Peter Dautermann, born abt. 1744, was a Blacksmith
in Diemeringen, near Zabern/Alsace, about 1785 was settled in
Tscherwenka/Banat, +6.1.1809, married to Maria Margaretha. Peter is
listed as filing for land in the Austro/Hungarian Empire.
Federmanns came from the Pfalz(Palatine) and the
Rheinland. Johann Samuel, son of Johann Martin Federmann and
Margarethe born 8.22.1756 in Morschheim, Kirchheimbolanden/Pfalz, He
was in Kischker in 1786. His wife was Elisabeth Gertrud Helwig from
Thomas Sklena, born abt. 1726 was the first of the
Sklenas to come to the Banat from Kettowitz (Chotebudice),
Bohemia/Czech. Thomas first settled in Oppova before settling in
Apfeldorf/Jabuka. Glasberg=Sklena in Czech.
Ketterer family has been connected with the
creation of the cuckoo clock. Bernhard Ketterer, age 22, wife
Luitgard, with a son, Mathias age 1, from Geroldseck/Schwarzwald
arrived 1770 as a Reich's colonist. In 1773 he was in Pantschowa,
and later settled in Apfeldorf/Jabuka.
I never met my grandparents - mom had
never met her aunt - and only heard negative stories from back home.
She came to the US twice - 1st in 1906 and returned for some unknown
reason and came back in 1909 and married grampa Kaiser shortly after
in Barberton, Ohio. My Dautermann Oma died in 1960 when I was 6, my
only memory about her was being in the back seat of the car while my
sister Leni was driving mom to the grocery store (she was driving on
her permit) and mom was reading the letter she just received telling
her that her mother had passed away - needless to say we didn't go
grocery shopping. My mom had never seen her mother again after
leaving Lager Haid in 1951.
Top, Magdalena, my
grandmother, to her right, Theresia, the aunt
my parents lived with when they first came to America - I called her
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