05 January 2011
Wishful Wednesday - John Peterman
Below is the individual summary for John W. Peterman. Although it seems I have alot on him, I really would like to know a bit more... like who his parents are! His parents names are not on his death certificate. If this family sounds familiar to you, I'd love to hear from you. If the wording is a bit funny, keep in mind this is generated by my genealogy software!
Individual Report for John W. Peterman
Name: John W. Peterman
Birth: 26 Jul 1826 - Rheinzbern, Bavaria, Germany (1)
Death: 16 Apr 1902 - German Township, Montgomery County, Ohio (2)
Burial: in Germantown Cemetery, Germantown, German Township, Montgomery County, Ohio*
1. He emigrated on 20 Jul 1849 from Havre, Bavaria. (3) Hamilton County, Ohio Citizenship Record Abstracts 1837-1916, Pg. 296, shows Peterman, John
age 26 Bavaria, Departure from Havre, Entry port New York, arrival date 29 AUG 1849, Decl of Intent filed 23 AUG 1852, Vol. 25, Pg. 330.
Citizenship Records Abstracts 1837-1916
He was naturalized on 23 Aug 1852 in Hamilton County, Ohio. (5)
DECLARATION OF INTENTION UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
The State of Ohio, Hamilton County
Personally appeared before me, the undersigned, Clerk of the Court of COMMON PLEAS within and for the County of Hamilton, aforesaid, John Peterman, a native of Bavaria aged about 26 years, bearing allegiance to the King of Bavaria, who emigrated from Havre on the 20th day of July 1849 and
arrived at New York on the 29th day of August 1849, and who intends to reside within the jurisdiction and under the Government of the United States, to-wit And he makes report of himself for NATURALIZATION, and declares on oath that it is bona fide his intention to become a citizen of
the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, and to forever renounce and abjure all ALLEGIENCE AND FIDELITY to every FOREIGN PRINCE, POTENTATE, STATE AND SOVEREIGNITY what so ever, and particularly to the King of Bavaria.
/s/ John Peterman
Sworn to and subscribedbefore me this 23 day of August 1852.
4. He had a residence in 1857 in Germantown, German Township, Montgomery County, Ohio. (6)
5. He appeared on the census in 1860 in Germantown, German Township,
Montgomery County, Ohio. (7) 1860 Census shows John PETERMAN (34 M Bavaria),
Cigar Maker, Real Estate Valued at $250, Personal Estate at $40, Henrietta M. (28 F Bavaria),
Henrietta M. (7 F Ohio), Paulina (3 F Ohio), and John G. (8/12 M Ohio). They were served by Germantown Post Office.
6. Moved: 1862, Germantown, German Township, Montgomery County, Ohio. (6)
Moved to farm located in the Germantown Dam area. Land tract shown on 1875
Montgomery County Atlas.
7. He appeared on the census in 1870 in German Township, Montgomery County,
Ohio. (8) 1870 Census shows John PETERMAN (44 W M Bavaria), Farmer, Real
Estate Valued at $2,000, Personal Estate at $200, Father and Mother of Foreign Birth, U.S. Citizen, Henrietta (37 F W Wurtemberg), Keeping House, Father and Mother of Foreign Birth, Henrietta (17 F W Ohio), At Home, Father and Mother of Foreign Birth, Mary P. (13 F W Ohio), Attending
School, Father and Mother of Foreign Birth, Attended school within the year, John G. (11 M W Ohio), Attending School, Father and Mother of Foreign Birth, Attended school within the year, Margaret E. (8 F W Ohio), Attending School, Father and Mother of Foreign Birth, Attended school within the year,
Annie (6 F W Ohio), At Home, Father and Mother of Foreign Birth, and
Roseanne (2 F W Ohio), At Home, Father and Mother of Foreign Birth. They were served by Germantown Post Office.
8. He appeared on the census in 1880 in German Township, Montgomery County, Ohio. (9)
The 1880 Federal census shows Peterman, John (White male 53 farmer), Henrietta (wife, female, 47) as well as George J. (20), Caroline B. (18), Anna M. (15), Rosa L. (12), Ida (9), and William H. (8). They are in Dwelling # 292, Family # 326.
[Compiler's note: another child, Lillian "Lilly" born in 1875, is not shown here but does show up with the family on later census records. It is unknown to this compiler if she was skipped in the enumerators transfer
of info or if she was just skipped when the census was taken.]
9. He appeared on the census in 1900 in German Township, Montgomery County, Ohio. (10) 1900 Census shows John PETERMAN, Head (W M JUL 1826 73 Married 48 years Germany Germany Germany), Farmer, Immigrated 1849, 51 years in U.S., Naturalized, Henrietta, Wife (W F JAN 1833 67 Married 48 years Germany Germany Germany), Mother of 9 children, 9 living, Immigrated 1847, 53 years in U.S.,William H., Son (W M JAN 1873 27 Single Ohio Germany Germany), Farmer, and Lily, Daughter (W F JAN 1875 25 Single Ohio Germany Germany). They Owned their Farm Free in German Township, exclusive of Germantown Village.
10. His obituary was published in 1902 in Montgomery County, Ohio.
Mr. John Peterman died Wednesday evening
The death of John Peterman occured Wednesday evening.
Mr.Peterman was born July 26, 1826 and was therefore at the time of his death, 75 years, 9 months, and 20 days of age.
He came to America in 1849 and on March 21, 1852 was united in marriage to Miss Henrietta Magdalene Hagle. In 1857 Mr. Peterman came to Germantown and for 5 years resided in the village. He then moved onto the farm about 3 miles northwest where he has resided ever since.
The funeral will be held from the house at 12 o'clock Saturday and from the Lutheran church at 1.
11. He had an estate probated on 28 Apr 1902 in Montgomery County, Ohio. (11)
The State of Ohio, Montgomery County, ss
I, Benjamin F. McCann Judge of the Probate Court, within and for said County, hereby certify the foregoing to be the last Will and Testament of John Peterman, deceased, as the same remains on file and record in said
Court, together with the entry of Probate there of, and the testimony of witnesses to prove the same, as recorded in Record of Wills.
Witness my offical signature and the seal of said Court at Dayton this 6th day of May A.D. 1902.
/s/Benjamin F. McCann, Probate Judge
12. He had an estate probated on 6 May 1902 in Montgomery County, Ohio.
TO THE PROBATE COURT OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY, OHIO
The undersigned herewith produces and offers for probate the Last Will and Testament of John Peterman late of German Township, Montgomery County, Ohio who died April 16th 1902 leaving Henrietta Peterman his widow, residing in said township and whose PO address is Germantown: and the following are
named persons next of kin: Henrietta M Brixner, Daughter, Germantown, Ohio Mary P. Kreitzer, Daughter, Germantown, Ohio George Peterman, Son, Germantown, Ohio Caroline B. Clymer, Daughter, Germantown, Ohio Anna Clymer, Daughter, Germantown, Ohio Rose Leis, Daughter, Germantown,
Ohio Ida Horner, Daughter, Germantown, Ohio W. H. Peterman, Son, Germantown, Ohio Lillie Bertha Peterman, Daughter, Germantown, Ohio and asks that said will may be admitted to probate and record, and would most respectfully suggest that notice be issued to said widow and next of kin resident of the State of Ohio, the same to be served personally or by leaving the same at their usual place of residence, three days prior thereto, and this application may be heard on the 6th day of May 1902, at 10 O'clock a.m.
Dayton, O., April 28th, 1902 /s/ not legible
The State of Ohio Montgomery County
The said Henrietta Peterman being duly sworn says that the foregoing statement by him subscribed is true as he believes.
/s/ Benjamin _ McCann, probate Judge
/s/ Emil _____________ Deputy Clerk
13. Death Certificate: #417, 10 Aug 1981, German Township, Montgomery County, Ohio. (12)
Certified Copy of Death Record The State of Ohio, Montgomery County, Probate Court I, Neal F. Zimmers, Sole Judge and Ex-Officio Clerk of the Probate Court, the same being a Court of Record
within and for the County of Montgomera and State of Ohio, do hereby certify that the following is a true, correct and complete copy of the recore of the death of:
Date of Death: 1902 April 16,
Age 75 years, 9 months, 10 days,
Place of Death: German Tp.,
Place of Birth: Germany,
Name of Father: ---
Name of Mother: ---
Cause of Death: Heart Disease,
Place of Residence: German Tp.,
By Whom Reported: ---
As the same appears in the records of said Court in Record of Deaths, Volume 5, Page 205, Line 25, in the office of Probate Judge of said County. Witness my hand and seal of said Probate Court, this 10th day of August, A.D. 1981. Neal F. Zimmers, Probate Judge. By Susan E. Fitze.
Spouses and Children
1. *Henrietta Magdalena Hegele (25 Jan 1833 - 24 Feb 1910)
Marriage: 21 Mar 1852 - Ohio (13)
1. Henrietta Magdalena Peterman (1853-1924) (6)
2. Mary Pauline Peterman (1857-1924) (14)
3. John George Peterman (1859-1934)
4. Margaret Caroline Barbara Peterman (1862-1944)
5. Anna Margaret Peterman (1865-1941)
6. Roseanne Louise Peterman (1867-1939)
7. Ida M. Peterman (1871-1905)
8. William Henry Peterman (1873-1965) (6)
9. Lillian Bertha Peterman (1875-1958) (15)
Marriage Notes (Henrietta Magdalena Hegele)
"I Henrietta M. Peterman, widow of John Peterman, deceased hereby acknowledge service of the above notice this 6th day of May 1902."
The numbers you see in ( ) are source numbers. So if you see something or know something on John Peterman please feel free to email me or leave a comment on the blog. I have marriages on all the children and headstone photo's for the entire family. I'm happy to share what I have with anyone who may have an interest!