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From: "Derrill Langen" <>
Subject: Re: Eliza Langen
Date: Thu, 26 Nov 1998 03:45:22 -0900
Do you were Eliza was from originally (before Ireland)? My ancestor, Herman
LANGEN was born in Belgium, lived for awhile in Wales, before coming to the
From: Connie Proffitt <>
Date: Wednesday, November 25, 1998 6:40 PM
Subject: Eliza Langen
>Hello & Happy Thanksgiving to one & all !!!
>I am a new subscriber to this Langen mailing list. My Langen connection is
>through my g-grandmother, Catherine Banks. Her sister, Eliza Banks married
>??? Langen. Eliza's son Tom Langen & maybe other children were living in
>Toledo, Ohio in 1918.
>According to a 2nd cousin, Eliza & husband emigrated to the US. She
>(probably her husband) became a US citizen and by 1918 Eliza & husband
>moved back to Ireland. A letter from Eliza was written Dec 1918 and has a
>return address & postal stamp of: Aghoo, Kilmactranna, Ballyfarnon P.O.,
>Catherine Banks married James Loftus in 1872 in Scranton. She emigrated
>from Ireland about 1869 & was living in boarding house in Scranton for the
>1870 Census. Catherine, James, & 4 children moved to Philadelphia by 1880
>There were two other Banks sisters, Ann & Bridget.
>Ann Banks married ??? Quinn. Her daughter Mamie Quinn married ???
>Christiansen. Mamie had 5 or 6 children: Dorothy, Theresa, Paul, plus
>A Bridget Banks was in Scranton for the 1870 Census, working & living as a
>domestic in a private home.
>I am looking for the names of these sisters' parents before I try to search
>Irish records. I would also like to fill-in descendants of sisters, Eliza,
>Ann, & Bridget. If these names fit into your Langen family, I would like
>to hear from you.
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