Manufacturer Notes: John StoeckertPotter's Clay.
The Cretaceous also supplies, near the same place, but from a higher stratum, a good potter's clay, which is largely employed at New Ulm and at Mankato. It is owned by Silas Barnard. Mr. H. B. Kauffer, potter at Mankato, regards it as equal to the Carboniferous potter's clay of Ohio. The manufactures at New Ulm are Winckelmann and Dauffenbach, and John Stoeckert. The pottery sells fro twelve and fifteen cents per gallon. (see p. 186.)
Annual report of the Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota to the Governor of Minnesota for the Fiscal Year Ending November 30, 1873 (Saint Paul, St. Paul Press Company, 1874)
Earthenware and stoneware, which are the only pottery products of the State, are made
from local clays.
The stoneware factories at Red Wing are quite extensive. The following are the
Minnesota pottery producers: Red Wing Pottery Works, Red Wing; Red Wing Stoneware Company,
Red Wing; Union Stoneware company, Red Wing; Mr. Stoeckert, New Ulm.
Report of the Secretary of the Interior (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1896).
John Stoeckert began the pottery business in 1867 with with two partners. In 1870 he established alone.
Bryant, Charles S.; History of the Minnesota Valley (Minneapolis, North Star Publishing Company, 1882).
991 953 John Stackhust 31 M Potter 100 Bavaria
Catharine " 33 F Bavaria
Amilia " 4 F Wisconsin
Edward " 2 M Wisconsin
Henry " 10/12 M Wisconsin
Wymar Reming 36 M Potter 20 Nassau
Mary " 34 F France
John Reming 7/12 M Wisconsin
William Genter 63 M Potter Nassau
1860 Wisconsin Milwaukee Ward 7 Census
81 John Stoechert 46 M W Germany
Catharine " 47 F W Germany
Eddy " 17 M W Wisc.
Willie " 12 M W Wisc.
Charles " 9 M W Wisc.
Fred " 7 M W Minn.
1875 Minnesota Brown County New Ulm Census
81 John Stoechert 66 M W Germany Potter
Catharine Stoechert 67 F W Germany House Keeper
Edward Stoechert 37 M W Wisconsin Brick Moulder
Wm Stoechert 32 M W Wisconsin Brick Moulder
Fred Stoechert 26 M W Wisconsin Brick Moulder
Chas Stoechert 29 M W Wisconsin Potter
1895 Minnesota Brown County New Ulm Census
185 200 Stoeckert, John Head 71 W M
---- Edward Son 43 W M Brickmaker
Stoeckert, William Son 37 W M Brickmaker
---- Charles Son 34 W M Brickmaker
---- Fred Son 31 W M Brickmaker
1900 Minnesota Brown County New Ulm Census
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