Louis Fredrick Kalmeyer

18 July 1867–
Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Louis Fredrick

When Louis Fredrick Kalmeyer was born on 18 July 1867, in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Heinrich Wilhelm Kalmey or Kalmeyer, was 35 and his mother, Elise Louisa Wilhelmine Fark, was 33. He married Catherine Voegler on 22 September 1892, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Allegheny City, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910 and Aspinwall, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920.

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Louis Fredrick Kalmeyer
Catherine Voegler
Marriage: 22 September 1892
Helen Kalmeyer
Irene Sophia Kalmeyer
Walter John Kalmeyer

Spouse and Children

22 September 1892
Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Sophia Kalmeyer


    Henry W Kalmeyer


    Caroline Marie Kalmeyer




+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 10

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 31

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

German: from Slavic kal ‘marshland’, ‘bog’ + Middle High German meier ‘farmer’, ‘steward’, hence a distinguishing nickname for a farmer whose farm lay on marshy land.

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

Sources (3)

  • Loris Kalmyer, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Louis Kalmayer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Louis Kalmeyer, "United States Census, 1900"

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