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MOSNER FAMILY LINKS

Our Mosner Ancestors
Lindow near Berlin, Germany to Illinois. (Sagetown/Gladstone IL to Chicago, IL)


GUSTAV KERFIN (b. Aug/Sep, 1835 - d. 16 Feb 1903) and his wife, AUGUSTE MOSNER KERFIN, (b. Oct/Nov, 1835 - d. 25 Sep, 1879) and some of their children had lived in the area of Lindo, near Berlin, Germany .

According to Gustav's death certificate he travelled to Illinois in 1867 or 1868. His passenger record shows he travelled aboard the Teutonia from Hamburg and Le Havre to New York in June 1870.

According to the US Census for Illinois, by 1870 Gustav lived in Sagetown, (now Gladstone) Henderson County, Illinois, where he worked as a baker. In Sagetown, Gustav lived with Friedrich, Carolina, Wilhelm and Anna NEUENDORF (NEYENDORF) and August and Wilhelmina MOSNER. An Anna Neuendorf, of the same age, 57, as Carolina, travelled on the Teutonia in June of 1870.

Auguste Mosner Kerfin and four of her children departed from Hamburg on the ship Germania on October 26, 1872. The passenger list names Auguste (37), Anna (8), Bertha (6), Carl (3) and Elise (8 months).

The children of Gustav Kerfin and Auguste Mosner Kerfin were

NameBirthDeathSpouse
ANNA4 Jan 1864, Berlin19 Aug 1940married?
BERTHA 30 Dec 1865, Lindo bei Berlin27 Feb 1954 John Nichols (or John M) Woelfel
CARLabout 1868Not with family
in 1880 census
married?
LIZZIE c 1870, Berlin (acc to 1880Census, but
Father's dc shows arr US 1867
??
FREDERICK c 1873, IL 10 Apr 1915?
EMMA c 1875, IL ?James Walter Applegate (b.1876 - d. 1964)

From 1860 Census

Philip Mosner, laborer, Age in 1860: 29 Birthplace: Prussia Home in 1860: Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa Post Office: Burlington
Josephine Mosner 26
Dominick Mosner 3
Wilhelm Mosner 1

Dominick Mosner, stonecutter, 36, Birthplace: Prussia Home in 1860: Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa Post Office: Burlington: Elizabeth Mosner 25, Catherine Mosner 3, Mary Mosner 1

1880 Census Dominick Mesmer (?), 56, Grocer, Birthplace: GROPELFINGEN, GER Home in 1880: Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa Spouse's name: Josephene Mesmer Father's birthplace: GROPEL., GER. Mother's birthplace: GROPEL., GER.

12 Sep 1854 Hamburg, Germany Germany Kronprinz Ernst August

Anna Margaret Mosner abt 1847 F; Enna Margaret Mosner abt 1804 F; George Mosner abt 1796 M; George Mathias Mosner abt 1828 M; Gerog Martin Mosner abt 1828 M; John Georg Mosner abt 1840 M; Paulus Mosner abt 1842 M

3 May 1883 Caroline Mosner, b. c. 1860, German, arrived on the Amerique



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