The Leimkuehler Family and The Mazgaj Family of Vermont and Iowa

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  • ID: I0145
  • Name: Heinrich Wilhelm Christoph LEIMKÜHLER
  • Sex: M
  • Name: Leimkuehler when DIED , Leimenkuehler in 1851?
  • Name: Found in Oerlinghausen area Telephone DIRECT.
  • Name: from 1700 in HAUSTENBECK
  • Name: found in old Haustenbeck family town REGISTER
  • Birth: 23 JUL 1821 in Haustenbeck, (Örlinghausne)Lippe, Prussia, Germany
  • Birth: in In Haustenbeck, 1939 city updrawn people resettled
  • Death: 23 MAR 1886 in Cleveland, Ohio, 57 Penn St. (W. 32) of consumption, Ward 11
  • NATU: 3 APR 1871
  • Emigration: MAY 1851
  • Event: Declar. 3 APR 1871
  • Occupation: BET. 1874 - 1885 Grocer- F. W. Leimkuehler & Co. 426 Lorain, 1882-1025 Lorain
  • Occupation: BET. 1868 - 1870 Tailor, and Tailor in Germany, Cleveland Directory
  • Occupation: 1885 Grocer- F. W., H. A. & H. C. Leimkuehler & Co. 1025 Lorain Rd.
  • Residence: BET. 1869 - 1886 57 Penn St. (W. 32 ) Cleveland, Ohio, son Henry lived in home until 1890
  • Residence: Cleveland Directory 1863-1869 15 Green St.
  • Residence: 1907 Voter Regist. 3054 W. 32 nd St., Ward 4 Prec. f
  • Census: BET. 1870 - 1900 Fam.766,dwelling 699,1870,ward 11, dist.35,
  • Note: Mar. cert. says Leimkuhler
  • Note: Henrietta Wistinghausen 6 mo. neighbor Green St.
  • Note: Tall and thin
  • Note: Ernest H, Reker died at 2140 Green St. S. Euclid, Address renumbered
  • Burial: 29 MAR 1886 Monroe Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio, Sect. I, Lot 99, E1/2, Grave 2N
  • Burial: Monroe Cemetery, #13619
  • Nickname: Henry
  • Event: Resided BET. 1863 - 1869 15 Green St. Euclid, 6th ward, with cousins
  • Event: Resided 1849 Wuerenkrug,(Osterheide),Oerlinghausen, Lippe, Prussia, Germany
  • Baptism: Witness Johan Henrich Leimenkuhlen, Conrad Oesterhaus
  • Baptism: Mother- Sophie Leimenkuhler, info from Family Hist. Cent. Haustenbeck
  • Baptism: Witness, Wilhelm Hencke/Henike/Hunke
  • Baptism: 29 JUL 1821 as Heinrich Wilhelm Christoph Reker
  • CEME: Interment no. 13619
  • Event: Died of Tuberculosis, called Consumption in the 1800's
  • Event: Doctor J. Schnieder
  • Immigration: 1851 a Friederich L. & wife come to U.S. from Haustenbeck
  • Event: Residing Fred Barlag (Tailor) lived with Henry 1868-1869
  • Religion: Trinity Lutheran, states death as 3-24-1886
  • Reference Number: IGI
  • Medical Information: Heinrich died of Tuberculosis in 1886. His son John died of it in 1895 and John's two sons also died of it; Frank in 1918 and Harry in 1917. In the 1800's T.B. was the greatest killer of people in US
  • Note:
    In 1571, education began in Lippe. In 1811, surnames were required in Lippe. Before 1800, out of class marriages were not allowed and this continued past the 19 th century. In 1840, 34 % of the people were landowners. To marry a man had to have property or a cottage and a means to support a wife. Emmigration to the USA was for many reasons, to avoid the military, marraige laws, inability to purchase land (government would not allow purchase) religion, famine, taxes etc. Lippe had strick class distinctions for marriage not allowing people to marry out of their class. In 1848, there was a revolutionary demonstration with the people demonstrating about taxes, laws and authority. Heinrich came to the USA in 1851 under an asummed name, as the name Leimkuehler and misspellings was never found. Lower class individuals had one first name and one last name in the 1800's, before this they had no surname.
    An Anna Leimkuehler died in Cleveland, Ohio, 3-16-1893, buried Sect. K Lot 55, born 10-17-1807. ?
    A John C. Leimkuehler, born between 1861-1862, was confirmed at Trinity Lutheran Church on 4-9-1876. Heinrich had another child around 1862, or his older brother had a child born around 1862.
    Heinrich lived on Chatham after he arrived in the US. Barlags, Fuelling and Thunhorst also lived on Chatham. A Clamor F. Thunhorst a Carp. lived at 81 Chatham according to the 1900 Cleveland Directory.

    A Friedrich Leimenkuehler and wife from Haustenbeck arrived in the US on März 1851. From "Auswanderer Aus Dem Fürstentum Lippe," by Fritz Verdenhalven, Library of Congress, Washington D C.




    Father: Johann Henrich Redecker\ REDEKER\REKER b: BEF. 1803 in Leopoldst(h)al, Horn-Bad Meinberg, Lippe, Germany
    Mother: Sophia Anna Margaretha Ilsabein Ka LEIMENKÜHLER b: 9 MAY 1797 in Haustenbeck, Lippe, Germany, Family History Records in Haustenbeck

    Marriage 1 K\Catherine Florentine Louise SPECKMANN b: 23 MAR 1823 in or 5-23-1823, Buerger #13, Örlinghasuen, Prussia, Germany
    • Married: 28 MAR 1849 in Evangelisch,Wuerenkrug,Osterheide,Örlinghausen, Prussia, Germany
    Children
    1. Has Children Heinrich August (Henry) LEIMKUEHLER b: 21 NOV 1849 in Wuerenkrug, Osterheide,Örlionghasuen, Lippe, Prussia, Germany
    2. Has Children Frederick Wilhelm LEIMKUEHLER b: 21 SEP 1851 in Cleveland, Ohio?
    3. Has No Children Marie Sophie LEIMKUEHLER b: 18 SEP 1853 in Cleveland, Ohio
    4. Has No Children Sophie Catharine Margaretha LEIMKUEHLER b: 24 JUN 1855 in Cleveland, Ohio
    5. Has No Children Catharine Marie Amalie LEIMKUEHLER b: 29 DEC 1856 in Cleveland, Ohio
    6. Has Children Marie Catherine Eleonore (Lina) LEIMKUEHLER b: 20 FEB 1858 in Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, 15 Green St.
    7. Has No Children Anna Maria Elisabeth LEIMKUEHLER b: DEC 1859 in Cuyahoga Co., Ohio
    8. Has Children Marie Louise (Luisa)( Lizzie) LEIMKUEHLER b: 25 MAR 1863 in Cleveland, Ohio USA
    9. Has No Children Ernst(August) Heinrich LEIMKUEHLER b: OCT 1865 in Cuyahoga Co.,Ohio
    10. Has Children J. Frederick (Martin) LEIMKUEHLER b: 10 SEP 1868 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    11. Has Children John C. LEIMKUEHLER b: 30 JAN 1870 in Cleveland, Ohio USA
    12. Has No Children Annie LEIMKUEHLER b: 1871 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA
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