Category Archives: Pulaski County

John Selmer (Johann Gottlieb Zellmer)

John Selmer
birth: 21 Jun 1824 at Wiemislaff, Kr. Chodziesen, Posen, Prussia to Martin and Anna Rosine (Ribelski) Zellmer
death: 7 Apr 1904, Cass Twp, Pulaski Co., IN
burial: St. John Cemetery, Pulaski Co., IN

1st marriage: likely prior to 1843 and in Prussia
Wilhelmine Kuk
birth: date unknown to Joseph [?] / George [?] Ribelski and [–?–]
death: probably 1854 in the United States
burial: unknown

2nd marriage: unknown
Wilhelmine Kottke
birth: unknown
death: unknown
burial: unknown

Children of John Selmer and Wilhelmine Kuk:

  • Ernst Julius Zellmer, b. 25 Jun 1843, d. 1[?] Sep 1843
  • Caroline Emilie (or Emilie Carolina) Zellmer,  b. Aug 1844, d. 15 Sep 1864
  • Wilhelm August Zellmer (William Selmer), b. 1 Jan 1848, d. 23 Jan 1929, m. Amalie “Mollie” Wegner

Children of John Selmer and Wilhelmine Kottke:

  • Emilie Selmer, b. 2 Nov 1855, d. 28 Aug 1856
  • Augusta Selmer, b. 17 Jun 1857, d. 26 Jun 1936, m. (1) Christ Prien, (2) Gustav Kottka
  • Pauline Karoline Selmer, b. 7 Aug 1858, d. as infant
  • Albertine/Ernestine Selmer, b. 9 Feb 1860, d. 12 Aug 1828, m. Julius Steinke
  • Julius W. Selmer, b. 7 Nov 1861, d. 18 Mar 1938, m. Rosa Spenner
  • Amelia Emma, b. 16 Aug 1863, d. 16 Jan or Feb 1875
  • Anna Julia Bertha Selmer, b. 26 Mar 1864, d. 17 Dec 1943, m. William Wagner
  • Heinrich Gustav Selmer, b. 4 Apr 1867, d. 13 Jun 1933, m. Josephine Wolknitz
  • Ida Selmer, b. 1 mar 1869, d. 7 Mar 1950, m. William Spinn
  • Herman Carl Gottlieb Selmer, b. 4 Nov 1870, d. 18 Jul 1937, m. Pauline Louise Rosenbaum
  • Wilhelmine Emma, b. 16 Jan 1873, d. 12 jan 1879

John Selmer lived in:

  • Wiemislaff, Kr. Chodziesen (later Kr. Kolmar), Posen, Prussian, now Chodziez, Wielkopolskie, Poland
  • 1854 – 1856: the Michigan City area, LaPorte County, Indiana
  • 1856-1904: Cass Township, Pulaski County, Indiana

Submitted by:
Marsha L. Selmer
Email: mselmer@comcasat.net

 

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Daniel A. Stump

Daniel A. Stump
b. 27 February 1855, Starke County, Indiana, to Jacob and Lydia (Mishler) Stump
d. 6 December 1928, Furnas County, Nebraska

m. 4 October 1877, New Era, Nebraska
Nancy Lavina Osborn
b. 7 February 1862, Shelbyville, Shelby County, Indiana
d. 24 March 1931, Furnas County, Nebraska

Children with Nancy Lavina Osborn:
• Lulu
• Effie
• Lester

Three children died in infancy.

Daniel lived in Starke, Pulaski, and Elkhart counties in Indiana before he left in 1873.

Submitted by:
Helen C. Cole
Ordville WA

Abraham Stump

Abraham Stump
b. 28 November 1859, Star City, Pulaski County, Indiana, to Jacob and Lydia (Mishler) Stump
d. 14 December 1943, Nebraska

m. 21 April 1880, Nebraska
Edith Elizabeth Osborn
b. 21 March 1860
d. 1 March 1934, Edison, Nebraska

Children with Edith Elizabeth Osborn:
• Jannette
• Myrtle
• Edward
• Winfred
• Ralph
• Harvey
• Charles

Abraham lived in Star City, Pulaski County; Union Township, Elkhart County; and Knox, Starke County, Indiana, before leaving the state in 1873.

Submitted by:
Helen C. Cole
Ordville WA

Henry Hartleroad

Henry Hartleroad
b. 10 March 1863, Peru, Miami County, Indiana, to Jacob and Hester Ann (Ginder) Hartleroad
d. 2 June 1955, Robinson, Crawford County, Illinois

m. 27 July 1886, Robinson, Crawford County, Illinois
Viola Hester Bartlett
b. 16 June 1863, Honey Creek Township, Crawford County, Illinois, to George F. and Sarah A. “Sally” (Sagesar) Bartlett
d. 7 March 1932, Flat Rock, Crawford County, Illinois

Children with Viola Hester Bartlett:
• infant son (1887-1887)
• Myrtle Lovinia (1888-1977) married Albert Nelson McElroy
• Sarah Ann (1891-1978) married (1) Lee Sanders, (2) Joe McCormick, (3) Herbert E. Lane
• Dora Ellen (1894-1972) married (1) Benjamin Harrison “Ben” Sanders, (2) Fred Sanders
• Charles William “Bill” (1896-1975)
• Lula (1899-1986) married Norman Lachenmayr
• Julia (b. 1899) married (1) Grover Cleveland Helpingstine, (2) James Smith
• George Jesse (1902-1928)

Henry lived in Peru, Miami County, and Winamac, Pulaski County, Indiana, before emigrating in 1880.

Submitted by:
Bertha C. Martinez
Mesa AZ