Christoph Boettcher[1]

Male 1836 - 1922  (85 years)


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  • Name Christoph Boettcher  [2
    Born 18 Dec 1836  Prussia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 31 Jul 1871  Baltimore, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Baltimore 
    Age: Abt. 35 
    Naturalization 1 Apr 1872  Oshkosh Area, Wisconsin, Circuit Court Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Nationalizations Declaration 
    Age: Abt. 36 
    Census 1880  Town of Princeton, Green Lake County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    1880 U. S. Federal Census 
    Age: Abt. 43 
    Christoph Boettcher household, 1880 U. S. Federal Census, Town of Princeton, Green Lake County, Wisconsin.  [ChB 01.]
    Christoph Boettcher household, 1880 U. S. Federal Census, Town of Princeton, Green Lake County, Wisconsin. [ChB 01.]
    Christoph Boettcher, his wife, Louise Zimmerman Boettcher; their children: Frederick, William, Gustav, Matilde, and Herman Boettcher.
    Census 1900  Bridge Creek Township, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    1900 U. S. Federal Census 
    Age: Abt. 63 
    Christoph Boettcher household, 1900 U. S. Federal Census, Bridge Creek Township, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin.  [ChB 02.]
    Christoph Boettcher household, 1900 U. S. Federal Census, Bridge Creek Township, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin. [ChB 02.]
    Christoph Boettcher, his wife, Louisa Zimmerman Boettcher: their three sons: Herman, Albert and Henry Boettcher.
    Census 1905  Bridge Creek Township, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    1905 Wisconsin State Census 
    Age: Abt. 64 
    Christoph Boettcher household, 1905 Wisconsin Census, Bridge Creek Township, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin.  [ChB 03.]
    Christoph Boettcher household, 1905 Wisconsin Census, Bridge Creek Township, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin. [ChB 03.]
    Christoph Boettcher; his wife, Louisa Zimmerman Boettcher; their sons: Herman, Albert, and Henry Boettcher.
    Census 1910  Bridge Creek Township, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    1910 U. S. Federal Census 
    Age: Abt. 74 
    Henry Boettcher, household, 1910 U. S. Federal Census, Bridge Creek Township, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin.  [HBoe 01.]
    Henry Boettcher, household, 1910 U. S. Federal Census, Bridge Creek Township, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin. [HBoe 01.]
    Henry Boettcher, son and head of family; Parents: Christoph and Louisa Zimmerman Boettcher.
    Census 1920  Bridge Creek Township, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    1920 U. S. Federal Census 
    Age: Abt. 83 
    Henry L. Boettcher household, 1920 U. S. Federal Census, Bridge Creek Township, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin.  [HBoe 02.]
    Henry L. Boettcher household, 1920 U. S. Federal Census, Bridge Creek Township, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin. [HBoe 02.]
    Henry L. Boettcher; his wife, Martha P. Nehring Boettcher and their son, Helmuth H. Boettcher; Henry's parents: Christoph and Louise Zimmerman Boettcher.
    Died 25 Mar 1922  Probably Eau Claire County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Date Unknown  East Lawn Cemetery, Augusta, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Christoph Boettcher, headstone.  East Lawn Cemetery Augusta, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin.  [ChB 06.]
    Christoph Boettcher, headstone. East Lawn Cemetery Augusta, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin. [ChB 06.]
    Plot: Block 2, Lot 17, Grave 6
    Person ID I800  Lange Pierce
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2017 

    Family Louise Zimmerman,   b. 17 Feb 1840, Prussia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr, 1921, Probably Eau Claire County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married Abt. 1860  Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 7
    Children 
     1. Frederick Boettcher,   b. Abt. 1865, Prussia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     2. William Boettcher,   b. Abt. 1867, Prussia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     3. Gustav Boettcher,   b. Abt. 1869, Prussia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    +4. Mathilda Hulda Boettcher,   b. 5 Sep 1872, Princeton, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1936, Fairchild Township, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)  [Birth]
     5. Herman Boettcher,   b. Abt. 1877, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     6. Albert Boettcher,   b. Jan 1882, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    +7. Henry Boettcher,   b. 25 Jan 1885, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1983, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2017 
    Family ID F191  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    •        In the 1880 U. S. Federal Census, Christoph Boettcher is a 43 year old, white married male. He is married to Louise Zimmerman. He was born in Prussia of parents who were also both born in Prussia. His occupation is that of a farmer. He most likely speaks German, but also English as most immigrants from Germany did learn English. Christoph lives with his wife, Louise and five children (Frederick, William, Gustav, Matilde, Herman) in the town of Princeton, in Green Lake County, Wisconsin. [ChB 01.]
             In the 1900 U. S. Federal Census, Christoph Boettcher is a 63 year old, white, married male. He was born in Germany of parents who were also both born in Germany. Christoph was born in the month of December, 1836. He is married to Louise Zimmerman Boettcher. That marriage took place probably in 1860, but the place is not known, probably Prussia. Christoph entered the United States in 1871 and has lived here (in 1900) for 29 years. He is a farmer, who owns his own farm free and clear. He reads, writes, and speaks English, in addition to German. Christoph Boettcher lives with his wife Louisa and three sons: Herman, Albert, and Henry. The family lives in Bridge Creek Township, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin. [ChB 02.]
             In the 1905 Wisconsin State Census, Christoph Boettcher is a 64 year old, white, married male. He was born in Germany of parents who were also born in Germany. He is a farmer who owns his farm free and clear. He lives with his wife, Louisa Zimmerman Boettcher, and three sons: Herman, Albert, and Henry. The family lives in Bridge Creek Township, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin [ChB 03.]
             In the 1910 U. S. Federal Census, Christoph Boettcher is a 74 year old, white, married male. He was born in Germany of parents who were also born in Germany (Prussia). He has been married to Louisa Zimmerman Boettcher for 52 years. Christoph immigrated to the U.S. in 1871 and has naturalization papers. He speaks German, reads English, but does not write it. As far as resources are concerned, he relies on his own income. Christoph is now retired; Herman, one of his younger sons now deals with the farm. Christoph lives with his wife, Louisa and his son, Herman. The family lives in Bridge Creek Township, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin. [HBoe 01.]
             In the 1920 U. S. Federal Census, Christoph Boettcher is an 83 year old, white married male. He was born in Germany of parents who were also born in Germany (Prussia). His native language and that of his parents is German. He is able to read English, but does not write nor speak it according to the Census. Christoph immigrated to the U. S. in 1871 and his naturalization papers have been submitted. At 83, Christoph is no longer working. He lives with his son, daughter-in-law, and grandson (Henry L., Martha P. Nehring, and Helmuth H. Boettcher), and his wife, Louise Zimmerman Boettcher. The family lives in Bridge Creek Township, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin. [HBoe 02.]

  • Sources 
    1. [S2606] Mathilda Hulda Boettcher, death certificate (13 September 1936), Wisconsin Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Madison, Wisconsin. [MHB 01.].

    2. [S8706] Boettcher, Christoph household, 1880 U. S. Census, Green Lake County, Wisconsin, Town of Princeton, ED 71, SD 1, sheet 380B, dwelling 310, family 128; Nation Archives micropublication T9, roll 1428; FHF 1255428. [ChB 01.].

    3. [S2607] Mathilda Hulda Boettcher, death certificate (13 September 1936), Wisconsin Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Madison, Wisconsin. [MHB 01.].

    4. [S8715] Christoph Boettcher, death & burial. (2012). Ancestry.com, Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database online]. Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. Find A Grave Memorial #122798012. [ChB 06.].

    5. [S8711] Christoph Boettcher. Baltimore, Maryland. Passenger lists of Vessels Arriving at Baltimore, 1820-1891. Washington, D.C.: National archives and Records Administration, micropublication m255, roll 19, list 92; Place of Origin: Dreidorf; Ship: Laura & Gertrude; Destination: Wisconsin. [ChB 04.].

    6. [S8712] Christoph Boettcher. Naturalization Records. University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Archives and Area Research Center. 1 Apr 1872, Circuit Court, Boettcher Naturalizations Declaration, Item ID 37699, Green Lake Series 32, Volume 2, Page 57; http://polk.uwosh.edu/archives/courtrecords: accessed 28 December 2015. [ChB 05.].

    7. [S8707] Christoph Boettcher household, 1900 U. S. Census, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin, Bridge Creek Township, ED 19, SD 7, sheet 3A, dwelling 47, family 47; National Archives micropublication T623, roll 1787; FHL 1241787. [ChB 02.].

    8. [S8708] Christoph Boettcher household, 1905 Wisconsin State Census, Eau Claire County, Bridge Creek Township, sheet 3, number of family in order of visitation 36, line 6; CSUSAWI1905_9. [ChB 03.].

    9. [S8709] Henry Boettcher household, 1910 U. S. Census, Eau Claire County, Bridge Creek Township, ED 45, SD 6, sheet 8A, dwelling 139, family 141; National Archives micropublication T624, roll 1710; FHL microfilm 1375723. [HBoe 01.].

    10. [S8710] Henry L. Boettcher household, 1920 U. S. Census, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin, Bridge Creek Township, ED 113, SD 9, sheet 23A, dwelling 130, family 130; National Archives micropublication T625, roll 1983, image 1059. [HBoe 02.].


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