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Ludwig Christopher Ernst VON ROSENBERG

Male 1800 - 1826  (25 years)


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  • Name Ludwig Christopher Ernst VON ROSENBERG 
    Born 26 Apr 1800  Eckitten, Memel, Ostpreußen, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 4 May 1800  Memel, Ostpreußen, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • in Sankt Johannis Kirche
    Religion Lutheran 
    Godparent Fräulein Von Mießacker 
    Godparent Herr Woelke 
    Died 1826  Ciudad de México, Distrito Federal, Mexico Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I3871  Dyal and Speckels
    Last Modified 28 May 2011 

    Father Otto Bohlschwing VON ROSENBERG,   b. 1766, Raddeilen, Memel, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1817, Sarasen, Vilna, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Mother Maria Wilhelmine VON STEMPEL,   b. 1768,   d. 1831  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 21 Oct 1791  Eckitten, Memel, Ostpreußen, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Divorced 1803  [4
    Family ID F2724  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Apr 1800 - Eckitten, Memel, Ostpreußen, Prussia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 4 May 1800 - Memel, Ostpreußen, Prussia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1826 - Ciudad de México, Distrito Federal, Mexico Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • “The younger brother of the pioneer father, Peter Carl Johann von Rosenberg, named Ernst Christoph Ludwig von Rosenberg, was born at Eckitten Estate in 1800. His parents were divorced when he was three years old. He spent his youth in the service of the Russian army and later was a Prussian artillery lieutenant, but he relinquished his commission and came to America in 1821.

      “He landed on the Texas coast about October, 1821. The party was known as Long’s Expedition. They took possession of La Bahia (Goliad) and then were taken prisoners by Mexican troops. They were released upon promising that they would settle peacefully in the country.

      “Ernst Christoph joined the Mexican Army and became a lieutenant colonel, but espoused the cause of Iturbide. He may have been shot upon the downfall of Iturbide, because he was never heard from again.” [4]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1441] Kirchenbuch, 1788-1815, p. 22, no. 82.

    2. [S970] Jon Todd Koenig’s Family Tree, Jon Todd Koenig, 28 May 2011.

    3. [S970] Jon Todd Koenig’s Family Tree, Jon Todd Koenig, 5 Jun 2011.

    4. [S370] The von Rosenberg Family of Texas, ed., Alma von Rosenberg Tomlinson, (Toepperwein Publishing Co. (Boerne, TX, 1949); reprint: Nortex Press (n.p., 1986)), p. 13.


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