Maier Family Arrives
In
Perry County, Indiana, U.S.A.


Our Maier Famly
1st Generation in America

Johannes MAIER, born 25 Dec 1801, Bechteim, Hessen, Germany (Prussia), son of Johannes and Anna Maria (STARK) MEYER. Johannes died 30 Jul 1885, German Ridge, Perry County, Indiana, United States of America. Burial in the Maier Cemetery, German Ridge.
    Johannes married 1st Anna Margaretha SCHLEICHER of Hillesheim.
    Johannes married 2nd Elisabetha Barbara HELBELING 4 Oct 1825, Bechtheim, Hessen, Prussia. She was born 15 Jun 1802, Bechtheim, Hessen, Prussia, daughter of Johann Peter & Maria Elisabeth (MOHR) HELBELING. Her father was the church calculator. Elisabeth died 24 Aug 1867, German Ridge, Tobin Township, Perry County, Indiana, United States of America. Burial in Maier Cemetery, German Ridge.
    Johannes was a linen weaver and a farmer and vineyard owner.
    In 1853, Johannes and Barbara MAIER and 3 children immigrated to the United States from Germany. His passport number was 636. Much of it is not readable. It was given in the name of his Majesty, Duke of Hessen. Johannes MAIER and Barbara HELBELING. He was born in and lived in Bechtheim, Hessen. He attends to move to North America with wife and three children to settle down there. Will travel and come back safe and unhindered. To confer upon him protection and help if needed. Authentic by signature and affixed seal of Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Given at Darmstadt, 11 Feb 1853. He was age 51 or 52. The last number was not readable. He was five feet and six inches tall, with an angular face, oval chin and a mottled beard, with a healthy complexion.
    Johannes first went to Cincinnati, Ohio. There his son Heinrich MAIER remained. His son Philipp MAIER was already there. (Note: Philip's branch of the family seems to go by the spelling of MEIER.)
    Johannes took the rest of his family down the Ohio River to Rome, Perry County, Indiana, which at that time was a thriving river town. From there they went six miles northwest and settled on 80 acres of land in German Ridge. They built a home and lived the rest of their lives there and were buried on the home place.
    On 22 Jun 1860, the census shows John, Sr. (59) and Elizabeth (58) MYER living in Tobin Township, Perry County, Indiana. They had a Rome Post Office. With them was their son, Philip MYER age 20. Also with them was Elizabeth's brother Philip HELBLING age 60. His real estate was valued at $600.00 and his personal estate was valued at $200.00.
    On 19 Jun 1870, the census shows the widowed John MEYER, Sr. age 69 living in Tobin Township, Perry County, Indiana. He was living next to his son Philip. His real estate was worth $600.00 and his personal estate was valued at $150.00. It showed him having been born in Hesse.
    On 2 Jun 1880, the census shows John MAIER age 79 living in Tobin Township, Perry County, Indiana. He lived next to his son Philip and family.
    In 1989, the old home place still was owned by one of Johannes' descendants.



Children of Johannes & Anna Margaretha (SCHLEICHER) MAYER/MAIERS:

1. Maria Catherine MAIER, born 1 Mar 1819, Hessen, Germany, Deutschland.
    Maria married Heinrich "Henry" KNOBELOCH. He was 1 Mar 1819, Darmstadt, Hessen, Germany, Deutschland. (Note: He is the brother of George Frederick "Fred" and Katherine Elisabeth (MAIER) KNOBELOCH, husband of Katherine Elisabeth (MAIER) KNOBELOCH.)

2. Heinrich MEIER,
    In 1853, Heinrich came to America with Catharina TRAUTVEIN.
    Heinrich was a farmer, according to immigration papers.

3. Philipp Jacob MAIER/MEIER, born 5 Sep 1822, Bechtheim, Hessen.
    On 31 May 1841, Philipp Jacob MAIER was confirmed into the Bechtheimer Evangelical Church, at the same time of his half brother Johann Peter MAIER.
    Philipp and his brother are the first of the Maier family to be known members of a Christian church.
    In 1848, Philipp married and came to America with his wife and mother-in-law, the year Prussia went to war with Denmark.



Children of Johannes & Elisabetha Barbara (HELBELING) MAIER:

4. Johann Peter "John" MAIER, born 6 Aug 1826/27, Bechtheim, Hessen, Prussia.
    John married 1st Katherine WAGNER.
    John married 2nd Margaretha Magdalena (LEISTNER) MANN.
    (See Chapter 3)

5. Katherine Elisabeth "Katie" MAIER, born 1828, Bechtheim, Hessen, Prussia.
    Katie married George KNOBELOCH.
    (See #5 following)

6. Philip MAIER, born 14 Dec 1838, Bechtheim, Hessen, Germany.
    Philip married Malinda DONO.
    (See #6 following)

The Maier Cemetery
German Ridge, Tobin Township, Perry County, Indiana



#5
Katherine Elisabeth Maier Knobeloch

of
Tobin Township, Perry County, Indiana


Katherine Elisabeth "Katie" MAIER, born 1828, Bechtheim, Hessen, Prussia (Germany), daughter of Johannes & Elisabeth Barbara (HELEBLING) MAIER. Katie died 13 Jan 1887. Burial in St. John's Cemetery, Perry County, Indiana.
    Katie married George Frederick "Fred" KNOBELOCH. He was born Oct 1828, Hessen, Prussia.
    In 1852, Fred immigrated to the United States.
    In 1853, Katie immigrated to the United States with her parents.
    On 14 Jun 1870, the census shows Frederick (41) and Elizabeth (41) KNOBELOCH living in Tobin Township, Perry County, Indiana. They had a Rome Post Office. Fred was a farmer. His real estate was valued at $1,600.00. His personal property was valued at $100.00. With them were their children: John age 15; Mary age 14; Sophia age 13; Caroline age 12; Jacobine age 11; Catherine age 10; George F. age 4; and Elizabeth age 1.
    On 1 Jun 1880, the census shows Fred (51) and Elizabeth (52) KNOBELOCH living in Tobin Township, Perry County, Indiana. Elizabeth and Fred were born in Hessen. With them were their children John age 25, born Ohio; Mary age 24, born IN; Sophia age 23, born IN; Cassie age 22, born IN; Jacobiana age 21, born IN; Kate age 19, born IN; George F. age 14, born IN; and Eliza Francine age 11, born IN. Kate was said to have a nervous disability. They lived next to Elizabeth's Uncle Julius HELBELING, brother of Elisabeth Barbara (HELEBLING) MAIER, Elizabeth's mother.
    On 13 Jun 1900, the census shows the widowed Fred KNOBELOCH age 71 living in Tobin Township, Perry County, Indiana. Fred was a farmer. They owned their farm free of morgage. With him were two of his children, Kate KNOBELOCH age 39; and George KNOBELOCH age 34. George was a farmer.

Children of George Frederick and Katherine Elisabeth (MAIER) KNOBELOCH:

5-1. John KNOBELOCH, born Nov 1854, Ohio.
    John married Katie HELVIG 27 Mar 1881, Perry County, Indiana.
    (See #4-1 following)

5-2. Mary KNOBELOCH, born 1855/56, Rome, Tobin Township, Perry County, Indiana.

5-3. Sophia KNOBELOCH, born Mar 1856, Rome, Tobin Township, Perry County, Indiana.
    Sophia married William GESTRING.
    (See #4-3 following)

5-4. Caroline "Cassie" KNOBELOCH, born 1857/58, Rome, Tobin Township, Perry County, Indiana.

5-5. Jacobiana KNOBELOCH, born 1858/59, Rome, Tobin Township, Perry County, Indiana.

5-6. Katharine "Kate" KNOBELOCH, born Dec 1860, Rome, Tobin Township, Perry County, Indiana.

5-7. George Frederick KNOBELOCH, Jr., born Dec 1865, Rome, Tobin Township, Perry County, Indiana.
    George married Effie ___?___ 1900, Indiana.
    In Jan 1920, the census shows George KNOEBLOCK age 53 livng in Tobin Township, Perry County, Indiana. He was living alone. He was a farmer. He owned his home with a morgage.

5-8. Elizabeth Francine "Eliza" KNOBELOCH, born 1868/69, Rome, Tobin Township, Perry County, Indiana.


#5-1
John Knobeloch

of
Tobin Township, Perry County, Indiana


John Knobeloch, born Nov 1854, Ohio.
    John married Catherine "Katie" HELVIG 27 Mar 1881, Perry County, Indiana.
    On 11 Jun 1900, the census shows John (45) and Catherine (37) KNOBELOCH living in Tobin Township, Perry County, Indiana. He was born Nov 1854, Ohio. His parents born in Germany. She was born Jul 1862, Indiana. Her parents were born in Germany. They had been married 18 years. She had given birth to 7 children with 7 living. They owned their farm free of morgage. John was a farmer. With them were their children: Charles F. age 17, born Jul 1882, IN; Frederick L. age 16, born Feb 1884, IN; Clara A. age 15, born Apr 1885, IN; Bena A. age 13, born Feb 1887, IN; Elizabeth S. age 10, born Mar 1890, IN; Elsie E. age 7, born Jan 1893, IN; Anna L. age 3, born Feb 1897, IN.

Children of John and Catherine (HELVIG) KNOBELOCH:

5-1-1. Charles F. KNOBELOCH, born Jul 1882, Perry County, Indiana.

5-1-2. Frederick L. KNOBELOCH, born Feb 1884, Perry County, Indiana.

5-1-3. Clara A. KNOBELOCH, born Apr 1885, Perry County, Indiana.

5-1-4. Bena A. KNOBELOCH, born Feb 1887, Perry County, Indiana.

5-1-5. Elizabeth S. KNOBELOCH, born Mary 1890, Perry County, Indiana.

5-1-6. Elsie E. KNOBELOCH, born Jan 1893, Perry County, Indiana.

5-1-7. Anna L. KNOBELOCH, born Feb 1897, Perry County, Indiana.


#5-3
Sophana Knobeloch Gestring

of
Union Township, Laclede County, Missouri


Sophana KNOBELOCH, born Mar 1856, Tobin Township, Perry County, Indiana, daughter of George Frederick and Katherine Elisabeth (MAIER) KNOBELOCH.
    Sophia married William GESTRING 28 Mar 1876, Perry County, Indiana. He was born Feb 1854, Missouri. Both of his parents were from Germany.
    On 4 Jun 1880, the census shows William (24) and Sofana (23) GESTRING living in Tobin Township, Perry County, Indiana. With them were their children Mary age 2; and Fredrick W. age 1.
    On 22 Jun 1900, the census shows William (46) and Sophia (44) GESTRING living in Union Township, Laclede County, Missouri. She had given birth to 12 children with 11 living. William was a farmer. He owned his own farm. With them were their children: Josephine age 15, born IN; Amy age 13, born IN; John age 11, born IN; Frank age 7, born CO; Anna age 4, born MO; and Walter age 1, born MO.

Children of William and Sophia (KNOBELOCH) GESTRING:

5-3-1. Mary GESTRING, born Dec 1977, Perry County, Indiana.
    On 2 Jun 1900, the census shows Mary GESTRING age 22 living in East St. Louis, St. Clair County, Illinois. She was living in a women's boarding house.

5-3-2. Fred W. GESTRING, born 24 Jan 1879, Perry County, Indiana.
    Fred married Mollie ___?___ .
    (See #4-3-2 following)

5-3-3. Henry S. GESTRING, born 28 Oct 1880, Perry County, Indiana.
    Henry married Lestie GORDON.
    (See #4-3-3 following)

5-3-4. child GESTRING, born Perry County, Indiana.

5-3-5. child GESTRING, born Perry County, Indiana.

5-3-6. Josephine GESTRING, born May 1885, Perry County, Indiana.

5-3-7. Amy GESTRING, born Feb 1887, Perry County, Indiana.

5-3-8. John GESTRING, born 24 Jan 1889, Perry County, Indiana. He died Feb 1983, Okmulgee, Okmulgee County, Oklahoma.
    John married 1st Nellie ___?___ .
    John married 2nd Lula ___?___ . She was born 27 Jan 1897. She died Jun 1981. Lst place of residence was Henryetta, Okmulgee County, Oklahoma.
    On 16 Mar 1920, the census shows John (31) and Nellie (38) GESTRING living at 427 South Delmore, Okmulgee, Okmulgee County, Oklahoma. John was a boiler maker at a welding shop.
    On 5 Apr 1930, the census shows John (42) and Nellie (46) GESTRING living at 1239 East Eigth Street, Okmulgee, Okmulgee County, Oklahoma. John was a boilier maker at a boiler shop. John was 21 and Nellie was 29 when they married. She was born in Missouri. Her father was born in England.

5-3-9. child GESTRING,

5-3-10. Frank Joseph GESTRING, born 11 October 1894, Claremont, Colorado.
    (See #4-3-10 following)

5-3-11. Anna GESTRING, born Jul 1895, Laclede County, Missouri.

5-3-12. Walter R. GESTRING, born 29 Nov 1898, Laclede County, Missouri. He died Jun 1983. Last place of residence was Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kansas.
    On 6 Jan 1920, the census shows Walter (29) and Elna (17) GESTRING living at 1313 Lee Street, Springfield, Greene County, Missouri. They were renting their home. Walter was a boiler maker at a railroad shop.
    On 28 Apr 1930, the census shows Walter R. (30) and Iona M. (28) GESTRING living in Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kansas. Walter was a street car operator. Iona was a waitress in a tea room. There were no children. They owned their home, valued at $800.00.


#5-3-2
Fred Gestring

of
Cooter Township, Pemiscot County, Missouri


Fred GESTRING, born 24 Jan 1879, Perry County, Indiana, son of William and Sophia (KNOBELOCH) GESTRING.
    Fred married Mollie ___?___ .
    On 12 Sep 1918, Fred's World War 1 Draft Registration Card has, Fred W. GESTRING living in Cooter Township, Pemiscot County, Missouri. He was born 24 Jan 1879. Fred was a farmer and self-employed. Nearest relative was Mollie GESTRING. He was medium height and build. He had blue eyes and black hair.
    On 16 Jan 1920, the census shows Fred (40) and Mollie (?) GESTRING living in Cooter Township, Pemiscot County, Missouri. Fred was a farmer. With them were their children: Raymone age 13; Media age 11; Clemme age 9; Lois age 6; and Lottie age 4.
    On 18 Apr 1930, the census shows Fred (50) and Mollie (34) GESTRING living in Cooter Township, Pemiscot County, Missouri. Fred was a cotton farmer. They were renting their home. With them were their children: Raymond age 28; Media age 21; Clarence age 19; Lois age 17; Lottie age 14; Marcella age 7; Omer age 2; and Homer age 2. Also a grandson J. L. GESTRING age 1.

Children of Fred W. and Mollie (___?___) GESTRING:

5-3-2-1. Raymond GESTRING, born 14 Jun 1906, Cooter Township, Pemiscot County, Missouri. He died Sep 1969. His last place of residence was Holland, Pemiscot County, Missouri.

5-3-2-2. Media GESTRING, born 1908/09, Cooter Township, Pemiscot County, Missouri.

5-3-2-3. Clarence GESTRING, born 16 Oct 1910, Cooter Township, Pemiscot County, Missouri. He died 4 Oct 1989. His last place of residence was Saint Ann, Saint Louis County, Missouri.

5-3-2-4. Lois D. GESTRING, born 18 Sep 1912, Cooter Township, Pemiscot County, Missouri. He died 17 May 1988. His last place of residence was Steele, Pemiscot County, Missouri.

5-3-2-5. Lottie GESTRING, born 1915/16, Cooter Township, Pemiscot County, Missouri.

5-3-2-6. Marcella GESTRING, born 1922/23, Cooter Township, Pemiscot County, Missouri.

5-3-2-7. Omer Lee L. GESTRING, born 23 Jul 1927, Cooter Township, Pemiscot County, Missouri. He died 30 Jan 1990. His last place of residence was Hayti, Pemiscot County, Missouri.

5-3-2-8. Homer GESTRING, born 1927/28, Cooter Township, Pemiscot County, Missouri.


#5-3-3
Henry S. Gestring

of
Cooter Township, Pemiscot County, Missouri


Henry F. GESTRING, born 28 Oct 1880, Perry County, Indiana, son of William and Sophia (KNOBELOCH) GESTRING.
    Henry married Lestie GORDON. She was born in Ohio, daughter of Evandale and Mary Elizabeth (PRICE) GORDON.
    On 12 Sep 1918, the World War 1 Draft Registration Card has, Henry F. GESTRING living in Tyler, Pemiscot County, Missouri. He was born 28 Oct 1880. He was a farmer. His nearest relative was Lestie GESTRING. He was medium height and stout build. He had gray eyes and dark hair.
    On 30 Jan 1920, the census shows Henry (37) and Lestie (25) GESTRING living in Pemiscot, Pemiscot County, Missouri. They were renting their home. Henry was a farmer. With them were their children: Mildred age 4; and Chester age 2.
    On 4 Apr 1930, the census shows Henry S. (49) and Lestie F. (37) GESTRING living in Cooter, Pemiscot County, Missouri. Henry was a barber with his own shop. They owned thier home, valued at #$1,500.00. Henry was 35 and Lestie was 21 when they married. With them were their children: Mildred E. age 14; Chester L. age 12; and Edward E. age 7.

Children of Henry F. and Lestie (GORDON) GESTRING:

5-3-3-1. Mildred E. GESTRING, born 1915/16, Pemiscot County, Missouri.

5-3-3-2. Chester L. GESTRING, born 23 Dec 1917, Pemiscot County, Missouri. He died 29 Sep 1998, Dallas County, Texas. Last place of residence was Mesquite, Dallas County, Texas.

5-3-3-3. Edward E. GESTRING, born 9 Jul 1922, Pemiscot County, Missouri. He died Nov 1984. Last place of residence was St. Louis, Missouri.


#5-3-10
Frank Joseph Gestring

of
Cooter Township, Pemiscot County, Missouri


Frank Joseph GESTRING, born 11 Oct 1892, Claremont, Colorado, son of William and Sophia (KNOBELOCH) GESTRING. He died Dec 1974, Steele, Pemiscot County, Missouri. (Note: Both the Social Security Record and the 1900 census has his birth 1892. His military registration has 1894.)
    Frank married Virgie WELLS 1913/14. She was born 6 Sep 1896, Tennessee. She died 7 Aug 1970. She is buried in Maple Cemetery, Caruthersville, Pemiscot County, Missouri.
    On 5 Jun 1917, the World War 1 Military Registration card has Frank Joseph GESTRING living in Pemiscot County, Missouri. He was born 11 Oct 1894, Claremont, Colorado. He had a wife and two children. He was a self-employed farmer. He was short in height and stout in build. He had blue eyes and light hair.
    On 20 May 1930, the census shows Frank (37) and Virgie (34) GESTRING living in Pemiscot Township, Pemiscot County, Missouri. They were renting their home. Frank was a farmer. Frank was 21 and Virgie was 18 when they married. With them were their children: Laia age 15; Virgil age 11; Loucile age 10; Leceil age 8; Vivian age 5; Frank age 2 years and 5 months.

Children of Frank Joseph and Virgie (___?___) GESTRING:

5-3-10-1. Laia GESTRING, born 1914/15, Pemiscot County, Missouri.

5-3-10-2. Virgil GESTRING, born 1918/19, Pemiscot County, Missouri.

5-3-10-3. Loucile GESTRING, born 1919/1920, Pemiscot County, Missouri.

5-3-10-4. Leceil GESTRING, born 1921/22, Pemiscot County, Missouri.

5-3-10-5. Vivian GESTRING, born 1924/25, Pemiscot County, Missouri.

5-3-10-6. Frank GESTRING, born 7 Oct 1927, Pemiscot County, Missouri. He died 5 Nov 2004. Last place of residence was Puyallup, Pierce County, Washington.


#6
Philip Maier

of
Tobin Township, Perry County, Indiana


Philip MAIER, born 14 Dec 1838, Bechtheim, Hessen, Germany, son of Johannes & Elisabeth Barbara (HELEBLING) MAIER. Philip died 31 Dec 1915, German Ridge, Perry County, Indiana, age of 77. Philip and Malinda are buried in the German Ridge Cemetery, Perry County, Indiana. (Note: His death record was taken from County Health Office, Tell City, Indiana, book CO-6 on page 76)
    Philip married Malinda DONO 26 Jul 1862. She was born Oct 1846, Indiana, daughter of Peter and Mary (___?___) DONO. She died 1933. Her parents were from Prussia.
    On 19 Jun 1870, the census shows Phillip (32) and Malind (26) MEYER living in Tobin Township, Perry County, Indiana. With them were their children: John age 4; and Anna age 2. Their real estate was valued at $250.00 and personal estate at $100.00.
    On 2 Jun 1880, the census shows Philip (41) and Malinda (33) MAIER living in Tobin Township, Perry County, Indiana. With them were their children John W. age 14; and Anna E. age 12.
    On 14 Jun 1900, the census shows Philip (61) and Malinda (53) MAIER living in Tobin Township, Perry County, Indiana. She had given birth to 6 children, with 4 living. He was listed as having come to America from Germany in 1853. He was listed as a farmer and he owned his farm free of morgage. With them were their daughters: Katie age 17; and Alice age 14.
    I can't find them in the 1910 census. They must have been overlooked by the census takers.
    In Jan 1920, the census shows the widowed Malinda MAIER age 73, born Indiana, living in Tobin Township, Perry County, Indiana. She was living with her son-in-law and daughter, Henry (63) and Annie(52) KNOEBLOCK.
    On 5 Apr 1930, the census shows the widowed Malinda MAIER age 83, born Indiana, living in Tobin Township, Perry County, Indiana. She was living with her son-in-law and daughter, Henry (73) and Annie(62) KNOEBLOCK.

Children of Philip and Malinda (DONO) MAIER:

6-1. John W. MAIER, born 7 Dec 1865, German Ridge, Perry County, Indiana.
    John married Tillie M. FISHER.
    (See #5-1 following)

6-2. Anna E. "Annie" MAIER, born 1867/68, Tobin Township, Perry County, Indiana.
    Annie married Henry KNOBELOCH.
    (See #5-2 following)

6-3. child MAIER, died by 1900.

6-4. child MAIER, died by 1900.

6-5. Katie MAIER, born Sep 1881, Perry County, Indiana.
    Katie married John WIGENAST 30 Dec 1903 Perry County, Indiana.

6-6. Alice MAIER, born Sep 1885, Perry County, Indiana.
    Alice married Joseph GOLTSHOLT 8 Feb 1905, Perry County, Indiana.


#6-1
John W. Maier

of
Tobin Township, Perry County, Indiana


John W. MAIER, born 7 Dec 1865, German Ridge, Perry County, Indiana, son of Philip and Malinda (DONO) MAIER. He died 30 Nov 1941, German Ridge, Perry County, Indiana.
    John married Tillie M. FISHER 1894/95. She was born 17 Feb 1873, Indiana. She died 12 Jun 1905. Both are buried in German Ridge Cemetery. German Ridge is a state park today.
    On 12 Jun 1900, the census shows John W. (34) and Tillie (26) MAIER living in Tobin Township, Perry County, Indiana. He was born Dec 1865, Indiana. His father was born in Germany. His mother was born in Indiana. She was born Feb 1873, Indiana. Her parents were born in Germany. She had had seven children, with five were still living in 1900. John was a farmer. He owned his farm free of morgage. Living with them was Tillie’s widowed mother, Barbara FISHER age 62, who had been born Oct 1837, Germany.


#6-2
Anna E. Maier Knobloch

of
Tobin Township, Perry County, Indiana


Anna E. "Annie" MAIER, born Dec 1867, Tobin Township, Perry County, Indiana, daughter of Philip and Malinda (DONO) MAIER.
    Annie married Henry KNOBELOCH. He was born Aug 1853/1856/1857, Indiana.
    On 14 Jun 1900, the census shows Henry (46) and Annie (32) KNOBELOCH living in Tobin Township, Perry County, Indiana. He was born Aug 1853, Indiana. His parents were born in Germany. She was born Dec 1867, Indiana. They had been married less than a year. She had given birth to no children. They owned their farm free of morgage.
    In Jan 1920, the census shows Henry (63) and Annie(52) KNOEBLOCK living in Tobin Township, Perry County, Indiana. They were both born in Indiana. His parents were born in Germany. Her father was born in Germany. Her mother was born in Indiana. They owned their home free of morgage. Henry was a farmer. With them was their son Raymond KNOEBLOCK age 18, born Indiana. Also with them was Annie's widowed mother, Malinda MAIER age 73, born Indiana. Her parents were born in Germany.
    On 5 Apr 1930, the census shows Henry (73) and Anna (62) KNOBELOCH living in Tobin Township, Perry County, Indiana. They were born born in Indina. His parents born in Germany. Her father born in Germany and her mother in Indiana. He was 43 and she was 32 when they married. They owned their home and farm. He was a farmer. With them was their son, Raymond KNOBELOCH age 28. He was a farm laborer. He was not a veteran. Also living with them was Anna's widowed mother, Melinda MAIER age 83, born Indiana and her parents in Germany.

Son of Henry and Anna E. (MAIER) KNOBELOCH:

6-2-1. Raymond KNOBELOCH, born 23 Mar 1901, Perry County, Indiana. He died Apr 1983. His last place of residence was Tell City, Perry County, Indiana.




Chapter 1
Our Maier Family in Germany




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