My great-grandfather, John Anton Hork had at least 10 brothers and sisters. Several of them died before they reached adulthood. Two of his siblings, Albert Hork and Clementina Hork, came to the United States. One brother, Frederick Wilhelm Casper Hork, remained in Germany and married Elizabeth Dollberg on 5 May 1872. They had a least two children: Anna Bernadine and Friedrich Hork. The baptismal records microfilmed by the LDS Church stops at 1876. So there may be more children that I don’t know about yet.
Friedrich Hork was born on 16 September 1874 in Elpse, in Kreis Olpe, Westfalia, Germany. I have the baptismal record showing his parents as Friedrich Hork and Elisabeth Dollberg.
I do not know any more about the lives of the Horks that remained in Germany. Hopefully, I can find some information soon.
Happy 138th Birthday to Friedrich Hork!
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