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Looking for Falkenstein Family from Prussia

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Re: Looking for Falkenstein Family from Prussia

Mary DeWald Dorsey (View posts)
Posted: 26 Nov 2003 10:45PM GMT
Classification: Query
I am looking for siblings or ancestry of my great-grandfather, James D. Falkenstein. This is all I know of him. James D. Falkenstein was born in Strasburg, Prussia October 31, 1848. In 1849 or 1850, Mr. Falkenstein was brought by his father, C. A. ( or S. A.) Falkenstein to a ranch in Texas where he lived until fifteen years of age. At that age he began driving and herding cattle on the Texas plains in which occupation he was engaged for a number of years. His father returning to Europe in 1870 he went to Kansas where he engaged in freighting between Hayes City, Camp Supply, Dodge City and Fort Elliot, then he worked for another five years as constructor for the Santa Fe, Missouri, Pacific and Mexican Central Railroads.

Mr. Falkenstein came to Oklahoma from Colorado in 1889.

FALKENSTIEN, James / Head / White / Male / Born October 1848 / 51 years old / Married 4 years / Born Germany / Father born Germany / Mother born Germany / Year of Immigration to the United States is 1850
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
mddorsey 13 May 2001 10:25PM GMT 
wehrhist 15 Jun 2001 8:17AM GMT 
refref 5 Jul 2001 1:15PM GMT 
wsoneil 13 Jan 2003 3:11AM GMT 
mddorsey 13 Jan 2003 5:28PM GMT 
ann bradley 29 Jan 2003 3:00PM GMT 
sarafalkenste... 26 Nov 2003 6:14PM GMT 
Mary DeWald Dorsey 27 Nov 2003 5:45AM GMT 
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