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STROHMEIER, Richard William

Male 1893 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name STROHMEIER, Richard William 
    Born 15 Apr 1893  Aberdeen, Brown County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number 2777 
    _UID 525D681B4E3047F4973C6781B2C4FFCDE8DE 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I2777  Edgoose
    Last Modified 25 Aug 2017 

    Father STROHMEIER, Richard,   b. 1865, Stuttgart, Wurtemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1948, Brown County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother 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 
    Family ID F539  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 SMEBY, Anna Elizabeth,   b. 6 Jul 1895, Mansfield, Brown County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1969, Huntington Park, Los Angeles County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 2 Oct 1917  Aberdeen, Brown County, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 23 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F1422  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 RIEDEL, Lillian Emma,   b. 27 Feb 1896, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1977, Irving, Dallas County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 3 Sep 1930  South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. STROHMEIER, R.F.
     2. STROHMEIER, E.M.
    Last Modified 11 Jul 2016 
    Family ID F1423  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
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    RICHARD STROHMEIER (1865-1948) and Elizabeth STROHMEIER nee EDGOOSE (1852-1944)

    Date: 1899. Place: Aberdeen, South Dakota, USA

    Richard Strohmeier with his wife Elizabeth nee Edgoose, their three children Richard William (1893-19??), Alice Anne Grace (1898-19??), and Clara Harriet (1894-1980), and their dog Prince in 1899.

    Newspapers and Books
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    THE STROHMEIER CHILDREN MAKE THEIR MARK 1916

    This advertisement from The Oakes Times of 20 April 1916 shows that Richard, Clara, and Alice, the three children of Elizabeth Strohmeier (Elizabeth Edgoose 1852-1944) were already making their mark in the family greenhouse business.
    (Chronicling America)

  • Notes 
    • RICHARD WILLIAM STROHMEIER 1893-


      Richard William STROHMEIER was born at Aberdeen, Brown County, South Dakota, USA, on 15 April 1893.
      (WWI Civilian Draft Registrations)
      (South Dakota Birth Records)

      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 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)

      At the time of the World War 1 Draft Board registration on 5 June 1917 Richard William STROHMEIER was a 24 year old florist living at 909 Lincoln St., Aberdeen, South Dakota, and working for the Aberdeen Greenhouse Co.. He was single, had no military service, and claimed exemption on the grounds of business. He was of medium height, medium build, with grey eyes and brown hair.

      Richard W. STROHMEIER, aged 24, of Aberdeen, Brown County, South Dakota, bachelor, married Ann E. SMEBY, aged 23, of Mansfield, Brown County, maiden, at Aberdeen, Brown County, on 2 October 1917.
      (Record of Marriage, South Dakota Department of History)

      The 1920 US Federal Census of First Avenue NW, Aberdeen, Brown County, South Dakota:
      *Richard STROHMEIER, head, home rented, aged 26, married, born in South Dakota, father born in Wurtemburg, Germany, mother born in England, working as an electrician in a shop;
      Anna STROHMEIER, wife, aged 24, married, born in South Dakota of Norwegian parents, not working.
      (www.ancestry.com Roll T625_1715 Page 20a Enumeration District 40 Image 0672)

      From the 1925 South Dakota State Census:
      R. W. STROHMEIER, aged 32, born in South Dakota, married in 1917 to Anna SMELEY (sic), resides in South Dakota, not naturalized.
      (www.familysearch.org)

      Richard W. STROHMEIER aged 37 of Des Moines, Iowa, married Lillian E. RIEDEL aged 34 of Aberdeen, South Dakota, on 3 September 1930. Richard Strohmeier was divorced and Lillian RIEDEL maiden.
      (Record of Marriage, Brown County, South Dakota)

      From the 1940 US Federal Census of South Main Street, Hutchinson City, Mcleod County, Minnesota:
      *Richard W. STROHMEIER, aged 46, head, married, born in South Dakota, last place of residence Rural, Plymouth, Iowa, superintendent of municipal light plant;
      Lillian (sic) STROHMEIER, aged 43, wife, married, born in South Dakota, last place of residence, Rural, Plymouth, Iowa;
      Richard F. STROHMEIER, son, aged 4, born in Iowa;
      Elizabeth May STROHMEIER, daughter, aged 2, born in Minnesota.


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