Ho for America: An Immigrant's Tale by John Diedrich Dasenbrock ~ Family History, Genealogy ~ Oldenburg Germany to Columbus, Nebraska


Title: Ho! for America!: An Immigrant's Tale

Author: John [Johann] Diedrich Dasenbrock. Foreword and editing by J. Henry Dasenbrock.

Description: Covers lightly rubbed. Previous owner's name on title page, else interior is clean. Illustrations. 131 pages.

Recollections of the German emigrant John Diedrich Dasenbrock (1869-1956), primarily describing community life in Oldenburg, Germany, but also including some material on farming life in eastern Nebraska during the 1880s and 1890s. He was born in Etzhorn, Oldenburg, Germany, the son of Johann Heinrich Dasenbrock and Sophie Buschmann. The family immigrated to Nebraska in 1882 and settled around Leigh (Colfax County) and Columbus (Platte County). Includes a bit of German genealogical material for the Dasenbrock family, a family tree, and 17 family photographs with several other illustrations.

Laid-in is a photocopy of a two-page handwritten letter written by the author's son, John Henry Dasenbrock (1919-2004), in which he provides some autobiographical material.

Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good+

Publisher: R. L. Seeger Printing
Place: Baltimore
Year: 1982

Keywords: genealogy, Etzhorn, Oldenburg, German-Americans, Leigh, Colfax County, Columbus, Platte County, Nebraska, Dasenbrock family, Johann Heinrich Dasenbrock,

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