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From: "Jennifer Anne Hesse" <>
Subject: RE: [Ger-Sur] Roll call of brick walls
Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2005 18:35:08 -0800
Sounds like fun. My only brick wall left (other than just doing the leg
work to continue getting records from places I already know about) is:
(Johann) Adam Essenwein (more than likely Essenwein or Esenwein in Germany)
born about 1820 in Wuerttemburg. He came to America sometime before meeting
his wife Abigail Talada in Towana, Pennsylvania, where his son Francis was
born in 1853 and Adam died in 1865. I have looked on the German phone book
site and found that most Esenweins/Essenweins today are in Wuerttemburg,
specifically the Waiblingen area, where I was an exchange student a few
years back. Only about 20 different listings of Essenweins, though, so...
>From: "Dianne Erickson" <>
>Subject: [Ger-Sur] Roll call of brick walls
>Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2005 19:45:14 -0600
>How about a new version of roll call? We need something fun to do. Here
>goes: the roll call of brick walls. Everyone can list just ONE of their
>missing relatives/ancestors, etc. and let's see if we can solve just one
>Here comes mine:
>WHERE IS ANDRES LANGENFELD?
>Andres Langenfeld, son of Peter Langenfeld and Barbara Feit Langenfeld,
>entered the U.S. from Switzerland on November 11, 1831 on the ship, the
>Huntress, and landed
>in New York. He was five years old and came in under the name, "Henry
>Langfield." In 1840, he lived with his parents in Buffalo, New York.
>Andres was still alive in 1868 because in a church record, listing all his
>siblings, there is no cross after his name, as there is after his deceased
>But where is he? I cannot find a candidate in New York census lists. Nor
>does he appear to have joined his sister, Rachael, in Wisconsin.
>The Langenfelds claim France, Switzerland and Germany as their places of
>origin. Peter came to the U.S. as "Pierre!"
>Here is one of my brick walls.
>Who has another one? Who has the weirdest mystery? Let's knock some brick
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