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1. Isaac Kotterman

Mary Ann Beecher 1 2

  • Born: 9 May 1822, , , PA 2 3
  • Christened: 17 Jan 1833, New Holland: Trinity Lutheran Church, Lancaster, PA 3
  • Marriage (1): Isaac Kotterman on 22 Nov 1863 in Miami, Miami, IN 1
  • Died: 29 Nov 1910, , Miami, IN at age 88 2
  • Buried: Mexico: Old Mexico Cemetery, Miami, IN 2

   Another name for Mary was Mary Ann Bucher.3

  Christening Notes:

She was baptized as Mary Ann Bücher. Sponsors were the parents.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1870. 4 The 1870 census recorded Isaac Cotterman, cabinet maker, 56, living with wife Ann, 46; Theodore, cabinet maker, 28; Henry, works on farm, 21; Mary, 18; Florence, 12; and Elinore, 10. Isaac and Ann were born in Pennsylvania; Theodore, Henry and Mary in Ohio; and Florence and Elinore in Indiana. The post office was Plymouth. Isaac's real estate was valued at $1,600 and Theodore's at 300.

2. Census in 1880 in Jefferson Twp., Miami, IN. 5 The 1880 census recorded Isaac Kotterman, cabinet maker, 65, living with wife Mary A., 57; Flora, 23; Minnie, 19; granddaughter Blanchie B., 1; and mother-in-law Julia A. Beecher, 77. Issac, Mary, Julia and their parents were born in Pennsylvania. Flora and Minnie were born in Indiana.

3. Obituary: Logansport Pharos: Death notice for Grandma Kotterman on 2 Dec 1910 in Logansport, Cass, IN. "Grandma" Kotterman, a pioneer and well known lady of Mexico, died Wednesday at the home of her son. Oliver Kotterman, after an Illness from infirmities of old age.

Mary married Isaac Kotterman on 22 Nov 1863 in Miami, Miami, IN.1 (Isaac Kotterman was born on 12 Jul 1814 in , Berks, PA,5 6 died on 4 Mar 1892 in , Miami, IN 6 and was buried in Mexico: Old Mexico Cemetery, Miami, IN 6.)


1 <i>Miami County Indiana Marriages</i> (Online at:, County Courthouse, Book C3, page 209.

2 <i>Find A Grave</i>,

3 <i>Trinity Lutheran Church, New Holland, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania</i> (Note: Some very early records that appear in this church register were from Muddy Creek Lutheran Church in Brecknock Township, before the congregation moved to New Holland.).

4 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, Isaac Cotterman, Indiana, United States; citing p. 11, family 79.

5 1880 United States Census, 1880; Census Place: Mexico, Miami, Indiana; Roll: 298; Family History Film: 1254298; Page: 469B; Enumeration District: 116; Image: 0542.

6 <i>Find A Grave</i>,

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