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Gesche Witte (Ehlers)

Birthplace: Fahrendahl, Gnarrenburg, Lower Saxony, Germany
Death: Died in Morgan Co, Mo
Place of Burial: Stover, Missouri
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Anton Witwer Ehlers and Maria Ehlers
Wife of Bernhard (Behrend) Witte
Mother of Christopher Witte; Maria Witte; Gesche Witte; Anton Witte; Henry Witte and 2 others
Sister of Johann Ehlers
Half sister of Anton A. Ehlers, Sr.; Infant Ehlers; Claus Ehlers; Gebke Ehlers and Heinrich Ehlers

Managed by: Brandon Keith Gregory
Last Updated:

About Gesche Witte

Immigrated in 1853 on the "Von Gagern". it took them 57 days on a sailboat, arriving in New Orleans on 4 Oct 1853. They came up the Mississippi River to Boonville and then the trip from Boonville to Pyrmont was made by ox-team and a homemade wagon. The Anton Ehlers, his wife's parents who came to America in 1845 met the Witte family of eight at Boonville.

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Gesche Witte's Timeline

October 8, 1817
Gnarrenburg, Lower Saxony, Germany
October 8, 1839
Age 22
Gnarrenburg, Lower Saxony, Germany
September 13, 1841
Age 23
Gnarrenburg, Hanover
December 7, 1843
Age 26
Fahrendahl, Hanover
September 12, 1845
Age 27
Fahrendal, Hanover
March 1, 1849
Age 31
Fahrendahl, Hanover
November 20, 1851
Age 34
Fahrendahl, Hanover
September 29, 1854
Age 36
Morgan Co, Mo
December 23, 1899
Age 82
Morgan Co, Mo