Descendants of Johan Henrich Kallmeyer and Maria Varvig
of Hilter am Teutoberger Wald, Germany

Third Generation


Wilhelmina KALLMEIER
born Luise Wilhelmine Henriette
parents Kasper Heinrich Wilhelm KALLMEIER and Wilhelmine Charlotte LUEKER9. Luise Wilhelmine Henriette Kallmeyer, known as Wilhelmina in the US, (Kasper Heinrich Wilhelm or William , Johan Henrich ) was born on 5 Mar 1869 in Hilter am Teutoberger Wald, Kreis Iburg, Hannover, Germany. She was christened on 14 Mar 1869 in Hilter am Teutoberger Wald, Kreis Iburg, Hannover, Germany. With her husband Theophil Froeschner and infant son, she immigrated on 23 May 1890 to New York (on the Baltimore, Maryland, Passenger List) on the ship "Munchen". Her brother "Heinrich" was also a passenger on this ship. She died on 29 Jul 1950 in Maplewood,St. Louis,Missouri. Between her two husbands, Wilhelmina was buried on 1 Aug 1950 in Section R, Lot 88 which she owned in Zion Cemetery, St. Louis,Missouri.

Theophil FROESCHNER
born Albert Herman Theophil
parents Gottfried FROESCHNER and 
Florentine Amalia WARNESTWilhelmina married (1) Albert Herman Theophil "Theophil" Froeschner, son of Gottfried Froeschner and Florentine Amalia Warnest of Prittisch, on 20 May 1888 in Hilter, Kreis Iburg, Hannover (Germany). Theophil was born on 7 May 1859 in Prittisch, Kreis Birnbaum, Posen, Prussia. He was christened on 18 May 1859 in Prittisch, Kreis Birnbaum,Posen Prussia. For reasons unknown both he and his brother Fredrich immigrated to the Osnabrueck area in the Kingdom of Hannover, where they both married and began their families. With his wife and infant son, Theophil arrived on 23 May 1890 at the port of New York, on the ship Munchen, the record being in the Baltimore Passengers List. He was naturalized on 16 Oct 1900 in St. Louis, Missouri. Theophil was employed as tinner in Charter Stove Company, St. Louis, Mo. His last son, who had the same given names as he did, Albert Herman Theophil, was born on 20 Feb 1904. Father Theophil was injured on the job, suffered from blood poisoning, and died on 5 Mar 1904 about two weeks after the birth of his namesake son at his home at 2112 Mallinckrodt Street, in downtown St.Louis, Missouri. A descendant of his oldest daughter "Minnie" says he was injured on a nail and had lockjaw and died. A descendant of his youngest daughter "Lottie" relates the story that he was working on griffens, the mythical blue steel structures on the outside of the 1904 Worlds Fair when he cut his hand on the steel, suffered blood poisoning, and died. His death certificate states that he died of "septicaemia caused by infection of wound on hand", and their is a scrawled note that say "Accidental" with what may be a doctor's signature. Theophil was buried in Section D, Lot 35 in the Zion Cemetery in St. Louis Missouri, the same lot where his wife Wilhelmina Kallmeier Froeschner's brother and parents were buried. In 1924 he was removed and re-buried in Section R, Lot 88 and buried where of Wilhelmina Kallmeier Froeschner (now Hansen)'s family were buried.

They had the following children:

+ 14 M i Theophil Wilhelm Friedrich or "Ted" Froeschner
+ 15 M ii Frederick Albert "Fred" or "Fritz" Froeschner
+ 16 F iii Wilhelmina Karoline? Florentine?"Minnie" Froeschner
+ 17 F iv Anna Charlotte Emma "Lottie" Froeschner
  18 M v Albert Herman Theophil "Albert" Froeschner was born on 20 Feb 1904 in St. Louis, Missouri. He and his first cousin Fred Froeschner, son of Fred Froeschner and Fredricka/Frieda Kallmeier Froeschner, went on a church sponsored Boy Scout hike in the middle of winter. As Albert's first cousin Paul Froeschner so poignantly wrote in a letter in later years, "The Scouts were warned to stay off the ice but the wandered from the group and went against orders (as boys will) was the the story at the time. One tried to save the other and both went in: may they rest in peace." Albert Froeschner and his cousin Fred Froeschner died from hyperthermia on 22 Feb 1918 in St. Louis, Missouri. Albert was 14 and Fred was 13. Fred and his cousin were both buried on 23 Feb 1918 in Section R, Lot 88 in Zion Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri.

Wilhelmina married (2) Harry Jes Hansen son of Jes (and Charlotte?) Hansen on 10 December 1908 in Salvador Evangelical Church, St.Louis, Missouri. Harry was born 29 December 1865 in Germany. He died in 1947 in Christian Hospital, St. Louis. He was buried in Zion Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri.

They had the following children:

  19 M vi Jes Wilhelm Hansen, also recorded as Jesse or Jes W was born in 10 Sep 1909 in St.Louis, Missouri. He died in 1933 in Jennings, Missouri. He was buried in Zion Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri.
  20 M vii Harry Louis Jesse Hansen was born on 7 July 1911. He died in on 11 October 1924. He was buried in Zion Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri.

10. Franz Heinrich Wilhelm "Johann Heinrich" Kallmeyer (Kasper Heinrich Wilhelm or William , Johan Henrich ) was born on 6 Dec 1871 in Hilter am Teutoberger Wald, Kreis Iburg, Hannover, Germany. He was christened on 17 Dec 1871 in Hilter am Teutoberger Wald, Kreis Iburg, Hannover, Germany. At age 19, "Heinrich", printer, immigrated on 23 May 1890 to the port of New York on the Munchen, the same ship s his sister Wilhelmina and brother-in-law Theophil. He died on 22 Nov 1899. He was buried in Zion Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri.

Heinrich married Magdalena "Lena" Wittmann daughter of Nic Wittmann and Marianne. (When and where married? Their only known son was born in Sep 1896.) Magdalena was born in Dec 1874 in ,,Illinois.

They had the following children:

+ 21 M i Albert Wilhelm Nickolaus Kallmeier or Kallmeyer

11. Maria Caroline Charlotte "Charlotte" Kallmeyer (Kasper Heinrich Wilhelm or William , Johan Henrich ) was born on 11 Aug 1874 in Hilter am Teutoberger Wald, Kreis Iburg, Hannover, Germany. She was christened on 23 Aug 1874 in Hilter am Teutoberger Wald, Kreis Iburg, Hannover, Germany. Charlotte, at age 18, apparently immigrated from Bremen, Germany on the ship Karlsruhe arrived in New York, New York, in May 1891, and indicated that she was going to Missouri. This meant that she immigrated about a year after then single older brother known as Heinrich Kallmeyer and her married sister Wilhelmina Kallmeier Froeschner and family. And before her parents and two younger sisters. (Did she come alone? Was there another relative on the ship? Is this the correct Charlotte Kallmeier? Or did she come with her parents and have her name left off the list?) She died on 23 May 1936. She was buried in Zion Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri.

Charlotte married Henry or Heinrich Jr. Boss. Henry was buried in Zion Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri.

They had the following children:

  22 M i Heinrich Wilhelm Boss

12. Louise Caroline Henriette "Louise" Kallmeyer (Kasper Heinrich Wilhelm or William , Johan Henrich ) was born on 2 Jan 1877 in Osnabrück? or Hilter?,Hannover,Germany. She immigrated from Breman, Germany on the ship Hohenzollern with her parents and sister "Ricke" arrived in New York, New York in Nov 1891. She died on 23 Oct 1955. She was buried on 26 Oct 1955 in Zion Cemetery,7401 St Charles Rock Road,St Louis,Mo. Louise immigrated in 1892.

Louise married Henry or Heinrich Alsmeyer. Henry was born in 1872. He died in 1948. He was buried on 17 Mar 1948 in Zion Cemetery,7401 St Charles Rock Road,St Louis,Mo.

They had the following children:

  23 M i Elmer Alsmeyer

13. Johanne Auguste Friederike Kallmeyer, went by "Ricka" and "Frieda"m and known as "Tanna Ricka" to Theophil and Fred Froeschner families and descendants, (Kasper Heinrich Wilhelm or William , Johan Henrich ) was born on 20 Jun 1880 in Hilter am Teutoberger Wald, Kreis Iburg, Hannover, Germany. She immigrated from Breman, Germany on the ship Hohenzollern with her parents and sister "Louise" and arrived in New York, New York in Nov 1891. Her age was listed as age 8 when she was actually age 11. She died on 27 Dec 1949 in Christian Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri. She was buried in Zion Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri.

Ricka married Friedrich H "Fred" Froeschner son of Friedrich Wilhelm Christian Froeschner and Carolina Wilhelmina Charlotta " Lena" Meyer about 1901 in St. Louis,Missouri. Friedrich was born on 28 Jan 1878 in Malbergen,Hannover,Germany. He died on 5 Jul 1956 in St. Louis, Missouri. He was buried in Zion Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri. Friedrich immigrated in 1892.

They had the following children:

+ 24 F i Friederika Caroline Wilhelmina "Freida L" Froeschner
  25 M ii Frederick W. or "Fred W" Froeschner was born in 1904 in St. Louis, Missouri. He and his first cousin Albert Froeschner, son of Theophil Froeschner and Wilhelmina Kallmeier Froeschner, went on a church sponsored Boy Scout hike in the middle of winter. As Fred's first Paul Froeschner so poignantly wrote in a letter in later years, "The Scouts were warned to stay off the ice but the wandered from the group and went against orders (as boys will) was the the story at the time. One tried to save the other and both went in: may they rest in peace." Fred Froeschner and his cousin Albert Froeschner died from hyperthermia on 22 Feb 1918 in St. Louis, Missouri. Fred was 13 and Albert was 14. Fred and his cousin were both buried on 23 Feb 1918 in Section R, Lot 88 in Zion Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri.
  26 F iii Mildred Charlotte "Mildred" Froeschner was born calculated 1907 in St. Louis,Missouri. She died in 1964 in St. Louis, Missouri.
+ 27 F iv Clara Jessie Froeschner
+ 28 M v Roy Heinrich Friederick "Roy Henry" Froeschner
+ 29 M vi Heinrich Paul Robert "Paul" Froeschner

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