On 6 May, 1884, just 2 days after their friends, the BULKO girls & Gottfried WIEDNER left on the “Harmonia,” Gottlieb NUEMANN Jr., his family and sister-in-law, left HAMBURG, Germany, on the 1100 passenger ship “Lessing;” arriving in New York on the 27 May 1884. Their names are misspelled in indexes as “Naumann” and “Chittau.” The entry clearly brackets them as traveling together, from TURNOW, BRANDENBERG. Suspected Wends on the boat included: Anna BARTUSCH from LANDAU, Johan BARTELS, Hienrich HEINS, Johan KUBISCH, Augustine BARSCH, Wilhelm MAUST, Ida and Auguste OTTO, among others.
1) Gottlieb John NUEMANN, 33, farmer, of TURNOW
2) Wife: Louise CHITTAN Nuemann, 333) Daughter: Mary NUEMANN, 7, married Martin BUCKWAR who immigrated in 1893, from DRACHHAUSEN
4) Daughter: Anna NUEMANN, 8 months, married Edgar Kern in 1906
CHITTAN, 22, marries
DENNING and moves to
The 3 generations of the
NUEMANN family moved directly
NUEMANN, Sr. 62, of
Family lore says Martin senior arrived with them,
but he is not shown on the roster of this boat, either leaving
They became members of
7) Elizabeth Loy NUEMANN, b 1887, married Harry Breen.
8) Helene Clara NUEMANN, b 1891, married Walter Brown.
9) Unknown son NUEMANN, Abt. 1895
Louise died in 1915, from an infection caused by a sliver from an elderberry bush.
By 1880, the population of
Revised 6 Apr 2006
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