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Last modified: May 2005
Created: August 1996

*CARL SEURER
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BORN: October 5, 1826 in Nurburg, Rheinland, Germany (Prussia) between Coblenz and Trier. 01 03a 15 17 18 35 70
DIED: January 26 15 17 -27 18, 1878 in New Holstein, Wisconsin 01 04a 35
BURIED: St. Charles Cemetery 17 15 35
PARENTS: Anna Maria Hoffman and Johann Joseph Seurer 35 70
OCCUPATION: farmer 03a
He bought a 64.64 acre farm near Charlesburg, Wisconsin from Michael Rothman on August 19, 1854 for $235. Five generations have lived there. 35
RELIGION: Catholic
His godparents were Karl Pauli of Quiddelbach and Anna Gertrud Josten of Nurburg. 70
He was a member of St. Charles Catholic Church in Charlesburg, Wisconsin. 18
MARRIAGE: Margaret Achter (Jan. 25, 1841-Apr. 17, 1927) on February 16, 1859 in Marytown, Wisconsin. 01 03a 09 10 14 17 18 35


Taken after 1910 and before 1943.
My guess as to who everyone is:
Standing: Carl, John, Anna Catherine, Catherine (Katie),
Seated: Mary Ann, Henry

CHILDREN
NAME BORN DIED SPOUSE NUMBER OF CHILDREN NOTES
Johan A. SEURER (John) July 12, 1861 May 24, 1946 Anna Mueller 2
Maria Anna SEURER (Mary Ann) Dec. 20, 1862 Apr. 23, 1945 Balthasar Foertsch 10
*John Joseph SEURER (Joe) Sep. 26, 1864 Aug. 21, 1910 Magdalena Rieden 7
Henry SEURER Jan. 6, 1867 Oct. 27, 1943 Theresa Klotz 2
Katherine SEURER (Katie) Nov. 1869 Mar. 24, 1956 Hubert Rieden 8
Nicholas SEURER (Nick) Sep. 19, or Oct. 20, 1871 June 24, 1876 or July 24, 1877, age 5
Carl SEURER Oct. 20, 1873 or 1874 Mar. 21, 1946 Anna Hermes 7
Anna Catherine SEURER Dec. 24, 1877 Apr. 4, 1947

1) Mr. Herrone
2) Mr. Ferree
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RESIDENCES: Nurburg, Rheinland, Germany 01 03a 19 35 70 between Coblenz and Trier. He and his brother and sister arrived in New York harbor in June of 1852.
New Holstein, Calumet County, Wisconsin in 1870, 1877, and 1878 03a 17 18 35
NOTES: He could read and write. 03a
He became a U.S. citizen on April 1, 1854 in the State of Michigan, County of Houghton, renouncing all allegiance to the King of Prussia. 35
All of the children were born on the Seurer homestead as well as Catherine Foertsch, Erwin Seurer and his three children. 35

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SOURCES: 01 Letter from Henry Seurer
03a 1870 Census New Holstein, Calumet County, Wisconsin
04a 1880 Census New Holstein, Calumet County, Wisconsin
09 1894 Registration of Marriage of J.J. Seurer & Magdalena Rieden
10 Death Certificate of John Joseph Seurer
14 Peter Rieden
15 Virginia Sippel
16 Tony Schmitz
17 St. Charles Cemetery, Charlesburg, Wisconsin
18 St. Charles Catholic Church, Charlesburg, Wisconsin
19 A History of St. John the Baptist Congregation, Johnsburg, Wisconsin
35 Foertsch-Achter-Seurer Family Chronicles by Dorothy Kaler, 1993
70 "Familienbuch Nurburg 1685-1899" by Karl-Josef Tonner (entry 545)