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Wilhelm F Ruthenberg

Wilhelm F Ruthenberg

Male 1852 - 1934  (81 years)

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  • Name Wilhelm F Ruthenberg  [1
    Born 21 Dec 1852  Wallmow, Uckermark, Brandenburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Census says Dec 1853
    Gender Male 
    Died 01 Jul 1934  Akron, Summit, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I1497  drabold
    Last Modified 19 Jun 2015 

    Father Johann F Ruthenberg,   b. Feb 1814, Wallmow, Uckermark, Brandenburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1902, Summit, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 88 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Marie Arndt,   b. 20 Jul 1825, Brandenburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1913, Summit, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married Abt 1846  Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2522  Group Sheet

    Family Frances Nolte,   b. 28 Apr 1860, Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1909, Akron, Summit, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Married 28 Jul 1892  Summit, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • By Rev. JB Brown
    Children 
     1. Herbert Adolph Ruthenberg,   b. 31 Oct 1893, Akron, Summit, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1953, Akron, Summit, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     2. Florence Marie Ruthenberg,   b. 29 Jun 1895, Akron, Summit, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1916, Akron, Summit, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
    Photos
    1900 United States Federal Census
    1900 United States Federal Census
    Year: 1900; Census Place: Akron Ward 4, Summit, Ohio; Roll: T623_1323; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 68.
    Last Modified 19 Jun 2015 
    Family ID F539  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Dec 1852 - Wallmow, Uckermark, Brandenburg, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Jul 1892 - Summit, Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 01 Jul 1934 - Akron, Summit, Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    1920 United States Federal Census
    1920 United States Federal Census
    Year: 1920; Census Place: Akron Ward 2, Summit, Ohio; Roll: T625_1438; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 141; Image: .
    U.S. City Directories (Beta)
    U.S. City Directories (Beta)
    1900 United States Federal Census
    1900 United States Federal Census
    Year: 1900; Census Place: Akron Ward 4, Summit, Ohio; Roll: T623_1323; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 68.
    U.S., Indexed County Land Ownership Maps, 1860-1918
    U.S., Indexed County Land Ownership Maps, 1860-1918
    Collection Number: G&M_36; Roll Number: 36
    U.S. City Directories (Beta)
    U.S. City Directories (Beta)
    1930 United States Federal Census
    1930 United States Federal Census
    Year: 1930; Census Place: Akron, Summit, Ohio; Roll: ; Page: ; Enumeration District: ; Image: .
    Deutschland undÖsterreich, Geschichten militärischer Einheiten, 1760-1933
    Deutschland undÖsterreich, Geschichten militärischer Einheiten, 1760-1933
    Baltimore Passenger Lists, 1820-1948
    Baltimore Passenger Lists, 1820-1948
    Wilhelm, before 1900
    Wilhelm, before 1900
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    298 Berg Street
    298 Berg Street
    The house at the time of Wilhelm's death. It was torn down some years later as the University of Akron expanded.
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    "Storecard"for Wilhelm's saloon on Main St, Akron Ohio

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    House on Berg St, Akron, OH. Now U of Akron is over this space. Tempting to imagine that the girl is Florence, but I don't know.

  • Notes 
    • Emigrated 1882 says an Akron Beacon J article from about 1933 in his honor celebrating his 80th birthday reports that he was "Born near Berlin in1852". Rather annoyingly, the 1900 US census gives his birthdate as "Dec 1853". Arrgh. To make it worse, the 1900 census says that he emigrated1885.

      1920 census: date of immigration, 1883; birth year abt 1853

      Family remembers his siblings Ferdinand and Minnie.

      Death cert. says that father's name is John.

      Brother Ferdinand (recalled in family records too), b. Oct 1860, emigrated 1882
      Marriage: 28 July 1892

      Seems likely that August Ruthenberg also of Akron is another brother; parents have same first names, all live in Akron. Immigration year close (1910census says 1883).

      I note too that Wilhelm was witness for the death of Friedrich Ruthenberg (d Akron 29 Nov 1924, b 24 Jan 1851), who has father John and mother Marie,. Hard to resist the conclusion that this is his brother, but I have no other evidence. In connection with this Friedrich, he is distinctly stated to be from Wallmow, Brandenburg. Now this is interesting as there is a Ruthenberg clan from Wallmow tracked to the mid 1700s.This also suggests a link to the Australian Ruthenbergs.

      Saloon 207 S Main Street, Akron
      Noted tenor in the local German choir, the Liedertafel, referenced in various newspaper clippings.

  • Sources 
    1. [S87] 1920 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.Original data - Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. (NARA microfilm publication T625, 2076 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Reco;), Year: 1920; Census Place: Akron Ward 2, Summit, Ohio; Roll: T625_1438; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 141; Image: ..
      Birth date: abt 1853
      Birth place: Germany
      Residence date: 1920
      Residence place: Akron Ward 2, Summit, Ohio
      Arrival date: 1883
      Arrival place:

    2. [S99] Empty Source from Gedcom File.

    3. [S77] 1900 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.Original data - United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 18;), Year: 1900; Census Place: Akron Ward 4, Summit, Ohio; Roll: T623_1323; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 68..
      Birth date: Dec 1853
      Birth place: Germany
      Marriage date: 1892
      Marriage place:
      Residence date: 1900
      Residence place: Akron city, Summit, Ohio
      Arrival date: 1885
      Arrival place: