1. Matthes Domann, 22, farm laborer, of Drachhausen
2. Christian Post, 22, tailor, of Drachhausen
27 Mar 1905, 2 cousins arrive on the ship “
are shown to have $6 a piece and were headed to their "Uncle:" Martin
Posh/ or Post, in
DOMANN may have headed on for the Zearing area, fairly soon after
arrival. He may have been
sponsored by Johan SCHMELLICK,
who had sponsored other Wends, and he (Schmellick) was close friends
Matthes was the son of Matthew DOMANN and Christina BUDER, of DRACHHAUSEN, and was born 14 August 1882. He married Anna Liese MEHLISCH, April, 1908, in Marshall County, Iowa. They had one child, Caroline, born shortly after their marriage. Much secrecy surrounded this marriage and birth and they were very oddly divorced with in a short time.
He married Dena Honeck in about 1912 in the
Anna Liese MEHLISCH’S Aunt, the oldest sister of Martin MEHLISCH Sr., 14 years his senior, had married Martin DOMANN, also of DRACHHAUSEN, in 1867, when her youngest brother Martin was only 8 years old. This would have created a Domann/Mehlisch family relationship.
POST, Jr., was born 10 Jul 1882, the son of Christian
POST, Sr. and Anna
KUBA. The Uncle he declares
he is going to visit in
paternal grandmother was a
KONZAK, a family found in the
Revised 27 Jun 2007
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