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Re: Thoendel/Thondel Family/Horni Mesto

Posted: 12 Mar 2008 7:44PM GMT
Classification: Query
Hi! Thanks for your recent post! I agree that there would be no reason for Marie (Zerhau) Thoendel to return to Bergstadt. This is very hard to figure out. My grandmother's notes state that her mother, Marie (Sitka/Sicka) came to the US before Joseph Nickmann, and that they were married in Chicago. So, she would have traveled under the name Marie Sitka, or something similar. I also have seen the Westphalia ship listing for Marie Styce. I am curious about this. My grandmother said that her mother came on the same ship with "Mrs. Thoendel." So, I am not sure to whom that is referring. According to census records, both Joseph and Marie Nickmann came to the US around 1891. Joseph was born in March 1867, and traveled to Switzerland at age 15, which would have been 1882. So, it doesn't make sense that he came to the US at that time. This is very puzzling.
I have found many more postcards from the various Thoendel family members, especially Erwin, to my grandmother.
I did not receive your pictures, or maybe I did, and they ended up in our spam folder, and my husband deleted them! Please send again to jx4nick@cox.net. Thanks! We will keep up the search!
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Laurel Kiburg 4 Dec 2006 4:56AM GMT 
lhakel1 4 Jan 2007 1:33AM GMT 
jx4nick_1 25 Feb 2008 11:22PM GMT 
lkiburg123 26 Feb 2008 1:59AM GMT 
jx4nick_1 5 Mar 2008 1:19AM GMT 
lkiburg123 11 Mar 2008 2:35PM GMT 
ZlaticaBeca 11 Mar 2008 8:18PM GMT 
jx4nick_1 13 Mar 2008 1:44AM GMT 
marylevesque2... 12 Aug 2012 1:02PM GMT 
jx4nick_1 12 Aug 2012 5:57PM GMT 
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