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[*] posted on 4-18-2016 at 08:04 AM
Passengers on the Ben Nevis and Their Families


Corrections
by Weldon Mersiovsky and others
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Passengers on the Ben Nevis and Their Families


When you see what you think needs to be corrected as you peruse your copy of the book please use the format that follows this paragraph to make your point. Send your suggestions to Weldon Mersiovsky by clicking on the following link: weldon@wendishresearch.org.

Any suggestions either by me or someone else will be printed here and if they are proven to be correct that will also be printed here and it will be included in the next edition. If the suggestions is incorrect that will also be printed here and the reason why I consider it to be incorrect.

Page 49. Family 11, Christoph Vogel Family: delete the following words on line 3, Ben Nevis family #170.

Page 103. Family 127, Johann Fritsche Family: Hanna [Johanna] died in Willow Springs not LaGrange; Magdalena died in Willow Springs, not Fayetteville; Magdalena is buried in the Pagel Cemetery and her tombstone date of birth is 11 Aug 1839. Church records in Lohsa, Germany say her birth date is 10 Jul 1839.

Hanna married ... Gottfried Pagel. Not Friedrich Heinrich Gottfried Pagel.

Magdalena married...Friedrich Wilhelm Pagel of Willow Springs.

Church records in Lohsa, Germany indicate that Hanna's father was George Born not Zorn, from Friedersdorf, near Lohsa.

Page 99. Family 118, Handrick: Hanna Christiana... and had seven children...add Herman Theodore (17 Jun 1871 Buckner Creek)

Page 125, Mitschke Family: Ernst..Their eleven children... add Franziska Elizabeth (19 Nov 1892 Serbin)

Page 104, Family 131, Dube: Paul Gerhardt married Selma Michalk, daughter of Carl Michalk, who migrated on the Iris in 1859, and his wife Maria nee Birnbaum, Ben Nevis family Ben Nevis family #131.
Corrected: Paul Gerhardt married Selma Michalk, daughter of Carl Michalk, who migrated on the Iris in 1859, and his wife Maria nee Birnbaum, Ben Nevis family #107.

Page 53, Family 19, Schatte: Christoph's parents were Johann Matthaeus and Anna nee Schuster Schatte of Jahmen.
Corrected: Christoph's parents were Matthaeus [Johann] and Anna nee Schuster Schatte of Jahmen.
Explanatory Note: Apparently Christoph Schatte's father was known by Johann and Matthaeus. Kilian referred to him as Johann while Alpermann referred to him as Matthaeus.

Page 55, Family 21, Schattte-Mrosko: Matthaeus father was Matthaeus Schatte of Jahmen and his mother was Anna nee Paulick of Klitten.
Corrected: Matthaeus father was Matthaeus [Johann] Schatte of Jahmen and his mother was Anna nee Paulick of Klitten.

Page 57, Family 25, Schatte: Johann's father was Matthaeus Schatte of Jahmen and his mother was Anna Schuster of Klitten.
Corrected: Johann's father was Matthaeus [Johann] Schatte of Jahmen and his mother was Anna nee Schuster of Klitten.

Page 3: 169 Friedrich, Wilhelm
Corrected: 172 Friedrich, Wilhelm

Page 3: Insert: 168 Gedlich, [John] G.

Page 4: 172 Jenke, Antonie [Agnes]
Corrected: 11 Jenke, Antonie [Agnes]

Page 4: 173 Jeremias, Johann
Corrected: 169 Jeremias, Johann

Page 4: 175 Kelling, Franz
Corrected: 174 Kelling, Franz

Page 4: 174 Kokel, Andreas
Corrected: 173 Kokel, Andreas

Page 4: Insert: 171 Matuschka, Friedrich Wilhelm

Page 4: 176 Merting, George
Corrected: 170 Merting, George

Page 5: 177 Mueller, Hermann
Corrected: 175 Mueller, Hermann

Page 6: 159 Wertschutz, Johann
Corrected: 150 Wertschutz, Johann

Index of Heads of Households to “Wendish Immigrants Before and After the Ben Nevis”
Correction: Add page numbers before each entry.
Correction: Add 142 Gross, Agnes, 19, Weicha, Iris

147 Deo, Johann, 31, Preititz: Fortuna
129 Domaschk (Thomaschke)-Janak, Johann, 35, Reichwalde: Reform
147 Falke, Andreas, 41, Buchwalde: Fortuna
140 Gersch, Peter, 32, Buchwalde: Adolphine
142 Gross, Agnes, 19, Weicha, Iris
134 Gross, Anna, 20, Weicha: Transit
141 Gross, Johann, 59, Weicha, Miller: Iris
134 Gross, Marie, 26, Weicha: Transit
149 Hartman, Carl August, 33, Drehsa: Anton Günther
130 Hattas, Johann, 25, Reichwalde: Reform
122 Helas, George, 43, Farmer, Bautzen: Hamburg
138 Herbrig, Johann, 42, Weissenberg: Adolphine
127 Hollass, Hanna née Biele, 58, Dürrbach: Reform
138 Jeremias, J., Belgien: Adolphine
131 Kappler, Andreas, 22, Halbendorf, Miller, Transit
131 Kappler, Johann, 27, Halbendorf, Miller, Transit
128 Kasper, Hans, 41, Kolpen: Reform
135 Kasper, Johann, 64, Klitten: Mississippi
127 Kasper, Johann, 46, Kolpen: Reform
144 Kiesling, Andreas, 31, Grossradisch: Iris
129 Krause, Christoph, 35, Mücka: Reform
121 Kubitz, Christoph, 18, Prussia, Farmer: Hamburg
145 Lehmann, Andreas, 51, Weigersdorf: Iris
133 Lehmann, August, 25, Weissenberg, Painter: Transit
145 Lehman, Johann, 53, Weissenberg: Iris
132 Malke, Johann, 55, Weicha, Landman: Transit
136 Matthias, Christian, 66, Hoyerswerda: Oder
126 Matthiez, Matthes, 42, Kaschel: Reform
141 Menzel, Johann Karl Ernst, 34, Wuischke: Iris
142 Michalk, Carl, 16, Sandfoerstgen: Iris
137 Mickan, Hanna, Johann, Peter, Weigersdorf: Fortuna
146 Mitschke, Johann[a], Goerlitz: Iris
137 Mitschk, Maria, Baruth: Fortuna
125 Mitschke, Mathias, 35, Kaschel: Oceanus
138 Pietsch, Anna, Weigersdorf: Fortuna
128 Polnick, August, 30, Förstgen: Reform
148 Prellop, George, 35, Tszchelln: Fortuna
136 Richter, Carl Ernst, Viereichen: Mississippi
136 Richter, Christof, Viereichen: Mississippi
143 Ritter, Adam, 64, Rodewitz: Iris
148 Roitsch, Carl, 33, Maltitz: Anton Günther
127 Schelnick, George, 41, Dürrbach: Reform
123 Seydler, Friedrich Gustav “F.G.”, Bautzen, Mason: Hamburg
124 Sonsel, George, 40, Kaschel: Oceanus
143 Symmank, Andreas, 50, Groeditz: Iris
137 Symmank, Johann, 62, Weigersdorf: Fortuna
147 Symny, George, 54, Rackel: Fortuna
137 Wagner, Carl, 30, Weigersdorf: Fortuna
122 Wagner, Friederick, 36, Farmer: Hamburg
138 Winkler, August, 20, Weigersdorf: Fortuna
139 Winkler, August, 54, Weigersdorf: Adolphine

Page 4: Insert "59 Jatzlau" after Jannasch and before Jedlich.

Page 138: In two places, the town of Belgien should be Belgern.

Page 137, Johann and Magdalena nee Prochno Mickan Symmank should appear as follows (Anna Christiane added):


Johann and Magdalena née Prochno Mickan Symmank


J Schwanke [Symmank] and family and Marie Mickau [Mickan] with three children from Weigersdorf

Johann Symmang (25 Sep 1796 Lower Gebelzig - 11 Jul 1874 Bullfrog Creek, Kilian obituary 133)
Anna Christiane Symmank (1 Sep 1840 Weicha – 9 Jan 1914 Greens Creek)

Magdalena née Prochno Mickan Symmank (13 Apr 1808 Rackel - 1 Aug 1881 Serbin, Kilian obituary 192)
Hanna Mickan (27 Jun 1842 Weigersdorf - 17 Dec 1910 Walburg)
Johann Mickan (22 Dec 1845 Weigersdorf - 17 Apr 1894 Walburg)
Peter August Mickan (25 Dec 1849 Weigersdorf - 17 Jun 1919 Serbin)

Anna Christine married (18 Nov 1866 Rev. Johann Kilian, St. Paul, Serbin, Bastrop) Carl Gottlieb “August” Roesler, farmer in the Biegel Settlement near LaGrange. Anna and August were church members for a time at St John Lutheran Church, Ross Prairie. Eventually they moved to Giddings. They had eight children but only five are known: Selma (15 May 1870 Biegel Settlement), Ernst (30 Nov 1872 Biegel Settlement - 18 Mar 1902 Rutersville), Herman Charlie (4 May 1875 Biegel Settlement), Emma Anna (27 Mar 1879 Biegel Settlement - 18 Jul 1882 Rutersville), and Anna Maria (13 Apr 1882 Biegel Settlement).

Johann is also the father of Maria née Symmank Neitsch, the wife of Johann Gottlieb Neitsch, Ben Nevis family #67.

Hanna married (1 Sep 1861 Rev. Johann Kilian, St. Paul, Serbin, Bastrop) Carl Gottlieb Jungmichael, farmer and tanner on the Bullfrog Creek. Hanna and Carl were members at St. Paul and at St. Peter before moving to Walburg where they joined St. Peter Lutheran Church. Their five children were: Emma Luise (27 Aug 1863 Bullfrog Creek), Maria Mathilde (27 Aug 1863 Bullfrog Creek), Minna Emilie (4 Mar 1865 Bullfrog Creek), Ernst Emil (1 Jul 1867 Bullfrog Creek), and Hedwig Aurelia (18 Dec 1876 Bullfrog Creek).

Johann married (13 Feb 1872 Rev. Johann Kilian, St. Paul, Serbin, Bastrop; Fayette) Maria Magdalena Neitsch, Ben Nevis family #67. Their twelve children were: Maria Magdalena (16 Jul 1874 Wolfs Branch), Emma Elydia (20 Sep 1875 Wolfs Branch), Alma Mathilde (30 Dec 1876 Warda), Pauline Emilie (10 Apr 1878 Warda), Selma Theresia (5 Dec 1879-30 Jul 1880 Warda), Johann Bernhard (18 Jun 1881 Warda), Max Emil (28 Feb 1883 Walburg), Carl August (23 Mar 1884 Walburg), Clara Louise (17 Jul 1887 Walburg), Hermann Alfred (24 Jun 1889 Walburg), Sarah Amanda (6 Oct 1892 Walburg), and Wilhelm Heinrich (8 Apr 1894 Walburg).

Peter August Mickan married (14 Apr 1872 Rev. Johann Kilian, St. Paul, Serbin, Bastrop) Maria Deo, daughter of Johann and Maria née Hillsberg Deo who came to Texas in 1869. Their five children were: Emma Mathilde (20 Dec 1872 Bullfrog Creek), Minna Paulina (22 Aug 1875 Bullfrog Creek), Ernst Oswald (25 Oct 1877 - 1 Jul 1882 Bullfrog Creek), Maria Martha Theresia (21 Apr 1863 Rabbs Creek), and Hermann Theodor (29 Jan 1885 Rabbs Creek).

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