C. ADELMANN, farmer; P. O. Lockport; was born in Bavaria, Germany, May 1, 1817; he immigrated to America in August, 1846, and settled in Lockport, Will Co., IL., where he has resided ever since, excepting a temporary absence of about six months on the Au Sable; he was a stone cutter by trade, and has erected a number of fine buildings in Lockport, and now owns some of the best and most eligibly situated business houses in town; this he followed about twenty years and then bought and operated the tannery located in the south part of the village; Jan. 11, 1878, he sold out his business and has since lived a retired life on his farm; own forty acres adjoining the corporation, adorned with a fine stone residence. He was married in March, 1847, to Maly KOUMEYER, a native of Germany; has six children – Peter, Mary, Charlie, Francis, China, Georgia.

Source: History of Will County, Illinois; Chicago: Wm LeBaron Jr & Co, 186 Dearborn Street, 1878.