Kelnhofer, Weinfurter, Kollross, Linzmayer, Pscheidt
by Patti Laessig,
My ancestor, Peter KELNHOFER born 10 April 1729 in Rittsteig, Bavaria who married Anna Barbara RICKEL born 17 March 1731/32. Their son, Georg Michael Kelnhofer born 16 Oct. 1765 in Rittsteig, Bavaria was married to Eva FRISCH born 27 June 1767. They were married 18 Oct. 1784 at Deschenitz, Bohemia. George died in 1839 in Eisenstrass, Bohemia. Eva died in 1849. Eva was the daughter of Johann FRISCH and Margarethe KOLLROSS. George and Eva had a son Johann George KELNHOFER born 22 Jan 1790 in Eisenstrass, Bohemia. He Died after 1851. He married Anna Maria LINZMAYER in Eisenstrass on 24 Nov. 1812. She was the Daughter of Johann LINZMAYER and Anna LISMEYER. Anna Maria was born 23 Nov. 1776 in Eisenstrass. Both Johann and Anna died sometime after 1851. Their son Jacob (or Jakob) KELNHOFER married Barbara KOLLROSS. Barbara was born 10 July 1813. She died 17 June 1894. Jacob died in 1870 in Eisenstrass, Bohemia. Children of Jacob and Barbara were: Engelbert born in 1852, who married Katharina RANK (believed to be the daughter of Franz Xaver RANK) Joseph who married Margart Weinfurter (my great great grandparents), Alois, Anna who married Ignatz PSCHEIDT, Barbara and Karl.
Margaret WEINFURTER was the daughter of
George WEINFURTER and Margaretha PSCHEIDT.
Joseph Schneider died, then Margaret married Joseph KELNHOFER on January 18, 1881 at New Frankin, WI and they had the following children: Anna who married Wesley S. SIGL; Katie who married Joseph DORNER, Nick who married Katie TREMEL, twins Barbara and Margaret: Barbara married Joseph BURKART and Margaret married Joseph ASCHENBRENNER.
These families lived in Wisconsin near
Green Bay, in Luxemburg, Seymour and some came to the Wood County,
Wisconsin area of Marshfield, Auburndale, Wisconsin Rapids.