Ahnentafel


Ahnentafel, Generation No. 1

Alfred John Menke was born 11 Sep 1903 in St. Paul, Lee, Iowa, and died 1 Mar 1966 in Mt. Hamill, Lee, Iowa. He married Catherine Holtkamp on 8 Sep 1926 in Houghton, Lee, Iowa. He was the son of Johan Anton August Menke and Mary Harmeyer.

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Ahnentafel, Generation No. 2

Johan Anton August Menke was born 25 Nov 1864 in Dothen, Hanover, Germany, and died 21 Mar 1955 in Houghton, Lee, Iowa. He was buried 23 Mar 1955 in West Point, Lee, Iowa. He was the son of Johan Diedrich Menke and Maria Elisabeth Geers.

Mary Harmeyer was born 8 Oct 1867 in West Point, Lee, Iowa, and died 14 Jun 1949. She was buried in West Point, Lee, Iowa. She was the daughter of Joseph A. Harmeyer and Maria Anna Kempker.

Children of Mary /Harmeyer/ and Johan Anton August /Menke/ are:
  1. Aloysius Edward Menke was born 6 Aug 1891 in St. Paul, Lee, Iowa, and died 1 Oct 1970 in West Point, Lee, Iowa. He married Rose Mary Dingman on 11 Nov 1913 in St. Paul, Lee, Iowa. She was born 14 Feb 1888 in St. Paul, Lee, Iowa, and died 23 Jan 1982 in Fort Madison, Lee, Iowa. She was buried in West Point, Lee, Iowa.

  2. Elizabeth Johanna Cecelia Menke was born 22 Nov 1893 in St. Paul, Lee, Iowa, and died 24 Apr 1986 in West Point, Lee, Iowa. She married Benedict Panther on 23 Feb 1916 in St. Paul, Lee, Iowa. He was born 1 Oct 1892 in Dodgeville, Lee, Iowa, and died 15 Dec 1965 in West Point, Lee, Iowa. He was buried in West Point, Lee, Iowa.

  3. Joseph W. Menke was born 20 Jan 1896 in St. Paul, Lee, Iowa, and died 23 Feb 1975 in Fort Madison, Lee, Iowa. He married Loise M. Mohrfeld on 3 May 1927 in Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa. She was born 1911, and died 1990.

  4. August Diederich Menke was born 8 Jul 1899 in St. Paul, Lee, Iowa, and died 15 May 1971. He married Myrtle Agnes Steffensmeier on 6 Oct 1931 in St. Paul, Lee, Iowa. She was born 18 Aug 1908 in St. Paul, Lee, Iowa, and died 21 Mar 1985. She was buried in St. Paul, Lee, Iowa.

  5. Alfred John Menke was born 11 Sep 1903 in St. Paul, Lee, Iowa, and died 1 Mar 1966 in Mt. Hamill, Lee, Iowa. He married Catherine Holtkamp on 8 Sep 1926 in Houghton, Lee, Iowa. She was born 5 Sep 1907 in ,, Iowa, and died 18 Sep 1971.

  6. Mary Cecelia Menke was born 15 Aug 1910, and died 4 Apr 1932 in Franklin Twp, Lee, Iowa.



Ahnentafel, Generation No. 3

Johan Diedrich Menke was born 24 Nov 1816 in Schwagstorf, Hanover, Germany, and died 1872 in At Sea, Voyage to America. He was buried in At Sea, Voyage to America. He was the son of Johan Herm Theodore Menke and Maria Catharina Schirren.

Maria Elisabeth Geers was born 27 Sep 1831 in Bedinghausen, Hanover, Germany, and died 22 Jun 1898 in St. Paul, Lee, Iowa. She was buried in St. Paul, Lee, Iowa. She was the daughter of Johann Heinrich Geers and Maria Elisabeth Sander.

Children of Maria Elisabeth /Geers/ and Johan Diedrich /Menke/ are:
  1. Bernard Gerhard Heinrich Menke was born 10 May 1861 in Schwagstorf, Germany, and died 10 Jul 1931 in Houghton, Lee, Iowa. He married Catherine Holtkamp on 26 Jun 1883 in St. Paul, Lee, Iowa. She was born 1 Jun 1860 in Marion Township, Lee, Iowa, and died 27 Mar 1914 in Pleasant Ridge Township, Lee, Iowa. She was buried in St. Paul, Lee, Iowa.

  2. Johan Anton August Menke was born 25 Nov 1864 in Dothen, Hanover, Germany, and died 21 Mar 1955 in Houghton, Lee, Iowa. He married Mary Harmeyer on 22 Apr 1890 in West Point, Lee, Iowa. She was born 8 Oct 1867 in West Point, Lee, Iowa, and died 14 Jun 1949. She was buried in West Point, Lee, Iowa.

  3. Johanna Josephine Menke was born 5 Mar 1867 in Dothen, Ankum, Hannover, Germany, and died Aug 1950. She married Person Not Viewable .

  4. Mary Elisabeth Menke was born 13 Oct 1870 in Schwagstorf, Hanover, Germany, and died 8 Nov 1960 in Fort Madison, Lee, Iowa. She married Gerhardt Bernard Harmeyer on 11 Apr 1893 in West Point, Lee, Iowa. He was born 14 Jan 1870 in West Point, Lee, Iowa, and died 10 Feb 1937 in West Point, Lee, Iowa. He was buried 13 Feb 1937 in West Point, Lee, Iowa.


Joseph A. Harmeyer was born May 1829 in Fuerstenau, Hanover, Germany, and died 5 Feb 1903 in West Point, Lee, Iowa. He was buried 9 Feb 1903 in West Point, Lee, Iowa. He was the son of Gerhardt Harmeyer and Mary Elizabeth .

Maria Anna Kempker was born 9 Sep 1831 in , Hanover, Germany, and died 29 Apr 1887 in West Point, Lee, Iowa. She was buried in West Point, Lee, Iowa. She was the daughter of Johann Heinrich Kempker and Mary A. Nichting.

Children of Maria Anna /Kempker/ and Joseph A. /Harmeyer/ are:
  1. Maria A. Harmeyer was born 30 Apr 1853, and died 14 Feb 1855.

  2. Elizabeth Harmeyer was born 30 Jan 1855 in ,, Iowa, and died 12 Aug 1938 in Fort Madison, Lee, Iowa. She married Johann Gerhard Snaadt on 14 Nov 1871. He was born 1846 in , Hanover, Germany, and died 1924. He was buried in West Point, Lee, Iowa.

  3. Joseph H. Harmeyer was born Apr 1858, and died 7 Mar 1859.

  4. Joseph Arnold Harmeyer was born Mar 1859, and died 4 Feb 1861.

  5. John H. Harmeyer was born 21 Nov 1861 in , Lee, Iowa, and died 24 Jan 1939. He married Clara Gertrude Kempker on 3 Nov 1886 in West Point, Lee, Iowa. She was born 28 Jan 1865 in ,, Iowa, and died 23 Sep 1927 in West Point, Lee, Iowa. She was buried 26 Sep 1927 in West Point, Lee, Iowa.

  6. George Harmeyer was born ABT 1865.

  7. Mary Harmeyer was born 8 Oct 1867 in West Point, Lee, Iowa, and died 14 Jun 1949. She married Johan Anton August Menke on 22 Apr 1890 in West Point, Lee, Iowa. He was born 25 Nov 1864 in Dothen, Hanover, Germany, and died 21 Mar 1955 in Houghton, Lee, Iowa. He was buried 23 Mar 1955 in West Point, Lee, Iowa.

  8. Gerhardt Bernard Harmeyer was born 14 Jan 1870 in West Point, Lee, Iowa, and died 10 Feb 1937 in West Point, Lee, Iowa. He married Mary Elisabeth Menke on 11 Apr 1893 in West Point, Lee, Iowa. She was born 13 Oct 1870 in Schwagstorf, Hanover, Germany, and died 8 Nov 1960 in Fort Madison, Lee, Iowa. She was buried 10 Nov 1960 in West Point, Lee, Iowa.

  9. Anna C. Harmeyer was born 8 Aug 1872 in West Point, Lee, Iowa, and died 26 Nov 1947. She married William Henry Holtkamp on 30 Jan 1894 in West Point, Lee, Iowa. He was born 15 Sep 1869 in St. Paul, Lee, Iowa, and died 1 Dec 1949 in St. Paul, Lee, Iowa. He was buried in St. Paul, Lee, Iowa.

  10. Joseph Anton Harmeyer was born 4 May 1875 in ,, Iowa, and died 9 Jan 1953. He married Emma L. Weishaar on 23 Nov 1908 in Fort Madison, Lee, Iowa. She was born 23 Sep 1881 in ,, Iowa, and died 3 Feb 1963. She was buried in West Point, Lee, Iowa.

  11. Aloysius Harmeyer was born 10 May 1878 in , Lee, Iowa, and died 25 Apr 1965 in , Lee, Iowa. He married Eda Catherine Lohman on 21 Jun 1913 in West Point, Lee, Iowa. She was born 29 Aug 1879 in , Lee, Iowa, and died 30 Apr 1968 in , Lee, Iowa. She was buried in West Point, Lee, Iowa.



Ahnentafel, Generation No. 4

Johan Herm Theodore Menke was born 10 May 1773 in Schwagstorf, Hanover, Germany, and died 15 Mar 1838 in Schwagstorf, Hanover, Germany. He was buried 17 Mar 1838 in Schwagstorf, Hanover, Germany. He was the son of Joes Andreas Henrich Menke and Gesina Maria Wessel.

Maria Catharina Schirren was born 1775 in Merzen, Germany, and died 10 Feb 1848 in Schwagstorf, Hanover, Germany. She was buried 13 Feb 1848 in Schwagstorf, Hanover, Germany.

Children of Maria Catharina /Schirren/ and Johan Herm Theodore /Menke/ are:
  1. Johan Jurgen Menke was born 24 Feb 1800 in Schwagstorf, Hanover, Germany, and died 22 May 1823 in Schwagstorf, Hanover, Germany.

  2. Margaretha Maria Adelheid Menke was born 27 Jun 1802 in Schwagstorf, Hanover, Germany, and died 28 Jan 1890 in Fort Madison, Lee, Iowa. She married Gerd Herm Tobe on 18 Oct 1825 in Schwagstorf, Germany. He was born 23 Aug 1794 in Kellinghausen, Germany, and died 17 Sep 1859 in Fort Madison, Lee, Iowa. He was buried in West Point, Lee, Iowa.

  3. Anna Maria Elisabeth Menke was born 7 Oct 1804 in Schwagstorf, Germany, and died 9 Oct 1804 in Schwagstorf, Germany.

  4. Maria Gertrud Menke was born 3 Feb 1807 in Schwagstorf, Germany, and died 27 Jun 1807 in Schwagstorf, Germany.

  5. Margaretha Engel Menke was born 3 Feb 1807 in Schwagstorf, Germany, and died 1 Jul 1808 in Schwagstorf, Germany.

  6. Maria Catherina Menke was born 24 Nov 1809 in Schwagstorf, Hanover, Germany, and died 11 Aug 1847 in Schwagstorf, Hanover, Germany. She married Bernard Heinrich von der Haar on 29 Apr 1840 in Schwagstorf, Hanover, Germany. He was born 18 Dec 1809 in Schwagstorf, Hanover, Germany.

  7. Johan Bernard Heinrich Menke was born 1 Dec 1813 in Schwagstorf, Hanover, Germany, and died ABT 1872 in At Sea. He married Anna Adelheid Rickelmann on 25 Feb 1851. She was born 6 May 1820 in ,, Germany.

  8. Johan Diedrich Menke was born 24 Nov 1816 in Schwagstorf, Hanover, Germany, and died 1872 in At Sea, Voyage to America. He married Maria Catharina Brinker on 17 Feb 1857 in Ankum, Germany. She was born 3 May 1822 in Kellinghausen, Hannover, Preussen, and died 27 Jan 1859 in Krevingshausen, Hannover, Preussen.


Johann Heinrich Geers was born <1805> in <Bedinghausen,, Hannover, Preussen>.

Maria Elisabeth Sander was born <1809> in <Bedinghausen,, Hannover, Preussen>.

Children of Maria Elisabeth /Sander/ and Johann Heinrich /Geers/ are:
  1. Maria Elisabeth Geers was born 27 Sep 1831 in Bedinghausen, Hanover, Germany, and died 22 Jun 1898 in St. Paul, Lee, Iowa. She married Henry Schutte on 1875 in ,, Iowa. He was born 25 Mar 1834 in Hanover, Germany, and died 17 Feb 1916 in St. Paul, Lee, Iowa. He was buried 21 Feb 1916 in St. Paul, Lee, Iowa.

  2. Johann Heinrich Geers was born 1 Jun 1834 in Schwagstorf, Hanover, Germany, and died 5 Mar 1880 in , Lee, Iowa. He married Maria Gertrud Losekamp on 26 Jan 1864 in Schwagstorf, Hanover, Germany. She was born 24 Sep 1838 in ,, New York, and died 29 Jul 1917 in , Lee, Iowa. She was buried in St. Paul, Lee, Iowa.

  3. Johann Joseph Geers was born 4 Nov 1839 in Schwagsdorf, Ankum, Hannover, Preussen, and died 17 Nov 1907. He married Maria Catharina Middendorf on 24 Aug 1869 in Ankum, Hannover, Preussen. She was born 2 Jun 1842 in Krevinghausen, Hannover, Preussen, and died 6 Oct 1939 in Summitville, Lee, Iowa. She was buried in St. Paul, Lee, Iowa.


Gerhardt Harmeyer was born 1 Jan 1797 in Fuerstenau, Hanover, Germany, and died 20 Dec 1890 in West Point, Lee, Iowa. He was buried in West Point, Lee, Iowa. He was the son of Johann Gerd Joseph Harmeyer and Marie Ilsabe Graefner.

Mary Elizabeth was born 1795 in Fuerstenau, Hanover, Germany, and died 4 Dec 1860. She was buried in West Point, Lee, Iowa.

Children of Mary Elizabeth // and Gerhardt /Harmeyer/ are:
  1. Joseph A. Harmeyer was born May 1829 in Fuerstenau, Hanover, Germany, and died 5 Feb 1903 in West Point, Lee, Iowa. He married Maria Anna Kempker on 5 Jun 1852 in , Lee, Iowa. She was born 9 Sep 1831 in , Hanover, Germany, and died 29 Apr 1887 in West Point, Lee, Iowa. She was buried in West Point, Lee, Iowa.

  2. Beta Harmeyer was born ABT 1837 in Fuerstenau, Hanover, Germany.


Johann Heinrich Kempker was born 31 Dec 1797 in Hanover, Germany, and died 20 Mar 1872 in St. Paul, Lee, Iowa. He was buried in St. Paul, Lee, Iowa.

Mary A. Nichting was born 1801 in Hanover, Germany, and died 1832 in ,, Germany.

Children of Mary A. /Nichting/ and Johann Heinrich /Kempker/ are:
  1. Maria Anna Kempker was born 9 Sep 1831 in , Hanover, Germany, and died 29 Apr 1887 in West Point, Lee, Iowa. She married Joseph A. Harmeyer on 5 Jun 1852 in , Lee, Iowa. He was born May 1829 in Fuerstenau, Hanover, Germany, and died 5 Feb 1903 in West Point, Lee, Iowa. He was buried 9 Feb 1903 in West Point, Lee, Iowa.



Ahnentafel, Generation No. 5

Joes Andreas Henrich Menke was born Jun 1731 in Schwagstorf, Hanover, Germany, and died 11 Jul 1796 in Schwagstorf, Hanover, Germany. He was buried Jul 1796 in Schwagstorf, Hanover, Germany. He was the son of Johannes Hermanus Menke and Anna Maria Bockenberg.

Gesina Maria Wessel was born Sep 1736 in Hollenstede, Germany, and died 14 Jun 1802 in Schwagstorf, Hanover, Germany. She was buried 14 Jun 1802 in Schwagstorf, Hanover, Germany. She was the daughter of Theodor Herm Henrich Wessel and Thecla Margaretha von der Haar.

Children of Gesina Maria /Wessel/ and Joes Andreas Henrich /Menke/ are:
  1. Margaretha Maria Aleid Menke was born Dec 1759 in Schwagstorf, Germany, and died Nov 1761 in Schwagstorf, Germany.

  2. Margaretha Maria Aleyd Menke was born Mar 1762 in Schwagstorf, Germany, and died Apr 1763 in Schwagstorf, Germany.

  3. Johan Lambert Henrich Menke was born Jan 1764 in Schwagstorf, Germany, and died Apr 1777 in Schwagstorf, Germany.

  4. Johan Henrich Menke was born Jun 1766 in Schwagstorf, Germany, and died 1767.

  5. Johan Gerd Jurgen Menke was born Dec 1769 in Schwagstorf, Hanover, Germany, and died 18 Jan 1811 in Schwagstorf, Hanover, Germany. He married Anna Adelheid Grover on 23 Nov 1800 in Schwagstorf, Germany. She was born 1755 in Witwe Schockmann, Germany, and died 10 Jul 1801 in Schwagstorf, Hanover, Germany. She was buried 11 Jul 1801 in Schwagstorf, Hanover, Germany.

  6. Johan Herm Theodore Menke was born 10 May 1773 in Schwagstorf, Hanover, Germany, and died 15 Mar 1838 in Schwagstorf, Hanover, Germany. He married Maria Catharina Schirren on 2 Apr 1799. She was born 1775 in Merzen, Germany, and died 10 Feb 1848 in Schwagstorf, Hanover, Germany. She was buried 13 Feb 1848 in Schwagstorf, Hanover, Germany.


Johann Gerd Joseph Harmeyer was born 18 Nov 1764 in Hanover, Germany, and died 9 Feb.

Marie Ilsabe Graefner .

Children of Marie Ilsabe /Graefner/ and Johann Gerd Joseph /Harmeyer/ are:
  1. Gerhardt Harmeyer was born 1 Jan 1797 in Fuerstenau, Hanover, Germany, and died 20 Dec 1890 in West Point, Lee, Iowa. He married Mary Elizabeth . She was born 1795 in Fuerstenau, Hanover, Germany, and died 4 Dec 1860. She was buried in West Point, Lee, Iowa.



Ahnentafel, Generation No. 6

Johannes Hermanus Menke was born May 1705 in Schwagstorf, Germany, and died Apr 1777 in Schwagstorf, Germany. He was buried 3 Apr 1777 in Schwagstorf, Germany.

Anna Maria Bockenberg was born May 1702 in Schwagstorf, Germany, and died Feb 1774 in Schwagstorf, Germany. She was buried 10 Feb 1774 in Schwagstorf, Germany.

Children of Anna Maria /Bockenberg/ and Johannes Hermanus /Menke/ are:
  1. Joes Andreas Henrich Menke was born Jun 1731 in Schwagstorf, Hanover, Germany, and died 11 Jul 1796 in Schwagstorf, Hanover, Germany. He married Gesina Maria Wessel on 22 Nov 1758 in Schwagstorf, Hanover, Germany. She was born Sep 1736 in Hollenstede, Germany, and died 14 Jun 1802 in Schwagstorf, Hanover, Germany. She was buried 14 Jun 1802 in Schwagstorf, Hanover, Germany.

  2. Anna Maria Catherina Menke was born Nov 1732 in Schwagstorf, Germany, and died 14 Dec 1732 in Schwagstorf, Germany.

  3. Joes Gerardus Menke was born Sep 1734 in Schwagstorf, Germany, and died 1734.

  4. Joes Lambertus Menke was born 22 Jul 1737 in Schwagstorf, Germany, and died 20 May 1785 in Hollenstede, Germany. He married Anna Maria Elisabeth Wessel on 8 Jan 1765 in Schwagstorf, Germany. She was born May 1747 in Hollenstede, Germany.

  5. Menke was born 1739 in Schwagstorf, Germany.

  6. Maria Gertrudis Menke was born Oct 1744 in Schwagstorf, Germany, and died 23 Apr 1803 in Schwagstorf, Germany. She married Person Not Viewable .


Theodor Herm Henrich Wessel was born 16 Aug 1705 in Hollenstede, Germany, and died Mar 1759 in Hollenstede, Germany. He was buried 24 Mar 1759 in Schwagstorf, Germany.

Thecla Margaretha von der Haar was born 1714 in Hollenstede, Germany, and died 16 Jan 1784 in Hollenstede, Germany. She was buried Jan 1784 in Hollenstede, Germany.

Children of Thecla Margaretha /von der Haar/ and Theodor Herm Henrich /Wessel/ are:
  1. Gesina Maria Wessel was born Sep 1736 in Hollenstede, Germany, and died 14 Jun 1802 in Schwagstorf, Hanover, Germany. She married Joes Andreas Henrich Menke on 22 Nov 1758 in Schwagstorf, Hanover, Germany. He was born Jun 1731 in Schwagstorf, Hanover, Germany, and died 11 Jul 1796 in Schwagstorf, Hanover, Germany. He was buried Jul 1796 in Schwagstorf, Hanover, Germany.

  2. Gesina Margaretha Adelheid Wessel was born Nov 1739. She married Person Not Viewable .

  3. Joan Gerhard Henrich Wessel was born Mar 1741 in Hollenstede, Germany, and died 1 Jul 1784 in Schwagstorf, Germany.

  4. Gehrt Jurgen Wessel was born Sep 1744 in Hollenstede, Germany, and died 24 Apr 1811 in Osnabruck, Germany. He married Person Not Viewable .

  5. Anna Maria Elisabeth Wessel was born May 1747 in Hollenstede, Germany. She married Gerd Mertens on 25 Jun 1786 in Schwagstorf, Germany. He was born 1743 in Voltlage, Germany.

  6. Anna Gesina Elisabeth Wessel was born Nov 1749 in Hollenstede, Germany, and died 23 Jan 1815 in Hollenstede, Germany. She married Person Not Viewable .

  7. Margaretha Angela Wessel was born Jun 1752 in Hollenstede, Germany. She married Johan Bernard Hove on 26 Jan 1784. He was born 1752 in Hollenstede, Germany, and died 22 Mar 1799 in Hollenstede, Germany. He was buried 26 Mar 1799 in Schwagstorf, Germany.

  8. Herman Theodor Wessel was born Oct 1755 in Hollenstede, Germany, and died Oct 1755.

  9. Maria Catharina Wessel was born Sep 1758 in Hollenstede, Germany, and died 28 Jan 1813 in Dalum, Germany. She married Johan Herm Rumpke on 10 Nov 1778 in Schwagstorf, Germany. He was born Oct 1746 in Bippen Parish, Germany, and died 11 Feb 1813 in Dalum, Germany. He was buried 13 Feb 1813 in Schwagstorf, Germany.



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