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Traugott (Bernhard) Gronewold

M, #14188, b. 14 April 1852, d. 5 December 1920
Last Edited14 April 2023
Relationship(s)Granduncle of Verna Jean Bremer
ReferencesDescendants of Gronewold / Hedden
Descendants of Maecken / Einfeld

Parents

Father*Folkert Janssen Gronewold (b. 19 October 1814, d. after 8 April 1889)
Mother*Jacobine (Ulrike) Sophia Maecken (b. 28 June 1822, d. 8 April 1889)
Interactive Pedigree Chart

Family: Anna Regina Harms (b. 12 September 1862, d. 4 May 1950)

Son*John Folkert Gronewold+ (b. 27 November 1887, d. 30 December 1976)
Son*Herman Peter Gronewold (b. 5 April 1889, d. 16 February 1956)
Son*George Henry Gronewold+ (b. 11 May 1891, d. 31 December 1960)
Daughter*Sophia Bernadine Gronewold+ (b. 27 January 1893, d. 17 July 1978)
Son*Edward Bernard Gronewold (b. 24 October 1894, d. 18 October 1963)
Daughter*Rena Gronewold+ (b. 28 October 1896, d. 26 November 1974)
Son*Henry Gronewold+ (b. 10 April 1898, d. May 1984)
Daughter*Dena Gronewold+ (b. 26 October 1899, d. 15 January 1969)
Son*Bernard Truman Gronewold (b. 22 February 1902, d. 22 September 1962)
Daughter*Infant Daughter Gronewold (b. between 1903 and 1906)
Son*Fred J Gronewold+ (b. 10 July 1907, d. 19 January 1981)

Biography

Birth14 April 1852Birth: Traugott (Bernhard) Gronewold was born on 14 April 1852 in Neu Sandhorst, Aurich, Aurich, Niedersachsen, GermanyB.1,2,3
Marriage12 March 1887Marriage: Traugott (Bernhard) Gronewold and Anna Regina Harms were married on 12 March 1887 in Goodland, Sherman, Kansas, United StatesB.1,4,5
Death5 December 1920Death: Traugott (Bernhard) Gronewold died on 5 December 1920 at age 68 in Codington, South Dakota, United StatesB. of Cancer of the Stomach; survived by 7 sons, 3 daughters, 1 brother (John) and 2 sisters (Elise Catherine and Meta)1
Burial8 December 1920Burial: Traugott (Bernhard) Gronewold was buried on 8 December 1920 at Mount Hope CemeteryB in Watertown, Codington, South Dakota, United StatesB.4,5
NameTraugott (Bernhard) Gronewold was also known as Bernhard Gronewold.6
Baptism23 May 1852Baptism: Traugott (Bernhard) Gronewold was baptized on 23 May 1852 at St Lamberti Lutheran ChurchB+ in Aurich, Aurich, Niedersachsen, GermanyB. godparents: the Schenkwirt (inn-keeper) Traugott Maecken and his wife Meta Tjaden in Neu Sandhorst3
Immigration18827,8
Note (fam)1894He and Anna Regina Harms in 1894 in Chatsworth, Livingston, Illinois, United StatesB. moved4
Photo (fam)about 1900He and Anna Regina Harms appeared in a photo about 1900 in Livingston, Illinois, United StatesB+.6
Census (F)1900He and Anna Regina Harms were enumerated on the census of 1900 in Sulivan Township, Livingston, Illinois, United StatesB.9
Census (F)9 May 1910He and Anna Regina Harms were enumerated on the census of 1910 in Ash Grove Township, Iroquois, Illinois, United StatesB.10
Note (fam)1911He and Anna Regina Harms in 1911 in Sheridan Township, Codington, South Dakota, United StatesB. moved4
Census (F)15 January 1920He and Anna Regina Harms were enumerated on the census of 1920 in Sheridan Township, Codington, South Dakota, United StatesB.11

Citations

  1. [S708] Codington Co, SD Courthouse; Inspection of Death and Marriage records.
  2. [S721] Information from Randy Meyer
  3. [S779] Kaufmann, Jens Th. (Gronewold)
  4. [S709] Obituary of Anna Gronewold, Watertown Public Opinion, Watertown, SD, May 4, 1950
  5. [S714] marriage, in.
  6. [S1] Information from Ted Cash; Charlotte, NC 28211
  7. [S217] 1900 Census; IL, Livingston Co
  8. [S732] Information from Mary Pfann; 945 S Euclid Ave; Pasadena, CA 91106-4259
  9. [S216] 1900 Census - Soundex G654 for Illinois - Film 1243126
  10. [S908] 1910 Census; IL, Iroquois Co
  11. [S1017] 1920 Census; SD, Codington Co

Anna Regina Harms

F, #14189, b. 12 September 1862, d. 4 May 1950
Last Edited14 April 2023
Relationship(s)Partner of Traugott (Bernhard) Gronewold (granduncle of Verna Jean Bremer)

Parents

Father*Ben Harms
Mother*Sophie
Interactive Pedigree Chart

Family: Traugott (Bernhard) Gronewold (b. 14 April 1852, d. 5 December 1920)

Son*John Folkert Gronewold+ (b. 27 November 1887, d. 30 December 1976)
Son*Herman Peter Gronewold (b. 5 April 1889, d. 16 February 1956)
Son*George Henry Gronewold+ (b. 11 May 1891, d. 31 December 1960)
Daughter*Sophia Bernadine Gronewold+ (b. 27 January 1893, d. 17 July 1978)
Son*Edward Bernard Gronewold (b. 24 October 1894, d. 18 October 1963)
Daughter*Rena Gronewold+ (b. 28 October 1896, d. 26 November 1974)
Son*Henry Gronewold+ (b. 10 April 1898, d. May 1984)
Daughter*Dena Gronewold+ (b. 26 October 1899, d. 15 January 1969)
Son*Bernard Truman Gronewold (b. 22 February 1902, d. 22 September 1962)
Daughter*Infant Daughter Gronewold (b. between 1903 and 1906)
Son*Fred J Gronewold+ (b. 10 July 1907, d. 19 January 1981)

Biography

Birth12 September 1862Birth: Anna Regina Harms was born on 12 September 1862 in Aurich, Niedersachsen, GermanyB.1,2
Marriage12 March 1887Marriage: Traugott (Bernhard) Gronewold and Anna Regina Harms were married on 12 March 1887 in Goodland, Sherman, Kansas, United StatesB.1,2,3
Death4 May 1950Death: Anna Regina Harms died on 4 May 1950 at age 87 in Codington, South Dakota, United StatesB.1,2
Burial6 May 1950Burial: Anna Regina Harms was buried on 6 May 1950 at Mount Hope CemeteryB in Watertown, Codington, South Dakota, United StatesB.2
Immigration18842
Name12 March 1887As of 12 March 1887, Anna Regina Harms was also known as Anna Regina Gronewold.1,2
Note (fam)1894Traugott (Bernhard) Gronewold and she in 1894 in Chatsworth, Livingston, Illinois, United StatesB. moved2
Photo (fam)about 1900Traugott (Bernhard) Gronewold and she appeared in a photo about 1900 in Livingston, Illinois, United StatesB+.4
Census (F)1900She and Traugott (Bernhard) Gronewold were enumerated on the census of 1900 in Sulivan Township, Livingston, Illinois, United StatesB.5
Census (F)9 May 1910She and Traugott (Bernhard) Gronewold were enumerated on the census of 1910 in Ash Grove Township, Iroquois, Illinois, United StatesB.6
Note (fam)1911Traugott (Bernhard) Gronewold and she in 1911 in Sheridan Township, Codington, South Dakota, United StatesB. moved2
Census (F)15 January 1920She and Traugott (Bernhard) Gronewold were enumerated on the census of 1920 in Sheridan Township, Codington, South Dakota, United StatesB.7
Census7 April 1930Census: Anna Regina Harms appeared in the census on 7 April 1930 in Sheridan Township, Codington, South Dakota, United StatesB. in the household of daughter Dena Gronewold and husband Ray Chandler8
Obituary4 May 1950Obituary: The obituary for Anna was recorded on 4 May 1950. Watertown Public Opinion, May 4, 1950

Anna Gronewold Dies Here at 87
Mrs Anna Gronewold, 87, died early today at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Ray Chandler, 5 miles southeast of here, where she has lived for many years.

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 3pm in St. Martins Lutheran church with the Rev. W. T. Meier, pastor, in charge, preceded by a prayer service at the Shaw-Messer chapel. The body will be at the chapel until the services.

Burial will be in the Mt. Hope cemetery.

Mrs Gronewold was born in Germany and came to the United States with her parents in 1884. Two years later she was married to Behnard Gronewold at Goodland, Kansas. After farming in Kansas for nine years, they moved to Chatsworth, Ill, where they lived until coming here in 1911 to farm in Sheridan township.

She was preceded in death by her husband, who died in 1920, one daughter, who died in infancy, one sister and three brothers.

Surviving are three daughters, and seven sons. Mrs Ray Chandler and Herman, Watertown. Mrs. Roy Rowley, North Platte, NE, Mrs. Dick Meyer, Wolcott, Ind, John, Omaha, George Portland, Ore,; Edward, Ortonville,; Henry, Deusmann, Wis, Ben, Clear Lake, Fred, Sioux Falls.2

Citations

  1. [S708] Codington Co, SD Courthouse; Inspection of Death and Marriage records.
  2. [S709] Obituary of Anna Gronewold, Watertown Public Opinion, Watertown, SD, May 4, 1950
  3. [S714] marriage, in.
  4. [S1] Information from Ted Cash; Charlotte, NC 28211
  5. [S216] 1900 Census - Soundex G654 for Illinois - Film 1243126
  6. [S908] 1910 Census; IL, Iroquois Co
  7. [S1017] 1920 Census; SD, Codington Co
  8. [S920] 1930 Census; SD, Codington Co

Ben Harms

M, #14190
Last Edited14 April 2023
Interactive Pedigree Chart

Family: Sophie

Daughter*Anna Regina Harms+ (b. 12 September 1862, d. 4 May 1950)

Biography

MarriageMarriage: Ben Harms and Sophie were married.1

Citations

  1. [S708] Codington Co, SD Courthouse; Inspection of Death and Marriage records.

Sophie

F, #14191
Last Edited14 April 2023
Interactive Pedigree Chart

Family: Ben Harms

Daughter*Anna Regina Harms+ (b. 12 September 1862, d. 4 May 1950)

Biography

MarriageMarriage: Ben Harms and Sophie were married.1
NameSophie was also known as Sophie Harms.1

Citations

  1. [S708] Codington Co, SD Courthouse; Inspection of Death and Marriage records.

Dena Gronewold

F, #14192, b. 26 October 1899, d. 15 January 1969
Last Edited14 April 2023
Relationship(s)1st cousin 1 time removed of Verna Jean Bremer
ReferencesDescendants of Gronewold / Hedden
Descendants of Maecken / Einfeld

Parents

Father*Traugott (Bernhard) Gronewold (b. 14 April 1852, d. 5 December 1920)
Mother*Anna Regina Harms (b. 12 September 1862, d. 4 May 1950)
Interactive Pedigree Chart

Family: Ray Chandler (b. 18 July 1899, d. 20 February 1983)

Son*Kenneth Ray Chandler (b. 26 January 1933, d. February 1977)

Biography

Birth26 October 1899Birth: Dena Gronewold was born on 26 October 1899 in Livingston, Illinois, United StatesB+.1,2
Marriage3 July 1924Marriage: Ray Chandler and Dena Gronewold were married on 3 July 1924 in Watertown, Codington, South Dakota, United StatesB.3
Death15 January 1969Death: Dena Gronewold died on 15 January 1969 at age 69 in Watertown, Codington, South Dakota, United StatesB.4
Burial18 January 1969Burial: Dena Gronewold was buried on 18 January 1969 at Mount Hope CemeteryB in Watertown, Codington, South Dakota, United StatesB.2,5
NameDena Gronewold was also known as Bernadena Regina Gronewold.1,2
Witnessabout 1900She appeared in a photo about 1900 in Livingston, Illinois, United StatesB+.6
Census1900Census: Dena Gronewold appeared in the census in 1900 in Sulivan Township, Livingston, Illinois, United StatesB.7
Census15 January 1920Census: Dena Gronewold appeared in the census on 15 January 1920 in Sheridan Township, Codington, South Dakota, United StatesB.8
Name3 July 1924As of 3 July 1924, Dena Gronewold was also known as Dena Chandler.3
Witness6 June 1928She witnessed the marriage of George Henry Gronewold and Helen Christina Tritz on 6 June 1928 in Watertown, Codington, South Dakota, United StatesB.3,9
Witness5 May 1929Dena Gronewold witnessed the baptism of Betty Ann Gronewold on 5 May 1929 at St Martin Lutheran ChurchB in Watertown, Codington, South Dakota, United StatesB.2
Census (F)7 April 1930Dena Gronewold and Ray Chandler were enumerated on the census of 1930 in Sheridan Township, Codington, South Dakota, United StatesB.10
ResidenceFebruary 1956Residence: Dena Gronewold lived in Watertown, Codington, South Dakota, United StatesB, in February 1956.11
Obituary16 January 1969Obituary: The obituary for Dena was recorded on 16 January 1969. Obituary of Dena Gronewold Chandler
Watertown SD Public Opinion - Thursday, Jan 16, 1969
Mrs. Chandler Dies At Age 69
Lived in County For Last 58 Years
Mrs Ray (Dena) Chandler, 69, a resident of Sheridan Township at a farm home southeast of Watertown, since 1911, died at a Watertown hospital Wednesday. Death followed an illness of several months.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Jan 18, at 1:30pm at St Martin's Lutheran Church in Watertown, preceded by a family devotion in the church parlor. The Rev Elwood C Habermann will conduct the service. Burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery.
He body is at the Shaw-Messer Chapel where friends may call from 2 to 5:30pm Friday and after 9am Saturday.
Mrs. Chandler was born Oct. 26, 1899, in Illinois, the daughter of M/M Ben Gronewold. She was married to Ray Chandler July 5, 1924, at Watertown.
Mrs. Chandler has lived in Sheridan Township ever since coming to South Dakota from Illinois 58 years ago. She was a member of St Martin's Lutheran Church and Ladies Aid Society and of the Appleby Extension Club.
Survivors include her husband, Ray; a daughter, Mrs. Lloyd (Elaine) Nelson of Henry; a son, Kenneth of rural Watertown; two sisters, Mrs. Sophia Meyers of Wolcott, IN; Mrs. Roy Rowley of North Platte, NE; three brothers, Fred Gronewald of Sioux Falls, John Gronewald of Omaha, and Henry Gronewald in Arizona; and three grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and four brothers, Ed, Ben, George and Herman Gronewald.4

Citations

  1. [S709] Obituary of Anna Gronewold, Watertown Public Opinion, Watertown, SD, May 4, 1950
  2. [S714] marriage, in.
  3. [S708] Codington Co, SD Courthouse; Inspection of Death and Marriage records.
  4. [S715] Obituary of Dena Gronewold Chandler appearing in Watertown SD Public Opinion - Thursday, Jan 16, 1969
  5. [S721] Information from Randy Meyer
  6. [S1] Information from Ted Cash; Charlotte, NC 28211
  7. [S217] 1900 Census; IL, Livingston Co
  8. [S1017] 1920 Census; SD, Codington Co
  9. [S4504] Ancestry.com, South Dakota, U.S., Marriages, 1905-2018
  10. [S920] 1930 Census; SD, Codington Co
  11. [S716] Obituary of Lena Gronewold appearing in Watertown SD Public Opinion - Monday Nov 14, 1966

Herman Peter Gronewold

M, #14193, b. 5 April 1889, d. 16 February 1956
Last Edited14 April 2023
Relationship(s)1st cousin 1 time removed of Verna Jean Bremer
ReferencesDescendants of Gronewold / Hedden
Descendants of Maecken / Einfeld

Parents

Father*Traugott (Bernhard) Gronewold (b. 14 April 1852, d. 5 December 1920)
Mother*Anna Regina Harms (b. 12 September 1862, d. 4 May 1950)
Herman Gronewold
Interactive Pedigree Chart

Family: Lena Johanna Adams (b. 4 October 1892, d. 14 November 1966)

Biography

Birth5 April 1889Birth: Herman Peter Gronewold was born on 5 April 1889 in Goodland, Sherman, Kansas, United StatesB.1
Marriage28 January 1914Marriage: Herman Peter Gronewold and Lena Johanna Adams were married on 28 January 1914 in Paxton, Ford, Illinois, United StatesB.1,2
Death16 February 1956Death: Herman Peter Gronewold died on 16 February 1956 at age 66 at route to hospitalB in Watertown, Codington, South Dakota, United StatesB. of a heart attack1
Burial21 February 1956Burial: Herman Peter Gronewold was buried on 21 February 1956 at Mount Hope CemeteryB in Watertown, Codington, South Dakota, United StatesB.1
Witnessabout 1900Herman Peter Gronewold appeared in a photo about 1900 in Livingston, Illinois, United StatesB+.3
Census1900Census: Herman Peter Gronewold appeared in the census in 1900 in Sulivan Township, Livingston, Illinois, United StatesB.4
Census (F)16 January 1920He and Lena Johanna Adams were enumerated on the census of 1920 in Sheridan Township, Codington, South Dakota, United StatesB, with George Henry Gronewold.5
Census (F)8 April 1930Herman Peter Gronewold and Lena Johanna Adams were enumerated on the census of 1930 in Sheridan Township, Codington, South Dakota, United StatesB.6
Obituary17 February 1956Obituary: The obituary for Herman was recorded on 17 February 1956. Obituary of Herman P Gronewald
Watertown Public Opinion - Friday, February 17, 1956
H P Gronewald Dies; Services to be Tuesday
Herman Peter Gronewold, 66, living four miles west of Watertown, died Thursday after an acute heart attack. Funeral services will be held at 2 pm, Tuesday in St. Martin's Lutheran Church, preceded by services in the Shaw-Messer Chapel. Burial will be in Mt. Hope cemetery.
Mr. Gronewold was born April 5, 1889, in Goodwin, Kans., and was married at Paxton, Ill., on Jan 28, 1914 to Lena Adams.
As a boy he moved with his parents to Illinois and moved to Codington County in 1915. He was a member of St. Martin's Lutheran Church.
Surviving are his wife; two daughters, Mrs. Robert Ching, Castlewood, and Mrs. Gerald Johnson, Henry; three sisters, Mrs. Sophia Meyer, Reynolds, Ind., Mrs. Roy Rowley, North Platte, NE, and Mrs. Ray Chandler, Watertown; six borthers, Edward of Watertown, John of Omaha, NE George of Portland, OR, Henry of Waukesha, WI, Ben of Yankton and Fred of Muncie, Ind; and seven grandchildren.2

Citations

  1. [S708] Codington Co, SD Courthouse; Inspection of Death and Marriage records.
  2. [S710] Obituary of Herman P Gronewold, Watertown Public Opinion, Watertown, SD, Feb 17, 1956
  3. [S1] Information from Ted Cash; Charlotte, NC 28211
  4. [S217] 1900 Census; IL, Livingston Co
  5. [S1017] 1920 Census; SD, Codington Co
  6. [S920] 1930 Census; SD, Codington Co

Rena Gronewold

F, #14194, b. 28 October 1896, d. 26 November 1974
Last Edited14 April 2023
Relationship(s)1st cousin 1 time removed of Verna Jean Bremer
ReferencesDescendants of Gronewold / Hedden
Descendants of Maecken / Einfeld

Parents

Father*Traugott (Bernhard) Gronewold (b. 14 April 1852, d. 5 December 1920)
Mother*Anna Regina Harms (b. 12 September 1862, d. 4 May 1950)
Interactive Pedigree Chart

Family: Roy Rowley (b. 14 September 1892, d. 14 November 1978)

Daughter*Dorothy K Rowley (b. 27 August 1924)
Son*Thomas (Tom) LeRoy Rowley (b. 16 July 1927, d. February 1974)
Daughter*Betty Lou Rowley (b. 6 May 1929, d. 18 March 2001)

Biography

Birth28 October 1896Birth: Rena Gronewold was born on 28 October 1896 in Charlotte, Livingston, Illinois, United StatesB.1,2
Marriage11 December 1923Marriage: Roy Rowley and Rena Gronewold were married on 11 December 1923 in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United StatesB.3,4
Death26 November 1974Death: Rena Gronewold died on 26 November 1974 at age 78 in Yuma, Yuma, Arizona, United StatesB.2,4
Burial2 December 1974Burial: Rena Gronewold was buried on 2 December 1974 in North Platte, Lincoln, Nebraska, United StatesB.4
NameRena Gronewold was also known as Ricke Genice (Rena) Gronewold.5
Witnessabout 1900She appeared in a photo about 1900 in Livingston, Illinois, United StatesB+.6
Census1900Census: Rena Gronewold appeared in the census in 1900 in Sulivan Township, Livingston, Illinois, United StatesB.7
Census9 May 1910Census: Rena Gronewold appeared in the census on 9 May 1910 in Ash Grove Township, Iroquois, Illinois, United StatesB.8
Witness4 July 1911She witnessed the marriage of Dietrich (Dick) Meyer and Sophia Bernadine Gronewold on 4 July 1911 in Watertown, Codington, South Dakota, United StatesB. by R Polzin, a Lutheran Pastor; witnesses included Folkert Neitz and Rieke Gronewold3,1
Confirmation26 May 1912Confirmation: Rena Gronewold was confirmed on 26 May 1912 at St Martin Lutheran ChurchB in Watertown, Codington, South Dakota, United StatesB.1
Name11 December 1923As of 11 December 1923, Rena Gronewold was also known as Rena Rowley.3
Witness3 July 1924She witnessed the marriage of Ray Chandler and Dena Gronewold on 3 July 1924 in Watertown, Codington, South Dakota, United StatesB.3
Notebefore 1930Note: before 1930. received a degree in Nursing4
ResidenceFebruary 1956Residence: Rena Gronewold lived in North Platte, Lincoln, Nebraska, United StatesB, in February 1956.9
ResidenceJanuary 1969Residence: Rena Gronewold lived in North Platte, Lincoln, Nebraska, United StatesB, in January 1969.10

Citations

  1. [S714] marriage, in.
  2. [S4512] Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
  3. [S708] Codington Co, SD Courthouse; Inspection of Death and Marriage records.
  4. [S721] Information from Randy Meyer
  5. [S709] Obituary of Anna Gronewold, Watertown Public Opinion, Watertown, SD, May 4, 1950
  6. [S1] Information from Ted Cash; Charlotte, NC 28211
  7. [S217] 1900 Census; IL, Livingston Co
  8. [S908] 1910 Census; IL, Iroquois Co
  9. [S716] Obituary of Lena Gronewold appearing in Watertown SD Public Opinion - Monday Nov 14, 1966
  10. [S715] Obituary of Dena Gronewold Chandler appearing in Watertown SD Public Opinion - Thursday, Jan 16, 1969

Sophia Bernadine Gronewold

F, #14195, b. 27 January 1893, d. 17 July 1978
Last Edited14 April 2023
Relationship(s)1st cousin 1 time removed of Verna Jean Bremer
ReferencesDescendants of Gronewold / Hedden
Descendants of Maecken / Einfeld

Parents

Father*Traugott (Bernhard) Gronewold (b. 14 April 1852, d. 5 December 1920)
Mother*Anna Regina Harms (b. 12 September 1862, d. 4 May 1950)
Interactive Pedigree Chart

Family: Dietrich (Dick) Meyer (b. 27 August 1887, d. 16 April 1951)

Child*Unknown Meyer (d. between 1919 and 1922)
Son*Clarence Friedrich Bernard Meyer+ (b. 3 December 1912, d. 17 March 1971)
Daughter*(Velma) Wilma Anna Marie Meyer (b. 16 August 1915, d. 9 November 1998)
Son*Marvin Richard Meyer (b. 22 September 1922, d. 25 November 2002)
Son*Vernon Edward Meyer+ (b. 30 March 1925, d. 9 August 1984)

Biography

Birth27 January 1893Birth: Sophia Bernadine Gronewold was born on 27 January 1893 in Goodland, Sherman, Kansas, United StatesB.1,2,3,4
Marriage4 July 1911Marriage: Dietrich (Dick) Meyer and Sophia Bernadine Gronewold were married on 4 July 1911 at St Martin Lutheran ChurchB in Watertown, Codington, South Dakota, United StatesB. by R Polzin, a Lutheran Pastor; witnesses included Folkert Neitz and Rieke Gronewold3,5
Death17 July 1978Death: Sophia Bernadine Gronewold died on 17 July 1978 at age 85 in Monticello, White, Indiana, United StatesB.6,4
Burial19 July 1978Burial: Sophia Bernadine Gronewold was buried on 19 July 1978 at St James Lutheran CemeteryB in Reynolds, White, Indiana, United StatesB.4
Witnessabout 1900Sophia Bernadine Gronewold appeared in a photo about 1900 in Livingston, Illinois, United StatesB+.7
Census1900Census: Sophia Bernadine Gronewold appeared in the census in 1900 in Sulivan Township, Livingston, Illinois, United StatesB.2
Confirmation1908Confirmation: Sophia Bernadine Gronewold was confirmed in 1908 at Immanuel Lutheran ChurchB in Ash Grove Township, Iroquois, Illinois, United StatesB.4
Census9 May 1910Census: Sophia Bernadine Gronewold appeared in the census on 9 May 1910 in Ash Grove Township, Iroquois, Illinois, United StatesB.8
Name4 July 1911As of 4 July 1911, Sophia Bernadine Gronewold was also known as Sophia Bernadine Meyer.3
Residence (F)between 4 July 1911 and 1919She and Dietrich (Dick) Meyer resided in Buckley, Iroquois, Illinois, United StatesB, between 4 July 1911 and 1919.4
Note (fam)between 4 April 1919 and 28 March 1951Dietrich (Dick) Meyer and she between 4 April 1919 and 28 March 1951. lived in a farmhouse on CR750 West and North of CR 400 North on the east side of the road near Wolcott, White Co, IN4
Census (F)1920She and Dietrich (Dick) Meyer were enumerated on the census of 1920 in Wolcott, White, Indiana, United StatesB.4
Census (F)15 April 1930She and Dietrich (Dick) Meyer were enumerated on the census of 1930 in Princeton Township, White, Indiana, United StatesB.9
Residence28 March 1951Residence: Sophia Bernadine Gronewold lived in Reynolds, White, Indiana, United StatesB, on 28 March 1951.4
ResidenceFebruary 1956Residence: Sophia Bernadine Gronewold lived in Reynolds, White, Indiana, United StatesB, in February 1956.10
ResidenceJanuary 1969Residence: Sophia Bernadine Gronewold lived in Wolcott, White, Indiana, United StatesB, in January 1969.11

Citations

  1. [S4512] Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, b. 27 Jan 1893
  2. [S217] 1900 Census; IL, Livingston Co
  3. [S708] Codington Co, SD Courthouse; Inspection of Death and Marriage records.
  4. [S721] Information from Randy Meyer
  5. [S714] marriage, in.
  6. [S4512] Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, Buffalo, White Co, IN on Jun 1978
  7. [S1] Information from Ted Cash; Charlotte, NC 28211
  8. [S908] 1910 Census; IL, Iroquois Co
  9. [S921] 1930 Census; IN, White Co
  10. [S716] Obituary of Lena Gronewold appearing in Watertown SD Public Opinion - Monday Nov 14, 1966
  11. [S715] Obituary of Dena Gronewold Chandler appearing in Watertown SD Public Opinion - Thursday, Jan 16, 1969

John Folkert Gronewold

M, #14196, b. 27 November 1887, d. 30 December 1976
Last Edited14 April 2023
Relationship(s)1st cousin 1 time removed of Verna Jean Bremer
ReferencesDescendants of Gronewold / Hedden
Descendants of Maecken / Einfeld

Parents

Father*Traugott (Bernhard) Gronewold (b. 14 April 1852, d. 5 December 1920)
Mother*Anna Regina Harms (b. 12 September 1862, d. 4 May 1950)
Interactive Pedigree Chart

Family: Louise Emma Dorothea Drexel (b. 18 July 1889, d. 31 August 1971)

Daughter*Lulu Anne Gronewold (b. 23 June 1918, d. 4 September 2002)
Daughter*Mary Louise Gronewold (b. 11 August 1922, d. 29 June 2010)

Biography

Birth27 November 1887Birth: John Folkert Gronewold was born on 27 November 1887 in Goodland, Sherman, Kansas, United StatesB. in a sod house with a dirt floor and thatched roof (by his own description).1,2
Marriage5 July 1917Marriage: John Folkert Gronewold and Louise Emma Dorothea Drexel were married on 5 July 1917 in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United StatesB. living initially in Watertown, SD3,2,4
Death30 December 1976Death: John Folkert Gronewold died on 30 December 1976 at age 89 at Cedars of Lebanon HospitalB in Miami, Miami-Dade, Florida, United StatesB.5,2
Burial21 January 1977Burial: John Folkert Gronewold was buried on 21 January 1977 at Hillcrest CemeteryB in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United StatesB.2
Baptism10 January 1888Baptism: John Folkert Gronewold was baptized on 10 January 1888 in Sherman, Kansas, United StatesB. by Pastor H. Hartig4
Witnessabout 1900He appeared in a photo about 1900 in Livingston, Illinois, United StatesB+.6
Census1900Census: John Folkert Gronewold appeared in the census in 1900 in Sulivan Township, Livingston, Illinois, United StatesB.1
Confirmation29 March 1903Confirmation: John Folkert Gronewold was confirmed on 29 March 1903 at St Pauls Evangelical Lutheran German ChurchB in Roberts, Ford, Illinois, United StatesB.4
Residencebefore 1905Residence: John Folkert Gronewold lived in Onarga, Iroquois, Illinois, United StatesB, before 1905.2
NoteNote:. lost a leg as a result of an accident with a shotgun. He then completed his education in public school about 1905 in Thawville, Iroquois Co, IL. He received a degree in teaching from Wartburg Teacher's Seminary, Waverly, Bremer Co, IA between 1905 and 1911. He attended this college for 5 years, the last two of which he taught in a parochial school (assumed to be Lutheran) during his summer vaction. He taught school somewhere in Iowa for a year after graduation, then moved to Watertown, SD. While in Watertown, he attended a term in business college and then began working in the North American Creamery at Watertown for five years. While there he made the acquaintance of Louise Drexel.2
NoteIn March 1918 he began working for the Union Pacific Railroad Company at Omaha, NE in the Accounting Department where he worked until Aug 1960. During the same month, Aug 1960, he moved to Hialeah, FL2
Census (F)11 April 1930He and Louise Emma Dorothea Drexel were enumerated on the census of 1930 in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United StatesB.7
ResidenceFebruary 1956Residence: John Folkert Gronewold lived in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United StatesB, in February 1956.8
Note (fam)1960He and Louise Emma Dorothea Drexel. lived in Omaha until 1960 when they moved to Hialeah, FL, living next to their daughter, Lu, for several years.4
ResidenceJanuary 1969Residence: John Folkert Gronewold lived in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United StatesB, in January 1969.9,2
Noteafter 1971Note: after 1971. moved back to Hialeah, FL, living with daughter Lu and husband Joe until his death in 1976.2

Citations

  1. [S217] 1900 Census; IL, Livingston Co
  2. [S721] Information from Randy Meyer
  3. [S720] Information from Elaine Chandler Nelson
  4. [S732] Information from Mary Pfann; 945 S Euclid Ave; Pasadena, CA 91106-4259
  5. [S711] Obituary of Fredrick Gronewold, dated Jan 23, 1981, in Sioux Falls, SD
  6. [S1] Information from Ted Cash; Charlotte, NC 28211
  7. [S919] 1930 Census; NE, Douglas Co
  8. [S716] Obituary of Lena Gronewold appearing in Watertown SD Public Opinion - Monday Nov 14, 1966
  9. [S715] Obituary of Dena Gronewold Chandler appearing in Watertown SD Public Opinion - Thursday, Jan 16, 1969

George Henry Gronewold

M, #14197, b. 11 May 1891, d. 31 December 1960
Last Edited14 April 2023
Relationship(s)1st cousin 1 time removed of Verna Jean Bremer
ReferencesDescendants of Gronewold / Hedden
Descendants of Maecken / Einfeld

Parents

Father*Traugott (Bernhard) Gronewold (b. 14 April 1852, d. 5 December 1920)
Mother*Anna Regina Harms (b. 12 September 1862, d. 4 May 1950)
Interactive Pedigree Chart

Family: Helen Christina Tritz (b. 16 June 1899, d. 3 September 1957)

Daughter*Ramona Gronewold (b. after 1931)
Son*Harold Gronewold (b. 22 December 1933, d. 15 April 1998)

Biography

Birth11 May 1891Birth: George Henry Gronewold was born on 11 May 1891 in Goodland, Sherman, Kansas, United StatesB.1,2,3
Marriage6 June 1928Marriage: George Henry Gronewold and Helen Christina Tritz were married on 6 June 1928 at St Martin Lutheran ChurchB in Watertown, Codington, South Dakota, United StatesB.1,4
Death31 December 1960Death: George Henry Gronewold died on 31 December 1960 at age 69 in Multnomah, Oregon, United StatesB.5,6,7
Witnessabout 1900George Henry Gronewold appeared in a photo about 1900 in Livingston, Illinois, United StatesB+.8
Census1900Census: George Henry Gronewold appeared in the census in 1900 in Sulivan Township, Livingston, Illinois, United StatesB.2
Census9 May 1910Census: George Henry Gronewold appeared in the census on 9 May 1910 in Ash Grove Township, Iroquois, Illinois, United StatesB.9
Witness26 December 1912He witnessed the baptism of Clarence Friedrich Bernard Meyer on 26 December 1912 at Immanuel Lutheran ChurchB in Ash Grove Township, Iroquois, Illinois, United StatesB.6
Witness16 January 1920George Henry Gronewold was enumerated on the census of 1920 with Herman Peter Gronewold and Lena Johanna Adams in Sheridan Township, Codington, South Dakota, United StatesB.10
Census (F)3 April 1930George Henry Gronewold and Helen Christina Tritz were enumerated on the census of 1930 in Liberty, Marion, Oregon, United StatesB.11
ResidenceFebruary 1956Residence: George Henry Gronewold lived in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United StatesB, in February 1956.12

Citations

  1. [S708] Codington Co, SD Courthouse; Inspection of Death and Marriage records.
  2. [S217] 1900 Census; IL, Livingston Co
  3. [S1136] WW1 Draft Registration
  4. [S4504] Ancestry.com, South Dakota, U.S., Marriages, 1905-2018
  5. [S715] Obituary of Dena Gronewold Chandler appearing in Watertown SD Public Opinion - Thursday, Jan 16, 1969
  6. [S721] Information from Randy Meyer
  7. [S4494] Ancestry.com, Oregon, U.S., Death Index, 1898-2008, 31 Dec 1960
  8. [S1] Information from Ted Cash; Charlotte, NC 28211
  9. [S908] 1910 Census; IL, Iroquois Co
  10. [S1017] 1920 Census; SD, Codington Co
  11. [S1483] 1930 Census; OR, Marion Co
  12. [S716] Obituary of Lena Gronewold appearing in Watertown SD Public Opinion - Monday Nov 14, 1966

Edward Bernard Gronewold

M, #14198, b. 24 October 1894, d. 18 October 1963
Last Edited14 April 2023
Relationship(s)1st cousin 1 time removed of Verna Jean Bremer
ReferencesDescendants of Gronewold / Hedden
Descendants of Maecken / Einfeld

Parents

Father*Traugott (Bernhard) Gronewold (b. 14 April 1852, d. 5 December 1920)
Mother*Anna Regina Harms (b. 12 September 1862, d. 4 May 1950)
Interactive Pedigree Chart

Family: Lydia A Steltz (b. August 1890)

Biography

Birth24 October 1894Birth: Edward Bernard Gronewold was born on 24 October 1894 in Charlotte, Livingston, Illinois, United StatesB.1
Marriage14 May 1924Marriage: Edward Bernard Gronewold and Lydia A Steltz were married on 14 May 1924 in Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota, United StatesB.1,2
Death18 October 1963Death: Edward Bernard Gronewold died on 18 October 1963 at age 68 at Memorial HospitalB in Watertown, Codington, South Dakota, United StatesB.1
Burial22 October 1963Burial: Edward Bernard Gronewold was buried on 22 October 1963 at Mound CemeteryB in Ortonville, Big Sioux, South Dakota, United StatesB.1,3
Witnessabout 1900Edward Bernard Gronewold appeared in a photo about 1900 in Livingston, Illinois, United StatesB+.4
Census1900Census: Edward Bernard Gronewold appeared in the census in 1900 in Sulivan Township, Livingston, Illinois, United StatesB.5
Confirmation1908Confirmation: Edward Bernard Gronewold was confirmed in 1908 at Immanuel Lutheran ChurchB in Ash Grove Township, Iroquois, Illinois, United StatesB.2
Census9 May 1910Census: Edward Bernard Gronewold appeared in the census on 9 May 1910 in Ash Grove Township, Iroquois, Illinois, United StatesB.6
Census15 January 1920Census: Edward Bernard Gronewold appeared in the census on 15 January 1920 in Sheridan Township, Codington, South Dakota, United StatesB.7
Witness3 May 1925He witnessed the baptism of Vernon Edward Meyer on 3 May 1925 at St James Lutheran ChurchB in Reynolds, White, Indiana, United StatesB.2
Census (F)8 April 1930Edward Bernard Gronewold and Lydia A Steltz were enumerated on the census of 1930 in Waverly Township, Codington, South Dakota, United StatesB.8
Residence4 May 1950Residence: Edward Bernard Gronewold lived in Ortonville, Big Sioux, South Dakota, United StatesB, on 4 May 1950.9
ResidenceFebruary 1956Residence: Edward Bernard Gronewold lived in Watertown, Codington, South Dakota, United StatesB, in February 1956.10
OccupationOccupation: Edward Bernard Gronewold was a farmer.1

Citations

  1. [S708] Codington Co, SD Courthouse; Inspection of Death and Marriage records.
  2. [S721] Information from Randy Meyer
  3. [S714] marriage, in.
  4. [S1] Information from Ted Cash; Charlotte, NC 28211
  5. [S217] 1900 Census; IL, Livingston Co
  6. [S908] 1910 Census; IL, Iroquois Co
  7. [S1017] 1920 Census; SD, Codington Co
  8. [S920] 1930 Census; SD, Codington Co
  9. [S709] Obituary of Anna Gronewold, Watertown Public Opinion, Watertown, SD, May 4, 1950
  10. [S716] Obituary of Lena Gronewold appearing in Watertown SD Public Opinion - Monday Nov 14, 1966

Henry Gronewold

M, #14199, b. 10 April 1898, d. May 1984
Last Edited14 April 2023
Relationship(s)1st cousin 1 time removed of Verna Jean Bremer
ReferencesDescendants of Gronewold / Hedden
Descendants of Maecken / Einfeld

Parents

Father*Traugott (Bernhard) Gronewold (b. 14 April 1852, d. 5 December 1920)
Mother*Anna Regina Harms (b. 12 September 1862, d. 4 May 1950)
Interactive Pedigree Chart

Family: Thelma Trimm

Son*Eugene Raymond Gronewold (b. 7 May 1934, d. 11 August 1998)

Biography

Birth10 April 1898Birth: Henry Gronewold was born on 10 April 1898 in Charlotte, Livingston, Illinois, United StatesB.1,2
Marriage31 March 1932Marriage: Henry Gronewold and Thelma Trimm were married on 31 March 1932 in Revillo, Grant, South Dakota, United StatesB.3,4
DeathMay 1984Death: Henry Gronewold died in May 1984 at age 86 in Ashippun, Dodge, Wisconsin, United StatesB.2
NameHenry Gronewold was also known as Heinrich Meeur (Henry) Gronewold.5,1
Witnessabout 1900He appeared in a photo about 1900 in Livingston, Illinois, United StatesB+.6
Census1900Census: Henry Gronewold appeared in the census in 1900 in Sulivan Township, Livingston, Illinois, United StatesB.7
Census9 May 1910Census: Henry Gronewold appeared in the census on 9 May 1910 in Ash Grove Township, Iroquois, Illinois, United StatesB.8
Confirmation26 May 1912Confirmation: Henry Gronewold was confirmed on 26 May 1912 at St Martin Lutheran ChurchB in Watertown, Codington, South Dakota, United StatesB.1
Census15 January 1920Census: Henry Gronewold appeared in the census on 15 January 1920 in Sheridan Township, Codington, South Dakota, United StatesB.9
ResidenceFebruary 1956Residence: Henry Gronewold lived in Waukesha, Waukesha, Wisconsin, United StatesB, in February 1956.10
ResidenceJanuary 1969Residence: Henry Gronewold lived in Arizona, United StatesB, in January 1969.11
ResidenceJanuary 1981Residence: Henry Gronewold lived in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United StatesB, in January 1981.12

Citations

  1. [S714] marriage, in.
  2. [S4512] Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
  3. [S720] Information from Elaine Chandler Nelson
  4. [S4504] Ancestry.com, South Dakota, U.S., Marriages, 1905-2018
  5. [S709] Obituary of Anna Gronewold, Watertown Public Opinion, Watertown, SD, May 4, 1950
  6. [S1] Information from Ted Cash; Charlotte, NC 28211
  7. [S217] 1900 Census; IL, Livingston Co
  8. [S908] 1910 Census; IL, Iroquois Co
  9. [S1017] 1920 Census; SD, Codington Co
  10. [S716] Obituary of Lena Gronewold appearing in Watertown SD Public Opinion - Monday Nov 14, 1966
  11. [S715] Obituary of Dena Gronewold Chandler appearing in Watertown SD Public Opinion - Thursday, Jan 16, 1969
  12. [S711] Obituary of Fredrick Gronewold, dated Jan 23, 1981, in Sioux Falls, SD

Bernard Truman Gronewold

M, #14200, b. 22 February 1902, d. 22 September 1962
Last Edited14 April 2023
Relationship(s)1st cousin 1 time removed of Verna Jean Bremer
ReferencesDescendants of Gronewold / Hedden
Descendants of Maecken / Einfeld

Parents

Father*Traugott (Bernhard) Gronewold (b. 14 April 1852, d. 5 December 1920)
Mother*Anna Regina Harms (b. 12 September 1862, d. 4 May 1950)
Ben Gronewold
Interactive Pedigree Chart

Family 1: Ruth

Family 2: Oleta (Trudy) Laqua (b. 16 August 1914, d. 15 April 1992)

Biography

Birth22 February 1902Birth: Bernard Truman Gronewold was born on 22 February 1902 in Buckley, Iroquois, Illinois, United StatesB.1,2,3,4,5
MarriageMarriage: Bernard Truman Gronewold and Ruth were married.5
Marriage21 September 1934Marriage: Bernard Truman Gronewold and Oleta (Trudy) Laqua were married on 21 September 1934 in Clark, Clark, South Dakota, United StatesB.2,5
Death22 September 1962Death: Bernard Truman Gronewold died on 22 September 1962 at age 60 in Pipestone, Pipestone, Minnesota, United StatesB. as a result of a tractor accident on Sep 21st2,5
Burial25 September 1962Burial: Bernard Truman Gronewold was buried on 25 September 1962 at Mount Hope CemeteryB in Watertown, Codington, South Dakota, United StatesB.6
NameBernard Truman Gronewold was also known as Traugott Bernhard Gronewold.7
Census9 May 1910Census: Bernard Truman Gronewold appeared in the census on 9 May 1910 in Ash Grove Township, Iroquois, Illinois, United StatesB.8
Confirmation16 April 1916Confirmation: Bernard Truman Gronewold was confirmed on 16 April 1916 at St Martin Lutheran ChurchB in Watertown, Codington, South Dakota, United StatesB.9
Census15 January 1920Census: Bernard Truman Gronewold appeared in the census on 15 January 1920 in Sheridan Township, Codington, South Dakota, United StatesB.10
ResidenceFebruary 1956Residence: Bernard Truman Gronewold lived in Yankton, Yankton, South Dakota, United StatesB, in February 1956.11

Citations

  1. [S712] , compiler, Information from book: Mt Hope Cemetery, Codington Co, SD, inspected in the Watertown, SD library (), birth: 2/22/1902.
  2. [S713] Information by reading tombstones in Mt Hope Cemetery, Watertown, SD
  3. [S714] marriage, in, birth 2/24/1902.
  4. [S718] Iroquois Co, IL Courthouse
  5. [S721] Information from Randy Meyer
  6. [S712] , compiler, Information from book: Mt Hope Cemetery, Codington Co, SD, inspected in the Watertown, SD library (.)
  7. [S1] Information from Ted Cash; Charlotte, NC 28211
  8. [S908] 1910 Census; IL, Iroquois Co
  9. [S714] marriage, in.
  10. [S1017] 1920 Census; SD, Codington Co
  11. [S716] Obituary of Lena Gronewold appearing in Watertown SD Public Opinion - Monday Nov 14, 1966