Gerhard Blanck★ (1777-1849), a Brief Biographical Sketch
Gerhard Blanck was born in Germany circa 1777, the son of Johann Friedrich Blanck.
He married Catherine Brunjes in 1804. They had three children born in Lehe
1808 and 1817. Catherine died and Gerhard married Margarethe Jahnchen in 1827. They had
three children between 1829 and 1836. Margarethe died in 1846. Gerhard died in 1849.
Birth of Gerhard Blanck
Gerhard Blanck, the son of Johann Freidrick Blanck was born circa 1777. His mother is unknown, but may have been
Anna Thibar Blanck.
Gerhard Blanck, linenweaver, the son of Johann Freidrich Blanck, married
Catherine Brunjes, the daughter of
Hienrich Brunjes of Wachholtz, on December 14, 1804.
This marriage was one of seven marriage in Lehe that year.
Children of Gerhard Blanck★ and
Gerhard Blanck and Catherine Brunjes had:
- ✟ Anna Catherine Margarethe, daughter of linenweaver, Gerhard Blanck
and his wife, Catherine Brunjes, was born on April 6 and baptized on April 8, 1808.
Witnesses: Christ. Wedekind, Gottfried Blanck, Anna Ringer, D Kocks, M. Knachen.
Death: Catherine Margareta Blanck was buried on January 31 1809, age 9 months.
- Johann Fredrick Blanck, son of Gerhard Blanck and Catherine Brunjes,
was baptized on September 16, 1810.
Witnesses: Johann Freidrich Blanck, J. Steinberg, Conr. Hadeler, Fr. Kocten.
Johann Friedrich Blanck was confirmed on March 26, 1826.
Marriage: "Young man" Johann Fredrich Blanck, Arbeitsmann (laborer) Einwohner (resident), Lehe, the son of Gerhard Blanck
linenweaver, married Luzie Adelheid Dahm, the daughter of Mehrend Dahm, Kothner Freschlunberg on November 29, 1833.
Seven Year Break
- Georg Gottfried, the son of Johann Friedrich Blanck, and Lucce ___ , nee Dahm
born on January 25, and baptized on February 15, 1835. Witnesses:___, Joh. Gottfreid Blanck,
_____, ____ , _____ .
Heinrich Christopher Blanck★ and Dorothy Wenzel★
Heinrich Christopher Blanck was born December 20, and
baptized on December 26, 1817, the son of linenweaver, Gerhard Blanck and
Witnesses: Heinrich "Pranges", Johann Niclaus Hahn, Jurgen Christopher Blanck,
Rebecca Heclshorn and Metta Rapmus.
Heinrich Christopher Blanck was confirmed on April 8, 1833.
Marriage: Heinrich Christopher Blanck, mason, son of linenweaver, Gerhard Blanck and and Catherine, nee Brunjes,
married Dorethe Christina Wenzel, the daughter of
shoemaker, Johann Christian Wenzel, and Anna Margarete Bena Sophia Marwede on November
Children: They had nine children between 1844 and
1865 . Their son, Hienrich, emigrated to Hoboken, New Jersey.
For more information on Hienrich Christopher Blanck and Dorethe Wenzel see Heinrich Christopher Blanck
Death of Catherine
Die Einwohner des Fleckens Lehe 1827-1875: listed death
Catherine Brunjes 11.10.1826.
Marriage of Gerhard Blanck, Widow, and
Gerhard Blanck, widower, ----- and linenweaver, married Margarethe Elizabeth Maria
Jahncken, daughter of Johann Jahncken on December 28, 1827.
Die Einwohner des Fleckens Lehe 1827-1875: Seh was the daughter of Johann Jchen Luder J. Wosmer, Amt Domitz
born circa 1800.
Children of Gerhard Blanck and
Gerhard Blanck and Margareth Elizabeth Jahncken had:
- Catherine Friedrike Elisabeth Blanck (1829-?) and Heinrich Christian Ludwig Bartels
Catherine Friedericke Elizabeth Blanck, the daughter of Gerhard Blanck
and Margarethe Elisabeth Marie Jahncken, was born on January 21 and
baptized on February 15, 1829.
Witnesses: Can't read.
Catherine Frederike Elizabeth Blanck, the daughter of linenweaver, Gerhard Blanck,
was confirmed at age 15 in 1844.
Child: ✟ Johann Dietrick Blanck, the son of Catherine
Friederike Elizabeth Blanck
born May 28, 1852, baptized April 18, 1852. Among the sponsors were (?)
Blanck and Gottfied Blank.
Death of Johann Dietrick Blanck: Johann Dietrick, age 4 months, son of Catherine
Friedrike Elizabeth Blanck
died on August 5, 1852 and was buried on August 9, 1852 "Schwache"
Die Einwohner des Fleckens Lehe 1827-1875: Catherine Friederike Elisabeth Blanck, Lehe,
daughter of deceased Gerhard Blanck, Lehe
linenweaver and deceased Margarethe Elisabeth Marie Jahncken - Louis Jaker, Schneidergeselle aus
Darmstadt (no date) Kind Johann Diedrich *28.3.1852 ✟5.8.1852 Schwache
Die Einwohner des Fleckens Lehe 1827-1875:
Heinrich Christian Ludwig Bartels, Schuhmachergesell aus Gottingen, Arbeitsmann, Lehe, (So. Heinrich Christian B.,
Johanne Sophie Dorette Angerstein), * Gottengen 25. 2. 1830,
⚭ 10.1.1858 Katherine
Friedrike Elisabeth Blanck, Lehe (To. Gerhard B. Leinweber, ⚭
Margarethe Elisabeth Marie Jahnken), * Lehe 21.1.1829
Marie Henriette Louise (*) 17.2.1855
Heinrich Herman Carl (*) 29.6.1856 ✟ 2.3.1867, 10.8.4 Brust und Drusenkrankheit
Charlotte Amalie Elisabeth * 29.1.1858
Julianne (Zwilling), * 15.4.1859 ✟ 29.3.1860 Brustkrankheit
Johann Friedrich (Zwilling) *15.4.1859 ✟ 14.8.1859 Schlagfuss
Note on Heinrich Herman Carl "1867: Bartels order richtiger Blanck genannt Bartels.
- ✟Johann Diedrich, son of Gerhard Blanck and Elizabeth Jahncken,
was born on February 12 and baptized on March 4, 1831.
Johann Dietrich Blanck son of Gerhard Blanck was confirmed in 1849.
Die Einwohner des Fleckens Lehe 1827-1875: Died 2.4. 1848 age 21 years, - months and 7 days -
Schwindsucht (consumption TB), Schffszimmerman (ship's carpenter), ledig (single)
- Gottfried Hienrich Wilhelm Blanck, son of Gerhard Blanck and
Margarethe Elizabeth Tahnchen was born November 29, 1835 and baptized on May 5, 1836.
Gottfried Hienrich Wilhelm Blanck was confirmed in 1851.
Margarethe Jahncken Blanck
"Elizabeth", nee Jahnken, age 48, wife of Gerhard Blanck died on August 24, 1848
and was buried on August 26, 1848.
Death of Gerhard Blanck
Gerhard Blanck, age 72, widower of Margarethe Elizabeth Maria, nee Jahnken,
died on August 9 and was buried on August 13, 1849.