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Oertwig Arndt

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Christian Friedrich Arndt, born 09 May 1846 in Prussia
- immigrated 1866
- occupation: parochial school teacher. Taught in Dodge County, Wisconsin, and Hay Creek, Goodhue County, Minnesota
- died 18 April 1922 in Goodhue County, Minnesota
- buried in Red Wing, Minnesota, St. John's Cemetery
- married 20 September 1874 in Dodge County, Wisconsin, Immanuel (River Church) to
Dorothea "Marie" Louise Oertwig, daughter of J F and Marie (Fellwock) Oertwig
- born 03 January 1855 in Wisconsin
- died 30 September 1933, buried in Red Wing, Minnesota, St. John's Cemetery
FAMILY PHOTO
  • CHILDREN:
    1. Anna Arndt, born 21 July 1877 in Wisconsin
      - died 21 February 1911
      - married 19 July 1906 in Hay Creek, Goodhue, Minnesotam to
      Henry Horn, born about 1878 in Minnesota
      farmer, Hay Creek, Goodhue County, Minnesota

    2. William Fredrick Arndt, born 01 December 1880 in Theresa Town, Dodge, Wisconsin
      - died 25 February 1957 in England, buried in St. Louis, Missouri
      - married about 1908 in Kansas (perhaps in Atchinson county) to
      Emma J. Vetter, daughter of Rev. Conrad Vetter and wife Kate
      - born May 1879 in Missouri (perhaps in Cole county, Missouri)
      - buried in St. Louis, Missouri

      William F. Arndt served congregations in Bluff City, Tennessee (1903-1905); St. Joseph, Missouri, (1905-1910); Brooklyn, New York (1910-1912); and taught at St. Paul's College, Concordia, Missouri (1912-1921) and at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri (1921-1956). He died while on leave of absence to establish a pastoral training program for the Evangelical Lutheran Church of England (1956-1957). He served on the Board for World Missions of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, and wrote and edited several books and articles. Article from St. Louis newspaper about William Arndt, 1935. Another website that has information about Dr. William F. Arndt is Christian Cyclopedia Click your browser's back button to return here.
      TWO DAUGHTERS

      • A. Erna H. Arndt, born 27 July 1909 in Missouri (probably in St. Joseph)
        - studied at Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri; majored in German
        - never married
        - died May 1977 in St. Louis, Missouri
      • B. Ilsa L. Arndt, born about 1915 in Missouri, probably in Lafayette County
        - studied at Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri; majored in Greek
        - never married

    3. Emma Margaret Arndt, born 06 Dec 1883 in Hay Creek, Goodhue, Minnesota
      - died 26 July 1959 in Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California
      - buried in Red Wing, Minnesota, St. John's Cemetery

    4. John Arndt, born 27 December 1886 in Hay Creek, Goodhue, Minnesota
      - died 25 November 1915 in Red Wing, Goodhue, Minnesota
      - buried in Red Wing, Minnesota, St. John's Cemetery

    5. Clara Arndt, born 13 August 1894, probably at Hay Creek, Goodhue Minnesota
      - occupation: Music teacher, Red Wing, Minnesota
      - died 06 Feb 1966 in Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California
      - buried in Red Wing, Minnesota, St. John's Cemetery
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