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Peter PRIES born abt 1817 in Holstein Germany

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Re: Peter PRIES born abt 1817 in Holstein Germany

Posted: 21 Mar 2013 8:45PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Pries
Hi all

Thank you for all your help. I have now been able to rule out this family as my John Henry Peter Pries'.

They did have a son Henry a couple of years younger than my John Henry.
Their Henry is on the census records and he is buried in the same plot as his parents Peter and Friederika Pries. My John HP Pries is buried in Sydney.
Peter's probate menitions 4 daughters and 2 sons Henry and Adolph. The daughters are Christina, Eliza, Agnes and Mena.

I'm now wondering if John HP left Germany in 1867 bound for Australia via the San Francisco port without his family. That would account for him not being on any census records. Maybe his sisters immigrated to the US as adults too.

*sigh* He's a hard nut to crack!

Thanks again and happy researchng :)
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Bee_One 15 Mar 2013 5:49AM GMT 
anderlander 17 Mar 2013 9:01AM GMT 
Bee_One 18 Mar 2013 12:34AM GMT 
jimkido 18 Mar 2013 5:29PM GMT 
Bee_One 19 Mar 2013 12:03AM GMT 
Bee_One 22 Mar 2013 2:45AM GMT 
Bee_One 22 Mar 2013 2:45AM GMT 
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