I al looking for of the GEORG family that were photographers and business en back in the early 1900's here is Springfield. The father was Heinrich Peter GEORG and the mother was Susanna ELizabeth REINHARD. She is my a third great aunt. I have very little information other than the photography accolades on these families....ANY help would be appreciated.
Some informatin on the first generatio here in America....by Doug Plowman:
This is what I found:
The port of departure is Antwerp, Belgium and the destination is
United States of America. Place of origin is Germany, Race is German,
Name is 'VESTA", the port of arrival is New York, the arrival date is
June 1852. The names of the passengers are:
BERNHARD, Wilh. age 64
BERNHARD, Elisabeth, age 29 ( Goes by Sussane, marries Henrich Georg)
BERNHARD, Wilhelm age 28 ( Actually Wilhemine Katharina) a female
BERNHARD, Cath. age 24 ( Katherine Fredricke)
BERNHARD, Victor age 22 ( Victor Adolph Alexander)
BERNHARD, Carl age 19 ( Wilhelm Karl) died in Civil war
Also a bonus find is on lines 150-151
GORG, Heinrich, age 43 married Elisabeth listed above. ++++++++++
GORG, And. age 7 +++++++++++++
So we know when they came over and where they landed.
Thank you so much. I have a few photographs that were cabinet cards from these studios.
Sandy Burgess McClay