Notes for Johannes George Kieffer: CATHARINA HUFSCHMIDT Inventory 20 April l758 Roeschwoog Notary Records, Soufflenheim Inventories, 6 E 33 Bundle #62 Concerning property left at death time by CATHARINA HUFSCHMIDT, who died 3 months earlier, wife of : JOSEPH KIEFFER in Soufflenheim Leaving as children and heirs by this marriage : CATHARINA aged l3 ANTON aged l2 MAGDALENA aged 6 HANS GEORG aged 2
CATHARINA HUFFSCHMIDT [Second Translation] 26 April 1758 6E33/62 Catharina Huffschmidt : Inventory and description of all property left at time of death by deceased Catharina Huffschmidt, wife of Joseph Kieffer burgher in Soufflenheim where she died a quarter of a year ago, established on request of 1) the widower, 2) Georg Biff burgher in Soufflenheim as guardian of the four children of the couple and named : Catharina Kieffer, 13 years old, Anton Kieffer 12 years old, Magdalena Kieffer 6 years old, and Hans Georg Kieffer 2 years old. The oath was presented to the royal notary of Haguenau in presence of Andres Voegele, provost, Michel Götz and Andres Lehmann, both members of the local justice of Soufflenheim.
Note: Baptism records list Magdalena as being born in 1749 and would thus have been 9 years old in 1758. Perhaps there was an error in translation or data entry.
JOSEPH KIEFFER Inventory, 18 February 1785, 6E33 #68 Inventory of property left at time of death by JOSEPH KIEFFER, burgher in Soufflenheim ; witnesses are Michel Kieffer and Niclaus Daul. Heirs are his children by two marriages : JOSEPH, burgher in Soufflenheim JACOB, in Soufflenheim CATHARINA, widow of the deceased Joseph KRAEMER, in Soufflenheim, in her name Joseph Kieffer ANTON, major of year, absent, represented by Joseph Kieffer, son of Lorentz. MAGDALENA, wife of Dominique STIEGER, burgher in Soufflenheim JOHANN GEORG KIEFFER, single. House in Soufflenheim near the bridge goes to Joseph Kieffer, as from his marriage contract dated 22 January 1760 for 200 Gulden.