Joseph Ketterer was born on January 12, 1844 in Baden, Germany. He was the son of Matthaeus Ketterer (December 31, 1798- November 10, 1856) and Thekla Schuler Ketterer (September 20, 1803-February 7, 1844) who married on August 31, 1843 in Freiburg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany. Records show that he had 1 step brother and 1 step sister.
According to the 1880 and 1900 census, Joseph emigrated to the United States in 1869 and was married to Josephine Maier of Wurttemberg, Germany (1836-February 23, 1919) in 1870. They had 3 children, Rose, Annie and Mary. Joseph was a shoemaker and lived in Philadelphia Ward 11...227 Green Street.
Philadelphia Inquirer: 12-08-1915
"KETTERER – suddenly, on Dec. 6, 1915, JOSEPH, husband of Josephine Ketterer. Relatives and friends, also Canstatter Kranken Unterst. Verein, No. 1, and Logan Stamm, No.2, F.O.R.M., are invited to attend funeral services, on Thursday at 2pm, at his late residence, 227 Green St. Interment private, at Mt. Vernon Cemetery.
Husband of Josephine Maier Ketterer
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