Herman John Gehrke

M, b. 27 October 1888, d. 28 April 1930
Harry John Henry Gehrke signature 1917
Father*Dietrich Friederich Gehrke b. 1 Feb 1850, d. 24 Sep 1909
Mother*Anna Christine Bevers b. 27 Dec 1858, d. 21 Mar 1942
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationHerman John Gehrke was also known as Hermann John.
Name VariationHerman John Gehrke was also known as Harry John Henry.
  • Herman John Gehrke was born on 27 October 1888 at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Dietrich Friederich Gehrke and Anna Christine Bevers.
  • Herman John Gehrke married Letha Shaw before 1916.
  • Herman John Gehrke married Amy M. Bockhop circa 1923.
  • Herman John Gehrke died on 28 April 1930 at age 41 Harry Gehrke, 40, suicide.
    Harry Gehrke, 40, suicide article 29 Apr 1930 The Capital Times (Madison, WI)
  • He was buried after 28 April 1930 at Belmont Cemetery, Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.
Census DateLocation
9 June 1900Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinHerman John Gehrke was listed as a son in Dietrich Friederich Gehrke's household on the 1900 Census at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.1
1 June 1905Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinHerman John Gehrke appeared on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of Hans Paul Speth at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.
3 May 1910Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinHerman John Gehrke was listed as a son in Anna Christine Bevers's household on the 1910 Census at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin; living next door to Nora & Hans Speth.2
7 January 1920Elk Grove, Lafayette, WisconsinHerman John Gehrke was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Elk Grove, Lafayette, Wisconsin.3
1930Grant, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Grant, Wisconsin.4
     On 5 June 1917 at Lafayette, Wisconsin, WWI Draft Registration.
Gehrke, Harry John Henry - World War I Draft Registration Card

Children of Herman John Gehrke and Letha Shaw

Children of Herman John Gehrke and Amy M. Bockhop

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED92. Dwelling 139.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED39. Dwelling 107.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED178. Dwelling 21.
  4. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com.

Clara H. Gehrke

F, b. 26 February 1890, d. March 1975
Father*Dietrich Friederich Gehrke b. 1 Feb 1850, d. 24 Sep 1909
Mother*Anna Christine Bevers b. 27 Dec 1858, d. 21 Mar 1942
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationClara H. Gehrke was also known as Carie.
Married Namebefore 1913As of before 1913,her married name was Popp.
Census DateLocation
9 June 1900Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinClara H. Gehrke was listed as a daughter in Dietrich Friederich Gehrke's household on the 1900 Census at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.1
1 June 1905Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinClara H. Gehrke is listed as daughter on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of Dietrich Friederich Gehrke at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.2
2 March 1920Kendall, Lafayette, WisconsinClara H. Gehrke was listed as wife in William Christ Popp's household on the 1920 Census at Kendall, Lafayette, Wisconsin.3

Children of Clara H. Gehrke and William Christ Popp

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED92. Dwelling 139.
  2. [S364] Wisconsin State Census Wisconsin State Censuses, 1895 and 1905, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 62.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Kendall, Lafayette, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_1993; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 183; Image: 66.

Erma M. Gehrke

F, b. 20 December 1891, d. 24 January 1962
Father*Dietrich Friederich Gehrke b. 1 Feb 1850, d. 24 Sep 1909
Mother*Anna Christine Bevers b. 27 Dec 1858, d. 21 Mar 1942
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationErma M. Gehrke was also known as Amy.
Married NameHer married name was Popp.
Name VariationErma M. Gehrke was also known as Irene.
Census DateLocation
9 June 1900Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinErma M. Gehrke was listed as a daughter in Dietrich Friederich Gehrke's household on the 1900 Census at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.1
1 June 1905Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinErma M. Gehrke is listed as daughter on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of Dietrich Friederich Gehrke at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.2
3 May 1910Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinErma M. Gehrke was listed as a daughter in Anna Christine Bevers's household on the 1910 Census at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin; living next door to Nora & Hans Speth.3

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED92. Dwelling 139.
  2. [S364] Wisconsin State Census Wisconsin State Censuses, 1895 and 1905, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 62.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED39. Dwelling 107.

Alta Catherine Gehrke

F, b. 25 May 1896, d. 26 September 1962
Father*Dietrich Friederich Gehrke b. 1 Feb 1850, d. 24 Sep 1909
Mother*Anna Christine Bevers b. 27 Dec 1858, d. 21 Mar 1942
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name5 December 1917As of 5 December 1917,her married name was Richter.
  • Alta Catherine Gehrke was born on 25 May 1896 at Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Dietrich Friederich Gehrke and Anna Christine Bevers.
  • Alta Catherine Gehrke married Bernard Otto Richter, son of Andrew Richter and Mary Fure, on 5 December 1917.
  • Alta Catherine Gehrke died on 26 September 1962 at Platteville, Grant, Wisconsin, at age 66 Alta (Gehrke) Richter obituary.
    Dubuque Telegraph Herald September 27, 1962 - Alta (Gehrke) Richter obituary
  • She was buried after 26 September 1962 at Hillside Cemetery, Platteville, Grant, Wisconsin.
Census DateLocation
9 June 1900Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinAlta Catherine Gehrke was listed as a daughter in Dietrich Friederich Gehrke's household on the 1900 Census at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.1
1 June 1905Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinAlta Catherine Gehrke is listed as daughter on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of Dietrich Friederich Gehrke at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.2
3 May 1910Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinAlta Catherine Gehrke was listed as a daughter in Anna Christine Bevers's household on the 1910 Census at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin; living next door to Nora & Hans Speth.3
22 April 1930Platteville, Grant, WisconsinAlta Catherine Gehrke was listed as wife in Bernard Otto Richter's household on the 1930 Census at Platteville, Grant, Wisconsin.4

Children of Alta Catherine Gehrke and Bernard Otto Richter

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED92. Dwelling 139.
  2. [S364] Wisconsin State Census Wisconsin State Censuses, 1895 and 1905, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 62.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED39. Dwelling 107.
  4. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Platteville, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: 2574; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 40; Image: 608.0; FHL microfilm: 2342308.

Dorothy Gehrke

F, b. March 1898, d. after 1963
Father*Dietrich Friederich Gehrke b. 1 Feb 1850, d. 24 Sep 1909
Mother*Anna Christine Bevers b. 27 Dec 1858, d. 21 Mar 1942
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationDorothy Gehrke was also known as Dora.
Married NameHer married name was Martens.
Census DateLocation
9 June 1900Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinDorothy Gehrke was listed as a daughter in Dietrich Friederich Gehrke's household on the 1900 Census at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.1
1 June 1905Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinDorothy Gehrke is listed as daughter on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of Dietrich Friederich Gehrke at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.2
3 May 1910Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinDorothy Gehrke was listed as a daughter in Anna Christine Bevers's household on the 1910 Census at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin; living next door to Nora & Hans Speth.3
January 1920Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinDorothy Gehrke was listed as a daughter in Anna Christine Bevers's household on the 1920 Census at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.4

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED92. Dwelling 139.
  2. [S364] Wisconsin State Census Wisconsin State Censuses, 1895 and 1905, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 62.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED39. Dwelling 107.
  4. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_1992; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 173; Image: 1026.

Ethel A. M. Gehrke

F, b. 25 November 1900, d. 1962
Father*Dietrich Friederich Gehrke b. 1 Feb 1850, d. 24 Sep 1909
Mother*Anna Christine Bevers b. 27 Dec 1858, d. 21 Mar 1942
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name28 April 1919As of 28 April 1919,her married name was Havry.
Married Name28 April 1919As of 28 April 1919,her married name was Houy.1
Married Nameafter 1920As of after 1920,her married name was Smith.
Census DateLocation
1 June 1905Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinEthel A. M. Gehrke is listed as daughter on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of Dietrich Friederich Gehrke at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.3
3 May 1910Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinEthel A. M. Gehrke was listed as a daughter in Anna Christine Bevers's household on the 1910 Census at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin; living next door to Nora & Hans Speth.4
January 1920Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinEthel A. M. Gehrke was listed as a daughter in Anna Christine Bevers's household on the 1920 Census at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.5

Citations

  1. [S342] South Dakota, South Dakota Marriage Certificates, 1905-1949.
  2. [S358] Wisconsin Pre-1907 Vital Records (published), Birth Record ID: 2620724.
  3. [S364] Wisconsin State Census Wisconsin State Censuses, 1895 and 1905, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 62.
  4. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED39. Dwelling 107.
  5. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_1992; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 173; Image: 1026.

John N. Gehrke

M, b. May 1879, d. 11 April 1963
Father*Dietrich Friederich Gehrke b. 1 Feb 1850, d. 24 Sep 1909
Mother*Anna Christine Bevers b. 27 Dec 1858, d. 21 Mar 1942
Census DateLocation
1 June 1880Belmont, La Fayette, WisconsinJohn N. Gehrke was listed as a son in Dietrich Friederich Gehrke's household on the 1880 Census at Belmont, La Fayette, Wisconsin.1
23 June 1900Syracuse, Otoe, NebraskaJohn N. Gehrke was listed as a nephew in John Gehrke's household on the 1900 Census at Syracuse, Otoe, Nebraska.2
20 April 1910Russell, Otoe, NebraskaJohn N. Gehrke was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Russell, Otoe, Nebraska.3
6 February 1920Stratton, Kit Carson, ColoradoHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Stratton, Kit Carson, Colorado.4
17 April 1930Precinct 9, Kit Carson, ColoradoHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Precinct 9, Kit Carson, Colorado.5

Children of John N. Gehrke and Wilhelmina Minnie Bose

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1433 Page Number 23A.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED123. Dwelling 329.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED143. Dwelling 80.
  4. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED136. Dwelling 105.
  5. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED13. Dwelling 100.

Wilhelmina Minnie Bose

F, b. July 1884, d. 17 October 1967
Father*Dietrich Bose b. Aug 1848, d. b 1930
Mother*Sophie (?) b. Aug 1847, d. a Apr 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilhelmina Minnie Bose was also known as Minnie.
Married Name15 August 1906As of 15 August 1906,her married name was Gehrke.
Census DateLocation
11 June 1900Syracuse, Otoe, NebraskaWilhelmina Minnie Bose was listed as a daughter in Dietrich Bose's household on the 1900 Census at Syracuse, Otoe, Nebraska.1
20 April 1910Russell, Otoe, NebraskaWilhelmina Minnie Bose was listed as wife in John N. Gehrke's household on the 1910 Census at Russell, Otoe, Nebraska.2
6 February 1920Stratton, Kit Carson, ColoradoWilhelmina Minnie Bose was listed as wife in John N. Gehrke's household on the 1920 Census at Stratton, Kit Carson, Colorado.3
17 April 1930Precinct 9, Kit Carson, ColoradoWilhelmina Minnie Bose was listed as wife in John N. Gehrke's household on the 1930 Census at Precinct 9, Kit Carson, Colorado.4
     Wilhelmina Minnie Bose had 2 with 2 living in 1910 children.

Children of Wilhelmina Minnie Bose and John N. Gehrke

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED123. Dwelling 210.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED143. Dwelling 80.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED136. Dwelling 105.
  4. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED13. Dwelling 100.

Esther A. Gehrke

F, b. 16 March 1908, d. 2 March 2003
Father*John N. Gehrke b. May 1879, d. 11 Apr 1963
Mother*Wilhelmina Minnie Bose b. Jul 1884, d. 17 Oct 1967
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1929As of circa 1929,her married name was Scheierman.
Census DateLocation
20 April 1910Russell, Otoe, NebraskaEsther A. Gehrke was listed as a daughter in John N. Gehrke's household on the 1910 Census at Russell, Otoe, Nebraska.1
6 February 1920Stratton, Kit Carson, ColoradoEsther A. Gehrke was listed as a daughter in John N. Gehrke's household on the 1920 Census at Stratton, Kit Carson, Colorado.2
3 April 1930Greeley, Weld, ColoradoEsther A. Gehrke was listed as wife in Soloman Scheierman's household on the 1930 Census at Greeley, Weld, Colorado.3
     Esther A. Gehrke obtained US Social Security Card at Nebraska; last residence Sutton, Clay, Nebraska. She lived in 2000 at 200 E. Hickory St. Apt 13, Sutton, Nebraska.

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED143. Dwelling 80.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED136. Dwelling 105.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED62-102. Dwelling 66-70.

Ruth M. Gehrke

F, b. 8 January 1910, d. 1 December 2003
Father*John N. Gehrke b. May 1879, d. 11 Apr 1963
Mother*Wilhelmina Minnie Bose b. Jul 1884, d. 17 Oct 1967
  • Ruth M. Gehrke was born on 8 January 1910 at Syracuse, Otoe, Nebraska.
  • She was the daughter of John N. Gehrke and Wilhelmina Minnie Bose.
  • Ruth M. Gehrke died on 1 December 2003 at Hospice and Palliative Care of Northern Colorado in-patient unit, Greeley, Colorado, at age 93 Ruth Gehrke, 93, of Greeley died Monday, Dec. 1, at the Hospice and Palliative Care of Northern Colorado inpatient unit, Greeley. She was born Jan. 8, 1910, in Syracuse, Neb., to John N. and Minnie (Bose) Gehrke. Miss Gehrke was baptized in Zion Lutheran Church in Syracuse in February 1910. She moved with her family in 1919 to Stratton. She was confirmed in St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Stratton in April 1924. She attended schools in Stratton and graduated from Barnes Business College in Denver. She was a legal secretary for Attorney John W. Henderson for 49 years until his death March 6, 1986. Miss Gehrke never actively participated in sports, but was always a fan. A member Trinity Lutheran Church for more than 65 years, she taught Sunday school for 18 years and was Sunday school superintendent for two years. She was a member of Beta Sigma Phi International Business and Cultural Sorority with 53 years of perfect attendance. Survivors are a sister, Lucia "Sally" Cowles of Greeley; six nieces and nephews; and 12 grandnieces and grandnephews. Her parents and three sisters, Esther A. Scheierman, Erma Beisner and Ruby L. Bates, are deceased. Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Trinity Lutheran Church. Inurnment will be in Linn Grove Cemetery, Greeley, at a later date. Friends may visit from 4-6 p.m. today at the Adamson Memorial West Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Trinity Lutheran in care of the West Chapel, 2000 47th Ave., Greeley, CO 80634.
Census DateLocation
20 April 1910Russell, Otoe, NebraskaRuth M. Gehrke was listed as a daughter in John N. Gehrke's household on the 1910 Census at Russell, Otoe, Nebraska.1
6 February 1920Stratton, Kit Carson, ColoradoRuth M. Gehrke was listed as a daughter in John N. Gehrke's household on the 1920 Census at Stratton, Kit Carson, Colorado.2
17 April 1930Precinct 9, Kit Carson, ColoradoRuth M. Gehrke was listed as a daughter in John N. Gehrke's household on the 1930 Census at Precinct 9, Kit Carson, Colorado.3
     Ruth M. Gehrke obtained US Social Security Card at Colorado; last residence Greeley, Weld, Colorado.

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED143. Dwelling 80.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED136. Dwelling 105.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED13. Dwelling 100.

Erma L. Gehrke

F, b. 17 July 1911, d. 4 December 1991
Father*John N. Gehrke b. May 1879, d. 11 Apr 1963
Mother*Wilhelmina Minnie Bose b. Jul 1884, d. 17 Oct 1967
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Beisner.
Census DateLocation
6 February 1920Stratton, Kit Carson, ColoradoErma L. Gehrke was listed as a daughter in John N. Gehrke's household on the 1920 Census at Stratton, Kit Carson, Colorado.1
17 April 1930Precinct 9, Kit Carson, ColoradoErma L. Gehrke was listed as a daughter in John N. Gehrke's household on the 1930 Census at Precinct 9, Kit Carson, Colorado.2
     Erma L. Gehrke obtained US Social Security Card at Colorado; last residence Rapid City, Pennington, South Dakota.

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED136. Dwelling 105.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED13. Dwelling 100.

Lucia Gehrke

F, b. 9 January 1917, d. 4 January 2006
Father*John N. Gehrke b. May 1879, d. 11 Apr 1963
Mother*Wilhelmina Minnie Bose b. Jul 1884, d. 17 Oct 1967
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLucia Gehrke was also known as Sally.
Married Name25 December 1936As of 25 December 1936,her married name was Cowles.
  • Lucia Gehrke was born on 9 January 1917 at Syracuse, Otoe, Nebraska.
  • She was the daughter of John N. Gehrke and Wilhelmina Minnie Bose.
  • Lucia Gehrke married Melbourne E. Cowles, son of Eddie M. Cowles and Lillian E. Reynolds, on 25 December 1936 at Stratton.
  • Lucia Gehrke died on 4 January 2006 at age 88 Lucia "Sally" Cowles, 88, of Monte Vista, formerly of Greeley, died Wednesday, Jan. 4, in Alamosa.

    She was born Jan. 9, 1917, in Syracuse, Neb., to John and Wilhelmina (Bose) Gehrke.

    On Dec. 25, 1936, she married Melbourne Cowles in Stratton. He is deceased.

    Mrs. Cowles was a secretary for many years. She knitted caps to donate to the hospital for newborn babies. She was a member of Gloria Christi Church Lutheran Church.

    Survivors are a son, Paul Cowles and wife Garienan of Creede; three grandchildren, Anthony, Cristin and Dawn; and three great-grandchildren, Kellie, Dylan and Alexander.

    In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, four sisters, Esther, Ruth, Erma and Ruby, and a brother, Paul.

    Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Gloria Christi in Greeley. Inurnment will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Greeley.

    Contributions may be made to the Gloria Christi Building Fund in care of Stoddard Funeral Home, 3205 28th St., Greeley, CO 80634.
Census DateLocation
6 February 1920Stratton, Kit Carson, ColoradoLucia Gehrke was listed as a daughter in John N. Gehrke's household on the 1920 Census at Stratton, Kit Carson, Colorado.1
17 April 1930Precinct 9, Kit Carson, ColoradoLucia Gehrke was listed as a daughter in John N. Gehrke's household on the 1930 Census at Precinct 9, Kit Carson, Colorado.2
     Lucia Gehrke lived in December 2003 at Greeley, Weld, Colorado.

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED136. Dwelling 105.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED13. Dwelling 100.

Ruby L. Gehrke

F, b. 22 September 1920, d. 1 July 1994
Father*John N. Gehrke b. May 1879, d. 11 Apr 1963
Mother*Wilhelmina Minnie Bose b. Jul 1884, d. 17 Oct 1967
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Bates.
Census DateLocation
17 April 1930Precinct 9, Kit Carson, ColoradoRuby L. Gehrke was listed as a daughter in John N. Gehrke's household on the 1930 Census at Precinct 9, Kit Carson, Colorado.1
     Ruby L. Gehrke obtained US Social Security Card at Colorado; last residence Greeley, Weld, Colorado.

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED13. Dwelling 100.

Sophie (?)

F, b. August 1847, d. after April 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1882As of circa 1882,her married name was Bose.
  • Sophie (?) was born in August 1847 at Germany.
  • She married Dietrich Bose circa 1882.
  • Sophie (?) died after April 1930.
Census DateLocation
11 June 1900Syracuse, Otoe, NebraskaSophie (?) was listed as wife in Dietrich Bose's household on the 1900 Census at Syracuse, Otoe, Nebraska.1
17 April 1930Precinct 9, Kit Carson, ColoradoSophie (?) was listed as mother-in-law in John N. Gehrke's household on the 1930 Census at Precinct 9, Kit Carson, Colorado.2
     Sophie (?) immigrated in 1880. She had 2 with 1 living in 1900 children.

Child of Sophie (?) and Dietrich Bose

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED123. Dwelling 210.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED13. Dwelling 100.

Dietrich Bose

M, b. August 1848, d. before 1930
  • Dietrich Bose was born in August 1848 at Germany.
  • He married Sophie (?) circa 1882.
  • Dietrich Bose died before 1930.
Census DateLocation
11 June 1900Syracuse, Otoe, NebraskaDietrich Bose was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Syracuse, Otoe, Nebraska.1

Child of Dietrich Bose and Sophie (?)

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED123. Dwelling 210.

Melbourne E. Cowles

M, b. 13 April 1914, d. 4 December 2005
Father*Eddie M. Cowles d. b Dec 2005
Mother*Lillian E. Reynolds d. b Dec 2005
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMelbourne E. Cowles was also known as Mel.
  • Melbourne E. Cowles was born on 13 April 1914 at Stockton, Illinois.
  • He was the son of Eddie M. Cowles and Lillian E. Reynolds.
  • Melbourne E. Cowles married Lucia Gehrke, daughter of John N. Gehrke and Wilhelmina Minnie Bose, on 25 December 1936 at Stratton.
  • Melbourne E. Cowles died on 4 December 2005 at Mountain Meadows Nursing Center at age 91 Melbourne E. "Mel" Cowles, 91, of Monte Vista, formerly of Weld County, died Sunday, Dec. 4, at Mountain Meadows Nursing Center.

    He was born April 13, 1914, in Stockton, Ill. to Eddie M. and Lillian E. (Reynolds) Cowles.

    The Cowles family moved from Stockton to Maquoketa, Iowa, and subsequently to Platteville, Wis., where they bought and operated a photographic studio.

    He graduated from high school in Platteville, Wis., in 1932, ranked third in a class of 200. He went to Platteville State Teachers College, now the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, and earned a bachelor's degree in 1936.

    On Dec. 25, 1936, he married Lucia (Sally) Gehrke in Stratton.

    After returning from the Navy in 1946, he earned a master's degree from Colorado State College of Education, now the University of Northern Colorado, in Greeley. He was a member of Lambda Sigma Tau and Phi Delta Kappa.

    Mr. Cowles taught in the public schools in Seibert, Willard, Greeley, Estes Park and Fort Lupton and in Dodgeville, Wis.

    After leaving teaching, Mr. Cowles worked at Greeley Gas Co. He retired from Greeley Gas in 1979 as assistant manager, followed by 20 years as a volunteer at North Colorado Medical Center. He was active in civic affairs, Jaycees and Gloria Christi Lutheran Church.

    Survivors include his wife, Sally Cowles of Monte Vista; a son, Paul Cowles and wife Garienan of Creede; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

    He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Mary Cowles.

    Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Gloria Christi. A private inurnment will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Greeley.

    Contributions may be made to the Gloria Christi Lutheran Church Building Fund in care of Stoddard Funeral Home.

Soloman Scheierman

M, b. 9 August 1906, d. May 1979
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationSoloman Scheierman was also known as Sam.
Census DateLocation
3 April 1930Greeley, Weld, ColoradoSoloman Scheierman was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Greeley, Weld, Colorado.1
     Soloman Scheierman obtained US Social Security Card at Nebraska; last residence Sutton, Clay, Nebraska.

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED62-102. Dwelling 66-70.

Letha Shaw

F, b. 30 March 1890, d. 5 January 1922
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLetha Shaw was also known as Lina.
Married Namebefore 1916As of before 1916,her married name was Gehrke.
Census DateLocation
7 January 1920Elk Grove, Lafayette, WisconsinLetha Shaw was listed as wife in Herman John Gehrke's household on the 1920 Census at Elk Grove, Lafayette, Wisconsin.1

Children of Letha Shaw and Herman John Gehrke

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED178. Dwelling 21.

Alice Gehrke

F, b. 23 March 1915, d. 2 September 2002
Father*Herman John Gehrke b. 27 Oct 1888, d. 28 Apr 1930
Mother*Letha Shaw b. 30 Mar 1890, d. 5 Jan 1922
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name3 January 1949As of 3 January 1949,her married name was McQuillan.
Census DateLocation
7 January 1920Elk Grove, Lafayette, WisconsinAlice Gehrke was listed as a daughter in Herman John Gehrke's household on the 1920 Census at Elk Grove, Lafayette, Wisconsin.1
1930Grant, WisconsinAlice Gehrke was listed as a daughter in Herman John Gehrke's household on the 1930 Census at Grant, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED178. Dwelling 21.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com.

Cleo Lorene Gehrke

F, b. 1916, d. 13 July 1994
Cleo Lorene (Gehrke) DuBois
Father*Herman John Gehrke b. 27 Oct 1888, d. 28 Apr 1930
Mother*Letha Shaw b. 30 Mar 1890, d. 5 Jan 1922
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name28 January 1943As of 28 January 1943,her married name was DuBois.
  • Cleo Lorene Gehrke was born in 1916 at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Herman John Gehrke and Letha Shaw.
  • Cleo Lorene Gehrke married Charles Frederick DuBois on 28 January 1943.
  • Cleo Lorene Gehrke died on 13 July 1994 Cleo Lorene (Gehrke) DuBois obituary.
    Madison Wisconsin State Journal July 17, 1994 - Cleo Lorene (Gehrke) DuBois obituary
  • She was buried after 13 July 1994 at Belmont Cemetery, Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.
Census DateLocation
7 January 1920Elk Grove, Lafayette, WisconsinCleo Lorene Gehrke was listed as a daughter in Herman John Gehrke's household on the 1920 Census at Elk Grove, Lafayette, Wisconsin.1
1930Grant, WisconsinCleo Lorene Gehrke was listed as a daughter in Herman John Gehrke's household on the 1930 Census at Grant, Wisconsin.2
     Cleo Lorene Gehrke and Jeannette Lenice Gehrke lived in 1936 at 318 N. Bonson St., Platteville, Grant, Wisconsin, property owner Mrs. Charles Shaw.

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED178. Dwelling 21.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com.

Jeannette Lenice Gehrke

F, b. circa 1918, d. before 2002
Father*Herman John Gehrke b. 27 Oct 1888, d. 28 Apr 1930
Mother*Letha Shaw b. 30 Mar 1890, d. 5 Jan 1922
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Rundell.
Name VariationJeannette Lenice Gehrke was also known as Janett.
  • Jeannette Lenice Gehrke married (?) Rundell.
  • Jeannette Lenice Gehrke was born circa 1918 at Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Herman John Gehrke and Letha Shaw.
  • Jeannette Lenice Gehrke died before 2002.
Census DateLocation
7 January 1920Elk Grove, Lafayette, WisconsinJeannette Lenice Gehrke was listed as a daughter in Herman John Gehrke's household on the 1920 Census at Elk Grove, Lafayette, Wisconsin.1
1930Grant, WisconsinJeannette Lenice Gehrke was listed as a daughter in Herman John Gehrke's household on the 1930 Census at Grant, Wisconsin.2
     Jeannette Lenice Gehrke and Cleo Lorene Gehrke lived in 1936 at 318 N. Bonson St., Platteville, Grant, Wisconsin, property owner Mrs. Charles Shaw.

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED178. Dwelling 21.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com.

Amzie Hill

M, b. 29 September 1876
Father*Frank Hill b. 29 Jan 1852, d. 1942
Mother*Ellen Fenner b. 14 Aug 1857
  • Amzie Hill was born on 29 September 1876 at Stroudsburg, Monroe, Pennsylvania.
  • He was the son of Frank Hill and Ellen Fenner.
Census DateLocation
1880East Stroudsburg, Monroe, PennsylvaniaAmzie Hill was listed as a son in Frank Hill's household on the 1880 Census at East Stroudsburg, Monroe, Pennsylvania.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1157 Page Number 250B.

Anna A. Hill

F, b. 15 December 1879
Father*Frank Hill b. 29 Jan 1852, d. 1942
Mother*Ellen Fenner b. 14 Aug 1857
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAnna A. Hill was also known as Annie.
  • Anna A. Hill was born on 15 December 1879 at Stroudsburg, Monroe, Pennsylvania.
  • She was the daughter of Frank Hill and Ellen Fenner.
Census DateLocation
1880East Stroudsburg, Monroe, PennsylvaniaAnna A. Hill was listed as a daughter in Frank Hill's household on the 1880 Census at East Stroudsburg, Monroe, Pennsylvania.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1157 Page Number 250B.

Charles Hill

M, b. 4 July 1882
Father*Frank Hill b. 29 Jan 1852, d. 1942
Mother*Ellen Fenner b. 14 Aug 1857
  • Charles Hill was born on 4 July 1882 at Stroudsburg, Monroe, Pennsylvania.
  • He was the son of Frank Hill and Ellen Fenner.

Sarah Hill

F, b. 1 November 1886
Father*Frank Hill b. 29 Jan 1852, d. 1942
Mother*Ellen Fenner b. 14 Aug 1857
  • Sarah Hill was born on 1 November 1886 at Stroudsburg, Monroe, Pennsylvania.
  • She was the daughter of Frank Hill and Ellen Fenner.

Mary Fenner

F, b. 8 June 1860, d. 24 January 1903
Father*John B. Fenner b. 14 Dec 1833, d. 19 May 1904
Mother*Sarah VanScoten b. 11 Jul 1839
  • Mary Fenner was born on 8 June 1860 at East Stroudsburg, Monroe, Pennsylvania.
  • She was the daughter of John B. Fenner and Sarah VanScoten.
  • Mary Fenner died on 24 January 1903 at age 42.
Census DateLocation
1880East Stroudsburg, Monroe, PennsylvaniaMary Fenner was listed as a daughter in John B. Fenner's household on the 1880 Census at East Stroudsburg, Monroe, Pennsylvania.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1157 Page Number 250B.

Archie Fenner

M, b. 17 April 1869
Father*John B. Fenner b. 14 Dec 1833, d. 19 May 1904
Mother*Sarah VanScoten b. 11 Jul 1839
Census DateLocation
1880East Stroudsburg, Monroe, PennsylvaniaArchie Fenner was listed as a son in John B. Fenner's household on the 1880 Census at East Stroudsburg, Monroe, Pennsylvania.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1157 Page Number 250B.

Rose Fenner

F, b. 9 September 1877
Father*John B. Fenner b. 14 Dec 1833, d. 19 May 1904
Mother*Sarah VanScoten b. 11 Jul 1839
Census DateLocation
1880East Stroudsburg, Monroe, PennsylvaniaRose Fenner was listed as a daughter in John B. Fenner's household on the 1880 Census at East Stroudsburg, Monroe, Pennsylvania.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1157 Page Number 250B.

John VanScoten

M

Children of John VanScoten and Susan Mann

Susan Mann

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was VanScoten.

Children of Susan Mann and John VanScoten