Sources
1. 15 Jan 2001, per Rosemary (Dittmer) Hopp recollection.
2. “Baptism records,” St Michael's Catholic Church, Internet web site.
3. “Death Certificate,” Cook County, Illinois, Photocopy, File cabinet.
4. Chicago Daily News, 10 Sept 1909, 15; col 4, Newspaper.
5. Chicago Daily News, 25 Jan 1928.
6. “Social Security Death Index,” www.ancestry.com.
7. “Marriage certificate,” Photocopy with translation.
8. “Death Certificate,” Cleveland OH, photocopy, file cabinet.
9. “Birth Certificate,” Photocopy.
10. “Birth record,” Photocopy with translation.
11. “1920 Census, Cook County.”
12. “Cook County IL Birth Index.”
13. “Kane County IL Index.”
14. “Marriage certificate,” Cook County IL, 00176929, Illinois Archives (IRAD).
15. “Marriage Licence copy.”
16. “Wedding document,” Duesseldorf Germany, 609.
17. “Death Certificate,” Florida, Photocopy, File cabinet.
18. 04/28/1831, Duesseldorf, 64, Wedding.
19. “Death Document,” 09/15/1858, Duesseldorf, 847, Photocopy with translation.
20. “Death Document,” 03/24/1862, Duesseldorf, 347, Photocopy with translation.
21. “Family Book,” Germany, Photocopy with translation.
22. “Family Book,” Waldbronn Germany, Photocopy with translation.
23. “1910 Ohio Census.”
24. “Ohio Deaths (Ancestry.com).”
25. “Michigain Death Index,” www.ancestry.com, 05/27/01.
26. “CA Death Indexes 1940-97.”
27. “Ohio Military Service,” www.ancestry.com, 05/27/2001.
28. “1880 Census,” 06/01/01.
29. Cleveland Public Library, “Necrology File.”
30. Research by Ulriche Bachman, Germany June 2001
31. “Death Certificate,” 1829 29th July, Düsseldorf - St Lambertus.
32. “Conversation,” 07/21/01, Telephone Call, Regina Rhodes.
33. Grave marker, St Boniface Cemetery.
34. “Death Certificate,” Photocopy, File drawer.
35. Larry Mielenz (descendent of Lothar Stehle).
36. “Obituary Notice,” Larry Mielenz (descendent of Lothar Stehle).
37. “Eleanor (Brand) Kargl.”
38. “Bernadette (Brand) Gilmore.”
39. “CA Birth Index (1905 - 1995).”
40. “Evangelical Church,” 31 May 1864, Nordhausen Germany, 75, Photocopy.
41. “Marriage document,” Photocopy / w translation.
42. “Voter Registration,” Cook County, Internet & screen capture, Cook County Archives, Ancestry.com.
43. “1888-1892 Voter Registration,” 02 Feb 2002.
44. “1920 Census, Cook County,” Internet - Ancestry.com or HeritageQuest.
45. “1920 Census, Rubicon, Dodge Co WI.”
46. “CA Deaths, 1947 - 79.”
47. “St Michaels Church,” 22 May 2002.
48. Cyndi501@aol.com, “Roehl Germany church records,” 06/19/02, LDS microfilm.
49. “Marriage document (photocopy),” 7/6/2002.
50. “Catholic Church of Sülm,” 28 July 2002, Photocopy translation.
51. “Death Certificate,” Photocopy.
52. Per 1920 & 1930 Census
53. “Final Naturalization Oath,” 11 Oct 1898, County Court of Cook County, 1273, Photocopy.
54. “Divorce Decree,” 13 Aug 1923, Circuit Court of Cook County, B-96414, Photocopy.
55. Reinhard Glass, 03/05/03.
56. “Obituary,” Chicago Tribune Historical Archive.
57. “Birth record,” Photocopy, Town hall of Idenheim Germany.
58. “Birth Record,” Photocopy, Rengen Germany.
59. “Marriage Record,” Photocopy, St Michaels Church, Chicago IL.
60. “Town Hall Record,” Photocopy, Town of Daun, Court of Trier.
61. “Death Certificate,” Cook County Vital Records, 9134, Photocopy, Neander folder.
62. “Standesamt Bitburg-Land.”
63. “Marriage record,” copy, Bitburg Germany.
64. “Obituary,” Chicago Sun Times, Archives, Internet.
65. “1930 Census.”
66. “Chicago Tribune.”
67. “Illinois Marriage Index.”
68. “Probate record copy.”
70. 11/07/03, “St. Aloysius Baptismal records.”
71. Per LDS website
72. 12/20/03.
Per telephone conversation, 12/20/03, with Lucy Dunigan. Lucy currently lives in the home Jacob May had built.
73. Lucy Dunigan, 01/03/2004, Trinidad Colorado.
74. “1880 Census, Cook County.”
75. “1900 Census, Cook County.”
76. “1910 Census, Cook County.”
77. “1920 Census, Cook County,” 02/20/04.
78. “1930 Census, Cook County,” 02/19/04.
79. 02/21/2003, Holly (descendent of Jacob May).
80. Baptism book of the church St. Petri, Anno 1853
Silvia Harrfeldt
::: G E N E A L O G U S H A M B U R G :::
29 March 2004
81. “Marriage Record,” 05/2004, Church of St. Peter, Email message, Hamburg Germany.
82. “Baptism book of son, Siegfried Heinrick Ferdinand,” Germany.
83. 07/2004, “Churchbook 1791, alt 78 Jahre Weniger 4 Monate.”
84. 07/2004, “Churchbook 1781, alt 52 Jahre.”
85. 07/2004, “Churchbook 1725, alt 88 Weniger 1/4 Jahr.”
86. 07/2004, “Churchbook 1756, alt 68 Jahre.”
87. 07/2004, “Churchbook 1752, alt 64 Jahre.”
88. 07/2004, “Churchbook 1741, alt 43 Jahre 6 Monate weniger 4 Tage.”
89. 07/2004, Hamburg Germany.
90. “World War 1 Draft Registration Cards,” 1917-1918.
91. Per email message from Mark Beckler
92. Newspaper Obit site - Chicago Tribune
93. “1920 Census,” Ohio (Cleveland), Internet.
94. “1920 Census,” Chicago (Cook) IL, Microfilm Roll T625-343, ED #1489, page 3A, 12/8/04.
95. “Cemetery Records,” Des Plaines IL, Copy of Lot card.
96. 2004, “St. Aloysius Catholic Church,” Microfilm.
97. Per telephone conversation with and written info from Art Lister
98. “1920 Census,” Chicago (Cook County) IL, Microfilm/Internet, T625-336, Page 4A, ED 1521, 12/15/04.
99. 2004, “Churchbook,” States deceased is 61 years old.
100. 2004, “Churchbook,” States deceased 61 years old.
101. 2004, Churchbook lists deceased as 70 years of age.
102. 2004, “Churchbook,” States deceased is 71 years old.
103. 2004, “Church book,” deceased listed as 85 years old.
104. “Cleveland Public Library,” Cleveland Necrology File, Internet.
106. Walter Knaake, 1/17/05, Cleveland OH.
107. Karen Mohelski Fryxell, 01/30/2005.
108. West Park Cemetery, 7/17/1979.
110. “Molene Greenwood,” 3/19/2005.
112. Donna Golding Gilmore, 2 June 2005.
113. Ohio Deaths (1958 - 2000), Ancestry.com, .
114. “Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Obituary.”
115. “Green Bay Press-Gazette WI.”
116. Michael Sura, Researcher (10/05), Slovakia.
117. 05/10/2008, Per Duane Frantz, (great grandson of John Pimsner), telephone conversation.
118. “1900 Census (Cuyahoga County OH - Cleveland).”
119. Given name changed per Shelly 01/2006
120. Photograph
121. Michael Sura, Researcher (03/2006), Slovakia.
122. Kim Pimsner, 03/2006.
123. “Holy Card.”
124. Michael Sura, 24 Oct 2006.
125. Ancestry OneWorldTree Data, 11/23/06.
126. “NewsBank Inc America's Obituaries.”
128. Christmas Card 2005 - Tom Dittmer.
131. Lori Zavada Dittmer, 12/03/06.
132. USGenWeb WI Tombstone Photo Project, 12/09/2006.
133. 1/20/2007: Telephone call from Regina Rhodes to Rosemary Hopp
134. “Chicago Suburban Daily Herald.”
135. “1930 Census,” Chicago, Cook County.
136. “WWII Enlistment Records (1938-1946),” ancestry.com.
137. WWII Draft Registration Cards, 1942
138. “CA Marriage Index, 1960-1985,” (Ancestry.com).
141. Per information from Louise A. Tupper - descendent
142. “1930 Census,” Poland, Chaugauqua NY.
143. Obituary for Marie M Short - Indianapolis Star
144. “1930 Census, Indiana, Howard, Clay.”
146. “1870 Census,” Cook County IL.
147. “Death Certificate,” Louisville KY, 9169, 1414.
148. “Death Certificate,” Louisville KY, 31156, 5436.
149. “Death Certificate,” Louisville KY, 10148, 1544.
150. “1920 Census,” McClean County, City of Bloomington, 10 Jan 1820, Supv Dist9, ED104, Sht8A, Ln 12.
151. “1910 Census,” Illinois, McLean County, Bloomington Township, 21 Apr 1910, Supv Dist 8, ED 93, Ward 7, 11B (2751), Line 79.
153. “Illinois Statewide Death Index, 1916-1950,” ancestry.com.
154. “Daily Herald,” Illinois, Obituaries.
156. “1920 Census,” New York, Yonkers, 1/9/1920.
157. “1930 Census,” Nebraska, Omaha, 4/18/1930.
158. 11/10/2007, Shirley (Oest) Dittmer.
159. Florida Death Index, 1877-1998
161. “Sacramento Union,” Obituary.
162. Elizabeth, “Rootsweb, Sacramento County message board,” 14 Aug 2002.
163. “Death Certificate.”
164. “San Francisco Herald,” Death reported but NO obituary provided.
166. Per 1927 Ship manifest, Brother, R Wurzbach, Leipzig
Georgsplatz 4 for Kurt Wurzbach trip to Germany
167. Per ship manifest - 3/19/1923
168. Telephone convesation with Arlene Pimsner, 03/02/2008
169. “Ohio Death Certificate Index,” ohsweb.ohiohistory.org, The Ohio Historical Society.
170. “Texas Death Index, 1903-2000 - Ancestry.com.”
171. Caroleen Russell, Australia, Dittmer family history
172. “1910 Census, Cleveland, Cuhyahoga County, Ohio.”
173. State of Ohio Death Index, Pg 7983, Vol 1656 - Cert 30219
174. DailyHerald.com obituary dated 5/26/2008
175. 1900 Census, Norwich, Huron, Ohio.
176. 1910 Census, Washington, Licking, Ohio.
177. 1900 Census, Clinton Township, Fulton, Ohio.
178. 1900 Census, Denison, Grayson, Texas.
179. “FamilySearch.org.”
180. “Passport Application,” 1917 June 6.
181. “1910 Census,” Trimble, Athens, Ohio.
182. “Cook County IL Death Index, Ancestry.com,” 1878-1907, 1921-1988.
183. Cook County Clerk’s Office - Genealogy Online.
185. “Ancestry.com Family tree: Russell, Faflik, Griffith, Schwartz and related families.”
186. “Ancestry.com - pimsner_metz family tree.”
188. “Marriage Certificate,” FamilySearch Cook County Marriage Index.
189. “Birth Certificate,” FamilySearch Illinois, Cook County (1878-1922).
190. Jenny Kiolbasa - granddaughter of Ronald Kiolbasa
191. “Cook County, IL Marriage Index (1930-1960).”
192. Cathy Wathen, daughter 05 Apr 2009 email
195. Clint Pevril, grandson
196. Clint Pevril, great grandson
197. “1920 Census,” Web Township, Reynolds, MO.
198. “Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002.”
200. “1880 Census,” Webb Township, Reynolds, MO.
202. “Copy of Death Certificate,” FamilySearch.com.
203. Petition for naturalization document - Footnote.com
204. Footnote.com, viewed 11 Jul 2009.
205. “Return of Birth,” Cleveland OH, Footenote.com.
206. 09/12/2009, Kris Pimsner.
207. West Park Cemetery, 02, Page 111.
208. US Passport application
209. US Obituary Collection - Ancestry.com.
211. “Footnote.com.”
212. Katherine (Ballash) Rao.
213. “CA Divorce Index, 1966-1984,” Ancestry.com.
214. Naturalization Record, “Ancestry.com.”
216. “1900 Census, Cook, Chicago, Ward 22, ED 682.”
217. “1910 Census, Cook, Chicago, Ward 28, ED 1248 - Line 439,” 26 Apr 1910.
218. “Alabama Divorce Index, 1950-1959,” Ancestry.com.
219. Joyce Floyd, 06/11/2010, Joyce is the great granddaughter of Joseph Pimsner and Anna Gedeon.
220. Brenda Racila, Great great granddaughter, Hubert Brand.
221. William Bodenlos, “Great grandson of Robert I Bodenlos,” 24 Jul 2010.
222. “Ancestry.com, US Veterans Gravesites, ca. 1775-2006.”
225. “1900 Census, Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH,” Ward 41 - 210 Colgate, 9 Jun 1900.
226. Recollections by Ethel B Grover, daughter of Charlotte Bodenlos
227. “US Census - 1910,” Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH, 19 Apr 1910, Dist 128, 6th Ward.
228. “Birth Registration copy,” 6 Aug 1846, Dusseldorf.
229. Robert Janke, 22 Oct 2010, Great great grandson.
230. “San Francisco Call,” 1 Jun 1913, Vol 114, No1.
231. “San Francisco Call,” 29 May 1894, Vol 75, No 180.
232. “San Francisco Call,” 17 Sep 1909, Vol 106, No 109.
233. “San Francisco Call,” 17 Nov 1906, Vol 100, No 170.
234. Cleveland District Round Table, “Cleveland City Cemetery Index,” www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohcdrt/.
237. Copy of church record in latin
238. Family Search, “Illinois, Deaths & Stillbirths, 1916-1947.”
239. Family Search, “Historical Records.”
240. Family Search, “Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953.”
241. “1930 Census,” Cleveland, Ward 6, Block 81 - Forestdale Ave, April 15, 1930.
242. “Registrum Baptizatorum in Ecclesia,” St Stephen Roman Catholic Church.
243. Heinz Schluesener, “Metzenseifen website database.”
244. Joe Meszaros, 09/07/2011.
245. Footnote/Fold3, “Petition for Naturalization.”
247. Petition for Naturalization - 3 Sep 1906, US Dist Court Western Dist of Pennsylvania
248. Seals-Campbell Funeral Home, “Obituary,” 09/22/2011.
249. Copy of San Francisco area Funeral Home Records, 1895-1985
250. Elizabeth Johnson - daughter
251. “1910 Census,” San Francisco, San Francisco - AD 39.
252. “1920 Census - Fresno, Fresno - Dist 29.”
254. “Online Pennsylvania Death Indexes,” www.deathindexes.com/pennsylvania/index.html.
255. Copy of necrology file from the Sister’s of Saint Francis
256. Findagrave.com.
257. Per Uncle Dick, he states his mother, Mary May Brand, entered Marie’s birth date as 1897 and not 1898
258. Per Uncle Dick, his mother, Mary May Brand, states her birthdate is 1872 and not 1873
260. New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962
261. “Ancestry.com - Illinois, Death and Stillbirths, 1916-1947.”
262. Illinois, Northern Dist Naturalization Index, 1840-1950
263. “1940, Illinois, Cook, Chicago, Ward 47.”
264. Cook County IL Death Index, Ancestry.com, 1908-1988.
265. “Certified Abstract of Marriage,” Ohio County Marriages, 1789-1994, FamilySearch.org.
266. “1940, Ohio, Cuyahoga, Parma City, Ward 2.”
267. “1940, Cook, Chicago, Ward 36.”
268. “St Mary Queen of Angels Parish Register.”
271. “US Census,” Pittsburgh, Allegheny, PA, 05 Jun 1900.
272. Ancestry.com, “Nevada Marriage Index, 1956-2005.”
273. “Cook County IL Death Index, 1916-1947,” Ancestry.com.
275. “Cook County, IL Birth Index, 1916-1935,” Ancestry.com.
276. Ancestry.com Family Trees - no other ‘source’ listed
277. Furness Family Tree - Ancestry.com
279. Passport application
281. “The Palm Beach Post.”
283. Ancestry.com - Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1934
284. Ancestry.com - Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947
285. Hanne Graf (descendant of Johann & Agnes Neander), “Family tree connection,” 8 Oct 2014, On my computer/Genealogy/German Research.
287. WWII Draft Registration Card
288. “Hamburg Germany, Selected Deaths, 1876-1950,” Ancestry.com.
289. “Hamburg, Germany, Selected Marriages, 1874-1920,” Ancestry.com.
290. “Hamburg Germany, Selected Births, 1874-1899,” Ancestry.com.
291. “Obituary,” Courier Press.
292. 03/01/2016, “St. Michael Parish (Chicago: Cleveland Ave) - Deaths 1866-1915.”
293. “Michigan Marriage Records, 1867-1952.”