Starting Sept. 30, 2014, Genealogy.com will be making a big change. GenForum message boards, Family Tree Maker homepages, and the most popular articles will be preserved in a read-only format, while several other features will no longer be available, including member subscriptions and the Shop.
 
Learn more


Chat | Daily Search | My GenForum | Community Standards | Terms of Service
Jump to Forum
Home: Regional: U.S. States: Indiana Genealogy Forum

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

Professor Theodore DECKER
Posted by: Mary K Biddulph Weed (ID *****8751) Date: March 10, 2014 at 14:21:12
  of 39454

Professor Theodore Decker was listed in the 1860 census in Ferdinand, Dubois, Indiana. His wife was listed as Timothea. He had one child listed, Henry. His occupation was listed as school teacher.

Professor Decker was Catholic and may have been the musical director in a Catholic Church near that area.

He was a German musician and started several Philharmonic Orchestra's in numerous cities. Those I know of are Omaha Nebraska; Belleville, St Clair, Illinois; and Memphis, Tennessee, where he died of yellow fever.

I am trying to find any additional information on him. I know that he filed his letter of Intention to become a citizen and I have a copy of that. However, I was unable to find the Citizenship documents, which may or may not exist.

I would appreciate any assistance anyone might be able to give me. Especially anything on the church he attended.

Thank you,
Katrina


Notify Administrator about this message?
Followups:

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

http://genforum.genealogy.com/in/messages/39306.html
Search this forum:

Search all of GenForum:

Proximity matching
Add this forum to My GenForum Link to GenForum
Add Forum
Home |  Help |  About Us |  Site Index |  Jobs |  PRIVACY |  Affiliate
© 2007 The Generations Network