Koch Cemetery

Provided by Joel Honeycutt and Pat Althaus
Blanco County Historical Commission,  101 Pitchfork, Johnson City, TX 78636.


Transcribed by:  June Baird (1985)
Prepared for the TXGenWeb Blanco County Web Site by Wanda Qualls

Location:  On the Lanehartz Ranch - South 281 out of Blanco, past Little Blanco Inn and 3rd Left turn about 3 miles.
After Turn go 1.4  miles, take left fork in road to first old house (old Koch home)  House is on Holt Ranch. 
It is about 300 yards north of house and is fenced and has headstones.  There are 6 graves.

Last Name                         First Name                        Birth                     Death                    
Koch                                   Carl                                    Dec 29 1834         Nov 22 1910

Notes:
Born in Saxony or Barvaria. Parents born in Barvaria.
Father was Gottlieb Koch
Siblings: Hermann; Pauline Koch Jonas and 3 others - names unknown.
Married: Karoline (maiden name unknown)
Children: Anna; Carl; Emma; Fritz; Adolph; Emil; Rudolph

Koch                                    Karoline                             Apr 09 1835           Feb 01 1915

Notes:
Married: Carl Koch
Born in Brunswick
Headstone inscription: "In Londe woes Kein Schinden gibt Verent Goo die sich hier gebiebt"

Koch                                  Adolphine                            Dec 29 1872             Jun 09 1899

Note:  May be daughter of Carl and Karoline

Koch                                  Gottlieb                                abt 1802                  May 04 1884/1887

Notes:
Unknown parents and wife.
Children:  Carl; Hermann; Pauline and 3 others names unknow
Landed at Indianola, Texas in 1854, He came to Texas with 6 children,
his wife probably died on the way north or after they got to Seguin.
They may have stayed in the Seguin area for a while.

Koch                                    Rudolph A.                          May 23 1879             Feb 22 1899

Notes:  Parents were Carl and Karoline Koch
Note from Janice Stensrude <bookcrazed@yahoo.com> sent this information:
I have found evidence that the grave listed as Adolph A Koch should have been listed as Rudolph Koch. In the 1880 census, the household of Carl and Caroline Koch shows the following children: Anna, Carl, Emma, Frederick, Adolph, Emil, Rudolph. Adolph is 7 (DOB 1873); Rudolph is 1 (DOB 1879). There is a transcription of this on page 538 (Koch, Carl) in Moursund's "Blanco County History." In addition, I found Rudolph Koch with the dates 1879-1899 on a list of German Texans at

http://listsearches.rootsweb.com/th/read/GERMAN-TEXAN/1997-11/0879994806

Koch                                    Emil W.                              Jan 12 1876              May 08 1901

Notes: Parents were Carl and Karoline Koch.


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