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Dorothea Wilhelmine Emma “Dora” VOLSCH

Female 1875 - 1908  (33 years)


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  • Name Dorothea Wilhelmine Emma “Dora” VOLSCH 
    Born 8 Aug 1875  Karenz, Ludwigslust, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 8 Dec 1908  McCook Co., South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • In “Germans to America”: Arrived in the U.S. on Oct. 5, 1886 on the ship Lessing that embarked from Hamburg & Havre. Name listed as Doris Volsch, age 8. Country listed as Mecklenburg.

      Per George J. Lowell, Dora Volsch and Mr. Terrio were Nell Miller’s birth parents. George indicated that Nell was raised by relatives. Nell’s funeral program and census records list her parents as Charles and Amelia Voelsch, Dora’s cousins.

      Marriage record found in Sioux Vally Genealogical Association’s Minnehaha County Marriages database, available online:
      Tero, Alaxander, age 33, from Wall Lake/Minnehaha/SD
      Volsch, Dora, age 19, from Wall Lake/Minnehaha/SD
      married on July 24, 1895
      Witnesses: Tom Corts, Wall Lake; Anna Volsch, Wall Lake
      Married by T. Hansen, Ev. Luth. minister
      Married at Wall Lake.
      Pastor writes husband’s name as Alexander Terio.

      1905 South Dakota census card reads: age 30, McCook County, Pearl Township, 19 years in SD and the US, father and mother born in Germany.

      South Dakota Death Index, 1905-1955:
      Name: Dora Terrio
      Certificate No. 14503
      Death Day: 8
      Death Month: Dec
      Death Year: 1908
      County: McCook
      Page No. 244
    Person ID I743  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 26 Jan 2015 

    Father Johann Joachim Carl Heinrich VOLSCH,   b. 18 Sep 1833, Karenz, Ludwigslust, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1918, Wall Lake, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Katharina Maria Elisabeth “Mary” DAHLING,   b. 2 Dec 1836, Grebs, Ludwigslust, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1915, Wall Lake, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 22 Nov 1864  Conow, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Photos
    Volsch, Joachim and wife Mary
    Volsch, Joachim and wife Mary
    Official names at time of baptism: Johann Joachim Carl Heinrich Volsch and Katharina Maria Elisabeth Dahling.
    Documents
    Census. Mecklenburg-Schwerin.  Volkszählung, 1867.
    Census. Mecklenburg-Schwerin. Volkszählung, 1867.
    Census record for Joachim Völsch and family, who lived in Karenz.
    Marriage.  Volsch, Johann Joachim Carl Heinrich marriage to Katharina Maria Elisabeth Dähling.  Marriage record.
    Marriage. Volsch, Johann Joachim Carl Heinrich marriage to Katharina Maria Elisabeth Dähling. Marriage record.
    Marriage occurred on 22 Nov 1864 in Conow, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany.
    Headstones
    Volsch, Joachim and wife, Maria Dahling Volsch.
    Volsch, Joachim and wife, Maria Dahling Volsch.
    Histories
    Heirlooms.  Volsch, Joachim and wife Mary
    Heirlooms. Volsch, Joachim and wife Mary
    Joachim and Mary Volsch, settlers in Minnehaha County, South Dakota, from the Volsch family in Germany. Full names of the individuals at time of baptism: Johann Joachim Carl Heinrich Volsch and Katharina Maria Elisabeth Dahling. In original frame.
    Family ID F90  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alexander TERRIO,   b. 12 May 1860, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1953, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 24 Jul 1895  Wall Lake, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Elmer Henry TERRIO,   b. 9 May 1896, Sibley Co., Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1952, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     2. Lilly TERRIO,   b. Feb 1899, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. Robert TERRIO,   b. 1902, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1952, Yankton, Yankton, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
    +4. Nell TERRIO,   b. 15 Jan 1906, Howard, Miner, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1988, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     5. Frieda Irene TERRIO,   b. 23 Nov 1908,   d. 27 Jun 1909  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 24 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F388  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Aug 1875 - Karenz, Ludwigslust, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Jul 1895 - Wall Lake, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Dec 1908 - McCook Co., South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
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