Christopher Koopmann, Sr

Christopher Koopmann, Sr

Birth
Germany
Death 8 Nov 1874 (aged 74)
Burial New Vienna, Dubuque County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 80809914 · View Source
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Christopher was born in Holdorf, Oldenburg, Germany. He married Catherine Elizabeth Wessling. They immigrated to America in 1871 landing at Baltimore, Maryland and came directly to New Vienna with their youngest son Martin. Some of their children were already in America when they arrived. Their children are: Johanna (Mrs. Frank Kramer); Katharina; Mrs. Werner Johanning; Bernard, married Bernadine Hellenbusch residing in Augusta Missouri; Catherine died as an infant. Henry married Bernnadine Schoenhoff of New Vienna.



Inscription


Liebe Kinder Ich liebe dich.
Was schien so ist der Übergang.
Das Leben des sterblichen Atem ist,
sondern eine Vorort des Lebens.
Wessen Portal wir Tod nennen
~
Dear children I love you.
What seemed so is transition.
The life of mortal breath is but a
suburb of the life.
Whose portal we call death.


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  • Created by: Cheryl Locher Moonen
  • Added: 21 Nov 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 80809914
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Christopher Koopmann, Sr (29 Jun 1800–8 Nov 1874), Find A Grave Memorial no. 80809914, citing Saint Boniface Cemetery, New Vienna, Dubuque County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Cheryl Locher Moonen (contributor 47601076) .