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Christoph Frederich "Frederick" Klett
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Birth: Nov. 27, 1794
Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Death: Jul. 26, 1859
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

(Relative)

Frederick Klett was born in Ruith (Ruit), in the Kingdom of Wurttemberg. He emigrated to Philadelphia, USA in 1805. He was one of the founding members of the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and the first American Consul to the Kingdom of Wurttemberg. Mr. Klett owned a drugstore on Callowhill Street in Philadelphia and has been described as "an active and enterprising man well respected during his long business career." (First Century of the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy 1922). The well-known photographer Frederick Gutekunst was one of the men who apprenticed with Mr. Klett at his drugstore.

Obituary: North American and United States Gazette, July 28, 1859. "On the 26th inst., FREDERICK KLETT, in the 65th year of his age. His male relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his funeral, from the residence of his son-in-law, Charles Baker, No. 1233 Arch street, on Saturday morning, 30th inst., at 2 1/2 o'clock. Interment at Laurel Hill."

List of Occupants of the Klett Family Vault (all have individual memorials)

Frederick Klett, Sr
Maria Reakirt Klett
Gottlieb Klett
Maria Barbara Klett
Frederick Klett, Jr
Charles Baker
Emma Klett Baker
Maria Klett Baker b 1860
Maria Klett Baker b 1864
Amelia Roberts Baker
Catharine Klett Bickley
Clarence Klett Bickley
Charles H. Bickley
Frederick Klett Bickley
Susanna Petersen Bickley
Gertrude Bickley
Maria K (Bickley) Ely
Pauline G (Ely) Bisciotti
Samuel Pleis
Cornelia K (Bickley) Magoun
James H Magoun 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Gottlieb Peter Klett (1764 - 1846)
  Maria Barbara Braunin (Braun) Klett (1767 - 1851)
 
 Spouse:
  Maria Reakirt Klett (1796 - 1857)*
 
 Children:
  Catharine Klett Bickley (1817 - 1869)*
  Charles S Klett (1818 - 1823)*
  William Klett (1821 - 1823)*
  Frederick Klett (1823 - 1823)*
  Maria Klett (1824 - 1826)*
  Theophilus Klett (1826 - 1827)*
  Frederick Klett (1827 - 1869)*
  Emma Maria Klett Baker (1830 - 1901)*
  Mary B Klett Gibson (1833 - 1896)*
  Cornelia Klett Freeman (1837 - 1919)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Klett (1791 - 1841)**
  Christoph Frederich Klett (1794 - 1859)
  Johanna Klett Pleis (1796 - 1826)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
Klett
 
Burial:
Laurel Hill Cemetery
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: 233 Section Y
 
Created by: Mary Jean Klett
Record added: Jan 24, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64629818
Christoph Frederich Frederick Klett
Added by: Mary Jean Klett
 
Christoph Frederich Frederick Klett
Added by: Mary Jean Klett
 
Christoph Frederich Frederick Klett
Added by: Mary Jean Klett
 
 
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- Brenda
 Added: Apr. 10, 2015

- Judy Curnell
 Added: May. 6, 2013

- Mary Jean Klett
 Added: Mar. 10, 2012
 
 
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