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Johannes Wemle "John" Emch, Jr
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Birth: Oct. 19, 1843
Bern, Switzerland
Death: Jan. 22, 1916
Ohio, USA

He arrived in New York City with his parents on 3 June 1857, aboard the American packet ship SS Charles Cooper. In later life in America he went by the anglicized name of John Wemle Emch. During the Civil War, he enlisted on 18 November 1861, at Woodville, Ohio as a private in Company I of the Ohio 68th Volunteer Infantry under the name of "John Emch, Jr." Regimental records show he was wounded at the battle of Raymond on 12 May 1863, but apparently his wound was not serious enough to discharge and send him home. Same records show that he was mustered out of the regiment on 10 July 1865, as a corporal. He was a stone mason by trade. The 1900 Census listed him living with the daughter of his sister, Anna (née Emch) Grube, Mary V. (née Grube) Bright alone with his bachelor brother, Benjamin (Memorial# 42095172), and spinster sister Mary (Memorial# 42095136).

Never married.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Johannes Emch (1814 - 1878)
  Anna Knorr Emch (1820 - 1861)
 
 Siblings:
  Ursus Emch (1841 - 1914)*
  Johannes Wemle Emch (1843 - 1916)
  Benjamin Emch (1847 - 1911)*
  Maria Emch (1849 - 1900)*
  Niclaus Carlton Emch (1852 - 1930)*
  Anna Emch Grube (1855 - 1942)*
  Rosa Emch Snyder (1857 - 1930)*
  Alice Emch Slaybaugh (1860 - 1932)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Basil Cemetery
Baltimore
Fairfield County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: Natalie Herdman
Record added: Sep 18, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42095120
Johannes Wemle John Emch, Jr
Added by: Natalie Herdman
 
Johannes Wemle John Emch, Jr
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Johannes Wemle John Emch, Jr
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 Added: Jul. 21, 2012
 
 
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