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The Koch's Of California

Updated November 9, 2000

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Hi my name is Mary.this is what i know so far of my family. My grandfather was Willhelm Koch he married Katie Heine on March 17,1917. they had 13 kids in Texas and then moved to California where all of them live with their kids now. My grandfather had a sister named Ida, a brother named Ben Henry Sr. Herman ( Bunte) Their parents name was Christian and Clara they were married in Sealy, Texas in 1881 then Clara died in 1893 and he remarried to Pauline Drought. Pauline Drought was born in Lea Germany 2-27-1872 and died in 1941 she was pregnant when she married him and they had 4 more kids Emma, August, Olga , Minnie, and Selma .My grandparents had 13 kids, Josie, Clara, Gertrude, Ernest, Walter Edward (my Dad), Ira Clifford, Nella, George, Theodore, Nita,Kenneth, Henry Elwin, Seth Ray. Most of Us live in California now. Aunt Josie m Roy Doggett 3 kids Noma Fay, Linda, and Michael.Aunt Clara m George Phinney 4 kids Gene, Larry, Cynthia and Jeff.Gertrude died very early age. Uncle Ernest never married. My Dad Walter Edward 7 kids Robert died at 2 1/2 years old, Mary Kate, William Chandler (W.C.) Nancy, Rebecca (Becky) Elizabeth, and David. Uncle Clifford m Irene 2 kids Ira and Sherri div then m Helen with 2 kids Bill and Teresa. Aunt Nella m Al Sorrenti 3 kids Kathy, Bill and Jana. Uncle George never married. Uncle Ted m Linda no kids. Aunt Nita m Charles Rieger 3 kids Ronnie, Janice, Stanley they div. so she married Henry Boutin. Unlce Kenneth m Bonnie 3 kids Perry, Rhonda, and Michele. Uncle Elwin m Shirley 1 child Michelle. Uncle Seth m Marilyn 3 Kids. Donna, Keith, and Leigh well now for the next generation here goes. Aunt Josie 3 kids are Noma Fay m Glen Fitzgerald 3 kids Cindy,Dena and Eric. Linda m Robert Nienstedt 3 kids Trudy, ryan, Lesllie. Michael m Susan 3 kids Scott, Jason, Kelly. Aunt Clara 4 kids are Gene m Esther 3 kids James, Edna, Jill. Larry m Sandy 1 child Vicki Cynthia m George Jolly 3 kids Richard, Anna and Dana they div and she had Zachary. Gertrude died very young. Unlce Ernest never married Walter Edward 7 kids Robert died at 2 1/2 years old, Mary Kate m Kurt Kuhlman 1 child Angela, they div then she married Jake Weeda 2 kids Jacob and Ashleigh. William Chandler (W.C.) m Laurie 2 girls Janeen and Ranai. Nacncy m Lonny Reeves 2 kids Rachel and Benjamin (they live in Ark.) Rebecaa (Becky) m Bob Black 1 child Robert they div. Elizabeth m Pete Van der Werff 2 kids Nicholas and Monique. David m Shelly 1 child so far Brendan. Uncle Clifford 2kids Ira m Brenda 2 kids Kelly and Brian they div he married Sadie 1 child Josh. Sherri m Arthur Booth 2 kids Arthur and Elvis they div she m Scott Rudd 2 kids Scotty and Kimberly. Aunt Nella 3 kids Kathy m Tom Tron 2 kids Jason and JUstin. Bill m Rita 2 kids Craig and Amy. Jana m Daniel 2 girls Erika and? UNcle George no kids or m. Unce Ted no kids Aunt Nita 3 kids Ronnie, Janice, Stanley. Janice is m to Jerry Leliur 1 child John. Uncle Kenneth 3 kids Perry m ? , Rhonda m Gary 2 kids. Michele 2 kids. Uncle Seth 3 kids Donna has 1 child. Keith has ? kids and Leigh has 2 kids. this is as of 2-2000.

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