Sunday, February 15, 2015

Friedrich Wilhelm Primas 1833 - 1865

Friedrich Wilhelm Primas was born 10 May 1833 in Sanniki in the Poznan Province of Prussia to Gottfried Primas and Anna Elisabeth Heimann (also found Heymann).  He was baptized on 27 May 1833 in Pudewitz [now Pobiedziska, Poland].   Friedrich was the fifth born of 10 known children, the second son.  He had 5 brothers and 4 sisters.  One of the sisters died before he was born.

Pudewitz Church record book

Friedrich baptismal record

Friedrich married Amalie Petrich on 3 May 1857 in Revier [Rejowiec]. 

Transcription of marriage record:
Revier #6 (1857) - 3rd of May - [Pastor] Huber - Miller Friedrich Primas from Wiekowko near Witkowo, second son of the deceased miller from Nekla, Gottfried Primas, with virgin Amalie Petrich, second daughter of the deceased farmer from Pidda, Gottlieb Petrich.  Both groom and bride under tutorship.  He - 24 ys old, she 16 ys 4 mths old.  Both Lutheran. With consent from court and mother.

Church in Revier where Friedrich and Amalie were married

Friedrich had two known children with Amalie.  A son, Paul, born 24 Oct 1860 in Orchowo and a daughter Emilie Henriette, born in 1863 in Nekla. Both children survived to adulthood and married.

Residence records for Nekla indicate that Friedrich Wilhelm Primas died in Nekla in 1865.   He was 32 years old and left a 24 year old widow with two young children.  Paul was 5 years old and Emilie was 2 years old.

Friedrich was my great-great-grandfather.  He died too young.

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