[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] FREIGANG family
daveobee at shaw.ca
Mon Oct 12 11:08:45 PDT 2015
Gustav Freigang was born 24 March 1867 in Dabie, Kreise Kolo, Poland, and died in Tacoma, Wash. in February 1967. He was a Baptist pastor in Kolowert, Poland 1906 to 1910. He later served in Horoschki, where several children were born. To the United States on the Main, from Bremen, 24 May 1913.
Minnie Bunkowski went through Ellis Island 14 October 1923. Married Rev. Gustav Freigang on 8 Oct 1930 in Chicago. Died in Tacoma 3 Mar 1948. She had sons Emanuel in Seattle and Eugene of Tacoma, as well as two step-daughters.
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From: Tammy Jochman <tjjochman at milwpc.com>
To: ger-poland-volhynia at sggee.org
Sent: Mon, 12 Oct 2015 11:52:46 -0600 (MDT)
Subject: [Ger-Poland-Volhynia] FREIGANG family
Does anyone know the ancestry of Rev. Gustav L. Freigang (1867-1967)?
He served the Baptist Church in Kolowert 1907-1909. In 1913, he immigrated to the US. He served as a pastor in Turtle Lake, North Dakota and Tacoma, Washington.
His 1st wife was Johanna "Caroline" Zwar and later he married Minnie Bunkowski/ Bunkovsky.
My grandmother's 95yr old cousin believes she is Gustav's grandniece. She remembers meeting him once.
Her paternal grandmother is Juliane/ Julia Kadak nee Freigang. Julia emmigrated to America at the age of 63 in March 1926.
On the passenger list, Julia listed a sister, Ernestine (Freigang) Zurowski of Neudorf, as her closest relative.
Thank You for any help you can give regarding the ancestry of Rev. Gustave Freigang.
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