The Somerfeld Family

(Photos and family history donated by Dawn Coen)

Laura Sommerfeld and Amil Kelm
February 8, 1899

Amil Andreas Andrew Kelm (b. Jul 13, 1870 in Varna, d. Dec 17, 1943 in Lacon) married Laura Eva Sommerfeld (b. May 02, 1880 in Pattonsburg, Marshall, Illinois, d. Feb 15, 1972 in Minonk, Woodford, Illinois) on Feb 08, 1899 at Pattonsburg, Marshall, Illinois.

His parents were Andreas Andrew William Kelm and Wilhelmina Dagner, both immigrants from Prussia to Varna, and her parents were John Gottlieb Sommerfeld and Augusta Nenne, both from Germany.


Augusta, John and Laura Sommerfeld

John Gottlieb Sommerfeld (b. May 24, 1840 in Niekosken, Czarnikau, Posen, Germany, d. Feb 19, 1915 in Toluca) married Augusta Nenne (b. Aug 03, 1839 in Nekosen bi Schonlanke, Provens, Germany, d. Jan 10, 1915 in Toluca) on Apr 02, 1863 at Wolcott's school house, Washburn, Illinois. His parents were Daniel Sommerfeld and Rosina Ponto. Her father was Michael Nenne.


Rudolph Sommerfeld and Clara Imm
February 5 1889

Rudolph Sommerfeld (b. Feb 25, 1865 in Marshall County, Illinois, d. Jan 29, 1938 in Calhoun County, IA) married Clara H. Imm (b. Jun 11, 1869 in Livingston County, IL, d. Feb 08, 1961 in Rockwell City, IA, Calhoun County) on Feb 05, 1889 in Long Point, IL.

His parents were John Gottlieb Sommerfeld and Augusta Nenne, both from Germany, and her parents were Andreas Imm and Augusta Lenz, also from Germany.


Emma Ethler and Albert Sommerfeld
February 14, 1895

Albert G. Sommerfeld (b. Sep 27, 1869, d. May 1949) married Emma W. Ethler on Feb 14, 1895 in Toluca, IL. His parents were John Gottlieb Sommerfeld and Augusta Nenne, both from Germany.


Ella Schoof and Fred Sommerfeld
December 22 1909

Fred John Sommerfeld (b. Apr 12, 1887 Near LaRose, Marshall, IL, d. Aug 15, 1957 in Ponitac, Livingston, Illinois) married Ella S. Schoof (b. Oct 1888) on Dec 22, 1909 in LaRose, Illinois.

Fred's parents were Gottfried Fred Sommerfeld and Caroline Henretta Prescher from Germany and Ella's parents were Charles Frederick Schoof and Sophia M. ? from Mecklenberg, Germany. Charles died in Toluca on Oct 05, 1923.

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