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Gerhardt Heinrich Toensing

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  • Name Gerhardt Heinrich Toensing 
    Gender Male 
    Born 22 August 1835  Brockhausen, Wittlage, Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Baptism 30 August 1835  Barkhausen, Wittlage, Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • sponsor: Gerhard Heinrich Tönsing in Brokhausen
    Cause of Death Pneumonia 
    Confirmation 14 April 1850  Barkhausen, Wittlage, Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Immigration 11 September 1857  Baltimore Co., Maryland, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 7
    • Steamship Blücher
    Naturalization 13 October 1863  Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Vol 2, p. 460, Probate Court
    Occupation Salesman For Root, Whitelaw & Co.  [9
    Cemetery Monroe Street Cemetery, Section F, Lot 24, E Half, Grave 3, S. Line  [10, 11
    Residence(s) 1835: #1 Brokhausen, Wittlage, Hannover, Germany
    1850: #1 Brockhausen, Wittlage, Hannover, Germany
    1861: Tonsing, G. Henry, clerk, Paine
    1862: Tonsing, G. Henry, clerk, 161 Water, h. Paine (city directory)
    1863-4: Tonsing, Henry, clerk, house 97 Penn
    1864-5: Tonsing, Henry G., salesman, 101 Superior, h. Jersey, ws
    1865-6: Tonsing G. Henry, salesman, b Mechanic
    1866-7: Tonsing, Gerhard H., salesman, b. 43 Mechanic
    1870: Cleveland, Ward 11, Ohio
    1880-1890: Tonsing, Henry, store clerk, 149 Chatham (now 3704 Chatham)  [4, 6, 9, 12, 13, 14
    Died 21 May 1899  Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [15, 16
    • at home
    Buried Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
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    Person ID I1968  Lisa's Genealogy
    Last Modified 25 October 2014 

    Father Ernst Heinrich Tönsing,   b. 26 February 1804, Brockhausen, Wittlage, Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 July 1869, Westlake (Dover Twp.), Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Maria Sophia Caroline Möllers-Rüter,   b. 16 October 1804, Brockhausen, Wittlage, Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 December 1897, Westlake (Dover Twp.), Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 26 November 1829  Barkhausen, Wittlage, Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Residence(s) 1846: 1, Brockhausen, Hannover, Germany
    1858: Newberry, West Dover, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio
    1869: Dover (21 rods and 2 links N of the SE corner of lot 91, then S 89.75, W 37 chains and 96 links to the W line of lot, then N 21 rods and 2 links, then N 89.75, E 37 and 96 links to the E line, then S 21 rods and 2 links to the place of beginning. 20 acres).  [1
    Family ID F20  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Anna Maria Elizabeth Höcker,   b. 22 February 1845, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 January 1929, Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 25 October 1866  Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [18, 19, 20, 21
    • Trinity Lutheran Church
    Residence(s) 1866-7: Tonsing, Gerhard H., salesman, h. 43 Mechanic
    1867-8: Penn near Chatham, Cleveland, OH
    1869-99: 149 Chatham, Cleveland, OH,  [9, 22, 23
    Children 
    +1. Caroline Toensing,   b. February 1868, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Maria Louise (Lizzy) Toensing,   b. September 1869, Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 November 1947, Westlake (Dover Twp.), Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years)
    +3. Martha Toensing,   b. 17 September 1872, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 February 1951  (Age 78 years)
     4. Maria Pauline Henriette Toensing,   b. 27 November 1875, Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 August 1876, Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +5. Marie Magdalena Toensing,   b. 5 January 1879, Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 June 1938, Ridgewell Twp., Lorain Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     6. Catherine Marie Caecilie Toensing,   b. 10 September 1881, Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. July 1901, Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)
     7. Toensing,   b. 10 September 1881, Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 September 1881, Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     8. Anna Cora Alvine (Cora) Toensing,   b. 11 November 1887, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 February 1967  (Age 79 years)
    Family ID F1255  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsNaturalization - 13 October 1863 - Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 October 1866 - Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 May 1899 - Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend Address Cemetery Farm Town Parish City County/Shire State/Province Country Region Not Set

  • Notes 
    • Cleveland Plain Dealer, May 26, 1891, p. 3
      PROBATE COURT
      JUDGE WHITE
      Gerhard H. Tonsing, administrator, vs. H. F. Tonsing et al. Land sale, Confirmed.

      last residence: 149 Chatham Ave.

      May have found Gerhardt in the 1880 census under John Tonsing, wife Anna, children Caroline, Lizzy, Martin, Lena. He was living at 149 Chatham Ave.

      Filed his Declaration of Aliens on 1-Nov-1860. See Vol. 1, p. 110, Probate Court Naturalization Records. [8]

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    8. [S1343] Naturalization Records, 1818-1931.

    9. [S322] To(e)nsing Surnames in Cleveland.

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    16. [S579] 1899.

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    23. [S1343] Naturalization Records, 1818-1931, Witnessed Frederick Bresser’s Naturalization.


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