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Heinrich BALTZER

Male 1810 - 1885  (75 years)


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  • Name Heinrich BALTZER 
    Born 21 Jan 1810  Klein Lubin, Amt Schwetz, West Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    History The Goertz records say he was born 12 June. He immigrated from Liebenau, bound for Newton, Kansas, per the Bremen departure lists. He was 11 at the time of the 1821 passport to Russia. 
    Immigration 2 Jul 1878  Strassburg; New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Reference Number 011he 
    Died 8 Apr 1885  Goessel, Marion, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I18189  Reid Family | Lynn's side of the family
    Last Modified 1 Mar 2014 

    Father Heinrich Kornelius BALZER,   b. 4 Jun 1775 
    Mother Maria NEUMAN,   b. 30 Dec 1781, Schulwiese, Marienwerder, West Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1871  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 12 Feb 1806  Tragheimerweide, Stuhm, West Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F13370  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Helena SCHROEDER,   b. Abt 1816, Podwitz, Culm, West Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1845, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 29 years) 
    Married 21 Jan 1837  Alexanderwohl, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
    +1. Aganetha BALZER,   b. 24 Oct 1837, Alexanderwohl, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1903, Hillsboro, Marion, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    +2. Maria BALTZER,   b. 5 Jan 1839, Alexanderwohl, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1916, Hillsboro, Marion, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    +3. Peter BALTZER,   b. 9 Sep 1841, Alexanderwohl, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1900  (Age 59 years)
    +4. Katharina BALTZER,   b. 5 Jan 1843, Alexanderthal, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1924, Reedley, Fresno, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    +5. Helena BALTZER,   b. 9 Feb 1845, Alexanderwohl, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1927, Goessel, Marion, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Family ID F13330  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Maria UNRAU,   b. 23 Apr 1823, Liebenau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1893, Goessel, Marion, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 13 Mar 1845  [4
    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.
    Family ID F13373  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Apr 1885 - Goessel, Marion, Kansas Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S57] Alexanderwohl Mennonite Church Records, Pgs. 48, 49.

    2. [S112] Migration From the Russian Empire, Lists of Passengers Arriving at the Port of New York, (published by the Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1995), Pg. 137.

    3. [S54] Church Record of the Mennonite Gemeinde at Tragheimerweide, Pg. 204.

    4. [S47] Family Record Books; Vol. VI, by Alan F. Peters, Pg. 295.