Researching Christian Kling of Orleans Parish.According to census Christian is born about 1857 in France (probably Alsace) and came to US in 1861.In 1870 he is living in 12th Ward with Laurence Kling, age 70, also from France.the woman of the house is Mary, age 38, so possibly his stepmother.Laurence married Mary Anna Ullery in 1858.Laurence might not be his father, but another relative. In 1879 a Christian Kling marries Caroline Fischer and they have at least 3 children, Mary Magdalene, Julia Theresa, and August Christian, who dies age 3. In 1886 Christian Kling marries Louisa Gunkle, b. LA, 1866. .Her name is listed on various records as Gunckel, Gunkle, Guenckle, Gingel .They have Annie Charity, Gertrude, Jennie Henrietta, and Amelia Theresa. Louisa's mother seems to be Karidas (Caridas; Charity) Atzenhoffer (remarried name) b. abt. 1828in Germany. d., 1908.
Want to find:parents of Christian Kling; German father of Louisa (husband of Karidas). and ANY other relative info.Thanks!