Re: [Genealogy Research Club] MARCH Family was [BROCHERS Brothers ~can you help me???]
- not sure of religion..... i have Martha's birth certificate
and her naturalization papers... BC is written in german though
i will post under photos name it Martha March
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, bob gillis <robertgillis@...> wrote:
> On 1/27/2012 11:22 PM, dawn wrote:
> >> I think Aunt and Uncle were: Nellie Albrecht and Johannes March who came to
> >> America in April 1910 from Germany through Ellis Island
> >> Nellie and Johannes had my grandmother Martha March dob 2/14/1906 ~ Albert March
> >> 1903 and Robert March 1904
> >> Any info about Robert or Albert or any info about March Family BEFORE coming to
> >> US .....would be great toooo :-)
> And I replied:
> Per the Ellis Island records
> > The family came from Charlottenburg Germany on the Kaiserin Augusta Victoria
> > Sailing from Cherbourg, France arriving 4 Apr 1910. There were also two
> > women age 25 on the same ship: Johanna Schweder and Katharina Dagenkalb.
> > Charlottenburg was/is a suburb/part of Berlin.
> Searching familysearch.org historical records I do not find any marriage
> for a Johannes March and (--?--) Albrecht nor the births of Martha,
> Albert or Robert in Germany.
> The records that have the surname March are US Census, 1,790 records.
> and some immigration records, nothing from Germany. German words that
> mean march are Marz, (month March) , marsch (to march), Marsch (marsh
> , boggy place) and Grenze (boundary). other spelling variation I ahve
> seen are Martz and Mertz.
> There are 16 Marches arriving in NY 19802 - 1914 including your 5 and
> another Albert born 1860 arr 1905, possibly a brother to Johannes.
> What religion were the Marches?
> bob gillis