Leopold Beckmann and his wife Emilie Braesicke were born in and around Dessau and one of their dtrs. Emilie was born in Poetnitz just south of Dessau in 1856. Emilie Beckmann nee Braesicke's brother Albert was believed to be born in Reinsdorf just north of Wittenberg near Dessau. He was born in 1837.
Is there anybody out there researching these families?
They left Germany at 2 different times. Albert Braesicke came to Texas in 1857 and the Beckmann's came to New Orleans and then to Texas in 1872.