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Gerhard SPECKELS

Male 1829 - 1918  (89 years)


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  • Name Gerhard SPECKELS 
    Born 31 Jan 1829  Jaderbollenhagen, Rastede, Oldenburg Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 22 Feb 1829  Jade, Rastede, Oldenburg Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Immigration 7 Dec 1847  Galveston, Galveston, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • aboard the Helen and Elise
    Census Sep 1850  Colorado County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census 22 Jun 1860  Fayette County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • P.O. Round Top
    Census 6 Jul 1880  Fayette County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Census 6 Jun 1900  Fayette County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Justice Precinct 3
    Census 25 Apr 1910  Fayette County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Justice Precinct 3
    Occupation Farmer 
    Occupation Teamster 
    Cause of death Old Age 
    Died 18 Jun 1918  Nechanitz, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried 19 Jun 1918  Waldeck Cemetery, Waldeck, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Person ID I3596  Dyal and Speckels
    Last Modified 27 Jul 2016 

    Father Eilerd SPECKELS,   b. 9 Jan 1782, Jaderaußendeich, Duchy of Oldenburg, Holy Roman Empire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1861, Warrenton, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Anna Catherine HELLWIG,   b. Abt 3 May 1793, Jaderberg, Duchy of Oldenburg, Holy Roman Empire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1864  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Married 2 Jul 1827  Jade, Rastede, Grand Duchy of Oldenburg, German Confederation Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Family ID F2553  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Doretta LENERT,   b. 27 Jun 1842, Kingdom of Hanover Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1928  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 7 Jan 1866  Fayette County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • by Neuthard, M. G.
    Children 
     1. Charles Henry SPECKELS,   b. 29 Dec 1866, Fayette County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1937, Fayette County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     2. Ludwig SPECKELS,   b. 23 Oct 1869, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1881  (Age 11 years)
     3. Louise SPECKELS,   b. 24 Jul 1871, Fayette County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1940, Nechanitz, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     4. Fred SPECKELS,   b. 10 Feb 1873, Fayette County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1960, Ledbetter, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    +5. Annie SPECKELS,   b. 28 Mar 1876, Nechanitz, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1967, La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    +6. Willie SPECKELS,   b. 25 Mar 1878, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1973, La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
    +7. Bettie SPECKELS,   b. 27 Jan 1882, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1968, La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2017 
    Family ID F2555  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 7 Dec 1847 - Galveston, Galveston, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Sep 1850 - Colorado County, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 22 Jun 1860 - Fayette County, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Jan 1866 - Fayette County, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 6 Jul 1880 - Fayette County, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 6 Jun 1900 - Fayette County, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 25 Apr 1910 - Fayette County, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Jun 1918 - Nechanitz, Fayette, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 19 Jun 1918 - Waldeck Cemetery, Waldeck, Fayette, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Headstones
    Speckels, Gerhard and Doretta nee Lenert
    Speckels, Gerhard and Doretta nee Lenert
    "Father let thy grace be given, That we may meet in heaven."

  • Sources 
    1. [S350] Baptism, Marriage, and Death Register, Baptisms, p. 221, no. 14.

    2. [S155] Death Records, File #24694.

    3. [S77] Headstone survey, conducted by Robert C. Barritt, 19 Jul 2008.

    4. [S12] Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Fayette County, Texas, ED 37, p. 5A, line 33.

    5. [S1036] Ethel Hander Geue, (1970).

    6. [S8] Seventh Census of the United States, 1850, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Colorado County, Texas, p. 35.

    7. [S9] Eighth Census of the United States, 1860, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Fayette County, Texas, p. 278(b), line 35.

    8. [S11] Tenth Census of the United States, 1880, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Fayette County, Texas, ED 163, p. 33, line 38.

    9. [S13] Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Fayette County, Texas, ED 57, p. 7B, line 77.

    10. [S350] Baptism, Marriage, and Death Register, Marriages, p. 62, no. 13.

    11. [S248] Marriage Records, Fayette County, Texas, vol. C, p. 62.


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