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Husband: Melchior Burkle
   Born: 03 JAN 1787               in Trillfingen, Hohenzollern, Prussia
Born: 03 JAN 1787
Married: before 1829 in Germany
Died: 27 APR 1837 in Trillfingen, Hohenzollern, Prussia
Father: Dominik Burkle
Mother: Elisabeth Stehle
Spouses:
   Wife: Joanna Horn
   Born: 12 MAR 1801               in Trillfingen, Hohenzollern, Prussia
Born: 12 MAR 1801
Died: UNKNOWN
Father: Wendel Horn
Mother: Elisabeth Stelzer
Spouses: Melchior Burkhle
Children
01  (M): Maximilian Burkle
Born: 27 APR 1825 in Trillfingen, Hohenzollern, Prussia
Died: 09 MAR 1847 in Trillfingen, Hohenzollern, Prussia
Spouses:
02  (M): Joseph Burkle
Born: 06 JUN 1827 in Trillfingen, Hohenzollern, Prussia
Died: 04 OCT 1854 in Trillfingen, Hohenzollern, Prussia
Spouses:
03  (M): Markus S. Burkle
Born: 25 APR 1829 in Trillfingen, Hohenzollern, Prussia
Died: 13 OCT 1910 in Stevens Point, Portage Co., WI
Spouses: Anna M. Mersch
04  (M): Raphael Burkle , Sr.
Born: 24 OCT 1831 in Trillfingen, Hohenzollern, Prussia
Died: 02 JUN 1889 in Dyersville, IA
Spouses: Mary Anna Henry
05  (M): Felix Burkle
Born: 14 JAN 1834 in Trillfingen, Hohenzollern, Prussia
Died: UNKNOWN
Spouses:
06  (F): Elisabeth Burkle
Born: 09 SEP 1836 in Trillfingen, Hohenzollern, Prussia
Died: 02 MAR 1905
Spouses: Theodor Sauter

Additional Information

Melchior Burkle:
Occupation: "Schuster" (shoe maker)
Notes:

[www.uwsp.edu/psych/dk/korthist.htm]

Burkle Genealogy [37]
The earliest documented Bürkle in this genealogy is Michael Bürckhle, born about 1644, Trillfingen. He was a “Meßner”/”Messner” (church sexton). [ see Raphael Burkle Ancestor Tree in the Appendix ] There were many Bürkle families living in Trillfingen at this time; their names variously spelled Birkle, Birckle, Birikle, Bürckle, Bürckhle, Bürkhle, etc. Other surnames in this genealogy are: Bingmer, Bieger, Blatzin, Eberhart, Haydin, Heim, Horn, Hünlin, Keßler/Kessler, Sell, Stelzer, Stöhle/Stehle, and Weckler.

Michael Bürckhle married Anna Weckler June 20, 1704. They had





Mathias Bürkle married Maria Stöhle/Stehle, February 1 1706, Trillfingen. They had at least two children:

Maria Catherina, born April 17, 1706. Died

- married

Josef Nikolaus, born March 2, 1717. Died October 21(27?), 1757, Trillfingen. Burial in

- married Magdelena Stehle , January 8, 1741, Church, Trillfingen.

- children: Melchior (Franziska Schellhammer), Joseph (Catharina Stelzer), Christina (Mrs. ?), Mathias (Christina Keßler/Kessler), Dominik (Elisabeth Stehle), Fidelis ( ), and M. Regina (Mrs. ).

[ Magelena Stehle was born August 13, 1716, Trillfingen; the daughter of Nicolaus and Maria (Eberhart) Stehle. She died , Trillfingen. Burial in . ]

Mathias Bürkle died December 22, 1728, Trillfingen. When or where Maria [Stehle] Bürkle died is not known.

Josef Nikalaus Bürkle, son of Mathias and Maria [Stehle] Bürkle, married Magdelena Stehle on January 8, 1741, at Trillfingen. They had a dispensation to marry because they were first cousins ("4. grade verwandt"). Magdelena Stehle was born August 13, 1716, Trillfingen, daughter of Nicolaus and Maria [Eberhart] Stehle. [ See Magdelena Stehle Ancestor Tree in the Appendix ]

Josef and Magdelena [Stehle] Bürkle had eight children while living at Trillfingen:

Melchior, born December 28, 1741. Died

- married Franziska Schellhammer, January 12, 1761, in Church, Trillfingen.

- children: Joseph Anton ( ), Maria Catherina (Mrs. ), and Maria (Mrs. ).

[ Melchior Bürkle was a "Meßner/Messner" (church sacristan, sexton)

Joseph, born March 8, 1744. Died March 20, 1792, Trillfingen.

- married Catharina Stelzer, February 11, 1772, in Church, Trillfingen.

- children: Elisabeth (Mrs. ), Magdelena (Mrs. ), Konrad ( ), Stanislaus ( ), and Zozilia/Cazilia (Mrs. Simon Bürkle [38] ).

[ Mrs. Joseph (Catharina Stelzer) Bürkle was born November (February?) 2(20?), 1744; daughter of Adam? and Eva (S?/V?Wegblin/Waibel?) Stelzer. She died March 8, 1823(?). ]

Christina, born August 24, 1746. Died January 4, 1758?, at

Mathias, born June 25, 1749. Died April 28, 1827, Trillfingen.

- married Christina Keßler/Kessler, July 21, 1781, Church,

- children:

[ Mrs. Mathias (Christina Keßler/Kessler) Bürkle was born August(April?) 14, 1761, Trillfingen; daughter of P/Thadius and Anna (Keßler) Keßler. She died April 2, 1843, Trillfingen. ]

Dominik, born July (June?) 26, 1752. Died October 22, 1844, Trillfingen.

- married Elisabeth Stehle, January 26, 1779, Church, Trillfingen.

- children: Veronica ( ), Jisidor/Isidor (Monica Stelzer), Genofiva/Genevieve (Mrs. Mathias Hahnle), infant (died in infancy), Melchior (Johanna Horn), Joseph ( ), Julianna ((Mrs. Jacob Bürkle), Gabriel (Helena Beck, Emmerenz Stehle), Gertrud (Mrs. Georg Higg)/Higi?, and Maria (Mrs. Ignatz Horn).

[ Dominik Bürkle was a "Meßner/Messner" (church sacristan, sexton). ]

[ Mrs. Dominik (Elisabeth Stehle) Bürkle was born March 1, 1756, Trillfingen, daughter of Jakob and Anna Maria (Beitter) Stehle. She died March 25, 1819, Trillfingen. ]

Fidelis, born July 14, 1755. Died

- married

- children:

M. Regina, born February 6, 1758. Died

- married Henricus Huber?, 1780?, Church, Trillfingen? (Weildorf?)

- children:

[ Henricus Huber was born , Weildorf?, Hohenzollern, Prussia; son of . He worked as . He died , at . ]

Josef Nikolaus Bürkle died October 21, 1757, Trillfingen. It is not known when or where his wife Magdelena [Stehle] died.



Dominik Bürkle, born July 26, 1752, Trillfingen, son of Josef and Magdelena [Stehle] Bürkle, married Elisabeth Stehle, January 26, 1779. She was born March 1, 1756, Trillfingen, daughter of Jacob and Anna Maria [Beitter] Stehle.

Dominik and Elisabeth [Stehle] Bürkle had ten children while living at Trillfingen:

Veronica, born January 6, 1781. Died

- married

- children:



Jisidor/Isidore, born March 30, 1782. Died February (January?) 4, 1865, at Trillfingen.

- married Monica Stelzer, March (May?) 20, 1806, Church, Trillfingen.

- children: Leo ( ), Elisabeth (Mrs. ), Joseph (died age 11), Venanz ( ), Clara (Mrs. ), Ludovika ( ), Daniel (died age 3), boy (died at birth), girl (died at birth), and girl (died at birth).

[ Isidor Burkle was Trillfingen’s first school teacher when the school opened in 1800. He taught for 60 years and retired in 1861. ]

[ Mrs. Isidore (Monica Stelzer) Bürkle was born February 14, 1784; daughter of Wendel and Eva (Stelzer) Stelzer. She died February 27, 1826, at . ]

- married Elisabeth Lohmüller, January 22, 1828, Church, Trillfingen.

- children: Adolph ( ) (immigrated to USA in 1851), Rud__? ( ) (immigrated to USA in 1851), and Gustav ( ) (immigrated to USA in 1851).

[ Mrs. Isidor (Elisabeth Lohmüller) Bürkle was born October 13, 1791; daughter of Johan and Theresia (Jahem?) Lohmüller, of Höfendorf. She died , at . ]

Genofiva/Genevieve, born December 31, 1783. Died October 12, 1862, Trillfingen

- married Mathias Hähnle, January 23, 1809, Church, Trillfingen

- children: Fidelis ( ), Georg ( ), Philippina (Mrs. ), Maria (Mrs. ), Gregor ( ), Barbara (Mrs. Norbert Stelzer), Constantin ( ), and Engelburt (Magdelena Heim).

[ Mathias Hähnle was born November 3, 1787; son of Johann and Maria (Eberst) Hähnle. Mathias was a weaver. He October 10, 1855, at . ]

infant, born November 16, 1785. Died at birth.

Melchior, born January 3 (31?), 1787. Died April 27, 1837, Trillfingen.

- married Johanna Horn, August 3, 1824, Church, Trillfingen.

- children: Maximillian ( ), Joseph ( ), Markus (Anna Maria Mersch), Raphael/Ralph (Anna Maria Heinrich/Henry), Felix ( ), and Elisabeth (Mrs.Theodor Lauter).

[ Melchior Bürkle was a "Schuster" (shoe maker). ]

[ Mrs. Melchior (Johanna Horn) Bürkle was born May (March?) 12, 1801, Trillfingen, daughter of Wendel and Elisabeth (Stelzer) Horn. Wendel Horn was a "Bauer" (farmer). She died February 13, 1864. ]

Joseph, born July 5, 1788. Died April 19?, 1809?, at

Julianna, born February 12, 1792. Died , , 1900, at . Burial in

- married Jacob Bürkle, August 2, 1813, Church, Trillfingen.

- children: Helena (Mrs. ) (immigrated to the USA in 1854), Valentin ( ), Brigita (Mrs. ) (immigrated to the USA), Felizites ( ), Gabriel ( ) (immigrated to the USA in 1854), Maria (Mrs. ) (immigrated to the USA in 1854), and Luzianna? (died age 2?).

{ Julianna Burkle immigrated to the USA in 1854. }

[ Jacob Bürkle was born July 22, 1779; son of Johan and Magdelena (Eberst?) Bürkle. Jacob was a wagoner. He died May 11, 1849, at Trillfingen. ]

Gabriel, born March 25, 1794. Died August 19, 1837, at Trillfingen.

- married Helena Beck, January 28, 1823, Church, Trillfingen.

- children: none.

[ Gabriel Burkle was a weaver. ]

[ Mrs. Gabriel (Helena Beck) Bürkle was born August 19, 1793, at Trillfingen, daughter of Anton and Rosina (Stehle) Beck. She died December 07, 1823, at Trillfingen. ]

- married Emmerenz Stehle, April 27, 1824, Church, Trillfingen.

- children: Martin (died age 1 month), and Adolph (died age 4 months). [ Emmerenz Bürkle raised her nephew Raphael after his father died in 1837. Raphael was 5 years old. ]

[ Mrs. Gabriel (Emmerenz Stehle) Bürkle was born January 10, 1794; at Trillfingen; daughter of Martin and Magdelena (Hähnle) Stehle. Her parents and many of her siblings immigrated to the USA in 1850, settling in a rural area north of Detroit. She died January 6 (16?), 1868, at Trillfingen. ]

Gertrud, born March 14, 1796. Died [ emigrated to America about September 15, 1837 ]

- married Georg Hipp, July 17, 1827, Church, Trillfingen.

- children: Franziska Burkart (born January 29, 1816; step daughter, not daughter of Georg Hipp), Helena Rapp (born December 11, 1823; step daughter, not daughter of GeorgHipp), Maria Anna (Mrs. ), Adam ( ), Cecilia (twin of Adam) (died at birth), and Maxmillian ( ).

[ Gertrude (Burkle) Hipp immigrated to the USA November 15, 1837. ]

[ Georg Hipp was born April 17, 1802, at Trillfingen; son of Johann and M. Anna (Stehle) Hipp. Georg worked as a shoemaker. He immigrated to the US about 1837. He died . ]

Maria, born September 12, 1799. Died , 1871, at . Burial in

- married Ignaz Horn, March 21, 1822, Church, Trillfingen.

- children: Kunigunda ( ) (came to US in 1854), Markus (died age 6), Philipp (Rosalia Fischer), Richard (died age 21), Melchior (died age 22), Jakob (died age 1 week), Markus (died age 22), Dominik (died age 2 weeks), Isidor ( ), Dominik (died age 1 month), and Magdelena (Mrs. ).

[ Ignaz Horn was born January 2, 1798, at Trillfingen; son of Johann and Barbara (Stehle) Horn. Ignaz was a mason. He immigrated to the USA with his family in 1837. He died February 5, 1851, at . ]



Dominik Bürkle died October 22, 1844, Trillfingen. His wife Elisabeth [Stehle] Bürkle died March 25, 1819, Trillfingen.

Melchior Bürkle, born January 3, 1787, son of Dominikus and Elisabeth [Stehle] Bürkle, married Johanna Horn August 3, 1824, at Trillfingen.
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Joanna Horn:
Notes:

[www.uwsp.edu/psych/dk/korthist.htm]

Horn Genealogy

Johanna Horn was born March, 1801, at Trillfingen. Her parents were Wendel and Elisabeth [Stelzer] Horn. [see Elisabeth Stelzer Ancestor Tree in the Appendix] Wendel Horn was born October 7, 1781. He was a "Bauer" (farmer). Elisabeth Stelzer was born September 30, 1781, Trillfingen.

Wendel Horn and Elisabeth Stelzer were married November 18, 1800, at Trillfingen (they were related and had a dispensation to marry – “dispensati in edo et 3 tio gradu ?gsgnttis? [or cssgnths?]”). Wendel Horn was a "Bauer" (farmer). While living at Trillfingen, Wendel and Elisabeth [Stelzer] Horn had eight children:

Johanna, born May (March?) 12, 1801. Died February 13, 1864, Trillfingen.

- married Melchior Bürkle, August 3, 1824, Church, Trillfingen.

- children: Maximillian ( ), Joseph ( ), Markus (Anna Maria Mersch), Raphael (Anna Maria Heinrich/Henry), Felix ( ), and Elisabeth (Mrs. Theodor Lauter).

[ Melchior Bürkle was born January 31, 1787, Trillfingen, son of Dominikus and Elisabeth (Stehle) Bürkle. He was a "Schuster" (shoe maker). He died April 27, 1837, Trillfingen. ]

Maria, born November 20, 1802. Died January? 1, 1871, Trillfingen.

- married , February(?) , 1833

- children:

Mechtild, born April 29, 1805. Died November 11, 1871, Trillfingen.

- married Jacob Nesle, July 4, 1848, Church, Trillfingen.

- children: no children?

[ Jacob Nesle was born April 29, 1820, Trillfingen; son of Dominik and ? (Stelzer) Nesle. He died May 21, 1880, Trillfingen. ]

Elisabeth, born July 2, 1807. Died

- married

- children:

Monika, born April 28, 1809. Died February 16, 1883, Trillfingen.

- married

- children: Andreas (illegitimate son of Carl Widungen von Rhorburg(?), born November 27, 1831, died April 19, 1833).

Sidonia, born May 30, 1813. Died October 21, 1836, Trillfingen.

- married

- children:

Kunigunde, born March 3, 1816. Died January 7, 1824, Trillfingen.

Fidelis, born March 24, 1819. Died March 9, 1873, Trillfingen.

- married Anna Nesle, March 16, 1850, Church,

- children:

[ Mrs. Fidelis (Anna Nesle) Horn was born July 2, 1827, Trillfingen; daughter of Mathias and Antonia (Horn) Nesle. She died January 23, 1893, Trillfingen. ]



Wendel Horn died July 10, 1820, Trillfingen. His wife, Elisabeth [Stelzer] Horn died October 8, 1841, Trillfingen.



Melchior Bürkle, born January 3, 1787, son of Dominik and Elisabeth [Stehle] Bürkle, married Johanna Horn, daughter of Wendel and Elisabeth [Stelzer] Horn, on August 3, 1824, at Trillfingen.

Melchior, a "Schuster" (shoe maker), and Johanna [Horn] Bürkle had six children while living at Trillfingen:

Maximilian, born April 27, 1825. Died May 19 (9?), 1847, Trillfingen.

Joseph, born June 6, 1827. Died October 4, 1854, Trillfingen.

Markus, born April 25, 1829. Died October 13, 1910, at Stevens Point, Portage County, Wisconsin. Burial in St. Stephen Cemetery.

- married Anna Maria Mersch, May 30, 1865, in St. Francis Xavier Church, Dyersville, Iowa

- children: Anna Marie/”Annie” (Mrs. Arthur Allen Miller), Mathias Charles/”Mathew” (Barbara Isabelle McDonald), Joseph Nicholas. (Elenor/"Ella" Bibby), and Genevieve/"Eva" (single).

[ Markus Burkle emigrated ("entwischen" = escaped, fled), with his brother Raphael in 1849, arriving at New York City aboard the bark Highland Mary on July 2, 1849, from London. They then went to Rochester, Monroe County, New York. Later he moved to Dyersville, Iowa. . He owned and ran a grocery/bar/general merchandise store. When he retired he moved to Stevens Point, Wisconsin,. about 1887. ]

[ Mrs. Markus (Anna Maria Mersch) Burkle was born September 26, 1844, , Luxembourg(?); daughter of Michel and Catherine (Wantz) Mersch. They were from Platen, Luxembourg. She emigrated at age two with her family, leaving Antwerp, Belgium, on June 26, 1847, aboard the Belgian bark Anversois (broker: Breguigny). They arrived New York City on September 11, 1847. They first lived in Franklin, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin; but by 1860 they were living in Epworth, Dubuque County, Iowa. She died January 2, 1924, Stevens Point; burial in St. Stephen Cemetery. ] [39]

Raphael, born October 24, 1831. Died June 2, 1889, at Dyersville, Iowa. Burial in St. Francis Xavier Cemetery.

- married Anna Maria Heinrich/Henry, February 5, 1854, St. Joseph Church, 108 Franklin St., Rochester, New York.

- children: Maria Elizabeth (died age 8), Johanna/”Hanna” (died age 6), Maria Anna (Mrs. Henry Tegeler), Katherina Emmerenzia/"Emma" (died age 1), Raphael/Ralph (Elizabeth Fortmann), Joseph Ralph (Mary Klassen), Anna Elizabeth/”Lizzie”/”Lilly” (Mrs. Christopher, Christian/”Chris” A. Klassen), and Ludwig/"Lewis" (died age 3).

[ Raphael Burkle's father died in 1837 when Raphael was five years old. His mother, who had six children, then placed him with his widowed aunt Emmerenz Burkle, who provided him with a good education including music lessons. Emmerenz Burkle’s husband, Gabriel, had also died in 1837, and her only two children had died in infancy. Raphael emigrated ("entwischen" = escaped, fled) with his brother Markus in 1849, arriving at New York City aboard the bark Highland Mary on July 2, 1849, from London. They then went to Rochester, Monroe County, New York. He worked in a carpenter in an organ factory. He later moved to Dyersville, Iowa, where he worked as a carptenter, school teacher, church organist and choir director. He later became a farmer at Worthington, Iowa. He retired at Dyersville. ]

[ Mrs. Raphael (Anna Maria Heinrich/Henry) was born October 9, 1830, Rineck, Baden; daughter of Michael and Eva Catherine (Reichert) Henrich. She died Aug 11, 1900, Dyersville; burial in St. Francis Xavier Cemetery. ]

Felix, born January 14, 1834. Died , at . Burial in

- married , , in Church,

- children:

[ Felix Burkle immigrated to Rochester, New York. He was living in Rochester when he signed a "Declaration of Intent" to become a USA citizen on October 28, 1864; and a "Naturalization" paper on October 29, 1864, stating that he had lived in the USA for at least five years. He later disappeared. There was a story (told by Modesta Tegeler) that he moved to Iowa City, Iowa, before his disappearance. ]

Elisabeth, born September 9, 1836. Died March 2, 1905, at

- married Theodor Sauter, June (January) 27, 1843, in Church, Trillfingen.

- children: Josephian (Mrs. ), Friedrich Wilhelm (Ludovika Straub, Bertha Haid), Maximilian (died age 1 month?), and Johann ( ).

[ Theodor Sauter was born Febuary 24, 1836, Trillfingen; son of Bernhard and Monika (Beuter) Sauter. Theodore was a “Bauer”, i.e., farmer. He died October 14, 1882. ]



Melchior Bürkle died April 27, 1837. His son Raphael was only five years old. There is a story that Raphael’s mother, Johanna, was unable to support all her children, and placed Raphael with his widowed aunt, Emmerenz Bürkle, living in Lichtenstein, Hohenzollern, Prussia [now Lichtenstein, Baden-Württemberg, Germany], or living in Vienna, Austria. Aunt Emmerenz Bürkle had also lost her husband, Gabriel, in 1837, and her two children had died in infancy. She was able to help her sister-in-law, Johanna, by raising Raphael. She gave him a good education including music lessons. Raphael's mother, Johanna [Horn] Burkle, died February 12, 1864.

Raphael emigrated ("entwischen" = escaped, fled) from Germany with his brother Markus in 1849, arriving at New York City aboard the barkship Highland Mary on July 2, 1849. It had sailed from London. Raphael and Markus settled in Rochester, Monroe County, New York. Raphael worked as a carpenter in an organ factory. On February 5, 1854, Raphael married Anna Maria Heinrich/Henry at St. Joseph Church, Rochester.
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