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CHARLES DOBIE : LOCAL HISTORY
KOLLER FAMILY PHOTOS

Wilmington, Delaware :
Koller Family Photos, 1925 - 1935.

These photos were in a photo album belonging to my aunt Dorothy (Dobie) Fraser. It must be that Mrs. Koller was a friend of hers, possibly from the University of Toronto, c. 1925. I've added a few genealogy records of this family.

koller family photos

Photos above are identified on the back of each print:
Top left: "John & Judy Koller
Age 7 & 4 - Oct. 1932
Wilmington, Delaware
(Judy really isn't
bow-legged!)"
Top right: "John & Judith
Rubidge Koller
Wilmington Delaware
Sept. 1930."
Next left: "John Rubidge Koller
Age 2-1/2 years
Wilmington Delaware
summer 1927"
Next right: "Mary Rubidge Koller
with John & baby Judy"
Next left: "Judith Koller
Age 3 - 1931
Wilmington, Del."
Next right: "Joseph Peter Koller
and Judy"

koller family photos

The top two photos are identified on the back.
The bottom photo has no identification or date.
Top left: "John Rubidge Koller
and his mother
June 21st, 1925
Age - 10 weeks 4 days
Height - 2 feet
Weight - 13 lbs. 14 oz."
Top right: "John & Judy Koller
June 1929"
The people in the group photo are not identified, but they seem to be the same family.


Here is this Koller family in the 1940 census of Ward 7, Wilmington, Representative District 3, New Castle, Delaware:

Name              Role  S  Age  Born
Joseph P Koller   Head  M  49  New York
Mary R Koller     Wife  F  42  Colorado
John R Koller     Son   M  14  Delaware
Judith R Koller   Dau.  F  11  Delaware


Also, from the familysearch.org website:

Name: 	John R. Koller
Event Type: 	Burial
Event Date: 	2013
Event Place: 	Bear, New Castle, Delaware, United States of America
Birth Date: 	08 Apr 1925
Death Date: 	01 Jan 2013
Affiliate Record Identifier: 	133106003
Cemetery: 	Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery.


Again, from the familysearch.org website::

Judith Rubidge Koller
mentioned in the record of Robert Boyd Jr. Cooling and Judith Rubidge Koller
Name: 	Robert Boyd Jr. Cooling
Event Type: 	Marriage
Event Date: 	03 Feb 1951
Event Place: 	Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware
Gender: 	Male
Age: 	23
Birth Year (Estimated): 	1928
Father's Name: 	Robert Boyd Cooling
Mother's Name: 	Florence Eaton Cooling
Spouse's Name: 	Judith Rubidge Koller
Spouse's Age: 	22
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 	1929
Spouse's Father's Name: 	Joseph Peter Koller
Spouse's Mother's Name: 	Mary Rubidge Koller
Reference ID: cn 187, GS Film number: 2025183, Digital Folder Number: 4253530, Image Number: 211


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