Henry Ernest Paul Brand

  • Birth 10 Feb 1847 Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany
  • Death 16 Mar 1933 Oak Park, Cook County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Forest Park, Cook County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 8223192

Eldest of four children of Ernst Heinrich Conrad Christoph Brand and Katharine Mary Dorothea Freise, his German records give him the name Johann Heinrich Christoph Brand born in Neingraben, Hannover on Feb. 10, 1845.

He immigrated with his parents and two sisters to New York on June 8, 1852 on the S. S. Rastede. The family traveled to Kankakee Co. IL where Henry, Sr. purchased a farm and died within two months in the cholera epidemic. Helped by his famiy, Henry, Jr eventually took over the farm.

He married Rosina Mary Walker in Bonfield on Mar. 3, 1868. They had 10 children, 9 of whom grew to adulthood.

Henry and Rosina eventually retired to Oak Park where both died.



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  • Maintained by: My Family United
  • Originally Created by: Rosetta
  • Added: 30 Dec 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8223192
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Ernest Paul Brand (10 Feb 1847–16 Mar 1933), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8223192, citing Forest Home Cemetery, Forest Park, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by My Family United (contributor 46590689) .