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Charlotte  Meyer

Charlotte Meyer

Female 1834 - 1909  (75 years)

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  • Name Charlotte Meyer  [1, 2, 3
    Born 29 Mar 1834  Mecklenburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    AFN 2T6T-LC7 
    Died 8 Jul 1909  Cedar Rapids, Linn Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 5
    Buried Oak Hill Cem, Cedar Rapids, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Person ID I486  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 31 Jan 2013 

    Family Dietrich Aussieker,   b. 17 May 1831, Hanover, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1885, Cedar Rapids, Linn Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 1859  Fulton, Whiteside Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 8
    Children 
     1. Charles H. Aussieker,   b. Nov 1859, Fulton, Whiteside Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Anna Elizabeth Aussieker,   b. 1 May 1861, Cedar Rapids, Linn Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1946, Cedar Rapids, Linn Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     3. Mary Aussieker,   b. Feb 1863, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1870, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 7 years)
     4. Augusta C. Aussieker,   b. Oct 1864, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1946  (Age ~ 81 years)
     5. William Aussieker,   b. Apr 1868, Cedar Rapids, Linn Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1883, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 15 years)
     6. Edward August Aussieker,   b. 30 Jan 1870, Cedar Rapids, Linn Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1944, Alameda Cnty, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     7. Elizabeth Amelia Aussieker,   b. 9 Oct 1871, Cedar Rapids, Linn Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1926, Fremont, Dodge Cnty, NE Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     8. Baby Aussieker,   b. 1873, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1873, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     9. John Aussieker,   b. 1874, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1878, Cedar Rapids, Linn Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 4 years)
     10. Charlotte ("Lottie") Aussieker,   b. Nov 1877, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1879, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 1 years)
     11. Meta Barbara Aussieker,   b. 17 Dec 1879, Cedar Rapids, Linn Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1967, St. Petersburg, Pinellas Cnty, FL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    Last Modified 28 Jan 2013 02:03:35 
    Family ID F163  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Bertha Newens reported that both Dietrich and Charlotte were born in Germany, but were married in the United States.

      The 1860 census lists "D. Aussiker" as a 29 yr old man whos occupation was as a cigar maker, living with his wife Charlotte, 26, and their 9-mo old son Charles. 1860 U.S. Census, Cedar Rapids, Linn Cnty, IA (M 653, Roll 332, stamped p. 459).

      In 1870 the census shows "Diedrich Ausicker," 39, born in Hanover, Germany, a "cigar maker and dealer," living with his wife Charlotte, 36, born in Mecklenberg, Germany, who "kept house." Also with them were their children: "Chas," 10, born in Illinois, and the following Iowa-born children: "Annie," 9; Mary, 7; Augusta, 5; "Willie," 2; and Edward, 4 months, born in Feb 1870. 1870 U.S. Census, 1st Ward, Cedar Rapids, Linn Cnty, IA (M593, Roll 405, stamped p. 99).

      The 1880 census shows Charlotte as 46 years old (thus a birth year of 1834), born in Germany, "keeping house" with her husband and 7 children in Cedar Rapids. The 7 children at home were "Annie," Charles, Augusta, "Willie," Edward, "Lissie," and "Mater." Mary A. Bailey, a 36-yr old "seamstress," also lived with them. 1880 U.S.Census, Cedar Rapids, Linn Cnty, IA (T 9, Roll 351, stamped p. 79).

      The 1885 Iowa State Census records the Aussieker family residing at 13 W. 1st St, First Ward, Cedar Rapids, on 1 Jan 1885. It lists Dietrich, 53, born in Germany, a "cigar maker," living with his wife Charlotte, 50, also born in Germany, and the following Illinois born children: "Charley," 25, employed with "Groceries;" Edward, 15; "Lizzie," 13; "Metta," 3; and two roomers. 1885 Iowa State Census, Ward 1, Cedar Rapids, IA (Roll 1885-221, stamped p. 33). See also: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:H8RY-M3Z [indexed under the name "Charlotta Ausieker"].

      The 1900 census lists "Sharlot," 66, born in Mar 1834 in Germany, widowed and living with the following of her children: Charles, 40, b. Nov 1859 in Illinois, employed as a "Trav Saleman"; Edward, 30, b. Jan 1870 in Iowa, employed as a "Grocer"; Elizabeth, 28, b. Oct 1871 in Iowa, no employment listed; and Meta, 20, b. Dec 1879 in Iowa, a "Student." The family lived 8 houses away from her daughter Anna Elizabeth Snouffer. 1900 U.S. Census, Cedar Rapids, Linn Cnty, IA (T 623, Roll 444, stamped p. 303A).

      In the mid-1930s the WPA's Grave Registration Project recorded that in 1909 "Charlotte Aussucker" had been buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Cedar Rapids, IA.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] Bertha Newens|, Bertha Ina (Newens) Snouffer, "Newens & Snouffer Family Records", (Bertha Ina (Newens) Snouffer; unpublished charts; created abt 1960; revised abt 1970; original charts possessed by Wm.C.Snouffer).

    2. [S42] Jewell - Snouffers|, Carol Snouffer Jewell, "Snouffer, Schnauffer, Newens of Germany, IA, 1523-1997" (Nov 1999), (Family Tree Maker, "World Family Tree," CD-ROM database (vol. 54, tree 2400), Cambridge, MA; The Learning Company, Inc. : 2000).

    3. [S695] Barbara Hannon|, Hannon, Barbara, (Emails from barbarajhannon@gmail.com to Wm. C. Snouffer).

    4. [S461] IA Census 1870, CR, 1-WD | , Iowa, Linn Cnty, Cedar Rapids, 1st Ward, 1870 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C.), (M 593, Roll 405, p. 99).

    5. [S883] Ancestry Tree - Aussieker|, Kathy Johnson, KFamilyTree 6.003, (Ancestry.com, Public Member Tree, Online database, http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/839918/listofallpeople; Email: ksiscrib_city@yahoo.com).

    6. [S696] IA Cemetery Records, Works Project Administration, "Graves Registration Project", (Works Project Administration, Washington, D.C. (abt 1935); online database, "Iowa Cemetery Records," at www.Ancestry.com), (Oak Hill Cem, p. 10).

    7. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com), 52605392.

    8. [S73] IA Census 1880, Cedar Rapids|, Iowa, Linn Cnty, Cedar Rapids, 1880 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C.), (T9, Roll 351, p. 79A).