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  Name of Passenger

Residence

Arrived

Age on Arrival

 

1.

Alois Holderer 

 

Kippenheim, Germany 

 

1921 

19 

 

2.

August Holderer 

 

USA 

 

1909 

44 

 

3.

Carl Holderer 

 

Kippenheim, Germany 

 

1923 

17 

 

4.

Elisa Holderer 

 

 

 

1895 

17 

 

5.

Emily Holderer 

 

 

 

1911 

27 

 

6.

George B Holderer 

 

New York 

 

1915 

29 

 

7.

Georg Friedrich Holderer 

 

 

 

1895 

33 

 

8.

Hermann Holderer 

 

Kippenheim, Germany 

 

1923 

16 

 

9.

John Holderer 

 

USA 

 

1909 

45 

 

10.

Karoline Holderer 

 

Loerrach, Germany 

 

1923 

50 

 

11.

Louisa Holderer 

 

 

 

1915 

30 

 

 
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Holderer horseshoe shop exterior.

Photo ca. 1911.

Rochester, New York

 

August Holderer (Generation II in chart below) is to the far right.

Holderer horseshoe shop interior.

Photo ca. 1911.

Rochester, New York

August Holderer (Generation II in chart below) is in the center of the picture.
Holderer horseshoe shop exterior.

Photo 1999. On the grounds of Genesee Brewery.

Rochester, New York

This building was demolish in 2005.

 

August and Bertha Holderer in Rochester, New York

ca. 1910's

 

This is August & Bertha Holderer of Generation II in the chart below.

August, Bertha and Family on the 1910 Census (detail)

Courtesy of JW Smoot

Family portrait in Kippenheim

(1909)

August Holderer is on the stairway below the window.  John Holderer is standing at the bottom of the stairway between a woman and child and another child.  Josef Holderer is standing at the bottom of the stairway at the corner of the house.

Enlargement of Holderer family portrait.  

Kippenheim, 1909.

Josef Holderer with his wife, Otilie.

Picture probably taken 1909.

 

Children are probably: 

Alois, born 17 February 1902

and

Karl, born 26 March 1906

 

Josef Holderer is of Generation II in chart below.  The children are of Generation III.

John Holderer's citizenship certificate of 1890.

Courtesy of JW Smoot

The following chart is a work-in-progress.  Dates will be added and corrected as more information is discovered.

Thanks to Bernhard Holderer of Kippenheim for much of the information.

Generation I Generation II Comments

Johann Baptist Holderer

b. 22 June 1836

d. 11 January 1893

and

Pauline Holderer

(Vler)

b. 22 April 1842

d. 15 March 1923

had 11 children

Johann/John

b.3 January 1864

d. ?

 

August

b. 16 July 1865

d. 26 January 1936

 

Emma

b. 14 January 1867

d. ?

 

Josef

b. 3 April 1869

d. 5 August 1870

 

Marie

b. 14 September 1875

d. 10 March 1960

 

Wilhelm

b. 9 June 1877

d. 9 June 1877

 

Elisabeth/Elisa

b. 28 April 1878

d. ?

 

Josef

b. 17 August 1879

d. 12 October 1935

 

Luise

b. 19 December 1881

d. 17 November 1883

 

Otto

b. 13 September 1885

d. 17 September 1885

 

Paulina

b. 10 July 1889

d. 25 July 1964

 

 

 

Johann/John and August visited Kippenheim in 1909 as shown by the Ellis Island record.  The picture of their brother, Josef, and Josef's wife, Otilie, above was probably taken at that time.

5 of Generation II went to America: Johann/John                                                        August                                                      Emma                                             Marie                                             Elisabeth/Elisa

Marie had a bad marriage in Germany that produced one son.  She divorced, was sent money to come to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Marie later returned to Germany and lived by her sister Paulina.  

 

 

Gray background denotes Holderer family in the United States.

Generation II Generation III Comments
August

b. 26 July 1865

d. 1936

and

Bertha Holderer (Morf) 

b.  4 November 1867 in Zurich, Switzerland

d. 3 October 1945 in Rochester, New York USA

 

had 5 children

 

Apollonia (Loni)

b. 1889

d. 1983

 

Emma

b. 1890

d. 1987

 

Bertha

Harry/Herman

b. 9 June 1896

d. March 1964

August Lawrence

b. 3 October 1898

d. 28 February 1987

Bertha Morf came to the USA at age 11 accompanied by her mother, preceded by her sister Anna.  Bertha Holderer's death certificate lists the cause of death as carcinoma of breast.  She was buried in Holy Sepulchre cemetery on 6 October 1945.

August Holderer learned the blacksmith trade and opened a shop (see photos). August Holderer's death certificate says he had been in the US 50 years at the time of his death in 1936, thus he first came to the US around 1886.  The death certificate says he worked as a blacksmith until January 1925.  Cause of death is listed as coronary occlusion with contributory causes of carcinoma of stomach and other heart disease.  He was buried in Holy Sepulchre cemetery in Rochester, NY on 29 January 1936.

Bertha and Anna had a brother, Amiel who married a woman named Sophie.  They had 5 children: 2 girls and 3 boys.  Another brother, name unknown, went to Australia.

 

Apollonia worked at N.B. Schantz as a secretary to Lawrence Glaser.  They married at St. Michaels Church, Rochester, NY, in 1911.  They had two sons, Robert born 1919 and Richard born 1922.  Lawrence Glaser was born in 1879 and died in 1971.

Emma married Joseph Agram in 1913.  Joseph worked as an automobile salesman at Whiting Buick for 32 years.

Harry worked at the Canada Dry factory in Rochester, NY.  He was a sailor in World War 1, crossing the Atlantic Ocean 22 times.

August Holderer's death certificate shows him as having worked in production at the Topper (Genesee) Brewery, Rochester, NY.  He died of complications due to colon cancer.  He was buried at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Rochester, NY on 3 March 1987.

Johann/John

b.3 January 1864

d. ?

and

Anna Holderer (Morf)

b. 30 December 1863

d. 20 January 1952

had 2 children

  John made carriages for Cunningham Carriage shop and moved his family to Buffalo, New York.  He married Anna Morf, Bertha Morf's sister (two brothers married two sisters)

 

Anna Holderer is interred in Forest Lawn Cemetery in Buffalo, NY

Josef

b. 17 August 1879

d. 12 October 1935

and

Otilie

had 7 children

Alois

b. 17 February 1902

d. 3 March 1945

 

Karl

b. 26 March 1906

 

Hermann

b. 29 December 1907

 

August

b. 24 November 1910

 

Josef

b. 2 September 1911

d. 2 September 1911

 

Johann

2. 26 April 1913

d. 20 August 1944

 

Josef

b. 15 February 1915

d. December 1988

Alois returned to Germany and was killed in the Second World War.  His brother, Johann, died in Russia.

 

Generation III Generation IV Comments
August Lawrence

b. 1898

d. 1987

and

Elizabeth Holderer

b. 8 May 1901

d. September 1966

(Jacob)

had one son

August Francis

b. 20 November 1921

d. 4 October 2002

 
August

b. 24 November 1910

and

?

have 3 sons

 

Helmut

b. 26 December 1939

 

Hans

b. 18 July 1946

 

Bernhard

b. 23 January 1948

Pictures of the Holderer family in Kippenheim today

 

Generation IV Generation V Comments
August Francis

b. 20 November 1921

d. 4 October 2002

and

Agnes Holderer (Van Vorst)

have 2 children

August Harry

b. 23 September 1945

 

Patricia Boscarino

b. 1946

 
Bernhard Holderer

and

?

have 1 son

Dennis Holderer

b. 18 February 1986

Pictures of the Holderer family in Kippenheim today

 

Generation V Generation VI Comments
August Harry

b. 23 September 1945

and

Joan Holderer (Sussina orig. Suszyna)

b. 16 July 1945

have 3 children

David August

b. 29 March 1969

 

Karen Elizabeth Sims

b. 21 January 1971

 

Michael Joseph

b. 25 October 1981

 
Patricia Boscarino

and

John Boscarino

have 3 children

John Anthony

b. 1979

 

Blake

b. 1982

 

Troy David

b. 1985

 

 

Generation VI Generation VII Comments
Karen Elizabeth Sims

b. 21 January 1971

and

Donald Joseph Sims

b. 1970

have 2 children

Evelyn Rose Sims

b. 24 November 2000

Paul Joseph Sims

b. June 2002

 

 

This page created 15 May 2001/Updated 8 January 2006

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