The Bellingtier (Bellendir) Family to the USA

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George Bellingtier, born 16 July 1908 in Josefstal, died 17 April 1993 in Fort Dodge, Iowa.

George Bellendir was born in Josefstal on July 16, 1908 (OS).  He emigrated to the USA aboard the SS Noordam, arriving at Ellis Island from Rotterdam, on August 24, 1914 – along with his brother Alois (Albert), age 2, and mother, Elisabetha, age 23.

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Birth/Baptism record for Georg Bellendir, born 16 July 1908, and baptized in the Josefstal Church on 20 July 1908, by Father Alois Oks. Parents are Georg Bellendir & Elisabetha Haberkorn. Godparents are Georg Gerk & Margareta Gerk.

His father, Georg Bellendir, emigrated to the USA aboard the SS Koln, arriving at Galveston from Bremen on March 31, 1911.

The family name was later anglicized to Bellingtier.

The family settled in the Fort Dodge, Iowa area.

Marriage  record for  Georg Bellendir, age 20, son of Ignatz Bellendir and Barbara Rep, and Ekaterina Haberkorn, age 16, daughter of Josef Haberkorn and Elisabetha Buss.  Marriage took place in Josefstal on 11 Feb 1908, performed by Father Alois Oks. Witnesses are Adam Dieser & Alois Rohwein.
Marriage record for Georg Bellendir, age 20, son of Ignatz Bellendir and Barbara Rep, and Ekaterina Haberkorn, age 16, daughter of Josef Haberkorn and Elisabetha Buss. Marriage took place in Josefstal on 11 Feb 1908, performed by Father Alois Oks. Witnesses are Adam Dieser & Alois Rohwein.
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The Fort Dodge Messenger, January 19, 1983.

A little of the family history was written in the Fort Dodge Messenger. (click on the above photo to read more)

After Georg Bellingtier died on April 17, 1993, an old photograph from Russia was discovered among his things.

It is not known who is in the photo, but it was believed to be his father’s brother, Nikolaus Bellendir of Josefstal.

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Fort Dodge Messenger obituary, dated May 1, 1963, for Elizabeth Bellingtier, Mother of Georg Bellingtier, born in Josefstal. Elizabeth died April 30, 1963 in Fort Dodge, Iowa.

 

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  1. Juan Bauer says:

    Estoy en la búsqueda de la familia de mi abuelo Juan Bauer ,que tiene fecha de salida de Josefstal (según el pasaporte) diciembre de 1904 pero a nombre de Joseph Rovein ,ya que esta persona lo había tramitado , luego se arrepintió y lo tomo mi abuelo y logro salir .Si alguien tiene alguna información que le interese compartir me gustaría hacerlo

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