The Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Gerlach family of Papsdorf, Saxony came to the United States in 1882, settling in Moniteau County, Missouri. The Gerlach ancestral villages are in an area known as the Muldental, or Mulde River Valley. These allied families are in our Gerlach direct line ancestry: Wittig, Albert, Lehmann, Fischer, Gatsch, Stuhr, Steier
Gerlach residence, Papsdorf Windmill, Saxony
Monday, July 11, 2011
Friedrich Ernst Gerlach - immigration record
Friedrich Ernst Gerlach (Fredrick Ernest), the son of Johann Friedrich Wilhelm and Christiane Wilhelmine Gerlach also immigrated to the USA. He came with Louis Jahn on 31 May 1882 through Baltimore, Maryland, on the ship Wieland.