Johannes Aloyse Decker

Johannes Aloyse Decker
b. 6 March 1854, Blodelsheim, Alsace, France, to Johanes Meinrad and Marie-Rose (Stadler) Decker
d. 16 April 1930, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California

m. 27 January 1880, Shelbyville, Shelby County, Indiana
Elizabeth Braunagel
b. 29 October 1861, Shelbyville, Shelby County, Indiana
d. 27 July 1909, Burlington, Coffey County, Kansas

Children with Elizabeth Braunagel:
• Rose Ellen
• George Bernard
• Louis Martin
• John Minrod (b. 1888)
• Fred William
• Michael Theodore
• Edward Aloysuis
• Manual Anthony
• Lucille Elizabeth
• Clara Frances and Laura Frances, twin girls who died at birth

Johannes arrived in the United States and Indiana in 1875. He renounced allegiance to the emperor of Germany and was naturalized in 1876. He remained in Indiana until at least early 1888 when he was listed in the Union Township, Shelby County Road Tax before starting west. His fourth child, John Minrod, was born in April 1888 in Hartford, Kansas.

Submitted by:
Sharon Decker
San Francisco CA

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