Your are correct- I don't think they called it German Lutheran, but would
anyone know what Lutheran church was mostly German back then?. eg. present
day Wisconsin or Missouri synod?
I searched the vital records in Iowa and SD without luck.
From: "LNiemannG" <LNiemannG(a)navix.net>
Reply-To: "LNiemannG" <LNiemannG(a)navix.net>
Subject: Re: [Woodbury Co.] New list member: Surnames KRAUSE, BARTLING,
KORTH, STOWE, SILVEY, ORWICK
Date: Thu, 4 May 2006 20:54:28 -0500
There probably wouldn't have been any church retaining the name "German
Lutheran" in 1920. Anti-German sentiment was rampant for quite a while
Have you tried at the state level for a death certificate for her? If she
was a surviving daughter of her mother in 1921, the death date on the
marker must be wrong. A search of vital records should turn up a death
Maybe someone else will address this question: When a person dies in one
state and is transported to another state for burial, is a death
certificate created in both states?
----- Original Message ----- From: "Deb Meade" <dmeade10(a)hotmail.com>
Sent: Thursday, 04 May 2006 8:43 PM
Subject: [Woodbury Co.] New list member: Surnames KRAUSE, BARTLING, KORTH,
STOWE, SILVEY, ORWICK
>I am trying to track down the history of my mother's aunt, she died in
>1920, according to a marker we found in the graveyard in South Dakota. It
>said Minne Krause Bartling 1895-1920. It is a metal marker, she does not
>have a head stone. There are no death or marriage records for her in Grant
>County SD where she is buried. All I have are tons of pictures of her-
>some taken in Sioux City Iowa. I am trying to piece together clues. This
>is what I have so far:
>Her mothers obit has her address as Sioux City in 1921 (yes, 1921)
>1920 Census Minnie and Elsie Kraus living in Sioux City. She had a sister
>Elsie- the DOB is wrong, but I think this is a strong possibility
>1921 Directory John Bartling clk rms 7 509 Nebraska
>Cousins from the same area of SD
>Adeline Korth, living in Sioux City in 1920, married a Silvey, she is
>buried in Sioux Cuity Iowa June 2,
>Ida Korth, married to Luther B Stowe, living in Sioux City in 1920, buried
>in Sioux City Aug 20 1956
>2nd husband Orwick.
>Albert and wife Minna Korth living in Sioux City when he died Sept 1976
>I listed all of the above in case anyone runs into any of these names.
>My next thoughts are to investigate church records and check on
>cemeteries. They went to a German Lutheran church in SD- which church
>would have been German Lutheran in 1920?
>Deb in Mpls
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