Re: [Genealogy Research Club] [Brickwall]: William (Wilhelm) HENSS and Katharine (Catharina) KAEMMER
- The link below does not have the 2 you are looking for, but the name does
not seem like it would be that common, so maybe these are some descendants
of the 2 you are looking for.
On Fri, Jul 9, 2010 at 8:58 AM, mark_f_rabideau <genealogy@...>wrote:
> Hello all,
> I need a little help....
> William (Wilhelm) Henss and Katharine (Catharina) Kaemmer probably both
> came from Hesse in Germany and were born around 1830 (according to the 1900
> US Census records Dec 1831 for William and Nov 1829 for Katharine) . I am
> looking for any historical documentation regarding their births or marriage.
> Photos of graves or life would be most appreciated, also.
> I have a fairly well established genealogy and history for their lives in
> the US. They lived and loved in Wayland, Henry County Iowa. What I am most
> ardently attempting to establish is a clear link for them back into Germany
> before 1853- I have a tentative information set with which I am not
> completely comfortable. I do know that Katharine Kaemmer (name originally
> spelled as Catharina Kaemmer) came to the US from Lumda and through Bremen
> through port of Baltimore - all according to a metal tag on her trunk. She
> is reported to have come to the US in 1854 and William in 1853; both
> immigration dates are from US Census information.
> Their 1880 and 1870 Census data is also missing from my records. I hope to
> find copies of those as well as images of the 1895 Iowa Census.
> Any help, leads or pointers are most appreciated.
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