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John Albert Kocher

Male 1848 - 1920  (~ 72 years)


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  • Name John Albert Kocher  [1, 2
    Born Jul 1848  Seneca County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Aug 1920  Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Lindenwood Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • The 1850 census shows he was born in Germany to Michael Kocher and [perhaps] a first wife, Catherine. Should be verified, as the 1860 census shows him born in Ohio, and FindAGrave also shows him born in Seneca County, Ohio, to Michael Kocher and Mary Cramer.
    Person ID I42708  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 8 Mar 2013 

    Father Michael Kocher,   b. 9 Sep 1809, Stuttgart, Neckarkreis, Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1875, Huntington, Huntington County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Mary M. Cramer,   b. 12 Mar 1821, York County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1904, Huntington, Huntington County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married Y  [3, 4
    • Clarence E. Cramer indicates they were farmers near Huntington, Indiana.

      Important to find Marriage Record so it can be determined which children shown with the family on the 1860 census were born to her and Michael, and which MAY have been born to the (first wife? named?) Catherine Kocher shown on the 1850 census.
    Family ID F5086  Group Sheet  |  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Jul 1848 - Seneca County, Ohio Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S98] 1860 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004., (Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Eighth Census of the United States, 1860. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1860. M653, 1,438 rolls. This database is an index to individuals enumerated in the 1860 United States Federal Census, the Eighth Census of the United States. Census takers recorded many details including each person's name, age as of the census day, sex, color; birthplace, occupation of males over age fifteen, and more. No relationships were shown between members of a household. Additionally, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1860 Federal Census.), Indiana, Huntington County, Rock Creek Twp Enumerated 20 July 1860 Page 181 1245-1263 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S873] Find A Grave [database online]; http://www.findagrave.com/, (Thousands of contributors submit new listings, updates, corrections, photographs and virtual flowers every hour to the FIND A GRAVE website. When it comes to administrating, building and maintaining the site, Find A Grave is largely operated by its founder, Jim Tipton.), # 28034930 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S873] Find A Grave [database online]; http://www.findagrave.com/, (Thousands of contributors submit new listings, updates, corrections, photographs and virtual flowers every hour to the FIND A GRAVE website. When it comes to administrating, building and maintaining the site, Find A Grave is largely operated by its founder, Jim Tipton.), # 43105085 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S1539] Cramer, Clarence E. "The Family of Johan Helfer Cramer (Revolutionary War Pension W-2762) With Historical Background", (Preliminary Draft Presented at The John Cramer Family Reunion, Bascom, Ohio, August 22, 1943. Copyright 1944. Clarence Cramer, author, was a resident of Chicago, Illinois, and indicated that his book was prepared 'with the assistance of the Combined Relationship.' Copy of this manuscript is at the Historical Society of York County, 250 East Market Street, York, PA 17403, and a xerox of certain sections in the files of Melinda McLemore Strong, San Antonio, Texas.), p. 57-a (Reliability: 3).