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. See Bringe-8.

William C. Bringe died 2 November 1934 in Sandusky County, Ohio.

death certificate william bringe

“Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953,” digital images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 02 Jan 2014), William C Bringe, 02 Nov 1934; citing Madison Township, Sandusky Co., Ohio, reference fn 68848; FHL microfilm 2022232.


According to his death certificate, he was born 17 June 1863 in Germany. His father was Fred Bringe from Germany, and his mother was Semlow from Germany. He is buried in West Union Cemetery in Gibsonburg, Sandusky County, Ohio.

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This is it for now. More in Bringe-10.