History & Genealogy

German Immigrants

Dr. James Averdick

Dr. James Andrew Averdick

A Covington physician, school board member and Kentucky Legislator. James A. Averdick was born on December 25, 1852 in Cincinnati, Ohio.

William Remke Sr.

William Remke Sr.

Founder of the Greater Cincinnati Remke Markets. William Remke Sr. was born in 1872 in Covington. His parents were German immigrants.

William Riedlin Sr.

William Riedlin Sr.

Owner of the Bavarian Brewery and promoter of German culture and tradition. William Riedlin Sr. was born on November 20, 1850.

Mother Mary Walburg Saelinger O.S.B.

Mother Mary Walburg Saelinger O.S.B.

Helen Walburg was born on August 10, 1845 in Baden. At the age of three, her family immigrated to the United States.

Johann Schmitt

Johann Schmitt

A noted church painter who worked throughout the Midwest during the last half of the 19th Century.

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