Maria Dorothea Christine Grages

F, b. 14 December 1860, d. before 1900
Father*Heinrich Grages b. 9 Feb 1832, d. 1 Jan 1916
Mother*Engel Marie Sophie Schrage b. 16 Aug 1838, d. 23 Mar 1924
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMaria Dorothea Christine Grages was also known as Christine.
Married Name2 June 1882As of 2 June 1882,her married name was Heldt.1
Life EventDateDescription
Birth14 December 1860Maria Dorothea Christine Grages was born on 14 December 1860 at Beecher, Will, Illinois.
She was the daughter of Heinrich Grages and Engel Marie Sophie Schrage.
Marriage2 June 1882Maria Dorothea Christine Grages married Henry Heldt Sr., son of Wilhelm Jochim Fredrich Carl Heldt and Johanna Sophie Caroline Staeth, on 2 June 1882 at Will, Illinois.1
Deathbefore 1900Maria Dorothea Christine Grages died before 1900.
Census DateLocationDescription
July 1865Washington, Will, IllinoisMaria Dorothea Christine Grages appeared on the census of July 1865 in the household of Heinrich Grages at Washington, Will, Illinois; on last row of page, index states name is Henry Grages;
under 10: value unreadable, but both boy and girl have values
20-30: 1 female (Engel)
30-40: 1 male (Henry)
total of 2 male and 4 female in house hold, so there is 1 son under age 10 and 3 daughters under age 10.
16 June 1880Washington, Will, IllinoisMaria Dorothea Christine Grages was listed as servant (actually a niece of his wife) keeping house in August Chris Klemme's household on the 1880 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.2

Children of Maria Dorothea Christine Grages and Henry Heldt Sr.

Citations

  1. [S186] Illinois, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, license 00009126.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED 214. pg 28. Dwelling 219.

Heinrich Grages

M, b. 8 June 1865, d. 9 January 1918
Father*Heinrich Grages b. 9 Feb 1832, d. 1 Jan 1916
Mother*Engel Marie Sophie Schrage b. 16 Aug 1838, d. 23 Mar 1924
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationHeinrich Grages was also known as Henry.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth8 June 1865Heinrich Grages was born on 8 June 1865 at Illinois.
He was the son of Heinrich Grages and Engel Marie Sophie Schrage.
Marriage27 July 1895Heinrich Grages married Dora Seipp, daughter of Phillip Seipp and Marie Schmalz, on 27 July 1895 at Cook, Illinois.
Death9 January 1918Heinrich Grages died on 9 January 1918 at Chicago, Cook, Illinois, at age 52 Death certificate of Henry Grages.
Death certificate of Henry Grages 09 Jan 1918 Chicago, Cook, IL
Burial12 January 1918He was buried on 12 January 1918 at Oak Woods Cemetery (aka Oakwoods Cemetery), Chicago, Cook, Illinois.
Census DateLocationDescription
July 1865Washington, Will, IllinoisHeinrich Grages appeared on the census of July 1865 in the household of Heinrich Grages at Washington, Will, Illinois; on last row of page, index states name is Henry Grages;
under 10: value unreadable, but both boy and girl have values
20-30: 1 female (Engel)
30-40: 1 male (Henry)
total of 2 male and 4 female in house hold, so there is 1 son under age 10 and 3 daughters under age 10.
1880Washington, Will, IllinoisHeinrich Grages was listed as a son in Heinrich Grages's household on the 1880 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.1
  • Heinrich Grages lived in June 1915 at Chicago, Cook, Illinois.

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0261 Page Number 511D. Dwelling 192.

Hermann Grages

M, b. 9 January 1868, d. 12 December 1935
Father*Heinrich Grages b. 9 Feb 1832, d. 1 Jan 1916
Mother*Engel Marie Sophie Schrage b. 16 Aug 1838, d. 23 Mar 1924
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationHermann Grages was also known as Herman.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth9 January 1868Hermann Grages was born on 9 January 1868 at Illinois.
He was the son of Heinrich Grages and Engel Marie Sophie Schrage.
UNMARRIEDApril 1930As of April 1930, Hermann Grages was never married.
Death12 December 1935He died on 12 December 1935 at Beecher, Will, Illinois, at age 67.
Burial15 December 1935He was buried on 15 December 1935 at Saint Luke Cemetery, Beecher, Will, Illinois, also reported as Beecher Cemetery, Washington, IL.
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Washington, Will, IllinoisHermann Grages was listed as a son in Heinrich Grages's household on the 1880 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.1
6 June 1900Washington, Will, IllinoisHermann Grages was listed as a son in Heinrich Grages's household on the 1900 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.2
1910Washington, Will, IllinoisHermann Grages was listed as a son in Heinrich Grages's household on the 1910 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.3
2 January 1920Beecher, Washington, Will, IllinoisHermann Grages was listed as a son in Engel Marie Sophie Schrage's household on the 1920 Census at Beecher, Washington, Will, Illinois.4
21 April 1930Beecher, Washington Township, Will, IllinoisHermann Grages was listed as a brother in Edward Heinrich Wilhelm Grages's household on the 1930 Census at Beecher, Washington Township, Will, Illinois.5
  • Hermann Grages lived in June 1915 at Beecher, Will, Illinois.

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0261 Page Number 511D. Dwelling 192.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED147. Dwelling 70.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED198. Dwelling 286.
  4. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED208. Dwelling 11.
  5. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-83. Dwelling 203.

Friedrich Heinrich August Grages

M, b. 15 May 1870, d. 21 August 1917
Father*Heinrich Grages b. 9 Feb 1832, d. 1 Jan 1916
Mother*Engel Marie Sophie Schrage b. 16 Aug 1838, d. 23 Mar 1924
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationFriedrich Heinrich August Grages was also known as Fredrick.
Name VariationFriedrich Heinrich August Grages was also known as Fred.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth15 May 1870Friedrich Heinrich August Grages was born on 15 May 1870 at Beecher, Will, Illinois, also reported as May 1871; also reported as 15 May 1869.
He was the son of Heinrich Grages and Engel Marie Sophie Schrage.
Marriage10 March 1895Friedrich Heinrich August Grages married Sophia Maria Catharina Louise Anna Fiene, daughter of Frederich Fiene and Dorothea Redeker, on 10 March 1895 at St. John UCC, Beecher, Will, Illinois.
Death21 August 1917Friedrich Heinrich August Grages died on 21 August 1917 at killed by train at depot crossing, Washington, Will, Illinois, at age 47.
Burial25 August 1917He was buried on 25 August 1917 at Saint John United Church of Christ Cemetery, Beecher, Will, Illinois.
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Washington, Will, IllinoisFriedrich Heinrich August Grages was listed as a son in Heinrich Grages's household on the 1880 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.1
14 June 1900Washington, Will, IllinoisFriedrich Heinrich August Grages was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois, also included in the household is a niece, Dorothea Fiene, born Dec 1892.2
22 April 1910Washington, Will, IllinoisHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.3
  • Friedrich Heinrich August Grages lived in June 1915 at Washington, Will, Illinois.

Children of Friedrich Heinrich August Grages and Sophia Maria Catharina Louise Anna Fiene

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0261 Page Number 511D. Dwelling 192.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED147. Dwelling 202.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED198. Dwelling 62.

Sophia Maria Catharina Louise Anna Fiene

F, b. 6 August 1871, d. 4 November 1941
Father*Frederich Fiene b. 4 Mar 1833, d. 5 Oct 1896
Mother*Dorothea Redeker b. 25 Dec 1832, d. 19 Jul 1907
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationSophia Maria Catharina Louise Anna Fiene was also known as Mary.
Married Name10 March 1895As of 10 March 1895,her married name was Grages.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth6 August 1871Sophia Maria Catharina Louise Anna Fiene was born on 6 August 1871 at Beecher, Will, Illinois.
She was the daughter of Frederich Fiene and Dorothea Redeker.
Marriage10 March 1895Sophia Maria Catharina Louise Anna Fiene married Friedrich Heinrich August Grages, son of Heinrich Grages and Engel Marie Sophie Schrage, on 10 March 1895 at St. John UCC, Beecher, Will, Illinois.
Death4 November 1941Sophia Maria Catharina Louise Anna Fiene died on 4 November 1941 at Washington, Will, Illinois, at age 70 also reported as Oct. 3, 1945.
Burial7 November 1941She was buried on 7 November 1941 at Saint John United Church of Christ Cemetery, Beecher, Will, Illinois.
Census DateLocationDescription
14 June 1900Washington, Will, IllinoisSophia Maria Catharina Louise Anna Fiene was listed as wife in Friedrich Heinrich August Grages's household on the 1900 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois; also included in the household is a niece, Dorothea Fiene, born Dec 1892.1
22 April 1910Washington, Will, IllinoisSophia Maria Catharina Louise Anna Fiene was listed as wife in Friedrich Heinrich August Grages's household on the 1910 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.2
1920Washington, Will, IllinoisSophia Maria Catharina Louise Anna Fiene was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.3
2 April 1930Washington, Will, IllinoisShe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.4
  • Sophia Maria Catharina Louise Anna Fiene had 6 with 5 living in 1910 children.
  • She lived in 1918 at Beecher, Washington, Will, Illinois.5

Children of Sophia Maria Catharina Louise Anna Fiene and Friedrich Heinrich August Grages

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED147. Dwelling 202.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED198. Dwelling 62.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED207. Dwelling 176.
  4. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-84. Dwelling 4.
  5. [S324] Illinois Will and Southern Cook County 1918 Prairie Farmer's Directory, by Illinois Will and Southern Cook County.

Caroline Lena Dor. Eliz. Char. Grages

F, b. 2 June 1876, d. 1953
Father*Heinrich Grages b. 9 Feb 1832, d. 1 Jan 1916
Mother*Engel Marie Sophie Schrage b. 16 Aug 1838, d. 23 Mar 1924
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationCaroline Lena Dor. Eliz. Char. Grages was also known as Lena.
Married Name23 November 1902As of 23 November 1902,her married name was Matthias.
Married Name23 November 1902As of 23 November 1902,her married name was Matthies.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth2 June 1876Caroline Lena Dor. Eliz. Char. Grages was born on 2 June 1876 at Beecher, Will, Illinois.
She was the daughter of Heinrich Grages and Engel Marie Sophie Schrage.
Marriage23 November 1902Caroline Lena Dor. Eliz. Char. Grages married William George Matthies, son of Wilhelm Matthias and Maria (?), on 23 November 1902 at St. John UCC, Beecher, Will, Illinois.
Burial1953Caroline Lena Dor. Eliz. Char. Grages was buried in 1953 at Saint Paulus Cemetery, Beecher, Will, Illinois.
Death1953She died in 1953.
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Washington, Will, IllinoisCaroline Lena Dor. Eliz. Char. Grages was listed as a daughter in Heinrich Grages's household on the 1880 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.1
1900Washington, Will, IllinoisCaroline Lena Dor. Eliz. Char. Grages was listed as a sister-in-law in Henry Heldt Sr.'s household on the 1900 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.2
20 January 1920Washington, Will, IllinoisCaroline Lena Dor. Eliz. Char. Grages was listed as wife in William George Matthies's household on the 1920 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.3
25 April 1930Will, Will, IllinoisCaroline Lena Dor. Eliz. Char. Grages was listed as wife in William George Matthies's household on the 1930 Census at Will, Will, Illinois.4
  • Caroline Lena Dor. Eliz. Char. Grages lived in June 1915 at Will, Will, Illinois.
  • She lived with William George Matthies in 1918 at Peotone, Will, Illinois.5

Children of Caroline Lena Dor. Eliz. Char. Grages and William George Matthies

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0261 Page Number 511D. Dwelling 192.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED147. Dwelling 157.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED207. Dwelling 78.
  4. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-87. Dwelling 87.
  5. [S324] Illinois Will and Southern Cook County 1918 Prairie Farmer's Directory, by Illinois Will and Southern Cook County.

William George Matthies

M, b. 2 November 1878, d. November 1963
Father*Wilhelm Matthias b. c 1844
Mother*Maria (?) b. c 1858
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilliam George Matthies was also known as William G.
Name VariationWilliam George Matthies was also known as Wilhelm G. Matthias.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth2 November 1878William George Matthies was born on 2 November 1878 at Beecher, Will, Illinois.
He was the son of Wilhelm Matthias and Maria (?).
Marriage23 November 1902William George Matthies married Caroline Lena Dor. Eliz. Char. Grages, daughter of Heinrich Grages and Engel Marie Sophie Schrage, on 23 November 1902 at St. John UCC, Beecher, Will, Illinois.
BurialNovember 1963William George Matthies was buried in November 1963 at Saint Paulus Cemetery, Beecher, Will, Illinois.
DeathNovember 1963He died in November 1963 William G Matthies obituary.
Chicago Heights Chicago Heights Star November 10, 1963 - William G Matthies obituary
Census DateLocationDescription
20 January 1920Washington, Will, IllinoisWilliam George Matthies was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.1
25 April 1930Will, Will, IllinoisHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Will, Will, Illinois.2
  • William George Matthies lived in 1918 at Peotone, Will, Illinois.3

Children of William George Matthies and Caroline Lena Dor. Eliz. Char. Grages

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED207. Dwelling 78.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-87. Dwelling 87.
  3. [S324] Illinois Will and Southern Cook County 1918 Prairie Farmer's Directory, by Illinois Will and Southern Cook County.

Emil Julius Conrad Heinrich Grages

M, b. 15 February 1879, d. 12 June 1915
Father*Heinrich Grages b. 9 Feb 1832, d. 1 Jan 1916
Mother*Engel Marie Sophie Schrage b. 16 Aug 1838, d. 23 Mar 1924
Life EventDateDescription
Birth15 February 1879Emil Julius Conrad Heinrich Grages was born on 15 February 1879 at Washington, Will, Illinois.
He was the son of Heinrich Grages and Engel Marie Sophie Schrage.
Marriage12 August 1906Emil Julius Conrad Heinrich Grages married Frieda Wilkening, daughter of Heinrich P. Wilkening and Augusta Plagge, on 12 August 1906 at Beecher, Will, Illinois.
Death12 June 1915Emil Julius Conrad Heinrich Grages died on 12 June 1915 at Beecher, Will, Illinois, at age 36 also reported as 11 Jun 1915; After an illness of nearly six months of tuberculosis Emil Grages died, Saturday morning, at 7:30 o'clock, at his home on Indiana street, aged 86 years, 3 months and 17 days. Emil Grages was born Feb 15, 1879 in Washington township. On March 26, 1893, he was confirmed in St. John's Ev. Lutheran church by Rev. Koch. Aug. 12, 1906, he was married to Miss Frieda Wilkening, to which union two children were born, Milton, 7 years old, and Leona, 3 years old. For the last twelve years Mr. Grages was in the employ of the government, having carried mail on Route 2 out of Beecher. He was one of the oldest mail carriers in point of continuous service in this section of the stats, of which record he was justly proud. Deceased leaves besides his wife and two children, his aged parents, Mr. And Mrs. Henry Grages, four brothers, Henry of Chicago, Herman of Beecher, Fred of Washington township, and Ed of Will township/ two sisters, Mrs. Oscar (Sophia) Conrad of Chicago, and Mrs. William (Lena) Matthias of Will township, besides a large following of other relatives. The funeral was held Tuesday, June 15, at 1 o'clock, at the house and 1:30 at the Ev. St. Lucas church, Rev. G. Horst officiating, and was one of the largest held for some time. The pall bearers, all former and present mail carriers, were Louis Heldt, Fred Heldt, Robert Heldt, Carl Meyer, Amos Monk and Elmer Pease. Burial was in St. John's Cemetery.
Beecher Herald, Will IL - 18 Jun 1915 - obituary of Emil Grages
Burial15 June 1915He was buried on 15 June 1915 at St. John's Cemetery, Beecher, Will, Illinois.
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Washington, Will, IllinoisEmil Julius Conrad Heinrich Grages was listed as a son in Heinrich Grages's household on the 1880 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.1
7 June 1900Washington, Will, IllinoisEmil Julius Conrad Heinrich Grages was listed as a servant with the Sehmenke family on the 1900 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.2
1910Washington, Will, IllinoisHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.3

Children of Emil Julius Conrad Heinrich Grages and Frieda Wilkening

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0261 Page Number 511D. Dwelling 192.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED147. Dwelling 69.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED198. Dwelling 234.

Frieda Wilkening

F, b. 18 February 1885, d. 1 October 1951
Father*Heinrich P. Wilkening b. Oct 1851, d. 1929
Mother*Augusta Plagge b. Mar 1862, d. 1944
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name12 August 1906As of 12 August 1906,her married name was Grages.
Married Namecirca 1925As of circa 1925,her married name was Koelling.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth18 February 1885Frieda Wilkening was born on 18 February 1885 at Illinois also reported as 1886.
She was the daughter of Heinrich P. Wilkening and Augusta Plagge.
Marriage12 August 1906Frieda Wilkening married Emil Julius Conrad Heinrich Grages, son of Heinrich Grages and Engel Marie Sophie Schrage, on 12 August 1906 at Beecher, Will, Illinois.
Marriagecirca 1925Frieda Wilkening married Albert Koelling circa 1925.
Death1 October 1951Frieda Wilkening died on 1 October 1951 at Beecher, Will, Illinois, at age 66.
Burialafter 1 October 1951She was buried after 1 October 1951 at Saint Paulus Cemetery, Beecher, Will, Illinois.
Census DateLocationDescription
1910Washington, Will, IllinoisFrieda Wilkening was listed as wife in Emil Julius Conrad Heinrich Grages's household on the 1910 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.1
13 January 1920Washington, Will, IllinoisFrieda Wilkening was listed as a sister in Wilhelm Wilkening's household on the 1920 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.2
25 April 1930Will, Will, IllinoisFrieda Wilkening was listed as wife in Albert Koelling's household on the 1930 Census at Will, Will, Illinois.3

Children of Frieda Wilkening and Emil Julius Conrad Heinrich Grages

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED198. Dwelling 234.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED207. Dwelling 30.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-87. Dwelling 86.

Edward Heinrich Wilhelm Grages

M, b. 6 April 1883, d. June 1969
Father*Heinrich Grages b. 9 Feb 1832, d. 1 Jan 1916
Mother*Engel Marie Sophie Schrage b. 16 Aug 1838, d. 23 Mar 1924
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationEdward Heinrich Wilhelm Grages was also known as Ed.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth6 April 1883Edward Heinrich Wilhelm Grages was born on 6 April 1883 at Beecher, Will, Illinois.
He was the son of Heinrich Grages and Engel Marie Sophie Schrage.
Marriage31 January 1909Edward Heinrich Wilhelm Grages married Lydia Wilkening, daughter of Heinrich P. Wilkening and Augusta Plagge, on 31 January 1909.
BurialJune 1969Edward Heinrich Wilhelm Grages was buried in June 1969 at Saint Paulus Cemetery, Beecher, Will, Illinois.
DeathJune 1969He died in June 1969 at age 86 Edward Grages obituary.
Chicago Heights Star Chicago Heights Illinois June 26, 1969 - Edward Grages obituary
Census DateLocationDescription
6 June 1900Washington, Will, IllinoisEdward Heinrich Wilhelm Grages was listed as a servant with the William Ostermeier family on the 1900 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.1
21 April 1930Beecher, Washington Township, Will, IllinoisHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Beecher, Washington Township, Will, Illinois.2
  • Edward Heinrich Wilhelm Grages obtained US Social Security Card at Illinois; last residence Manteno, Kankakee, Illinois.
  • He lived in June 1915 at Will, Will, Illinois.
  • He lived in 1918 at Beecher, Washington, Will, Illinois.3

Child of Edward Heinrich Wilhelm Grages and Lydia Wilkening

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED147. Dwelling 49.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-83. Dwelling 203.
  3. [S324] Illinois Will and Southern Cook County 1918 Prairie Farmer's Directory, by Illinois Will and Southern Cook County.

Wilhelm Grages

M, b. 16 September 1873, d. 6 May 1893
Father*Heinrich Grages b. 9 Feb 1832, d. 1 Jan 1916
Mother*Engel Marie Sophie Schrage b. 16 Aug 1838, d. 23 Mar 1924
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilhelm Grages was also known as William.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth16 September 1873Wilhelm Grages was born on 16 September 1873 at Illinois.
He was the son of Heinrich Grages and Engel Marie Sophie Schrage.
Death6 May 1893Wilhelm Grages died on 6 May 1893 at age 19.
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Washington, Will, IllinoisWilhelm Grages was listed as a son in Heinrich Grages's household on the 1880 Census at Washington, 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 511D. Dwelling 192.

Henry Heldt Sr.1

M, b. 19 October 1857, d. 7 March 1920
Father*Wilhelm Jochim Fredrich Carl Heldt b. 4 Mar 1825, d. 21 Mar 1898
Mother*Johanna Sophie Caroline Staeth b. 30 Dec 1835, d. 30 Jun 1888
Life EventDateDescription
Birth19 October 1857Henry Heldt Sr. was born on 19 October 1857 at Will, Illinois.1
He was the son of Wilhelm Jochim Fredrich Carl Heldt and Johanna Sophie Caroline Staeth.
Marriage2 June 1882Henry Heldt Sr. married Maria Dorothea Christine Grages, daughter of Heinrich Grages and Engel Marie Sophie Schrage, on 2 June 1882 at Will, Illinois.1
Death7 March 1920Henry Heldt Sr. died on 7 March 1920 at Kankakee, Illinois, at age 62.
Burialafter 7 March 1920He was buried after 7 March 1920 at Beecher Mausoleum, Beecher, Will, Illinois.
Census DateLocationDescription
30 June 1860Downers Grove, DuPage, IllinoisHenry Heldt Sr. was listed in Wilhelm Jochim Fredrich Carl Heldt's household on the 1860 Census at Downers Grove, DuPage, Illinois.2
1900Washington, Will, IllinoisHenry Heldt Sr. was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.3
1910Washington, Will, IllinoisHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.4
7 January 1920Yellowhead, Kankakee, IllinoisHe was listed as father in Henry W. Heldt Jr.'s household on the 1920 Census at Yellowhead, Kankakee, Illinois.5

Children of Henry Heldt Sr. and Maria Dorothea Christine Grages

Citations

  1. [S186] Illinois, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, license 00009126.
  2. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1860; Census Place: Downers Grove, DuPage, Illinois; Roll: M653_175; Page: 100; Image: 100; Family History Library Film: 803175.
  3. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED147. Dwelling 157.
  4. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED198. Dwelling 119.
  5. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED137. Dwelling 49.

Henry W. Heldt Jr.

M, b. 14 January 1884, d. December 1966
Father*Henry Heldt Sr. b. 19 Oct 1857, d. 7 Mar 1920
Mother*Maria Dorothea Christine Grages b. 14 Dec 1860, d. b 1900
Life EventDateDescription
Birth14 January 1884Henry W. Heldt Jr. was born on 14 January 1884 at Illinois.
He was the son of Henry Heldt Sr. and Maria Dorothea Christine Grages.
Marriagecirca 1914Henry W. Heldt Jr. married Emilie Senholt, daughter of (?) Senholt and Louise (?), circa 1914.
BurialDecember 1966Henry W. Heldt Jr. was buried in December 1966 at Saint John United Church of Christ Cemetery, Beecher, Will, Illinois.
DeathDecember 1966He died in December 1966 at age 82.
Census DateLocationDescription
1900Washington, Will, IllinoisHenry W. Heldt Jr. was listed as a son in Henry Heldt Sr.'s household on the 1900 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.1
1910Washington, Will, IllinoisHenry W. Heldt Jr. was listed as a son in Henry Heldt Sr.'s household on the 1910 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.2
7 January 1920Yellowhead, Kankakee, IllinoisHenry W. Heldt Jr. was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Yellowhead, Kankakee, Illinois.3
1 May 1930Yellowhead, Kankakee, IllinoisHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Yellowhead, Kankakee, Illinois.4
  • Henry W. Heldt Jr. obtained US Social Security Card at Illinois; last residence Grant Park, Kankakee, Illinois.
  • In March 1953 attended Henry and Anna (Senholtz) Tatge 40th wedding anniversary celebration.

Child of Henry W. Heldt Jr. and Emilie Senholt

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED147. Dwelling 157.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED198. Dwelling 119.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED137. Dwelling 49.
  4. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED46-50. Dwelling 202.

Frederich Fiene

M, b. 4 March 1833, d. 5 October 1896
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationFrederich Fiene was also known as Friedrich.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageFrederich Fiene married Dorothea Redeker.
Birth4 March 1833Frederich Fiene was born on 4 March 1833.
Death5 October 1896He died on 5 October 1896 at age 63.
Burialafter 5 October 1896He was buried after 5 October 1896 at Saint John United Church of Christ Cemetery, Beecher, Will, Illinois.

Child of Frederich Fiene and Dorothea Redeker

Dorothea Redeker

F, b. 25 December 1832, d. 19 July 1907
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Fiene.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageDorothea Redeker married Frederich Fiene.
Birth25 December 1832Dorothea Redeker was born on 25 December 1832 at Germany also reported as Dec 1830.
Death19 July 1907She died on 19 July 1907 at age 74.
Burialafter 19 July 1907She was buried after 19 July 1907 at Saint John United Church of Christ Cemetery, Beecher, Will, Illinois.
Census DateLocationDescription
14 June 1900Washington, Will, IllinoisDorothea Redeker was listed as mother-in-law in Friedrich Heinrich August Grages's household on the 1900 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois; also included in the household is a niece, Dorothea Fiene, born Dec 1892.1
  • Dorothea Redeker immigrated in 1852.

Child of Dorothea Redeker and Frederich Fiene

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED147. Dwelling 202.

Arnold Fred Christop Henry Grages

M, b. 11 December 1895, d. 23 February 1965
Father*Friedrich Heinrich August Grages b. 15 May 1870, d. 21 Aug 1917
Mother*Sophia Maria Catharina Louise Anna Fiene b. 6 Aug 1871, d. 4 Nov 1941
Life EventDateDescription
Birth11 December 1895Arnold Fred Christop Henry Grages was born on 11 December 1895 at Beecher, Will, Illinois, twin with Alfred.
He was the son of Friedrich Heinrich August Grages and Sophia Maria Catharina Louise Anna Fiene.
Marriage11 July 1917Arnold Fred Christop Henry Grages married Mary Ahrens, daughter of William Ahrens and Maria (?), on 11 July 1917 at Lake, Indiana.
Death23 February 1965Arnold Fred Christop Henry Grages died on 23 February 1965 at Hammond, Lake, Indiana, at age 69.
Census DateLocationDescription
14 June 1900Washington, Will, IllinoisArnold Fred Christop Henry Grages was listed as a son in Friedrich Heinrich August Grages's household on the 1900 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois; also included in the household is a niece, Dorothea Fiene, born Dec 1892.1
22 April 1910Washington, Will, IllinoisArnold Fred Christop Henry Grages was listed as a son in Friedrich Heinrich August Grages's household on the 1910 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.2
  • Arnold Fred Christop Henry Grages obtained US Social Security Card at Illinois; last residence Illinois.
  • He was recorded as a family member not living in the household with Sophia Maria Catharina Louise Anna Fiene in 1918 at Beecher, Washington, Will, Illinois.3

Children of Arnold Fred Christop Henry Grages and Mary Ahrens

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED147. Dwelling 202.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED198. Dwelling 62.
  3. [S324] Illinois Will and Southern Cook County 1918 Prairie Farmer's Directory, by Illinois Will and Southern Cook County.

Alfred H. Grages

M, b. 11 December 1895, d. November 1957
Father*Friedrich Heinrich August Grages b. 15 May 1870, d. 21 Aug 1917
Mother*Sophia Maria Catharina Louise Anna Fiene b. 6 Aug 1871, d. 4 Nov 1941
Life EventDateDescription
Birth11 December 1895Alfred H. Grages was born on 11 December 1895 at Beecher, Will, Illinois, twin with Arnold.
He was the son of Friedrich Heinrich August Grages and Sophia Maria Catharina Louise Anna Fiene.
UNMARRIEDApril 1930As of April 1930, Alfred H. Grages was never married.
BurialNovember 1957He was buried in November 1957 at Saint John United Church of Christ Cemetery, Beecher, Will, Illinois.
DeathNovember 1957He died in November 1957 at Beecher, Will, Illinois, at age 61 Alfred Grages obituary.
Chicago Heights Chicago Heights Star November 19, 1957 - Alfred Grages obituary
Census DateLocationDescription
14 June 1900Washington, Will, IllinoisAlfred H. Grages was listed as a son in Friedrich Heinrich August Grages's household on the 1900 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois; also included in the household is a niece, Dorothea Fiene, born Dec 1892.1
22 April 1910Washington, Will, IllinoisAlfred H. Grages was listed as a son in Friedrich Heinrich August Grages's household on the 1910 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.2
1920Washington, Will, IllinoisAlfred H. Grages was listed as a son in Sophia Maria Catharina Louise Anna Fiene's household on the 1920 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.3
2 April 1930Washington, Will, IllinoisAlfred H. Grages was listed as a son in Sophia Maria Catharina Louise Anna Fiene's household on the 1930 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.4
  • On 5 June 1917 at World War I Draft Registration, Will, Illinois.
  • Alfred H. Grages lived with Sophia Maria Catharina Louise Anna Fiene in 1918 at Beecher, Washington, Will, Illinois.5
  • In December 1957 at Beecher, Will, Illinois, Public auction to settle estate of Alfred Grages.
    Chicago Heights Chicago Heights Star December 6, 1957 - Public auction to settle estate of Alfred Grages

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED147. Dwelling 202.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED198. Dwelling 62.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED207. Dwelling 176.
  4. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-84. Dwelling 4.
  5. [S324] Illinois Will and Southern Cook County 1918 Prairie Farmer's Directory, by Illinois Will and Southern Cook County.

Edmund Grages

M, b. 9 June 1899, d. 17 February 1903
Father*Friedrich Heinrich August Grages b. 15 May 1870, d. 21 Aug 1917
Mother*Sophia Maria Catharina Louise Anna Fiene b. 6 Aug 1871, d. 4 Nov 1941
Life EventDateDescription
Birth9 June 1899Edmund Grages was born on 9 June 1899 at Illinois.
He was the son of Friedrich Heinrich August Grages and Sophia Maria Catharina Louise Anna Fiene.
Death17 February 1903Edmund Grages died on 17 February 1903 at age 3.
Census DateLocationDescription
14 June 1900Washington, Will, IllinoisEdmund Grages was listed as a son in Friedrich Heinrich August Grages's household on the 1900 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois; also included in the household is a niece, Dorothea Fiene, born Dec 1892.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED147. Dwelling 202.

Milton Grages

M, b. 17 March 1908, d. 10 December 1991
Father*Emil Julius Conrad Heinrich Grages b. 15 Feb 1879, d. 12 Jun 1915
Mother*Frieda Wilkening b. 18 Feb 1885, d. 1 Oct 1951
Milton Grages - Jan 1932-Colorized
Life EventDateDescription
Birth17 March 1908Milton Grages was born on 17 March 1908 at Beecher, Illinois.
He was the son of Emil Julius Conrad Heinrich Grages and Frieda Wilkening.
MarriageJanuary 1932Milton Grages married Rosa Mueller, daughter of John Mueller and Sophia Schroeder, in January 1932 Milton Grages and Rosa Mueller wedding party.
Milton Grages and Rosa Mueller wedding party with Martin Mueller on left - Jan 1932-Colorized
Milton Grages and Rosa Mueller wedding party with Martin Mueller on left - Jan 1932
Death10 December 1991Milton Grages died on 10 December 1991 at Chicago Heights, Cook, Illinois, at age 83 Milton Grages obituary.
Homewood Star December 12, 1991 - Milton Grages obituary
Burialafter 10 December 1991He was buried after 10 December 1991 at Saint Paulus Cemetery, Beecher, Will, Illinois.
Census DateLocationDescription
1910Washington, Will, IllinoisMilton Grages was listed as a son in Emil Julius Conrad Heinrich Grages's household on the 1910 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.1
25 April 1930Will, Will, IllinoisMilton Grages was listed as a step-son in Albert Koelling's household on the 1930 Census at Will, Will, Illinois.2
  • Milton Grages obtained US Social Security Card at Illinois; last residence not specified.
  • In January 1957 Milton and Rosa (Mueller) Grages 25th wedding anniversary celebration.
    Chicago Heights Star January 8, 1957 - Milton and Rosa (Mueller) Grages 25th wedding anniversary celebration

Children of Milton Grages and Rosa Mueller

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED198. Dwelling 234.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-87. Dwelling 86.

Dorothy Grages

F, b. 12 July 1901, d. April 1979
Father*Friedrich Heinrich August Grages b. 15 May 1870, d. 21 Aug 1917
Mother*Sophia Maria Catharina Louise Anna Fiene b. 6 Aug 1871, d. 4 Nov 1941
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationDorothy Grages was also known as Dorothea.
Married Namecirca 1927As of circa 1927,her married name was Balgeman.
Married Namecirca 1927As of circa 1927,her married name was Balgemann.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth12 July 1901Dorothy Grages was born on 12 July 1901 at Illinois.
She was the daughter of Friedrich Heinrich August Grages and Sophia Maria Catharina Louise Anna Fiene.
Marriagecirca 1927Dorothy Grages married Harold H. Balgemann, son of Henry Balgemann and Ernestine (?), circa 1927.
DeathApril 1979Dorothy Grages died in April 1979 at age 77.
Census DateLocationDescription
22 April 1910Washington, Will, IllinoisDorothy Grages was listed as a daughter in Friedrich Heinrich August Grages's household on the 1910 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.1
1920Washington, Will, IllinoisDorothy Grages was listed as a daughter in Sophia Maria Catharina Louise Anna Fiene's household on the 1920 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.2
11 April 1930Chicago, Cook, IllinoisDorothy Grages was listed as wife in Harold H. Balgemann's household on the 1930 Census at Chicago, Cook, Illinois.3
1940Chicago, Cook, IllinoisDorothy Grages was listed as wife in Harold H. Balgemann's household on the 1940 Census at Chicago, Cook, Illinois.4

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED198. Dwelling 62.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED207. Dwelling 176.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED701. Dwelling 199.
  4. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois; Roll: m-t0627-00955; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 103-1128.
  5. [S324] Illinois Will and Southern Cook County 1918 Prairie Farmer's Directory, by Illinois Will and Southern Cook County.

Henrietta Mathilde Justine Grages

F, b. 22 November 1904, d. 26 March 1987
Father*Friedrich Heinrich August Grages b. 15 May 1870, d. 21 Aug 1917
Mother*Sophia Maria Catharina Louise Anna Fiene b. 6 Aug 1871, d. 4 Nov 1941
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationHenrietta Mathilde Justine Grages was also known as Hattie.
Married Namecirca 1929As of circa 1929,her married name was Fette.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth22 November 1904Henrietta Mathilde Justine Grages was born on 22 November 1904 at Beecher, Will, Illinois.
She was the daughter of Friedrich Heinrich August Grages and Sophia Maria Catharina Louise Anna Fiene.
Marriagecirca 1929Henrietta Mathilde Justine Grages married Arthur E. Fette circa 1929.
Death26 March 1987Henrietta Mathilde Justine Grages died on 26 March 1987 at age 82 Henrietta (Grages) Fette obituary.
Chicago Heights Chicago Heights Star March 29, 1987 - Henrietta (Grages) Fette obituary
Burialafter 26 March 1987She was buried after 26 March 1987 at Skyline Memorial Park, Monee, Will, Illinois.
Census DateLocationDescription
22 April 1910Washington, Will, IllinoisHenrietta Mathilde Justine Grages was listed as a daughter in Friedrich Heinrich August Grages's household on the 1910 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.1
1920Washington, Will, IllinoisHenrietta Mathilde Justine Grages was listed as a daughter in Sophia Maria Catharina Louise Anna Fiene's household on the 1920 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.2

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED198. Dwelling 62.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED207. Dwelling 176.
  3. [S324] Illinois Will and Southern Cook County 1918 Prairie Farmer's Directory, by Illinois Will and Southern Cook County.

Maria Sophie Catherine Caroline Grages

F, b. 23 September 1907, d. 10 December 1984
Father*Friedrich Heinrich August Grages b. 15 May 1870, d. 21 Aug 1917
Mother*Sophia Maria Catharina Louise Anna Fiene b. 6 Aug 1871, d. 4 Nov 1941
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMaria Sophie Catherine Caroline Grages was also known as Marie.
Married NameJanuary 1928As of January 1928,her married name was Alcumbrac.
Married Name16 October 1943As of 16 October 1943,her married name was Chappell.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth23 September 1907Maria Sophie Catherine Caroline Grages was born on 23 September 1907 at Beecher, Will, Illinois.
She was the daughter of Friedrich Heinrich August Grages and Sophia Maria Catharina Louise Anna Fiene.
MarriageJanuary 1928Maria Sophie Catherine Caroline Grages married Aldin J. Alcumbrac in January 1928 at Indiana marriage license obtained 7 Jan 1928.
Divorcebefore 1943Maria Sophie Catherine Caroline Grages and Aldin J. Alcumbrac were divorced before 1943.
Marriage16 October 1943Maria Sophie Catherine Caroline Grages married Sylvester Chappell on 16 October 1943 at Kankakee, Illinois.
Death10 December 1984Maria Sophie Catherine Caroline Grages died on 10 December 1984 at Kankakee, Illinois, at age 77 Marie (Grages) Chappell obituary.
Park Forest Star December 13, 1984 - Marie (Grages) Chappell obituary
Census DateLocationDescription
22 April 1910Washington, Will, IllinoisMaria Sophie Catherine Caroline Grages was listed as a daughter in Friedrich Heinrich August Grages's household on the 1910 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.1
1920Washington, Will, IllinoisMaria Sophie Catherine Caroline Grages was listed as a daughter in Sophia Maria Catharina Louise Anna Fiene's household on the 1920 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.2

Child of Maria Sophie Catherine Caroline Grages and Aldin J. Alcumbrac

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED198. Dwelling 62.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED207. Dwelling 176.
  3. [S324] Illinois Will and Southern Cook County 1918 Prairie Farmer's Directory, by Illinois Will and Southern Cook County.

Lydia Wilkening

F, b. August 1888, d. 1939
Father*Heinrich P. Wilkening b. Oct 1851, d. 1929
Mother*Augusta Plagge b. Mar 1862, d. 1944
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name31 January 1909As of 31 January 1909,her married name was Grages.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthAugust 1888Lydia Wilkening was born in August 1888 at Illinois.
She was the daughter of Heinrich P. Wilkening and Augusta Plagge.
Marriage31 January 1909Lydia Wilkening married Edward Heinrich Wilhelm Grages, son of Heinrich Grages and Engel Marie Sophie Schrage, on 31 January 1909.
Burial1939Lydia Wilkening was buried in 1939 at Saint Paulus Cemetery, Beecher, Will, Illinois.
Death1939She died in 1939.
Census DateLocationDescription
9 June 1900Crete, Will, IllinoisLydia Wilkening was listed as a daughter in Heinrich P. Wilkening's household on the 1900 Census at Crete, Will, Illinois.1
21 April 1930Beecher, Washington Township, Will, IllinoisLydia Wilkening was listed as wife in Edward Heinrich Wilhelm Grages's household on the 1930 Census at Beecher, Washington Township, Will, Illinois.2

Child of Lydia Wilkening and Edward Heinrich Wilhelm Grages

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Crete, Will, Illinois; Roll: T623_353; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 101.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-83. Dwelling 203.
  3. [S324] Illinois Will and Southern Cook County 1918 Prairie Farmer's Directory, by Illinois Will and Southern Cook County.

Evelyn Lucille Grages

F, b. 27 September 1920, d. 19 November 1994
Father*Edward Heinrich Wilhelm Grages b. 6 Apr 1883, d. Jun 1969
Mother*Lydia Wilkening b. Aug 1888, d. 1939
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1940As of before 1940,her married name was Struple.
Married Namebefore 1959As of before 1959,her married name was Luscalzo.
Married Namebefore 1961As of before 1961,her married name was Gonsky.
Married Namebefore 1965As of before 1965,her married name was Tripp.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth27 September 1920Evelyn Lucille Grages was born on 27 September 1920 at Beecher, Will, Illinois.
She was the daughter of Edward Heinrich Wilhelm Grages and Lydia Wilkening.
Marriagebefore 1940Evelyn Lucille Grages married Russell Struple before 1940.
Marriagebefore 1959Evelyn Lucille Grages married (?) Luscalzo before 1959.
Marriagebefore 1961Evelyn Lucille Grages married (?) Gonsky before 1961.
Marriagebefore 1965Evelyn Lucille Grages married (?) Tripp before 1965.
Death19 November 1994Evelyn Lucille Grages died on 19 November 1994 at age 74.
Census DateLocationDescription
21 April 1930Beecher, Washington Township, Will, IllinoisEvelyn Lucille Grages was listed as a daughter in Edward Heinrich Wilhelm Grages's household on the 1930 Census at Beecher, Washington Township, Will, Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-83. Dwelling 203.

Blondena Matthies

F, b. 5 November 1905, d. 18 March 1970
Father*William George Matthies b. 2 Nov 1878, d. Nov 1963
Mother*Caroline Lena Dor. Eliz. Char. Grages b. 2 Jun 1876, d. 1953
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationBlondena Matthies was also known as Blondine.
Name VariationBlondena Matthies was also known as Matthias.
Name VariationBlondena Matthies was also known as Blonda.
Married Namecirca 1923As of circa 1923,her married name was Fricke.
Married Namebefore 1970As of before 1970,her married name was Bory.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth5 November 1905Blondena Matthies was born on 5 November 1905 at Illinois.
She was the daughter of William George Matthies and Caroline Lena Dor. Eliz. Char. Grages.
Marriagecirca 1923Blondena Matthies married Carl A. Fricke circa 1923.
Marriagebefore 1970Blondena Matthies married Joseph Bory before 1970.
Death18 March 1970Blondena Matthies died on 18 March 1970 at Chicago Heights, Cook, Illinois, at age 64 also reported as 1969; Blondena (Matthies) Bory obituary.
Chicago Heights Chicago Heights Star March 22, 1970 - Blondena (Matthies) Bory obituary
Burialafter 18 March 1970She was buried after 18 March 1970 at Saint Paulus Cemetery, Beecher, Will, Illinois.
Census DateLocationDescription
20 January 1920Washington, Will, IllinoisBlondena Matthies was listed as a daughter in William George Matthies's household on the 1920 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED207. Dwelling 78.
  2. [S324] Illinois Will and Southern Cook County 1918 Prairie Farmer's Directory, by Illinois Will and Southern Cook County.

Alice Matthies

F, b. 9 January 1908, d. January 1961
Father*William George Matthies b. 2 Nov 1878, d. Nov 1963
Mother*Caroline Lena Dor. Eliz. Char. Grages b. 2 Jun 1876, d. 1953
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAlice Matthies was also known as Matthias.
Married Nameafter 1920As of after 1920,her married name was Fette.
Married Namebefore 1961As of before 1961,her married name was Schroeder.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth9 January 1908Alice Matthies was born on 9 January 1908 at Illinois.
She was the daughter of William George Matthies and Caroline Lena Dor. Eliz. Char. Grages.
Marriageafter 1920Alice Matthies married Herbert Henry George Fette, son of Ernest Fette and Helen Margaret Stoeven, after 1920.
Marriagebefore 1961Alice Matthies married Alfred Schroeder before 1961.
DeathJanuary 1961Alice Matthies died in January 1961 Alice (Matthies) Schroeder obituary.
Chicago Heights Star January 15, 1961 - Alice (Matthies) Schroeder obituary
Census DateLocationDescription
20 January 1920Washington, Will, IllinoisAlice Matthies was listed as a daughter in William George Matthies's household on the 1920 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.1
25 April 1930Will, Will, IllinoisAlice Matthies was listed as a daughter in William George Matthies's household on the 1930 Census at Will, Will, Illinois.2

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED207. Dwelling 78.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-87. Dwelling 87.
  3. [S324] Illinois Will and Southern Cook County 1918 Prairie Farmer's Directory, by Illinois Will and Southern Cook County.

Esther Irene Matthias

F, b. 1 March 1910, d. 20 October 1985
Father*William George Matthies b. 2 Nov 1878, d. Nov 1963
Mother*Caroline Lena Dor. Eliz. Char. Grages b. 2 Jun 1876, d. 1953
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1928As of circa 1928,her married name was Laroche.
Married Namebefore 1961As of before 1961,her married name was Huberts.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1 March 1910Esther Irene Matthias was born on 1 March 1910 at Illinois.
She was the daughter of William George Matthies and Caroline Lena Dor. Eliz. Char. Grages.
Marriagecirca 1928Esther Irene Matthias married Albert Laroche circa 1928.
Marriagebefore 1961Esther Irene Matthias married (?) Huberts before 1961.
Death20 October 1985Esther Irene Matthias died on 20 October 1985 at San Luis Obispo, California, at age 75.1
Census DateLocationDescription
20 January 1920Washington, Will, IllinoisEsther Irene Matthias was listed as a daughter in William George Matthies's household on the 1920 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.2
25 April 1930Will, Will, IllinoisEsther Irene Matthias was listed as a daughter in William George Matthies's household on the 1930 Census at Will, Will, Illinois.3
  • Esther Irene Matthias obtained US Social Security Card at Illinois; last residence Los Osos, San Luis Obispo, California; last benefit Suisun City, Solano, California.
  • She lived with William George Matthies in 1918 at Peotone, Will, Illinois.4

Child of Esther Irene Matthias and Albert Laroche

Citations

  1. [S204] California Death Records (published).
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED207. Dwelling 78.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-87. Dwelling 87.
  4. [S324] Illinois Will and Southern Cook County 1918 Prairie Farmer's Directory, by Illinois Will and Southern Cook County.

Johann Friedrich Wilkening

M, b. 12 January 1831, d. 26 April 1912
Father*Hans Heinrich Christoph Wilkening
Mother*Catharina Dorothea Sophia Bock
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJohann Friedrich Wilkening was also known as Fred.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth12 January 1831Johann Friedrich Wilkening was born on 12 January 1831 at Gr. Hegesdorf #11, Schaumburg, Germany.
He was the son of Hans Heinrich Christoph Wilkening and Catharina Dorothea Sophia Bock.
Marriage14 December 1856Johann Friedrich Wilkening married Engel Maria Hinze, daughter of (?) Hinze and Engel Maria Sophia Engelking, on 14 December 1856 at First St. Paul Lutheran Church, Chicago, Cook, Illinois.
Death26 April 1912Johann Friedrich Wilkening died on 26 April 1912 at Eagle Lake, Will, Illinois, at age 81 reported as 22 Apr 1912 in The Beecher Herald.
Census DateLocationDescription
26 July 1860Washington, Will, IllinoisJohann Friedrich Wilkening was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.1
1880Washington, Will, IllinoisHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.2
1 June 1900Washington, Will, IllinoisHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.3
1910Washington, Will, IllinoisHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.4
  • Johann Friedrich Wilkening immigrated in 1851.

Children of Johann Friedrich Wilkening and Engel Maria Hinze

Citations

  1. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 242. Written stamp 473. Dwelling 1837.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0261 Page Number 512B.
  3. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED147. Dwelling 2.
  4. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Washington, Will, Illinois; Roll: T624_335; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 0198; Image: 23; FHL Number: 1374348.

Wilhelm Wilkening

M, b. 8 July 1882, d. 7 November 1970
Father*Heinrich P. Wilkening b. Oct 1851, d. 1929
Mother*Augusta Plagge b. Mar 1862, d. 1944
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilhelm Wilkening was also known as William.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth8 July 1882Wilhelm Wilkening was born on 8 July 1882 at Illinois.
He was the son of Heinrich P. Wilkening and Augusta Plagge.
Marriage18 February 1912Wilhelm Wilkening married Lillie Sophia Maria Heldt, daughter of Henry Heldt Sr. and Maria Dorothea Christine Grages, on 18 February 1912 at St. John's UCC, Beecher, Will, Illinois.
Marriagecirca 1920Wilhelm Wilkening married Bertha Sophia Guritz, daughter of (?) Guritz and Mary (?), circa 1920.
Death7 November 1970Wilhelm Wilkening died on 7 November 1970 at Beecher, Will, Illinois, at age 88.
Census DateLocationDescription
9 June 1900Crete, Will, IllinoisWilhelm Wilkening was listed as a son in Heinrich P. Wilkening's household on the 1900 Census at Crete, Will, Illinois.1
13 January 1920Washington, Will, IllinoisWilhelm Wilkening was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.2
11 April 1930Washington, Will, IllinoisHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.3
  • Wilhelm Wilkening lived in 1918 at Beecher, Washington, Will, Illinois.4

Child of Wilhelm Wilkening and Lillie Sophia Maria Heldt

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Crete, Will, Illinois; Roll: T623_353; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 101.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED207. Dwelling 30.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-84. Dwelling 85.
  4. [S324] Illinois Will and Southern Cook County 1918 Prairie Farmer's Directory, by Illinois Will and Southern Cook County.

Lillie Sophia Maria Heldt

F, b. June 1889, d. 25 February 1916
Father*Henry Heldt Sr. b. 19 Oct 1857, d. 7 Mar 1920
Mother*Maria Dorothea Christine Grages b. 14 Dec 1860, d. b 1900
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLillie Sophia Maria Heldt was also known as Lilly.
Married Name18 February 1912As of 18 February 1912,her married name was Wilkening.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthJune 1889Lillie Sophia Maria Heldt was born in June 1889 at Washington, Will, Illinois.
She was the daughter of Henry Heldt Sr. and Maria Dorothea Christine Grages.
Marriage18 February 1912Lillie Sophia Maria Heldt married Wilhelm Wilkening, son of Heinrich P. Wilkening and Augusta Plagge, on 18 February 1912 at St. John's UCC, Beecher, Will, Illinois.
Death25 February 1916Lillie Sophia Maria Heldt died on 25 February 1916 at Chicago Heights hospital, Illinois, at age 26 Mrs. Wm. Wilkening died Friday night at the Chicago Heights hospital, after an illness of several weeks. Lillie Heldt Wilkening was born in Washington township. Deceased was 28 years of age; was married in 1912 to William Wilkening, when they moved to the present farm, four miles northwest of Beecher. Deceased leaves besides her husband, a son three years old, her parents and sister and brothers. The funeral was held, Tuesday, from the residence to the St. Paul's Lutheran church, Rev. Zucker officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.
Beecher Herald, Will IL - 3 Mar 1916 - obituary of Lillie Heldt Wilkening
Burial29 February 1916She was buried on 29 February 1916 at St. Paul's Lutheran church, Will, Illinois.
Census DateLocationDescription
1900Washington, Will, IllinoisLillie Sophia Maria Heldt was listed as a daughter in Henry Heldt Sr.'s household on the 1900 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.1
1910Washington, Will, IllinoisLillie Sophia Maria Heldt was listed as a daughter in Henry Heldt Sr.'s household on the 1910 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.2

Child of Lillie Sophia Maria Heldt and Wilhelm Wilkening

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED147. Dwelling 157.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED198. Dwelling 119.