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FAMILIES and BIOGRAPHIES
Submitted by Beverly
The Erdmann Family of Abrams and
John (Johann) Carl Frederick
Johanna (Minnie) Wilhelmina Broetzmann . They are believed to have
in 1858. They came to the US on April 19, 1861 to New York from Hamburg
aboard the "Bavaria" with son Heinrich, age 2. The passenger lists puts
them as being from Zimmerhausen, Pommerania, Prussia.
their second child, Frederick, who was born in Concord, Jefferson
Wisconsin. In Concord John and Johanna had several more children; Fred,
Frank, Bertha, Albert, Ida, Anna, Martha, Johanna, Louie, and William.
The family lived in Concord until about 1884 when they moved to Abrams,
Oconto County Wisconsin. In Abrams they lived above a
The children all met their spouses and married in the area.
are several of their married surnames: ERDMANN, BOHL,
LOHFF, STREGE, GUNDLOCK, UTECH. The family was Lutheran and
a church in Brookside. Today most of the family is buried in Brookside
Cementary. Also Researching: ERDMANN BROETZMANN LOHFF AFRT HEINKRAUSS
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