Junck, Katharina Margareta – curriculum vitae

Katharina Margareta Junck married Metzroth, 1918 with 20 years, source: private, click to enlarge the image
Katharina Margareta Junck married Metzroth, 1970 golden wedding anniversary, image source: private, click to enlarge the image

Parents Johann Junck III. & Therese Both

Katharina Margareta Junck was born on January 19, 1898 in Trechtingshausen as the daughter of the since November 8, 1893 married couple Johann Junck III. (nickname Droht-Hennes) *September 2, 1869 and +May 2, 1948, both in Trechtingshausen, profession shipman, and Therese Both married Junck *April 2, 1873 and +October 31, 1944, both in Trechtingshausen.

Birth entry in the church register Johann Junck III.

Source: Church volume St. Clemens Tre.1799-1905 Baptism Book 1869 XXII Johann Junck III. Click to enlarge.

2. Septembris natus et 3. ejusdem renatus est Joannes, filius legitimus Christiani Junck II. et Elisabethae Kloos conjugum. Levabat: Joannes Junck, Baptiz. Wiest, parochus. Am 2.Sept. geboren und am 3. des gleichen Monats getauft wurde Johann, legitimer Sohn des Christian Junck II. und Elisabeth Kloos, Ehegatten. Gehoben (aus der Taufe gehoben durch) Johann Junck, getauft durch Pfarrer Wiest.

1893 Wedding Johann Junck III. & Therese Both

Johann Junck III. and Therese Both at wedding 1893, parents of Katharina Junck. Source: family archive Richard Platz. click to enlarge.

1918 Parents and Siblings

From left to right: Sister Christine Junck, later married with Jakob Platz, Katharina, Mother Therese Both married Junck, father Johann Junck III., brother Karl Richard Junck, sister Elisabeth Junck, later married Dupont.

Family Junck & Both in 1918. Source: Fam. Archive. Click to enlarge.

The siblings of Katharina Junck were her sisters Elisabeth (Else) Junck *1894, Christine Junck *1906 and her brother Karl Richard Junck *1911, all noticed within a Sippschaftstafel Metzroth & Junck, partly with their spouses (married partner) and their children.


Source: „Household book and family chronicle“ by Clemens Metzroth and Katharina Margareta Junck married. Metzroth“ analogous to the Imperial Law of February 6th, 1875.

Read document (15 pages) …. Household book and family chronicle

Source: Family archive

Grandparents Christian Junck & Elisabeth Kloos, Simon Both & Therese Coblenz

Her paternal grandparents (parents Johann Junck III.) were Christian Junck *31.01.1838 +24.06.1917 and Elisabeth Kloos married Junck *09/18/1842 +04/17/1919.

Her maternal grandparents (parents Therese Both married Junck) were Simon Both 24.03.1845 +2209.1911 and Therese Coblenz married Both widowed Walldorf * August 28, 1833 in Weiler near Bingen am Rhein + May 22, 1910.

Great-grandparents Junck & Vogt and Kloos & Kramer and Both & Wolff and Coblenz & Massing

Her paternal great-grandparents were (parents Christian Junck) Jakob Junck *08/15/1793 in Trechtingshausen, +01/13/1866, married in 2nd marriage with Katharina Vogt married Junck *11/19/1808 in Niederheimbach, +11/20/1841,

and (parents Elisabeth Kloos married Junck) Jakob Kloos *09.10.1813 in Trechtingshausen, +14.06.1878 & Catharina Krämer married Kloos *December 26, 1820 in Oberheimbach, +April 16, 1893

Her maternal great-grandparents (parents Simon Both) were Nikolaus Both *03/01/1809 in Massburg, +05/27/1846 married to A.-Gertrud Wolff married Both *01/16/1814 in Kaisersesch, +11/10/1878,

and (parents Therese Coblenz married Both widowed Walldorf) first name? Coblenz *07/06/1803 in Weiler near Bingen am Rhein +02/20/1869 & Anna?-Maria Massing *09/01/1801 in Weiler near Bingen am Rhein, +02/03/187?

read more >>> “ 3 generations of ancestors Katharina Junck married. Metzroth„. The graphic text shows parents, grandparents and great-grandparents of all 3 previously known ancestor generations, collected from the registry office documents by the village chronicler Valentin Reuschel+.

3 generations of ancestors Katharina Junck married Metzroth , data source: Valentin Reuschel+, image source: private, click to enlarge the image

school dismissal certificate

On 3 April 1912, Katharina Junck’s school dismissal certificate was signed by local school inspector Pastor Wolf and teacher K. Meffert.

School-leaving certificate of Katharina Junck. Source: Fam. archives. Click to enlarge.


Katharina got married on November 26th, 1920 and on November 27th, 1920 in the parish church “St. Clemens“ in Trechtingshausen Clemens Metzroth *02.02.1891 +30.08.1978, both in Trechtingshausen.

The witnesses were, according to Pastor Maas, Catholic Pastor of Trechtingshausen, Matthias Walldorf and Johann Junck III.

Children Herrmann and Christine

They had two children:
Herrmann Clemens Metzroth *15.08.1921 according to the Niederheimbach registry office, St. Goar district, baptized Catholic on 08.21.1921 according to Pastor Maas, Trechtingshausen rectory with godfather Herrmann Dupont, Bingen-Gaulsheim and

Christine Therese and Hermann Metzroth 1930. Source: Fam. Archive. Click on image to enlarge.

Christine Therese Metzroth *April 15, 1928 according to the Niederheimbach registry office, district of St. Goar, baptized Catholic on April 22, 1928 according to Pastor Maas, Trechtingshausen parish office married to godmother Christine Junck married Platz from Trechtingshausen. (mother of Willibald, Karl(chen), Richard and Helmut Platz, all Trechtingshausen)

Family 1933 with parents Metzroth and Both

The family photo from 1933 shows her husband Clemens Metzroth on the far right, Katharina Margareta Junck, married name Metzroth, her children Hermann and Christel, and parents Johann Junck III and Therese Both, married name Junck.

On the far left is probably Katharina’s younger sister: Christine Junck *1906, married to Jakob Platz at 13 November 1930. The little boy in the sailor suit, third from the left, is still unknown. Possibly Christine’s son Willibald Platz.

Family photo with sister, children and parents. From the right: Clemens Metzroth, Katharina Junck, married name Metzroth, Hermann Metzroth, Therese Both, married name Junck, Christine Metzroth later married Tabarelli, unknown boy, Johann Junck III, Christine Junck later married Dupont. Picture source: Christine Metzroth. Click to enlarge.

Family 1940

Her son Hermann Metzroth became a soldier 1939 and came home to Trechtingshausen for his first home leave in 1940.

From left: Christine (12), Catharina (42), Clemens (49), Hermann (19) all Metzroth. Source: Fam. Archive. Click on image to enlarge.


They lived at Unterstraße 164 (today: Römerstraße 35) – after the market square, 2 houses in front of the former restaurant “Zur Traube” – and in 1962 they moved into the newly built house at Koblenzer Straße 109c (today: Mainzer Straße 70) to live with their daughter Christine ( Christel) Theresia Metzroth, married since 1948 Tabarelli.


Her son Herrmann Clemens Metzroth and wife Helga Blass married. Metzroth, whose center of life was in Wuppertal-Barmen, gave Katharina and Clemens the grandchildren Helmut Metzroth *1948, Ranghild Metzroth and Petra Metzroth.

Married by her daughter Christine Theresia (Christel) Metzroth married Tabarelli and Nikolaus (Klaus) Tabarelli have the other grandsons Alfred Adam Tabarelli *1949 and Lothar Heinrich Tabarelli *1957, both born at Trechtingshausen.

KV Narrebrunne 1949 eV

Catherine Junck, married Metzroth was founded in January 1971 as a founding member of the carnival association Narrebrunne 1949 e. V. Trechtingshausen honored.

Catherine Junck, married Metzroth (in the middle of the photo collage with wine goblet and session order). Image source: Allgemeine Zeitung Bingen 01/26/1971, page 11. Click on image to enlarge

Top row from left: Hans Malarek, Wolfgang Junck, Willibald Platz, Junck (Beppich), NN?, Karl-Josef Metzroth (Detsch). Middle row: Alwine Rick married. Schreiber, Richard Platz, Katharina Junck married Metzroth, Jürgen Ohlig. Bottom row Inge Platz, Klaus-Ernst Kloos, N? Diel, N? Peltzer, NN?

golden wedding anniversary

Fifty years after their wedding, they celebrated their golden wedding anniversary.

1970 Newspaper reports Gold wedding Clemens Metzroth and Katharina Junck née Metzroth. Source: Archive. Click to enlarge the picture.

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Katharina died at the age of 72 on October 24, 1971 in the Heilig-Geist-hospital in Bingen.