Saturday, September 7, 2013

Martin Herbst in the Census

1860 US Census, Jennings County, population schedule, Spencer, 278, Family 742, Anthony Speck and family (including Martin Herbst), digital image, Ancestry.com, http://www.ancestry.com, 23 February 2013, Roll: M653_271.
In the 1860 US Census Martin Herbst appears in the same household as his Uncle, Anthony Speck and his wife Catharine Speck in Jennings County, Indiana. Anthony was a farmer and Martin was listed as an "apprentice".

Name, age, gender, occupation, place of birth
Anthony Speck, 46, male, farmer, Baden
Catharine Speck, 43, female, France
Jacob Smith, 24, male, Laborer, France
Martin Herbst, 21, male, apprentice, Baden
Frank Link, 10, male, apprentice, Indiana

1875 Minnesota State Census, Benton County, St. George Township, family 29, line 6, Martin Herbst and family. Ancestry.com. Minnesota, Territorial and State Censuses, 1849-1905 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007.


Name, age, gender, color, place of birth, place of birth of father, place of birth of mother


Martin Herbst, 40, m, w, Germany, Germany, Germany
Caroline Herbst, 22, f, w, Germany, Germany, Germany
Joseph Herbst, 2, m, w, Min, Germany, Germany
Carl Herbst, 0, m, w, Min, Germany, Germany


1880 US Census, Saint George Township, Benton County, Minnesota, population schedule, page 170D, Dwelling 80, Family 82, Martin Herbst and family, Digital image, Ancestry.com, http://www.ancestry.com, 22 August 2013. Roll 615
In the 1880 US Census, Martin appears with his wife, Caroline and their three sons in Benton County, Minnesota.

Name, color, gender, age, relation, occupation, place of birth, father's place of birth, mother's place of birth
Martin Herbst, white, male, 36, farmer, Baden, Baden, Baden
Caroline Herbst, white, female, 35, wife, keeping house, Prussia, Prussia, Prussia
Joseph C., white, male, 8, son, Minnesota, Baden, Prussia
Charles J., white, male, 5, son, Minnesota, Baden, Prussia
Albert F., white, male, 2, son, Minnesota, Baden, Prussia

1885 MN State Census, Saint George Township, Benton County, MN, line 29, Martin Herbst and family. Ancestry.com. Minnesota, Territorial and State Censuses, 1849-1905 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007.
In the 1885 Minnesota State Census, Martin appears with his wife, Caroline, and their children in Benton County, Minnesota

Name, age, gender, color, place of birth
Martin Herbst,40, m, w, Germany
Caroline Herbst, 31, f, w, Germany
Joseph Herbst, 12, m, w, U.S.
Charles Herbst, 10, m, w, U.S.
Albert Herbst, 8, m, w, U.S.
Clara Herbst, 2, f, w, U.S.
Havier Diderick, 40, m, w, Canada

1895 MN State Census, St. George Township, Benton County family 5, Martin Herbst and family. Ancestry.com. Minnesota, Territorial and State Censuses, 1849-1905 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007

Martin Herbst, 51, m, w, Germany, 30, 26, Farmer, 12, yes, yes, no
Caroline Herbst, 42, f, w, Germany, 24, 24, yes, yes, no
Joseph Herbst, 23, m, w, Minn, 23, 23, Farmer, yes, yes, no
Charles, Herbst, 20, m, w, Minn, 20, 20, yes, yes, no
Albert Herbst, 18, m, w, Minn, 18, 18, yes, yes, no
Adolph Herbst, 15, m, w, Minn, 15, 15, yes, yes, no
Clara Herbst, 13, f, w, Minn, 13, 13, yes, yes, no
William Herbst, 9, m, w, Minn, 9, 9, yes, yes, yes
Elma Herbst, 3, f, w, Minn, 3, 3, yes, yes, no

1900 U.S. census, Benton County, Minnesota, population schedule, Saint George Township, 1B, dwelling 13, family 13, Martin Herbst and family, digital image, Ancestry.com, http://www.ancestry.com, accessed 22 February 2008, citing NARA microfilm publication T623, roll 757.

Name, relation, color, gender, birth date, age, marital status, years married,  number of children, number of living children, father's place of birth, mother's place of birth, place of birth, year immigrated, number of years in US, citizen status, occupation, can read, can write, can speak English, own or rent, free or morgaged, farm or house, number on farm schedule

Martin Herbst, head, white, male, Nov 1844, 55, married, 28 years, Germany, Germany, Germany, 1853, 46 years, naturalized, farmer, yes, yes, yes, own, free, farm, 14

Carline Herbst, wife, white, female, March 1854, 45, married, 28 years, 7, 7, Germany, Germany, Germany, 1870, 30, yes, yes, yes

Charly J. Herbst, son, white, male, Dec 1874, 25, single, Minnesota, Germany, Germany, yes, yes, yes

Albert Herbst, son, white, male, Sept 1876, 23, single, Minnesota, Germany, Germany, yes, yes, yes

Adolphus Herbst, son, white, male, July 1880, 19, single, Minnesota, Germany, Germany, yes, yes, yes

William Herbst, son, white, male, Jan 1886, 13, single, Minnesota, Germany, Germany, Germany, at school, yes, yes, yes

Clara Herbst, daughter, white, female, Apr 1882, 17, single, Minnesota, Germany, Germany, Germany

Alma Herbst, daughter, white, female, June 1892, 7, single, Minnesota, Germany, Germany, Germany, at school, yes, yes, yes




1905 MN State Census, St. George Township, Benton County lines 32-39, Martin Herbst and family. Ancestry.com. Minnesota, Territorial and State Censuses, 1849-1905 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007.
Name, gender, age, color, place of birth, place of father's birth, place of mother's birth, number of years-months in state, number of years-months in ED, occupation
Martin Herbst, m, 62, white, Germany, Germany, Germany, 37, Farmer
Caroline Herbst, f, 51, white, Germany, Germany, Germany, 34
Charley Herbst, m, 29, white, Minn, Germany, Germany, 5, 29, 5, Day Laborer
Albert Herbst, m, 26, white, Minn, Germany, Germany, 8, 26, 8, Farm Laborer
Adolph Herbst, m, 25, white, Minn, Germany, Germany, 10, 25, 10, Farm Laborer
Clara Herbst, f, 21, white, Minn, Germany, Germany, 21, 1, 21, 1
Willie Herbst, m, 19, white, Minn, Germany, Germany, 19, 4, 19, 4, Farm Laborer
Alma Herbst, f, 12, white, Minn, Germany, Germany, 12, 11, 12, 11


1910 US Census, St. George Township, Benton County, Minnesota, population schedule, Roll: T624_690, Page 2A, dwelling 24, family 24, Martin Herbst and family, Ancestry.com, http://www.ancestry.com, 23 August 2013.

Name, relation, gender, color, age, marital status, years married, place of birth, place of father's birth, place of mother's birth, immigration year, immigration status, language spoken at home, occupation, can read, can write, has been to school in the last year, own or rent, free or morgage, house or farm, number on farm schedule

Martin Herbst, head, male, white, 65, m1, 39, Germany, Germany, Germany, 1853, Na, English, own income, yes, yes, own, free, house

Caroline Herbst, wife, female, white, 55, m1, 39, 7, 7, Germany, Germany, Germany, 1870, English, none, yes, yes

William Herbst, son, male, white, 24, single, Minnesota, Germany, Germany, English, Farmer General Farm, OA, yes, yes, 23

Alma Herbst, daughter, female, white, 17, singles, Minnesota, Germany, Germany, English, none, yes, yes, no

Sunday, June 30, 2013

Catherine Ross

Catherine Ross has always been a mystery to me. She is my great great Aunt. Her mother, Magdeline "Ellen" Florence (Laughlin) Ross, died 31 January 1899, when Catherine was 9 years old from "lagrippe". She had just delivered a baby boy, William, who also died that day. In 1901, Catherine, her father, James,  her 7 brothers and 1 sister moved from Nemaha County, Kansas to Ellis County, Kansas.

On 15 April 1905, her sister, Marie Florence Stanton, aged 22 dies during childbirth. Later on, during that rough year, Catherine dies. I'm guessing her death was after October because her obituary lists her as being 16 and she was born 9 October 1889.

"Catherine Ross, age 16 years, died at her home in Buckeye township Tuesday. Funeral services were held at St. Joseph’s Church."*Ross, James L., Descendants of Thomas Ross & Mary Ann McCormick, Prairie Village, KS, James L. Ross [7724 Pawnee, 66208], 1999.

There was no mention of how she died. My parents found her tombstone in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Hays, Ellis County, Kansas.

Albert James Ross & Rosalia Stella Lang Tombstone



My grandfather, Albert James Ross, and grandmother, Rosalia Stella Lang's tombstone. Located in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Hays, Ellis County, Kansas.