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_Joachim Conrad SCHREIB _____+ _Christian Carl August SCHREIB _| | |_Dorothea Elisabeth WICHERT _+ _Karl Johann Friedrich Ludwig SCHREIB _| | | _Johann Joachim David ABEL __+ | |_Louise Johanna ABEL ___________| | |_Dorothea Sophia WICHERT ____+ | |--Martha Louise Josephine SCHREIB | | _____________________________ | ________________________________| | | |_____________________________ |_Anna Margaretha STANGE _______________| | _____________________________ |________________________________| |_____________________________
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In 1900, at the age of 8 months went to Wilsnack, Germany presumably to escape the Boer War (1899-1902).
When the dynamite factory at Modderfontein closed because of the war, her father came to Wilsnack and then a week later the whole family went to New York.
Hamburg departure information:
Given Name: Martha
Age in Years: 2
Attendant Family Members: yes
Place of Residence: Wittenberge
Passanger Number: 01.0081
Passage Number: A1901.0383
Date of Departure: 29.10.1901
Destination of Ship: Southampton; Cherbourg; New York
Name of Ship: Columbia
Ship Type: Dampfschiff
Shipping Company: Hamburg-Amerika Linie (Hamburg-Amerikanische Packetfahrt-Actien-Gesellschaft)
Agent: Hamburg-Amerika Linie (Hamburg-Amerikanische Packetfahrt-Actien-Gesellschaft)
Country Flag of Ship: Deutschland
On November 7, 1901 on the Manifest of the ship Columbia sailing from Hamburg to New York
0016 Schreib, Carl , 32 years
0017 Schreib, Margarethe, 32 years
0018 Schreib, Martha (aged 2 years 6 months)
The purpose of their visit was to visit 'brother in law Paul Schwartz'. Karl had $1600 with him. Previous time spent in the USA was 3 years for Karl and 5 years for Margarethe. Karl's occupation is illegible. Last residence is given as Wittenberge.
She and her mother returned to Wilsnack in 1903 or 1904 where she attended school. Dale Schultz has copy of school report dd 30. September 1905. (Kl. VI)
Returned to South Africa
28 November 1992 - Johannesburg
 [S115] letter from her son
 [S116] son Ernst Schultz