Posted By:drillbit
Subject:Re: Mansker & McCollum
Post Date:July 16, 2004 at 10:28:12
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Forum:Union County, NM Genealogy Forum
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inez's family went back to germany in the 1800's; the connection would have to be through mansker. there used to be a community of masker, which no longer exists, but, i believe, was near thomas and sedan. a relative of this farmily is you might give him a shout, also his wife is from that area. dbit

"WEILAND, Frances J. HOLSCHER b. 2 Feb 1861, Camum (Canan), Germany. d. 17 Jun 1940, Clayton, Union, NM; 79 yr 4 mo 15 da; lived in Union Co., NM for 31 yr; came to U.S. at age 20 yr; made home in Macon Co., IL. Husband: Berend Ubben WEILAND; md. at age 23 yr; he came from Germany 2 yr before she did; he d. 12 Aug 1934; 10 children; 3 preceded her in death. Parents: John HOLSCHER, b. Germany and Feuke HINKECKS, b. Germany. Survived by children: W.O., Alva, OK; John, Guy, NM; Henry and Fred, Clayton, NM; Mrs. T.R. MANSKER, Dalhart, TX; Mrs. Ted CLOUD, Gallup, NM and Bertie, Amarillo, TX; half-sister, Mrs. Anna WESTERMAN, Argenta, IL; a number of relatives in Germany. Burial: 18 Jun 1940; informant: Fred WEILAND, Clayton, NM; cemetery inscription; The Clayton News, 19 Jun 1940, Clayton, NM; d. cert."