|Henry Blanck, the husband of Melosine Erxmeyer Blanck|
|Henry and Dorethe Erxmeyer, the parents of Melosine Erxmeyer Blanck|
Melosine Erxmeyer a brief Biographical Sketch|
Melosine Erxmeyer born in Walzrode, Germany in 1848, immigrated to the Hoboken in December 1872 where she married Henry Blanck in 1874. Melosine Erxmeyer Blanck died in Hoboken in 1925.
Birth of Melosine Erxmeyer
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 Mulusine Erxmeyer baptized in Meinerdingen, Walsrode-Vorbruck 13 February 1846 and baptized February 22, 1846in 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.
The information on the birth of Melosine was taken from her marriage record to Henry Blanck.
Other records confirm that her parents were Henry Erxmeyer and Dorethe (Dovette) Hogrefe.
Melusine Erxmeyer, age 26, emigrated to the United States with a one month old, unnamed, female infant aboard the Bremen from Bremen to New York. They arrived on December 26, 1872. It would appear that Melusine's daughter, Minnie, was born on board the ship. There is a notation on the bottom of the manifest that says, "One infant born at sea." Looking through the list of passengers, Minnie is the only infant of less that six months. The manifest lists Melosine Erxmeyer, age 26 and baby Erxmeyer, age 1 month. This information was taken the ship manifest of the Bremen.
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 Melosine's brother. Julie Lehman was Melosine's sister.
Wilhlemina, the Daughter of of Melusine Erxmeyer
Wilhelmina, AKA, Minnie was born on board the ship "Bremen" in December 1872.
See Immigration above.
Children of Melusine Erxmeyer and Henry Blank
Death of Melosine 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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