Today’s Anniversary ~ Franz Jacob Bold and Elisabetha Scheid ~

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Nuenschweiler’s Church of the Ascension via Wikimedia Commons

Nuenschweiler – On today’s date in 1842, my third great grandparents Franz Jacob Bold and Elisabetha Scheid were married in the Catholic parish in Nuenschweiler, Rheinpfalz, Germany by Father Joannis Feibel.  They were the parents of Emilia Bold Leies.

Elisabetha and Franz Jacob were from neighboring Rodalben.  She was born there while he was born in neighboring Knopp-Labach.

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Their Catholic marriage record declared that Franz Jacob was the son of Adam Bold and Margaretha Becker, married residents of Rodalben.  It looks like the parochial vicar of Rodalben, Father Petro Bold, is mentioned in the Latin marriage record.  He was the older brother of Franz Jacob.  He also baptized Elisabetha Scheid, according to the baptismal record I found on film which is now available online at Family Search.

The marriage record also declared that Elisabetha was the daughter of Johann Jacob Scheid and the deceased Catharina Buchler, also of Rodalben.

Franz Jacob Bold, the head schoolmaster of the Catholic school in Nuenschweiler, was the son of farmers.  His Bold grandparents were named Johann Adam Bold and Magdalena Helf.  Elisabetha’s ancestry has been detailed here and here.

Franz Jacob Bold, for all intents and purposes, appears to have died in Germany around 1880, which lead to his wife’s immigration to America.  She died in New York City in 1905.

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Pictures of Nuenschweiler and Knopp-Labach can be found online here.

Sources:

Familienbuch 1785, 1799 – 1824,  Knopp-Labach, Germany

Nuenschweiler, Germany Catholic Church Records via microfilm

Rodalben, Germany Catholic Church Records via Family Search

New York City Passenger Manifests

New York City Death Index

 

 

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