ved there until death.I am searching for the ancestors of Henry Voigt and Doris Eggers from Germany.

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Henry and Fred Voigt came to the US from Germany. In New York, in 1884-1885, Henry married Doris Eggers. In 1885, in New York, Bertha Voigt was born to them. Henry & Doris moved to Chattanooga, TN and Preston was born to them in 1898. Henry & Doris lived there until their deaths. Doris remarried (Barre) after Henry's death in 1912.
in Genealogy Help by Heather Gentry G2G Rookie (160 points)

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I found them in the 1900 census, so I added that information to Henry's profile. Their profiles are Voigt-315 and Eggers-371, for anyone else who wants to try and find more. I would guess that Henry and Fred were originally called Heinrich and Frederick or something similar.


by E Kippner G2G6 Mach 2 (21.4k points)
Yes, Elisa, that is them in the 1900 census. Thank you for adding to his profile. I would also assume their birth names are Heinrich and Frederick. Voigt is such a common German name and so are Heinrich and Frederick that it makes it super difficult to nail down a match to these two. Also, I obviously can not read German, so that presents another huge obstacle for me when searching German records. LOL Thank you so much for your help! You are awesome!

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