CHARLOTTE “LOTTIE” WEHMHOEFER
DOB: June 24, 1880
Peotone, IL USA
DOD: July 2, 1954
Daughter of Dietrick and Sophia (nee Schneeweis) Thiesfeld
Please help with Charlotte’s birth family.
I believe Charoltte’s father immigrated in 1864 with his first wife, Scharlotte (nee Campe), and they had the following children, to whom Charlotte was a half sister:
Half Sister to: Elisabeth, Dorothea, Henry L. (Mary Schroeder), Charlotte, Sophie Elinore (Nicholas Ulferts), Johann Heinrich, Melosine Dorothea (William H. Schroeder) and Friedrich Heinrich (Emma M. Voight) Thiesfeld.
Scharlotte (Campe) Thiesfeld died April 15, 1875 and is buried in the Peotone Cemetery.
Dietrick married his second wife, Sophia Maria Schneeweis, on September 27, 1878.
Sister to: Wilhelmina F. “Minnie” (Albert W. Pauling) Thiesfeld
We do not have an obituary for Charlotte, but we know the following facts about her:
Wife of Edward John Wehmhoefer, married March 5, 1905 in St. Luke’s Church, Beecher, IL USA
Mother of Edwin D. Wehmhoefer, born October 25, 1905 in Beecher, IL USA
1910 census data: she was married to Edward, age 29, and listed as a housewife
1920 census data: She was 39 years old and caring for her husband Edward who had been very sick for 3 years. Edward died on November 18, 1920, the cause believed to have been cancer.
1927 brought the death of her son Edwin, who died October 11, 1927 in St. James Hospital, Chicago Heights, IL. “Kidney ailment/ Bright’s Disease” was listed as the cause.
1930 census data: We can’t find Charlotte in the 1930 census.
1940 census data: Charlotte was living at 7A Reed Street, Beecher, and listed as a Practical Nurse.
Charlotte’s family members also resting in the mausoleum are:
Husband: Edward J. Wehmhoefer
Son: Edwin D. Wehmhoefer
Mother-in-law: Maria (Seegers or Siegert) Wehmhoefer Hoffmann
Brother & Sister-in-law: Henry C. Wehmhoefer & Augusta J. (Wehling) Wehmhoefer
Sister-in-law: Matilda “Tillie” (Wehmhoefer) Westpahl
Niece & Nephew: Ethel E. (Wehmhoefer) Hack & Arthur J. Hack
Other, more distant family include: Bahlman, Batterman, Bergmeier, Beseke, Bielfeldt, Bohl, Cloidt, Dunlap, Engleking, Fenske, Fick, Fiene, Freerking, Frobose, Graham, Guritz, Hack, Hager, Haltenhof , Heine, Heldt, Hildeman, Hinze, Hoppensteadt, Horn, Hunte, Kaczynski, Kappe, Kilborn, Kirchhoff, Klocksieben, Koch, Langreder, Leder, Maass, Matthias, Mc Carty, Meyer, Monk, Niedert, Ohlendorf, Pansa, Peters, Pralle, Riley, Ristenpart, Rohe, Rust, Saller, Selk, Struve, Thielman, Vagt, Von Engeln, Wegert, Wiechen, Wilkening.