As shown previously, Christian Friedrick Martin Bringe and his wife, Marie Hahn Bringe, arrived in the U. S. with his children Joh., Friedr. Ernst, Carl, Anna, Martin, and Albert, on the ship Moravia, on 14 November 1884 from Germany.

Friedrick had been previously married to Marie Samlow/Semlow in Germany, and they had two sons, John Frederick and Charles William. Friederick had married second Marie Hahn. They had children Frederich C., Anna Maria, Martin Friedrich Wilhelm, Ernest H., Karl Friederich, and Albert Henry.
More about Frederick and Marie Samlow/Semlow:

Frederick and Marie had two sons, John Frederick and Charles William. See Bringe-7 for more about John Frederick.

Charles William “William” immigrated to the United States from Germany before his father did. According to the 1900 U. S. census for Sandusky County, Ohio (1900 U.S. census, Sandusky County, Ohio, population schedule, Madison, Enumeration District (ED) 82, sheet 4-A, p. 172 (stamped), dwelling 67, family 67, Charles W. Bringe; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 15 June 2009), citing National Archives microfilm publication T623, roll 1318.), he immigrated in 1880 and was a naturalized citizen.

In the census, Charles W. and his wife, Louise, are in the household with their children Frank, George, Fred, and Anna. Still in Sandusky County, in the 1920 U. S. census (1920 U.S. Census, Sandusky County, Ohio, population schedule, Madison, Enumeration District (ED) 86, sheet 2-A, page 9451 (penned), dwelling 22, family number 22, William C. Bringe; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 2 January 2014), citing NARA microfilm publication T625, roll 1429.) are William C. and Louisa, and their children Edward, Lydia, and Charles. According to this census, William C. became a naturalized citizen in 1884.

Below is the naturalization record found for William Bringe:

naturalization will bringe familysearch book 3 page 401

“Ohio, County Naturalization Records, 1800-1977,” digital images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ : accessed 10 Jan 2014), Sandusky, Special naturalizations 1875-1895 vol 3, image 225 of 317.

More about William Bringe in Bringe-9.

Maggie

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