Martin Fry

M, b. 11 May 1877, d. 25 June 1954
  • Martin Fry was born on 11 May 1877 at Wheatland, Will, Illinois.
  • He married Clara Susemiehl, daughter of Henry F. Susemiehl and Lena Jane Dorthea Heise, circa 1923.
  • Martin Fry died on 25 June 1954 at Joliet, Will, Illinois, at age 77 Services for Martin Fry, 77, farmer near Wheatland, Will county, who died Friday in St. Joseph's hospital, Joliet, will be held at 2:30 p.m. tomorrow in the Zion Lutheran church, Wheatland, with burial in Zion cemetery, Wheatland. He was vice president of the Wheatland Plowing association and six of its annual plowing contests had been held on his farm in recent years. Surviving is his widow, Clara, and two sons, George and Arnold. - Chicago Tribune (ILLINOIS), June 27, 1954.

Charles R. Susemiehl

M, b. 5 June 1913, d. 1 April 1914
Father*Charles J. Susemiehl b. 13 Sep 1868, d. 3 Aug 1955
Mother*Nellie Irene Murr b. 5 May 1875, d. 3 Mar 1915

Ida Fuller

F, b. 15 January 1887, d. September 1965
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Nameafter 1920As of after 1920,her married name was Susemiehl.
     Ida Fuller obtained US Social Security Card at Illinois; last residence Aurora, Kane, Illinois.

Harvey G. Sumner

M, b. 26 December 1895

Laura Heise

F, b. 18 April 1903, d. 21 July 1973
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1930As of circa 1930,her married name was Susemiehl.
Census DateLocation
17 April 1930Wheatland, Will, IllinoisLaura Heise was listed as wife in George J. Susemiehl's household on the 1930 Census at Wheatland, Will, Illinois.1
     Laura Heise obtained US Social Security Card at Illinois; last residence Naperville, Du Page, Illinois.

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-86. Dwelling 142.

Friederike (?)

F, b. 3 February 1840, d. 3 March 1917
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationFriederike (?) was also known as Rica (?).
Married NameHer married name was Heise.
  • Friederike (?) married Carl Heise.
  • Friederike (?) was born on 3 February 1840 at Prussia.
  • She died on 3 March 1917 at Wheatland, Will, Illinois, at age 77.
Census DateLocation
1880Wheatland, Will, IllinoisFriederike (?) was listed as wife in Carl Heise's household on the 1880 Census at Wheatland, Will, Illinois.1

Children of Friederike (?) and Carl Heise

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0261 Page Number 533D.

Frederick H. W. Heise

M, b. 26 February 1871, d. 24 December 1914
Father*Carl Heise b. 28 Jun 1839, d. 7 Jan 1904
Mother*Friederike (?) b. 3 Feb 1840, d. 3 Mar 1917
  • Frederick H. W. Heise was born on 26 February 1871 at Prussia.
  • He was the son of Carl Heise and Friederike (?).
  • Frederick H. W. Heise died on 24 December 1914 at Wheatland, Will, Illinois, at age 43.
Census DateLocation
1880Wheatland, Will, IllinoisFrederick H. W. Heise was listed as a son in Carl Heise's household on the 1880 Census at Wheatland, Will, Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0261 Page Number 533D.

Vernon C. Strope

M, b. 21 May 1904, d. 20 September 1987

Harold Glenn Woolley

M, b. 10 June 1916, d. 16 November 1986

Carl Fred Susemihl

M, b. 11 March 1877, d. 1 June 1941
Father*Charles W. Susemiehl b. Nov 1827, d. 6 Feb 1905
Mother*Anna Christine Frahm b. Sep 1844, d. 31 May 1928
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationCarl Fred Susemihl was also known as Charles Fred.
Name VariationCarl Fred Susemihl was also known as Susemiehl.
  • Carl Fred Susemihl was born on 11 March 1877 at Grant Park, Kankakee, Illinois.
  • He was the son of Charles W. Susemiehl and Anna Christine Frahm.
  • Carl Fred Susemihl married Maria Louise Buhr on 3 June 1908 at Day, South Dakota.
  • Carl Fred Susemihl died on 1 June 1941 at Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, at age 64.
  • He was buried on 3 June 1941 at Oak Grove Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan.
Census DateLocation
8 June 1880Yellowhead, Kankakee, IllinoisCarl Fred Susemihl was listed as a son in Charles W. Susemiehl's household on the 1880 Census at Yellowhead, Kankakee, Illinois.1
16 June 1900Yellowhead, Kankakee, IllinoisCarl Fred Susemihl was listed as a son in Charles W. Susemiehl's household on the 1900 Census at Yellowhead, Kankakee, Illinois.2
1910Andover, Day, South DakotaCarl Fred Susemihl was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Andover, Day, South Dakota.3
1920Justice Precinct 5, Hidalgo, TexasHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Justice Precinct 5, Hidalgo, Texas.4

Children of Carl Fred Susemihl and Maria Louise Buhr

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 13. ED15. Dwelling 118.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED55. Dwelling 239.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Andover, Day, South Dakota; Roll: T624_1479; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 0140; FHL microfilm: 1375492.
  4. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Justice Precinct 5, Hidalgo, Texas; Roll: T625_1811; Page: 14B; Enumeration District: 81; Image: 861.

Henry Susemiehl

M, b. circa 1867, d. before 1935
Father*Charles W. Susemiehl b. Nov 1827, d. 6 Feb 1905
Mother*Anna Christine Frahm b. Sep 1844, d. 31 May 1928
Census DateLocation
1 June 1870Yellowhead, Kankakee, IllinoisHenry Susemiehl was listed in Charles W. Susemiehl's household on the 1870 Census at Yellowhead, Kankakee, Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 5. Dwelling 34.

Charles Susemiehl

M, b. circa 1839
  • Charles Susemiehl married Mary (?).
  • Charles Susemiehl was born circa 1839 at Mecklenberg, Germany.
Census DateLocation
22 June 1880Wheatland, Will, IllinoisCharles Susemiehl was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Wheatland, Will, Illinois.1

Children of Charles Susemiehl and Mary (?)

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 28. ED216. Dwelling 170.

Mary (?)

F, b. circa 1843
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Susemiehl.
  • Mary (?) married Charles Susemiehl.
  • Mary (?) was born circa 1843 at Mecklenburg, Germany.
Census DateLocation
22 June 1880Wheatland, Will, IllinoisMary (?) was listed as wife in Charles Susemiehl's household on the 1880 Census at Wheatland, Will, Illinois.1

Children of Mary (?) and Charles Susemiehl

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 28. ED216. Dwelling 170.

Mary S. Susemiehl

F, b. circa 1874
Father*Charles Susemiehl b. c 1839
Mother*Mary (?) b. c 1843
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name26 April 1900As of 26 April 1900,her married name was Stephens.
Census DateLocation
22 June 1880Wheatland, Will, IllinoisMary S. Susemiehl was listed as a daughter in Charles Susemiehl's household on the 1880 Census at Wheatland, Will, Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 28. ED216. Dwelling 170.

Emma Susemiehl

F, b. circa 1876
Father*Charles Susemiehl b. c 1839
Mother*Mary (?) b. c 1843
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name9 March 1899As of 9 March 1899,her married name was Miller.1
Census DateLocation
22 June 1880Wheatland, Will, IllinoisEmma Susemiehl was listed as a daughter in Charles Susemiehl's household on the 1880 Census at Wheatland, Will, Illinois.2

Citations

  1. [S186] Illinois, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, license 00018456.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 28. ED216. Dwelling 170.

Bertha Susemiehl

F, b. circa 1878
Father*Charles Susemiehl b. c 1839
Mother*Mary (?) b. c 1843
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name15 December 1898As of 15 December 1898,her married name was Cook.
Census DateLocation
22 June 1880Wheatland, Will, IllinoisBertha Susemiehl was listed as a daughter in Charles Susemiehl's household on the 1880 Census at Wheatland, Will, Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 28. ED216. Dwelling 170.

Franklin S. Stephens

M

A. V. N. Cook

M

A. G. Searls

M, b. circa 1807
  • A. G. Searls married Jane (?).
  • A. G. Searls was born circa 1807 at New York.
Census DateLocation
18 June 1870Ganeer, Kankakee, IllinoisA. G. Searls was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Ganeer, Kankakee, Illinois.1

Child of A. G. Searls and Jane (?)

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 36. Dwelling 251.

Jane (?)

F, b. circa 1819
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Searls.
  • Jane (?) married A. G. Searls.
  • Jane (?) was born circa 1819 at Canada.
Census DateLocation
18 June 1870Ganeer, Kankakee, IllinoisJane (?) was listed in A. G. Searls's household on the 1870 Census at Ganeer, Kankakee, Illinois.1

Child of Jane (?) and A. G. Searls

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 36. Dwelling 251.

Marian Searls

F, b. July 1885
Father*George A. Searls b. Jun 1842, d. b 1920
Mother*Martha Elizabeth Henry b. Apr 1843
Census DateLocation
23 June 1900Ganeer, Kankakee, IllinoisMarian Searls was listed as a daughter in George A. Searls's household on the 1900 Census at Ganeer, Kankakee, Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED35. Dwelling 233.

Claus John Fedde

M, b. 21 February 1875, d. 8 March 1958
Father*Christian J. Fedde Sr. b. 14 Oct 1850, d. 13 Feb 1949
Mother*Margaret Glandt b. 22 Jan 1850, d. 13 Nov 1923
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationClaus John Fedde was also known as John.
Name VariationClaus John Fedde was also known as C. J.
Census DateLocation
circa June 1880Douglas, Douglas, NebraskaClaus John Fedde was listed as a son in Christian J. Fedde Sr.'s household on the 1880 Census at Douglas, Douglas, Nebraska.1
15 April 1910Union, Douglas, NebraskaClaus John Fedde was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Union, Douglas, Nebraska.2
28 January 1920Union, Douglas, NebraskaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Union, Douglas, Nebraska, household includes niece Lula Phalen, age 11.3
22 April 1930Union, Douglas, NebraskaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Union, Douglas, Nebraska, household includes niece Luella Phalen, age 21.4
     On 12 September 1918 at World War I Draft Registration, Douglas, Nebraska.

Child of Claus John Fedde and Rebecca Helen Phalen

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0748 Page Number 345D.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED124. Dwelling 99.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED143. Dwelling 199.
  4. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED156. Dwelling 149.

Peter H. Fedde

M, b. August 1876, d. 1939
Father*Christian J. Fedde Sr. b. 14 Oct 1850, d. 13 Feb 1949
Mother*Margaret Glandt b. 22 Jan 1850, d. 13 Nov 1923
Census DateLocation
circa June 1880Douglas, Douglas, NebraskaPeter H. Fedde was listed as a son in Christian J. Fedde Sr.'s household on the 1880 Census at Douglas, Douglas, Nebraska.1
1900Union, Douglas, NebraskaPeter H. Fedde was listed as a son in Christian J. Fedde Sr.'s household on the 1900 Census at Union, Douglas, Nebraska.2

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0748 Page Number 345D.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Union, Douglas, Nebraska; Roll: 926; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 0113; FHL microfilm: 1240926.

Christian Fedde Jr.

M, b. 17 February 1878, d. 15 July 1958
Father*Christian J. Fedde Sr. b. 14 Oct 1850, d. 13 Feb 1949
Mother*Margaret Glandt b. 22 Jan 1850, d. 13 Nov 1923
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationChristian Fedde Jr. was also known as Chris.
  • Christian Fedde Jr. was born on 17 February 1878 at Douglas, Douglas, Nebraska.
  • He was the son of Christian J. Fedde Sr. and Margaret Glandt.
  • Christian Fedde Jr. married Nancy Addie Fee in 1900.
  • Christian Fedde Jr. died on 15 July 1958 at Omaha, Nebraska, at age 80.
Census DateLocation
circa June 1880Douglas, Douglas, NebraskaChristian Fedde Jr. was listed as a son in Christian J. Fedde Sr.'s household on the 1880 Census at Douglas, Douglas, Nebraska.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0748 Page Number 345D.

Mary Elizabeth Fedde

F, b. 1 June 1880, d. 10 May 1969
Father*Christian J. Fedde Sr. b. 14 Oct 1850, d. 13 Feb 1949
Mother*Margaret Glandt b. 22 Jan 1850, d. 13 Nov 1923
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Dillon.
  • Mary Elizabeth Fedde was born on 1 June 1880 at Douglas, Douglas, Nebraska.
  • She was the daughter of Christian J. Fedde Sr. and Margaret Glandt.
  • Mary Elizabeth Fedde died on 10 May 1969 at Omaha, Nebraska, at age 88.
Census DateLocation
circa June 1880Douglas, Douglas, NebraskaMary Elizabeth Fedde was listed as a daughter in Christian J. Fedde Sr.'s household on the 1880 Census at Douglas, Douglas, Nebraska.1
1900Union, Douglas, NebraskaMary Elizabeth Fedde was listed as a daughter in Christian J. Fedde Sr.'s household on the 1900 Census at Union, Douglas, Nebraska.2

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0748 Page Number 345D.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Union, Douglas, Nebraska; Roll: 926; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 0113; FHL microfilm: 1240926.

Sophia (?)

F, b. circa 1851
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Awe.
Census DateLocation
1880Erving, Jewell, KansasSophia (?) was listed as wife in John Awe's household on the 1880 Census at Erving, Jewell, Kansas.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0384 Page Number 506A.

Almte Margaretha Von Hagel

F, b. 16 February 1857, d. 10 August 1940
Father*John Von Hagel
Mother*Aute Rickers
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAlmte Margaretha Von Hagel was also known as Margaret.
Name VariationAlmte Margaretha Von Hagel was also known as Marguerite.
Married Name25 August 1882As of 25 August 1882,her married name was Doering.
  • Almte Margaretha Von Hagel was born on 16 February 1857 at Riepen, Ostfriesland, Germany.
  • She was the daughter of John Von Hagel and Aute Rickers.
  • Almte Margaretha Von Hagel married Albert Doering, son of Albert Doering and Catharina Magrata, on 25 August 1882.
  • Almte Margaretha Von Hagel died on 10 August 1940 at Plymouth, Iowa, at age 83 Mrs. Albert Doering, 314 2nd Ave. N. W., a resident of this county for the last 58 years, passed away at her home at six o'clock Saturday afternoon, following a sickness of ten weeks. Mrs. Doering had reached the advanced age of 83 years, 5 months and 26 days.

    Almte Margaret Von Hagel was born on February 16, 1857, in Ostfriesland, Germany, and came to this county as a young girl. In 1882, she was united in marriage to Albert Doering and they took up farming in Grant township, where they lived for many years before coming to LeMars 26 years ago.

    Six children were born to this union. One son died in infancy and one daughter, Mary, (Mrs. Henry Buehre) died 21 years ago. The surviving children are: Mrs. Fred Onken, Grant township; Mrs. Henry Frahm, LeMars; John Doering, Louisville, Ky; and Mrs. Harry Landgraf, of Struble. There are also 22 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren and many other relatives and friends.

    She was preceded in death by her husband and seven brothers and sisters.

    Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock from the residence and at two o'clock from St. John's Lutheran church with Rev. L. L. Belk officiating. Interment will be in the Grant township cemetery under the direction of Mauer's funeral home. Pallbearers will be: Peter Von Hagel, Ben Von Hagel, John Von Hagel, Albert Von Hagel, Gert Von Hagel, and John Von Hagel.

    Mrs. Doering was one of the early residents of this community and was widely known in a large circle of neighbors and friends who will regret to learn of her passing.

    LeMars Globe Post
    Monday, August 12, 1940.
Census DateLocation
9 June 1900Grant, Plymouth, IowaAlmte Margaretha Von Hagel was listed as wife in Albert Doering's household on the 1900 Census at Grant, Plymouth, Iowa.1
2 January 1920Le Mars, Grant Township, Plymouth, IowaAlmte Margaretha Von Hagel was listed as wife in Albert Doering's household on the 1920 Census at Le Mars, Grant Township, Plymouth, Iowa.2
7 April 1930America, Plymouth, IowaAlmte Margaretha Von Hagel was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at America, Plymouth, Iowa.3
     Almte Margaretha Von Hagel immigrated in 1882. She had 6 with 5 living in 1900 children.

Children of Almte Margaretha Von Hagel and Albert Doering

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED105. Dwelling 79.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED123. Dwelling 9.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED75-17. Dwelling 104.

Albert Doering

M, b. 25 April 1847, d. 18 April 1928
Father*Albert Doering d. b 1880
Mother*Catharina Magrata b. c 1810
  • Albert Doering was born on 25 April 1847 at Friedeburg, Germany, also reported as 1848.
  • He was the son of Albert Doering and Catharina Magrata.
  • Albert Doering married Almte Margaretha Von Hagel, daughter of John Von Hagel and Aute Rickers, on 25 August 1882.
  • Albert Doering died on 18 April 1928 at age 80 Albert Doering, a pioneer resident of this county for 55 years, passed away at his home at 314 Second Ave., N.W. on Wednesday, at the advanced age of 80 years, 11 months, 23 days. His old age was given as the cause of his death.

    The funeral will be held Friday, April 20, at 2 o'clock from St. John's Lutheran church, Rev. J. J. Vollmar officiating. Burial will be made in the Grant township Lutheran cemetery. Beely's have charge of the funeral.

    Mr. Doering was born in Friedeburg, Germany, on April 25, 1847, and was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Doering. He received his education in Friedeburg and a the age of 17 years, came to this country with his parents, where they settled in Dixon, Ill. At Dixon the family took up farming and remained there for four years. The family then moved on to Jones county, Iowa, settling on a farm and in 1873 journeyed to Plymouth county, again settling on a farm.

    On August 25, 1882, he was united in marriage to Marguerite von Hagel, and to this union six children were born. Two children preceded their father in death, who were Mrs. Henry Buehre and John Doering. Those who survive with his devoted wife are: Mrs. Fred B. Onken of Craig; John Doering of Louisville, Kentucky; Mrs. Henry Frahm, LeMars and Mrs. Harry Landgraf of Hawarden. Nineteen grandchildren also mourn his loss, besides many friends. He also leaves a brother, Oltman Doering, living northwest of LeMars.

    Mr. and Mrs. Doering retired from the farm 13 years ago and moved to LeMars, where they have made their home ever since.

    Deceased was a good member of St. John's Lutheran church and was widely known throughout this community. His many friends and admirers join with his loving wife and children in mourning the passing of a great pioneer, who braved the hardships of building this community from rolling prairie to big cities and rich farm lands.

    LeMars Globe Post
    Thursday, April 19, 1928.
Census DateLocation
1880Grant, Plymouth, IowaAlbert Doering was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Grant, Plymouth, Iowa.1
9 June 1900Grant, Plymouth, IowaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Grant, Plymouth, Iowa.2
2 January 1920Le Mars, Grant Township, Plymouth, IowaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Le Mars, Grant Township, Plymouth, Iowa.3
     Albert Doering immigrated in 1864. Albert Doering witnessed the migration in 1873 at Plymouth, Iowa; Settled in Plymouth county spring 1873. Before June 1917 blind.

Children of Albert Doering and Almte Margaretha Von Hagel

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0359 Page Number 74A.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED105. Dwelling 79.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED123. Dwelling 9.

Catharina Margaretha Doering

F, b. 11 October 1884, d. 1 February 1968
Father*Albert Doering b. 25 Apr 1847, d. 18 Apr 1928
Mother*Almte Margaretha Von Hagel b. 16 Feb 1857, d. 10 Aug 1940
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationCatharina Margaretha Doering was also known as Tina.
Married Name22 February 1905As of 22 February 1905,her married name was Onken.
  • Catharina Margaretha Doering was born on 11 October 1884 at Grant Township, Plymouth, Iowa, also reported as Oct 1885.
  • She was the daughter of Albert Doering and Almte Margaretha Von Hagel.
  • Catharina Margaretha Doering married Fred Benard Onken, son of John Onken and Henrietta Dicks, on 22 February 1905.
  • Catharina Margaretha Doering died on 1 February 1968 at Le Mars, Plymouth, Iowa, at age 83 Mrs. Fred (Catharina Mararetia) Onken, 83, died Thursday at Floyd Valley hospital, LeMars, following an illness of over a year. She had been a patient at the hospital since March 6, 1967.

    She was born Oct. 11, 1884, in Grant Township, Plymouth county, the daughter of the late Albert and Margaretha (VonHagel) Doering. She was a lifelong Plymouth county resident and had retired to LeMars in 1944 with her husband, who died in 1962. The couple celebrated their golden wedding anniversary Feb. 22, 1955.

    Her marriage to Fred Onken took place in Grant township on Feb. 22, 1905.

    Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Christ Lutheran church, Grant township, with Robert Reitz officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery under the direction of Mauer funeral home.

    A prayer service held at 8 p.m., Friday at the funeral home chapel.

    Survivors are a daughter, Hannah Onken, LeMars; a brother, John Doering, LeMars and a sister, Mrs. Engel Landgraf, Huntington Beach, Calif.

    She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a daughter and two sisters, Mrs. Mary Buehre and Mrs. Meta Frahm.

    LeMars Daily Sentinel
    Friday, February 2, 1968.
    Lemars Daily Sentinel February 2, 1968 - Mrs Fred (Catharina M Doering) Onken obituary
Census DateLocation
9 June 1900Grant, Plymouth, IowaCatharina Margaretha Doering was listed as a daughter in Albert Doering's household on the 1900 Census at Grant, Plymouth, Iowa.1
11 February 1920Grant, Plymouth, IowaCatharina Margaretha Doering was listed as wife in Fred Benard Onken's household on the 1920 Census at Grant, Plymouth, Iowa.2
26 April 1930Grant, Plymouth, IowaCatharina Margaretha Doering was listed as wife in Fred Benard Onken's household on the 1920 Census at Grant, Plymouth, Iowa; living next door to Ono Onken.3
     On 22 February 1955 at LeMars, Plymouth, Iowa, attended Fred B and Catherina (Doering) Onken 50th wedding anniversary celebration.
Lemars Globe Post March 7, 1955 - Fred B and Catherina (Doering) Onken 50th wedding anniversary celebration

Child of Catharina Margaretha Doering and Fred Benard Onken

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED105. Dwelling 79.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED128. Dwelling 123.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED75-10. Dwelling 48.

Fred Benard Onken

M, b. 26 February 1879, d. 6 November 1962
Father*John Onken b. Nov 1850
Mother*Henrietta Dicks b. Apr 1844, d. a Jun 1900
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationFred Benard Onken was also known as F. B.
Census DateLocation
June 1900Grant, Plymouth, IowaFred Benard Onken was listed as a son in John Onken's household on the 1900 Census at Grant, Plymouth, Iowa.1
11 February 1920Grant, Plymouth, IowaFred Benard Onken was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Grant, Plymouth, Iowa.2
26 April 1930Grant, Plymouth, IowaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Grant, Plymouth, Iowa, living next door to Ono Onken.3
     On 22 February 1955 at LeMars, Plymouth, Iowa, attended Fred B and Catherina (Doering) Onken 50th wedding anniversary celebration.
Lemars Globe Post March 7, 1955 - Fred B and Catherina (Doering) Onken 50th wedding anniversary celebration

Child of Fred Benard Onken and Catharina Margaretha Doering

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED105. Dwelling 59.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED128. Dwelling 123.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED75-10. Dwelling 48.