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The group I am seeking lived in Mnsterappel, in Bavaria, Germany, in the 1813-1870 period. Maria Catherine Thamerus came to the US and settled in New York City, but (family legend says) she had brothers who settled in Kentucky and Pennsylvania. Her father was Michael Thamerus and her mother Elizabeth Fleischer; siblings were Jacobina, Johann Friedrich, Charlotta, Elisabetha, and Michael. One story an aunt told me claims that her father was a wine exporter, and she and her brothers sailed to the US on a ship that ran aground on the coast of Africa during a storm encountered en route.

Surnames: Thamerus Thammerus
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on 2009-05-28 21:31:45

Spangehl , from Chicago, USA, has been a Family Tree Circles member since Jan 2008. is researching the following names: SPANGHEL, SPANGEHL, MANGINELLI and 38 other(s).

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by pstella on 2014-06-20 22:43:31

I believe that my great great grandfather is the Michael Thamerus brother of Maria Catherine Thamerus. If the records I searched correctly, he had 2 daughters, Luise and Elise. Luise lived in Mackenbach, Pfalz

by Spangehl on 2015-12-06 01:02:12

What evidence do you have for this? I have the record from Muensterappel of Michael's birth, but nothing from after that date.

by familydetective on 2015-12-06 06:10:00

Deutschland Geburten und Taufen
Name Maria Katharina Thamerus
Gender Female
Christening Date 23 Jul 1837
Christening Place EVANGELISCH,MUNSTERAPPEL,PFALZ,BAVARIA
Father's Name Michael Thamerus
Mother's Name Elisabetha Fleischer

by familydetective on 2015-12-06 06:14:03

There is also this one:


Deutschland Geburten und Taufen
Name Maria Katharina Thamerus
Gender Female
Christening Date 12 Jul 1835
Christening Place EVANGELISCH,MUNSTERAPPEL,PFALZ,BAVARIA
Father's Name Philipp Thamerus
Mother's Name Katharina Maier

by familydetective on 2015-12-06 06:33:03

There is this passenger list:

New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1957
Name: Catharine Thamerus
Arrival Date: 10 Aug 1854
Birth Date: abt 1838
Age: 16
Gender: Female
Ethnicity/ Nationality: German
Place of Origin: Germany
Port of Departure: Bremen, Germany
Destination: United States of America
Port of Arrival: New York, New York
Ship Name: Anna Louisa

The actual list is difficult to read but there is also

Jacob 30
Elizabeth 26
Christian or Christine 19
Catherine 16
Cannot read last entry but looks like it begins with L 53.

You may have access to the records in the USA I am based in England

by familydetective on 2015-12-06 06:40:23

Deutschland Geburten und Taufen
Name Michael Thamerus
Gender Male
Christening Date 27 Apr 1845
Christening Place EVANGELISCH,MUNSTERAPPEL,PFALZ,BAVARIA
Father's Name Michael Thamerus
Mother's Name Elisabetha Fleischer

Deutschland Geburten und Taufen
Name Scharlotta Thamerus
Gender Female
Christening Date 05 Oct 1834
Christening Place EVANGELISCH,MUNSTERAPPEL,PFALZ,BAVARIA
Father's Name Michael Thamerus
Mother's Name Elisabetha Fleischer

Deutschland Geburten und Taufen
Name Elisabetha Thamerus
Gender Female
Christening Date 14 Jun 1840
Christening Place EVANGELISCH,MUNSTERAPPEL,PFALZ,BAVARIA
Father's Name Michael Thamerus
Mother's Name Elisabetha Fleischer


Deutschland Geburten und Taufen
Name Jacobina Thamerus
Gender Female
Christening Date 16 Oct 1831
Christening Place EVANGELISCH,MUNSTERAPPEL,PFALZ,BAVARIA
Father's Name Michel Thamerus
Mother's Name Elisabetha Fleischer

Deutschland Geburten und Taufen
Name Johann Friederich Thamerus
Gender Male
Christening Date 30 Sep 1832
Christening Place EVANGELISCH,MUNSTERAPPEL,PFALZ,BAVARIA
Father's Name Michel Thamerus
Mother's Name Elisabetha Fleischer

by familydetective on 2015-12-06 07:03:07

Who did Maria Katharina Thamerus marry, date/year, where. Did she always go by the name of Maria or Katharina / Katharine or Catharina -Catharine

by familydetective on 2015-12-06 07:05:30

Did the Surname remain Thamerus or did it get changed in the US Thamer or something else?

by familydetective on 2015-12-06 07:11:33

Is this her marriage?

New York City, Marriages, 1600s-1800s
Name: Edwin F. W. Brokowski
Spouse Name: Marie C. Thammerus
Marriage Date: 1870
Marriage Place: Manhattan, New York, New York

Marriage ID: 2220793412
Certificate Number: 5449

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