Sophia Catharina Speiss

(1722 - circa 1793)

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Relationship6th great-grandmother of The 3 Tracys
Family Group:Corkum
Trees14 Generations of Our Ancestors
Our Corkum Family Pedigree
Descent from Peter H. Gorkum - c. 1550
FatherJakob Adam Speas (Speiss) (1679 - 15 Jan 1737)
MotherAnna Margaretha Herling (13 Mar 1689 - 6 Dec 1762)

Birth - Marriage - Death

ChildSophia Catharina Speiss was born in 1722, in Pfungstadt, Darmstadt-Dieburg, Hessen.
BrideSophia Catharina Speiss married Johann Wilhelm Gorkum, son of Johann Heinrich von Gorkum and Maria Margaretha Froelich, on 27 January 1739 in Westhofen, Rhine Palatine, Germany.
DeceasedShe died circa 1793 in Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia. Gail's Geneaology gives abt 1793 for death.

Children with Johann Wilhelm Gorkum:

Immigrant Ancestor

In 1752, Sophia Catharina Gorkum and Johann Wilhelm Gorkum arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia, with their children Wilhelm, Anna, Johann, Johann and Georg. He arrived on board the Pearl with his wife, Sophia (Speiss) and their family:
Wife Sophia Catharina;
Child Wilhelm (Gottlieb);
Child Anna Maria;
Child Johan Georg (?);
Child Johannes (Heinrich?);
Child (Johann) Herman;
Child Georg Heinrich.1

Sources - Citations

  1. [S192] P. William Filby, Editor, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s (Farmington Hills, Michigan: Gale Research, 2012). Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc, 2010.
Last Edited8 Dec 2017

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