|Birth: ||Mar. 16, 1854|
Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany
|Death: ||Mar. 4, 1941|
Born in Anderlingen, Old Kingdom Hanover to Christopher & Adelaide Young Brandt, John immigrated with his parents in 1873. They settled on a farm near Strawn, but in Ford Co. IL.
In Strawn IL, on June 18, 1882 John married Magdalena "Lena" Gerken (Gerkin). 11 children were born, 8 of whom reached adulthood.
They farmed with his parents and then alone until 1905 when John bought land in Hancock County, 4 miles north of LaHarpe, IL, and moved there with their family. John and Lena retired to LaHarpe.
Magdalena Gerken Brandt (1859 - 1942)
John Theodore Brandt (1886 - 1937)*
Catherine Margaret Brandt Helmers (1888 - 1954)*
Christian Harmon Brandt (1890 - 1983)*
Henry Leonard Brandt (1892 - 1987)*
Edward Brandt (1893 - 1964)*
Magdalena "Lena" Brandt Puckett (1896 - 1970)*
La Harpe Cemetery
Created by: Rosetta
Record added: Jan 24, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7113614
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You appreciated the land and She responded to you. But the work was long and hard. May you rest in peace, Great-Uncle John.|
Added: Feb. 16, 2007