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  • Name Bloom Theodore 
    Born Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Akron, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I440  Bloom
    Last Modified 25 Jul 2017 

    Family Frances,   b. Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Bloom Adam,   b. 29 Apr 1835, Westphalia, Prussia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Feb 1909, DeWitt, Clinton County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)  []
     2. Bloom Charles H.,   b. Abt 1844, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1863, Memphis, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 19 years)  []
    +3. Bloom Frank T.,   b. 1828, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Apr 1897, DeWitt, Clinton County, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)  []
    Last Modified 25 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F83  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Emigrated to US in 1848. Settled in Rochester, NY. Wife died in Rochester, NY. Joined some of children in Akron, Ohio, where he died.
    • Theodore Blum record in Lowery Family Tree on ancestry.com:
      Name: Theodor August Blum
      Birth: 1805 - Germany
      Marriage: 17 Jul 1829 - Prussia (Germany)
      Spouse: Dorothea Amalia Berger

      Also record in Ohio Obituary Index 1830s-2009, Rutherford B. Hayes Center:
      Name: Theodore Blum
      Spouse: Dorothea Blum
      Newspaper: Seneca Advertiser, Tiffin, Ohio
      Newspaper Date: 10 Sep 1852
      Newspaper Page: p. 2, col. 7
      Years Indexed: 1842-1919
      Newspaper Repository: Tiffin Seneca Public Library - Tiffin, Oh; Tiffin Seneca Public Library - Tiffin, Oh
      Notes: 1852 Marriage Article
      Library Link: 496039
      **It's interesting to see a marriage article reference in an obituary index, especially since the previous record may indicate they were married in 1829.

      From NY immigration records:
      Name: T??? Blum
      Arrival Date: 29 Jul 1847
      Age: 38
      Gender: M (Male)
      Port of Arrival: New York
      Port of Departure: Havre
      Place of Origin: Deutschland
      Ship: R D Shepherd
      Family Identification: 708307
      Microfilm Serial Number: M237
      Microfilm Roll Number: 68

      I remember another part of the 'myth' my father told me (5 brothers through Canada)--the family was from the eastern part of Germany in the Polish area now.

      Ostpreussen (East Prussia) records:
      Theodor August Bloom from Labiau/Polessk near Kalinigrad in Russia (on the Baltic), born 1805
      http://www.familysearch.org/eng/search/frameset_search.asp?PAGE=/eng/search/ancestorsearchresults.asp

      Theodor August Bloom from Memel/Klaipeda (Lithuania on the border with Kalinigrad region of Russia), born 1813 (married Dorothea Berger in 1837)
      http://www.familysearch.org/eng/search/frameset_search.asp?PAGE=/eng/search/ancestorsearchresults.asp

      From familysearch.org:
      Theodor August Blum Compact Disc #138 Pin #1479930
      Sex: M
      Birth: abt 1805
      Friedrichsgraben, Labiau, East Prussia, Germany
      Parents
      Father: Johann Blum Disc #138 Pin #1480151
      Mother: Mrs. Johann Blum Disc #138 Pin #1480152
      Marriage(s)
      Spouse: Dorothea Amalia Berger Disc #138 Pin #1479931
      Marriage: 17 Jul 1829
      Labiau, Labiau, East Prussia, Germany
      Submitter: Bradford W. Harper
      1290 Blueberry Trail Blackfoot, ID 83221

      If he is from East Prussia, this article indicates that there are no extant records of the German era:
      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Expulsion_of_Germans_after_World_War_II

      It's interesting to note that there was social unrest in Germany in 1848: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Revolutions_of_1848_in_the_German_states


  

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