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JOHANN F. OERTWIG
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Johann Friedrich Oertwig, born 30 April 1816 in Germany
- immigrated 1846 on Bark Russia
- died 16 September 1891 in Dodge County, Wisconsin
- buried in Dodge County, Wisconsin, Immanuel, "River Church"
- married 1) 8 November 1847 in Dodge County, Wisconsin to
Dorothea "Maria" Fellwock, daughter of Johann F. Fellwock and Maria Christina Sasse
- born 18 December 1824, Nahausen, died 26 Oct 1858
- married 2) 03 April 1859 in Dodge County, Wisconsin to
Maria Stein born about 1826, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Friedrich Stein.
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Johann Friedrich Oertwig immigrated with the Jagow, Sasse, Fellwock, Stein and Schwan families, in 1846, from Hamburg to New York on the RUSSIA, arriving in New York on September 15 of that year.
He married 1) "Marie" Dorothea Fellwock, at the Jagow home, where the community held services before their church building was completed. She died in childbirth with their 5th child
Left with 4 little girls, Johann married 2) Maria Stein, on 03 April 1859 in Dodge County, Wisconsin.

Oertwig Sisters
Five of the daughters of Johann Fr. Oertwig
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Photo submitted by Arlene Dudley.
CHILDREN of Johann F. OERTWIG and MARIE FELLWOCK
  1. Ernestine Oertwig, born 26 Sepember 1848, Dodge County, Wisconsin
    - died 26 September 1909. Obituary
    - married 1 October 1868 Dodge County, Wisconsin, to
    William Friedrich Fellwock
    - born 26 January 1836 in Nahausen, Brandenburg
    - died 17 January 1930.
    They lived in Dodge County, Wisconsin. William Fellwock family

  2. Louise Wilhelmine Emilie Oertwig, born 3 July 1852 in Wisconsin
    - married 12 June 1870 in Dodge County, Wisconsin to
    William Marohl, born October 1850 in Prussia
    This family moved to Richland County, North Dakota in the 1880's. In their later years Louise and William lived with their daughter Matilda Braatz. In 1920 they were with her in Sheridan County, North Dakota, and in 1930 Louise, widowed, lived with her in Morrison County, Minnesota. Marohl Family

  3. Dorothea "Marie" Louise Oertwig, born about 1855 in Wisconsin
    - married 20 September 1874 in Dodge County, Wisconsin to
    Christian Arndt, born about 1834 in Prussia. He was a school teacher. The family lived in Dodge County, Wisconsin, and Goodhue County, Minnesota. Arndt Family

  4. Emilie Oertwig, born November 1856 in Wisconsin
    - married about 1877 to
    William Graf, born about 1850 in Wisconsin
    They lived in Dodge County, Wisc., Blue Earth County, Minn., and then in Garfield County, Oklahoma. Graf Family

    CHILDREN OF J. F. OERTWIG and MARIA STEIN

  5. J. Frederick Oertwig, born 20 April 1860, died infancy. Listed in 1860 census, but no other record.

  6. Emma Friedricke Oertwig, born 22 May 1861 in Dodge County, Wisconsin.
    - married 4 March 1886 in Dodge County, Wisconsin to
    Friedrich Wilhelm Jagow, son of William F Jagow and Dorothea L Fellwock
    - born 23 July 1861 in Dodge County, Wisconsin
    This family lived in Dodge County, Wisconsin Jagow Family

    Auguste Oertwig
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  7. Auguste Johanna Fre. Oertwig, born 21 October 1862 in Dodge County, Wisconsin.
    - Worked as a seamstress in Mayville, Dodge County, Wisconsin.
    - buried at Immanuel "River Church" Cemetery near Mayville, Wisconsin.
    Never married.

  8. Anna Maria Ernestine Oertwig, born 2 March 1864, died 29 May 1864.

    Mathilda Oertwig
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  9. Mathilda Maria Ernestine Oertwig, born 01 February 1866 in Wisconsin.
    - Worked as a seamstress in Mayville, Dodge County, Wisconsin.
    - buried at Immanuel "River Church" Cemetery near Mayville, Wisconsin.
    Never married.
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