I wanted to see if somone could help...
I am researching Schreifels from Mettendorf, Breuben, Rhineland,
I have this family.
Johann Schreifels b. 12 April 1812
M. Margaretha Muller b. 14 June 1811
Nicholaus b. 1837
Nikolaus b. 1840
Mathias b. 1843
Maria Susana b. 1847
Katherina b. 1849
Katherina b. 1851
Johann b. 1854
Barbara b. abt 1855
Now I have found the eldest son Nicholaus..here So he was the first
to come to America and came by himself.
Passenger and Immagration lists Index (PILI)
Immigrant: Schreifels, Nic
Location: Port uncertain
Publication: HALL, CHARLES M., and HERITAGE INTERNATIONAL. The
antwerp Emigration Index. Salt Lake City: Heritage International,
Document Type: Immigrant Record
Source: Passenger and Immigration Lists Index
Then Thank You to Jean I now have....
Catharine Schreifels, age 6, female child
Catharine, age 7, female child
Johann, age 34, male, farmer
Johann, age 5 months, male, infant
Mathias, age 12, male, farmer
last residence, germany
date of arrival, Nov. 17, 1856
final destination, USA
ship's name: Fanny Holmes
Captain's Name: G.H. Smith
manifest ID# 00008782
port of embarkation, Marseilles
Mode of travel, steerage
But I am still left to figure out when the Mother Margaretha Muller
along with 3 of the other children came to America. The second eldest
son Nikolaus, Maria Susanna, Barbra.
Was it common for a family to split up so much?I would appreciate any
help. Need any help from Virginia feel free to e-mail me at
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