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William Bohnenkamp, Sr. (b. June 17, 1817, d. January 19, 1892)
William Bohnenkamp, Sr. was born June 17, 1817 in Berghausen,Westphalen, Germany, and died January 19, 1892.He married Gertrude Noethe, daughter of George Noethe and Catherine Mueller.
Notes for William Bohnenkamp, Sr.:
Was a furniture Carpenter by trade.Came to US when he was 28 years of age.He journeyed to Galena, IL in 1846.Later moved to New Vienna and secured a deed to 240 acres 2 miles NE of town.
Came from Recklinghausen, Germany which is located in the insdustrial Ruhr Valley where Cologne and dusseldorf are situated. William, Sr. came to New Vienna with his brother, John and son and John's wife and his five step children whoe bore the name of Noethe.
More About William Bohnenkamp, Sr.:
Burial: St. Boniface Cath Cem, New Vienna, IA.
Children of William Bohnenkamp, Sr. and Gertrude Noethe are:
- Anna Bohnenkamp,d., New Vienna, IA.
- Mary Bohnenkamp,d., Luxemburg, IA.
- Josephine Bohnenkamp.
- +William Bohnenkamp, Jr., b. February 04, 1857, Luxemburg, IA, d. December 02, 1941, New Vienna, IA.
- Antonette Bohnenkamp, b. February 27, 1859, d. January 06, 1945, Mooreton, ND.
- Rose Bohnenkamp, b. February 23, 1868, New Vienna, IA, d. January 19, 1942, Ashton, IA.
- +Elizabeth Bohnenkamp, b. January 21, 1875, New Vienna, IA, d. November 09, 1946, Granville, IA.