Last modified: December 2004
Created: July 1997

HEINRICH ACHTER
ID: 0
BORN: in 1700s, probably before 1797, in the area near Volkesfeld, Koblinz, Germany. 04
DIED: 1880, probably in Charlesburg, Wisconsin 36 04
BURIED: Charlesburg, Wisconsin 36 04
PARENTS: unknown
MARRIAGE: Anna Maria Hensler (May 1, 1797 Prussia-July 17, 1879 or 1882) 1870 02 36 04

CHILDREN
ID NAME BORN DIED SPOUSE NUMBER OF CHILDREN NOTES
1 John ACHTER July 29 or 31, 1832 Oct. 12, 1908 1) Catherine Nett
2) Anna Cath Gross
3) Mary Elizabeth Franzen
1
6
2
Lived in Brothertown, Calumet County, WI
2 George ACHTER 1835 ? Anna M. Langer 12 Lived in Marshfield, WI then Oberlin, Kansas then Wahpeton, ND
3 Henry ACHTER Feb. 24, 1838 Dec. 9, 1915 1) Anna Marie Gross
2) Elizabeth Rollmann
1
13
Lived in Brothertown, Calumet County, WI
4 Margaretha ACHTER Jan. 25, 1841 Apr. 17, 1927 Carl Seurer 8 Lived in Chilton, Calumet County, WI
5 son ACHTER 04 The obituary of Henry (younger) states that he came to America with 3 brothers and 1 sister. This could be an error, or they could have meant 3 brothers total, or there could be a brother whose name is unknown at this time. 04

RESIDENCES: Volkesfeld, Koblinz, Germany until 1847 02 04
Charlesburg, Wisconsin after 1847 04
New Holstein, Calumet County, Wisconsin in 1870 Anna is living with her daughter, Margaretha and Carl Seurer. Henry does not appear in the census. 1870
NOTES: Anne, Johann, Heinrich, Margaretha, and Johann (or George?) Achter appear on July 5, 1857 on the Charlotte A. Stamler traveling from Antwerp to New York. (Heinrich was not on the same ship. Maybe he came earlier?) Catherine Acther also travelled with them. Could she have been Johann's first wife? 22

SOURCES: 1870 1870 Census Brothertown, Calumet County, Wisconsin
02 Peter Rieden
36 St. Charles Cemetery Data from Virginia Sippel
04 Foertsch-Achter-Seurer Family Chronicles by Dorothy Kaler, 1993
22 Passenger List of the Charlotte A. Stamler