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Valentine Veit and Catherine Herbst

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Re: Valentine Veit and Catherine Herbst

Posted: 1349818173000
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Hi - I have been to the diocesan archives in Würzburg and have found some info on the Veit family in the Catholic church records of Schönau and Reyersbach. I'm posting this below. I don't have anything beyond this.

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Adam Veit, son of Michael and Katharina Reubelt Vait, was born Feb. 12, 1797 in Schönau an der Brend, Bavaria. He married Elizabeth Sturm May 20, 1828 in Schönau. She was born in Reyersbach, Bavaria to Georg and Otilia Greier Sturm. Adam died Jan. 22, 1837 in Schönau and Elizabeth married second to Philip Reier. They came to America in the late 1830's and settled in Clay Twp. Philip died circa 1843 and Elizabeth died circa 1846. They had five known children.

1) Valentine Fridolin Sturm/Veit (son of Elizabeth before her marriage), born Feb. 11, 1823 Reyersbach, Bavaria. He married Catherine Herbst Sept. 26, 1847 Allen Co. She was born Oct. 24, 1828 in Deisslingen, Württemberg to Alois and Catharina Steimer Herbst. Catherine died Jan. 29, 1899 and Valentine died April 7, 1909.

2) Adam Veit, born Nov. 14, 1829 Schönau. He married Anna Mary Mergenthal Jan. 23, 1855 Fryburg. She was born Sept. 12, 1834(?) to Casper and Magdalena Voll Mergenthal. Adam died Nov. 1, 1857 and Anna married second to Joseph Walter. She died Jan. 6, 1865.

3) Margaret Veit, born Sept. 13, 1831 Schönau. She married John P. Smith. He was born circa 1827. Margaret died Jan. 1860 and John died Dec. 9, 1870.

4) Joseph Veit, born Nov. 15, 1833 Schönau. He married Catherine Eiserman May 14, 1857 Shelby Co. He married second to Catherine Wiss. She was born Feb. 27, 1842 Wellsville, Ohio to John and Catherine Adams Wiss. Joseph died Feb. 10, 1867 and Catherine married second to Charles Wahler and third to William Lemm. She died Dec. 20, 1929 Celina.

5) Philip Reier, born April 9, 1839 Fryburg. He married Agnes Martin Werling (widow of Michael Werling) April 21, 1861. She was born April 6, 1835 to Catherine Adams. Philip died May 27, 1910 Cranberry Prairie and Agnes died Sept. 8, 1924 Cranberry Prairie.
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