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Louisa Trappe Fillenwarth
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Birth: Oct. 7, 1857
Lawrence County
Ohio, USA
Death: Apr. 12, 1930
Britt
Hancock County
Iowa, USA

Father: Henry Trappe b. 19 Nov 1821 in Hanover, Lower Saxony, Germany d. 26 Dec 1900 in Giard, Clayton, Iowa
Mother: Johanna Young b. 17 Nov 1833 in Hanover, Lower Saxony, Germany d. 21 May 1878 in Giard, Clayton, Iowa.

Extract from the 1860 Census:
Name: Louisa Trappe
Age in 1860: 2
Estimated birth year: 1858
Birthplace: Ohio
Race: white
Sex: female
Relation to head-of-house: daughter
Parents: Henry Trappe Jr and Hannah Trappe, ages 38 and 26
Home in 1860: Decatur, Lawrence, Ohio
Post office: Campbell
Father's birthplace: Hanover
Mother's birthplace: Hanover
Father's occupation: farmer
Occupation: none
Siblings living at home: none
Census place: Decatur, Lawrence, Ohio; Roll: M653_997; Page: 280; Image: 561
Date: 30 Jul 1860

Extract from the 1870 Census:
Name: Louisa Trappe
Age in 1870: 11
Estimated birth year: 1859
Birthplace: Ohio
Race: white
Sex: female
Relation to head-of-house: daughter
Parents: Henry Sr and Hannah Trappe, ages 51 and 36
Home in 1870: Giard, Clayton, Iowa
Post office: Farmersburg
Occupation: at home
Siblings living at home: Henry Jr (age 8), Charles (7), and Andrew (4)
Census place: Giard, Clayton, Iowa; Roll: M593_383; Page: 261; Image: 248
Date: 12 Sep 1870

Extract from the 1880 Census:
Name: Louisa Fillenwarth
Age: 21
Estimated birth year: 1859
Birthplace: Iowa [sic]
Race: white
Sex: female
Relationship to head-of-household: wife
Home in 1880: Wagner, Clayton, Iowa
Marital status: married
Father's birthplace: Germany
Mother's birthplace: Germany
Occupation: keeping house
Census place: Wagner, Clayton, Iowa; Roll: T9_333; Family History Film: 1254333; Page: 560.2000; Enumeration District: 148; Image: 0764
Date: 2 Jun 1880

Extract from the 1900 Census:
Name: Louisa Fillenwarth
Age at last birthday: 42
Date of birth: Aug 1857
Birthplace: Ohio
Race: white
Sex: female
Relationship to head-of-house: wife
Home in 1900: Britt, Hancock, Iowa
Marital status: married
Number of years of marriage: 25
Number of children: 5
Number of children living: 3
Able to read, write and speak English: yes
Father's birthplace: Germany
Mother's birthplace: Germany
Occupation: none
Census place: Britt, Hancock, Iowa; Roll: T623 434; Page: 15A; Enumeration District: 119
Date: 20 Jun 1900

Extract from the 1910 Census:
Name: Louise Fillenwarth
Age in 1910: 57
Estimated birth year: 1853
Birthplace: Ohio
Race: white
Sex: female
Relationship to head of family: wife
Home in 1910: Britt Township, Hancock, Iowa
Address: Britt Street
Marital status: married
Number of years of present marriage: 35
Number of children: 5
Number of children now living: 3
Able to speak English: yes
Able to read and write: yes
Father's birthplace: German
Mother's birthplace: German
Occupation: none
Census place: Britt, Hancock, Iowa; Roll: T624_393; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 130; Image: 326
Date: 21 Apr 1910

Extract from the 1920 Census:
Name: Louisa Fillenwarth
Age: 61
Estimated birth year: 1859
Birthplace: Ohio
Race: white
Sex: female
Relationship to head of house: wife
Home in 1920: Britt, Hancock, Iowa
Address: Grant Street
Marital status: married
Able to speak English: yes
Able to read and write: yes
Father's birthplace: Hanover
Father's native tongue: German
Mother's birthplace: Hanover
Mother's native tongue: German
Occupation: none
Census place: Britt, Hancock, Iowa; Roll: T625_492; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 143; Image: 98
Date: 6 Jan 1920

Extract from the 1925 Iowa State Census:
Name: Louisa Fillenwarth
Age: 66
Estimated birth year: 1859
Birth location: Ohio
Race: white
Gender: female
Residence county: Hancock
Residence state: Iowa
Locality: Britt
Relation to head of house: wife
Marital status: married
Highest grade completed: not listed
Father: Henry Trappe
Father's age: not listed
Father's birth location: Germany
Mother: Hannah Young
Mother's age: not listed
Mother's birth location: Germany
Parents' marriage location: Ohio
Religion: Protestant
Census date: 1 Jan 1925
Roll: IA1925_1738
Line: 15

Extract from the 1930 Census:
Name: Louisa Fillenwarth
Age: 71
Estimated birth year: 1859
Birthplace: Ohio
Race: white
Sex: female
Relation to head-of-house: head
Home in 1930: Britt, Hancock, Iowa
Marital status: widow
Education: able to speak English
Education: able to read and write
Father's birthplace: Germany
Mother's birthplace: Germany
Rent/home value: owns home; value $2000
Owned a radio: yes
Occupation: none
Census place: Erin, Hancock, Iowa; Roll: 657; Page: ; Enumeration District: 18; Image: 825.0
Date: 3 Apr 1930

Obituary from the "Mason City Globe-Gazette" of Mason City, Iowa dated 15 Apr 1930:
Britt Woman Is
Neuritis Victim
- - -
Mrs. Louisa Fillenworth Is
Buried in Evergreen Cemetery.
- - -
Britt, April 15. - Funeral services were held for Mrs. Louisa Fillensworth [sic] Monday afternoon. Mrs. Fillensworth died at her home on Saturday evening about 8 o'clock. The cause of her death was chronic neuritis.
Mrs. Fillensworth was born in Ohio on Oct. 7, 1857. Her husband, John Fillensworth, preceded her in death. She leaves two sons, William and Arthur Fillensworth and one daughter, Mrs. Fred Zuehl. Funeral services were held in the Methodist church at 2:30 o'clock Monday.
Burial was made in the Evergreen cemetery.

Children:
(1) Clara Recena Isabelle Fillenwarth
(2) William Edward Fillenwarth
(3) Arthur Theodore Fillenwarth.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Henry Trappa (1821 - 1900)
  Johanna "Hannah" Young Trappa (1833 - 1878)
 
 Spouse:
  John Fillenwarth (1850 - 1926)*
 
 Children:
  Clara Isabella Fillenwarth Zuehl (1876 - 1945)*
  William Edward Fillenwarth (1877 - 1962)*
  Arthur Theodore Fillenwarth (1887 - 1971)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

Louisa Fillenwarth
1858 - 1930
Mother
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Britt
Hancock County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Richard Rhode
Record added: May 27, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52915871
Louisa <i>Trappe</i> Fillenwarth
Added by: Richard Rhode
 
Louisa <i>Trappe</i> Fillenwarth
Added by: Peter M Jensen
 
Louisa <i>Trappe</i> Fillenwarth
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 Added: Apr. 18, 2011
 
 
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