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Johann Winkler & Wilhelmine Christine Caroline Stark | John Ehmler & Ida Elsa Winkler | Caroline Christine Ehmler & Albert F. Grunke |

Ferdinand Grunke & Caroline Rohlof | Albert F. Grunke & Caroline Christine Ehmler | Erna M. Grunke & John Finlay

Grunke Locations | Grunke Notes | Grunke Genealogy |

THIS IS MY WORKING GENEALOGY BIOGRAPHIES, PLEASE DO NOT COPY AS FACT. Some photos are personal and should not be copied and republished; other images are okay. Documentation I collected as proof to support facts (i.e. dates, relationships, etc.) are available for your use. I share freely, but please do not abuse copyright or perpetuate any information without supporting facts that may or may not be in error. I try to mark in red my questions or documents I need to look for, so your assistance in making this a complete collection is always appreciated.


Johann Winkler and Wilhelmine Christine Caroline Stark

1. Johann Winkler


+Wilhelmine Christine Caroline Stark


2. Minna Winkler (sister to Ida)

+ Gottfried Geppard


2. Ida Auguste Caroline Sophie Winkler (Obituary)

*Another note gives a name of Ida Elsa Winkler

b. October 17, 1845 in Demmin (Pommerania)

d. December 18, 1915

Ida, her second husband Karl, daughter Caroline, and daughter Friedericke immigrated on October 1, 1884, from Hamburg on the ship Bohemia to the US. They arrived on October 15, 1884, Castle Garden, the destination was New York.

+Erich Ehmler

d: Killed in the Franco-Prussian War in 1870, before his daughter Caroline was born, crossing the river.

m: probably in Demmin


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3. Caroline Ehmler

+Albert Grunke

4 Arthur A. Grunke

4 Rudolph Grunke

4 Edward Grunke

4 Erna M. Grunke

5 Marie Elizabeth Ida Finlay

+Robert Geile

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+ Karl Friedrich Johann Zuehr (second marriage of Ida Auguste Caroline Sophie Winkler) (Caroline's step-father) (Obituary)

b: November 10, 1852, born in Neubauhof (Pommerania)

d: November 7, 1934

m: May 12, 1873 in Wotenick, Pommerania


At Mt. Hope Cemetery, Cuming County, Nebraska
Carl Zuehr
November 10, 1852 November 7, 1914
Ida Winkler Zuehr
October 17, 1845 December 18, 1915


3. Friedericke Wilhelmine Anna Zühr (Caroline's half-sister)

b: November 21, 1873 in Seedorf (Pommerania)




+George Garland


At Mt. Hope Cemetery, Cuming County, Nebraska
1930 census
Earl Zuehr
77 years old, widow
born in Germany

Guest comment from old site date October 5, 2008:

Between 1871 and 1893 leaving 21 Members of the Zühr Family Germany and go to the USA. They are all Pommeranians, but I lost there traces when they arrived the USA. Please contact me and we can help each other to exchange informations.
Yours Sincerely, Andreas Zühr

Andreas contacted me again on March 6, 2016, and I express my thanks to him here for helping me greatly in gathering information for earlier generations and understanding how the people in the photo are related.


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