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NY Rohde/Rhode Family - Immigrated Late 1800s
Posted by: Robert Rohde Date: February 18, 2002 at 17:49:13
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We are searching for ancestors and descendants of a family of Rohde's that immigrated from Prechlau, Germany (modern day Poland) to the Elmira, NY area during the late 1800s. We know that they immigrated in more than one group over a period of several years. There was an internal disagreement and several members of the family intentionally changed their name from Rohde to Rhode prior to 1900.

The parents were:

Martin Christopher Rohde
b. Germany
d. Germany
  married to
Rosa (or Rose) Sawatzi
b. June 1829; Germany
d. After 1900; Elmira, NY

Their children were:

Anna Rohde
b. 1852
  married in Germany to
August Mechalke

Albert Rohde
b. 1855
  married to
Albertina Dumer

Martin Christian ("Chris") Rhode
b. 1856; Germany
d. US
  married 1881 in Germany to
Otilga Muchlenbeck
b. February 1859; Germany

Cashmere Rohde
b. 1860

Joseph Rhode
b. June between 1860-1865; Germany
d. US
  married 1887 in Germany to
Augusta Thon
b. December 1857; Germany

Gottleib Rohde
b. January 1868 or 69; Prechlau, Germany
d. US
  married 1892 in US to
Elizabeth Kukenbacker
b. August 1866

Gustave Rohde
b. September 04, 1871; Prechlau, Germany
d. August 24, 1961; Elmira, NY
  married November 27, 1894 in US to
Bertha Gospodareck
b. June 02, 1872; Prechlau, Germany
d. October 24, 1964; Elmira, NY

Mary M. Rohde
b. April 1875; Germany
  married 1896 in US to
Charles Kruckow
b. May 1872; Illinois

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