Heinrich Friedrich Wilhelm "Frank" Grönemeier1

M, #4711, b. March 28, 1850, d. July 16, 1910
Father*Heinrich Grönemeier1 b. January, 1816, d. February 15, 1897
Mother*Caroline Wilhelmine "Fanny" Barthlings1 b. March, 1816, d. May 29, 1873
     His nickname was "Frank."2 Heinrich Friedrich Wilhelm "Frank" Grönemeier, son of Heinrich Grönemeier and Caroline Wilhelmine "Fanny" Barthlings, was born on March 28, 1850.1 Conflicting evidence placed his birth in Germany on May 29, 1850 (St. John's Lutheran Church records.)1,3
Heinrich Friedrich Wilhelm "Frank" Grönemeier immigrated in 1859 to Madison County, Illinois.3
He was enumerated with his parent Heinrich Grönemeier under the name of "Frank Gromeyer" on the 1860 U. S. Census for Collinsville Township, Madison County, Illinois. He was listed as a 12-year-old white male born in Prussia.4,2 Heinrich Friedrich Wilhelm "Frank" Grönemeier was confirmed in 1864 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois; on Palm Sunday.1 He was naturalized circa 1865 in Illinois.3
He was enumerated with his parent Heinrich Grönemeier on the 1870 U. S. Census for Township 3 North, Range 8 West, Madison County, Illinois. He was listed as a 20-year-old white male born in Prussia.5
Heinrich (his first marriage) married Sophia Louise Dorothea Fulriede (her first marriage), daughter of Heinrich Fulriede and Sophie Maria Dorothea Dannenberg, on August 15, 1875 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Illinois; the ceremony was performed by Reverend F. Storm. Recorded in book 7, page 30, certificate 776.1,6
Heinrich is a head of household, under the name of "Henry Greenemeyer", on the 1880 U. S. Census of Collinsville Township, Illinois. He was identified as a 28-year-old white male born in Prussia. He was a farmer. Enumerated with him were: his wife Sophia Louise Dorothea, his son Wilhelm Johann Heinrich, his daughters Karoline Wilhelmine Sophie Maria and Catharine.7
Heinrich (his second marriage) married Louise (?) in 1899 at Illinois.3
Heinrich is a head of household, under the name of "Henry", on the 1900 U. S. Census of Collinsville Township, Illinois. He was identified as a married 50-year-old male born in Germany in May 1850. He was a farmer. He had been married twice, 12 years to the first wife and just about a year to his then current wife, Louisa.. Enumerated with him were: his wife Louise, his sons Herman Heinrich Wilhelm Theodor and Herman Heinrich Karl August, his daughters Catharine, Maria Wilhelmine Anna and Minnie, a boarder Christian Wilhelm Julius Heinrich Wille (no known relationship.)3
Heinrich died on July 16, 1910 in Illinois at age 60 cause of death was congestive heart failure.1 He was buried on July 19, 1910 in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery in Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois.1

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1860Collinsville Township, Madison County, IllinoisHeinrich Grönemeier4,2
1870Township 3 North, Range 8 West, Madison County, IllinoisHeinrich Grönemeier5
1880Collinsville Township, IllinoisHeinrich Friedrich Wilhelm "Frank" Grönemeier7
1900Collinsville Township, IllinoisHeinrich Friedrich Wilhelm "Frank" Grönemeier3

Family 1

Sophia Louise Dorothea Fulriede b. February 23, 1855, d. October 1, 1893
Children

Family 2

Louise (?) b. October, 1873
Child

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church.
  2. [S1134] Madison County, Illinois 1860 Census, page 355, census page 525, lines 34 - 39, family 604.
  3. [S1309] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Henry Gronemeyer household.
  4. [S1259] 1860 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Henry Gronemeyer household.
  5. [S1187] 1870 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Henry Gronemeyer household.
  6. [S790] Jane Shelley and Elsie M. Wasser, Madison County Illinois, Marriage Record Index Volume IV, Page 21.
  7. [S1086] Elsie M. Wasser and Marie T. Eberle, 1880 Federal Census of Madison County, Illinois, Collinsville Township, page 766.

Heinrich Grönemeier1

M, #4712, b. January, 1816, d. February 15, 1897
     Heinrich Grönemeier was born in January, 1816.1
Heinrich (his first marriage) married Caroline Wilhelmine "Fanny" Barthlings (her first marriage) circa 1836.1
Heinrich is a head of household, under the name of "Henry Gromeyer", on the 1860 U. S. Census for Collinsville Township, Madison County, Illinois. He was identified as a 45-year-old white male born in Prussia and employed as a laborer. Enumerated with him were:, his sons Heinrich Friedrich Wilhelm, Heinrich, William and Friedrich Wilhelm.2,3
Heinrich appeared on the 1865 Illinois state census in Collinsville Township, Madison County he was listed on page 195, line 31.4
Heinrich is a head of household, under the name of "Henry", on the 1870 U. S. Census for Township 3 North, Range 8 West, Madison County, Illinois. He was identified as a 54-year-old farmer born in Hanover he owned no real estate and had personal property valued at $1,000.00. His son, William, and family were residing in the same house. Enumerated with him were:, his sons Heinrich Friedrich Wilhelm and Heinrich.5 His wife, Caroline, died on May 29, 1873 at age 57; cause of death was a lung problem.1
Heinrich (his second marriage) married Wilhelmine Stockmann on July 3, 1874 at at home, Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois; Wilhelmine was a widow. Ceremony was performed by F. Storm, recorded in book 7, page 23, certificate 490.1,6 Heinrich Grönemeier was naturalized on December 20, 1877 at the Circuit Clerk in Edwardsville, Madison County, Illinois. Recorded in book 6, page 109, renounced allegiance to the Emperor of Germany.7
Heinrich died on February 15, 1897 in Madison County, Illinois, at age 81.1 He was buried on February 19, 1897 in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery in Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois.1

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1860Collinsville Township, Madison County, IllinoisHeinrich Grönemeier2,3
1865Collinsville Township, IllinoisHeinrich Grönemeier4
1870Township 3 North, Range 8 West, Madison County, IllinoisHeinrich Grönemeier5

Family 1

Caroline Wilhelmine "Fanny" Barthlings b. March, 1816, d. May 29, 1873
Children

Family 2

Wilhelmine Stockmann b. 1818

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church.
  2. [S1259] 1860 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Henry Gronemeyer household.
  3. [S1134] Madison County, Illinois 1860 Census, page 355, census page 525, lines 34 - 39, family 604.
  4. [S1166] 1865 Census Madison County, Illinois, page 41.
  5. [S1187] 1870 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Henry Gronemeyer household.
  6. [S789] Jane Shelley and Elsie M. Wasser, Madison County Illinois, Marriage Record Index Volume III, page 16.
  7. [S2139] Various individuals, Naturarization and Intentions.
  8. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Death Register page 82.

Caroline Wilhelmine "Fanny" Barthlings1

F, #4713, b. March, 1816, d. May 29, 1873
     Her nickname was "Fanny."2 Caroline Wilhelmine "Fanny" Barthlings was also known as Charlotte Bartling.1 Caroline Wilhelmine "Fanny" Barthlings was born in March, 1816 in Germany.1,2
Caroline (her first marriage) marrried Heinrich Grönemeier (his first marriage) circa 1836.1
Caroline was enumerated with her husband, Heinrich Grönemeier under the name of "Fanny Gromeyer" on the 1860 U. S. Census for Collinsville Township, Madison County, Illinois. She was listed as a 44-year-old white female born in Prussia.3,2
Caroline was enumerated with her husband, Heinrich Grönemeier under the name of "Sophie Gronemeyer" on the 1870 U. S. Census for Township 3 North, Range 8 West, Madison County, Illinois. She was listed as a 54-year-old white female born in Prussia as were both of her parents and was a housekeeper.4
Caroline died on May 29, 1873 in Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois, at age 57 cause of death was a lung problem.1 She was buried on May 31, 1873 in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery in Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois.1

Family

Heinrich Grönemeier b. January, 1816, d. February 15, 1897
Children

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church.
  2. [S1134] Madison County, Illinois 1860 Census, page 355, census page 525, lines 34 - 39, family 604.
  3. [S1259] 1860 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Henry Gronemeyer household.
  4. [S1187] 1870 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Henry Gronemeyer household.
  5. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Death Register page 82.

Charles Kuhlman1,2

M, #4714, b. October 2, 1853, d. before September, 1953
Father*Heinrich Kuhlman3 b. May 10, 1824, d. July 24, 1890
Mother*Maria Dannenberg3 b. August 24, 1824, d. December 7, 1908
     Charles Kuhlman, son of Heinrich Kuhlman and Maria Dannenberg, was born on October 2, 1853 in Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois.3 He was baptized on October 16, 1853 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois, sponsors were Heinrich Eberding, Heinrich Folriede and Heinrich Dannenberg.3 His baptism name was Henry Karl.3
He was enumerated with his parent Heinrich Kuhlman under the name of "Henry Kuhlman" on the 1860 U. S. Census for Collinsville Township, Madison County, Illinois. He was listed as a seven-year-old white male born in Illinois.4
Charles married Augusta Elisabeth Gerling, daughter of Charles "Carl" Gerling and Augusta Louise Pauline Fangenroth, on April 25, 1878 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Illinois. the ceremony was performed by Reverend W. Dorn. Recorded in book 8, page 11, certificate 501.3,1
Charles was an heir in the will of Maria Dannenberg.5
Charles is a head of household on the 1920 U. S. Census of Madison County, Illinois. He was identified as he was listed as a married 63-year-old male born in Illinois. Both of his parents were born in Germany. He was a farmer who owned a farm free of mortgage. Enumerated with him was his wife, Augusta Elisabeth.6 Charles Kuhlman was appointed guardian for Orville Kuhlman circa October, 1925.7
Charles, as executor, reported the sale of real estate included in the estate of Edwin Kuhlman on June 5, 1926.7
Charles died before September, 1953.8
Charles was mentioned in Augusta Kuhlman's obituary as preceding the deceased in death.8

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1860Collinsville Township, Madison County, IllinoisHeinrich Kuhlman4
1920Madison County, IllinoisCharles Kuhlman6

Family

Augusta Elisabeth Gerling b. November 5, 1858, d. March 18, 1926
Children

Citations

  1. [S790] Jane Shelley and Elsie M. Wasser, Madison County Illinois, Marriage Record Index Volume IV, Page 33.
  2. [S2623] Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper "Mrs. Mary Tegmeier", July 2, 1943.
  3. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church.
  4. [S1134] Madison County, Illinois 1860 Census, page 347, census page 513, lines 39 - 40 and page 514, lines 1 - 5, family 519.
  5. [S2623] Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper "Legal Notices", April 7, 1909.
  6. [S1220] 1920 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Charles Kuhlman household.
  7. [S2623] Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper "Kuhlmann Sale of Real Estate", May 14, 1926.
  8. [S2623] Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper "Augusta Kolling", September 23, 1953.

Augusta Elisabeth Gerling1

F, #4715, b. November 5, 1858, d. March 18, 1926
Father*Charles "Carl" Gerling1 b. August 25, 1830, d. October 16, 1906
Mother*Augusta Louise Pauline Fangenroth1 b. September 23, 1836, d. June 26, 1908
     Augusta Elisabeth Gerling was also known as Emilia Augusta.1 Augusta Elisabeth Gerling, daughter of Charles "Carl" Gerling and Augusta Louise Pauline Fangenroth, was born on November 5, 1858 in Madison County, Illinois.2 Conflicting evidence placed her birth November 4, 1859 (St. John's Lutheran Church records.)1 She was baptized on November 21, 1858 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois, sponsors were Elisabeth Gerling and Elisabeth Taake.2
Augusta married Charles Kuhlman, son of Heinrich Kuhlman and Maria Dannenberg, on April 25, 1878 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Illinois. the ceremony was performed by Reverend W. Dorn. Recorded in book 8, page 11, certificate 501.1,3
Augusta was enumerated as the wife of Charles Kuhlman under the name of "Augusta Kuhlman" on the 1920 U. S. Census of Illinois. She was listed as a married 61-year-old female born in Illinois. Both of her parents were born in Germany.4
Augusta died on March 18, 1926 in East St. Louis, St. Clair County, Illinois, at age 67 died in a hospital recovering from a broken hip.1 She was buried on March 21, 1926 in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery in Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois.1
Augusta was mentioned in Augusta Kuhlman's obituary as preceding the deceased in death.5

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1920Madison County, IllinoisCharles Kuhlman4

Family

Charles Kuhlman b. October 2, 1853, d. before September, 1953
Children

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church.
  2. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 23.
  3. [S790] Jane Shelley and Elsie M. Wasser, Madison County Illinois, Marriage Record Index Volume IV, Page 33.
  4. [S1220] 1920 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Charles Kuhlman household.
  5. [S2623] Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper "Augusta Kolling", September 23, 1953.

Charles "Carl" Gerling1,2

M, #4716, b. August 25, 1830, d. October 16, 1906
     His nickname was "Carl." Charles "Carl" Gerling was born on August 25, 1830. His baptism name was Karl H. A.3
Charles married Augusta Louise Pauline Fangenroth, daughter of (?) Fangenroth, on September 15, 1853 at Madison County, Illinois. performed by Pastor C. Schliepsiek. Recorded on page 114, certificate 567.3,1
Charles appeared on the 1865 Illinois state census in Collinsville Township, Madison County he was listed on page 195, line 2.4
Charles died on October 16, 1906 in Illinois at age 76 of congestive heart failure.3 He was buried on October 19, 1906 in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery in Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois.3
Hermann August Gerling and Heinrich Gerling were appointed executors of the estate of Charles "Carl" Gerling circa 1907.5
Heinrich Gerling and Hermann August Gerling reported the sale of real estate included in the estate of Charles on September 2, 1908. The property and conditions of sale were described as: Notice is hereby given that by virtue of the provision os the last will and testament of Carl Gerling, deceased, and by virtue of the power vested in them by said will, the undersigned executors of the last will and testament of said Carl Gerling, deceased, will sell at public sale to the highest and best bidder on Wednesday, September 2, 1908 at the hour of two o'clock p. m. of said day at the Southwest corner of the premises, the following described real estate, situated in the County of Madison and State of Illinois, to-wit:
     Beginning at a point on the half section line, thirty-three feet East of the Southwest corner of the Northeast quarter of Section Number Two (2), in Township Number Three (3) North, Range Number Eight (8) West of the Third Principal Meridian, and running thence North, parallel with and thirty-three feet distant from the half section line, 27 chains and 20 links. thence East, parallel with the South Line of said Northeast quarter section, 25 chains and 44 links, thence South parallel with West line of said quarter section to a stone on the half section line, thence West on said half section line to the place of beginning, containing 67 2/3 acres more or less.5

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1865Collinsville Township, Madison County, IllinoisCharles "Carl" Gerling4

Family

Augusta Louise Pauline Fangenroth b. September 23, 1836, d. June 26, 1908
Children

Citations

  1. [S788] Jane Shelley and Elsie M. Wasser, Madison County Illinois, Marriage Record Index Volume II, page 25.
  2. [S2623] Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper "Death of Mrs. Gerling", June 29, 1908.
  3. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church.
  4. [S1166] 1865 Census Madison County, Illinois, page 41.
  5. [S2623] Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper "Legal Notices", August 24, 1908.
  6. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Death Register page 72.
  7. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 17.
  8. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Marriage Register page 29.
  9. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Marriage Register page 28.
  10. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Confirmations, page 30.
  11. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 67.
  12. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Death Register page 39.

Augusta Louise Pauline Fangenroth1

F, #4717, b. September 23, 1836, d. June 26, 1908
Father*(?) Fangenroth
     Augusta Louise Pauline Fangenroth, daughter of (?) Fangenroth, was born on September 23, 1836 in Berlin, Stadtkreis Berlin, Berlin, Germany.2,3
Augusta married Charles "Carl" Gerling on September 15, 1853 at Madison County, Illinois. performed by Pastor C. Schliepsiek. Recorded on page 114, certificate 567.2,1
Augusta died on June 26, 1908 in Illinois at age 71 cause of death was stomach cancer.2,3
Her obituary was published in the Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper on June 29, 1908.3 Her obituary stated:
Mrs. Charles Gerling died Friday night at the home of her daughter, Mrs. William Ackerman, at Troy. Mrs. Gerling's home was at Pleasant Ridge. She was a sister of Charles W. Fangenroth of this city. She was a native of Berlin, Germany, and had lived in Madison county for more that sixty years past. She was aged 73 years and 8 months. A form of cancer of the stomach was the case of death. The funeral was this noon from the Ackerman home, and a service was conducted at 1:30 this afternoon at the Pleasant Ridge church, burial being in the cemetery near by. Mr. Fangenroth and his children attended the funeral.
     Mrs. Gerling's husband died two years ago. Their family consisted of seven children, of whom one son and one daughter are death. The survivors are: Lizzie, wife of Wm. Ackerman; Emma, wife of John Schwalm; Augusta, wife of Charles Kuhlman; Herman and Henry Gerling. Mr. Fangenroth is the only living member of the senior family.
3

Her funeral service was held on June 29, 1908 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois.3 She was buried on June 29, 1908 in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery in Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois.3

Family

Charles "Carl" Gerling b. August 25, 1830, d. October 16, 1906
Children

Citations

  1. [S788] Jane Shelley and Elsie M. Wasser, Madison County Illinois, Marriage Record Index Volume II, page 25.
  2. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church.
  3. [S2623] Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper "Death of Mrs. Gerling", June 29, 1908.
  4. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Death Register page 72.
  5. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 17.
  6. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Marriage Register page 29.
  7. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Marriage Register page 28.
  8. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Confirmations, page 30.
  9. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 67.
  10. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Death Register page 39.

Heinrich "Herman" Grönemeier1

M, #4718, b. February 22, 1853, d. October 21, 1926
Father*Heinrich Grönemeier1 b. January, 1816, d. February 15, 1897
Mother*Caroline Wilhelmine "Fanny" Barthlings1 b. March, 1816, d. May 29, 1873
     He was normally known as Henry. His nickname was "Herman."1 Heinrich "Herman" Grönemeier, son of Heinrich Grönemeier and Caroline Wilhelmine "Fanny" Barthlings, was born on February 22, 1853 in Madison County, Illinois.1 Conflicting evidence placed his birth in Germany (1900 census) or in 1851 in Prussia (1860 census.)2,3
Heinrich "Herman" Grönemeier immigrated in December, 1858 to New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, from Germany.3,4
He was enumerated with his parent Heinrich Grönemeier under the name of "Martin Gromeyer" on the 1860 U. S. Census for Collinsville Township, Madison County, Illinois. He was listed as a six-year-old white male born in Prussia.5,2
He was enumerated with his parent Heinrich Grönemeier under the name of "Herman" on the 1870 U. S. Census for Township 3 North, Range 8 West, Madison County, Illinois. He was listed as a 17-year-old white male born in Prussia.6 Heinrich "Herman" Grönemeier was naturalized on December 20, 1877 at the Circuit Clerk in Edwardsville, Madison County, Illinois. Recorded in book 4, page 403. Renounced allegiance to the King of Prussia and Emperor of Germany.3,4
Heinrich married Wilhelmine "Mina" Bröking, daughter of Heinrich Bröking and Sophia Wickman, on November 14, 1880 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois.1
Heinrich is a head of household, under the name of "Henry Gronemeyer", on the 1900 U. S. Census of Collinsville Township, Illinois. He was identified as a married 47-year-old male born in Germany in 1853. He was a farmer. Enumerated with him were: his wife Wilhelmine, his sons Heinrich Edward, Herman and John, his daughters Christine, Clara, Julia and Lydia.3
Heinrich died on October 21, 1926 in Illinois at age 73.1 He was buried on October 24, 1926 in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery in Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois.1

Family

Wilhelmine "Mina" Bröking b. December 15, 1858, d. November 27, 1881
Children

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church.
  2. [S1134] Madison County, Illinois 1860 Census, page 355, census page 525, lines 34 - 39, family 604.
  3. [S1293] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Henry Gronemeyer household.
  4. [S2139] Various individuals, Naturarization and Intentions.
  5. [S1259] 1860 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Henry Gronemeyer household.
  6. [S1187] 1870 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Henry Gronemeyer household.

Wilhelmine "Mina" Bröking1

F, #4719, b. December 15, 1858, d. November 27, 1881
Father*Heinrich Bröking1 b. March 9, 1817, d. February 2, 1882
Mother*Sophia Wickman1 b. August, 1824, d. April 25, 1889
     Her nickname was "Mina."2 She was normally known as Wilma.1 Wilhelmine "Mina" Bröking, daughter of Heinrich Bröking and Sophia Wickman, was born on December 15, 1858 in Madison County, Illinois.1,2
Wilhelmine married Heinrich "Herman" Grönemeier, son of Heinrich Grönemeier and Caroline Wilhelmine "Fanny" Barthlings, on November 14, 1880 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois.1
Wilhelmine died on November 27, 1881 in Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois, at age 22 of nerve fever.1 She was buried on November 30, 1881 in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery in Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois.1
Wilhelmine was enumerated as the wife of Heinrich "Herman" Grönemeier under the name of "Mena Gronemeyer" on the 1900 U. S. Census of Collinsville Township, Madison County, Illinois. She was listed as a married 39-year-old female born in Illinois in 1861. She had been married for ten years and had seven children, six of whom were still living.2

Family

Heinrich "Herman" Grönemeier b. February 22, 1853, d. October 21, 1926
Children

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church.
  2. [S1293] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Henry Gronemeyer household.

Heinrich Bröking1

M, #4720, b. March 9, 1817, d. February 2, 1882
     Heinrich Bröking was also known as Herman.2 Heinrich Bröking was born on March 9, 1817 in Germany.1,3
Heinrich married Sophia Wickman circa 1850 at Germany.1
Heinrich Bröking immigrated in 1870 to Madison County, Illinois.4 He declared his intention to become a citizen of the United States listed in book 6, page 76 in 1870 at Circuit Clerk, Edwardsville, Madison County, Illinois.5 He was naturalized in November, 1876 at the Circuit Clerk in Illinois. Listed in book 6, page 76.5
Heinrich is a head of household, under the name of "Henry Brisking", on the 1880 U. S. Census of Collinsville Township, Madison County, Illinois. He was identified as a 53-year-old white male born in Prussia as were his parents. He was a farmer. Enumerated with him were: his wife Sophia, his son Henry, his daughters Maria and Sophia.6
Heinrich died on February 2, 1882 in Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois, at age 64.1 He was buried on February 4, 1882 in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery in Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois.1

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1880Collinsville Township, Madison County, IllinoisHeinrich Bröking6

Family

Sophia Wickman b. August, 1824, d. April 25, 1889
Children

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church.
  2. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Confirmations, page 30.
  3. [S176] 1840 New Orleans City Directory, page 765.
  4. [S1217] 1920 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Mary Neubrugge household.
  5. [S660] Jane Shelley and Elsie M. Wasser, Madison County Naturalizations and Intentions.
  6. [S1086] Elsie M. Wasser and Marie T. Eberle, 1880 Federal Census of Madison County, Illinois, Collinsville Township, page 765.

Sophia Wickman1

F, #4721, b. August, 1824, d. April 25, 1889
     Sophia Wickman was born in August, 1824 in Germany.1 Conflicting evidence placed her birth in 1827 (1880 census.)2
Sophia married Heinrich Bröking circa 1850 at Germany.1
Sophia was enumerated as the wife of Heinrich Bröking under the name of "Sophia Brisking" on the 1880 U. S. Census of Collinsville Township, Madison County, Illinois. She was listed as a 53-year-old white female born in Prussia.2
Sophia died on April 25, 1889 in Madison County, Illinois, at age 64 cause of death was asthma.1 She was buried on April 25, 1889 in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery in Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois.1

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1880Collinsville Township, Madison County, IllinoisHeinrich Bröking2

Family

Heinrich Bröking b. March 9, 1817, d. February 2, 1882
Children

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church.
  2. [S1086] Elsie M. Wasser and Marie T. Eberle, 1880 Federal Census of Madison County, Illinois, Collinsville Township, page 765.
  3. [S176] 1840 New Orleans City Directory, page 765.
  4. [S1217] 1920 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Mary Neubrugge household.
  5. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Confirmations, page 30.

Maria Margaretha Katharina Holz1

F, #4722, b. March 17, 1862
Father*Johann Adolph Holz2 b. December, 1800, d. October 19, 1869
Mother*Anna Maria Barnhorst2 d. February 18, 1862
     She was normally known as Anna. She was baptized on March 17, 1862 at at home, Madison County, Illinois, sponsors were Maria Thorbrügge, Margaretha Zanders and Katharina Wesemann.1 Maria Margaretha Katharina Holz, daughter of Johann Adolph Holz and Anna Maria Barnhorst, was born on March 17, 1862 in Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois.1 Maria Margaretha Katharina Holz was confirmed in 1876 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois; on Exaudi Sunday (Sunday after Ascension.)2
Maria was enumerated under the name of "Anna Holtz" on the 1880 U.S. Census of Collinsville Township, Madison County, Illinois, where she was listed as an 18-year-old white female born in Illinois. She was a servant in the household of Wilhelm Blass (no known relationship.)3
Maria married Ernst Schrage, son of Ernst Schrage and Christine Römke, on September 18, 1881 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Illinois. in a ceremony performed by Pastor w. Dorn. Recorded in book 8, page 119, certificate 909 of Madison County, Illinois.4,5,2

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1880Collinsville Township, Madison County, IllinoisWilhelm Blass3

Family

Ernst Schrage b. 1851
Children

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 33.
  2. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church.
  3. [S1086] Elsie M. Wasser and Marie T. Eberle, 1880 Federal Census of Madison County, Illinois, Collinsville Township, page 765.
  4. [S789] Jane Shelley and Elsie M. Wasser, Madison County Illinois, Marriage Record Index Volume III, Page 52.
  5. [S790] Jane Shelley and Elsie M. Wasser, Madison County Illinois, Marriage Record Index Volume IV, Page 53.

Ernst Schrage1

M, #4723, b. 1851
Father*Ernst Schrage1
Mother*Christine Römke1
     Ernst Schrage, son of Ernst Schrage and Christine Römke, was born in 1851.1
Ernst married Maria Margaretha Katharina Holz, daughter of Johann Adolph Holz and Anna Maria Barnhorst, on September 18, 1881 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois. in a ceremony performed by Pastor w. Dorn. Recorded in book 8, page 119, certificate 909 of Madison County, Illinois.2,3,1

Family

Maria Margaretha Katharina Holz b. March 17, 1862
Children

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church.
  2. [S789] Jane Shelley and Elsie M. Wasser, Madison County Illinois, Marriage Record Index Volume III, Page 52.
  3. [S790] Jane Shelley and Elsie M. Wasser, Madison County Illinois, Marriage Record Index Volume IV, Page 53.

Ernst Schrage1

M, #4724
     Ernst married Christine Römke.1

Family

Christine Römke
Child

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church.

Christine Römke1

F, #4725
     Christine married Ernst Schrage.1

Family

Ernst Schrage
Child

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church.

Maria Louise Haselohe1

F, #4726
     She was normally known as Louise. Maria Louise Haselohe was also known as Weber.2
Maria married Carl Christian Heinrich Horstmann.2 Maria Louise Haselohe was also known as Haselow.1

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 35.
  2. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church.
  3. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Death Register page 35.
  4. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 6.

Emma Horstmann1

F, #4727, b. August 11, 1868
Father*Carl Christian Heinrich Horstmann1
Mother*Maria Louise Haselohe1
Emma Horstmann Witte
From Family Tree on Ancestry
     Emma Horstmann, daughter of Carl Christian Heinrich Horstmann and Maria Louise Haselohe, was born on August 11, 1868.2 Emma Horstmann was confirmed on April 2, 1882 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois.2
Emma married Friedrich Witte, son of Christian Witte and Maria Dickorker, on November 19, 1885 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Illinois.13
Friedrich Witte and Emma Horstmann Wedding

Family

Friedrich Witte b. 1853

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church.
  2. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Confirmations, page 31.
  3. [S6186] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com (database online), 2006.

Friedrich Witte1

M, #4728, b. 1853
Father*Christian Witte1
Mother*Maria Dickorker1
     Friedrich Witte, son of Christian Witte and Maria Dickorker, was born in 1853.1
Friedrich married Emma Horstmann, daughter of Carl Christian Heinrich Horstmann and Maria Louise Haselohe, on November 19, 1885 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois.1

Family

Emma Horstmann b. August 11, 1868

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church.

Christian Witte1

M, #4729
     Christian married Maria Dickorker circa 1850.1

Family

Maria Dickorker
Child

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church.

Maria Dickorker1

F, #4730
     Maria married Christian Witte circa 1850.1

Family

Christian Witte
Child

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church.

Heinrich Fulriede1

M, #4731, b. January 24, 1867, d. October 30, 1919
Father*Heinrich Fulriede1 d. before 1885
Mother*Sophie Maria Dorothea Dannenberg1 b. May 11, 1830
     Heinrich Fulriede, son of Heinrich Fulriede and Sophie Maria Dorothea Dannenberg, was born on January 24, 1867.1
Heinrich married Wilhelmine Catharina Sophia Sander, daughter of Louis Sander and Christiana Siebuerger, on February 21, 1886 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois.1
Heinrich died on October 30, 1919 in Madison County, Illinois, at age 52.1 He was buried on November 2, 1919 in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery in Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois, by Pastor H. A. Klein of Collinsville, Illinois.1

Family 1

Wilhelmine Catharina Sophia Sander b. November, 1864, d. March 24, 1887
Children

Family 2

Child

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church.

Wilhelmine Catharina Sophia Sander1

F, #4732, b. November, 1864, d. March 24, 1887
Father*Louis Sander1 d. before 1886
Mother*Christiana Siebuerger1
     Wilhelmine Catharina Sophia Sander, daughter of Louis Sander and Christiana Siebuerger, was born in November, 1864 in Madison County, Illinois.1
Wilhelmine married Heinrich Fulriede, son of Heinrich Fulriede and Sophie Maria Dorothea Dannenberg, on February 21, 1886 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois.1
Wilhelmine died on March 24, 1887 in Illinois at age 22.1 She was buried on March 26, 1887 in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery in Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois.12
Wilhelmine Sander Fulriede Tombstone

Family

Heinrich Fulriede b. January 24, 1867, d. October 30, 1919
Children

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church.
  2. [S556] Internet Site: Find-A-Grave Web Site).

Louis Sander1

M, #4733, d. before 1886
     Louis married Christiana Siebuerger.1
Louis died before 1886.1

Family

Christiana Siebuerger
Child

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church.

Christiana Siebuerger1

F, #4734
     Christiana married Louis Sander.1

Family

Louis Sander d. before 1886
Child

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church.

Henry Deterding1,2

M, #4735, b. July 25, 1857, d. November 28, 1926
Father*Wilhelm "William" Deterding3 b. May 22, 1829, d. November 17, 1899
Mother*Johanna Louise Christene "Hanna, Anna" Nahrwold3 b. November 15, 1829, d. January 14, 1916
     Henry Deterding, son of Wilhelm "William" Deterding and Johanna Louise Christene "Hanna, Anna" Nahrwold, was born on July 25, 1857 in Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois.3,4 He was baptized on August 16, 1857 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois, sponsors were Heinrich Kuhlenbeik and Heinrich Bode.3 His baptism name was Heinrich Christian Paul.3
He was enumerated with his parent Wilhelm "William" Deterding on the 1870 U. S. Census for Township 3 North, Range 8 West, Madison County, Illinois. He was listed as a 12-year-old male born in Illinois and he was attending school.5 Henry Deterding was confirmed in 1872 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Illinois; on Trinity Sunday.3
Henry was enumerated as the son of Wilhelm "William" Deterding on the 1880 U. S. Census of Collinsville Township, Madison County, Illinois. He was listed as a 22-year-old white male born in Illinois.6
Henry married Maria "Lottie" Kosten, daughter of Charles "Karl" Kosten and Maria Elizabeth Meier, on January 26, 1888 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Illinois.3
Henry is a head of household on the 1920 U. S. Census of Collinsville Township, Illinois. He was identified as a married 63-year-old male born in Illinois. He was a general farmer who owned a farm clear of mortgage and listed on farm schedule 15. Enumerated with him were: his wife Maria, his sons Heinrich Franz Wilhelm, Paul, Theodor and Eduard, his daughters Katy and Goldie Marie Christine.4
Henry died on November 28, 1926 at age 69.2
His obituary was published in the Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper on December 1, 1926.2 His obituary stated:
Funeral services will be conducted tomorrow afternoon for Henry Deterding who passed away Sunday afternoon, at the age of 69 years, 4 months and 3 days. Services will be held at the family residence on the Troy road, thence to the Pleasant Ridge Lutheran church. Interment will be in Pleasant Ridge cemetery
2

His funeral service was held on December 2, 1926 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Illinois.2 He was buried on December 2, 1926 in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery in Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois.2

Family

Maria "Lottie" Kosten b. 1868
Children

Citations

  1. [S1086] Elsie M. Wasser and Marie T. Eberle, 1880 Federal Census of Madison County, Illinois, page 760.
  2. [S2623] Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper "Funeral Services Tomorrow", December 1, 1926.
  3. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church.
  4. [S1228] 1920 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Henry Deterding household.
  5. [S1262] 1870 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Wilhelm Deterding household.
  6. [S1086] Elsie M. Wasser and Marie T. Eberle, 1880 Federal Census of Madison County, Illinois, Collinsville Township, page 760.
  7. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Death Register page 82.

Maria "Lottie" Kosten1

F, #4736, b. 1868
Father*Charles "Karl" Kosten1 b. 1831, d. September 16, 1888
Mother*Maria Elizabeth Meier1 b. February 20, 1839, d. March 22, 1913
     She was normally known as Charlotte.2 She was normally known as Mary. Her nickname was "Lottie."3 Maria "Lottie" Kosten, daughter of Charles "Karl" Kosten and Maria Elizabeth Meier, was born in 1868 in Madison County, Illinois.4 Conflicting evidence placed her birth in 1862 (St. John's Lutheran records.)1,3
Maria was enumerated with her parent Charles "Karl" Kosten on the 1870 U. S. Census for Township 3 North, Range 8 West, Madison County, Illinois. She was listed as a two-year-old female born in Illinois.5
Maria was enumerated as the daughter of Charles "Karl" Kosten under the name of "Mary Kostem" on the 1880 U. S. Census of Collinsville Township, Madison County, Illinois. She was listed as a 15-year-old white female born in Illinois.6
Maria married Henry Deterding, son of Wilhelm "William" Deterding and Johanna Louise Christene "Hanna, Anna" Nahrwold, on January 26, 1888 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois.1
Maria was enumerated as the wife of Henry Deterding under the name of "Lottie Deterding" on the 1920 U. S. Census of Collinsville Township, Illinois. She was listed as a married 58-year-old female born in Germany as were both of her parents.3

Family

Henry Deterding b. July 25, 1857, d. November 28, 1926
Children

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church.
  2. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Death Register page 82.
  3. [S1228] 1920 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Henry Deterding household.
  4. [S1268] 1870 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Ernst Witte household.
  5. [S1263] 1870 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Charles Kosten household.
  6. [S1086] Elsie M. Wasser and Marie T. Eberle, 1880 Federal Census of Madison County, Illinois, Collinsville Township, page 766.

Charles "Karl" Kosten1

M, #4737, b. 1831, d. September 16, 1888
Father*(?) Kosten
     His nickname was "Karl." Charles "Karl" Kosten, son of (?) Kosten, was born in 1831 in Hannover, Region Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany.1,2
Charles married Maria Elizabeth Meier, daughter of Bernhard Meier and Anna Margaretha Elsabein Albers, on March 4, 1862 at Madison County, Illinois. ceremony performed by A. Wagner, recorded on page 178, certificate 144.1,3
Charles appeared on the 1865 Illinois state census in Collinsville Township, Madison County as "Charles Kasten" he was listed on page 208, line 16..4
Charles is a head of household on the 1870 U. S. Census for Township 3 North, Range 8 West, Madison County, Illinois. He was identified as a 40-year-old male born in Hanover, Germany, he was a farmer and owned real estate valued at $3,000.00 and personal property valued at $600.00. Enumerated with him were:, his son Karl Amandus, his daughter Maria.2
Charles is a head of household, under the name of "Charles Kostem", on the 1880 U. S. Census of Collinsville Township, Madison County, Illinois. He was identified as a 50-year-old white male born in Prussia. Enumerated with him were: his wife Maria Elizabeth, his sons Karl Amandus and Theodore Bernhard, his daughter Maria, a boarder Wilhelm Kirchhoff (no known relationship.)5
Charles died on September 16, 1888 in Illinois cause of death was malaria.1

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1865Collinsville Township, Madison County, IllinoisCharles "Karl" Kosten4
1870Township 3 North, Range 8 West, Madison County, IllinoisCharles "Karl" Kosten2
1880Collinsville Township, IllinoisCharles "Karl" Kosten5

Family

Maria Elizabeth Meier b. February 20, 1839, d. March 22, 1913
Children

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church.
  2. [S1263] 1870 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Charles Kosten household.
  3. [S788] Jane Shelley and Elsie M. Wasser, Madison County Illinois, Marriage Record Index Volume II, page 42.
  4. [S1166] 1865 Census Madison County, Illinois, page 43.
  5. [S1086] Elsie M. Wasser and Marie T. Eberle, 1880 Federal Census of Madison County, Illinois, Collinsville Township, page 766.
  6. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 4.

Maria Elizabeth Meier1

F, #4738, b. February 20, 1839, d. March 22, 1913
Father*Bernhard Meier2 b. 1801, d. October 8, 1863
Mother*Anna Margaretha Elsabein Albers2 b. February, 1801, d. March 11, 1861
     She was normally known as Anna E.2 She was normally known as Emma A.3 Maria Elizabeth Meier, daughter of Bernhard Meier and Anna Margaretha Elsabein Albers, was born on February 20, 1839 in Vechtel, Hanover, Germany.2
Maria Elizabeth Meier immigrated in 1858 to Madison County, Illinois.3
Maria married Charles "Karl" Kosten, son of (?) Kosten, on March 4, 1862 at Illinois. ceremony performed by A. Wagner, recorded on page 178, certificate 144.2,1
Maria was enumerated with her husband, Charles "Karl" Kosten under the name of "Anna Kosten" on the 1870 U. S. Census for Township 3 North, Range 8 West, Madison County, Illinois. She was listed as a 30-year-old female born in Hamburg and was keeping house.4
Maria was enumerated as the wife of Charles "Karl" Kosten under the name of "Anna Kostem" on the 1880 U. S. Census of Collinsville Township, Madison County, Illinois. She was listed as a 40-year-old white female born in Hanover.5
Maria was enumerated as the mother of Karl Amandus Kosten under the name of "Anna M. Kosten" on the 1900 U. S. Census of Collinsville Township, Illinois. She was listed as a widowed 61-year-old female born in Germany in February, 1834. She had six children of which only two were still living. She was living with her son, Charles.6
Maria was enumerated as the mother of Karl Amandus Kosten under the name of "Emma A. Kosten" on the 1910 U. S. Census of Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois. She was listed as an 81-year-old widow born in Germany.3
Maria died on March 22, 1913 in Illinois at age 74.2 She was buried on March 25, 1913 in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery in Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois.2

Family

Charles "Karl" Kosten b. 1831, d. September 16, 1888
Children

Citations

  1. [S788] Jane Shelley and Elsie M. Wasser, Madison County Illinois, Marriage Record Index Volume II, page 42.
  2. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church.
  3. [S1328] 1910 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Charles Kosten household.
  4. [S1263] 1870 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Charles Kosten household.
  5. [S1086] Elsie M. Wasser and Marie T. Eberle, 1880 Federal Census of Madison County, Illinois, Collinsville Township, page 766.
  6. [S1101] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Charles Kosten household.
  7. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 4.

Johann Heinrich Strathman1

M, #4739, b. December 1, 1860
Father*Wilhelm Strathman2 b. 1820
Mother*Louise Berghorn2 b. March 13, 1825, d. December 13, 1920
     He was normally known as Heinrich. Johann Heinrich Strathman, son of Wilhelm Strathman and Louise Berghorn, was born on December 1, 1860 in Madison County, Illinois, at 4 a.m.1 He was baptized on December 16, 1860 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois, sponsors were Heinrich Hecht and Christian Gerling.1
Johann married Anna Charlotte Klara Lange, daughter of Carl Wilhelm Friedrich Lange Jr. and Maria D. "Mary" Krome, on January 7, 1889 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Illinois.2,3

Family

Anna Charlotte Klara Lange b. March 11, 1868, d. before 1943

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 29.
  2. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church.
  3. [S2552] Illinois State Archives, "Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900" database.

Wilhelm Strathman1

M, #4740, b. 1820
     Wilhelm Strathman was born in 1820 in Westfalen, Germany.2,3
Wilhelm married Louise Berghorn, daughter of W. Berghorn and (?) (?), circa 1847.1
Wilhelm is a head of household, under the name of "Wm", on the 1860 U. S. Census for Township 3 North, Range 8 West, Madison County, Illinois. He was identified as a 44-year-old male born in Prussia and a farmer who owned real estate valued at $2,880.00 and personal property at $150.00. Enumerated with him were:, his sons Friedrich Wilhelm and Carl Heinrich Julius, his daughter Amalia Louise.4
Wilhelm appeared on the 1865 Illinois state census in Collinsville Township, Madison County he was listed on page 198, line 5.5
Wilhelm is a head of household on the 1870 U. S. Census for Township 3 North, Range 8 West, Illinois. He was identified as a 50-year-old male born in Prussia and had real estate valued at $3,000.00 and personal property at $1,000.00. Enumerated with him were:, his sons Carl Heinrich Julius, Friedrich Wilhelm, Karl and Carl Julius, his daughters Christina Wilhelmine Elisabeth and Amalia Louise.3

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1860Township 3 North, Range 8 West, Madison County, IllinoisWilhelm Strathman4
1865Collinsville Township, Madison County, IllinoisWilhelm Strathman5
1870Township 3 North, Range 8 West, IllinoisWilhelm Strathman3

Family

Louise Berghorn b. March 13, 1825, d. December 13, 1920
Children

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church.
  2. [S1251] 1920 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Fred C. Sepmeyer household.
  3. [S1270] 1870 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Wilhelm Strathman household.
  4. [S1256] 1860 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Wm Strathmann household.
  5. [S1166] 1865 Census Madison County, Illinois, page 41.
  6. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 18.
  7. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Death Register page 42.