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Posted by: Timothy Simpson (ID *****2817) Date: December 07, 2011 at 05:53:47
In Reply to: OSCAR L. STURM by linda garrett of 585

NOT MY FAMILY.... I have had good luck contacting the library in Columbus (Bartholomew County Public Library - website is, but you might want to check in Arizona** for an obit, also. You might have all of this....

1880 census - Geo A Sturm is in Columbus, Bartholomew Co IN with wife Caroline and children:
George P 12, Emma 9, Maggie 7, Mamie 5, and Lou 2 (female); also in hh: Caroline Rubrecht 63 born Germany

IN mg: George P Sturm/Sophia Voeltz 4 Sept 1892 Bartholomew Co IN

1900 Bartholomew Co IN Ward 4, Columbus ed8 sheet 16
1013 Sycamore St
Sturm, Carrie June 1851 wd 9ch 9 living Germany Germany Germany imm1851 yyy rents home
       Louise dau Apr 1878 single IN
       Robert son Apr 1888 IN
905 Sycamore St
Storms/Sturm, George Feb 1868 32 md8y IN IN IN
       Sophia Jan 1871 md8y 3ch 2 living IN Germany Germany
       G Oscar Sept 1895 IN IN IN
       Carl Jan 1897 IN IN IN
Voelz, John J b-in-law Feb 1872 IN Germany Germany blacksmith yyy

1910 Census shows in Indianapolis, Ward 13
Keeler, Carey A 39
       wife Minnie 34
       dau Edna 14
       son Earl 10
Shingleton, Stella A 22 - sister in law

1910 Census shows in Indianapolis, Ward 13
(transcribed as "Stem")
       George 44 Germany (immigration year 1880)
       Sophia 40 Germany (immigration year 1880)
       Greer 14 IN son
       Carl 12 IN son
Hilbert, Rudolph 30 IN son in law
       Josephene 28 IN daughter
(Rudoph and Josephine should probably be listed as brother in law and sister ??)       

IN mg:
Oscar L Sturm s/o Geo P Sturm & Sophie Noetz
Edna L Keeler d/o Carey Keeler & Minnie Shingleton*
md 19 Nov 1914 Marion Co IN
[*Carey A Keeler and Minnie Marley married 29 Mar 1899 Marion Co IN; Minnie Singleton d/o Henry Singleton & Anna Myers md 22 Jan 1895 Marion Co IN to William E Marley; 1900 census shows a step-dau in hh of Carey & Minnie - name is different; but might she be Edna?)

IN mg:
Carl H Sturm b 22 Jan 1896 IN s/o George P Sturm & Sophia Voelz, md Marie Hansen on 31 Mar 1917 Clark Co IN

1920 Marion Co IN
Sturm, Oscar S 24 IN IN IN md
       Edna S 24 IN IN IN wife
       Robert L 4y 8m son IN IN IN
       Ruth A 11m IN IN IN dau

**AZ Death:
Oscar Lawrence Sturm d 27 July 1929 Barfield Sanatarium; District 12, Tucson, Pima Co AZ; usual residence: Ranch 13 miles west; Length of residence in city or town where death occurred: 4y 6m; male, white, married; wife: Mazie Sturm; parents: George P Sturm, Sophie Voelz; b 25 Sept 1894 Columbus IN; age 34y 10m 2d; occ: owner, taxi business

George & Sophia are in Indianapolis, Marion Co IN in 1930 census, with son Carl H in hh. (Carl may be the one bd Crown Hill in Indy).

IN mg:
George P Sturm b 21 Feb 1868 Columbus, Bartholomew Co IN s/o George Sturm and Caroline Rhubright
Mattie B Hunter b 1 Apr 1867 NJ d/o Charlie B Moses & Mary Elizabeth Pleasant
md 22 Aug 1936 Columbus, Bartholomew Co IN

Findagrave shows -
---Garland Brook Cemetery
George P Sturm        1868-1943
Sophia J Sturm       1871-1934
Oscar L Sturm       1895-1929
---Columbus City Cemetery
George J Sturm 1893-1896

Good luck in your search!

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