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Rosine Vandrey [Block]
aka Rosa or Rosine Fandrey or Wandrey
The old German V and F are pronounced about the same when translated into English.
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b. ABT 1834
|The passenger list when she arrived in America said Rosa was 35 years old when they arrived in 1870. On their marriage record, it said Rosina was age 19 in 1854 (see marriage entry below). The 1880 Federal Census said she was age 46 that year, and the 1905 Wisconsin Census said she was age 72 then.|
Mr. Vandrey and Ms. Gruhlke
|Evaline Tagatz PHILLIPS' notes said that a maternal grandmother on the Block family line had the last name of Gruhlke. I found a marriage record showing Paul Vandrey (age 32) married Justine Grulke (age 26) on Feb. 9, 1834. This was in Lobsens, Prussia, which is the same area where Rosina married Friedrich Block. [SOURCE: LDS Film Batch #8327623; Call No. 1395632 (Patron Sheets 1969-1991) - Evan. Church Record - Lobsens, Posen, Prussia record] This is not proof, however, that this is the Vandrey/Gruhlke couple who gave birth to Rosina. If they were her parents, she would have had several siblings born in the Lobsens area.
To see misc. Gruhlke surname records, go to the Gruhlke web page.
Married Friedrich Wilhelm Block
|Friedrich Wilhelm Block married Rosina Vandrey on Jan. 22, 1854. The groom was 25 years old, and his new bride was 19. This is from a Lobsens, Posen, Prussia record. [SOURCE: LDS Film Batch #8327623; Call No. 1395632 (Patron Sheets 1969-1991) - Evan. Church Record]|
|12 Children with Friedrich Wilhelm Block:||For names, dates and other details about Rosine Vandrey's 12 children, click here to go to her husband's web page.|
July 28, 1870
|A note left by Evaline Tagatz PHILLIPS said: "Delia came to America in a sailing ship with her parents and siblings, and after 12 weeks on the ocean, they landed at Castle Garden, New York, July 28, 1870."
The following passenger list entry was found in Germans to America, Vol. 24:
1880 Federal Census
Village of Germania, Marquette Co., WI
|The 1880 Federal Census in Germania, Marquette Co., WI, shows:
1905 Wisconsin Census in Mecan, Marquette Co., WI
|The 1905 Wisconsin in Mecan, Marquette County, Wisconsin, shows:
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