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Family of Frederick VERHAGE and Rebecca VERHAGE

Married451 1865355. In 1900, Rebecca is a widow, married 35 years ago.

Frederick VERHAGE b. 1837~451 at Hanover, Germany451. d. bef 1889.
Rebecca VERHAGE b. 1844 Jun355 at Hanover, Germany451. Fredrick may be the "Fritz Verhage," age 28, origin "Hanoverian," listed aboard the S.S. Laura which sailed from Bremen, Germany, and arrived in the Port of New York on 25 Aug 1865. Frederick, in 1870 and 1880, ran a bakery on Meserole St. in Brooklyn (1880). He died some time before 1889 as his wife Rebecca is listed as a widow in that year.
According to her naturalization record, Rebecca arrived in the U.S. on Aug 25, 1865, in either NY or NJ. The passenger list for the S.S. Laura, which arrived in NY from Bremen, Germany, on Aug 25, 1865, lists in order: Rebecca Hobbs, age 21 Johann Muller, age 17 Fritz Verhage, age 28 All 3 of the above are "Hanoverians." Is Rebecca perhaps Rebecca Hobbs? In 1889 and 1890, Rebecca is listed in the Brooklyn City Directory, 161 Meserole St., widow of Frederick Verhage. Still residing at 161 Meserole St., she was naturalized on Jan 8, 1898, in Kings Co., NY. Her naturalization was witnessed by Frederick Muller, laborer, of 133 Meserole St. In 1900, Rebecca, widow, married 35 years, is living with her daughter Anna and Anna's husband Henry Ludder. She is still living with them in 1910.

Children of Frederick VERHAGE and Rebecca VERHAGE:

1. Henry VERHAGE451 b. 1866~451.
2. Anna VERHAGE451, 355 b. 1868 Jan355 at New York355.
md. Henry G LUDDER


354. 1880 Fed Census NY, Kings Co., Brooklyn; www.ancestry.com
355. 1900 Fed Census NY, Kings Co., Brooklyn; www.ancestry.com
357. 1910 Fed Census NY, Kings Co., Brooklyn; www.ancestry.com
451. 1870 Fed Census NY, New York Co., New York; www.ancestry.com, familysearch.org
452. New York, Kings County Court Petition for Naturalization, 1898.