KIRCHNER in Chicago and St. Louis
NICOLAS KIRCHNER cam to St. Louis in 1906. He was a widower and met the widow KATERINA STEIN. She had come from Europe in 1910. He first husband died very shortly and she had born a son in St. Louis.
NICOLAS AND KATERINA KIRCHNER married and had children of their own. One of their children was BARBARA CATHERINE KIRCHNER and she had an illagediment son James when she was 24. At 27 she married LESLIE LAWRENCE WHITAKER (Sr) and on January 3 1944 she gave birth to LESLIE LAWRENCE WHITAKER (Jr) - my husband.