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Ersted Rasmus GOTTFREDSEN (Rasmus Orsted GOTTFREDSEN2, Gottfred GOTTFREDSEN1) was born 25 JUN 1857 in Kenosha, Kenosha, Wisconsin, and died 8 MAY 1919 in Kenosha, Kenosha, Wisconsin. He was buried 10 MAY 1919 in Greenridge Cemetery, Kenosha, Kenosha, Wisconsin. He married Catherine Cecilia CRAVEN 1 NOV 1886 in Kenosha, Kenosha, Wisconsin, daughter of Thomas CRAVEN and Margaret CANTWELL. She was born 8 MAR 1864 in Kenosha, Kenosha, Wisconsin, and died 8 OCT 1949 in Kenosha, Kenosha, Wisconsin. She was buried 12 OCT 1949 in Greenridge Cemetery, Kenosha, Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Marriage

Name Marriage Date County Volume Page
Catherine Craven 01 Nov 1886 Kenosha 03 0234
E R Gottfredson 01 Nov 1886 Kenosha 03 0234

Original Data: Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services. Wisconsin Vital Record Index, pre-1907. Madison, WI: Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services Vital Records Division, 19xx, Wisconsin Vital Records, pre-1907, Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2000.

Census

1860 United States Federal Census

See Rasmsus Orsted Gottfredsen for Ersted. Catherine wasn't born yet.

1870 United States Federal Census

See Rasmsus Orsted Gottfredsen for Ersted.

State:  Wisconsin
County:  Kenosha
City, township:  City of Kenosha
Enumeration District:  
Ward of City:  1st
Sheet number:  213
Enumeration Date:  July 24, 1870
Ancestry.com Image number:  29 of 40

Line 31, dwelling number 230 and family number 230 in order of visitation, James Turley, age 60, male, white, Laborer, owns real estate worth $300, born in Ireland, Father of foreign birth, Mother of foreign birth, unable to read, unable to write, a male citizen of the U.S. of 21 years of age and upwards.
Line 32, Esther Turley, age 60, female, white, Keeping House, born in Ireland, Father of foreign birth, Mother of foreign birth, unable to read, unable to write.
Line 33, Margaret Murphy, age 10, female, white, adopted Child, born in Wisconsin, Father of foreign birth, Mother of foreign birth, attended school within the year.
Line 34, Catharine Craven, age 5, female, white, born in Wisconsin, Father of foreign birth, Mother of foreign birth.
Line 35, Anna Craven, age 4, female, white, born in Wisconsin, Father of foreign birth, Mother of foreign birth.

1880 United States Federal Census

See Rasmus Orsted Gottfredsen.  Both Ersted and Catherine were living with Rasmus in 1880.

1900 United States Federal Census

State:  Wisconsin
County:  Kenosha
City, township:  Kenosha City
Enumeration District:  4
Ward of City:  2nd
Sheet number:  26B
Enumeration Date:  June 21, 1900
Ancestry.com Image number:  52 of 71

Line 78, 528 Ashland Ave., 473rd dwelling and 564th family in order of visitation, Ersted R. Gottfredsen, Head of household, white, male, born June 1857, age 42, married 13 years in present marriage, Father born in Denmark, Mother born in Canada (Fr), a Jeweler, can read and write, can speak English, they live in a home which he owns free and clear.  
Line 79, Matie C. Gottfredsen, wife of Ersted, white, female, born March 1864, 36 years old, married 13 years in present marriage, she is the Mother of 3 children and all 3 of these children are still living, she was born in Wisconsin, both of her parents were born in Ireland, she is able to read and write and speak English.
Line 80, Alice J. Gottfredsen, daughter, white, female, born August 1877, 12 years old, single, born in Wisconsin as were both of her parents, she attended school for 9 months this year, was able to read and write and speak English.
Line 81, Robert O. Gottfredsen, son, white, male, born March 1893, 7 years old, single, born in Wisconsin as were both of his parents, attended school for 9 months that year.
Line 82, Henrietta Gottfredsen, daughter, white, female, born March 1898, 2 years old, single, born in Wisconsin as were both of her parents.

1910 United States Federal Census

State:  Wisconsin
County:  Kenosha
City, township:  Kenosha City
Enumeration District:  23
Ward of City:  2
Sheet number:  17A
Enumeration Date:  April 15 thru 29, 1910
Ancestry.com Image number:  33 of 36

Line 32, 86 Park Ave., dwelling number 677 and family number 92 in order of visitation, Ersty Gottfredsen, Head of household, male, white, 52 years old, married 23 years in present marriage, born in Wisconsin, Father born in Denmark (Danish) and Mother born in Canada (French), speaks English, he's a jeweler, owner operator, able to read and write, owns home free and clear.
Line 33, Catherine C. Gottfredsen, wife of Ersty, female, white, 46 years old, married 23 years to present spouse, born in Wisconsin, Father born in Ireland, Mother born in Ireland, she speaks English, is unemployed, is able to read and write.
Line 34, Alice J. Gottfredsen, daughter of Ersty, female, white, 22 years old, single, born in Wisconsin, Father born in Wisconsin, Mother born in Wisconsin, she speaks English, is unemployed, able to read and write.
Line 35, Robert O. Gottfredsen, son of Ersty, male, white, 17 years old, single, born in Wisconsin, Father and Mother both born in Wisconsin, speaks English, unemployed, able to read and write, attended school within the year.
Line 36, Henrietta Gottfredsen, daughter of Ersty, female, white, 12 years old, single, born in Wisconsin, Father and Mother both born in Wisconsin, speaks English, unemployed, able to read and write and attended school within the year.
Line 37, Ersty R. Gottfredsen, son of Ersty, male, white, 6 years old, single, born in Wisconsin, both parents were born in Wisconsin, unemployed and attended school within the year.

1920 United States Federal Census taken January 10, 1920

State:  Wisconsin
County:  Kenosha
City, township:  Kenosha City
Enumeration District:  7
Ward of City:  2
Sheet number:  15A & 15B
Enumeration Date:  January 10, 1920
Ancestry.com Image number:  29 and 30 of 44 (She is listed in the index as Gottfredson, Catherina L.)

Line 48, 677 South Chicago, family number 329in order of visitation, Catherine Gottfredsen, Head of Household, owns her home free and clear, female, white, age 55, widowed, able to read, able to write, born in Wisconsin, Father born in Ireland, Father's native tongue was English, Mother born in Ireland, Mother's native tongue was English, able to speak English, occupation - none.
Line 49, Alice J. Gottfredsen, daughter of Catherine, female, white, age 31, single, able to read, able to write, born in Wisconsin, Father born in Wisconsin, Mother born in Wisconsin, able to speak English, occupation - none.
Line 50, Henrietta O. Gottfredsen, daughter of Catherine, female, white, age 21, single, did not attend school at any time since Sept. 1, 1919, able to read, able to write, born in Wisconsin, Father born in Wisconsin, Mother born in Wisconsin, able to speak English, she was a Bookkeeper at a Paper Company, employed as a worker.
Line 51, Irsty R. Gottfredsen, son of Catherine, male, white, age 16, single, attended school at any time since Sept. 1, 1919, able to read, able to write, born in Wisconsin, Father born in Wisconsin, Mother born in Wisconsin, able to speak English, occupation - none.
Line 52, Kenneth B. Ris, lodger, male, white, age 21, single, has not attended school at any time since Sept. 1, 1919, able to read, able to write, born in New Jersey, Father born in New York, Mother born in New York, able to speak English, a Clerk at a Bean Factory, employed as a worker.

1930 United States Federal Census

State:  Wisconsin
County:  Kenosha
City, township:  Kenosha City
Enumeration District:  30-10
Ward of City:  1st Precinct
Sheet number:  10B
Enumeration Date:  April 10, 1930
Roll:  T626_2578
Image:  0181
Ancestry.com Image number:  20 of 51 (She is listed in the index as Gottfredson, Catherine)

Line 91, 6521? 7th Ave., dwelling number 217 and family number 239 in order of visitation, Catherine Gottfredson, Head of Household, owns her home, home valued at $18,500, she owns a radio, they do not live on a farm, female, white, age 66, widowed, she did not attend school or college at any time since Sept. 1, 1929, able to read and write, born in Wisconsin, Father born in Scotland, Irish??? State, able to speak English, occupation - none.
Line 92, Alice Gottfredson, daughter of Catherine, female, white, age 42, single, she did not attend school or college at any time since Sept. 1, 1929, able to read and write, born in Wisconsin, Father born in Wisconsin, Mother born in Wisconsin, able to speak English, occupation - none.
Line 93, Ersty Gottfredson, son of Catherine, male, white, age 26, single, he did not attend school or college at any time since Sept. 1, 1929, able to read and write, born in Wisconsin, Father born in Wisconsin, Mother born in Wisconsin, able to speak English, Clerk at a Underwear Company, employed as a worker, was actually at work yesterday or last scheduled working day, he was not a veteran of the U.S. military or naval forces.
Line 94, Henrietta Wilson, daughter of Catherine, female, white, age 32, divorced, she did not attend school or college at any time since Sept. 1, 1929, able to read and write, born in Wisconsin, Father born in Wisconsin, Mother born in Wisconsin, able to speak English, occupation - none.
Line 95, Catherine Wilson, granddaughter of Catherine, female, white, age 5, single, has attended school at any time since Sept. 1, 1929, born in Wisconsin, Father born in Wisconsin, Mother born in Wisconsin, able to speak English, occupation - none.

Directories

1875 Kenosha County WI Directory, City Section 

GOTTFREDSEN, Ersty R., clerk, bds 38 Park Ave.

City and County Residence and Business Directory of Kenosha, Wis.First Edition, 1875. Geo. R. Milmine, Compiler. Jennings & Milmine, Publishers. Kenosha: Webster & Harrison's Printing Establishment.
http://www.rootsweb.com/~wikenosh/cityam1875.htm

Children

Children of Ersted Rasmus GOTTFREDSEN and Catherine Cecilia CRAVEN are:

  i. Alice Josephine GOTTFREDSEN was born 2 AUG 1887 in Kenosha, Kenosha, Wisconsin, and died 7 JAN 1941 in Kenosha, Kenosha, Wisconsin.
ii. Robert Orsted GOTTFREDSEN
iii. Henrietta Victoria GOTTFREDSEN
  iv. Ersty Rasmus GOTTFREDSEN was born 8 JUN 1903 in Kenosha, Kenosha, Wisconsin, and died 12 MAY 1983 in Daly City, California. He married Violet J. NOLAN 6 MAY 1944 in Atlanta, Georgia. She was born 8 JUL 1905 in Prairie Du Chen, Wisconsin, and died 25 FEB 1999 in Kenosha, Kenosha, Wisconsin.

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