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STROHMEIER,  Richard

STROHMEIER, Richard

Male 1865 - 1948  (83 years)

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  • Name STROHMEIER, Richard 
    Born 1865  Stuttgart, Wurtemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number 1105 
    _UID 19A3FD0474184FF996FD0B8D99F70A84DAF5 
    Died 31 Dec 1948  Brown County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1105  Edgoose
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2017 

    Family EDGOOSE, Elizabeth,   b. 16 Nov 1852, Swineshead, Lincolnshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1944, Brown County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 5 Feb 1894  Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. STROHMEIER, Richard William,   b. 15 Apr 1893, Aberdeen, Brown County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. STROHMEIER, Clara Harriet,   b. 30 Oct 1894, Aberdeen, Brown County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1980, Aberdeen, Brown County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     3. STROHMEIER, Alice Anne Grace,   b. 16 Aug 1898, Brown County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 11 Jul 2016 
    Family ID F539  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Strohmeier RichardStrohmeier 1105 322.jpg
    Strohmeier RichardStrohmeier 1105 322.jpg
    Richard Strohmeier (1865-1948), who married Elizabeth Edgoose (1852-1944) in Chicago on 5 February 1894, is seen here in the first Aberdeen flower shop in the Gottschalk Opera House Building, on the corner of 3rd and Lincoln Street in 1906.
    Elizabeth & Richard Strohmeier in 1916
    Elizabeth & Richard Strohmeier in 1916
    Elizabeth EDGOOSE married Richard STROHMEIER on 5 February 1894.
    Strohmeier RichardStrohmeier 1105 521.jpg
    Strohmeier RichardStrohmeier 1105 521.jpg
    The Strohmeiers.
    Richard Strohmeier (1865-1948) with his wife Elizabeth nee Edgoose (1852-1944), their three children Richard William (1893-19??), Alice Anne Grace (1898-19??), and Clara Harriet (1894-1980), and their dog Prince in 1899.

    Headstones
    Edgoose ElizabethEdgoose 696 282.jpg
    Edgoose ElizabethEdgoose 696 282.jpg
    Elizabeth Edgoose (1852-1944) married Richard Strohmeier 1865-1948) in Cook County, Chicago, in 1894. She is buried in the cemetery at Aberdeen, Brown County, South Dakota, USA.

  • Notes 
    • RICHARD STROHMEIER 1865-1948

      Richard STROHMEIER was born in Stuttgart, Wurtemburg, Germany (source: US Federal Censuses 1910, 1920, 1930). He was born in 1865.
      (source: South Dakota Naturalization Records)

      MOVING ALONG
      The Project to Again Demonstrate that
      This is a Sugar Beet Country.
      The committeemen appointed by Prof.SHEPARD of the government's experiment station at Brookings to push the culivation of sugar beet culture in this county during the season of 1898, had a meeting on Saturday afternoon in the office of S. W. NARREGANG, and elected William Tennant president and Mr. NARREGANG secretary. An acre of ground for an experimental plat will be selected near Aberdeen, perhaps immediately south of the city, and will probably be put in charge of J. E. HICKENBOTHAM and Richard STROHMEIER, members of the committee."
      (Aberdeen Daily News, 1 March 1898)

      From the 1905 US State Census of Aberdeen, Brown County, South Dakota:
      *Richard STROHMEIER, aged 40, married, gardener, born in Stuttgart, Germany, of German parents, married, arrived in S.D. in 1891, arrived in U.S. in 1895;
      Elizabeth STROHMEIER, aged 52, married, wife, born in Lincolnshire, England of English parents, arrived in S.D. in 1885, arrived in US in 1877;
      Richard STROHMEIR, aged 12, student, born in Aberdeen, S.D., of German/English parents, years in South Dakota 12;
      Clara H. STROHMEIER, aged 10, student, born in Aberdeen, S.D., of German/English parents, years in South Dakota 10;
      Alice A. G. STROHMEIER, aged 6, student, born in Aberdeen, S.D., of German/English parents, years in South Dakota 6.
      (004245280)

      The South Dakota State Business Directory 1909 lists R. STROHMEIER, florist, at the Gottschalk Opera House block, Aberdeen.

      The 1910 US Federal Census of North Lincoln Street, Aberdeen, South Dakota:
      *Richard STROHMEIER, head, aged 45, married 18 years (sic), born in Germany of German parents, a florist by profession, an employer, house owned outright;
      Elizabeth STROHMEIER, wife, aged 56, married 18 years (sic), 3 children all living, born in England of English parents, not working;
      Richard STROHMEIER, son, aged 17, born in South Dakota, working as a helper in the greenhouse;
      Clara STROHMEIER, daughter, aged 15, born in South Dakota, not employed,
      Alice STROHMEIER, daughter, aged 12, born in South Dakota, not employed,
      Paul KUTZNER, roomer, aged 34, born in Germany of German parents, employed as a labourer in the greenhouse.
      (www.ancestry.com T624 1477 Ward 1 Enumeration District 49 Image 14)

      Richard STROHMEIER of Brown County was granted US citizenship on 5 October 1915.
      (source: South Dakota Naturalization Records Index: Second Papers, 3007, page 20)

      The Aberdeen Business Directory 1916 lists Richd STROHMEIER florist at 909 N Lincoln.

      The 1920 US Federal Census of Aberdeen, Brown County, South Dakota:
      *Richard STROHMEIER, Head, house owned outright, aged 53, year of arrival in USA 1886, naturalised US citizen in 1924(?), born in Stuttgart, Germany, of German parents, and working as a florist on his own account;
      Elizabeth STROHMEIER, wife, aged 67, year of arrival in USA 1873, naturalised 1914, working renovating(?) feathers on her own account;
      Clara H. STROHMEIER, daughter, aged 25, single, born in South Dakota, working as a florist on her own account;
      Alice A. STROHMEIER, daughter, aged 21, single, born in South Dakota, working as a bookkeeper for the greenhouse.
      (www.ancestry.com T625_1715 Page 11B Enumeration District 40 Image 0655)

      The 1930 US Federal Census of Aberdeen, South Dakota:
      *Richard STROHMEIER, head, own house worth $4000, owned a radio set, aged 64, aged 27 at first marriage, immigrated 1886, naturalised, working as a florist in a greenhouse;
      Elizabeth STROHMEIER, wife, aged 77, aged 40 at first marriage, immigrated 1873, naturalised, working as a feather cleaner;
      Alice STROHMEIER, daughter, aged 31, single, working as a bookkeeper in a printshop.
      (www.ancestry.com Roll 2218 Enumeration District 1 Image 542.0)

      From the 1940 US Federal Census of Washington Street North, Aberdeen City, Brown County, South Dakota:
      *Richard STROHMEIER, head. aged 74, married, house owned value $3,500, born in Germany, naturalised, florist in retail flower shop on own account;
      Elizabeth STROHMEIER, wife, aged 87, married, born in England, naturalised;
      Alice G. STROHMEIER, daughter, aged 41, single, born in South Dakota.

      He died in Brown County, South Dakota, on 31 December 1948.
      (South Dakota Death Index)


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