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From: Linda L. Willibey
To: 'Harland Marth'
Cc: 'Kari Northup'
Sent: Friday, December 19, 2003 9:34 AM
Subject: John Peter Haag

John Peter Haag
Died 27 March 1862 Aged 67 years 5 months 14 days
That would put his birth at: 13 Oct 1794
source – Goodfarm Cemetery tombstone and records Database: New York, 1820-1850 Passenger and Immigration Lists
Name: Joh Peter Haag
Arrival Date: Oct 9, 1841
Age: 47
Gender: M
Port of Arrival: New York
Port of Departure: Bremen
Place of Origin: Deutschland
Ship: Pauline
Family Identification: 30060996
Microfilm Serial Number: M237 Microfilm Roll Number: 47
Source Information: New York, 1820-1850 Passenger and Immigration Lists [database online]. Provo, Utah:, Inc., 2003. Original data: New York. Registers of Vessels Arriving at the Port of New York from Foreign Ports, 1789-1919. Micropublication M237, rolls # 1-95. National Archives, Washington, D.C.

Info from
Ship Pauline, from Bremen, arrived Oct 9, 1841
Passengers below were all listed as being from Deutschland
Joh Peter Haag, male, age 47 Clothier Oberhinterhof
Barbara Haag, female, age 45
Joh Georg Haag, male, age 18
Marie Haag, female, age 17
Leonhard Haag, male, age 16
Marie Haag, female, age 10
Georg Haag, male, age 7

Illinois Public Domain Land Tract Sales Database
Sale Legal Sect- Twn- Ra- Meri- Acres Price Total Soc. Date Co. or State of
Name of Purchaser Type Description ion ship nge dian Bought Per Acre Price Stat Purchased Purchaser Vol. Page
HAAG JOHN FD NE 23 37N 08E 3 160.00 1.25 200.00 MALE 05/17/1845 UNKNOWN 685 057 KENDALL
HAAG GODFREY FD W2SE 20 32N 11E 3 80.00 1.25 100.00 MALE 09/11/1847 UNKNOWN 686 131 KANKAKEE
HAAG PETER FD SW 22 31N 07E 3 80.00 000.00 WARRANT MALE 05/12/1851 UNKNOWN 684 136 GRUNDY
HAAG GEORGE LEONARD FD S2SE 21 31N 07E 3 80.00 1.25 100.00 MALE 09/09/1853 UNKNOWN 684 136 GRUNDY

1850 census Oswego, Kendall Co., IL
Household #144
John Haag, age 27, Farmer, 640 real estate, b. Germany
Barbara, age 27, b. Germany
Leonard Meir, age 37, Farmer, 350 real estate, b. Germany
Julia, age 22, b. Germany
John, age 6 months, b. IL
Michael Sorg, age 31, b. Germany
William, age 15, b. Germany)
Julia, Michael & possibly William are siblings of Barbara Sorg Haag.
Household #145
Leonard Haag, age 23, Farmer, 440 real estate, b. Germany
Marg, age 22, b. Germany
Mary, age 2 months, b. IL
Peter, age 56, Farmer, b. Germany
Barbary, age 54, b. Germany
George, age 16, b. Germany

1860 census Goodfarms, Grundy Co., IL Page 59
Household #418/414
George Schotberger, age 49, born Bavaria
Maria, age 39, born Bavaria
Maria, age 12, born IL
George, age 10, born IL
Barbara, age 8, born IL
Sophia, age 5, born IL
Margaret, age 3, born IL
Mena, age 10 months
Household #419/415
George Hoge, age 25, born Bavaria, Farmer
Margaret, age 23, born Bavaria
Mary, age 3, born Illinois
Lena, age 3/12, born Illinois
Peter Hoge, age 63, born Bavaria, Farm Hand
Barbara, age 61, born Bavaria, Helper

Obituary of John Peter Haag from Der Christliche Botschafter, 4/19/1862
Father John Peter Haag died a blessed death on March 25 in Mazon, Ill. at 68 years of age. He emigrated to America from the Kingdom of
Bavaria in 1837. He lived two-and-a-half years in New York State, and from there traveled on to Illinois. Six years ago he was converted and he remained true to his faith until his death. He suffered patiently under his fatal affliction, consumption. He leaves behind a sorrowing widow, 5 children, and 34 grandchildren. May the Lord give them comfort. His home was always a good refuge for God's servants. I visited him several times and found him always comforted by the Lord his God.
Peter Ricke Translated by John Hafenrichter 2/17/2002

From John Hafenrichter book:
1) John Peter Haag, ?/?/1794[0berhinterhof, Ansbach, Bavaria] - 3/25/1862[Mazon, il] / m. ( )[_.Bavaria] Eva Barbara Vellmond, 4/1 /1796[Steinbach, Ansbach, Bavaria] - 4/25/1882[0swego Township, Kendall County, IL] ,
John Peter's obituary cites 1837 as his year of emigration. But we know that at least one son remained in Bavaria in 1840. Perhaps John Peter had come on ahead; and later his wife and five children came on separately. John Peter had been a master weaver in Bavaria. In the U.S. the family settled initially in Little Falls, NY, an Erie Canal town. Here they linked up with fellow Bavarian emigres, John Hem and
George Faust who arrived in 1840. Not far behind came Margaret Barbara Burkhart in search of her future husband, John Hem. By late 1843 or early 1844 the group had grown to 12, and they decided to move west toward Chicago. Reputedly, stone cutting, John Hem's trade, was in demand in Montgomery, IL, where Gray's mill was taking shape. Once in the area, Haag, Hem, and Faust, all, took land patents on adjoining acreage that had just come on the market in Oswego Township, Kendall County, IL. Thus was the Oswego Prairie German Settlement born.
John Peter's family prospered. But for an unknown reason the family also suffered a split in 1851. John Peter moved to Grundy County, 40 miles to the south, taking with him his two younger children. His wife and three elder children remained in Kendall County. John Peter is buried in Goodfarm Cemetery, Dwight, IL; his wife, Eva Barbara, in Oswego Prairie Evergreen Cemetery, Roth Road, Oswego Township, Kendall County, IL
(Note from Kari - I do not think they separated - Peter & Barbara are listed together on the 1860 census of Goodfarm Twp., Grundy Co., IL. Peter died in Goodfarm in 1862 and is buried there. After his death, Barbara went to live with the family of her married daughter Margaret Faust in Oswego, Kendall Co., IL, and she is listed with them on the 1870 & 1880 censuses. She died in 1882 in Kendall County (20 years after her husband) and that is why she is buried there.)

Family Summary
2) (John) George Haag, 3/22/1823-7/23/1880 / m. (4/30/1848) (Eva) Barbara Sorg, 1/31/1817 - 7/23/1880 (8 children)
2) Eva Margarette Haag, 9/8/1824 - 8/1/1898 / m. (12/15/1844) George [nmn] Faust, 12/27/1817 - 3/21/1878 (8 children)
2) (George) Leonard Haag, 12/7/1826-10/20/1900 / m. (11/14/1849) (Anna) MaryBrunner, 5/11/1828 - 1/7/1913 (9 children)
2) Mary Marguerite Haag, 9/16/1830-7/4/1913 / m. (6/15/1851) George Michael Pfeifer, 5/16/1815 - 3/8/1878 (5 children)
2) George E__ Haag, 6/26/1833 - 8/11/1866 / m. ( ) A__ Margeretha ___, ? - ? [at least 2 children ]

Possible IGI
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Peter HAAG
Sex: M
Birth: 1794 Germany
Spouse: Barbary

Possible IGI:
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Petrus HAECK
Sex: M
Christening: 30 Dec 1797
Katholisch, Leimen, Pfalz, Bayern
Father: Benedicti HAECK
Mother: Mariae Barbarae HOFFMAN

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Peter HAAG
Sex: M
Spouse: Barbary
Marriage: Abt. 1822
<bayern>, Oberbayern, Bayern
Children on IGI for this couple are
John George b. March 18, 1823
Julia b. abt 1828
William b. 1832
George b. 1834