Charles Drueke

Birth*29 March 1858Germany 
Marriage*7 June 1887Josephine Berles; Grand Rapids, Kent, MI; witnesses were John P. Platte and Caroline Berles 
Census*7 June 1900Josephine Berles; Ward 9, Grand Rapids, Kent, MI; Charles Dreuke, age 41, b March 1859 in Germany, parents Germany, married 13yrs, immigrated 1880, traveling salesman; Josie, wife, age 34, b Nov 1865 in MI, parents Germany, mar 13yrs, mother of 1, 1 living; Anthony, son, age 10, b Apr 1890 in MI, at school - res on Vets St. 
Census2 January 1920Josephine Berles; Grand Rapids, Kent, MI; Charles Drueke (indexed Lucke), age 61, b Germany, parents Germany, immigrated 1882, na, traveling salesman for liquor co; Josephine, wife, age 54, b MI, parents Germany; Marie, dau, age 16 - res on Atwood 
Occupation*a traveling agent for William Drueke's liquor store 
CauseDeathhad cancer of the esophagus 
Death*11 May 1928Grand Rapids, Kent, MI 
Witness: Josephine Berles
Burial*14 May 1928Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent, MI 

Family

Josephine Berles b. Nov 1865, d. Oct 1945

Adelbert Hydorn

Birth*circa 1856NY; b NY per 1900 census for son 
Census*11 June 1880Grand Rapids, Kent, MI; Edward Hydorne, age 50, teamster, b NY; Almira, wife, age 44, keeping house, b NY; Adelbert, son, age 24, in undertaker office, b NY; George, son, age 17, teamster, b NY; Emma, dau, age 10, at school, b MI; Charles, son, age 8, b MI; Nellie, dau, age 6, b MI; Hattie, dau, age 4, b MI; Bertha, dau, age 2, b MI - reside on West Bridge St. 
Marriage*15 October 1883Theresa Berles; Grand Rapids, Kent, MI 
(Witness) ResidenceFrank Berles; Grand Rapids; 1890 city directory has grocer, Frank Berles at 57 Bridge also Regina, widow of Frank and Adelbert Hydorn 
Death*15 June 1890Kent County, MI 

Family

Theresa Berles b. 30 Apr 1862, d. 27 Dec 1927
Child 1.Adelbert E. Hydorn b. 29 Dec 1886, d. 1955

Adelbert E. Hydorn

Father*Adelbert Hydorn b. c 1856, d. 15 Jun 1890
Mother*Theresa Berles b. 30 Apr 1862, d. 27 Dec 1927
Birth*29 December 1886Grand Rapids, Kent, MI 
(Witness) Census4 June 1900Theresa Berles, William Harry Wetzel; Ward 4, Grand Rapids Twp., Kent, MI; Harry Wetzell, age 43, b March 1857 in PA, parents PA, married 5yrs, foreman at furniture factory; Theresa, wife, age 37, b Apr 1863, married (this time) 5yrs, b MI, parents Germany; Adelbert Hydorn, son, age 13, b Dec 1886 in MI, father b NY, mother MI, at school - res on North Division St. 
(Witness) Census23 April 1910Theresa Berles, William Harry Wetzel; Ward 4, Grand Rapids, Kent, MI; William Bristol, age 54, b PA, parents PA, foreman at machine co; Theresa, wife, age 47, b MI, parents Germany; Adelbert Hydorn, son, age 23, b MI, father PA, mother MI, receiving clerk at furniture co. 
(Witness) Death27 December 1927Theresa Berles; Grand Rapids, Kent, MI 
Census*7 April 1930Ward 1, Grand Rapids, Kent, MI; Albert E. Hydorn, age 43, married at 22, b MI, parents MI, service manager at transfer link; Marie A., wife, age 45, mar at 23, b MI, parents Germany; Charles E., son, age 20, single, b MI, truck driver for transfer line - renting, own radio 
Attributes*He was of medium height and build with blue eyes and brown hair in 1917. 
Note*Charles E. Hydorn, b 25 May 1909, d 8 May 2004, res Grand Rapids 
Death*1955 

William Harry Wetzel

Birth*17 March 1855PA; census has PA, his death cert notes his parents were b PA and he was born TN 
Marriage*circa 1895Theresa Berles; Kent County, MI; 1900 census noted married 5yrs 
Census*4 June 1900Theresa Berles; Ward 4, Grand Rapids Twp., Kent, MI; Harry Wetzell, age 43, b March 1857 in PA, parents PA, married 5yrs, foreman at furniture factory; Theresa, wife, age 37, b Apr 1863, married (this time) 5yrs, b MI, parents Germany; Adelbert Hydorn, son, age 13, b Dec 1886 in MI, father b NY, mother MI, at school - res on North Division St. 
Witness: Adelbert E. Hydorn
Census23 April 1910Theresa Berles; Ward 4, Grand Rapids, Kent, MI; William Bristol, age 54, b PA, parents PA, foreman at machine co; Theresa, wife, age 47, b MI, parents Germany; Adelbert Hydorn, son, age 23, b MI, father PA, mother MI, receiving clerk at furniture co. 
Witness: Adelbert E. Hydorn
CensusJanuary 1920Theresa Berles; Grand Rapids, Kent, MI; William Wetzell, age 64, b PA, parents PA, foreman at fur factory; Terssa, wife, age 56, b MI, parents b Germany 
CauseDeathhad bronchopneumonia and influenza 
Death*25 December 1928Butterworth Hospital, Grand Rapids, Kent, MI 
Burial*28 December 1928Baroda Twp., Berrien, MI 

Family

Theresa Berles b. 30 Apr 1862, d. 27 Dec 1927

Casey Colleen Sullivan

Father*Robert M. Sullivan
Mother*Lisa Danielle Evans

Joya Bleu Detherage

Father*David A. Detherage
Mother*Debra Ann Evans
(Witness) Event-Misc29 June 2008Beata Rosemarie Trombly; honored at a Trombly Reunion and her 90th birthday celebration held at Stoney Creek Metro Park on a Sunday afternoon with dozens of family members in attendance 

Ella Rane Detherage

Father*David A. Detherage
Mother*Debra Ann Evans

Theresa Cordes

Birth*14 February 1845MI; age 34 in 1880, age 51 in 1900, 74 in 1920 
Married NameBerles 
Marriage*Joseph Berles; MI 
(Witness) Marriage13 November 1877Joseph Dunneback, Elisabeth Schulte; St. Mary's Catholic Church, Westphalia, Clinton, MI; Fr J. Reifert officiated with witnesses Joseph Schulte of Detroit and Theresa Berles of Grand Rapids 
Census*10 June 1880Joseph Berles; Grand Rapids, Kent, MI; Joseph Berles (indexed Verles), age 38, retail hardware dealer, b Prussia, parents b Prussia; Theresa, wife, keeping house, age 34, b MI, parents Prussia; Josephine, dau, age 7, at school; William, son, age 2; Edward, son, age 2/12, b March - children b MI - res on Court St. 
Witness: Josephine F. Berles
Witness: William Frederick Berles
Witness: Edward Berles
Census8 June 1900Joseph Berles; Ward 8, Grand Rapids, Kent, MI; Joseph Berles (indexed as Besler), age 58, b Feb 1842 in Germany, parents Germany, immigrated 1856, na, hardware merchant; Theresa, wife, age 51, b Apr 1849 in MI, parents Germany, # of yrs married not written for them, mother of 3, 3 living; William, son, age 22, b July 1877, bookkeeper; Edward, son, age 20, b March 1880, clerk at hardware store; Josie, dau, age 27, b June 1872, no occ, single- children b MI 
Witness: William Frederick Berles
Witness: Edward Berles
Witness: Josephine F. Berles
Census*23 April 1910Ward 8, Grand Rapids, Kent, MI; Coresa Berles, head of house, widow, age 62, married 45yrs?, mother of 3 , 3 living, b MI, parents written as b England (but that must have been confused with Albert's entry); Albert Hake, son-in-law, age 39, married 8yrs, b MI, parents b England, bookkeeper; Josephine, dau of head, age 37, mar 8 yrs, mother of 1, 1 living, b MI, father b Germany, mother b MI; Louise, dau, age 7, b MI - res 207 Mt. Vernon 
Witness: Josephine F. Berles
Witness: Albert W. Hake
Witness: Louise M. Hake
(Witness) Census8 January 1920Albert W. Hake, Josephine F. Berles; Grand Rapids, Kent, MI; Albert Hake, age 48, b MI, parents Germany, coal dealer at coal yard; Josephine, wife, age 47, b MI, father b Germany, mother MI; Louise M., dau, age 16, bookkeeper at coal office; Florence F or T, dau, age 6 - dau's b MI; next pg: Theresa Berles, mother-in-law, age 74, widow, b MI, parents Germany - res 207 Mt. Vernon 
Residence*Beginning in 1903 Theresa listed was without Joseph at 91 Mt. Vernon, then from 1910-1921 she resided at 207 Mt. Vernon Ave NW in Grand Rapids. 
Death*1 July 1925Grand Rapids, Kent, MI 

Family

Joseph Berles b. 21 Feb 1841, d. 29 Mar 1922
Children 1.Josephine F. Berles+ b. 27 Jun 1872, d. 19 May 1970
 2.William Frederick Berles b. 12 Jul 1877, d. bt 1942 - 1963
 3.Edward Berles b. 8 Mar 1880, d. 14 Jun 1963

Josephine F. Berles

Father*Joseph Berles b. 21 Feb 1841, d. 29 Mar 1922
Mother*Theresa Cordes b. 14 Feb 1845, d. 1 Jul 1925
Birth*27 June 1872Kent County, MI 
(Witness) Census10 June 1880Joseph Berles, Theresa Cordes; Grand Rapids, Kent, MI; Joseph Berles (indexed Verles), age 38, retail hardware dealer, b Prussia, parents b Prussia; Theresa, wife, keeping house, age 34, b MI, parents Prussia; Josephine, dau, age 7, at school; William, son, age 2; Edward, son, age 2/12, b March - children b MI - res on Court St. 
(Witness) Census8 June 1900Joseph Berles, Theresa Cordes; Ward 8, Grand Rapids, Kent, MI; Joseph Berles (indexed as Besler), age 58, b Feb 1842 in Germany, parents Germany, immigrated 1856, na, hardware merchant; Theresa, wife, age 51, b Apr 1849 in MI, parents Germany, # of yrs married not written for them, mother of 3, 3 living; William, son, age 22, b July 1877, bookkeeper; Edward, son, age 20, b March 1880, clerk at hardware store; Josie, dau, age 27, b June 1872, no occ, single- children b MI 
Married NameHake 
Residence*with her parents in 1898-1901, then with her husband & mother 1902-1903 
Marriage*25 June 1902Albert W. Hake; St. Mary's Church, Grand Rapids, Kent, MI; Father J.M. Danelzer officiated with witnesses Paul J. Hake and Albert Berles, both of Grand Rapids 
Witness: Paul John Hake
(Witness) Census23 April 1910Theresa Cordes; Ward 8, Grand Rapids, Kent, MI; Coresa Berles, head of house, widow, age 62, married 45yrs?, mother of 3 , 3 living, b MI, parents written as b England (but that must have been confused with Albert's entry); Albert Hake, son-in-law, age 39, married 8yrs, b MI, parents b England, bookkeeper; Josephine, dau of head, age 37, mar 8 yrs, mother of 1, 1 living, b MI, father b Germany, mother b MI; Louise, dau, age 7, b MI - res 207 Mt. Vernon 
Census*8 January 1920Albert W. Hake; Grand Rapids, Kent, MI; Albert Hake, age 48, b MI, parents Germany, coal dealer at coal yard; Josephine, wife, age 47, b MI, father b Germany, mother MI; Louise M., dau, age 16, bookkeeper at coal office; Florence F or T, dau, age 6 - dau's b MI; next pg: Theresa Berles, mother-in-law, age 74, widow, b MI, parents Germany - res 207 Mt. Vernon 
Witness: Theresa Cordes
Witness: Louise M. Hake
Witness: Florence Hake
Census9 April 1930Albert W. Hake; Ward 1, Grand Rapids, Kent, MI; Albert W. Hake, age 59, married at 29, b MI, parents b Germany, proprietor of coal yd; Josephine, wife, age 58, mar at 28, b MI, father Germany, mother MI; Florence, dau, age 17, b MI; Floyd Patrick, head of house, but at same address - renting for $25, age 29, married at 22, b MI, parents MI, bookkeeper at coal co; Louise, wife (& dau of Albert), age 27, mar at 21; Albert, son, age 6; Jean, dau, age 4 - both children b MI - res 207 Mt. Vernon, value $8,500, radio in home 
Witness: Louise M. Hake
Witness: Florence Hake
Witness: Floyd Joseph Patrick
Witness: Albert William Patrick
Witness: Jeanne Marie Patrick
Note*1963survived her brother, Edward 
Death*19 May 1970Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI; last resided in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 

Family

Albert W. Hake b. 24 Mar 1871, d. 15 Dec 1949
Children 1.Louise M. Hake+ b. 1903, d. 1961
 2.Florence Hake b. 29 Apr 1912, d. 21 Jan 2010

William Frederick Berles

Father*Joseph Berles b. 21 Feb 1841, d. 29 Mar 1922
Mother*Theresa Cordes b. 14 Feb 1845, d. 1 Jul 1925
Birth*12 July 1877Grand Rapids, Kent, MI 
(Witness) Census10 June 1880Joseph Berles, Theresa Cordes; Grand Rapids, Kent, MI; Joseph Berles (indexed Verles), age 38, retail hardware dealer, b Prussia, parents b Prussia; Theresa, wife, keeping house, age 34, b MI, parents Prussia; Josephine, dau, age 7, at school; William, son, age 2; Edward, son, age 2/12, b March - children b MI - res on Court St. 
(Witness) Census8 June 1900Joseph Berles, Theresa Cordes; Ward 8, Grand Rapids, Kent, MI; Joseph Berles (indexed as Besler), age 58, b Feb 1842 in Germany, parents Germany, immigrated 1856, na, hardware merchant; Theresa, wife, age 51, b Apr 1849 in MI, parents Germany, # of yrs married not written for them, mother of 3, 3 living; William, son, age 22, b July 1877, bookkeeper; Edward, son, age 20, b March 1880, clerk at hardware store; Josie, dau, age 27, b June 1872, no occ, single- children b MI 
Residence*moved to Chicago in 1902 
Attributes*He was tall, of medium build with blue eyes and fair color hair in 1918. 
Census*January 1920Thornton Twp., Cook, IL; William F. Berles, roomer in house of George Chaple & wife, age 42, single, b MI, father b Germany, machinist at auto plant 
Census16 April 1940Harvey, Cook, IL; William F. Berles, age 62, 1yr college, b MI, proprietor of tavern; Frances Berles, wife, age 41, 8yrs school, b IL - renting at 15318 Main, resided in same house in 1935 
Death*between 1942 and 1963had a tavern in Harvey Cook IL, did not survive his brother, Edward 

Edward Berles

Father*Joseph Berles b. 21 Feb 1841, d. 29 Mar 1922
Mother*Theresa Cordes b. 14 Feb 1845, d. 1 Jul 1925
Birth*8 March 1880Kent County, MI 
(Witness) Census10 June 1880Joseph Berles, Theresa Cordes; Grand Rapids, Kent, MI; Joseph Berles (indexed Verles), age 38, retail hardware dealer, b Prussia, parents b Prussia; Theresa, wife, keeping house, age 34, b MI, parents Prussia; Josephine, dau, age 7, at school; William, son, age 2; Edward, son, age 2/12, b March - children b MI - res on Court St. 
(Witness) Census8 June 1900Joseph Berles, Theresa Cordes; Ward 8, Grand Rapids, Kent, MI; Joseph Berles (indexed as Besler), age 58, b Feb 1842 in Germany, parents Germany, immigrated 1856, na, hardware merchant; Theresa, wife, age 51, b Apr 1849 in MI, parents Germany, # of yrs married not written for them, mother of 3, 3 living; William, son, age 22, b July 1877, bookkeeper; Edward, son, age 20, b March 1880, clerk at hardware store; Josie, dau, age 27, b June 1872, no occ, single- children b MI 
Residence*moved to Chicago in 1902 
Marriage*5 September 1907Marie Moroney; Chicago, Cook, IL 
Census*21 April 1910Ward 18, Chicago, Cook, IL; Edward Berles in Cook Co. in 1910 as E. Berles, age indexed as 27, but looks like it could be 29, single, b MI, a lodger, parents b Germany, an electrician for telephone co 
Census5 January 1920Marie Moroney; Ward 20, Chicago, Cook, IL; Edward Beales, age 39, b MI, parents Germany, electrician for manufacturing; Marie, wife, age 34, b IL, parents b Ireland - reside 1635 Jefferson St. 
Census*8 April 1930Marie Moroney; Ward 20, Chicago, Cook, IL; Edward Berles, age 45, married at age 23 yrs, b MI, parents Germany, ropeman for telephones; Marie, wife, age 44, mar at 22, b IL, parents Ireland; Katherine, dau, age 21, b MI - res 1734 Rubbe, renting, own radio 
Death*14 June 1963Grand Rapids, Kent, MI; "of Chicago, passed away in a local convalscent home following a lingering illness" per obit; resided in MI per ssdi 
Note*Edward was survived by a daughter, Mrs. Byron Jensen of Crystal Valley MI; four grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Josephine Hake of Grand Rapids. 
Burial*17 June 1963Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Grand Rapids, MI; a funeral Mass was offered at 11 a. m. at St. Mary's Church; Alt Morturary handled the arrangements 

Family

Marie Moroney b. 1888, d. 4 Aug 1939

Ferdinand DeFauw

Birth*Belgium 
Marriage*Theresa Bouckaert; Aerseele, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium 

Family

Theresa Bouckaert
Child 1.Henry DeFauw+ b. 5 Jan 1859, d. 20 Jun 1925

Theresa Bouckaert

Birth*Belgium 
Married NameDeFauw 
Marriage*Ferdinand DeFauw; Aerseele, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium 

Family

Ferdinand DeFauw
Child 1.Henry DeFauw+ b. 5 Jan 1859, d. 20 Jun 1925

Patricia Anne Maddelein

Father*Lawrence Peter Maddelein b. 3 Mar 1919, d. 28 Nov 2007
Mother*Mildred Elizabeth Porter b. 8 Aug 1919, d. 11 Dec 2012

Chris Arthur Young

Alanna Vale Young

Father*Chris Arthur Young
Mother*Patricia Anne Maddelein

Jesse Thomas Young

Father*Chris Arthur Young
Mother*Patricia Anne Maddelein

Barbara Mabry

Family

James Raymond Maddelein b. 11 Oct 1920, d. 10 Nov 1999

Alexander Ludwig J. Lauhoff Sr.

Birth*1822Preussen 
Marriage*18 May 1845Christina A. Dueweke; Catholic Church, Brakel, Westfalen, Prussia 
Census*25 July 1870Christina A. Dueweke; Detroit, Wayne, MI; Alexander Lauhoff, age 46, b Prussia, laborer; Christina, keeping house, age 45, b Prussia; William, age 18, b Prussia; Frank, age 16, b Prussia; Anna, age 14, b Prussia; Peter, age 11, b Prussia; Margaret, age 9; Elizabeth, age 9; Christina, age 7; Wilhelmina, age 4; Henry, age 3; Alexander, age 1 - youngest five children b MI 
Witness: Elizabeth M. Lauhoff
Witness: William Lauhoff
Witness: Frank Lauhoff
Witness: Anna Lauhoff
Witness: Peter J. Lauhoff
Witness: Margaret Lauhoff
Witness: Christina Lauhoff
Witness: Wilhelmina Lauhoff
Witness: Alexander John Lauhoff
Witness: Henry August Lauhoff
CauseDeathhad bronchitis 
Death*2 July 1898age 76 at death, Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Witness: Dr. Joseph Schulte
Burial*4 July 1898Mt. Elliott Cemetery, Detroit, MI 

Family

Christina A. Dueweke b. Feb 1825, d. 11 Jul 1900
Children 1.Maria Theresia Lauhoff b. 25 Sep 1848
 2.Joseph Johann Lauhoff b. 8 Nov 1849, d. 28 Jan 1904
 3.William Lauhoff b. 24 Mar 1851, d. 12 Jun 1933
 4.Carl Anton Lauhoff b. 24 Mar 1851
 5.Frank Lauhoff b. 25 Nov 1853, d. 27 Sep 1938
 6.George Engelbert Lauhoff b. 25 Nov 1853
 7.Anna Lauhoff b. 22 Dec 1856, d. 19 Apr 1947
 8.Peter J. Lauhoff b. 19 Jun 1858, d. 23 Jan 1934
 9.Elizabeth M. Lauhoff+ b. Jan 1861, d. 28 May 1936
 10.Margaret Lauhoff b. Jan 1861, d. 9 Nov 1900
 11.Christina Lauhoff b. 1862, d. 1 Mar 1900
 12.Wilhelmina Lauhoff b. 10 Apr 1865, d. 11 Aug 1950
 13.Henry August Lauhoff b. 12 Nov 1866, d. 17 May 1933
 14.Alexander John Lauhoff b. 24 Jul 1869, d. 1946

Christina A. Dueweke

Birth*February 1825Preussen 
Married NameLauhoff 
Marriage*18 May 1845Alexander Ludwig J. Lauhoff Sr.; Catholic Church, Brakel, Westfalen, Prussia 
Census*25 July 1870Alexander Ludwig J. Lauhoff Sr.; Detroit, Wayne, MI; Alexander Lauhoff, age 46, b Prussia, laborer; Christina, keeping house, age 45, b Prussia; William, age 18, b Prussia; Frank, age 16, b Prussia; Anna, age 14, b Prussia; Peter, age 11, b Prussia; Margaret, age 9; Elizabeth, age 9; Christina, age 7; Wilhelmina, age 4; Henry, age 3; Alexander, age 1 - youngest five children b MI 
Witness: Elizabeth M. Lauhoff
Witness: William Lauhoff
Witness: Frank Lauhoff
Witness: Anna Lauhoff
Witness: Peter J. Lauhoff
Witness: Margaret Lauhoff
Witness: Christina Lauhoff
Witness: Wilhelmina Lauhoff
Witness: Alexander John Lauhoff
Witness: Henry August Lauhoff
(Witness) Census7 June 1900Margaret Lauhoff; Ward 7, Detroit, Wayne, MI; Frank Miller, age 39, b Oct 1860 in Germany, parents Germany, married 13yrs, immigrated 1870, na, peddler; Margaret, wife, age 39, b Jan 1861 in MI, parents Germany, mar 13yrs, mother of 6, 6 living; Frank A., son, age 11, b July 1888; Lizzie, dau, age 10, b Feb? 1890; Minnie, dau, age 8, b Jan 1892; Bernadine, dau, age 7, b Nov 1892; Josephine, dau, age 5, b Nov 1894; Margaret, dau, age 2, b Dec 1897 - all children b MI, oldest 4 in school; Christina A. Lauhoff, mother-in-law, age 76, b Feb 1824 in Germany, parents Germany, widow, mother of 14, 12 living, immigrated 1857 (family of Frank Lauhoff, age 43, & family enumerated just before) 
CauseDeathhad apoplexy 
Death*11 July 1900Detroit, Wayne, MI 
Witness: Dr. Joseph Schulte
Burial*13 July 1900Mt. Elliott Cemetery, Detroit, MI 

Family

Alexander Ludwig J. Lauhoff Sr. b. 1822, d. 2 Jul 1898
Children 1.Maria Theresia Lauhoff b. 25 Sep 1848
 2.Joseph Johann Lauhoff b. 8 Nov 1849, d. 28 Jan 1904
 3.William Lauhoff b. 24 Mar 1851, d. 12 Jun 1933
 4.Carl Anton Lauhoff b. 24 Mar 1851
 5.Frank Lauhoff b. 25 Nov 1853, d. 27 Sep 1938
 6.George Engelbert Lauhoff b. 25 Nov 1853
 7.Anna Lauhoff b. 22 Dec 1856, d. 19 Apr 1947
 8.Peter J. Lauhoff b. 19 Jun 1858, d. 23 Jan 1934
 9.Elizabeth M. Lauhoff+ b. Jan 1861, d. 28 May 1936
 10.Margaret Lauhoff b. Jan 1861, d. 9 Nov 1900
 11.Christina Lauhoff b. 1862, d. 1 Mar 1900
 12.Wilhelmina Lauhoff b. 10 Apr 1865, d. 11 Aug 1950
 13.Henry August Lauhoff b. 12 Nov 1866, d. 17 May 1933
 14.Alexander John Lauhoff b. 24 Jul 1869, d. 1946

Alfred H. Wolf

Father*August Wolf b. Apr 1860, d. a 1930
Mother*Frieda Barth b. 26 Nov 1860, d. 18 Aug 1927
Birth*25 July 1893Waterbury, New Haven, CT 
(Witness) Census13 June 1900August Wolf, Frieda Barth; Thomaston Town, Litchfield, CT; August Wolf, age 40, b Apr 1860 in Germany, parents Germany, married 12yrs, immigrated 1881, na, tool maker, watch work; Freda, wife, age 39, b May? 1860 in Germany, parents Germany, mar 12yrs, mother 4, 3 living, immigrated 1887; August, son, age 11, b May 1889 in CT; Robert, son, age 9, b March 1891 in CT; Alfred, son, age 6, b July 1893 in CT - children at school 
(Witness) Census23 April 1910August Wolf, Frieda Barth; Ward 11, Detroit, Wayne, MI; August F. Wolf, age 50, b Germany, immigrated 1879, na, married 22yrs, parents b Germany, tool designer for auto factory; Freda, wife, age 49, b Germany, parents b Germany, immigrated 1886, mar 22yrs, mother of 3, 3 living; August A., son, age 20, single, tool designer for auto factory; Robert A., son, age 19; Adolf W., son, age 16 - all sons b CT - reside 655 Jos Campau 
(Witness) Census13 January 1920August Wolf, Frieda Barth; Ward 17, Detroit, Wayne, MI; August Wolf, age 60, b Germany, parents b Germany, immigrated 1880, na 1887, toolmaker at auto factory; Freda, wife, age 59, b Germany, parents b Germany, immigrated 1886; Robert, son, age 28, single, b CT, pharmacist at drug store; Alfred, son, age 26, b CT, single, laborer at auto factory - reside 1282 Seminole 
Marriage*1 October 1921Angela L. Schulte; Detroit, Wayne, MI; Father Arnold Weyman officiated with witnesses Julius and Lillian Schulte 
Witness: Julius A. Schulte
Witness: Lillian E. Schulte
Census*April 1930Angela L. Schulte; Ward 21, Detroit, Wayne, MI; Alfred Wolf, age 36, married at 28, b CT, parents Germany, inspector at auto factory; Angela, wife, age 33, mar at 25, b MI, father Germany, mother MI; Angela, dau, age 5; Joseph, son, age 1 3/12 - children b MI 
Witness: Angela F. Wolf
Witness: Joseph A. Wolf
Attributes*He was tall and slender with light blue eyes and light brown hair in 1917. 
CauseDeathhad general paralysis of the insane (or paralytic dementia from late-stage syphilis) 
Death*24 April 1938Veterans Administration - Camp Custer, Bedford, Calhoun, MI 
Burial*Mt. Elliott Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne, MI 

Family

Angela L. Schulte b. 1 Feb 1896, d. 14 Feb 1987
Children 1.Angela F. Wolf b. 6 Oct 1924, d. 12 Aug 1995
 2.Joseph A. Wolf b. 6 Jan 1929, d. 28 Jun 1943
 3.Helene Wolf

Angela F. Wolf

Father*Alfred H. Wolf b. 25 Jul 1893, d. 24 Apr 1938
Mother*Angela L. Schulte b. 1 Feb 1896, d. 14 Feb 1987
Birth*6 October 1924Detroit, Wayne, MI 
(Witness) CensusApril 1930Alfred H. Wolf, Angela L. Schulte; Ward 21, Detroit, Wayne, MI; Alfred Wolf, age 36, married at 28, b CT, parents Germany, inspector at auto factory; Angela, wife, age 33, mar at 25, b MI, father Germany, mother MI; Angela, dau, age 5; Joseph, son, age 1 3/12 - children b MI 
(Witness) Census21 April 1940Angela L. Schulte; Ward 21, Detroit, Wayne, MI; Angela Wolf, age 44, widow, 4yrs h.s.; Angela, dau, age 15, 1yr h.s.; Joseph, son, age 11, 6yrs school; Helene, dau, age 9, 4yrs school - all b MI - own home at 12379 Fairport, value $3800 
Residence*Lewiston, MI 
Death*12 August 1995Lewiston, Montmorency, MI 
Burial*St. Francis of Assisi Cemetery, Lewiston, Montmorency, MI 

Joseph A. Wolf

Father*Alfred H. Wolf b. 25 Jul 1893, d. 24 Apr 1938
Mother*Angela L. Schulte b. 1 Feb 1896, d. 14 Feb 1987
Birth*6 January 1929Detroit, Wayne, MI 
(Witness) CensusApril 1930Alfred H. Wolf, Angela L. Schulte; Ward 21, Detroit, Wayne, MI; Alfred Wolf, age 36, married at 28, b CT, parents Germany, inspector at auto factory; Angela, wife, age 33, mar at 25, b MI, father Germany, mother MI; Angela, dau, age 5; Joseph, son, age 1 3/12 - children b MI 
(Witness) Census21 April 1940Angela L. Schulte; Ward 21, Detroit, Wayne, MI; Angela Wolf, age 44, widow, 4yrs h.s.; Angela, dau, age 15, 1yr h.s.; Joseph, son, age 11, 6yrs school; Helene, dau, age 9, 4yrs school - all b MI - own home at 12379 Fairport, value $3800 
CauseDeathhad a ruptured appendix and developed peritonitis 
Death*28 June 1943Providence Hospital, Detroit, Wayne, MI; in hospital for 4 days 
Witness: Angela L. Schulte
Burial*1 July 1943Mt. Elliott Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne, MI 

Dr. James Casper Droste

Father*Dr. Caspar Melchior Balthasar Droste b. 10 Oct 1861, d. 16 Feb 1935
Mother*Mary Clothilde O'Donohue b. 21 Jun 1862, d. 17 Mar 1945
Birth*21 September 1886Grand Rapids, Kent, MI 
(Witness) Census6 June 1900Dr. Caspar Melchior Balthasar Droste, Mary Clothilde O'Donohue; Ward 9, Grand Rapids, Kent, MI; Casper Droste, age 38, b Oct 1861 in MI, parents Germany, married 15yr, physician; Mary C., wife, age 37, b June 1862 in Canada, parents Ireland, immigrated 1885; James, son, age 13, b Sep 1886, at school; Mary, dau, age 11, b Oct 1888, at school; Louis, son, age 10, b Dec 1889, at school; Josephine, dau, age 9, b March 1891, at school; Bernadetta, dau, age 6, b March 1894; Casper, son, age 4, b Dec 1895 - all children b MI - next pg: Jerome, son, age 2, b Feb 1898; Nine O'Donohue, sister-in-law, age 21, single, b Canada, parents Ireland, immigrated 1896, stenographer; Josephine Davis, sister-in-law, age 30, married 10yrs, mother of 2, 1 living, b Canada, parents Ireland; Mary Davis, niece, age 6, b Apr 1894 in Canada, parents Canada, Josphine & Mary immigrated 1897 
Education*His early education was in the parochial schools of the Catholic Church. 
(Witness) Census16 June 1910Dr. Caspar Melchior Balthasar Droste, Mary Clothilde O'Donohue; Ward 9, Grand Rapids, Kent, MI; Casper Droste, age 48, married 24 yrs, b MI, parents Germany, physician; Mary C., wife, age 47, mar 24yrs, mother of 7, 6 living, b Canada, parents Ire?, immigrated 1870; James C., son, age 23, single; Mary, dau, age 21, single; Louis, son, age 20, single; Josephine, dau, age 19; Bernadette, dau, age 16; Caspar Jr., son, age 14; Mary Davis, niece, age 16, b Canada, parents Canada, immigrated 1900 res on South Jefferson St. 
Educationgraduated with B.A. and B. of Philosophy degrees from St. Jerome's College in Kitchener Ontario, then spent almost three years at the Univeristy of Michigan, then entered the medical dept. of the Unv. of IL at Chicago and graduated in 1913 with his M.D. 
Marriage*16 November 1916Ada Katherine Kain; Grand Rapids, Kent, MI 
Census*12 April 1930Ada Katherine Kain; Grand Rapids, Kent, MI; James C. Droste, age 42, married at 29, b MI, father b U..S., mother Canada, doctor; Ada K., wife, age 35, mar at 22, b MI, parents MI; James C., son, age 12; Jack L., son, age 11; Thomas N or W, son, age 8 - children b MI - res Auburn Ave. S.E. 
Witness: James Casper Droste
Witness: John Louis Droste
Witness: Thomas Peter Droste
Attributes*He was tall and of medium build with light blue eyes and dark brown hair in 1917. 
Association*Phi-Chi medical fraternity, the Grandview Automobile Club, the Knights of Columbus, St. Andrew's Church and the C.M.B.A. and the Democratic party 
Occupation*a doctor who practiced at St. Mary's Hospital in Grand Rapids as house physician for eight months, then on 20 April 1914 joined the staff of the Burleson Sanitarium 
OccupationDr. James Droste, along with Dr. Ward Ferguson and Dr. Lynn Ferguson, founded Ferguson-Droste-Ferguson Hospital in Grand Rapids MI in 1929. 
(Witness) Death28 March 1934James Casper Droste; St. Mary's Hospital, Grand Rapids, Kent, MI 
Death*7 May 1954Toronto, Ontario, Canada 
Burial*Woodlawn Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent, MI 

Family

Ada Katherine Kain b. 28 Feb 1893, d. 3 May 1974
Children 1.James Casper Droste b. 15 Sep 1917, d. 28 Mar 1934
 2.John Louis Droste b. 4 Apr 1919, d. 31 May 1977
 3.Thomas Peter Droste b. 22 Jan 1922, d. 30 Jan 2001

Louis Anthony Droste

Father*Dr. Caspar Melchior Balthasar Droste b. 10 Oct 1861, d. 16 Feb 1935
Mother*Mary Clothilde O'Donohue b. 21 Jun 1862, d. 17 Mar 1945
Birth*14 December 1889Grand Rapids, Kent, MI 
(Witness) Census6 June 1900Dr. Caspar Melchior Balthasar Droste, Mary Clothilde O'Donohue; Ward 9, Grand Rapids, Kent, MI; Casper Droste, age 38, b Oct 1861 in MI, parents Germany, married 15yr, physician; Mary C., wife, age 37, b June 1862 in Canada, parents Ireland, immigrated 1885; James, son, age 13, b Sep 1886, at school; Mary, dau, age 11, b Oct 1888, at school; Louis, son, age 10, b Dec 1889, at school; Josephine, dau, age 9, b March 1891, at school; Bernadetta, dau, age 6, b March 1894; Casper, son, age 4, b Dec 1895 - all children b MI - next pg: Jerome, son, age 2, b Feb 1898; Nine O'Donohue, sister-in-law, age 21, single, b Canada, parents Ireland, immigrated 1896, stenographer; Josephine Davis, sister-in-law, age 30, married 10yrs, mother of 2, 1 living, b Canada, parents Ireland; Mary Davis, niece, age 6, b Apr 1894 in Canada, parents Canada, Josphine & Mary immigrated 1897 
(Witness) Census16 June 1910Dr. Caspar Melchior Balthasar Droste, Mary Clothilde O'Donohue; Ward 9, Grand Rapids, Kent, MI; Casper Droste, age 48, married 24 yrs, b MI, parents Germany, physician; Mary C., wife, age 47, mar 24yrs, mother of 7, 6 living, b Canada, parents Ire?, immigrated 1870; James C., son, age 23, single; Mary, dau, age 21, single; Louis, son, age 20, single; Josephine, dau, age 19; Bernadette, dau, age 16; Caspar Jr., son, age 14; Mary Davis, niece, age 16, b Canada, parents Canada, immigrated 1900 res on South Jefferson St. 
Attributes*He was short and slender with brown eyes and hair in 1917. 
Employment*County Charities as a clerk in Los Angeles CA in 1937 
Death*10 October 1956Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 

Anne Bernadette Droste

Father*Dr. Caspar Melchior Balthasar Droste b. 10 Oct 1861, d. 16 Feb 1935
Mother*Mary Clothilde O'Donohue b. 21 Jun 1862, d. 17 Mar 1945
Birth*13 March 1894Grand Rapids, Kent, MI 
(Witness) Census6 June 1900Dr. Caspar Melchior Balthasar Droste, Mary Clothilde O'Donohue; Ward 9, Grand Rapids, Kent, MI; Casper Droste, age 38, b Oct 1861 in MI, parents Germany, married 15yr, physician; Mary C., wife, age 37, b June 1862 in Canada, parents Ireland, immigrated 1885; James, son, age 13, b Sep 1886, at school; Mary, dau, age 11, b Oct 1888, at school; Louis, son, age 10, b Dec 1889, at school; Josephine, dau, age 9, b March 1891, at school; Bernadetta, dau, age 6, b March 1894; Casper, son, age 4, b Dec 1895 - all children b MI - next pg: Jerome, son, age 2, b Feb 1898; Nine O'Donohue, sister-in-law, age 21, single, b Canada, parents Ireland, immigrated 1896, stenographer; Josephine Davis, sister-in-law, age 30, married 10yrs, mother of 2, 1 living, b Canada, parents Ireland; Mary Davis, niece, age 6, b Apr 1894 in Canada, parents Canada, Josphine & Mary immigrated 1897 
(Witness) Census16 June 1910Dr. Caspar Melchior Balthasar Droste, Mary Clothilde O'Donohue; Ward 9, Grand Rapids, Kent, MI; Casper Droste, age 48, married 24 yrs, b MI, parents Germany, physician; Mary C., wife, age 47, mar 24yrs, mother of 7, 6 living, b Canada, parents Ire?, immigrated 1870; James C., son, age 23, single; Mary, dau, age 21, single; Louis, son, age 20, single; Josephine, dau, age 19; Bernadette, dau, age 16; Caspar Jr., son, age 14; Mary Davis, niece, age 16, b Canada, parents Canada, immigrated 1900 res on South Jefferson St. 
Married NameEmerson 
Marriage*11 October 1917Ritchie James Emerson; Grand Rapids, Kent, MI; Father Frederick W. Ryan officiated with witnesses Jos. C. Droste of Grand Rapids and Mary Dasi of Chicago IL 
Witness: Josephine C. Droste
Census*3 April 1930Ritchie James Emerson; El Paso, El Paso, TX; Ritchie J. Emerson, age 39, married at 27, b MO, father b MO, mother b IL, civil engineer - mining; Bernadette, wife, age 36, mar at 24, b MI, father b MI, mother b Canada; Richard J., son, age 10, b MI; David C., son, age 8, b TX - renting at North Mesa Ave., no radio 
Census12 April 1940Ritchie James Emerson; El Paso, El Paso, TX; James R. Emerson, age 58, 3yrs college, b MO, ranch owner; Bernadette, wife, age 46, 4yrs hs, b MI; Richard J., son, age 20, b MI; David C., son, age 18, b TX; Eugene R., son, age 9, b TX; Jerome G., son, age 6, b CA; Caroline, dau, age 2, b TX - all resided in Dan Ana County NM in 1935 - resided at 1125 Baltimore St. 
Death*30 December 1988La Mesa, Dona Ana, NM 
Burial*Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Las Cruces, Doña Ana, NM 

Family

Ritchie James Emerson b. 25 Jul 1881, d. Jun 1964

Mary T. Droste

Father*Dr. Caspar Melchior Balthasar Droste b. 10 Oct 1861, d. 16 Feb 1935
Mother*Mary Clothilde O'Donohue b. 21 Jun 1862, d. 17 Mar 1945
Birth*9 October 1888Grand Rapids, Kent, MI 
(Witness) Census6 June 1900Dr. Caspar Melchior Balthasar Droste, Mary Clothilde O'Donohue; Ward 9, Grand Rapids, Kent, MI; Casper Droste, age 38, b Oct 1861 in MI, parents Germany, married 15yr, physician; Mary C., wife, age 37, b June 1862 in Canada, parents Ireland, immigrated 1885; James, son, age 13, b Sep 1886, at school; Mary, dau, age 11, b Oct 1888, at school; Louis, son, age 10, b Dec 1889, at school; Josephine, dau, age 9, b March 1891, at school; Bernadetta, dau, age 6, b March 1894; Casper, son, age 4, b Dec 1895 - all children b MI - next pg: Jerome, son, age 2, b Feb 1898; Nine O'Donohue, sister-in-law, age 21, single, b Canada, parents Ireland, immigrated 1896, stenographer; Josephine Davis, sister-in-law, age 30, married 10yrs, mother of 2, 1 living, b Canada, parents Ireland; Mary Davis, niece, age 6, b Apr 1894 in Canada, parents Canada, Josphine & Mary immigrated 1897 
(Witness) Census16 June 1910Dr. Caspar Melchior Balthasar Droste, Mary Clothilde O'Donohue; Ward 9, Grand Rapids, Kent, MI; Casper Droste, age 48, married 24 yrs, b MI, parents Germany, physician; Mary C., wife, age 47, mar 24yrs, mother of 7, 6 living, b Canada, parents Ire?, immigrated 1870; James C., son, age 23, single; Mary, dau, age 21, single; Louis, son, age 20, single; Josephine, dau, age 19; Bernadette, dau, age 16; Caspar Jr., son, age 14; Mary Davis, niece, age 16, b Canada, parents Canada, immigrated 1900 res on South Jefferson St. 
Married NameEmerson 
Marriage*30 May 1917Joseph George Emerson; Grand Rapids, Kent, MI; Father Thomas J. Reid officiated with witnesses Jas. R. Emerson of El Paso TX and Josephine Droste of Grand Rapids 
Witness: Josephine C. Droste
Witness: Ritchie James Emerson
Census*16 January 1920Joseph George Emerson; Ward 1688, Lyons Twp., Cook, IL; Joseph G. Emerson, age 28, b TX, father b MO, mother b IL, mining engineer; Mary T., wife, age 28, b MI, father b MI, mother b Canada; Joseph, son, age 1 8/12, b MI; Eugene B. Schwaderer, roomer, age 26, single, b MI, parents b NY, mining engineer - reside at 95 7th Ave 
Census5 April 1930Joseph George Emerson; Santa Monica, Los Angeles, CA; Joseph G. Emerson, age 38, married at 26, b TX, father b MO, mother b IL, automobile salesman; Mollie, wife, age 40, mar at 28, b MI, father b MI, mother b Canada; Joseph Jr., son, age 11, b MI; Robert E., son, age 10, b MI; Mary H., dau, age 8, b MI; John, son, age 7, b TX; Rose Delfin, servant, age 30, single, b NM, parents b Mexico; Celine Guterez, maid, age 25, single, b b NM, parents b Mexico - reside 404 Alta Ave. 
Census11 April 1940Joseph George Emerson; Santa Monica, Los Angeles, CA; Joseph G. Emerson, age 49, 5yrs college, b TX, aircraft engineer; Mollie, wife, age 50, 4yrs college, b MI; Joseph M., son, age 21, 3yrs college, b MI; next pg: Mary Helen, dau, age 18, 4yrs hs, b MI; John, son, age 17, 3yrs hs, b TX; Robert, son, age 19, 4yrs hs, b MI - own home at 404 Alta, value $10,000 
Death*4 November 1962Los Angeles County, CA 

Family

Joseph George Emerson b. 2 Mar 1890, d. 10 Feb 1964

Jerome M. Droste

Father*Dr. Caspar Melchior Balthasar Droste b. 10 Oct 1861, d. 16 Feb 1935
Mother*Mary Clothilde O'Donohue b. 21 Jun 1862, d. 17 Mar 1945
Birth*13 February 1898Grand Rapids, Kent, MI 
(Witness) Census6 June 1900Dr. Caspar Melchior Balthasar Droste, Mary Clothilde O'Donohue; Ward 9, Grand Rapids, Kent, MI; Casper Droste, age 38, b Oct 1861 in MI, parents Germany, married 15yr, physician; Mary C., wife, age 37, b June 1862 in Canada, parents Ireland, immigrated 1885; James, son, age 13, b Sep 1886, at school; Mary, dau, age 11, b Oct 1888, at school; Louis, son, age 10, b Dec 1889, at school; Josephine, dau, age 9, b March 1891, at school; Bernadetta, dau, age 6, b March 1894; Casper, son, age 4, b Dec 1895 - all children b MI - next pg: Jerome, son, age 2, b Feb 1898; Nine O'Donohue, sister-in-law, age 21, single, b Canada, parents Ireland, immigrated 1896, stenographer; Josephine Davis, sister-in-law, age 30, married 10yrs, mother of 2, 1 living, b Canada, parents Ireland; Mary Davis, niece, age 6, b Apr 1894 in Canada, parents Canada, Josphine & Mary immigrated 1897 
CauseDeathhad a heart malformation, blood clot in right auricle 
Death*2 November 1901Grand Rapids, Kent, MI 
Burial*5 November 1901St. Andrews Catholic Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent, MI 

James O'Donohue

Birth*circa 1840Ireland 
Marriage*Mary Ellen Kenney 
Census*1881Mary Ellen Kenney; Waterloo, North Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; James O'Donohue, head of house, age 41, b Ireland, distiller, married ; Mary K., age 39, b Ireland; Mary C., age 18; Richard P., age 17, disteller; Margarethe, age 16; James, age 13; Johannah, age 11; Sarah, age 9; Magie, age 7; William N., age 5; Ida, age 2 - birth place Ontario for all children - Irish ethnic origin, Roman Catholic religion for all 
Witness: Mary Clothilde O'Donohue
Census1891Mary Ellen Kenney; Waterloo, Waterloo North, Ontario, Canada; James O Donohoe, age 52, b Ireland; Mary, wife, age 51, b Ireland; Sarah, dau, age 19; Maggie, dau, age 17; Willie, son, age 14; Nine (Ida), dau, age 12; Mary M., dau, age 9 - children b Canada, all Roman Catholic - note: Nine later lived in Grand Rapids MI with her sister's family - Mary Droste 

Family

Mary Ellen Kenney b. c 1842
Child 1.Mary Clothilde O'Donohue+ b. 21 Jun 1862, d. 17 Mar 1945

Mary Ellen Kenney

Birth*circa 1842Ireland 
Married NameO'Donohue 
Marriage*James O'Donohue 
Census*1881James O'Donohue; Waterloo, North Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; James O'Donohue, head of house, age 41, b Ireland, distiller, married ; Mary K., age 39, b Ireland; Mary C., age 18; Richard P., age 17, disteller; Margarethe, age 16; James, age 13; Johannah, age 11; Sarah, age 9; Magie, age 7; William N., age 5; Ida, age 2 - birth place Ontario for all children - Irish ethnic origin, Roman Catholic religion for all 
Witness: Mary Clothilde O'Donohue
Census*1891James O'Donohue; Waterloo, Waterloo North, Ontario, Canada; James O Donohoe, age 52, b Ireland; Mary, wife, age 51, b Ireland; Sarah, dau, age 19; Maggie, dau, age 17; Willie, son, age 14; Nine (Ida), dau, age 12; Mary M., dau, age 9 - children b Canada, all Roman Catholic - note: Nine later lived in Grand Rapids MI with her sister's family - Mary Droste 

Family

James O'Donohue b. c 1840
Child 1.Mary Clothilde O'Donohue+ b. 21 Jun 1862, d. 17 Mar 1945