Menke family. | Tulane University Special Collections
Reinhardine Menke came to New Orleans from Bremen, Germany. Around 1856, she married Johann Hermann Buhrlage, who came to New Orleans from Talge, Germany in 1847. They apparently had a son named J. Edgar Burlage.
In 1856 Louise Reinhardine Menke Burlage married J.F.L. Kracke. They had a son named Thomas Wharton Kracke.