Cothilda GRIMMIG was born May 30, 1861 in Hennhofen, Bavaria, Germany and diedMay 30, 1896 in Brooklyn, NY; she is buried in Calvery Cemetery in Woodside, NY. Cothilda is the daughter of Anton/Andrew born 1836 in Obernachen, Bavaria and Juliana SPRANA born 1836 in Bavaria.
Cothilda GRIMMIG married John HELD on July 11, 1886 at The Most Holy Trinity Church, 138 Montrose Avenue, Brooklyn, NY. John HELD was born August 12, 1865, in Gossweinstein, Bavaria, Germany,immigrated to Maspeth, New York in 1884 and died April 5, 1933 in Hollis, NY.John HELD was the son of John HELD and Maria/Mary GROELLER/GRAELLER of Bavaria, Germany. He is buried in Most Holy Trinity Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY.
John immigrated in 1894 and was naturalized in 1896. He was a carpenter/cooper.
They had several children: Theresa – born April 8, 1887, died July 28, 1997, buried in Calvery Cemetery (Godparents:Anton GRIMMIG and Theresa GRIMMIG, baptized at The Most Holy Trinity Church) Mathilda – born May 1888, she married John OESCHNER (Godparents: Joseph GRIMMIG and Mathilda KERN, baptized at The Most Holy Trinity Church) John - born September 20, 1889 and married Katherine Margaret FREITAG Kate – born March 21, 1891 Joseph – born February 21, 1894 and died October 11, 1895, buried in Calvery Cemetery John – born May 1896 died July 7, 1896, buried in Calvery Cemetery William – born May 1896 died July 11, 1896, buried in Calvery Cemetery Joseph- born May 14, 1896 and died July 5, 1896
They lived at: 1866 – 138 Stagg Street 1888 – 163 Montrose 1891 – 120 Stagg Street
After Cothilda’s death John HELD remarried on September 6, 1896 to Babette ROSSMOURN (born April 1897 in Sand, Bavaria, Germany and died February 29, 1956). She is buried in Most Holy Trinity Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY.
Babette/Barbara ROSSMOURN was the daughter of Sebastian ROSSMOURN and Margar Gunzelmann.Babette ROSSMOURN had children: Katherine born about 1892 from a previous marriage.
John HELD and Babette/Barbara ROSSMOURN had children: Julie HELD Sagona born around 1904 Sebastian George born March 10, 1901 and died October 7, 1901, buried in Most Holy Trinity Cemetery.