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Looking for any Decendents of William Rath of Ludington , MI

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Re: Looking for any Decendents of William Rath of Ludington , MI

Posted: 29 Sep 2012 9:56AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 30 Sep 2012 7:30AM GMT
Surnames: Rath, Dolan, Burns, Mason, Abel, Rieckhoff, Loppenthien,
I’m not related to any member of this family.

1940 is the last available census at this time.



1900 -
Name: William H Rath
Age: 51
Birth Date: Jan 1849
Birthplace: Germany
Home in 1900: Ludington Ward 3, Mason, Michigan
[Mason]
Race: White
Gender: Male
Immigration Year: 1870
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Lucia Rath
Marriage Year: 1870
Years Married: 30
Father's Birthplace: Germany
Mother's Birthplace: Germany
Occupation:

William H Rath 51, 1/49 GER - lumber dealer
Lucia Rath 50, 9/49 GER - 1 child
Ella Rath 14, 3/84 MI
Jessie Dolan 13, 7/86 MI - niece

1910 -
Name: William Rath
Age in 1910: 61
Birth Year: 1849
Birthplace: Germany
Home in 1910: Ludington Ward 3, Mason, Michigan
Race: White
Gender: Male
Immigration Year: 1871
Relation to Head of House: Head
[Self (Head)]
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Lucy Rath
Father's Birthplace: Germany
Mother's Birthplace: Germany

William Rath 61, GER - GER - mayor of Ludington
Lucy Rath 61, GER - 1 child and not living
Jessie Dolan 23, MI - niece


In the 1900 United States Census it has William Rath Living in Pere Marquette Township , Mason County , Michigan With His wife Lucy and daughter Ella and his niece Jessie Dolan they also had two boarders living with them they were Nellie Burns , Edward Mason.

William and Lucy were both 30 when they got married and then right after immigrated from Germany that same year to come to the United States it says that William was a Scaler and Lumberyard Manager.

Lucy, William spoke German and could read and write it did take them a while to learn the English language.

Michigan, Death Records, 1897-1920
Name: William Albert L Rath
Birth Year: 1849
Death Date: 10 Aug 1916
Death Place: Ludington, Mason
Age: 67
Father's Name: Hans Rath



death record -
County Mason
City/village/township Ludington
Last Name Rath
Given Name William Albert L
Birth Year Jan. 28, 1849 GER
Age 67
Death Day 10
Death Month Aug
Death Year 1916
Father's Given Name Hans
Father's Last Name Rath, GER
mother's name - Marie Engel Abel, GER
occ - capitalist

Ella D. Rath -
Father: William Rath b: JAN 1849 in Hamburg , Germany
Mother: Lucy Rieckhoff b: SEP 1849 in Mecklinburg, Germany


marriage record -
groom's name: Richard Henry Loppenthien
groom's race:
groom's age: 28 years
groom's birth date: 1885
groom's birthplace: Hamburg Germany
bride's name: Jessie May Dolan
bride's race:
bride's age: 26 years
bride's birth date: 1887
bride's birthplace: Ludington Mich
marriage type:
marriage date: 16 Apr 1913
marriage place: Ludington, Mason, Michigan
groom's father: Fred Loppenthien
groom's mother: Louise
bride's father: James Dolan
bride's mother: Anna Rath
groom's marital status:
groom's previous wife:
bride's marital status:


mich death records - free site
http://cdm16317.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/search/collection/p12...

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