Andrew Joseph Kolb11,12,13,14 was born on 10 Jul 1854 in Beaver
Dam, Dodge, WI. He died on 15 Sep 1945 in Beaver Dam, Dodge, WI.
Andrew Kolb Dead at Age of 91
Andrew J. Kolb, who was born in the town of Beaver Dam ninety-one years
ago, and who had spent his entire life as a resident of this community, died
at St. Joseph hospital at 4:15 o'clock on Saturday afternoon. Death followed
a few days of illness and terminated a long life of useful activity. The funeral
services were conducted by Rev. Theodore Rohner at St. Peter church at 9:30 o'clock
Tuesday morning, and the remains were laid to rest in St. Peter cemetery. Mr.
Kolb was a son of Jacob and Mary Kolb and was born July 10th, 1854. On January
29th, 1878, he was united in marriage with Elizabeth Karl, who preceded him in
death. For forty-five years Mr. Kolb was employed by the Roedl-Jacobs company,
retiring in 1936. He was the oldest living member of St. Peter congregation,
an honorary president of St. Peter Society and a member of the Holy Name Society
and the Third Order of St. Francis. Surviving are the following children: Mrs.
Agid Miller of Astico; Alois Kolb of this city, George Kolb of Hartford, Mrs.
John Brown of Mayville, and Mrs. George Nelson of Wisconsin Rapids. Also surviving
are thirty-one grandchildren and nineteen great grandchildren.
Beaver Dam Argus September 20, 1945 Page 5 He was buried on 18 Sep 1945 in St.
Peter's Catholic Cemetery, Beaver Dam, Dodge, WI. Location a-13-152
OBSERVES 90TH BIRTHDAY - Beaver Dam Argus, July 13, 1944, page 5. The ninetieth
birthday anniversary of Andrew Kolb, a life-long resident of Beaver Dam and its
vicinity was observed at a family reunion of the Kolb family held at Swan's City
Park Sunday. Most of his children and grandchildren were present for the celebration.
Mr. Kolb was born on what is now known as the Marlow farm in the town of Beaver
Dam and on Highway G just west of Long Bridge on July 10th, 1854. He continued
his residence there until 1885, after which, with the exception of brief intervals,
he had resided in this city. He was married to Elizabeth Karl on January 29th,
1879, and to this union nine children were born, three of whom are dead. The
other six children were present at the observance on Sunday. They are Mrs. Anna
Miller, Alois Kolb, Beaver Dam; Leo Kolb, Milwaukee; George Kolb, Hartford; Mrs.
Genevieve Braun, Mayville, and Mrs. Agnes Nelson of Wisconsin Rapids. There
are thirty-one grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren. Mr. Kolb was
a veteran employee of the Roedl-Jacobs Lumber company where he worked continuously
for forty-five years with but a single lost time accident, the result of a broken
arm. For five years previous to that time he had been employed by C. Starkweather
in the Lumber business and for two years with John Herr as a carpenter. He was
a life-long member and one of the founders of St. Peter congregation. Mr. Kolb's
family is represented in the armed forces of this country at this time by four
grandsons and a grand son-in-law who are overseas and three grandsons and a granddaughter
in service in this country. Those present for the picnic and birthday dinner
at the park were: Mr. and Mrs. Karl Heidl, Menasha; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Voissen,
Menasha; Mr. and Mrs. George Nelson, Wisconsin Rapids; Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Luther
and children of West Allis; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kolb and daughter of Chicago; Mr.
and Mrs. John Braun and children of Mayville; Mr. and Mrs. George Kolb and children
of Hartford; Private George Nelson of Washington, Pa.; Pvt. Ralph Braun, Camp
Hood, Texas; Pvt. Edward Kolb, Camp Maxey, Texas; Leo Kolb, Milwaukee; Miss Patricia
Kolb, Wisconsin Rapids; Miss Margaret Kolb, Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. Agid Miller,
Mr. and Mrs. George Miller, Mr. and Mrs. Alois Kolb, Mrs. Margaret Kolb, George
Karl, Andrew Glassman and daughters, Robert Miller, Mr. and Mrs. Jack McMillan,
Miss Carol Miller and Miss Ann May Miller all of Beaver Dam.
Age: 75 Year: 1930
Birthplace: Wisconsin Roll: T626_2568
Race: White Page: 12A
State: Wisconsin ED: 5
County: Dodge Image: 0647
Township: Beaver Dam
Kolb, Elizabeth K
Age: 72 Year: 1930
Birthplace: Roll: T626_2568
Race: Page: 12A
State: Wisconsin ED: 5
County: Dodge Image: 0647
Township: Beaver Dam
Andrew Joseph Kolb and Elisabeth Karl were married on 29 Jan 1878 in Beaver
Dam, Dodge, WI.15
Karl (daughter of Jakob Karl and Anna Maria Hofer) was born on 4 Dec 1857
in Calamus Twp, Dodge, WI. The 1900 Wisconsin Federal Census shows
that Elizabeth was born Dec 1857 in Wisconsin. Her parents birthplace is listed
as Germany. She had been married for 23 years prior to the census, and is listed
as 42 at the time of the census, June 2, 1900. She died on 11 Dec 1937 in Beaver
Dam, Dodge, WI. Obituary-- Mrs. Andrew Kolb Died This A.M. ---Life-long
Resident of This Community Passed Away at 2:15. Funeral Tuesday. Mrs. Andrew
Kolb, a life-long resident of this city passed away at her home, 118 La Crosse
Street, where she had resided for 54 years, at 2:15 o'clock this morning. Mrs.
Kolb had been in failing health for several months. Elizabeth Karl was born
in the Town of Calamus, on Dec 4, 1857, a daughter of the late Jacob and Anna
Karl. She received her education in the Red School House, Town of Calamus, and
St. Mary's parochial school in Beaver Dam. She spent most of her younger years
on the farm with her parents and on the 29th day of January, 1878, she was united
in marriage with Andrew Kolb of the Town of Beaver Dam, where they resided until
1885, when they came to Beaver Dam and have lived here since. Nine children
were born to this union, of whom six remain to mourn the loss of their mother.
Surviving is her husband and the following children: Mrs. Anna Miller, Town
of Calamus; Alois Kolb of Fond du Lac; George Kolb of Hartford; Genevieve Braun
of Mayville; Agnes Nelson of Madison; Leo Kolb of West Allis; thirty-two grandchildren
and four great-grandchildren; one brother, George Karl, and one sister, Mrs.
Joseph Willnecker of this city. Mrs. Kolb was a faithful member of St. Peter's
church and a member of the Christian Mothers Society of the church. Funeral
services will be from the late home to St. Peter's church at 9:30 o'clock Tuesday
morning, Rev. Fr. Rohner officiating. Interment will be in St. Peter's cemetery.
Another obituary -- Officiating at the funeral services of the late Mrs. Elizabeth
Kolb, held this morning at St. Peter's church, were: Rev. Theo. Rohner, celebrant,
Rev. M. J. Jacobs, Waunaukee, deacon, Rev. H. Langenfeld, subdeacon and the Rev.
John Brzonkala, master of ceremonies. Pallbearers were Karl A. Kolb, Fond du
Lac, Carl Miller, Ed. Kolb, Beaver Dam, Geo. Nelson, Madison, Donald A. Braun,
Mayville, all grandchildren of the deceased. Present from out-of-town at the
funeral services were: Rev. M. J. Jacobs, Waunaukee; Anton Eisenbarth, Morgan,
Minn., Frank Eisenbarth, St. Benedict, Iowa, Jos. Andorfer, Algona, Iowa; Mrs.
Earl Bowers, Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Kolb, Madison; Mrs. Elmer Lehman,
Hustisford; Mr. and Mrs. G.H. Breitenbach, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Blied, Madison;
Phil Lacey, Rita Lacey, John Lacey, Mayville; Mr. and Mrs. Weinberger of Mayville;
Mr. and Mrs. Martin Bachhuber, Mayville; Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Welsch, Mayville;
Mrs. Minnie Clark and son, Mr. and Mrs. T. Brandt, Milwaukee. Golden Wedding
Announcement -- Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Kolb, 118 LaCrosse street, observed the fiftieth
anniversary of their marriage, Sunday, January 29, 1928. Andrew Kolb and Elizabeth
Karl were united in marriage at St. Peter's church, Beaver Dam, January 29, 1878,
by the Rev. Father Fusseder. To this union were born nine children, three of
whom have passed away. There are twenty-nine grandchildren. All assembled at
St. Peter's church at nine o'clock Sunday morning to attend mass and receive
communion. Mass was read by the Rev. George Muenzer. St. Peter's society of
which Mr. Kolb is president, attended mass in a body. There was also a large
gathering of immediate relatives and friends. Following mass they departed
for their homes for breakfast and in the afternoon joined in a general goodtime
at St. Peter's hall. All children and grandchildren were on the program in song
and prose. Mr. F. C. Blied, president of the Central Societies of Wisconsin,
gave a very inspiring talk during the afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Kolb were presented
with many gifts of gold. At five o'clock a bounteous supper was served by the
ladies of the Christian Mother's Society. Covers were laid for eighty guests.
The evening was spent in cards and sociability. Mr. and Mrs. Kolb have resided
in this city and vicinity their entire lives, where they have been members of
St. Peter's congregation. Those from out-of-town who attended were: Mr. and
Mrs. F. C. Blied, Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Kolb, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Noerz of Madison;
Miss Elizabeth Kolb of Janesville; Mr. and Mrs. Alois Kolb and children of Fond
du Lac; Mr. George Kolb and son, Donald, of Hartford; Mr. and Mrs. John Braun
of Mayville; the Misses Dolores and Patricia Kolb of Elm Grove, Wis.
Wed 55 years-- in local paper -- Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Kolb celebrated their fifty-fifth
wedding anniversary Sunday at their home in Beaver Dam, where they have lived
since their marriage. The celebration was attended by five of their six living
children, 32 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and friend. Andrew Joseph
Kolb and Elisabeth Karl had the following children:
|Anna Natalie Kolb.|
Kolb was born on 19 Nov 1884 in Beaver Dam, Dodge, WI. The 1900
Wisconsin Federal Census for Dodge County, Beaver Dam Town, shows Frank(Charles?)
at age 15, having been born in Wisconsin in Nov 1884. He lived on LaCrosse
Street with his parents, Andrew and Elizabeth. He died on 27 Sep 1906 in Beaver
Dam, Dodge, WI. DIED - KOLB - At the home of his parents, 118 LaCrosse
street, Fourth ward, Thursday, Sept. 27, 1906, of spinal trouble, Frank G. Kolb,
aged 21 years, 10 months and 8 days. Deceased was the son of Andrew and Elizabeth
Kolb. He had been a sufferer with spinal trouble since he was two years old,
and had been entirely helpless for some time, but bore his affliction with fortitude
and patience. The funeral was held Saturday at 9:30 a.m . from St. Peter's church.
Burial in St. Peter's cemetery.
Beaver Dam Argus Thursday October 5, 1906 Page 5.
Plot a-13-152 He was buried on 29 Sep 1906 in St. Peter's Catholic Cemetery,
Beaver Dam, Dodge, WI. Location a-13-152
|Jacob John Kolb.|
|George M. Kolb.|
|Agnes Katherine Kolb.|