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Anton Prothman
Born: November 1836 in Guttenfeld, East Prussia
Died: 12 Sept 1908 in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas. Cause of death: 'heart failure' (Conflicting evidence...may have died in a steam boiler explosion)
Burial: 14 Sept 1908

Father:  unknown
Mother:  unknown

Married: He married Amalie Peter abt. 1875 in Guttenfeld, East Prussia. 

Anton immigrated to Arkansas, U.S. on December 13, 1888 via the ship "S.S. Australia" (from "Genman's to America", vol. 57, by Glazier and Filby).  Amalie (his wife) was not listed as a passenger, but Anton's children were:  Mathilda, age 16, Elisabeth, 14, Franciska, 7, Dominikus, 4,  Anton was 52.

In the 1893 Little Rock, Arkansas Phone directory he is listed as:
 "Prothman, Anton, driver  res 711 E 8th" 

Children of Anton Prothman and Amalie Peter are:

As a side note:  Anton had a cousin Frank Prothmann who married a lady named Elisabeth age 38.  She arrived with children in port of Baltimore 5 July 1887, aboard "SS Donau" from Bremen: her husband was not listed.  Children: Otto age 10, Hedwig age 8, Franz age 7, Rosalia age 4, Julius age 3.

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