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Martin John Ehredt

Martin John Ehredt

Male 1862 - 1927  (64 years)

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  • Name Martin John Ehredt 
    Born 11 Feb 1862  Galena, Jo Daviess County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 02 Jan 1927  Derinda Center, Jo Davies County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 05 Jan 1927  Derinda Lutheran Cemetery, Derinda Center, Jo Davies County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I913  Thompson
    Last Modified 27 Nov 2011 

    Father Martin Ehredt,   b. 01 Apr 1832, Weisweil, Baden, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1900, Galena, Jo Davies County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Hutschel,   b. 01 May 1837, Baden, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1920, Galena, Jo Davies County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 11 Apr 1856  Galena, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F384  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sophia Groezinger,   b. 07 Jul 1863, Derinda Center, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1928, Derinda Center, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 13 May 1883  Galena, Jo Daviess County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Martin and Sophia also raised as Foster children:
      William Heisler, who lived in Savanna, Illinois in 1927.
      Gertrude Church, who lived in Normal, Illinois in 1927.
      Leslie Harris, who lived in Derinda Center, Illinois in 1927.
    • EHREDT, JOHN M. married GROETZINGER, CHRISTIANA, 05/13/1883, E/368, JO DAVIESS.
    Children 
    +1. Theodore Ehredt,   b. 09 Apr 1882, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Apr 1941  (Age 58 years)
    +2. William M Ehredt,   b. 07 Feb 1884, Savanna, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1970, Savanna, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    +3. Caroline Elizabeth Ehredt,   b. 06 Mar 1886, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1946  (Age 59 years)
    +4. Anna Marie Ehredt,   b. 08 Mar 1888, Derinda Center, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1945, Manchester, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Martin John Ehredt,   b. Abt 1889,   d. Bef 12 Jun 1890  (Age ~ 1 years)
    +6. Frank Earnest Ehredt,   b. 06 Aug 1890, Schapville, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1979, Woodstock, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    +7. Louisa Wilhelmina Ehredt,   b. 04 Jul 1892, Guilford, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1980, Debuque, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +8. Bertha Dorotha Ehredt,   b. 12 May 1894, Derinda Center, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1966, Mt. Caroll, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    +9. Elizabeth Sophia Ehredt,   b. 26 Jun 1896, Derinda Center, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1976, Savanna, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Lilly Ehredt
     11. Annabelle Ehredt
    +12. Eva Barbara Ehredt,   b. 30 Oct 1901, Derinda Center, Jo Daviess County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1970, Thomson, Carroll County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    +13. Martin Michael Ehredt,   b. 13 Nov 1903, Derinda Center, Jo Daviess County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Sep 1976, Savanna, Carroll County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 10 Dec 2005 
    Family ID F319  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Martin John Ehredt
    Martin John Ehredt
    Martin John Ehredt, taken about 1904.
    Martin and Sophia Ehredt
    Martin and Sophia Ehredt
    Martin and Sophia Ehredt

    Documents
    1900 United States Federal Census Record - Derinda, Jo Daviess County, Illinois - Sheet 6
    1900 United States Federal Census Record - Derinda, Jo Daviess County, Illinois - Sheet 6
    1920 United States Federal Census Record - Derinda, Jo Daviess County, Illinois - Sheet 2
    1920 United States Federal Census Record - Derinda, Jo Daviess County, Illinois - Sheet 2

    Headstones
    Martin Ehredt Tombstone
    Martin Ehredt Tombstone
    Father
    Martin Ehredt
    Feb 11 1862
    Jan 2 1927

  • Notes 
    • 1900 Census on file.
    • Have also seen name as Johonn Martin Ehredt.

      Obit for Martin Ehredt:
      Ehredt funeral held at home in Derinda Center.
      Lifelong resident of Jo Davies County had 38 Grandchildren.
      Funeral services for Martin Ehredt Senior who passed away at his home in Derinda Center, Jo Davies County Sunday January 2 after an illness of Diabetes and complications was held Wednesday afternoon Jan 5th At the family home there were German services at 10:00 and in the afternoon English services at the Lutheran Church at Derinda Center. Both services were largely attended. Rev. R. Reichen pastor of the Church was in charge. The casket was attended by Messrs(?) John Ploech, Roy Diehl, Frank Randecker, Fred Eberly, George Wurster, William Krug, Louis Randecker, Louis Heer(?). There were many beautiful floral offerings.

      Born in Galena, Martin John Ehredt was the son of Martin and Elizabeth (Hutschel) Ehredt both deceased was born February 11, 1862 at Galena Illinois and died at the age of 64 years 10 months and 21 days. When young his parents moved to a farm in Guilford township. Mr. Ehredt was married about 44 years ago to Sophia Groezinger at Galena Ill. With his family he moved to Derinda Center and made his home there for the past 34 years. He was the father of 13 children, ten of whom with the wife survive. The couple also raised three foster children. Three of their children died in infancy. The children that survive are Theodore Ehredt of Dubuque Iowa. William Ehredt of Savanna, "Carrie" Mrs. Frank Haas of Mossback, "Annie" Mrs. William Grapes of Manchester Iowa, "Louisa" Mrs. Emil Shulte of Dubuque Iowa, Frank Ehredt of Round Lake Ill. "Bertha" Mrs. John Schnitzler of Mount Hope Ill. "Lizzie (Elizabeth)" Mrs. George Grinnel of Savanna, "Eva" Mrs. Roland Schroth of Savanna, Ill. Martin Ehredt Jr. of Savanna (3 Foster Children) William Heisler of Savanna, Mrs. Gertrude Church of Normal Ill., Leslie Harris of Derinda Center; Two brothers Fred Ehredt of Galena, Henry Ehredt of Rock Island, Three sisters "Carrie" Mrs. George Morrison of Elizabeth, :Lily" Mrs. George Crilly of Evenston Ill., "Annie" Mrs. John Bowers of Milwaukee Wisconsin, 38 Grandchildren and one Great Grandchildren.

      Mr. Ehredt had made Jo Davies County his lifelong home. He worked at Farming, Carpentry, the Blacksmith trade and also was in business. For the past 20 years he conducted the General Merchandise Store at Derinda Center. Mr. Ehredt was a member of the Lutheran Church.

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