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Charles Ferdinand "Uncle Charlie" Breimayer
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Birth: Aug. 15, 1867
Washtenaw County
Michigan, USA
Death: Apr. 8, 1961
Belding
Ionia County
Michigan, USA

Charles Ferdinand Breimayer, the fifth known child of Ferdinand and Agata Bauer Breimayer, was born in Freedom Twp, Washtenaw Cty, Michigan, in 1867 - see the family history in their Findagrave memorials for a listing of her siblings and relatives.

His baptismal record from St. Mary's Catholic Church, Manchester, Michigan, lists Josephine Mahlenbrei (interred in Lansing, MI) as his godmother and Joseph Bauer, his uncle as godfather. His father Ferdinand Breimayer was best man at the 1854 wedding of Josephine Mahlenbrei and Stephen Reck (Rek) in Buffalo, NY, that took place shortly after they and Agata Bauer emigrated from Germany.

The Breimayer family resided in Freedom Twp, Washtenaw Cty, from 1859 to some time before October, 1877, when the farmstead at 3321 Hawley Hwy was purchased and they moved there.

According to Michigan Marriages 1822-1995 (Source Film No. 2342664), Charles married Bertha Margaret Shindorf (daughter of George Shindorf and Magdalena Lillian "Libba" Schiltz), b.25 FEB 1906, d. 19 FEB 1985, on June 23, 1903 (her obituary states marriage on June 19, 1903) and raised five children on their Ionia Cty farm, including:

Andrew G., b. 1904, d. 1994, married Esther L. Ulrich (b. 25 FEB 1906, d. 27 JAN 1994) in 1932, farmed and raised five children at 6684 Jacoby Road, one daughter Nancy M. Breimayer Sherrick , b. 17 APR 1935, d. 24 MAR 2007, interred in St. Mary's Miriam Catholic Church Cemetery;

Kathryn (Sarah Catherine) b. 22 JUL 1907, d. 21 OCT 2003, married Frank (Francis) E. Robach b. 2 SEP 1900, d. 1998, of a large Robach family residing in Wright, Ottawa Cty, MI on 28 AUG 1929 (from the marriage record from St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Belding, MI and her obituary) and lived in Grand Rapids, MI, interred in Rosedale Memorial Park Cemetery, Grand Rapids, MI, one deceased son Marvin b. 10 NOV 1933 and two living sons;

Eva Elizabeth, b. 12 DEC 1910, d. 23 DEC 1910, interred in St. Mary's Miriam Catholic Church Cemetery;

Lewis (Pat) Charles, b. 14 NOV 1911, d. 21 JUN 1991, married Lois Mary Sage, b. 6 JAN 1916, d. 15 JUN 1991, on 6 JAN 1939 and raised four children in Belding, MI and interred in St. Mary's Miriam Catholic Church Cemetery with one infant child JoAnn, d. 1 APR 1944; and

Eileen, b. 15 NOV 1914, d. 27 JAN 2003, married James Laux (b. 30 JUN 1912, d. 19 APR 1982), raised five children and both interred in St. Mary's Miriam Catholic Church Cemetery.

The obituaries for Charles and Bertha indicate they were buried in this cemetery. However, there is an apparently erroneous entry for Bertha in the register for the St. Joseph's Catholic Church Cemetery in Belding.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Ferdinand Breimayer (1831 - 1901)
  Agata Bauer Breimayer (1834 - 1905)
 
 Spouse:
  Bertha Margaret. Shindorf Breimayer (1878 - 1958)
 
 Children:
  Andrew George Breimayer (1904 - 1994)*
  Lewis C. Breimayer (1911 - 1991)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Mary Breimayer Little (1858 - 1936)*
  Josephine Breimayer Fisher (1861 - 1939)*
  Cynthia Breimayer Cowles (1864 - 1938)*
  Cynthia Breimayer Cowles (1864 - 1938)*
  Karl Breimaier (1866 - 1866)*
  Charles Ferdinand Breimayer (1867 - 1961)
  Anthony Carl Breimayer (1870 - 1962)*
  Joseph Francis Breimayer (1873 - 1926)*
  Anna Marie Breimayer Bridges (1876 - 1943)*
  Julia Breimayer Russell (1878 - 1960)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Saint Marys Catholic Cemetery
Smyrna
Ionia County
Michigan, USA
 
Maintained by: Joe Breimayer
Originally Created by: Wilson Hoy
Record added: Oct 09, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42883515
Charles Ferdinand Uncle Charlie Breimayer
Added by: Joe Breimayer
 
Charles Ferdinand Uncle Charlie Breimayer
Added by: Joe Breimayer
 
Charles Ferdinand Uncle Charlie Breimayer
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