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Gerhard FRANZ

Male 1836 - 1906  (70 years)


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  • Name Gerhard FRANZ 
    Born 12 Jul 1836  Alexanderwohl, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 3 Jun 1856  Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    History Birth date comes from Hoffnungsau I p. 52. Hoffnungsau I p. 52 gives a marriage date to Anna Jantz of 3 April. Hoffnungsau I p. 52: "zu den Flusstaeufern uebergetreten (Schellenberg)". His new style birth date was 24 Jul. He was also baptized on 12 Oct 1879, as is confirmed in the Jessica Uhl submission. That submission also states that his second marriage occurred on 14 Apr 1874. He was a school teacher in Steinfeld, Molotschna for ten years, and was a teacher, preacher, and farmer in the United States. 
    Immigration 3 Sep 1874  Teutonia; New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation Teacher, Preacher, Farmer 
    Reference Number 073ge 
    Died 19 Aug 1906  Buhler, Reno, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 21 Aug 1906  Buhler, Reno, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I17160  Reid Family | Lynn's side of the family
    Last Modified 23 Sep 2011 

    Father Heinrich FRANZ,   b. 4 Feb 1798, Alt Marsau, Amt Schwetz, West Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1871, Alexanderwohl, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Lencke BULLER,   b. 1 Feb 1800, Deutsch Konopat, Amt Schwetz, West Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1849, Deutsch Konopat, Amt Schwetz, West Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Married Abt 1823  South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F12629  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Susana NACHTIGAL,   b. 22 Mar 1840, Alexanderwohl, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1874  (Age 33 years) 
    Married 15 Oct 1859  South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
    +1. Anna FRANZ,   b. 20 Oct 1862, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1902, Corn, Washita, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
    +2. Gerhard G. FRANZ,   b. 24 Jan 1865, Steinfeld, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1945  (Age 79 years)
    +3. Heinrich FRANZ,   b. 20 Jul 1868, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1937, Corn, Washita, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    Family ID F12627  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Anna JANZEN,   b. 26 Feb 1851, Waldheim, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1913, Buhler, Reno, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 4 Apr 1874  Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
    +1. Peter J. FRANZ,   b. 7 Sep 1877, Buhler, Reno, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1977, Hillsboro, Marion, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 99 years)
    +2. Rev. Johann J. FRANZ,   b. 6 Apr 1880, Inman, McPherson, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1947, Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    +3. Maria FRANZ,   b. 5 Feb 1886, McPherson Co., Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1962, Corn, Washita, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    +4. David J. FRANZ,   b. 28 Mar 1890, McPherson Co., Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1973, Hillsboro, Marion, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    Ships
    S.S. Teutonia-1856
    S.S. Teutonia-1856
    Owner: "Hamburg Brasilian Steamship Co." in Hamburg, Germany
    Year build: 1856
    Builders: Caird & Co., Greenock
    Tons: 2693 - Length: 86,0m - Width: 12,0m
    Engine: 1 I-Exp. - PS 1300 - Knots: 10
    Passengers: 1.Class 50
    Passengers: 2.Class 136
    Passengers: Middle Deck: 310
    Crew 80
    Family ID F12628  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 3 Jun 1856 - Molotschna Colony, South Russia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Apr 1874 - Molotschna Colony, South Russia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Aug 1906 - Buhler, Reno, Kansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 21 Aug 1906 - Buhler, Reno, Kansas Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S55] Mennonite Brethren Gemeindebuch (Buhler, Kansas), (Center for Mennonite Brethren Studies; Fresno, CA; Hillsboro, KS; Winnipeg, Manitoba), Pg. 901.

    2. [S109] Brothers in Deed to Brothers in Need, compiled and edited by Clarence Hiebert, (published by Faith and Life Press, Newton, Kansas, 1974.), Pg. 177.

    3. [S132] 1835 Census of the Molotschna Colony (handwritten manuscript), Alexanderwohl, #13.

    4. [S55] Mennonite Brethren Gemeindebuch (Buhler, Kansas), (Center for Mennonite Brethren Studies; Fresno, CA; Hillsboro, KS; Winnipeg, Manitoba), Pg. 902.

    5. [S43] Family Record Books; Vol. II, by Alan F. Peters, Pg. 283.