Kamrath and Krueger Randomness

These are just some random documents from my last trip to Wausau.  I don’t know if or how they fit in anywhere, but thought I’d throw it on the blog so I wouldn’t forget it.

 

Death Certificate: Volume 32, page 570
Name: Ferdinand Kamrath
Occupation: Laborer
Born: 21 Mar 1862
Died: 11 Nov 1922
Birthplace: Germany
Father: Henry Kamrath - Germany
Mother:  ?? Hoefs - Germany
Cause of Death: Endocarditis with inflammatory rheumatism 
Informant: Frank Hein, Fairbanks, Iowa
Death occurred at Wausau City Hospital
Buried in Town of Wausau 14 Nov 1922



Death Certificate: Volume 8, page 71
Name: Louise Alvine E. Kamrath
Born: 2 Aug 1888
Died: 19 Aug 1888
Father: August Kamrath
Mother: Sophie Beilke
Place of Death: Wausau, Wisconsin
Burial: Wausau Cemetery


Marriage Certificate: Volume 8, page 157
Name of Bride: Emily Augusta Ernestine Borchardt
Father of Bride: Carl Borchardt (Germany)
Mother of Bride: Wilhelmine Kinderbaum (Germany)
Name of Groom: August Krueger
Birthplace of Groom: Germany
Father of Groom: Christian Krueger
Mother of Groom: Emily Köhn
Occupation of Groom: Day Laborer in Wausau City
Date of Marriage: 15 Apr 1882
Place of Marriage: St. Paul's, Wausau
Officiating: E. Linder - Pastor
Witnesses: David Zadtach, Theodore Bratz
Date of filing: 22 Apr 1882
I know there are a lot of Kruegers in Wausau, but the reason I noted this one is that Harvey Krueger had talked earlier that day about “going out to Borchardt’s” to visit Krueger relatives out there when he was a boy.  He watched the cattle for them during the summer.  No idea how August and Emily Borchard fit in to our family, or even if they do.  Just noting what Harvey said.  I got the impression from the discussion that these were Kruegers from the Carl Bertold Krueger side of the family.
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About cthomas1967

Seeking to bring my ancestors out of the shadows of history and into the light. I have always been interested in history, and at a few different times I tried to do a family tree, but wasn't able to do it with the technology that was available then. On a business trip I visited the World War I Museum in Kansas City, MO and it was a very impressive establishment. While I was there I remember thinking, "Didn't my great-grandfather father fight in World War I? And wasn't his brother killed alongside him in some famous battle? I wonder if I can find out where he died." That's what started it all. View all posts by cthomas1967

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