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Re: Klincks in South Carolina, 1800's
Posted by: E. Harrison (ID *****8637) Date: June 05, 2002 at 19:11:38
In Reply to: Re: Klincks in South Carolina, 1800's by Jan Clink of 66

More info found - John Klinck was a German merchant who immigrated to South Carolina from Meldorf, Denmark. He owned a store on the east end of Broad St. in Charleston, SC. According to one story, the Klinck family made and lost fortunes several times.His wife was Jane Caroline Keckeley. His son John Klink, Jr. married Henrietta Ann Schreiner, daughter of John Henry Schreiner and Mary Witt, in 1858. Their daughter, Theodora, was born in 1861. John Klink, Jr. was a Confederate soldier and was killed in 1864 in the Battle of Weldon Roads, VA.Henrietta's father, John Henry Schreiner, was born in Hamburg, Germany, the son of a Lutheran minister. He immigrated to Charleston, South Carolina, in the early 1800ís.

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