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Joseph Dittmer
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Birth: Mar. 6, 1870
Dubois County
Indiana, USA
Death: Nov., 1935
Huntingburg
Dubois County
Indiana, USA

Joseph Dittmer is the 5th-born of ten children born to Michael Dittmer (1832-1896) and Frederika Rebecca (Reka, Ricki) Hofener/Hoffman/Hoewener (1836-1917). Michael was born in Prussia (Germany) and Frederika was born in either New York or Ohio (still researching). Joseph's siblings:

1-Elizabeth Dittmer (c. 1857 -)
2-Leonard Dittmer (1859 1930) m. Matilda Anna ----
3-Frank Dittmer (1863 1941)
4-Conrad Dittmer (1867 )
5-George Dittmer (1867 )
6-Joseph Dittmer (1870 1935) m. Mary E. Renner
7-Louis Dittmer (1872 1943) m. Cornelia C. Harris
8-Anna S Ditmer (1875 1955) m. August Aloies Fichter
9-Louisa Margaret Dittmer (1880 1969) m. John Anthony Brendle
10-Amelia Dittmer (1880 )

On 08 Dec, 1894, Joseph married Mary E Renner in Huntingburg, Dubois, IN USA. Together they had seven children:

1-Cornelia C Dittmer (b. 1895)
2-Fredericka M Dittmer (b. 1897)
3-Michael L Dittmer (b. 1898)
4-Edgar A Dittmer (b. 1902)
5-Catherine Elizabeth Dittmer (19031989) m. Hilbert Earl Blackgrave
6-Dorethea (Dorthiea) M Dittmer (19061919)
7-Elizabeth Dittmer (b. 1909)

TIMELINE:

Birth: 1870 06 Mar, Patoka, Dubois, IN USA. SOURCE(s): 1) 1900 US Census (b. Mar 1870); 2) 1870, 1880, 1910, 1920 US Censuses 3) www.findagrave.com, #32270703

Residence: 1870 01 Jun, Patoka, Dubois, IN USA. SOURCE: 1870 US Census. Michel Ditmore 38 (b. 1832 Prussia); Rickie 28 (b. 1842 Ohio); Lenard 9 (b. 1861 IN); Frank 7 (b. 1863 IN); George 3 (b. 1867 IN); Conrad 3 (b. 1867 IN); Joseph (3/12, ie 3 mo.). Michael's occupation: blacksmith

Residence: 1880 01 Jun, Age: 10, Huntingburg, Dubois, IN USA. SOURCE: 1880 US Census. Michael 49 (b. 1831 Prussia); Fredrecka 45 (b. 1845 NY); Leonard (b. 1860); Frank (b. 1863); George & Conrad b. 1867 (twins); Joseph b. 1868; Louis b. 1870; Anna b. 1876; Amelia 1880 (1 mo. old); all b. IN. Michael's occupation: Blacksmith

Marriage to Mary E Renner: 1894 08 Dec, Age: 24, Huntingburg, Dubois, IN USA. SOURCE(s): 1) 1900 US Census states 1895 2) Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992 (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.2/M6FQ-LK3/p4) 3) Indiana Marriages, 1811-1959; (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XXP1-QRM)

Residence: 1900 01 Jun, Age: 30, Patoka, Dubois, IN USA. SOURCE: 1900 US Census. Joseph Dittmer 30 (b. Mar 1870 IN); Mary E 31 (b. Feb. 1869 IN); Cornelia C 4 (b. Jul 1895 IN); Fredericka M 3 (b. Feb 1897 IN); Michael L 2 (b. May 1898 IN). Occup: Drayman.

Residence: 1910 15 Apr, Age: 40, Huntingburg Ward 2, Dubois, IN USA. SOURCE: 1910 US Census. Joseph Dittmer 39 (b 1871); Mary E 40 (b. 1870); Cornelia C 14 (b. 1896); Fredericka M 13 (b. 1897); Michael L 11 (b. 1899); Edger A 8 (b. 1902); Catherine E 6 (b. 1904); Dorethea M 4 (b. 1906); Elizabeth M 2 (b. 1908) all b. IN

Residence: 1920 01 Jan, Age: 49, Patoka, Dubois, IN USA. SOURCE: 1920 US Census. Joe Dittmer 49 (b. 1871); Mary E 50 (b. 1871); Cornelia 24 (b. 1896) Freda 22 (b. 1898); Michael 21 (b. 1899); Edgar 18 (b. 1902); Kathryn 16 (b. 1904); Elizabeth 11 (b. 1909); all b. Indiana. Occup: Clerk

Residence: 1930 01 Apr, Age: 60, Huntingburg, Dubois, IN USA. SOURCE: 1930 US Census. Age: 60; Marital Status: Widowed; Relation to Head of House: Head

Death: 1935, about 15 Nov, Age: 65, Huntingburg, Dubois, IN USA. SOURCE(s): 1) www.findagrave.com, Memorial #32270703

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Bio/timeline/genealogy courtesy Debra Hart Blackgrave Tyre, 02.09.2013. Please retain original credits if copied; thank you.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Michael Dittmer (1832 - 1896)
  Friderika Rebecca Hoefner, Hoffner Dittmer (1836 - 1917)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary E Renner Dittmer (1868 - 1923)
 
 Children:
  Fredericka Dittmer (1897 - 1985)*
  Michael L. Dittmer (1898 - 1981)*
  Edgar Dittmer (1901 - 1974)*
  Dorthiea Dittmer (1905 - 1919)*
  Elizabeth M. Dittmer (1908 - 1978)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
"Gone But Not Forgotten"
 
Note: "The Last Alarm; Indiana Firemens Association, Huntingburg Fire Department"
 
Burial:
Saint Marys Catholic Cemetery
Huntingburg
Dubois County
Indiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Debra (Hart) Blackgrave ...
Originally Created by: mogant2
Record added: Dec 18, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 32270703
Joseph Dittmer
Added by: Debra (Hart) Blackgrave Tyre
 
Joseph Dittmer
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