Louis Albert Steidtmann

#5945, b. 25 Apr 1873, d. 18 Mar 1936
Last Edited:15 Apr 2012
FatherCharles Fredrick Steidtmann Jr. b. 17 Jul 1839, d. 23 Nov 1915
MotherJulia Catherine Fulda b. 11 Sep 1842, d. 10 Apr 1907

Children of Louis Albert Steidtmann and Bertha Anna Hils

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
ReligionLouis Albert Steidtmann was Lutheran.1
OccupationIn 1900 he was a farmer.
BirthLouis Albert Steidtmann was born on 25 Apr 1873 at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA.1,2
Census1880, sonAlbert Steidtmann (given age 7) was enumerated as a son of C. Steidtmann (given age 40) on the 1880 Census, living at 1593 Tchoupitoulas Street in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA.3
ResidenceBy about 1890, Louis Albert Steidtmann moved to Ponchatoula, Tangipahoa Parish, LA. He became a strawberry farmer there.1
Residence, Moved-childrenWhen his sister Edna was about 16 years old, which would have been about 1894, Louis Albert Steidtmann moved with his family to Springfield, LA. He worked in a lumber mill commissary.4
MarriageHe married Bertha Anna Hils, daughter of Edward Hils and Anna Wild, about 1894.5,6
Census1900Louis Steidtmann (given age 27) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1900 census at Tangipahoa Parish, LA. With him was his wife Bertha A., son(s) Charles E. and Eustice J. . They also had a boarder living with them, Newton Boyd, age 25, a farm laborer. Louis was renting the farm. Bertha was the mother of 3 children, 2 living.7
Census1920Lewis Albert Steidtmann (given age 46) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1920 census, living at Tangipahoa Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Bertha Steidtmann (given age 47), son(s) Herbert Steidtmann (given age 17). They owned their dairy farm on Wadesboro Road with a mortgage.8
Census1930Louis A. Steidtmann (given age 55) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1930 census, living at Tangipahoa Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Bertha H. Steidtmann (given age 58). Louis was a truck farmer, and owned his home.5
Death, WidowHe was left a widower at age 59, when his wife, Bertha Anna, died of complications from diabetes on 18 Nov 1932 at Wadesboro, Tangipahoa Parish, LA.6,1
DeathLouis Albert Steidtmann died at age 62 on 18 Mar 1936 in Ponchatoula, Tangipahoa Parish, LA.6
BurialHe was buried at Wetmore Cemetery in Ponchatoula, Tangipahoa Parish, LA.1

Citations:

  1. [S356] Jim Perrin. E-mail message.
  2. [S473] (Newspaper Unknown). LA. Obituary article.
  3. [S248] 1880 U.S. Census. LA. Orleans Parish. population schedule.
  4. [S355] Leona Bjorkgren, interview. Sep 1975.
  5. [S376] 1930 U.S. Census. LA. Tangipahoa Parish. population schedule.
  6. [S447] FamilySearch.org. Louisiana Deaths 1850-1875, 1894-1954. Online https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1609793
  7. [S374] 1900 U.S. Census. LA. Tangipahoa Parish. population schedule.
  8. [S375] 1920 U.S. census. LA. Tangipahoa Parish. population schedule.