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GLAWE/VOIGTMANN/THIEL/GEHRLS +in Germany
Posted by: dorothea Hathaway Date: October 18, 1999 at 20:24:42
In Reply to: John Oldenberg 1850's Germany by Jean Prince of 186

Do you have any relation to:
WILLIAM CARL GLAWE (son of Carl Glawe and Friedericka _________{maiden name unknown**b. in Pommerania})
b.Jan.21, 1893 in Demmin,Germany,Province
d.Dec. 2, 1977 in Joliet, Illinois, USA

Married: {no children} September 2, 1939 to Helen Voigtmann (daughter of Gustave Voigtmann and

Dina {Thiel} Voigtmann Gehrls (2 marriages) b.Feb. 17,1859 in Germany
d.1939 in Illinois, USA)

[Dina had 8 children by 1st husband
GUSTAVE VOIGTMANN b.April 11, 1845 in Eisleben, Germany d.April 21,1916}
and no children by her 2nd husband
JOHN GEHRLS b.1859/1860 d.Sept. 2, 1935
age 75.]

Helen Voigtmann b.March 6, 1890 in St.James, Minnesota, USA. d.July 3, 1978 in Joliet, Illinois, USA.

Helen Voigtmann was Superintendent of the Morgan Park Homes for Dependent Children located in Morgan Park, Chicago, Illinois,USA. When William (Sr.) placed his children from his prior marriage in the home he met his future wife.

Both Helen and William Glawe(Sr.)(lot 105 section 13) are buried in Mount Hope Cemetery in Worth, Illinois, USA

**while the family was enroute to the USA, {1912/1913} the mother got ill and was transported off the ship at a port and later died.

1925 -- William C. Glawe became a USA citizen
at the age of 32.

Prior marriage:(before 1912) wife:unknown
children: William C. Glawe,Jr. b.in Germany(age 14 by March 20, 1925--not birthdate)
Erma{or Erna} Glawe b.in Germany(age 12 by March 20, 1925 --not birthdate) d. July 1981 age 68
m.twice:{1} HEMMRICH children:Leonard, Eleanor, Judy
{2} George Stanton children: none

At the time of her death,she was a grandmother of seven children. Buried at Mount Hope Cemetery, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

please respond via email..thank you.
dorothea4@earthlink.net

Source records: -- death certificates
for Helen and William (Sr.)
-- Certificate of Naturalization
for William Glawe
#2065975 Petition Volume 158
Number 62751 Dated March 20, 1925
State of Illinois, Cook County

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