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Re: Leyendecker

Posted: 22 Mar 2006 6:07PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Leyendecker
Enjoy, Mimi

Descendants of John Leyendecker


Generation No. 1

1. JOHN1 LEYENDECKER was born Abt. 1820 in Prussia, and died Aft. 1900. He married THERESA. She was born Abt. 1830 in Prussia, and died Bef. 1900 in most likely MN..

Notes for JOHN LEYENDECKER:
Jumping ahead, John is listed as living with his son, Bartholomew, in the 1900 census. John gave his year of immigration to the US as 1852.
New York Passenger Lists Record
Name: Johann Leyendecker
Arrival Date: 6 Aug 1852
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1820
Age: 32
Gender: male
Port of Departure: Antwerp, Belgium
Ship Name: I Z
Port of Arrival: New York
Line: 40
Microfilm Serial: M237
Microfilm Roll: 117
List Number: 1098
Port Arrival State: New York
Port Arrival Country: United States

Source Information:
Ancestry.com. New York Passenger Lists [database online]. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2005. Original data:
New York. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, New York, 1820-1897. Micropublication M237. Rolls # 95-580. National Archives, Washington, D.C.
New York. Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, New York, 1897-1957. Micropublication T715. Rolls # 5592-6267. National Archives, Washington, D.C.

1880 United States Federal Census > Minnesota > Stearns > Eden Lake > District 103
Page 2, June 7&8, 1880.
Lines 44-50
Leyendecker, John, head, male, white, age 60, farmer, he and parents born Prussia
Theresa, wife, age 50, keeping house, she and parents born Prussia
John B., son, age 22, born Ill., at home
Peter, son, age 18, born MN
Bartholomew, age 17, born MN
Ferdinand, son, age 15, born MN
Claudius, son, age 13, born MN

Minnesota Land Records Record
Name: JOHN LEYENDECKER
Land Office: ST CLOUD
Document Number: 1729
Total Acres: 40 Signature: Yes Canceled Document: No
Issue Date: August 1, 1865 Mineral Rights Reserved: No Metes and Bounds: No Statutory Reference: 3 Stat. 566
Multiple Warantee Names: No Act or Treaty: April 24, 1820
Multiple Patentee Names: No
Entry Classification: Sale-Cash Entries
Land Description: 1 NENE 5TH PM No 122 N 31 W 28

Minnesota Land Records Record
Name: JOHN LEYENDECKER
Land Office: ST CLOUD
Document Number: 2193
Total Acres: 40
Signature: Yes Canceled Document: No
Issue Date: September 15, 1865
Mineral Rights Reserved: No Metes and Bounds: No Statutory Reference: 3 Stat. 566 Multiple Warantee Names: No Act or Treaty: April 24, 1820 Multiple Patentee Names: No
Entry Classification: Sale-Cash Entries
Land Description: 1 SESE 5TH PM No 122 N 31 W 21

Minnesota Land Records Record
Name: JOHN LEYENDECKER
Land Office: ST CLOUD
Document Number: 1982
Total Acres: 158.44
Misc. Doc. Nr.: 4902
Signature: Yes Canceled Document: No Issue Date: September 25, 1874 Mineral Rights Reserved: No Metes and Bounds: No Statutory Reference: 12 Stat. 392 Multiple Warantee Names: No Act or Treaty: May 20, 1862
Multiple Patentee Names: No
Entry Classification: Homestead Entry Original
Land Description: 1 SENE 5TH PM No 122 N 31 W 6
2 NESE 5TH PM No 122 N 31 W 6
3 1 5TH PM No 122 N 31 W 6
4 SWSE 5TH PM No 122 N 31 W 6

Source Information:
United States. Bureau of Land Management. Minnesota Land Records. [database on-line] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 1997-. Original electronic data from: United States. Bureau of Land Management. Minnesota Pre-1908 Homestead and Cash Entry Patents, General Land Office Automated Records Project, 1995.


Children of JOHN LEYENDECKER and THERESA are:
2. i. PETER2 LEYENDECKER, b. Nov 1861, MN.
ii. JOHN B. LEYENDECKER, b. Abt. 1858, Ill..
3. iii. BARTHOLOMEW LEYENDECKER, b. Abt. 1862, MN.
iv. FERDINAND LEYENDECKER, b. Abt. 1864, MN.
v. CLAUDIUS LEYENDECKER, b. Abt. 1866, MN; d. Aft. 1920.

Notes for CLAUDIUS LEYENDECKER:
1920 United States Federal Census > Minnesota > Stearns > Eden Lake > District 185
Claude Leyendecker, the uncle of the head of the household, age 53, born MN., a farm laborer who was single.
The head of the household is Robert Leyendecker. Robert, 30, farmer, born MN.
His wife, Margaret, age 27, born MN, father born MN, mother born Germany
Children, all born MN
Clarence, age 3
Cerilla?, age 2
Leonard, age 4/12
Census info. was collected Jan. 20 and 21, 1920.
In the 1930 census Claude is not mentioned. Robert has added a son, Williard, who is 9, a year younger than Leonard. Robert's mother, Mary, is listed as living with him and a widow, aged 60, born MN.



Generation No. 2

2. PETER2 LEYENDECKER (JOHN1) was born Nov 1861 in MN. He married MARGERITE THIELEN. She was born Apr 1866 in Germany.

Notes for PETER LEYENDECKER:
See notes re Lisa Thielman under Mathias Leyendecker.
1900 United States Federal Census > Minnesota > Stearns > Eden Lake > District 146
June 13, 1900, Eden Lake Township

1900 United States Federal Census > Minnesota > Stearns > Eden Lake > District 146. Dwelling #100, Family #104.
June 13, 1900, Eden Lake Township
Sheet 6B, lines 59-66.

Leyendecker, Peter, male, white, born Nov. 1861, age 38, married 13 years, Farmer, has a mortgage on his farm. Born MN, parents born Germany.
Margarite, wife, born April 1866, age 34, married 13 years, had 7 children, 6 are living. Immigrated in 1868, has lived in US 31 years. She and her parents born Germany.
Johnie, son, Nov. 1887, age 12, born MN, attending school.
Thomas, son, May 1889, age 11, born MN, attending school.
Theresa, dau., Sept. 1890, age 9, attending school.
Mattie, dau., May 1892, age 8, attending school.
Aloyoious, son, Dec. 1896, age 3.
Katie, dau., June 1899, age 11/12.
All children born MN



Notes for MARGERITE THIELEN:
Her maiden name was listed in the MN death index at ancestry.com
Alois Thomas Leyendecker
Birth Date: 22 Dec 1896
Death Date: 11 Apr 1983
Death County: Beltrami
Mother's Maiden Name: Thielen
State File Number: 008603
Certificate Number: 008603
Certificate Year: 1983
Record Number: 2109218

1930 United States Federal Census > Minnesota > Stearns > Roscoe > District 41
Peter and Margarite are living in Roscoe, MN. She is 65, he is 67. She stated that she was married at age 24, he at age 26. She gave her year of immigration from Germany to the US as 1866.



Children of PETER LEYENDECKER and MARGERITE THIELEN are:
4. i. JOHN PETER3 LEYENDECKER, b. 23 Nov 1888, Roscoe, Stearns Co., MN; d. 08 Oct 1944, Stearns County, MN.
ii. THOMAS LEYENDECKER, b. 04 May 1889, Eden Lake, Stearns Co., MN.

Notes for THOMAS LEYENDECKER:
World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Record
Name: Thomas Leyendecker
City: Not Stated
County: Stearns
State: Minnesota
Birthplace: Minnesota;United States of America
Birth Date: 4 May 1888
Race: Caucasian Roll: 1682643 DraftBoard: 1
Age: 29, born Eden Lake, MN
Occupation:CarpenterHeight: tallBuild: stoutColor of Eyes: brownColor of Hair: dark
Source Information:
Ancestry.com. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18 [database online] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2002. National Archives and Records Administration. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. M1509, 4,277 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration.



iii. THERESA LEYENDECKER, b. Sep 1890, MN.
iv. MATTIE LEYENDECKER, b. May 1892, MN.

Notes for MATTIE LEYENDECKER:
Interesting, could the census be in error?
World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 > Minnesota > Stearns County > 1 > Draft Card L
Math Leyendecker, a male, born May 24, 1892, Roscoe, MN. He was 25, born in Eden Lake, MN. Section Hand 1, G/S? N. R. R.
Single. He was tall, med. build, light blue eyes, dark brown hair.

v. ALOYOIOUS THOMAS LEYENDECKER, b. 22 Dec 1896, MN; d. 11 Apr 1983, Beltrami County, MN.

Notes for ALOYOIOUS THOMAS LEYENDECKER:
World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Record
Name: Alois Leyendecker
City: Not Stated
County: Stearns
State: Minnesota
Birthplace: Minnesota;United States of America
Birth Date: 22 Dec 1896 Roscoe, MN
Roll: 1682643 DraftBoard: 1
Age: 21
Father born Richmond, MN
Occupation: North American Creamery Co., Paynesville, MN
Nearest Relative:Peter Leyendecker. Res. Roscoe, MN
Dark hair and eyes

Source Information:
Ancestry.com. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-18 [database online] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2002. National Archives and Records Administration. World War I Selective Service System Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918. M1509, 4,277 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration.

Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002 Record
Name: Alois Thomas Leyendecker
Birth Date: 22 Dec 1896
Death Date: 11 Apr 1983
Death County: Beltrami
Mother's Maiden Name: Thielen
State File Number: 008603 Certificate Number: 008603
Certificate Year: 1983 Record Number: 2109218
Source Information:
Ancestry.com. Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002 [database online]. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2001. Original data: State of Minnesota. Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002. Minnesota Department of Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Social Security Death Index Record
Name: Alois Leyendecker
SSN: 471-16-5694
Last Residence: 56601 Bemidji, Beltrami, Minnesota, United States of America
Born: 22 Dec 1896
Died: Apr 1983
State (Year) SSN issued: Minnesota (Before 1951 )
Source Information:
Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2006.




vi. KATIE LEYENDECKER, b. Jun 1899, MN.
vii. BERNARD JOSEPH LEYENDECKER, b. 10 Feb 1903, MN; d. 22 Dec 1984, CA.

Notes for BERNARD JOSEPH LEYENDECKER:
California Death Index, 1940-1997 Record
Name: LEYENDECKER, BERNARD JOSEPH
Social Security #: 327054485
Sex: MALE
Birth Date: 10 Feb 1903
Birthplace: MINNESOTA
Death Date: 22 Dec 1984
Death Place: ORANGE
Mother's Maiden Name: THIELEN
Father's Surname:
Source Information:
Ancestry.com. California Death Index, 1940-1997. [database online] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2000. Original electronic data: State of California. California Death Index, 1940-1997. Sacramento, CA: State of California Department of Health Services, Center for Health Statistics, 19--.



3. BARTHOLOMEW2 LEYENDECKER (JOHN1) was born Abt. 1862 in MN. He married MARY. She was born Abt. 1870, and died Aft. 1930.

Notes for BARTHOLOMEW LEYENDECKER:
1900 United States Federal Census > Minnesota > Stearns > Eden Lake > District 146
Leyendecker, Barth??, born March 1863, age 37, farmer born MN, parents born Germany
Mary, wife, born Feb. 1870, age 30, married 13 years. 3 children of which 2 are living. Immigrated from Germany in 1874. She and parents born in Germany.
Robert, born Sept. 1889, age 10, born MN
Bennie, born Jan. 1891, age 9, born MN
John, born March 1820, age 80, widowed. Listed as father to head of household. Born Germany, parents born Germany. *His year of immigration is given as 1852, naturalized citizen, in the US for 48 years.

Children of BARTHOLOMEW LEYENDECKER and MARY are:
5. i. ROBERT3 LEYENDECKER, b. Sep 1899, MN.
ii. BENNIE LEYENDECKER, b. Jan 1891, MN.


Generation No. 3

4. JOHN PETER3 LEYENDECKER (PETER2, JOHN1) was born 23 Nov 1888 in Roscoe, Stearns Co., MN, and died 08 Oct 1944 in Stearns County, MN.

Notes for JOHN PETER LEYENDECKER:
Listed as father of Mathias by Lisa Thielman.

World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 > Minnesota > Stearns County > 1 > Draft Card L, # 2771
John P. Leyendecker
Birthdate given as Nov. 23, 1888
Born at Eden Lake, MN
He gave his occupation as a self-employed dray man, Richmond, MN
Stated he wanted to be exempt from the draft because he was married with 4 children.
Physical description: Med. build, med. height, eyes gray, hair dark brown, slightly balding.

Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002 Record
Name: John Peter Leyendecker
Death Date: 8 Oct 1944
Death County: Stearns State File Number: 015036 Certificate Number: 015036 Certificate Year: 1944 Record Number: 961492
Source Information:
Ancestry.com. Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002 [database online]. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2001. Original data: State of Minnesota. Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002. Minnesota Department of Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota.




Child of JOHN PETER LEYENDECKER is:
i. MATHIAS4 LEYENDECKER, b. 1923, Stearns County, MN.

Notes for MATHIAS LEYENDECKER:
http://boards.ancestry.com/mbexec/msg/an/Iew.2ACIB/1.2.3.14....
Leyendecker
Re: Leyendecker
Author: Lisa Thielman Date: 22 Mar 2006 1:10 PM GMT
Surnames: Leyendecker
Classification: Query
In Reply to: Re: Leyendecker by: MIMI MALCOLM

My grandfather is Mathias Leyendecker born in Roscoe MN, his father was John Leyendecker born 1888 Roscoe and died 10-1944 his father was Peter Leyendecker and I have no know dates for him. So far what I have is a verbal record and I am just starting to confirm. Any information you have would be great since I am just starting. I am also interested in other resources that would be helpful. Thanks for your help.



U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 Record
Name: Mathias Leyendecker
Birth Year: 1923
Race: White, citizen
Nativity State or Country: Minnesota State: Minnesota County or City: Stearns

Enlistment Date: 7 Sep 1944 Enlistment State: Minnesota
Enlistment City: Fort Snelling Branch: No branch assignment
Branch Code: No branch assignment
Grade: Private Grade Code: Private
Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
Source: Civil Life
Education: Grammar school Civil Occupation: Geographer
Marital Status: Single, without dependents
Source Information:

National Archives and Records Administration. U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 [database online]. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2005. Original data: Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, 1938-1946 [Archival Database]; World War II Army Enlistment Records; Records of the National Archives and Records Administration, Record Group 64; National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD.

U.S. Public Records Index Record
Name: Matt V Leyendecker
Birth Date: 1 Jun 1923
Street Address: 314 Augusta Ave City: Paynesville County: Stearns
State: Minnesota Zip Code: 56362
Phone Number: 320-243-4493
Household Members: Name Est. Age Birth Year
Marie S Leyendecker 80 1926
Matt V Leyendecker 82 1923
Source Information:
Ancestry.com. U.S. Public Records Index [database online]. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2005.



5. ROBERT3 LEYENDECKER (BARTHOLOMEW2, JOHN1) was born Sep 1899 in MN.

Notes for ROBERT LEYENDECKER:
1920 United States Federal Census > Minnesota > Stearns > Eden Lake > District 185
Claude Leyendecker, the uncle of the head of the household, age 53, born MN., a farm laborer who was single.
The head of the household is Robert Leyendecker. Robert, 30, farmer, born MN.
His wife, Margaret, age 27, born MN, father born MN, mother born Germany
Children, all born MN
Clarence, age 3
Cerilla, age 2
Leonard, age 4/12
Claude Leyendecker, the uncle of the head of the household, age 53, born MN., a farm laborer who was single.
Census info. was collected Jan. 20 and 21, 1920.
In the 1930 census Claude is not mentioned. Robert has added a son, Williard, who is 9, a year younger than Leonard. Robert's mother, Mary, is listed as living with him and a widow, aged 60, born MN.

Children of ROBERT LEYENDECKER are:
i. CLARENCE4 LEYENDECKER, b. Abt. 1917, MN.
ii. CERILLA LEYENDECKER, b. Abt. 1918, MN.
iii. LEONARD LEYENDECKER, b. Abt. 1919, MN.
iv. WILLIARD LEYENDECKER, b. Abt. 1920, MN.


SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Laverne Lindecker Adams 20 Apr 2000 6:55PM GMT 
Roberta Joyce 8 Sep 2001 12:07AM GMT 
MimiMalcolm55 25 Jan 2004 3:12PM GMT 
jennifer leyendecker 14 Sep 2001 12:12AM GMT 
jthoppe 21 Sep 2002 1:44PM GMT 
mimimalcolm 21 Sep 2002 5:28PM GMT 
Lisa Thielman 22 Mar 2006 1:28AM GMT 
Gensleuth55 22 Mar 2006 12:13PM GMT 
Lisa Thielman 22 Mar 2006 1:10PM GMT 
Gensleuth55 23 Mar 2006 1:07AM GMT 
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