Matildy Kohl1

F, b. 18 August 1868, d. 12 January 1939
     Matildy Kohl was born on 18 August 1868 at Glenbeulah, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA.1,2 She was the daughter of Steven Kohl and Caroline Erbe.3

     Matildy Kohl married James P. Barber, son of James Wesley Barber and Elizabeth Ann Boyer, on 27 October 1886 at Sheboygan Falls, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA, at age 18.4,3,5
     James and Matildy celebrated their golden wedding anniversary on 27 October 1935 at Junction City, Portage, Wisconsin, USA.6
     Matildy Kohl died on 12 January 1939 at La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA, at age 70.7,8 She was buried at Riverside Cemetery, Nekoosa, Wood, Wisconsin, USA.7,8

Children of Matildy Kohl and James P. Barber

Last Edited=20 Oct 2013


  1. [S875] Sheboygan County, compiler, Wisconsin, Sheboygan Co. Registration of Marriages (Madison, WI: Wisconsin State Historical Society, various dates), vol. 3, p. 295. Hereinafter cited as Sheboygan Co. marriages.
  2. [S436] "Wisconsin Births, 1820-1907. Wisconsin Vital Records Index at WHS" , Database, Wisconsin Historical Society, Wisconsin Genealogy Index, URL 2000-2006, Matilda Kohl, Sheboygan County, Reel 272, Record 2580, viewed 24 May 2013.
  3. [S875] Sheboygan County, Sheboygan Co. marriages, vol. 3, p. 295; vol 6, p. 240, #1426 (state.)
  4. [S769] Wisconsin State Historical Society, compiler, Sheboygan Co., Wis Index to Marriages 2 (Salt Lake City, UT: Family History Library), Jas. P. Barber entry, 27 Oct 1887, vol. 3, p. 295. Hereinafter cited as Sheboygan County Marriage Index.
  5. [S1383] "" , database and images, Find a Grave, URL various dates, James Parker Barber, Riverside Cemetery, Nekoosa, Wood County, Wisconsin; Find A Grave Memorial# 29498572; viewed 20 Oct 2013. This notation gives a date of 20 Oct 1884. It's not mentioned what the date is for but presumably it's for their marriage.
  6. [S1082] "Society News: Celebrate Golden Wedding," unknown news title, 2 Nov 1935.
  7. [S1083] "Obituary: Funeral of Mrs. Barber," unknown news title, 20 Jan 1939.
  8. [S1383] "", database and images, Matilda Kohl Barber, Find A Grave Memorial# 29499025 created by A. Peterson, viewed 24 May 2013.
  9. [S892] James P. Barber household, 1900 US Census population schedule, Portage Co., Wisconsin, ED 102, sheet 2B (Anc. image 4/22), dwelling 30, family 30. (, 2004), subscription database Roll T623_1812. Identifying this man as the son of James and Lizzie is uncertain, but his wife has the right name and the marriage year matches other data about the couple.
  10. [S1421] J. P. Barber household, Wisconsin State Census, 1905 population schedule, T. of Eau Pleine, Portage Co., Wisconsin, sheet 3 (stamped 202) (Anc. image 3/13), family 38. (Provo, UT: Operations Inc, 2007), subscription database CSUSAWI1905_24. 30 Aug 2012.
  11. [S981] James P. Barber household, 1910 US Census population schedule, Barber Road, branch from road leading from Junction City to Milladore, Eau Pleine Twp., Portage Co., Wisconsin, ED 51, sheet 11A (63) (image 737) (Anc. image 21/22), dwelling 198, family 199. (Provo, UT:, 2004), subscription database Roll T624_1733.
  12. [S983] James Barber household, 1920 US Census population schedule, Main Rd., Junction City village, Portage Co., Wisconsin, ED 64, sheet 1B (image 813) (Anc. image 2/6), dwelling 22, family 22. (Provo, UT:, 2001), subscription database Roll T625_2010.
  13. [S982] James P. Barber household, 1930 US Census population schedule, Main St., Junction City village, Portage Co., Wisconsin, ED 49-16, sheet 1A (image 552.0) (Anc. image 1/6), dwelling 4, family 4. (Provo, UT:, 2001), subscription database Roll T626_2606.