Harry John Eischen

M, b. 23 January 1912, d. March 1980
Father*John Eischen Sr. b. Aug 1872, d. a Apr 1930
Mother*Margaret George b. Nov 1876, d. a Apr 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationHarry John Eischen was also known as Carry.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageHarry John Eischen married Celestine Corzilius.
Birth23 January 1912Harry John Eischen was born on 23 January 1912 at Iowa.
He was the son of John Eischen Sr. and Margaret George.
DeathMarch 1980Harry John Eischen died in March 1980 at age 68.
Census DateLocationDescription
6 January 1920Sheridan, Cherokee, IowaHarry John Eischen was listed as a son in John Eischen Sr.'s household on the 1920 Census at Sheridan, Cherokee, Iowa.1
9 April 1930Sheridan, Cherokee, IowaHarry John Eischen was listed as a son in John Eischen Sr.'s household on the 1930 Census at Sheridan, Cherokee, Iowa; living next door to Peter P. Kohns.2
  • Harry John Eischen obtained US Social Security Card at Iowa; last residence Cherokee, Cherokee, Iowa.

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED29. Dwelling 43.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED21. Dwelling 91.

Freeman Paul Eischen

M, b. 5 April 1914, d. 3 August 1989
Father*John Eischen Sr. b. Aug 1872, d. a Apr 1930
Mother*Margaret George b. Nov 1876, d. a Apr 1930
Life EventDateDescription
Birth5 April 1914Freeman Paul Eischen was born on 5 April 1914 at Iowa.
He was the son of John Eischen Sr. and Margaret George.
Marriage8 February 1938Freeman Paul Eischen married Mary Bernice Pigott, daughter of Joseph Edward Pigott and Pearl Alexander, on 8 February 1938.
Death3 August 1989Freeman Paul Eischen died on 3 August 1989 at age 75.
Census DateLocationDescription
6 January 1920Sheridan, Cherokee, IowaFreeman Paul Eischen was listed as a son in John Eischen Sr.'s household on the 1920 Census at Sheridan, Cherokee, Iowa.1
9 April 1930Sheridan, Cherokee, IowaFreeman Paul Eischen was listed as a son in John Eischen Sr.'s household on the 1930 Census at Sheridan, Cherokee, Iowa; living next door to Peter P. Kohns.2
  • Freeman Paul Eischen obtained US Social Security Card at Iowa; last residence not specified.

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED29. Dwelling 43.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED21. Dwelling 91.

Helen Anna Eischen

F, b. circa 1916, d. before March 2012
Father*John Eischen Sr. b. Aug 1872, d. a Apr 1930
Mother*Margaret George b. Nov 1876, d. a Apr 1930
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1916Helen Anna Eischen was born circa 1916 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of John Eischen Sr. and Margaret George.
Deathbefore March 2012Helen Anna Eischen died before March 2012.
Census DateLocationDescription
6 January 1920Sheridan, Cherokee, IowaHelen Anna Eischen was listed as a daughter in John Eischen Sr.'s household on the 1920 Census at Sheridan, Cherokee, Iowa.1
9 April 1930Sheridan, Cherokee, IowaHelen Anna Eischen was listed as a daughter in John Eischen Sr.'s household on the 1930 Census at Sheridan, Cherokee, Iowa; living next door to Peter P. Kohns.2

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED29. Dwelling 43.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED21. Dwelling 91.

John Lawrence Eischen Jr.

M, b. 14 August 1922, d. 23 March 2012
Father*John Eischen Sr. b. Aug 1872, d. a Apr 1930
Mother*Margaret George b. Nov 1876, d. a Apr 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJohn Lawrence Eischen Jr. was also known as Lawrence John.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth14 August 1922John Lawrence Eischen Jr. was born on 14 August 1922 at Iowa.
He was the son of John Eischen Sr. and Margaret George.
Marriage21 November 1944John Lawrence Eischen Jr. married Josephine Meier on 21 November 1944.
Death23 March 2012John Lawrence Eischen Jr. died on 23 March 2012 at age 89 John Eischen Jr., 89, of Cherokee passed away Friday, March 23, 2012 at Careage Hills in Cherokee. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee, with the Rev. Armand Bertrand officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will begin 2 p.m. today, with the family present 5 to 7 p.m., with a prayer service at 7 p.m., at Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.greenwoodfuneral.com. John Lawrence Eischen Jr., the son of Margaret (George) and John Eischen Sr., was born on Aug. 14, 1922, on the family farm in Rock Township near Maryhill, Iowa. He was the youngest of 10 children. He attended country school, and then graduated from Cherokee Public High School in 1939. He was united in marriage to Josephine Meier on Nov. 21, 1944, in Bow Valley, Neb. They made their home near Meriden, Iowa, where they farmed and raised their four children, Janice, Jerome, Jerald and Jeffrey. Farming was John's passion, and he especially loved raising livestock. He was an avid fisherman, at times taking trips to Minnesota and Canada. He had been a 4-H leader for many years, and served on the Cleghorn Library Board. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Church, where he sang in the choir and at many funerals. In 2006, when his health began to fail, John was lovingly cared for by the staff at Careage Hills Nursing Home in Cherokee. He passed away there on March 23, 2012, at the age of 89. He is survived by his children, Janice of Cincinnati, Ohio, Jerome of Cherokee, Jerry of Spencer, Iowa, and Jeffery and Reg'ee Harris of Omaha, Neb; many nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Josephine, on Nov. 8, 2001; two sisters, Kathryn (Laurence) Kohns and Helen Eischen; and seven brothers and their wives, Carl (Marie), Sylvester (Edna), George (Harriet), Clarence (Beryl), Edward (Dorothy), Harry (Celestine) and Freeman (Bernice).
Census DateLocationDescription
9 April 1930Sheridan, Cherokee, IowaJohn Lawrence Eischen Jr. was listed as a son in John Eischen Sr.'s household on the 1930 Census at Sheridan, Cherokee, Iowa; living next door to Peter P. Kohns.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED21. Dwelling 91.

Mary Bernice Pigott

F, b. 24 March 1916, d. 23 August 2007
Father*Joseph Edward Pigott
Mother*Pearl Alexander
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMary Bernice Pigott was also known as Bernice.
Married Name8 February 1938As of 8 February 1938,her married name was Eischen.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth24 March 1916Mary Bernice Pigott was born on 24 March 1916 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of Joseph Edward Pigott and Pearl Alexander.
Marriage8 February 1938Mary Bernice Pigott married Freeman Paul Eischen, son of John Eischen Sr. and Margaret George, on 8 February 1938.
Death23 August 2007Mary Bernice Pigott died on 23 August 2007 at age 91 M. Bernice Eischen, 91, of Cherokee died Thursday, Aug. 23, 2007, at Cherokee Regional Medical Center in Cherokee following a lengthy illness.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee, with the Rev. Eugene Murray officiating. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery at Cherokee. Visitation will be 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, with a 7 p.m. Scripture service, at Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee. Online condolences may be sent at www.greenwoodfuneral.com.
Bernice was born March 24, 1916, in Cherokee, to J. Edward and Pearl (Alexander) Pigott. She attended school at Immaculate Conception in Cherokee.
On Feb. 8, 1938, she married Freeman Eischen in Cherokee. He preceded her in death on Aug. 3, 1989. They farmed near Cherokee for many years. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Bernice loved to work on her farm, take care of her animals and spending time with her grandchildren.
Survivors include a daughter, Maxine Girardin of Raytown, Mo; a son, Tom Eischen of Hollister, Mo; brothers, Bill Pigott and his wife, June of Cherokee, and Leo Pigott and his wife, Nola of Hayward, Calif; and granddaughters, Mary Ann McCormick and her husband, Bill and their son, Cameron of Lee Summit, Mo., Linda Lujan and her sons, Kevin and David of Raytown, Michelle Girardin of Raytown, Jackie Johnson and her husband, Jake and their son, Hunter of Marcus, Iowa, and Barbara Eischen of Jackson, Wyo.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a brother, Paul Pigott; and a sister, Cecelia May.

Joseph Edward Pigott

M
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJoseph Edward Pigott was also known as Edward.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJoseph Edward Pigott married Pearl Alexander.

Children of Joseph Edward Pigott and Pearl Alexander

Pearl Alexander

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Pigott.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriagePearl Alexander married Joseph Edward Pigott.

Children of Pearl Alexander and Joseph Edward Pigott

Paul E. Pigott

M, b. 3 March 1914, d. 12 June 2007
Father*Joseph Edward Pigott
Mother*Pearl Alexander
Life EventDateDescription
Birth3 March 1914Paul E. Pigott was born on 3 March 1914 at Iowa.
He was the son of Joseph Edward Pigott and Pearl Alexander.
Marriage23 February 1971Paul E. Pigott married Vera Erdman on 23 February 1971.
Death12 June 2007Paul E. Pigott died on 12 June 2007 at age 93 Paul E. Pigott, 93, of Cherokee, Iowa, died Tuesday, June 12, 2007 in Country Side Estates following a brief illness.
Services will be held on Monday June 18, 2007, at 10:30 A.M. at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Cherokee, Iowa. Rev. Armand Bertrand and Rev. Richard Ries will officiate. Burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee, Iowa. Visitation will be Sunday from 9:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M., with a scripture service at 7:00 P.M. at the Greenwood Funeral Home, Cherokee, Iowa. Online condolences may be sent at www.greenwoodfuneral.com
Paul was born March 3, 1914 in Sheridan Township, rural Cherokee, Iowa to Joseph E. and Pearl (Alexander) Pigott. He attended school at the Immaculate Conception School in Cherokee, Iowa. He married Mildred Reinert on May 29, 1933 in Cherokee, Iowa. He later married Vera Erdman on February 23, 1971 in Sioux City, Iowa. She preceded him in death in 2000. Paul enjoyed farming, raising Black Angus cattle, and farmed in Cherokee County his entire life.
He was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Paul took great pride in keeping up his home and also working on his 1956 88 Olds convertible. He enjoyed having coffee with friends and storytelling. He was a long time member of the Cattlemen’s Association.
Survivors include a daughter, Monica Robinson, of Rapid City, South Dakota; daughters-in-law, Donna Mummert, and her husband, Jack, of Plano, Texas, Ruth Pigott of Kearney, Nebraska; sister, Bernice Eischen, of Cherokee, Iowa; brothers, Leo Pigott, and his wife, Nola, of Hayward, California; Bill Pigott, and his wife, June, of Cherokee, Iowa; 8 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife (Vera), sons (Ronald Pigott and James Pigott), a sister (Cecelia May) a brother-in-law (Freeman Eischen).

Children of Paul E. Pigott

Cecelia May Pigott

F, d. before August 2007
Father*Joseph Edward Pigott
Mother*Pearl Alexander
Life EventDateDescription
Cecelia May Pigott was the daughter of Joseph Edward Pigott and Pearl Alexander.
Deathbefore August 2007Cecelia May Pigott died before August 2007.

Vera Erdman

F, d. 2000
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name23 February 1971As of 23 February 1971,her married name was Pigott.
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage23 February 1971Vera Erdman married Paul E. Pigott, son of Joseph Edward Pigott and Pearl Alexander, on 23 February 1971.
Death2000Vera Erdman died in 2000.

Ronald P. Pigott

M, b. 9 September 1933, d. 4 October 1972
Father*Paul E. Pigott b. 3 Mar 1914, d. 12 Jun 2007
Life EventDateDescription
Birth9 September 1933Ronald P. Pigott was born on 9 September 1933.
He was the son of Paul E. Pigott.
Death4 October 1972Ronald P. Pigott died on 4 October 1972 at age 39 Ronald P. Pigott, 39, Cherokee died Oct. 4, 1972 at University hospital in Iowa City following a year's illness. He was born Sept. 9, 1933, at Cherokee and was married to Lorraine Gronemeyer a former Akron area resident. Prior to his illness, he was employed as a mechanic with Cherokee Implement Co. Survivors are his wife; two sons, David of Cedar Rapids and Deane of Ames; his father, Paul of Cherokee; his mother, Mrs. Mildred Pigott of Cedar Rapids; a brother, James of Marshalltown; a sister, Mrs. Monica Robinson of Las Vegas, Nev; maternal grandmother Mrs. Emma Reinert and paternal grandmother, Mrs. Pearl Pigott, both of Cherokee. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Greenwood funeral home, Cherokee, with Rev. Robert E. Dougherty officiating. The family has requested that memorials be given to the cancer fund.

James Pigott

M, d. before June 2007
Father*Paul E. Pigott b. 3 Mar 1914, d. 12 Jun 2007
Life EventDateDescription
James Pigott was the son of Paul E. Pigott.
Deathbefore June 2007James Pigott died before June 2007.

Beryl M. Ramsden

F, b. 24 March 1908, d. 16 January 1991
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Eischen.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageBeryl M. Ramsden married Clarence M. Eischen, son of John Eischen Sr. and Margaret George.
Birth24 March 1908Beryl M. Ramsden was born on 24 March 1908.
Death16 January 1991She died on 16 January 1991 at age 82.
  • Beryl M. Ramsden obtained US Social Security Card at Iowa; last residence not specified.

John Matt George

M, b. 11 July 1901
Father*Matthew John George b. 21 Dec 1867, d. 2 Feb 1944
Mother*Mary Ann Rupp b. 31 Oct 1876, d. 30 Nov 1942
Life EventDateDescription
Birth11 July 1901John Matt George was born on 11 July 1901 at Rock, Cherokee, Iowa.
He was the son of Matthew John George and Mary Ann Rupp.
Census DateLocationDescription
26 April 1910Sheridan, Cherokee, IowaJohn Matt George was listed as a son in Matthew John George's household on the 1910 Census at Sheridan, Cherokee, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED25. Sheet 8A.

Gertrude George

F, b. circa 1903
Father*Matthew John George b. 21 Dec 1867, d. 2 Feb 1944
Mother*Mary Ann Rupp b. 31 Oct 1876, d. 30 Nov 1942
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1903Gertrude George was born circa 1903 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of Matthew John George and Mary Ann Rupp.
Census DateLocationDescription
26 April 1910Sheridan, Cherokee, IowaGertrude George was listed as a daughter in Matthew John George's household on the 1910 Census at Sheridan, Cherokee, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED25. Sheet 8A.

Katie George

F, b. circa 1906
Father*Matthew John George b. 21 Dec 1867, d. 2 Feb 1944
Mother*Mary Ann Rupp b. 31 Oct 1876, d. 30 Nov 1942
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1906Katie George was born circa 1906 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of Matthew John George and Mary Ann Rupp.
Census DateLocationDescription
26 April 1910Sheridan, Cherokee, IowaKatie George was listed as a daughter in Matthew John George's household on the 1910 Census at Sheridan, Cherokee, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED25. Sheet 8A.

Annie George

F, b. circa 1908
Father*Matthew John George b. 21 Dec 1867, d. 2 Feb 1944
Mother*Mary Ann Rupp b. 31 Oct 1876, d. 30 Nov 1942
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1908Annie George was born circa 1908 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of Matthew John George and Mary Ann Rupp.
Census DateLocationDescription
26 April 1910Sheridan, Cherokee, IowaAnnie George was listed as a daughter in Matthew John George's household on the 1910 Census at Sheridan, Cherokee, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED25. Sheet 8A.

Elwina George

F, b. circa December 1909
Father*Matthew John George b. 21 Dec 1867, d. 2 Feb 1944
Mother*Mary Ann Rupp b. 31 Oct 1876, d. 30 Nov 1942
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca December 1909Elwina George was born circa December 1909 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of Matthew John George and Mary Ann Rupp.
Census DateLocationDescription
26 April 1910Sheridan, Cherokee, IowaElwina George was listed as a daughter in Matthew John George's household on the 1910 Census at Sheridan, Cherokee, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED25. Sheet 8A.

Norbert John Rupp

M, b. 11 April 1910, d. October 1983
Father*George Anthony Rupp b. 14 Jul 1882, d. 1956
Mother*Mary Elizabeth Kohns b. Jun 1887, d. 1970
Life EventDateDescription
Birth11 April 1910Norbert John Rupp was born on 11 April 1910 at Iowa.
He was the son of George Anthony Rupp and Mary Elizabeth Kohns.
DeathOctober 1983Norbert John Rupp died in October 1983 at age 73.
Census DateLocationDescription
26 April 1910Sheridan, Cherokee, IowaNorbert John Rupp was listed as a son in George Anthony Rupp's household on the 1910 Census at Sheridan, Cherokee, Iowa.1
9 January 1920Sheridan, Cherokee, IowaNorbert John Rupp was listed as a son in George Anthony Rupp's household on the 1920 Census at Sheridan, Cherokee, Iowa.2
  • Norbert John Rupp obtained US Social Security Card at Iowa; last residence Cherokee, Cherokee, Iowa.
  • In June 1954 at Cherokee, Iowa, George and Mary (Kohns) Rupp 45th wedding anniversary.

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED25. Sheet 8A.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED29. Dwelling 72.

Raymond Peter Rupp

M, b. 31 July 1911, d. 2 May 1999
Father*George Anthony Rupp b. 14 Jul 1882, d. 1956
Mother*Mary Elizabeth Kohns b. Jun 1887, d. 1970
Life EventDateDescription
Birth31 July 1911Raymond Peter Rupp was born on 31 July 1911 at Iowa.
He was the son of George Anthony Rupp and Mary Elizabeth Kohns.
Death2 May 1999Raymond Peter Rupp died on 2 May 1999 at age 87.
Census DateLocationDescription
9 January 1920Sheridan, Cherokee, IowaRaymond Peter Rupp was listed as a son in George Anthony Rupp's household on the 1920 Census at Sheridan, Cherokee, Iowa.1
  • Raymond Peter Rupp obtained US Social Security Card at Iowa; last residence Cherokee, Cherokee, Iowa.

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED29. Dwelling 72.

Carl George Rupp

M, b. 17 July 1913, d. January 1972
Father*George Anthony Rupp b. 14 Jul 1882, d. 1956
Mother*Mary Elizabeth Kohns b. Jun 1887, d. 1970
Life EventDateDescription
Birth17 July 1913Carl George Rupp was born on 17 July 1913 at Iowa.
He was the son of George Anthony Rupp and Mary Elizabeth Kohns.
Marriage3 February 1937Carl George Rupp married unknown (?) on 3 February 1937.
DeathJanuary 1972Carl George Rupp died in January 1972 at age 58.
Census DateLocationDescription
9 January 1920Sheridan, Cherokee, IowaCarl George Rupp was listed as a son in George Anthony Rupp's household on the 1920 Census at Sheridan, Cherokee, Iowa.1
  • In February 1962 Mr and Mrs Carl Rupp 25th wedding anniversary.
    Cherokee Daily Times February 8, 1962 - Mr and Mrs Carl Rupp 25th wedding anniversary

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED29. Dwelling 72.

Florence Elizabeth Rupp

F, b. circa 1915, d. before July 2009
Father*George Anthony Rupp b. 14 Jul 1882, d. 1956
Mother*Mary Elizabeth Kohns b. Jun 1887, d. 1970
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Seely.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageFlorence Elizabeth Rupp married (?) Seely.
Birthcirca 1915Florence Elizabeth Rupp was born circa 1915 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of George Anthony Rupp and Mary Elizabeth Kohns.
Deathbefore July 2009Florence Elizabeth Rupp died before July 2009.
Census DateLocationDescription
9 January 1920Sheridan, Cherokee, IowaFlorence Elizabeth Rupp was listed as a daughter in George Anthony Rupp's household on the 1920 Census at Sheridan, Cherokee, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED29. Dwelling 72.

Gertrude Anna Rupp

F, b. 2 September 1916, d. 14 June 2009
Father*George Anthony Rupp b. 14 Jul 1882, d. 1956
Mother*Mary Elizabeth Kohns b. Jun 1887, d. 1970
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationGertrude Anna Rupp was also known as Sister Mary Christina.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth2 September 1916Gertrude Anna Rupp was born on 2 September 1916 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of George Anthony Rupp and Mary Elizabeth Kohns.
Death14 June 2009Gertrude Anna Rupp died on 14 June 2009 at age 92 Sister Mary Christina Rupp OSM (Gertrude Rupp), 92, of Omaha Neb., died on June 14, 2009. Funeral services were held today at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Sorrow convent in Omaha, Neb., and a wake was held at Our Lady of Sorrows Convent on Tuesday at 7 p.m. Born Gertrude Rupp on Sept. 2, 1916 to George Anthony and Mary Elizabeth (Kohns) Rupp of Cherokee, Sister Mary Christina entered the community in January of 1940. She served the Ministries as an educator and librarian at St. Juilana' School in Detroit, Mich. from 1941 to 1945, St. Benedict School in Omaha, Neb. from 1945 to 1960, Holy Name School in Omaha, 1960 to 1966, St. John Berchman School in Detroit, Mich. from 1966 to 1973, and St. Pius X in Omaha, Neb. from 1976 to 1993.

She conducted her Ministries in parish work in Lucea, Jamaica from 1973 to 1975 and in Falmouth, Jamaica from 1975 to 1976. She has been involved in Community Service and has resided at the Motherhouse of the Servants of Mary Sisters in Omaha, Neb. since 1993.

Sister Mary Christina received her Bachelor of Arts in History from Duchesne College, Omaha, Neb.

She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Mary Rupp;her brothers - Norbert, Raymond, Carl, Lawrence, Sylvester, and Father Urban Rupp; and her sisters - Florence Rupp Seely and Monica Rupp Sawyers.

Sister Mary Christina isis survived by her sister, Sister Catherine Rupp OSM of Omaha, Neb; and two brothers, Floyd Rupp of Sioux City, Iowa and Ralph (Herta) Rupp of Cherokee; a sister-in-law, Hazel Rupp of Marcus and a; brother-in-law, Randy Sawyers of Council Bluffs.

Memorials to the Servants of Mary can be made by contacting Sister Ginny Silvestri OSM, Provincial of the Servants of Mary, Omaha NE (402)-571-3487, or by email, silvestri@osms.org.

---------------------- Sister Mary Christina OSM, 92. Funeral Mass June 17 at the convent. Interment Convent Cemetery. Preceded in death by parents, George Anthony and Mary Elizabeth Rupp; brothers, Norbert, Raymond, Carl, Lawrence, Sylvester and Father Urban Rupp; sisters, Florence Seely
and Monica Sawyers. Survived by sister, Sister Catherine Rupp, OSM; brothers and sisters-in-law, Floyd Rupp, Sioux City, Iowa, Ralph and Herta Rupp, Cherokee, Iowa, and Hazel Rupp.
Census DateLocationDescription
9 January 1920Sheridan, Cherokee, IowaGertrude Anna Rupp was listed as a daughter in George Anthony Rupp's household on the 1920 Census at Sheridan, Cherokee, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED29. Dwelling 72.

Father Urban Peter Rupp

M, b. 1918, d. 22 March 1987
Father*George Anthony Rupp b. 14 Jul 1882, d. 1956
Mother*Mary Elizabeth Kohns b. Jun 1887, d. 1970
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationFather Urban Peter Rupp was also known as Reverand Urban.
Life EventDateDescription
UNMARRIEDFather Urban Peter Rupp was never married.
Birth1918He was born in 1918 at Iowa.
He was the son of George Anthony Rupp and Mary Elizabeth Kohns.
Death22 March 1987Father Urban Peter Rupp died on 22 March 1987 at Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio.
Burial26 March 1987He was buried on 26 March 1987 at Queen of Heaven (Marianist) Cemetery, Beaver Creek, Greene, Ohio.
Census DateLocationDescription
9 January 1920Sheridan, Cherokee, IowaFather Urban Peter Rupp was listed as a son in George Anthony Rupp's household on the 1920 Census at Sheridan, Cherokee, Iowa.1
  • Social Security Number: 284-48-5201
    Marital Status: Never Married (Single)
    Industry of Decedent: Religious organizations
    Occupation of Decedent: Clergy.

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED29. Dwelling 72.

Mary Specht

F, b. February 1892
Father*John Specht Sr. b. Apr 1852, d. a Jan 1920
Mother*Anna Margaret Kohn b. Nov 1857, d. a Jan 1920
Life EventDateDescription
BirthFebruary 1892Mary Specht was born in February 1892 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of John Specht Sr. and Anna Margaret Kohn.
Census DateLocationDescription
27 April 1910Sheridan, Cherokee, IowaMary Specht was listed as a daughter in John Specht Sr.'s household on the 1910 Census at Sheridan, Cherokee, Iowa.1
9 January 1920Sheridan, Cherokee, IowaMary Specht was listed as a daughter in John Specht Sr.'s household on the 1920 Census at Sheridan, Cherokee, Iowa.2

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED25. Sheet 8B.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED29. Dwelling 75.

John Nickolos Specht Jr.

M, b. 23 April 1896
Father*John Specht Sr. b. Apr 1852, d. a Jan 1920
Mother*Anna Margaret Kohn b. Nov 1857, d. a Jan 1920
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJohn Nickolos Specht Jr. was also known as John Neckolos.
Name VariationJohn Nickolos Specht Jr. was also known as John Nickolas.
Life EventDateDescription
DeathJohn Nickolos Specht Jr. died.
Birth23 April 1896He was born on 23 April 1896 at Iowa.
He was the son of John Specht Sr. and Anna Margaret Kohn.
Marriagecirca 1928John Nickolos Specht Jr. married Helen McNeal circa 1928.
Census DateLocationDescription
12 June 1900Sheridan, Cherokee, IowaJohn Nickolos Specht Jr. was listed as a son in John Specht Sr.'s household on the 1900 Census at Sheridan, Cherokee, Iowa.1
27 April 1910Sheridan, Cherokee, IowaJohn Nickolos Specht Jr. was listed as a son in John Specht Sr.'s household on the 1910 Census at Sheridan, Cherokee, Iowa.2
9 January 1920Sheridan, Cherokee, IowaJohn Nickolos Specht Jr. was listed as a son in John Specht Sr.'s household on the 1920 Census at Sheridan, Cherokee, Iowa.3
  • On 5 June 1917 at World War I Draft Registration, Cherokee, Iowa.

Child of John Nickolos Specht Jr. and Helen McNeal

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED22. Dwelling 119.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED25. Sheet 8B.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED29. Dwelling 75.

Frank Salvarious Specht

M, b. 15 November 1899
Father*John Specht Sr. b. Apr 1852, d. a Jan 1920
Mother*Anna Margaret Kohn b. Nov 1857, d. a Jan 1920
Life EventDateDescription
Birth15 November 1899Frank Salvarious Specht was born on 15 November 1899 at Iowa also reported as Dec 1898.
He was the son of John Specht Sr. and Anna Margaret Kohn.
Census DateLocationDescription
12 June 1900Sheridan, Cherokee, IowaFrank Salvarious Specht was listed as a son in John Specht Sr.'s household on the 1900 Census at Sheridan, Cherokee, Iowa.1
27 April 1910Sheridan, Cherokee, IowaFrank Salvarious Specht was listed as a son in John Specht Sr.'s household on the 1910 Census at Sheridan, Cherokee, Iowa.2
9 January 1920Sheridan, Cherokee, IowaFrank Salvarious Specht was listed as a son in John Specht Sr.'s household on the 1920 Census at Sheridan, Cherokee, Iowa.3
  • On 12 September 1918 at World War I Draft Registration, Cherokee, Iowa.

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED22. Dwelling 119.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED25. Sheet 8B.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED29. Dwelling 75.

Susan M. Specht

F, b. circa 1903
Father*John Specht Sr. b. Apr 1852, d. a Jan 1920
Mother*Anna Margaret Kohn b. Nov 1857, d. a Jan 1920
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Fuller.
Name VariationSusan M. Specht was also known as Susie.
Name VariationSusan M. Specht was also known as Susanna.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1903Susan M. Specht was born circa 1903 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of John Specht Sr. and Anna Margaret Kohn.
Census DateLocationDescription
27 April 1910Sheridan, Cherokee, IowaSusan M. Specht was listed as a daughter in John Specht Sr.'s household on the 1910 Census at Sheridan, Cherokee, Iowa.1
9 January 1920Sheridan, Cherokee, IowaSusan M. Specht was listed as a daughter in John Specht Sr.'s household on the 1920 Census at Sheridan, Cherokee, Iowa.2

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED25. Sheet 8B.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED29. Dwelling 75.

Edwin Specht

M, b. circa 1904
Father*John Specht Sr. b. Apr 1852, d. a Jan 1920
Mother*Anna Margaret Kohn b. Nov 1857, d. a Jan 1920
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationEdwin Specht was also known as Edward.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1904Edwin Specht was born circa 1904 at Iowa.
He was the son of John Specht Sr. and Anna Margaret Kohn.
Census DateLocationDescription
27 April 1910Sheridan, Cherokee, IowaEdwin Specht was listed as a son in John Specht Sr.'s household on the 1910 Census at Sheridan, Cherokee, Iowa.1
9 January 1920Sheridan, Cherokee, IowaEdwin Specht was listed as a son in John Specht Sr.'s household on the 1920 Census at Sheridan, Cherokee, Iowa.2

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED25. Sheet 8B.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED29. Dwelling 75.

Elizabeth Specht

F, b. June 1885
Father*John Specht Sr. b. Apr 1852, d. a Jan 1920
Mother*Anna Margaret Kohn b. Nov 1857, d. a Jan 1920
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationElizabeth Specht was also known as Lizzie.
Married NameHer married name was Bigler.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthJune 1885Elizabeth Specht was born in June 1885 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of John Specht Sr. and Anna Margaret Kohn.
Census DateLocationDescription
12 June 1900Sheridan, Cherokee, IowaElizabeth Specht was listed as a daughter in John Specht Sr.'s household on the 1900 Census at Sheridan, Cherokee, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED22. Dwelling 119.