Holtzermann, Madden, Schetter, and Velechovsky - Christopher August Holtzermann

Christopher August Holtzermann

(Aug 20, 1840 - Jul 6, 1875)
Christopher August Holtzermann|b. Aug 20, 1840\nd. Jul 6, 1875|p5027.htm|Jacob Daniel Holtzermann|b. Oct 22, 1808\nd. Mar, 1884|p5053.htm|Johanna L. Dettmer|b. Sep, 1808\nd. Mar, 1887|p5059.htm|Heinrich E. Holtzermann||p5035.htm|(?) Menke||p5036.htm|||||||

Kyah's 3rd great-grandfather.
Descendants of Heinrich Eberhard Holtzermann
Descendants of Christian Friedrich Schetter
     Christopher August Holtzermann was born on Aug 20, 1840 in Piqua, Ohio.1,2,3,4,5 He was the son of Jacob Daniel Holtzermann and Johanna L. Dettmer.

     He appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Piqua, Washington Township, Miami County, Ohio in the household of his parents.3 He appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Piqua, Miami County, Ohio in the household of his parents.5

     Christopher married Elise Schetter, daughter of Heinrich Friederich Ludwig Schetter and Tibetha Gertrude Holtzermann, on Nov 26, 1863 in Piqua.1,6

     Christopher and Elise appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Piqua, Miami County, Ohio, enumerated Jul 1, 1870, with their children Johanna, George, Louis and Jacob and Elise's mother and sister, Tibetha (Debertha) and Caroline. Also in the house were domestics Anna Schafer and Mary Kruise.4

     Christopher died on Jul 6, 1875 in Piqua at the age of 34 years, 10 months and 16 days.6 He was buried on Jul 7, 1875 in Forest Hill Cemetery, Piqua.7

Children of Christopher August Holtzermann and Elise Schetter


  1. Online FamilySearch. International Genealogical Index.
  2. Velechovsky, Eugenie. "Holtzermann Family Tree". In possession of her daughter.
  3. Ohio. Miami County. 1850 U.S. Census, population schedule. Micropublication M432, roll 711. Washington: National Archives.
  4. Ohio. Miami County. 1870 U.S. Census, population schedule. Micropublication M593, roll 1244. Washington: National Archives.
  5. Ohio. Miami County. 1860 U.S. Census, population schedule. Micropublication M653, roll 1010. Washington: National Archives.
  6. Holtzermann, Elise (Schetter). "An American Journal (A Partial Autobiography) of Elise Schetter-Holtzermann". Translated by her granddaughter-in-law Velechovsky, Eugenie, 1975/76. Copy of translation in possession of Elise's great granddaughter.
  7. Online Miami County, Ohio, Genealogical Researchers. Cemeteries and Gravestones.