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Johann Ehlers

Birthdate: (92)
Birthplace: Fahrendahl, Hannover, Preussen
Death: January 31, 1908 (92)
Bebra, Morgan Co., MO
Place of Burial: Cole Camp, Benton, Missouri, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Anton Witwer Ehlers and Maria Ehlers
Husband of Friederike Stemmermann Ehlers and Catherine Ehlers
Father of Anton E. Ehlers; Metha Anna Martha Windler; Gesche Marie (Mary) Ehlers; Herman Ehlers; Carl Ludwig Ehlers and 2 others
Brother of Gesche Witte
Half brother of Anton A. Ehlers, Sr.; Infant Ehlers; Claus Ehlers; Gebke Ehlers and Heinrich Ehlers

Managed by: Brandon Keith Gregory
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About Johann Ehlers

Johanne Ehlers was born near Hamburg and Bremen, Germany, October 25, 1815. Although his tombstone and obituary has him born October 26, 1815. He was married twice. His first wife and child were buried in the ocean in August and September 1853; they died on the boat while immigrating to America.

He, his first wife, and their five children left Germany August 14, 1853 on the ship "Von Gagern" and arrived at New Orleans October 10, 1853.

He served as a private in Capt. Nolting's Co (C) German Regiment Missouri Home Guards from June 13,1861 until July 20, 1861, being discharged for disability.

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Johann Ehlers's Timeline

October 26, 1815
Fahrendahl, Hannover, Preussen
November 2, 1815
Gnarrenburg, Hannover, Preussen
December 26, 1839
Age 24
September 23, 1841
Age 25
Bachols, Hanover, Germany
February 13, 1844
Age 28
Hanover, Hanover, Germany
February 11, 1849
Age 33
Age 36
Hanover, Hanover, Germany
October 12, 1853
Age 37
arr New Orleans on Bremen ship H. von Gagern