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Capt. Martin Peske

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Capt. Martin Peske

Elizabeth Ortel (View posts)
Posted: 10 Jan 2006 1:41PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Peske, Bullacher, Spickernagle, Cannon
Hi,

I'm looking for information on Captain Martin Peske, born in either 1810 or 1812 in Prussia. He married Franziska Bullacher (Boulacher, Bulacher) of Rixheim, Alsace in either 1844 or 1846 (there are two different dates recorded) in Brazoria County. Martin appears in both Brazoria and Galveston Counties in the 1850 census because it appears he had a boat, the Sloop Alamo, in Galveston.

I would like to know where in Prussia he came from, what year he migrated to the U.S., and where he first landed. I've seen his surname spelled Peske, Pesk, Paske, Peski, Pescki, and Peska.

I've also seen mention of a "Martin Peske Survey" in a 2001 Marble Falls, TX city council meeting, so Martin may have owned land in various counties.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Elizabeth Ortel 10 Jan 2006 8:41PM GMT 
RonaldLivings... 23 Jan 2006 1:33AM GMT 
Liz Ortel 27 Feb 2006 10:34PM GMT 
Robert Andersen (Pieska) 4 Aug 2006 7:24AM GMT 
bgrasser1 19 May 2008 3:11PM GMT 
tadolph1 18 Sep 2008 9:21PM GMT 
Bruce_Kroehl 6 Mar 2011 4:15PM GMT 
lisamcbride63 18 Aug 2013 3:59AM GMT 
ROrtel 15 Oct 2013 1:59AM GMT 
HL2604 16 Oct 2013 6:27PM GMT 
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