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Melusine Erxmeyer a brief Biographical Sketch|
Melusine Erxmeyer born in Walzrode, Germany in 1848, immigrated to the Hoboken in December 1872 where she married Henry Blanck in 1874. Melusine Erxmeyer Blanck died in Hoboken in 1925.
Birth of Melosine Erxmeyer - Walsrode 1846
Katharina Charlotte Wilhelmina Melusine 13 February 1846 of Heinrich Wilhelm Erxmeier and Johanne Dorothe Marie Hogrefe Meinerdingen, Walsrode-Vorbruck (Ev.- Luth. Kirchengemeinde Walsrode Febuary 2006)
Katherina Charlotte Wilhemine Melusine Erxmeyer baptized in Meinerdingen, Walsrode-Vorbruck 13 February 1846 and baptized February 22, 1846 in Hilperdingen, father Heinrich Erxmeyer "Kothenr" (farmer) and Dorothe Hogrefe, St Georg Kirche in Meinerdingen, witnesses, Katharina Ahrens, Charlotte Bartels, and Wilhelmine Niemaber, Meinerdingen Ev Luth Chruch April 2007.
US records indicate that Melusine Erxmeyer was born in Walzrode, Hannover, Germany on February 13, 1848, the daughter of Henry Erxmeyer and Dorethe Hogrefe.
Birth of Daughter, Wilhelmine Julie Charlotte Henriette Erxmeyer May 1871
Melusine Wilhelmine Charlotte Erxmeyer of Lehe and no name, illegitimate daughter Wilhelmine Julie Charlotte Henriette 27.5.1871 (Die Einwohner des Fleckens Lehe 1827-1875 - Inhabitants of Lehe)
Minnie, the infant born to Melusine, listed her father as Heinrich Blank on her marriage certificate in 1897. It is possible that Henry Blanck was her father. He was born in Lehe and immigrated to the US in August 1871. Melusine and Henry would have know each other in Lehe as they belonged to the same congregation.
Melusine and Henry married in Hoboken in 1874.
Melusine Erxmeyer, age 26, emigrated to the United States unnamed, female baby age "1" aboard the Bremen from Bremen to New York. They arrived on December 26, 1872. The manifest lists Melusine Erxmeyer, age 26 and baby Erxmeyer, age "1". This information was taken the ship manifest of the Bremen. There were 273 passengers on board.
The Bremen was built in 1858. Her maiden voyage was June 19, 1858. She sank October 16th 1882 at south Farallones Californian.
The Marriage of Melusine Erxmeyer and Henry Blanck
Melusine Erkmeyer, age 27, daughter of Henry and Dorothea Erxmeyer, and Heinrich Blank, shoemaker, age 27, son of Christopher and Dovette Blanck, both of Hoboken, New Jersey were married on November 15, 1874, minister Leopold Mohr. (New Jersey State Marriage Record Volume BN, page 357, Hoboken, Hudson, New Jersey).
German Evangelical Church Record
Henry Blank, born on January 16, 1847 in Bremerlehe, Hannover and Melusine Erxmeyer born in Walzrode, Hannover were married on February 13, 1848, witnesses, F. Erxmeyer and Julie Lehman (GECH).
Note: F. Erxmeyer was Melusine's brother. Julie Lehman was Melusine's sister.
Children of Melusine Erxmeyer and Henry Blank
Death of Melusine Erxmeyer Blanck
"Melusina" Blanck died on September 27, 1925 at 213 Willow Avenue in Hoboken of general dropsy (nephtitid) due to physical inactivity. She had been bed-ridden for 4 years after fracturing her hip. The death certificate lists her parents as, Henry Erxmeyer of Germany and Dora Grobe of Germany, it says she was born on February 13, 1846 and that she was 79 years, 7 months and 14 days old at the time of her death. The information was supplied by her son, Henry Blanck of 213 Willow Street, Hoboken. She was buried in the Erxmeyer Plot in Grove Church Cemetery in Hudson, County on September 29, 1925.
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