Caroline Scheidemantle

Female22 March 1858–24 March 1950

Brief Life History of Caroline

When Caroline Scheidemantle was born on 22 March 1858, in Muddy Creek, Clay Township, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Johannes Peter Scheidemantle, was 46 and her mother, Elizabeth Scheel Meier, was 38. She married Martin Phillip Koch in 1876, in Butler, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Lancaster Township, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States for about 40 years. She died on 24 March 1950, in Butler, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Lancaster Township, Butler, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Martin Phillip Koch
Caroline Scheidemantle
Marriage: 1876
Clara J. Koch
Mary Caroline Koch
Jacob Koch
Martha L. Koch

Sources (8)

  • Carolyn Koch in household of Martin H. Koch, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Koch in entry for John T. Domhoff and Clara E. Koch, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Caroline Koch in household of Philip M Koch, "United States Census, 1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1876Butler, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 5

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

    Age 5

    The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 24

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    Name Meaning

    From the French form of Latin or Italian Carolina , a feminine derivative of Carolus ( see Charles ). This name was used by certain gentry families from the 17th century onwards, no doubt in honour of the Stuart kings named Charles. It was famously borne by Lady Caroline Lamb ( 1785–1828 ), mistress of the poet Lord Byron .

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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