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German Immigrant Ancestors
in Syracuse and Onondaga County, New York



Descendants of
Johann/John LIPKE
and
Elisabeth/Elizabeth KRAFT/KREFT
who were married
20 May 1893 in the district of Dirschau,
near Danzig (now Gdansk), Prussia, Germany (now Poland)
and who immigrated to Syracuse, New York
in November/December, 1904



1. JOHANN / JOHN LIPKE (photo) (b. GŁttland, West Prussia, Germany 5 November 1867 (today Kozliny, Poland) - d. 11 January 1926 N. Syr., NY; brother of August Liepka). Immigrated with his wife and four oldest surviving children on the S.S. Chemnitz from Bremen, arriving in New York City on or about 2 December 1904. Applied for U.S. citizenship 2 June 1914; granted U.S. citizenship 22 April 1916.

spouse: ELISABETH / ELIZABETH KREFT / KRAFT (b. St. Albrecht, Prussia, Germany 9 February 1875 - d. Syracuse, NY 25 May 1954). Immigrated and naturalized with her husband.

2. Johann Carl Lipke (born ? died 8 February 1897 at a young age in GŁttland or Czattkau, Germany)

2. Frank Mikels/Michael Lipke (b. Czattkau, Germany 1894 - d. Syracuse, NY 1970). Immigrated with his parents.
sp. Matilda A. ("Til") Kohring (1897-1957)

3. [Living daughter, with 6 children and 9 grandchildren]

3. Robert Francis Lipke (1924-1998)
[with his wife had 4 children and 8 grandchildren]

3. [Living daughter, with 7 children and 8 grandchildren]

3. [Living daughter, with 3 children]

3. Donald James Lipke (1936-2001)

3. [Living daughter, with 3 children]

2. (Magdalena?)Lena/Helen Elizabeth ("Helen," "Betty") Lipke (b. Czattkau, Germany 1896 - d. Syracuse, N.Y. 1983). Immigrated and naturalized with her parents.
sp. John Herman Poehlman (1895-1932)

3. Janet J. Poehlman (1918-1997)
sp. Harding Allen Clark II (1908-1960)
4. Harding Allen Clark III (1943-1997)

4. [living daughter]

3. Frederick J. ("Freddie") Poehlman (1919-1995)
[with his wife, Kathleen Swanhild ("Swannie") Kleven, he had two children]

2. Anna/Anne Lipke (b. Czattkau, Germany 1897 - d. New Jersey 1937). Immigrated and naturalized with her parents.
sp. Alfred Roy Caine (c. 1887-1926)

3. Dorothy Caine (b. 1919 - d. Florida 2003)
sp. Herman A. Obrist (b. 1912 - d. 1986 Florida)
[Living: 5 children and 10 grandchildren]

2. Johann/John (C.? August?) ("Jack") Lipke (b. Czattkau, Germany 1898 - d. Syracuse, NY 1954). Immigrated and naturalized with his parents.
sp. Viola -?- (div.)
sp. Luella Mae Hawkey Chapman (1918-1992)

3. Thomas John ("Tommy") Lipke (1945-1975)
[with his wife, had 2 children]


2. Anthony August ("Tony") Lipke (b. Syracuse, NY 1907- d. Calif. 1993)
sp. Clara Etta Kreischer (b. Watertown, NY 1906 - d. Calif. 1980)

3. [Living daughter, with 4 children and 11 grandchildren]

3. [Living son with 4 children and 4 grandchildren]

3. [Living daughter with 3 children and 4 grandchildren]


2. Leonard J. Lipke (b. N. Syracuse, NY 1912 - d. Calif. 1958)
[with his wife, had 2 children]


Updated by M. Stone 28 May 2011.




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