Garbrand Dirks Lessen1,2

b. 24 December 1834, d. 12 May 1900
  • Birth*: 24 December 1834; Loquard, Landkreis Aurich, Niedersachsen, Germany1,2
  • Marriage*: 30 April 1864; Germany; Principal=Gertrud Weets1
  • Death*: 12 May 1900; Loquard, Landkreis Aurich, Niedersachsen, Germany1,2
  • Burial*: Loquard Cemetery, Loquard, Landkreis Aurich, Niedersachsen, Germany2
  • Last Edited: 17 Jan 2013

Family: Gertrud Weets b. 10 Sep 1836, d. 8 May 1914

Citations

  1. [S49] Emden Historical Book Committee, Emden Centennial: 1871-1971 (Emden, Illinois: Emden Historical Book Committee, 1971), p. 193.
  2. [S19] "Find A Grave". Database. FindAGrave.com, Garbrand Dirks Lessen.

Garbrant Dirks Lessen1,2,3

b. 22 September 1890, d. 1 February 1920
  • Birth*: 22 September 1890; Germany4,2
  • Immigration*: 1892; From Germany to America4
  • Residence: 1900; Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois5
  • Occupation*: 1910; Farmhand4
  • Residence*: 1910; Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois4
  • Residence: 1920; Emden, Logan Co., Illinois6
  • Death*: 1 February 1920; Emden, Logan Co., Illinois1,2,7
  • Burial*: 4 February 1920; Hartsburg Union Cemetery, Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois2,7
  • Last Edited: 8 Aug 2019

Citations

  1. [S49] Emden Historical Book Committee, Emden Centennial: 1871-1971 (Emden, Illinois: Emden Historical Book Committee, 1971), p. 193.
  2. [S10] Ancestry.com. "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths Index: 1916 - 1947". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2011, Garbrand Dirks Lessen.
  3. [S19] "Find A Grave". Database. FindAGrave.com, Grabrant D. Lessen.
  4. [S5] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1910". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2006.
  5. [S7] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1900". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2004.
  6. [S4] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1920". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2010.
  7. [S29] William R. Detmers, Hartsburg Union Cemetery (Lincoln, Illinois: Logan Co. Genealogical & Historical Society, 2007), p. 35.

Gertrude Hayungs Lessen1,2

b. 12 April 1894, d. 29 September 1979
  • Name-Married: Gertrude Nanninga3
  • Birth*: 12 April 1894; Emden, Logan Co., Illinois4,2
  • Baptism: 24 February 1895; St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Emden, Logan Co., Illinois2
  • Residence: 1900; Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois5
  • Residence*: 1910; Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois1
  • Marriage*: 8 February 1916; Pekin, Tazewell Co., Illinois; Principal=Hank H. Nanninga4,3
  • Residence: 1920; Boynton Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois6
  • Residence: 1930; Pekin, Tazewell Co., Illinois7
  • Residence: 1940; Pekin, Tazewell Co., Illinois8
  • Death*: 29 September 1979; Morton, Tazewell Co., Illinois4
  • Obituary: 2 October 1979; Bloomington Pantagraph4
  • Burial*: 2 October 1979; Glendale Memorial Cemetery, Elm Grove Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois4
  • Last Edited: 8 Aug 2019

Family: Hank H. Nanninga d. 21 Oct 1971

Citations

  1. [S5] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1910". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2006.
  2. [S145] Ancestry.com. "Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Records: 1875-1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2015, St. Peter's, Emden, p. 103.
  3. [S72] Ancestry.com. "Illinois Marriages: 1851-1920". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2005.
  4. [S14] News Article, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, Obituary of Gertrude Nanninga - 2 October 1979.
  5. [S7] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1900". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2004.
  6. [S4] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1920". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2010.
  7. [S3] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1930". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2002.
  8. [S74] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2012.
  9. [S149] Social Security Administration. "Social Security Applications & Claims ". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2015.

Gertrude Henriette Anna Lessen1,2

b. 14 January 1897
  • Name-Married: Gertrude Clausen1
  • Birth*: 14 January 1897; Illinois3,2
  • Baptism: 22 March 1897; St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Emden, Logan Co., Illinois2
  • Residence*: 1900; Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois3
  • Residence: 1910; Highland Twp., Wapello Co., Iowa4
  • Marriage*: 26 January 1916; Keokuk Co., Iowa; Principal=John Henry Clausen1,5
  • Last Edited: 17 May 2018

Family: John Henry Clausen b. 6 Jun 1894

Citations

  1. [S49] Emden Historical Book Committee, Emden Centennial: 1871-1971 (Emden, Illinois: Emden Historical Book Committee, 1971), p. 193.
  2. [S145] Ancestry.com. "Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Records: 1875-1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2015, St. Peter's, Emden, p. 110.
  3. [S7] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1900". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2004.
  4. [S5] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1910". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2006.
  5. [S22] Ancestry.com. "State Marriage Collections". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah, Iowa: 1880-1940.

Gertrude Louise Lessen1,2,3

b. 9 October 1911, d. 8 March 2006
  • Name-Married: Gertrude Rademaker1
  • Birth*: 9 October 1911; Hartsburg, Logan Co., Illinois4,2
  • Baptism: 3 November 1911; St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Emden, Logan Co., Illinois5
  • Residence*: 1920; Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois4
  • Residence: 1930; Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois6
  • Marriage*: 6 January 1931; Hartsburg, Logan Co., Illinois; Principal=John J. (Johann Bruns) Rademaker1,7,8
  • Residence: 1940; Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois9
  • Religion*: Member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church at Emden3
  • Death*: 8 March 2006; Hartsburg, Logan Co., Illinois; Died at Riverview, Florida2,3
  • Burial*: 14 March 2006; Hartsburg Union Cemetery, Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois2,3
  • Last Edited: 14 Sep 2016

Family: John J. (Johann Bruns) Rademaker b. 20 Nov 1908, d. 20 May 1999

Citations

  1. [S49] Emden Historical Book Committee, Emden Centennial: 1871-1971 (Emden, Illinois: Emden Historical Book Committee, 1971), p. 193.
  2. [S19] "Find A Grave". Database. FindAGrave.com, Gertrude Louise Lessen Rademaker.
  3. [S16] News Article, The Lincoln Evening Courier, Lincoln, Illinois, Obituary of Gertrude Rademaker - 9 March 2006.
  4. [S4] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1920". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2010.
  5. [S145] Ancestry.com. "Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Records: 1875-1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2015, St. Peter's, Emden, Vol. 2, p. 53.
  6. [S3] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1930". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2002.
  7. [S28] Logan Co. Heritage Foundation, History of Logan County, Illinois: 1982 (Lincoln, Illinois: Logan Co. Heritage Foundation, 1982), p. 467.
  8. [S14] News Article, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, Obituary of John J. Rademaker - 21 May 1999.
  9. [S74] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2012.

Harmke Cornelia Lessen1,2

b. 22 January 1901, d. 28 November 1992
  • Name-Married: Harmke Becker1
  • Birth*: 22 January 1901; Logan Co., Illinois3,4,2
  • Baptism: 22 March 1901; St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Emden, Logan Co., Illinois2
  • Residence*: 1910; Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois5
  • Residence: 1920; Emden, Logan Co., Illinois6
  • Marriage*: Principal=Russell Elmer Becker1
  • Residence: 1989; Lincoln, Logan Co., Illinois7
  • Death*: 28 November 1992; Greenview, Menard Co., Illinois3
  • Last Edited: 13 Jan 2016

Family: Russell Elmer Becker b. 1902, d. 1965

Citations

  1. [S49] Emden Historical Book Committee, Emden Centennial: 1871-1971 (Emden, Illinois: Emden Historical Book Committee, 1971), p. 193.
  2. [S145] Ancestry.com. "Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Records: 1875-1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2015, St. Peter's, Emden, p. 127.
  3. [S23] Social Security Administration. "Social Security Death Index ". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2011.
  4. [S10] Ancestry.com. "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths Index: 1916 - 1947". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2011, Becker.
  5. [S5] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1910". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2006.
  6. [S4] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1920". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2010.
  7. [S14] News Article, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, Obituary of Martha H. Meyer - 10 June 1989.
  8. [S10] Ancestry.com. "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths Index: 1916 - 1947". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2011.

Harold Hayung "Harry" Lessen1,2,3

b. 10 January 1910, d. 22 January 1994
  • Birth*: 10 January 1910; Hedrick, Iowa4,2,5
  • Baptism: 27 March 19103
  • Residence*: 1910; Highland Twp., Wapello Co., Iowa4
  • Residence: 1920; Highland Twp., Wapello Co., Iowa6
  • Confirmation*: 21 June 1925; Immanuel Lutheran Church, Lincoln, Logan Co., Illinois3
  • Residence: 1930; Chester Twp., Logan Co., Illinois7
  • Marriage*: 14 June 1936; Lincoln, Logan Co., Illinois; Principal=Margaret Elizabeth Harnacke1,5
  • Occupation*: 1940; Tavern Operator8
  • Residence: 1940; Lincoln, Logan Co., Illinois8
  • Occupation: Farmer; Insurance Agent; Business Owner at Lincoln9
  • Religion*: Member of Immanuel Lutheran Church at Lincoln9
  • Death*: 22 January 1994; Lincoln, Logan Co., Illinois2,5
  • Burial*: 25 January 1994; New Union Cemetery, West Lincoln Twp., Logan Co., Illinois5
  • Last Edited: 11 Aug 2018

Family: Margaret Elizabeth Harnacke b. 5 Jan 1916, d. 16 Sep 2003

Citations

  1. [S49] Emden Historical Book Committee, Emden Centennial: 1871-1971 (Emden, Illinois: Emden Historical Book Committee, 1971), p. 193.
  2. [S23] Social Security Administration. "Social Security Death Index ". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2011.
  3. [S145] Ancestry.com. "Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Records: 1875-1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2015, Immanuel, Lincoln, p. 233.
  4. [S5] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1910". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2006.
  5. [S14] News Article, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, Obituary of Harry Lessen - 24 January 1994.
  6. [S4] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1920". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2010.
  7. [S3] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1930". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2002.
  8. [S74] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2012.
  9. [S16] News Article, The Lincoln Evening Courier, Lincoln, Illinois, Obituary of Harry Lessen - 24 January 1994.

Heiko J. Lessen1,2

b. 11 December 1902, d. 27 November 1984
  • Birth*: 11 December 1902; Pewsum, Landkreis Aurich, Niedersachsen, Germany3,4,5,6
  • Immigration*: 22 October 1912; Departed Germany aboard the "Kroonland" arriving at New York City 22 October 1912 and settling at Hartsburg, Illinois3,7,8
  • Residence: 1920; Prairie Creek Twp., Logan Co., Illinois7
  • Marriage*: 9 February 1928; Zion Methodist Church, Emden and Hartsburg, Logan Co., Illinois; Principal=Matihilda Hermina Sampen9
  • Occupation*: between 1930 and 1940; Farmer10,11
  • Residence: 1930; Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois10
  • Residence: 1940; Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois11
  • Notes*: 1971; Member of the Village Board at Hartsburg, Illinois12
  • Residence*: 1971; Hartsburg, Logan Co., Illinois1
  • Religion*: Member of the United Methodist Church at Hartsburg6
  • Death*: 27 November 1984; Hartsburg, Logan Co., Illinois3,5,6
  • Burial*: 30 November 1984; Hartsburg Union Cemetery, Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois2,6
  • Last Edited: 11 Sep 2016

Family: Matihilda Hermina Sampen b. 30 Oct 1902, d. 9 Nov 1996

Citations

  1. [S49] Emden Historical Book Committee, Emden Centennial: 1871-1971 (Emden, Illinois: Emden Historical Book Committee, 1971), p. 193.
  2. [S29] William R. Detmers, Hartsburg Union Cemetery (Lincoln, Illinois: Logan Co. Genealogical & Historical Society, 2007), p. 69.
  3. [S42] Hartsburg Historical Book Committee, Hartsburg Quasquicentennial Historical Book: 1971-1996 (Hartsburg, Illinois: Hartsburg Historical Book Committee, 1996), p. 60.
  4. [S28] Logan Co. Heritage Foundation, History of Logan County, Illinois: 1982 (Lincoln, Illinois: Logan Co. Heritage Foundation, 1982), p. 400.
  5. [S23] Social Security Administration. "Social Security Death Index ". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2011.
  6. [S14] News Article, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, Obituary of Heiko J. Lessen - 29 November 1984.
  7. [S4] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1920". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2010.
  8. [S47] "FamilySearch.org". Database. , New York, Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JJT2-MXQ : accessed 18 Jan 2013), Jacob Lessen, 22 Oct 1912; citing Kroonland, United States National Archives, Washington, D.C.
  9. [S137] Ancestry.com. "Illinois Methodist Church Vital Records: 1824-2009". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2014, Zion, Emden, p. 88.
  10. [S3] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1930". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2002.
  11. [S74] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2012.
  12. [S1] Hartsburg Centennial Book Committee, Hartsburg, Illinois - Yesterday and Today: 1871-1971 (Hartsburg, Illinois: Hartsburg Centennial Book Committee, 1971), p. 26.

Helen Irene Lessen1,2,3,4

b. 5 March 1916, d. 11 August 2006
  • Name-Married: Helen Hasenmyer1
  • Birth*: 5 March 1916; Hedrick, Keokuk Co., Iowa5,3,6,4
  • Residence*: 1920; Highland Twp., Wapello Co., Iowa5
  • Residence: 1930; Chester Twp., Logan Co., Illinois2
  • Confirmation*: 25 May 1930; Immanuel Lutheran Church, Lincoln, Logan Co., Illinois7
  • Marriage*: 18 January 1939; Lincoln, Logan Co., Illinois; Principal=Laurel Hasenmyer1,3,8
  • Residence: 1940; West Lincoln Twp., Logan Co., Illinois9
  • Residence: 1994; Lincoln, Logan Co., Illinois10
  • Religion*: Member of First United Methodist Church at Lincoln4
  • Death*: 11 August 2006; Lincoln, Logan Co., Illinois3,6,4
  • Burial*: 14 August 2006; New Union Cemetery, West Lincoln Twp., Logan Co., Illinois3,4
  • Last Edited: 9 Aug 2018

Family: Laurel Hasenmyer b. 26 Jan 1915, d. 2 Jan 2001

Citations

  1. [S49] Emden Historical Book Committee, Emden Centennial: 1871-1971 (Emden, Illinois: Emden Historical Book Committee, 1971), p. 193.
  2. [S3] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1930". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2002.
  3. [S19] "Find A Grave". Database. FindAGrave.com, Helen Irene Lessen Hasenmyer.
  4. [S16] News Article, The Lincoln Evening Courier, Lincoln, Illinois, Obituary of Helen Hasenmyer - 12 August 2006.
  5. [S4] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1920". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2010.
  6. [S23] Social Security Administration. "Social Security Death Index ". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2011.
  7. [S145] Ancestry.com. "Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Records: 1875-1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2015, Immanuel, Lincoln, p. 238.
  8. [S19] "Find A Grave". Database. FindAGrave.com, Laurel Hasenmyer.
  9. [S74] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2012.
  10. [S14] News Article, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, Obituary of Harry Lessen - 24 January 1994.

Henry (Hayung Haink) Lessen1,2

b. June 1867, d. 15 March 1956
  • Family History*: Lessen Family History1
  • Birth*: June 1867; Loquard, Landkreis Aurich, Niedersachsen, Germany; Near Emden, Germany1,2,3
  • Immigration*: 24 July 1893; Departed Germany aboard the "Ems" arriving at New York City 24 July 1893 settling near Lincoln, Illinois2,4
  • Marriage*: 22 July 1896; Lincoln, Logan Co., Illinois; Principal=Frieda L. (Frieda Elisabeth Caroline Luise) Milhahn1,3
  • Residence*: 1900; Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois5
  • Migration*: 1907; From Logan Co., Illinois to Iowa1
  • Occupation*: between 1910 and 1930; Farmer6,7,8
  • Residence: 1910; Highland Twp., Wapello Co., Iowa6
  • Residence: 1920; Highland Twp., Wapello Co., Iowa7
  • Migration: 1920; From Iowa to Logan Co., Illinois1
  • Residence: 1930; Chester Twp., Logan Co., Illinois8
  • Notes*: 1934; Retired from Farming to Lincoln, Illinois1
  • Residence: 1940; Lincoln, Logan Co., Illinois9
  • Death*: 15 March 19561,10
  • Burial*: Hartsburg Union Cemetery, Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois10
  • Last Edited: 8 Aug 2019

Family: Frieda L. (Frieda Elisabeth Caroline Luise) Milhahn b. 15 Nov 1879, d. 20 May 1947

Citations

  1. [S49] Emden Historical Book Committee, Emden Centennial: 1871-1971 (Emden, Illinois: Emden Historical Book Committee, 1971), p. 193.
  2. [S28] Logan Co. Heritage Foundation, History of Logan County, Illinois: 1982 (Lincoln, Illinois: Logan Co. Heritage Foundation, 1982), p. 400.
  3. [S145] Ancestry.com. "Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Records: 1875-1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2015, Immanuel, Lincoln, p. 310.
  4. [S36] Ira A. Glazier & P. William Filby, editors, Germans to America (Wilmington, Delaware: Scholarly Resources, Inc., 1991), Vol. 64, p. 372.
  5. [S7] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1900". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2004.
  6. [S5] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1910". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2006.
  7. [S4] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1920". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2010.
  8. [S3] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1930". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2002.
  9. [S74] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2012.
  10. [S29] William R. Detmers, Hartsburg Union Cemetery (Lincoln, Illinois: Logan Co. Genealogical & Historical Society, 2007), p. 44.
  11. [S29] William R. Detmers, Hartsburg Union Cemetery (Lincoln, Illinois: Logan Co. Genealogical & Historical Society, 2007), p. 43.

Henry John Lessen Jr.1,2,3

b. 1 July 1927, d. 1 May 2002
  • Birth*: 1 July 1927; Lincoln, Logan Co., Illinois4,5,2
  • Baptism: 9 October 1927; St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Emden, Logan Co., Illinois6
  • Residence*: 1930; Mt. Pulaski Twp., Logan Co., Illinois4
  • Confirmation*: 17 March 1940; Immanuel Lutheran Church, Lincoln, Logan Co., Illinois7
  • Residence*: 1940; Lincoln, Logan Co., Illinois8
  • Military Service*: U.S. Navy Veteran of WW II2
  • Marriage*: 26 December 1948; Immanuel Lutheran Church, Lincoln, Logan Co., Illinois; Principal=Donna Jean Kromminga1,2,9
  • Notes*: Owned an Upholstery Shop at Lincoln2
  • Religion*: Member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church at Lincoln2
  • Death*: 1 May 2002; Lincoln, Logan Co., Illinois; Died at Peoria, Illinois2
  • Burial*: Hartsburg Union Cemetery, Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois10
  • Last Edited: 23 Dec 2018

Family: Donna Jean Kromminga b. 24 Apr 1929, d. 4 Nov 2017

Citations

  1. [S49] Emden Historical Book Committee, Emden Centennial: 1871-1971 (Emden, Illinois: Emden Historical Book Committee, 1971), p. 172.
  2. [S16] News Article, The Lincoln Evening Courier, Lincoln, Illinois, Obituary of Henry Lessen - 2 May 2002.
  3. [S19] "Find A Grave". Database. FindAGrave.com, Henry John Lessen.
  4. [S3] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1930". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2002.
  5. [S29] William R. Detmers, Hartsburg Union Cemetery (Lincoln, Illinois: Logan Co. Genealogical & Historical Society, 2007), p. 44.
  6. [S145] Ancestry.com. "Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Records: 1875-1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2015, St. Peter's, Emden: p. 77.
  7. [S145] Ancestry.com. "Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Records: 1875-1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2015, Immanuel, Lincoln, p. 246.
  8. [S74] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2012.
  9. [S14] News Article, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, Anniversary Announcement - 27 December 1998.
  10. [S14] News Article, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, Obituary of Henry J. Lessen - 3 May 2002.
  11. [S14] News Article, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, Obituary of Kristie Ann Fricke - 29 January 2002.

Henry John Lessen Sr.1,2

b. 24 October 1899, d. 7 May 1979
  • Name-Baptism: Heinrich Johann Lessen3
  • Birth*: 24 October 1899; Illinois4,2,3
  • Baptism: 14 January 1900; St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Emden, Logan Co., Illinois3
  • Residence*: 1900; Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois4
  • Residence: 1910; Highland Twp., Wapello Co., Iowa5
  • Residence: 1920; Highland Twp., Wapello Co., Iowa6
  • Marriage*: 10 January 1927; Lincoln, Logan Co., Illinois; Principal=Delila Carolyn Franz1,7,8
  • Occupation*: 1930; Farmhand9
  • Residence: 1930; Mt. Pulaski Twp., Logan Co., Illinois9
  • Occupation: 1940; Bartender10
  • Residence: 1940; Lincoln, Logan Co., Illinois10
  • Death*: 7 May 19797
  • Burial*: New Union Cemetery, West Lincoln Twp., Logan Co., Illinois2
  • Last Edited: 26 Jun 2016

Family: Delila Carolyn Franz b. 28 Aug 1910, d. 30 Jul 1992

Citations

  1. [S49] Emden Historical Book Committee, Emden Centennial: 1871-1971 (Emden, Illinois: Emden Historical Book Committee, 1971), p. 193.
  2. [S19] "Find A Grave". Database. FindAGrave.com, Henry John Lessen Sr.
  3. [S145] Ancestry.com. "Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Records: 1875-1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2015, St. Peter, Emden, p. 119.
  4. [S7] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1900". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2004.
  5. [S5] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1910". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2006.
  6. [S4] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1920". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2010.
  7. [S19] "Find A Grave". Database. FindAGrave.com, Delila C. Franz Lessen.
  8. [S16] News Article, The Lincoln Evening Courier, Lincoln, Illinois, Obituary of Delila Lessen - 31 July 1992.
  9. [S3] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1930". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2002.
  10. [S74] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2012.

Jacob Eugene Lessen1

b. 8 September 1972, d. 4 September 2006
  • Birth*: 8 September 1972; Lincoln, Logan Co., Illinois1
  • Death*: 4 September 2006; Sangamon Co., Illinois1
  • Burial*: Camp Butler National Cemetery, Springfield, Sangamon Co., Illinois1
  • Last Edited: 3 May 2017

Citations

  1. [S19] "Find A Grave". Database. FindAGrave.com, Jacob Eugene Lessen.
  2. [S16] News Article, The Lincoln Evening Courier, Lincoln, Illinois, Obituary of Marvin Lessen - 17 August 2015.

Jacob H. Lessen1,2

b. 3 August 1872, d. 5 January 1949
  • Family History*: Lessen Family History1
  • Birth*: 3 August 1872; Loquard, Landkreis Aurich, Niedersachsen, Germany1,3,2
  • Occupation*: 1900; Farmhand4
  • Naturalization*: 19 January 1900; Lincoln, Logan Co., Illinois3
  • Residence*: 1900; Prairie Creek Twp., Logan Co., Illinois4
  • Marriage*: 23 December 1904; Germany; Principal=Janna "Jennie" Janssen1,3
  • Marriage (alt)*: 23 December 1905; St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Emden, Logan Co., Illinois5
  • Occupation: between 1910 and 1940; Farmer6,7,8,9
  • Residence: 1910; Prairie Creek Twp., Logan Co., Illinois6
  • Immigration*: 22 October 1912; Departed Germany aboard the "Kroonland" arriving at New York City 22 October 1912 and settling at Hartsburg, Illinois10,11
  • Notes*: 1917; Farm Home Destroyed by Fire1
  • Residence: 1920; Prairie Creek Twp., Logan Co., Illinois7
  • Residence: 1930; Prairie Creek Twp., Logan Co., Illinois8
  • Residence: 1940; Prairie Creek Twp., Logan Co., Illinois9
  • Notes: 1945; Retired from Farming to Hartsburg, Illinois1
  • Death*: 5 January 1949; Logan Co., Illinois1,2,12
  • Burial*: Hartsburg Union Cemetery, Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois2
  • Last Edited: 8 Aug 2019

Family: Janna "Jennie" Janssen b. 28 May 1884, d. 5 Aug 1947

Citations

  1. [S49] Emden Historical Book Committee, Emden Centennial: 1871-1971 (Emden, Illinois: Emden Historical Book Committee, 1971), p. 193.
  2. [S29] William R. Detmers, Hartsburg Union Cemetery (Lincoln, Illinois: Logan Co. Genealogical & Historical Society, 2007), p. 63.
  3. [S94] Ancestry.com. "U.S. Passport Applications: 1795-1925". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2007.
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  5. [S145] Ancestry.com. "Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Records: 1875-1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2015, St. Peter's, Emden, p. 253.
  6. [S5] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1910". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2006.
  7. [S4] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1920". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2010.
  8. [S3] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1930". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2002.
  9. [S74] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2012.
  10. [S42] Hartsburg Historical Book Committee, Hartsburg Quasquicentennial Historical Book: 1971-1996 (Hartsburg, Illinois: Hartsburg Historical Book Committee, 1996), p. 60.
  11. [S47] "FamilySearch.org". Database. , New York, Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JJT2-MXQ : accessed 18 Jan 2013), Jacob Lessen, 22 Oct 1912; citing Kroonland, United States National Archives, Washington, D.C.
  12. [S52] Illinois State Archives. "Illinois Statewide Death Index: 1916-1950". Database. Illinois Secretary of State.

Jacobean Henrietta Lessen1,2,3

b. 31 March 1905, d. 12 August 1979
  • Name-Married: Jacobina Nannen1
  • Birth (alt): 31 January 19054
  • Birth*: 31 March 1905; Logan Co., Illinois2,3
  • Baptism: 23 December 1905; St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Emden, Logan Co., Illinois4
  • Residence*: 1910; Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois2
  • Residence: 1920; Emden, Logan Co., Illinois5
  • Marriage*: 12 March 1926; Peoria, Illinois; Principal=Frank Behrends Nannen1,6
  • Residence: 1930; Delavan Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois7
  • Residence: 1940; Delavan Twp., Tazewell Co., Illinois8
  • Death*: 12 August 19799,6
  • Last Edited: 6 Sep 2016

Family: Frank Behrends Nannen b. 29 May 1901, d. 14 Apr 1998

Citations

  1. [S49] Emden Historical Book Committee, Emden Centennial: 1871-1971 (Emden, Illinois: Emden Historical Book Committee, 1971), p. 193.
  2. [S5] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1910". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2006.
  3. [S30] Logan Co. Genealogical & Historical Society, Logan Co. Birth Records: 1878-1915., CD-ROM ), Book 4, p. 126.
  4. [S145] Ancestry.com. "Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Records: 1875-1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2015, St. Peter's, Emden, p. 140.
  5. [S4] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1920". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2010.
  6. [S14] News Article, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, Obituary of Frank B. Nannen - 16 April 1998.
  7. [S3] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1930". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2002.
  8. [S74] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2012.
  9. [S14] News Article, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, Obituary of Martha H. Meyer - 10 June 1989.

James B. Lessen1,2

b. 22 August 1935, d. 8 December 1992
  • Birth*: 22 August 1935; Logan Co., Illinois3,4
  • Residence*: 1940; West Lincoln Twp., Logan Co., Illinois1
  • Marriage*: 24 June 1956; Methodist Church, Waynesville, DeWitt Co., Illinois; Principal=Joan Elaine Burwell2,5,6
  • Military Service*: U.S. Marine Corps Veteran7
  • Marriage*: 22 July 1982; Lincoln, Logan Co., Illinois; Principal=Mildred Joyce Wasson7,4
  • Occupation*: Business Owner4
  • Religion*: Member of Faith Lutheran Church4
  • Death*: 8 December 1992; Chatham, Sangamon Co., Illinois; Died at Springfield3,7,4
  • Burial*: 12 December 1992; Hartsburg Union Cemetery, Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois3,4
  • Last Edited: 5 Aug 2019

Family 1: Joan Elaine Burwell b. 10 Jan 1939, d. 19 Jul 2017

Family 2: Mildred Joyce Wasson b. 15 Apr 1937, d. 26 Jun 2008

Citations

  1. [S74] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2012.
  2. [S113] Beason Historical Committee, Beason Centennial: 1872-1972 (Beason, Illinois: Beason Historical Committee, 1972), p. 53.
  3. [S29] William R. Detmers, Hartsburg Union Cemetery (Lincoln, Illinois: Logan Co. Genealogical & Historical Society, 2007), p. 75.
  4. [S16] News Article, The Lincoln Evening Courier, Lincoln, Illinois, Obituary of James Lessen - 9 December 1992.
  5. [S16] News Article, The Lincoln Evening Courier, Lincoln, Illinois, Obituary of Joan Butler - 20 July 2017.
  6. [S14] News Article, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, Wedding Announcement - 29 June 1956.
  7. [S84] Logan Co. Genealogical & Historical Society, compiler, This Is My Story - Logan Co. Veterans (Lincoln, Illinois: Logan Co. Genealogical & Historical Society, 2003), p. 249.

Jay Kevin Lessen1

b. 30 June 1959, d. 4 June 2016
  • Birth*: 30 June 1959; Lincoln, Logan Co., Illinois2
  • Marriage*: 15 December 1984; Lincoln, Logan Co., Illinois; Married Sondra Winterbaueer2
  • Death*: 4 June 2016; Springfield, Sangamon Co., Illinois2
  • Burial*: Hartsburg Union Cemetery, Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois2
  • Last Edited: 18 Jan 2019

Citations

  1. [S113] Beason Historical Committee, Beason Centennial: 1872-1972 (Beason, Illinois: Beason Historical Committee, 1972), p. 53.
  2. [S16] News Article, The Lincoln Evening Courier, Lincoln, Illinois, Obituary of Jay Lessen - 6 June 2016.

Joe (Johannes Janssen) Lessen1,2,3,4

b. 14 August 1908, d. 19 August 1980
  • Birth*: 14 August 1908; Logan Co., Illinois5,2,4
  • Baptism: 1 September 1908; St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Emden, Logan Co., Illinois6
  • Residence: 1910; Prairie Creek Twp., Logan Co., Illinois5
  • Residence: 1930; Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois7
  • Marriage*: 14 January 1931; Hartsburg, Logan Co., Illinois; Principal=Bernice Josephine Bruns1,8
  • Occupation*: 1940; Farmer9
  • Residence: 1940; West Lincoln Twp., Logan Co., Illinois9
  • Residence*: 1971; Lincoln, Logan Co., Illinois1
  • Death*: 19 August 198010,2,8
  • Burial*: Hartsburg Union Cemetery, Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois2
  • Last Edited: 7 Sep 2016

Family: Bernice Josephine Bruns b. 30 May 1911, d. 22 Aug 1981

Citations

  1. [S49] Emden Historical Book Committee, Emden Centennial: 1871-1971 (Emden, Illinois: Emden Historical Book Committee, 1971), p. 193.
  2. [S29] William R. Detmers, Hartsburg Union Cemetery (Lincoln, Illinois: Logan Co. Genealogical & Historical Society, 2007), p. 69.
  3. [S19] "Find A Grave". Database. FindAGrave.com, Joe J. Lessen.
  4. [S30] Logan Co. Genealogical & Historical Society, Logan Co. Birth Records: 1878-1915., CD-ROM ), Book 5, p. 112.
  5. [S5] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1910". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2006.
  6. [S145] Ancestry.com. "Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Records: 1875-1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2015, St. Peter's, Emden, p. 152.
  7. [S3] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1930". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2002.
  8. [S16] News Article, The Lincoln Evening Courier, Lincoln, Illinois, Obituary of Bernice Lessen - 24 August 1981.
  9. [S74] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2012.
  10. [S28] Logan Co. Heritage Foundation, History of Logan County, Illinois: 1982 (Lincoln, Illinois: Logan Co. Heritage Foundation, 1982), p. 468.
  11. [S14] News Article, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, Obituary of Nora Mae Lockenour - 12 December 2001.

John Henry Lessen1,2

b. 15 January 1892, d. 23 May 1962
  • Immigration*: 1892; From Germany to America3
  • Birth*: 15 January 1892; Upleward, Landkreis Aurich, Niedersachsen, Germany4,5
  • Residence: 1900; Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois6
  • Occupation*: 1910; Farmhand3
  • Residence*: 1910; Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois3
  • Marriage*: 23 December 1916; Des Moines, Polk Co., Iowa; Married Elsie H. Spintig7
  • Residence: 1917; Glenville, Freeborn Co., Minnesota5
  • Occupation: 1920; Farmer8
  • Residence: 1920; Spring Valley Twp., Dallas Co., Iowa8
  • Occupation: 1930; Farm Tiling Laborer9
  • Residence: 1930; Marcy Twp., Boone Co., Iowa9
  • Occupation: 1940; Hammermill Operator10
  • Residence: 1940; Ogden, Boone Co., Iowa10
  • Death*: 23 May 1962; Boone, Boone Co., Iowa1,4,2
  • Burial*: Glenwood Cemetery, Boone Co., Iowa4
  • Last Edited: 8 Aug 2019

Citations

  1. [S49] Emden Historical Book Committee, Emden Centennial: 1871-1971 (Emden, Illinois: Emden Historical Book Committee, 1971), p. 193.
  2. [S32] Ancestry.com. "Ancestry.com Public Member Trees". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah.
  3. [S5] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1910". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2006.
  4. [S106] Iowa Gravestones Photo Project. "Iowa Gravestones Index". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2012, John H. Lessen.
  5. [S17] United States Selective Service System. "World War I Draft Registration Cards: 1917-1918". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2005.
  6. [S7] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1900". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2004.
  7. [S22] Ancestry.com. "State Marriage Collections". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah, Iowa: 1880-1940.
  8. [S4] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1920". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2010.
  9. [S3] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1930". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2002.
  10. [S74] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2012.

Kathryn Jo Lessen1

b. 8 November 1966, d. 9 April 2015
  • Name-Married: Kathryn Jo Hickey1
  • Birth*: 8 November 1966; Lincoln, Logan Co., Illinois1
  • Marriage*: 23 November 1985; Lincoln, Logan Co., Illinois; Married William Hickey1
  • Residence*: 1993; Hudson, McLean Co., Illinois2
  • Death*: 9 April 2015; Hudson, McLean Co., Illinois1
  • Last Edited: 11 Feb 2019

Citations

  1. [S16] News Article, The Lincoln Evening Courier, Lincoln, Illinois, Obituary of Kathryn Hickey - 13 April 2015.
  2. [S9] Ancestry.com. "U.S. Public Records Index, Vol. 1". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2010.

Kristie Ann Lessen1

b. 1 October 1957, d. 27 January 2002
  • Name-Married: Kristie Ann Fricke1
  • Birth*: 1 October 1957; Lincoln, Logan Co., Illinois1
  • Death*: 27 January 2002; Mt. Pulaski, Logan Co., Illinois; Died at Springfield, Illinois1
  • Burial*: 30 January 2002; Steenbergen Cemetery, Mt. Pulaski Twp., Logan Co., Illinois1
  • Last Edited: 22 Nov 2013

Citations

  1. [S14] News Article, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, Obituary of Kristie Ann Fricke - 29 January 2002.

Leonard Lessen1

b. 15 May 1875, d. 9 March 1946
  • Birth*: 15 May 1875; Germany1
  • Family*: Six Sons and Two Daughters - Four of the Sons died in WW II1
  • Death*: 9 March 1946; Germany1
  • Last Edited: 8 Jan 2013

Citations

  1. [S49] Emden Historical Book Committee, Emden Centennial: 1871-1971 (Emden, Illinois: Emden Historical Book Committee, 1971), p. 193.

Leonard Klassen Lessen1,2,3

b. 26 December 1908, d. 2 July 1918
  • Birth*: 26 December 1908; Emden, Logan Co., Illinois2,3,4
  • Residence*: 1910; Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois2
  • Baptism: 1 July 19185
  • Death*: 2 July 1918; Emden, Logan Co., Illinois1,3,6
  • Burial*: 5 July 1918; Hartsburg Union Cemetery, Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois3,6
  • Last Edited: 17 Sep 2016

Citations

  1. [S49] Emden Historical Book Committee, Emden Centennial: 1871-1971 (Emden, Illinois: Emden Historical Book Committee, 1971), p. 193.
  2. [S5] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1910". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2006.
  3. [S10] Ancestry.com. "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths Index: 1916 - 1947". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2011, Leonard Klassen Lessen.
  4. [S30] Logan Co. Genealogical & Historical Society, Logan Co. Birth Records: 1878-1915., CD-ROM ), Book 5, p. 114.
  5. [S145] Ancestry.com. "Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Records: 1875-1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2015, St. Peter's, Emden, Vol. 2, p. 66.
  6. [S29] William R. Detmers, Hartsburg Union Cemetery (Lincoln, Illinois: Logan Co. Genealogical & Historical Society, 2007), p. 35.

Lucille Mathilda Lessen1,2,3

b. 26 December 1912, d. 20 November 1963
  • Name-Married: Lucille M. Downing1
  • Birth*: 26 December 1912; Highland Twp., Wapello Co., Iowa4,2,3
  • Baptism: 23 March 19133
  • Residence*: 1920; Highland Twp., Wapello Co., Iowa4
  • Confirmation*: 13 June 1926; Immanuel Lutheran Church, Lincoln, Logan Co., Illinois3
  • Marriage*: 1930; Principal=Morgan O. Downing1,2
  • Residence: 1930; Chester Twp., Logan Co., Illinois5
  • Death*: 20 November 19631,2
  • Burial*: New Union Cemetery, West Lincoln Twp., Logan Co., Illinois2
  • Last Edited: 9 Aug 2018

Family: Morgan O. Downing b. 24 Aug 1911, d. 20 Apr 1986

Citations

  1. [S49] Emden Historical Book Committee, Emden Centennial: 1871-1971 (Emden, Illinois: Emden Historical Book Committee, 1971), p. 193.
  2. [S19] "Find A Grave". Database. FindAGrave.com, Lucille M. Lessen Downing.
  3. [S145] Ancestry.com. "Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Records: 1875-1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2015, Immanuel, Lincoln, p. 234.
  4. [S4] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1920". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2010.
  5. [S3] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1930". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2002.

Marjorie Jeanette Lessen1,2

b. 15 July 1933, d. 21 January 2018
  • Name-Married: Marjorie Bathe1
  • Birth*: 15 July 1933; Hartsburg, Logan Co., Illinois3,2,4
  • Baptism: 9 December 1934; Zion Methodist Church, Emden and Hartsburg, Logan Co., Illinois2
  • Residence*: 1940; Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois5
  • Graduation*: 1951; Hartsburg-Emden High School, Hartsburg, Logan Co., Illinois6
  • Marriage*: 28 June 1953; Methodist Church, Hartsburg, Logan Co., Illinois; Principal=B. Gene Bathe7,4,8
  • Residence: 1996; Hartsburg, Logan Co., Illinois9
  • Residence: 1999; Hartsburg, Logan Co., Illinois10
  • Occupation*: Emergency Medicial Technician4
  • Religion*: Member of the First United Methodist Church at Hartsburg4
  • Death*: 21 January 2018; Hartsburg, Logan Co., Illinois; Died at Lincoln4
  • Obituary: 23 January 2018; Bloomington Pantagraph11
  • Burial*: 25 January 2018; Hartsburg Union Cemetery, Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois4
  • Last Edited: 6 Jul 2019

Family: B. Gene Bathe b. 15 Oct 1929, d. 21 Oct 2017

Citations

  1. [S49] Emden Historical Book Committee, Emden Centennial: 1871-1971 (Emden, Illinois: Emden Historical Book Committee, 1971), p. 193.
  2. [S137] Ancestry.com. "Illinois Methodist Church Vital Records: 1824-2009". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2014, Zion, Emden, p. 26-27.
  3. [S42] Hartsburg Historical Book Committee, Hartsburg Quasquicentennial Historical Book: 1971-1996 (Hartsburg, Illinois: Hartsburg Historical Book Committee, 1996), p. 43.
  4. [S16] News Article, The Lincoln Evening Courier, Lincoln, Illinois, Obituary of Marjorie Bathe - 22 January 2018.
  5. [S74] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2012.
  6. [S143] Hartsburg-Emden High School Alumni Association, Hartsburg-Emden High School Graduates: 1921-2013 (Hartsburg, Illinois: Hartsburg-Emden High School Alumni Association, 2013).
  7. [S1] Hartsburg Centennial Book Committee, Hartsburg, Illinois - Yesterday and Today: 1871-1971 (Hartsburg, Illinois: Hartsburg Centennial Book Committee, 1971), p. 95.
  8. [S14] News Article, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, Wedding Announcement - 1 July 1953.
  9. [S14] News Article, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, Obituary of Matilda H. Lessen - 10 November 1996.
  10. [S14] News Article, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, Obituary of Alan L. Lessen - 2 March 1999.
  11. [S14] News Article, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, Obituary of Marjorie Bathe - 23 January 2018.

Martha Harmina Lessen1,2,3

b. 7 October 1912, d. 8 June 1989
  • Name-Married: Martha Meyer
  • Birth*: 7 October 1912; Emden, Logan Co., Illinois4,5
  • Residence: 1920; Emden, Logan Co., Illinois6
  • Graduation*: 1927; Emden High School, Emden, Logan Co., Illinois7
  • Marriage*: 11 February 1929; Lincoln, Logan Co., Illinois; Principal=Leo Harry Meyer Sr.1,5
  • Residence*: 1930; Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois4
  • Residence: 1940; Hartsburg, Logan Co., Illinois8
  • Death*: 8 June 1989; Lincoln, Logan Co., Illinois; Died at Springfield, Illinois1,5
  • Obituary: 9 June 1989; Lincoln Courier9
  • Burial*: 12 June 1989; Hartsburg Union Cemetery, Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois5
  • Last Edited: 15 Sep 2019

Family: Leo Harry Meyer Sr. b. 14 Jan 1910, d. 24 Jun 1989

Citations

  1. [S14] News Article, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, Obituary of Leo H. Meyer, Sr. - 25 June 1989.
  2. [S32] Ancestry.com. "Ancestry.com Public Member Trees". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah.
  3. [S49] Emden Historical Book Committee, Emden Centennial: 1871-1971 (Emden, Illinois: Emden Historical Book Committee, 1971), p. 193.
  4. [S3] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1930". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2002.
  5. [S14] News Article, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, Obituary of Martha H. Meyer - 10 June 1989.
  6. [S4] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1920". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2010.
  7. [S14] News Article, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, News Article - 17 May 1927.
  8. [S74] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2012.
  9. [S16] News Article, The Lincoln Evening Courier, Lincoln, Illinois, Obituary of Martha Meyer - 9 June 1989.
  10. [S45] Ancestry.com. "State Death Collections". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah, California: 1940-1997.

Marvin Eugene Lessen1

b. 18 March 1944, d. 15 August 2015
  • Birth*: 18 March 1944; near Lincoln, Logan Co., Illinois1
  • Graduation*: 1962; New Holland - Middletown High School, New Holland, Logan Co., Illinois1
  • Residence*: 2006; Lincoln, Logan Co., Illinois3
  • Occupation*: Farmer1
  • Religion*: Member of Immanuel Lutheran Church at Lincoln1
  • Death*: 15 August 2015; Lincoln, Logan Co., Illinois1
  • Obituary: 17 August 2015; Lincoln Courier1
  • Burial*: 19 August 2015; Hartsburg Union Cemetery, Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois1
  • Last Edited: 29 Jan 2019

Family:

Citations

  1. [S16] News Article, The Lincoln Evening Courier, Lincoln, Illinois, Obituary of Marvin Lessen - 17 August 2015.
  2. [S14] News Article, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, Obituary of Nora Mae Lockenour - 12 December 2001.
  3. [S14] News Article, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, Obituary of Jacob Eugene Lessen - 19 September 2006.

Mary Ann Lessen1

b. 30 December 1929, d. 6 August 2017
  • Name-Married: Mary Hindahl
  • Birth*: 30 December 1929; Hartsburg, Logan Co., Illinois2,3
  • Residence*: 1930; Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois1
  • Residence: 1940; Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois4
  • Graduation*: 1947; Hartsburg-Emden High School, Hartsburg, Logan Co., Illinois3
  • Marriage*: 5 June 1949; St. John's Lutheran Church, Hartsburg, Logan Co., Illinois; Principal=John Scott Hindahl5
  • Residence: 1996; Normal, Illinois6
  • Residence: 2007; New Smyrna Beach, Florida7
  • Residence: 2011; Bloomington, McLean Co., Illinois8
  • Death*: 6 August 2017; Bloomington, Illinois3
  • Obituary: 16 August 2017; Bloomington Pantagraph3
  • Burial*: 19 August 2017; Allen's Grove Cemetery, Allen's Grove Twp., Mason Co., Illinois3
  • Last Edited: 1 Aug 2019

Family: John Scott Hindahl b. 26 Aug 1926, d. 18 Nov 2011

Citations

  1. [S3] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1930". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2002.
  2. [S53] Ancestry.com. "U.S. Public Records Index, Vol. 2". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2010.
  3. [S14] News Article, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, Obituary of Mary Ann Hindahl - 16 August 2017.
  4. [S74] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2012.
  5. [S14] News Article, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, Wedding Announcement - 20 June 1949.
  6. [S14] News Article, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, Obituary of Pauline Ethel Lessen - 8 May 1996.
  7. [S14] News Article, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, Obituary of Roy A. Lessen - 3 August 2007.
  8. [S14] News Article, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, Obituary of John Hindahl - 21 November 2011.

Mildred Maxine Lessen1,2

b. 4 December 1918, d. 17 July 2019
  • Name-Married: Mildred Hoffert1
  • Birth*: 4 December 1918; Highland Twp., Wapello Co., Iowa3,2
  • Baptism: 19 March 1919; Hedrick, Keokuk Co., Iowa; St. Paul's Lutheran Church4
  • Residence*: 1920; Highland Twp., Wapello Co., Iowa3
  • Residence: 1930; Chester Twp., Logan Co., Illinois5
  • Confirmation*: 9 April 1933; Immanuel Lutheran Church, Lincoln, Logan Co., Illinois2
  • Occupation*: 1940; Waitress6
  • Residence: 1940; Lincoln, Logan Co., Illinois6
  • Residence: 1994; Lincoln, Logan Co., Illinois7
  • Religion*: Member of Immanuel Lutheran Church at Lincoln8
  • Death*: 17 July 2019; Lincoln, Logan Co., Illinois8
  • Burial*: 22 July 2019; New Union Cemetery, West Lincoln Twp., Logan Co., Illinois8
  • Last Edited: 7 Sep 2019

Citations

  1. [S49] Emden Historical Book Committee, Emden Centennial: 1871-1971 (Emden, Illinois: Emden Historical Book Committee, 1971), p. 193.
  2. [S145] Ancestry.com. "Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Records: 1875-1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2015, Immanuel, Lincoln, p. 241.
  3. [S4] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1920". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2010.
  4. [S145] Ancestry.com. "Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Records: 1875-1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2015.
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  6. [S74] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2012.
  7. [S14] News Article, The Bloomington Pantagraph, Bloomington, Illinois, Obituary of Harry Lessen - 24 January 1994.
  8. [S19] "Find A Grave". Database. FindAGrave.com, Mildred Maxine Lessen Hoffert.

Minnie (Minna Marlina Emilie) Lessen1,2

b. 20 June 1898, d. before 1971
  • Name-Married: Minnie McDaniels1
  • Birth*: 20 June 1898; Illinois3,2
  • Baptism: 14 August 1898; St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Emden, Logan Co., Illinois2
  • Residence*: 1900; Orvil Twp., Logan Co., Illinois3
  • Residence: 1910; Highland Twp., Wapello Co., Iowa4
  • Death*: before 19711
  • Last Edited: 21 Nov 2016

Citations

  1. [S49] Emden Historical Book Committee, Emden Centennial: 1871-1971 (Emden, Illinois: Emden Historical Book Committee, 1971), p. 193.
  2. [S145] Ancestry.com. "Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Records: 1875-1940". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2015, St. Peter's, Emden, p. 114.
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  4. [S5] Ancestry.com. "United States Federal Census: 1910". Database. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Provo, Utah: 2006.