Mini Bio: Jonathan Holben & Ulrike Wichtermann
Finally, I'm getting around to completing the mini-biographies of Neil Mabry's ancestors. The completed bios are listed in the sidebar for easy navigation.
This is a brief biography of Neil's great great grandparents, Jonathan Holben (1802-1886) and his wife, Ulrike Jacobina Wichtermann (1797-1887). See their position on the family tree here.
Parents: Christian Holben and Anna "Maria" Bachman
Birth: April 20, 1802 in Northampton (now Lehigh) County, Pennsylvania
Baptism: June 13, 1802, Lowhill Reformed Church, Northampton Co., Pennsylvania
--- 1827 Junius Township, Seneca Co., New York
--- 1830 Seneca Falls Township, Seneca Co., New York
--- 1840 Harrisville Township, Medina County, Ohio
--- 1850 Harrisville Township, Medina County, Ohio
--- 1860 Harrisville Township (Lodi Post Office), Medina County, Ohio
--- 1870 Harrisville Township (Lodi Post Office), Medina County, Ohio
--- 1880 Harrisville Township (Lodi Post Office), Medina County, Ohio
Occupation: blacksmith in the 1850 census, farmer in all other records
Death: August 5, 1886,Medina County, Ohio; buried in East Homer UCC Cemetery, Homer Township, Medina County.
Ulrike Jacobina Wichtermann
first name also spelled Ulrika, Ulricha, Olricha
Parents: Rev. George Joseph Wichtermann & Anna Catherina Brosius (or Prosius)
Birth: November 16, 1797 or 1798 in New York
Baptism: unknown (not found in Gilead Lutheran Church baptism records)
--- 1827 Romulus, Seneca County, New York
--- All other years with husband Jonathan
Death: March 25, 1887 (or 1888), Medina County, Ohio; buried in East Homer UCC Cemetery, Homer Township, Medina County.
Marriage and Children
- Jonathan Holben married Ulrike Wichtermann on March 8, 1827 in Romulus Township, Seneca County, New York
--- Luiwina Holben: born 1828 in New York; may have died as a child.
--- Sarah Holben: born 1830 in New York; married Jonathan Koons.
--- George Holben: born 1831 in Seneca Co., New York; married Sarah Soutzenhiser.
--- Caroline Holben: born 1835 in Ohio, died 1855.
*** Edward Holben: born 1837 in Ohio; married Barbara Weiser.
--- Joseph Holben: born 1839 in Ohio; died 1855 in Medina Co., Ohio.
--- Elizabeth Holben: born ~1842 in Ohio; no record found after 1860 census.
Posts about Jonathan and Ulrike (Wichtermann) Holben
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• Transcribed 1840 Census, Medina County, Ohio, page 274. (two girls age 5-10, two boys under 5)
• Transcribed 1850 Census, Medina County, Ohio, page 174B (listed as Jonathan and Olrega "Hoben")
• Transcribed 1870 Census, Medina County, Ohio, page 285b.
• Transcribed 1880 Census, Medina County, Ohio, page 278C.