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Jacob SIEMENS[1]

Male 1813 - Abt 1888  (74 years)


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  • Name Jacob SIEMENS 
    Born 20 Jul 1813  Chortitza, Chortitza Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    History His Gregorian calender birth date was 1 Aug 1813. In the Mountain Lake records he is not listed with any wives or children, but in the Bergthal records he is listed with his 2 wives and with 10 children (21A). From Bergthal Colony, moved to Minnesota. His age is not given in the 1814 Chortitza Colony vaccination lists, but he was likely born ca 1809-1814.
    Ron Siemens (Bragg Creek, Alberta) note: "First Oberschulze of the Bergthal Colony - MFH, April 1997, Schoenweise Part 2, page 70, by H. Schapansky.” 
    Immigration 28 Jul 1876  Vaderland; Philadelphia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Reference Number 223ja 
    Died Abt May 1888  Lamberton, Redwood, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I33515  Reid Family | Lynn's side of the family
    Last Modified 16 May 2014 

    Father Peter SIEMENS,   b. 16 Apr 1765, Gross Brunau, Danzig, West Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1847, Chortitza Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Katharina KLASSEN,   b. 20 Jan 1768, West Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1843, Chortitza, Chortitza Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 3 Oct 1790  West Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F23605  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Maria BUHR,   b. 8 Oct 1814, Nieder-Chortitza, Chortitza Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1856, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Married 30 Oct 1834  Chortitza Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6
    Children 
    +1. Katharina SIEMENS,   b. 20 Oct 1835
    +2. Peter SIEMENS,   b. 19 Mar 1838, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1920, Cottonwood Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    +3. Margaretha SIEMENS,   b. 27 Dec 1844, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1879, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
    +4. Helena SIEMENS,   b. 31 Dec 1846,   d. 5 Apr 1921, Mountain Lake, Cottonwood, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Family ID F23192  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Katharina DYCK,   b. 19 Apr 1803, Kronsgarten, Chortitza Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1875  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 2 Feb 1857  Chortitza Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F23234  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsDied - Abt May 1888 - Lamberton, Redwood, Minnesota Link to Google Earth
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  • Ships
    S.S. Vaderland-1873
    S.S. Vaderland-1873
    Built by Palmers Shipbuilding & Iron Co, Jarrow-on-Tyne. She was a 2,748 gross ton ship, length 320.5ft x beam 38.5ft, one funnel, three masts, iron construction, single screw and a speed of 13 knots. Launched on 21st Aug.1872 for the Red Star Line of Antwerp, she sailed from Antwerp on her maiden voyage to Falmouth, Halifax and Philadelphia on 20th Jan.1873. On 25th Mar.1873 she started her first Antwerp - Philadelphia direct sailing and on 29th Nov.1876 commenced her first Antwerp - New York voyage. Between 1877-87 she sailed between Antwerp and New York or Philadelphia, starting her last New York voyage on 26th Oct.1887, subsequently sailing to Philadelphia until in March 1889 she was sold to French owners and renamed GEOGRAPHIQUE. She was sunk in collision in Oct.1889.

  • 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. [S183] Chortitza: The Old Colony of Russia, The First Settlers: 1788-1803, by Herman Schapansky, Pgs. 180, 406, 418, 448.

    3. [S186] Bergthaler Gemeinde Buch, (published by The Hannover-Steinbach Historical Society, Box 1960, Steinbach, Manitoba), A21.

    4. [S109] Brothers in Deed to Brothers in Need, compiled and edited by Clarence Hiebert, (published by Faith and Life Press, Newton, Kansas, 1974.), Pg. 296.

    5. [S183] Chortitza: The Old Colony of Russia, The First Settlers: 1788-1803, by Herman Schapansky, Pg. 123.

    6. [S183] Chortitza: The Old Colony of Russia, The First Settlers: 1788-1803, by Herman Schapansky.