Luxembourg Parish Record (Nemmers)

Updated 16 March 2001

The following is taken from an email (11 March 2001) from Suzanne Bunkers.

"I have typed below the transcript of the information from Luxembourg parish records, sent to me by Jean-Claude Muller of Redange, Luxembourg. Note that in Luxembourg, some records were kept in Latin, some in French, some in German. Most towns have two names: French (Dondelange) and German (Dondelingen). See how this information links to what you already know about the NEMMERS ancestral lines. --Cousin Suzanne Bunkers

On February 4, 1782, Petrus (Peter) Nemmers, widower from Tuntingen (Tuntange) married Anna-Maria Nesen, legitimate daughter of Nicholaus Noesen and Margaritha Mullhentgten from Bruch. [Note: this was Peter's second marriage, made after his first wife, Marguerite Kipsen--the mother of his children--had died. Peter lived only a year after this second mariage to Anna-Maria Nesen.]

On February 1, 1783, around 4 p.m., died Petrus (Peter) Nemmers from Tuntingen, aged 46 years. He was buried the following day in the parish cemetery.

In the year 1811 on the 27th of November, at 10:00 in the morning appeared before us the mayor of Kehlen in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Jean-Nicolas Nemmers, a day laborerer (journalier), aged 28 years, born in Tuntange, department of Forests (French Republican designation for Luxemburg), living at Dondelingen (Dondelange), an adult and the legitimate son of Pierre Nemmers, a day laborer when he was still alive, and Anne-Marie Neisen, a day laborer living at Tintange, present and consenting to the marriage, and on the other hand, Miss Catherine Weber, aged 20 years, born in Dondelange and living there, minor-of-age and legitimate daughter of Nicolas Weber, weaver (tisserand) and of Catherine Weber, living at Dondelange, present and consenting to the marriage. Both partners are then declared to be now a married couple. . .

In the year 1841 on the 17th of February, at 4 p.m. appeared before us Jean-Baptiste Poeckes, mayor of Kehlen in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, Nicolas Nemmers, carpenter (Schreiner) aged 25 years, born in Dondelingen, commune of Kehlen on February 12, 1816, living at Dondelingen, adult son of Johann-Nicolas Nemmers, carpenter, and of Catharina Weber, both present and consenting to the marriage and, on the other hand, Maria Freiman, without profession, aged 21 years, born in Olm, commune of Kehlen on July 19, 1819, living at Olm, adult daughter of Peter Freyman, deceased in Olm on April 17, 1830, and of the still-living Barbara Kurbach, day laborer (Taglohnerin) living at Olm, present and consenting to the marriage. Both partners are then declared to be now a married couple. . .

SUMMARY: Peter Nemmers, died Feb. 1, 1783 Tuntange
married on Feb. 2, 1782, in Tuntange to
Anna-Maria Nesen from Brouch (Buschdorf)

Jeean-Nicholas Nemmers, born around 1783 in Tuntange
married on Nov. 27, 1811 in Kehlen to
Catherine Weber, born on Feb. 2, 1790, in Dondelange.
She died on March 23, 1876 in St. Donatus, Iowa

Nicolas Nemmers, born on Feb. 2, 1816 in Dondelange
married on Feb. 17, 1841 in Kehlen to
Maria Freymann, born on July 19, 1819 in Olm.
She died on January 3, 1867 in St. Donatus, Iowa

Nicholas Nemmers, born on Sept. 12, 1845 in Dondelange.
He died on March 24, 1882, in East Orange, Iowa
married on Feb. 24, 1873 (?) in St. Donatus, Iowa, to
Anna Kaiser, born on Dec. 25, 1852, in Olm.
She died on Jan. 28, 1920, in Le Mars, Iowa."

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