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Edward Bierhaus, Sr.
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Birth: Aug. 4, 1832
Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Death: Feb. 21, 1905
Indiana, USA

"EDWARD BIERHAUS was born in Rhein, Prussia, city of Elberfield, August 4, 1832, and is a son of Frederick and Fredericka (Schulte) Bierhaus, who were born in the same country. They came to the United States in 1849, and located in Vincennes, Ind., where the father died the following year, and the mother in 1869. In 1853 Edward engaged in the mercantile business in Freelandsville, continueing twelve years with good success, when he returned to this city and engaged in the grain, provision and pork-packing business on rather a limited scale, and also conducted a retail grocery store in connection until 1879, when he purchased Gimbel Bros.' wholesale grocery, which he has conducted very successfully, and controls the leading trade in the city. He has continued in the pork-packing business, and now has a slaughter and packing house in this city with a capacity of 500 hogs per day. In 1853 he was amrried to Louise Schukman, a native of Lippe, Germany. They have these eight children: Charles, Henry, Frederick, Edward, William, John, Emma and Anna. Charles and Frederick are partners with their father in the business. Mr. Bierhaus is a Democrat in politics, and he and family are members of the German Evangelical Church. Charles Bierhaus is a native of Knox County, born February 13, 1855. He was raised in his father's store, and in boyhood attended the Vincennes public schools. In 1877 he became a partner in the business with his father, and has continued with im to the present time. In 1877 he married Helen Busse, a native of Knox County. They have two children: Ida and Helen. Charles is a Democrat in politics, and a member of the Evangelical Church "

Ref: History of Knox and Daviess County, Indiana (Chicago, Illinois, The Goodspeed Publishing Co., 1886) Page 315/316
Family links: 
  Frederick Bierhaus (1845 - 1896)
  Fredericka Schulte Bierhaus (____ - 1869)
  Louisa Augusta Schuckmann Bierhaus (1833 - 1916)*
  Charles Bierhaus (1855 - 1911)*
  Henry Bierhaus (1856 - 1941)*
  Fred A Bierhaus (1858 - 1927)*
  Edward Bierhaus (1861 - 1942)*
  William Conrad Bierhaus (1863 - 1943)*
  John Simon Bierhaus (1865 - 1956)*
  Anna Lidia Elizabeth Bierhaus Clark (1876 - 1972)*
*Calculated relationship
Greenlawn Cemetery
Knox County
Indiana, USA
Plot: GL251
Created by: ProgBase
Record added: Dec 20, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 63116633
Edward Bierhaus, Sr.
Added by: Karen Schuckman Redmond
Edward Bierhaus, Sr.
Added by: Karen Schuckman Redmond
Edward Bierhaus, Sr.
Added by: Karen Schuckman Redmond
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