Mitch Blank's North-German Genealogy Site
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This page created October 1st, 2003, last updated November 13th, 2017
Blank/Beise Family Album
This album contains many of the family photographs used in the Blank/Beise Family area of this web site, in approximately chronological order.
To see a larger version of any image, click on either the small photo or on its name.
There are also many village photographs on this site that can be found by visiting the places index (click on the Places Index button at left, and then select a village).
Launched in Scotland in 1863, she was the first of several passenger ships to bear the name. She could carry 663 passengers, mostly in immigrant third class, at 11 knots.
An 1872 engine upgrade increased her speed to 14 knots. The North German Line sold her
off in 1894 to an Itaian line who renamed her 'Orazio'.
Hermann Brandenburg and Hattie nee Blank Brandenburg with three of their children: Olga, Jeannie, and Hedwig.
Studio photograph of William and Hanna Riess taken not long before her death in 1895. This photograph was perhaps taken in Rochester, Minnesota -- the nearest city to their Haverhill, Minnesota home.
Photo courtesy of James Riess.
Photo courtesy of Karen Kressin
Front row: Friedrich Wilhelm Bergmann, Ernestine Weidtke Bergmann, August Bergmann (son). Back row: Ida Bergmann Block, Matilda (Tillie) Bergmann Oldenburg, & Wilhelmine Meta (Matie) Runge (their daughters).
Photo courtesy of Marilyn Woodrich.
Anna, Lydia, Ella, and Fritz Blank
The Frömming, and earlier, also the Behl family homes were at the far end of the street on the left.
Photo colorized and provided courtesy of Rafal Makowiecki.
Emilie (Beise) Frömming, son Helmuth, husband Emil Frömming. Section of city wall is
She was build in 1926 in Hamburg, Germany, and served a passenger liner until
WW-II, when she was requisitioned by the German navy and used as floating accomodations, first in Kiel, later in Danzig and Gotenhafen.
In 1945 she was sunk by a mine off of Sassnitz. Refloated in 1950, she was converted into
a whale oil factory. She was scrapped in the USSR in the mid-1970s.
August Koski, Alfred Salchow, Marie (Salchow) Koski, ?, ?, Ida (Blank) Salchow, and Fritz Blank
Bertha Friederike Maria (Sohrweide) Beise (seated) with her grandchildren
Frieda and Helmuth Frömming
While attending the wedding of Gustav Lemke - Frieda Frömming
Photo take at Otto & Emma Behl's home
Home of the Otto Behl family from ca 1937 until the end of WW-II.
The post-war street name is 'Mariana Buczka'.
Berthold home, with his daughter and granddaughters, for the last year of his life.