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My Hanke Family

from
Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic
Aussig, Bohemia, Austria

to
Clinton and Marion Counties, Illinois, U.S.A.


Francis and Ann Walter Hanke

Franz HANKE, born Bohemia.
    Franz married Ann WALTER.

Children of Franz and Ann (WALTER) HANKE:

1. Joseph HANKE, born 30 Jan 1820, Aussig, Bohemia, Austria (now Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic).
    Joseph married Catharine WEBER.
    (See #1 following)

2. Franz HANKE, born 1822, Aussig, Bohemia (now Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic).
    Franz married Apollonia KURZWEIL. She was born in Bohemia.
    (See #2 following)

3. Agnes HANKE, born 30 Aug 1829, Aussig, Bohemia, Austria (now Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic).
    Agnes married 1st Josef Joseph LOEBEL.
    Agnes married 2nd Franz BURDA.
    (See #3 following)

4. Anna HANKE, born Aug 1829, Aussig, Bohemia, Austria (now Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic).
    Anna married Joseph KALT.
    (See #4 following)

5. Ferdinand HANKE, born 1830, Aussig, Bohemia, Austria (now Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic).
    Ferdinand married Elizabeth GROSS 24 Jun 1886, Clinton County, Illinois.

6. Josephine HANKE, born 14 Mar 1836, Aussig, Bohemia, Austria (now Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic).
    Josephine married Heinrich Edward MERTEN.
    (See Edward and Josephine (Hanke) Merten)






#1
"Judge" Joseph Hanke, Esq.

of
Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois

Joseph HANKE, Esq, born 30 Jan 1820, Aussig, Bohemia (now Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic). He died after 11 Jun 1900 and before 20 Apr 1910, Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois.
    Joseph married 1st Catharine WEBER 1860. She was born 1814/15, Switzerland. She died 1875, Trenton Clinton County, Illinois.
    Joseph married 2nd Elizabeth KUPFERLE 27 Sep 1877, Clinton County, Illinois. Elizabeth was born was born 24 Jan 1859, St. Louis, Missouri, daughter of Charles L. and Elizabeth (FAUTH) KUPFERLE. Elizabeth died 16 Feb 1924, St. Louis, Missouri, age of 65 years and 22 days. She died from diabetes. Death Certificate: File #6043. Erwin J. HANKE was the informant for the death certificate. Burial in Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois.
    From the age of 6 to 12, Joseph attended school.
    In 1834, Joseph, at the age of 14, he was apprenticed to the mercantile business in Aussig, Bohemia. He was employed for several years as a clerk and after saving enough money, he opened his own business in Warnsdorf, Bohemia, a village near the border to Saxony, Germany.
    In 1850, Joseph immigrated to the United States of America, arriving in New York on the 30th of June. He began working on a farm on Long Island, in order to learn the English language, but after a few weeks, left and went to Rochester, spending 3 weeks there. He then went to Chicago and then by canal went to La Salle and from there by boat to St. Louis, Missouri, where he was in a hospital for a few weeks from an illness. After recovering from his illness, he went to work for a farmer in the bottomlands for 50 cents a day, but after a few weeks, he left, bought a horse and wagon and purchase a stock of goods, which he sold throughout St. Claire and Clinton Counties. During the winter of 1850-51, he made his home on the prairie on the old Vincennes and St. Louis road (which is now old highway 50). This was about a mile west of the present day Village of Trenton. He kept a stock of goods there for sale. He lost money at first, but then as the roads were improved and more people began moving to and through the area, he began to make a profit.
    On 10 Sep 1853, Joseph purchased the following properties, 76.64 acres of Section 5, LOT 2NW 01N 01W 3, at the cost of $2.50 per acres with a total of $191.60; 40 acres of Section 5, NESW 01N 01W 3; 40 acres of Section 5, E2 LOT 1NW 01N 01W; 80 acres of Secton 5, N2SE 05 01N 01W.
    In 1854, Joseph moved to Trenton, which consisted of only a post office and a few houses. The town had not yet been laid out. There he opened a store. Joseph bought and sold several tracts of land the next couple of years, always making a profit.
    On 30 Mar 1855, Joseph purchased 40 acres on Section 9 NWNW 01N 01W 3, at the price of $2.50 per acre, total price of $100.00.
    On 11 Apr 1855, Joseph purchased the following properties, 40 acares of Section 25 SENE 25 01N 02W 3; 40 acres of Section 7 SENE 01N 01W 3; 40 acres of Section 25 SWNE 01N 02W 3.
    In 1855, Joseph laid out an addition to the town of Trenton
    From 1856 to 1858, Joseph farmed two miles southeast of Trenton.
    In 1859, Joseph built his store-house. He also contributed money to bore for coal. It was abandoned after getting down two hundred feet.
    In 1860, Joseph was elected Justice of the Peace and held the office for one term.
    On 14 Sep 1860, the census shows Joseph HANKE age 40 living in Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois. He was said to have been born in Bohemia. Joseph’s real estate was valued at $15,000.00. His personal property valued at $10,000.00. With him was Ferdinand HANKE age 27 said to have been born in Bohemia, and Edward (28) and Josephena (24) MATON (This is Merten) and their son Julius MATON.Edward was said to have been born in Prussia and Jospehena in Bohemia and Julius in Illinois. The whole page seems to be off in it numbering. There was also a Moritz PIRRZEL age 24 said to have been born in Bohemia, and Mary ROLL age 10 said to have been born in Bohemia living with them.
    After Sep 1860, Joseph married Catherine WEBER.
    From 1861 to 1865, Joseph was post master of Trenton.
    In <1863, a company in which Joseph had 1/4 ownership, was formed to open a coal mine
    In 1865, Joseph sold his stock of merchandise. He kept his store-home. He also became Police Magistrate of Trenton in 1860 and held that for over 20 years.
    In 1868, Joseph resumed the mercantile business, which he then continued to do for the remaining working years of his life.
    In Jun 1869, Joseph became sole owner of the coal mine.
    Joseph had a 7 acre vineyard, which one year produced 4 thousand gallons of wine.
    On 8 Jun 1870, the census shows Joseph (50) and Catharina (55) HANKE, living in Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois. He was said to have been born in Austria and she in Switzerland. Living with them were Ferdinand HANKE age 40, Frank HANKE age 30, Joseph HANKE age 19, Emile SCHAEFFER age 18. All were said to have been born in Austria except Catharina and Emile, who were said to have been born in Switzerland. Joseph’s real estate value was $33,000.00. His personal property valued at $3,000.00.
    In 1874, Joseph was elected, as a Republican, to the board of supervisors for Sugar Creek Township and held that office for several years.
    In 1875, Catherine died.
    In Sep 1877, Joseph married his 2nd wife Elizabeth.
    On 30 Jun 1880, the census shows Joseph (60) and Elizabeth (21) HANKE, living in Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois. He and his parents were said to have been born in Germany. She was said to have been born in Illinois and her parents in Germany. Joseph was a merchant. With them were their children: Julius E. HANKE age 1 and Emma L. HANKE age 1 month. Also living with them was Ferdinand HANKE age 50, brother of Joseph. Also living with them were servants Edward ROESE and Dorris WILHEMINI, both age 20. Joseph also had 9 boarders living there. Most of whom were coal miners, probably in Joseph’s coal mine. One was a music teacher and one was a railroader.
    On 11 Jun 1900, the census shows Joseph (80) and Elizabeth (41) HANKE, living in Trenton, Sugar Creek Township, Clinton County, Illinois. Joseph was said to have been born 30 Jan 1820, Germany and his parents were said to have been born in Germany. Elizabeth was said to have been born 24 Jan 1859, Missouri; and her parents were said to have been born in Germany. Joseph was County Judge. They owned their home with a mortgage. Elizabeth was said to have given birth to 8 children with 7 living. With them were children: Erwin age 21, born 21 Jul 1878, IL; Emma age 20, born 10 Jun 1880, IL; Herman age 17, born 22 Sep 1882, IL; Adolph age 16, born 21 Mar 1884, IL; Hugo age 13, born 18 Jan 1889, IL; Robert age 11, born 2 Mar 1889, IL; and Milton age 4, born 25 Dec 1895, IL.
    In 1901, Joseph wrote a letter to his nephew, Julius MERTEN of Shattuc. It was dated 28 May 1901. Joseph’s address was Joseph Hanke, Dealer in General Merchandise, Trenton, Illinois. Letter follows: “Dear Nephew, Last sunday 26th, I received a message from Wm. Kalt, son of Joseph and Anna Kalt St. Louis, Mo. informing me his mother had died, she being a sister of your mother, Agnes Burda ___?___, Frank Hanke in Germany, as well as to myself, requesting me to come to St. Louis as soon as possible, but failing to give any other information. In a notice in yesterdays Post Dispatch I found however she died sunday morning 4 o’clock and will be buried at 2:30 today, being 71 years 9 months old, from her late residence 6333 Bulmer Ave. Besides her husband, she leaves William, Anna and Katharine, her children to mourn her loss. She has been sick in bed a considerable length of time, and death was a relief to her. Owing to a sore foot and other causes I was unable to go to funeral, but have informed all relatives in my reach. Please inform your parents and oblige. Yours truly Your uncle Joseph Hanke.”
    On 20 Apr 1910, the census shows Elizabeth HANKE age 51 living in Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois. She was said to have been born in Missouri, and her parents in Germany. She was living off of her own income. Elizabeth was said to have given birth to 7 children with 7 living. With her were her sons: Hermann HANKE age 25; and Adolph HANKE age 25. Both said to have been born in Illinois, their father in Bohemia and their mother in Missouri. Hermann was a laborer of odd jobs. Adolph was a Husckster.
    On 14 Jan 1920, the census shows the widowed Elizabeth HANKE age 61, living at 2831 Lafayette Avenue, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri. She was said to have been born in Missouri, her father in Carlsbad, Germany and her mother in Baden, Germany. She was renting her home. With her were her children: Edwin J. HANKE age 42; Emma L. HANKE age 40; and Milton C. HANKE age 24. All born in Illinois and their father said to have been born in Bohemia and mother in Missouri. Edwin was an Auditor for a seed company. Emma was a Stenographer for an Exchange. Milton was a clerk for the telephone company.

Children of Joseph and Elizabeth (KUPFELE) HANKE:

1-1. Erwin Julius HANKE, born 21 Jul 1878, Clinton County, Illinois.

1-2. Emma HANKE, born 10 Jun 1880, Clinton County, Illinois.

1-3. Hermann HANKE, born 22 Sep 1882, Clinton County, Illinois.
    Hermann married Emelia ___?___ .
    (See #1-3 following)

1-4. Adolph HANKE, born 21 Mar 1884, Clinton County, Illinois.

1-5. Hugo F. HANKE, born 18 Jan 1887, Clinton County, Illinois.
    Hugo married Martha J. ___?___.
    (See #1-5 following)

1-6. Robert HANKE, born 1889, Clinton County, Illinois.
    Robert married Virginia JONES.
    (See #1-6 following)

1-7. child HANKE, died by 1900.

1-8. Milton HANKE, born 25 Dec 1895, Clinton County, Illinois.
    Milton married Emma L. E. ___?___ .
    (See #1-8 following)




#1-3
Hermann Hanke

of
St. Louis, Missouri

Hermann HANKE, born 22 Sep 1882, Clinton County, Illinois. A Herman HANKE died 9 Dec 1948, Breese, Clinton County, Illinois.
    Hermann married Emelia ___?___ . She was born 1890/91, Missouri. Her parents were from Germany.
    In 1920, the census shows Herman (37) and Emelia (29) HANKE living in St. Louis, Missouri. living 3118 Maury Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri. He was said to have been born in Illinois, his father in Bohemia and his mother in Illinois. Emelia was said to have been born in Missouri and her parents in Germany. Herman was a salesman for a distillery. They were renting their home.




#1-5
Hugo F. Hanke

of
Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois

Hugo F. HANKE, born 18 Jan 1887, Clinton County, Illinois, son of Joseph and Elizabeth (KUPFELE) HANKE. He died 10 Mar 1947, Breese, Clinton County, Illinois.
    Hugo married Martha J. ___?___ 1905/06. Martha was born 5 Jul 1888, Illinois. She died Sep 1975. Last place of residence was Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois. Martha’s mother was born in Scotland.
    On 25 Apr 1910, the census shows Hugho (23) Martha (21) HANKE living in Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois. He was said to have been born in Illinois, his father in Bohemia and his mother in Missouri. Martha was said to have been born in Illinois, her father in Missouri and her mother in Scotland. They were said to have been married 4 years. She had given birth to 1 child with 1 living. With them was their daughter, Mildred HANKE age 3, born Illinois.
    On 5 Jun 1917, Hugo's World War 1 Draft Registration Card has, Hugo F. HANKE age 30, born 18 Jan 1887, Trenton, Illinois. He was living in Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois. He was a self-employed farmer. He had a wife and 1 child. He was medium height and build with brown eyes and brown hair.
    On 9 Jan 1920, the census shows Hugo (32) and Martha (31) HANKE living in Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois. He was said to have been born in Illinois, his father in Bohemia (German speaking), and mother in Bohemia. Martha was said to have been born in Illinois, her father in the U.S. and her mother in Scotland. Hugo was listed as a truck farmer. With them was their daughter, Mildred L. HANKE age 13, born Illinois.
    On 10 Apr 1930, the census shows Hugo F. (43) and Martha (41) HANKE living at 311 Seventh Street, Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois. He was said to have been born in Illinois, his father in Bohemia and his mother in Missouri. Martha was said to have been born in Illinois, her father in Missouri and her mother in Scotland. Hugo owned his own home, valued at $1,800.00. He owned a radio. Hugo was an Investigator for the Department of Conservation. With them was their daughter, Mildred L. HANKE age 23, born in Illinois.

Daughter of Hugo and Martha J. HANKE:

1-5-1. Mildred L. HANKE, born 1906, Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois. She was a school teacher in Trenton.




#1-6
Robert Franklin Hanke

of
St. Louis, Missouri

Robert Franklin HANKE, born 2 Mar 1889, Clinton County, Illinois, son of Joseph and Elizabeth (KUPFELE) HANKE. Robert died 19 Oct 1945, St. John's Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri. He died from cerosis of the liver. He was the age of 57 years, 7 months and 17 days. Death Certificate: File #31938.
    Robert married Virginia JONES. She was born 1891/92, Missouri, daughter of Susie (___?___) JONES, who was born in Kentucky.
    On 5 Jun 1917, Robert's World War 1 Draft Registration Card has, Robert Franklin HANKE age 28, born 2 Mar 1889, Trenton, Illinois. He was living 5882 Julian Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri. He was a salesman for Missouri Life Insurance. He had a wife and child. Robert was medium height and build with dark brown eyes and dark brown hair.
    On 15 Jan 1920, the census shows Robert (32) and Virginia (28) HANKE living at 5266 Vernon, St. Louis, Missouri. He was said to have been born in Illinois, his father in Austria and his mother in Illinois. Virginia was said to have been born in Missouri and her parents in Kentucky. Robert worked for an oil company. They were living with her widowed mother, Susie JONES age 49. She and her parents were said to have been born in Kentucky. She ran a boarding house.
    Robert's usual occupation was listed as farmer on his death certificate. Informant of his death certificate was Emma L. HANKE of Trenton, Illinois. Robert was living in Festus, Missouri at time of death.

Son of Robert Franklin and Virginia (JONES) HANKE:

1-6-1. Robert Franklin HANKE, Jr., born 5 Jul 1915, St. Louis, Missouri. Robert died 28 Dec 1917, St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri age of 2 years, 5 months and 23 days. Died from Diptheria. Burial at St. Matthews Cemetery. Death Certificate: File #43442.




#1-8
Milton Clarence Hanke

of
St. Louis, Missouri
and
Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois

Milton C. HANKE, born 25 Dec 1895, Clinton County, Illinois.
    Milton married Emma Louise EIRTEN 1924. She was born 27 Feb 1900, Missouri, daughter of Frank Joseph and Lena (KOEBEL) EIRTEN. Emma died Jun 1973. Burial in Trenton Cemetery, Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois.
    On 5 Jun 1917, Milton's World War 1 Draft Registration Card has, Milton C. HANKE age 21, born 25 Dec 1895, Trenton, Illinois. He was living at 2831 Lafayette, St. Louis, Missouri. He was a bookkeeper for the Annan Burg Grain Company. He was single. He was tall with medium build, brown eyes and brown hair. No balding.
    On 12 Apr 1930, the census shows William C. (34) and Emma L. E. (30) HANKE living at 8567 Park Lane, St. Louis, Missouri. He and his parents were said to have been born in Illinois. Emma and her parents were said to have been born in Missouri. Milton/William was a Field Director at a private school. He was not a veteran. They owned their home, valued at $10,000. They owned a radio. Milton was said to have been 29 and Emma 25 when they married. With them was their daugher, Jane E. HANKE age 3 years and 4 months, born in Missouri. Also living there was Milton's sister, Emma L. HANKE age 49, born Illinois. (Note: When looking up the record on ancestry.com, the name is listed as HONKE, but it is HANKE when you get to the actual record. Why Milton is listed as William is most likely just the census taker misunderstood what was said to be his first name.)
    In 1936, They moved to the Hanke Farm near Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois.
    In 1942, Milton's World War 2 Draft Registration Card has, Milton Clarence HANKE age 46, born 25 Dec 1895, Trenton, Illinois. He was living in Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois. Nearest relative was Mrs. Emma Louise HANKE. Milton was a farmer.

Daughter of Milton Clarence and Emma Louise (EIRTEN) HANKE:

1-8-1. Jane E. HANKE, born 30 Dec 1926, St. Louis, Missouri.
    Jane married Richard J. SHEA. He was born 23 Feb 1926, son of Martin J. "Pat" and Jessie Armada (DOTY) SHEA. Richard died in 1981, Kirkwood, St. Louis County, Missouri.
    They have two daughters and two sons.




#2
Franz Hanke

of
Aussig, Bohemia, Austria
now Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic

Franz HANKE, born 1822, Aussig, Bohemia (now Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic), son of Franz and Ann (WALTER) HANKE.
    Franz married Apollonia KURZWEIL. She was born in Bohemia.

Children of Franz and Apollonia (KURZWEIL) HANKE:

2-1. Franz "Frank" HANKE, born 22 Jan 1849, Aussig, Bohemia (now Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic).
    Frank married Hermina SEGER 18 Sep 1877, St. Louis, Missouri.
    On 8 Jun 1870, the census shows Frank HANKE age 30 living in Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois. he was living with his uncle, Joseph HANKE. (Note: They had his age listed incorrectly.)

2-2. Joseph F. HANKE, born 7 Dec 1850, Aussig, Bohemia (now Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic).
    Joseph married Caroline "Carrie" SENN.
    (See #2-2 following)

2-3. daughter HANKE, born circa 1853, Aussig, Bohemia (now Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic).
    She remained in Aussig.

2-4. daughter HANKE, born circa 1856, Aussig, Bohemia (now Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic).
    She remained in Aussig.

2-5. son HANKE, born circa 1859, Aussig, Bohemia (now Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic).
    He remained in Aussig.

2-6. Wilhelmina HANKE, born 29 Mar 1862, Aussig, Bohemia (now Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic).
    Wilhelmina married Anton DINELT.
    On 19 May 1883, Wilhelmina DINELT arrived at the Port of New York, New York City, New York, on the ship Fulda.






#2-2
Joseph F. Hanke

of
Thayer, Montgomery County, Kansas

Joseph F. HANKE, born 7 Dec 1850, Aussig, Bohemia (now Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic), son of Franz and Apollonia (KURZWEIL) HANKE. Joseph died 12 Feb 1930, Thayer, Cherryvale Township, Montgomery County, Kansas. Burial 16 Feb 1930, Thayer Cemetery, Thayer, Montgomery County, Kansas.
    Joseph married Caroline "Carrie" SENN 4 Oct 1880, Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois, by his uncle, Judge Joseph HANKE. She was born in 1858, Illinois.
    On 15 Apr 1910, the census shows Joseph F. (59) and Carrie (51) HANKE living in Flat Creek Township, Barry County, Missouri. Joseph and his parents were said to have been born in Austria. Carrie was said to have been born in Illinois and her parents in Switzerland. Joseph was a Farmer. They were renting their farm. They were said to have been married 29 years, 1st marriage for both, and that Carrie had given birth to 8 children with 4 living. With them were their sons: Julius L. HANKE age 19, born IL, Farm Laborer; and Charley A. HANKE age 12, born IL.

Children of Joseph F. and Caroline (SENN) HANKE:

2-2-1. Hermanie L. HANKE, born 20 Aug 1882, Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois. Hermanie died 27 Dec 1889, Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois.

2-2-2. Henry Leo HANKE, born 29 May 1884, Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois. Henry died 27 Jun 1979, Petersburg, Dinwiddie County, Virginia.

2-2-3. Herman Vincent HANKE, born 16 Sep 1885, Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois.
    Herman married Wilhelmina "Minie" LOEBEL.
    (See #2-2-3 following)

2-2-4. Julius L. HANKE, born 16 Jul 1890, Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois. Julius died 16 Jul 1987, Erie, Neosho County, Kansas.

2-2-5. Arnold L. HANKE, born 20 Nov 1890, Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois. Arnold died 2 Dec 1898, Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois.

2-2-6. Joseph L. HANKE, born Dec 1892, Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois. Joseph died 7 Jul 1900, Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois.

2-2-7. Charles A. HANKE, born 8 Nov 1897, Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois. Charles died 12 Jan 1992, Missouri. Burial in Nevada, Vernon County, Missouri.

2-2-8. Stella K. HANKE, born 14 Mar 1900, Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois. Stella died 20 Aug 1900, Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois.






#2-2-3
Herman Vincent Hanke

of
Neosho County, Kansas

Herman Vincent HANKE, born 16 Sep 1885, Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois, son of Joseph F. and Caroline (SENN) HANKE. Herman died 27 Jan 1972, Neosho County, Kansas. Burial in Earlton Cemetery, Earlton, Neosho County, Kansas.
    Herman married 1st Wilhelmina "Minie" LOEBEL 24 Dec 1914, Independence, Macon County, Missouri (Note: They were 2nd cousins). She was born 2 Feb 1884, Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois, daughter of Anton and Wilhelmina (STEPHAN) LOEBEL (See #3-4 following). Wilhelmina died Dec 1934. Burial in Thayer Cemetery, Thayer, Neosho County, Kansas.
    Herman married 2nd Martha Ellen (WATT) GREEN.
    In Dec 1934, The Chanute Tribune has, "MRS. H. V. HANKE, 50, DEAD - Benedict Woman Had Been Ill for Several Months - Mrs. Minnie LOEBEL HANKE, 50, died at her home near here Thursday afternoon after an illness of several months. She was a former resident of Thayer and Cherryvale and had lived in Benedict the last ten years. Funeral services will be held at High Prairie Methodist Church at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon with Rev. E. K. Wrestler in charge. Burial will be in Thayer cemetery. Mrs. HANKE was born in Trenton, Illinois February 2, 1884 and married in Independence December 24, 1914 to H. V. HANKE. She is survived by her husband, her mother, Mrs. Minnie LOEBEL of Cherryvale; two sisters, Miss Annie LOEBEL of Cherryvale and Mrs. Elsie COULTER of Independence, and three brothers, Henry LOEBEL of Cherryvale, Richard of Kansas City, and Joe of Eureka."




#3
Agnes Hanke Loebel Burda

of
Sugar Creek Township, Clinton County, Illinois

Agnes HANKE, born 30 Aug 1829, Germany.
    Agnes married 1st Josef Joseph LOEBEL. He was born 1830/31, Bohemia, Czech Republic.
    Agnes married 2nd Franz BURDA. He was born 17 Aug 1827, Gatschken, or Wenzewann, Bohemia. Franz died 15 May 1899, Trenton, Sugar Creek Township, Clinton County, Illinois. Burial in Trenton Cemetery, Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois.
    On 2 Jun 1900, the census shows the widowed Agnes BURDA age 70, born 30 Aug 1829, Germany. She was living in Surgar Creek Township, Clinton County, Illinois. She was said to have given birth to 6 children, with 3 living. She came to America in 1874. She owned her home free of mortgage. She had a housekeeper living with her.
    In 1874, Agnes immigrated to the United States of America.
    On 5 Apr 1887, Franz BURDA became a citizen of the United States.
    On 2 Jun 1900, the census shows the widowed Agnes BURDA age 70, living in Trenton, Sugar Creek Township, Clinton County, Illinois. She was said to have been born 30 Aug 1829, Germany and her parents in Germany. She owned her home free of mortgage. She was said to have given birth to 6 children, with 3 living. She was said to have immigrated to the United States in 1874. She had a housekeeper living with her, Theresia GASSER age 74, born 30 Sep 1825, Germany.
    Listed in her will: Sons, Anton LOEBEL, Frank LOEBEL, and Joseph LOEBEL; and step children, Franciska, Joseph BURDA.

Children of Joseph and Agnes (HANKE) LOEBEL:

3-1. child LOEBEL, born circa 1849, Aussig, Bohemia, Austria (now Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic).

3-2. Josef Joseph "Jos" LOEBEL, born circa 1851, Aussig, Bohemia, Austria (now Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic).
    Joe married Antonia WAGNER.
    (See #3-2 following)

3-3. child LOEBEL.

3-4. Anton LOEBEL, born circa 1856, Aussig, Bohemia, Austria (now Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic).
    Anton married Wilhelmina STEPAN.
    (See #3-4 following)

23-5. child LOEBEL.

3-6. Frank LOEBEL, born 1864, Aussig, Bohemia, Austria (now Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic).
    Frank married Pauline WINKLER.
    (See #3-6 following)






#3-2
Josef Joseph Loebel

of
Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois

Josef Joseph "Jos" LOEBEL, born 14 May 1851, Aussig, Bohemia, Czech Republic, son of Joseph and Agnes (HANKE) LOEBEL. Joseph died 2 Jul 1905, Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois. Joseph died 2 Jul 1905, Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois. Burial in the Trenton Cemetery, Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois.
    Jos married Antonia WAGNER 1877/78, Bohemia. She was born 24 Feb 1858, Aussig on the Elbe, Bohemia (Czech Republic). Antonia died 17 Jan 1927, Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois (Death Cert. #140009). Burial in the Trenton Cemetery, Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois.
    In 1874, Joseph LOEBEL arrived in the United States, as did his mother.
    On 21 Mar 1882, Joseph (31) and Antonia (24) LOEBEL arrived at the port in New York, New York, U.S.A. on the ship Sailer. With them was their infant daughter Antonia LOEBEL age 9 months. All said to have been born in Austria.
    On 27 Apr 1891, Jos LOEBEL became a naturalized citizen of the United States. (Record #65; Book B, 1864-1900)
    On 2 Jun 1900, the census shows Joe (49) and Antonia(42) LOEBEL living in Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois. Joe was said to have been born 14 May 1851, Germany and his parents in Germany. Antonia was said to have been born 24 Feb 1858, Germany and her parents in Germany. Joe was a Foreman in the Coal Mine. They owned their home with a mortgage. Joe was said to have immigrated to the U.S. in 1874. Antonia was said to have immigrated to the U.S. in 1882. They were said to have been married 22 years and that Antonia had given birth to 10 children with 2 living. With them were their children: Antonia LOEBEL age 18, born 23 Mar 1882, IL; and Emilie LOEBEL age 15, born 16 Jan 1885, IL.
    On 25 Apr 1910, the census shows the widowed Antonia LOEBEL age 52 living in Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois. She and her parents were said to have been born in Bohemia. She owned her home free of mortgage. She was said to have immigrated to the United States in 1882. She was said to have given birth to 10 children with 2 living. With her was her daughter, Amelia LOEBEL age 25, born Illinois. She was a Laundress.
    On 13 Jan 1920, the census shows the widowed Antonia LOEBEL age 61 living in Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois. She and her parents were said to have been born in Austria. She owned her home free of mortgage. Antonia was said to have immigrated to the U.S. in 1882 and became a citizen in 1894. With her were her son-in-law and daughter, Emil (40) and Anglie (35) MILLER. He was said to have been born in Illinois and his parents in Germany. He was a Coal Miner. (Note: They lived next door to Antonia's daughter, Antonette MILLER and family.)

Children of Joseph and Antonia (WAGNER) LOEBEL:

3-2-1. Antonette L. LOEBEL, born 23 Mar 1881, Aussig, Bohemia, Czech Republic. Antonette died 9 Nov 1921, Baptist Sanitarium, St. Louis, Missouri, of Carcinoma. Burial in the Trenton Cemetery, Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois.
    Antonette married Theodore H. MILLER 21 May 1903, Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois (Vol. 3, Page 66, Cert. #76).
    On 13 Jan 1920, the census shows Theodore (41) and Atonette (38) MILLER living in Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois. He and his parents were said to have been born in Illinois. Antonette was said to have been born in Austria and her parents in Austria. Theodore was a Coal Miner. They were renting their home. With them were their children: Lucille MILLER age 16, born IL; Eugene MILLER age 14, born IL; Marjorie MILLER age 10, born IL; and Ester MILLER age 7, born IL. (Note: They lived next door to Antonette's mother.)

3-2-2. Emilie LOEBEL, born 16 Jan 1885, Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois (Note: Same day as her cousin, Richard LOEBEL).
    Emilie married ___?___ MILLER.

3-2-3. infant LOEBEL, stillborn 24 Aug 1886, Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois.






#3-4
Anton Loebel

of
Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois

Anton LOEBEL, born 6 Feb 1856, Aussig, Bohemia, Czech Republic, son of Joseph and Agnes (HANKE) LOEBEL. Anton died 30 Jan 1922, Colorado. Burial in Fairview Cemetery, Cherryvale, Montgomery County, Kansas.
    Anton married Wilhelmina "Mina" STEPAN 27 Mar 1883, Clinton County, Illinois (Vol. 1, Page 66, Cert. #43). She was born 12 May 1863, Aussig, Bohemia, Czech Republic. Mina died 5 Jun 1936, Montgomery County, Kansas. Burial in Fairview Cemetery, Cherryvale, Montgomery County, Kansas.
    In 1874, Anton LOEBEL arrived in the United States.
    On 19 Apr 1910, the census shows Anton (50) and Minnie (49) LOEBEL living in Cherry Township, Montgomery County, Kansas. They and their parents were said to have been born in Austria. Anton was a Farmer. They owned their farm free of mortgage. They were said to have been married 26 years and that Minnie had given birth to 6 children with 6 living. With them were their children: Anna LOEBEL age 18, born IL; Elsie LOEBEL age 12, born IL; and Joseph LOEBEL age 10, born KS.
    Anton was a member of the I.O.O.F. (Independent Order of Odd Fellows), Lodge #142, Cherryvale, Montgomery County, Kansas.

Children of Anton and Wilhelmina (STEPHAN) LOEBEL:

3-4-1. Wilhelmina "Minie" LOEBEL, born 2 Feb 1884, Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois. Wilhelmina died Dec 1934. Burial in Thayer Cemetery, Thayer, Neosho County, Kansas.
    Wilhelmina married Herman Vincent HANKE 24 Dec 1914, Independence, Macon County, Missouri. He was born 16 Sep 1885, U.S.A. Herman died 1972. Burial in Earlton Cemetery, Earlton, Neosho County, Kansas.
    (See #2-2-3 above)

3-4-2. Richard LOEBEL, born 16 Jan 1885, Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois (Note: Same day as his cousin, Emilie LOEBEL).

3-4-3. Henry LOEBEL, born 9 Aug 1887, Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois. Henry died 26 Oct 1958. Burial in Fairview Cemetery, Cherryvale, Montgomery County, Kansas.

3-4-4. Anna LOEBEL, born 1891/92, Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois.

3-4-5. Elsie LOEBEL, born 1897/98, Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois.

3-4-6. Joseph W. LOEBEL, born 23 Feb 1900, Cherry Township, Montgomery County, Kansas. Joseph died May 1985. Burial in Eureka, Greenwood County, Kansas.




#3-6
Frank Loebel

of
Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois

Frank LOEBEL, born 11 Jun 1864, Bohemia, Czech Republic, son of Joseph and Agnes (HANKE) LOEBEL. Frank died 28 Jun 1930, Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois (Death Cert. #140109). Burial in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois.
    Frank married Pauline A. WINKLER 8 Oct 1891, Clinton County, Illinois (Vol. 1, Page 160, Cert. #133). She was born 29 Apr 1866, Aussig, Bohemia, Czech Republic, daughter of Johann and Catherine (RICHTER) WINKLER. Pauline died 26 Jul 1924, Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois (Death Cert. #140106). Burial 29 Jul 1924, Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois.
    On 2 Jun 1900, the census shows Frank (35) and Pauline (34) LOEBEL living in Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois. Frank was said to have been born 11 Jun 1864, Austria and his parents in Austria. Pauline was said to have been born 29 Apr 1866, Austria and her parents in Austria. Frank was a Foreman at the Coal Mine. They owned their home with a mortgage. Frank was said to have immigrated to the United States in 1874 and Pauline in 1891. They were said to have been married 9 years and that Pauline had given birth to 4 children with 4 living. With them were their children: Frank LOEBEL age 7, born 12 Jun 1892, IL; Pauline LOEBEL age 5, born 21 Jun 1894, IL; Walter LOEBEL age 2, born 7 Jun 1897, IL; and Frieda LOEBEL age 1, born 19 Jun 1898, IL.
    On 25 Apr 1910, the census shows Frank (46) and Pauline (43) LOEBEL living in Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois. They and their parents were said to have been born in Bohemia. Frank was an Engineer at the Coal Mine. They owned their home free of mortgage. They were said to have been married for 17 years and that Pauline had given birth to 4 children with 4 living. With them were their children: Mary LOEBEL age 15, born IL; Walter LOEBEL age 12, born IL; and Freda LOEBEL age 11, born IL.
    On 12 Jan 1920, the census shows Frank (55) and Pauline A. (53) LOEBEL living in Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois. They and their parents were said to have been born in Austria. Frank was a Coal Miner. They owned their home free of mortgage. Frank was said to have immigrated to the U.S. in 1874, and Pauline in 1891. With them were their single children: Walter P. LOEBEL age 22, born IL, Coal Miner; and Frieda L. LOEBEL age 21, born IL.
    On 9 Apr 1930, the census shows the widowed Frank LOEBEL age 65 living in Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois. He and his parents were said to have been born in Europe. He owned his home, valued at $2,500. With him was his single daughter, Frieda L. LOEBEL age 30, born Illinois. She was a Packer at the Hat Factory.

Children of Frank and Pauline A. (WINKLER) LOEBEL:

3-6-1. Frank LOEBEL, born 12 Jun 1892, Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois.

3-6-2. Mary Pauline LOEBEL, born 21 Jun 1894, Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois.

3-6-3. Walter Oscar LOEBEL, born 7 Jun 1897, Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois. Walter died 6 Dec 1973, Highland, Madison County, Illinois.
    Walter married Marie Gertrude KAST. She was born 22 Mar 1900, Pomeroy, Meigs County, Ohio, daughter of Otto and Christina Mary (PATTBERG) KAST. Marie died 31 Jan 1994, Highland, Madison County, Illinois.

3-6-4. Frieda L. LOEBEL, born 19 Jun 1898, Trenton, Clinton County, Illinois.






#4
Anna Hanke Kalt

of
St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri

Anna HANKE, born Aug 1829, Austria. She died Sunday, 26 May 1901, St. Louis, Missouri.
    Anna married Joseph KALT 17 Mar 1857, Clinton County, Illinois. Joseph was born Feb 1825, Baden, Germany.
    On 2 Jun 1880, the census shows Joseph (55) and Anna (50) KALT living in St. Louis, Missouri. He was born in Baden. His parents were said to have been born in Baden. Anna was born in Austria. Her parents were said to have been born in Austria. With them were their children: Wm KALT age 16, born Illinois; Kate KALT age 18, born Illinois; and Anna KALT age 12, born Missouri. William worked at a rope factory.
    On 8 Jun 1900, the census shows Joseph (75) and Anna (69) KALT living in St. Louis, Missouri. Joseph was born Feb 1825, Germany. Anna was born Aug 1829, Germany. Their parents were said to have been born in Germany. Joseph was a day laborer. Anna came to America in 1854. They were renting their home. Anna had given birth to 6 children with 3 living. With them were their children: James KALT age 33, born Apr 1867, Missouri; George KALT age 29, born Jan 1871, Missouri and Mary KALT age 25, born May 1875, Missouri. James and George were day laborers. Mary was a seamstress. (Note: I don't know if this is the right family or not as the children just don't fit.)
    According to Anna's obituary, she had 3 children at the time of her death. They were William, Kate and Anna. I don't understand the James, Geoge and Mary in the 1900 census.

Children of Joseph and Anna (HANKE) KALT:

4-1. Katharine "Kate" KALT, born 1861/62, Clinton County, Illinois.

4-2. William KALT, born Apr 1864, Clinton County, Illinois.
    William married Anna GAVIN.
    (See #4-2 following)

4-3. Anna KALT, born 1867/68, St. Louis, Missouri.




#4-2
William Kalt

of
St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri

William KALT, born Apr 1864, Clinton County, Illinois, son of Joseph and Anna (HANKE) KALT.
    William married Anna GAVIN. He was a plasterer in St. Louis, Missouri. She was born Mar 1873, Missouri.
    In 1890, the St. Louis Directory shows William KALT living on the northeast corner of Sophie Avenue and Kossuth Avenue. He was a Plasterer.
    On 5 Jun 1900, the census shows William (36) and Anna (27) KALT living 2321 Pope Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri. He was said to have been born Apr 1864, Missouri and his parents in Germany. Anna was said to have been born Mar 1873, Missouri and her parents in Ireland. He was a plasterer. They were renting their home. They were said to have been married 5 years. She had given birth to 5 children with 4 living. With them were their children: Anna age 6, born Mar 1894, MO; Willie KALT age 6, born Aug 1896, MO; Joseph KALT age 6, born Nov 1898, MO; and Katie KALT age 0 months, born May 1900, Missouri. (Note: ancestry.com has the name listed as KALL, but you can see that it is KALT on the census record.)
    On 20 Apr 1910, the census shows the widowed Annie KALT age 35 living at 2537 Robin Avenue, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri. Annie was said to have been born in Missouri and her parents in Ireland. She was said to have had 5 children with 5 living. With her were her children: Annie KALT age 15; Willie KALT age 14; Joe KALT age 11; Bessie KALT age 8; and John KALT age 7. All born in Missouri. Willie and Joe were news boys.
    On 20 Jan 1920, the census shows the widowed Annie KALT age 44 living at 4533 Ruskin Avenue, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri. She was said to have been born in Missouri and her parents in Ireland. She was a Jantress at a public school. With her were her children: Anna KALT age 24; William KALT age 23; Joseph KALT age 21; Bessie KALT age 18; and John KALT age 16. All born in Missouri. William was a laborer for a Motor Manufacturer Company. Joseph was a teamster at a coal company. John was a grocery clerk.
    On 23 Apr 1930, the census shows the widowed Annie KALT age 54 living at 4534 Arlington Avenue, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri. She was said to have been born in Missouri. She was renting at $45 a month. With here were her children: William KALT age 30; Joe KALT age 27; and Johnie KALT age 24. William and Johnie were laborers. Also with them was Annie's brother, Tom GAVAN age 29, born Missouri. He was a Plasterer.
    On 2 Apr 1940, the census shows the widowed Anna KALT age 68 living at 4967 Arlington, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri. She was said to have been living in the same place in 1935. Anna was said to have been born in Missouri. She was renting her home at $25 a month. She had an 8th grade education. With her were her children: William KALT age 41, born MO, 8th grade education; Joseph KALT age 39, born MO, Laborer at the Fruit Auction, 8th grade education; John KALT age 35, born MO, Truck Driver, 8th grade education; Anna KALT age 42, born MO, 8th grade education; and Elizabeth KALT age 37, born MO, 8th grade education.

Children of William and Anna (GAVIN) KALT:

4-1-1. Anna KALT, born Mar 1894, St. Louis, Missouri.

4-1-2. William Thomas "Willie" KALT, born Aug 1896, St. Louis, Missouri.
    On 5 Jun 1918, William's World War 1 Draft Registration Card has, William Thomas KALT age 21, born 6 Aug 1896, St. Louis, Missouri. He was living at 5020 Union Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri. His employer was The Arnold Company. His nearest relative was his mother, Mrs. Annie KALT, same address. He was medium height and stout with gray eyes and brown hair.
    At time of his death, he was a Coal Retail owner. He never married.

4-1-3. Joseph "Joe" KALT, born 20 Nov 1898, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri. Joseph died 14 Dec 1958, Firmin Desloge Hospital, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri. (Death Cert. #58-045884 - Dolores SULLIVAN was informant) He was said to have been a widower at time of death. Burial 17 Dec 1958, Calvary Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri. Lot 1063, Section 23, Interment #266720. Joseph married Celeste Sarah MENEFEE 1924. She was born 25 Jan 1905, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, daughter of Edward and Ester (TINDALL) MENEFEE. Celeste died 10 Nov 1931, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri. Burial 13 Nov 1931, Memorial Park Cemetery. On 12 Sep 1918, Joseph's World War I Draft Registration Card has, Joseph Leo KALT age 19, born 20 Nov 1898. He was living at 4909 Geraldine Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri. Joseph was short and stout with brown eyes and black hair. At time of death he was said to have been a Maintenance Man at the Ball Park. Joe and Celeste had a daughter.

4-1-4. Katie KALT, born May 1900, St. Louis, Missouri.

4-1-5. Bessie KALT, born 26 May 1900, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri. Katie died 16 Jul 1901, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri. Burial 17 Jul 1901, Calvary Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri. Lot 000S, Section 16, Interment #266721.

4-1-6. John Leo "Johnnie" KALT, born 13 Feb 1903, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri. John died 30 May 1952, 9809 Highway 59, rural St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri. Burial was 2 Jun 1952, Calvary Cemetery, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri. Lot 1060, Section 23, Interment #266719.
    John married Helen Jane ___?___ .(Note: There was a Helen KALT who was the informant on the death record of Charles BREIDING. It doesn't list how she is related. I don't know if this is the same Helen.)
    In 1952, at time of John's death, they were living at 5051 Union Blvd, St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri. He was a truck driver for a concrete business.



Genealogical Sources


***United States Federal Census Records (Note: All census records are recorded as they are, including misspelled names and wrong ages and dates, in order to keep each record accurate.).
***United States Social Security Records.
***Cemeteries of Clinton and Marion County.
***Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900.
***Illinois Statewide Death Index, Pre–1916.
***Database of Illinois Death Certificates, 1916–1950.
***Illinois Public Domain Land Tract Sales Database.
***Clinton County Birth Records.
***Clinton County Death Records.
***Clinton County Marriage Records.
***Clinton County Land Records.
***Missouri Death Certificates, 1910-1960.
***Missouri Birth & Death Records Database, Pre-1910.
***St. Louis Death Records.
***Naturalization Records of the United States.
***Letter from Uncle Joseph Hanke to his nephew, my great-grandfather, Julius Merten.
***History of Clinton and Marion Counties-1881.
***World War I Draft Registration Cards.
***Personal Family Records.




Compiled by:
(Great-Great-Great-Grandson of Franz and Ann (Walter) Hanke)
(Great-Great-Grandson of Edward and Josephine (Hanke) Merten)
(Great-Grandson of Julius and Anna (Maier) Merten)
(Grandson of William Philip and Beatrice Margaret Julietta (Merten) Frakes
(Son of Philip Howard and Monna Marilyn (Conant) Frakes)

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