Leopold Wohlgemuth marriage in 1863

 I'll put out the important documents one by one as I capture them. Here is the November 4, 1863 marriage record of Leopold Wohlgemuth and Fredericke Pächter, the future parents of Isaak and Julius Wohlgemuth. The record is in the lower right of the columnular book. I've cropped in on the Wohlgemuth record. You can see the two surnames that are underlined. I will extract the key information below.

Date: November 4, 1863 Location: Pr. Stargardt
Husband: Leopold Wohlgemuth Wife: Fredericke Pächter
Yiddish Name: Lewyn Age: 25
Profession: Merchant Town: Tiegenhof
Age: 30 Father: Julius Pächter

A few things are notable. We see again Leopold's common and Yiddish names both given. He has advanced in profession beyond dealer to merchant ("kaufmann"). Tiegenhof was a new location for me. It was the German name for the town now called Nowy Dvór Gdanski. It is 34 miles northeast of Starogard and is close to the bigger city of Elblag, formerly Elbing, where Isaak and Julius Wohlgemuth moved in 1892. Julius's name may be in honor of his father-in-law. I should try to learn more about the Pächter family in Tiegenhof.

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