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Help, with parents of surname Ersepke/Ersepka/Erspeke from Austria....

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Re: Help, with parents of surname Ersepke/Ersepka/Erspeke from Austria....

Posted: 1377798038000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1377798736000
The 1896 ship manifest for William states that he was a native of the USA and his residence was Louisville, Ky.

It appears he must have been in the US prior to 1896. This may be him arriving in 1893 (1910 census states he immigrated in 1893). Unfortunately it doesn't give any information about his parents.

Hamburger Passagierlisten, 1850-1934
Name: Wilh Erspki
Departure Date: 5 Mrz 1893 (5 Mar 1893)
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1863
Age: 30
Gender: männlich (Male)
Residence: Cannstadt, Württemberg (Baden-Württemberg)
Occupation: Mechaniker
Ship Name: Rhaetia
Captain: Ludwig
Shipping Line: Hamburg-Amerikanische Packetfahrt-Actien-Gesellschaft
Shipping Clerk: Hamburg-Amerikanische Packetfahrt-Actien-Gesellschaft
Ship Type: Dampfschiff
Accommodation: Zwischendeck
Ship Flag: Deutschland
Port of Departure: Hamburg
Port of Arrival: New York
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New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1957
Name: Wilh Erspki
Arrival Date: 20 Mar 1893
Birth Date: abt 1863
Age: 30
Gender: Male
Place of Origin: Wurttleg
Port of Departure: Hamburg
Port of Arrival: New York, New York
Ship Name: Rhaetia
Destination: Illinois
Occupation: machinist or mechanic
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The census also says that his place of birth was Austria Germany, so you may want to check the history of that area at the time of his birth--he may be German rather than Austrian.
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