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Dankerts from NYC

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Dankert family

Denise (View posts)
Posted: 21 Jun 2000 11:14PM GMT
I don't think that our Fredericks can be the same, but I wouldn't be surprised if there is some connection. I have Frederick's birth certificate--he was born on July 25, 1873 in NYC. He was my father's grandfather and my father knew him all his life. He never moved from the NYC area.

I know from this birth certificate that his parents' names were Johann and Sophie Dankert. Sophie's maiden name was Kretzmer.

I do have a letter from Johann's brother in Germany and there is reference to a Carl (which would be Charles here) who moved to Chicago. He was a carpenter. My gggrandfather Johann was also a carpenter.
The letter also mentions a Marie Dankert who lives in Chicago (apparently not married to the Carl). She was a dressmaker. These are the only midwest connections that I know of.

I wouldn't be surprised if my John and your Frederick were brothers, or some relation. From the letter I have, it sounds to me like the family tried to keep in touch, despite the long distances.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Denise (Dankert) Scott 10 Nov 1999 7:52AM GMT 
camilleah 21 Jun 2000 9:55PM GMT 
Denise 22 Jun 2000 5:14AM GMT 
camilleah 22 Jun 2000 7:05AM GMT 
Sara Dankert 1 Jul 2000 4:04PM GMT 
RHolst9931 25 Nov 2000 2:20PM GMT 
JHoltz2000 8 Jan 2001 11:15AM GMT 
camilleah 17 Jan 2001 9:13PM GMT 
JHoltz2000 18 Jan 2001 7:32AM GMT 
RHolst9931 17 Apr 2001 5:46PM GMT 
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