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Ancestors of Mackenzie James Conlon

Generation No. 5


      16. Thomas Joseph Conlon, born May 03, 1888 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio (Source: (1) St. Joseph Cemetery Records; Price Hill, Ohio., (2) Department of Commerce - Bureau of the Census, 1900 Census: Hamilton County, Ohio., (3) Department of Commerce - Bureau of the Census, 1930 Census: Hamilton County, Ohio Columbia Township, (Enumeration District No. 31-315 Sheet No. 2A), Living in Madeira at the time of the Census., (4) Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Card for Thomas Joseph Conlon, (1917-1918 Records), Lists birthdate as May 5, 1888 and birthplace as Ohio., (5) Department of Commerce - Bureau of the Census, 1910 Census: Hamilton County, Cincinnati 1st Ward Page 950, (Page 950, April 21, 1910), Lists age as 21 and birthplace as Ohio., (6) Department of Commerce - Bureau of the Census, 1920 Census: Hamilton County, Cincinnati Anderson Twp. Page 6682, (Page 6682, January 5, 1920), List age as 31 and place of birth as Ohio.); died December 15, 1940 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio (Source: St. Joseph Cemetery Records; Price Hill, Ohio.). He was the son of 32. John S. Conlon and 33. Elizabeth Monahan. He married 17. Anna E. Breen September 17, 1913 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio (Source: (1) Hamilton County, Ohio Marriage Records, VOL. 252 p. 30., (2) Department of Commerce - Bureau of the Census, 1930 Census: Hamilton County, Ohio Columbia Township, (Enumeration District No. 31-315 Sheet No. 2A), Lists Thomas' age as 25 and Anna's age as 24 at the time of their marriage.).

      17. Anna E. Breen, born November 26, 1888 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio (Source: (1) St. Joseph Cemetery Records; Price Hill, Ohio., (2) Department of Commerce - Bureau of the Census, 1930 Census: Hamilton County, Ohio Columbia Township, (Enumeration District No. 31-315 Sheet No. 2A), List age as 41 and birth place as Ohio., (3) Department of Commerce - Bureau of the Census, 1920 Census: Hamilton County, Cincinnati Anderson Twp. Page 6682, (Page 6682, January 5, 1920), List age as 30 and place of birth as Ohio.); died July 21, 1944 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio (Source: (1) St. Joseph Cemetery Records; Price Hill, Ohio., (2) Cincinnati Enquier, "Obituary for Anna Conlon," 7/23/1944.). She was the daughter of 34. Henry Breen and 35. Isabella McCusker.

More About Thomas Joseph Conlon:
Burial: December 18, 1940, St. Joseph Cemetery, Price Hill, Hamilton County, Ohio (Source: St. Joseph Cemetery Records; Price Hill, Ohio.)
Marriage Link: Conclusive (Source: Hamilton County, Ohio Marriage Records.)
Occupation: Manager, US Government (Source: Department of Commerce - Bureau of the Census, 1920 Census: Hamilton County, Cincinnati Anderson Twp. Page 6682, (Page 6682, January 5, 1920).)

Notes for Anna E. Breen:
Requiem mass was at St. Francis de Sales Church

More About Anna E. Breen:
Burial: St. Joseph Cemetery, Price Hill, Hamilton County, Ohio (Source: St. Joseph Cemetery Records; Price Hill, Ohio.)
Marriage Link: Conclusive (Source: Hamilton County, Ohio Marriage Records.)
Occupation: Housewife (Source: Department of Commerce - Bureau of the Census, 1920 Census: Hamilton County, Cincinnati Anderson Twp. Page 6682, (Page 6682, January 5, 1920).)
     
Children of Thomas Conlon and Anna Breen are:
  8 i.   Thomas Henry Conlon, born April 05, 1920 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio; died July 14, 1988 in Amelia, Clermont County, Ohio; married Elizabeth Mae McKinley January 15, 1942 in Walnut Hills, Hamilton County, Ohio.
  ii.   Marcella M. Conlon (Source: Department of Commerce - Bureau of the Census, 1930 Census: Hamilton County, Ohio Columbia Township, (Enumeration District No. 31-315 Sheet No. 2A).), born June 10, 1915 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio (Source: (1) Department of Commerce - Bureau of the Census, 1930 Census: Hamilton County, Ohio Columbia Township, (Enumeration District No. 31-315 Sheet No. 2A), Living in Madeira at the time of the Census. Lists Marcella's age 15., (2) Conlon, Elizabeth, Interview with Elizabeth (McKinley) Conlon, December, 2005 Interviewed by Shawn Conlon.); died October 24, 2006 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio (Source: Cincinnati Enquirer, "Obituary for Marcella (Conlon) Rusche," October 25, 2006.); married Joel B. Rusche.
  Notes for Marcella M. Conlon:
Mass of Christian Burial was at St. Veronica church on October 26, 2006.

  More About Marcella M. Conlon:
Parental Link: Conclusive (Source: Department of Commerce - Bureau of the Census, 1930 Census: Hamilton County, Ohio Columbia Township, (Enumeration District No. 31-315 Sheet No. 2A), List Marcella's parents as Thomas & Anna Conlon.)

  iii.   Norbert J. Conlon (Source: Department of Commerce - Bureau of the Census, 1930 Census: Hamilton County, Ohio Columbia Township, (Enumeration District No. 31-315 Sheet No. 2A).), born 1918 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio (Source: Department of Commerce - Bureau of the Census, 1930 Census: Hamilton County, Ohio Columbia Township, (Enumeration District No. 31-315 Sheet No. 2A), Living in Madeira at the time of the Census. Lists Norbert age as 12.); died in Italy (Source: Conlon, Elizabeth, Interview with Elizabeth (McKinley) Conlon, December, 2005 Interviewed by Shawn Conlon.); married Margie.
  Notes for Norbert J. Conlon:
Norbert was killed buring World War II

  More About Norbert J. Conlon:
Burial: November 20, 1948, St. Joseph Cemetery, Price Hill, Hamilton County, Ohio (Source: St. Joseph Cemetery Records; Price Hill, Ohio.)
Military Rank: Private
Military service: World War II
Parental Link: Conclusive (Source: Department of Commerce - Bureau of the Census, 1930 Census: Hamilton County, Ohio Columbia Township, (Enumeration District No. 31-315 Sheet No. 2A), List Norbert's parents as Thomas and Anna.)

  iv.   Mary Elizabeth Conlon, born August 04, 1921 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio (Source: (1) Conlon, Elizabeth, Interview with Elizabeth (McKinley) Conlon, December, 2005 Interviewed by Shawn Conlon., (2) Department of Commerce - Bureau of the Census, 1930 Census: Hamilton County, Ohio Columbia Township, (Enumeration District No. 31-315 Sheet No. 2A), Living in Madeira at the time of the Census. Lists Mary's age as 8.); married John Hayes.
  More About Mary Elizabeth Conlon:
Parental Link: Conclusive (Source: Department of Commerce - Bureau of the Census, 1930 Census: Hamilton County, Ohio Columbia Township, (Enumeration District No. 31-315 Sheet No. 2A), Lists Mary's parents as Thomas & Anna Conlon.)

  v.   Harry F. Conlon, born 1927 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio (Source: (1) St. Joseph Cemetery Records; Price Hill, Ohio., (2) Department of Commerce - Bureau of the Census, 1930 Census: Hamilton County, Ohio Columbia Township, (Enumeration District No. 31-315 Sheet No. 2A), Living in Madeira at the time of the Census. Lists Norbert's age as 3 7/12.); died June 1957 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio (Source: St. Joseph Cemetery Records; Price Hill, Ohio.).
  More About Harry F. Conlon:
Burial: July 01, 1957, St. Joseph Cemetery, Price Hill, Hamilton County, Ohio (Source: St. Joseph Cemetery Records; Price Hill, Ohio.)
Parental Link: Conclusive (Source: Department of Commerce - Bureau of the Census, 1930 Census: Hamilton County, Ohio Columbia Township, (Enumeration District No. 31-315 Sheet No. 2A), Lists Norbert's parents as Thomas and Anna Conlon.)



      18. Ernest McKinley, born September 05, 1896 in Falmouth, Pendleton County, Kentucky (Source: (1) Conlon, Elizabeth, Interview with Elizabeth (McKinley) Conlon, December, 2005 Interviewed by Shawn Conlon., (2) Department of Commerce - Bureau of the Census, 1900 Census: Pendleton County, Kentucky: District 5, (Emumeration District 68, Sheet 3, June 4, 1900), List age as 3 and birthplace as Kentucky., (3) Department of Commerce - Bureau of the Census, 1910 Census: Pendleton County, Kentucky: Grass Creek, (Emumeration District 143, Sheet 7, April 28, 1910)., (4) Department of Commerce - Bureau of the Census, 1910 Census: Pendleton County, Kentucky: Grass Creek, (Emumeration District 143, Sheet 7, April 28, 1910), List age as 13 and birthplace as Kentucky.); died May 02, 1976 in Greensburg, Decatur County, Indiana (Source: Greensburg Press, "Obituary for Ernest McKinley," May, 1976.). He was the son of 36. Robert Benjamin McKinley and 37. Lucy Jane Hopper. He married 19. Plumie Belle Robinson April 19, 1919 in Milan, Indiana (Source: Conlon, Elizabeth, Interview with Elizabeth (McKinley) Conlon, December, 2005 Interviewed by Shawn Conlon.).

      19. Plumie Belle Robinson, born March 09, 1902 in Bedford, Lawrence County, Indiana (Source: (1) Birth Certificate for Plumei Belle Robinson., (2) Ancestry.com, Social Sercurity Death Index Record, (Searchable database), List date of birth.); died December 31, 1991 in Greensburg, Decatur County, Indiana (Source: (1) Greensburg Press, "Obituary for Pluma Bell Phipps," January, 1992., (2) Ancestry.com, Social Sercurity Death Index Record, (Searchable database), List date and location.). She was the daughter of 38. James Richard Robinson and 39. Olive Bowden.

More About Ernest McKinley:
Occupation: Steel Worker
Parental Link: Conclusive (Source: (1) Barton, E.E., The Barton Collection, (The Pendleton County Historical Society, 1930's)., (2) Conlon, Elizabeth, Interview with Elizabeth (McKinley) Conlon, December, 2005 Interviewed by Shawn Conlon., (3) Department of Commerce - Bureau of the Census, 1900 Census: Pendleton County, Kentucky: District 5, (Emumeration District 68, Sheet 3, June 4, 1900), List Ernest parents as Robert and Lucy McKinley.)

  Notes for Plumie Belle Robinson:
Her mother died when she was very young and her father had crippling arthritis. She was placed in an orphanage for a while although we do not know how long or where. After some time there she lived with Walter Strimple and his family.

Her birth certificate lists her mother Olive Bowden ( age 39 b. Bryantsville, Lawrence County, Indiana) and father JR Robinson ( age 46 b. Kentucky).

More About Plumie Belle Robinson:
Occupation: Farmer
Parental Link: Yes & Marriage Source (Source: Birth Certificate for Plumei Belle Robinson.)
     
Children of Ernest McKinley and Plumie Robinson are:
  9 i.   Elizabeth Mae McKinley, born August 03, 1920 in Weisburg, Lawrence County, Indiana; married Thomas Henry Conlon January 15, 1942 in Walnut Hills, Hamilton County, Ohio.
  ii.   Helen McKinley
  Notes for Helen McKinley:
Died at birth

  iii.   Wilbur James McKinley, born January 10, 1923 in Indiana; died November 30, 1961 in Indiana; married Dorthy Wilmer.
  iv.   Florence Elaine McKinley, born May 31, 1929 in Indiana; married Leon Ray Mosbaugh October 29, 1954 in Indiana; born June 08, 1926 in Cicero, Indiana.


      20. Harry Edward McDaniel, born May 24, 1887 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio (Source: (1) 1920 Census Hamilton County, Ohio, (2) Department of Commerce - Bureau of the Census, 1910 Census: Hamilton County, Ohio: Cincinnati 1st Ward, (Enumeration District No. 9 Sheet No. 8A), Lists age as 22 and birhtplace as Ohio., (3) Department of Commerce - Bureau of the Census, 1930 Census: Hamilton County, Cincinnati 2nd Ward Page 3851, (Page 3851, January 7, 1930), Lists age as 32 and birthplace as Ohio.); died May 21, 1973 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio (Source: (1) Spring Grove Cemetery Records , (2) Ohio Deaths, 1958-2000, (Ancestry.com Database), Lists city as Madeira. Hospital of Death is listed as a long-term care facility.). He was the son of 40. George A. McDaniel and 41. Josphine Valentine. He married 21. Hattie J. Ware in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio.

      21. Hattie J. Ware (Source: Department of Commerce - Bureau of the Census, 1910 Census: Campbell County, Kentucky: Newport District 2, (Emumeration District 14, Sheet 1, April 15, 1910), Show "J." as middle initial.), born February 07, 1890 in Kentucky (Source: (1) Spring Grove Cemetery Records., (2) Department of Commerce - Bureau of the Census, 1910 Census: Campbell County, Kentucky: Newport District 2, (Emumeration District 14, Sheet 1, April 15, 1910), Lists age as 20 and birthplace as Kentucky., (3) Department of Commerce - Bureau of the Census, 1930 Census: Hamilton County, Cincinnati 2nd Ward Page 3851, (Page 3851, January 7, 1930), Lists age as 29 and birthplace as Kentucky.); died July 11, 1971 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio (Source: (1) Spring Grove Cemetery Records, (2) Cincinnati Enquirer, "Obituary for Hattie (Ware) McDaniel," July 14, 1971., (3) Ohio Deaths, 1958-2000, (Ancestry.com Database), For both date and location.). She was the daughter of 42. Robert Maddox Ware and 43. Anna Gardiner.

More About Harry Edward McDaniel:
Burial: Spring Grove Cemetery; Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio (Source: Spring Grove Cemetery Records )
Occupation: Chief Clerk; Railroad
Parental Link: Conclusive (Source: Department of Commerce - Bureau of the Census, 1910 Census: Hamilton County, Ohio: Cincinnati 1st Ward, (Enumeration District No. 9 Sheet No. 8A), Lists Harry as the son of George and Joesphine McDaniel.)

  Notes for Hattie J. Ware:
May have been born in Campbell County, Died at Jewish Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. Source: Ohio Deaths, 1958-2000.

More About Hattie J. Ware:
Burial: July 14, 1971, Spring Grove Cemetery; Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio (Source: Spring Grove Cemetery Records)
     
Children of Harry McDaniel and Hattie Ware are:
  10 i.   Daniel Ware McDaniel, born January 01, 1913 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio; died May 29, 1998 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio; married Bertha Rita Kofmehl August 20, 1938 in Cincinnati, County, Ohio.
  ii.   Dorothy Mae McDaniel, born February 04, 1915 in Newport, Kentucky (Source: Department of Commerce - Bureau of the Census, 1930 Census: Hamilton County, Cincinnati 2nd Ward Page 3851, (Page 3851, January 7, 1930), Lists age as 4 years and 10 months and birthplace as Ohio.); married Paul Joseph Falone October 19, 1940 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio; born August 02, 1913 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio (Source: Burial Announcement for Paul J. Falone.); died April 18, 1999 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio (Source: Burial Announcement for Paul J. Falone.).
  Notes for Paul Joseph Falone:
Paul is buried in the McDaniel Family Plot.

  More About Paul Joseph Falone:
Burial: April 22, 1999, Spring Grove Cemetery, Hamilton County, Ohio (Source: Burial Announcement for Paul J. Falone.)



      22. Albert Joeseph Kofmehl, born January 13, 1886 in Oensingen, Canton Solothurn, Switzerland (Source: (1) Gravestone Inscription for Albert Kofmehl., (2) McDaniel, Bertha (Kofmehl), Interview with Bertha (Kofmehl) McDaniel, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1979. Interviewed by Shawn Conlon., (3) Compiled by Nancy Eileen Kofmehl Groninger, Kofmehl Von Deitingen, (December, 1997).); died June 1951 in Crystal River, Citrus County, Florida (Source: (1) Gravestone Inscription for Albert Kofmehl., (2) McDaniel, Bertha (Kofmehl), Interview with Bertha (Kofmehl) McDaniel, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1979. Interviewed by Shawn Conlon., (3) Compiled by Nancy Eileen Kofmehl Groninger, Kofmehl Von Deitingen, (December, 1997)., (4) Florida Death Index, 1936-1998. List county as Citrus and only list year as 1951. Lists middle name as Jacob.). He was the son of 44. Benedikt Albert Kofmehl and 45. Mina Von Arx. He married 23. Bertha Zibung October 11, 1912 in Hergiswyl, Canton Unterwalden, Switzerland (Source: (1) Gravestone Inscription for Bertha Zibung., (2) McDaniel, Bertha (Kofmehl), Interview with Bertha (Kofmehl) McDaniel, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1979. Interviewed by Shawn Conlon., (3) Compiled by Nancy Eileen Kofmehl Groninger, Kofmehl Von Deitingen, (December, 1997).).

      23. Bertha Zibung, born January 05, 1893 in Hergiswyl, Canton Unterwalden, Switzerland (Source: (1) Gravestone Inscription for Bertha Zibung, for date., (2) McDaniel, Bertha (Kofmehl), Interview with Bertha (Kofmehl) McDaniel, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1979. Interviewed by Shawn Conlon., (3) Compiled by Nancy Eileen Kofmehl Groninger, Kofmehl Von Deitingen, (December, 1997)., (4) State of Ohio, Department of Health, Division of Vital Statistics, Death Certificate for Bertha (Zibung) Kofmehl, (The Ohio Historical Society, Certificate # 48448), Lists date.); died August 25, 1942 in Symmes Twp., Hamilton County, Ohio (Source: (1) Gravestone Inscription for Bertha Zibung., (2) McDaniel, Bertha (Kofmehl), Interview with Bertha (Kofmehl) McDaniel, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1979. Interviewed by Shawn Conlon., (3) Compiled by Nancy Eileen Kofmehl Groninger, Kofmehl Von Deitingen, (December, 1997)., (4) State of Ohio, Department of Health, Division of Vital Statistics, Death Certificate for Bertha (Zibung) Kofmehl, (The Ohio Historical Society, Certificate # 48448), Lists date and location.). She was the daughter of 46. Franz Joseph Zibung and 47. Saraphina Seiler.

Notes for Albert Joeseph Kofmehl:
His family moved from Switzerland to Italy. He came to the US about a year before his family. They came to the county in 1923. He work in Cincinnati for the Greun Watch Company. He had owned his own watch company in Switzerland and then in Italy.

Ellis Island Immigration Records

Name:                  Kofmehl, Albert
Enthicity:                  Swiss, German
Place of Residence:      Aensingen, Switzerland
Date of Immigration:      December 25, 1922
Age:                  36y
Gender:                  M
Marital Status:            M
Ship of Travel:            Zeeland
Port of Departure:            Antwerp, Belgium

Source: Ellis Island Foundation Records


Albert entered the country on the Zeeland, the following is information about the ship:

Built by John Brown & Company, Clydebank, Scotland, 1901. 11,905 gross tons; 580 (bp) feet long; 60 feet wide. Steam quadruple expansion engines, twin screw. Service speed 15 knots. 1,162 passengers (342 first class, 194 second class, 626 third class).

Built for International Navigation Company, British flag, in 1915 and renamed Northland. Chartered by Red Star Line, British flag, in 1920 and renamed Zeeland. Antwerp-New York service. Sold to Atlantic Transport Line, British flag, in 1927 and renamed Minnesota. London-New York service. Scrapped in Scotland in 1930.

Source: Ellis Island Foundation Records


Manifest for Zeeland
Sailing from Antwerp

Name Gender Age Married Ethnicity Place of Residence


0016. Novak, Victorie F 54y M Cz. Sl., Polish N. Y. C., USA
0017. Murz, Pinches M 22y S Polish, Hebrew Budapest, Hungary
0018. Kofmehl, Albert M 36y M Swiss, German Aensingen, Switzerland
0019. Imoberdorf, Anton M 33y S Swiss, German San Jose, California., USA
0003. Kesteloot, Augusta F 31y M Belgian, Flemish Hoboken, New Jersey., USA
0004. Kesteloot, Delphine F 7y S Belgian, Flemish Hoboken, New Jersey., USA
0006. De Bie, Cordula F 40y M Belgian, Flemish N. Bedford, Massachusetts., USA
0012. Sternberg, Ignacz M 33y M Hungarian, Magyar Budapest, Hungary
0024. De Samber, Joseph M 40y S Belgian, Flemish Philippine Islands
0028. Schifrin, Abram M 18y S Russian, Hebrew Rjetschiza, Russia
0029. Schifrin, Chaim M 17y S Russian, Hebrew Rjetschiza, Russia
0030. Schifrin, Chaja F 14y S Russian, Hebrew Rjetschiza, Russia
0007. De Bie, Leon M 12y S Belgian, Flemish N. Bedford, Massachusetts., USA
0010. Muresian, Octavia F 7y S Roumanian Fad, Roumania
0011. Muresian, Ilona F 5y S Roumanian Fad, Roumania
0014. Rosenzweig, Bertha F 47y W Cz. Sl., Hebrew Budapest, Hungary
0015. Novak, Vacl M 54y M Slovak N. Y. C., USA
0021. Werlen, Sebastian M 24y S Swiss, German Geschinen, Switzerland
0023. Schneider, Katharina F 21y S German Langweiler, Germany
0001. Olivier, Camille M 41y M Belgian, Flemish Brussels, Belgium
0002. Reynders, Francois M 36y S Belgian, Flemish Brussels, Belgium
0005. De Bie, Triphon M 38y M Belgian, Flemish N. Bedford, Massachusetts., USA
0008. Muresian, Victor M 41y M Roumanian Fad, Roumania
0009. Muresian, Emilia F 34y M Roumanian Fad, Roumania
0013. Fagadics, Rosa F 25y S Hungarian, Magyar Zalabarnok, Hungary
0020. Imoberdorf, Angelina F 28y S Swiss, German Ulrichen, Switzerland
0022. Imfeld, Adolf M 18y S Swiss, German Ulrichen, Switzerland
0025. Schifrin, Tamara F 49y M Russian, Hebrew Rjetschiza, Russia
0026. Schifrin, Genja F 22y S Russian, Hebrew Rjetschiza, Russia
0027. Schifrin, Ljuba F 25y S Russian, Hebrew Rjetschiza, Russia


More About Albert Joeseph Kofmehl:
Arrival: 1922, New York, New York (Source: McDaniel, Bertha (Kofmehl), Interview with Bertha (Kofmehl) McDaniel, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1979. Interviewed by Shawn Conlon.)
Burial: Union Cemetery, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio (Source: Gravestone Inscription for Albert Kofmehl.)
Immigration: Italy (Source: McDaniel, Bertha (Kofmehl), Interview with Bertha (Kofmehl) McDaniel, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1979. Interviewed by Shawn Conlon.)
Marriage Link: Conclusive (Source: State of Ohio, Department of Health, Division of Vital Statistics, Death Certificate for Bertha (Zibung) Kofmehl, (The Ohio Historical Society, Certificate # 48448), List Bertha's husband as Albert J. Kofmehl.)
Occupation: Watchmaker (Source: McDaniel, Bertha (Kofmehl), Interview with Bertha (Kofmehl) McDaniel, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1979. Interviewed by Shawn Conlon.)

  Notes for Bertha Zibung:
Bertha was living at the corner of Snider Rd. and Montgomery Rd. in Symmes Twp., Ohio at the time of her death. Albert J. Kofmehl is listed as informant on her death certificate.


Ellis Island Immigration Records

Name:                  Kofmehl, Bertha
Ethnicity:                  Swiss, German
Place of Residence:      Oensingen, Switzerland
Arrival Date:            August 04, 1923
Age:                  30
Gender:                  F
Marital Status:            M
Ship of Travel:            Belgenland
Port of Departure:            Antwerp, Belgium

Source: Ellis Island Foundation Record


Bertha entered the country on the Belgenland, the following is information about the ship:

Built by Harlan & Wolff Limited, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 1914. 24,578 gross tons; 697 (bp) feet long; 78 feet wide. Steam triple expansion engines, triple screw. Service speed 17 knots. 2,600 passengers (500 first class, 600 second class, 1,500 third class).

Built for White Star and Dominion Lines, in 1917 and named Belgic. Launched in 1914, but remained incomplete because of World War I. Transferred to Red Star Line, British flag, in 1923 and renamed Belgenland. Antwerp-New York service. Laid up 1933-35. Sold to Panama Pacific Line, US flag, in 1935 and renamed Columbia. Used for cruising only service. Scrapped in Scotland in 1936

Source: Ellis Island Foundation Record


Manifest for Belgenland
Sailing from Antwerp

Name Gender Age Married Ethnicity Place of Residence

0013. Likorenko, Bella F 20 S Russian, Hebrew Moskow, Russia
0001. VanDenBergh, Adelaide F 39 M Belgian, Flemish St.Niklaus, Belgium
0005. Keller, Adolf M 21 S Swiss, German Arbon, Switzerland
0006. Li, You Ching M 20 S Chinese London, England
0015. Kofmehl, Bertha F 30 M Swiss, German Oensingen, Switzerland
0019. Kofmehl, Paul M 21 S Swiss, German Oensingen, Switzerland
0025. Santo Doval, Ramon M 28 S Spanish Doncas Lugo, Spain
0027. Meilech, Bernard M 22 S Russian, Hebrew Bucharest, Roumania
0028. Gobeyn-Vsnck, Emma F 35 M Belgiam, Flemish Maldegham, Belgium
0003. Reyntjens, Francois M 30 S Belgian, Flemish St.Louis, Mo., USA
0004. Kirchmeir, Jakob M 21 S Swiss, German Basel, Switzerland
0007. Bursztejn, Bernard M 29 M Esthonian, Russian Konigsberg, Germany
0008. Merten, Josef M 17 S German Sfuttersdrf, Germany
0009. Schuch, Franz M 21 S Austrian, German Wien, Austria
0012. Trattnermm, Osias M 20 S Polish Berlin, Germany
0014. Kann, Adolphe M 38 S Luxemburg, German Ettelbruck, Lux.
0020. Marchand, Bertha F 17 S Swiss, French Loveresse, Switzerland
0021. Locher, Charles M 32 M Swiss, German Corgemont, Switzerland
0022. Locher, Augustine F 31 M Swiss, German Corgemont, Switzerland
0030. Notaro, Francesco M 23 S Italian Vallefiorita, Italy
0002. VanDenBergh, Albert M 7 S Belgian, Flemish St.Niklaus, Belgium
0010. Glancz, Peter M 24 S Cz.Slovak, Hebrew Bozos, Cz.Slovia
0011. Blaschke, Adolf M 23 S Cz.Slovak, Slovak Sildperk, Cz.Slovia
0016. Kofmehl, Bertha F 9 S Swiss, German Oensingen, Switzerland
0017. Kofmehl, Hans M 8 S Swiss, German Oensingen, Switzerland
0018. Kofmehl, Karl M 7 S Swiss, German Oensingen, Switzerland
0023. Locher, Roger M 6 S Swiss, German Corgemont, Switzerland
0024. Loeffel, Anna F 22 S Swiss, German Worben, Switzerland
0026. Mutterperel, Dwoira F 21 S Russian, Hebrew Jaltuschkow, Russia
0029. Notaro, Paolo M 38 M Italian Vallefiorita, Italy

Source: Ellis Island Foundation Records

More About Bertha Zibung:
Arrival: July 1923, New York, New York (Source: McDaniel, Bertha (Kofmehl), Interview with Bertha (Kofmehl) McDaniel, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1979. Interviewed by Shawn Conlon.)
Burial: August 29, 1942, Union Cemetery, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio (Source: (1) Gravestone Inscription for Bertha Zibung., (2) State of Ohio, Department of Health, Division of Vital Statistics, Death Certificate for Bertha (Zibung) Kofmehl, (The Ohio Historical Society, Certificate # 48448).)
Immigration: Bellinzona, Italy (Source: McDaniel, Bertha (Kofmehl), Interview with Bertha (Kofmehl) McDaniel, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1979. Interviewed by Shawn Conlon.)
Marriage Link: Conclusive (Source: State of Ohio, Department of Health, Division of Vital Statistics, Death Certificate for Bertha (Zibung) Kofmehl, (The Ohio Historical Society, Certificate # 48448), List Bertha's husband as Albert J. Kofmehl.)
Occupation: Secratary (Source: McDaniel, Bertha (Kofmehl), Interview with Bertha (Kofmehl) McDaniel, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1979. Interviewed by Shawn Conlon.)
Parental Link: Conclusive (Source: State of Ohio, Department of Health, Division of Vital Statistics, Death Certificate for Bertha (Zibung) Kofmehl, (The Ohio Historical Society, Certificate # 48448), Lists Bertha's parents as Jacob Zibung and Saraphine Seiler.)
     
Children of Albert Kofmehl and Bertha Zibung are:
  11 i.   Bertha Rita Kofmehl, born September 06, 1913 in Hergiswyl, Canton Unterwalden, Switzerland; died January 04, 1995 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio; married Daniel Ware McDaniel August 20, 1938 in Cincinnati, County, Ohio.
  ii.   Charles Kofmehl, born May 16, 1916 in Hergiswyl, Canton Unterwalden, Switzerland (Source: Compiled by Nancy Eileen Kofmehl Groninger, Kofmehl Von Deitingen, (December, 1997).); married Francis Marion Harter December 31, 1938 in Ilion, New York (Source: Compiled by Nancy Eileen Kofmehl Groninger, Kofmehl Von Deitingen, (December, 1997).); born April 03, 1920 (Source: Compiled by Nancy Eileen Kofmehl Groninger, Kofmehl Von Deitingen, (December, 1997).).
  Notes for Charles Kofmehl:
Ellis Island Immigration Records

Name:                  Kofmehl, Karl
Ethnicity:                  Swiss, German
Place of Residence:      Oensingen, Switzerland
Arrival Date:            August 04, 1923
Age:                  7
Gender:                  M
Marital Status:            S
Ship of Travel:            Belgenland
Port of Departure:            Antwerp, Belgium

Source: Ellis Island Foundation Record


Bertha entered the country on the Belgenland, the following is information about the ship:

Built by Harlan & Wolff Limited, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 1914. 24,578 gross tons; 697 (bp) feet long; 78 feet wide. Steam triple expansion engines, triple screw. Service speed 17 knots. 2,600 passengers (500 first class, 600 second class, 1,500 third class).

Built for White Star and Dominion Lines, in 1917 and named Belgic. Launched in 1914, but remained incomplete because of World War I. Transferred to Red Star Line, British flag, in 1923 and renamed Belgenland. Antwerp-New York service. Laid up 1933-35. Sold to Panama Pacific Line, US flag, in 1935 and renamed Columbia. Used for cruising only service. Scrapped in Scotland in 1936

Source: Ellis Island Foundation Record


Manifest for Belgenland
Sailing from Antwerp

Name Gender Age Married Ethnicity Place of Residence

0013. Likorenko, Bella F 20 S Russian, Hebrew Moskow, Russia
0001. VanDenBergh, Adelaide F 39 M Belgian, Flemish St.Niklaus, Belgium
0005. Keller, Adolf M 21 S Swiss, German Arbon, Switzerland
0006. Li, You Ching M 20 S Chinese London, England
0015. Kofmehl, Bertha F 30 M Swiss, German Oensingen, Switzerland
0019. Kofmehl, Paul M 21 S Swiss, German Oensingen, Switzerland
0025. Santo Doval, Ramon M 28 S Spanish Doncas Lugo, Spain
0027. Meilech, Bernard M 22 S Russian, Hebrew Bucharest, Roumania
0028. Gobeyn-Vsnck, Emma F 35 M Belgiam, Flemish Maldegham, Belgium
0003. Reyntjens, Francois M 30 S Belgian, Flemish St.Louis, Mo., USA
0004. Kirchmeir, Jakob M 21 S Swiss, German Basel, Switzerland
0007. Bursztejn, Bernard M 29 M Esthonian, Russian Konigsberg, Germany
0008. Merten, Josef M 17 S German Sfuttersdrf, Germany
0009. Schuch, Franz M 21 S Austrian, German Wien, Austria
0012. Trattnermm, Osias M 20 S Polish Berlin, Germany
0014. Kann, Adolphe M 38 S Luxemburg, German Ettelbruck, Lux.
0020. Marchand, Bertha F 17 S Swiss, French Loveresse, Switzerland
0021. Locher, Charles M 32 M Swiss, German Corgemont, Switzerland
0022. Locher, Augustine F 31 M Swiss, German Corgemont, Switzerland
0030. Notaro, Francesco M 23 S Italian Vallefiorita, Italy
0002. VanDenBergh, Albert M 7 S Belgian, Flemish St.Niklaus, Belgium
0010. Glancz, Peter M 24 S Cz.Slovak, Hebrew Bozos, Cz.Slovia
0011. Blaschke, Adolf M 23 S Cz.Slovak, Slovak Sildperk, Cz.Slovia
0016. Kofmehl, Bertha F 9 S Swiss, German Oensingen, Switzerland
0017. Kofmehl, Hans M 8 S Swiss, German Oensingen, Switzerland
0018. Kofmehl, Karl M 7 S Swiss, German Oensingen, Switzerland
0023. Locher, Roger M 6 S Swiss, German Corgemont, Switzerland
0024. Loeffel, Anna F 22 S Swiss, German Worben, Switzerland
0026. Mutterperel, Dwoira F 21 S Russian, Hebrew Jaltuschkow, Russia
0029. Notaro, Paolo M 38 M Italian Vallefiorita, Italy

Source: Ellis Island Foundation Records

  iii.   Albert John Kofmehl, born January 25, 1915 in Hergiswyl, Canton Unterwalden, Switzerland (Source: Compiled by Nancy Eileen Kofmehl Groninger, Kofmehl Von Deitingen, (December, 1997).); died July 17, 1962 in Santa Monica, California (Source: Compiled by Nancy Eileen Kofmehl Groninger, Kofmehl Von Deitingen, (December, 1997).); married Elenor Dorothy Augustine February 19, 1940 in Newport, Kentucky; born October 01, 1917 in Indianapolis, Indiana (Source: Compiled by Nancy Eileen Kofmehl Groninger, Kofmehl Von Deitingen, (December, 1997).); died November 04, 1973 in Santa Monica, California (Source: Compiled by Nancy Eileen Kofmehl Groninger, Kofmehl Von Deitingen, (December, 1997).).
  Notes for Albert John Kofmehl:
Ellis Island Immigration Records

Name:                  Kofmehl, Hans
Ethnicity:                  Swiss, German
Place of Residence:      Oensingen, Switzerland
Arrival Date:            August 04, 1923
Age:                  8
Gender:                  M
Marital Status:            S
Ship of Travel:            Belgenland
Port of Departure:            Antwerp, Belgium

Source: Ellis Island Foundation Record


Bertha entered the country on the Belgenland, the following is information about the ship:

Built by Harlan & Wolff Limited, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 1914. 24,578 gross tons; 697 (bp) feet long; 78 feet wide. Steam triple expansion engines, triple screw. Service speed 17 knots. 2,600 passengers (500 first class, 600 second class, 1,500 third class).

Built for White Star and Dominion Lines, in 1917 and named Belgic. Launched in 1914, but remained incomplete because of World War I. Transferred to Red Star Line, British flag, in 1923 and renamed Belgenland. Antwerp-New York service. Laid up 1933-35. Sold to Panama Pacific Line, US flag, in 1935 and renamed Columbia. Used for cruising only service. Scrapped in Scotland in 1936

Source: Ellis Island Foundation Record


Manifest for Belgenland
Sailing from Antwerp

Name Gender Age Married Ethnicity Place of Residence

0013. Likorenko, Bella F 20 S Russian, Hebrew Moskow, Russia
0001. VanDenBergh, Adelaide F 39 M Belgian, Flemish St.Niklaus, Belgium
0005. Keller, Adolf M 21 S Swiss, German Arbon, Switzerland
0006. Li, You Ching M 20 S Chinese London, England
0015. Kofmehl, Bertha F 30 M Swiss, German Oensingen, Switzerland
0019. Kofmehl, Paul M 21 S Swiss, German Oensingen, Switzerland
0025. Santo Doval, Ramon M 28 S Spanish Doncas Lugo, Spain
0027. Meilech, Bernard M 22 S Russian, Hebrew Bucharest, Roumania
0028. Gobeyn-Vsnck, Emma F 35 M Belgiam, Flemish Maldegham, Belgium
0003. Reyntjens, Francois M 30 S Belgian, Flemish St.Louis, Mo., USA
0004. Kirchmeir, Jakob M 21 S Swiss, German Basel, Switzerland
0007. Bursztejn, Bernard M 29 M Esthonian, Russian Konigsberg, Germany
0008. Merten, Josef M 17 S German Sfuttersdrf, Germany
0009. Schuch, Franz M 21 S Austrian, German Wien, Austria
0012. Trattnermm, Osias M 20 S Polish Berlin, Germany
0014. Kann, Adolphe M 38 S Luxemburg, German Ettelbruck, Lux.
0020. Marchand, Bertha F 17 S Swiss, French Loveresse, Switzerland
0021. Locher, Charles M 32 M Swiss, German Corgemont, Switzerland
0022. Locher, Augustine F 31 M Swiss, German Corgemont, Switzerland
0030. Notaro, Francesco M 23 S Italian Vallefiorita, Italy
0002. VanDenBergh, Albert M 7 S Belgian, Flemish St.Niklaus, Belgium
0010. Glancz, Peter M 24 S Cz.Slovak, Hebrew Bozos, Cz.Slovia
0011. Blaschke, Adolf M 23 S Cz.Slovak, Slovak Sildperk, Cz.Slovia
0016. Kofmehl, Bertha F 9 S Swiss, German Oensingen, Switzerland
0017. Kofmehl, Hans M 8 S Swiss, German Oensingen, Switzerland
0018. Kofmehl, Karl M 7 S Swiss, German Oensingen, Switzerland
0023. Locher, Roger M 6 S Swiss, German Corgemont, Switzerland
0024. Loeffel, Anna F 22 S Swiss, German Worben, Switzerland
0026. Mutterperel, Dwoira F 21 S Russian, Hebrew Jaltuschkow, Russia
0029. Notaro, Paolo M 38 M Italian Vallefiorita, Italy

Source: Ellis Island Foundation Records



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