Our ancestors

JOSEPH IMHOF, son of Johannes Imhof and Maria Rösch, was born on February 26, 1729 in Buchholz (Waldkirch), State of Baden-Württemberg, and married in April 29, 1758 in Waldkirch to Eva Reichenbach, born on April 19, 1722 in Suggental (Waldkirch). Joseph Imhof died in February 21, 1783 in Waldkirch. They had eight children, all born in Stahlhof (Waldkirch) :

1 - Johannes Imhof, born on May 29,1759;

2 - Christian Imhof, born on Dezember 25, 1761;

3 - Magdalena Imhof, born on March 11, 1764;

4 - Barbara Imhof, born on February 13, 1766;

5 - Joseph Imhof, born on November 20, 1767, died in May 29, 1800;

6 - Jacob Imhof, born on July 16, 1769;

7 - Georg Imhof, born on March 13, 1772;

8 - Anna Imhof, born on Dezember 27, 1774.

When married Joseph Imhof, Eva Reichenbach was widow of Adm Lang, to whom had been married on August 11, 1750.

 

JOHANNES IMHOF, son of Joseph Imhof and Eva Reichenbach, was born on May 29, 1759 in Buchholz (Waldkirch), and married in May, 1783 in Waldkirch to Anna Maria Fehrenbach, born on Dezember 9, 1763 in Waldkirch, son of Mathias Fehrenbach and Anna Maria Hoch. Johannes Imhof died in June 9, 1796 in Stahlhof (Waldkirch), and Anna Maria Fehrenbach died in March 9, 1807 in Stahlhof (Waldkirch). They had eight children, all born in Stahlhof (Waldkirch):

1 - Margaretha Imhof, born on July 4, 1785;

2 - Magdalena Imhof, born on July 4, 1785;

3 - Johann Nepomuk Imhof, born on April 11, 1787;

4 - Xaver Imhof, bon on October 24 1789, died in November 16, 1789, in Waldkirch; 

5 - Theresia Imhof, born on September 27, 1790;

6 - Maria Anna Imhof, born on October 25, 1792;

7 - Xaver Imhof, born on January 10, 1795;

8 - Maria Kreszentia Imhof, born on October 15, 1796.

 

XAVER IMHOF, son of Johannes Imhof and Anna Maria Fehrenbach, was born on January 10, 1795 in Stahlhof (Waldkirch). He was a dragon (horse-soldier) in 1823. In 1825 he was designated Squad Corporal in the Great Duke of Baden´s 4th Dragons  Regiment. On the occasion of the birth of his child Franz  Xaver, he was subofficer (corporal) of the Grand Duchy of Baden in the 2th Cavalry Soldiers Regiment. Later he became a gendarme in the city of Waldkirch, southern part of Baden. He died in date and place unknown, before 1853. He cohabited with Katharina Margaretha Riffel, born on March 29, 1800 in Dettenheim, State of Baden-Württemberg, son of Johann Valentin Rifel and Maria Elisabeth Klein, and died on March 9, 1875 in Karlsdorf, part of the ancient region the Great-Duchy of Baden. They had two sons, both born in Karlsdorf:

1 - Georg Jakob Imhof, born on April 23, 1823, and died in January 8, 1889, in Karlsdorf;

2 - Franz Xaver Imhof, born on December 23, 1825, and died on September 24, 1909, in Brusque, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil

XAVER IMHOF married in June 1, 1840 in Waldkirch to Maria Anna Kuri, born on January 13, 1817 in Waldkirch, son of Josef Kuri (shoemaker) and Elisabeth Hoch. At this epoch, Xaver Imhof was a Grand Duchy’s soldier in the Triberg Gendarmerie,  State of Baden-Württemberg.

They had twoo children in Triberg:

1 - Ferdinanda Imhof, born on May 3, 1841;

2 - Maria Anna Imhof, born on October 20, 1843.

 

FRANZ XAVER IMHOF, son of Xaver Imhof and Katharina Margaretha Riffel,  was farmer, catholic, and was born on December 23, 1825 in Karlsdorf. In 1853, year of birth of his son Leopold, Franz Xaver was soldier in the 3rd Line Infantry Regiment of Rastatt, in State of Baden-Württemberg. His godfather was Jakob Reinger, the Stockhorn Master Knight´s adjutant. Franz Xaver  married in May 05, 1853, in Karlsdorf, to Maria Regina Schmitt, born on February 20, 1830 in Karlsdorf,  son of Georg Heinrich Schmitt and Maria Veronika Benz. Franz Xaver died in September 24, 1909 in Brusque, State of Santa Catarina, and Maria Regina died in June 13, 1905, in Brusque, State of Santa Catarina.

They had four children in Karlsdorf, Germany:

1 - Leopold Imhof, born on February 14, 1853, died in February 29, 1940, in Brusque;

2 - Daniel Imhof, born on July 16, 1855, died in October 25, 1875, in Brusque;

3 - Gustav Imhof, born on September 1, 1857;

4 - Magadalena Imhof, born on December 8, 1859, died in 1860.

In Brazil, they had three other children, both born in Brusque, State of Santa Catarina:

1 - Madalena Imhof born on March 5, 1862, died in August 24, 1894, in Brusque;

2 - Francisco Gustavo Imhof, born on June 17, 1864, died in May 21, 1921, in Brusque;

3 - Francisco Xavier Imhof, born on November 1, 1865, died in August 7, 1934, in Brusque.