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  • ID: I3313
  • Name: Wilhelm Carl KRAUTER (KRYTER)
  • Prefix: Prof.
  • Given Name: Wilhelm Carl
  • Surname: Krauter (Kryter)
  • Sex: M
  • _UID: 77065C1EF8E26940B98521FB9805E373C7C8
  • Note: Wilhelm's complete name is thought to be Wilhelm August Emil Christian Carl Krauter.
  • Birth: 26 APR 1837 in Niedergirmes, County Wetzlar, Kingdom of Prussia
  • Note:
    St. James Church records give William's birthplace as Niedergirmes, Wetzlar, Prussia.

    1900 Federal Census says that both of William's parents were born in Germany.
    1 2 3 4
  • Death: 8 DEC 1914 in Kings Cnty, Borough of Brooklyn, NY
  • Note: Died in Kings County Hospital. Cause of death = fractured left hip; contributing cause = arteriosclerosis. 5
  • Burial: 10 DEC 1914 Maple Grove Cemetery, New York
  • Note: Grave is unmarked. Grave No. 21, Lot No. 10, South border. 5 6 7 8
  • Baptism: 14 MAY 1837 Niedergirmes, County Wetzlar, Kingdom of Prussia
  • Note: Godparents: William Kessler, teacher from Wetzlar; Wilhelm Balser, teacher from Neiderbiel; August Schmel, teacher also; Frau Christine Buettner from Waldergirmes; Mrs. Karoline Tross from Braunfels; and Elise Niedermaier. 9
  • Emigration: 2 JUN 1865 America
  • Note: Sailed from Hamburg to Southampton, then to America aboard the ship Germania with his brother Hermann. He was a naturalized citizen, but date of naturalization is unknown. 10 4
  • Occupation: school teacher 1866 Wheeling, WV 1
  • Occupation: teacher 1867/68 N. side Union btw Market & Fourth 11
  • Occupation: music teacher, 1112 Main St. 1874/75 Wheeling, WV
  • Note: William's title is listed as "professor". 12
  • Occupation: musician/music teacher 1900/1 New York City 4 13
  • Occupation: Director of orphanage 1880/81 Indianapolis, IN 10
  • Residence: 486 9th Avenue, Manhattan 7 JUN 1900 New York City
  • Note: William is RENTING at this address. 4
  • Residence: 412 West 37th Street 1901 New York City (Manhattan) 13
  • Event: William, William C., William Carl, William Jr. AKA 2 14
  • Event: Wilhelm's complete name is thought to be Wilhelm August Emil Christian Carl Krauter. AKA
  • Event: Null findings 1870 Wheeling, WV
  • Note: No William Kryter family listed. 15



    Father: Johannes Eberhard KRÄUTER b: 18 DEC 1808 in Niedergirmes, County Wetzlar, Kingdom of Prussia
    Mother: Christine MOHR b: in Niedergirmes, County Wetzlar, Kingdom of Prussia

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth D. WEISGERBER b: 1842 in Wheeling, WV
    • Married: 28 JUN 1866 in Wheeling, WV
    • Note:
      Married by Rev. A. W. Werder at the German Evangelical Lutheran church in Wheeling, WVa.

      Both the bride & the groom "were from Wheeling."

      The wedding announcement states: We wish "the happy couple" all the happiness (and we are sure it must be a great deal) which the fates decree to those who "remember the printers" so bountifully. May they enjoy unlimited pleasure in this world and the next.
      16 17 1
    • Divorced: BEF 1890 in Wheeling, WV?
    • Note: ELIZABETH's status is listed as 'divorced' in 1910 Federal Census. 10

    Marriage 2 Eva PFLEGER b: 10 JUN 1870 in Enkenbach/Hochspeyer, Rheinpfaltz, Germany
    • Married: 15 OCT 1890 in Tonawanda, Erie Cnty, NY
    • Note: Married in Salem Church, Tonawanda. Witnesses: Karl Schultz and Katie Geltz. 18 14 10
    Children
    1. Has No Children Katherine Emma KRAUTER b: 14 JUL 1891 in Tonawanda, Erie Cnty, NY
    2. Has No Children Anna Adolphina KRAUTER b: 27 SEP 1892 in Tonawanda, Erie Cnty, NY
    3. Has No Children Madolin KRAUTER b: APR 1895 in Illinois
    4. Has No Children Caroline KRAUTER (KRYTER) b: 1895 in New York
    5. Has Children William F. KRAUTER b: 26 JAN 1901 in Manhattan, New York City

    Sources:
    1. Abbrev: Wheeling marriages
      Title: Wheeling Marriages
      Repository:
        Name: Ohio County (Wheeling) Public Library
        Wheeling, WV 26003

      Page: Vol 7, pg 207
    2. Abbrev: St. James Church, Wheeling, WV
      Title: Records of St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church, Wheeling, WV
      Publication: St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1409-1413 Chapline Street, Wheeling, WV 26003-3521. Records obtained Sep - Oct 1997.
      Repository:
        Name: Judith & Robert Kryter Genealogy Notebooks
        Loudon, TN 37774-2805

      Page: Copulationen for 1866, stamped pg. 107
    3. Abbrev: Asslar Parish records
      Title: Church records of the town of Asslar, Germany
      Research conducted by:
      Herr Heinz Dietrich
      Bachstrasse 4
      34514 Asslar
      Germany
      tel: 06441-88894

      Research initiated per inquiry of Tilo Gandenberger in Pfungstadt,
      Germany, 19 Nov 2001. Records received Feb 2002. Records extracted
      from old German parish ledger books in Asslar, Germany holding records
      for the town of Niedergirmes. NOTE: Niedergirmes did *not* have its
      own parish.
      Publication: Records accessed by Mr. Dietrich in Germany, sent to Robert & Judith
      Kryter by Mrs. Linda Figliola of Middle Village, Long Island, NY (Sept
      - Oct 2002)
      Note:
      Records also in possession of Mrs. Linda Figliola, 63-14 Seventieth
      St., Middle Village, NY 11379.
      Repository:
        Name: Judith & Robert Kryter Genealogy Notebooks
        Loudon, TN 37774-2805
    4. Abbrev: 1900 Census, NY Cnty, New York
      Title: 1900 New York State Federal Census, New York County, ED 272, Sheet #8B
      Author: 12th Census of the United States
      Page: line 79
    5. Abbrev: Death Certificate
      Title: Death Certificate (various people)
      Page: Dept of Health, City of New York, Bureau of Records, Registration No.
      22655
    6. Abbrev: Linda Figliola
      Title: Linda (Kraeuter) Figliola, Long Island, New York
      Author: Mrs. Linda (Kraeuter) Figliola
      Publication: Mrs. Linda Figliola
      63-14 70th Street
      Middle Village, NY 11379
      Page: telecon, Sept. 2002.
    7. Abbrev: Cemetery records
      Title: Cemetery records (various places)
      Page: Interment Receipt dtd 10 Dec 1914: Maple Grove Cemetery, Richmond
      Hill, Long Island, NY.
    8. Abbrev: E-mail from Linda (Krauter) Figliola
      Title: E-mail from Linda (Krauter) Figliola, Middle Village, Long Island, NY
      Author: Linda Figliola
      Page: e-mail dtd 8 Nov 2002
    9. Abbrev: Asslar Parish records
      Title: Church records of the town of Asslar, Germany
      Research conducted by:
      Herr Heinz Dietrich
      Bachstrasse 4
      34514 Asslar
      Germany
      tel: 06441-88894

      Research initiated per inquiry of Tilo Gandenberger in Pfungstadt,
      Germany, 19 Nov 2001. Records received Feb 2002. Records extracted
      from old German parish ledger books in Asslar, Germany holding records
      for the town of Niedergirmes. NOTE: Niedergirmes did *not* have its
      own parish.
      Publication: Records accessed by Mr. Dietrich in Germany, sent to Robert & Judith
      Kryter by Mrs. Linda Figliola of Middle Village, Long Island, NY (Sept
      - Oct 2002)
      Note:
      Records also in possession of Mrs. Linda Figliola, 63-14 Seventieth
      St., Middle Village, NY 11379.
      Repository:
        Name: Judith & Robert Kryter Genealogy Notebooks
        Loudon, TN 37774-2805

      Page: Baptismal Records for Niedergirmes, #000464 - 1837, entry #9.
    10. Abbrev: Kraeuter Genealogy
      Title: Genealogy of family Krauter/Kraeuter/Kryter
      Author: Hombrecher, Lieselotte (Lilo) and Linda Figliola
    11. Abbrev: Wheeling City Directory & Business Mirror
      Title: Williams' Wheeling Directory, City Guide, and Business Mirror, Vol. 1
      Author: Williams
      Repository:
        Name: Ohio County (Wheeling) Public Library
        Wheeling, WV 26003

      Page: 1867/68, pg 141
    12. Abbrev: City Directory for Wheeling, WV & Ohio Cnty
      Title: City Directory for Wheeling, WV & Ohio Cnty
      Page: J. Wiggins & Co., 1874 - 1875, pg 118.
    13. Abbrev: Birth Certificate
      Title: Birth Certificate (various individuals)
      Repository:
        Name: Judith & Robert Kryter Genealogy Notebooks
        Loudon, TN 37774-2805

      Page: City of New York, Dept of Health, Bureau of Vital Records & Statistics
      (record date 21 Dec 1942) Certif. No. 5873
    14. Abbrev: Marriage ledger, Salem Church, Tonawanda, NY
      Title: Marriage ledger for Salem Church, Tonawanda, Erie Cnty, NY: 1890
      Author: Rev. John G.? Wettlinger
      Publication: provided by Linda (Kraeuter) Figliola
    15. Abbrev: 1870 WV Census Index
      Title: 1870 West Virginia Census Index
      Author: Ninth Census of the United States
      Publication: Precision Indexing, Bountiful, Utah.
    16. Abbrev: C. A. Scott, "Marriage & Death Notices..."
      Title: Marriage & Death Notices of Wheeling, WVa & the Tri-State Area, 1866 - 1870, Vol. 3.
      Author: Carol A. Scott
      Publication: Filed at McClung Collection, Knoxville, TN at Dewey Decimal No. "975.49 Wheeling."
    17. Abbrev: Marriage notice (newspaper)
      Title: Marriage notice (various couples)
      Publication: newspapers (various)
      Page: The Wheeling Daily Register, 29 June 1866
    18. Abbrev: Marriage License/Certificate
      Title: Marriage License/Certificate (various couples)
      Page: from Salem Church, Tonawanda, Erie Cnty, NY, 1890 by Rev. John
      Wittlinger

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