Christopher Kuhlmann (1890-1978)

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Christopher Kuhlmann (1890-1978) Chauffeur at American Can Company (b. April 04, 1890, New York City, New York, USA - d. January 19, 1978, Waldwick, Bergen County, New Jersey, 07463, USA)


Christopher was born in 1890 to Ernst Wilhelm Carl Kuhlmann (1849-?) and Rebecca Eggers Blanck (1849-?). His parents had married in 1884. Ernst had emigrated in 1860 and Rebecca in 1870.


Albert Kuhlmann (1884-?) and Henrietta Kuhlmann (1893-?).

Jersey City, New JerseyEdit

In the year 1900 the family was living in Jersey City at 98 Irving Street. There were 4 children in the family with 3 living. Ernst was working as an "agent"; and Albert was working as a grocery clerk. Ernst's brother, John Kuhlmann, was living next door.

World War IEdit

Chris registered for the draft on June 05, 1917 while living in West Hoboken and working as a teamster for the J. Hamburgh Company in Jersey City. He enlisted in the US Army on September 22, 1917 and served in World War I where he was wounded on October 13, 1918 and taken prisoner by the Germans and was released on December 19, 1918. He had blue eyes and blond hair, was tall and of medium build.

Religious conversionEdit

He converted to Roman Catholicism on March 30, 1928 at Saint Joseph's Roman Catholic Church in Union City, New Jersey so he could marry Mary Irene Rankin.


He married Mary Irene Rankin (1895-1988) around 1930.


They had three children.

=American Can CompanyEdit

He worked as a chauffeur for the American Can Company in Jersey City and retired in 1957. [Edit Bio]


Maryrest Cemetery, Mahwah, Bergen County, New Jersey, USA, Plot: 2A96

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