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Carl Wilhelm "William C" Kuechler
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Birth: Sep. 30, 1814
Freiberg
Saxony (Sachsen), Germany
Death: Apr. 1, 1895
Jacksonville
Morgan County
Illinois, USA

"William Carl Kuechler" (as adapted to English, and life in the USA), AKA "Carl Wilhelm Küchler" (birth name)... Carl and Christiane came from Germany with their children, and arrived in America on the 15th of October 1853. "Carl William" is the name used on his "final" Certifcate of Naturalization, dated: 22 March 1860 - issued in Cass Co. Illinois, by the Clerk of the Circuit Court, Beardstown, Illinois. Name on his certificate of allegiance to the USA appears as (in his own handwriting): Carl Wilhelm Küchler. Believed to have been born in "Lichtenberg, bei Freiberg, Sachsen". Wife, and son Hermann, are buried at his side in Diamond Grove cemetery, Jacksonville, IL. Buried 3-Apr-1896. Probable date of death 30-May-1896. Diamond Grove cemetery records (online) state: b.30 Sep 1814 d.1 Apr 1895.
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Per notes by, Ione Selma Kuechler (buried Mount Tamalpais Cemetery, San Raphael, CA USA): "Karl Wilhelm Küchler (Sept 30, 1814 - 1897 or 1896?) Son of Karl August Küchler and Minna (Wilhelmina) Hellig. Born at
"Lichtenberg" bei "Freiberg". When a few months old was at the "Lehnmühle", bie "Hennersdorf". A miller and mechanic. Married Christiane Caroline Concordie Liebscher, at "Hennersdorf" {by "Freiberg", near "Dresden", Saxony} in 1840, by one Pfotenhauer."

[Note, -ed]: "Pfotenhauer" was probably the name of the Lutheran pastor.

"Their children were:
i. Robert Adolph Küchler b. Dec 25, 1840 Lehnmühle at Hennersdorf, bapt. Dec. 30, 1840.
ii. Ernest Eduard Küchler, b. Dec. 26, 1841 Lehnmühle at Hennersdorf, bapt. Dec. 30, 1841
iii. Hermann Oskar Küchler, b. Jan. 30, 1843 Lehnmühle at Hennersdorf, bapt. Feb 4, 1843 , died 1927
iv. Therese Mathilde Küchler, b. Sept. 23, 1844 Lehnmühle at Hennersdorf, bapt. Sept. 23, 1844
v. Bertha Selma Küchler, b. Feb 16, 1848 in Freiberg, died Oct. 12, 1875, Arenzville, America
vi. Henrich Hermann Küchler, b. May 2, 1849, Kl. Hartmannsdorf near Freiberg, died March 8, 1897 Winchester, IL
vii. Karl Wilhelm Küchler, b. Aug. 5, 1857, Arenzville, America."
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NOTES (place-names):
a) "Lichtenberg bei Freiberg" = Lichtenberg by Freiberg, near Dresden, Saxony, Germany.
b) "Lehnmühle bei Hennersdorf" = Lehnmühle at Hennersdorf, by Freiberg, near Dresden, Saxony, Germany.
c) "Freiberg" = Freiberg, near Dresden, Saxony, Germany.
d) "Arenzville, America" = Arenzville, Cass County, Illinois, USA.
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NOTE (about the surname):
KÜCHLER = Küchler = Kuechler. The German letter "Ü" is the equivalent of the two letters, "ue".
 
 
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 Parents:
  Karl August Küchler (1788 - ____)
  Wihemina Hellig Küchler (1792 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  Christiane Caroline Concordie Liebscher Kuechler (1817 - 1902)
 
 Children:
  Robert Adolf Kuechler (1840 - 1925)*
  Edward Ernest Kuechler (1841 - 1930)*
  Oscar Herman Kuechler (1843 - 1927)*
  Therese Mathilda Kuechler Baujan (1844 - 1929)*
  Bertha Selma Kuechler Triebert (1848 - 1875)*
  Heinrich Hermann Kuechler (1849 - 1897)*
  William Carl Kuechler (1857 - 1939)*
  William C. Kuechler (1857 - 1939)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Diamond Grove Cemetery
Jacksonville
Morgan County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Robert Kuhmann
Record added: Jun 12, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38260033
Carl Wilhelm William C Kuechler
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Carl Wilhelm William C Kuechler
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Carl Wilhelm William C Kuechler
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- Robert Kuhmann
 Added: May. 30, 2010
 
 
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