Hermann Heinrich Menke
Hannah Friederike Recksick
Fredericka Wilhelmine Menke


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Henry Otto Glattfeld

Fredericka Wilhelmine Menke

  • Born: 15 Dec 1840, Elverdissen, Herford, Detmold, Nordrhein-Westphalia
  • Marriage: Henry Otto Glattfeld on 2 Mar 1871 in Quincy, Adams Co., Illinois
  • Died: 13 Aug 1917, Quincy, Adams Co., Illinois at age 76
  • Buried: Quincy, Adams Co., Illinois

  General Notes:

Fredericka immigrated with her family to the U.S. in 1852, at age 13, through the port of New Orleans.

Fredericka, her father, Hermann, mother, Friederike, and her siblings, Friedrich W., Hannah and perhaps others, left Bremen aboard the ship Edmund, with Capt. Wehrmann for the port of New Orleans. The voyage lasted nine weeks and three days, arriving on 13 December 1852.

She died seven hours before her sister, Anna I. Bitter, died. She died the same day as her grandson, Fred Schott, was born. She had another sister besides Anna, a Hannah (Mrs. P.H.)Meyer. Her Quincy residence was 182 10th St. in 1876; residence 1418 Monroe in 1906.

Fredericka married Henry Otto Glattfeld, son of Frederick Glattfeld and Maria Henrietta Sophia Walbaum, on 2 Mar 1871 in Quincy, Adams Co., Illinois. (Henry Otto Glattfeld was born on 12 May 1842 in Hagen Bi Pyrmont, Waldeck, Westfalen, Kingdom of Prussia and died on 9 Jan 1922 in Quincy, Adams Co., Illinois.)

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