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Descendants of Franz Joseph Kappes
Generation No. 1
1. FRANZ JOSEPH1 KAPPES was born June 14, 1828 in Lander of Baden, Germany, and died January 28, 1917 in Auburn Twp, Fayette Iowa. He married CATHERINE DETZENBACK. She was born June 15, 1826 in Hochhausen, Baden Germany, and died October 15, 1884.
More About CATHERINE DETZENBACK:
Burial: St.Lucas Cemetary Auburn Twp, Iowa
Children of FRANZ KAPPES and CATHERINE DETZENBACK are:
i. JULIA SALOMA2 KAPPES, b. February 16, 1866, St. Lucas, Fayette Co., IA; d. January 07, 1944, Charter Oak, Crawford County, Iowa; m. GUSTAVUS ADOLPH ADAMS, February 19, 1889, Charter Oak, Crawford County, Iowa; b. September 13, 1865, Danzig, Pomerania/West Prussia (Now Gdansk in Poland),; d. December 27, 1933, Charter Oak, Crawford County, Iowa.
Notes for JULIA SALOMA KAPPES:
Per Cynthia Simon Julia's birth date according to : 1900 &1920 census, funeral pamphlet, and grave stone, is 1866. Her death record on page 2 book 4 of Crawford County, death records also states her birth as 1866.
Howard brown and the Brown family bible page ( I believe written by Veronica Brown) states there birth date as 1868. She believes this is an error.
Her death record also lists her parents as Nis Koppers and Julia Koppers. this is
not confirm yet.
Research of Mel Haberman sheet shows her birthday April 15, 1866 and death on Jan 6, 1944
More About Julia Saloma Kappes and Gustavus Adolph Adams:
Marriage: February 19, 1889, Charter Oak, Crawford County, Iowa.
JULIA SALOMA KAPPES was born on 16 Feb 1866 at St. Lucas, Fayette Co., IA. She died on 7 Jan 1944 at Charter Oak, Crawford Co., IA, at age 77; Died of "cerebral hemorrhage due to hypertension due to arterio sclerosis." , She was buried at St. Boniface Catholic Cemetery, Charter Oak, Crawford Co., IA.
Julia Adams entry, Death Records, Book 4, page 2, Office of the Registrar, County Court House, Denison, Crawford Co., IA. Hereinafter cited as Adams, Julia Death Record.
"Obituary of Mrs. Adams," Charter Oak Times, Charter Oak, Crawford Co., IA, 13 Jan. 1944, OBITUARY OF MRS. ADAMS
Julia S. Kappes Adams passed away at her home Friday morning, January 7, 1944. She was born at St. Lucas, Iowa, February 16, 1866, and came to Charter Oak in 1888. She was united in marriage to Gust A. Adams February 19, 1889, and to this union was born seven children. Her husband preceded her in death on December 27, 1933, and one daughter, Teresa, died in 1935.
Mrs. Adams was a kindly lady, and good neighbor, and a friend. She has resided for the past few years in Charter Oak, where with her amiable disposition acquired for her the admiration and respect of all who knew her. She will be missed by many.
Funeral services were held from St. Boniface church Monday, January 10, with interment at the local cemetery. Those left to mourn her passing are R. J. Adams, of south of Ute, Molly Goering and John Quincy Adams of Los Angeles, California, Veronica Brown of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Maurice Keitges of Danbury and Leo Adams of Charter Oak. Besides her children, she is survived by nineteen grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
Pall bearers were William, Leo and Frank Staley, Charles Quandt, Andrew Kraemer, and Joe Ohnimus.
Charter Oak Times -- 13 Jan 1944
. Hereinafter cited as Julia Adams' Obituary.
Charter Oak 100 YRS book list her last name as Coppes and states she came from Northwestern Iowa in the Festina area
More About JULIA SALOMA KAPPES:
Burial: St. Boniface Catholic Cemetery, Charter Oak, Crawford Co., IA.
Cause of Death: cerebral hemorrhage due to hypertension due to arterio sclerosis.
Census: 1900, Charter Oak Twp
Notes for GUSTAVUS ADOLPH ADAMS:
Willow Township Farmers
Adams, Gust., Wf. Julia; ch. Rudolph R. J., Mollie, Veronica, John I., Leo, Maurice, Tessie. P. O. Charter Oak, R. 1., O. 323.58 ac., sec. 4. (42.)
Charter Oak Township Census 1900
17 165 167 Adams Gustav Head w m Sept 1866 33 m 11 Germany Germany Germany 1870 30 na Prop clothing store
17 165 167 Adams Julia C. wife w f Feb 1866 34 m 11 5 5 Iowa Germany Germany
17 165 167 Adams Rudolph son w m Feb 1890 10 s Iowa Germany Iowa at school
17 165 167 Adams Amelia daughter w f Sept 1891 8 s Iowa Germany Iowa
17 165 167 Adams Veronika daughter w f Nov 1894 5 s Iowa Germany Iowa
17 165 167 Adams John son w m June 1898 1 Iowa
From Cynthia Simon:
GUSTAV ADOLPH ADAMS (Albert1) was born on 13 Sep 1865 at (Now Gdansk in Poland), Danzig, Pomerania, Prussia. He married Julia Saloma Kappes, daughter of Joseph Kappes and Catherine Detzenback, on 19 Feb 1889 at Charter Oak, Crawford Co., IA; . , He died on 27 Dec 1933 at Charter Oak, Crawford Co., IA, at age 68; Died of "hepatic cervhoises" (difficult to read). , He was buried at St. Boniface Catholic Cemetery, Charter Oak, Crawford Co., IA.
He was He was a farmer at Charter Oak, Crawford Co., IA; .
MARRIED," Denison Bulletin, Denison, Crawford Co., IA, 28 Feb 1889, Married at the Catholic church in Charter Oak, February 19, 1889, Rev. Father Farrelly officiating, Mr. Gustavus Adams and Miss Julia Koppes, all of Charter Oak, Iowa. Hereinafter cited as Adams-Kappes Marriage Announcement.
Gustav Adams entry, Death Records, Book 3, page 175, Office of the Registrar, County Court House, Denison, Crawford Co., IA. Hereinafter cited as Adams, Gustav Death Record.
"Adams, Gustav Obituary", 4 Jan 1934, OBITUARY OF G.A. ADAMS
G.A. Adams was born on September 13, 1865 in Danzig Germany and passed away on Wednesday, December 27, 1933 at the age of 65 years, 3 months and 14 days. When he was three years old he, with his parents, came to America and settled in Chicago where he lived until he was 13. He then moved to a farm near Denison. On February 19, 1889, he was united in marriage to Julia Salome Kappes. Seven children were born to this union. They are R.J. Adams, Dow City; Mrs. Howard Goering Miami Beach, Fla.; Mrs. Earl C. Brown, Sioux Falls, S. D.; J. Quincy Adams, Sioux City; Mrs. Wayne Keitjes, Danbury and Leo and Theresa at home.
Deceased is survived by his widow, seven children and 16 grandchildren. Also two sisters, Mrs. Henry Bergstadt of Denison and Mrs. Albertena Hoffman of Chicago and one brother, Will Adams of Estherville, Iowa.
The funeral services were held Friday morning at 9:00 o'clock at the St. Boniface church. Interment was made in the Charter Oak cemetery.*
The pallbearers were Charles Quandt, Andrew Kraemer, Hugh Forley, Tony Winneke, Harry Osborne and Mike Copps.
(4 Jan 1934 Charter Oak Times)
*He is buried in St. Boniface Cemetery.
More About GUSTAVUS ADOLPH ADAMS:
Burial: St. Boniface Catholic Cemetery, Charter Oak, Crawford Co., IA.
Cause of Death: hepatic cervhoises
Census: 1900, Charter Oak Township
Occupation: 1900, Prop clothing store
ii. MARIE E. KAPPES, b. June 21, 1854, Hochhausen, Baden, Germany; d. December 16, 1930, Alta Vista, Iowa.
iii. VINCENT KAPPES, b. January 22, 1857, Hochhausen, Baden, Germany; d. October 20, 1917, St Lucas, Iowa.
iv. PAULINA KAPPES, b. May 23, 1858, Mt. Calvary, WI; d. July 17, 1932, Danbury, Iowa.
v. JOSEPH A. KAPPES, b. June 05, 1859, Mt. Calvary, WI; d. May 28, 1940, Woodburn, Ore; m. CATHERINE DIETZENBACH.
vi. ISABELLA KAPPES, b. June 15, 1860, Malone, Wisc; d. January 30, 1947, Ft. Atkinson, Iowa.
vii. LENHART KAPPES, b. Abt. 1864, St Lucas, Iowa.