William Frederick Edward Bredendick



Samuel Ludwig Bredendick
Louise Suckow


Ernestine Borchardt


Martha Bredendick
Ida Bredendick
Emma Bredendick
Otto H. Bredendick
Ernestine Bredendick
William Bredendick
Arthur A. Bredendick
Alvina Bredendick
Marie Bredendick
Louise Bredendick

Information about Individual

William Bredendick was born in Germany during 1856. He departed Germany for the United States at the age of 14. He departed from Bremen, Germany aboard the Union. The ship stopped in Southampton, England and arrived in New York on 22 November 1869.

In 1970, he was living in a boarding house owned by William Hesse in Winchester, Wisconsin. His sister Williamina also boarded there.1

On the Union's manifest, William's occupation was listed as farmer. In 1870, he was listed as a

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William married Ernestine Bredendick in 1886. He was naturalized in 1893. At least by 1910, he was able to read, write, and speak English.

By 1905, he was living in Birnamwood, Wisconsin working as a farmer and by 1920 we know he owned his own farm. In 1930, William and his wife were living with their daughter Ernestine. son-in-law Richard Aggen, and grandson Arville.

William died in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on 23 June 1937 at the home of his daughter Louise. The cause of death was bronchial pneumonia.

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An 1871 rendering of the North German Lloyd pier at Bremerhaven.

An 1871 rendering of the North German Lloyd pier at Bremerhaven, the port of Bremen from which William Brenendick at emigrated two years earlier.