Mary Dreier, husbands Karl J. Carle and Henry Damm

Mar 29, 1887 in Normanby, Grey, Ontario, Canada, Mary Dreier, 20 ,daughter of John and Mary Dreier, married Henry G. Damm, 27, son of George and Anna Damm.

In 1900 Logan County Mary Damm, born Oct 1864 in Canada, has been married 13 years to Henry Nov 1860 Canada.  Edgar Sep 1889, Clara Mar 1891, Loviana Dec 1892, and Nettie Feb 1899 all born in Colorado.

Henry Damm -1859-1908 is buried in Sterling Riverside - so is Mary Carle Damm -1868-1948, and Clara (Damm) "Wolfe" 1891-1917, and Harvin Edgar Damm - Jan 6, 1917 - Mar 7, 1939, and Ernest Milton Damm - May 14, 1902-Dec 10, 1942 - all these stones have the same style.  The cemetery records have Clara Damm WOLFF.

Karl J. Carle married Bertha Melhaem Feb 14, 1912, recorded in Logan County, performed by Ernest Mehl, minister in Sterling.  She might be the Bertha Milheim born Nov 1882 in Michigan, with her parents in 1900 Brighton, Colorado.

(Bertha Carle married Willis L. Chase April 15, 1915 - recorded in Denver - Willis L. 1866-1947 and Harriet Amelia 1879-1914 are buried in Fairmount, Denver.  "Betha" Chase and Willis Chase divorced 1917 in Denver)

Karl proved up a quarter in 29, 6N 48W in 1914, witnesses Henry Schacterle of Bryant, Andrew R. Schacterle of Haxtun, George Hyler of Bryant, and James A. Callwell of Bryant.

Jacob Karl Carle registered with a Haxtun address, born Feb 27, 1883, and said he was naturalized,, nearest relative Mr. Mary Carle of Haxtun.

In 1920 Fort Morgan Karl J. Carle is 37, married to Mary Carle 60, with Gere Damm 16 and Henry Damm 11.

Mary and Karl Carle divorced in 1923 in Morgan County.

He might be the Karl Carle in 1930 Stockton, California, (Millie) a gardener, for E.S. Munford, living at 1019 N. Sutter.

The 1930 census in Stockton has him born about 1883 in Germany, immigrating in 1907, married to Millie, born about 1882.

Berkeley Daily Gazette - May 30, 1932 "Mrs. J.R. Richman of this city, received news of the death of her sister, Mrs. Millie Wagner Carle, in Stockton last week.  Funeral services for Mrs. Carle were held on Tuesday.  She is survived by her husband, Karl Carle, and by three sisters."

Millie W. Carle - 1881-1932 is buried in Stockton Rural Cemetery.

In 1940 Stockton, Karl is 57,  living alone, a gardener at a private home.

Karl Jacob Carle registered in Stockton for WWII, saying he was born Feb 27, 1883 at Kilchberg, Germany, was living at 1835 Carmel in Stockton, working for Mrs. Munford.  Pauline Carle was at the same address.

He died Oct 29, 1977 in Santa Clara County.

Pauline, per FindAGrave 57313445, is buried in Modesto Pioneer Cemetery 1890-1975.  "Cremains in grave of Charle H. Ward; plot owner Sarah Ward; husband Karl Carle, San Jose, Ca"  SSDI has her born May 30, 1890, dying July 1975,  last residence San Jose.

California death index ha her born May 30, 1890 in New Jersey, dying July 21, 1975 in Santa Clara County.


Henry Damm proved up a quarter in 27, 7N 50W in 1895.

He married Mary "Dannon" June 2, 1914, recorded in Logan County, performed by B.G. Mitchell, Presbyterian minister of Sterling.

In 1920 Fort Morgan Karl J. Carle is 37, married to Mary Carle 60, with Gere Damm 16 and Henry Damm 11.


William E. Damm married Sophia Schumann Dec 2, 1914 - recorded in Logan County.

In 1920 Township 8, Logan County, William E. 30 is widowed, with son Harvin E. 2, and  sister Nettie 20

Mary Carle is widowed in 1930 Morgan County, with Ernest M. "Damon" 28, Henry G. 21, and Harvin 13.

Harvin E. Damm's estate was probated in Morgan County in 1939.

In 1940 Morgan County Mary is 72, with Henry 31 and Ernest Damon, sons working as farm laborers.


Nettie S.  is married to Alpheus W. Dix, farming in 1930 Kit Carson County, both 31, married at 26 years old.

In 1940 they're back in Linn County,  Iowa, with Willard L. 8 and Donna L. 7, both born in Colorado.
Nettie died Sep 23, 1999  Nettie was born Feb. 7, 1899, in Sterling, Colo., the daughter of Henry and Mary Drier Damm. She attended school in Sterling, then got her teaching degree from the University of Northern Colorado. Nettie taught a number of years in Colorado. On Aug. 12, 1925, she married Alpha Dix in Sterling. The couple moved to Seibert, Colo., then to rural Coggon, in 1937. Alpha passed away in 1976. Nettie continued to live in their home until 1994, when she moved to Donna's home.

"Nellie S. Damm" married Alpha W. Dix August 12, 1925, recorded in Washington County, Colorado.


Kfotens wrote "Clara married Paul George WOLFF in 1912 in Wyoming, had 2 children in Hurley, Grant Co, New Mexico - William Wolff b. 1914 and George Paul WOLFF in 1915. She died in New Mexico when George was only 2"