Hi, there.We must be cousins of some kind.John and Katherine are my g-g-grandparents.I have been working with some other cousins of ours and have quite a bit of information, most of which I just received from the primary researcher.Please contact me via e-mail and I will be happy to share information and my other family contacts.
To whet your appetite, here is a quick overview:
John was the son of Phillip "Heinrich" Koehler and Magdalena Senn.He married 9 Apr 1859 in Holmes County, Ohio, Katherine Kettenring, dau of Melchior Kettenring and Christia Preis (Melchior's line is well documented also)
Heinrich was the son of Heinrich Koehler and Maria Magdalena Brietenbucher, dau of George Michael Brietenbucher and Maria Barbe Schweighard
Heinrich Sr was the son of Johann Jacob Koehler and Anna Margaretha Mertz, dau of Johann Heinrich Mertz and Ursula Weiss
Johann Jacob was the son of Christoph Albrecht Koehler and Anna Margaretha Dreher
Give me a shout soon and I will send further info.