|GRIEP in Todd County,
From Lastrup in northwestern Germany to Long
Griep, born around 1815, lived in Lastrup,
a small village in the German Kingdom of Hanover.
He was married and had four children, who all migrated
When in 1879 the last one left -- his son
Heinrich and his family -- he went together with
them. Shortly after his arrival he died in Long
Prairie Minnesota. This page is about his
Oldest daughter Angelica
Griep was born around 1836 in Lastrup, Germany. In
1868 she married Heinrich (Henry) Hengemühle.
That same year she migrated with her new
family-in-law to Hartford, Todd County,
Minnesota, where they had 6 children. She died in
May 1904 in Hartford of liver trouble.
(Henry) was born June 5th, 1839, in Lastrup, Germany. He,
his wife Gertrude Rosa and their three children
migrated in 1879 to the United States. He settled
as a farmer in Bruce, Todd County, Minnesota. He
died December 9, 1913, in Long Prairie.
Griep also migrated, to Long Prairie
Minnesota, and married a man named Strack.
Griep was born on August 4, 1852 in Lastrup, Germany. He
migrated in 1872 to New York, worked in a tobacco
factory in Saint Louis, at the railroad in
Stearns County Minnesota and in the hotel of Long
Prairie, Todd County. There he homesteaded and
married Catherine Schmidt. They had 14 children.
Prairie, Todd County, Minnesota
OF HEINRICH /HENRY GRIEP
Born June 5th, 1839, at Lastrup
||Bernhard Griep (1867-..)
(Ben) was born in September 1867 in Lastrup, Germany. In
1879 he migrated with his parents to Bruce, Todd
County, Minnesota. He was a diary farmer. In 1902
he married in Long Prairie to Rosa Meyers, born
in 1878 in Germany.
They had 7 children:
(1906), Bernard (1907), ...
(1909), Sylvia (1910),
Louis Griep (1912) and Alvina.
Row L-R: Olivia, Gertrude, William, Ben >
Bottom Row L-R Sylvia, Louis >
||Anna C. Griep (1868-..)
Anna C. Griep
was born in September 1868 in Germany. On May 26,
1903, she married in Long Prairie to Joseph
Hillmer Jr. They lived in Bruce, Todd County,
close to and later in her fathers farm. They had
4 children: Herman H. (1904), Maria G. (1906),
Frank L. (1907) en Edward L. (1909).
Joseph Griep (1873-1949)
Heinrich Joseph Griep
(Henry) was born September 9, 1873 in Germany. At
age 5 he immigrated with his parents to Bruce,
Todd County, Minnesota. He worked in a sawmill,
and later on he started a car repair shop.
On November 11, 1902, he married
in Long Prairie to the nurse Wilhelmina Gertrude
Spieker and had 8 children. On September 16,
1949, he died in Long Prairie of stomach cancer.
His wife died February 3, 1962.
(born 1903; married to Henry Robben); Leo
Joseph Griep (born 1905; married
to Catherine Knase); Agnes Rosaba
(born 1906; married to Nicholas Eiden); Flores
Christina (born 1908; married to
Jake Eiden), Rudolf Joseph Griep
(born 1910; moved to Los Angeles); Victor
Nicholas (born 1912; lived at
Minneapolis); Veronica Catherine
(born 1914; married to Helmer Olander)
and Otto Bernard Griep
(born 1918; married to Bernice
One of the
descendants of Leo Joseph, Mark Griep,
now living in Lincoln, Nebraska, has researched
this branch of the Griep family. Other descendants of Henry Griep:
Florence Eiden Deutsch
from Buffalo, Minnesota, Sally Griep from
and Arden Truby
are also participating in this research.
OF HERMAN GRIEP
Born August 4th, 1852, at Lastrup
||Henry Griep (1878-1949)
was born on December 9,1878, in Long Prairie,
Minnesota. On October 11, 1904, he married
Elizabeth Irmdieke from Meire Grove, Stearns
County. He died on April 27, 1949, at Melrose,
Stearns County, Minnesota en was buried on the
St. Boniface Cemetery.
They had 5 children:
born February 24, 1907, at Padua, Stearns
County. She married Ray Weeber from
Chicago. She died August 14, 1992 in
born February 9, 1909, at Padua, Stearns
County. On June 4, 1932, she married Bob
Bailey from Chicago. They had 3 children:
Shirlene, Robert and Ronald Henry. She
died, 40 years of age, from cancer on
February 13, 1949.
Griep, born December 1915 in
Minnesota. He married Lorraine Beatrice
Schneider and they had 3 children: Paul
and Susan. On October
24, 1985, his wife died, living in Santa
Griep, born September 1913 at
Padua, Stearns County. He married Lucille
Klosterman. He was a creamery operator,
living in Arlington, Sibley County,
Minnesota. They had 6 children: Elizabeth,
Sandra (1942-1996), Barbara,
and John Charles. Henry
died on October 23, 1997.
married George Breyer from Chicago.
||Joseph J. Griep (1880-1954)
was born in April 1880 and died at the age of 74
Mary Griep, died
Griep, died in 1972.
Francis Grip, worked for a railroad company,
and changed his name from Griep to Grip. He died
in 1953. He had a son:
Griep, died in 1974.
Griep was born on November 12, 1892. He lived in
Minnesota and died November, 1962.
Griep, died in 1976.
Griep was born March 10, 1894, in Minnesota. He
died September 2, 1955, in Santa Clara,
F. Griep (1896-1977)
Griep was born January 17, 1896 in Long Prairie,
Minnesota. He served in World War I and entered
banking in Long Prairie, then in Browerville and
then in Staples, Todd County, Minnesota, where he
lived the rest of his life.
He married Isabella Maier of Long Prairie and had
five daughters: Marjorie, Esther,
Alyce, June and
Audrey. He died in June 1977.
Griep, died in 1998.
Griep, died in 1972.
Griep was born February 5, 1902, in Minnesota. He
lived in Los Alamitos, Orange County, California
and died October 23, 1992.
One of the descendants
of Bernard Francis, DeeAnn Marie Grip,
has researched this
branch of the Griep/Grip family from Minnesota.
Adrey (Griep) Zimmer,
daughter of John F. Griep, also provided
information about this 'clan'.