PIONEERS AND IMMIGRANTS
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Admin/Biog History Marian Ebernau was born in the Bundesrepublik of Sachsen (Saxony) circa 1833. In the 1850s he served in the Meiningenisches Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion, 2nd Company. He left there for the United States in 1862. He married Mary Wagner in Winnebago County, Wisconsin on October 10, 1865. Mary was born in Wurttenberg circa 1849. The couple had at least seven children: Ellen; Albert J.; Ida; Bertha; Anna; Emma F.; and Theodore. Marian does not appear in the Oshkosh City Directories untill 1868, when he is listed as a painter living on Ceape Avenue. He worked as a house painter and paper hanger and lived in the home on Ceape until his death on January 11, 1911.
Classification Archives
Collection Small Collections, People
Dates of Accumulation June 4, 1862
Abstract Passport for Marian Ebernau issued in Meiningen. It alows him to leave and immigrate to North America. It has one stamp inside. Most of the inscriptions ar illegible:

Passport No. 27 Valid for Six Weeks

Grand Dukedom of Meiningen

Description
Age 29
Size 5 feet, 3 inches
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Conscription

Signature of the Passport Holder

/s/ Marian Ebernau
Everyone in and of foreign civil and military authority asks that this presenter
Marion Ebernau
a native and resident of
Saalfeld


it appears as follows: is traveling with Magdalena Ebernau to North America

with the intention ?????


To leave freely and travel unhindered back and forth and if necessary, is granted protection and assistance.


Given at Meiningen, the fourth of January 1862

Ducal Ministry of State
Department of the Interior
/s/ signature

Seal
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Language German
Legal Status Oshkosh Public Museum
Object ID SC618.7.1
Object Name Passport
People Ebernau, Marian (Marion)
Subjects Immigrants
Emigration & immigration
German-Americans
Germans
Title Passport
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