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Friedrich: Tilsit and Fuerstenau in East Prussia; Oak Park and Chicago Heights, IL; North Judson and Dyer, IN

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Friedrich: Tilsit and Fuerstenau in East Prussia; Oak Park and Chicago Heights, IL; North Judson and Dyer, IN

Posted: 1026809148000
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Surnames: Friedrich, Ness, Zimmerman, Rost, Gunner, Battermann, Wille, Warford, Kuklinski, Budwig, Niessen, Kuhn
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Friedrich Friedrich b. Date and Place Unknown, m. Unknown. In 1870 living in Egglinisken, East Prussia according to Carl Wilhelm Friedrich’s marriage records.

I. Carl Wilhelm Friedrich b. 24 Dec 1846, Tilsit area, East Prussia. m. 15 Dec 1870 in Fuerstenau, East Prussia (now Kmecin in Poland) to Marie Helene Ness, b. 26 Apr 1842 in Fuerstenau near Elbing (now Elblag), (daughter of Jacob Ness and Catharine Elisabeth Zimmerman). Helene d. 8 Jan 1918, Dyer, IND., buried: Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, Hobart, IND. Carl died 10 March 1924, Hobart, IND, buried: Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, Hobart, IN. Immigrated to U.S. on 22 May 1872 on the ship “Humboldt” from Stettin to New York. Stayed in New York City for 6 months, then moved to Oak Park, IL on Madison Street where he was an express agent for 3 years. Later moved to Chicago where was a saloon keeper and grocer on Paulina Street. In June 1884 to North Judson, IND where operated a grist and saw mill and later a flour mill. In 1893-95 had a grocery store in Chicago Heights on Chicago Road. From 1896-1918 operated a flour and feed mill in Dyer IND.

A.William Henry Friedrich b. 9 Sept 1871, Fuerstenau, East Prussia, occupation Miller and Inventor, m. (1) 16 Dec 1898, Ida Rost, b. 8 July 1871, North Judson, IND, (daughter of Peter Rost and Caroline), d. Sept 1914, Dyer, IND, buried: Oak Glen Cemetery, Thornton, m. (2) Oct 1917, Anna Gunther Gunner, b. 25 Mar 1876, Dyer, IND, d. 1955. William died 14 Nov 1961, Franklin, IND Masonic Home. Lived in Dyer and Cedar Lake, IND. Inventor of a steam engine, engineering parts, bank vault. US Patents: 1514042(4 Nov 1924) and 1493976 (13 May 1924).

B.LOUIS Martin Henry Friedrich b. 13 Dec 1873, Oak Park, IL on Madison Street, occupation Physician, m. 23 Apr 1903, in Chicago Heights, IL by Rev. E. Zech to Maria Dorothea WILHELMINA Battermann, b. 3 Dec 1878 on a farm near Dyer, IN, (daughter of Heinrich FRIEDRICH Christoph Battermann and Sophia MARIA Wille) occupation School teacher/housewife, d. 6 May 1949, Gary, IN, buried: Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, Hobart, IN. LOUIS died 10 Oct 1957, Valparaiso, IN at Porter Memorial Hosp., buried: Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, Hobart, IN. Opened office on 23 Aug 1902 in Hobart, IND as a Physician, Surgeon and Occulist. Before medical school worked 2 years as a one room school teacher and 2 years in Chicago as a pharmacist assistant. Wilhelmina studied at Valparaiso, Univ. for 6 months and at Terra Haute State Teacher's college for one summer, and taught in Brunswick and Griffith, IND schools for several years before marriage.

C.Jacob Otto Friedrich b. 4 Feb 1876, Oak Park, IL, occupation Butcher and Merchant, m. 26 July 1900 to Etola Warford, b. 12 Feb 1876, Osborne, Kansas (or some sources say b.7 Feb 1875 in Fort Scott, KS), d. 9 Nov 1966, Los Angeles, CA, buried: Inglewood Park Mausoleum, Los Angeles. Jacob died 19 Apr 1958, Los Angeles, CA, buried: Ingelwood Park Mausoleum, Los Angeles.

D.Louise Friedrich b. 11 Jan 1888, North Judson, IND, d. August 1888, North Judson, IND, buried: Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, Hobart, IND.

II.Helene Kuklinski of Berlin.

III. Augusta (Mrs. Bruno) Budwig of Berlin.

IV. Amalie Niessen of Zoppot near Danzig.

V.Henrietta Kuhn of Zoppot near Danzig b. 1849, d. 17 Sep 1917. Had a son Emil and daughter Elizabeth. The latter wrote a letter to C.W. Friedrich on 17 Aug 1919 addressed from Danzigerstrasse 39, Zoppot, West Prussia.

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