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Stoven Family in Germany

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Stoven Family in Germany

Posted: 26 Mar 2008 4:11PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Stoven
I'm looking for information on my great-grandfather's parents. My great-grandfather was Christopher H. Stoven born in Schelswig-Holstein by Wilster Aug 6, 1865. He had a brother named Nicolaus according to a letter I have.

Christopher's name served in the German army when they fought Denmark in 1848 and again in 1870-71 when they fought France. I am told that during the war against France, Christopher's dad was shot in the ankle which left him with a stiff leg.

Christopher came to America in 1880 and found himself in Utah. He and his wife Florence Martin had two sons Henry Andrew Stoven and Detlef William Stoven. Detlef was my grandfather.

If you can help, I would GREATLY appreciate it!
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
snemitchell 26 Mar 2008 10:11PM GMT 
snemitchell 26 Mar 2008 10:13PM GMT 
ISO07 27 Mar 2008 1:04PM GMT 
rootdiggerSH 28 Mar 2008 7:08AM GMT 
carolynhartze... 23 Jan 2010 2:57PM GMT 
snemitchell 23 Jan 2010 10:45PM GMT 
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