Heinrich Augustus Unkauf

M, ID No. 51, b. 26 January 1851, d. 13 August 1928
FatherJohann Christian Unkauf b. 19 Oct 1803, d. 10 Sep 1886
MotherHelena Friederika Klem b. 8 Mar 1807, d. 19 Mar 1871
RelationshipGreat-grandfather of David Velten

Spouse: Friederika Christina Utz – children:


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Life Events

Biography*According to obituary, lived in New York; Nebraska; Hermann and St. Charles, Missouri; Mt. Pulaski, Illinois; and St. Louis. 
Birth*Heinrich Augustus Unkauf was born on 26 January 1851 in Abstatt, Heilbronn, Württemberg, Germany
He was the son of Johann Christian Unkauf and Helena Friederika Klem
Common NameHe was usually known as August. 
Immigration*Heinrich immigrated to the United States, arriving 31 May 1879 at Port of New York, New York County, New York. He was a passenger on the SS Suevia, which departed Hamburg, Germany, on 14 May 1879, stopping in Le Havre, France. See the Palmer List of Merchant Vessels for a description of the Suevia.1 
ResidenceHe resided in Rushville, Sheridan County, Nebraska, between 1888 and 1893.2 
Marriage*Heinrich married Friederika Christina Utz, daughter of Johannes Ludwig Utz and Katherina Caroline Narr, on 13 April 1888 in Rushville, Sheridan County, Nebraska. They were married by the county judge, Mr. C. Patterson. Witnesses were William Patterson and John H. Olsen.3 
Naturalization*He petitioned the court to become a citizen on 1 December 1890 in Rushville, Sheridan County, Nebraska.4 
Census 1900*August Unkauf (given age 49) was listed as the head of household on the 1900 Census recorded 11 June 1900 in Mount Pulaski, Logan County, Illinois. The official date of this census was 1 Jun 1900. Also living in the household were his wife, recorded as Friderika Unkauf (given age 38), his son, recorded as Henry Unkauf (given age 11), his daughters, recorded as Minnie Unkauf (given age 8) and Pauline Unkauf (given age 8). They lived on Washington Street in Mount Pulaski, where August was employed as a day laborer. The enumeration indicates he emigrated in 1879, Friederika in 1881, and August was a naturalized citizen. They were married 12 years and had three children, all living in the household.5 
Deed*He bought property from Philipp Moehler on 31 May 1902 in Mount Pulaski, Logan County, Illinois. The land he purchased was a house lot, next to the railroad tracks. It was described as follows in the deed: "All of Lot Ten (10) except the part that the Illinois Central Railroad Company occupies also Seven feet off of the South side of Lot Nine (9) all in Block Thirty nine (39) in the City of Mt. Pulaski." August built a small house on this lot for his family, where they lived for the next 20 plus years. 
Residence*He resided at 316 South Garden Street, in Mount Pulaski, Logan County, Illinois, between 1902 and 1925. The small white house was situated at the edge of Mt. Pulaski, across the street from the railroad tracks. 
Census 1910*August Unkauf (given age 51) was listed as the head of household on the 1910 Census recorded 16 April 1910 in Mount Pulaski, Logan County, Illinois. The official date of this census was 15 Apr 1910. Also living in the household were his wife, recorded as Friderica Unkauf (given age 48), his son, recorded as Henry Unkauf (given age 21), his daughters, recorded as Minnie Unkauf (given age 18), Pauline Unkauf (given age 14) and Frieda Unkauf (given age 7). The family lived on Garden Street, with August employed doing odd jobs and Henry employed in a tile factory. While Minnie was enumerated with the Unkaufs in Mount Pulaski, she also appeared as a boarder on the census in St. Louis, where she was living while finishing her studies.6 
Census 1920*August H. Unkauf (given age 68) was listed as the head of household on the 1920 Census recorded 5 January 1920 in Mount Pulaski, Logan County, Illinois. The official date of this census was 1 Jan 1920. Also living in the household were his wife, recorded as Freidericka Unkauf (given age 58), his son, recorded as Henry G. Unkauf (given age 30). They lived at 316 South Garden Street, where August was still employed as a farm hand. Henry lived with them and worked as a laborer at the coal yard.7 
Deed*He sold property to Heinrich Christian Unkauf on 20 June 1925 in Mount Pulaski, Logan County, Illinois. Since August moved to St. Louis after his wife's death to live with his children, he transferred the land to son Henry to dispose of. The deed was executed and notarized in St. Louis and filed in Logan County on June 26, 1925. The deed reads: "The Grantor August Unkauf, a widower, of St. Louis in the County of [blank] and State of Missouri for and in consideration of One Dollar and other valuable considerations in hand paid, Convey and Warrant to Henry Unkauf of St. Louis, County of [blank] and State of Missouri the following described Real Estate, to wit: The South half of Lot nine except seven feet off of the south side thereof; Also seven feet off of the south side of the north half of said Lot nine, all in Block 39 in the original town now City of Mt. Pulaski, sutuated in the County of Logan, in the State of Illinois, hereby releasing and waiving all rights under and by virtue of the Homestead Exemption Laws of this State. Dated this 20th day of June A.D. 1925. [Signed] August Unkauf".8 
Death*Heinrich died on 13 August 1928 in Saint Louis, Missouri, at age 77. He died at the home of his daughter, Minnie Velten, where he had been living after the death of his wife.9,10 
Burial*He was buried on 16 August 1928 in Mount Pulaski Cemetery, located in Mount Pulaski, Logan County, Illinois. Funeral services were held at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Mount Pulaski, officiated by the pastor, the Rev. H. Wittrock.11,12 
Obit*The obituary of Heinrich Augustus Unkauf appeared 18 August 1928 in The Decatur Daily Review published in Decatur, Macon County, Illinois. Henry Unkauf (of St. Louis), Minnie Velten (of St. Louis), Pauline Augusta Unkauf and Fredericka Elizabeth Unkauf were listed as survivors. Friederika Christina Utz preceded him in death.13 
Obit-Text*
Former Resident of Mt. Pulaski Dies
A. G. Unkauf Was Native of Germany

     Mt. Pulaski, Aug. 18 -- August Henry Unkauf, born in Wurtenberg, Germany, Jan. 26, 1851, died Monday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Minnie Velten, in St. Louis.
     Mr. Unkauf was a resident of Mt. Pulaski for many years and is survived by his son, Henry Unkauf of St. Louis, and his daughter, Mrs. Velten
     Funeral services were held in the Goff and Schald service home in Mt. Pulaski, at 2:30 p.m. Thursday. Rev. H. Wittrock, pastor of the Mt. Pulaski Zion Evangelical Lutheran church, officiating. Interment was in the Mt. Pulaski cemetery.
 
Appears on chartsPedigree of Minnie Unkauf
Indented Pedigree of Minnie Unkauf
Dave's Pedigree
Last Edited24 Nov 2008

Citations

  1. [S1057] New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 [database on-line], published by Ancestry.com, http://www.ancestry.com, compiled from Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, New York, 1820-1897 (Pub M237); Records of the U.S. Customs Service, Record Group 36; and Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, New York, 1897-1957 (Pub T715), roll 415, list 541, SS Suevia, line 30, passenger 295.
  2. [S1003] Pub J. M. Wolfe & Co., comp., Nebraska State Gazetteer, Business Directory and Farmer List for 1890-1891 (Omaha: J. M. Wolfe & Co., 1890 (online at Sheridan County page of USGenWeb site)), entry under Farmers in Sheridan County.
  3. [S1001] August Unkauf & Frederica Utz, Marriage License and Return, 13 Apr 1888, Sheridan County Marriage Book: Sheridan County Courthouse, Rushville, Sheridan County, Nebraska.
  4. [S1002] August Unkauf, Citizenship Certificate, 1 Dec 1890, Sheridan County Courthouse, Rushville, Sheridan County, Nebraska.
  5. [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.
  6. [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.
  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 383, page 247A, Enumeration District 77, Supervisor District 9, line 20, dwelling 90, family 109.
  8. [S768] August Unkauf and Henry Unkauf, Sale of Land, Logan County Deed Book: 247, record no. 108. Logan County Courthouse, Lincoln, Logan County, Illinois.
  9. [S1094] Obituary of August Henry Unkauf, Decatur Daily Review, Decatur, Illinois (18 Aug 1928), p. 3, col. 2.
  10. [S1144] August Unkauf, Death Certificate No. 28789, filed 14 Aug 1928, Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Bureau of Vital Records, Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri.
  11. [S1094] Obituary of August Henry Unkauf, Decatur Daily Review, p. 3, col. 4.
  12. [S1161] August Unkauf Tombstone, Mount Pulaski Cemetery, Mount Pulaski, Logan County, Illinois; Read and photographed by author, Jul 1993.
  13. [S1094] Obituary of August Henry Unkauf, Decatur Daily Review.

Friederika Christina Utz

F, ID No. 52, b. 23 October 1861, d. 2 April 1923
FatherJohannes Ludwig Utz b. 23 Feb 1829, d. 21 May 1888
MotherKatherina Caroline Narr b. 13 Nov 1834, d. 14 Jan 1900
RelationshipGreat-grandmother of David Velten

Child with an unknown spouse:

Spouse: Heinrich Augustus Unkauf – children:


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Life Events

Birth*Friederika Christina Utz was born on 23 October 1861 in Abstatt, Heilbronn, Württemberg, Germany.1 
She was the daughter of Johannes Ludwig Utz and Katherina Caroline Narr
(children) ImmigrationFriederika Utz (given age 20) were children travelling with Ludwig Utz (given age 52) when he immigrated from Württemberg to the United States, arriving 9 April 1881 at Port of New York, New York County, New York.2,3 
Marriage*Friederika married Heinrich Augustus Unkauf, son of Johann Christian Unkauf and Helena Friederika Klem, on 13 April 1888 in Rushville, Sheridan County, Nebraska. They were married by the county judge, Mr. C. Patterson. Witnesses were William Patterson and John H. Olsen.4 
(wife) Census 1900Friderika Unkauf (given age 38) was listed as the wife of August Unkauf (given age 49) on the 1900 Census in Mount Pulaski, Logan County, Illinois.5 
(wife) Census 1910Friderica Unkauf (given age 48) was listed as the wife of August Unkauf (given age 51) on the 1910 Census recorded 16 April 1910 in Mount Pulaski, Logan County, Illinois.6 
Anecdote*See photographs of family and friends from Friederika's personal photo album, courtesy of Jim Velten. 
(wife) Census 1920Freidericka Unkauf (given age 58) was listed as the wife of August H. Unkauf (given age 68) on the 1920 Census recorded 5 January 1920 in Mount Pulaski, Logan County, Illinois.7 
Death*Friederika died on 2 April 1923 in Lincoln, Logan County, Illinois, at age 61.1 
Burial*She was buried on 5 April 1923 in Mount Pulaski Cemetery, located in Mount Pulaski, Logan County, Illinois.1,8 
(Preceded in death) ObitFriederika Christina Utz died before Heinrich Augustus Unkauf, and was mentioned in the obituary of his 18 August 1928 in The Decatur Daily Review published in Decatur, Macon County, Illinois.9 
Appears on chartsPedigree of Minnie Unkauf
Indented Pedigree of Minnie Unkauf
Dave's Pedigree
Last Edited11 Jun 2013

Citations

  1. [S545] Fredericka Unkauf, Death Certificate No. 16034, 2 May 1923, State of Illinois, Department of Public Health, Division of Vital Records, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois.
  2. [S1643] Wuerttemberg, Germany Emigration Index [database on-line], published by Ancestry Inc, http://www.ancestry.com, Original data: Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index. Vol. I-VIII. Salt Lake City, UT, USA: Ancestry, Inc., 1986, record no. 834623, Johannes Ludwig F. Utz, b. 23 Feb 1829 Abstatt, applied Mar 1881 for emigration to North America.
  3. [S1057] New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957 [database on-line], published by Ancestry.com, http://www.ancestry.com, compiled from Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, New York, 1820-1897 (Pub M237); Records of the U.S. Customs Service, Record Group 36; and Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, New York, 1897-1957 (Pub T715), M237, roll 434, list 376, SS Oder, North German Lloyd line, from Bremen and Southhampton to Port of New York, 9 Apr 1881, entry for Ludw. Utz family, lines 591-600.
  4. [S1001] August Unkauf & Frederica Utz, Marriage License and Return, 13 Apr 1888, Sheridan County Marriage Book: Sheridan County Courthouse, Rushville, Sheridan County, Nebraska.
  5. [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.
  6. [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.
  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 383, page 247A, Enumeration District 77, Supervisor District 9, line 20, dwelling 90, family 109.
  8. [S546] Friedericka Unkauf Tombstone, Mount Pulaski Cemetery, Mount Pulaski, Logan County, Illinois; Read and photographed by author, Jul 1993.
  9. [S1094] Obituary of August Henry Unkauf, Decatur Daily Review, Decatur, Illinois (18 Aug 1928),.

Fredericka Elizabeth Unkauf

F, ID No. 53, b. 20 July 1902, d. 23 August 1982
FatherHeinrich Augustus Unkauf b. 26 Jan 1851, d. 13 Aug 1928
MotherFriederika Christina Utz b. 23 Oct 1861, d. 2 Apr 1923
RelationshipGrandaunt of David Velten

Spouse: William John Roche – children:


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Life Events

Common NameShe was usually known as Freda. 
Birth*Fredericka Elizabeth Unkauf was born on 20 July 1902 in Mount Pulaski, Logan County, Illinois.1,2 
She was the daughter of Heinrich Augustus Unkauf and Friederika Christina Utz
(daughters) Census 1910Frieda Unkauf (given age 7) 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.3 
Marriage*Fredericka married William John Roche, son of Richard Francis Roche and Flora Temple Cook, in 1921 in Decatur, Macon County, Illinois
(Survivors) ObitFredericka Elizabeth Unkauf 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.4 
(sisters-in-law) Census 1930Freda Roche (given age 27) was listed as a sister-in-law in the household of Frank Velten (given age 45) on the 1930 Census recorded 8 April 1930 in Saint Louis, Missouri..5 
(Witness) DeathShe was present at Pauline Augusta Unkauf's death on 3 July 1942 in El Dorado County, California.6 
Death*Fredericka died on 23 August 1982 in Whittier, Los Angeles County, California, at age 80.1,2 
Last Edited7 Dec 2006

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. 492074363, entry for Feda Rochre of Buena Park, CA, b. 20 Jul 1902, d. Aug 1982.
  2. [S910] California Death Records (1940-1997) (Sacramento: California Department of Health Services, Office of Health Information and Research Vital Statistics [online at http://vitals.rootsweb.com/ca/death/search.cgi]), entry for Freda Elizabeth Roche, b. 20 Jul 1902 in Illinois, d. 23 Aug 1982 in Los Angeles.
  3. [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.
  4. [S1094] Obituary of August Henry Unkauf, Decatur Daily Review, Decatur, Illinois (18 Aug 1928),.
  5. [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.
  6. [S769] Pauline Augusta Wood, Death Certificate 13-235, 6 Jul 1943, El Dorado County Recorder's Office, Placerville, El Dorado County, California.

Heinrich Christian Unkauf

M, ID No. 54, b. 12 March 1889, d. 23 August 1968
FatherHeinrich Augustus Unkauf b. 26 Jan 1851, d. 13 Aug 1928
MotherFriederika Christina Utz b. 23 Oct 1861, d. 2 Apr 1923
RelationshipGranduncle of David Velten

Spouse: Johanna Wilhelmina Gnatz – no known children


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Life Events

Employment*Heinrich was employed as a boiler fireman. 
Common NameHe was usually known as Henry. 
Birth*Heinrich Christian Unkauf was born on 12 March 1889 in Rushville, Sheridan County, Nebraska.1,2 
He was the son of Heinrich Augustus Unkauf and Friederika Christina Utz
ChristeningHe was christened on 4 April 1891 in Immanuel Lutheran Church, located in Rushville, Sheridan County, Nebraska.2 
(son) Census 1900Henry Unkauf (given age 11) was listed as a son in the household of August Unkauf (given age 49) on the 1900 Census in Mount Pulaski, Logan County, Illinois.3 
(son) Census 1910Henry Unkauf (given age 21) was listed as a son in the household of August Unkauf (given age 51) on the 1910 Census recorded 16 April 1910 in Mount Pulaski, Logan County, Illinois.4 
Mlt induction*He was inducted into the military on 1 April 1918 in Lincoln, Logan County, Illinois. After reporting to the Selective Service board in Lincoln for an exemption hearing, Henry was ordered to report for induction into the army at Camp Dodge. At the time he was one of 72 men from Mt. Pulaski serving in the war. He was sent to France and fought in 5 major battles.5,6 
Mlt discharge*He was released from active duty on 7 May 1919 at Camp Grant Station, located in Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois. He was honorably discharged from the Army after serving bravely in France. Although his discharge papers listed him as unwounded and in excellent heath, Henry was gassed during war and family members report he suffered chronic health problems as a result.5 
(son) Census 1920Henry G. Unkauf (given age 30) was listed as a son in the household of August H. Unkauf (given age 68) on the 1920 Census recorded 5 January 1920 in Mount Pulaski, Logan County, Illinois.7 
Deed*He bought property from Heinrich Augustus Unkauf on 20 June 1925 in Mount Pulaski, Logan County, Illinois. Since August moved to St. Louis after his wife's death to live with his children, he transferred the land to son Henry to dispose of. The deed was executed and notarized in St. Louis and filed in Logan County on June 26, 1925. The deed reads: "The Grantor August Unkauf, a widower, of St. Louis in the County of [blank] and State of Missouri for and in consideration of One Dollar and other valuable considerations in hand paid, Convey and Warrant to Henry Unkauf of St. Louis, County of [blank] and State of Missouri the following described Real Estate, to wit: The South half of Lot nine except seven feet off of the south side thereof; Also seven feet off of the south side of the north half of said Lot nine, all in Block 39 in the original town now City of Mt. Pulaski, sutuated in the County of Logan, in the State of Illinois, hereby releasing and waiving all rights under and by virtue of the Homestead Exemption Laws of this State. Dated this 20th day of June A.D. 1925. [Signed] August Unkauf".8 
(Survivors) ObitHenry Unkauf (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.9 
(brothers-in-law) Census 1930Henry Unkauf (given age 40) was listed as a brother-in-law in the household of Frank Velten (given age 45) on the 1930 Census recorded 8 April 1930 in Saint Louis, Missouri..10 
Marriage*Heinrich married Johanna Wilhelmina Gnatz, daughter of Lebrecht Gnatz and Anna Wendele, on 26 May 1931 in Saint Charles, Saint Charles County, Missouri.11 
Death*Heinrich died on 23 August 1968 in Saint Louis, Missouri, at age 79.1 
Burial*He was buried on 26 August 1968 in St. John's Cemetery, located in Saint Charles, Saint Charles County, Missouri.1 
Last Edited29 Jun 2009

Citations

  1. [S1145] Henry Christian Unkauf, Death Certificate No. 318-1003-8048, filed 26 Aug 1968, Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Bureau of Vital Records, Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri.
  2. [S1148] Heinrich Christian Unkauf, Baptismal record, 4 Apr 1891, "Baptismal Certificate," (photocopy of the original, a Fraktur certificate printed by Ernst Kaufmann in New York), 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. [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.
  5. [S553] Henry C. Unkauf, Honorable Discharge from The United States Army, Recorded in Book 3, p. 77 of Illinois Discharge Records, filed 17 Apr 1921, David Velten, Personal files of David Velten, Bolton, Massachusetts.
  6. [S1068] Mt. Pulaski News Column, The Decatur Review, Decatur, Illinois (Saturday, 30 Mar 1918), 3:3, local news column includes details of the induction of men from Mt. Pulaski, including Hnery Unkauf.
  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 383, page 247A, Enumeration District 77, Supervisor District 9, line 20, dwelling 90, family 109.
  8. [S768] August Unkauf and Henry Unkauf, Sale of Land, Logan County Deed Book: 247, record no. 108. Logan County Courthouse, Lincoln, Logan County, Illinois.
  9. [S1094] Obituary of August Henry Unkauf, Decatur Daily Review, Decatur, Illinois (18 Aug 1928),.
  10. [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.
  11. [S1149] Henry C Unkauf & Josie W Brown, Marriage Certificate, 26 May 1931, Original in possession of Richard Velten, Ballwin, Saint Louis County, Missouri.

Pauline Augusta Unkauf

F, ID No. 55, b. 23 June 1895, d. 3 July 1942
FatherHeinrich Augustus Unkauf b. 26 Jan 1851, d. 13 Aug 1928
MotherFriederika Christina Utz b. 23 Oct 1861, d. 2 Apr 1923
RelationshipGrandaunt of David Velten

Spouse: William John Wood – no known children


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Life Events

Birth*Pauline Augusta Unkauf was born on 23 June 1895 in Saint Charles, Saint Charles County, Missouri.1 
She was the daughter of Heinrich Augustus Unkauf and Friederika Christina Utz
(daughters) Census 1900Pauline Unkauf (given age 8) was listed as a daughter in the household of August Unkauf (given age 49) on the 1900 Census in Mount Pulaski, Logan County, Illinois.2 
(daughters) Census 1910Pauline Unkauf (given age 14) 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.3 
(Survivors) ObitPauline Augusta Unkauf 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.4 
(sisters-in-law) Census 1930Pauline Unkauf (given age 34) was listed as a sister-in-law in the household of Frank Velten (given age 45) on the 1930 Census recorded 8 April 1930 in Saint Louis, Missouri..5 
Marriage*Pauline married William John Wood, son of John Wood and Mary Cook, on 9 September 1931 in Ogden, Weber County, Utah. Family lore is that Pauline married a pen pal from California. They apparently arranged to meet in Ogden and were married there. The license was applied for by September 3 and they were married 6 days later.6,7 
Death*Pauline died on 3 July 1942 in El Dorado County, California, at age 47. She died at her home after a battle with throat cancer.1 
Burial*She was buried on 5 July 1943 in Union Cemetery, located in Placerville, El Dorado County, California. She is buried in the Wood family plot near her husband.1 
Last Edited13 Oct 2011

Citations

  1. [S769] Pauline Augusta Wood, Death Certificate 13-235, 6 Jul 1943, El Dorado County Recorder's Office, Placerville, El Dorado County, California.
  2. [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.
  3. [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.
  4. [S1094] Obituary of August Henry Unkauf, Decatur Daily Review, Decatur, Illinois (18 Aug 1928),.
  5. [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.
  6. [S1286] Ogden Marriage Licenses, p. 12, col. 7, The Ogden Standard-Examiner, Ogden, Utah (Wednesday, 3 Sep 1930),.
  7. [S1287] Placerville Announcements, p. 13, col. 2, The Mountain Democrat, Placerville, California (Friday, 3 Oct 1930),.

Joseph Weinzirl

M, ID No. 56, b. 17 December 1848, d. 19 August 1924
FatherJohann Weinzirl b. 26 Dec 1808, d. 17 Apr 1894
MotherCatherine (?) b. c 1813

Spouse: Cecelia Ann Simmons – child:

Spouse: Anna (?) – children:


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Life Events

Farmer*Joseph Weinzirl farmed in Barry County, Missouri
Biography*Johann Weinzirl, b. 26 Dec 1808, d. 17 Apr 1894, buried in St. Mary's near Celia and Joseph. Joseph's father? Obit says came to US when 3 with family, settled in Ohio, came to Pierce City in 1881. 
Birth*Joseph Weinzirl was born on 17 December 1848 in Prussia, Germany.1 
He was the son of Johann Weinzirl and Catherine (?)
Marriage*He married first Cecelia Ann Simmons, daughter of William Simmons and Rosalee Schultz, on 29 September 1882 in St. John's Church, Pierce City, Lawrence County, Missouri. They were married by the Rev. A. J. M. Heynes, pastor of St. John's.2 
Marriage*He married second Anna (?) in 1887 in Pierce City, Lawrence County, Missouri
Death*Joseph died on 19 August 1924 in Pierce City, Lawrence County, Missouri, at age 75.1 
Burial*He was buried on 21 August 1924 in St. Mary's Cemetery, located in Pierce City, Lawrence County, Missouri.1 
Appears on chartsSimmons (Box)
Last Edited29 Jun 2009

Citations

  1. [S1218] Joseph Weinzirl, Death Certificate No. 23756, filed 10 Oct 1924, Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Bureau of Vital Records, Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri, cert. for Joseph Weinzirl, retired farmer, son of John Weinzirl, b. 17 Dec 1849 in Germany, d. 19 Aug 1924 in Pierce Township, Lawrence County, Missouri, bur. 21 Aug 1924 in St. Mary's Cemetery, Pierce City, Missouri.
  2. [S1150] Joseph Weinzirl & Celia Ann Simmons, Marriage License, 23 Sep 1881, Barry County Marriage Records: Barry County Courthouse, Cassville, Barry County, Missouri.

Cecelia Ann Simmons

F, ID No. 57, b. 18 September 1860, d. 13 November 1886
FatherWilliam Simmons b. c 1829, d. 4 Mar 1881
MotherRosalee Schultz b. May 1829, d. 3 Jul 1904
RelationshipGreat-grandaunt of David Velten

Spouse: Joseph Weinzirl – child:


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Birth*Cecelia Ann Simmons was born on 18 September 1860 in Missouri.1 
She was the daughter of William Simmons and Rosalee Schultz
(resident) CensusCecelia Ann Simmons was listed as a resident in the census report on 26 June 1865 in Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas.2 
(household member) Census 1870Cecelia Ann Simmons was listed as a household member living with William Simmons on the 1870 Census in Wakarusa Township, Douglas County, Kansas
Marriage*Cecelia married Joseph Weinzirl, son of Johann Weinzirl and Catherine (?), on 29 September 1882 in St. John's Church, Pierce City, Lawrence County, Missouri. They were married by the Rev. A. J. M. Heynes, pastor of St. John's.3 
Biography*A large headstone was placed in St. Mary's by son John Weinzirl. Joseph is buried next to her. Headstone gives date of death as 13 Nov 1886. 
Death*Cecelia died on 13 November 1886 in Pierce City, Lawrence County, Missouri, at age 26.1 
Burial*She was buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, located in Pierce City, Lawrence County, Missouri.1
Caecilia (Simmons) Weinzirl Gravestone
Appears on chartsSimmons (Box)
Last Edited20 Aug 2009

Citations

  1. [S1605] Caecilia (Simmons) Weinzirl Tombstone inscription, Saint Mary's Cemetery, Pierce City, Lawrence County, Missouri; Read and photographed by author, 18 Sep 2008, b. 18 Sep 1860, d. 13 Nov 1886.
  2. [S926] William Simmons, 1865 State Census, Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, Page 18, lines 1-8, dwelling 109, family 130, FHL film no. 570192, (Topeka, KS: Kansas State Historical Society, 1951).
  3. [S1150] Joseph Weinzirl & Celia Ann Simmons, Marriage License, 23 Sep 1881, Barry County Marriage Records: Barry County Courthouse, Cassville, Barry County, Missouri.

William Asa Gilstrap

M, ID No. 58, b. 1 May 1893, d. 1 November 1945

Spouse: Philomena Katherine Velten – children:


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Life Events

Birth*William Asa Gilstrap was born on 1 May 1893 in Wild Cherry, Fulton County, Arkansas.1,2 
(lodger) Census 1910William was listed as a lodger living with John A. Cochran's household on the 1910 Census recorded 21 April 1910 in Mount Vernon, Lawrence County, Missouri. In 1910 at age 16, William boarded in the home of John A. Cochran while attending school in Mt. Vernon. He paid his way by doing odd jobs.3 
Marriage LicenseWilliam Asa Gilstrap and Minnie Velten obtained a marriage license on 20 January 1916 in Boonville, Logan County, Arkansas. They applied for the marriage license and posted bond at the Logan County courthouse in Boonville, where both resided at the time.4 
Marriage*William married Minnie Velten, daughter of Joseph Frank Velten and Mary Anna Simmons, on 22 January 1916 in Van Buren, Crawford County, Arkansas. They were married, not in Boonville, but in Van Buren at St. Michael's Catholic Church by the pastor, the Rev. Harold J. Heagney.4 
Mlt WW I draft reg*He registered for the WWI draft on 5 June 1917 in Gary, Lake County, Indiana.2 
Census 1920*William A. Gilstrap (given age 26) was listed as the head of household on the 1920 Census recorded 13 January 1920 in Petrolia, Clay County, Texas. The official date of this census was 1 Jan 1920. Also living in the household were his wife, recorded as Minnie Gilstrap (given age 25). William was employed as a janitor in a gas plant in Petrolia , where they lived in a rented house.5 
Census 1930*William was listed as the head of household on the 1930 Census recorded 12 April 1930 in Hoisington, Barton County, Kansas. The official date of this census was 1 Apr 1930. Also living in the household were his wife, recorded as Minnie Gilstrap (given age 35), his daughters, recorded as Mary V. Gilstrap (given age 7). They lived in a rented house at 218 East Third Street. William was employed as a manager at a local ice plant.6 
Death*William died on 1 November 1945 in Hoisington, Barton County, Kansas, at age 52.1 
Burial*He was buried in Hoisington City Cemetery, located in Hoisington, Barton County, Kansas.1 
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Citations

  1. [S1117] Sue Crawford Smith, Hoisington City Cemetery, Hoisington, Kansas Burial Records (Hoisington, Kansas (http://skyways.lib.ks.us/genweb/barton/cemhoisd.html)), entry for William A. Gilstrap, b. 1 May 1893, d. 1 Nov 1945.
  2. [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 1503891, draft bd. 3.
  3. [S1135] John A. Cochran 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 795, Enumeration District 97, Supervisor District 13, page 167A, South Street, dwelling 113, family 118.
  4. [S1618] Arkansas County Marriages, 1837-1957 [database on-line], published by FamilySearch, http://www.familysearch.org, original data and images from FHL microfilm of Arkansas County Marriage Records located in county courthouses, Logan County marriages, p. 175, William Gilstrap to Minnie Velton, marr. 22 Jan 1916 St. Nichol's Church, Crawford County.
  5. [S1136] William A. Gilstrap household, 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 1784, Enumeration District 20, Supervisor District 13, sheet 163A, dwelling 33, family 36.
  6. [S1137] William Gilstrap 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 693, Enumeration District 271, Supervisor District 8, sheet 138, line 29, 218 East Third Street, dwelling 247, family 253.

Punch Gilstrap

F, ID No. 59
FatherWilliam Asa Gilstrap b. 1 May 1893, d. 1 Nov 1945
MotherPhilomena Katherine Velten b. 16 Sep 1894, d. Sep 1977
Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of David Velten

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She is the daughter of William Asa Gilstrap and Philomena Katherine Velten
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Wilma Gilstrap

F, ID No. 60
FatherWilliam Asa Gilstrap b. 1 May 1893, d. 1 Nov 1945
MotherPhilomena Katherine Velten b. 16 Sep 1894, d. Sep 1977
Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of David Velten

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She is the daughter of William Asa Gilstrap and Philomena Katherine Velten
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