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Richard Carl  Aussieker (Armstrong)

Richard Carl Aussieker (Armstrong)

Male 1906 - 1988  (82 years)

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  • Name Richard Carl Aussieker (Armstrong)  [1, 2
    Born 28 Mar 1906  Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Engineering - Chemical engineer 
    Died 5 Jul 1988  Seattle, King Cnty, WA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I489  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 31 May 2010 

    Father Charles H. Aussieker,   b. Nov 1859, Fulton, Whiteside Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Rose I. Ferguson,   b. 29 Dec 1878, Cedar Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1969, Pasadena, Los Angeles Cnty, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 24 Feb 1904  Mechanicsville, Cedar Cnty, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    Family ID F164  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Bertha Newens reported that later in life Richard changed his surname from Aussicker to Armstrong.

      The 1915 Iowa state census lists Richard as a single male, 9 years old, living with his family in Cedar Rapids. 1915 Iowa State Census, State Historical Society of Iowa (Roll 294, p. c865).

      The 1925 Iowa state census reports that Richard was an 18 year old single male living with his parents Rose I. (Ferguson) and Charles H. Aussieker. 1925 Iowa State Census, State Historical Society of Iowa (Roll 1812, p. 23).

      By 1930 Richard had moved to California. The 1930 census lists him as a 24 year old single man, born in Iowa (whose father was born in Illinois and his mother in Iowa), and who was working as a chemical engineer in the cement industry. 1930 U.S. Census, Riverside City, Riverside Cnty, CA (T 626, Roll 183, ED 36, p. 3B).

      According to the Social Security Death Index, Richard C. Armstrong (SSN 563-78-2653; issued in California) was born 28 Mar 1906 and died while living in Seattle, WA, on 5 Jul 1988.
    • A death notice in the Seattle [WA] Post-Intelligencer (27 Jul 1988) says simply: "Armstrong, Richard, 82, July 5, Seattle."

  • 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 [S2] Bertha Newens|, Bertha Ina (Newens) Snouffer, "Newens & Snouffer Family Records", (Bertha Ina (Newens) Snouffer; unpublished charts; created abt 1960; revised abt 1970; original charts possessed by Wm.C.Snouffer).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) (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S281] Social Security|, U.S. Social Security Admin., Social Security Death Index, (http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3693).

    4. [S489] IA Census 1915, CR, Iowa, Linn Cnty, Cedar Rapids, 1915 Iowa State Census, (State Historical Society of Iowa, E. 12th & Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50319), (Roll 294, p. c865) (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S490] CA Census 1930, Riverside, California, Riverside Cnty, Riverside City, 1930 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C.), (T626, Roll 183, ED 36, p. 3B) (Reliability: 2).

    6. [S879] IA Marriages, 1838-1934 |, Iowa County Court Clerks, Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934, (Online database, "Historical Record Collections," Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City, UT; https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/list ).