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Leonhard KUOLT, Sr.

Male 1842 - 1883  (40 years)


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    1. [S671] Michael Häring, Heimatbuch Bubsheim, (Horb am Neckar, Germany : Geiger, 2002), p. 303. Translation from German to English: 34. Kuolt Leonhard. [born] 23.04.1842 [emigrated] around 1856 [sic] son of Ignaz Kuolt and Genovefa nee Staller, "who was widely absent and disobedient when recruited in 1856", but to his fortune was hired in a company which manufactured metal fittings on 31.01.1859. Leonhard Kuolt emigrated to North America in 1856 [sic] and married Eva Kobus on 28 Jan 1867 in Ashland, Schuylkill County, [Pennsylvania]. From this marriage, six children followed. Leonhard Kuolt died on 27 Mar 1883 in Warren, Lee County, Iowa. Their children are: Mary, [b.] 13 Mar 1868; Joseph, [b.] 15 Jan 1870; John, [b.] 22 Oct 1871; William [b.] 22 Oct 1874; Leonard [b.] 7 Jul 1878; and Eva [b.] 1 Apr 1881. The Widow Eva Kuolt, nee Kobus, married Michael Kucharski on 18 Aug 1884 in Illinois.. (Quality Assessment: 2).

    2. [S1165] Katholische Kirche Bubsheim [Bubsheim Catholic Church] (Bubsheim, Spaichingen, Württemberg, Germany), "Kirchenbuch [Church Book], 1635-1975," n.p. in chronological order, Leonhard Kuolt baptism, no. 5, 23 April 1842; FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/76100 : accessed 17 June 2018); FHL microfilm 999,890, DGS 8113810, image 414 of 575. Access to digital images are only available at the Family History Library or a Family History Center. (Quality Assessment: 3).

    3. [S1165] Katholische Kirche Bubsheim [Bubsheim Catholic Church] (Bubsheim, Spaichingen, Württemberg, Germany), "Kirchenbuch [Church Book], 1635-1975," Taufen [Births], Heiraten [Marriages], Tote [Deaths] 1635-1784, 1808-1864; n.p. in chronological order, Leonhard Kuolt baptism, no. 5 (1842); FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/76100 : accessed 17 June 2018); FHL microfilm 999,890, DGS 8113810, image 414 of 575. Access to digital images are only available at the Family History Library or a Family History Center. (Quality Assessment: 3).

    4. [S58] 1870 U.S. census, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Williamsport, First Ward, p. 57 (penned), p. 423 (stamped), dwelling 449, family 443, Leonard Kult Sr. household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 5 March 2007); citing National Archives microfilm publication M593, roll 1371. (Quality Assessment: 2).

    5. [S163] 1920 U.S. census, Washington County, Illinois, population schedule, Beaucoup Township, enumeration district (ED) 215, p. 95 (stamped), sheet 1-A, dwelling 5, family 5, Joseph Kult Sr. household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 12 June 2005); citing National Archives microfilm publication T625, roll 412. (Quality Assessment: 2).

    6. [S675] "Hamburg Passenger Lists, 1850-1934," database with images, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/1068/ : accessed 11 January 2008), Direkt Band 020 (6 Jan 1866 - 22 Dec 1866), page 139, No. 245, Leoh. Kult, age 23; citing Staatsarchiv Hamburg, Bestand: 373-7 I, VIII (Auswanderungsamt I); Mikrofilmrollen K 1701 - K 2008, S 17363 - S 17383, 13116 - 13183. (Quality Assessment: 3).

    7. [S576] "New York, Passenger and Crew Lists (including Castle Garden and Ellis Island), 1820-1957," database with images, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/7488 : accessed 11 August 2011), NARA Film M237_263, List 343, Line 29; Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, New York, 1820-1897, microfilm M237, NAI: 6256867, Records of the U.S. Customs Service. (Quality Assessment: 2).

    8. [S58] 1870 U.S. census, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Williamsport, First Ward, p. 57 (penned), p. 423 (stamped), dwelling 449, family 443, Leonard Kult Sr. household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 5 March 2007); citing National Archives microfilm publication M593, roll 1371. (Quality Assessment: 3).

    9. [S257] The Battery Conservancy, "CastleGarden.org: America's First Immigration Center," database, CastleGarden.org (http://www.castlegarden.org/searcher.php : accessed 1 August 2005), (Quality Assessment: 2).

    10. [S1009] Andrew Boyd and W. Harry Boyd, compilers, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, City Directory, 1871-1872, (Williamsport : Andrew Boyd and W. Harry Boyd, 1872) 201 (image 80 of 199), "Kult Leonard"; digital images,  Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com/imageviewer/collections/2469/images/2563729 : accessed 28 April 2010). direct link: http://search.ancestry.com/ShareHandler.ashx?retUrl=http%3A%2F%2Fsearch.ancestry.com%2Flanding%2Ffacebook%2Ffacebookcallback.aspx%3Fdbid%3D1540%26db%3DUS1890censusSubstitute%26iid%3D31089_161913-00578%26pid%3Dnull%26ancestor%3D%26from%3DKathy%2BKult%26emd%3D4231da91fe24064dc418413093ao8c89c000039ab88bc90cc&token=083ec996-0035-478a-93c9-00f2de73b16a; or browse Ancestry by: U.S. City Directories / Pennsylvania / Williamsport / 1866-1883. (Quality Assessment: 3).

    11. [S826] Elisabeth Pinkerton Leighty, "List of Patrons of an Illustrated Historical Atlas Map of Randolph County, Illinois," The Saga of Southern Illinois (Fall 1989): p. 34. (Quality Assessment: 2).

    12. [S879] W.R. Brink & Co., An Illustrated Historical Atlas Map of Randolph County, Illinois: carefully compiled from personal examinations and surveys, ([Edwardsville, Illinois?] : W.R. Brink & Co., 1875), p. 38. (Quality Assessment: 2).

    13. [S957] Warner & Beers, Maps of Illinois counties in 1876: together with the plat of Chicago and other cities and a sampling of illustrations [online edition at http://www.davidrumsey.com], (Indianapolis, Indiana : Ye Olde Genealogie Shoppe, 2000), p. 141.

    14. [S967] Randolph County, Illinois, Deed Book 9:518, Daniel & Kate Cullen to Leonard Kult and John Kubus, deed, 21 July 1873; County Clerk's Office, Chester, (Quality Assessment: 3).

    15. [S147] "Iowa, Records of Persons Subject to Military Duty, 1862-1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/2821291 : accessed 13 February 2019), entry for Leonard Kult; citing Military Service, Charleston, Lee, Iowa, United States, State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines. FHL digital folder 8147319, image 236 of 1237. (Quality Assessment: 2).

    16. [S1128] 1880 U.S. census, Lee County, Iowa, population schedule, Charleston Township, enumeration district (ED) 11, p. 2 (penned), dwelling 11, family 12, Linard Kund household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 1 April 2013); citing National Archives microfilm publication T9, roll 349. (Quality Assessment: 3).

    17. [S585] Lee County, Iowa, "Register of Deaths," book 1 (1880-1897): 25, No. 37 (27 Mar 1883), Leonard Kult; North Lee County Clerk's Office, Fort Madison. (Quality Assessment: 3).

    18. [S580] Embury Cemetery (Van Buren Twp., Lee County, Iowa; LAT/LON N40.590753, W-91.619067; from Fort Madison, Iowa, take Rt. 61 South out of town; turn right on County Road J62 (255th Street) for 10.5 miles; after crossing 160th Avenue, the road turns to gravel for the last mile or so; Embury Cemetery is located on the NE corner of the junction of 150th Ave and 255th St. across from the Embury United Methodist Church), marker not yet located; (Quality Assessment: 2).

    19. [S1136] "Mr. Kult," obituary, Fort Madison Democrat (Fort Madison, Iowa), 1 Apr 1883, p5, col. 1. Donnellson Library Microfilm roll "Fort Madison Weekly, 1874-1915," Donnellson Library, Donnellson, Iowa. (Quality Assessment: 2).

    20. [S260] "Mrs. Eva Kuharski [sic]," Nashville Journal (Nashville, Illinois), 24 Mar 1921; image copy, Newspapers.com, (https://www.newspapers.com/clip/77184654/obit-kucharski-evakobus/ : accessed 24 March 2021), citing print edition, p. 1, col. 4, center. Clipped and made public on Newspapers.com by KinKhronicler. (Quality Assessment: 2).



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