Marcine's Genealogy

Lohman - Lohmann

Lohmann/Lohman: North German: elaborated form of Loh.
Loh: Topographic name for someone living by a wood or brushland, Middle Low German lo, loge, lage. (1)

(1) Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-508137-4.

Frederick Wilhelm Lohman

Frederick Wilhelm

Frederick Wilhelm Lohmann is our immigrant ancestor having come to America from Osnabrück, Germany prior to 1860 when he is shown on the St. Louis census records.1 He married Dorothea Christian Franke on November 17, 1864 in South St. Louis, Missouri. Both he and his wife are buried in the Concordia Cemetery (New Saxon Cemetery), St Louis, Missouri.2

They had 11 children: Gustav, Dorothea, Fritz, Augusta, Theodore, Edward Carl, Wilhelm, Anton, Fredericka, & Clara.

  1. 1860 USA Federal Census, (National Archives and Records Administration, M653, Washington, DC), 1860 St Louis Ward 2, St. Louis, Missouri Census; Roll: M653_648; Page: 724; Family History Library Film: 803648.
  2. Find a Grave, database and images, memorial page for Dora Christian Franke Lohmann (1839-16 May 1885), Find a Grave Memorial ID 100365031, citing Concordia Cemetery, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA; Maintained by Paul (contributor 47306723).

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Lohman Coat of Arms