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Ohnemus, Matthias
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Matthias OHNEMUS, born November 15, 1810, in Rust, Baden, came to America in 1834, locating in Louisville, Kentucky. In 1835 he married Theresia WEBER, born October 29, 1810, in Ringsheim, Baden. They came to Quincy in 1838, where Matthias OHNEMUS for many years followed his trade as saddler and harness maker. He established the first vineyard in Quincy, and for some time conducted a meat market. Matthias OHNEMUS died September 16, 1870; his wife departed this life December 5, 1900. One son, George OHNEMUS, lives in Quincy, where he for many years was engaged as proprietor of a tin shop and galvanized iron works. Daughters of Matthias and Theresia (WEBER) OHNEMUS were: Mrs. Marie P. KREITZ, Sister Servatia of the Order of Notre Dame, Mrs. Theresia TENK, Mrs. Elizabeth GLAHN, and Mrs. Anna GLASS.

QUINCY AND ADAMS COUNTY HISTORY AND REPRESENTATIVE MEN by David F. Wilcox. Chicago: Lewis Publishing, 1919. p 340.

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