Jerry Lee Radas1

M, #6571
Father*Alfred J. Radas1
Mother*Valiera Louise Buesking1 b. March 9, 1924

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 192.

Richard Allan Wilke1

M, #6572
Father*Marvin Wilke1
Mother*Arlene Marie Buesking1 b. February 27, 1928

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 192.

Wayne Lee Radas1

M, #6573, b. August 22, 1956, d. April 16, 1963
Father*Alfred J. Radas1
Mother*Valiera Louise Buesking1 b. March 9, 1924
     Wayne Lee Radas, son of Alfred J. Radas and Valiera Louise Buesking, was born on August 22, 1956 in Madison County, Illinois.1 He was baptized on September 23, 1956 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois, sponsors were Marvin Wilke, Arlene Wilke and Louis Buesking Jr.1
Wayne died on April 16, 1963 in Illinois at age 6.2 He was buried on April 19, 1963 in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery in Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois.2

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 193.
  2. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, parish report for 1963.

George Vanek1

M, #6574
     George married Emma Heller circa 1928.1

Family

Emma Heller

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 193.

Emma Heller1

F, #6575
     Emma married George Vanek circa 1928.1

Family

George Vanek

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 193.

Randy Jay Wilke1

M, #6576
Father*Marvin Wilke1
Mother*Arlene Marie Buesking1 b. February 27, 1928

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 194.

Kim Mark Kirchhoff1

M, #6577
Father*Melvin Henry Kirchhoff1
Mother*Irene Brussatti1

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Baptismal Register page 194.

Katherine Lorraine Hutson1

F, #6578

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, parish report for 1965.

William Oscar Eaker Jr.1

M, #6579
Father*William Oscar Eaker Sr.1

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, parish report 1967.

William Oscar Eaker Sr.1

M, #6580

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, parish report 1967.

Mary Lois Gosney1

F, #6581

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, parish report 1967.

Ronald G. Dailey1

M, #6582

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, parish report 1970.

Michael G. Miller1

M, #6583

Citations

  1. [S1084] Angela Blankston and Jean Eaker, Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, parish report 1971.

Anna Elisabeth Brede1,2,3

F, #6584, b. June 11, 1839, d. April 28, 1925
     Anna Elisabeth Brede was born on June 11, 1839 in Hesse-Cassel, Germany.1,4,5,6
Anna Elisabeth Brede immigrated in 1859 to Madison County, Illinois.4 She was naturalized in 1860 in Illinois.4
Anna married Nicholaus Ambrosius, son of Adam Ambrosius and Catherine Elizabeth Brandenstein, on August 2, 1863 at Illinois.1,3,7
Anna was enumerated with her husband, Nicholaus Ambrosius under the name of "Anna E. Ambrosius" on the 1870 U. S. Census for Township 3 North, Range 8 West, Madison County, Illinois. She was listed as a 32-year-old female born in Hession.8
Anna was enumerated as the wife of Nicholaus Ambrosius under the name of "Anna Ambrosius" on the 1880 U. S. Census of Collinsville Township, Madison County, Illinois. She was listed as a 41-year-old white female born in Prussia.9
Anna applied for a widow's pension on November 27, 1899 as the result of her husband's service in the Civil War. The witnesses included Anna Elisabeth Brede.10 Her application for a widow's pension as the result of her husband's service in the Civil War was approved.10
Anna is a head of household, under the name of "Anna Ambrosius", on the 1900 U. S. Census of Collinsville Township, Illinois. She was identified as a 60-year-old widow born in Germany. She had 6 children all still living. She owned a farm clear of mortgage and listed on farm schedule 8. Enumerated with her were:, her sons Conrad F., Martin and John Adam.5
Anna was enumerated as the mother of John Adam Ambrosius under the name of "Anna E. Ambrosius" on the 1920 U. S. Census of Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois. She was listed as an 80-year-old white female born in Hesse Cassel, Germany.4
Anna died on April 28, 1925 in Illinois, at age 85.6,11 She was buried on May 2, 1925 in Lutheran Cemetery in Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois.6

Family

Nicholaus Ambrosius b. December 16, 1835, d. October 25, 1899
Children

Citations

  1. [S1086] Elsie M. Wasser and Marie T. Eberle, 1880 Federal Census of Madison County, Illinois, page 175.
  2. [S1136] Nicholaus Ambrosius Probate File.
  3. [S788] Jane Shelley and Elsie M. Wasser, Madison County Illinois, Marriage Record Index Volume II, page 2.
  4. [S1249] 1920 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), John A. Ambrosius Jr. household.
  5. [S1283] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Anna Ambrosius household.
  6. [S1154] Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947, FamilySearch Labs (database online).
  7. [S2552] Illinois State Archives, "Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900" database.
  8. [S1271] 1870 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Nicolas Ambrosius household.
  9. [S1086] Elsie M. Wasser and Marie T. Eberle, 1880 Federal Census of Madison County, Illinois, page 751.
  10. [S4384] Civil War Pension Application.
  11. [S869] Internet Site: Illinois Statewide Death Index, 1916-1950).

Conrad F. Ambrosius1,2

M, #6585, b. May 15, 1864, d. March 8, 1928
Father*Nicholaus Ambrosius1 b. December 16, 1835, d. October 25, 1899
Mother*Anna Elisabeth Brede1 b. June 11, 1839, d. April 28, 1925
     Conrad married Catherine (?)3 Conrad F. Ambrosius was also known as Konrad.2 Conrad F. Ambrosius, son of Nicholaus Ambrosius and Anna Elisabeth Brede, was born on May 15, 1864 in Collinsville Township, Madison County, Illinois.1,4,5
Conrad F. Ambrosius lived in 1870 Township 3 North, Range 8 West, Madison County, Illinois.
He was enumerated with his parent Nicholaus Ambrosius under the name of "Conrad H." on the 1870 U. S. Census for Township 3 North, Range 8 West, Illinois. He was listed as a six-year-old male born in Illinois.6
Conrad was enumerated as the son of Nicholaus Ambrosius on the 1880 U. S. Census of Collinsville Township, Illinois. He was listed as a 16-year-old white male born in Prussia.7
Conrad was enumerated as the son of Anna Elisabeth Brede on the 1900 U. S. Census of Collinsville Township, Illinois. He was listed as a single 36-year-old male born in Illinois. He was a farmer.4
Conrad died on March 8, 1928 in Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois, at age 63 at his home.8,9,5
His obituary was published in the Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper on March 12, 1928.8 His obituary stated:
Conrad Ambrosius, a retired farmer died at his home in Collinsville Thursday. Funeral services were conducted on Sunday afternoon. He spent his entire life on a farm two miles east of Collinsville
8
He was buried on March 11, 1928 in Holy Cross Lutheran Cemetery in Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois.5,10

Family

Catherine (?) b. circa 1867
Child

Citations

  1. [S1086] Elsie M. Wasser and Marie T. Eberle, 1880 Federal Census of Madison County, Illinois, page 175.
  2. [S1136] Nicholaus Ambrosius Probate File.
  3. [S7317] Urensl (submitter e-mail withheld) member family tree titled "Uren/Price Family Tree" (Online: The Generations Network, Incorporated, www.ancestry.com). Last accessed on July 20, 2011.
  4. [S1283] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Anna Ambrosius household.
  5. [S1154] Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947, FamilySearch Labs (database online).
  6. [S1271] 1870 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Nicolas Ambrosius household.
  7. [S1086] Elsie M. Wasser and Marie T. Eberle, 1880 Federal Census of Madison County, Illinois, page 751.
  8. [S2623] Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper "Dies At Collinsville", March 12, 1928.
  9. [S869] Internet Site: Illinois Statewide Death Index, 1916-1950).
  10. [S556] Internet Site: Find-A-Grave Web Site).

Anna Elisabeth Ambrosius1,2

F, #6586, b. 1866
Father*Nicholaus Ambrosius1 b. December 16, 1835, d. October 25, 1899
Mother*Anna Elisabeth Brede1 b. June 11, 1839, d. April 28, 1925
     She was normally known as Elisabeth.3 Anna Elisabeth Ambrosius, daughter of Nicholaus Ambrosius and Anna Elisabeth Brede, was born in 1866 in Madison County, Illinois.1
Anna was enumerated with her parent Nicholaus Ambrosius under the name of "Anna A" on the 1870 U. S. Census for Township 3 North, Range 8 West, Madison County, Illinois. She was listed as a four-year-old female born in Illinois.4
Anna was enumerated as the daughter of Nicholaus Ambrosius under the name of "Elisabeth Ambrosius" on the 1880 U. S. Census of Collinsville Township, Madison County, Illinois. She was listed as a 14-year-old white female born in Illinois.3
Anna married Gottlieb Eberhart on November 18, 1888 at Madison County, Illlinois.2,5

Family

Gottlieb Eberhart b. circa 1860

Citations

  1. [S1086] Elsie M. Wasser and Marie T. Eberle, 1880 Federal Census of Madison County, Illinois, page 175.
  2. [S1136] Nicholaus Ambrosius Probate File.
  3. [S1086] Elsie M. Wasser and Marie T. Eberle, 1880 Federal Census of Madison County, Illinois, page 751.
  4. [S1271] 1870 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Nicolas Ambrosius household.
  5. [S2552] Illinois State Archives, "Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900" database.

Henry A. F. Ambrosius1,2

M, #6587, b. November 3, 1868, d. March 15, 1935
Father*Nicholaus Ambrosius1 b. December 16, 1835, d. October 25, 1899
Mother*Anna Elisabeth Brede1,3 b. June 11, 1839, d. April 28, 1925
     Henry A. F. Ambrosius, son of Nicholaus Ambrosius and Anna Elisabeth Brede, was born on November 3, 1868 in Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois.1,4,3
He was enumerated with his parent Nicholaus Ambrosius under the name of "Heinrich" on the 1870 U. S. Census for Township 3 North, Range 8 West, Madison County, Illinois. He was listed as a two-year-old male born in Illinois.5
Henry was enumerated as the son of Nicholaus Ambrosius on the 1880 U. S. Census of Collinsville Township, Madison County, Illinois. He was listed as a 12-year-old white male born in Illinois.6
Henry married Mary Muehlenburg, daughter of Henry Muehlenburg and (?) Black, on April 23, 1893 at Madison County, Illinois.7,8
Henry is a head of household on the 1900 U. S. Census of Jarvis Township, Madison County, Illinois. He was identified as a 31-year-old married male born in Illinois He was a farmer and could read and write. Enumerated with him were: his wife Mary, his daughters Elle, Mildred and Meta.7
Henry is a head of household on the 1910 U. S. Census of Jarvis Township, Illinois. He was identified as a 42-year-old male born in Illinois; his parents were born in Germany. He had been married for 16 years and it was his first marriage. Enumerated with him were: his wife Mary, his sons Raymond E., Edgar E. and Sylvester, his daughters Elle and Mildred.9
Mary and Henry A. F. Ambrosius lived in 1910 at Jarvis Township in Illinois. Residing with them were, their children Elle, Mildred, Raymond, Edgar and Sylvester..9
Mary and Henry A. F. Ambrosius lived in 1920 at Jarvis Township in Illinois. Residing with them were, their children Raymond, Edgar and Sylvester..10
Henry is a head of household on the 1920 U. S. Census of Jarvis Township, Illinois. He was identified as a married 51-year-old male born in Illinois; his father was born in Saxony and his mother in Hesse-Darmstadt. Enumerated with him were: his wife Mary, his sons Raymond E., Edgar E. and Sylvester.10
Henry A. F. was the assistant sales manager of a building and loan company in 1930 at Illinois.11
Mary and Henry A. F. Ambrosius lived in 1930 at 8 Farriole Street in Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois. Residing with them were, their child, Sylvester..11
Henry is a head of household on the 1930 U. S. Census of Ward 2, Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois. He was identified as a married 61-year-old male born in Illinois, his parents were born in Germany. He was married for the first time at the age of 24, owned property valued at $5,000.00 and a radio, could read and write and was not a veteran. Enumerated with him were: his wife Mary, his son Sylvester.11 At the time of his death in 1935, Henry resided at 8 Farriole Place in Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois.3
Henry died on March 15, 1935 in East St. Louis, St. Clair County, Illinois, at age 66.12,3 He was buried on March 15, 1935 in Lutheran Cemetery in Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois.3

Family

Mary Muehlenburg b. December 28, 1871, d. March 12, 1947
Children

Citations

  1. [S1086] Elsie M. Wasser and Marie T. Eberle, 1880 Federal Census of Madison County, Illinois, page 175.
  2. [S1136] Nicholaus Ambrosius Probate File.
  3. [S1154] Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947, FamilySearch Labs (database online).
  4. [S1594] Internet Site: Kelly Family Tree: Michael J. Kelly <e-mail address>Ancestry web site).
  5. [S1271] 1870 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Nicolas Ambrosius household.
  6. [S1086] Elsie M. Wasser and Marie T. Eberle, 1880 Federal Census of Madison County, Illinois, page 751.
  7. [S1315] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Henry Ambrosius household.
  8. [S2552] Illinois State Archives, "Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900" database.
  9. [S1043] 1910 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Henry Ambrosius household.
  10. [S1772] 1920 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Henry Ambrosius household.
  11. [S2696] 1930 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Otis R. Metzger household.
  12. [S2623] Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper , March 20, 1947.
  13. [S2741] 1930 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Henry F. Ambrosius household.

Emma K. Ambrosius1,2

F, #6588, b. 1870, d. April 9, 1950
Father*Nicholaus Ambrosius1 b. December 16, 1835, d. October 25, 1899
Mother*Anna Elisabeth Brede1 b. June 11, 1839, d. April 28, 1925
     Emma K. Ambrosius, daughter of Nicholaus Ambrosius and Anna Elisabeth Brede, was born in 1870 in Madison County, Illinois.1
Emma was enumerated as the daughter of Nicholaus Ambrosius on the 1880 U. S. Census of Collinsville Township, Madison County, Illinois. She was listed as a ten-year-old white female born in Illinois.3
Emma married John Sudbring on October 26, 1890 at Madison County, Illlinois.2,4
Emma died on April 9, 1950.5 She was buried in April, 1950 in Holy Cross Lutheran Cemetery in Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois.5

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1880Collinsville Township, Madison County, IllinoisNicholaus Ambrosius3

Family

John Sudbring b. circa 1865

Citations

  1. [S1086] Elsie M. Wasser and Marie T. Eberle, 1880 Federal Census of Madison County, Illinois, page 175.
  2. [S1136] Nicholaus Ambrosius Probate File.
  3. [S1086] Elsie M. Wasser and Marie T. Eberle, 1880 Federal Census of Madison County, Illinois, page 751.
  4. [S2552] Illinois State Archives, "Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900" database.
  5. [S556] Internet Site: Find-A-Grave Web Site).

Martin Ambrosius1

M, #6589, b. 1873
Father*Nicholaus Ambrosius1 b. December 16, 1835, d. October 25, 1899
Mother*Anna Elisabeth Brede1 b. June 11, 1839, d. April 28, 1925
     Martin Ambrosius, son of Nicholaus Ambrosius and Anna Elisabeth Brede, was born in 1873 in Madison County, Illinois.1
Martin was enumerated as the son of Nicholaus Ambrosius on the 1880 U. S. Census of Collinsville Township, Madison County, Illinois. He was listed as a seven-year-old white male born in Illinois.2
Martin was enumerated as the son of Anna Elisabeth Brede on the 1900 U. S. Census of Collinsville Township, Illinois. He was listed as a single 27-year-old male born in Illinois. He was a farm laborer.3
A petition dated December 18, 1901 and filed by his brother Henry A. F. Ambrosius sought to have Martin declared incompetent and his mother, Anna, appointed conservator. The petition stated he was "distracted and feble minded, the he was wholly unfit and mispalteted (?) to transact and attend to the ordinary business affairs of life, and is more than 32 years of age." On January 13, 1902 a jury consisting of W. B. McKee, W. H. Shaffer, B. C. Saivez, Chas Agles, C. A. Cowan and Edward Mack found him to be distracted.
Martin was confined to the Jacksonville State hospital in Jacksonville, Illinois. He apparently would spend the winter months with his brother Conrad.
Anna would file annual reports identifying the expenses paid from his estate. In 1903 she paid for items such as pants, socks, shirting, drawers, yarn for socks, medicine, slippers, undershirts, felt boots, gloves, shawl, etc. She also paid Conrad F. Ambrosius $ 15. 00 for boarding charges for December 1903 through February 1904. In 1904 she paid for similar items including shoes, pants, hat, smoking tobacco, socks, suspenders, slippers, 'jents' pants, cafe, shoes, bottle medicine, etc. She paid Conrad $20.00 for boarding for four winter months.4

Citations

  1. [S1086] Elsie M. Wasser and Marie T. Eberle, 1880 Federal Census of Madison County, Illinois, page 175.
  2. [S1086] Elsie M. Wasser and Marie T. Eberle, 1880 Federal Census of Madison County, Illinois, page 751.
  3. [S1283] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Anna Ambrosius household.
  4. [S1138] Petition for Appointment of Conservator, Martin Ambrosius.

John Adam Ambrosius1,2,3

M, #6590, b. March 4, 1875, d. February 13, 1946
Father*Nicholaus Ambrosius1 b. December 16, 1835, d. October 25, 1899
Mother*Anna Elisabeth Brede1 b. June 11, 1839, d. April 28, 1925
     John Adam Ambrosius, son of Nicholaus Ambrosius and Anna Elisabeth Brede, was born on March 4, 1875 in Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois.3,1,4
John was enumerated as the son of Nicholaus Ambrosius on the 1880 U. S. Census of Collinsville Township, Madison County, Illinois. He was listed as a five-year-old white male born in Illinois.5
John was enumerated as the son of Anna Elisabeth Brede under the name of "Johan Ambrosius" on the 1900 U. S. Census of Collinsville Township, Illinois. He was listed as a single 25-year-old male born in Illinois.6
John Adam was a self-employed carpet weaver in 1918.3 At the time of his draft registration for World War I in 1918, John resided at 215 Beidler Street in Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois.3 John registered for the draft for World War I on September 12, 1918 at Draft Board 3, Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois, he was listed as medium build and height with brown eyes and dark hair.3
John is a head of household, under the name of "John A. Ambrosius Jr", on the 1920 U. S. Census of Illinois. He was identified as a single 44-year-old male born in Illinois. His father was born in Melrunsen, Germany and his mother in Hesse Cassel, Germany. He owned a house free of mortgage at 215 Beidler Street, Collinsville, Illinois where he lived with his mother. He was employed as a carpenter, working out of his house. Enumerated with him was his mother Anna Elisabeth.7
John Adam was a loader in a coal mine in 1930.8
John Adam Ambrosius lived in 1930 215 Beidler Street, Illinois.8
John is a head of household on the 1930 U. S. Census of Ward 2, Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois. He was identified as a single 55-year-old male born in Illinois, his parents were born in the United States. He owned a home valued at $2,500.00, could read and write and was not a veteran.8
John Adam Ambrosius purchased lot 17, Look's second addition for $1 at Illinois, in January, 1933 from Stephen D. Jones and wife.9 He never married.4
John Adam was a carpet rug weaver in 1946.4
John died on February 13, 1946 in Highland, Madison County, Illinois, at age 70.4 He was buried on February 16, 1946 in Holy Cross Lutheran Cemetery in Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois.4,1010
John Adam Ambrosius Tombstone

Citations

  1. [S1086] Elsie M. Wasser and Marie T. Eberle, 1880 Federal Census of Madison County, Illinois, page 175.
  2. [S1136] Nicholaus Ambrosius Probate File.
  3. [S4075] Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Ancestry.com (database online), 2002.
  4. [S1154] Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947, FamilySearch Labs (database online).
  5. [S1086] Elsie M. Wasser and Marie T. Eberle, 1880 Federal Census of Madison County, Illinois, page 751.
  6. [S1283] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Anna Ambrosius household.
  7. [S1249] 1920 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), John A. Ambrosius Jr. household.
  8. [S2406] 1930 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), John A. Ambrosius household.
  9. [S2623] Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper , January 16, 1933.
  10. [S556] Internet Site: Find-A-Grave Web Site).

Manhaus Ambrosius1,2

M, #6591, b. March 29, 1819, d. April 23, 1898
Father*Conrad Ambrosius3
Mother*Catherine (?)1
     Manhaus Ambrosius was also known as Madia Ambrozius.4 Manhaus Ambrosius was also known as Matthaeus.5 Manhaus Ambrosius was also known as Matthew.6 Manhaus Ambrosius, son of Conrad Ambrosius and Catherine (?), was born on March 29, 1819 in Hesse-Cassel, Germany.1,6 Manhaus lived with Conrad Adams Ambrosius in 1842 at St. Louis, Missouri.7 Manhaus Ambrosius declared his intention to become a citizen of the United States listed in book 1, page 190 in 1847 at Circuit Clerk, Edwardsville, Madison County, Illinois.8
Manhaus married Elizabeth M. "Lizzie, Suzie" Wendler, daughter of Jacob Wendler and Margaret Rang, on August 12, 1849 at Madison County, Illinois.1,2,9
Manhaus was a tayler in 1850 at Illinois.4
Elizabeth and Manhaus Ambrosius lived in 1850 in Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois. Residing with them were, their child, Katherine, their parents Catherine (?)..4
Manhaus is a head of household on the 1850 U. S. Census for 93 North Range 8 West, Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois. He was identified as a 31-year-old male born in Germany; he owned real estate valued at $150.00. He was married within the year. Enumerated with him were:, his daughter Katherine and Catherine.4 Manhaus Ambrosius emigrated in 1851 from Germany. The location traveling to was indicated as traveling alone.5 He was naturalized in September, 1853 at the Circuit Clerk in Illinois. Entered on page 1, book 190.8
Manhaus is a head of household on the 1880 U. S. Census of Collinsville Township, Madison County, Illinois. He was identified as a 61-year-old white male born in Prussia. Enumerated with him were: his wife Elizabeth M., his sons Charles and Henry, his daughters Katherine, Sophia L. and Esther.10 In a lawsuit in March, 1895 Manhaus Ambrosius and Elizabeth M. "Lizzie, Suzie" Wendler were sued by Max Zucker, assumpsit.. The case was continued at the cost of plaintiff. Assumpsit is a legal action to enforce or recover damages for a breach of an agreement or promise made orally or in writing not under seal; a contract.11
The law suit (Max Zucker vs. M. Ambrosius et al, assumpsit; damages of $500.00) was tried Thursday evening, December 12, 1895. A verdict was returned finindg the issues for the defendants.
Manhaus died on April 23, 1898 in Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan, at age 79.6

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
185093 North Range 8 West, Collinsville, Madison County, IllinoisManhaus Ambrosius4
1880Collinsville Township, Madison County, IllinoisManhaus Ambrosius10

Family

Elizabeth M. "Lizzie, Suzie" Wendler b. March 9, 1832, d. November 20, 1914
Children

Citations

  1. [S1086] Elsie M. Wasser and Marie T. Eberle, 1880 Federal Census of Madison County, Illinois, page 175.
  2. [S787] Jane Shelley and Elsie M. Wasser, Madison County Illinois, Marriage Record Index Volume I, page 1.
  3. [S1594] Internet Site: Kienzle/Willenbrock Family; Sarah Kienzle <e-mail address>Ancestry web site).
  4. [S7312] 1850 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Madia Ambrozius household.
  5. [S2097] Internet Site: Schroeder & Fuelling 19th Century Hessian Emigrants, Letters A - J).
  6. [S1594] Internet Site: Kelly Family Tree: Michael J. Kelly <e-mail address>Ancestry web site).
  7. [S118] Unknown author, Madison County Illinois, Portrait and Biographical Record, 1894.
  8. [S660] Jane Shelley and Elsie M. Wasser, Madison County Naturalizations and Intentions.
  9. [S2552] Illinois State Archives, "Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900" database.
  10. [S1086] Elsie M. Wasser and Marie T. Eberle, 1880 Federal Census of Madison County, Illinois, page 752.
  11. [S2623] Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper , March 26, 1895.

Elizabeth M. "Lizzie, Suzie" Wendler1,2,3

F, #6592, b. March 9, 1832, d. November 20, 1914
Father*Jacob Wendler4
Mother*Margaret Rang4
     Her nickname was "Suzie."3 Her nickname was "Lizzie." Elizabeth M. "Lizzie, Suzie" Wendler, daughter of Jacob Wendler and Margaret Rang, was born on March 9, 1832 in Bavaria, Germany.1,4
Elizabeth married Manhaus Ambrosius, son of Conrad Ambrosius and Catherine (?), on August 12, 1849 at Madison County, Illinois.1,2,5
Elizabeth and Manhaus Ambrosius lived in 1850 in Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois. Residing with them were, their child, Katherine, their parents Catherine (?)..6
Elizabeth was enumerated with her husband, Manhaus Ambrosius under the name of "Elizabeth M. Ambrozius" on the 1850 U. S. Census for 93 North Range 8 West, Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois. She was listed as a 19-year-old female bporn in Germany; she was married within the year.6
Elizabeth was enumerated as the wife of Manhaus Ambrosius under the name of "Lizzie Ambrosius" on the 1880 U. S. Census of Collinsville Township, Madison County, Illinois. She was listed as a 48-year-old white female born in Bavaria.7 In a lawsuit in March, 1895 Manhaus Ambrosius and Elizabeth M. "Lizzie, Suzie" Wendler were sued by Max Zucker, assumpsit.. The case was continued at the cost of plaintiff. Assumpsit is a legal action to enforce or recover damages for a breach of an agreement or promise made orally or in writing not under seal; a contract.8
Elizabeth died on November 20, 1914 in Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan, at age 82.4
Elizabeth attended a party held by Henry Dannenberg and Emma Dannenberg on May 6, 1916 at Plesant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois.9

Family

Manhaus Ambrosius b. March 29, 1819, d. April 23, 1898
Children

Citations

  1. [S1086] Elsie M. Wasser and Marie T. Eberle, 1880 Federal Census of Madison County, Illinois, page 175.
  2. [S787] Jane Shelley and Elsie M. Wasser, Madison County Illinois, Marriage Record Index Volume I, page 1.
  3. [S1594] Internet Site: Kienzle/Willenbrock Family; Sarah Kienzle <e-mail address>Ancestry web site).
  4. [S1594] Internet Site: Kelly Family Tree: Michael J. Kelly <e-mail address>Ancestry web site).
  5. [S2552] Illinois State Archives, "Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900" database.
  6. [S7312] 1850 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Madia Ambrozius household.
  7. [S1086] Elsie M. Wasser and Marie T. Eberle, 1880 Federal Census of Madison County, Illinois, page 752.
  8. [S2623] Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper , March 26, 1895.
  9. [S2623] Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper "Party at Pleasant Ridge", May 6, 1916.

Katherine "Katie" Ambrosius1

F, #6593, b. August, 1850, d. March 19, 1924
Father*Manhaus Ambrosius1 b. March 29, 1819, d. April 23, 1898
Mother*Elizabeth M. "Lizzie, Suzie" Wendler1 b. March 9, 1832, d. November 20, 1914
     Her nickname was "Katie."
She lived with her parents, Elizabeth and Manhaus, in 1850 at Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois.2 Katherine "Katie" Ambrosius, daughter of Manhaus Ambrosius and Elizabeth M. "Lizzie, Suzie" Wendler, was born in August, 1850 in Illinois.1,3
Katherine was enumerated with her parent Manhaus Ambrosius under the name of "Elizabeth
C. C. Ambrozius" on the 1850 U. S. Census for 93 North Range 8 West, Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois. She was listed as a one-month-old girl born in Illinois; her parents were born in Germany.2
Katherine was enumerated as the daughter of Manhaus Ambrosius on the 1880 U. S. Census of Collinsville Township, Madison County, Illinois. She was listed as a 29-year-old white female born in Illinois.4
Katherine died on March 19, 1924 in Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan, at age 73.3

Citations

  1. [S1086] Elsie M. Wasser and Marie T. Eberle, 1880 Federal Census of Madison County, Illinois, page 175.
  2. [S7312] 1850 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Madia Ambrozius household.
  3. [S1594] Internet Site: Kelly Family Tree: Michael J. Kelly <e-mail address>Ancestry web site).
  4. [S1086] Elsie M. Wasser and Marie T. Eberle, 1880 Federal Census of Madison County, Illinois, page 752.

Charles Ambrosius1

M, #6594, b. 1857
Father*Manhaus Ambrosius1 b. March 29, 1819, d. April 23, 1898
Mother*Elizabeth M. "Lizzie, Suzie" Wendler1 b. March 9, 1832, d. November 20, 1914
     Charles Ambrosius, son of Manhaus Ambrosius and Elizabeth M. "Lizzie, Suzie" Wendler, was born in 1857 in Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois.1,2
Charles was enumerated as the son of Manhaus Ambrosius on the 1880 U. S. Census of Collinsville Township, Madison County, Illinois. He was listed as a 23-year-old white male born in Illinois.3

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1880Collinsville Township, Madison County, IllinoisManhaus Ambrosius3

Citations

  1. [S1086] Elsie M. Wasser and Marie T. Eberle, 1880 Federal Census of Madison County, Illinois, page 175.
  2. [S1594] Internet Site: Kelly Family Tree: Michael J. Kelly <e-mail address>Ancestry web site).
  3. [S1086] Elsie M. Wasser and Marie T. Eberle, 1880 Federal Census of Madison County, Illinois, page 752.

Henry Ambrosius1

M, #6595, b. 1860
Father*Manhaus Ambrosius1 b. March 29, 1819, d. April 23, 1898
Mother*Elizabeth M. "Lizzie, Suzie" Wendler1 b. March 9, 1832, d. November 20, 1914
     Henry Ambrosius, son of Manhaus Ambrosius and Elizabeth M. "Lizzie, Suzie" Wendler, was born in 1860 in Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois.1,2
Henry was enumerated as the son of Manhaus Ambrosius on the 1880 U. S. Census of Collinsville Township, Madison County, Illinois. He was listed as a 20-year-old white male born in Illinois.3

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1880Collinsville Township, Madison County, IllinoisManhaus Ambrosius3

Citations

  1. [S1086] Elsie M. Wasser and Marie T. Eberle, 1880 Federal Census of Madison County, Illinois, page 175.
  2. [S1594] Internet Site: Kelly Family Tree: Michael J. Kelly <e-mail address>Ancestry web site).
  3. [S1086] Elsie M. Wasser and Marie T. Eberle, 1880 Federal Census of Madison County, Illinois, page 752.

Sophia L. Ambrosius1

F, #6596, b. May 15, 1863, d. July 20, 1933
Father*Manhaus Ambrosius1 b. March 29, 1819, d. April 23, 1898
Mother*Elizabeth M. "Lizzie, Suzie" Wendler1 b. March 9, 1832, d. November 20, 1914
     Sophia L. Ambrosius, daughter of Manhaus Ambrosius and Elizabeth M. "Lizzie, Suzie" Wendler, was born on May 15, 1863 in Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois.1,2
Sophia was enumerated as the daughter of Manhaus Ambrosius on the 1880 U. S. Census of Collinsville Township, Madison County, Illinois. She was listed as an 18-year-old white female born in Illinois.3
Sophia married Frederick W. Schaller on December 27, 1885 at Illinois.2
Sophia died on July 20, 1933 in Lansing, Ingham County, Michigan, at age 70.2

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1880Collinsville Township, Madison County, IllinoisManhaus Ambrosius3

Family

Frederick W. Schaller b. August 9, 1859, d. July 17, 1941
Children

Citations

  1. [S1086] Elsie M. Wasser and Marie T. Eberle, 1880 Federal Census of Madison County, Illinois, page 175.
  2. [S1594] Internet Site: Kelly Family Tree: Michael J. Kelly <e-mail address>Ancestry web site).
  3. [S1086] Elsie M. Wasser and Marie T. Eberle, 1880 Federal Census of Madison County, Illinois, page 752.

Esther Ambrosius1

F, #6597, b. 1865, d. July 3, 1949
Father*Manhaus Ambrosius1 b. March 29, 1819, d. April 23, 1898
Mother*Elizabeth M. "Lizzie, Suzie" Wendler1 b. March 9, 1832, d. November 20, 1914
     Esther Ambrosius, daughter of Manhaus Ambrosius and Elizabeth M. "Lizzie, Suzie" Wendler, was born in 1865 in Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois.1,2
Esther was enumerated as the daughter of Manhaus Ambrosius 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.3
Esther died on July 3, 1949 in Illinois.4

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1880Collinsville Township, Madison County, IllinoisManhaus Ambrosius3

Citations

  1. [S1086] Elsie M. Wasser and Marie T. Eberle, 1880 Federal Census of Madison County, Illinois, page 175.
  2. [S1594] Internet Site: Kelly Family Tree: Michael J. Kelly <e-mail address>Ancestry web site).
  3. [S1086] Elsie M. Wasser and Marie T. Eberle, 1880 Federal Census of Madison County, Illinois, page 752.
  4. [S869] Internet Site: Illinois Statewide Death Index, 1916-1950).

Gottlieb Eberhart1,2

M, #6598, b. circa 1860
     Gottlieb Eberhart was born circa 1860.1
Gottlieb married Anna Elisabeth Ambrosius, daughter of Nicholaus Ambrosius and Anna Elisabeth Brede, on November 18, 1888 at Madison County, Illlinois.1,2

Family

Anna Elisabeth Ambrosius b. 1866

Citations

  1. [S1136] Nicholaus Ambrosius Probate File.
  2. [S2552] Illinois State Archives, "Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900" database.

John Sudbring1,2

M, #6599, b. circa 1865
     John Sudbring was born circa 1865.1
John married Emma K. Ambrosius, daughter of Nicholaus Ambrosius and Anna Elisabeth Brede, on October 26, 1890 at Madison County, Illlinois.1,2

Family

Emma K. Ambrosius b. 1870, d. April 9, 1950

Citations

  1. [S1136] Nicholaus Ambrosius Probate File.
  2. [S2552] Illinois State Archives, "Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900" database.

Sophia Bohm1

F, #6600, b. November 14, 1858, d. December 19, 1949
Father*Reverend Louis Frederick Bohm b. circa 1850, d. January 25, 1876
Mother*Sophia Maria Katharina Dannenberg b. March 8, 1836
     Sophia Bohm, daughter of Reverend Louis Frederick Bohm and Sophia Maria Katharina Dannenberg, was born on November 14, 1858 in northeast of Troy, Madison County, Illinois.1,2
Sophia married Christian C. H. Taake on February 17, 1878 at Madison County, Illinois. ceremony was performed by Minister C. Kelppisch. Recorded in book 8, page 6, certificate 446 of Madison County, Illinois.3,2 Her husband, Christian, died before 1949.2
Sophia died on December 19, 1949 in Troy, Madison County, Illinois, at age 91 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Oscar Gornet where she had lived for the past 20 years.2
Her obituary was published in the Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper on December 19, 1949.2
Her funeral service was held on December 21, 1949 at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Troy, Madison County, Illinois.2 Her obituary stated:
Mrs. Sophia Bohm Taake died at 12:50 a.m. Monday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Oscar Gornet of Troy, where she made her home for the past 20 years.
     She was born Nov. 14, 1858, northeast of Troy and had attained the age of 91 years, one month and five days. Her parents were the late Katherine Dannenberg and Louis Bohm. She was married to Henry Taake Feb. 10, 1878, who preceded her in death.
     Surviving are seven children, J. H. Taake of this city; Mrs Oscar Gornet, William F. Taake, Harry Taake of Troy; Mrs William Wittman of Mercedes, Tex., Henry Taake of Rochell, Ill., and J. E. Taake of University City; one sister, Mrs. Mary Wendler of Pin Oak township; one brother, William Bohm of Pin Oak township; 18 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.
     She was a member of the Troy Lutheran church and the Ladies aid.
     Friends may call at the Edwards funeral home in Troy after 7:30 Monday evening until 12 o'clock noon Wednesday when the body will be taken to Lutheran church to lie in state until 2:30 when services will be held.
     Interment will be in the Lutheran cemetery.
2

Sophia's wake was held at Edwards Funeral Home, Troy, Madison County, Illinois.2 She was buried in Lutheran Cemetery in Troy, Madison County, Illinois.2

Citations

  1. [S1139] Christian Blass Probate File.
  2. [S2623] Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper "Deaths and Funerals", December 19, 1949.
  3. [S790] Jane Shelley and Elsie M. Wasser, Madison County Illinois, Marriage Record Index Volume IV, Page 58.