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Ernest Rudolph

  • Birth 10 May 1823
  • Death 17 Jan 1902 Manitowoc, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, USA
  • Burial Manitowoc, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, USA
  • Plot W2-200-3
  • Memorial ID 59148568

ERNST RUDOLPH

LAST CALL HAS SOUNDED
Pioneer Resident of Manitowoc Responds to Pass From Life
The trumpet call of death has sounded to the ears of another early
resident of Manitowoc and Ernst Rudolph has passed into the unveiled
future. After a severe illness of three weeks the struggle was ended
at an early hour this morning, his demise occurring at the home 1035
South Fifteenth street. The announcement will be received with sorrow.
Deceased was a native of Germany and was born in the year 1823. For
fifty years he had been known in Manitowoc county having made his home
here for that period. During the past ten years he had lived a retired
life enjoying domestic happiness with his aged wife who has been his
companion since 1857 and having the respect of the entire community.
As assistant to his brother conducting a business enterprise he became
widely known.
Besides his wife, six children survive him. They are Charles of Chicago,
Fred, William, and Mrs. J.A. Howarth and two daughters at home in this
city. The funeral will be held Sunday afternoon from the late home.
Manitowoc Daily Herald, Friday, January 17, 1902, Page 1
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Ernst Rudolph, a well-known resident of our city, died Fri. morning following a
3-week confinement with pneumonia. The deceased was born 10 May 1823 in Arnstadt,
Thuringia, and came to America with his brothers in 1852 (Fritz Rudolph, who
died last winter, and Gottlob Rudolph, a resident in the 5thWard). The 3 brothers
first settled on a farm in Town Newton, later moving to Manitowoc. The deceased
leaves a widow and 6 children as well as the above mentioned brother and one sister,
Mrs. Hemleben in Dubuque. The heavily attended funeral took place Sun. afternoon
at the city cemetery. Pastor Nagel of the Evangelical St. Johannes Church delivered
the funeral oration
Der Nord Westen, 23 Jan. 1902
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Ernst Rudolph
birth: 10 May 1823 Germany
death: 7 January 1902 Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin
residence: 1902 Manitowoc, Wis.
father: Carl Rudolph
mother: Anna
spouse: Caroline
Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968
(Note: Birth day and death day doesn't match tombstone)
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[cause: pneumonia]
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(Ernst Rudolph/b. May 10, 1823 in Arnstadt, Thurigen, emigrated in 1852,
married Caroline Hacker in 1857. This marriage was blessed by 4 sons and
4 daughters. He suffered extended gall bladder trouble and died Jan. 17,
1902 of pneumonia. He is survived by his wife, 3 sons and 3 daughters./From
burial records of St. John's United Church of Christ)


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  • Created by: Kent Salomon
  • Added: 24 Sep 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 59148568
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ernest Rudolph (10 May 1823–17 Jan 1902), Find A Grave Memorial no. 59148568, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Manitowoc, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by Kent Salomon (contributor 901) .