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Posted: 10 Sep 2000 10:53PM GMT
do you now what part of germany your lastname comes from?
Posted: 25 Sep 2000 9:52AM GMT
Edited: 22 Jun 2003 6:02AM GMT
They were from Nordrach in Baden. I have also found out that the family probably originated in Ottenhoefen.
Posted: 4 Aug 2002 11:50PM GMT
Kaeshammer, Gaiser, Schoenknecht, Kimmig
I am searching for my Kaeshammer ancestors who were from Ottenhoefen, Baden-Wuerttemberg, German. Friedrich Kaesshammer bn 5Mar1814, md 2Oct1837 Margaretha Gaiser dau of Gertrud Gaiser, died 23Jun1880 in Ottenhoefen, Baden Germany. Friedrich's parents were Johann Kaesshammer and Agatha Walz. Other wives include Barbara Lepold 1868 and Katharina Schnurr 1870. Friedrich's dau, Magdalena bn 17Jul1840 md Josef Kimmig 1881, died 1916. Son on Josef Kimmig and Magdalena Kaesshammer was Julius (gallus) Kaesshammer (my great grandfather) who came to America about 1881 and married Anna Henrietta Wilhelmina Schoenknecht of Mellen Prussia. They settled in Madison, Connecticut.
Posted: 5 Aug 2002 3:23AM GMT
Kaeshammer, Oehler, Ehmer
Barbara, I tried e-mailing you but the message bounced back. Could you e-mail me at
Posted: 25 Mar 2006 10:40PM GMT
Barbara---I have Gaisers in my family and they came from Ottenhofen--Michael in 1886 (age 17) to Utica, NY
Godparents for one of his children was Catherina Kimmig.
I have Michael's parents as Michael and Maria Anna Schweigler--abt. 1844-1893 all in Ottenhofen. They had at least 7 children and when Maria died he re-married Karolina Sackman and I have the names of 9 more children.
Could we have a connection?
Posted: 25 Jun 2006 9:24PM GMT
I am sorry about your bounced email, I would very much like to correspond with you...please try again...I am searching for Kaeshammer from the area of Ottenhoefen, Baden Germany...some of them emigrated to the USA in the late 1800's.
Posted: 31 Dec 2007 5:20AM GMT
I have 2 brothers, Meinrad and Anton Kaeshamer who emigrated to St. Louis in the 1800s.
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