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John Benjamin Weiss
Birth: Sep. 24, 1833, Germany
Death: Apr. 24, 1913
Calhoun County
Michigan, USA

Father: Jonathan Weiss [3/2/1794-8/30/1869]
Mother: Katharina Dorothea White/Weiss [1/19/1799-3/10/1858] Her maiden name is Weiss.

Siblings: John is the 7th child.

Married: Henrietta Caroline Wilhelmina Fredricka Steinkrauss on 2/16/1861.

Children: One.

1. George Weiss

John Benjamin Weiss came to American 6/28/1858 on the ship "Republic" from Bremen Germany. Age 24.

Occupation: 'Locksmith' Tanner Shoe Maker.

Place of last residence "Goldlauter" Germany.

Along with him a 'relative' Fr Wm Weiss age 22.

He bought a farm on 29 Mile Road in Homer, Michigan, which became an Centennial farm in the 1970's.

He was a member of St Paul's Lutheran Church of Albion, Mi

Civil War physical exam papers, but can not find where he served..

Refer Death Cert:

Godfather was Johann Benjamin Will..

Research by Andre.

1 Johann Benjamin (-->USA) Weiss.1 Born am 24 Sep 1833 in Goldlauter.

Taufe Goldl., 24.9.1833: "Johann Benjamin, 7. Kind von Jonathan Weiss, Barchentweber, Holzfäller, und Katharina Dorothea Weiss, gest. 1858, 1.Ehe; Taufpate ist Johann Benjamin Will [der ebenfall nach Amerika abhaut], jüngster Sohn des Johann Lorenz Will, Bleicher, Gemeinde Vorsteher"1;
Ankunft in USA am 28.6.1858 mit dem Schiff "Republik" in New York (Abfahrt Bremen), Manifest Nr. 9228: "Weiss, Joh. Benj. (24J.)"; [der sich auch diesem Schiff befindliche "Weiss, Fr. Whm. (22J.) aus Goldlauter" ist kein Bruder Benjamins, es kommen aber lt. Taufregister PT 5 verschiedene "Friedrich Wilhelm Weiss" dafür in Frage...]2;


1 Johann Benjamin (-> USA) Weiss.1 Born on Sep 24, 1833 in Goldlauter.

. Baptism Goldl, 09/24/1833: "John Benjamin, 7th child of Jonathan Weiss, fustian weavers, woodcutters, and Katharina Dorothea White, died in 1858, 1.Ehe; Godfather was Johann Benjamin Will [runs off just falling to America], youngest son of Johann Lorenz Will, Bleicher, community leaders, "1;
Arrival in USA on 6/28/1858 on the ship "Republic" in New York (leaving Bremen), Manifesto No. 9228: "White, John Benj. (24J.) "; [which also contained this ship "White, Fri Whm. (22J.) from Goldlauter "is not a brother Benjamin, but there are according to the baptismal register PT 5 different" Friedrich Wilhelm Weiss "in this question ...]

Family links: 
  Jonathan Weiss (1794 - 1869)
  Catherina Dorothea Weiss Weiss (1799 - 1858)
  Henrietta Caroline Wilhelmine Friedricke Steinkrauss Weiss (1842 - 1919)
  George Frederick Weiss (1862 - 1953)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: B. Germany. D. Homer Twp. Wife Henrietta Stinekrauff m. 2/16/1861. Parents John and ___(Dorerity) Weiss.
Riverside Cemetery
Calhoun County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Block 26, Lot 5.
Maintained by: Bushong Weiss
Originally Created by: Frank Passic, Albion His...
Record added: Nov 25, 2003
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John Benjamin Weiss
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