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Gerhardt Henry Thedick
Birth: Nov. 25, 1835, Germany
Death: Dec. 3, 1900
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA

Gerhardt Henry Thedick was born in Germany on November 25, 1835, died on December 3, 1900, in St. Louis City, Missouri, at age 65, and was buried in Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery, St. Louis City, Missouri. His death certificate listed his birth date as 1845. The gravestone listed his birth date as 1835

He married Maria Theresa Vonderhaar in St. Louis City, Missouri, on November 27, 1866.

Maria Theresa Vonderhaar was born in Hollenstede, Germany on January 16, 1841, died on January 8, 1878, in St. Louis City, Missouri, at age 36, and was buried in Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery, St. Louis City, Missouri.

According to the sacramental marriage record for George Henry Thedick and Theresa Vonderhaar at St. Mary of Victories Catholic Church, 744 South Third Street, St. Louis City, Missouri, George's parents were Johann Heinrich Thedick and Catherine Otte and Theresa's parents were Hermann Heinrich (Henry) Vonderhaar and Margarete Engel (Angela) Otten.

Their children were Christina Maria Dina, Mamie Mary, Henry, and Helen Lena.

Most official records listed George and Theresa from Germany. The 1880 United States Federal Census recorded both from Holland. Gerhardt was usually written as Gherad H. or George; and Maria Theresa usually used her middle name Theresa. On his gravestone, his name was spelled Gerhardt.

Their only home from the day they were married until George died was at 1502 Closey Street, St. Louis City, Missouri. Once the city changed the name of the street but not the number to 1502 South 13th Street.

In the St. Louis City directory for 1890, George and Henry still lived at the home. George was a teamster by occupation, and Henry's trade was a machinist.

Maria Theresa and Gerhardt were buried in Public Grounds. This land was donated by the church for those who could not afford a lot. She was buried in section 014; row 34. He was buried in section 013E; row 29. (bio by: Nancy McIntyre) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Maria Theresa Vonderhaar Thedick (1841 - 1878)
 
 Children:
  Christina Maria Dina Thedick Baals (1867 - 1934)*
  Mamie Mary Thedick Noerteman (1871 - 1917)*
  Henry Arthur Thedick (1871 - 1917)*
  Helen Lena Thedick Noerteman (1877 - 1959)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Gerhardt Henry Thedick
FATHER was written on top of the marker. The birth and death dates were written in German. Part of the marker was illegible.
 
Burial:
Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery (Old)
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA
Plot: Sec 13E Row 29 OOPG
 
Maintained by: Nancy McIntyre
Originally Created by: Lorie
Record added: Feb 08, 2010
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