Gasconade County, Missouri


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Descendants of FERDINAND GUSTAV BOCK

 

 

Generation No. 1

 

1. FERDINAND GUSTAV1 BOCK was born April 17, 1825 in BEILEFELD, GERMANY, and died August 09, 1903 in GASCONADE CO., WOOLLAM MISSOURI. He married MARIA WILHELMINA HEIDBREDER January 17, 1859, daughter of ALBERT HEIDBREDER and SOFIA HEIDBROCK.

 

Notes for FERDINAND GUSTAV BOCK:

FERDINAND AND HIS BROTHER GUSTAV FRANK BOCK CAME OVER(1855) FROM GERMANY TO AMERICA. FERDINAND AND MARIA about 1855-1859, MARRIED IN AMERICA ?, DON'T KNOW WHERE. FERDINAND WAS A FARMER

MARIA'S PARENTS CAME WITH THEM. COULD BE FROM BIELEFELD, HANNOVER, PROMMERN, GERMANY

 

1860 CENSUS 3RD CREEK TWP., GASCONADE CO., MO.

FERDINAND BOCK AGE 31

MARY 24

AUGUST 10 (NOTE: AGE CHANGES IS 1870 &1880 CENSUS??)

AMELIA 7/12

NOT IN THE 1850 CENSUS

 

1870 CENSUS GASCONADE CO., MO.

FERDINAND BOCK 42

MARIA 35

EMILY 11 (AMELIA?)

MARIA 9

HENRY 7

HERMAN 5

ALBERT 3

AUGUST 1 (IS THIS SAME AUGUST AS ABOVE?)

 

1880 CENSUS GASCONADE CO. MO.

FERDINAND BOCK 50

WILHELMINA 45

MARIA 19

HEINRICH 17

HERMAN 15

ALBERT 13

AUGUST 11 (TEN YRS OLDER)

FRANK H. 7

GUSTAV 5

FERDINAND JR. 1

 

 

 

 

BOCK FAMILY BIBLE--FERDINANDS AND MARIAS

 

ACCORDING TO GRAND DAUGHTER, CHRISTINE(B0CK) SACHS," GRANDMOTHER BECAME BLIND AND WAS BLIND ALL THE YEARS I KNEW HER. SHE WAS ALWAYS VERY JOLLY AND WAS ABLE TO DO SO MANY THINGS EVEN THOUGH SHE WAS BLIND.

 

GRANDFATHER PASSED AWAY AUGUST 9, 1903, AND AFTER THAT GRANDMOTHER MADE HER HOME WITH HER SON GUSTAV BOCK, AT MT. STERLING, MISSOURI. GRANDFATHERS LAST ILLNESS WAS BRIGHTS DISEASE (KIDNEY) AND DIED AT THE AGE OF 75. GRANDMOTHER PASSED AWAY DECEMBER 28, 1912, AT THE AGE OF 77, HER LAST ILLNESS WAS PNEUMONIA.

THEY WERE BURIED IN THE CEMETERY (NEW WOOLLAM ZOAR) NEXT TO THE METHODIST CHURCH AT NEW WOOLAM."

 

OBITUARY

HERMAN ADVERTISER-COURIER AUGUST 19, 1903 PG. 3 COL. 3

--FERDINAND BOCK, AND OLD AND RESPECTED CITIZEN, RESIDING AT WOOLAM, DIED AUGUST 9TH 1903, AGED 73 YEARS. HE HAS TWO SONS, FRANK AND HERMAN BOCK, LIVING IN LAFAYETTE COUNTY.

 

NOTES:

TWO SISTER COULD BE ALBERTEN BOCK M. 12-14-1857 TO CHARLES KURSEL AND AUGUTE DORTHEA BOCK M. 3-30-1856 TO GEORGE OGESCHKI

 

Notes for MARIA WILHELMINA HEIDBREDER:

AFTER THE DEATH OF FERDINAND, MARIA WENT TO LIVE WITH HER SON GUSTAV FRITZ AT MT. STERLING, MO. SHE WAS BURIED AT THE ZOAR CEMETERY NEXT TO FERD.

 

OBITUARY

OWENSVILLE GASCONADE COUNTY REPUBLICAN , JAN. 3, 1913 PG. 1

MRS. FERD BOCK WAS BROUGHT HERE FOR BURIAL MONDAY AT THE M.E. CHURCH. SHE DIED AT HER HOME NEAR MT. STERLING SATURDAY.

Children of FERDINAND BOCK and MARIA HEIDBREDER are:

2. i. FRANK HERMAN (SR)2 BOCK, b. April 05, 1873, GASCONADE CO., WOOLAM MISSOURI; d. April 03, 1936, SEDGWICK CO.,WICHITA,KANSAS.

ii. FERDINAND GUSTAV (JR) BOCK, b. August 12, 1875; m. DORA RUETER, 1910.

iii. GUSTAV FRITZ BOCK, b. November 06, 1875; d. July 27, 1953, NEW WOOLAM, MO.; m. EMILE BIELE.

 

Notes for GUSTAV FRITZ BOCK:

1920 CENSUS GASCONADE CO., MO

 

CHILDREN:

HENRY A.

SOPHIA MARIE B. 9-13-1905 D.7-25-1994 MARRIED FRANK W. SCHWEGLER

 

iv. HENRY ALBERT BOCK, b. February 18, 1863; d. July 26, 1946; m. CAROLYN (CARRIE) SCHRIEMAN.

v. AUGUST JOHN BOCK, b. February 17, 1869; d. July 08, 1946, NEW WOOLAM, MO..

vi. ALBERT JOHN BOCK, b. February 16, 1867; d. July 13, 1948; m. ANNA STIEGEMEYER.

vii. HERMAN BOCK, b. February 06, 1865; d. January 03, 1948; m. CHRISTINE SCHREIMAN.

viii. MARTHA ANNA BOCK, b. December 08, 1880; d. July 1917; m. (1) HENRY HOENER; m. (2) FRANK MCCULLEY.

ix. MARIA LOUISE BOCK, b. March 24, 1861; d. May 09, 1941, METH. CHURCH WOOLAM,MISSIOURI; m. FREDERICK FRITZ SASSMAN.

x. EMELIA ANNA BOCK, b. November 26, 1859, GASCONADE CO., WOLLAM MISSOURI; d. February 10, 1931, OSAGE CO., MISSIOURI; m. JOHN HENRY OTTO HARTWIG.

xi. SOFIA BOCK, b. April 16, 1871; d. November 28, 1872.

 

 

Generation No. 2

 

2. FRANK HERMAN (SR)2 BOCK (FERDINAND GUSTAV1) was born April 05, 1873 in GASCONADE CO., WOOLAM MISSOURI, and died April 03, 1936 in SEDGWICK CO.,WICHITA,KANSAS. He married (1) ELIZABETH PEPPLER TILLY. He married (2) BERTHA A. SAHR March 15, 1896 in LAFAYETTE CO., MO.

 

Notes for FRANK HERMAN (SR) BOCK:

FRANK MARRIED BERTHA, 1ST CHILD BORN IN HODGE, MO.,( SOCIAL SECURTY FORM FOR SON HENRY STATES HE WAS BORN IN WAVERLY, LAFAYETTE CO., MO.(BERTHA HAD ONE CHILD WHEN SHE MARRIED FRANK)BERTHA DIED SHORTLY AFTER BIRTH OF LAST CHILD.(5) FRANK REMARRIED ELIZABETH (MUNO) NO CHILDREN BORN TO THIS UNION. FRANK MOVED TO WICHITA, KANS.? IN 1922 FRANK OWNED A BUSINESS F. H. BOCK AND SONS DISPERSAL IN WICHITA,KANS, A DAIRY FARMER.

 

MARRIAGE RECORDED IN LAFAYETTE CO., MO 1851-1900

Children of FRANK BOCK and BERTHA SAHR are:

i. HENRY JOHN3 BOCK, b. November 14, 1898, HODGE,MISSIOURI; d. March 1967, SEDGWICK CO.,WICHITA,KANSAS; m. MABLE FLORENCE MCKEE, December 19, 1918, SEDGWICK CO.,WICHITA,KANSAS.

 

Notes for HENRY JOHN BOCK:

- WAS BORN IN HODGE CO, MO. MOVED TO WICHITA BEFORE 1918 WHEN HE MARRIED MABLE. HENRY WAS A SHERIFF?,A LIGHT HEAVEY WEIGHT WRESTLER IN WICHITA,KANS. HE RAN A SHEEP FARM AND WAS HEAVILY IN INVOLVED IN THE SEDGWICK CO., FAIR CIRCUIT WINNING LOTS OF RIBBONS AND RECOGNITION FOR HIS CHAMPION HAMPSHIRE STOCK. HE ALSO RAISED CHAMPION BOARDER COLLIES FOR SHEEP HEARDING.

 

SOCIAL SECURTY FORM STATES BIRTH DATE, PLACE. WORKED AT JACOB DOLD PACKING CO., WICHITA, KANS. LIVED AT 1950 WEST STREET,RT7

NAME OF MOTHER AND FATHER

HIS SIGNATURE, 1936

 

ii. FRANK HERMAN BOCK, m. MARGRET MCGREW.

iii. RUTH BOCK, m. ANDREW NUNNENKAMP.

iv. ESTER BOCK, b. 1900; d. 1953; m. GIEDION MILLER.

v. HERBERT JOESPH BOCK, b. April 16, 1905; d. 1938; m. FLORENCE ROBINSON.

 

 

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