Posted By:Robert Zilm
Subject:Re: Sophia Friederike Hermine ZILM from DEMMIN, Germany
Post Date:November 09, 2007 at 09:35:12
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Dear Rainer,

Carl Friedrich Zilm was my great grandfather. His first wife Johanna Voss was my great grandmother. They had four children; Fritz (my grandfather), Bertha, unknown name, and Carl Friedrich. The three children whose names i know emigrated to the United States in the 1880s. and all three settled in Cleveland, Ohio.

From the records of "der Evangelischen Kirchengemeinde St. Bartholomaei Demmen" my great grandmother died in 1866. He then married Marie Anders. Marie's father, Johann Friedrich Christoph Anders, had died (I think) in Gross Methling in Mecklenberg-Schwerin -near Dargun. Their first child was Emma, born August 23, 1867. the sponsors at the baptism of Emma were all from Gross-Methling.

We do not have church records of any other children from that marriage, but there is a letter from Sophie Schiller and one from Anna Domke who were sisters of Emma.

Robert Zilm