Descendants of Ludwig THOM



First Generation



1. Ludwig THOM was born on October 20, 1825 in Prussia, died on December 13, 1894 in BentonTwp(CARVER)MN at age 69, and was buried in December 1894 in Waconia(CARVER)MN. Another name for Ludwig was Louis.

Noted events in his life were:

Cemetery: Trinity Lutheran Cemetery.

Online Burial Memorial: www.findagrave.com #33899654.

Ludwig married Augustina C. HOFFERMAN in 1853 in Germany. Augustina was born on January 29, 1825 in Pommern,German, died on May 6, 1920 in BentonTwp(CARVER)MN at age 95, and was buried on May 10, 1920 in Waconia(CARVER)MN. Other names for Augustina were Agustina and HAFERMAN.

Noted events in her life were:

Cemetery: Trinity Lutheran Cemetery.

Death Certificate: Minnesota History Center. THOM, ANSTINE
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Mother Maiden Name:
certid# 1920-MN-001898

Date of Death: 06 May 1920
County of Death: CARVER

Cause of Death: Carcinoma of the Bladder. Senility

Online Burial Memorial: www.findagrave.com #33900331.

Children from this marriage were:

   M    i. Herman August THOM was born on June 6, 1856 in Germany, died on February 24, 1936 in Minneapolis(HENNEPIN)MN at age 79, and was buried on February 25, 1936.

Noted events in his life were:

Death Certificate: Minnesota History Center. THOM, HERMAN AUGUST
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Mother Maiden Name:
certid# 1936-MN-020075

Date of Death: 24 Feb 1936
County of Death: HENNEPIN

Cause of Death: Bronchiopneumonia. hypertension, diabetes, arteriosclerosis

Death Record: Family Search Index, Pilot Project. www.familysearch.org
Name: Herman August
Gender: Male
Burial Date:
Burial Palce:
Death Date: 24 Feb 1936
Death Place: Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota
Age: 79
Birth Date: 1857
Birthplace:
Occupation:
Race:
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Emilie thom
Father's Name: Ludwig Thom
Father's Birthplace:
Mother's Name:
Mother's Birthplace:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number:109916-1
System Origin: Minnesota-EASy
Source Film Number: 2242386
Reference Number: p 20075

Herman married Emilie WAGNER, daughter of Daniel WAGNER and Caroline BUNT, on December 24, 1881 in Wabasha(WABASHA)MN. Emilie was born in 1860, died on September 14, 1940 in Minneapolis(HENNEPIN)MN at age 80, and was buried in September 1940. Other names for Emilie were Amelia and WEGNER.

Noted events in her life were:

Death Certificate: THOM, EMILIE
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Mother Maiden Name:
certid# 1940-MN-021955

Date of Death: 14 Sep 1940
County of Death: HENNEPIN

   2 M    ii. Charles THOM was born on October 8, 1856 in Germany, died on December 27, 1927 in Crawford(CLARK)WA at age 71, and was buried on December 30, 1927 in Crawford(CLARK)WA.

   3 M    iii. Fridrich THOM was born on March 29, 1859 in Germany, died on January 5, 1939 in Waconia(CARVER)MN at age 79, and was buried in 1939 in Waconia(CARVER)MN.

   F    iv. Augusta Emelie Bertha THOM was born about 1864, died on June 29, 1921 in (MARSHALL)MN about age 57, and was buried in July 1921.

Noted events in her life were:

Death Certificate: THOM, AUGUSTA EMELIE BERTHA
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Mother Maiden Name:
certid# 1921-MN-006959

Date of Death: 29 Jun 1921
County of Death: MARSHALL

Death Record: Minnesota Deaths and Burials, 1835-1990. Family Search Index, Pilot Project. www.familysearch.org
Name: Augueta Emelie Bertha Thom
Gender: Female
Burial Date:
Burial Palce:
Death Date: 29 June 1921
Death Place: McCrea, Marshall, Minnesota
Age: 56
Birth Date: 29 August 1864
Birthplace:
Occupation:
Race:
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Charley May
Father's Name: Ludwig Thom
Father's Birthplace:
Mother's Name: Augustina Hafermana
Mother's Birthplace:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B02131-8
System Origin: Minnesota-EASy
Source Film Number: 2218058
Reference Number: 6959

Augusta married Charley MAY.

   F    v. Louise THOM was born about 1868 in Minnesota.

Second Generation (Children)


2. Charles THOM was born on October 8, 1856 in Germany, died on December 27, 1927 in Crawford(CLARK)WA at age 71, and was buried on December 30, 1927 in Crawford(CLARK)WA.

Noted events in his life were:

Obituary: December 28, 1927, The Vancouver Columbian.

Cemetery: Crawford Cemetery.

Death Certificate: Washington State Board of Health. From online records. Cause of Death is illegible. Possibly something with the prostate gland as a contributing factor.

Online Burial Memorial: www.findagrave.com #33677853.

Charles married Wilhelmina DRESOW, daughter of John F. DRESOW and Johanna F. KUSSEROW, on January 21, 1880 in Carver(CARVER)MN. Wilhelmina was born on July 15, 1859 in Germany, died on April 1, 1908 in Drake(MCHENRY)ND at age 48, and was buried on April 4, 1908 in SpringGrove(MCHENRY)ND.

Marriage Notes: Reference Number:2434
Marriage Record:
License Month: January
License Day: 12
License Year: 1880
Date of record return: January 20, 1880; Book E, Page 89

I could not find a newspaper record of the marriage. I checked Waconia and Chaska papers.

Noted events in their marriage were:

Marriage: Minnesota marriages, 1849-1950. Family Search Indexing Project
Groom's Name: Charles Thom
Groom's Birth Date:
Groom's Birthplace:
Groom's Age:
Bride's Name: Wilhelmina Dresow
Bride's Birth Date:
Bride's Birthplace:
Brides Age:
Marriage Date: 21 Jan 1880
Marriage Place: Carver, Carver, Minnesota
Groom's Father's Name:
Groom's Mother's Name:
Bride's Father's Name:
Bride's Mother's Name:
Groom's Race:
Groom's Marital Status:
Groom's Previous Wife's Name:
Bride's Race:
Bride's Marital Status:
Bride's Previous Husband's Name:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M73702-1
System Origin: Minnesota-EASy
Source Film Number: 1434897
Reference: 1816 pg. 89

There is also a marriage record for Charles and Wilhelmina with a marriage date of January 30, 1880

Family Search Indexing Project
Groom's Name: Charles Thom
Groom's Birth Date:
Groom's Birthplace:
Groom's Age:
Bride's Name: Wilhelmina Dresow
Bride's Birth Date:
Bride's Birthplace:
Brides Age:
Marriage Date: 30 Jan 1880
Marriage Place: Carver County, Minnesota
Groom's Father's Name:
Groom's Mother's Name:
Bride's Father's Name:
Bride's Mother's Name:
Groom's Race:
Groom's Marital Status:
Groom's Previous Wife's Name:
Bride's Race:
Bride's Marital Status:
Bride's Previous Husband's Name:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M73402-7
System Origin: Minnesota-EASy
Source Film Number: 1434895
Reference: CN 1816, bk E, pg. 89


Noted events in her life were:

Obituary: April 2, 1908, Drake Telegram. Obtained through the North Dakota Historical Society.
Greg Wysk, e-mail: gwysk@nd.gov
http://history.nd.gov/archives/genealogy.html

Cemetery: Drake Cemetery.

Cause of Death: Septicemia.

Death Certificate: State of North Dakota.

Online Burial Memorial: www.findagrave.com #35231052.

Children from this marriage were:

   4 M    i. Charles Louis THOM was born on November 18, 1880 in LongPrairie(TODD)Mn, died on March 10, 1953 in Vancouver(CLARK)WA at age 72, and was buried on March 13, 1953 in Crawford(CLARK)WA.

   5 F    ii. Meta THOM was born in April 1882, died in 1961 at age 79, and was buried in 1961 in Crawford(CLARK)WA.

   F    iii. Wilhelmina THOM was born in March 1883. Another name for Wilhelmina was Minnie.

Charles next married Anna Mae WILLE, daughter of Richard Charley WILLE and Charlotte HARTUNG, on April 30, 1913 in Vancouver(CLARK)WA. Anna was born on January 8, 1892 in (TODD)MN, died on December 30, 1987 in Vancouver(CLARK)WA at age 95, and was buried on January 2, 1988 in Crawford(CLARK)WA.

Noted events in their marriage were:

Marriage Certificate: Washington Digital Archives. Online Digital Archives

Noted events in her life were:

Obituary: December 3, 1987, The Columbian.

Cemetery: Crawford Cemetery.

Children from this marriage were:

   M    i. Louis F. THOM was born about 1914.

Louis married Harriette A. WELSH.

Noted events in their marriage were:

Marriage Certificate: Washington Digital Archives. Online

   F    ii. Nora E. THOM was born about 1916, died in 1971 about age 55, and was buried in 1971.

Noted events in her life were:

Cause of Death: Breast cancer.

Nora married Robert COLLINS.

   F    iii. Ella R. THOM

3. Fridrich THOM was born on March 29, 1859 in Germany, died on January 5, 1939 in Waconia(CARVER)MN at age 79, and was buried in 1939 in Waconia(CARVER)MN. Another name for Fridrich was Fred.

Noted events in his life were:

Cemetery: Trinity Lutheran Cemetery.

Death Certificate: Minnesota History Center. THOME, FRED
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Mother Maiden Name:
certid# 1939-MN-002052

Date of Death: 05 Jan 1939
County of Death: CARVER

Cause of Death: Lobar pneumonia.

Online Burial Memorial: www.findagrave.com #55872428.

Obituary: January 12, 1939, Waconia Patriot.

Fridrich married Elizabeth MAY, daughter of Thomas MAY and Elizabeth, on May 8, 1882. Elizabeth was born on January 24, 1859 in (CARVER)MN, died on June 11, 1939 in Hector(RENVILLE)MN at age 80, and was buried in June 1939 in Norwood/YoungAmerica(CARVER)MN.

Noted events in her life were:

Obituary: June 15, 1939, Waconia Patriot.

Cemetery: Mau Memorial Cemetery.

Death Certificate: Minnesota History Center. THOM, ELIZABETH
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Mother Maiden Name:
certid# 1939-MN-013100

Date of Death: 11 Jun 1939
County of Death: RENVILLE

Cause of Death: Acute cardiac collapse, hypertension.

Online Burial Memorial: www.findagrave.com #54098705.

Children from this marriage were:

   6 M    i. Paul Friedrich THOM was born on March 11, 1883 in BentonTwp(CARVER)MN, died on November 13, 1968 in Waconia(CARVER)MN at age 85, and was buried on November 16, 1968.

   F    ii. Augusta THOM was born in August 1884 in Minnesota.

Augusta married Warren FREEMAN.

   F    iii. Ella THOM was born in February 1887 in Minnesota.

Ella married John EGGERS.

   F    iv. Martha THOM was born in June 1889 in Minnesota.

Martha married John KOEHLER.

   F    v. Lillian THOM was born in April 1891 in Minnesota.

Lillian married Ed EGGERS.

   M    vi. Fred THOM was born in June 1893 in Minnesota.

Noted events in his life were:

Death Certificate: THOME, FRED
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Mother Maiden Name:
certid# 1939-MN-002052

Date of Death: 05 Jan 1939
County of Death: CARVER

Third Generation (Grandchildren)


4. Charles Louis THOM was born on November 18, 1880 in LongPrairie(TODD)Mn, died on March 10, 1953 in Vancouver(CLARK)WA at age 72, and was buried on March 13, 1953 in Crawford(CLARK)WA.

General Notes: 1910 Census Battle Ground, Clark County, Washington

Charles L., Head of household, b: MN, 29 yrs. old, married 8 years, general farmer
Tillie, wife, b: MN, 26, had given birth to two children who were alive in 1910.
Lilly O., b: ND, 7
Carl F., b: MN, 5
Charles G., father, b: Germany, 50, farmer
Minnie, sister, b: MN, 17

1920 Census Heisson, Clark County, Washington

Charles L., 33
Tillie, 35
Lillie, b: ND 16 9/12
Carl F., b: MN, 14 4/12
Rose E., b: WA, 9 6/12

1930 the family was living in Battle Ground North, Clark County, Washington
Charles L., b: MN 49, married @ age 21, orchardist farmer
Tillie, b: MN 46, married @ 18
Rose, b: WA, 18, single

Crawford
Funeral Record
Record # 6154
Name of deceased Charles L. Thorn 1203 West 39th Vancouver, Clark Co., WA
Charged to Paul Hudson
Order given by Same
Date of funeral 13 Mar 1953 Friday
Place of funeral Vancouver Funeral Chapel Time: 11:00 a.m.
Clergyman Rev. C. C. James
Certifying Physician Dr. S. Johnson, M.D.
His/Her residence Vancouver, Clark Co., WA
Cause of death Cerebral Hemorrhage
Occupation Retired Farmer
Wife, Widow, Son,
Daughter, of
Tillie Thorn - Wife
Date of birth 18 Nov 1880
Location of birth Minnesota
Date of death 10 Mar 1953
Age at death Yrs 72 Months = 3 Days = 22
Place of death St. Joseph's Hospital, Vancouver, Clark Co., WA
Name of father Charles Thorn
Name of mother Minnie ?????
Interment Battle Ground, WA Cemetery: Crawford Cemetery
Location in cemetery Block Grave Section Niche
Notes and/or sources
=
Not all information is recorded.
Protestant

Document found on this web site:
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~waclacem/Crawford/records.pdf




Noted events in his life were:

Cemetery: Crawford Cemetery.

Cause of Death: Cerebral Hemorrhage.

Death Record: Washington State records. Death record, not an official death certificate but contains the same vital information as a death certificate. Found this record on the Clark County Genweb site.

Occupation: Farmer.

Online Burial Memorial: www.findagrave.com #33678218.

Charles married Ottilie Johanna WILLE, daughter of Richard Charley WILLE and Charlotte HARTUNG. Ottilie was born on January 30, 1884, died on August 28, 1978 in Vancouver(CLARK)WA at age 94, and was buried in September 1978.

Children from this marriage were:

   7 F    i. Liletta Johanna THOM was born on March 8, 1905 in Drake(MCHENRY)ND, died on November 24, 1988 in Vancouver(CLARK)WA at age 83, and was buried in November 1988.

   M    ii. Carl F. THOM was born about 1905, died in 1923 about age 18, and was buried in 1923.

Noted events in his life were:

Cause of Death: Spinal Meningitis.

   F    iii. Rose THOM was born on October 30, 1910, died on November 1, 1997 at age 87, and was buried in November 1997.

Noted events in her life were:

Death Record: Washington Digital Archives. ROSE E MELLEMA -
Social Security Death Index - Washington
Record Series:Death Records
Collection:Social Security Death Index - Washington
County:Statewide
Last Residence Zipcode:98660
Birth Date:10/30/1910
Death Location:
VANCOUVER, WA
Lump Sum Payment Zipcode:
Verification Code:
Reference Number:
541-05-0276
Social Security Number:541-05-0276
Name:ROSE E MELLEMA
Death Date:
11/01/1997

Rose married John (NOT CONFIRMED) MELLEMA.

   F    iv. Nellie Mary THOM was born on January 15, 1911, died on March 10, 1912 at age 1, and was buried on March 10, 1912 in Crawford(CLARK)WA.

Noted events in her life were:

Cemetery: Crawford Cemetery.

Cause of Death: Possibe scalding *not proven*. See general notes.

5. Meta THOM was born in April 1882, died in 1961 at age 79, and was buried in 1961 in Crawford(CLARK)WA.

Noted events in her life were:

Cemetery: Crawford Cemetery.

Meta married Albert A. OST, son of Carl OST and Bertha GLUTH. Albert was born in 1879, died on August 27, 1918 in Crawford(CLARK)WA at age 39, and was buried in August 1918 in Crawford(CLARK)WA.

Noted events in his life were:

Cemetery: Crawford Cemetery.

Death Certificate: Image Number: 2115
Document Number: 414
Document Reference ID: 267
No cause of death listed. Digital image was not available from the website.
http://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov

Online Burial Memorial: www.findagrave.com #33903314.

Children from this marriage were:

   F    i. Alsa Bertha OST was born on October 30, 1911 in (CLARK)WA.

   F    ii. Kisa Bertha OST was born on November 30, 1912 in (CLARK)WA.

   8 M    iii. Albert Adolph OST was born on August 26, 1913 in BattleGround(CLARK)WA.

6. Paul Friedrich THOM was born on March 11, 1883 in BentonTwp(CARVER)MN, died on November 13, 1968 in Waconia(CARVER)MN at age 85, and was buried on November 16, 1968. Another name for Paul was Fred Paul.

General Notes: Served as treasurer of Trinity Lutheran Church.
Member of the Men's Club.
Member of the Board of Directors of the Waconia Creamery Association for 34 years.
Director of Laketown Fire Insurance Company
School Board member, Carver County Districe No. 7

Noted events in his life were:

Obituary: November 21, 1968, Waconia Patriot.

Cemetery: Trinity Cemetery.

Death Certificate: Minnesota History Center. THOM, PAUL F.
Date of Birth: 11 Mar 1883
Place of Birth: MINNESOTA
Mother Maiden Name: MAY
certid# 1968-MN-027779
Date of Death: 13 Nov 1968
County of Death: CARVER

Cause of Death: Pneumonia, adeno carcinoma of prostate.

Online Burial Memorial: www.findagrave.com #5587120.

Paul married someone Minnie SELTZ on July 8, 1911. Minnie was born on December 21, 1893 in Minnesota, died on April 4, 1988 in (OTTERTAIL)MN at age 94, and was buried in April 1988.

Noted events in her life were:

Death Certificate: THOM, MINNIE
Date of Birth: 21 Dec 1893
Place of Birth: MINNESOTA
Mother Maiden Name: (UNKNOWN)
certid# 1988-MN-010965

Date of Death: 05 Apr 1988
County of Death: OTTER TAIL

Children from this marriage were:

   F    i. Helen THOM

   M    ii. Reuben THOM

   M    iii. Gordon THOM

   M    iv. Werner THOM was born on March 29, 1912 in Minnesota, died on June 18, 1986 in (CARVER)MN at age 74, and was buried in June 1986.

Noted events in his life were:

Death Certificate: THOM, WERNER F.
Date of Birth: 29 Mar 1912
Place of Birth: MINNESOTA
Mother Maiden Name: SELTZ
certid# 1986-MN-014706

Date of Death: 18 Jun 1986
County of Death: CARVER

   M    v. Edgar P. THOM was born on June 8, 1919 in Minnesota, died on January 30, 1962 in (HENNEPIN)MN at age 42, and was buried in January 1962.

Noted events in his life were:

Death Certificate: THOM, EDGAR P.
Date of Birth: 08 Jun 1919
Place of Birth: MINNESOTA
Mother Maiden Name: SELTZ
certid# 1962-MN-007509
Date of Death: 30 Jan 1962
County of Death: HENNEPIN

Fourth Generation (Great-Grandchildren)


7. Liletta Johanna THOM was born on March 8, 1905 in Drake(MCHENRY)ND, died on November 24, 1988 in Vancouver(CLARK)WA at age 83, and was buried in November 1988.

General Notes: Other records indicate her birthdate was March 11, 1903

Noted events in her life were:

Cemetery: Crawford Cemetery.

Liletta married Paul Bryan HUDSON, son of James Owen HUDSON and Lee Anna PORTER, on February 15, 1923 in Vancouver(CLARK)WA. Paul was born on September 9, 1897 in FlatRock(CRAWFORD)IL, died on March 20, 1982 in BattleGround(CLARK)WA at age 84, and was buried in March 1982.

The child from this marriage was:

   9 F    i. Audrey Jacqueline HUDSON was born on March 1, 1926 in Vancouver(CLARK)WA, died on March 12, 2002 in Vancouver(CLARK)WA at age 76, and was buried in March 2002.

8. Albert Adolph OST was born on August 26, 1913 in BattleGround(CLARK)WA.

Albert married Marguerite BEHRENS, daughter of Otto G. BEHRENS and Sadie B. Marguerite was born on June 20, 1915 in Vancouver(CLARK)WA, died in October 2002 in Vancouver(CLARK)WA at age 87, and was buried in October 2002.

The child from this marriage was:

   F    i. OST

Fifth Generation (Great Great-Grandchildren)


9. Audrey Jacqueline HUDSON was born on March 1, 1926 in Vancouver(CLARK)WA, died on March 12, 2002 in Vancouver(CLARK)WA at age 76, and was buried in March 2002.

Audrey married Robert Lenard ANDERSON. Robert was born in 1919, died in 2002 at age 83, and was buried in 2002.

The child from this marriage was:

   F    i. Erica ANDERSON