23 March 2010

Fearless Females: Day 23

Today's prompt for the Fearless Female Women's History blog challenge is:

March 23 — Create a timeline for a female ancestor using your favorite software program or an online timeline generator such as OurTimelines.Post an image of it or link.

Here is a timeline for my great-great-grandmother, Katherine TOEMMES.

1827: Katherine TOEMMES born in Trassem, Kreis Saarburg, Prussia to Johann TOEMMES and Maria SCHMITT
1853: Emigrated to America with her mother, brother and three sisters on the Finland
btwn 1853 and 1856: Married Evert HUIGEN of Holland
1856: Daughter Mary Julia born in IL
1858: Son Bernard "Barney" August born in IL
1860: Daughter Maria born in Hopewell Twp., Marshall Co., IL
1862: Son John Edward born in Hopewell Twp., Marshall Co., IL
1864: Husband Every HUIGEN died
btwn 1864 and 1869: Married Nicolas WEND of Luxembourg and moved to Magnolia Twp.,  Putnam Co., IL
1869: Daughter Emma born in Magnolia Twp.,  Putnam Co., IL
1871: Son Joseph born
btwn 1880 and 1895: Moved with husband Nicolas to live with daughter Emma's family in Franklin Twp., Cass Co., IA
1899: Died in the Illinois State Hospital for the Insane in Jacksonville, Morgan Co., IL

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