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Theodore Henry Ahrens
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Birth: Sep., 1856
Butler County
Iowa, USA
Death: Feb. 24, 1932
Dumont
Butler County
Iowa, USA

Theodore Henry Ahrens was born September 1856 at Pittsford, Butler, Iowa to Henry Jochim Ahrens and Louisa Dahl, the first of their five children.

He married Rebecca Matilda Knoll (born February 24, 1858 Cedar Falls, Iowa, died December 18, 1930 Luverne, Kossuth, Iowa) on December 12, 1880 at Sturgis Falls, Black Hawk, Iowa.

The couple had 10 children:
1. Ida Louise Ahrens (b Oct 21, 1881 Pittsford, Butler, Iowa; married a Collins).
2. Ervin Ahrens (b June 11, 1883 in Butler, IA, died 1940 Butler, IA) Married Ionia Baumgartner (b 1885, d 1972 Dumont, Butler, Iowa) on Aug 6, 1905 at Franklin, Iowa.
3. Pearl G Ahrens (b Nov 16, 1884 Bristow, IA, died December 8, 1965 Waterloo, IA) Married Daniel Mason McKinney (born Jan 2, 1883 in Bristow, IA, died Feb 20, 1964 in Hampton, IA)
4. Minetta A Ahrens (b Sep 21, 1886 in Dumont, IA, d February 27, 1964 Dumont, Butler, IA, married Harry Card (born March 16, 1887 Dumont, IA, died November 6,1972 Hampton, Franklin, IA) on March 19, 1905 at Dumont, Butler, IA; 10 children.
5. Clarence Ahrens (b Sep 4, 1889 Dumont, IA, d December 1964 CA, married a Yost in 1922).
6. Enola K Ahrens (b Nov 1892 in IA, d 1989, married a Merritt).
7. Henry Walter Ahrens (b Nov 1, 1894 in Butler, IA, died Dec 18, 1970 Hampton, IA).
8. Lucille Rebecca Ahrens (b Dec 17, 1896 in Dumont, IA, d 1974 Dumont, Butler, IA)
9. Ethel E Ahrens (b Jan 7, 1900 in Dumont, IA,d 1947, married Earl Brandon).
10. Clifford Ahrens (born 1903 IA).

Found in the 1860 - 1930 censuses at Boylans Grove, Pittsford, Butler, IA:
1860: Henry Ahrens 30, Louisa Ahrens 31, Theadore Ahrens 3, James Ahrens 1, Maria Ahrens 63,. Farmer from Mecklenburg, Germany

1870: Henry Arhms, 40; Louisa 42; Theodore 14; James 11; William 9; George 9 mos; Margerite 71.

1880: Henry Ahrens 51, Lorga Ahrens 53, T.H. Ahrens 23, James Ahrens 21, William Ahrens 19, George Ahrens 10, Loeza Ahrens 8, Eugene Gillet 14, Cora Gillet 7, Mary Ahrens 83, Henry Ahrens 73.

1885: Theodore H Ahrens 28, Keli (Reb) Ahrens 27, Ida Ahrens 3, Irvin Ahrens 1, Pearley Ahrens 0, Arthur Jillet 14.

1895: Theodore H Ahrens age 38.

1900: Theodore H Ahrens 43, Rebecca M Ahrens 42, Ida L Ahrens 18, Irvin E Ahrens 16, Pearl G Ahrens 15, Minettie Ahrens 13, Clarence Ahrens 10, Enola Ahrens 7, Henry W Ahrens 5, Luciel R Ahrens 3, Ethel E Ahrens 4/12.

1920: Theodore H Ahrens 63, Rebecca M Ahrens 61, Clarence Ahrens 30, Walter H Ahrens 25, Lucile R Ahrens 23, Ethel E Ahrens 20.

1925: Theodore Ahrens 68, Rebecca J Ahrens 67, Henry Ahrens 27, Lendale Ahrens 27.

1930: Theador H Ahrens 73, Rebecca Ahrens 72, H Walter Ahrens 34, Lucile Ahrens 31.

Theodore H Ahrens died February 20, 1932 at Luverne, Kossuth, Iowa.

Thank you Deidre Badker for this information
 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Ahrens (1828 - 1910)
  Louisa Ahrens (____ - 1889)
 
 Spouse:
  Rebecca Matilda Knoll Ahrens (1858 - 1930)
 
 Children:
  Ervin E. Ahrens (1883 - 1940)*
  Lucille Rebecca Ahrens (1896 - 1974)*
 
 Siblings:
  Theodore Henry Ahrens (1856 - 1932)
  James Benjamin Ahrens (1858 - 1930)*
  William Walter Ahrens (1861 - 1944)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Dumont Cemetery
Dumont
Butler County
Iowa, USA
Plot: A-4
 
Maintained by: Patricia Kay Polk Evans
Originally Created by: Thelma Jane Dorsey
Record added: May 02, 2003
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Theodore Henry Ahrens
Added by: Patricia Kay Polk Evans
 
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