|Birth: ||Apr. 8, 1846, Germany|
|Death: ||Jul. 16, 1909|
UNION CIVIL WAR SOLDIER. MEMBER CO. A, 47TH REG.PA. INFANTRY
ACCORDING to Easton Cemetery Records:
John's last name is recorded as Cohler, but also has a notation of the Kohler spelling.
Easton Daily Express July 17, 1909 p. 3
John M. Kohler, a veteran of the Civil War, died at 7:10 last evening at his home, No. 646 Mauch Chunk St., aged 64 years. He had been ill the past five weeks with Bright's disease.
Mr. Kohler was a native of Germany. He came to America in 1861 and the same year enlisted in the Union Army. He served four years and three months in Company A, 47th Regiment, PA Volunteers.
Deceased was blind for a number of years.
Besides his wife, Rebecca Kohler, there survive one son, of this place; a daughter, of Philadelphia; two sisters, one of Shenandoah, one of Easton; and three brothers, all residents of this city.
Record of Births, Baptisms, Marriages
of First Methodist Episcopal Church
2nd St. Easton PA
John Michael Kohler . . . laborer, of Easton, born in Carlsruhe, Baden, Germany; son of Michael and Joanna Kohler
married Rebecca Simpson of Easton, born in Easton PA, daughter of Reuben and Amy Simpson at Parsonage August 21st
Johanne Kohler 15y
immigrated July 16, 1861
from France to New York NY.
The country of origin in Baden.
The port of departure is Havre.
The name of the ship was 'New Orleans'
Estimated birth year was 1846. (bio by: Harry's Daughter)
George Jacob Michael Kohler (1814 - 1890)
Johanna Riey Kohler (1819 - 1872)
Rebecca Simpson Cohler (1847 - 1915)*
Mary Jane Kohler Ginnard (1866 - 1941)*
William Kohler (1871 - 1882)*
Harry H Kohler (1873 - 1926)*
John Michael Cohler (1846 - 1909)
Gottlieb F Kohler (1848 - 1913)*
Johanna Kohler Bernice (1850 - 1900)*
Juliana C Kohler Miller (1851 - 1906)*
Josephine Kohler Houck (1857 - 1915)*
Charles C Kohler (1865 - 1936)*
Note: John M Cohler is buried in the Grand Army of the Republic Section near the cannon in Easton Cemetery.
Plot: Section C Plot 1-9 grv 58
Maintained by: Harry's Daughter
Originally Created by: Frederich Otto (Inactive...
Record added: Apr 15, 2007
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