Person:Sophia Behrens (1)

m. 2 Feb 1802
  1. Sophia Behrens1802 - 1864
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
Facts and Events
Name Sophia Behrens
Alt Name Catharina Elisabeth Anna Maria Sophia Behrens
Gender Female
Birth? 8 Nov 1802 Mesmerode 34, Blumenau, Germany
Baptism[7] 14 Nov 1802 Idensen, GermanyLutheran Church
Marriage 20 Jan 1820 Idensen, GermanyEvangelical Lutheran Church
to Christoph Seegers
Immigration[8] 30 May 1855
Death? 22 Sep 1864 Hanover Township, Lake County, IndianaAge: 62y, 10m, 16d (probably a year too high)
Burial? Dyer, IndianaZion Cemetery
  • Baptised as Anne Marie Sophie Elisabeth of Mesmerode.
  • Married as Anna Maria Sophia Behrens.
  • Listed as Anne Marie Sophia Behrens of Mesmerode in 1820.
  • Listed as Anne Sophie born Behrens of Mesmerode 14 in 1821.
  • Listed as Sophie born Behrens in 1838.
  • Listed as Anne Marie born Behrens in 1851.
  • Listed on death record as Katherine Sophia from Mesmerode-Blumenau.
  • Gaby Fricke gives her name as Catharina Elisabeth Anna Maria SOPHIA Behrens.
  • Death record gives birth date a year earlier (1801). The Idensen records are more likely to be accurate, though, but it's possible the year was transcribed incorrectly on the baptism form from Idensen.
  1.   Karen Rowe. Genealogy: Buchmeier.
  2.   Edwin C. Friedrich and Karen Rowe. Church Records: Dyer, Indiana (Zion UCC). (Zion UCC Records).
  3.   Donna Graves and Ronna Lounsbery. Graves/Lounsbery Genealogy (Hitzemann and Seegers). (unpublished).
  4.   Transcribed by Karl Senne for Donna Graves. Church Records: Idensen, Germany (Ev. Luth. Church).
  5.   Howard Piepenbrink. Howard Piepenbrink's Alvin Hitzeman Ahnentafel Chart.
  6.   Ted Cash. Genealogy: Bremer/Cash.
  7. Godparents:
    Catharine Seehausen
    Anne Catharine Hellers
    Marie Sophie Warnemann
  8. Immigrated on 30 May 1855 to New York City (Manhattan), New York Co, NY, with Friedrich Bremer and Sophia Seegers on the ship Hermann from Bremen Germany. (Ted Cash has image from passenger register on his web site.)