William König

M, #991, b. 1869, d. before February, 1937
Father*Henry M. König b. December, 1828
Mother*Katharine Keisker b. circa 1828
     William König, son of Henry M. König and Katharine Keisker, was born in 1869 in Madison County, Illinois.1
He was enumerated with his parent Henry M. König on the 1870 U. S. Census for Township 3 North, Range 8 West, Madison County, Illinois. He was listed as a one-year-old male born in Illinois.1
William died before February, 1937.2
William was not mentioned in George Henry König's obituary on February 4, 1937and presumed to have preceding the deceased in death.2

Citations

  1. [S1278] 1870 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Henry Koenig household.
  2. [S2623] Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper "George Henry Koenig Dies In Pleasant Ridge", February 4, 1937.

Catherine König1

F, #992, b. 1866, d. before February, 1937
Father*Henry M. König1 b. December, 1828
Mother*Katharine Keisker1 b. circa 1828
     Catherine König, daughter of Henry M. König and Katharine Keisker, was born in 1866 in Madison County, Illinois.1
Catherine was enumerated with her parent Henry M. König 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.1
Catherine died before February, 1937.2
Catherine was not mentioned in George Henry König's obituary on February 4, 1937and presumed to have preceding the deceased in death.2

Citations

  1. [S1278] 1870 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Henry Koenig household.
  2. [S2623] Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper "George Henry Koenig Dies In Pleasant Ridge", February 4, 1937.

Mary Witte1

F, #993, b. 1851
Father*Ernst Witte1 b. 1815, d. January 25, 1885
Mother*Sophie Wilhelmine Charlotte Pipenbrink1 b. 1823
     Mary Witte, daughter of Ernst Witte and Sophie Wilhelmine Charlotte Pipenbrink, was born in 1851 in Indiana.1
Mary was enumerated with her parent Ernst Witte on the 1870 U. S. Census for Township 3 North, Range 8 West, Madison County, Illinois. She was listed as a 19-year-old female born in Indiana and she was attending school.1

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1870Township 3 North, Range 8 West, Madison County, IllinoisErnst Witte1

Citations

  1. [S1268] 1870 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Ernst Witte household.

George Witte1

M, #994, b. 1859
Father*Ernst Witte1 b. 1815, d. January 25, 1885
Mother*Sophie Wilhelmine Charlotte Pipenbrink1 b. 1823
     George Witte, son of Ernst Witte and Sophie Wilhelmine Charlotte Pipenbrink, was born in 1859 in Indiana.1
He was enumerated with his parent Ernst Witte on the 1870 U. S. Census for Township 3 North, Range 8 West, Madison County, Illinois. He was listed as an 11-year-old male born in Indiana, he was attending school.1

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1870Township 3 North, Range 8 West, Madison County, IllinoisErnst Witte1

Citations

  1. [S1268] 1870 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Ernst Witte household.

Heinrich Buesking1

M, #995, b. 1862
Father*Heinrich Wilhelm "Henry" Buesking1 b. November 28, 1826, d. February 2, 1901
Mother*Sophie Wilhelmine "Susan" Rodenberg1 b. April 5, 1826, d. November 2, 1880
     Heinrich Buesking, son of Heinrich Wilhelm "Henry" Buesking and Sophie Wilhelmine "Susan" Rodenberg, was born in 1862 in Madison County, Illinois.1 Conflicting evidence placed his birth in December 1861 (1900 census.)2
He was enumerated with his parent Heinrich Wilhelm "Henry" Buesking on the 1870 U. S. Census for Township 3 North, Range 8 West, Madison County, Illinois. He was listed as an eight-year-old male born in Illinois and was attending school.1
Heinrich is a head of household, under the name of "Henry Busking Sr", on the 1900 U. S. Census of Collinsville Township, Madison County, Illinois. He was identified as a 38-year-old single male born in Illinois in December 1861. He was farming on land owned by his fathe. Enumerated with him were: his father, Heinrich Wilhelm, his sister Maria.2

Citations

  1. [S1266] 1870 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Henry Busking household.
  2. [S1285] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Henry Buesking Sr household.

Maria Buesking1

F, #996, b. 1869
Father*Heinrich Wilhelm "Henry" Buesking1 b. November 28, 1826, d. February 2, 1901
Mother*Sophie Wilhelmine "Susan" Rodenberg1 b. April 5, 1826, d. November 2, 1880
     Maria Buesking, daughter of Heinrich Wilhelm "Henry" Buesking and Sophie Wilhelmine "Susan" Rodenberg, was born in 1869 in Madison County, Illinois.1
Maria was enumerated with her parent Heinrich Wilhelm "Henry" Buesking on the 1870 U. S. Census for Township 3 North, Range 8 West, Madison County, Illinois. She was listed as a one-year-old female born in Illinois. She was listed as attending school which is doubtlful considering her age.1
Maria was enumerated as the sister of Heinrich Buesking under the name of "Sophia Buesking" on the 1900 U. S. Census of Collinsville Township, Madison County, Illinois. She was listed as a single 29-year-old female born in Illinois in October 1870.2

Citations

  1. [S1266] 1870 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Henry Busking household.
  2. [S1285] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Henry Buesking Sr household.

William Brüggemann1

M, #997, b. 1860
Father*Gottlieb Brüggemann1 b. October 29, 1818, d. September 9, 1870
Mother*Louise Mundmann1 b. 1832, d. 1887
     William Brüggemann, son of Gottlieb Brüggemann and Louise Mundmann, was born in 1860 in Madison County, Illinois.1
William was enumerated with his parent Gottlieb Brüggemann on the 1870 U. S. Census for Township 3 North, Range 8 West, Madison County, Illinois. He was listed as a ten-year-old male born in Illinois. He was not attending school.2

Citations

  1. [S1266] 1870 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Henry Busking household.
  2. [S1267] 1870 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Gotlieb Bruggeman household.

Christian Römke1

M, #998, b. 1834
     Christian Römke was born in 1834 in Germany.1
Christian married Dorres (?) circa 1855.1
Christian Römke immigrated in 1869 to Madison County, Illinois, traveling (based on birth of youngest child in Prussia in 1868).1
Christian 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 36-year-old male born in Prussia as were both of his parents, he was employed as a laborer. Enumerated with him were:, his son Heinrich, his daughter Mina.1

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1870Township 3 North, Range 8 West, Madison County, IllinoisChristian Römke1

Family

Dorres (?) b. 1834
Children

Citations

  1. [S1264] 1870 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Christian Roempke household.

Dorres (?)1

F, #999, b. 1834
     Dorres (?) was born in 1834 in Hannover, Region Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany.1
Dorres married Christian Römke circa 1855.1
Dorres was enumerated with her husband, Christian Römke under the name of "Dorres Roempke" on the 1870 U. S. Census for Township 3 North, Range 8 West, Madison County, Illinois. She was listed as a 36-year-old female born in Hanover, Germany and was keeping house.1

Family

Christian Römke b. 1834
Children

Citations

  1. [S1264] 1870 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Christian Roempke household.

Mina Römke1

F, #1000, b. 1868
Father*Christian Römke1 b. 1834
Mother*Dorres (?)1 b. 1834
     Mina Römke, daughter of Christian Römke and Dorres (?), was born in 1868 in Germany.1
Mina was enumerated with her parent Christian Römke 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 Prussia.1

Citations

  1. [S1264] 1870 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Christian Roempke household.

Mary Muehlenburg1,2

F, #1001, b. December 28, 1871, d. March 12, 1947
Father*Henry Muehlenburg2
Mother*(?) Black2
     Mary Muehlenburg, daughter of Henry Muehlenburg and (?) Black, was born on December 28, 1871 in Troy, Madison County, Illinois.1,2
Mary married Henry A. F. Ambrosius, son of Nicholaus Ambrosius and Anna Elisabeth Brede, on April 23, 1893 at Madison County, Illinois.1,3
Mary was enumerated as the wife of Henry A. F. Ambrosius under the name of "Mary Ambrosius" on the 1900 U. S. Census of Jarvis Township, Madison County, Illinois. She was listed as a 28-year-old female born in Missouri. Both of her parents were born in Germany. She had been married for seven years and had three children, all still living.1
Mary was enumerated as the wife of Henry A. F. Ambrosius under the name of "Mary Ambrosius" on the 1910 U. S. Census of Jarvis Township, Illinois. She was listed as a 37-year-old female born in Missouri; her parents were born in Germamy. She had been married for 16 years and had seven children of whom five were still living.4
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..4
Mary and Henry A. F. Ambrosius lived in 1920 at Jarvis Township in Illinois. Residing with them were, their children Raymond, Edgar and Sylvester..5
Mary was enumerated as the wife of Henry A. F. Ambrosius under the name of "Mary Anbrisuys" on the 1920 U. S. Census of Jarvis Township, Illinois. She was listed as a married 48-year-old female born in Missouri; her father was born in Prussia and her mother in Hesse-Darmstadt.5
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..6
Mary was enumerated as the wife of Henry A. F. Ambrosius under the name of "Marie Ambrosius" on the 1930 U. S. Census of Ward 2, Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois. She was listed as a married 58-year-old female born in Missouri, her parents were born in Germany. She could read and write and was married for the first time at the age of 21.6
Mary died on March 12, 1947 in Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois, at age 75.7,2 She was buried on March 15, 1947 in Lutheran Cemetery in Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois.2

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1900Jarvis Township, Madison County, IllinoisHenry A. F. Ambrosius1
1910Jarvis Township, IllinoisHenry A. F. Ambrosius4
1920Jarvis Township, IllinoisHenry A. F. Ambrosius5
1930Ward 2, Collinsville, Madison County, IllinoisHenry A. F. Ambrosius6

Family

Henry A. F. Ambrosius b. November 3, 1868, d. March 15, 1935
Children

Citations

  1. [S1315] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Henry Ambrosius household.
  2. [S1154] Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947, FamilySearch Labs (database online).
  3. [S2552] Illinois State Archives, "Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900" database.
  4. [S1043] 1910 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Henry Ambrosius household.
  5. [S1772] 1920 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Henry Ambrosius household.
  6. [S2696] 1930 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Otis R. Metzger household.
  7. [S2623] Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper , March 20, 1947.
  8. [S2741] 1930 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Henry F. Ambrosius household.

Elle Ambrosius1

F, #1002, b. January, 1894
Father*Henry A. F. Ambrosius1 b. November 3, 1868, d. March 15, 1935
Mother*Mary Muehlenburg1 b. December 28, 1871, d. March 12, 1947
     Elle Ambrosius, daughter of Henry A. F. Ambrosius and Mary Muehlenburg, was born in January, 1894 in Madison County, Illinois.1 Conflicting evidence placed her birth in April 1894 (Michael J. Kelly's web site.)2
Elle was enumerated as the daughter of Henry A. F. Ambrosius on the 1900 U. S. Census of Jarvis Township, Madison County, Illinois. She was listed as a six-year-old female born in Illinois. She could read and write.1
Elle was enumerated as the daughter of Henry A. F. Ambrosius under the name of "Lillie Ambrosius" on the 1910 U. S. Census of Jarvis Township, Illinois. She was listed as a sixteen-year-old girl born in Illinois; she was not attending school.3
She lived with her parents, Mary and Henry, in 1910 at Jarvis Township, Illinois.3

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1900Jarvis Township, Madison County, IllinoisHenry A. F. Ambrosius1
1910Jarvis Township, IllinoisHenry A. F. Ambrosius3

Citations

  1. [S1315] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Henry Ambrosius household.
  2. [S1594] Internet Site: Kelly Family Tree: Michael J. Kelly <e-mail address>Ancestry web site).
  3. [S1043] 1910 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Henry Ambrosius household.

Mildred "Millie, Nellie" Ambrosius1

F, #1003, b. March 13, 1897, d. March 17, 1928
Father*Henry A. F. Ambrosius1 b. November 3, 1868, d. March 15, 1935
Mother*Mary Muehlenburg1 b. December 28, 1871, d. March 12, 1947
     Mildred "Millie, Nellie" Ambrosius was also known as Cornelia.2 Her nickname was "Millie."3 Her nickname was "Nellie."3 Mildred "Millie, Nellie" Ambrosius, daughter of Henry A. F. Ambrosius and Mary Muehlenburg, was born on March 13, 1897 in Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois.1,2
Mildred was enumerated as the daughter of Henry A. F. Ambrosius on the 1900 U. S. Census of Jarvis Township, Madison County, Illinois. She was listed as a three-year-old female born in Illinois.1
Mildred was enumerated as the daughter of Henry A. F. Ambrosius under the name of "Nellie Ambrosius" on the 1910 U. S. Census of Jarvis Township, Illinois. She was listed as a 13-year-old girl born in Illinois; she was attending school.4
She lived with her parents, Mary and Henry, in 1910 at Jarvis Township, Illinois.4
Mildred married Harry Hall circa 1920.2
Mildred died on March 17, 1928 in Illinois, at age 31.2 She was buried on March 19, 1928 in Lutheran Cemetery in Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois.2

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1900Jarvis Township, Madison County, IllinoisHenry A. F. Ambrosius1
1910Jarvis Township, IllinoisHenry A. F. Ambrosius4

Family

Harry Hall b. circa 1895

Citations

  1. [S1315] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Henry Ambrosius household.
  2. [S1154] Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947, FamilySearch Labs (database online).
  3. [S1594] Internet Site: Kelly Family Tree: Michael J. Kelly <e-mail address>Ancestry web site).
  4. [S1043] 1910 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Henry Ambrosius household.

Meta Ambrosius1

F, #1004, b. August, 1898
Father*Henry A. F. Ambrosius1 b. November 3, 1868, d. March 15, 1935
Mother*Mary Muehlenburg1 b. December 28, 1871, d. March 12, 1947
     Meta Ambrosius, daughter of Henry A. F. Ambrosius and Mary Muehlenburg, was born in August, 1898 in Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois.1,2
Meta was enumerated as the daughter of Henry A. F. Ambrosius on the 1900 U. S. Census of Jarvis Township, Madison County, Illinois. She was listed as a one-year-old female born in Illinois.1

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1900Jarvis Township, Madison County, IllinoisHenry A. F. Ambrosius1

Citations

  1. [S1315] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Henry Ambrosius household.
  2. [S1594] Internet Site: Kelly Family Tree: Michael J. Kelly <e-mail address>Ancestry web site).

Estelle Ambrosius1

F, #1005, b. 1898
Father*John Adam Ambrosius1 b. July 28, 1865, d. September 12, 1951
Mother*Ottilie K. "Tillie, Katie" Armbruster1 b. 1869, d. May, 1947
     Estelle Ambrosius, daughter of John Adam Ambrosius and Ottilie K. "Tillie, Katie" Armbruster, was born in 1898 in Madison County, Illinois.1
Estelle was enumerated as the daughter of John Adam Ambrosius on the 1900 U. S. Census of Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois. She was listed as a 2-year-old female born in Ilinois.2
She lived with her parents, Ottilie and John, in 1910 at Illinois.3
Estelle was enumerated as the daughter of John Adam Ambrosius on the 1910 U. S. Census of Collinsville Township, Ward 4, Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois. She was listed as a 12-year-old girl born in Illlinois as were her parents. She was attending school.3
She lived with her parents, Ottilie and John, in 1920 at 501 North Morrison Avenue, Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois.4
Estelle was a steno employed by a railroad in 1920.4
Estelle was enumerated as the daughter of John Adam Ambrosius on the 1920 U. S. Census of Ward 4, Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois. She was listed as a 22-year-old single female born in Illinois as were her parents.4
She lived with her parents, Ottilie and John, in 1930 at 2900 Dodier, St. Louis, Missouri.5
Estelle was a stenographer in 1930.5
Estelle was enumerated as the daughter of John Adam Ambrosius on the 1930 U. S. Census of Ward 19, Block 5222, St. Louis, Missouri. She was listed as a single 31-year-old woman born in Illinois as were her parents.5

Citations

  1. [S1315] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Henry Ambrosius household.
  2. [S1279] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), John Ambrosius household.
  3. [S5129] 1910 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), John A. Ambrosius household.
  4. [S5128] 1920 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), John Ambrosius household.
  5. [S5127] 1930 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), John Ambrosius household.

Louise (?)1

F, #1006, b. October, 1873
     Louise (?) was born in October, 1873 in Madison County, Illinois.1
Louisemarried, an unknown person (his first marriage) Heinrich Friedrich Wilhelm "Frank" Grönemeier (his second marriage) , son of Heinrich Grönemeier and Caroline Wilhelmine "Fanny" Barthlings, in 1899 at Illinois.1
Louise was enumerated as the wife of Heinrich Friedrich Wilhelm "Frank" Grönemeier under the name of "Louise Gronemeyer" on the 1900 U. S. Census of Collinsville Township, Madison County, Illinois. She was listed as a married 26-year-old female born in Illinois. She had been married for about one year and had one child, Minnie, one month old, although the census stated she had no children.1

Family

Heinrich Friedrich Wilhelm "Frank" Grönemeier b. March 28, 1850, d. July 16, 1910
Child

Citations

  1. [S1309] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Henry Gronemeyer household.

Minnie Grönemeier1

F, #1007, b. May, 1900
Father*Heinrich Friedrich Wilhelm "Frank" Grönemeier1 b. March 28, 1850, d. July 16, 1910
Mother*Louise (?)1 b. October, 1873
     Minnie Grönemeier, daughter of Heinrich Friedrich Wilhelm "Frank" Grönemeier and Louise (?), was born in May, 1900 in Madison County, Illinois.1
Minnie was enumerated as the daughter of Heinrich Friedrich Wilhelm "Frank" Grönemeier on the 1900 U. S. Census of Collinsville Township, Madison County, Illinois. She was listed as a one-month-old female born in Missouri in May 1900.1

Citations

  1. [S1309] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Henry Gronemeyer household.

Garrett Frese1

M, #1008, b. September, 1897
Father*Bernhard August Frese1 b. November 21, 1859
Mother*Julia Spönemann1 b. February, 1860, d. before March, 1953
     Garrett Frese, son of Bernhard August Frese and Julia Spönemann, was born in September, 1897 in Madison County, Illinois.1
Garrett was enumerated as the son of Bernhard August Frese under the name of "Garrett Fresen" on the 1900 U. S. Census of Collinsville Township, Madison County, Illinois. He was listed as a two-year-old male born in Illinois in Aprl 1889.1

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1900Collinsville Township, Madison County, IllinoisBernhard August Frese1

Citations

  1. [S1284] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), August Fresen household.

Augusta Ruemler1,2

F, #1009, b. July 4, 1873, d. June 23, 1909
Mother*Marie (?) d. after 1909
     Augusta Ruemler, daughter of Marie (?), was born on July 4, 1873 in Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois.1,3,4
Augusta (her first marriage) marrried George C. Ambrosius (his first marriage) , son of Conrad Adams Ambrosius and Maria Amelia "Mary" Schmidt, on August 15, 1897 at Illinois.1,3,5
Augusta was enumerated as the wife of George C. Ambrosius under the name of "August Ambrosius" on the 1900 U. S. Census of Illinois. She was listed as a 25-year-old married female who had been married for three years. She had one child, still alive. Augusta was born in Illinois and both of her parents in Germany.1
Augusta died on June 23, 1909 at Harrison Hospital in Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois, at age 35.6,4
Her obituary was published in the Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper on June 24, 1909.4 Her obituary stated:
Succumbs to Operation - Mrs. Augusta Ambrosius Dies In Harrison Hospital - She Had Been Suffering From Severe Attack of Appendicitis.
     Following an operation for appendicitis, Mrs. Augusta Ambrosius, of Collinsville, died at the Harrison hospital in that city. She would have been 36 years old on July 4. The funeral arrangements have not been completed, but it is probable that the last services will be held Sunday afternoon. Mrs. Ambrosius was a member of the Lutheran church of Collinsville and the services will be conducted in that edifice. Mrs. Ambrosius was taken ill last Friday and was afterwards removed to the hospital, where the operation was performed. She failed to recover from the effects of the shock and died at 5 o'clock yesterday afternoon. She is survived by her husband, George C. Ambrosius, and two sons, George and Harold. Her mother, Mrs. Marie Ruemler, is living, and there are two brothers, Charles and John Ruemler, and three sisters, Mrs. Margaret Herbst, Mrs. Gottlib Eigenbrodt and Mrs. Mollie Heitmeyer. The death of Mrs. Ambrosius proved an exceedingly sad blow to her relatives and numerous friends
4

Her funeral service was held on June 27, 1909 at Holy Cross Evangelical Lutheran Church, Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois.4 She was buried on June 27, 1909 in Holy Cross Lutheran Cemetery in Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois.

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1900Collinsville, Madison County, IllinoisGeorge C. Ambrosius1

Family

George C. Ambrosius b. August, 1874
Children

Citations

  1. [S1281] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), George Ambrosius household.
  2. [S2623] Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper "Succumbs to Operation", June 24, 1909.
  3. [S1594] Internet Site: Kelly Family Tree: Michael J. Kelly <e-mail address>Ancestry web site).
  4. [S2623] Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper "Succumbs To Operation", June 24, 1909.
  5. [S2552] Illinois State Archives, "Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900" database.
  6. [S1334] 1910 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Conrad A. Ambrosius household.

George Conrad Ambrosius Jr.1,2,3

M, #1010, b. January 30, 1899, d. August 30, 1948
Father*George C. Ambrosius2 b. August, 1874
Mother*Augusta Ruemler2 b. July 4, 1873, d. June 23, 1909
     George Conrad Ambrosius Jr., son of George C. Ambrosius and Augusta Ruemler, was born on January 30, 1899 in Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois.1,2,4
George was enumerated as the son of George C. Ambrosius on the 1900 U. S. Census of Illinois. He was listed as a one-year-old male born in Illinois.2
George was enumerated as the grandson of Conrad Adams Ambrosius on the 1910 U. S. Census for Illinois. He was listed as an 11-year-old male born in Illinois.5
William A. Ambrosius was appointed executor of the estate of George Conrad Ambrosius Jr. in August, 1916.6
George married Murial E. (?) in January, 1917.7,8
George Conrad Ambrosius Jr. lived in 1918 2098 Clinton, Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois.1 He was employed by the National Bank of Commerce at Broadway and Olive Streets, St. Louis, Missouri, in 1918 as a bank clerk.1 George registered for the draft for World War I on September 12, 1918 at Draft Board 3, Madison County, Illinois, he was listed as tall (5' 10 1/2") with a slender build and brown hair and eyes.1 George lived with Karl Windler on January 14, 1920 at 412 Short Street, Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois.9
George was enumerated as the nephew of Karl Windler on the 1920 U. S. Census of Illinois. He was listed as a 20-year-old single white male born in Illinois. He was not attending school and was employed as a fireman with the city fire department.9
He was announced as the Republican candidate for County Treasurer of Madison County, Illinois.10
His biography from the campaign add read: "The Ambrosius family has lived in Madison County for over a century. George C. Ambrosius was born in Collinsville, where he as educated, and is now residing with his wife and son, Dick, who was recently discharged from the U. S. Navy, after four years' service. During the war Mr. Ambrosius served in the United States Coast Guard (TR) in the alton are. After working for the National Bank of Commerce in St. Louis for five years, Mr. Ambrosius resigned to enter the grocery business in Collinsville, which he operated for many years. Following that he was Sales Supervisor for Madison County for the Hoover Cleaner Company for seven years, and since January 1, 1939, has been a Deputy Probate Clerk of Madison County. Mr. Ambrosius is a property owner and taxpayer. He has been an active Republican for 14 years, but has never been a candidate for elective county office. He is a member of the Lutheran Church and of the United States Coast Guard League"
He defeated the Democrat Guy Harper of Wood River in November by a vote of 24,595 to 22,465 and on November 19, 1926 was bonded by the United States Fidelity and Guarqanmty Company.10,11,12
George Conrad was an automobile salesman in 1930.13
George is a head of household on the 1930 U. S. Census of Illinois. He was identified as a 31-year-old male born in Illinois as were both of his parents. He was married for the first time at the age of 23 and was renting a home on West Main Street for $50.00 per month. He owned a radio. Enumerated with him were: his wife Murial E.13
Announced as a candidate for town clerk in March 1933.14
George Conrad and Murial E. were visited by Dick Ambrosius in July, 1943 from Wabash College, Crawsfordsville, Indiana where he was assigned in the U.S. Naval Reserve.15
In March, 1946 George announced his candidacy for the GOP nomination to the office of County Treasurer. The announcement in the Edwardsville intelligencer stated "George C. Ambrosius of Collinsville is seeking the Republican nomination for county treasurer at the April 9 primary election. Mr. Ambrosius resides with his wife at 1128 Huffendick avenue in Collinsville. Their only son, Dick is serving in the Navy and is now stationed on Okinawa. After attending the Lutheran grade school and Collinsville township high school. Mr. Ambrosius was employed for five years by the National Bank of Commerce in St. Louis leaving there to own and operate a grocery-meat market at Collinsville for many years. He served as sales supervisor for the Hoover Cleaner company in this territory for seven years and since January 1, 1939 has been employed as deputy in the office of Probate Clerk Joseph Healey. Mr. Ambrosius was born and raised in Collinsville and is 47-years of age. He is a property owner and taxpayer and has served as Republican precinct committeeman in Collinsville for 14 years. Mr. Ambrosius is a descendant of an old and respected family in Madison county. The Ambrosius family has lived in Madison county for over a century. The grandfather of George C. Ambrosius came to Madison county from Germany in 1845, and with his sons operated for many years a large mercantile establishment in Collinsville. His pledge to the people of Madison county is: 'I pledge myself to a business-like administration of the office to which I shall devote my entire time. I will operate the office economically and will give prompt and efficient service to all.'"
He won the primary in April, 1946 with a vote of 5,885 over Robert B. Ferguson with 4363 votes and Harry Reedy with 4048 votes.
He subsequently won the election.3,16


George died on August 30, 1948 at age 49 in his office as county treasurer.7,17 He was buried in August, 1948 in Holy Cross Lutheran Cemetery in Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois.18

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1900Collinsville, Madison County, IllinoisGeorge C. Ambrosius2
1910IllinoisConrad Adams Ambrosius5
1920IllinoisKarl Windler9
1930IllinoisGeorge Conrad Ambrosius Jr.13

Family

Murial E. (?) b. 1901, d. 1995
Child

Citations

  1. [S4312] Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Ancestry.com (database online).
  2. [S1281] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), George Ambrosius household.
  3. [S2623] Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper "Collinsville Man Seeks GOP Nomination to Office of County Treasurer", March 27, 1946.
  4. [S1594] Internet Site: Kelly Family Tree: Michael J. Kelly <e-mail address>Ancestry web site).
  5. [S1334] 1910 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Conrad A. Ambrosius household.
  6. [S2623] Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper "Probate Proceedings", August 23, 1916.
  7. [S2623] Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper "15 Years Ago", September 3, 1963.
  8. [S2623] Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper "Has Triple Surprise", January 25, 1947.
  9. [S1225] 1920 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Karl Windler household.
  10. [S2623] Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper "Campaign Add", October 31, 1926.
  11. [S2623] Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper , November 2, 1926.
  12. [S2623] Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper "Public Notices", November 6, 1926.
  13. [S2700] 1930 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), George Ambrosius household.
  14. [S2623] Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper , March 31, 1933.
  15. [S2623] Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper , July 21, 1943.
  16. [S2623] Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper , April 18, 1946.
  17. [S869] Internet Site: Illinois Statewide Death Index, 1916-1950).
  18. [S556] Internet Site: Find-A-Grave Web Site).

Annie (?)1

F, #1011, b. March, 1880
     Annie (?) was born in March, 1880 in Germany.1
Annie married Karl Friedrich Ludwig "Fred" Aumann, son of Friedrich Heinrich "Fred" Aumann and Johanna "Hanna" Wuelner, in 1899 at Madison County, Illinois.1
Annie was enumerated as the wife of Karl Friedrich Ludwig "Fred" Aumann under the name of "Annie Aumann" on the 1900 U. S. Census of Collinsville Township, Madison County, Illinois. She was listed as a married 20-year-old female born in Germany. She had been married for one year and had no children.1

Family

Karl Friedrich Ludwig "Fred" Aumann b. June 26, 1877, d. October 24, 1905

Citations

  1. [S1289] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Fred Aumann household.

Louis Aumann1

M, #1012, b. April 3, 1886
Father*Friedrich Heinrich "Fred" Aumann1 b. December, 1851
Mother*Johanna "Hanna" Wuelner1 b. February 6, 1856, d. February 3, 1936
     Louis Aumann, son of Friedrich Heinrich "Fred" Aumann and Johanna "Hanna" Wuelner, was born on April 3, 1886 in Madison County, Illinois.1,2
Louis was enumerated as the son of Friedrich Heinrich "Fred" Aumann on the 1900 U. S. Census of Collinsville Township, Madison County, Illinois. He was listed as a 14-year-old male born in Illinois and was attending school.1
Louis was enumerated as the son of Friedrich Heinrich "Fred" Aumann on the 1910 U. S. Census of Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois. He was listed as a single 24-year-old male born in Illinois.3 At the time of time of his registration for the draft for World War I in 1918, Louis resided at RFD 2 in Collinsville, Madison County, Illinois.2
Louis was unemployed at the result of an illness in September, 1918.2 Louis registered for the draft for World War I on September 12, 1918 at Draft Board 3, Madison County, Illinois, he was listed as medium height and slender with blue eyes and dark hair.2

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1900Collinsville Township, Madison County, IllinoisFriedrich Heinrich "Fred" Aumann1
1910Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, IllinoisFriedrich Heinrich "Fred" Aumann3

Citations

  1. [S1290] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Fred Aumann Sr. household.
  2. [S4130] Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Ancestry.com (database online), 2002.
  3. [S1302] 1910 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Fred Aumann household.

Clara Aumann1

F, #1013, b. May, 1892
Father*Friedrich Heinrich "Fred" Aumann1 b. December, 1851
Mother*Johanna "Hanna" Wuelner1 b. February 6, 1856, d. February 3, 1936
     Clara married Charles Buesking.2 Clara Aumann, daughter of Friedrich Heinrich "Fred" Aumann and Johanna "Hanna" Wuelner, was born in May, 1892 in Madison County, Illinois.1
Clara was enumerated as the daughter of Friedrich Heinrich "Fred" Aumann on the 1900 U. S. Census of Collinsville Township, Madison County, Illinois. She was listed as an eight-year-old female born in Illinois. She nad attended school for ten months during the year.1

Clara was enumerated as the daughter of Friedrich Heinrich "Fred" Aumann on the 1910 U. S. Census of Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, Illinois. She was listed as a single 18-year-old female born in Illinois. She could read and write and was attending school.3
Clara was listed in Johanna "Hanna" Wuelner's obituary on February 5, 1936 as surviving.4

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1900Collinsville Township, Madison County, IllinoisFriedrich Heinrich "Fred" Aumann1
1910Pleasant Ridge, Madison County, IllinoisFriedrich Heinrich "Fred" Aumann3

Citations

  1. [S1290] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Fred Aumann Sr. household.
  2. [S2623] Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper "Contest Woman's Will", December 7, 1936.
  3. [S1302] 1910 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Fred Aumann household.
  4. [S2623] Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper "Mrs. Hannah Aumann To Be Burried Thursday", February 5, 1936.

Cornelia L. (?)1

F, #1014, b. November, 1852
     Cornelia married (?) Anachus.1 Cornelia L. (?) was also known as Louisa (?)2 Cornelia L. (?) was born in November, 1852 in Madison County, Illinois.2
Cornelia is a head of household, under the name of "Louisa Wisemann", on the 1900 U. S. Census of Collinsville Township, Madison County, Illinois. She was identified as a 47-year-old widow born in Illinois. She had seven children, four of whom were still living. Enumerated with her were:, her sons Henry, Richard and Louis H.2
She lived with her son-in-law, Herman Duing and daughter, Edna, in 1930 at 6125 Alabama Avenue in St. Louis, Missouri.1
Cornelia was enumerated as the mother-in-law of Herman Duing under the name of "Cornelia L. Anachus" on the 1930 U. S. Census of St. Louis, Missouri. She was listed as a 54-year-old widow born in Missouri, her parents were born in Germany.1

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1900Collinsville Township, Madison County, IllinoisCornelia L. (?)2
1930St. Louis, MissouriHerman Duing1

Family 1

(?) Anachus

Family 2

Children

Citations

  1. [S2708] 1930 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Herman Duing household.
  2. [S1286] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Louisa Wisemann household.
  3. [S2623] Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper "Louis H. Wesemann", March 25, 1947.

Henry Wesemann1

M, #1015, b. May, 1879
Mother*Cornelia L. (?) b. November, 1852
     Henry Wesemann, son of Cornelia L. (?), was born in May, 1879 in Madison County, Illinois.1
Henry was enumerated as the son of Cornelia L. (?) on the 1900 U. S. Census of Collinsville Township, Madison County, Illinois. He was listed as a single 21-year-old male born in Illinois in May 1879. He was a coal miner.1
Henry was not mentioned in Louis H. Wesemann's obituary on March 25, 1947and presumed to have preceding the deceased in death.2

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1900Collinsville Township, Madison County, IllinoisCornelia L. (?)1

Citations

  1. [S1286] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Louisa Wisemann household.
  2. [S2623] Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper "Louis H. Wesemann", March 25, 1947.

Richard Wesemann1

M, #1016, b. July, 1887
Mother*Cornelia L. (?) b. November, 1852
     Richard Wesemann, son of Cornelia L. (?), was born in July, 1887 in Madison County, Illinois.1
Richard was enumerated as the son of Cornelia L. (?) on the 1900 U. S. Census of Collinsville Township, Madison County, Illinois. He was listed as a 12-year-old male born in Illinois in July 1887. He had attended school for ten months during the year.1
Richard was not mentioned in Louis H. Wesemann's obituary on March 25, 1947and presumed to have preceding the deceased in death.2

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1900Collinsville Township, Madison County, IllinoisCornelia L. (?)1

Citations

  1. [S1286] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Louisa Wisemann household.
  2. [S2623] Edwardsville Intelligencer Newspaper "Louis H. Wesemann", March 25, 1947.

Herman Schuermann1

M, #1017, b. May, 1891
     Herman Schuermann was born in May, 1891 in Madison County, Illinois.1
Herman was enumerated on the 1900 U.S. Census of Collinsville Township, Madison County, Illinois, where he was listed as a single 21-year-old male born in September 1878.. He was a boarder in the household of Charles Meier (no known relationship.)1

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1900Collinsville Township, Madison County, IllinoisCharles Meier1

Citations

  1. [S1313] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Charley Meyer household.

Henry Spönemann1

M, #1018, b. August, 1890
     Henry Spönemann was born in August, 1890 in Madison County, Illinois.1
Henry was enumerated as the grandson of Christian Spönemann on the 1900 U.S. Census for Collinsville Township, Madison County, Illinois. He was listed as a nine-year-old male born in Illinois and was attending school.1

Census

Census YearPlaceHead of Household
1900Collinsville Township, Madison County, IllinoisChristian Spönemann1

Citations

  1. [S1292] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), C. Sponemann household.

Lydia Grönemeier1

F, #1019, b. 1884
Father*Heinrich "Herman" Grönemeier1 b. February 22, 1853, d. October 21, 1926
Mother*Wilhelmine "Mina" Bröking1 b. December 15, 1858, d. November 27, 1881
     Lydia Grönemeier, daughter of Heinrich "Herman" Grönemeier and Wilhelmine "Mina" Bröking, was born in 1884 in Madison County, Illinois.1
Lydia was enumerated as the daughter of Heinrich "Herman" Grönemeier on the 1900 U. S. Census of Collinsville Township, Madison County, Illinois. She was listed as a six-year-old female born in Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S1293] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Henry Gronemeyer household.

John Grönemeier1

M, #1020, b. circa 1895
Father*Heinrich "Herman" Grönemeier1 b. February 22, 1853, d. October 21, 1926
Mother*Wilhelmine "Mina" Bröking1 b. December 15, 1858, d. November 27, 1881
     John Grönemeier, son of Heinrich "Herman" Grönemeier and Wilhelmine "Mina" Bröking, was born circa 1895 in Madison County, Illinois.1
John was enumerated as the son of Heinrich "Herman" Grönemeier on the 1900 U. S. Census of Collinsville Township, Madison County, Illinois. He was listed as a single male born in Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S1293] 1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), Henry Gronemeyer household.