Margaretha Rote1

F, (11 June 1809 - 24 September 1851)
     Margaretha Rote was born on 11 June 1809 at Pennsylvania.1 She was the daughter of Francis Rote and Mary Welliver. Margaretha Rote married, at age 23, William Kiess, age 24, son of Christopher Kiess and Christina Sheets, on Thursday, 24 January 1833 by Jacob Grafius Esquire, Justice of the Peace.2,1 Margaretha Rote died on 24 September 1851 at Crawford County, Ohio, at age 42 years, 3 months and 13 days.1
     She and William Kiess appeared on the census of 28 August 1850 at Anthony Township, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.

Children of Margaretha Rote and William Kiess

Last Edited=6 Nov 2013


  1. [S2352] Harold (ZiepMeister) Bower Jr., Lycoming Kin and Kith, online (Tallahassee, Leon, Florida, USA: page last updated 2013) viewed on 3 November 2013.
  2. [S35] Joseph H. McMinn, Blooming Grove - A History of the Congregation of German Dunkers who settled in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, 1805 (Williamsport, Pennsylvania:, 1901), p. 49.