Person:Christoph Seegers (1)

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m. 20 Jan 1820
  1. Christoph Seegers1817 - 1901
  2. Christoph Seegers1821 - 1880
  3. Conrad Seegers1824 - 1865
  4. Sophia Seegers1831 - 1895
  5. Catharina Seegers1834 - 1890
  6. Heinrich Seegers1838 - 1918
m. 19 Oct 1851
  1. Christoph Seegers1853 - 1924
  2. Caroline Seegers1855 - AFT 1874
  3. Mary Seegers1857 - 1865
  4. Heinrich Seegers1859 - 1865
  5. Heinrich Seegers1861 - 1863
  6. Conrad Wilhelm Seegers1862 - 1862
  7. Dorothea Seegers1863 - 1905
m. 7 Sep 1865
  1. Anna Seegers1866 - 1949
  2. Mary Seegers1868 - 1941
  3. Sophia Seegers1871 - 1928
  4. Heinrich Seegers1872 - 1872
  5. Friedrich Seegers1873 - 1873
  6. Emma Seegers1875 - 1875
  7. Mina Seegers1877 - 1877
  8. August Seegers1878 - 1880
Facts and Events
Name Christoph Seegers
Alt Name Johann Heinrich Christoph Seegers
Gender Male
Birth? 2 Oct 1821 Mesmerode #14, Neustadt, Hannover, Germany
Baptism[8] 7 Oct 1821 Idensen, GermanyLutheran Church
Marriage 19 Oct 1851 Idensen, GermanyLutheran Church
to Caroline Schreck
Emigration? 3 Jun 1853
Emigration[1] 3 Jun 1854 Bremen, Germany
Other Jul 1860 (Census) Husband: Age: 41 WIFE: Age: 31
with Caroline Schreck
Marriage 7 Sep 1865 Dyer, Lake County, IndianaZion Evangelical Lutheran Church
to Dorothea Koelling
Census Jun 1870 with Dorothea Koelling
Death? 19 Mar 1880 Hanover Township, Lake County, Indiana
Burial[7] 20 Mar 1880 Dyer, Lake County, IndianaZion Cemetery
Occupation? Farmer
Occupation? Linen Weaver
Religion? Lutheran (Evangelical and Reformed)
Census Jun 1880 with Dorothea Koelling

Was known as Chris, Christoph, or Christ.

  • Gravestone cemetery list states death date as 20 Mar 1889.
  • To America 1854.
  • Baptised as Johann Heinrich Christoph Seegers of Mesmerode. Baptism record states mothers name as Anne Sophie geb. Behrens - Mesmerode 14.
  • According to Howard Piepenbrink, he emigrated 3 Jun 1853 on the ship "Ella."
  • Purchased a plot of land in Indiana in Dec 1854 (on the Illinois state line, near Dyer) which became the family farm.
References
  1. Ted Cash. Genealogy: Bremer/Cash.
  2.   Howard Piepenbrink. Howard Piepenbrink's Alvin Hitzeman Ahnentafel Chart.
  3.   Donna Graves and Ronna Lounsbery. Graves/Lounsbery Genealogy (Hitzemann and Seegers). (unpublished).
  4.   Karen Rowe. Genealogy: Buchmeier.
  5.   Edwin C. Friedrich and Karen Rowe. Church Records: Dyer, Indiana (Zion UCC). (Zion UCC Records).
  6.   Ted Cash. Genealogy: Bremer/Cash.
  7. Zion Cemetery Reading, Hanover Twp., Lake Co., IN 1994 NW Indiana Gen. Society
  8. Godparents:
    Joh. Heinrich Schlie
    Joh. Heinrich Christ. Dreyer
    Joh. Heinrich Christ. Rust
  9.   Lake County Heritage Book, Lake County Public Library, 1988, Indiana.