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Henry Emil Setzke
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Birth: Aug. 18, 1878
Death: Jun. 19, 1955
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA


Heinrich 'Henry' Setzke was the 2nd of 8 children born to Ferdinand and Maria nee Grubbe Setzke. He was born in Kreis Karthaus, Pomerellen, West Prussia.

SHIP MANIFEST: Ferd. Setzke, age 30; Marie Setzke, age 23; son Erwin, age 4; son Heinrich, age 10 months; and Bertha Setzke, age 19, arrived at Baltimore on the ship, STRASSBURG, on 25 April 1880. They sailed from the Bremen, Germany port. Their destination was Chicago.

Henry Setzke married Emma Helmbold in 1903 in Chicago.

CHILDREN of HENRY and EMMA:
1. Eleanore Setzke, married Harold Paul Rempert in 1926. Both are buried in Bethania.
2. Herbert F. Setzke (3 Feb 1906 - 8 May 1989), married Alice Palubinski (7 Feb 1907 - Mar 1991) on June 2, 1939 in Chicago. Both are buried in Bethania.
3. Ruth M. Setzke (17 May 1908 - 16 Jan 2007). Ruth is buried in Bethania.
4. Geraldine V. Setzke (31 Oct 1919 - 22 Nov 1988) She is buried in Bethania.

The Chicago, IL World War 1 Draft Registration Card shows Henry Emil Setzke, 3632 So. Hoyne Street, 40, born August 18, 1878, married to Emma, is a machinist for Goodman Manufacturing Co. at 47th and Halsted Streets in Chicago. No physical defects, blue eyes, brown hair, medium heights, medium built. Signed and dated 12 September 1918

The 1920 census shows Henry came to America in 1878 (sic).

In 1930, they lived at 3532 S. Hoyne in Chicago in a home valued at $7000. They had a radio set. Henry is an office worker in City Hall. Also shows Henry came to America in 1880.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Ferdinand Setzke (1849 - 1943)
  Marie Emma Eva Grubbe Setzke (1856 - 1941)
 
 Spouse:
  Emma Helmboldt Setzke (1884 - 1975)
 
 Children:
  Eleanore Maria Setzke Rempert (1904 - 1994)*
  Herbert F. Setzke (1906 - 1989)*
  Ruth M. Setzke (1908 - 2007)*
  Geraldine V. Setzke (1919 - 1988)*
 
 Siblings:
  Erwin Charles Setzke (1876 - 1939)*
  Henry Emil Setzke (1878 - 1955)
  Margarethe Martha Setzke Waje (1881 - 1949)*
  Elizabeth Setzke Schinske (1885 - 1955)*
  Emma Setzke (1887 - 1916)*
  Martha Setzke Raschke (1889 - 1937)*
  William George Setzke (1894 - 1958)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bethania Cemetery
Justice
Cook County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: donald knopf
Record added: Feb 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47804603
Henry Emil Setzke
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Added by: David M. Habben
 
 
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