Kolmetz Family Tree


Kollmetz - Kollmetsch


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1700's Generations 


Athon ROSENBERG was born in of Petersdorf. He married Dorothea STARK.


Johann Jacob Hinrich KOLLMETZ was born about 1745 in of Branderburgis, Germany. He died on 17 Oct 1801 in Burg Auf Fehmarn. He married Anna ROSENBURG on 9 Nov 1770.  Anna ROSENBURG was born in of Petersdorf, Germany. She died on 6 Jul 1797 in Burg Auf Fehmarn, Germany. 


Nicholas WORLEY was born about 1755 in Pike, AL. He married Patience.   Patience was born about 1755 in Pike, Al.


Friedrich KOLLMETZ was born on 4 Oct 1784 in Burg Auf Fehmarn, , Germany. He died on 31 Dec 1830 in Burg Auf Fehmarn. He married Sophia Louise Christina RAHLF on 7 Aug 1818 in , , Germany.


Sophia Louise Christina RAHLF was born on 24 Aug 1795 in Katharinen Hof, Germany. She died on 20 Aug 1827 in Burg Auf Fehmarn.


Elijah WORLEY was born about 1790. He married Susannah JERNIGAN on 21 Apr 1839 in , Pike, AL. 


1800's Generations


Brenner Knecht Hinrich KOLLMETSCH (1860), shown here with Dorothea and Fritz, was born on 2 Oct 1818 in Burg Auf Fehmarn, Schleswig, Holstein, Germany. He was christened on 11 Oct 1818 in Burg Auf Fehmarn, Schleswig, Holstein, Germany. He died on 29 Nov 1887 in Burg Auf Fehmarn, Schleswig, Holstein, Germany. He married Dorothea Margaretha KAMMANN in 1840.


Dorothea Margaretha KAMMANN was born on 5 Nov 1813 in Lemkendorf, Germany. She was christened on 7 Nov 1813 in Petersdorf, Germany. She died on 22 Mar 1860 in Burg Fehmarn, Schlho, , Germany.


Gray Jernigan WORLEY was born about 1817 in North Carolina. He died before 1881 in Pike Co., AL. He married Rebecca STAGNER on 21 Apr 1849 in Pike Co., AL.  Rebecca STAGNER was born in 1825 in Pike Co., AL. She died in Holmes Co., FL.


Edmond Barnes and Emiline Aplin parents of Joseph Barnes.


Fredrick Karl Menck (1900)  born in 1845 in Breman, Germany and migrated to US.  Married Dora Mendemdun Menck - Father and mother of Emma Menck Maloney.  Operated a restaurant in Bay Harbor Florida for freight shippers.


Friedrich Nicolaus KOLMETZ  (Friedrich Nicholaus Kollmetsch) - Fritz was born on 1 Feb 1842 in Clausdorf a Fehm, Oldenberg, Schlho, Germany. He was christened on 6 Feb 1842 in Clausdorf, Oldenberg, Schlho, Germany.  Evidently changed his name to Kolmetz after coming to the US.  Found one unconfirmed source where he served in the Union Navy on the USS Potomac.  Fritz was a river boat Captain. He died on 7 May 1908 in Miller's Ferry, Washington, FL. He was buried in Live Oak Baptist Cemetery, Washington, FL. He married Matilda Jane WORLEY on 14 Jan 1865 in , Escambia, FL.  They had six children, Mary, Henry, John,  Louisa, Melissa, and Dora.


Matilda Jane WORLEY  was born on 25 Dec 1845 in Graceville, Jackson, FL. She died on 11 Dec 1928 in New Hope, Washington, FL. She was buried in Live Oak Baptist Cemetery, Washington, FL.


Calvin Thomas Jenkins was born on 22 May 1862.  He married Della Victoria Strickland.  He died on 21 Nov 1933.  He was buried at Pleasant Grove Methodist Church in Washington County Florida.  Thomas Victor Kolmetz (age 7) remembers the funeral.  Most people came by horse and buggy, but the coffin was transported by a Model T, and the horse and buggies could not keep up with the funeral procession.


Della Victoria Strickland (1940) shown here with her grandchildren, was born 18 Oct 1866.  She died 9 July 1945 and is buried at Pleasant Grove Methodist Church, Washington Co, Florida.


Joseph Dennis Barnes (1920) shown here with Irene Celeta.  He was born about 1861 and married Irene Celeta Norris on 8 June 1878 in Baldwin County, Alabama.  He died he when Agnes Jean was about 10, 1940.


Irene Celeta Norris born in 1861 and died in 1936.  They had eleven children and Eaf was the second.


Emma Johanna Fredricka Lousia Menck Maloney (1903) (1915) shown here with Dora Mae and Thomas Edward Menck Maloney.  Emma was born in Germany in 1876 and died in 1951 in Bay County, Florida.


John Fredrick Kolmetz  (1920) shown her with Mittie Dean Jenkins, was born on 27 August 1872 in Millers Ferry, Washington County, Florida.  John was a successful construction contractor and farmer.  John's first wife, Lizzie E, passed away 11 Jan 1918.  John married Mittie Dean Jenkins Evans, on 30 November 1919.  He died 29 March 1935 . He was buried in Live Oak Baptist Cemetery, Washington, FL.


Mittie Dean Jenkins   (1939)  (1970)  (1972)  (1975) was born on 4 May 1896 in Graceville, Jackson County, FL.  She married Warren Walter Evans who passed away 2 Nov 1918, in the flu epidemic of 1918. She died on 30 Nov 1978, in New Hope, Washington County, Florida.  She was buried in Unity Cemetery, Washington Co, FL.


Eaf A Barnes  (1916)  (1950)  (1952) shown here with Dora, children and grandchildren, was born on 4 June 1885 in Okaloosa County, Florida.  Eaf was a commercial fisherman and a master boat builder, building large commercial fishing boats. He constructed at least 8 boats about 12 ft by 40 ft.  Names of the boats included Flying Fish - 1944, Damsel - 1954, Jack of Diamonds - 1947, Five Sisters - 1951,  Darling DB - (1956), Golden Slipper, White Lady - 1956, Omega - 1956.   He married Dora May Maloney in 1916.  He died 12 Dec 1962 in Crestview Florida.  He was buried in Millville Cemetery, Panama City, Florida.


Dora Mae Menck Maloney  (1914)  (1915)  (1953) was born on 5 Nov 1898 in Florida.  She died 16 April 1966 in Panama City Florida. She was buried in Millville Cemetery, Panama City, Florida.    



1900 Generations


Thomas Victor Kolmetz  (1939)  (1944)  (1947)  (1950)  (1956)  (1956)  (1956) (1956)  (1960)  (1977)  (1993) (2003) (2005)  (2007) (2007) was born on 19 February, 1926 in Millers Ferry, Florida.  Victor married Agnes Jean Barnes on 9 August, 1947.  They live in Crestview Florida.                                                    


Agnes Jean Barnes  (1934 (1935)  (1935)  (1947)  (1956)  (1993)  (1993)  (2005)  (2005)  (2007) (2007) was born on 1 March 1930 in Panama City Florida. She owned and managed a Day Care for 15 years. They have six children.


Thomas Victor Kolmetz Jr. was born on 2 July, 1948 in Panama City Florida. 


Douglas Michael Kolmetz  was born on 2 October, 1949 in Panama City Florida.


Rebekah Joe Kolmetz  (1958) (1970) was born on 21 June, 1951 in Natchez Mississippi.  Rebekah is a Real Estate Developer.


Karl Kloudt Kolmetz  was born on 5 October, 1955 in Panama City Florida.


Stephney Rheajeanna Kolmetz was born on 21 September 1962 in Crestview Florida. 


Eaphie Adora Kolmetz was born on 21 September 1969 in Crestview Florida.