Tag Archives: Denkewalter

Ottmar Meguschar

Ottmar Meguschar
birth: 29 Oct 1853 in Austria to Emil Meguschar and Lady Jeanette of Heldenfeldt
death: 30 Dec 1930 at Spencer, Owen Co., IN
burial: Riverside Cemetery, Spencer, Owen Co., IN

marriage: 14 May 1894, Owen Co., IN
Olga Denkewalter
birth: 1 Sep 1872 at Manistee, Michigan to Frederick William and Elizabeth (Hoyer) Denkewalter
death: 13 Jan 1946, Indianapolis, Marion Co., IN
burial: Riverside Cemetery, Spencer, Owen Co., IN

Children of Ottmar Meguschar and Olga Denkewalter:

  • Bruno Emil “Ben” Meguschar, b. 4 Mar 1895, d. 7 Apr 1950, m. (1) Lucile May Chambers, (2) Beatrice [–?–]
  • Hilda Meguschar, b. 4 Mar 1897, d. 7 Nov 1984, no indication of a marriage for Hilda
  • Edith Ida Meguschar, b. 4 Mar 1899, d. 24 Nov 1985, m. Don A. Deuitch
  • Walter O. Meguschar, b. 15 Mar 1909, d. 21 Dec 1979, no indication of a marriage for Walter

Ottmar Meguschar lived In:
Ottmar was born in Austria. He married and lived the remainder of his life in Owen County, Indiana.

Other Information:

Submitter is not related to this Hoosier ancestor.

Submitted by:
Randi Richardson
Email: GFTL@bluemarble.net

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Frederick William Denkewalter

Frederick William Denkewalter
birth: 22 January 1842 in Germany
death: 28 Jun 1914 at Spencer, Owen Co., IN
burial: Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion Co., IN

marriage (1): date unknown
Elizabeth Hoyer

marriage (2): 21 Feb 1878, Marion Co., IN
Mary/Mariah Koller

Children of Frederick William Denkewalter and Elizabeth Hoyer:

Children of Frederick William Denkewalter and Mary/Mariah Koller:

  • Walter Edward Denkewalter
  • Otto Edward Denkewalter
  • Mary Denkewalter
  • Oscar Denkewalter

Frederick William Denkewalter lived In:

  • 1876- He was reported to be a practicing physician in LaPorte County, Indiana
  • 1880- Marion County, Indiana
  • 1889- Granted license to practice medicine in Owen County, Indiana
  • 1914- Died at Spencer, Owen County, Indiana

Frederick William Denkewalter also lived In:

  • Born in Germany (variously noted as Baden Baden and Prussia)
  • Michigan (daughter Olga was born there in 1872)
  • Illinois (son Alfred was born there in 1874)
  • Chicago, Illinois (graduated Rush Medical College there, also in 1874)

Other Information:

Very little is known about Frederick William Denkewalter‘s first marriage.

After his death, the grounds of Denkewalter’s Owen County sanitarium were sold to the state and became McCormick’s Creek State Park, the first state park in Indiana.

In the earlist records, he is identified as Walter Denke or F. Walter Denke.

Submitter is not related to this Hoosier ancestor.

Submitted by:
Randi Richardson
Email: GFTL@bluemarble.net

 

Alfred F. “Fred” Denkewalter

Alfred F. “Fred” Denkewalter
birth: 5 Jul 1874 in Illinois (likely Cook County) to Frederick William and Elizabeth (Hoyer) Denkewalter
death: 11 May 1964 at Columbus, Franklin Co., OH
burial: Greenlawn Cemetery, Columbus, Franklin Co., OH

marriage: 24 Oct 1895, Owen Co., IN
Cora C. Ritter
birth: 3 Jul 1875 in Indiana to William T. and Eliza [–?–] Ritter
death: 3 Nov 1960 at Columbus, Franklin Co., OH
burial: Greenlawn Cemetery, Columbus, Franklin Co., OH

Children of Alfred F. “Fred” Denkewalter and Cora C. Ritter:

  • Frederick William Denkewalter, b. 7 Dec 1896, d. 26 Jul 1949, m. Mary. E. Schauweker
  • Ritter C. Denkwalter, b. 28 Sep 1899, d. 5 May 1982, m. Helen Mitchell Van Kirk

Alfred F. “Fred” Denkewalter Lived In:

  • Born in Illinois
  • As an adult, migrated to Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio
  • Possibly lived in LaPorte County, Indiana
  • Marion County, Indiana
  • Owen County, Indiana (late 1880s – mid 1890s)

Other Information: Alfred F. “Fred” Denkewalter’s occupation was sales manager at a fertilizer company.

Submitter is not related to this Hoosier ancestor.

Submitted by:
Randi Richardson
Email: GFTL@bluemarble.net