|Birth: ||Jun. 21, 1848|
|Death: ||Jul. 21, 1932|
Son of Heinrich Wilhelm August Droegemeier and Ernestina Fridericka Charlotte Beuke.
Grandson of Friedrich Wilhelm Droegemeier and Christine Louise Watermann.
William was born at Ostendorf, Hessen Province, Germany. He arrived in New York, New York, on 28 March 1874 as a passenger on the ship named Hermann; point of departure had been Bremen, Germany. William first settled in Chicago, Illinois. He then moved on to Will County, Illinois. William married Katherine Koenig. Their first child, Louis, was born in Kansas in 1878. William and Katie had eleven children, but only five were still living in 1932 when William died.
(Credit to: Philicia McKee)
Marriage: Katherine "Katie" Koenig, 20 October 1877, Cook County, Illinois.
Katherine Koenig Droegemeier (1850 - 1894)*
Louis Walter Droegemeier (1878 - 1940)*
Charles Curtis Droegemeier (1879 - 1945)*
Cora C. Droegemeier Maurer (1883 - 1968)*
Cornelius Droegemeier (1886 - 1961)*
Joseph Droegemeier (1887 - 1981)*
Della Droegemeier Heitschmidt (1888 - 1973)*
Created by: lkpt
Record added: Sep 01, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 58015716
With love, Great Grandfather.|
Added: Jul. 9, 2012