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 Katharina <I>Jackmouth</I> Leyendecker

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Katharina Jackmouth Leyendecker

  • Birth 26 Dec 1820
  • Death 23 Jan 1897 Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas, USA
  • Plot A-12-159
  • Memorial ID 35937970

Name also shown as Katherina Jackmund Leyendecker in some records. She appears in the 1850 Federal Census for Gillespie County, Texas as "Catherine", along with husband John and children Margarethe and Christian. In 1860 she appears again as "Catherine" along with husband John and children Margarethe and Christian. Two more children, Catherine and Mary, have joined the family. In the 1870 Federal Census, youngest child Anna has been born, daughter Margarethe has died and the family is living in the area known as Pedernales Settlements in Gillespie County. By 1880, all the children except Anna have left home. Catherine is survived by her husband John and by children Christian, Mary and Anna, Margarethe and Catherine having predeceased their mother.

John and Catherine Leyendecker are included in the list of couples living in Gillespie County who had been married fifty or more years. John Leyendecker is also included in the list of people living in the county who had passed their eightieth birthday. [Source: Fredericksburg, Texas...The First Fifty Years, 1896, pg. 72]


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Gravesite Details Possible Dupe with 35937970, data here consistent with survey of the Fredericksburg-Gillespie County Genealogical Society. Will verify with onsite visit to validate location and photo-document.

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  • Created by: Donna Schulte Loth
  • Added: 16 Apr 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 35937970
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Katharina Jackmouth Leyendecker (26 Dec 1820–23 Jan 1897), Find A Grave Memorial no. 35937970, citing Saint Mary Cemetery, Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Donna Schulte Loth (contributor 46568224) .