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Erich Carl Ahrens
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Birth: Jun. 12, 1881
Staplehurst
Seward County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Nov. 1, 1977
Seward
Seward County
Nebraska, USA

Extract from the 1900 Census:
Name: Erich Ahrens
Age at last birthday: 8
Date of birth: July 1891
Birthplace: Nebraska
Race: white
Sex: male
Relationship to head-of-house: son
Parents: Letol and Lissil Ahrens, ages 37 and 37
Home in 1900: Gardner, Buffalo, Nebraska
Marital status: single
Able to read, write and speak English: yes
Father's birthplace: Germany
Mother's birthplace: Germany
Father's occupation: farmer
Occupation: attending school
Siblings living at home: Letol (age 12), Minnie (10), Otto (6), Earnest (4), and Emma (2)
Census place: Gardner, Buffalo, Nebraska; Roll: T623 917; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 25
Date: 25 Jun 1900

Extract from World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918:
Name: Erich O Ahrens [sic[
City: Gardner
County: Buffalo
State: Nebraska
Birthplace: Staplehurst, Nebraska
Birth date: 12 Jun 1892 [sic]
Race: Caucasian
Roll: 1711449
Draft board: 0
Address: Shelton, Nebraska
Occupation: farmer
Employer: self-employed
Where employed: on rented ground
Dependents: sister
Marital status: single
Military service: none
Age: 25
Height: rather tall
Build: medium
Eyes: grey
Hair: dark
Date: 5 Jun 1917

Extract from the 1930 Census:
Name: Erich Ahrens
Age: 38
Estimated birth year: 1892
Birthplace: Nebraska
Race: white
Sex: male
Relation to head-of-house: head
Home in 1930: Township F, Seward, Nebraska
Marital status: married
Age at first marriage: 27
Education: able to speak English
Education: able to read and write
Mother's birth place: Germany
Father's birth place: Germany
Rent/home value: rented
Military service: no
Owned a radio: yes
Occupation: farmer
Industry: general farm
Salary or wage worker: working on own account
Census place: Township F, Seward, Nebraska; Roll: 1292; Page: ; Enumeration District: 10
Date: 22 Apr 1930

Extract from the 1940 Census:
Name: Erich Ahrens
Age: 41
Estimated birth year: 1891
Birthplace: Nebraska
Race: white
Sex: male
Relation to head-of-house: head
Home in 1940: F township, Seward, Nebraska
Marital status: married
Highest grade of school completed: 5
Living on farm: yes
Home owned or rented: rented
Monthly rental: $6
Place of residence in 1935: same house
Occupation: farmer
Industry: farm
Salary or wage worker: working on own account
Number of weeks worked in 1939: 52
Amount of money wages or salary: $200
Has other income of more than $50: yes
At work during week of March 24-30: yes
Number of hours worked: 64
Census place: F, Seward, Nebraska; Roll: T627_2265; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 80-10
Date: 9 Apr 1940

He married (1) Anna Clara Sophie Suhr 20 Apr 1919.
He married (2) Martha Anna Lena Bartels 25 Jan 1948 in Seward, Seward, Nebraska.
 
 
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 Spouses:
  Anna Clara Sophie Suhr Ahrens (1898 - 1944)
  Martha Anna Lena Bartels Ahrens (1897 - 1967)
 
 Children:
  Victor Franz Ahrens (1920 - 1959)*
  Elwin Ahrens (1921 - 1999)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

Father
Erich Carl Ahrens
June 12, 1891
Nov. 1, 1977
O Lord, abide with me
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Seward
Seward County
Nebraska, USA
 
Created by: Richard Rhode
Record added: Jun 04, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53224849
Erich Carl Ahrens
Added by: Richard Rhode
 
 
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