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William Gustav Friedrich "Wilhelm" Bruder
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Birth: Feb. 12, 1908
Moltke Township
Presque Isle County
Michigan, USA
Death: Aug. 2, 1993
Alpena
Alpena County
Michigan, USA

PARENTS:
Wilhelm 'Pimmy' Gustav Friedrich BRUDER was the 5th of 6 children born to Wilhelm Carl August BRUDER and Maria 'Mary' Friedericke DOEBLER.

BAPTISM:
Wilhelm 'William' BRUDER was baptized 15 March 1908 in Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church of Moltke. His godparents were Friedrich Bruder, Gustave Quade, Ida Goerick.

CONFIRMATION:
Wilhelm was confirmed in the Lutheran faith 09 April 1922 in Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church of Moltke.

MARRIAGE:
William BRUDER married Frieda Auguste SCHMIDT 24 June 1931 in St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church of Moltke. Witnesses at their marriage by Rev. Leonard Schmidt were Hardy Bruder, Renata Torno.

No children were born to Frieda and William.

In later years 'Bill' Bruder was a house painter/farmer living at the corner of Fuhrman Road and West Heythaler Highway in the very northeast corner of Bismarck Township on the original August Grossmann Homestead.

CEMETERY PLOT:
Buried on the Wilhelm and Maria (Doebler) BRUDER plot in Memorial Park Cemetery in Rogers City are the following: William BRUDER, SR. and his wife, Maria DOEBLER BRUDER; John BRUDER and his wife, Mollie Schlaeger) BRUDER; William G. BRUDER and his wife, Frieda (Schmidt) BRUDER; and Fred H BRUDER and his wife Frieda (Thiede) BRUDER. There is a large memorial stone.

CENSUS: (1910, 1920, 1930)
The 1910 Michigan, Presque Isle County, Moltke Township Federal Census (ED 172; Page 5A) enumerated 30 April 1910 by Emil Peltz shows:
BRUDER, William, head, 43, married 22 years, born Germany, to America 1867, Farmer
BRUDER, Mary, wife, 41, married 22 years, 5 children born with 5 children living, born Germany, to America 1884
BRUDER, Anna, daughter 15, born Michigan, parents born Germany
BRUDER, John, son, 13, born Michigan, parents born Germany
BRUDER, William, son, 2, born Michigan, parents born Germany
BRUDER, Frederick, father, 71, widowed, born Germany to America 1867

The 1920 Moltke Township census shows William living with with his brother, Fred and Alfrieda Bruder.

The 1930 Rogers City village federal census (ED 17; Page 21A) shows;
Living at 366 West Friedrich Street
BRUDER, William, head, 63, married at age 20, owns home, $2000 assets, born Germany, no occupation
BRUDER, Maria, wife, 61, married at age 18, born Germany
BRUDER, William, Jr., son, 22, single, born Michigan, repairman at private garage

 
 
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 Parents:
  William Carl August Bruder (1867 - 1941)
  Mary Friedericke Doebler Bruder (1869 - 1937)
 
 Spouse:
  Frieda Auguste Schmidt Bruder (1910 - 1995)
 
 Siblings:
  Fredrick Bruder (1888 - 1962)*
  Dorothea Helena Wilhelmine Bruder Schlager (1892 - 1967)*
  John Ferdinand Bruder (1896 - 1978)*
  William Gustav Friedrich Bruder (1908 - 1993)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rogers Township Cemetery
Rogers City
Presque Isle County
Michigan, USA
 
Created by: donald knopf
Record added: Jan 15, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 46715839
William Gustav Friedrich Wilhelm Bruder
Added by: Robin Zube
 
William Gustav Friedrich Wilhelm Bruder
Added by: Robin Zube
 
William Gustav Friedrich Wilhelm Bruder
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