Notes for William Bohnenkamp, Sr.: Was a furniture Carpenter by trade. Came to US when he was 28 years of age. He journeyed to Galena, IL in 1846. Later moved to New Vienna and secured a deed to 240 acres 2 miles NE of town.
Came from Recklinghausen, Germany which is located in the insdustrial Ruhr Valley where Cologne and dusseldorf are situated. William, Sr. came to New Vienna with his brother, John and son and John's wife and his five step children whoe bore the name of Noethe.
More About William Bohnenkamp, Sr.: Burial: St. Boniface Cath Cem, New Vienna, IA.
Children of William Bohnenkamp, Sr. and Gertrude Noethe are: