Herman Frederick Kahler

31 October 1862–16 November 1942 (Age 80)
Cranberry Township, Crawford, Ohio, United States

The Life of Herman Frederick

When Herman Frederick Kahler was born on 31 October 1862, in Cranberry Township, Crawford, Ohio, United States, his father, Herman Koehler, was 45 and his mother, Magdalena Martha Guiss, was 37. He married Almira Tilton on 23 October 1884, in New Washington, Crawford, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 16 November 1942, in Bucyrus, Crawford, Ohio, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in New Washington, Crawford, Ohio, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Herman Frederick Kahler
Almira Tilton
Marriage: 23 October 1884
Arthur Sylvester Kahler
Theodore Sherman Kahler

Spouse and Children

23 October 1884
New Washington, Crawford, Ohio, United States


Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 1

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Age 24

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

German:1. nickname meaning ‘(the) bald one’, from an agent derivative of Middle High German kal ‘bald’. Compare Kahl . 2. Americanized spelling of Kähler ( see Kaehler ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Fred Kohler, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Frederick Kahler, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Fred H Kohler, "United States Census, 1920"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.