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Adam John Macht
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Birth: Jun. 22, 1880, Russia
Death: Feb. 2, 1924
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Born in Koehler, Saratov, Volga, Russia.


2/24/1910 Immigration; S.S. Dominion, sailing 2/12/1910 Liverpool England to Portland ME.

Adam Macht, 29, married, farm laborer, born in Kohler Russia, German from Kohler Russia. Height 5' 9", dark complexion, black hair, brown eyes, can read/write, $5 cash.

Wife, Lisa Macht in Kohler Russia. Destination is Topeka, KS. Relative in U.S., friend Christ. Bellinder in Topeka.

Traveled with Joseph Ruhl & Jacob Seibel from Koehler, Russia.

Name crossed-out: Andrew Macht, 25, single, farm laborer, born in Kohler Russia. Brother, Adam Macht in Koehler Russia.


6/26/1910 Confirmation; Adam Macht, age 30, confirmed John at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Topeka, KS. Sponsor was John Dechant.


3/1/1915 KS Census; Adam Macht, 34, Car Painter, born in Russia. Family No. 282. Resides at 543 Scotland Ave, Topeka, Shawnee County, KS, and owns house.

Mrs. Lizza Macht, 32, wife, born in Russia.

Children are: Margarite, 9, born Russia. Mary, 4, born KS. Albert, 2, b. KS. John, 1m, b. KS.


9/12/1918 WWI Registration; Adam Macht, 38, born 6/22/1880 in Saratof Russia. Alien. Painter for A.T. & S.F. Railroad in Topeka, KS.

Resides at 543 Scotland Ave, Topeka, Shawnee, KS. 2nd-address 208 N. Lake St, Topeka KS. Tall height, medium build, light blue eyes and light brown hair. Nearest relative, Elizabeth Macht, same address.


1/9/1920 Census; Adam Macht, 39, married, Painter for Railroad, born in Russia, Imm. 1910, citizen papers. Resides at 543 Scotland Ave, Topeka, Shawnee County, KS, owns house.

Lizzie Macht, 38, wife, born in Russia, Imm. 1910, Alien. Children:

Margaret, 14, born Russia, Imm. 1910, Alien. Mary, 9, born KS. Albert, 7, born KS. John, 5, born KS. Lizzie, 3, b. KS. Adam Jr, 1, b. KS.


Cemetery: Adam Macht, age 43, buried 2/7/1924. Grave in Lot 10, Block 4, Term, Section RA. St. Joseph Cemetery, River Grove.
Family links: 
  Elizabeth Ann Schneider Macht (1881 - 1948)*
  Albert Andrew Macht (1912 - 2000)*
  John A. Macht (1915 - 1953)*
  Mary Aletha Macht (1916 - 2006)*
  Adam Nicholas Macht (1919 - 2006)*
  Anna Marie Macht Sperling (1920 - 2002)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Joseph Cemetery
River Grove
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Unmarked grave, Section: RA, Block: 4, Grave: 10
Created by: David Haspert
Record added: Dec 17, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 121837294
Adam John Macht
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Adam John Macht
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Volga German from Koehler Russia
- David Haspert
 Added: Jan. 29, 2014

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