Chapter 2
The George Mann Family

Arrives In
Indiana, U.S.A.




George Mann
of
Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana


Georg George MANN, born 29 Oct 1795, Prebitz, Bayreuth, Oberfranken, Bavaria (Bayern), Germany, son of Johann and Elisabetha (KLAUS) MANN. (See Chapter 1) Georg died 10 Mar 1863, Spencer County, Indiana. Burial at St. Peter's Cemetery, Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana. His name is spelled Georg MANN on his grave stone.
    Georg married Margaretha Magdalena KUFFNER 10 Jun 1821, Creussen, Oberfranken, Bavaria, Germany. She was born 12 Aug 1804, Pebitz, Bavaria, Germany. She died after 14 Aug 1860 and before 1 Sep 1870, Spencer County, Indiana, U.S.A.
    In Jun 1851, George and his family began their journey from Cresussen to Bremen to New Orleans to Indiana.
    On 19 Jul 1852, George MANN became a naturalized citizen of the United States in Perry County, Indiana. The paper says that he immigrated to the United States in 1851 from Bavaria.
    On 14 Aug 1860, the census shows George (70) and Magdalena (61) MANN living in Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana. New Boston Post Office. Both said to have been born in Germany. George was listed as a Farmer. Their real estate was valued at $300 and personal property at $150.

Children of George and Margaretha Magdalena (KUFFNER) MANN:

1. Johann "John" MANN, born 1 Mar 1824, Bavaria, Germany.
    John married Mary FEIGEL 14 Apr 1856, Spencer County, Indiana.

2. Wolfgang "Wolf" MANN, born 24 Jan 1826, Losau, Oberfranken, Bavaria (Bayern), Germany.
    Wolfgang married Margaretha LEISTNER, daughter of August George Martin and Elizabetha (LAUTNER) LEISTNER.
    (See #2 following)

3. Barbara Anna MANN, born 22 Aug 1827, Losau, Oberfranken, Bavaria (Bayern), Germany.
    She married John LEISTNER, son of August George Martin and Elizabetha (LAUTNER) LEISTNER..
    (See #3 following)

4. Elisabetha "Elizabeth" MANN, born 11 Dec 1829, Losau, Oberfranken, Oberfranken, Bavaria (Bayern), Germany.
    Elizabeth married John FISCHER.
    (See #4 following)

5. Andreas Frederick "Andrew" MANN, born 5 Nov 1831, Losau, Oberfranken, Bavaria (Bayern), Germany.
    Andrew marrid 1st Parozade WINKLER.
    Andrew marrid 2nd Katherine LEISTNER, daughter of August George Martin and Elizabetha (LAUTNER) LEISTNER..
    ( See Chapter 3)




#2
Wolfgang Mann

of
Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana


Wolfgang "Wolf" MANN, born 24 Jan 1826, Lossau, Bayreuth, Oberfranken, Bavaria (Bayern), Germany, son of George and Margaretha Magdalena (KUFFNER) MANN. He died 1869. He is buried at St. Peter’s German-Evangelical (UCC) Church, Lamar, Spencer County, Indiana.
    Wolfgang married Margaretha Mary "Margaret" LEISTNER 11 Jul 1853, Spencer County, Indiana. (Note: The Indiana State record recorded it as Wolfgang MANN and Margaretta LEISTNER.) She was born about 1835, Langenreuth, Oberfranken, Bavaria, Germany, daughter of August George Martin and Elizabetha (LAUTNER) LEISTNER. Margaret died Wednesday, 20 Sep 1905 at her home in German Ridge, Tobin Township, Perry County, Indiana. She was 70 years, 4 months and 6 days old. Buried 35 years to the day she went to Perry County. Burial in St. John's Cemetery, Tobin Township, Perry County, Indiana.
    On 11 Aug 1860, the census shows Wolf (36) and Margaret (36) MANN living in Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana. With them were their children Elizabeth age 3 and George age 3 months.
    On 18 Aug 1870, the census shows Margt. MANN age 35 living in Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana. She was said to have been born in Indiana. With her was daughter Elizabeth MANN age 13, born Indiana.
    Margaret married 2nd Johann Peter "John" MAIER 6 Oct 1870, Perry County, Indiana (Marriage record has Margaretha MANN married John MAIER, Jr. - Book 4, Page 28). (See Maier Family, Chapter 3)

Children of Wolfgang and Margaretha Mary (LEISTNER) MANN:

2-1. Andreas MANN, born 11 Jul 1854, Spencer County, Indiana.

2-2. Elizabeth "Lizzie" MANN, born 1856/57, Spencer County, Indiana.
    Lizzie married John SCHMERWITZ.
    (See #2-2 following)

2-3. George MANN, born 25 Feb 1860, Spencer County, Indiana.


#2-2
Elizabeth Mann Schmerwitz

of
Anderson Township, Perry County, Indiana


Elizabeth "Lizzie" MANN, born Feb 1857, Spencer County, Indiana, daughter of Wolfgang and Margaretha Magdalena (LEISTNER) MANN.
    Lizzie married John SCHMERWITZ 21 Jun 1877, Perry County, Illinois. He was born 1846/47, Ohio. His parents were born in Bavaria. He died young.
    On 30 Jun 1880, the census shows John (33) and Elizabeth (23) SMEARZITZ living in Troy Township, Perry County, Indiana. With them was their son John, Jr. SMEARZITZ age 2. John was a farmer.
    On 13 Jun 1900, the census shows the widowed Lizzie SCHMERWITC age 43 living in Anderson Township, Perry County, Indiana. She was said to have been born Feb 1857, Indiana and her parents in Indiana. Lizzie was listed as a farmer. She owned their farm free of mortgage. She was said to have given birth to 4 children with 3 living. With her were her children John SCHMERWITC age 22; Louisa SCHMERWITC age 19; and Lena SCHMERWITC age 13. John was a farmer.
    On 26 Apr 1910, the census shows the widowed Elizabeth SCHMERWITZ age 53 living in Anderson Township, Perry County, Indiana. With her were her children John SCHMERWITZ age 32; and Louisa SCHMERWITZ age 28. They owned their farm free of mortgage.
    On 8 Jan 1920, the census shows the widowed Lizzie SCHMERWITZ age 62, living in Anderson Township, Perry County, Indiana. With her were her children John SCHMERWITZ age 41; and Louise SCHMERWITZ age 38. They owned their home free of mortgage. Louise was listed as a dress maker.
    On 30 Apr 1930, the census shows the widowed Lizzie SCHMERWITZ age 72 living in Anderson Township, Perry County, Indiana. With her were her children John SCHMERWITZ age 52; and Loueas SCHMERWITZ age 48. Louise did housekeeping for another family. They owned their home.

Children of Fred and Elizabeth (MANN) SCHMERWITZ:

2-2-1. John SCHMERWITZ, Jr., born Feb 1878, Perry County, Indiana.
    John was a farm laborer.
    John never married.

2-2-2. Louise SCHMERWITZ, born 28 May 1881, Perry County, Indiana.
    She was a dress maker.
    She never married.

2-2-3. child SCHMERWITZ, died young.

2-2-4. Mary Paulena “Lena” SCHMERWITZ, born May 1887, Spencer County, Indiana.
    Lena married Daniel P. SANDAGE.
    (See #2-2-4 following)


#2-2-4
Mary Paulena Schmerwitz Sandage

of
Anderson Township, Perry County, Indiana


Mary Paulena "Lena" SCHMERWITZ, born 15 May 1888, Spencer County, Indiana, daughter of Fred and Elizabeth (MANN) SCHMERWITZ. Lena died Oct 1969. Last place of residence was Tell City, Perry County, Indiana. (Note: Her name on her social security is Pauline SANDAGE.)
    Lena married Daniel P. SANDAGE 1901/02. He was born Dec 1878, Indiana, son of J. D. and Lavina (___?___) SANDAGE. He died between 1910 and 1920, Perry County, Indiana. (Note: Lena was listed as Lena M. SCHMERWITZ when she married.)
    On 5 May 1910, the census shows Daniel (29) and Lena (23) SANDAGE living in Troy Township, Perry County, Indiana. With them were their children L. Pearl SANDAGE age 6; Zelda D. SANDAGE age 3; and Dewie K. SANDAGE age 5 months. Dan was a farm laborer. They were renting their home. The census said that Lena had given birth to 4 children with one having died before census date.
    He died young leaving her with three girls and one boy to raise alone.
    On 7 Jan 1920, the census shows the widowed Paulina SANDAGE age 32 living in Tell City, Perry County, Indiana. With here were her children Pearl SANDAGE age 15; Zelda SANDAGE age 12; Dewey SANDAGE age 10; and Mabel SANDAGE age 7. They owned their home with a mortgage. Pearl was working at the Woolen Mill to help support the family. She was only 15. (Note: This mill closed in 1953.)
    On 16 Apr 1930, the census shows the widowed Pauline SANDAGE age 42, living at 821 Eleventh Street, Tell City, Troy Township, Perry County, Indiana. With her were her children Zelda D. SANDAGE age 22; Andrew Dewey SANDAGE age 20; and Mabel L. SANDAGE age 17. They owned their home, valued at $1,700.00. They owned a radio. Lena was 15 when she married. Lena took in washing at her home. Zelda worked at the furniture factory. Dewey worked in an office at a factory.

Children of Daniel and Mary Paulena (SCHMERWITZ) SANDAGE:

2-2-4-1. Daniel F. SANDAGE, born 1903, Perry County, Indiana. He died 15 Oct 1903, age of 8 months.

2-2-4-2. L. Pearl SANDAGE, born 1904, Perry County, Indiana.

2-2-4-3. Zelda D. SANDAGE, born 1906/07, Perry County, Indiana.
    (Note: Possibly married ___?___ IDOL. If so, birth and death dates are: 6 Apr 1907 1 Mar 1993 Tell City, Perry, Indiana.)

2-2-4-4. Andrew K. "Dewey" SANDAGE, born 23 Nov 1909, Perry County, Indiana.
    On 21 May 1942, Dewey A. SANDAGE enlisted into the United States Military in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia for the purpose of taking part in World War 2. He was born 1909, Perry County, Indiana. He was a high school graduate. He was single.

2-2-4-5. Mabel L. SANDAGE, born 31 May 1912, Perry County, Indiana. She died 19 Aug 1999. Last place of residence was Tell City, Perry County, Indiana.


#3
Barbara Anna Mann Leistner

of
Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana


Barbara Anna MANN, born 22 Aug 1827, Lossau, Bayreuth, Oberfranken, Bavaria (Bayern), Germany, daughter of George and Margaretha Magdalena (KUFFNER) MANN. She died before the 1900 census.
    Barbara married Johann Martin "John" LEISTNER 4 Nov 1854, Spencer County, Indiana. He was born 29 Mar 1824, Langenreuth, Oberfranken, Bavaria, Germany, son of August George Martin and Elizabetha (LAUTNER) LEISTNER. He died before the 1900 census.
    On 14 Aug 1860, the census shows John (36) and Barbara (29) LEISNER living in Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana. They were born in Germany. He was a farmer. His real estate was valued at $250.00. His personal property at $115.00. With them was their daughter, Elizabeth LEISNER age 3, born Indiana.
    In Sep 1870, the census shows John (46) and Barbara (43) LISTNER living in Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana. John and Barbara were born in Bavaria. John's real estate was valued at $1,000.00. His personal property was valued at $500.00. With them were their two daughters: Elizabeth age 13; and Margaret age 7. Children born in Indiana.
    On 9 Jun 1880, the census show John (55) and Barbara (50) LEISTNER living in Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana. John was a farmer. With them were their children: Elizabeth age 18; Margaret age 15; and Wolfgang age 9.
    On 23 Jun 1900, the census shows the single Wolfgang LEISTNER age 29 living in Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana. He was born Mary 1871, Indiana. He was a farmer and owned his farm free of mortgage. With him was his sister, Elizabeth LEISTNER age 40, born Sep 1859, Indiana. She was taking care of household.

Children of John and Barbara Anna (MANN) LEISTNER:

3-1. Elizabeth LEISTNER, born Sep 1861/62, Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana.

3-2. Margaret LEISTNER, born 1864/65, Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana.

3-3. Wolfgang LEISTNER, born May 1871, Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana.
    Wolf married Flora KRUEGER.
    (See #3-3 following)


#3-3
Wolfgang A. Leistner

of
Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana


Wolfgang A. "Wolf" LEISTNER, born May 1871, Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana, son of John and Barbara Anna (MANN) LEISTNER.
    Wolf married Flora KRUEGER 1 Mar 1908, Spencer County, Indiana.
    On 19 Apr 1910, the census shows Wolf (39) and Flora (34) LEISTNER living in Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana. Both born in Indiana. Their parents were born in Germany. He was a farmer and owned his farm free of mortgage. With them was their daughter, Milda LEISTNER age 5 months.
    On 30 Jan 1920, the census shows Wolf (58) and Flora (43) LEISTNER living in Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana. Both born in Indiana. Their parents were born in Germany. They owned thier home free of mortgage. With them were their children: Milda age 11; and Adolph age 5. Both born in Indiana.
    On 29 Apr 1930, the census shows Wolf A. (58) and Flora (55) LEISTNER living in Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana. Both born in Indiana. Their parents were born in Germany. They owned thier home. He was 37 and she was 33 when they married. He was a farmer. He was not a veteran. With them were their children: Mildred age 20; and Adolph age 15.

Children of Wolfgang and Flora (KRUEGER) LEISTNER:

3-3-1. Mildred "Milda" LEISTNER, born 1909, Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana.

3-3-2. Adolph LEISTNER, born 1914/15, Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana.


#4
Elisabetha Mann Fischer

of
Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana


Elisabetha "Elizabeth" MANN, born 11 Dec 1829, Lossau, Bayreuth, Oberfranken, Bavaria (Bayern), Germany, daughter of George and Margaretha Magdalena (KUFFNER) MANN. Elizabeth died 21 Jul 1910, Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana.
    Elizabeth married John FISCHER 22 May 1855, Spencer County, Indiana. John was born 1819, Bavaria, Germany. John died 21 Aug 1891, Spencer County, Indiana, age 72.
    On 14 Aug 1860, the census shows John (27) and Elizabeth (20) FISHER living in Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana. They had a New Boston Post Office. They were said to have been born in Germany. John was a Farmer. Their real estate was valued at $550 and personal property at $150. With them were: Margaret FISHER age 4, born IN; Barbara FISHER age 3, born IN; and Andrew FISHER age 1, born IN.
    On 2 Sep 1870, the census shows John (48) and Elizabeth (41) FISHER living in Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana. They had a Troy Post Office. Both said to have been born in Bavaria. John was a Farmer. Their real estate was valued at $800 and personal property at $200. With them were: Margaret FISHER age 15, born IN; Barbara FISHER age 13, born IN; Andrew FISHER age 11, born IN; John FISHER age 8, born IN; Cooney FISHER age 5, born IN; William FISHER age 3, born IN; Anna FISHER age 2, born IN; and Maria FISHER age age 5 months, born in April, born IN.
    On 9 Jun 1880, the census shows John (58) and Elizabeth (50) FISCHER living in Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana. John was said to have been born in Bavaria and his parents in Bavaria. Elizabeth was said to have been born in Bavaria and her parents in Bavaria. John was a Farmer. With them were their children: John FISCHER age 20, born IN; Coniyund FISCHER age 15, born IN; Annie FISCHER age 11, born IN; Mary FISCHER age 10, born IN; Frederick FISCHER age 10, born IN; and William FISCHER age 13, born IN.
    On 23 Jun 1900, the census shows the widowed Elizabeth FISHER age 60 living in Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana. She was said to have been born Dec 1829, Germany and her parents in Germany. She owned her farm free of mortgage. She was said to have given birth to 10 children with 9 living. Elizabeth was said to have immigrated to the United States from Germany in 1850. With her was her son, Frederick A. FISHER age 28, born Feb 1872, Indiana. Frederick was a Farmer.
    On 18 Apr 1910, the census shows the widowed Elizabeth FISCHER age 80 living in Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana. She was born in Germany. She was living with her son, Fred FISCHER age 38, born Indiana. He was a Farmer. He owned his farm with a mortgage.

Children of John and Elisabetha (MANN) FISCHER:

4-1. Margaret FISCHER, born Jul 1855, Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana.
    Margaret married Wolfgang LIPPERT.
    (See #4-1 following)

4-2. Barbara FISCHER, born 1856/57, Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana.

4-3. Andrew FISCHER, born Oct 1858, Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana.
    Andrew married Anna NUETZEL.
    (See #4-3 following)

4-4. John FISCHER, born Sep 1862, Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana.
    John married Mary B. ZINSER.
    (See #4-4 following)

4-5. Coniyund "Cooney" FISCHER, born 1864/65, Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana.

4-6. William FISCHER, born Jan 1867, Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana.
    William married Margaret UEBELHART.
    (See #4-6 following)

4-7. Anna "Annie" FISCHER, born Apr 1870, Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana.
    Anna married Michael ERNST 24 Jan 1888, Spencer County, Indiana.

4-8. Mary FISCHER, born 1870/71, Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana.
    Mary married Mike SCHAUS 22 Aug 1897, Spencer County, Indiana.

4-9. Frederick FISCHER, born Feb 1872, Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana.

4-10. child FISCHER, died young.


#4-1
Margaret Fischer Lippert

of
Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana


Margaret "Maggie" FISCHER, born Jul 1855, Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana, daughter of John and Elisabetha (MANN) FISCHER.
    Margaret married Wolfgang LIPPERT 1879/80. He was born Oct 1842, Bavaria, Germany, son of Andrew and Conchunder (___?___) LIPPERT.
    On 11 Aug 1860, the census shows Andrew (56) and Conchunder (44) LIPPERT living in Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana. They were born in Germany. He was a farmer. Real estate valued at $800.00. Personal property valued at $325.00. With them were their children: Wolf G. age 18, born Germany; Barbre age 15, born Germany; Woolf G. age 10, born Germany; Coonrod age 5, born Indiana; and Catherine age 2, born Indiana. (Note: Yes there really is a Wolf G. LIPPERT and a Woolf G. LIPPERT in the same family.)
    On 1 Sep 1870, the census shows the single Wolf LIPPERT age 27, born Bavaria, living in Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana. He was a farmer. His real estate was valued at $600.00. His personal property was valued at $100.00. He lived next to his mother, Kon.... LIPPERT age 55, born Bavaria. Her real estate was valued at $2,000.00. Her personal property was valued at $600.00.
    On 9 Jun 1880, the census shows Wolf (37) and Margaret (25) LIPPERT living in Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana. He was born in Indiana and his parents in Bavaria. She was born in Bavaria, as were her parents. He was a farmer.
    On 16 Jun 1900, the census shows Wolfgang (57) and Margaret (44) LIPPERT living in Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana. He was born Oct 1842, Germany. His parents were born in Germany. She was born Jul 1855, Indiana. Her parents were born in Germany. Wolfgang was a farmer. He owned his farm free of mortgage. Wolfgang immigrated to the United States in 1850. They had been married 20 years. She had given birth to 6 children with 3 living. With them were their children: Anna K. age 18, born Nov 1881, IN; Conrad R. age 15, born Aug 1884, IN; and Wilhelmina age 11, born Aug 1888, IN. Also with them was nephew, Rudolph F. FISCHER age 1, Sep 1898, IN.
    On 15 Apr 1910, the census shows Wolf (67) and Maggie (54) LIPPERT living in Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana. He and his parents were born in Germany. She was born in Indiana and her parents in Germany. Wolf was a farmer. He moved to the United States in 1850. They had been married 30 years. She had given birth to 5 children with 3 living. With them was their son, Roddie age 24, born IN. Robbie was a farmer with his father.
    On 29 Jan 1920, the census shows Wolf (77) and Margaret (64) LIPPERT living in Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana. He and his parents were born in Bavaria. She was born in Indiana and her parents were born in Germany. They owned their home free of mortgage. Wolf arrived in the United States in 1851 and became a citizen in 1854. With them was their daugther, Minnie LIPPERT age 31.
    On 25 Apr 1930, the census shows the widowed Margaret LIPPERT age 74, living in Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana. She was living with her daughter, son-in-law and their son: Albert (43) and Minnie (42) COLLIGON. Their son, Harold COLLIGON age 7. Albert was 35 and Minnie 34 when they married. They owned their home.

Children of Wolfgang and Margaret (FISCHER) LIPPERT:

4-1-1. Anna K. LIPPERT, born Nov 1881, Spencer County, Indiana.

4-1-2. Conrad R. "Radie" LIPPERT, born Aug 1884, Spencer County, Indiana.
    Radie married Anna HESSIG.
    (See #4-1-2 following)

4-1-3. Wilhelmina "Minnie" LIPPERT, born Aug 1888, Spencer County, Indiana.
    Minnie married Albert COLLIGNON.
    (See #4-1-3 following)

4-1-4. child LIPPERT, died young.

4-1-5. child LIPPERT, died young.

4-1-6. child LIPPERT, died young.


#4-1-2
Conrad R. Lippert

of
Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana


Conrad R. "Raddie" LIPPERT, born Aug 1884, Spencer County, Indiana, son of Wolfgang and Margaret (FISCHER) LIPPERT.
    Radie married Anna HESSIG. She was born Nov 1885, Indiana, daughter of John and Anna (___?___) HESSIG.
    On 12 Sep 1918, Raddie's World War 1 Draft Registration Card has, Raddie LIPPERT age 34, born 15 Aug 1884. He was living in rural Lamar, Spencer County, Indiana. He was a self-employed farmer. His nearest relative was Annie LIPPERT, his wife. He was medium height and build with blue eyes and light color hair.
    On 29 Jan 1920, the census shows Radie (35) and Anna (34) LIPPERT living in Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana. They were born in Indiana. They owned their home with a mortgage. Radie was a farmer.
    On 29 Apr 1930, the census shows Raddie (46) and Anna (45) LIPPERT living in Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana. He was 31 and she was 30 when they married. Radie was a farmer. He was not a veteran. Living with them was Anna's widowed mother, Anna HESSIG age 69, born Indiana. Her parents were born in Germany.


#4-1-3
Wilhelmina Lippert Collignon

of
Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana


Wilhelmina "Minnie" LIPPERT, born Aug 1888, Spencer County, Indiana, daughter of Wolfgang and Margaret (FISCHER) LIPPERT.
    Minnie married Albert COLLIGNON.
    On 25 Apr 1930, the census shows Albert (43) and Minnie (42) COLLIGON living in Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana. He was born in Indiana, as was his father. His mother was born in Germany. She was born in Indiana and her parents in Germany. They owned their home. Albert was a farmer. With them was their son, Harold COLLIGON age 7. Also living with them was Minnie's widowed mother, Margaret LIPPERT age 74.

Son of Albert and Wilhelmina (LIPPERT) COLLIGNON:

4-1-3-1. Harold COLLIGNON, born 1922/23, Spencer County, Indiana.


#4-3
Andrew Fischer

of
Troy Township, Spencer County, Indiana


Andrew FISCHER, born Oct 1858, Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana, son of John and Elisabetha (MANN) FISCHER.
    Andrew married Anna NUETZEL 13 Apr 1882, Spencer County, Indiana. She was born Sep 1861, Indiana.
    On 5 Jun 1900, the census shows Andrew (51) and Anna (47) FISCHER living in Troy Township, Perry County, Indiana. He was born Oct 1858, Indiana. His parents were born in Germany. Anna was born Sep 1861, Indiana. Her parents were born in Germany. Andrew was a farmer and owned his farm free of mortgage. Anna had given birth to 2 children with 1 living. With them was their son, Charles age 17, born Feb 1883, Indiana.
    On 30 Apr 1910, the census shows Andrew (51) and Anna (48) FISCHER living on Eleventh Street, Tell City, Troy Township, Perry County, Indiana. They were born in Indiana. Their parents were born in Germany. They had been married 28 years. Anna had given birth to 3 children with 1 living. Andrew was a chain maker at a chain factory. They owned their home free of mortgage.
    On 28 Jan 1920, the census shows Andrew (60) and Anna (58) FISCHER living at 337 11th Street, Tell City, Troy Township, Perry County, Indiana. They were born in Indiana. Their parents were born in Germany. He was a laborer at a furniture company. They owned their home free of mortgage.
    On 7 Apr 1930, the census shows Andrew (71) and Anna (68) FISCHER living at 337 11th Street, Tell City, Troy Township, Perry County, Indiana. They were born in Indiana. Their parents were born in Germany. They owned their home, valued at $2,500.00. He was 23 and she was 20 when they married. Andrew was retired. He was not a veteran.

Childrlen of Andrew and Anna (NUETZEL) FISCHER:

4-3-1. Charles Wolfgang Peter FISCHER, born Feb 1883, Indiana.
    Charles married Amelia ___?___ .
    (See #4-3-1 following)

4-3-2. child FISCHER, died young.

4-3-3. child FISCHER, died young.


#4-3-1
Charles Wolfgang Peter Fischer

of
Troy Township, Spencer County, Indiana


Charles Wolfgang Peter FISCHER, born Feb 1883, Indiana, son of Andrew and Anna (NUETZEL) FISCHER.
    Charles married Amelia ___?___ 1904/05, Perry County, Indiana.
    On 30 Apr 1910, the census shows Charles R. (28) and Amelia (27) FISCHER living on Eleventh Street, Tell City, Troy Township, Perry County, Indiana. They were born in Indiana. Their parents were born in Indiana. They had been married 5 years. Amelia had given birth to 2 children with 2 living. Charles was a chain maker at a chain factory. With them were their children: Edward age 4; and Erna age 3. Born in Indiana.
    On 12 Sep 1918, Charles' World War 1 Draft Registration Card has, Charles Wolfgang Peter FISCHER age 35, born 7 Feb 1883. He was living 341 11th Street, Tell City, Perry County, Indiana. He was working at the Tell City Furniture Company. His nearest relative was Amelia FISCHER. Charles was tall with medium build, gray eyes and white hair.
    On 28 Jan 1920, the census shows Charles R. (37) and Amelia (38) FISCHER living at 347 11th Street, Tell City, Troy Township, Perry County, Indiana. They were born in Indiana. Their parents were born in Indiana. They owned their home free of mortgage. He was a laborer at the chain factory. With them were their children: Edward age 14; Erna age 12; Emily age 7; Marie age 5; and Carl age 1.
    On 7 Apr 1930, the census shows Charles W. (47) and Amelia (48) FISCHER living at 347 11th Street, Tell City, Troy Township, Perry County, Indiana. They were born in Indiana. Their parents were born in Indiana. He was 21 and she was 23 when they married. They owned their home, valued at $3,500.00. He was a foreman at a furniture factory. He was not a veteran. With them were their children: Erna age 23; Emily age 18; Marcie age 16; and Carl age 11. There was also a boarder living with them, Alberta HAYCOX age 16. Erna was a stenographer at a furniture factory.

Children of Charles Wolfgang Peter and Amelia (___?___) FISCHER:

4-3-1-1. Edward FISCHER, born 1905/06, Perry County, Indiana.

4-3-1-2. Erna FISCHER, born 1906/07, Perry County, Indiana.

4-3-1-2. Emily FISCHER, born 1912, Perry County, Indiana.

4-3-1-2. Marie/Marcie FISCHER, born 1914 Perry County, Indiana.

4-3-1-2. Carl A. FISCHER, born 4 Aug 1918, Perry County, Indiana. He died 27 Sep 2006. His last place of residence was Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky.
    On 22 Dec 1942, Carl A. FISCHER enlisted into the United States Military in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana. He was born 1918, Indiana. He was married. He was a high school graduate.


#4-4
John Fischer

of
Harrison Township, Spencer County, Indiana


John FISCHER, born Sep 1862, Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana, son of John and Elisabetha (MANN) FISHER.
    John married Mary B. ZINSER 14 Apr 1885, Spencer County, Indiana. She died before 15 Jun 1900.
    On 15 Jun 1900, the census shows the widowed John FISCHER age 37, living in Harrison Township, Spencer County, Indiana. He was said to have been born Sep 1862, Indiana and parents in Germany. John was a Farmer. He owned his farm free of mortgage. His wife was said to have given birth to 4 children with 4 living. With them were his children: Louis W. FISCHER age 14, born Aug 1885, IN; Josie R. FISCHER age 12, born Sep 1887, IN; Emma F. FISCHER age 9, born May 1891, IN; and Adolph FISCHER age 5, born Aug 1894, IN. (Note: Baby Son, Rudolph FISCHER age was living with John's sister, Margaret LIPPERT.)
    On 10 May 1910, the census shows the widowed John FISCHER age 47, living in Harrison Township, Spencer County, Indiana. He was said to have been born in Indiana and his parents in Germany. John was a Farmer. He owned his farm with a mortgage. With him were his children: Emma FISCHER age 19, born IN; Adolph FISCHER age 15, born IN; and Rudolph F. FISCHER age 11, born IN.
    On 3 Jan 1920, the census shows the widowed John FISCHER age 57, living in Harrison Township, Spencer County, Indiana. He was born in Indiana. He owned his home free of mortgage. He was a Farmer.

Children of John and Mary B. (ZINSER) FISCHER:

4-4-1. Louis W. FISCHER, born Aug 1885, Spencer County, Indiana. Louis died 1906. Burial in Saint Peter United Church of Christ Cemetery, Lamar, Spencer County, Indiana.

4-4-2. Josie R. FISCHER, born Sep 1887, Spencer County, Indiana.

4-4-3. Emma F. FISCHER, born May 1891, Spencer County, Indiana.

4-4-4. Adolph John FISCHER, born Aug 1894, Spencer County, Indiana.
    Adolph married Dora De GREENE.
    (See #4-4-4 following)

4-4-5. Rudolph Fred FISCHER, born Sep 1898, Spencer County, Indiana.
    On 12 Sep 1918, Rudolph's World War 1 Draft Registration Card has, Rudolph Fred FISCHER age 19, born 19 Sep 1898. He was living in Danvers, McLean County, Illinois. He was a farm hand for S.B. WILLERTON. His nearest relative was his father, John FISCHER of Lamar, Spencer County, Indiana. Rudolph was medium height and build with brown eyes and hair.


#4-4-4
Adolph John Fischer

of
Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan


Adolph John FISCHER, born 2 Aug 1894, Spencer County, Indiana, son of John and Mary B. (ZINSER) FISCHER. Adolph died Oct 1968. His last place of residence was Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan.
    Adolph married Dora De GREENE . She was bo rn 5 Nov 1901, Michigan. Dora died 27 Jul 1996. Her last place of residence was Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan.
    On 5 Jun 1917, Adolph's World War 1 Draft Registration Card has, Adolph John FISCHER age 22, born 2 Aug 1894, Lamar, Indiana. He was living in Lamar, Indiana. He was a farm laborer in Bloomfield. He was single. He was medium height and build with black eyes and black hair. (Note: He registered in Oakland, Bloomfield County, Michigan.)
    On 15 May 1930, the census shows Adolph (35) and Dora (28) FISCHER living in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan. He was said to have been born in Indiana and his parents in Indiana. Dora was said to have been born in Michigan and her parents in Michigan. Adolph was said to have been age 27 and Dora age 20 when they married. They owned their home, valued at $5,000. Adolph was a Road Work Contractor. He served in World War I. With them were their children: Doris FISCHER age 7, born MI; and Robert FISCHER age 5, born MI.
    On 11 Apr 1940, the census shows Adolph (45) and Dora (38) FISCHER living in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan. He was said to have been born in Indiana. Dora was said to have been born in Michigan. Adolph was a Salter in Road Building. They owned their home, valued at $6,000. Adolph had 2 years of high school. Dora had 1 year of high school. With them were their children: Doris FISCHER age 17, born MI; Robert FISCHER age 15, born MI; and Charles FISCHER age 7, born MI.
    In 1942, Adolph's World War II Draft Registration Card has, Adolph John FISCHER age 47, born 2 Aug 1894, Lamar, Indiana. He was living in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan. Hi contact person was R. T. DENYES of Grand Rapids.
    In 1951, the city directory shows Adolph J. and Dora FISCHER living in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan.

Children of Adolph John and Dora (De GREENE) FISCHER:

4-4-4-1. Doris FISCHER, born 1922/23, Michigan.

4-4-4-2. Robert FISCHER, born 1924/25, Michigan.

4-4-4-3. Charles Louis FISCHER, born 1932/33, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan.

4-4-4-4. Ronald FISCHER, born circa 1940, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan.


#4-6
William Fischer

of
Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana


William FISCHER, born Jan 1867, Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana, son of John and Elisabetha (MANN) FISHER.
    William married Margaret "Maggie" UEBELHART 10 Sep 1894, Spencer County, Indiana. Maggie was born Sep 1870, Indiana.
    On 7 Jun 1900, the census shows William (33) and Margaret (29) FISCHER living in Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana. He was born Jan 1867, Indiana. His parents born in Germany. She was born Sep 1870, Indiana. Her parents in Germany. William was a farmer. They owned their farm with a mortgage. They had been married 6 years. She had given birth to 4 children with 4 living. With them were their children: Frieda A. age 4, born Jul 1895, Indiana; Henry W. age 3, born Dec 1896, IN; Walter J. age 1, born Sep 1898, IN; Hanna F. W. age 2 months, born Nov 1900, IN.
    On 19 Apr 1910, the census shows William (43) and Maggie (39) FISCHER living in Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana. Both born in Indiana and their parents were born in Germany. They had been married 16 years. She had given birth to 7 children with 7 living. William was a farmer. They owned their farm free of mortgage. With them were their children: Freda age 11; Henry age 13; Walter age 11; Johnnie age 9; Amelia age 8; Nelda age 6; Herman age 4.
    On 30 Jan 1920, the census shows William (52) and Maggie (49) FISHER living in Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana. Both born in Indiana and their parents were born in Germany. They owned their home free of mortgage. William was a farmer. With them were their children: Henry age 23; Walter age 21; Johanna age 19; Amelia age 18; Nelda age 15; and Herman age 13. All children born in Indiana. They lived next to their cousins, the Wolfgang LEISTNER's.
    On 17 Apr 1930, the census shows William (63) and Maggie (58) FISCHER living in Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana. Both born in Indiana and their parents were born in Germany. They owned their home. William was a farmer. William was not a veteran. With them were their sons: Henry age 33; and Herman age 24. Both born in Indiana. Henry served in World War 1. Herman was not a veteran.

Children of William and Margaret (UEBELHART) FISCHER:

4-6-1. Freida A. FISCHER, born Jul 1895, Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana.

4-6-2. Henry W. FISHER, born 13 Dec 1896, Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana.
    On 5 Jun 1917, Henry's World War 1 Draft Registration Card has, Henry W. FISHER age 21, born 13 Dec 1896, Spencer County, Indiana. He was living in rural Lamar, Spencer County, Indiana. He was a farmer, working for his father, William FISHER, who was also his nearest relative. He was medium height and build with gray eyes and light color hair. (Note: Yes, he did sign his name FISHER not FISCHER.)

4-6-3. Walter J. FISCHER, born Sep 1898, Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana.
    On 12 Sep 1918, Walter's World War 1 Draft Registration Card has, Walter J. FISCHER age 19, born 15 Sep 1899. He was living in rural Lamar, Spencer County, Indiana. He was a farm laborer and worked for his father Willie FISCHER, who was also his nearest relative. Walter was medium height and build with blue eyes and brown hair. (Note: Yes he did sign his name FISCHER not FISHER.)

4-6-4. Hannah F. W. FISCHER, born Nov 1900, Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana.

4-6-5. Amelia FISCHER, born 1901/02, Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana.

4-6-6. Nelda FISCHER, born 1904, Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana.

4-6-7. Herman FISCHER, born 1906, Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana.






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