John was born May 5, 1867 in Schönau 14, Bohemia. Son of Ignatz Kinderman and Maria Jungwirth. He emigrated to America with his parents and siblings in April, 1884. They settled in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. On September 18, 1889 he married Eleonora Kellermann, who was also from Bohemia. He became a citizen in 1906. He was literate and could speak English. He was a machine woodworker at Paine Lumber Company for over 24 years. He had 8 children. He was a member of St. Vincent's church. He died in Oshkosh December 21, 1934 at age 67 and is buried in Riverside Cemetery. He lived on 10th street.
5th, 1867 born and baptised
Declaration of Intention
KINDERMAN, John 8721
18 Oct 1888 Austria 1866 NY Apr 1882
Wedding of John Kinderman and Eleonora Kellerman Sept. 18, 1889 in Oshkosh.
John and Eleonora Wedding party--Best men: Alois and John Kellerman, Bridesmaids: Eleonora Kinderman Lemberger and Ralph Schettl's mother. (can anyone supply a name)
The entire family about 1910
John Kinderman B. May 5, 1867, D. Dec. 21, 1934
Eleonora Kellerman B. Jan. 12,1870, D. April 24, 1964
Three Children: Harold (1916-1916), George (1917-), Robert (1919-1999).
Four Children: Mary, John, Betty, Ruth.
One child: Donna
Three Children: Rose, Virginia, Joseph.
No children ?
One child: Elaine
Seven Children: Betty, Germaine, Marie, Will, Robert, Caroline, Jennie.
Five children: Matt, Joan, Patricia, James, Mary.
Kinderman, John, Head, W, M, May 1867, 33, M, 10, Bohemia, Bohemia, Bohemia, 1884, 16, Pa, Machine wood worker, yes, yes, yes, O, F, H
Translation: John was the head of his house. He was a white male born in May of 1867; was 33 at the time of the census; had been married for 10 years and he was born in Bohemia along with his parents. He immigrated in 1884 and been in America for 16 years. He has filed first papers to become a citizen. He was a machine wood worker that could read, write and speak English. He owned is own home free and clear at 423 Tenth Street.
Kinderman, Lenora, wife, W, F, Jan 1870, 30, M, 10, 5, 5, Bohemia, Bohemia, Bohemia, 1883, 17, yes,yes,yes.
Translation: Lenora his wife was born in Bohemia in January of 1870. She was 30 years old at the time of the census and was married 10 years. She had 5 children and they were all still alive. She arrived in America in 1883, one year before her husbands family arrived. She also was literate and could speak English.
John is head of household at 914 Tenth Street, he is 42 years old, married 20 years, arrived in 1884 from Austria Germany, speaks English, labors in a lumber mill and owns his home free and clear.
John is the head of the household at 911 Tenth Street, he is age 52, married, arrived in 1882, naturalized in 1906, from Austria, mother tongue is German and is a woodworker.
OSHKOSH DAILY NORTHWESTERN Dec. 21, 1934
John Kindermann, 67, a woodworker who lived at 911 tenth street died at Mercy Hospital Friday at 5:45 o'clock after a brief illness. see photo of obit.
OSHKOSH DAILY NORTHWESTERN April 24, 1964
Mrs. Eleonora Kindermann, 94, died today at 2:10 at Marian Home. The former Eleonora Kellerman was born in Austria on Jan. 12, 1870, and came to Oshkosh when a young girl. She was married on Sept. 18, 1888, in Oshkosh to John Kindermann, who preceded her in death in 1934.
Mrs. Kindermann was a member of St. Vincent Catholic Church and charter member of the Christian Mothers of the church.
Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Rose Andrashko, Mrs. Joseph Mueller, Mrs. William Schmitz, Oshkosh, and Mrs. Matthew Riedi, De Pere; three sons, Alois Kinderman, Oshkosh, John A. and George J. Kinderman, Milwaukee; 20 grandchildren and 43 great-grandchildren.
Services will be held Monday at 8:30 a.m. at Poklasny Funeral Home and at 9 a.m. at St. Vincent Church, with the Rt. Rev. Louis M. Schorn officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 3 p.m. Sunday until the hour of services. Christian Mothers will recite the rosary Sunday at 3 p.m. and it will also be recited at 7 p.m.