[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Surnames Geppert/Rakko/Zell

Barbara Cooper bdaelick at hotmail.com
Sun Jun 12 21:30:12 PDT 2005

Thank you again Rose,

I somehow managed to miss that in the PRI database.  It just goes to show 
that sometimes a fresh set of eyes can find something you've overlooked.  I 
definately have to find the time to visit and LDS FHC.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Rose Ingram" <roseingram at shaw.ca>
To: "Barbara Cooper" <bdaelick at hotmail.com>; "SGGEE mail list" 
<ger-poland-volhynia at eclipse.sggee.org>
Sent: Saturday, June 11, 2005 3:29 PM
Subject: Re: [Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Surnames Geppert/Rakko/Zell

> Barbara,
> I was incorrectly focusing on the spelling Rakko, which we all know we 
> should NOT do...
> The PRI database shows a Paulina Rako born in 1862, on Lodz film 0809424, 
> I guess you may have already seen this.  No doubt about it, you will have 
> to do some leg wrok and  rent films at the LDS FHC's.
> The tricky part will be locating the marriage record for Adolph and 
> Pauline, which should confirm their parentage and complete the link.
> Rose
> From: "Barbara Cooper" Sent: Saturday, June 11, 2005 1:32 PM
>> Thank you Rose,
>> I believe that must be the parish record for Maria Zell that my Rakko 
>> relation in Brazil told me about, I have not been able to get to an LDS 
>> library to look at it myself.  He is also the one that told me that Franz 
>> Rakko was born in Lodz in 1838.  As far as we know he was a Lutheran as 
>> well.
>> Barbara Cooper
>>> From: "Rose Ingram" Barbara,
>>> The Parish Records Index in the members only section of the SGGEE 
>>> website, shows a birth for a Maria Luise Zell in 1840, Entry #173, on 
>>> Pabianice parish Film 715776, and will give her parents names and ages.
>>> I do not see anything for the name Rakko  - Was he catholic and then 
>>> married a Lutheran girl?
>>> Rose Ingram
>>> From: "Barbara Cooper" Sent: Saturday, June 11, 2005 8:43 AM
>>>> Hello!
>>>> I am hoping someone can help me.  I am looking for information 
>>>> regarding the following ancestors.  My Gr. gr. Grandfather Adolph 
>>>> Geppert born in 1863, he married Pauline Rakko who was born in 1862 or 
>>>> 1868.  Adolph and Pauline immigrated from the Samara region of Russia 
>>>> (Colony Reinsfeld I believe) in 1902.  They arrived in St. John N.B. 
>>>> December 15, 1902 on the Lake Champlain where I found them listed as 
>>>> Deppert with their children Gustav(17), Amalie(15), Edward(11, my gr. 
>>>> Grandpa), Waldemar(9), Olga(4) and Florentina(1).  According to my 
>>>> family there were 4 other children who remained in Russia.  Just above 
>>>> Adolph and his family on the manifest is Rochus Deppert(19) who had a 
>>>> check in the box asking if he was travelling with family but my Grandma 
>>>> has no idea who this might be. Country of birth is listed as Germany 
>>>> although I know the children were all born in Russia.  The family 
>>>> travelled to Winnipeg before settling near Watson, Sk. in 1906.  they 
>>>> do not show up in the 190!
>>>> 6 census as I believe they are on the missing pages for this district.
>>>> Pauline Rakko's parents were Franz Rakko, born 1838 Lodz, Poland and 
>>>> Maria Zell born 1840 Pabianice, Poland.  I need to confirm this 
>>>> information as I received it from the g.g. Grandson of one of Pauline's 
>>>> brothers.  They both died in Colony Reinsfeld, Samara, Russia, Franz in 
>>>> 1883 and Maria in 1913.  They had 8 children- Adolf b. 1870, Maria b. 
>>>> 1872, Louis b. 1874, August b. 1876, Reinhold b. 1878, Ida b. 1880 and 
>>>> Woldemar b. 1882 all in Colony Reinsfeld.
>>>> If anyone has any connection to any of these names or has seen any 
>>>> information regarding them I would appreciate hearing from them.
>>>> Thank you,
>>>> Barbara Cooper

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