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Emma Sophia Knuth[1]

Female 1882 - 1979  (97 years)


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  • Name Emma Sophia Knuth 
    Born 27 Mar 1882  Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Census 1900  Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 1910  Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • 2500 Monticello Avenue
    Census 1920  Denver, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • 1462 South Clarkson Street
    Census 1930  Denver, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • 1808 South Pennsylvania Street
    Residence 1935  Denver, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Census 1940  Denver, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • 1036 South Gilpin Street
    Residence Jul 1969  Denver, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Residence Jun 1979  Denver, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Residence Nov 1979  Iliff Care Center, Denver, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • 6060 E. Iliff Avenue
    Cause of Death Acute congestive heart failure  [3
    Occupation Housewife, Nurse Practitioner 
    Religion Presbyterian 
    Research Notes Her birth certificate lists her birthday as 28 March 1882.  [2
    Died 2 Dec 1979  Iliff Care Center, Denver, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • 6060 E. Iliff Avenue
    Buried 5 Dec 1979  Fairmount Cemetery Mausoleum, Denver, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    • Cremated; Section 2075, Column J (Main Floor)
    Notes 
    • Rather tall, with reddish blonde hair and blue eyes. Gregarious and sociable, and loved children. Very strict disciplinarian. Scared of mice and lightning.Involved with the activities of Corona Presbyterian Chruch in Denver. Did a great deal of baby sitting and attending of mothers with newborn babies.

      Lived with her daughter Grace (and son-in-law Clifford) at the time of the 1940 census.

      Kept her own apartment until the last few months of her life, when she voluntarily moved to a nursing home (Iliff Nursing Care Center, 6060 E. Iliff Ave., Denver CO 80222). [4, 9, 13]
    Person ID I29  Mohr-Whalen | Blood relatives of Brad Mohr
    Last Modified 16 Sep 2016 

    Father Charles E. Knuth
              b. 22 Jan 1856, Pommern, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 16 Dec 1927, Denver, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Anna Mary Oestmann
              b. 24 Feb 1855, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 7 Jun 1921, Denver, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Family ID F60  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Karl Wilhelm Schoelzel
              b. 30 Jan 1877, Schneidemühl, Posen, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 5 Feb 1956, Denver, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 25 May 1901  Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 14, 15, 16
    • Married at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Knuth Sr. by Rev. G. Lambrecht. Anna Knuth and Herman Lenz were witnesses.
    Research Notes Charles and Emma were married at the German St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church by Pastor Gotthilf G. Lambrecht. Lambrecht’s grave in Montrose Cemetery in Chicago is marked by an elaborate statue.  [14
    Notes 
    • Family lived at 173 Crystal St., Chicago in 1902, 951 N. Hoyne Ave, Chicago in 1909, with Emma’s parents at time of 1910 census (2500 Monticello Ave., Chicago) and at 2709 Monticello in Chicago in 1918. Rented a house at 1462 South Clarkson, Denver in 1920 and 1808 S. Pennsylvania, Denver in 1930. [6, 7, 8, 17, 18, 19]
    Children 
    +1. Charles William Frank Schoelzel
              b. 17 Apr 1902, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 31 Mar 2000, Meridian Nursing Home, Denver, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)
    +2. Grace Lillian Anna Schoelzel
              b. 15 May 1909, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 24 Feb 2003, Aurora, Arapahoe County, Colorado, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2017 19:04:06 
    Family ID F19  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Mar 1882 - Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1900 - Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 May 1901 - Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1910 - Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1920 - Denver, Colorado, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1930 - Denver, Colorado, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1935 - Denver, Colorado, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1940 - Denver, Colorado, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Jul 1969 - Denver, Colorado, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Jun 1979 - Denver, Colorado, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Nov 1979 - Iliff Care Center, Denver, Colorado, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Dec 1979 - Iliff Care Center, Denver, Colorado, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 5 Dec 1979 - Fairmount Cemetery Mausoleum, Denver, Colorado, USA Link to Google Earth
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    The Charles Schoelzel Family

  • Sources 
    1. [S9] Research notes of Wendell C. Mohr.
    2. [S876] Birth Certificate of [Emma Sophia] Knuth.
    3. [S34] Certificate of Death of Emma Sophie Schoelzel.
    4. [S2] Letter to Bradley Mohr, Elaine Schoelzel.
    5. [S256] 1900 US Census - Household of Charles Knuth.
    6. [S96] 1910 US Census - Household of Charles Knuth.
    7. [S21] 1920 US Census - Household of Charles N. [W.] Schoelzel.
    8. [S107] 1930 US Census - Household of Charles Schoelzel.
    9. [S2205] 1940 US Census - Household of Clifford F. L. Mohr.
    10. [S2387] Obituary of Frank E. Knuth.
    11. [S213] Obituary of Phillip Wayne Schoelzel.
    12. [S9] Research notes of Wendell C. Mohr, Address on envelope.
    13. [S255] December 20, Wendell Mohr.
    14. [S531] Marriage License of Charles Schoelzel and Emma Knuth.
    15. [S118] Pages removed from a family Bible (Schoelzel?), author unknown.
    16. [S52] Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763–1900, Illinois State Archives & Illinois State Genealogical Society.
    17. [S865] Birth Certificate of Charles William Frank Schoelzel.
    18. [S86] Birth Certificate of Grace Lillian Anna Schoelzel.
    19. [S786] WWI Draft Registration Card of Charles William Schoelzel, Ancestry.com (National Archives & Records Administration).