b. 21 February 1848, d. 23 May 1936
- Father: Johannes Kämmerer b. 16 November 1827, d. 6 February 1912
- Mother: Anna Elisabetha Dexheimer b. 15 September 1821, d. 4 March 1913
- Margaretha Kammerer was born on 21 February 1848 in Biebelnheim, Rheinhessen.
- She was known as Maggie.
- Anna Elisabetha Dexheimer arrived in the Port of New York on 2 May 1851, accompanied by Margaretha Kammerer, Adam Kammerer and Philip Ebling aboard the ship South Carolina (burthen 580 tons, master James Stewart), from Rotterdam. It may be significant that the passenger on the manifest immediately following the Kammerers was brewer Philip Ebling, age 21.
- Johannes Kämmerer and Anna Elisabetha Dexheimer appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1860 in Niagara, Niagara County, New York. Other members of the household included Margaretha Kammerer, Adam Kammerer, Elizabeth Kammerer, Susanna Kammerer, Jacob Andrea Kammerer and Philippina Kammerer.
- She married Frederick Christian Borth, son of Johann Christian Borth and Susanna Kathrina Vogt, on 1 November 1867 in Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York, at Zion Lutheran Church.
- She appeared in the 1870 census on 1 June 1870 at Buffalo, Erie County, New York, and Susanna Elizabeth Borth and Elizabeth Rosli Borth were in the household..
- Frederick Christian Borth and Margaretha Kammerer appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1880 in Buffalo, Erie County, New York, at 213 Grape Street. Other members of the household included Elizabeth Rosli Borth, John Christian Frederick Borth, Adelaide E. Borth, Marie Christina Elizabeth Borth and Martha Maria Louise Borth.
- A photographic portrait was made of Frederick and Maggie Borth and family, about 1895.
- Frederick Christian Borth and Margaretha Kammerer appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Buffalo, New York, at 213 Grape Street. Other members of the household included Adelaide E. Borth, Marie Christina Elizabeth Borth, William George Borth, Anna Maria Christina Borth, Anna Margaret Helena Borth and Robert Edmund Borth.
- A four-generation photographic portrait was made about 1902 of Elizabeth Kammerer, her daughter Maggie Borth, granddaughter Rose Boehner, and great granddaughter Margaret Boehner.
- The following appeared on 30 August 1903 in The Buffalo Courier: Mrs. F. C. Borth and Miss Adelaide Borth will return on Tuesday from a two weeks' visit at New York, Philadelphia and Atlantic City.
- Maggie and Frederick Borth had a photographic portrait made sometime after the turn of the century.
- Frederick Christian Borth and Margaretha Kammerer appeared in the US federal census of 15 April 1910 in Buffalo, New York, at 213 Grape Street. Other members of the household included Anna Margaret Helena Borth and Robert Edmund Borth.
- The following appeared on 1 May 1911 in the Niagara Falls Gazette: Mr. and Mrs. Fred Borth, Mr. and Mrs. Schalcraft [sic], Mr. and Mrs. Louis Boehner, Mr. and Mrs. C. Hoffman, Mr. and Mrs. George Barnett and Mr. Charles Werler [sic] of Buffalo attended the funeral of Adam Kammerer yesterday afternoon. . . . J. A. Kammerer of Toronto, Ont., was in town yesterday attending the funeral of his brother, Adam Kammerer.
- The following appeared on 17 July 1911 in the Niagara Falls Gazette: [Died] Susan Young, nee Kammerer, wife of Oliver Young of this city. She leaves husband, mother, father, two daughters, Mrs. George Benning and Miss Alice, two sons, William of this city, John of Kansas City, Mo., also six sisters, Mrs. Louis Eimer, Mrs. Chas. Ford, Mrs. Albert Hoffman, Mrs. Fred Borth and Mrs. George Barnett, both of Buffalo, and Mrs. C. Frank of Devil's Lake, Dakota, one brother, Jacob Kammerer of Toronto. Funeral from family residence, 1347 Whitney avenue, Tuesday, July 18th, at 2 p. m., and from the Zion Lutheran Church at 2:30.
- Frederick Christian Borth and Margaretha Kammerer appeared in the New York state census of 1 June 1915 in Buffalo, New York, at 213 Grape Street. Other members of the household included Anna Margaret Helena Borth and Robert Edmund Borth.
- Robert Edmund Borth registered for the draft on 5 June 1917 in Erie County, New York, while living at 213 Grape Street in Buffalo, employed there repairing automobiles at the Ford plant on Main Street, and with his father, mother and wife solely dependent upon him.
- Margaretha Kammerer became a widow at the 13 March 1919 death of her husband Frederick Christian Borth.
- Robert Edmund Borth and Mildred Townson appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Buffalo, New York, at 213 Grape Street. Other members of the household included Margaretha Kammerer, Robert Edmund Borth Jr. and Bruce Wallace Borth.
- The following appeared on 18 January 1921 in the Niagara Falls Gazette: Word has been received by relatives in this city, of the death of Jacob A. Kammerer of Toronto, Ont. Mr. Kammerer contracted pheumonia and died very suddenly, while on a business trip to Cochrane, Ont.
Mr. Kammerer was born in this city and lived here for about 25 years. He was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Kammerer of Lockport street, and brother of Mrs. Margaret Borth and Mrs. Geo. W. Barnett of Buffalo, Mrs. Louis Eimer, Mrs. Charles O. Ford, Mrs. A. J. Hoffman and the late Adam Kammerer and Mrs. Oliver Young.
Mr. Kammerer had made his home in Toronto for many years, and is survived by his widow and five daughters.
- Kammerer sisters Libby, Helen, Kate, Maggie, Phoebe and Mary were photographed together, possibly on the occasion of the death of their brother Jake in 1921.
- A reunion of the Kammerer family was held in 1923 Kammerer family at the home of Helen Kammerer Hoffman, on the occasion of sister Phoebe Kammerer's Frank's visit from her home in Devil's Lake, North Dakota.
- The Kammerer sisters and their sister-in-law Lucy Weiler Kammerer, posed for a photograph during the 1923 Kammerer family reunion.
- The following appeared on 9 July 1928 in the Niagara Falls Gazette: Mrs. Katherine F. Eimer, 66 years old, died in Memorial Hospital at 1 o'clock yesterday, a few hours after she had been admitted to the hospital suffering from heart disease. She had been ill only two days.
Born February 11, 1862, the daughter of John and Elizabeth Kammerer, pioneer residents of Suspension Bridge, Mrs. Eimer lived in this city all her life. In 1883 she was married to Mr. Eimer. Mrs. Eimer was a devoted member of the Zion Lutheran church. She had a wide circle of friends throughout the city.
Besides her husband, she is survived by one son, Paul F. Eimer, and two daughters, Mrs. Louise E. Guinther and Mrs. Christie E. Cooley, all of this city. Five sisters also survive. They are, Mrs. Margaret Borth, Buffalo; Mrs. Charles O. Ford and Mrs. A. J. Hoffman, of this city; Mrs. Cornelius Frank, Devil's Lake, N. D. and Mrs. Elizabeth Barnett, of Buffalo. There are three grandchildren, George Henry and Robert Louis Cooley and John Paul Guinther, of this city.
The funeral will be held from the family home, 422 Fifth street, Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, the Rev. Herman Brezing of the Zion Lutheran church officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery.
- Margaretha Kammerer appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Buffalo, New York, at 213 Grape Street.
- Kammerer sisters Phoebe, Helen, Mary, Libby and Maggie were photographed together during the early 1930s, and separately, husbands Bert Hoffman, Cornelius Frank and Charles Ford.
- Margaretha Kammerer died on 23 May 1936 at age 88 in Buffalo, New York.
- She was interred at Saint John Cemetery, Pine Ridge & Sugar Roads, Cheektowaga, Erie County, New York.
- The following appeared on 1 June 1936 in the Niagara Falls Gazette: Mrs. Margaret Kammerer Borth, a former resident of this city, died in Buffalo, Saturday, May 23. She was born in Germany, Feb. 21, 1848, and came to this country with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Kammerer, at the age of two years. After five years in New York City, they came to Suspension Bridge, where she lived until her marriage to Fred C. Borth in 1866, moving to Lockport and later to Buffalo.
Since the death of her husband in 1919, she had spent much of her time in this city with relatives. Five children survive her, Fred J. Borth, of Snyder; Mrs. Louis Boehner and Mrs. Christ Hoffman, of Buffalo; Mrs. Fred Knaisch, of East Concord, and Mrs. Chas. D. Gaise, of this city. She was the sister of Mrs. George Barnett, of Buffalo; Mrs. C. Frank, of Devil's Lake, N. D., and Mrs. Chas. O. Ford and Mrs. A. J. Hoffman of this city. She had 19 grandchildren and six greet-grandchildren.
She was formerly a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran church, this city. She was laid at rest in Pine Hill [sic] Cemetery, Buffalo, May 26.
- Photographs of present-day Biebelnheim.
- Last Edited: 7 Mar 2017
- Charts: Descendants of DEXHEIMER Philipp Peter & Maria Agnesa Wagner / Anna Christina Baltz , Descendants of KÄMERER Laurentius & Catharina Schömbs
Family: Frederick Christian Borth b. 2 March 1839, d. 13 March 1919
- Susanna Elizabeth Borth b. 3 October 1867, d. January 1871
- Elizabeth Rosli Borth+ b. 18 September 1869, d. 6 August 1967
- John Christian Frederick Borth+ b. 30 October 1871, d. 29 November 1938
- Adelaide E. Borth+ b. 23 April 1874, d. 14 November 1959
- Marie Christina Elizabeth Borth+ b. 23 October 1876, d. 28 August 1924
- Martha Maria Louise Borth b. circa 1879, d. 8 October 1881
- William George Borth+ b. 11 February 1882, d. 1 May 1934
- Anna Maria Christina Borth+ b. 23 October 1884, d. 22 October 1956
- Anna Margaret Helena Borth+ b. 18 February 1888, d. 6 April 1977
- Robert Edmund Borth+ b. 26 April 1893, d. 1 October 1924