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Henry & Louisa Rohde--Germany to Milwaukee
Posted by: Suzanne Brown (ID *****1500) Date: May 27, 2009 at 12:04:45
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Trying to discover details about the family and descendants of Henry Rohde (1857-bef 1910) and his wife Louisa Schult Rohde (1854-?). They immigrated from Teterow, Germany to Milwaukee, Wisconsin in Nov 1890 with their four sons: Herman, Martin, William, and Henry Rohde Jr.

Below are more details:

Henry Rohde was born on 21 Oct 1857 in Teterow, Mecklenburg-Schwerin (now part of Germany) to Christian Christoph Rohde and his second wife, Maria Christiana Dorothea Kolz, both of whose ancestors have been traced back for numerous generations in Germany.

Henry was christened Heinrich Wilhelm Siegfried ROHDE on 8 Nov 1857 at Sankt-Peter-und-Paul Kirche in Teterow. He married Luise Maria Johanna SCHULT, daughter of William ROHDE and Anna SCHULT, on 21 Apr 1881 in St. Peter-Paul, Teterow. Luise was born on 10 May 1854 in Neu Teschow and christened on 21 May 1854 in Alt Bukow.
Henry and Louise had 4 sons, as well as a daughter who died in infancy:
i. Herman ROHDE was born about Dec 1877.
ii. Martin Carl Eduard ROHDE was born on 6 Feb 1882 and died in Feb 1964.
iii. Wilhelm Ludwig Ernst ROHDE “William” was born on 6 Feb 1882 and died sometime before 9 Apr 1930.
iv. Auguste Caroline Ernestine ROHDE was born on 28 Jul 1883 in Teterow and christened on 25 Aug 1883 at St. Peter-Paul. She died on 2 Sep 1883 in Teterow and was buried on 5 Sep 1883 at St. Peter-Paul.
v. Heinrich Wilhelm ROHDE was born on 5 Mar 1885 and died in Mar 1973.

The Rohde family immigrated to the U.S. aboard the ship Hohenzollern, which left the port of Bremen and arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in November 1890. Henry was counted in a census on 11 June 1900 in Milwaukee 21st Ward, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He died sometime before 23 Apr 1910.

Second Generation (the four sons)
1. Herman Rohde was born about Dec 1877 in Mecklenburg-Schwerin. He married Anna sometime after 11 Jun 1900 in the area of Milwaukee. Anna was born about 1880 in Pommern (now part of Germany).
Herman and Anna had the following children:
i. Henry ROHDE was born about 1902 in the area of Milwaukee.
ii. ROHDE was born in 1904/1905 and died before 19 Apr 1910.
iii. ROHDE was born in 1907/1908 and died before 19 Apr 1910.
iv. Arnold ROHDE was born about Mar 1910 in the area of Milwaukee, USA.
       
2. Martin Carl Eduard ROHDE “Martin” was born on 6 Feb 1882 in Teterow and was christened on 26 Feb 1882 at St. Peter-Paul. He died in Feb 1964 in the area of Milwaukee.
Martin married (1) Mrs. Martin ROHDE about 1902 in the area of Milwaukee. She was born in Pommern. She died sometime before 23 Apr 1910.
They had the following children:
i. Erwin W. ROHDE was born on 15 Sep 1903. He died on 13 Dec 1984.
ii. Martin ROHDE was born about 1906 in the area of Milwaukee.
iii. Martha ROHDE was born about 1908 in the area of Milwaukee.
Martin married (2) Mrs. Lillian EGGERT. She was born on 23 Oct 1896 in Wisconsin, USA. She died in Aug 1976 in the area of Milwaukee.

3. Wilhelm Ludwig Ernst ROHDE “William” was born on 6 Feb 1882 in Teterow and was christened on 26 Feb 1882 at St. Peter-Paul. He died sometime before 9 Apr 1930 in the area of Milwaukee.
Wilhelm married Wilhelmina SCHMIDT "Minnie", daughter of Wilhelm SCHMIDT and his wife (Miss) SCHLEUTER. Wilhelmina was born about 1886 in Wisconsin.
They had the following children:
i. Bernard ROHDE "Ben" was born on 24 Oct 1903 in the area of Milwaukee and died in Jul 1966 in the area of Milwaukee.
ii. Helen ROHDE was born about 1909 in the area of Milwaukee and died before 20 Oct 2007.
iii. Lillian ROHDE "Lillie" was born about 1912 in the area of Milwaukee and died before 20 Oct 2007.
iv. Henry ROHDE was born about 1914 in the area of Milwaukee.
v. Lorraine ROHDE was born about Jan 1916 in the area of Milwaukee and died before 20 Oct 2007.
vi. Ervin Harvey ROHDE was born on 11 Sep 1918 and died on 20 Oct 2007.
vii. Elmer ROHDE.
viii. William ROHDE died before 20 Oct 2007.

4. Heinrich Wilhelm ROHDE "Henry Jr." was born on 5 Mar 1885 in Teterow and was christened on 21 Mar 1885 at St. Peter-Paul. He died in Mar 1973 in the area of Dexter, Chaves, New Mexico.
Henry Jr. married Lillian about 1916 in the area of Milwaukee. She was born about 1896 in Wisconsin.
They had the following children:
i. Eleanor ROHDE was born about 1918 in the area of Milwaukee.
ii. Lillian ROHDE was born about 1920 in the area of Milwaukee.

I look forward to sharing information with other relatives of this family. Thank you!


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