Researching emigration to the United States from Canach in Luxembourg
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SCHOLTES Ferdinand, born in Germany 21 Nov 1821, son of Nicholas Scholtes (a native of Canach) and Catherine Selterner. Married Mary LINDEN. They sold their house in Canach 28 Jan 1857, set up a power of attorney 4 Mar 1857 and left shortly afterwards for Wisconsin. He died 25 Dec 1905 in Dacada, Ozaukee and Sheboygan Counties, Wisconsin. Other known children: Henry Scholtes, went to Tampa, Florida, Hillborough Co. FL; Catherine Scholtes, wife of Franz Ney, from Dacada
SCHOLTES Anthony, brother of the above, born 28 March 1825 in Canach, Luxembourg, married 5 May1850 in Lenningen Anna ERPELDING born in Canach 1 March 1826, emigrated on ship “Westernland” departing Antwerp 15 Dec 1890, heading to St. Charles , Winona Co. MN, where his children had already emigrated:
a) Catherine Scholtes, widow of John Hoffmann, wife of Michael Wilwerding
b) Mary Scholtes, wife of Michael Feltes
c) Margaret Scholtes, wife of Carl Clemens
In Jan and Mar 1891, they have their remaining property sold in Canach.
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