Amke Wallrich Broers

Female4 November 1798–29 February 1872

Brief Life History of Amke Wallrich

When Amke Wallrich Broers was born on 4 November 1798, in Großoldendorf, Leer, Hanover, Prussia, Germany, her father, Wallrich Broers, was 25 and her mother, Moder Ubben, was 25. She married Gerhard Wirtje Dänekas on 30 May 1818, in Remels, Leer, Hanover, Prussia, Germany. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 29 February 1872, in Iroquois, Illinois, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Cruger, Woodford, Illinois, United States.

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Gerhard Wirtje Dänekas
Amke Wallrich Broers
Marriage: 30 May 1818
Wirtje Danekas
Annie Dänekas
Robert Dänekas
Wallrich Gerhards Dänekas
Folket Denekes
Moder Dänekas
Weyert Dänekas
Ameke Anna Danekas
Gepke Dänekas
Ubbe Robert Gerhard Danekas

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  • Marriage
    30 May 1818Remels, Leer, Hanover, Prussia, Germany
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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 2

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    1813 · Germans defeat Napolean in Leipzig

    Age 15

    On Oct 19, 1813, Germany defeats Napolean. The commanding officer for the Allied side was Prince Karl Phillipp Schwarzenberg.

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 21

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    Dutch and North German: patronymic from the personal name Broer .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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