Caroline Fredericke Kieler

23 October 1859–10 February 1902 (Age 42)
Fayetteville, Fayette, Texas, United States

The Life of Caroline Fredericke

When Caroline Fredericke Kieler was born on 23 October 1859, in Fayetteville, Fayette, Texas, United States, her father, Conrad Kieler, was 41 and her mother, Marie Dorothea Kohleffel, was 29. She married Johann Dietrich Buelter on 3 December 1874, in Columbus, Colorado, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 3, Hamilton, Texas, United States in 1880 and Justice Precinct 3, Lavaca, Texas, United States in 1900. She died on 10 February 1902, in Gonzales, Gonzales, Texas, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in Shiner, Lavaca, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Johann Friederich Carl Thormahlen
Caroline Fredericke Kieler
Marriage: 22 December 1887
Helen Orthelia Dorothy Thormahlen
Friederike Christine Emilie Thormahlen
August Charles Thormahlen
Alma Thormahlen
Emil Henry Thormahlen

Spouse and Children

22 December 1887
Columbus, Colorado, Texas, United States


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

Age 2

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 13

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

North German and Danish: topographic name for someone living by a long narrow bay or habitational name for someone from the city of Kiel in Schleswig-Holstein ( see Kiel ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Story Highlight

Lavaca County Gazette Death of Mrs. Thormaehlen

Mrs. F. THORMAEHLEN Shiner Gazette, 12 Feb 1902 DIED. Mrs. F. Thormaehlen died last Monday night at her home near Shiner, of pneumonia. This grave may be unmarked. Contributed by Matt Cross

Sources (3)

  • Karolina Thormaelin, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Caroline F Buelter in household of John D Buelter, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Caroline Buelter, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"

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