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Great Great Great Grandma, 1881
The journaling reads: Hanna Henrietta Buske Koehler and Mathilde Sophie Emilie Klug. Hanna Henrietta Buske Koehler is my Great, Great, Great Grandmother. She was born on June 1, 1822 in Dolitz, Pommerania, Prussia and died on August 21, 1901 in Pierce County Nebraska. She was married to Christian Koehler (April 20, 1812 Dolitz, Pommerania, Prussia-October 8, 1861 Waukesha County WI). Hanna was the mother of Ferdinand August Freidrich Koehler, who was the father of Frank August Koehler. Frank was married to my Great Grandma Koehler.
Mathilde Sophie Emilie Klug is one of Hanna's grand-daughters.
The document on the right is a copy of Christians' Declaration of Intention to Become a Citizen of the Unted States. It says: On the Fifth day of April A.D. 1858, Christian Kohler did personally appear before the undersigned, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Waukesha County, aforesaid, a Court of Record, and made oath that he was born in Prussia on or about the year 1812, that he emigrated to the United States and landed at the port of New York on or about the month of May A.D. 1854, that it is his intention, in good faith, to become a Citizen of the United States, and to renounce forever all fealty, allegiance and fidelity to any and every foreign Prince, Potentate, State or Sovereignty whatever, and particularly to Frederick William the 4th, King of Prussia whereof he is now subject.
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