Looking for parents name for Charles and Fredericka Dravis

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I'm looking for the name of the mother and father of Charles H Dravis and Fredericka Dravis from Germany. They would have come over to America around 1858
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Obituary of Wed., April 20, 1898, Waukon Republican


At his home near Waukon, April 18, 1898 from injuries received in an accident on the 6th Charles Dravis Sr., age 67 yrs. 6 months and 21 days, died.


He came to this country from near Bremen, Germany in 1858 and settled first east of Waukon on the "Meier" place and afterwards moved on to the farm occupied by him so many years, then for a few years in town till he recently returned to the farm. He had been married about 40 years and to them were born seven boys and one girl, all of whom living who with his wife, two sisters, Mrs. Wm. Stock and Mrs. Schormann of Jasper County are left to mourn his loss. The funeral will take place tomorrow, the 21st at 9:30 A.M. at the house and proceedings from there to the German Church in Waukon and the remains will be buried in the German cemetery.


He was a member of the German Reformed Church, a good husband, father, citizen and consistent Christian

Name: Carl Drewes
Arrival Date: 1 Jun 1857
Birth Date: abt 1830
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Ethnicity/ Nationality: German
Place of Origin: Germany
Port of Departure: Bremen, Germany
Destination: United States of America
Port of Arrival: New York, New York
Ship Name: Auguste
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Name: Charles H Dravis
Birth Date: 12 Sep 1829
Death Date: 19 Apr 1898
Burial Place: Allamakee, Iowa, USA
Cemetery: Oakland Cemetery - German Addition


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