KIEFER, MATTHIAS EDWARD - Randolph County, Arkansas | MATTHIAS EDWARD KIEFER - Arkansas Gravestone Photos

Matthias Edward KIEFER

St. Paul Cemetery
Randolph County,
Arkansas

Birth: Feb. 22, 1824 Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Death: Dec. 3, 1892 Arkansas, USA

Came to America in 1847 with his parents Ignatz & Ursula (Dierenbach) Kiefer. Family records show they came from Pfaffenweiler, Germany.

The family settled in Indiana & among their prize possession's brought to this Country were plant cuttings which produced the fruit later known as the Kiefer pears & Kiefer grapes.

Married Walburga Ell 5 June 1848 & to this union they produced 15 children. Elizabeth, Ignatius E., Barbara, Vincent, Josephine, Mary Barbara, Francis, Catherine, Andrew, Dominic A.,George, Phillip G., Wilhelm "William" August, Rose, Adelaide.

Shortly after the death of Adeline 31 Aug. 1876 Matthias moved the family to Arkansas eventually settling in the Nolan Community.

Note Ignatius, Matthias, Walburga & William, are all on same stone.

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Record #: 59839

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Submitted: 9/17/08 • Approved: 9/17/08 • Last Updated: 7/30/12 • R59839-G0-S3

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