Maternal Merkels


Maternal Merkels

Valentine Merkel 1789 - 22 June 1856, My maternal great great great grand father emigrated the 9th of Nov. 1851 from Germany and the Atlantic harbor Le Harve and arrived at the Port of New York on the 10 of Dec. 1851 at the age of 62. The Manifest of Passengers indicates that Valentine arrived with his wife Maria Anna Gerstner and 6 children on the ship: Splendid. Two of his other children, Leopold and Valentina also arrived on the same ship but are listed with their husbands and families. Leopold and his wife Valentina Schmitt arrived with their 6 children. Valentina and her husband Elias Fritz made the journey with their two children.

My Maternal Merkel Family of Rochester

 

VALENTINE MERKEL  &  MARIA ANNA GERSTNER

Leopold
20 Feb. 1816
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Valentina
21 Feb. 1819
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18 July 1861

William
31 May 1821
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   10 Oct.1880

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Vincent
2 Apr. 1824
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21 Nov. 1890
Bernard
15 July 1827
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2 May 1896
Bernhardina
10 Jan. 1830
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23 Oct. 1907
Theresa 
1 Aug. 1832
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12 Dec. 1842
Helena
16 Feb. 1840
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30 July 1857

For information about these related families, go to the following pages:

Dill Family

Sippel Fam 

Pabst Fam.

The Langenbrand Page:
My Paternal Merkel family originated from Langenbrand, Baden, Germany. Here you will find maps and history of Langenbrand including links to other Langenbrand sites.