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From: "John V. Kieffer" <>
Subject: KIEFFER Family Search
Date: Sun, 13 Jul 1997 15:58:22 -0600


Searching for information on the following KIEFFER Family:

Antoine KIEFFER. Born Jan 1, 1816 in Strasbourg, Alsace, France
(Germany). Died After 1880 in Missouri. Buried in Black Water Chapel
Cemetery, Holden, Missouri. Antoine and Elizabeth were of German
descent. They owned a farm and vineyard on the Rhine River, near
Strasbourg, in the Alsace-Lorraine Region of France. The family
worshiped in the Roman-Catholic Church, and paid the Catholic Church for
helping them come to America. It is believed they immigrated to America
sometime between 1854 and 1857, taking the Southern Route.

He married Elizabeth "Lizzie" KIEFFER, daughter of KIEFFER, About 1847
in Strasbourg, Alsace, Germany. Born Jan 10, 1828 in Strasbourg, Alsace,
France (Germany). Died Feb 18, 1907 in St. Joseph, Buchanan County,
Missouri. They had the following children:

2 i. Elizabeth "Lizzie" KIEFFER
3 ii. Daniel KIEFFER
4 iii. Emma KIEFFER
5 iv. Phoebe KIEFFER
6 v. Edward KIEFFER
7 vi. Maggie KIEFFER
8 vii. Mary KIEFFER
9 viii. Katie KIEFFER
10 ix. John KIEFFER (Twin)
11 x. William M."Will" KIEFFER (Twin)

Appreciate any possible help, connections or suggestions!

John Kieffer

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