Birth25 Aug 1780, Kleinwenkheim, Wermerichshausen Parish, near Schonungen, Bavaria2236
Death25 Jan 1857, Pusheta Township, Auglaize County, Ohio24, p. 7. Age: 76
Burial27 Jan 1857, probably Rupert Cemetery, Pusheta Township, Auglaize County, Ohio24, p. 7.,171, v. 1, bk. 1, p. 170.
Birth2 Jan 1778, Hausen near Schonungen, Bavaria2065
Christening2 Jan 1778, Hausen near Schonungen, Bavaria2065 Age: <1
Deathbet 1845-1848, Pusheta Township, Allen County, Ohio569,376 Age: 66
OccupationCooper, Farmer172,409
FatherMichael KLUEPFEL (1741-<1804)
MotherMargaretha SCHULER (~1744-1804)
Marriage30 Apr 1804, Kleinwenkheim, Wermerichshausen Parish, near Schonungen, Bavaria2149
ChildrenCatherine (1805-1891)
 Margaret (1806-1883)
 Augustin (1809-1851)
 Francis (1811-~1862)
 Johann (Twin / Died Young) (1814-~1814)
 Barbara (Twin / Died Young) (1814-~1814)
 Barbara (Died as Youth) (1821-~1821)
 Joseph (Died as Youth) (1823-~1823)
Notes for Margaret SCHLEMBACH

1780 Birth:2236,2234 Transcribed and translated from the Wermerichshausen Parish Parish records: 25 August 1780 in Kleinwenkheim, parish Wermerichshausen, Margaretha, legal daughter of Nicolai Schlembach, inhabitant in Kleinwenkheim, and his wife Eva, Godmother Margaretha Stapfin, unmarried from Kleinwenkheim and Vice-Godmother Barbara Staphin, wife of Bartholomaeus Stapf, inhabitant of Kleinwenkheim.

1804 Marriage:2149,2154 Transcribed and translated from the Hausen parish records: Marriage in Kleinwenkheim, April 30, 1804; Joes Josephus Kluepfel, cooper, born January 1, 1778, son of Michael Kluepfel, miller in Hausen, and Margaretha née Schuellerin from Loeffelsterz, both deceased, with Margaretha Schlembachin, born August 25, 1780, daughter of Nicolaus Schlembach, inhabitant in Hausen, and Eva née Walterin from Euredorf. Witnesses: Wilhelm Hochrein, inhabitant in Kleinwenkheim and Joann Spath, blacksmith in Hausen. [Note: Recorded in Hausen parish; ceremony took place in Kleinwenkheim of Wermerichshausen parish.]

Childbearing Years 1805-1823: From 1805 to 1823, the births of eight children to Joseph Klipfel and Margaretha Schlembach were recorded in the parish register of Hausen near Schonungen, Bavaria. The four known oldest (Katherina, Margaretha, Augustin, and Franz) survived and eventually settled in Auglaize County, Ohio. The four known youngest apparently did not survive. The youngest child, Joseph, would have been age eleven at the time of immigration and is not likely to have been left in the care of others.

1834 Immigration:172,5, p. 345.
Boarded ship Averick Heineken at Bremen, arrived in Baltimore 30 July 1834.
Name •• Age/Occupation
Klupfel, A •• 24 M Farmer << Augustin
Klupfel, F •• 22 M Farmer << Franz
Klupfel, J •• 56 M Cooper << Joseph
Klupfel, M •• 53 F << Margaret (wife)
Klupfel, M •• 27 F Spinster << Margaret (daughter)

1834 Immigration:21,1263 Averick Heineken was an American ship, 603 tons, built in 1832, draft of 17', 2 decks, 3 masts, made of fir, owned by Heineken & Schoemaecker, 1834 port was Baltimore, 1834 master was F. Thatcher. Duration of voyage between Bremen and Baltimore was 37 days.

1840 U.S. Census:409 Margaret enumerated in household of her husband Joseph Klüpfel as a female, between the ages of 60 and 70. Margaret would have been age 60 at the time.

1848 Land Ownership:376 Widow Klopfan listed in 1848 as land owner in Pusheta Township.

1850 U.S. Census:410 Margaret enumerated in the household of her son Augustus Klipfel as 69 year old female, born in Germany.

1857 Death Record:24, p. 6.,171, v. 1, bk. 1, p. 170. Margaret Klüpfel (death date: 25 January 1857; burial date: 27 January 1857) listed as 76 year old widow in Names of the Dead in the Congregations of Saint Peter and Paul, St. John the Baptist, and Holy Family. Burial in Rupert Cemetery, also known as St. Peter Catholic Cemetery.
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