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Irwin W. SPECKELS

Male 1901 - 1986  (85 years)


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  • Name Irwin W. SPECKELS 
    Born 18 Jan 1901  La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Census 20 Apr 1910  La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Crockett St.
    Census 19 Jan 1920  San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • a soldier at Camp Normoyle
    Census 7 Apr 1930  Schulenburg, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Lyons Ave.
    Residence 1 Apr 1935  Schulenburg, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census 2 May 1940  Schulenburg, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Lyons Ave.
    Military Irwin enlisted in the U.S. Army on 4 Jun 1919 and was released from service on 14 Feb 1921. 
    Residence 27 Nov 1941  Schulenburg, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 31 May 1986  Schulenburg, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation Fireman 
    Occupation Hotel and Cinema Manager 
    Died 31 May 1986  Fayette County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 8
    Buried Schulenburg City Cemetery, Schulenburg, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I2842  Dyal and Speckels
    Last Modified 14 Jul 2017 

    Father Henry William SPECKELS,   b. 15 Jan 1864, Warrenton, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Nov 1931, Austin, Travis, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Maria Hermine S. KARGES,   b. 26 May 1871, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1941, Schulenburg, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 16 Mar 1898  Fayette County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • by Rev. W. Sueesmuth, Warrenton
    Photos
    Children of Henry William Speckels
    Children of Henry William Speckels
    from left to right: Gilbert, Irwin, Lillian, Bernard
    Family ID F1030  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Leonida Benadina Katrina VON MINDEN,   b. 1 Aug 1899, Fayetteville, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1980, Schulenburg, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 10 Jun 1923  [3
    Children 
    +1. Living
    +2. Living
    Last Modified 31 Jul 2006 
    Family ID F2177  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Jan 1901 - La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 20 Apr 1910 - La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 19 Jan 1920 - San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 7 Apr 1930 - Schulenburg, Fayette, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1 Apr 1935 - Schulenburg, Fayette, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 2 May 1940 - Schulenburg, Fayette, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 27 Nov 1941 - Schulenburg, Fayette, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 31 May 1986 - Schulenburg, Fayette, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 May 1986 - Fayette County, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Schulenburg City Cemetery, Schulenburg, Fayette, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 
    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Headstones
    Speckels, Irwin W. and Leonida K.
    Speckels, Irwin W. and Leonida K.

  • Notes 
    • Irwin and Leonida operated the von Minden hotel and Cozy Theater in Schulenburg, Texas, for fifty years after its opening on May 22, 1928. [10]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1635] Beneficiary Identification Records Locator Subsystem (BIRLS) Death File, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011).

    2. [S82] U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011).

    3. [S77] Headstone survey, conducted by Robert C. Barritt, 11 Jul 2006.

    4. [S13] Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Fayette County, Texas, ED 50, p. 7.

    5. [S15] Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Fayette County, Texas, ED 25, p. 7A, line 11.

    6. [S1629] Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Fayette County, Texas, ED 26, p. 19B, line 71.

    7. [S155] Death Records, File #50198.

    8. [S312] Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006).

    9. [S248] Marriage Records, Fayette County, Texas, Vol. 8, p. 322.

    10. [S28] Fayette County, Texas Heritage, Fayette County History Book Committee (Tex.), ([Dallas, Tex.?]: Curtis Media, c1996), F1175.


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