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Family: Benjamin H. RATZLAFF / Helena REGIER (F22071)

m. 17 Feb 1846


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  • Male
    Benjamin H. RATZLAFF

    Birth  16 May 1824  Kleefeld, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Death  13 May 1900  Henderson, York, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location
    Burial     
    Marriage  17 Feb 1846  [1]  Molotschna Colony, South Russia  [1] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Heinrich Hans RATZLAFF | F15047 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Maria SAWATSKY | F15047 Group Sheet 

    Female
    Helena REGIER

    Birth  23 Jan 1825  Gnadenheim, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Death  20 Jan 1903  Henderson, York, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location
    Burial     
    Father  Bernhard Bernhard REGIER | F14007 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Anna ENNS | F14007 Group Sheet 

    Johann R. RATZLAFF Male
    + Johann R. RATZLAFF

    Birth  7 Aug 1849  Kleefeld, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Death  15 Feb 1917  Henderson, York, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location
    Burial  Aft 15 Feb 1917  Bethesda Mennonite Church Cemetery, Henderson, York, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Sara THIESSEN | F22072 
    Marriage  Abt 1875   
    Spouse  Maria DUECK | F22057 
    Marriage  30 Dec 1884   

    Male
    + Bernhard RATZLAFF

    Birth  13 Feb 1853  Kleefeld, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Death  31 Mar 1943   
    Burial  Abt Apr 1943  Henderson, York, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Maria HIEBERT | F22691 
    Marriage  28 Nov 1875   

  • Ships
    S.S. Strassburg-1872 copy
    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. [S141] Henderson, Nebraska Bethesda Evangelical Mennonite Church Record Book, 1878-1948, Pg. 110.