Charles Frederick Steidtmann1,2

#6347, b. 23 Jul 1809, d. 10 Feb 1879
Last Edited:7 Nov 2017

Children of Charles Frederick Steidtmann and Johanna Dorothy Bell

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthCharles Frederick Steidtmann was born on 23 Jul 1809 at Saxony, Prussia.3,4,2
MarriageHe married Johanna Dorothy Bell at Germany.2
ImmigrationCharles Frederick Steidtmann and Johanna Dorothy Bell immigrated to New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA.2
Census1850Chs. Steidtman (given age 40) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1850 census at Jefferson City, Jefferson Parish, LA, with his wife, Johanna. Other household members included Charles Steidtman (given age 11) and Mina Steidtman (given age 1 8/12). There was also a 15-year-old female, Elija Frelen of Switzerland, living in the household. Charles was an engineer, with real estate valued at $4,000. Jefferson City was a settlement on the east bank of the Mississippi River, just upriver from New Orleans, settled mainly by Anglo-Americans, Irish, and Germans.5,2
Census1860Ch Steidmomi (given age 50) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1860 census at Jefferson City, Jefferson Parish, LA, with his wife, Mrs; Charles Steidmomi (given age 21), Mina Steidmomi (given age 11) and Jane Steidmomi (given age 9). Charles was listed as an engineer with property valued at $5,000..6
Death, WidowHe was left a widower at age 57, when his wife, Johanna Dorothy, died on 23 Apr 1867 at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA.7,4
Census1870On the 1870 census, Christ Stiedtmann (given age 60) was the head of a household, living in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA. Also living in this household was Joana Stiedtmann (given age 19), Louis Fulton (given age 24), Mena Fulton (given age 21) and Charles Fulton (given age 8/12). Marg. Alexander, a domestic servant aged 50 from Hanover, and Henry Alexander, age 17 (probably her son) were also living in the household. Charles was listed as an engineer with real estate valued at $8,000 and personal property valued at $200. His son, Charles with wife Julia were living next door..8
DeathCharles Frederick Steidtmann died at age 69 on 10 Feb 1879 in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA.9,7
BurialHe was buried at Metairie Cemetery in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA. He is buried in the Louis G Fulda family tomb.4
SuccessionSuccession was filed for Charles Frederick Steidtmann and Dorothea Johanna Bell, jointly, on 30 Apr 1879 at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA. Julius Fulda was appointed to appraise the estate. The three children of Charles and Dorothea were named as the only heirs, receiving equal and undivided 1/3 shares. The estate consisted of 48 New Orleans real estate lots with improvements, appraised for a total of $5,250, as well as household effects appraised at $25.7

Citations:

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  2. [S356] Jim Perrin. E-mail message.
  3. [S665] LA. Tangipahoa Parish. Death certificate. Louisiana Secretary of State, Baton Rouge, LA, USA.
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  5. [S358] 1850 U.S. Census. LA. Jefferson Parish. population schedule.
  6. [S359] 1860 U.S. Census. LA. Jefferson Parish. population schedule.
  7. [S1691] LA. Orleans Parish. Second District Court, Successions, 41191-41237, 1846-1880. digital images. Ancestry.com. Louisiana Wills and Probate Records, 1756-1984. http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9067 : 2015.
  8. [S239] 1870 U.S. Census. LA. Orleans Parish. population schedule.
  9. [S441] New Orleans, LA Death Records Index, 1804-1949. Website. Online http://www.ancestry.com
  10. [S668] LA. Orleans Parish. Death certificate. Louisiana Secretary of State, Baton Rouge, LA, USA.