Mitch Blank's North-German Genealogy Site
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This page created May 24th, 2010, updated April 17th, 2016, last edited December 15th, 2021
Edward Benz's first cousin twice removed
Father Johann "Hans" TEWS, 1802-1872
Mother Catharine POLTZIN Tews
Johanne Marie "Mary" TEWS Pape, 1824-
Brother Gottfried TEWS, 1827-1869
Brother August Ferdinand TEWS, 1830-1903
Brother Heinrich Wilhelm TEWS, 1833-1904
Brother Johann Philipp "Philipp" TEWS, 1836-
Brother Hermann Johann TEWS, 1842-1929
Husband August Christian Erdmann PAPE, 1820-1877
1 November 1824 - Born at Lewetzow, Kreis Greifenberg, Pommern
5 January 1844, age 19 - Married August Christian Erdmann PAPE, age 23, there. The couple had eight children, including Hanne Caroline Friederike Paape, 1844-, Emilie Wilhelmine Sophia Paape, 1846-, Friedrich Heinrich Gottfried "Heinrich" Paape, 1849-1851, August Ferdinand Heinrich Paape, 1852- Bertha Wilhelmine Caroline Paape Steffen, 1854-, Albert Otto Gustav Paape, 1860-, and Otto Wilhelm Gustav Paape, 1863-. The last three children came to America with them in May, 1872.
30 April 1872, age 47 - Emigrated at Hamburg, Germany. Family traveled on the S S Cimbria from Hamburg via Havre, France to America.
16 May 1872, age 47 - Immigrated at New York, New York
Sometime after 1872 - Mother Catharine POLTZIN Tews died
22 April 1877, age 52 - Husband August Christian Erdmann PAPE, age 56, died at Freistadt, Ozaukee County, Wisconsin
As of sometime before June 1880 until sometime after June 1900 - Resided at Walsham, Mower County, Minnesota
June 1880, age 55 - Occupation listed as housekeeper
23 June 1880, age 55 - Recorded in the United States Census at Walsham
11 June 1885, age 60 - Recorded in the Minnesota State Census there
25 June 1895, age 70 - Recorded in the Minnesota State Census there
11 November 1897, age 73 - Sister-in-law Charlotte Sophie LAMBRECHT Tews, age 62, died at Winona County, Minnesota
8 June 1900, age 75 - Recorded in the United States Census at Walsham. Six of her eight children were still then living.
18 June 1903, age 78 - Brother August Ferdinand TEWS, age 72, died at Winona County
12 December 1904, age 80 - Brother Heinrich Wilhelm TEWS, age 71, died at Ozaukee County, Wisconsin
Sometime before 1905 - Died in Walsham?