On this date, in 1797, my third great grandfather, Charles Francois Xavier Voiland, was born in Essert, Belfort, France. He was a farmer. In October of 1857, at the age of 60, he emigrated to America with his wife, Adelaide, and daughters, Madelaine, Catherine Philomen, Julie and Adele. 10 more words
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On May 27, 1857, my 2nd great grandparents, Joseph Voiland and Felicitée Marie (Sadie) Romond, arrive in New York City from France.
Joseph, from Essert, and Sadie, from the nearby town of Urcerey, must have started on their journey to America almost immediately after their March 26th wedding. 80 more words
On this day, 149 years ago, my 2nd great grandparents, Hienrich and Eliese (Schroebke) Heinke along with their 2 daughters, Caroline and Amelia, arrived at… 171 more words