My 2nd great grandmother, Marie Felicitee “Sadie” Romond, came to America on May 27th, 1857. She and her husband, Joseph Voiland, started their journey soon after they married in Essert, France. After arriving in New York, they traveled to Buffalo, and remained there until passage through the Great Lakes could be obtained. They finally arrived in Little Wolf Township, Waupaca Co., Wisconsin in Dec. 1857.
Sadie grew up in Urcerey, in the Territory of Belfort, France. Her parents, Jean Pierre Romont and Marguerite Ancla’eier Eglin, both died when she was a teenager. So, her brother Charles gave her away in marriage. Joseph and Sadie settled on an 80 acre farm in Little Wolf Township, and then retired to the village of Royalton in 1903.
The Romond surname has also been spelled Romont, Romon and Roman.
Further reading can be found here.
On May 27, 1857, my 2nd great grandparents, Joseph Voiland and Felicitée Marie (Sadie) Romond, arrive in New York City from France.
Joseph, from Essert, and Sadie, from the nearby town of Urcerey, must have started on their journey to America almost immediately after their March 26th wedding. They arrived in New York just 2 months and one day after they were married. Since the ocean crossing took around 6 weeks and travel in France to a seaport was slow, they could not have wasted any time.
After arriving in New York, they traveled to Buffalo and remained there until passage through the Great Lakes could be obtained. They finally arrived in Little Wolf Twp., Waupaca Co., Wisconsin in December.
More about my Voiland/Weller family can be found here.
This is a copy of the marriage record for my 2nd great grandparents, Joseph Voiland and Felicitée Marie (Sadie) Romond. They were married on March 26, 1857 in Essert, Belfort, France. Shortly thereafter, they emigrated to America.
It was photocopied for me at the Archives Departementales Du Territoire De Belfort by a RAOGK volunteer.
I’d like to know what the entire record says. I’m not sure if it’s written in French or Latin. If anyone out there can help, please let me know!