|Birth: ||Jun. 25, 1856|
|Death: ||Oct. 17, 1937|
Dora married Emil August Koch on November 28, 1877 in Dubuque, Iowa.
Emil and Dora had eight children: Dorothea (Dora), Amelia (Millie), Anna (Annie), Edward Emil, Mathilda (Tillie), Clara, Besse (my grandmother), and William (Bill).
An orphan at age 2, Emil became a barrel maker for Dubuque Malting Company. His wife's mother was a midwife and a nurse.
Dora, was born on June 25, 1856 in Grusch, Graubunden, Switzerland. She emigrated to the U.S. in 1872. Dora died on October 17, 1937 in Dubuque, Iowa.
The Koch family ancestors lived in Nagold, Wuerttenberg (now Germany) and Mullheim, Baden (formerly Holland, now Germany).
The Loringette family ancestors lived in Schied and Grusch, Graubunden, Switzerland.
Emil's parents were Christian Gottlieb Koch (born July 11, 1823 in Nagold, Wuerttenberg, Germany and died on June 21, 1857 in Mullheim, Duchy of Baden, now Baden-Wuerttenberg, Germany) and Anna Maria Fricker (born July 6, 1816 in Mullhheim and died on June 6, 1858). Christian's parents were Johann George Koch (born July 14, 1782 in Nagold, Wuerttenberg, Germany; died January 28, 1853) and Anna Maria Noll (Roll on some of the documents; she was born on September 8, 1780 in Oberjettingen, Germany; married on January 31, 1809; and died on January 17, 1840.)
Johann's parents were Peter Koch (a linen weaver in Nagold, Wuerttenberg, Germany) and Rosina Mullerin. Anna's parents were Johann Conrad Noll and Anna Maria Grafin.
Anna Maria Fricker's parents were Matthias Fricker (a master weaver in Mullheim, Baden, Germany; died on February 6, 1848) and Maria Renkert (also listed as Renk; she died on May 30, 1838 in Mullheim).
Matthias's parents were Mathias Fricker (from the Duchy of Baden, Germany) and Anna Noll.
Maria's parents were Johannes Renkert (from Thiengen, Germany, near Frieburg, Germany) and Anna Brombecker.
~~~source: Mark R. Long, 12-30-2011
Emil August Koch (1856 - 1906)
Besse Leone Koch Palen (1895 - 1962)*
William Koch (1898 - 1984)*
Saint Johns Lutheran Cemetery
Plot: Sec. A, Row 10, Stone 31
Maintained by: TEXAS TUDORS
Originally Created by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye
Record added: Jun 24, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 71930954