The Lohmann Family
Only speculations exist about the origin of the word “Lohmann“. It is known that in the Low-
The “Püntker” Bernard Lohmann (*1795), called “Deeters Bernd”, is seen as the progenitor of the Lohmann family. As early as 1817 he became a boatman servant and a mariner in Haren. His wife’s name was Helena Schmitz (*1790), called “Gosevort”. The grand-
The day labourer and mariner Johannes Wilhelmus Lohmann (*1826) formed the next generation of the Lohmann family with his six siblings. First he was married to the sewer Christine Nordenbrok (*1825) who died early after giving birth to three children. In 1857 the servant maid Maria Adelheid Lübbers (*1827) became his wife; five children were born.
But only Bernhard Heinrich Lohmann (*1854) ensured the continuation of the family name – he was a son of his father’s first marriage. First he was a day labourer later a self-
Captain Hermann Lohmann (*1961), son of Captain Engelbert Lohmann (*1930), is still the owner of seaships which nowadays do global shipping.
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