Frank Joseph Velten

M, ID No. 11, b. 3 December 1884, d. 14 November 1957
FatherJoseph Frank Velten b. 27 Oct 1859, d. 30 Jun 1944
MotherMary Anna Simmons b. 14 Mar 1867, d. 1 Mar 1907
RelationshipGrandfather of David Velten

Spouse: Ethel Sarrah Oyler – child:

Spouse: Wilhelmina Caroline Unkauf – children:


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Birth*Frank Joseph Velten was born on 3 December 1884 in Pierce City, Lawrence County, Missouri.1 
He was the son of Joseph Frank Velten and Mary Anna Simmons
(sons) Census 1900Frankie was listed as a son in the household of Joseph Velten (given age 40) on the 1900 Census in Capp's Creek Township, Barry County, Missouri.2 
Marriage*He married first Ethel Sarrah Oyler, daughter of Michael Valentine Oyler and Sarah Melissa Kelley, on 4 June 1906 in Office of Justice of the Peace, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.3,4 
ResidenceHe resided at 827 S. 7th Street, in Armourdale, Wyandotte County, Kansas, in 1907. 
EmploymentFrank was employed at Cudahy Packing Company as a laborer in Armourdale, Wyandotte County, Kansas, in 1907. 
Marriage*He married second Minnie Unkauf, daughter of Heinrich Augustus Unkauf and Friederika Christina Utz, on 27 November 1912 in Saint Charles, Saint Charles County, Missouri. They were married in Saint Charles by Mr. J. W. Bruns, a Justice of the Peace.5 
EmploymentFrank was employed by the City Hospital as a stationary engineer in Decatur, Macon County, Illinois
Residence*He resided 2015 N. Lowber, in Decatur, Macon County, Illinois, on 29 December 1915. 
ResidenceHe resided 2053 N. College, in Decatur, Macon County, Illinois, in 1917. 
EmploymentFrank was employed by the Decatur Public Schools as a power plant engineer in Decatur, Macon County, Illinois, 1918.6 
ResidenceHe resided 1911 N. Edward, in Decatur, Macon County, Illinois, in 1918.6 
Mlt WW I draft reg*The third and final World War I draft registration on 12 Sept 1918 included all men who were between the ages of 18 and 21, and 31 to 45 years of age. This added younger men than the previous registrations, those who were born between September 12, 1897 and September 12, 1900; and added an older group of men, born between September 12, 1873 and September 12, 1888. Frank Joseph Velten registered for the draft 12 September 1918 in Decatur, Macon County, Illinois. He stated his date of birth to be 3 Dec 1884. Frank was employed as a stationary engineer for the Decatiur Board of Education.7 
Census 1920*Frank Joseph Velten was listed as the head of household on the 1920 Census recorded 24 January 1920 in Decatur, Macon County, Illinois. The official date of this census was 1 Jan 1920. Also living in the household were his wife, recorded as Minnie C. Velten (given age 27), his sons, recorded as Henry J. Velten (given age 6), Wilbur P. Velten (given age 4), Edwin F. Velten (given age 2 8/12) and Eugene V. Velten (given age 1 month), his daughter, recorded as Adela Velten (given age 12). They lived at 2053 North College Street with their daughter and four sons. Frank was employed as Chief Engineer for the City of Decatur School Department.8 
Residence*He resided at 1752 Waverly Place, in Saint Louis, Saint Louis City, Missouri, in 1928. This was a large brick house that was later demolished when Interstate 44 was extended into the city. 
Census 1930*Frank was listed as the head of household on the 1930 Census recorded 8 April 1930 in Saint Louis, Missouri. The official date of this census was 1 Apr 1930. Also living in the household were his wife, recorded as Minnie Velten (given age 37), his sons, recorded as Henry Velten (given age 16), Wilbur Velten (given age 15), Edwin Velten (given age 14), Eugene Velten (given age 10) and Daniel Velten (given age 3 months), his brothers-in-law, recorded as Henry Unkauf (given age 40) and William J. Roche (given age 28), his sisters-in-law, recorded as Pauline Unkauf (given age 34) and Freda Roche (given age 27). They lived in a large house at 1752 Waverly Place that Minnie ran as a boarding house. Frank was employed at the power company as an engineer.9 
Census 1940*Frank was listed as the head of household on the 1940 Census recorded 19 April 1940 in Saint Louis, Missouri. The official date of this census was 1 Apr 1940. Also living in the household were his wife, recorded as Minnie C. Velten (given age 48), his sons, recorded as Edwin F. Velten (given age 21), Eugene V. Velten (given age 20) and Daniel R Velten (given age 10), his father, recorded as Joseph F. Velten (given age 80). Frank and Minnie lived at 3428 Magnolia with thier three sons and Frank's father. In addition, they had a boarder, a child of 6 years named Alma C. Cooper. Frank was employed at Ralston Purina as a plant engineer. Ed and Gene both worked but Danny was in school.10 
EmploymentFrank was employed by the St. Louis City Hospital as a stationary engineer in Saint Louis, Saint Louis City, Missouri. He operated the power plant that produced steam heat and electricity for the hospital. 
Employment*Frank was employed by the St. Louis Metro Sewer District as a stationary engineer in Saint Louis, Missouri. Frank operated one of the pumping stations on the River des Peres that pumped sewage into the Mississippi river. 
Death*Frank died on 14 November 1957 in Saint Louis, Saint Louis City, Missouri, at age 72. Frank died of complications from an auto accident. Frank and Minnie were visiting friends in Belleville, IL on March 24, 1957, when their car was demolished by a bus that ran an intersection. Frank suffered a fractured hip and pelvis, and was recovering from his injuries in the hospital when a blood clot suddenly ended his life.1 
Burial*He was buried on 18 November 1957 in St. Trinity Cemetery, located in Lemay, Saint Louis County, Missouri.1,11
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Citations

  1. [S1] Frank Joseph Velten, Death Certificate No. 57-10935, filed 15 Nov 1957, Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Bureau of Vital Records, Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri.
  2. [S1134] Joseph Velten household, U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900: Population Schedule, Microfilm Publication T-623, National Archives, Washington, DC, Roll 838, Enumeration District 3, Supervisor District 13, page 39B, line 70, dwelling 36, family 36.
  3. [S8] Frank J. Velten & Ethel Oyler, Marriage License, 4 Jun 1906, Cert. 1906K0034841, Recorder of Deeds Office, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri.
  4. [S772] Frank J. Velten & Ethel Sarah Oyler, Divorce Petition, April term, File no. A77828: Archives of the Circuit Court, Saint Louis City Court House, Saint Louis, Missouri.
  5. [S658] Frank J. Velton & Minnie Unkauf, Marriage Return, 30 Nov 1912, St. Charles County Marriage Book 13: 256, St.Louis County Library Headquarters, Clayton, Saint Louis County, Missouri.
  6. [S241] Ebel Co., Ebel's City Directory, 1918 (Decatur: Leshnick Directory Corp., 1918), p. 529.
  7. [S1126] 1917-18 World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards; Ancestry online database (Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2002); Micropublication M1509, 20,243 rolls; National Archives and Records Administration, roll 1613195, Decatur, Macon County, Illinois, filed 12 Sep 1918.
  8. [S1136] U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920: Population Schedule, Microfilm Publication T-625, 2,076 rolls, National Archives, Washington, DC, roll 385, Supervisor District 11, Enumeration District 149, Page 21A, line 41, 2053 N. College Street, dwelling 497, family 537, family of Frank J. and Minnie C. Velten.
  9. [S1137] Frank Velten household, U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930: Population Schedule, Microfilm Publication T-626, 2,667 rolls, National Archives, Washington, DC, Roll 1230, page 8A, Enumeration District 375, Supervisor District 9, 1752 Waverly Place, dwelling 107, family 110.
  10. [S1945] Frank J. Velten household, U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940: Population Schedule, Microfilm Publication T-627, 4,643 rolls, Washington, DC: National Archives, 1940, St Louis, St Louis City, Missouri; Roll T627_2195, Page 16A, Enumeration District 96-343, line 1, household 38.
  11. [S548] Frank J. Velten and Minnie C. Velten, Tombstone, St. Trinity Cemetery, Lemay, St. Louis County, Missouri; Read and photographed by author.

Wilhelmina Caroline Unkauf

F, ID No. 12, b. 26 January 1892, d. 19 April 1980
FatherHeinrich Augustus Unkauf b. 26 Jan 1851, d. 13 Aug 1928
MotherFriederika Christina Utz b. 23 Oct 1861, d. 2 Apr 1923
RelationshipGrandmother of David Velten

Spouse: Frank Joseph Velten – children:

ReferenceSS 495-28-99

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Life Events

Common NameShe was usually known as Minnie. 
Birth*Wilhelmina Caroline Unkauf was born on 26 January 1892 in Rushville, Sheridan County, Nebraska.1,2 
She was the daughter of Heinrich Augustus Unkauf and Friederika Christina Utz
Biography*Family lore says the Unkaufs were living in a sod house in Nebraska during the winter of 1892. According to the story, Minnie, born prematurely and very tiny, was kept alive by placing her on a pillow in the oven of a wood stove. Furthermore, family lore says Minnie was a twin, her twin having died at birth. No evidence of this has been found. For example, in the 1900 and 1910 census, Friedericka indicated she had no deceased children. 
ChristeningShe was christened on 15 April 1892 in Immanuel Lutheran Church, located in Rushville, Sheridan County, Nebraska.2 
(daughters) Census 1900Minnie was listed as a daughter in the household of August Unkauf (given age 49) on the 1900 Census in Mount Pulaski, Logan County, Illinois.3 
Confirmation*She was confirmed on 4 April 1909 in Zion Lutheran Church, located in Mount Pulaski, Logan County, Illinois.4 
(daughters) Census 1910Minnie was listed as a daughter in the household of August Unkauf (given age 51) on the 1910 Census recorded 16 April 1910 in Mount Pulaski, Logan County, Illinois.5 
Marriage*Minnie married Frank Joseph Velten, son of Joseph Frank Velten and Mary Anna Simmons, on 27 November 1912 in Saint Charles, Saint Charles County, Missouri. They were married in Saint Charles by Mr. J. W. Bruns, a Justice of the Peace.6 
(wife) Census 1920Minnie was listed as the wife of Frank Joseph Velten on the 1920 Census recorded 24 January 1920 in Decatur, Macon County, Illinois.7 
Residence*Wilhelmina, as Frank Joseph Velten's wife, resided with him at 1752 Waverly Place, in Saint Louis, Saint Louis City, Missouri, in 1928. This was a large brick house that was later demolished when Interstate 44 was extended into the city. 
(Survivors) ObitMinnie Velten (of St. Louis) was listed as a survivor in the obituary of Heinrich Augustus Unkauf 18 August 1928 in The Decatur Daily Review published in Decatur, Macon County, Illinois.8 
(wife) Census 1930Minnie was listed as the wife of Frank Velten (given age 45) on the 1930 Census recorded 8 April 1930 in Saint Louis, Missouri.9 
(wife) Census 1940Minnie C. Velten (given age 48) was listed as the wife of Frank J Velten (given age 55) on the 1940 Census recorded 19 April 1940 in Saint Louis, Missouri.10 
Death*Wilhelmina died on 19 April 1980 in Saint Louis, Missouri, at age 88.1 
Burial*She was buried on 22 April 1980 in St. Trinity Cemetery, located in Lemay, Saint Louis County, Missouri.1,11
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Citations

  1. [S547] Minnie C. Velten, Death Certificate No. 80-202626, filed 21 Apr 1980, Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Bureau of Vital Records, Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri.
  2. [S549] Wilhelmine Caroline Unkauf, Baptismal record, 15 Apr 1892, "Baptismal Certificate," (photocopy of the original, a Fraktur certificate printed by Wartburg Publishing House in Waverly, IA), Original in possession of Richard Velten, Ballwin, Saint Louis County, Missouri.
  3. [S1134] August Unkauf household, U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900: Population Schedule, Microfilm Publication T-623, National Archives, Washington, DC, roll 320, page 13B, Enumeration District 36.
  4. [S550] Wilhelmina Caroline Unkauf, Erinnerung an den Tag der Confirmation, Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Mt. Pulaski, IL, 4 Apr 1909, Original in possession of Richard Velten, Ballwin, Saint Louis County, Missouri.
  5. [S1135] August Unkauf household, U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910: Population Schedule, Microfilm Publication T-624, 1,178 rolls, National Archives, Washington, DC, roll 304, page 83A, Enumeration District 68, Supervisor District 8, dwelling 37, family 37.
  6. [S658] Frank J. Velton & Minnie Unkauf, Marriage Return, 30 Nov 1912, St. Charles County Marriage Book 13: 256, St.Louis County Library Headquarters, Clayton, Saint Louis County, Missouri.
  7. [S1136] U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920: Population Schedule, Microfilm Publication T-625, 2,076 rolls, National Archives, Washington, DC, roll 385, Supervisor District 11, Enumeration District 149, Page 21A, line 41, 2053 N. College Street, dwelling 497, family 537, family of Frank J. and Minnie C. Velten.
  8. [S1094] Obituary of August Henry Unkauf, Decatur Daily Review, Decatur, Illinois (18 Aug 1928),.
  9. [S1137] Frank Velten household, U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930: Population Schedule, Microfilm Publication T-626, 2,667 rolls, National Archives, Washington, DC, Roll 1230, page 8A, Enumeration District 375, Supervisor District 9, 1752 Waverly Place, dwelling 107, family 110.
  10. [S1945] Frank J. Velten household, U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940: Population Schedule, Microfilm Publication T-627, 4,643 rolls, Washington, DC: National Archives, 1940, St Louis, St Louis City, Missouri; Roll T627_2195, Page 16A, Enumeration District 96-343, line 1, household 38.
  11. [S548] Frank J. Velten and Minnie C. Velten, Tombstone, St. Trinity Cemetery, Lemay, St. Louis County, Missouri; Read and photographed by author.

Henry Joseph Velten

M, ID No. 13, b. 23 December 1913, d. 17 February 1985
FatherFrank Joseph Velten b. 3 Dec 1884, d. 14 Nov 1957
MotherWilhelmina Caroline Unkauf b. 26 Jan 1892, d. 19 Apr 1980
RelationshipUncle of David Velten

Spouse: Marie Louise Moore – children:


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Life Events

Employment*Henry was employed by various companies as an engineer. 
Common NameHe was usually known as Hank. 
Birth*Henry Joseph Velten was born on 23 December 1913 in Decatur, Macon County, Illinois.1 
He was the son of Frank Joseph Velten and Wilhelmina Caroline Unkauf
(sons) Census 1920Henry was listed as a son in the household of Frank Joseph Velten's on the 1920 Census recorded 24 January 1920 in Decatur, Macon County, Illinois.2 
(sons) Census 1930Henry was listed as a son of Frank Velten (given age 45) on the 1930 Census recorded 8 April 1930 in Saint Louis, Missouri.3 
Marriage*Henry married Marie Louise Moore
Death*Henry died on 17 February 1985 in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, at age 71.4 
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Citations

  1. [S129] Henry Joseph Velten, Birth record, Macon County Birth Register, vol. K, p. 162, filed 26 Dec 1913, Macon County Courthouse, Decatur, Macon County, Illinois.
  2. [S1136] U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920: Population Schedule, Microfilm Publication T-625, 2,076 rolls, National Archives, Washington, DC, roll 385, Supervisor District 11, Enumeration District 149, Page 21A, line 41, 2053 N. College Street, dwelling 497, family 537, family of Frank J. and Minnie C. Velten.
  3. [S1137] Frank Velten household, U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930: Population Schedule, Microfilm Publication T-626, 2,667 rolls, National Archives, Washington, DC, Roll 1230, page 8A, Enumeration District 375, Supervisor District 9, 1752 Waverly Place, dwelling 107, family 110.
  4. [S176] Social Security Administration, Social Security Death Index V1.20 (Washington, DC, 1993), SS No. 493-07-1709.

Edwin Frank Velten

M, ID No. 14, b. 18 April 1917, d. 28 March 1994
FatherFrank Joseph Velten b. 3 Dec 1884, d. 14 Nov 1957
MotherWilhelmina Caroline Unkauf b. 26 Jan 1892, d. 19 Apr 1980
RelationshipUncle of David Velten

Spouse: June Ruth Nichols – children:


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Life Events

Common NameHe was usually known as Ed. 
Birth*Edwin Frank Velten was born on 18 April 1917 in Decatur, Macon County, Illinois
He was the son of Frank Joseph Velten and Wilhelmina Caroline Unkauf
(sons) Census 1920Edwin was listed as a son in the household of Frank Joseph Velten's on the 1920 Census recorded 24 January 1920 in Decatur, Macon County, Illinois.1 
(sons) Census 1930Edwin was listed as a son of Frank Velten (given age 45) on the 1930 Census recorded 8 April 1930 in Saint Louis, Missouri.2 
(sons) Census 1940Edwin was listed as a son of Frank J Velten (given age 55) on the 1940 Census recorded 19 April 1940 in Saint Louis, Missouri. Ed was an assistant engineerat a laundry.3 
Marriage*Edwin married June Ruth Nichols, daughter of Bennet Charles Nichols and Blossom Mary Catherine Squires, on 31 August 1940 in Saint Louis, Missouri
Photo*Wedding Photograph of Edwin Frank Velten and June Ruth Nichols.
Death*Edwin died on 28 March 1994 in Saint Louis, Missouri, at age 76.4 
Burial*He was buried in Old Cave Springs Cemetery, located in Spring Bluff, Franklin County, Missouri.5 
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Citations

  1. [S1136] U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920: Population Schedule, Microfilm Publication T-625, 2,076 rolls, National Archives, Washington, DC, roll 385, Supervisor District 11, Enumeration District 149, Page 21A, line 41, 2053 N. College Street, dwelling 497, family 537, family of Frank J. and Minnie C. Velten.
  2. [S1137] Frank Velten household, U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930: Population Schedule, Microfilm Publication T-626, 2,667 rolls, National Archives, Washington, DC, Roll 1230, page 8A, Enumeration District 375, Supervisor District 9, 1752 Waverly Place, dwelling 107, family 110.
  3. [S1945] Frank J. Velten household, U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940: Population Schedule, Microfilm Publication T-627, 4,643 rolls, Washington, DC: National Archives, 1940, St Louis, St Louis City, Missouri; Roll T627_2195, Page 16A, Enumeration District 96-343, line 1, household 38.
  4. [S176] Social Security Administration, Social Security Death Index V1.20 (Washington, DC, 1993), SS No. 488-01-3564.
  5. [S1560] Find a Grave Cemetery Database [database on-line], Salt Lake City, UT: Jim Tipton, http://www.findagrave.com, Cemetery transcriptions and photos submitted by volunteers, Memorial# 39869252, Edwin F. Velten (18 Apr 1917 - 28 Mar 1994).

Wilbur Paul Velten

M, ID No. 15, b. 30 December 1915, d. 15 May 1994
Wilbur Paul Veltern (1915-1994)
FatherFrank Joseph Velten b. 3 Dec 1884, d. 14 Nov 1957
MotherWilhelmina Caroline Unkauf b. 26 Jan 1892, d. 19 Apr 1980
RelationshipUncle of David Velten

Spouse: Ruth E. Flory – children:


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Life Events

Common NameHe was usually known as Webb. 
Birth*Wilbur Paul Velten was born on 30 December 1915 in Decatur, Macon County, Illinois.1,2 
He was the son of Frank Joseph Velten and Wilhelmina Caroline Unkauf
(sons) Census 1920Wilbur was listed as a son in the household of Frank Joseph Velten's on the 1920 Census recorded 24 January 1920 in Decatur, Macon County, Illinois.3 
(sons) Census 1930Wilbur was listed as a son of Frank Velten (given age 45) on the 1930 Census recorded 8 April 1930 in Saint Louis, Missouri.4 
Marriage*Wilbur married Ruth E. Flory, daughter of Edward Flory and Matilda H. (?), on 3 June 1939 in Saint Louis, Missouri.5 
Photo*Wedding photograph of Wilbur Velten and Ruth Flory.
Velten-Flory Wedding, 1939
Mlt WWII Enlistment*Wilbur enlisted in the Army during World War II on 16 December 1943 at Jefferson Barracks Military Post, located in Lemay, Saint Louis County, Missouri. At the time of his enlistment, he was married, had completed high school, and was employed as a motorcyclist.6 
Mlt WWII*Wilbur served in the Army during World War II between 1944 and 1946. He served from 6 Jan 1944 through 14 Feb 1946. His final rank was TEC 5. 
Death*Wilbur died on 15 May 1994 in Saint Louis, Saint Louis City, Missouri, at age 78. He died from lung cancer.2 
Burial*He was buried on 18 May 1994 in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, located in Lemay, Saint Louis County, Missouri. He was buried in section 1F, lot 468.
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Last Edited11 May 2013

Citations

  1. [S130] Wilbur P. Velten, Birth record, Macon County Birth Register, vol. L, p. 645, filed 31 Jan 1916, Macon County Courthouse, Decatur, Macon County, Illinois.
  2. [S176] Social Security Administration, Social Security Death Index V1.20 (Washington, DC, 1993), SS No. 488-03-9933.
  3. [S1136] U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920: Population Schedule, Microfilm Publication T-625, 2,076 rolls, National Archives, Washington, DC, roll 385, Supervisor District 11, Enumeration District 149, Page 21A, line 41, 2053 N. College Street, dwelling 497, family 537, family of Frank J. and Minnie C. Velten.
  4. [S1137] Frank Velten household, U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930: Population Schedule, Microfilm Publication T-626, 2,667 rolls, National Archives, Washington, DC, Roll 1230, page 8A, Enumeration District 375, Supervisor District 9, 1752 Waverly Place, dwelling 107, family 110.
  5. [S82] Nancy Busch to David Velten, Letter dated 27 Feb 1995 at 39 Oakwood Dr., Arnold MO 63010. Personal files of David Velten, Bolton, Massachusetts (1995). Nancy Busch is the daughter of the person for whom she supplied information.
  6. [S1233] National Archives and Records Administration, "U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 [Ancestry on-line database]," Original data: Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File (archival database), Record Group 64, College Park, Maryland, entry for Wilbur P. Velten of Saint Louis, b. 1915 in Illinois.

Robert K. Velten

M, ID No. 16, b. 25 December 1924, d. 23 January 1928
FatherFrank Joseph Velten b. 3 Dec 1884, d. 14 Nov 1957
MotherWilhelmina Caroline Unkauf b. 26 Jan 1892, d. 19 Apr 1980
RelationshipUncle of David Velten

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Life Events

Birth*Robert K. Velten was born on 25 December 1924 in Saint Louis, Saint Louis City, Missouri.1 
He was the son of Frank Joseph Velten and Wilhelmina Caroline Unkauf
Common NameHe was usually known as Bobbie. 
Death*Robert died on 23 January 1928 in Saint Louis, Missouri, at age 3. He died at the family home at Waverly Place from a heart inflammation caused by an infection.1 
Burial*He was buried on 25 January 1928 in St. Trinity Cemetery, located in Lemay, Saint Louis County, Missouri. Robert is buried with his parents in section 3, lot 115, grave 3.1
Robert K. Velten Gravestone
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Last Edited18 Apr 2009

Citations

  1. [S1246] Robert K. Velten, Death Certificate no. 3271, filed 25 Jan 1928, Missouri State Digital Archives, Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri, son of Frank J. and Minnie Velten, d. 23 Jan 1928, bur. 25 Jan 1928.

Daniel Robert Velten

M, ID No. 17, b. 4 January 1930, d. 15 January 2007
FatherFrank Joseph Velten b. 3 Dec 1884, d. 14 Nov 1957
MotherWilhelmina Caroline Unkauf b. 26 Jan 1892, d. 19 Apr 1980
RelationshipUncle of David Velten

Spouse: Carol Knocke – children:


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Life Events

Birth*Daniel Robert Velten was born on 4 January 1930 in Saint Louis, Missouri.1 
He was the son of Frank Joseph Velten and Wilhelmina Caroline Unkauf
(sons) Census 1930Daniel was listed as a son of Frank Velten (given age 45) on the 1930 Census recorded 8 April 1930 in Saint Louis, Missouri.2 
(sons) Census 1940Daniel was listed as a son of Frank J Velten (given age 55) on the 1940 Census recorded 19 April 1940 in Saint Louis, Missouri.3 
Marriage*Daniel married Carol Knocke, daughter of Roland Knocke and Delphine (?), on 24 June 1950 in Saint Louis, Missouri
Photo*Wedding Photo of Daniel RObert Velten and Carol Knocke.
Velten-Knocke Wedding, 1950
Death*Daniel died on 15 January 2007 in Saint Louis, Saint Louis City, Missouri, at age 77.1 
Burial*He was buried in St. Trinity Cemetery, located in Lemay, Saint Louis County, Missouri. He was buried in the same plot as his parents and baby brother, Bobbie. 
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Last Edited28 Aug 2012

Citations

  1. [S574] Social Security Death Index [database on-line], published by Ancestry.com, <www.ancestry.com>, data extracted from the Social Security Death Index Master File compiled by the Social Security Administration, SS No. 493-30-5185, entry for Daniel Velten of Satint Louis, b. 4 Jan 1930, d. 15 Jan 2007.
  2. [S1137] Frank Velten household, U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930: Population Schedule, Microfilm Publication T-626, 2,667 rolls, National Archives, Washington, DC, Roll 1230, page 8A, Enumeration District 375, Supervisor District 9, 1752 Waverly Place, dwelling 107, family 110.
  3. [S1945] Frank J. Velten household, U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940: Population Schedule, Microfilm Publication T-627, 4,643 rolls, Washington, DC: National Archives, 1940, St Louis, St Louis City, Missouri; Roll T627_2195, Page 16A, Enumeration District 96-343, line 1, household 38.

Joseph George Thess

M, ID No. 18, b. 20 September 1881, d. 7 February 1955
Joseph Thess (circa 1938)
FatherJohannes Thesz b. 6 Jun 1849
MotherEva Karl b. 5 Sep 1853
RelationshipGrandfather of David Velten

Spouse: Eva Elizabeth Weinert – children:


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Life Events

Birth*Joseph George Thess was born on 20 September 1881 in Bács, Bács-Bodrog County, Hungary.1 
BaptismHe was baptized on 20 September 1881 in Catholic Church, located in Bács, Bács-Bodrog County, Hungary.1 
He was the son of Johannes Thesz and Eva Karl
Marriage*Joseph married Eva Elizabeth Weinert, daughter of Georg Weinert and Anna Schaffhauser, on 5 May 1904 in Sankt Vendelina Catholic Church, located in Csalma, Syrmia, Hungary
Immigration*Joseph immigrated to the United States on 28 February 1905. He arived on the SS Kroonland, bound for Sharon, Pennsylvania. He travelled alone, arriving ahead of his wife and son who would follow later. 
Census 1910*Joe Thess (given age 29) was listed as the head of household on the 1910 Census recorded 13 May 1910 in Hardin, Weld County, Colorado. The official date of this census was 15 Apr 1910. Also living in the household were his wife, recorded as Eva Thess (given age 26), his sons, recorded as Joe Thess Jr. (given age 4) and George Thess (given age 3), his daughter, recorded as Anna H. Thess (given age 1). Joe was farming in Hardin in 1920.2 
Residence*He resided at 203 West 34th Street, in Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyoming, in 1914. 
Naturalization*He petitioned the court to become a citizen on 6 July 1914 in Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyoming.3 
Mlt WW I draft reg*The third and final World War I draft registration on 12 Sept 1918 included all men who were between the ages of 18 and 21, and 31 to 45 years of age. This added younger men than the previous registrations, those who were born between September 12, 1897 and September 12, 1900; and added an older group of men, born between September 12, 1873 and September 12, 1888. Joseph George Thess registered for the draft 12 September 1918 in Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyoming. He listed his occupation as a machinist for the Union Pacific Railroad and gave his wife, Eva, as his contact. The clerk described him as being of short stature, slender build, with light blue eyes and dark brown hair.4 
Employment*Joseph was employed by the Union Pacific Railroad as a machinist in Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyoming, 12 September 1918.4 
ResidenceHe resided at 6650 Hathon street, in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, in 1938. 
Death*Joseph died on 7 February 1955 in San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, California, at age 73.5 
Burial*He was buried on 10 February 1955 in Mountain View Cemetery, located in San Bernardino, San Bernardino County, California.5 
Appears on chartsPedigree of Joseph Thess
Indented Pedigree of Joseph Thess
Dave's Pedigree
Last Edited13 Oct 2011

Citations

  1. [S855] Római Katólikus Egyház, Bács; Kereszteltek (Baptisms) 1861-1895; Micropublication, 4 rolls, film no. 0638057 (Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1964), p. 443, no. 181, entry for Josephus Thesz, son of Joannes Thesz and Catharina Karl.
  2. [S1135] Joe Thess household, U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910: Population Schedule, Microfilm Publication T-624, 1,178 rolls, National Archives, Washington, DC, Roll 126, Enumeration District 283, sheet 7B, dwelling 19, family 20.
  3. [S858] Joseph Thess, Certificate of Citizenship, duplicate issued September 7, 1938, no. 426117, Original in possession of John H. Thess, Orange, California, Orange, Orange County, California.
  4. [S1126] 1917-18 World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards; Ancestry online database (Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2002); Micropublication M1509, 20,243 rolls; National Archives and Records Administration, Wyoming, roll 2022241, Joseph G. Thess of 1007 w. 29th St., Cheyenne, age 36, b. 20 Sep 1881.
  5. [S59] Joseph Thess, Death certificate no. 55-022878, February 10, 1955, State of California, Deaprtment of Health Services, Office of Vital Records, Sacramento, Sacramento County, California.

Eva Elizabeth Weinert

F, ID No. 19, b. 13 April 1883, d. 29 October 1962
Eva (Weinert) Thess (1883-1962)
FatherGeorg Weinert b. 12 Oct 1852, d. 1918
MotherAnna Schaffhauser b. 12 Nov 1858, d. 7 Apr 1904
RelationshipGrandmother of David Velten

Spouse: Joseph George Thess – children:


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Life Events

BaptismShe was baptized on 13 April 1883 in Catholic Church, located in Csonoplya, Bács-Bodrog County, Hungary.1 
Birth*Eva Elizabeth Weinert was born on 13 April 1883 in Csonoplya, Bács-Bodrog County, Hungary.1 
She was the daughter of Georg Weinert and Anna Schaffhauser
Marriage*Eva married Joseph George Thess, son of Johannes Thesz and Eva Karl, on 5 May 1904 in Sankt Vendelina Catholic Church, located in Csalma, Syrmia, Hungary
Immigration*Eva immigrated from Hungary to the United States, arriving 1905 at Port of New York, New York County, New York.2 
(wife) Census 1910Eva was listed as the wife of Joe Thess (given age 29) on the 1910 Census recorded 13 May 1910 in Hardin, Weld County, Colorado.3 
(wife) ResidenceEva, as Joseph George Thess's wife, resided with him at 203 West 34th Street, in Cheyenne, Laramie County, Wyoming, in 1914. 
Census 1930*Eva was listed as the head of household on the 1930 Census recorded 10 April 1930 in Saint Louis, Saint Louis City, Missouri. The official date of this census was 1 Apr 1930. Also living in the household were, her sons, recorded as Joseph Thess (given age 25), George Thess (given age 7 11/12) and John Thess (given age 2 9/12), her daughters, recorded as Pauline Thess (given age 20), Mattie Thess (given age 16), Eva Thess (given age 12), Frances Thess (given age 11) and Delores Thess (given age 6 7/12). Eva and her children moved to St. Louis after Joe left the family. In 1930 they lived at 2921 St. Vincent in St. Louis. Her son Joe worked as a machinist for the railroad. Pauline and Mary worked for the telephone company. The rest of her children were in school.2 
Death*Eva died on 29 October 1962 in Saint Louis, Missouri, at age 79.4 
Burial*She was buried on 2 November 1962 in Resurrection Cemetery, located in Saint Louis County, Missouri.4
Eva E. Thess Gravestone
Appears on chartsPedigree of Eva Weinert
Indented Pedigree of Eva Weinert
Dave's Pedigree
Last Edited9 Aug 2011

Citations

  1. [S851] Római Katólikus Egyház, Csonoplya; Kereszteltek (Baptisms) vol. 3, 1871-1895; Micropublication, 5 rolls, film no. 0638109 (Salt Lake City: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1964), p. 395, no. 51, entry for Eva, daughter of Georgius Weinert and Anna Schafhauser of Csonoplya.
  2. [S1137] Eva Thess household, U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930: Population Schedule, Microfilm Publication T-626, 2,667 rolls, National Archives, Washington, DC, St Louis, St Louis (Independent City), Missouri; Roll 1237, Page 14A, Enumeration District 36, line 10, dwelling 173, family 282.
  3. [S1135] Joe Thess household, U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910: Population Schedule, Microfilm Publication T-624, 1,178 rolls, National Archives, Washington, DC, Roll 126, Enumeration District 283, sheet 7B, dwelling 19, family 20.
  4. [S857] Eva Elizabeth Thess, Death Certificate No. 10395, filed 30 Oct 1962, Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Bureau of Vital Records, Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri.

Joseph Francis Thess

M, ID No. 20, b. 18 July 1905, d. 19 November 1983
FatherJoseph George Thess b. 20 Sep 1881, d. 7 Feb 1955
MotherEva Elizabeth Weinert b. 13 Apr 1883, d. 29 Oct 1962
RelationshipUncle of David Velten

Spouse: Hilda Eleanore Peter – children:


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Life Events

Birth*Joseph Francis Thess was born on 18 July 1905 in Csalma, Syrmia, Hungary.1 
He was the son of Joseph George Thess and Eva Elizabeth Weinert
BaptismHe was baptized on 23 July 1905 in Sankt Vendelina Catholic Church, located in Csalma, Syrmia, Hungary
(sons) Census 1910Joe was listed as a son in the household of Joe Thess (given age 29) on the 1910 Census recorded 13 May 1910 in Hardin, Weld County, Colorado.2 
Marriage*Joseph married Hilda Eleanore Peter, daughter of Balthasar Peter and Lena Hoffman, in Saint Louis, Missouri
(sons) Census 1930Joseph was listed as a son of Eva Thess (given age 46) on the 1930 Census recorded 10 April 1930 in Saint Louis, Saint Louis City, Missouri.3 
Death*Joseph died on 19 November 1983 in Saint Louis, Missouri, at age 78.1 
Last Edited9 Aug 2011

Citations

  1. [S942] Social Security Administration, Death Index (RootsWeb site, online (http://www.rootsweb.com)), SS No. 486-22-4989, entry for Joseph Thess of St. Louis, b. 18 Jul 1905, d. Nov 1983.
  2. [S1135] Joe Thess household, U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910: Population Schedule, Microfilm Publication T-624, 1,178 rolls, National Archives, Washington, DC, Roll 126, Enumeration District 283, sheet 7B, dwelling 19, family 20.
  3. [S1137] Eva Thess household, U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930: Population Schedule, Microfilm Publication T-626, 2,667 rolls, National Archives, Washington, DC, St Louis, St Louis (Independent City), Missouri; Roll 1237, Page 14A, Enumeration District 36, line 10, dwelling 173, family 282.
  4. [S1670] Joseph George Thess and Eva Elizabeth Weinert Descendant Chart, Draft prepared March 2010 by Estate Research Associates, San Ramon, California. A chart of heirs prepared for probating the estate of Dennis Lee Smith.