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Gerhard FAST[1]

Male 1823 - Abt 1903  (80 years)


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  • Name Gerhard FAST 
    Born 4 Jul 1823  Rosenort, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    History He was residing in Fuerstenwerder #2 in 1874 per the Molotschna school registers. He immigrated from Fuerstenwerder, bound for Sutton, Nebraska, per the Bremen departure lists. He was living in York Co., Nebraska in 1880. Some identify this Gerhard Fast with #343019 but other family records clearly indicate that Gerhard Fast married a Hildebrand and a Klassen! This must be another Gerhard Fast! 
    Immigration 2 Jul 1878  Strassburg; New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Occupation Farmer 
    Reference Number 066ge 
    Died Abt Nov 1903 
    Person ID I22245  Reid Family | Lynn's side of the family
    Last Modified 27 Aug 2017 

    Father Gerhard Daniel FAST,   b. 7 Nov 1789, Neuteicherhinterfeld, Gross Werder, West Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1856, Ohrloff, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Katharina SIEMENS,   b. 8 Mar 1790, Stielka Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1873, Rosenort, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 5 Jun 1814 
    Family ID F11989  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah REIMER,   b. Abt 1831 
    Married Abt 1852  South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Sarah FAST,   b. 3 Nov 1853, Fuerstenwerder, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1942, Enid, Garfield, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    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 F17150  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S98] Genealogical Registry and Database of Mennonite Ancestry (GRANDMA 3.0), (Published by the Genealogy Project Committee of the California Mennonite Historical Society; 4824 East Butler Avenue, Fresno, California 93727-5097; Phone (559) 453-2225).

    2. [S235] United States Federal Census, Town #10, York, Nebraska; LDS microfilm #1,254,757 & NARA microfilm T9-0757; Pg. 455A.

    3. [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. 136.