Karoline Clara Stoerker

F, #17, b. 16 March 1856, d. ABT 1930's
Great-grandaunt of Sheila Sue Altenbernd
Father*Christian Friedrich Störcker b. 12 February 1812, d. 9 February 1868
Mother*Clara Maria Poesser b. 2 February 1816, d. 17 June 1898
     Karoline Clara Stoerker was also known as Caroline.
     Karoline was born in Germany on 16 March 1856.1 She was the daughter of Christian Friedrich Störcker and Clara Maria Poesser.
     Her common name was Carrie.
     Karoline Clara Stoerker immigrated on 19 November 1857 to in New Orleans, Orleans County, Louisiana, USA, with her parents Christian Friedrich Störcker and Clara Maria Stoerker . They arrived on Ship "Anton Guenther" of Bremen He arrived with his wife and 6 children.

The following information is from the records of John Altenbernd.

About November of 1857, Christian Friedrich Stoerker and his wife, Clara Marie (nee Poesser) moved to a farm near Cappeln Church in western St. Charles County, Missouri. They had a six-year-old son, Conrad Friedrich Stoerker, and some daughters. They had come from Buer, near Melle, Province Hannover, in Germany. (The 1900 Illinois Census for Washington County lists the year of immigration as 1859).2,3
     Karoline Clara Stoerker was listed as an unknown person 's servant on the 1880 US Federal Census in St Louis, Independent City, Missouri, USA, enumerated 3 June 1880.4 Her age was listed as 24. She was shown as born in Hannover. She was single. Her occupation was domestic servant.4

     Photo of Caroline and Flora Stoerker. Original photo in the possession of Sheila Altenbernd (#172.)

Caroline and Flora Stoerker

     As of June 1927, Karoline and her family were living in Wright City, Missouri. They were still there in the early 1930's.

There was at least one daughter.

     The following item appeared Warrenton Banner, Warrenton, Missouri, USA, on 9 September 1927

(an unknown value)

     Dr. Adolph Stoerker and family of Cincinnati, Ohio, and his mother and sisters, Misses Julia and Ella, of St. Charlese visited their aunt, Mrs. H.H. Schaper, a few hours Sudday.5
     Karoline died ABT 1930's.6,7
Last Edited=7 June 2022


  1. [S81] Theophil Stoerker unknown date.
  2. [S352] Buer -- Today and Yesterday, online http://www.buer-us.de/Book1_Stoerker.htm . Hereinafter cited as Buer -- Today and Yesterday.
  3. [S438] Christian Stoerker (#3) entry; Anton Gunter Passenger List, 19-Nov-1857; in New Orleans Passenger Lists, 1820-1945 (database on-line) (Provo, UT, USA: www.Ancestry.Com), roll M259_45.
  4. [S440] Warren Hillman, June 3 1880 1860 Federal Census, unknown repository address, unknown repository T9_724.
  5. [S1407] Adolph Stoerker (#65) unknown article title, Warrenton Banner, Warrenton, Missouri, September 9, 1927, page 7, www.newspapers.com on June 22, 2017 (Document Source Number: 00065-1927-09-09-01) . Hereinafter cited as Warrenton Banner.
  6. [S92] (? ?) Obituary, unknown newspaper title, unknown location, 1930's.
  7. [S25] John Stoerker Altenbernd unknown date.