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Robert Fehmer
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Birth: Nov. 1, 1858
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Nov. 8, 1918
Valley City
Barnes County
North Dakota, USA

According to the 1875 Minnesota State census, 16 yr. old Robert Fehmer, b. abt. 1859 in WI., was living in Deerfield, Steele Co., MN. with his
49 yr. old father, Henry Fehmer, b. in Mecklenberg, Germany
34 yr. old mother, Sophia Fehmer, b. in Mecklenberg, Germany
11 yr. old brother, Frank Fehmer, b. in WI.
8 yr. old sister, Winnie Fehmer, b. in WI.
6 yr. old brother, Henry Fehmer, b. in MN.
4 yr. old brother, George Fehmer, b. in MN.
0 yr. old sister, Martha Fehmer, b. in MN.
Henry & Sophia's parents were also born in Mecklenberg, Germany.

In the 1880 U.S. census, 23 yr. old Robert Fehmer, a blacksmith, b. abt. 1857 in WI., was living in Big Stone City, Grant, Dakota Territory with his
49 yr. old father, Henry Fehmer, a common laborer, b. in Germany
34 yr. old mother, Sophia Fehmer, b. in Germany
16 yr. old brother, Frank Fehmer, working on a farm, b. in WI.
14 yr. old sister, Winy Fehmer, b. in WI.
12 yr. old brother, Henry Fehmer, b. in MN.
9 yr. old brother, George Fehmer, b. in MN.
6 yr. old sister, Martha Fehmer, b. in MN.
2 yr. old brother, Eddie Fehmer, b. in MN.

Robert Fehmer married Mary Trost on Dec. 16, 1883 at the Old Emanuel Lutheran Church in Inver Grove Heights, Dakota, MN.
Their children were:
1. Olga Lucetta C Fehmer, b. Apr. 08, 1885 in Dakota, MN. and d. Jun. 17, 1962 in Midlothian, Cook, IL.
2. Emilie Mathilda Fehmer, b. Jun. 29, 1891 in Rice, MN. and d. Mar. 13, 1967 in MN.
3. Julia K. Fehmer, b. Jul. 03, 1895 in MN. and d. Mar. 10,
1911 in MN.
4. Aurelia Fehmer, b. Dec. 1898 in MN.

According to the 1895 MN. state census, 37 yr. old Robert Fehmer, an engineer, b. in WI., was living in Faribault, Rice Co., MN. with his 34 yr. old wife, Mary, b. in MN.
10 yr. old daughter, Olga, b. in MN. and
4 yr. old daughter, Matilda, b. in MN.

By the 1900 U.S. census, 41 yr. old Robert Fehmer, an engineer, b. Nov. 1858 in WI., was living in Faribault Ward 1, Rice, MN. with his
38 yr. old wife, Mary Fehmer, b. Apr. 1862 in MN.
15 yr. old daughter, Olga Fehmer, a milliner, b. Apr. 1885 in MN.
8 yr. old dau., Matilda Fehmer, b. Jun. 1891 in MN.
5 yr. old dau., Julia Fehmer, b. July 1894 in MN.
1 yr. old dau., Aurelia Fehmer, b. Dec. 1898 in MN.
Robert married Mary in 1883 and had been marr. for 17 yrs.
Robert and Mary's parents were all b. in Germany.
Mary was the mother of four children, all still alive by this census.

Robert, Mary and the children were also living in Faribault, Rice Co., MN. in 1905 according to the MN. state census.

In the Apr. 19, 1910 U.S. census, 51 yr. old Robert J. Fehmer, a finisher in a P__ factory, b. abt. 1859 in WI., was living in Faribault Ward 4, Rice, MN. with his
48 yr. old wife, Mary B. Fehmer, b. in WI.
15 yr. old daughter, Julia L. Fehmer, b. in MN.
11 yr. old daughter, Aurelia A. Fehmer, b. in MN.
18 yr. old Mathalda E. Fehmer, b. in MN.
Robert and Mary's parents were all b. in Germany.
This was a first marriage for both Robert and Mary. They had been marr. for 26 yrs. Mary was the mother of four children, all still alive by this census.

Rice County Journal (MN.) - Nov. 13, 1918
Mr. Robert Fehmer died at 8 o'clock Friday morning, November 8, death being caused by cancer. Mr. Fehmer was born November 1, 1858, at Wabasha, Wisconsin, and had been a resident of this city for the past thirty years. He was employed before his death by Schimmel and Reid.
He was survived by his wife, Mary B., and three daughters, Mrs. Al. Howey, of East Peoria, Ill., Mrs. J. P. Baines, of Fairfax, Minn., Miss Aurelia Fehmer, living at home; also one step-daughter, Miss Lydia Beese. Private funeral services were held at the home Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock, Rev. Hall officiating. The body was buried in Oak Ridge Cemetery.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Heinrich Johann Carl Fehmer (1832 - 1906)
  Sophia Popsin Fehmer (1838 - 1917)
 
 Spouses:
  Emma Louise Von Sien Fehmer (1873 - 1947)
  Mary B. Trost Fehmer (1862 - 1912)*
 
 Children:
  Olga Lucetta Fehmer Howey (1885 - 1962)*
  Julia Fehmer (1895 - 1911)*
  Aurelia Faye Fehmer Dewey (1898 - 1988)*
 
 Sibling:
  Robert Fehmer (1858 - 1918)
  Edward L. Fehmer (1877 - 1904)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Ridge Cemetery
Faribault
Rice County
Minnesota, USA
 
Created by: Chloé
Record added: Jan 20, 2011
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Robert Fehmer
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Robert Fehmer
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Robert Fehmer
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