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Hans Heinrich Thies
Born: 22 SEP 1797 Gr. Hegesdorf #14, Schaumburg, Germany
Baptized: 27 SEP 1797 Apelern, Germany
Died: 16 JAN 1874 Schaumburg, Cook Co., IL
Buried: St. Peter Cemetery, Schaumburg, IL
Father: Johann Heinrich Thies (21 MAR 1768 - 04 JUN 1830)
Mother: Charlotte Friederike Behrens from Ottensen #1, Germany (12 JUN 1767 - 04 DEC 1828)
Engel Maria Nerge
Married: 06 APR 1820 Apelern, Germany
Born: 31 JUL 1798 Reinsdorf #25, Apelern, Germany
Baptized: 02 SEP 1798 Apelern, Germany
Died: 14 SEP 1866 Schaumburg, Cook Co., IL
Buried: St. Peter Cemetery, Schaumburg, IL
Father: Friedrich Christian Nerge of Wendthagen, Germany
Mother: Engel Maria Sophia Dorothea Pape from Kl. Nenndorf, Germany
St. Peter Cemetery, Schaumburg, Cook Co., IL
Tombstone says born 25 SEP 1797 for
Hans Heinrich Thies and Engel Maria 30 AUG 1798.
(Photo courtesy of Laurie Switzer)
1824 Apelern Burial
Hans Henrich Thies, Leibzuchter von Nr. 14 in Gr. Hegesdorf um Wittwer, ... 84 Jahren Defunctus von Hohnhorst geburtig.
(Father of Johann Heinrich Thies 1768-1830)
|5 Known Children of Hans Heinrich Thies and Engel Maria Nerge|
Engel Maria Sophia Louise Thies
Born: 22 JUL 1821 Gr. Hegesdorf #14, Schaumburg, Germany
Baptized: 29 JUL 1821 Apelern, Amt. Rodenberg, Landkreis Schaumburg, Germany
|Engel Maria Dorothea Thies
Born: 26 JUN 1824 Gr. Hegesdorf #14, Schaumburg, Germany
Baptized: 28 JUN 1824 Apelern, Amt. Rodenberg, Landkreis Schaumburg, Germany
Baptism sponsor was the childs grandmother Thies.
Died: 03 JUL 1880 Jefferson Twp., Cook Co., IL
Buried: __ JUL 1880 St. Peter Lutheran, Schaumburg, Cook Co., IL
Spouse: Heinrich Wilhelm Becker
Married ca 1843
Born 02 JUL 1818 Rossing, Hannover, Germany
Died: 10 AUG 1874 Schaumburg, Cook Co., IL
Daughter Maria Elisabeth Becker (08 SEP 1844 - 16 OCT 1923) married 26 DEC 1862 to Heinrich Conrad Wille from Lindhorst.
| Hans Heinrich Christian Thies
Born: 15 JAN 1827 Gr. Hegesdorf #14, Schaumburg, Germany
Baptized: 18 JAN 1827 Apelern, Amt. Rodenberg, Landkreis Schaumburg, Germany
Died: 28 JUN 1827 Gr. Hegesdorf #14, Schaumburg, Germany
Buried: 30 JUN 1827 Apelern, Amt. Rodenberg, Landkreis Schaumburg, Germany
|Engel Maria DOROTHEA Charlotte Thies
Born: 08 MAR 1828 Gr. Hegesdorf #14, Schaumburg, Germany
Baptized: 16 MAR 1828 Apelern, Amt. Rodenberg, Landkreis Schaumburg, Germany
Died: 17 DEC 1905 Schaumburg, Cook Co., IL
Buried: 20 DEC 1905 St. Peter Luth. Cem., Schaumburg, IL
Spouse: Friedrich CONRAD Wilkening
son of Johann Conrad Wilkening and Engel Maria Sophia Bauer.
b. 27 JUN 1827 d. __ DEC 1903
Married: __ SEP 1851 St. Peter Luth. Church, Schaumburg, IL
Spouse: John Amerlund (09 APR 1806 - JUN 1851)
Married: 24 JUN 1846 First St. Paul Lutheran, Chicago, IL
Baptism sponsor was Nerge of Reinsdorf 25 and Sophia Charlotte geb. Thies.
To America 1846.
Children of Dorothea Thies and Conrad Wilkening
Caroline LENA Wilkening (20 MAY 1853-20 FEB 1910) married Heinrich Lichthardt
Wilhelmine Wilkening (21 MAR 1857 - died in Canada) married Ernst August Greve
Engel Christine Elisabeth Wilkening (26 DEC 1859-28 FEB 1897) married Wilhelm Lichthardt
Maria Dorothea Auguste Wilkening (05 JUL 1862-17 MAY 1863)
Henry Johann Conrad Wilkening (03 DEC 1864 - 01 SEP 1932) married Bertha Kastning
Friedrich Wilhelm Wilkening (25 APR 1867 - ??? in Iowa/Kansas) married Katie ???
Friedrich Conrad Wilkening (23 SEP 1870 - about 1935 Unionville, MI) married Wilhelmine Bartels and Louise Grauer
Children of Dorothea Thies and John Amerlund
Maria Amerlund (23 SEP 1847 - 31 MAR 1886) married Christian Niemeyer
John Amerlund Jr. (JUN 1848 - to Sioux City, IA)
Anna Sophia Amerlund (02 MAR 1849 - 05 MAY 1920) married Friedrich Wilhelm Lichthardt
Johann Amerlund (born 1850 Roselle, IL)
| Hans HEINRICH Conrad Thies
Born: 14 OCT 1831 Gr. Hegesdorf, Schaumburg, Germany
Baptized: 16 OCT 1831 Apelern, Amt. Rodenberg, Landkreis Schaumburg, Germany
Died: 31 DEC 1909
Spouse: Sophia Caroline WILHELMINE Salge
daughter of Heinrich Conrad Salge from Pollhagen and Sophia Christine Pfingsten
b. 17 JAN 1832 d. 17 DEC 1924
Married: __ ___ 1850 St. Peter Luth. Church, Schaumburg, IL
Baptism sponsor was Leibzuchter (retired farmer) of Nr. 2 in Soldorf, Johann Friedrich Conrad Segers.
Charter member of St. Peter Lutheran Church, Schaumburg, IL.
Children (foster) of Hans Heinrich Conrad Thies and Wilhelmine Salge
Caroline Katze (05 APR 1851 - 30 DEC 1919) married Gottlieb Fasse from Apelern, Germany (1842-1916)
Wilhelmine Augusta Thies (28 JUN 1853) married William Engelking
Sophia Haemker born 19 FEB 1861 from Pollhagen, Germany married Heinrich Kruse (born 02 DEC 1854)
Wilhelmine Haemker (09 MAR 1870 - 25 JUN 1937) married Friedrich Hattendorf (1855-1943)
Wilhelmine Thies (10 DEC 1869 - 20 DEC 1958) married John August Gerhard Kastning
Hannah Freiberg (16 MAR 1875-1951) married Louis Schoenbeck (1871-1932)
Schaumburger Auswanderer #3741:
People of Schaumburg Township, Cook Co., IL
St. Peter Lutheran Church records, Schaumburg, Cook Co., IL
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