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Sara THIESSEN[1]

Female 1851 - 1884  (33 years)


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  • Name Sara THIESSEN 
    Born 6 Sep 1851  Kleefeld, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Baptism Abt 1871  Margenau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    History Mountain Lake 1878 p. 20: baptized by Bernhard Peters. 
    Immigration 2 Jul 1878  Strassburg; New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Reference Number 240sa 
    Died 9 Oct 1884  Delft, Cottonwood, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I31575  Reid Family | Lynn's side of the family
    Last Modified 1 Mar 2014 

    Father Aron THIESSEN,   b. 24 Aug 1825, Sparrau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1901, Mountain Lake, Cottonwood, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Maria WIEBE,   b. 14 May 1827, Konsteniusfeld, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1907, Mountain Lake, Cottonwood, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 22 Jun 1848  Pordenau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F23498  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Johann R. RATZLAFF,   b. 7 Aug 1849, Kleefeld, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1917, Henderson, York, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - Abt 1871 - Margenau, Molotschna Colony, South Russia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Oct 1884 - Delft, Cottonwood, Minnesota Link to Google Earth
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  • 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. [S137] Kirchenbuch der Mennoniten Gemeinde zu Mountain Lake, Cottonwood County, Minnesota, translated by Adeline Friesen in 1996, Pg. 20.

    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.