Nicolaus Volbert1

M, b. circa 1820, d. 16 March 1870
ChartsAncestors of Charlie Wolfram
Ancestors of Chuck Wolfram
     Nicolaus Volbert was born circa 1820 in Bavaria, Germany.2,3 Conflicting evidence states that Nicolaus Volbert was born circa 1817 in Germany.4 Nicolaus Volbert was also known as Nicolaus Vollbert.5 Nicolaus Volbert was also known as Nicholas Volbert. Nicolaus Volbert was also known as Nicholas Folbert.6 He married Barbara Kissner. Nicolaus Volbert was a farmer.7 Nicolaus immigrated, on 6 December 1858. Destination: New York. They arrived travelling in a "cabin" and not in steerage.8,7 He and Barbara lived in July 1861 in 1217 Randolph street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.9 Nicolaus Volbert and Barbara lived in September 1863 in 1222 Apple street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.10 Nicolaus Volbert and Barbara lived in June 1866 in 1322 Apple street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.11 Nicolaus Volbert and Barbara lived in 1869 in 1209 Randolph Avenue, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.12,13 Nicolaus Volbert became a widower on 2 October 1869 upon the death of his wife Barbara Kissner.14 Nicolaus Vollbert was a laborer in March 1870.5 He died on 16 March 1870 in St Mary's Hospital, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.5 The cause of Nicolaus's death was typhoid fever.5 He was buried on 18 March 1870 in St. Peter's Cemetery, Richmond street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.5

Family

Barbara Kissner b. bt 3 Oct 1831 - 2 Oct 1832, d. 2 Oct 1869
Children

Citations

  1. [S933] Marge Picklo, "Re: Barbara Volbert," e-mail to Chuck Wolfram, 14 March 2004, She cites the "Germans to America" index, from the books by that name, on CD, produced by Brøderbund Software Inc.
  2. [S772] 1880 U.S. census, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Philadelphia, enumeration district no. 467, supervisor's district no. 1, page 36, line 7, Bavaria listed as place of birth.
  3. [S933] Marge Picklo, "Re: Barbara Volbert," e-mail to Chuck Wolfram, 14 March 2004, Citing the date only. His age is given as 38 years at time of immigration to the USA in 1858. However, the age of his wife Barbara does not match, being off by two years, her stated age on her death record. She cites the "Germans to America" index, from the books by that name, on CD, produced by Brøderbund Software Inc.
  4. [S1341] Nicolaus Vollbert, Philadelphia Pennsylvania death return certificates, date calculated from age at death of 53 years.
  5. [S1341] Nicolaus Vollbert, Philadelphia Pennsylvania death return certificates.
  6. [S299] Letter, Margaret M. Picklo to Charles W. Wolfram, 6 January 2002.
  7. [S914] Margaret Picklo, "Latest family news," e-mail to Chuck Wolfram, 6 February 2004, She cites the "Germans to America" index, from the books by that name, on CD, produced by Brøderbund Software Inc.
  8. [S1201] Nicol. and Barb. Volbert, Elise & Mathilde passenger manifest, 6 December 1858, lines 30 and 31; micro-publication M237, roll 189.
  9. [S1339] Nussfaur Volbert, Philadelphia death returns.
  10. [S1338] Philadelphia Death Registrations, 8 September 1863.
  11. [S1337] Joseph Vollbert, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania return of a death certificate.
  12. [S932] Philadelphia Death Registrations 1869: 274, line 12, in October 1869. FHL microfilm no. 1003696.
  13. [S1340] John Talbert Volbert, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania death returns, in Feb 1869.
  14. [S932] Philadelphia Death Registrations 1869: 274, line 12 FHL microfilm no. 1003696.
  15. [S1340] John Talbert Volbert, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania death returns.

Barbara Kissner1,2,3

F, b. between 3 October 1831 and 2 October 1832, d. 2 October 1869
Barbara Volbert
ChartsAncestors of Charlie Wolfram
Ancestors of Chuck Wolfram
     Barbara Kissner was born in Rengersbrun, Bavaria, Germany4 between 3 October 1831 and 2 October 1832.5 She married Nicolaus Volbert. Barbara was the spouse of Nicolaus Volbert when he immigrated on 6 December 1858. They arrived travelling in a "cabin" and not in steerage.6,7 Barbara Kissner and Nicolaus lived in July 1861 in 1217 Randolph street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.8 Barbara Kissner and Nicolaus lived in September 1863 in 1222 Apple street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.9 Barbara Kissner and Nicolaus lived in June 1866 in 1322 Apple street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.1 Barbara Kissner and Nicolaus lived in 1869 in 1209 Randolph Avenue, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.10,11 Barbara Kissner died after childbirth on 2 October 1869 at 1209 Randolph Avenue, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.12,13 The cause of Barbara's death was metritis, which is an inflamation of the uterus, usually from a bacterial inflection, following childbirth.13,12 She was buried on 4 October 1869 at St. Peter's Cemetery, Richmond street, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.13,12

Family

Nicolaus Volbert b. c 1820, d. 16 Mar 1870
Children

Citations

  1. [S1337] Joseph Vollbert, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania return of a death certificate.
  2. [S1340] John Talbert Volbert, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania death returns.
  3. [S1338] Philadelphia Death Registrations, 8 September 1863, where the surname is given as Kisner.
  4. [S772] 1880 U.S. census, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Philadelphia, enumeration district no. 467, supervisor's district no. 1, page 36, line 7, Bavaria listed as place of birth.
  5. [S1342] Barbara Volberd, Philadelphia Pennsylvania death return certificates, place of birth given, date calculated from age at death of 37 years.
  6. [S1201] Nicol. and Barb. Volbert, Elise & Mathilde passenger manifest, 6 December 1858, lines 30 and 31; micro-publication M237, roll 189.
  7. [S914] Margaret Picklo, "Latest family news," e-mail to Chuck Wolfram, 6 February 2004, She cites the "Germans to America" index, from the books by that name, on CD, produced by Brøderbund Software Inc.
  8. [S1339] Nussfaur Volbert, Philadelphia death returns.
  9. [S1338] Philadelphia Death Registrations, 8 September 1863.
  10. [S932] Philadelphia Death Registrations 1869: 274, line 12, in October 1869. FHL microfilm no. 1003696.
  11. [S1340] John Talbert Volbert, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania death returns, in Feb 1869.
  12. [S1342] Barbara Volberd, Philadelphia Pennsylvania death return certificates.
  13. [S932] Philadelphia Death Registrations 1869: 274, line 12 FHL microfilm no. 1003696.

Ferdinand Volbert1

M, b. circa 1865, d. circa 1945
FatherNicolaus Volbert b. c 1820, d. 16 Mar 1870
MotherBarbara Kissner b. bt 3 Oct 1831 - 2 Oct 1832, d. 2 Oct 1869
     Ferdinand Volbert was born circa 1865.1,2,3,4 He was the son of Nicolaus Volbert and Barbara Kissner. Ferdinand Volbert was also known as Frederick Volbert. He was a riverboat captain. According to Frank, his father (Frederick) said that his uncle, Johanna's brother, was a riverboat captain and rarely left his ship.5 He visited his sister when she lived on Polk Street around 1942. He was unmarried.6 He died circa 1945.6
      He appeared in the census enumerated on 9 June 1870 in St. Vincent's Catholic Asylum for Foundling Children, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. He was recorded as being a five year old white male who was born in Pennsylvania.2 He appeared in the census enumerated in June 1880 in St. Vincent's German Orphan Asylum, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. He was recorded as being a 15-year-old white male who was born in Pennsylvania to parents both of whom were recorded as being born in Bavaria. He had not attended school during the previous year, or, at least, that field was marked for all but three persons on that census page, indicating that all but those three had attended school, and two of those three were listed as being four years old.7

Citations

  1. [S765] Margaret Picklo, "Wolfram genealogy," e-mail to Chuck Wolfram, 6 August 2003, citing the 1870 census, which listed him as 5 years old.
  2. [S773] 1870 U.S. census, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Philadelphia, 76th District, page 46, line 6.
  3. [S772] 1880 U.S. census, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Philadelphia, enumeration district no. 467, supervisor's district no. 1, page 36, line 7, age given as 15 years, which calculates to birth in 1865.
  4. [S914] Margaret Picklo, "Latest family news," e-mail to Chuck Wolfram, 6 February 2004, cites date from age on the 1870 U.S. census for Philadelphia of four years, birthdate of ca. 1866, found on a microfilmed census return examined at the Philadelphia Archives.
  5. [S765] Margaret Picklo, "Wolfram genealogy," e-mail to Chuck Wolfram, 6 August 2003.
  6. [S1579] Edward M Picklo, Wolfram & Patrick: 150 Years of Photographic History, introduction: sketch biographies.
  7. [S772] 1880 U.S. census, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Philadelphia, enumeration district no. 467, supervisor's district no. 1, page 36, line 7.

Catherine Emrey1

F, b. 8 April 1873, d. 14 April 1928
FatherPeter Emery b. 18 Nov 1821, d. 12 May 1893
MotherCatherine Custer b. 8 Nov 1836, d. 6 Apr 1883
     Catherine Emrey was born on 8 April 1873 in West Vincent Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania.2,1,3 She was the daughter of Peter Emery and Catherine Custer. Catherine Emrey was also known as Catherine Euirey. Catherine Emrey was also known as Katie C. Euirey. She married Josiah S. Halteman, son of Moses S. Halteman and Almira Schultz, circa 1896.4,5 Catherine Halteman and Josiah lived in 1897 in East Vincent Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania.6,7 Catherine Halteman was received into church membership by letter at St. Vincent Reformed Church, East Vincent Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, on 17 April 1898.8,9 She and Josiah lived before 1905 in 135 Second Avenue, Royersford, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Josiah resided there until his death.10,11,12,13 Josiah and Catherine and Josiah were dismissed from church membership at St. Vincent Reformed Church on 1 October 1911 The reason for the dismissal is not given, but Josiah resigned from all of his church offices a few days before, resignation accepted, at a church consistery meeting.14 Catherine Halteman died at 12:10 pm on 14 April 1928 in Royersford, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, at age 55 years and 6 days.15,16 The cause of Catherine's death was apoplexy, with a contributory cause of chronic neterslitial neplisute hyperteusion.15 She was buried on 18 April 1928 in St. Vincent Reformed Cemetery, East Vincent Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania.17,15,18
     Catherine Halteman appeared in the census enumerated on 18 June 1900 in East Vincent Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, as the wife of the head of the household. Kate was a 27-year-old white female born in April 1873 in Pennsylvania to parents both born in Pennsylvania. Her occupation was given as "keeping house." She could speak English, read and write. It was recorded that she was the mother of two children born alive, one still living. She had been married for four years19. She appeared on the census enumerated on 21 April 1910 at 135 Second Avenue, Royersford, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, as the wife of the head of the household. Katherine was recorded as a 37-year-old white female married for 14 years, the mother of three children born alive, two of whom were still alive. She was born in Pennsylvania of parents both of whom were born in Pennsylvania. She could speak English, read and write. Her occupation was listed as "none."20 She appeared in the census enumerated on 13 January 1920 at 135 Second Avenue, Royersford, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, as the wife of the head of the household. Catherine was recorded as a 46-year-old married white female born in Pennsylvania of parents both of whom were born in Pennsylvania. She could speak English, read and write. Her occupation was given as "none"21.

Family

Josiah S. Halteman b. 16 Jul 1872, d. 13 Oct 1945
Children
  • Vernon E. Halteman b. 12 Jun 1897, d. 16 Mar 1898
  • Edith Halteman b. 27 Dec 1899, d. 31 Aug 1951
  • Josiah Ellsworth Halteman b. 19 Apr 1910, d. 22 May 1955
  • Eugene Halteman b. 31 Mar 1914, d. 4 Nov 1990

Citations

  1. [S1640] Oran S Emerich, Descendants of John George Emmerich 43.
  2. [S1748] Catherine E Halteman, Pennsylvania state death certificate 38517, gives place of birth as "Chester Co., Penna."
  3. [S377] 1900 U.S. census, Chester County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, East Vincent Township, enumeration district no. 67, supervisor's district no. 2, sheet 13, dwelling 287, family 287, line 6, birthdate given as April 1873, birthplace Pennsylvania.
  4. [S377] 1900 U.S. census, Chester County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, East Vincent Township, enumeration district no. 67, supervisor's district no. 2, sheet 13, dwelling 287, family 287, lines 5 & 6, Josiah and Kate recorded as married 4 years.
  5. [S383] 1910 U.S census, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Royersford borough, 2nd Ward, enumeration district no. 145, supervisor's district no. 3, sheet 6, dwelling 103, family 114, lines 57 & 58, married 14 years.
  6. [S106] Vernon Halteman entry, birth registration, vol. 1, p. 111 (June 22, 1897).
  7. [S377] 1900 U.S. census, Chester County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, East Vincent Township, enumeration district no. 67, supervisor's district no. 2, sheet 13, dwelling 287, family 287.
  8. [S828] Members, 1853-1939: page 31, line 7, "Mrs. J. S. Halteman, (received by) Letter 4/17 '98" the name and the word Letter being crossed out at time of dismissal, the words Received By being a header on the page, St. Vincent Reformed Church. FHL microfilm no. 1598063.
  9. [S848] Mrs. J. S. Halteman received into church membership, Consistory minute book, p. 56, also received into membership were Mrs. H. H. Long and Mrs. Howard Knipe, St. Vincent Reformed Church. FHL microfilm no. 1598063.
  10. [S147] The Daily Republican, 15 October 1945.
  11. [S383] 1910 U.S census, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Royersford borough, 2nd Ward, enumeration district no. 145, supervisor's district no. 3, sheet 6, dwelling 103, family 114.
  12. [S343] 1920 U.S. census, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Royersford borough, enumeration district no. 170, supervisor's district no. 3, sheet 11B, dwelling 242, family 248.
  13. [S1720] Josiah Schultz Halteman, Pennsylvania death certificate 87434.
  14. [S828] Members, 1853-1939: page 30, line 26 (for Josiah) and 31, line 7 (for "Mrs. J. S. Halteman" her given name not recorded), St. Vincent Reformed Church. FHL microfilm no. 1598063.
  15. [S1748] Catherine E Halteman, Pennsylvania state death certificate 38517.
  16. [S46] "Family Diary,", 12, 'Katie died at Royersford on Sat. April 14--1928. Buried at St. Vincent Wed. April 18.--28.'
  17. [S46] "Family Diary,", 12, 'Burried at St. Vincent Wed April 18.--28.'
  18. [S391] Letter, Ken Bainbridge to Charles W. Wolfram, 1 May 2002.
  19. [S377] 1900 U.S. census, Chester County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, East Vincent Township, enumeration district no. 67, supervisor's district no. 2, sheet 13, dwelling 287, family 287, line 6.
  20. [S383] 1910 U.S census, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Royersford borough, 2nd Ward, enumeration district no. 145, supervisor's district no. 3, sheet 6, dwelling 103, family 114, line 58.
  21. [S343] 1920 U.S. census, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Royersford borough, enumeration district no. 170, supervisor's district no. 3, sheet 11B, dwelling 242, family 248, line 53.

Catherine Keyser

F, b. circa 1826
Father(?) Keyser
     Catherine Keyser was born circa 1826 in Pennsylvania.1,2 She was also listed as being born, incorrectly, circa 1836 in Pennsylvania.3 She was the daughter of (?) Keyser. Catherine Keyser married Benjamin F. Halteman, son of Benjamin Halteman and Fannie Funk.
     She was listed as a resident in the William Keyser census report in Lower Salford Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, on 7 September 1850. She was recorded as a 24-year-old female born in Pennsylvania4. Catherine Halteman appeared in the census enumerated on 31 July 1860 in East Vincent Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, in the household of an unknown person . She was recorded as being a 34-year-old female who was born in Pennsylvania. Her occupation was given as "wife" of the head of the household5. She appeared on the census enumerated on 29 August 1870 in East Vincent Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, in the household of Benjamin F. Halteman. Catherine was recorded as a 34-year-old white female whose occupation was given as "keeping house." She was recorded as born in Pennsylvania to native-born parents.6

Family

Benjamin F. Halteman b. 17 Nov 1825, d. 25 Sep 1909
Children
  • Fannie Halteman
  • Catherine Halteman
  • Sarah W. Halteman b. Sep 1848
  • Violetta Halteman b. c 1854
  • Mary Halteman b. c 1865, d. 19 Nov 1896
  • John Haldeman b. c 1866
  • Noah K Halteman b. Jan 1868, d. 8 Feb 1944

Citations

  1. [S232] 1850 U.S. census, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Lower Salford Township, page 29, dwelling 4, family 4, She was recorded as age 24, born in Pa.
  2. [S670] 1860 U.S. census, Chester County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, East Vincent Township, page 176, dwelling 903, family 924, line 13, age given as 34, birthplace Pennsylvania.
  3. [S368] 1870 U.S. census, Chester County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, East Vincent Township, page 38, dwelling 342, family 334, line 32, age given as 34, birthplace Penna. The age is incorrect.
  4. [S232] 1850 U.S. census, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Lower Salford Township, page 29, dwelling 4, family 4, line 26.
  5. [S670] 1860 U.S. census, Chester County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, East Vincent Township, page 176, dwelling 903, family 924, line 13.
  6. [S368] 1870 U.S. census, Chester County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, East Vincent Township, page 38, dwelling 342, family 334.