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Hahn 3 Generation Report

Hahn 3 Generation Report

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Family History of Augustus Hahn who came from Germany and settled in Utica, NY around 1852.
Family History of Augustus Hahn who came from Germany and settled in Utica, NY around 1852.

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Descendants of John Hahn

Generation 1 1.
John Hahn-1. He married Mrs. John Hahn. Child of John Hahn and Mrs. John Hahn is:

2.

i.

Augustus Hahn, B: 15 Jan 1825 in Hanover, Germany[1, 2, 3], D: 04 May 1908 in Deerfield, NY[4], M: 1851 in St. Paul's Church, Fort Plain, NY[5, 6].

Generation 2 2.
Augustus Hahn-2(John Hahn-1) was born on 15 Jan 1825 in Hanover, Germany[1, 2, 3]. He died on 04 May 1908 in Deerfield, NY[4]. He married Anna (Hannah) Grub Hahn on 1851 in St. Paul's Church, Fort Plain, NY[5, 6]. She was born on 1828 in Hanover, Germany. She died on 05 Dec 1874 in Deerfield, NY[7]. He married Caroline Ketchener (Kirchner) Bauer Hahn on 1888 in Utica, NY. She was born on 01 Dec 1832 in Prussia, Germany[1, 8]. She died on 10 Oct 1902 in 223 Mohawk Street, Utica, NY[1]. He married Maria Menning (Minung) Hahn on 06 Sep 1878 in Utica, NY. She was born on 1824 in Wurtemberg, Germany. She died on 1884. Notes for Augustus Hahn: The 1850 Census showed August and Anna living in The Town of Palatine, Montgomery Co., NY. The name was spelled Hone and Anna was Hannah. The 1860 Deerfield Census says he and his wife were born in Hannover, Germany and name was spelled Hann. The 1870 Utica Census spelled his name Auguste Hahn and said he was born in Prussia. Augustus served in Company F of the 146th NY Infantry Volunteers in the Civil War . Taken from cemetery notes Oneida Co. Historical Society. The 1869 County directory states Augustus Hahn was a stone mason. Taken from the 146th NY Infantry Book - Augustus Hahn, age 36 years. Enlisted August 29, 1862 at Deerfield to serve 3 years under the command of Capt. Peter Claesgens. Mustered in as a private Co. F. Oct. 10, 1862. Captured in action 5/5/l864 at the Wilderness, VA. He spent ten months in Andersonville Prison in the state of Georgia. At the end of the war he was paroled. He was released May 1, 1865; mustered out with company July 16, 1865 near Washington, D.C. His personal description was five feet five and a half inches tall, dark complexion and dark hair, eyes brown. He had been wounded while in the service of his country and for some years received a pension. He died 8/4/1908 in Utica, NY. Returning from the war he settled in Deerfield and lived there until 1884 at which time he moved to Mohawk Street in Utica. He learned the trade of plasterer in Germany and went into the German military service. In 1848 he escaped from Germany and came to America settling in Utica. He worked at his trade here and also as a stone mason. He worked for himself most of the time. He was a member of the German Rifle Co., Post John F. McQuade, G.A.R. In 1883 August sold property to George Bowman and his wife in the amount of $450. The property was listed on Hamilton Street, Utica, NY (40' frontage and 100' deep.) Obituary said he came to America in 1848. The naturalization record I found on Augustus Hahn showed a Declaration of Intent on Oct 1, 1852 with the Naturalization being Oct 25, 1854. Augustus died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. John Eisenhuth in Deerfield, NY. His death certificate said he died of old age with general breaking down. Notes for Anna (Hannah) Grub Hahn: Husband's obituary says she died in 1866. She was alive in the 1870 census. Tombstone says 1874. The 1850 Census shows Anna listed as Harriet and they were living in The Town of Palantine, Montgomery County, NY. 1860 Deerfield census says she and her husband were born in
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Generation 2
Hannover, Germany. Civil War records of Augustus gives her name as Hanah Grap or Grop. Children of Augustus Hahn and Anna (Hannah) Grub Hahn are:

3.

i.

Antoinette Hahn Geiersback McManus, B: 20 May 1852 in Utica, NY[1], D: 25 May 1924 in 341 South Street, Utica, NY[1], M: 01 Jan 1874 in Utica, NY.

4.

ii.

Rose Hahn Bowman, B: 25 May 1854[9], D: 15 Sep 1892 in 150 Schuyler St. Utica, NY[10], M: Abt. 1878 in Utica, NY ??.

5.

iii.

Catharine Hahn Looft, B: 24 Apr 1858 in Utica, NY[1, 2], D: 31 Jan 1918 in Peoria, Illinois[1, 2], M: 1882 in Utica, NY.

6.

iv.

Elizabeth Katherine Hahn Eisenhuth, B: 22 Sep 1862 in Deerfield, NY, D: 02 Jan 1935 in Utica, NY[11], M: 22 May 1883 in Utica, NY[12].

Relationship Notes for Maria Menning (Minung) Hahn and Augustus Hahn: Witnesses - J. Schaefer and W. Geiersbach

Notes for Caroline Ketchener (Kirchner) Bauer Hahn: Caroline was born in Germany, but came to this country at the age of 10. She married in Albany and later came to Utica, where her first husband died. She had lived in this house on Mohawk Street for over 30 years. She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church. She had 48 grandchildren at the time of her death. 1870 Utica Census said the name was Bower.

Generation 3 3.
Antoinette Hahn Geiersback McManus-3(Augustus Hahn-2, John Hahn-1) was born on 20 May 1852 in Utica, NY[1]. She died on 25 May 1924 in 341 South Street, Utica, NY[1]. She married William F. M. Geiersback on 01 Jan 1874 in Utica, NY, son of Christian Geiersback and Catherine Geiersback. He was born on 13 Apr 1853 in Utica, NY. He died on 02 Feb 1885 in Deerfield, NY. She married Michael McManus on 1893 in Utica, NY. He died on 1911. Notes for Antoinette Hahn Geiersback McManus: Died of Cancer of the liver. Member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church. Notes for William F. M. Geiersback: Taken from Oneida Co. Historical Society marriage index Grave 43A, Lot 1451, section 43 Relationship Notes for William F. M. Geiersback and Antoinette Hahn Geiersback McManus: Taken from marriage index at Oneida Co. Historical Society Children of Antoinette Hahn Geiersback McManus and William F. M. Geiersback are:

i.

William A. Geiersbach, B: 28 Apr 1874 in Deerfield, NY, D: 13 Mar 1926 in Syracuse, NY, M: 1897. Notes for William A. Geiersbach: heart disease. Sheet metal worker. Owned Ornamental Iron Work at 72 Hotel St. at one time. Married at time of death.
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Generation 3 ii.
Rosanna Geiersbach Schimmel, B: 11 Apr 1876 in Utica, NY[1, 13], D: 05 Apr 1939 in Utica, NY[1], M: 16 Jul 1912 in Utica, NY. Notes for Rosanna Geiersbach Schimmel: Rosanna lived in Utica all her life. She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church. One daughter married George E. Joslin and lived in Rochester in 1939. The other daughter who was listed as a step daughter to Fred Schimmel married Frank Philo and lived in Indian Lake in 1939. She had four grandchildren at the time of her death.

iii.

Antoinette Geiersback Droye, B: 1878 in Utica, NY[14], D: 07 Jan 1948 in Rome Hospital, Rome, NY[1], M: 08 Oct 1924 in Utica, NY. Notes for Antoinette Geiersback Droye: Antoinette lived at 706 First St., Rome, NY at the time of her death. She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church. Not mentioned in the 1880 Utica census.

iv. v.

Henry Geiersback, B: 1878[15]. Matilda Geiersbach, B: 18 Feb 1880 in Utica, NY, D: 01 Nov 1960 in St. Luke's Hospital, New Hartford, NY[1]. Notes for Matilda Geiersbach: Single, never married. Lived at 621 Plant Street, Utica, NY. Worked as a seamstress and was last employed by Mansky & Son Furriers. Member of the Church of the Redeemer and the United Lutheran Church Women. Attended Utica Schools.

4.

Rose Hahn Bowman-3(Augustus Hahn-2, John Hahn-1)[9] was born on 25 May 1854[9]. She died on 15 Sep 1892 in 150 Schuyler St. Utica, NY[10]. She married George Bowman on Abt. 1878 in Utica, NY ??, son of John Baumann Sr. and Martha (Martina Kohlhammer) Baumann. He was born on 16 Nov 1856 in Utica, NY[9, 16, 17]. He died on 30 Jan 1898 in Jersey City, NJ[4]. Notes for Rose Hahn Bowman: She died of Typhoid Malaria Fever. Buried in tier 29, grave 2 Lived at 150 Schuyler Street, Utica, NY at time of death. Member of the Zion's Lutheran Church. Notes for George Bowman: God parents - Georgio Sellman and Margaretha Schram. According to 1870 Utica Census 9th ward, his Mother and Father were of foreign birth. The 1880 Census showed George married to Rose and had one child, David age 6 months. They lived on South Hamilton Street, Utica, NY and George's occupation was Iron Moulder. In 1883 August Hahn sold to George Bowman and his wife, property located on Hamilton Street, Utica, NY. (40' frontage, 100' deep.) Children of Rose Hahn Bowman and George Bowman are:

i.

David Bowman, B: May 1880 in Utica, NY[9, 18]. Notes for David Bowman: I believe David was born in May 1880, according to the 1880 Census. I don't think he lived to be very old as the brothers never mentioned him.

ii.

Edward Bowman, B: Jun 1881 in Utica, NY[19], D: 29 Oct 1938 in Fort Plain, NY. Notes for Edward Bowman:
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Newspaper article: A man found dead in a highway ditch between Nelliston and St. Johnsville this morning was believed to be Edward Bowman of Jersey City, NJ. Two of his brothers live in Utica. Believed to have been struck by a car operated by a hit and run driver while hitchhiking to Utica to visit his brother Walter J. Bowman. Victim 58 years old had a cut on his head and bruises on his arms and hands. His clothes were torn and his false teeth were found lying near the body. Edward, who had been a frequent visitor to Utica, had sent his traveling bag to Utica after writing his brother that he would pay him a visit. The American Railway Express receipt for the bag was found in the man's pocket and this, with the fact that the man had false teeth and had planned to visit Utica, let Utica relatives to believe that he was Edward Bowman. He had been unemployed for several years. Relatives expected to view the body during the day to make certain about the identification. The body was discovered at 8:15 a.m. by Francis O'Brien, St. Johnsville, driver of an oil truck. He stopped and investigated when he saw a hat lying on the shoulder of the highway. The body lay in a pool of water in the ditch. O'Brien notified Sheriff Gerald Nellis, Fonda, who began an investigation. A piece of some sort of vehicle was found nearby and this with injuries suffered by the man led the authorities to believe that he was a victim of a hit and run driver. Coroner Clark Congdon of Fort Plain was notified and he ordered the body removed in the Graves funeral parlors in Fort Plain for an autopsy. Besides the brother mentions, Mr. Bowman is survived by three other brothers, George Bowman, Utica, Thomas, Jersey City, Noble, Albany. Also a sister Viola, Jersey City. His body was interred November 1, 1938 in Utica, NY, New Forest Cemetery. Buried tier 40,grave 13 Never married.

iii.

Walter James Bowman, B: 06 Oct 1883 in Syracuse, NY, D: 04 Nov 1945 in Utica, NY[11], M: 12 Jun 1907 in St. Joseph's Church, Utica, NY. Notes for Walter James Bowman: Baptismal notes - Walter's sponsor was Joseph Gordon. The priest was J.P. Shaheen. Walter had been employed as a polisher at the Savage Arms for 30 years. He was a member of St. Joseph's Church, Utica, NY.

iv.

Noble Philip Bowman, B: 04 Jul 1886 in Utica, New York, D: 18 Oct 1951 in Memorial Hospital, Albany, NY, M: 22 May 1912 in St. John's Lutheran Church, Albany, NY. Notes for Noble Philip Bowman: Noble was baptized James Noble. His sponsor was Thomas clark.

v.

Viola F. Bowman Valet, B: 14 Aug 1889 in Utica, NY, D: 25 Mar 1970 in Albany, NY, M: 03 Jul 1920 in Albany, NY. Notes for Viola F. Bowman Valet: Viola was baptised Mary Viola with the sponsor being Mary Louise Clark. The christening records said her date of birth was August 6, 1889.

vi.

George Francis Bowman, B: 18 Dec 1891 in Jersey City, New Jersey [20], D: 08 Jan 1957 in Utica, NY[1], M: 08 Sep 1916 in St. Joseph's Church. Notes for George Francis Bowman: A baptismal record was found in St. Patrick's Church Records, Jersey City, NJ saying that the sponsors for him was Annie Clark and the priest was Rev. J.A. Sheehan. He was baptized Joseph George. The 1900 Jersey City, New Jersey census placed George living with his stepmother in Jersey City. He was listed as Joseph and was born in New Jersey. The 1910 Censes showed George living
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with this brother, Walter, in Utica, NY and said he was born in New York. In the 1920 and 1930 Census, he was married and living with his in-laws in Utica. Said he was born in New York. Obituary: George F. Bowman, 65, of 226 North Genesee Street died unexpectedly in his home, Jan. 8, 1957, a week after he retired from the Bossert Division of the Rockwell Spring & Axle Co. Dr. Preston Clark, corner, said death was due to heart attack. Bowman was born in Utica, December 18, 1891, a son of the late George and Rose Hahn Bowman. On Sept. 16, 1916, he married Etta Sifer in St. Joseph's Church. He was a member of St. Peter's Church. For the past 23 years he had been employed at the Bossert Division, retiring Jan. 1, 1957. Besides his wife he leaves a son, G. Marvin Bowman; a daughter, Mrs. Gordon Emery, Sauquoit; a brother Thomas, Jersey City, NJ; a sister Mrs. Violet Valet, Albany; four grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. The funeral will be held Friday morning from the Langdon Funeral Chapel, 630 Varick St., and from St. Peter's Church. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery.

5.

Catharine Hahn Looft-3(Augustus Hahn-2, John Hahn-1) was born on 24 Apr 1858 in Utica, NY[1, 2]. She died on 31 Jan 1918 in Peoria, Illinois[1, 2]. She married Frederick P. Looft on 1882 in Utica, NY. His birth on 25 Dec 1851 in Germany (Denmark)[21, 22]. He died on 18 Mar 1932 in St. Francis Hospital, Peoria, Illinois[2]. Notes for Catharine Hahn Looft: The death certificate said Cahterine died of Paralysis. Lived in Peoria, Illinois in 1908. Notes for Frederick P. Looft: Frederick's death certificate said he died of Pulmonary infarction. He had underwent an operation on March 12, 1932 for gangrenous appendicitis. Fred lived on W. Wilcox Ave., in Peoria, Illinois 2nd ward in the 1920 Census. His death certificate said he had been a carpenter and a contractor and had worked for himself. Children of Catharine Hahn Looft and Frederick P. Looft are:

i.

Elizabeth (Lizzie) Looft Gibbons, B: 1884 in Illinois [1, 23, 24], D: 11 Jan 1957 in Methodist Hospital, Peoria, Illinois[1]. Notes for Elizabeth (Lizzie) Looft Gibbons: Elizabeth and George lived in the Logan, Illinois township in 1920.

ii.

Laura Looft, B: 12 Nov 1886 in Peoria, Illinois[1], D: 25 Dec 1966 in Proctor Hospital, Peoria, Illinois[1]. Notes for Laura Looft: Laura never married. She had lived in Peoria all her life. She had lived with her sister, Jessie E. Look, for the past three years.

iii.

Charles W. Looft, B: 27 Feb 1890 in Illinois[25, 26], D: 19 Jul 1958[27], M: 31 Mar 1915 in Peoria. Notes for Charles W. Looft: The 1920 Peoria, Illinois Census said Charles was a carpenter and he lived in Bell Ave. in Peoria.

iv.

Martha (Mattie) Looft Lonsdale, B: Bet. 04-05 Mar 1893 in Peoria, Illinois[28], D: 07 Jan 1952 in Peoria, Illinois, M: 1922 in Peoria, Illinois.
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Notes for Martha (Mattie) Looft Lonsdale: 1930 Census says that Mattie was a widow.

v.

George Henry Looft, B: 25 Jan 1896 in Peoria, Illinois [2], D: 25 Jun 1916 in St. Francis Hospital, Peoria, Illinois[2]. Notes for George Henry Looft: George died of a hemorrhage of the brain due to injuries received in a motorcycle accident. never married

vi.

Jesse Looft Funk Look, B: 20 Aug 1901 in Peoria, Illinois [1], D: 27 Mar 1974 in Ward Road, Limestone Township, Illinois[1]. Notes for Jesse Looft Funk Look: Jessie was a tester for Peoria Milk Testing Laboratory for abut ten years, retiring in 1963. She was survived by her husband, a stepdaughter, Mrs. Leona Mulvaney of Mapleton and a stepson, Raymond Look of Peoria.

6.

Elizabeth Katherine Hahn Eisenhuth-3(Augustus Hahn-2, John Hahn-1) was born on 22 Sep 1862 in Deerfield, NY. She died on 02 Jan 1935 in Utica, NY[11]. She married John J. Eisenhuth on 22 May 1883 in Utica, NY[12]. He was born on 23 Aug 1860 in Utica, NY[29]. He died on 29 Dec 1934 in Utica, NY[29]. Notes for Elizabeth Katherine Hahn Eisenhuth: Died of Stomach Cancer. Ill for some time. Followed her husbnad in death withing a few days. Died at her home on Herkimer Road, Utica, NY. Member of the Church of the Redeemer and the Ladies Auxillary, Order of Railway Conductors and Bacon Women's Relief Corps 24. Notes for John J. Eisenhuth: John was born in Utica but his parents came from Germany. He was educated in St. Joseph's School. In 1892 he went to work for the D.L. & W. Railroad and had been in its employ ever since. He worked as a brakeman and then as a switching engine in the yard. Later he went on the road and eventually became a conductor, first on freight trains and then on passenger trains. February 12, 1923 he was made conductor on the milk train which runs between Utica and Binghamton. In 1926 he retired. He was a member of Kincald Division, Order of Railway Conductors, and he was also a member of the Railroad Veterans Association. He was a life long member of St. Joseph's Church, Utica, NY. Relationship Notes for John J. Eisenhuth and Elizabeth Katherine Hahn Eisenhuth: Taken from marriage index at Oneida Co. Historical Society. Children of Elizabeth Katherine Hahn Eisenhuth and John J. Eisenhuth are:

i.

Frederick George Eisenhuth, B: 04 Apr 1884 in Utica, NY[29], D: 29 Jun 1971 in St. Luke's Memorial Hospital, Utica, NY[29], M: 08 May 1918. Notes for Frederick George Eisenhuth: Fred operated the Ideal Engineering Company on First Street in Utica for several years. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Liberty Lodge F&AM, the Utica Commandery Knights Templar and the Universal Council of Engineers.

ii.

Emma E. Eisenhuth Moore, B: 14 Dec 1887 in Utica, NY[1], D: 21 Jul 1982 in St. Luke's Memorial Hospital, Utica, NY[1], M: 28 Sep 1916 in Home of Brides parents, Utica, NY[1, 30]. Notes for Emma E. Eisenhuth Moore: Emma had attended Utica schools. Emma was a member of Our Saviour
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Lutheran Church and was a Charter Member of the North Utica Senior Citizens. She also served as a Republican Inspector of the 3rd District of the 17th Ward for many years. She did not have any children.

iii.

Mary Barbara (Mayme) Eisenhuth Dewhurst, B: 20 Jan 1890 in Utica, NY[29], D: 02 Jun 1971 in St. Luke's Memorial Hospital, Utica, NY[29], M: 12 Apr 1924 in Utica, NY[29]. Notes for Mary Barbara (Mayme) Eisenhuth Dewhurst: Mary had been employed for over fifteen years by the Doyle-Knower Co, retiring in 1958. She was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church and the North Utica Senior Citizens Club.

iv.

John William Eisenhuth, B: 29 Apr 1894 in Utica, NY[31], D: 07 Jun 1894 in Utica, NY[31]. Lillian Adeline Eisenhuth Knittel Creedon, B: 26 Sep 1896 in Utica, NY [11], D: 08 Nov 1982 in Utica, NY[11], M: 17 Feb 1919. Notes for Lillian Adeline Eisenhuth Knittel Creedon: Died at Broadacres. Home address 460 Trenton Ave., Utica, NY. Member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church.

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obituary. Death certificate. 1860 Deerfield Census. Death certificate. Married in the 1850 Fort Plain census. civil war records. tombstone. 1870 Utica Census. Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1880 United States Federal Census (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005), Database online. Utica, Oneida, New York, ED 139, roll T9_904, page 266.2000, image 0800.Record for George Bowman. New Forest Cemetery. obituary. 50th wedding anniversary announcement Utica paper. 1925 Utica, 4th ward. 1925 Utica, 10th ward. 1880 Utica Census 1875 Utica, 9th Ward. St. Joseph's Church records 1880 - Utica 9th ward. 1900 New Jersey Census. FHC Film 1403369, St. Patrick's Church Records. 1920 Peoria census Death certificate 1920 Peoria Census Ancestry.com, 1910 United States Federal Census (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006), Database online. Farmington Ward 2, Fulton, Illinois, ED , roll T624_288, part , page .Record for George Gibbons. Daughter - Dulcie

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Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005), Database online. Roll 1614439, DraftBoard 2.Record for Charles W Looft. Obituary, Wife's. 1920 Peoria, Ill census obituary. Wedding announcement. From the family bible.

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