Eustace Julius Steidtmann1

#5949, b. 8 Oct 1899, d. 17 Aug 1930
Last Edited:6 May 2017
FatherLouis Albert Steidtmann b. 25 Apr 1873, d. 18 Mar 1936
MotherBertha Anna Hils b. 25 Feb 1871, d. 18 Nov 1932

Outline of Life Events:

BirthEustace Julius Steidtmann was born on 8 Oct 1899 at Ponchatoula, Tangipahoa Parish, LA.1,2,3,4,5
Census1900, sonHe was enumerated as the son of Louis Steidtmann (given age 27) on the 1900 Census at Tangipahoa Parish, LA.2
Marriage LicenseEustace Julius Steidtmann and Dorothy May Thibodeaux obtained a marriage license in Sep 1928 at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA.6
MarriageEustace Julius Steidtmann married Dorothy May Thibodeaux on 18 Sep 1928.3,1
DeathEustace Julius Steidtmann died at age 30 from complications of Landry's Paralysis, probably due to blood poisoning, on 17 Aug 1930 at Hospital Vicente D'Antoni Annex in La Ceiba, Honduras.7,1,3,5
BurialHe was buried on 18 Aug 1930 at General Cemetery in La Ceiba, Honduras. His grave is located in the south section of the cemetery. A concrete slab over the grave has been marked with his name and date of death. Another grave marker is located at Wetmore Cemetery in Ponchatoula, Tangipahoa Parish, LA, in a family plot with his parents, but most likely his is just a memorial marker.7,5


  1. [S356] Jim Perrin. E-mail message.
  2. [S374] 1900 U.S. Census. LA. Tangipahoa Parish. population schedule.
  3. [S473] (Newspaper Unknown). LA. Obituary article.
  4. [S357] Wetmore Cemetery. Tangipahoa, LA, USA. Headstone.
  5. [S221] Find A Grave. Website. Online
  6. [S271] Orleans Parish Marriage Records Database. Website. Online
  7. [S550] Report of the Death of an American Citizen. image of original.