IN POSEN, PRUSSIA
The Bromberg Line starts with Johannes
Gatter (ca. 1755-1810). His place of birts is not known, he dies on November
16, 1810 in Bromberg, one of the bigger cities of eastern Prussia. The
town which is located on the river Netze (Notec) was once part of one
of Germanys many kingdoms und duchys, today it belongs to Poland
and carries the name of Bydgoszcz.
Bromberg in 1902
The Brahe River flowing through Bromberg, 1908
The Gatters were quite numerous here, and many left in the second half
of the 19th century to the United States and settled in Pennsylvania.
On the eve of World War I however still some families lived in the city.
In an old address book of 1915 we read:
Gatter, Karl - Bauunternehmer (constructor), Schwedenhöhe,
Gatter, Emil - Maurergeselle (mason apprentice),
Gatter, Erich - Blumenhandel (flower shop),
Gatter, Wilhelm - Maurer (mason), Bahnhofstr.
Gatter, Martha - Wittwe (widow), Beelitzerstr.
Gatter, Julie - Wittwe (widow), Neu Beelitz,
that are likely to be from this line are the following:
1 Eduard GATTER born Ca. 1850
+Bertha FROEHLICH born: Ca. 1850 married
in Bydgoszcz, Bydgoskiego, Poland
2 Auguste Louise GATTER born: 1 April
1875 in Neu Beelitz, Bydgoskiego, Poland
1 Auguste Louise GATTER born: 1 April 1875
in Neu Beelitz, Bydgoskiego, Poland
1 Carl TEICHGRAEBER
+Bertha GATTER born about 1855 in Bydgoszcz,
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