Was able to find the marriage of Heinrich Christian Hammer and Margerethe (Maria) Agnese Laugemann
They were married in the Lutheran church at Versmold on 26 Sep 1830.
Ancestry.com. Germany, Select Marriages, 1558-1929 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014.
Original data: Germany, Marriages, 1558-1929. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013.
Special thanks to Renata Fromme di Battista who emailed me back in 2010 and sent me a vast amount of information concerning the Pralle/Fromme roots that I have from my great-grandmother Caroline (Pralle) Fleischhauer. Familysearch.org provided information concerning the parish of origin and christening records with their record collection of Germany. No immediate finds in the passenger lists, so far it seems I will need to be open-minded when searching the surname of immigrants. For example, William H Pralle my second great-grandfather can be found arriving on the ship SAALE in New York on 17 Jun 1887 recorded as “Wilh Praell”. Confirmation that the individuals are the same comes from the age at arrival, 16 years old, and the date of arrival given on his naturalization.
(Wilh Praell, age 16, last row)
Source: New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957, Arrival Date 18 Jun 1887, New York, New York. Microfilm Roll M237…
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