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Catalog Number 2000.001.0018
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description Sepia tone circular photograph on its original backboard. Man is dressed in a dark suit, white shirt and dark bow tie that looks like the edging of the shirt collar. His hair, mustache and beard are dark. Facial hair appears to be sparse and curly. Hair left parted and slicked back.
Number of images 1
Date ca 1870
Title Kohl, Joseph
Collection Brewing - Kohl, Joseph
Accession number 2000.001.
People Kohl, Joseph
Notes 1831-1893 Agent Western Brewery/Supt of Streets

St. Clair County Marriages: Joseph md Catharina Brenner 9/1/1856

1870 St. Clair County Census Index, p 24:
Advocate newspaper 5/26/1893 - Joseph Kohl came to US 1853. Supt of
Belleville Streets for 5 years then agent for Western Brewery. Civil War Veteran;
Director of the Belleville Philharmonic, 1873.

1868 Belleville Street Directory: Joseph, Street Inspector, res ws Ill bet. 5th & 6th
1884 Belleville Street Directory: Joseph, agent for Keim & Bro, res sw corner Illinois and 5th S. 1894-5 Belleville Street Directory: Catherine, Widow Joseph, res 409 E. Main St.

1881 History of St. Clair County, pub by Brink-McDonnough, p 207:
Dr. Julius Kohl born in Germany 1838 (also see 1870 census index, p 241)
came to the United States in 1853 also. Were Joseph and Dr. Julius Kohl
brothers? No, per descendent, Jack Wittlich of Belleville, IL 618-233-6480

Advocate newspaper 1/9/1903 - Dr. Julius Kohl; came to Belleville 1853. Entered Missouri Medical School at St. Louis in 1856. Practiced in Centralia,
Columbia, Waterloo and Belleville, IL. US delegate to International Congress
of Physicians and Surgeons at St. Petersburg, Russia, 1890. (more)

From Jack Wittlich to Judy Belleville: Edward and Robert Kloess were the sons of William and Laura Kloess. William and Laura were the aunt and uncle of Julia Kohl Wittlich, Jack's mother . Julius J. Kohl and Elizabeth, nee Kloess Kohl were the grandparents of Julia