Mitch Blank's North-German Genealogy Site
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This page created December 15th, 1999, updated March 8th, 2016, last edited September 24th, 2018
Berthold's first cousin once removed
Mother Christina Friederica Wilhelmina POLZIN Weithke, 1816-
Brother Martin Friedrich Daniel POLZIN, 1836-1836
Caroline Marie Wilhelmine POLZIN Brand, 1843-1919
Daughter Wilhelmine Johanne Friedericke POLZIN, 1863-1863
Husband John George BRAND, 1844-1927
The couple had six children
14 March 1843 - Born at Borntin, Kreis Greifenberg, Pommern at 9:00 AM
About 3 July 1869, age 26 - Emigrated in Hamburg. Traveled on the ship Allemannia with a group of young people from neighboring villages.
15 July 1869, age 26 - Immigrated at New York, New York County, New York
4 May 1870, age 27 - Grandfather's widow Johanna Friedericke "Friedericke" RATHKE Parpart Polzin, age 74, died at Borntin of Schlagfluß (apoplexy, stroke)
25 April 1876, age 33 - Married John George BRAND, age 31. The couple had six children. Sophia A (Brand) Gahnz (1877-1949), Caroline (Brand) Heiden (1879-1939), Clara W (Brand) Hadley, (June 1881- ), Christina M (Brand) Feine (December 1883-1937), Paul John Brand (June 1887- ), and Otto C Brand (July 1894- ). They also raised four children from John's prior marriage.
25 June 1900, age 57 - Half-sister's husband Friedrich Wilhelm "William" BERGMANN, age 69, died at Wilson Twp
1 June 1914, age 71 - Half-sister Ernestine Friedericke Auguste WEITHKE Bergmann, age 64, died there
1919, age 75 - Died
Buried at Saint Johns Cemetery, Hart