) Seebach.William and Mary Windhorst moved to and became pioneer citizens, and founders of the village of Olivia, MN.