Amelia Stremmel

F, b. 11 March 1849, d. 12 December 1876
FatherGeorge Ludwig Stremmel b. 9 Jan 1815, d. 14 Apr 1883
MotherFrederika Feiring b. 17 Aug 1810, d. 22 Feb 1880
     Amelia was born on Sunday, 11 March 1849 in Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland.1 Amelia married Michael A. Peterman, son of Michael Peterman and Sarah Ridgely, on 10 April 1872 in Bucyrus, Crawford County, Ohio.2 Amelia died on Tuesday, 12 December 1876 in Liberty Township, Crawford County, Ohio, at her home at age 27 years, 9 months and 1 day

Obituary - Amelia Peterman died at the residence of her husband, Michael Peterman. six miles east of Bucyrus, of protracted illness, on Tuesday, December 12, 1876, at 6 o'cock am., aged 27 years, 9 months and 1 day. She was born in the city of Baltimore, Maryland, March 11, 1849, and afterward removed with her parents, Lewis and Fredrica Stremmel, to Bucyrus, Ohio. She was married to Michael Peterman, April 10, 1872. She leaves a husband and three children, one son and two daughters, as well as her aged parents and two brothers to morn her loss. A member of the German Reformed Church, she lived the life of the Christian and died in triumphal hope of heaven and eternal glory. The funeral sermons were preached in German and English by Revs. Zimmerman of Galion and Slade of Bucyrus, at her late residence on Thursday, and her mortal remains were laid to rest in Oakwood Cemetery. The funeral was attended by a large concourse of friends and relatives, as well as the Knights of Honor, of which her husband is a member. [Crawford County Forum 12/15/1876]3

She was buried there in Oakwood Cemetery on Thursday, 14 December 1876.4


Michael A. Peterman b. 23 Sep 1837, d. 21 Aug 1913


  1. [S552] The Bible of Michael A. Peterman & Amelia Stremmel: Birth: Amelia Peterman March 11th 1849.
  2. [S551] Marriage Certificate: Michael A. Peterman & Amelia Stremel were solemnly united by me in the holy bond of matrimony at Bucyrus, Ohio on the tenth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred seventy two conformably to the ordinance of God, and the laws of the state. Signed Reverend D. Zimmerman [transcribed by Larry & Kathy McCurdy 23 July 2006].
  3. [S552] The Bible of Michael A. Peterman & Amelia Stremmel: Deaths: Amelia Peterman December 12th 1876 10 minutes of 6 in the morning buried Thursday.
  4. [S225] Carl Shumaker, Cemeteries of Crawford County, Ohio, Volume IIa: page 494 - Amelia Peterman born: 11 March 1849; died: 12 December 1876; parents: Beorge Lewis Stremmel, son of Ludwig & Frederika Feiring; spouse: Michael A. Peterman; burial: Oakwood Cemetery - c-14.