15068Re: BORCHERS Brothers (not BROCHERS)
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Roland Borchers 1940's Georgia
Date: January 25, 2012 at 18:47:07
Posted by: Deborah Singer (ID *****0109)
> Roland Borchers married Ethel and moved to GA maybe Atlantahttp://genforum.genealogy.com/ga/messages/33122.html
> in early 1940's he was in Maryland before that
> Otto was pilot in Air Force and died in WWII
> Not sure of Parents but Aunt and Uncle were Johannes March
> and Nellie Albrecht who came to USA from Germany in 1910
> I know brothers were in USA by 1940's
> Johannes and Nellie were my grandmother's parent,
> these brothers were her cousins
Okay - in THAT query, you spelled the surname as BORCHERS.
and in your query in this group, you mention "Northwood MD":
NOTE that Northwood is a suburb of Baltimore MD.
Back to Ancestry.com -
I don't know if this is "your" Roland,
but he *IS* in Baltimore MD in 1942 -
U.S. World War II Draft Registration, 1942
Name: Roland Winfield Borchers
Birth Date: 26 Dec 1891
Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Residence: Baltimore, Maryland
Relative: Mrs. Roland Borchers
World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
Name: Roland Winfield Borchers [indexed as BACHUS]
City: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Birthplace: Phila, Pennsylvania
Birth Date: 26 Dec 1891
Race: Caucasian (White)
FHL Roll Number: 1907766
In the 1900 census that I previously mentioned and linked,
the Roland Borchers age 8 is shown as born "Dec 1891".
This certainly looks to be the same Roland in these 3 documents -
whether this is "your" Roland I cannot be sure.
> 1900 Philadelphia Ward 22, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania1910 Philadelphia Ward 22, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
> Borchers, Richard/49, Anna/30, Roland/8, Herbert/22, Frederick/20
> Albrecht, Otto/27, Carl/25, Nellie/28
> Phoebe Reed 29
Borchers, Richard C/58, Anna C/40, Roland/18, Adrian/5
1920 Philadelphia Ward 22, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Borchers, Richard/65, Anna/48, Adrian/15, Roland/29
the ADRIAN listed here is actually the second of that name -
Philadelphia, PA, Death Certificates Index, 1803-1915
Name: Adrian Borchers
Birth Date: abt 1895
Birth Place: Phila
Death Date: 19 Mar 1895
Death Place: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Age at Death: 7 months
Burial Date: 22 Mar 1895
Gender: Male -- Race: White
Street Address: 2038 Mervine Sta
Cemetery: Mt. Vernon
Marital Status: Single
Father: Richard C Borchers
Mother: Anna Albrecht Borchers
FHL Film Number: 1872272
So - now we see the connection -
Anna, wife of Richard Borchers, mother of Roland, was an ALBRECHT.
Re OTTO BORCHERS -
maybe you are confusing OTTO Albrecht and Adrian BORCHERS?
This could be the same Adrian BORCHERS as above -
Daily News (Huntingdon, Pennsylvania)
1936 > March > 27 > Page 1, continued Page 5
Mexico City, March 27 - The crushed burned bodies of 14 victims of a mysterious mountain airplane crash were brought to the capital today to be cremated. Eight Germans ...; an Austrian and a Hungarian, ... an American, ...
The American was co-pilot Adrian Borchers, 31, of Philadelphia. He came to Mexico last May. His wife, Helen Forster, Vassar graduate of Ridgewood, N.J., was here. ... ...
Borchers trained at Kelly Field, Texas. He was a reserve lieutenant in the American Air Corps.
NOTE: remember - this was before the creation of the U.S. Air Force.
I still do not find an OTTO BROCHERS as you describe.
- Tom Knox
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "dawn" <hereslooking4@...> wrote:
> Can you help me get info about these two brothers? This what I know~
> OTTO... was in Air Force and died in WWII he was a pilot
> ROLAND....good cook,(my mom said he was ugly as a mud fence... lol)
> lived in Northwood Md late 30's early 40's then married Ethal in early 1940's
> and moved to Atlanta.. or somewhere in GA
> ... (deleted) ...
> I have an Ancestry.com Acct
> but you can just email at Hereslooking4@...
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