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Posted: 26 Jun 2005 8:22AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 30 Jul 2005 10:30PM GMT
Surnames: Prokosch Remiger Weisner Weisener Lilla
I would appreciate any help and ideas for additional facts or family connections.

In 1889, Franz Prokosch (b-10-10-1842) & wife Barbara Weisner Lilla Prokosch (b-1-15-1835, along with 12 yr old son, Joseph Peter Prokosch (b-9-22-1867) left the Bischofteinitz area and headed to the departure city of Bremen, Germany (ship manifests apparently burnt for that year, not verified). Arrived in New York City 9-13-1889 (National Archives microfilm of ship manifests skip that day, no ship name). They signed citizenship papers 10 days later (not verified yet).

They high-tailed it to New Ulm, MN and soon thereafter Bird Island, MN.

My family is all in the Renville County/Bird Island, MN area.

(My Great Grandfather) Joseph Peter Prokosch went on to marry a Sleepy Eye, MN girl – Margaretha Remiger (b-11-16-1867).

There are more details but this is what I have right now.
Any recommendations?

Mark Prokosch
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Mark Prokosch 26 Jun 2005 2:22PM GMT 
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