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Jacob (Wegelin) Fritz Immigration

Jacob Wegelin, age 21, is listed on the passenger list of the ship "Cella" that sailed from Havre and London to New York City.  It arrived 20 November 1865.

Jacob was listed as a Swiss national.  He accompanied his father, Ludwig Fritz, his biological father and his younger brother, aged 10, Ludwig E. Fritz.  Ludwig, the father, was born in Wurttemberg, Germany and was a German national.  His young son, Ludwig, was born in Switzerland.


~source: Wisconsin Historical Society film P77-1008, 8th page, ship #1127
~contributer's notes: Jacob Wegelin took his father's surname of Fritz, soon after arriving in the U.S.A.
~contributed by Jacob O. Fritz

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