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Beckmann Family - Germany to America
Posted by: Billy Beckman (ID *****4389) Date: May 23, 2006 at 10:02:59
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Appreciate any information on the Beckmann family.
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Subject: BECKMANN FAMILY
HEINRICH [HENRY] BECKMANN AND SOPHIE LOCHTE FAMILY.
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BECKMANN FAMILY FROM GERMANY TO AMERICA.
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Information is from many years searching, cousins and family records.
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First Generation from Germany.
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1. Heinrich BECKMANN was born in 1801 in Hannover, Germany which is in Lower Saxony. Occupation: Farmer 1870 Gillespie County Census Pg 330 1880 Census living with son Hermann.
He married Sophie LOCHTE. Sophie LOCHTE was born in 1811 in Hannover, Germany, Lower Saxony.
They had the following children:
[May not be in order of Birth.]
i. Henry BECKMANN
ii.Sophie BECKMANN
iii. Ferdinand BECKMANN
iv. Hermann BECKMANN
v. William BECKMANN
vi. Dorothea BECKMANN
vii. Albert BECKMANN
viii. August BECKMANN
ix. Louis BECKMANN was born on 1 Apr 1854 in Fredricksburg Texas. Died on 30 Mar 1857 in Fredricksburg Texas.
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1860 Gillespie County Texas Census.
Henry Beckmann age 59 M fARMER Hanover, Germany Sophie Wife age 49 F Hanover, Ger.
Henry Son age 25 M Carpenter Hanover, Germany. Ferdinard Son age 20 M Wagoner Hanover, Germany. Herman Son age 15 M Hanover, Germany
William Son age 13 M Hanover, Germany
Note: [Our William 18] Born 1842.
Dorette Daughter age 11 F Hanover, Ger.
Albert Son age 9 M Hanover, Ger.
August Son age 7 M Texas
Note: George August was born 1845 in Hannover, Germany.
Notes: Ages wrong.
Census takers made a lot of errors back then. Oldest daughter Sophie was married in 1860.
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Texas Seaport Museum records.
Galveston, Texas
Ship: Juno
Date: 02/02/1853
Port of Departure: Bremen
DAte Departed: 1/2/1852
Family last name: Beckmann
Origin: Oberg
Name of Family: Hein. Beckman
10 persons.
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SECOND GENERATION
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1. Heinrich [Henry Charles] BECKMANN was born 16 Sep 1835. Died 13 Mar 1917 Buried Blanco Cemetery, Blanco County, TX. He married Wilhelmena [Minna] FENSKE on 16 Dec 1860 in Fredricksburg TX. B1 pg 348 num 355. Minna FENSKE was born 15 Oct 1835 in Gros Wanzleben near Mageburg, Prussia. [Note,some records show Polsen, Poland ?] Died 12 Dec 1905 Buried: Blanco Cemetery. Blanco County, TX.
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2. Sophie Beckmann
b. 21 Ju 1839 d. 14 April 1929 Spouse: August Schoenewolf.
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3. Ferdinand [Alfred] Beckmann
b. 25 Jul 1837 d. 24 Jun 1916 Spouse: Sophie Meier.
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4. William Beckmann
b. 1840/42 d. 16 Jul 1914 Clarke Co. MS. Spouse: Sarah Elizabeth Harris.
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5. Hermann Beckmann
b. 13 Apr 1843 d. 3 Jun 1922
Spouse: Anna Maria Ertel.
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6. Dorothea Beckmann
b. 1849 d. ? Spouse: Heinrich C. Meier.
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7. Albert Beckmann
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8. George Heinrich August Beckmann
b.7 Ju 1845 d. 8 May 1888 Spouse: Anna E. Meyer.
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9. Louis Beckmann
b. 1 Apr 1854 d. 30 Mar 1857


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