Eliese immigrated with her father from Schleswig-Holstein Germany when whe was 7 years old, after her mother had died. They settled in Batesville Indiana, then moved to Lincoln Nebraska a year later. Lizzie used to take homemade bread to the railroad workers. This is where she met her future husband Herman Hinrick Claussen.
Passenger's Name: Elise Stiegelmeyer Age: 7 Occupation: Child Last Residence: Prussia Date of Arrival: Jun 4, 1870 Final Destination: United States Ship's Name: Hannover Port of Embarkation: Bremen Port of Debarkation: New York