Milwaukee's German newspapers: Heinrich & Johanna Mohrhusen 50th anniversary
A German couple celebrates their Golden Wedding Anniversary in Thiensville
On Saturday, the 17th of December Mr. & Mrs. Heinrich Mohrhusen celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary amongst the circle of their children and many friends and relatives. Mr. Mohrhusen was born on the 17th of March, 1838 in the Grand Duchy of Oldenburg, Germany, and emigrated to America in 1851. His companion, Johanna, born Koopmann on the 19th of July, 1842, in the Grand Duchy of Oldenburg, emigrated to America as a three-year-old child, with parents and siblings. In the year 1860 they both bonded for life. The marriage produced 11 children, 17 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Three of their children died at a young age. Mr. Mohrhusen was employed as a mill-wright, and had a business in Thiensville for over 20 years.
The following guests were present at the celebration: Mr. and Mrs. Ernst Alten, Mr. and Mrs. Ebert, Mr. and Mrs. John E. Mueller, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Hadler, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kurz, Mr. and Mrs. Bernhard Mohrhusen, Mr. John A, Diedrichsen, Mrs. Wm. Cardys, Mrs. Alfred Schultz and children, Mrs. John Maul and son, Mr. Arthur Mohrhusen and children, Mr. Wm. Mohrhusen, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Mohrhusen Jr. and children, Mrs. Diedrichsen, Mrs. Koopmann, Mrs. Wegner, Miss Louise Klumpp and Mr. Oscar Klumpp.
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