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Sophia Pfeifer was born on August 16, 1829 in Neuses, Bavaria, Germany. She was the daughter of Michael Pfeifer & Hannah
John Christian Burkhardt was born on January 29, 1826 in Bavaria, Germany. He was the son of John Leonard Burkhardt and Maria Barbara Ruf
George Michael Hahn was born on January 3, 1823 in Niederoberbach, Ansbach, Bayern, Germany

THE FAMILIES OF SOPHIA PFEIFER

First marriage:

John Christian Burkhardt & Sophia PfeiferSophia Pfeifer was born on August 16, 1829 in Neuses, Sommersdorf, Bavaria, Germany. She came to America sometime before June 1851, possibly with her brother George Michael Pfeifer. Sophia was married to John Christian Burkhardt on June 8, 1851 in Oswego, Kendall, Illinois and they had 2 daughters. He is listed as Christian J. Burkhardt on the marriage record, but as John Christian Burkhardt in Sophia's obituary. John died on July 30, 1854 in Grundy Co., Illinois. See below for more information Sophia's second marriage and links to notes for her.

The Children of Christian John Burkhardt & Sophia Pfeifer:

Margaret Burkhardt HahnMargaret Burkhardt was born in September 1852 in Illinois. Her father died on July 30, 1854 in Grundy Co., Illinois when Margaret was not quite age 2, and her mother was remarried to George Michael Hahn on January 31, 1855 when Margaret was age 2-1/2. George Hahn raised Margaret as his own, and she was listed on all later census records before her marriage as Margaret Hahn. Margaret is listed with her stepfather & mother on the 1860 census of Goodfarm, Grundy, Illinois; the family is mistakenly twice in 1860 in both households #399 & #416. Margaret is listed at age 18 with her stepfather & mother on the 1870 census of Dwight, Livingston, Illinois. Margaret married Ludwig "Louis" Schroeder on February 27, 1876 in Livingston Co., Illinois and they had 7 children. They are listed on the 1880 census of Dwight, Livingston, Illinois. The family moved from Livingston to LaSalle Co., Illinois, and they are listed on the 1900 census of Streator, LaSalle, Illinois. Louis' occupation is listed as Day Labor in both 1880 & 1900. Louis died between 1900-1910, and Margaret is listed as widowed with the children on the 1910 census of Streator, LaSalle, Illinois. On both the 1900 & 1910 census Margaret is listed as having 7 births with 5 surviving children. There is an Illinois death record for a Margaret J. Schroeder who died in 1944 in Streator, but I have not found her on the 1920 or 1930 censuses at this time so cannot confirm. Margaret Burkhardt Schroeder died sometime after 1910, and possibly on May 16, 1944 in Streator, LaSalle Co., Illinois.
Notes for Margaret Burkhardt Hahn Schroeder
Maria Burkhardt HahnMaria "Mary" Burkhardt was born in November 1853 in Illinois. Her father died on July 30, 1854 in Grundy Co., Illinois when Maria was 8 months old, and her mother was remarried to George Michael Hahn on January 31, 1855 when Maria was age 1. George Hahn raised Maria as his own, and she was listed on most later census records before her marriage as Maria or Mary Hahn, although a newspaper article about her marriage in 1877 refers to her as "Miss Mary Burkhart", and the Illinois State Marriage Iindex lists her as Mary M. Burkhart. Maria Hahn is listed with her stepfather & mother on the 1860 census of Goodfarm, Grundy, Illinois; the family is mistakenly listed in both households #399 & #416 in 1860. She is listed as Mariah Hahn, age 16, in the household of George Hahn on the 1870 census of Dwight, Livingston, Illinois. Maria married James A. Zane Turner on March 28, 1877 in Grundy Co., Illinois. Zane had been injured by a cannon in a sham battle on August 14, 1874 that had shattered his arm. Zane & Maria they had 3 children, only one of whom was surviving in 1900. They are listed on the June 20, 1880 census of Lookout, Ellis, Kansas, living with Zane's parents, his widowed sister, and several nieces and nephews. Mary Turner is also listed as a sister, married, in the household of her half-brother George Hahn on the June 21, 1880 census of Highland, Grundy, Illinois, but Zane is not in the household. Zane & "Mary" are listed on the 1900 census of Chicago, Cook, Illinois. Zane's occupation is listed as Railroad Engineer in 1880, and Ticket Agent, El Rd. in 1900. Zane died or they divorced between 1900-1910, and Mary is listed without him on the 1910 & 1910 censuses of Mazon, Grundy, Illinois. In 1910 she is listed as widowed and working as a servant, and in 1920 she is listed as divorced and working as a housekeeper. In 1930 she is living with her half-sister Barbara Hahn Simantel in Dwight, Livingston, Illinois. Maria Burkhardt Hahn Turner died on September 8, 1935 in Dwight, Livingston, Illinois.
Notes for Maria "Mary" Burkhardt Hahn Turner

Second marriage:

George Michael Hahn & Sophia PfeiferSophia Pfeifer Burkhardt was married second to George Michael Hahn on January 31, 1855 in Oswego, Kendall, Illinois. George & Sophia had 10 children, and George also adopted Sophia's daughters from her first marriage. The family is listed twice on the 1860 census of Goodfarm, Grundy, Illinois, in households 399 & 416. The family is listed on the 1870 & 1880 censuses of Dwight, Livingston, Illinois. George's occupation is listed as Farmer in 1860, as Miller in 1870, and as Farmer & Grain Dealer in 1880. Sophia Maria Pfeifer Burkhardt Hahn died on January 18, 1888 in Dwight, Livingston, Illinois. George Michael Hahn died on February 04, 1896, probably in Livingston Co., Illinois. George & Sophia are both buried in the Goodfarm Cemetery, Grundy Co., Illinois.
Notes for Sophia Maria Pfeifer Burkhardt Hahn

The Children of George Michael Hahn & Sophia Pfeifer

George Hahn

George Hahn was born about 1856 in Illinois. He is listed with his parents on the 1860 census of Goodfarm, Grundy, Illinois; the family is mistakenly listed in both households #399 & #416 in 1860. He is listed with his parents on the 1870 census of Dwight, Livingston, Illinois. George married Fannie Harris on May 13, 1876 in Cook Co., Illinois and they had 5 children, only 2 of whom were surviving in 1900. They are listed on the 1880 census of Highland, Grundy Co., Illinois, with George's half-sister Mary living with them. In 1880, George's occupation is listed as Farmer. Based on birthplaces of their children, they had moved from Illinois to South Dakota by May 1886, and probate papers for his father indicate that George was living in North Dakota in 1896. They returned to Illinois, and the family is listed on the 1900 census of South Chicago, Cook, Illinois, with George's occupation is listed as Teamster. George Hahn died sometime between 1900-1910, in Illinois or possibly California. Fannie remarried a Mr. Murray, and she is listed as Fannie Murray on the 1910 census, the 1918 Draft card of son Clifford, and the 1920 & 1930 censuses of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California. She is listed as widowed on the 1910 & 1920 census, but as single on the 1930 census. Fannie died sometime after 1930, probably in Los Angeles, California.
Notes for George Hahn

Louisa Christina HahnLouisa Christina Hahn was born about 1857 in Goodfarm, Grundy, Illinois. She is listed with his parents on the 1860 census of Goodfarm, Grundy, Illinois; the family is mistakenly listed in both households #399 & #416 in 1860. In one household she is listed as Christina, female, age 2, and in the other she is listed as Christian, male, age 3. She is listed as Christina, age 13, with her parents on the 1870 census of Dwight, Livingston, Illinois. Christina married Conrad John Simantel on March 11, 1878 in Livingston Co., Illinois. They are listed as Conrad John Simande and Louise C. Hahn on the Illinois State Marriage Index. Louisa Christina Hahn Simantel died on December 19, 1879 in Livingston, Illinois. She is buried in the Goodfarm Cemetery, Grundy Co., Illinois. Conrad Simantel was remarried to Christina's sister Barbara on April 16, 1881 in Livingston Co., Illinois.
Notes for Louisa Christina Hahn Simantel
George Leonard HahnGeorge Leonard Hahn was born on October 11, 1858 in Grundy Co., Illinois. He is listed as Leonard, age 1, with his parents on the 1860 census of Goodfarm, Grundy, Illinois; the family is mistakenly listed in both households #399 & #416 in 1860. He is listed as Leonard, age 11, with his parents on the 1870 census, and as Leonard J., age 22 on the 1880 census, both with his parents in Dwight, Livingston, Illinois. Leonard married Sophia Elizabeth Siegert on April 12, 1885 in Goodfarm, Grundy, Illinois and they had 4 children. The family is listed on the 1900 census of Dwight, Livingston, Illinois, with Leonard's occupation listed as Grain Buyer.George Leonard Hahn died on January 21, 1911 in probably Grundy Co., Illinois. He is buried in the Goodfarm Cemetery, Grundy, Illinois.
Notes for George Leonard Hahn
Barbara M. HahnBarbara M. Hahn was born in January 1861 in Dwight, Livingston, Illinois. She is listed with her parents on the 1870 & 1880 censuses of Dwight, Livingston, Illinois. Barbara married her widowed brother-in-law Conrad John Simantel on February 16, 1881 in Livingston, Illinois. They are listed as Conrad Seimendal and Barbara M. Hahn on the Illinois State Marriage index. Conrad had been married first to Louisa Christina Hahn, who had died on December 19, 1879. Conrad & Barbara had 4 children. The family is listed on the 1900, 1910 & 1920 censuses of Dwight, Livingston, Illinois. Conrad's occupation is listed in 1900 & 1910 as Grain Buyer. Conrad Simantel died on December 31, 1924 in Dwight, Livingston, Illinois. Barbara is listed on the 1930 census of Dwight, Livingston, Illinois, living with her half-sister, Maria "Mary" Burkhardt Turner. Barbara M. Hahn Simantel died in 1953, probably in Livingston Co., Illinois. Conrad & Barbara are both buried in the Goodfarm Cemetery, Grundy Co., Illinois.
Notes for Barbara M. Hahn Simantel
John Jacob HahnJohn Jacob Hahn was born in August 1863 in Livingston, Illinois. John is listed with his parents on the 1870 & 1880 censuses of Dwight, Livingston, Illinois. John married Augusta Fredericka Steffen on April 21, 1887 in Livingston Co., Illinois. (Augusta's brother John Frederick Steffen also married John Jacob's sister Frederica Hahn in 1892.) John & Augusta had 5 children, only 3 of whom were surviving in 1900 & 1910. The family is listed on the 1900, 1910, 1920 & 1930 censuses of Dwight, Livingston, Illinois. John's occupation is listed on all census records as Farmer. Augusta died on January 26, 1939 in Livingston, Illinois. John Jacob Hahn died in 1951 in Livingston, Illinois. John & Augusta are both buried in the Goodfarm Cemetery, Grundy, Illinois.
Notes for John Jacob Hahn
Louisa HahnLouisa Hahn was born in February 1866 in Livingston, Illinois. She is listed with her parents on the 1870 & 1880 censuses on Dwight, Livingston, Illinois. In 1870 she is listed as Louisa, and in 1880 she is listed as "Lucy K". Louisa married Karl "Charles" Hogberg on October 19, 1892 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, and they had one son. The family moved from Illinois to Minnesota, and they are listed on the 1900 census of Red Wing, Goodhue, Minnesota, with Charles' occupation listed as Brick Mason. They moved to Oregon, and they are listed on the 1910, 1920 & 1930 censuses of Tacoma, Pierce, Washington. Charles' occupation is listed as Manufacturer, Baked Goods in 1910, as Boat Living (?) in 1920, and as Brickbuyer, Smelter, in 1930. Louisa died sometime after 1930, probably in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington.
Notes for Louisa Hahn Hogberg
Edward Peter HahnEdward Peter Hahn was born in June 1868 in Livingston Co., Illinois. He is listed with his parents on the 1870 & 1880 censuses of Dwight, Livingston, Illinois. Edward married Anna Maria Nelson on September 18, 1892 in Livingston Co., Illinois and they had 3 children. The family is listed on the 1900 census of Dwight, Livingston, Illinois, with Edward's occupation listed as Horse Buyer. They are listed on the 1910 & 1920 censuses of Highland, Grundy, Illinois, with Edward's occupation listed as Farmer. I can not find any of Edward or Anna on the 1930 census at this time. Edward Peter Hahn died sometime after 1920, but I'm not sure where. Anna died in 1957 in probably Grundy Co., Illinois. Anna is buried in the Goodfarm Cemetery, Grundy, Illinois, but Edward is not listed as being buried in the same cemetery in online transcriptions.
Notes for Edward Peter Hahn
Frederica Magdalena HahnFrederica Magdalena Hahn was born on June 21, 1870 in Dwight, Livingston, Illinois. She is listed with her parents on the 1880 census of Dwight, Livingston, Illinois. Frederica married John Frederick Steffen on February 4, 1892 in Dwight, Livingston, Illinois. (John Frederick's siter Augusta Steffen had married Frederica's brother, John Jacob Hahn, in 1887.) John & Frederica had 5 children. The family is listed on the 1900 census of Moberly, Randolph, Illinois, with John's occupation listed as Carpenter. They are listed on the 1910 census of Justice Precinct 7, Archer Co., Texas. They are listed on the 1920 census of Comanche, Adams, Colorado.. They are listed on the 1930 census of Bennett, Adams Co., Colorado. John's occupation is listed as Farmer in 1910 & 1920, and as Driller, Wells, in 1930. Frederica Magdalena Hahn Steffen died on March 14, 1939 in Adams Co., Colorado.
Notes for Frederica Magdalena Hahn Steffen
Herman L. HahnHerman L. Hahn was born in November 1874 in Livingston Co, Illinois. He is listed as Herman, age 6, with his parents on the 1880 census of Dwight, Livingston, Illinois. Herman married Elizabeth Weller on September 28, 1899 in Cook Co., Illinois and they had 5 children, 4 of whom were surviving in 1910. The family is listed on the 1900 census of Dwight, Livingston, Illinois, with Herman's occupation listed as Teamster. They are on the 1910 census of Nevada, Livingston, Illinois with Herman's occupation listed as Farmer. The family moved from Illinois to New York between 1910-1920, and they are listed on the 1920 & 1930 censuses of Lysander, Onondaga, New York. In 1920 Herman's occupation is listed as Farmer, and in 1930 it is listed as Merchant, shop. Herman L. Hahn died sometime after 1930, probably in Onondaga, New York.
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