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Johann Bretzke Family

Born: September 22, 1820 (1788-1852)
Alt Storkow, Pomerania, (now Poland)

Dorothea Louise Hellern

Auguste Louise Bretzke
Ludwig Ferdinand Bretzke
Ernst Friedrich Bretzke
Dorothea Louise Bretzke

I have noticed there are inconsistencies with the records for this family and welcome any information to clarify this family history.


Parents of Johann

Father: Wilhelm Bretzke
Born: 1761
Died: Nov, 21 1831
Alt Storkow
Mother: Henrietta Ladewich


Father: Georg David Bretzke
Born: 1762
Mother: Anna Dorthea Wegener
Born: 1766




Children of Johann

Auguste Louise (Bretzke) Hoeft

Born: October 20, 1814
Husband: Johann Friedrich Hoeft

Carl Hoeft
came to Maine Prairie Township, Stearns County, Minnesota
Wife: Auguste Tobel

Ludwig Ferdinand Bretzke

Born: August 27, 1816

Ernst Friedrich Bretzke

Born: September 22, 1820
Alt Storkow, Pomerania, (now Poland)
Died: May 5, 1900
Kimball Cemetery, Kimball, Stearns County Minnesota

Married May 12, 1843
Charlotte M Bretzke geb Muller
Born: February 22, 1824
Died: June 16, 1894
Kimball Cemetery, Stearns County, Minnesota

Wilhelm August
Herman Paul


Dorothea Louise Bretzke

Born: December 13, 1822
Pommerian, Prussia




I would like to build a Bretzke Family tree and encourage all Bretzkes around the world to please send information that would add to our family history.

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