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Ameilia Halfman (Kreiter)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Brochthausen, Duderstadt, Hessen-Nassau, Hanover, Germany, Germany
Death: (Date and location unknown)
Cause of death: Stroke on Feb, 19 followed by Hypostatic Pheumonia
Place of Burial: St. Peter and Paul Cemetery, Row 8, Merrillville, Lake, IN, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Jacob Kreiter and Anna Kreiter
Wife of Francis Halfman
Mother of Anna (Halfman) Fleck; Frederick Charles Halfman; Franciscus "Frank" Josephus Halfman; Mathias Halfman; John Halfman Sr. and 10 others

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About Ameilia Halfman

In notes from Great Aunt Margaret Halfman:

"Amelia Krieter came to the United States with her parents and two sisters, Margaret and Anna, aboard the "FRISIA" which embarked from Hamburg & Havre and docked in New York on June 22, 1881. Her brother Frederick came to the United States in 1871 and Frank came in 1880. Her brother Andrew remained in Germany where he died in Quackenbruck in 1921 or 1922."

Noted from Nor El Leinberger:

Per photostat of passenger manifest from the "FRISIA", record M237, reel 438, states as follows:

284 Jac Krieter 59 M Farmer Hanover, Prussia 285 Anna Krieter 56 F 286 Marg Krieter 22 F Child 287 Amelia Krieter 14 F Child 288 Anna Krieter 10 F Child

Nor El has a copy of the manifest in a scrapbook which may have been passed down to her daughter Kim Aldrich after Nor El's death in 5/2009 from cancer.

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Ameilia Halfman's Timeline

1885
October 6, 1885
Merrillville, Lake, IN, USA
1887
November 23, 1887
Lake, IN, USA
1888
October 28, 1888
Lake, IN, USA
1889
October 28, 1889
Turkey Creek, IN, USA
1891
January 9, 1891
Lake, IN, USA
1892
November 27, 1892
Lake, IN, USA
1893
December 3, 1893
Lake, IN, USA
1895
August 26, 1895
Lake, IN, USA
1897
1897
1899
May 13, 1899
Turkey Creek, IN, USA