Sketch of Andreas Otteni

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Early Generations of Otteni Families
Urloffen Families starting in 1676 with Hans Georg Otteni

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The earliest German records found show that Johannes Otteni was born in Urloffen, Germany on 9 Apr 1681 and that his father was Hans Georg Otteni. In all probability, Hans Georg Otteni moved to Germany just five years before Johannes birth.

The local church records show Hans Georg Otteni had six children. They included: 

NAME

BIRTH - DEATH DATES

Johannes Otteni

9 Apr 1681 -

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Laurents Otteni

3 Sep 1684 -

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Mathias Otteni

22 Jan 1687 -

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Joseph Otteni

3 Oct 1688 -

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Ignatius Otteni

1689 -

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Maria Eva Otteni

1691 -

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Mathias Otteni and his wife, Maria Eva Schmidt, had five children. They were:

NAME

BIRTH - DEATH DATES

Johann Martin Otteni

30 Oct 1712 -

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Maria Otteni

20 Aug 1719 -

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Franziscus Otteni

2 Sep 1721 -

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Franz Otteni

4 Oct 1722 -

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Hans Georg Otteni

7 May 1728 -

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Franz Otteni married Maria Magalena Kranz. Their son, Andreas Otteni, was the father of Benedict Otteni, who migrated to America in the early 1830's. The following chart shows the relationship of these generations as well as the relationship to Anton Otteni and Theodor Otteni, who also migrated to America.

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