DESCENDANTS OF

CARL, JULIUS, AND JOHANNA MAASS

 

 

Edited by Gene and Norma Maas

 

 

Published by

CompuType Business Services

Riverside, California

1989

 

 

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Dedication ...iii

In Memory of Walter William Frank Maas ...iv

In Appreciation ...v

Foreword ...ix

The Maass Family Tree ...1

Genealogical Research ...1

    IGI List ...3

    Steinhofel Church Record ...4

Our German Roots ...6

    Pomerania ...6

    Map of Prussia, 1871 ...7

    Map of Western Pomerania, 18th Century ...8

    Detailed Map of Hohen Schoenau area, 1893 ...9

    Detailed Map of Braunsforth area, 1893 ...10

    Language ...11

What's in a Name ...11

Voyage to America ...11

Bibliography ...12

A Guide to the Family Directory ...13

    Genealogy Numbering System ...13

    Directory Guidelines and Abbreviations ...14

 

Carl Erdmann Maass Branch ...15

    Carl Erdmann Maass Biography ...16

        1900 Census ...18

    Augusta Lembke ...19

    Amelia Giese Family ...19

    Herman Maass Family ...26

    Martha Besser Family ...37

    Albertine Maass ...61

    Minnie Proehl Family ...66

    Maria Cook Family ...78

    Frank Maass Family ...80

    Hedwig "Hattie" Hawker Family ...85

    Carl Maass, Jr. ...90

    John Maass ...90

    Reinhart Maass Family ...90

    Bernadine Kunz Family ...91

 

Julius Maass Branch ...101

    SS Oldenburg ...102

    Julius Maas Biography ...103

        Passenger List ...112

        1900 Census ...114

    Land Grant Deed ...115

    Bertha Pick Family ...116

    Anna Schwarz Family ...118

    Carl Maas Biography ...133

        William Julius Maas Biography ...141

    Carl Maas Family ...143

        Walter Maas Biography ...150

    Emma Maas ...161

    Martha Maas ...161

    August Maas Biography ...167

    August Maas Family ...173

    Hedwig "Hattie" Steffen Biography ...179

    Hedwig "Hattie" Steffen Family ...182

    Frank Maas Biography ...189

    Frank Maas Family ...191

        Threshing in Minnesota ...202

    William Ernest Maas Family ...207

 

Johanna Maass Luedtke Branch ...217

    Johanna Maass Luedtke Biography ...219

        1900 Census ...220

    Bertha Luedtke ...221

    Anna Timm Family ...221

    Emilie Proehl Family ...228

    Ida Bloedow Family ...228

    Henry Luedtke ...231

    Hedwig "Hattie" Bloedow Family ...231

    Elizabeth Schmiesing Family ...234

    Frank Luedtke Family ...239

    Werner Luedtke ...242

    Erich Luedtke ...243

Pictures from Germany ...247

Alphabetical Directory ...249

 

 

An addendum with additions and corrections was published in 1997.  Both the book and addendum are still available at a price of $40.00 plus shipping.  If you are interested in a copy, please contact Gene Maas by email.

 

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