I'm looking for information on Joseph and Mary as they were my great grandparents. My father was Frederick C. Fischer, son of Bernard Joseph Fischer and Stella Kostkowski. Thanks to someone else's post about a year ago, I have found out some, but I'm eager to know more.
Descendants of Joseph S Fischer
Generation No. 1
1. Joseph S1 Fischer was born February 1878, and died November 20, 1948 in John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. He married Mary Appolonia Schmidt, daughter of John Schmidt and Dorothy Toepner (sp). She was born August 26, 1873 in Baltimore, Maryland, and died January 04, 1950.
Parents were from Bavaria.
Mary A. Fischer died Jan. 4, l950 Age of 76 years 4 mo. ll days; Joseph S. Fischer died Nov 20, l948 age 70 yrs. 9 mo. They lived in Baltimore until l9l3 as I have a picture of the family in the grocery store then owned.
I'll also give you the names of Joseph Fischers sisters at his death as listed in his obituary. Teresa Newell, of Millersville, Miss Selicia Fischer, Mrs. Mary Ford, Mrs. Barbara Slocum and Mrs. Margaret Homer of Baltimore. Later Marie
More About Joseph S Fischer:
Burial: "Our Lady of the Fields Catholic Church" cemetary, Millersville, Maryland
Notes for Mary Appolonia Schmidt (listed on some sources as Schmitt):
Unsure of spelling. Parents from Bavaria?
More About Mary Appolonia Schmidt:
Burial: "Our Lady of the Fields Catholic Church" cemetery, Millersville, Maryland
Children of Joseph Fischer and Mary Schmidt are:
+ 2 i. Martin2 Fischer.
+ 3 ii. Bernard Joseph Fischer.
+ 4 iii. Appolonia Mary Fischer, born March 11, 1903 in Baltimore, Maryland; died November 29, 1978 in Grinnell, Kansas.
Generation No. 2
2. Martin2 Fischer (Joseph S1) He married (1) Mary. He married (2) Mildred.
Notes for Martin Fischer:
Married twice (Rose is first wife).
Children of Martin Fischer and Mary are:
5 i. Lona3 Fischer.
6 ii. William Fischer.
7 iii. Lorraine Fischer.
8 iv. Stella Fischer.
3. Bernard Joseph2 Fischer (Joseph S1) He married Stella Kostkowski April 25, 1928.
Notes for Bernard Joseph Fischer:
Baptism information: http://www.rootsweb.com/~mdcbalti/StMichael.htm
St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church
7 S. Wolfe St., Baltimore, MD, 21231-1913
NAME Fischer, Bernard Joseph FATHER Joseph S. Fischer, Baltimore, MD MOTHER Maria Appolonia Schmitt, Baltimore, MD BIRTH DATE11/7(?)/1905 BAPTISM DATE 12/02/1906 SPONSORS (GODPARENTS) Bernard Fischer PRIEST/ MINISTER Philip Rossbach
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CssR reel M 1540, pg. 297, # 288; married Stella Kostkowski 4/25/1928 St. Joseph's, Odenton, MD, Mission(?) of St. Mary's, Annapolis
More About Bernard Joseph Fischer:
Baptism: December 02, 1906, St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, Baltimore Maryland
Notes for Stella Kostkowski:
Children of Bernard Fischer and Stella Kostkowski are:
9 i. Joseph E3 Fischer.
10 ii. Mary Fischer.
11 iii. Dorothy Fischer.
12 iv. Delores Fischer.
13 v. Stella Fischer.
14 vi. Loretta Fischer.
15 vii. Frederick C Fischer.
4. Appolonia Mary2 Fischer (Joseph S1) was born March 11, 1903 in Baltimore, Maryland, and died November 29, 1978 in Grinnell, Kansas. She married John Madison Townsend 1923, son of Daniel Townsend and Mildred Calhoon. He was born March 30, 1889 in Phillipsburg, Kansas, and died July 15, 1977 in Grinnell, Kansas.
More About Appolonia Mary Fischer:
Burial: December 02, 1978, Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Grinnell, Kansas
Children of Appolonia Fischer and John Townsend are:
16 i. Robert Joseph3 Townsend, born September 29, 1926 in Grinnell, Kansas.
17 ii. Charles Roscoe Townsend, born March 25, 1930 in Grinnell, Kansas. He married Lorene Barbara Boden in Downs Catholic Church, Downs, Kansas; born December 20, 1933 in Tipton, Kansas.
18 iii. William George Townsend, born December 13, 1935 in Grinnell, Kansas; died December 21, 1999. He married Veda Wall; born December 28, 1935 in Utah.
More About William George Townsend:
Social Security Number: 509-36-4802
19 iv. Marie Alma Townsend, born December 03, 1938 in Grinnell, Kansas. She married Dale Suter; born April 15, 1935.