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Joseph Ketterer (1844 - 1915)

Joseph Ketterer
Born in St. Peter, Freiburg, Baden, Germanymap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Died at age 71 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United Statesmap
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Joseph Ketterer was born on January 12, 1844 in Baden, Germany.

He was the son of Matthaeus Ketterer (December 31, 1798- November 10, 1856) and Thekla Schuler Ketterer (September 20, 1803-February 7, 1844) who married on August 31, 1843 in Freiburg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany.

According to the 1880 and 1900 census, Joseph emigrated to the United States in 1869.

Joseph was married to Josephine Maier of Wurttemberg, Germany (1836-February 23, 1919) in 1870. They had 3 children, Rose, Annie and Mary.

Joseph was a shoemaker by trade and lived in Philadelphia, Ward 11, Pennsylvania with his family.

Joseph Ketterer passed away 6 Dec 1915 (age 71) in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA. He was buried at the Mount Vernon Cemetery in Philadelphia.


  • U.S., Find A Grave Index 1600s-Current: NAME Joseph Ketterer. BIRTH 12 Jan 1844 Baden-Württemberg, Germany. DEATH 6 Dec 1915 (aged 71) Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA. BURIAL Mount Vernon Cemetery Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA. MEMORIAL ID 40357676 · View Source URL:
  • Philadelphia Inquirer: 12-08-1915: KETTERER – died suddenly, on Dec. 6, 1915, JOSEPH, husband of Josephine Ketterer. Relatives and friends, also Canstatter Kranken Unterst. Verein, No. 1, and Logan Stamm, No.2, F.O.R.M., are invited to attend funeral services, on Thursday at 2pm, at his late residence, 227 Green St. Interment private, at Mt. Vernon Cemetery.

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