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Wilhelmina ""Mena" "Minnie"" Geoffert Franke
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Birth: Feb. 24, 1830, Germany
Death: Apr. 21, 1923
DeWitt County
Texas, USA

Born 24 Feb 1830 in Saxe-Meiningen, Saxony, Prussia (Kingdom State)to William Geoffert (Geaphort?) and the family migrated to Texas and were early settlers in the old town of Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas.

Married: August William Franke on 04 Aug 1853 in Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas and they had at least 8 known children.

We have not yet located her husband's (August William Franke) death info or burial location, but likley died before 1880 in Indianola, Calhoun County, Texas. August William Franke arrived in the USA in 1851, settling in Indianola and marrying Wilhelmina in 1853.

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Below is August William Franke's imigration info:
Name:August Franke
Arrival Date:19 May 1851
Estimated birth year:abt 1824 Age:27 Gender:Male
Port of Departure:Hamburg, Germany
Destination:New York
Place of Origin:Berlin
Ship Name:Enterprise of Stockton
View Passenger List Source Citation: Year: 1851; Arrival: New York , United States; Microfilm serial: M237; Microfilm roll: M237_98; Line: 18; List number: 538. 
Family links: 
  August Franke (1854 - 1915)*
  Theresa Tracy Franke (1856 - 1934)*
  Wilhemina J. Franke (1858 - 1944)*
  William Franke (1860 - 1928)*
  Augusta Franke Drake (1866 - 1950)*
  Lizzie Franke Drake (1869 - 1959)*
  Louis Franke (1872 - 1942)*
*Calculated relationship
Hillside Cemetery
DeWitt County
Texas, USA
Plot: I-B ???
Created by: Lynda Lehmann-French
Record added: Feb 13, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65623628
Wilhelmina Mena Minnie <i>Geoffert</i> Franke
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