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Updated: 05 December 2016

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Generation 1: Nicholas Even (Ewen) was born 07 May 1763 in Hamstal Parish, Luxembourg (or Altrier, Grevenmacher, Luxembourg) and married Susanna Woldbilling (Waldbillig) 18 Feb 1788 in his hometown. His parents were Michael (1750-1788) & Elizabeth (Reiners) Even. They had a daughter, Maria Catherina Ewen (b. 15 Feb 1795) and a son, Nicholas Even. Nicholas died in 1831 in Altrier, Grevenmacher, Luxembourg.

Generation 2: Nicholas Even (b. 29 Jan 1801 in Altrier, Echternach, Grevenmacher, Luxembourg; d. 10 Aug 1852 in Tetes des Morts, Jackson, IA) married Marie Catherina Rollinger (b. 10 Mar 1794 in Zittig, Echternach, Grevemacher, Luxembourg, d. 1849 in Galena, Jo Daviess, IL) on 20 Feb 1821 in Altrier, Echternach, Grevenmacher, Luxembourg. They had ten children in 17 years:
1. Gregorius "George (b. 18 Jan 1822 in Altrier, Echternach, Grevenmacher, Luxembourg; d. 29 May1905 in Humboldt, Minehaha, SD) married to Maria Mary Schiltz, Johanes (1827 - 1887) married to Maria Arensdorf, Mathias (b. 29 Sep 1829 in Altrier, Echternach, Grevernmacher, Luxembourg, d. 12 Oct 1913 in Alton, Sioux, IA) married to Anna Hingtgen.

2. William (b. 17 May 1824 in Luxembourg) Twin sister was Anna.

3. Anna (b. 17 May 1824 in Luxembourg) Twin brother was William.

4. Johanes (b. 23 March 1827 in Luxembourg). See below: Generation 3

5. Nicholas (b. 1828 in Luxembourg)

6. Mathias (b. 29 Sep 1829 in Altrier, Grevenmacher, Luxembourg.

2. William (b.

Generation 3: Johanes Even (b. 23 March 1827 - 25 Jan1887) had two sons, Mathias Even (1861 - 1931) and Nicholas B. Even, married to Susan Hingtgen.

Generation 4: Mathias Even (1861 - 1931) had a daughter, Margaret Even (b. 1859 in LeMars, IA; d. 1886 in LeMars, IA)

Generation 5: Margaret Even (b. 1859 in LeMars, IA; d. 1886 in LeMars, IA) married Charles "Carl" Nemmers (b. Oct 1849 in Tetes des Mort Twp., Jackson, IA; d. 1924 in LeMars, IA). They had 4 children:
1. John W. Nemmers (27 July 1880 - 16 Oct 1970) married Margaret Theresa Ley (22 Feb 1883 - 18 Dec 1965)
2. Margaret Nemmers (07 April 1882 - 23 Jan 1973) married John Tentinger (died 1918)
3. Nicholas Charles Nemmers (1879 - 1939) married Lucia Schroeder (1885 - 1967)
4. Edward M. Nemmers (Aug 1883 - 1917) married Emma Strauss.

Thanks to Gayle Geber for the following 3 photos.

Nicholas and Susanna Even

Johanes Ewen and Maria Arensdorf Ewen

Nicholas B. and Susan Even and Children

Wehling Family Tree (Nicolas Even) at Ancestry.com (Owner: Steven C. Wehling)