Wilhelm (William) Brand

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Wilhelm (William) Brand

  • Birth Jun 1836 Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany
  • Death 12 Aug 1852 Kankakee County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Kankakee County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 6627540

Born in Bokeloh, Kingdom of Hanover s/o Johann Heinrich Christian Brandt (1787-1847) m1815 Catharine Sophie Dorothee Busch (1795-aft 1846).

Wilhelm arrived in New York with relatives on the Rastede in June, 1852. He contracted cholera and died with his brother and a niece two months after arriving. He was buried in the new cemetery on the next farm about two miles from the Kankakee River.

The dates above are those on his tombstone. The birth date in Niedersachsen is different.


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  • Maintained by: My Family United
  • Originally Created by: Rosetta
  • Added: 22 Jul 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6627540
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Wilhelm (William) Brand (Jun 1836–12 Aug 1852), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6627540, citing Shreffler Cemetery, Kankakee County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by My Family United (contributor 46590689) .