[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Roehlich/Busse Family
albertmuth734 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 20 12:35:06 PDT 2013
>From family records, do Tammy or you have exact dates of birth for Auguste
This is a shot in the dark.
On Thu, Jun 20, 2013 at 1:23 PM, Linda Bowen <lindakbowen at cox.net> wrote:
> I have more information on this because I am a 3-4th cousin Autosomal DNA
> match ( on ancestry.co) with 98% certainty to the aunt of the person who
> posted this.
> We are waiting for the results of DNA on Marie's 80 year old daughter to
> confirm this is where the DNA match is.
> According to the aunt of this poster ( my 3-4th cousin match) the families
> were neighbors.
> The birth family was very poor and when the mother later died in
> childbirth the father was left with all these children and had no way to
> take care of all of them. So he kept the older ones who could work and let
> the others be adopted.
> He knew the Roelichs were going to the States and so he thought they
> would have a better life with them. Marie was born in Zdolbunow
> The birth name they have written down is Witt.
> However something about this adoption has never rung true with me.
> I have found names in my family tree connected to the name Roelich. For
> example, Peter's father Ignatz was married to a Mielke.
> Meilke is the name of my great great grandmother.
> And then as if this isn't interesting enough, yesterday I had a new DNA
> match contact me from another site where I'd uploaded my raw data
> and he has almost no information on a maternal grandmother except that
> her name was Melitta/ Lydia Schultz and her parents were Michael
> Schultz and Anna Gust. She was born in Mydzk.
> Seems like a lot of strange coincidences to me.
> On 6/20/2013 10:34 AM, Albert Muth wrote:
>> An informal adoption is almost impossible to research, anywhere.
>> Just a little bit of poking around found a bit more info.
>> Peter went back to Russia briefly. You will find a passport application
>> for him at ancestry.com giving his
>> exact date of birth in Dubno. Name of dad there also.
>> 1910 USA census in Ontonagon county, Michigan (this is in the Upper
>> Peninsula, in the far western part of the state)
>> states clearly that Auguste (aged 18) and Marie (aged 16) are "sister
>> The SGGEE indices (VKP) show early 1890's marriages at Rozyszcze for Anna
>> Bertha Roehlig to Friedrich Adam and Ottilie
>> Roehlig to August Gust. It may be that the girls belong to one of these
>> On Wed, Jun 19, 2013 at 7:10 PM, Tammy Jochman <tjjochman at milwpc.com>
>> I found a marriage record in the Volhynia Database for Peter Roehlich &
>>> Wilhelmine (nee Busse) marriage date Feb 4 1892 in Rozyszcze.
>>> I am trying to find out information on their adoptive daughters Auguste &
>>> Auguste is my great-grandmother. It is likely that the Roehlich's were
>>> neighbors/friends to Auguste & Marie's biological parents.
>>> Peter and Wilhelmine took the girls to the US where they lived in MI.
>>> How do I go about finding more details on the marriage record for Peter &
>>> Do you have any suggestions on how to research a private adoption in 1892
>>> in Volhynia?
>>> Thanks you for any suggestions!
>>> Tammy Jochman
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