Johnn A. Kohlhagen and Dorothea Ruess

Elizabeth's NY Genealogy
Kohlhagen
Adam
Schlueter
Zorn
Schulte
Engelhardt
Osborn
Leight
Oldman
Gerhardt
Heintz
Schuessler
Schweyer (Swyers)

First Generation

1. Johann August Joachim Kohlhagen. Born on 26 Sep 1830 in Prerow/Levitzow. Johann August Joachim died in Buffalo, Erie, NY, on 5 May 1906; he was 75. Buried on 8 May 1906 in Buffalo, Erie, NY.

On 26 Oct 1861 when Johann August Joachim was 31, he married Dorothea Maria Ruess, daughter of Heinrich Ruess (abt 1811-), in Schwetzin / Jörgenstorf. Born on 10 Apr 1836 in Groß Wüsterfelde. Dorothea Maria died in Buffalo, Erie, NY, on 24 May 1890; she was 54. Buried on 26 May 1890 in Buffalo, Erie, NY.

They had the following children:

           2         i.          John F. (1862-Jun 1937)

           3         ii.         Fredericka (1863-20 Mar 1938)

           4         iii.        William John (25 Jul 1865-6 Apr 1931)

           5         iv.        Sophia (Twin) (abt 1867-)

           6         v.         Friederich (Twin) (abt 1867-)

           7         vi.        Caroline (1868-24 Oct 1957)

           8         vii.       Wilhelmina (Sep 1870-1942)

           9         viii.      Henry (Mar 1874-1945)

Second Generation

Family of Johann August Joachim Kohlhagen (1) & Dorothea Maria Ruess

2. John F. Kohlhagen. Born in 1862 in Germany. John F. died in Buffalo, Erie, NY, in Jun 1937; he was 75. Buried on 2 Jul 1937 in Buffalo, Erie, NY.

John F. married Ida H. Lembke. Born in 1877 in Germany. Ida H. died in Buffalo, Erie, NY, in Nov 1938; she was 61. Buried on 7 Nov 1938 in Buffalo, Erie, NY.

They had the following children:

           10       i.          Raymond (1902-Jan 1909)

           11       ii.         Harold (1904-Mar 1905)

           12       iii.        Annabel (abt 1910-Jun 1922)

           13       iv.        Milton F. (10 Jul 1912-Feb 1977)

3. Fredericka Kohlhagen. Born in 1863 in Germany. Fredericka died in Buffalo, Erie, NY, on 20 Mar 1938; she was 75. Buried on 23 Mar 1938 in Buffalo, Erie, NY.

In 1890 when Fredericka was 27, she married Henry Nehls. Born in Mar 1864 in Germany. Henry died on 18 Apr 1940; he was 76. Buried on 21 Apr 1940 in Buffalo, Erie, NY.

They had the following children:

           14       i.          Emma (Sep 1889-1909)

           15       ii.         Paul N. (May 1891-12 Feb 1941)

           16       iii.        Marie S. (1895-1987)

           17       iv.        Metta (Mar 1895-)

           18       v.         Ella A. (4 May 1897-31 Mar 1979)

           19       vi.        Nora W. (14 Oct 1901-9 Dec 1993)

4. William John Kohlhagen. Born on 25 Jul 1865 in Rostock, Mecklenberg-Schwerin, Germany. William John died in Buffalo, Erie, NY, on 6 Apr 1931; he was 65. Buried on 9 Apr 1931 in Buffalo, Erie, NY.

On 9 Oct 1890 when William John was 25, he married Marie Wilhelmine Friederike Christine Zorn, daughter of Johann Henrich Carl Zorn (4 Jun 1847-30 Mar 1911) & Johanna Sophia Maria Lange (5 Aug 1851-12 Aug 1913). Born on 19 Jan 1872 in Townline, Erie, NY. Marie Wilhelmine Friederike Christine died in Buffalo, Erie, NY, on 9 Jun 1950; she was 78. Buried in Jun 1950 in Buffalo, Erie, NY.

They had the following children:

           20       i.          Clara (22 Mar 1892-23 Aug 1892)

           21       ii.         William John Jr (17 Jun 1893-27 Jul 1975)

           22       iii.        Bertha F. (31 May 1895-27 Mar 1957)

           23       iv.        Emma Mary C. (18 Mar 1897-31 Dec 1985)

           24       v.         Henry (8 Jun 1899-27 Mar 1900)

           25       vi.        Elsie Ida Mina (23 Dec 1900-29 Sep 1973)

           26       vii.       Herman Frederick (24 Mar 1904-24 Jan 1987)

5. Sophia Kohlhagen. Born abt 1867. Sophia died in (probably childhood).

6. Friederich Kohlhagen. Born abt 1867. Friederich died in (probably childhood).

7. Caroline Kohlhagen. Born in 1868 in Germany. Caroline died in Buffalo, Erie, NY, on 24 Oct 1957; she was 89. Buried in Buffalo, Erie, NY.

In 1890 when Caroline was 22, she married Gustav Rugenstein. Born in 1866 in Germany. Gustav died in Buffalo, Erie, NY, in 1948; he was 82. Buried in Buffalo, Erie, NY.

They had the following children:

           27       i.          Infant (Died as Infant) (15 Jun 1892-15 Jun 1892)

           28       ii.         Gustav (9 Jun 1898-11 Aug 1967)

           29       iii.        Vernetta (26 Nov 1906-11 Oct 1989)

8. Wilhelmina Kohlhagen. Born in Sep 1870 in Germany. Wilhelmina died in Buffalo, Erie, NY, in 1942; she was 71. Buried in Buffalo, Erie, NY.

abt 1899 when Wilhelmina was 28, she married William Lange, son of Rudolf Lange (abt 1844-bef 1900) & Sophie Unknown (Mar 1845-). Born in Mar 1877 in New York. William died in Buffalo, Erie, NY, in 1943; he was 65. Buried in Buffalo, Erie, NY.

They had one child:

           30       i.          Mildred E. (6 Aug 1904-Nov 1973)

9. Henry Kohlhagen. Born in Mar 1874 in Germany. Henry died in Buffalo, Erie, NY, in 1945; he was 70. Buried in Hamburg, Erie, NY.

On 6 Jun 1900 when Henry was 26, he married Ida Pokrandt, daughter of August Pokrandt (Dec 1853-) & Unknown Unknown, in Buffalo, Erie, NY. Born on 4 Jan 1882 in New York or Germany. Ida died in Buffalo, Erie, NY, in 1966; she was 83. Buried in Hamburg, Erie, NY.

They had the following children:

           31       i.          Irma (21 Apr 1903-Mar 1982)

           32       ii.         Henry C. Jr (6 Jun 1906-26 Oct 1995)

           33       iii.        Sylvia (abt 1908-21 Apr 1909)

           34       iv.        Frederick A. (2 Aug 1913-17 Apr 1971)

           35       v.         Wilbur N. (11 Aug 1917-17 Oct 1998)

Third Generation

Family of John F. Kohlhagen (2) & Ida H. Lembke

10. Raymond Kohlhagen. Born in 1902 in New York. Raymond died in Buffalo, Erie, NY, in Jan 1909; he was 7. Buried on 8 Jan 1909 in Buffalo, Erie, NY.

11. Harold Kohlhagen. Born in 1904 in New York. Harold died in Buffalo, Erie, NY, in Mar 1905; he was 1. Buried on 26 Mar 1905 in Buffalo, Erie, NY.

12. Annabel Kohlhagen. Born abt 1910 in New York. Annabel died in Buffalo, Erie, NY, in Jun 1922; she was 12. Buried on 25 Jun 1922 in Buffalo, Erie, NY.

13. Milton F. Kohlhagen. Born on 10 Jul 1912 in New York. Milton F. died in Buffalo, Erie, NY, in Feb 1977; he was 64.

bef 1941 when Milton F. was 28, he first married Gertrude Unknown.

Milton F. second married Lillian Unknown. They were divorced.

Milton F. third married Clara Darling, daughter of Kendall Darling (12 Oct 1882-2 Jul 1959) & Ina Jones (abt 1893-). Born on 20 Apr 1917 in Attica, Wyoming, NY. Clara died in Warsaw, Wyoming, NY, on 17 Feb 1993; she was 75. Buried on 20 Feb 1993 in Strykersville, Wyoming, NY. They were divorced.

They had one child:

                     i.          Richard (17 Oct 1940-15 Feb 1993)

Family of Fredericka Kohlhagen (3) & Henry Nehls

14. Emma Nehls. Born in Sep 1889 in Germany. Emma died in New York, in 1909; she was 19. Buried in Buffalo, Erie, NY.

15. Paul N. Nehls. Born in May 1891 in Buffalo, Erie, NY. Paul N. died on 12 Feb 1941; he was 49. Buried on 15 Feb 1941 in Buffalo, Erie, NY.

Paul N. married Laura A. Schleuse. Born in 1900. Laura A. died on 6 Dec 1954; she was 54. Buried on 10 Dec 1954 in Buffalo, Erie, NY.

They had one child:

                     i.          Paul N. Jr. (1 Aug 1931-4 Feb 1999)

16. Marie S. Nehls. Born in 1895 in New York. Marie S. died in 1987; she was 92. Buried in Buffalo, Erie, NY.

17. Metta Nehls. Born in Mar 1895 in Buffalo, Erie, NY.

Metta married William Stach, son of Gottlieb Stach (abt 1855-) & Elizabeth Unknown. Born abt 1891.

They had the following children:

                     i.          Ruth (abt 1915-)

                     ii.         Arlene (abt 1926-)

18. Ella A. Nehls. Born on 4 May 1897 in New York. Ella A. died in Buffalo, Erie, NY, on 31 Mar 1979; she was 81. Buried in Buffalo, Erie, NY.

19. Nora W. Nehls. Born on 14 Oct 1901 in New York. Nora W. died on 9 Dec 1993; she was 92. Buried in Buffalo, Erie, NY.

Nora W. married Walter W. Watkins, son of Joseph Watkins (May 1853-1905-1910) & Elizabeth Unknown (Jun 1863-). Born in Sep 1894 in New York. Walter W. died in 1969; he was 74. Buried in Buffalo, Erie, NY.

Family of William John Kohlhagen (4) & Marie Wilhelmine Friederike Christine Zorn

20. Clara Kohlhagen. Born on 22 Mar 1892 in Buffalo, Erie, NY. Clara died in Buffalo, Erie, NY, on 23 Aug 1892; she was <1. Buried in Buffalo, Erie, NY.

21. William John Kohlhagen Jr. Born on 17 Jun 1893 in Buffalo, Erie, NY. William John died in Buffalo, Erie, NY, on 27 Jul 1975; he was 82.

William John first married Lillian Kappen, daughter of Charles Kappen (1857-1943) & Mary Unknown (1863-1945). Born in 1895. Lillian died in Buffalo, Erie, NY, on 14 Dec 1915; she was 20. Buried in Buffalo, Erie, NY.

William John second married Viola C. Pfieffer, daughter of Edward Pfieffer (Apr 1864-) & Augusta Unknown (Aug 1860-). Born on 7 Jan 1898 in New York. Viola C. died on 11 Feb 1976; she was 78. Buried in Orchard Park, Erie, NY.

They had the following children:

                     i.          Harold E. (24 Feb 1918-27 Nov 2005)

                     ii.         Melvin William (21 May 1920-8 Nov 1979)

                     iii.        Dorothea (5 May 1927-6 Apr 1971)

                     iv.       Private

22. Bertha F. Kohlhagen. Born on 31 May 1895 in Buffalo, Erie, NY. Bertha F. died in Fort Erie, Ontario, Canada, on 27 Mar 1957; she was 61. Buried in Ridgeway, Ontario, Canada.

abt 1919 when Bertha F. was 23, she married Roland Henry Jansen, son of John Robert Jansen (26 Nov 1868-bef WWI) & Clara E. Mathewson (4 Dec 1874-aft WWI). Born on 13 Aug 1895 in Berlie, Welland,  Ontario, Canada. Roland Henry died bef 1953; he was 57.

They had the following children:

                     i.          Carlton Henry (22 Jan 1920-7 Jul 2004)

                     ii.         Kenneth (2 Feb 1922-1 Aug 1943)

                     iii.        Wilfred (18 Dec 1927-1982)

23. Emma Mary C. Kohlhagen. Born on 18 Mar 1897 in Buffalo, Erie, NY. Emma Mary C. died in Buffalo, Erie, NY, on 31 Dec 1985; she was 88. Buried in Gardenville, Erie, NY.

On 6 Jun 1917 when Emma Mary C. was 20, she married Jacob Charles E. Flor. Born on 10 Dec 1893. Jacob Charles E. died in Buffalo, Erie, NY, on 6 Jul 1978; he was 84.

They had the following children:

                     i.          Violet Hazel (3 Dec 1917-10 Oct 2006)

                     ii.         Wilber (11 May 1920-15 Nov 1986)

                     iii.        Private

24. Henry Kohlhagen. Born on 8 Jun 1899 in Buffalo, Erie, NY. Henry died in Buffalo, Erie, NY, on 27 Mar 1900; he was <1. Buried in Buffalo, Erie, NY.

25. Elsie Ida Mina Kohlhagen. Born on 23 Dec 1900 in New York. Elsie Ida Mina died in Buffalo, Erie, NY, on 29 Sep 1973; she was 72.

On 5 Mar 1919 when Elsie Ida Mina was 18, she married Henry David Kennedy, son of David Kennedy (Jan 1876-) & Maria Lorey (Apr 1876-). Born on 3 Jul 1897 in New York. Henry David died on 30 Sep 1990; he was 93.

They had the following children:

                     i.          Loriane Miriam (16 Dec 1919-14 Nov 1995)

                     ii.         Private

26. Herman Frederick Kohlhagen. Born on 24 Mar 1904 in Buffalo, Erie, NY. Herman Frederick died in Batavia, Genesee, NY, on 24 Jan 1987; he was 82. Buried in Warsaw, Wyoming, NY.

On 9 Mar 1926 when Herman Frederick was 21, he first married Eleanora Louisa Adam, daughter of Frederick Martin Adam (31 Aug 1878-30 Mar 1949) & Louise Wilhelmine Schlueter (16 Mar 1880-13 Mar 1948). Born on 19 Aug 1907 in Buffalo, Erie, NY. Eleanora Louisa died in Warsaw, Wyoming, NY, on 9 May 1964; she was 56.

They had the following children:

                     i.          Private

                     ii.         Donald (2 Nov 1930-2 Feb 1931)

                     iii.        Private

                     iv.        Private

On 8 Sep 1968 when Herman Frederick was 64, he second married Jessie Smith, daughter of George W. Smith & Eunice Atherton, in Castile, Wyoming, NY. Born on 19 Jan 1903 in Granger, Allegany, NY. Jessie died on 23 Sep 1988; she was 85. Buried in Yorkshire, Cattaraugus, NY.

Family of Caroline Kohlhagen (7) & Gustav Rugenstein

27. Infant Rugenstein. Born on 15 Jun 1892. Infant died on 15 Jun 1892; he was <1.

28. Gustav Rugenstein. Born on 9 Jun 1898 in Buffalo, Erie, NY. Gustav died in Buffalo, Erie, NY, on 11 Aug 1967; he was 69. Buried on 15 Aug 1967 in Gardenville, Erie, NY.

On 30 Dec 1939 when Gustav was 41, he married Mary Julia Swyers, daughter of Henry Swyers (Apr 1860-1939) & Salome Kopp (Nov 1858-1954). Born on 10 May 1892 in Strykersville, Wyoming, NY. Mary Julia died on 19 Mar 1988; she was 95. Buried in Gardenville, Erie, NY. Alias/AKA: Mary Julia "Mayme" Swyers.

29. Vernetta Rugenstein. Born on 26 Nov 1906 in New York. Vernetta died on 11 Oct 1989; she was 82. Buried in Buffalo, Erie, NY.

abt 1940 when Vernetta was 33, she married Jacob Bouman.

They had the following children:

                     i.          Private

                     ii.         Private

                     iii.        Private

Family of Wilhelmina Kohlhagen (8) & William Lange

30. Mildred E. Lange. Born on 6 Aug 1904 in New York. Mildred E. died in Buffalo, Erie, NY, in Nov 1973; she was 69. Buried in Buffalo, Erie, NY.

aft 1925 when Mildred E. was 20, she married Edward H. Tober, son of Adolph Tober (abt 1875-) & Amelia Unknown (abt 1880-), in and bef 1930. Born on 3 Mar 1903 in New York. Edward H. died on 28 Oct 1989; he was 86. Buried in Buffalo, Erie, NY.

They had one child:

                     i.          Private

Family of Henry Kohlhagen (9) & Ida Pokrandt

31. Irma Kohlhagen. Born on 21 Apr 1903 in New York. Irma died in Mar 1982; she was 78. Buried in Hamburg, Erie, NY.

32. Henry C. Kohlhagen Jr. Born on 6 Jun 1906 in Buffalo, Erie, NY. Henry C. died in Darien, Genesee, NY, on 26 Oct 1995; he was 89. Buried in Alden, Erie, NY.

On 25 Jun 1927 when Henry C. was 21, he married Florence Moser, daughter of Anton Moser & Wilhelmina Closkey. Born on 9 Apr 1903 in Darien Center, Genesee, NY. Florence died in Apr 1986; she was 82.

They had one child:

                     i.          Private

33. Sylvia Kohlhagen. Born abt 1908 in New York. Sylvia died in Buffalo, Erie, NY, on 21 Apr 1909; she was 1.

34. Frederick A. Kohlhagen. Born on 2 Aug 1913 in New York. Frederick A. died in Buffalo, Erie, NY, on 17 Apr 1971; he was 57. Buried in Hamburg, Erie, NY.

In Nov 1937 when Frederick A. was 24, he married Private.

They had the following children:

                     i.          Judith Lynn (3 May 1940-13 Oct 2004)

                     ii.         Private

35. Wilbur N. Kohlhagen. Born on 11 Aug 1917 in New York. Wilbur N. died on 17 Oct 1998; he was 81. Buried in Gardenville, Erie, NY.

On 23 Nov 1940 when Wilbur N. was 23, he married Lillian R. Kindt, daughter of Unknown Kindt, in St Pauls Lutheran Buffalo, Erie, NY. Born on 10 Aug 1920. Lillian R. died on 27 Nov 2003; she was 83. Buried in Gardenville, Erie, NY.

They had the following children:

                     i.          Private

                     ii.         Private

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