Friday, November 28, 2008

Kark Family

Christian and Anna Marie (Dose) Kark and their youngest daughters, Louise and Mary. There oldest daughter Wilhelmine is missing from this photo. The family immigrated from Prussia and arrived in New York on November 18, 1874 aboard the City of London. After living in Wisconsin where Mary was born, the family moved to Hampton, Nebraska where the family maintained a farm about 7 miles east and 2 miles south of Marquette. Wilhelmine (Minnie) married John Mowitz in 1887 and the couple had 7 children. Louise married John Hopp in 1889 and the couple had 5 children. Mary married Otto Hankel in 1909 and the couple had two sons; both who died early. Photo probably taken between 1885-1887.

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