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Johann R. RATZLAFF

Johann R. RATZLAFF[1]

Male 1849 - 1917  (67 years)

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  • Name Johann R. RATZLAFF 
    Born 7 Aug 1849  Kleefeld, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    History Bethesda-Henderson Book I p. 110 gives a birth date of 10 Aug. Also found in Mountain Lake 1878 p. 20. His old style birth date was 26 Jul. 
    Immigration 2 Jul 1878  Strassburg; New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Reference Number 193jo 
    Died 15 Feb 1917  Henderson, York, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Aft 15 Feb 1917  Bethesda Mennonite Church Cemetery, Henderson, York, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I31574  Reid Family | Lynn's side of the family
    Last Modified 30 Mar 2021 

    Father Benjamin H. RATZLAFF,   b. 16 May 1824, Kleefeld, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1900, Henderson, York, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Helena REGIER,   b. 23 Jan 1825, Gnadenheim, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1903, Henderson, York, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 17 Feb 1846  Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [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 F22071  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sara THIESSEN,   b. 6 Sep 1851, Kleefeld, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1884, Delft, Cottonwood, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Married Abt 1875 
    Children 
    +1. Sarah RATZLAFF,   b. 21 May 1878, Kleefeld, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1927, Henderson, York, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 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.
    Last Modified 3 Oct 2001 
    Family ID F22072  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Maria DUECK,   b. 12 Mar 1861, Fuerstenau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1934  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 30 Dec 1884 
    Headstones
    Ratzlaff, Johann R.-1849 & Maria-1861 (HS)
    Ratzlaff, Johann R.-1849 & Maria-1861 (HS)
    Family ID F22057  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Feb 1917 - Henderson, York, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Aft 15 Feb 1917 - Bethesda Mennonite Church Cemetery, Henderson, York, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Ratzlaff, Johann R.-1849 (~1895)
    Ratzlaff, Johann R.-1849 (~1895)

  • 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. [S141] Henderson, Nebraska Bethesda Evangelical Mennonite Church Record Book, 1878-1948, Pg. 93.

    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. 134.

    4. [S141] Henderson, Nebraska Bethesda Evangelical Mennonite Church Record Book, 1878-1948, Pg. 110.