Heinrich Kettenring

M, (28 February 1803 - 2 August 1864)
     Heinrich Kettenring was born on 28 February 1803 at Pirmasens, Rheinland.1 He married, at age 32, Agnes Stäbler, age 32, daughter of Johann Michael Stäbler and Anna Katharina Heimerdinger, on Tuesday, 31 March 1835 at Hepburn Township, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.1 Heinrich Kettenring married, at age 45, Catherine Mona Smith on Tuesday, 19 December 1848 at Scott County, Iowa.1 Heinrich Kettenring died on 2 August 1864 at Andalusia, Rock Island County, Illinois, at age 61 years, 5 months and 5 days.1
     He In 1845 they moved to Scott County, Iowa.

Iowa Marriages: Early to 1850

Shows the marriage with Catherine Mona Smith. Family stories say that their marriage was very turbulent and that she was unkind and cruel to his children, so he evicted her from their home.

The 1879 History of Clinton County, Iowa by L. P. Allen; The bio of Frederick P. Kettenring says that Heinrich died in 1858.

Children of Heinrich Kettenring and Agnes Stäbler

Last Edited=24 Jan 2005


  1. [S10] Betty Leigh (Kettenring) Shellenberger, "Family Group Sheets; Kettenring Family," supplied 1 August 2001 (15606 South Gilbert Road, #29, Chandler, Arizona 85225, USA).