My G G Grandfather was named Johann Adam Kalb. He was born in 1813 in Tiefenort, Saxe Weimer, Thuringen in Germany.
His father was also Johann Adam Kalb, and his mother's maiden name was Lammerhirt.
They came to Louisville, Ky in the late 1860's.
He was married to Anna Christine Blaufuss.
The name was later changed to Kolb.