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Ludwig FALKNER
Birth:
Abt 1825/27
Darmstadt, Hessen, Germany
Death:
11 Aug 1893
New York City, New York, New York
Burial:
12 Aug 1893
Marriage:
9 Apr 1858
New York City, New York, New York
Father:
Living
Mother:
Living
Individual Information
Sources:
New Jersey, Certificate of Death (Poss. of Vicki Treu) D24.12
Notes:
                   Louis Falkner fought in the Civil War 1861-1864.  Mustered out in
South Carolina due to rheumatism (chronic).  When he was 17 years old he was in
the German army and wanted to kill the prince.  He put $50 in his shirt, got on
a boat and never took shirt off.  He worked his way across on a ship.

Arrived from Bremen, Germany on the "Dorette" in New York on April 17, 1858.
Filby German Passenger Lists Vol. 11

1860 Census lists Ludwig Falkner 35 yrs, Hessen-Darmstadt; Catharine Falkner 37
yrs, HessenDarmstadt; Amenia 1 yr, New York. (Census film # 0803801, Family 67.

Declaration of Invalid Person, New York 1889, in posession of Vicki Treu D23.12
Declaration of Widow's Pension, New York 1893, in posession of Vicki Treu D23.14

Married Mary Boumas, widow of Peter Boumas on April 9, 1858.  Did they marry on
the ship?  Dates of arrival and marriage don't agree. This as stated in the
Widow's pension .

Ludwig Falkner is listed in the New York directories:
Falkner, Ludwig, tailor, h. 145 Sixth St. (Film #1377171) 1862 & 1863
Falkner, Ludwig, tailor, h. 107 Sixth St. (Film #1377175) 1868
Falkner, Ludwig, tailor, h. 180 First Ave. (Film #1377176) 1869

NAME:
    Ludwig aka Louis
                  
Marie Catharine SCHMIDT
Birth:
25 Dec 1820
Darmstadt, Starkenburg, Hessen, Germany
Chr:
7 Jan 1821
Darmstadt, Starkenburg, Hessen, Germany
Death:
9 Dec 1903
Arlington, Hudson, New Jersey
Individual Information
Sources:
Darmstadt-Hessen, Germany Church Books, Book 13, Reel 2765, pg. 144 - birth
Notes:
                   Batch K931997

Dates 1819-1832
Source 1190508
Film
Extracted Christening Record from the Stadtpfarrei Evangelisch church

Widow of Peter Boumas as stated in Widow's pension. D23.14

1860 Census, listed as Catharine, ae 37 making her birth year as 1823.

8/14/2003
General Affidavit given by William Susman (Susmun) for Mary Falkner.  Affidavit in Possession of Vicki Treu

DOCUMENTS:  D23.13,  D23.13A
                  
Children
Marriage
1
Birth:
18 May 1859
Manhattan, New York, New York
Death:
6 Jan 1896
Arlington, Hudson, New Jersey
Marr:
20 Sep 1877
Manhattan, New York, New York 
Individual Information
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Ludwig Falkner - Marie Catharine Schmidt

Ludwig Falkner was born at Darmstadt, Hessen, Germany Abt 1825/27.

He married Marie Catharine Schmidt 9 Apr 1858 at New York City, New York, New York . Marie Catharine Schmidt was born at Darmstadt, Starkenburg, Hessen, Germany 25 Dec 1820 daughter of Johann Philipp Schmidt and Johanne Sophie Benz .

They were the parents of 1 child:
Wilhelmina Falkner born 18 May 1859.

Ludwig Falkner died 11 Aug 1893 at New York City, New York, New York .

Marie Catharine Schmidt died 9 Dec 1903 at Arlington, Hudson, New Jersey .

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