Last modified: July 2010
Created: July 1997
JOHN ACHTER
ID: 1
BORN: July 29 or 31, 1832 in Volkesfeld, Coblenz, Germany 1870 1880 1900 36 04
DIED: October 12, 1908 in Charlesburg, Wisconsin 36 04
BURIED: St. Charles Cemetery, Charlesburg, Wisconsin 36 04
PARENTS: Anna Maria Hensler and Heinrich Achter 04
RELIGION: Catholic
member of St. Charles Catholic Church in Charlesburg, Wisconsin. 04
MARRIAGE: 1) Katharina Nett (1836-Jan. 24, 1858-buried St. Mary's Cemetery) 04 38

CHILDREN
ID NAME BORN DIED SPOUSE NUMBER OF CHILDREN NOTES
1-1 Maria ACHTER Jan. 18, 1858 June 3, 1932 Jacob Berchem 10 Lived in Brothertown, Calumet County, WI


There is a copy of this image on Shari Milks' Manitowoc, WI web page
MARRIAGE: 2) Anna Cath Gross (1835-Mar. 6, 1874-buried St. Charles Cemetery) 1870 36 04

CHILDREN
ID NAME BORN DIED SPOUSE NUMBER OF CHILDREN NOTES
1-2 Anna Maria ACHTER Apr. 18, 1862 Jan. 24, 1938 John Jacob Steiner 10 Lived in Brothertown, Calumet County, WI
1-3 Catherine ACHTER May 11, 1864 Jacob Winkel 2 Lived in Brothertown, Calumet County, WI
1-4 Anna Maryout ACHTER 36 Sep. 25, 1867 36 Aug. 6, 1868 36
1-5 Anna Catherine ACHTER 1869 John Puetz 2 Lived in Edson, Chippewa Co., WI then New Holstein, Calumet County, WI
1-6 Elizabeth ACHTER 1871 John Joseph Winkel 3 Lived in Brothertown, Calumet County, WI
1-7 Carl ACHTER 36 Mar. 7, 1873 36 Mar. 7, 1873 36

MARRIAGE: 3) Mary Elizabeth Franzen (Oct. 24, 1834-Apr. 29, 1907-buried St. Charles Cemetery) on November 27, 1875. She is the daughter of Katharina Frantzberg ? and Charles Joseph Franzen. 36 04 1880 1900

CHILDREN
ID NAME BORN DIED SPOUSE NUMBER OF CHILDREN NOTES
1-8 Peter ACHTER 04 Aug. 21, 1876 04 Sep. 6, 1876 04
1-9 Nicholaus Joseph ACHTER 1880 36 04 Mar. 1880 1880 36 04 Aug. 1, 1880 36 04

RESIDENCES: Volkesfeld, Koblenz, Germany until 1847. 04 or July 5, 1857 on the Charlotte A. Stamler traveling from Antwerp to New York. (His father was not on the same ship. Maybe he came earlier?) Catherine Acther also travelled with them. Could she have been his first wife? 22
Charlesburg, Calumet County, Wisconsin. 04
Calumet, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin in 1900. 1900

SOURCES: 1870 1870 Census Brothertown, Calumet County, Wisconsin
1880 1880 Census Brothertown, Calumet County, Wisconsin
1900 1900 Census Calumet, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin
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
38 St. Mary's Cemetery Listing
05 Rogene Steiner Kais, 2002-2003