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Karl Papendorf
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Birth: Dec. 8, 1868, Germany
Death: Sep. 20, 1942
Melrose Park
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Karl Papendorf was born on December 8, 1868, in Klein Schönfeld, Pommern, Germany. He married Ida Martha Plath and had eight children: William, Anna, Amelia, Karl (Charlie), Helena, Martha, Albert, and Otto. The family lived in Belitz, Pommern, Germany.

On October 5, 1907, the Papendorfs arrived in Galveston aboard the SS Koln. Ida was pregnant with their ninth child at the time. The family settled in Otto, Texas. Ida died of a heart attack two months after arrival.

On December 16, 1912, Karl married Olga Wolske Kuehne. They had two more sons, Paul and Walter. In the 1920's, Karl, Olga, and their younger children moved to the Chicago area.

Karl died on September 20, 1942. He is buried at Oakridge-Glen Oak Cemetery in Hillside, Illinois.

Family links: 
  Ida Martha Plath Papendorf (1868 - 1907)
  Wilhelm Fritz Papendorf (1889 - 1961)*
  Emilie Papendorf Lander (1893 - 1985)*
  Charlie F. Papendorf (1894 - 1960)*
  Albert Papendorf (1903 - 1978)*
  Walter Emil Ott Papendorf (1916 - 1980)*
*Calculated relationship
Oakridge-Glen Oak Cemetery
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Lot 750, Section 28
Created by: Nancy S.
Record added: Feb 01, 2009
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