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Margarethe Adelheid "Margaret" Harting Meyer
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Birth: Jan. 27, 1821, Germany
Death: May 18, 1878
Richmond
Wayne County
Indiana, USA

Church Records
St George Lutheran Church
Bippen, West Germany

Margarethe Adelheid Harting was baptized on FEB 2, 1821 In Bippen Church.


Parents:
Johann Bathold Harting from Harbke
Grethe Adelhaid Renzelberg from Harbke

Godparents:
(Colona) Anna Grethe Renzelberg wife of Herman Bruns from Dalum
(Colona) Anna Grethe Adelheid Kottman from Harbke
Johann Hinrich Berens from Ohrte

Note--The prefix "Colona" is a latin word used back then to designate a women who was the sole heir ( the oldest child) to the ownership of the family land and homeplace. When a "Colona" married, her husband and their children were required to use ---her maiden name-- as their surname. Her brothers & sisters received little inheritance and lived in a tenant house and worked for Colona for balance of life at low wages.


Marriage in Bippen Church on March 17, 1842

Hermann Diederich Meyer Born in Doethen Oct 2, 1818
He was a "Huerling"---a haymaker.
Margaretha Adleheid Harting Born in Bokern Jan 27, 1821

Parents of Bridegroom;
Herman Berend Meyer, Doethen
Catherine Adelheid Schwieters also Doethen

Parents of Bride
Johann Barthold Harting Doethen
Margaretha Adelheid Renzelberg also Doethen



Baltimore Passenger and Immigration Lists, 1820-1872
about Adelheid Meyer
Name: Adelheid Meyer
Arrival Date: 8 Oct 1847
Age: 27
Gender: Female
Port of Departure: Bremen
Ship: Pallas
Port of Arrival: Baltimore
Place of Origin: Dothen
National Archives' Series Number: M255
Microfilm Roll Number: 6
List Number: 130
Destination: Indiana


 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Hermann Diederich Meyer (1818 - 1887)
 
Burial:
Lutherania Cemetery
Richmond
Wayne County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Virgie Perrin
Record added: Oct 17, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 99058760
 

 
 
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