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Re: My brick wall - William Marcus TEMM ?

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  • lobsterjesus
    Yes, that s the family. I have that record and all the others I could find. Marcus took off by then. haha.
    Message 1 of 5 , May 17, 2010
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      Yes, that's the family. I have that record and all the others I could find. Marcus took off by then. haha.

      --- In genealogyresearchclub@yahoogroups.com, "Bloodhound; Kermit" <tomknox2001@...> wrote:
      >
      > Is this the correct family?
      >
      > 1870 Scarborough (P.O. Windham), Cumberland, Maine
      > Temm, Sarah Jane/45, John H/17, Elizabeth/14, Sarah J/12, Katharine/4
      > (all are marked as born Maine)
      >
      > Ancestry.com Public Member Tree for William Marcus Temm :
      > http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/12182638/person/-230646651?ssrc=
      >
      > - Tom Knox
      >
      >
      > --- In genealogyresearchclub@yahoogroups.com, Scott <lobsterjesus@> wrote:
      > >
      > > My 2nd great grandfather was William Marcus Temm ("Marcus"), who sailed from Hamburg Germany in the 1820s (?) to avoid required military service during the German reformation.
      > >  
      > > He stowed away on a ship with his two brothers...names unknown.
      > >  
      > > Marcus ended up in Maine, fathered 4 kids with his wife Sarah (originally from Nova Scotia), and disappeared.  The only paper trail I have on him is his children's death records, who list him as their father.  He appears in no census records at all, or death records.
      > >  
      > > The legend has it that Marcus and his two brothers did not get along, and that they split up when they arrived in the New World...which may have been Canada first.  We believe that one or both brothers moved to Missouri.  Looking at Ancestry, it appears there are hundreds of Temm descendants living in Missouri, so that might back up that claim.
      > >  
      > > Anyhow, that's all I got.  And it's a very uncommon name, even in Germany.  So, it might not be too difficult to break through that wall...
      > >  
      > > Any ideas would be appreciated!!
      > >  
      > > Scott Leonard
      > > San Francisco, CA
      > >
      > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      > >
      >
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