I am happy to say that I can be of assistance .
Altho this is not my Mevis Family, I have personal contact with 3 family members.I will send them a copy of your posting..and will also contact you directly with complete details.
August Wilhelm Frederick Mevis(also spelled Mewes)
b 17 Sept 1857, d 30 Dec. 1944
Father: Martin Mews, Mother: Justina
1st wife-Emilia Augusta F. Rohde, m 2 Feb1880
2nd wife-Ernestina Schmidt, m 10 March 1880,Moravian Church, Milford, WI. she was born 7 Oct 1857, d 7 July 1940.
Her parents:Father August Frederick Schmidt, Mother Ernestine Barnick.
1-Alma M. Mevis b 28 Feb 1882
2-William Mevis b 16 May,1884
3-Emma Mevis b 1 June 1887
4-ALBERT MEVIS B.22 MAY 1888 D SEPT 1975
5-Lydia Mevis b 6 Feb 1897
6-Benjamin Arthur Mevis b 14 July 1898
7-Edward Henry Mevis b 17 May 1902
I have a note from one of the grandchildren, that says the August Mevis (Mewes) arrived in US on ship Nurnberg,from Breman, #163 on the passanger list, steerage.came alone at the age of 18..arrived here 30 June, 1876.
I will cc you on my e-mail to other members of this family.
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