|John Heinrich Wilhelm Kolkmeier
John Heinrich Wilhelm Kolkmeier
Another name for John was Willliam.
According to the 1850 U.S. Census, William was a 17 year old stonecutter living in the 10th Ward of Cincinnati, with Mary Strathmeier, presumably his step-mother (age 60) and Louisa, presumably his sister, age 20.
John married Catharina Elisabetha Thomasmeyer, daughter of Clamor Adolph Henrich Thomasmeyer and Maria Elisabeth Pöller, on 29 May 1859 in St. Paul's German Evangelical Church, Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., Ohio. (Catharina Elisabetha Thomasmeyer was born on 4 Jul 1839 in Essen, Wittlage, K. of Hannover, Germany, christened on 9 Jul 1839 in St. Nikolai Church, Essen, Wittlage, Prussia, died on 20 Oct 1904 in Dieterich, Effingham Co., Illinois and was buried in St. John's Lutheran Church Cemetery, Effingham, Effingham Co., Illinois.)