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Christina Bohn Medlenka
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Birth: Jan. 14, 1838
Darmstadt, Germany
Death: Jan. 10, 1906
Houston
Harris County
Texas, USA

Christina Bohn was born on January 14, 1838 in Langen, Brombach, Hessen, Germany. She was baptized on January 23, 1838 at the Catholic Church of Kirch-Brombach, Hessen, Germany. Her godmother was Anna Marie Straub. At the age of 68, she died at 8:20 on January 10, 1906 at her daughter Christina Medlenka Gerloff's house which was located in the Houston Heights. The cause of death listed on the death certificate was Brighte Disease which was kidney failure. Funeral services were conducted two days later on January 12 at 2 PM from the family residence on the corner of 12th and Courtland to St. Joseph's Church by Rev. Father Banfield. Burial took place at the German Cemetery, Lot H, located on Washington Avenue in Houston.


She was the 1st child & 1st daughter of Valentin Bohn & Maria "Magdalena" Krichbaum.
Baptized 1-23-1838 at the Catholic Church of Kirch-Brombach, Hessen, Germany.
Her Godmother was Anna Marie Straub.

Information for the Christina Bohn Medlenka family was furnished by Ralph Walter Stenzel Jr., of Santa Fe, Tx. Ralph is a great-great-grandson of Christina Bohn Medlenka.

Four brothers of Christina Bohn's father:
Valentin Bohn, immigrated to the United States.
John Adam Bohn was the assistant chef and George "Nicholas" Bohn was the chef on the freighter; when they immigrated to the United States about 1846.
John Adam Bohn, married in New Orleans, La, in 1851; then moved to the East St. Louis, IL area, and raised his family in Summerfield, IL.
George "Nicholas" Bohn, moved to Louisville, Ky by the 1850 Census; naturalized in 1850; married in 1852, and raised his family in Louisville, Ky.
Adam Bohn, immigrated to the United States about 1846; came to Louisville, Ky by 1850; naturalized in 1850; married in 1853, and raised his family in Louisville, Ky.
Nicholas Bohn, immigrated to the United States about 1846 and married in 1857. His 2 eldest children were born in New Orleans, La and 6 more children were born in Pass Christian, Ms. Nicholas raised his family in Pass Christian, Mississippi.
All of these brothers were uncles of Christina Bohn, George "Peter" Bohn, Nicholas "Nic" John Bohn and George Leonard Bohn.

Christina and three of her brothers immigrated to the United States at different times. Christina Bohn, immigrated before 1857 (Christina & George "Peter" Bohn probably immigrated together in 1854); married in Louisville, Ky in 1857; had 2 children, born in Louisville, Ky; moved to Houston, Tx by 1860; had 6 more children, and raised her family in Houston, Tx.
George "Peter" Bohn, immigrated to Louisville, Ky in 1854; married in 1867; raised his family in Louisville, Ky. and was naturalized on 9-30-1889, Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky.
Nicholas "Nic" John Bohn, immigrated to Louisville, Ky by 1870; was listed on the 1870 Jefferson County, Ky Census, as a blacksmith; moved to Galveston, Tx; married in 1874, and raised his family in Galveston, Tx.
George Leonard Bohn, immigrated to Louisville, Ky by 1870; was listed on the 1870 Jefferson County, Ky Census, as a tinner, living with his brother, George "Peter" Bohn; conducted a tin & hardware shop in Liberty, Tx, before moving to Galveston, Tx; married in 1881, and raised his family in Galveston, Tx.

Christina was buried 12 Jan 1906 in the German Society Cemetery, Houston, Tx. The name of the Cemetery was later changed to the Washington Cemetery.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Antonin William Medlenka (1816 - 1887)
 
 Children:
  Ferdinand William Medlenka (1860 - 1916)*
  Christina Medlenka Mathews (1875 - 1920)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Washington Cemetery
Houston
Harris County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Beverly Claire Medlenka ...
Record added: Nov 02, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43855432
Christina <i>Bohn</i> Medlenka
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Christina <i>Bohn</i> Medlenka
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Christina <i>Bohn</i> Medlenka
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A special tribute to Gr-Great-Aunt Christina. Fondly, Danny & Dolores Bohn.
- Dolores & Danny Bohn
 Added: Jun. 10, 2012
May songs of the angels welcome you and guide you along your way. May the smiles of the martyrs greet your own as darkness turns into day. Every fear will be undone and death will be no more, as songs of the angels bring you home before the face of God.
- Robert Hague
 Added: Nov. 13, 2010
 
 
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