Closest relatives found in Williams Co., OH
I’m very happy that I could find my closest relatives in the U.S. being the descendants of Sigmund Bauer, born Jun 6, 1872 in Wankheim and died Aug 12, 1980 in Toledo, OH. Sigmund (Simon) is buried on the Edon Cemetery together with his wife Mary A. Young, daughter of Johann Martin Jung, an emigrant of the neighbor city, Kusterdingen. Simon and his Mary had 8 children, some of them have been living in Williams Co. and some in Toledo, Ohio.
In September 2003 I visited Riverside cemetery in Montpelier with my Bauer relatives to see the gravesides of the brothers Jacob, Ulrich and Frederick Bauer who emigrated from Immenhausen. As I walked around on the cemetery I discovered many familiar names from my hometown area. Assuming that a lot more of the emigrants may have been settling in this area I purchased the Florence Township Cemetery book published by the Williams Co. Genealogical Society.
After reading the book I have discovered 56 emigrants from the cities of Wankheim, Jettenburg, Maehringen, Kusterdingen and Immenhausen which I already had recorded in my database based on the book of Dr. Schmid and many of their descendants on Riverside , Edon and Boisher cemeteries.
The Edon Cemetery is by far the leading cemetery of my recorded emigrants.
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- My emigration catalog (HTML-files for all emigrants)
- List of emigrants who died in Williams Co., OH
- List of emigrants, who are buried in Williams Co., OH
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