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Henry William SPECKELS

Henry William SPECKELS

Male 1864 - 1931  (67 years)

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  • Name Henry William SPECKELS 
    Born 15 Jan 1864  Warrenton, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Census 16 Nov 1870  Fayette County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Beat No. 3, P.O. Neese’s Store
    Census 2 Jul 1880  Fayette County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Justice Precinct 3
    Census 8 Jun 1900  La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Franklin St.
    Census 20 Apr 1910  La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Crockett St.
    Census 8 Jan 1920  La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Franklin St.
    Census 11 Apr 1930  La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Franklin St.
    Religion Lutheran 
    Occupation Fire Chief 
    Occupation Mayor 
    Occupation Merchant 
    Cause of death Fracture to the base of the skull resulting from an automobile accident on the Georgetown road 
    Died 7 Nov 1931  Austin, Travis, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 9
    • at 7:50 a.m. at Seton Infirmary
    Buried 8 Nov 1931  La Grange City Cemetery, La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I2971  Dyal and Speckels
    Last Modified 18 Mar 2014 

    Father John Christopher SPECKELS,   b. 19 Dec 1817, Jaderbollenhagen, Rastede, Oldenburg Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1894, La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Gesche Margarethe IMKEN,   b. 24 Dec 1822, Delfshausen, Rastede, Oldenburg Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1907, La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 3 Jun 1842  Jade, Rastede, Oldenburg Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Family ID F917  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Anna MEERSCHEIDT,   b. 2 Aug 1865, Nassau, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1895, La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years) 
    Married 2 Jul 1890  La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 11
    • by William Hess, M. G.
    Henry W. Speckels and Anna Meerscheidt marriage license
    Henry W. Speckels and Anna Meerscheidt marriage license
    Fayette County, Texas, vol. 5, p. 292
    Children 
    +1. Lillian Edna SPECKELS,   b. 10 Jul 1891, La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1969, Austin, Travis, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    +2. Gilbert Otto SPECKELS,   b. 10 Sep 1892, La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1969, Van Nuys, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Photos
    Children of Henry William Speckels
    Children of Henry William Speckels
    from left to right: Gilbert, Irwin, Lillian, Bernard
    Last Modified 2 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F987  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 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  [12
    • by Rev. W. Sueesmuth, Warrenton
    Children 
    +1. Irwin W. SPECKELS,   b. 18 Jan 1901, La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1986, Fayette County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    +2. Bernard Henry SPECKELS,   b. 23 Sep 1903, La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1985, Lavaca County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Photos
    Children of Henry William Speckels
    Children of Henry William Speckels
    from left to right: Gilbert, Irwin, Lillian, Bernard
    Last Modified 2 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F1030  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Jan 1864 - Warrenton, Fayette, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 16 Nov 1870 - Fayette County, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 2 Jul 1880 - Fayette County, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Jul 1890 - La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Mar 1898 - Fayette County, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 8 Jun 1900 - 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 - 8 Jan 1920 - La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 11 Apr 1930 - La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Nov 1931 - Austin, Travis, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 8 Nov 1931 - La Grange City Cemetery, La Grange, Fayette, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Henry William Speckels
    Henry William Speckels
    Henry William Speckels
    Henry William Speckels
    Henry William Speckels
    Henry William Speckels
    Henry William Speckels and Anna Meerscheidt wedding photo
    Henry William Speckels and Anna Meerscheidt wedding photo
    Henry W. Speckels in uniform
    Henry W. Speckels in uniform
    Henry W. Speckels in uniform
    Henry W. Speckels in uniform
    Henry W. Speckels in uniform
    Henry W. Speckels in uniform
    Henry W. Speckels Makes an Inquiry but Man's Best Friend Chooses to Remain Aloof
    Henry W. Speckels Makes an Inquiry but Man's Best Friend Chooses to Remain Aloof
    Henry W. Speckels' Maxwell Gets Stuck in the Mud
    Henry W. Speckels' Maxwell Gets Stuck in the Mud

    Documents
    Henry W. Speckels death certificate
    Henry W. Speckels death certificate

    Headstones
    Speckels, Henry William
    Speckels, Henry William

  • Sources 
    1. [S77] Headstone survey, conducted by Robert C. Barritt, 13 Apr 2007.

    2. [S370] The von Rosenberg Family of Texas, ed., Alma von Rosenberg Tomlinson, (Toepperwein Publishing Co. (Boerne, TX, 1949); reprint: Nortex Press (n.p., 1986)), p. 127.

    3. [S10] Ninth Census of the United States, 1870, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Fayette County, Texas, p. 311.

    4. [S11] Tenth Census of the United States, 1880, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Fayette County, Texas, ED 56, p. 42.

    5. [S12] Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Fayette County, Texas, ED 31, p. 12.

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

    7. [S14] Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Fayette County, Texas, ED 52, p. 6.

    8. [S15] Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930, United States of America, Bureau of the Census, Fayette County, Texas, ED 1, p. 10.

    9. [S155] Death Records, File #53655.

    10. [S350] Baptism, Marriage, and Death Register, Marriages, p 125, no. 8.

    11. [S248] Marriage Records, Fayette County, Texas, vol. 5, p. 292.

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


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