Christian Vonfeldt

1859–1935 (Age 75)
Herzog, Russia

The Life of Christian

When Christian Vonfeldt was born on 16 October 1859, in Herzog, Russia, his father, Johannes Vonfeldt, was 34 and his mother, Katherina Schmidtberger, was 32. He had at least 9 sons and 7 daughters with Anna Maria ( Margaret) Kippes. He lived in Hamilton Township, Ellis, Kansas, United States for about 10 years and Barr Lake, Adams, Colorado, United States in 1930. He died on 24 January 1935, in Ellis, Kansas, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Brighton, Adams, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

Christian Vonfeldt
1859–1935
Anna Maria ( Margaret) Kippes
1866–1934
Margaretha Vonfeldt
1885–1960
John Vonfeldt
1887–1967
Barbara Vonfeldt
1888–1954
Elizabetha Mary Vonfeldt
1889–1951
Michael C Vonfeldt
1891–1964
Christian Vonfeldt
1893–1966
Catherine Vonfeldt
1893–1983
Maria Vonfeldt
1895–1988
Joseph Vonfeldt
1896–1962
Johann Jacob Vonfeldt
1898–1981
Peter Vonfeldt
1900–1965
Flavia Vonfeldt
1901–1975
Clara C Vonfeldt
1903–1999
Wendell Vonfeldt
1905–1976
Simon Vonfeldt
1907–1982
Nathan Vonfeldt
1909–1986

Spouse & Children

  • Male1859–1935Male

  • Anna Maria ( Margaret) Kippes

    Female1866–1934Female

children

(16)

+11 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1861

Age 2

Kansas is the 34th state
1863

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 22

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

German (von Feldt): topographic name for someone who lived by an area of open country, Middle High German vëlt.

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

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The Volga Germans

Information from Wikipedia The Volga Germans (German: Wolgadeutsche or Russlanddeutsche (a more generic term for all Russian Germans), Russian: Поволжские немцы, tr. Povolžskije njemcy) are ethnic Ger …

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Sources (3)

  • Christian Vonfeldt, "Kansas State Census, 1905"
  • Christ C Vonfeldt in household of Jacob C Vonfeldt, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Cris Vonfeldt, "Kansas State Census, 1915"

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