The Ancestry of
Maria Magdalena (Jacobs) Connaughton
of Wapakoneta, Auglaize Co OH

[This is a partial ancestry much more is known.]

For more information or questions write Tom Doherty at tdoherty@magpage.com)

First Generation

1. Maria Magdalena1 JACOB (Leopold2, Xaverius3), daughter of Leopold JACOB and Theresia MELCHIOR, was born in Wapakoneta, Auglaize Co, OH 7 Apr 1862. Maria died 18 Sep 1937 in Wapakoneta, Auglaize Co, OH, at 75 years of age (#J-dL Bright's disease). Her body was interred 21 Sep 1937 in Wapakoneta, Auglaize Co, OH (St. Josephs).

She married John Joseph CONNAUGHTON 30 Oct 1883 in Wapakoneta, Auglaize Co, OH (#C-fM, #C-nJ). John was born 27 Nov 1855 in Jacksonburg, Butler Co, OH (#500a). John was the son of Michael CONNAUGHTON and Cordelia BYRNE. John died 29 Aug 1919 in Wapakoneta, Auglaize Co, OH, at 63 years of age. His body was interred 1 Sep 1919 in Wapakoneta, Auglaize Co, OH (St. Josephs). John graduated with a B.S. from National Normal in Lebanon, OH in 1880.

Maria Magdalena JACOB and John Joseph CONNAUGHTON had the following child (among others):

i. Eleanore Marguerite CONNAUGHTON was born in Wapakoneta, Auglaize Co, OH 13 Dec 1891. Eleanore died 7 Sep 1975 in Wapakoneta, Auglaize Co, OH, at 83 years of age (#C-vE, heart attack). Her body was interred 1975 (St Josephs, Wapakoneta, Auglaize Co, OH). She married Adrian Layton MCMURRAY 20 Jan 1915 in Wapakoneta, Auglaize Co, OH (St Josephs, Roman Catholic). Adrian was born 26 Mar 1888 in Los Angeles, CA (#MC0m). Adrian was the son of Joseph A MCMURRAY and Agatha (Aggie) MCFARLAND. Adrian died 17 Nov 1982 in Wapakoneta, Auglaize Co, OH, at 94 years of age (diabetic, heart, pneumonia). Adrian's occupation: bank president. Adrian graduated from Mt St Marys in Emmitsburg, MD 1906.



Second Generation

2. Leopold2 JAKOB/JACOBS (Xaverius3) reference J-L was born in Walzlings, Kimratshofen, Bavaria, GER 23 Aug 1823 (#vcKM; house #174). Leopold died 21 Apr 1902 in Wapakoneta, Auglaize Co, OH, at 78 years of age (#J-oL; #vcKM says he died 31 Jun 1826).

He married Theresia MELCHIOR 28 Apr 1851 in Jasper, DuBois Co, IN. Theresia was born 30 Nov 1834 in Grossbleiderstof, Moselle, Alsace Lorraine, FRA (#vcGR). Theresia was the daughter of Nicholas MELCHIOR and Marguerite KARMANN. Theresia died 9 Jun 1900 in Wapakoneta, Auglaize Co, OH, at 65 years of age (#MHoT, #506b). She was christened 30 Nov 1834 in Grossbleiderstof, Moselle, Alsace Lorraine, FRA (#vcGR).

Leopold's occupation: brewer miller. He was christened 23 Aug 1823 in Kimratshofen, Bavaria, GER (#vcKM;Patrons: Leopold LAUF (Walzlings), Crescentia HAGGENMILLER Oberho). Leopold served in the military 17 Aug 1847 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co, PA (enlisted Mexican War, #J-vL). He was listed as a resident in the census report 1880 in Wapakoneta, Auglaize Co, OH.

Leopold JACOB and Theresia MELCHIOR had the following children:

i. Phillip H1 JACOBS was born in Jasper, DuBois Co, IN 7 Feb 1857. Phillip died circa 1937 in CA. Phillip was a clerk in a grain mill. He married Philomena DIEKER 1 May 1879 in Wapakoneta, Auglaize Co, OH. Philomena was born 13 Oct 1857 and died 28 Feb 1914 at 56 years of age.

ii. Augustine JACOBS was born in Wapakoneta, Auglaize Co, OH 27 Aug 1859. She married John CONRAD in 1878 [reference?].

ii. John Franz JACOBS was born in Wapakoneta, Auglaize Co, OH 28 Dec 1860 [calc], died 9 Feb 1861 and is buried in Old St. Joseph's cemetery in Wapakoneta.

+ 1 iii. Maria Magdalena JACOBS was born 7 Apr 1862 and died 18 Sep 1937 (#J-dL Bright's disease).

iv. August Albert Joseph JACOBS was born in Wapakoneta 20 Feb 1864 and died 29 Aug 1864 in Wapakoneta, at less than one year of age. His body was interred in Old St. Joseph's cemetery in Wapakoneta.

v. Edward William JACOBS was born in Wapakoneta 22 Jan 1866 and died 6 Jul 1866 in Wapakoneta, Auglaize Co, OH, at less than one year of age.

vi. Maria Louisa JACOBS was born in Wapakoneta, Auglaize Co, OH 18 Dec 1867, christened 22 Dec 1867 in Wapakoneta and ided circa 1947 in South Bend, IN. She married Francis SINGLER 23 Nov 1887 in Wapakoneta (St. Josephs).

vii. Maria Margaret JACOB was born in Wapakoneta 6 Jan 1871 and died circa 1912 in Wapakoneta.

viii. Otto Nicholas Leopold JACOB was born in Wapakoneta, Auglaize Co, OH 28 Nov 1872, christened 1 Dec 1872 (St. Joseph; sponsors:Nicholas MELCHOIR & Maria KOHLER) and died 11 Jun 1875 in Wapakoneta at 2 years of age. His body was interred 13 Jun 1875 in Old St. Joseph's cemetery in Wapakoneta.

3. Theresia2 MELCHIOR (Nicholas3) was born in Grossbleiderstof, Moselle, Alsace Lorraine, FRA 30 Nov 1834 (#vcGR). Theresia died 9 Jun 1900 in Wapakoneta, Auglaize Co, OH, at 65 years of age (#MHoT, #506b).

She married Leopold JACOB 28 Apr 1851 in Jasper, DuBois Co, IN. Leopold was born 23 Aug 1823 in Walzlings, Kimratshofen, Bavaria, GER (#vcKM; house #174). Leopold was the son of Xaverius JACOB and Maria Theresia KUCHLE. Leopold died 21 Apr 1902 in Wapakoneta, Auglaize Co, OH, at 78 years of age (#J-oL; #vcKM says he died 31 Jun 1826). Leopold's occupation: brewer miller. He was christened 23 Aug 1823 in Kimratshofen, Bavaria, GER (#vcKM;Patrons: Leopold LAUF (Walzlings), Crescentia HAGGENMILLER Oberho). Leopold served in the military 17 Aug 1847 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co, PA (enlisted Mexican War, #J-vL). He was listed as a resident in the census report 1880 in Wapakoneta, Auglaize Co, OH. (See Leopold JACOB for the children resulting from this marriage.)

She was christened 30 Nov 1834 in Grossbleiderstof, Moselle, Alsace Lorraine, FRA (#vcGR).



Third Generation

4. Xaverius3 JACOB reference J-X was born in Weissen, Altusried, Bavaria, GER 4 Jul 1779. Xaverius died circa 1850 (#J-p).

He married Maria Theresia KUCHLE 13 Jul 1807 in Kimratshofen, Bavaria, GER (#vmKM; Witnesses: Sebastian JACOBS, Josephus HERB (Altusried)). Maria was born 21 Apr 1780 in Walzlings, Kimratshofen, Bavaria, GER (#vcKM). Maria was the daughter of Josephus KUCHLE and Maria Anna SCHWEGEL. Maria died circa 1850. She was christened 21 Apr 1780 in Walzlings, Kimratshofen, Bavaria, GER (#vcKM; Michael PRESTL, A. M. HILTENSPERGER). She became engaged to Xaverius JACOB 26 Jun 1807 in Kimratshofen, Bavaria, GER (#vmKM; she of Walzlings, he of Weissen, Altusried).

He was baptized 4 Jul 1779 in Weissen, Altusried, Bavaria, GER (#vcAL; Patrons: Sebastianus KOHLE, Ursula REISACHER). He was christened 1795 in Weissen, Altusried, Bavaria, GER (confirmed; #vkAL; Patron: Xaver EHLENTER). He became engaged to Maria Theresia KUCHLE 26 Jun 1807 in Kimratshofen, Bavaria, GER (#vmKM; she of Walzlings, he of Weissen, Altusried).

Xaverius JACOB and Maria Theresia KUCHLE had the following children:

i. Josef2 JACOB was born in Walzlings, Kimratshofen, Bavaria, GER 30 Jul 1808. He is deceased. He married Josepha DORN 24 Nov 1845 in Altusried, Bavaria, GER (#vmAL; Witness: Ludwig MAYER (Legau), Sigmond JAKOB (Weissen)). Josepha was born 16 Feb 1824 in Westenried, Wiggenbach (#vmAL). She became engaged to Josef JACOB 22 Nov 1845 (#vmAL; he of Weissen #173, she of Westenried, pr. Wiggenbach).

He was christened 30 Jul 1808 in Kimratshofen, Bavaria, GER (#vcKM; Patrons: Johanes HORMAN, Crescensia HAGGENMILLER (Walzlings)). He became engaged to Josepha DORN 22 Nov 1845 (#vmAL; he of Weissen #173, she of Westenried, pr. Wiggenbach). He was listed as a resident in the census report after 1850 in Weissen, Altusried, Bavaria, GER (#vfAL, house #173).

ii. Johannes JACOB was born in Walzlings, Kimratshofen, Bavaria, GER 12 Jul 1809 (#vcKM; house #174). He is deceased. He was baptized 12 Jul 1809 in Kimratshofen, Bavaria, GER (#vcKM; Patrons: Johanes HORMAN, Crescentia HAGGENMILLER (Walzlings)).

iii. Crescentia JACOB was born in Walzlings, Kimratshofen, Bavaria, GER 15 Dec 1810 (#vcKM; house #174). He is deceased. She was baptized 15 Dec 1810 in Kimratshofen, Bavaria, GER (#vcKM; Patrons: Johannes HORMAN, Crescentia HAGGENMILLER (Walzlings)).

iv. Maria Anna JACOB was born in Walzlings, Kimratshofen, Bavaria, GER 9 May 1812 (#vcKM; house #174). He is deceased. She was baptized 9 May 1812 in Kimratshofen, Bavaria, GER (#vcKM; Patrons: Johannes HORMAN, Crescentia HAGGENMILLER (Walzlings)).

v. Franciska JACOB was born in Walzlings, Kimratshofen, Bavaria, GER 19 Aug 1813 (#vcKM; house #174). He is deceased. She was baptized 19 Aug 1813 in Kimratshofen, Bavaria, GER (#vcKM; Patrons:Johannes HORMAN(Walzlings, Crescentia HAGGENMILLER Oberh).

vi. Ignatius JACOB was born in Walzlings, Kimratshofen, Bavaria, GER 26 May 1815 (#vcKM; house #174). Ignatius died 1842 at 27 years of age. He was baptized 26 May 1815 in Kimratshofen, Bavaria, GER (#vcKM; Patrons: Johanes HORMAN, Walz; Crescentia HAGENMILLER, Oberhofen).

vii. Simon JACOB was born in Walzlings, Kimratshofen, Bavaria, GER 28 Oct 1816 (#vcKM; house #174). He is deceased. He was baptized 28 Oct 1816 in Kimratshofen, Bavaria, GER (#vcKM; Patrons:Johannes HORMAN(Walzlings, Crescentia HAGGENMILLER Oberh).

viii. Leopold JACOB was born in Walzlings, Kimratshofen, Bavaria, GER 21 Jan 1819 (#vcKM; house #174). Leopold died 9 Mar 1819 in Walzlings, Kimratshofen, Bavaria, GER, at less than one year of age (#vdKM). He was baptized 21 Jan 1819 in Kimratshofen, Bavaria, GER (#vcKM;Patrons: Johannes HORMAN(Walzlings, Crescentia HAGGENMILLER Oberh).

+ 2 ix. Leopold JACOB was born 23 Aug 1823 (#vcKM; house #174) and died 21 Apr 1902 (#J-oL; #vcKM says he died 31 Jun 1826).

5. Maria Theresia3 KUCHLE was born in Walzlings, Kimratshofen, Bavaria, GER 21 Apr 1780 (#vcKM). Maria died circa 1850.

She married Xaverius JACOB 13 Jul 1807 in Kimratshofen, Bavaria, GER (#vmKM; Witnesses: Sebastian JACOBS, Josephus HERB (Altusried)). Xaverius was born 4 Jul 1779 in Weissen, Altusried, Bavaria, GER. Xaverius was the son of Josephus JACOB and Theresia HEEL. Xaverius died circa 1850 (#J-p). He was baptized 4 Jul 1779 in Weissen, Altusried, Bavaria, GER (#vcAL; Patrons: Sebastianus KOHLE, Ursula REISACHER). He was christened 1795 in Weissen, Altusried, Bavaria, GER (confirmed; #vkAL; Patron: Xaver EHLENTER). He became engaged to Maria Theresia KUCHLE 26 Jun 1807 in Kimratshofen, Bavaria, GER (#vmKM; she of Walzlings, he of Weissen, Altusried). (See Xaverius JACOB for the children resulting from this marriage.)

She was christened 21 Apr 1780 in Walzlings, Kimratshofen, Bavaria, GER (#vcKM; Michael PRESTL, A. M. HILTENSPERGER). She became engaged to Xaverius JACOB 26 Jun 1807 in Kimratshofen, Bavaria, GER (#vmKM; she of Walzlings, he of Weissen, Altusried).

6. Nicholas3 MELCHIOR was born in Grossbleiderstof, Moselle, Alsace Lorraine, FRA 8 Aug 1789. Nicholas died 29 Jan 1865 in Jasper, DuBois Co, IN, at 75 years of age.

He married Marguerite KARMANN 26 Nov 1811 in Grossbleiderstof, Moselle, Alsace Lorraine, FRA. Marguerite was born 10 Feb 1794 in Grossbleiderstof, Moselle, Alsace Lorraine, FRA. Marguerite was the daughter of Peter KARMANN and Catherine BECKER. Marguerite died 31 May 1883 in Wapakoneta, Auglaize Co, OH, at 89 years of age. Her body was interred 2 Jun 1883 in Wapakoneta, Auglaize Co, OH.

Nicholas's occupation: brewer. Nicholas served in the military circa 1812 in Russia, with Napoleon. He was listed on a passenger list circa 1844.

Nicholas MELCHIOR and Marguerite KARMANN had the following children:

i. Marie Anne2 MELCHIOR was born in Grossbleiderstof, Moselle, Alsace Lorraine, FRA 10 Jan 1817. Marie died in Gurburg, Lorraine, FRA. She married Michael FREY.

ii. Katherine MELCHIOR was born in Grossbleiderstof, Moselle, Alsace Lorraine, FRA 10 Jul 1818. Katherine died 1909 at 90 years of age.

+ 3 iii. Theresia MELCHIOR was born 30 Nov 1834 (#vcGR) and died 9 Jun 1900 (#MHoT, #506b).

7. Marguerite3 KARMANN was born in Grossbleiderstof, Moselle, Alsace Lorraine, FRA 10 Feb 1794. Marguerite died 31 May 1883 in Wapakoneta, Auglaize Co, OH, at 89 years of age. Her body was interred 2 Jun 1883 in Wapakoneta, Auglaize Co, OH.

She married Nicholas MELCHIOR 26 Nov 1811 in Grossbleiderstof, Moselle, Alsace Lorraine, FRA. Nicholas was born 8 Aug 1789 in Grossbleiderstof, Moselle, Alsace Lorraine, FRA. Nicholas was the son of Pierre MELCHIOR and Barbe SCHILTZ. Nicholas died 29 Jan 1865 in Jasper, DuBois Co, IN, at 75 years of age. Nicholas's occupation: brewer. Nicholas served in the military circa 1812 in Russia, with Napoleon. He was listed on a passenger list circa 1844. (See Nicholas MELCHIOR for the children resulting from this marriage.)


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