Searching for marriage date of MARTIN REHAGE/REHAGE, b. 1821 in Sudhagen, Westfalen, Germany and CATHERINE SCHLUTER, m. ca 1848. They came to New Orleans, LA in 1850 with 2 sons, JOHN ANTHONY REHAGE who m. MARY E. HARDES, and ADOLPH REHAGE, b. aboard ship in 1850. They had 3 more children, all b. in New Orleans, namely: MARIE REHAGE, m. ? WEINGERGER, ANNA, m. JOHN N. FROWENand PETER RUDOLPH REHAGE who m. MARIE DUHLOME.
MARTIN REHAGEN changed his surname to REHAGE after he arrived in New Orleans. He was a tailor by trade, and also served in the Civil War. The family was Lutheran.
Martin was the Grand Treasurer of the GRAND DROVE OF DRUIDS in 1862. Can anyone tell me about this organization?
Mary (Bax) Stigler