The Voisin/Stewart Family
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Husband: Nikolaus Pohl 1
Born: About 18 May 1831 in Antweiler, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany 2
Baptised: 18 May 1831 in Antweiler, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany 3
Married: 09 November 1854 in Westphalia, Clinton, Michigan 9
Died: 22 September 1910 4
Father: Johann Peter Pohl
Mother: Maria Catharina Hellenthal
Spouses:
Wife: Maria Anna Herr
Born: About 1838 5
Died: 16 November 1861 in Westphalia, Clinton, Michigan 6
Father: Bartholomew Herr
Mother: Maria Anna Hezel
Spouses:
Children
01 (M): John Peter Pohl
Born: 18 March 1856 in Westphalia Township, Clinton, Michigan 7
Died: 05 March 1934 in Westphalia Township, Clinton, Michigan
Spouses: Catharina Spitzley
02 (M): Michael Pohl
Born: 17 March 1857 in Westphalia Township, Clinton, Michigan 8
Died: 31 December 1914 in Westphalia Township, Clinton, Michigan
Spouses: Anna Spitzley; Elizabeth Rademacher
03 (F): Catherine Pohl
Born: 28 January 1859 in Westphalia Township, Clinton, Michigan
Died: 21 June 1931 in Westphalia Township, Clinton, Michigan
Spouses: Johann H. Schaefer
04 (M): Adam Pohl
Born: March 1861 in Westphalia Township, Clinton, Michigan
Died: Unknown in California
Spouses: Catherine
Additional Information

Nikolaus Pohl:

Notes:

"Nikolaus immigrated in May [September] 1841 with his parents and siblings.

"Nikolaus purchased land on Pratt Rd. southwest of Westphalia, Clinton, Michigan which was later purchased by his son, John. Several years later, he purchased land on Grange Rd. south of Westphalia which was later owned by his son, Michael, and his great grandsons, Joe and Arnie Pohl. Nikolaus raised a variety of crops and raised several different types of farm animals.

"Nikolaus used to attend daily mass in Westphalia by walking from his farm to town and back. Later in life, he moved into the village of Westphalia."
--Author unknown, provided by Diane Kaye Schafer, August, 2000.

Maria Anna Herr:

Notes:

"Maria immigrated with her parents in the early 1850's. She died suddenly after giving birth to four children."
--Author unknown, provided by Diane Kaye Schafer, August, 2000.

Footnotes
  1. Antweiler Ahr Parish (Antweiler, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany), Kirchenbuch; FHL microfilm 0572082. [97].
  2. Ibid., Baptisms, 1831.
  3. Ibid., Baptisms, 1831.
  4. Allan R. Pohl, Pohl: From One Small Acorn Grows a Large Oak: A Verbal Portrait of the Descendants of Johann Peter Pohl and Maria Catharina Hellenthal 1841-1992 (Lansing, Michigan: n.p., 1992). [91], 13.
  5. Evelyn A. Weiland, Editor, Of Pilgrimage, Prayer and Promise: A Story of St. Mary's, Westphalia 1836-1986 (Westphalia, Michigan: Westphalia Historical Society, 1986). [153], 29.
  6. Allan R. Pohl, Pohl: From One Small Acorn Grows a Large Oak: A Verbal Portrait of the Descendants of Johann Peter Pohl and Maria Catharina Hellenthal 1841-1992 (Lansing, Michigan: n.p., 1992). [91], 43.
  7. County Clerk, Clinton County, Michigan Marriages 1867-1887 [129], Vol C, p. 212, #3161.

    Age: 25

  8. Ibid., Vol C, p. 212, #3159.

    Age: 24

  9. Ibid., Vol A, p. 200 and p. 219.
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Citation: Mike Voisin, iSeeAncestors (http://iSeeAncestors.com/tree/groups/public/grpf15403.html : revised October 29, 2013), Nikolaus Pohl & Maria Anna Herr.

Revised: October 29, 2013

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