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Family: Jacob MIERAU / Elizabeth PETERS (F23861)

m. 16 Nov 1874


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  • Father | Male
    Jacob MIERAU

    Born  25 Mar 1838  Gnadenheim, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  9 Mar 1916  Henderson, York, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  Abt Mar 1916  Henderson, York, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  16 Nov 1874  [1]  Molotschna Colony, South Russia  [1] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Other Spouse  Susanna LOEWEN | F23862 
    Married  9 Sep 1858  Gnadenheim, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Jacob Jacob MIERAU | F23863 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Helena WIENS | F23863 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Elizabeth PETERS

    Born  28 Mar 1853  Nikolaidorf, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  30 Mar 1929  Henderson, York, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Father  Johann PETERS | F15524 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Helena BRAUN | F15524 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Male
    + Heinrich E. MIERAU

    Born  3 Aug 1877  Gnadenheim, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  17 Jul 1953  Henderson, York, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  Abt Jul 1953  Bethesda Mennonite Church Cemetery, Henderson, York, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Aganetha BRUCKS | F24437 
    Married  15 Aug 1901   
    Spouse  Margaretha PETERS | F24436 
    Married  12 Feb 1918  Henderson, York, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Ships
    S.S. Strassburg-1872
    S.S. Strassburg-1872
    The steamship STRASSBURG was built for Norddeutscher Lloyd by Caird & Co, Greenock (yard #166), and was launched on 24 May 1872. 3,025 tons; 107,06 x 11,89 meters (length x breadth); straight stem (first Norddeutscher Lloyd high-seas vessel so built), 1 funnel, 2 masts; iron construction, screw propulsion, twin single-expansion engine, service speed 11 knots; accommodation for 60 passengers in 1st class, 120 in 2nd class, and 889 to 900 in steerage; crew of 70 to 100. The STRASSBURG was the "name ship" of the 13 vessels of Norddeutscher Lloyd's Strassburg Class of passenger vessels, and was built for the Line's New Orleans service. 3 September 1872, maiden voyage, Bremen - Southampton - New York. 16 October 1872, first voyage, Bremen - Havre - New Orleans. 1874, given new boilers and compound engine, service speed 12 knots. Made one voyage to Hankau for a cargo of tea, being the first German steamship through the Suez Canal. 16 February 1881, first voyage, Bremen-Baltimore. 11 November 1881, first voyage, Bremen-South America. 1883-1896, primarily to South America. 1885, refitted in Bremerhaven. 2 August 1893, last voyage, Bremen-New York (12 roundtrip voyages). 25 January 1896, last voyage, Bremen-South America. August 1896, sold to Tardi & Co, Genoa, for scrapping. 1897, scrapped at Genoa.

  • Sources 
    1. [S200] Miscellaneous, Ratzlaff, Abraham P. (b. 25 Nov 1904); family group sheets on the descendents of Jacob Mierau (b. 25 Mar 1838); copies in possession of Tim Janzen (b. 3 Dec 1960).