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 Friedrich “Fred” Arbogast, Sr

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Friedrich “Fred” Arbogast, Sr

  • Birth 10 May 1825 France
  • Death 10 Aug 1881 Saline County, Missouri, USA
  • Burial New Frankfort, Saline County, Missouri, USA
  • Memorial ID 75441229

The cemetery listing has F. Arbogast, Age 56 years, 3 months, 8 days, with only the death date and no birth date. Relatives believe this is Friedrich/Friederic Arbogast who was born May 10, 1825. Married Caroline Franck in Alsace, France in 1846.

According to the birth places of their children, they came from France to the United States between 1849 and 1859. They are reportedly on a New York Passenger list of 1855, but this writer could not find that record.

1860 census of Jefferson Township, Saline County, Missouri, Post Office Marshall:

Fredrick Arbogast 35, Merchant, born France
Carolina Arbogast 32, born France
Fredrich Arbogast [Jr.] 13, born France
Caroline Arbogast 11, born France
William Arbogast 1, born Missouri, USA

1870 census of Jefferson Township, Saline County, Missouri, Post Office Arrow Rock:

Fred Arbogast 45, Merchant
Caroline Arbogast 42
Caroline Arbogast 21
William Arbogast 10
Magdaline Arbogast 8
Emma Arbogast 2

1880 census of the same location:

Fred Arbogast 55, Merchant
Caroline Arbogast 52
William Arbogast 19, Clerk
Lena Arbogast 18 [Magdaline]
Mena Arbogast 9 [Wilhelmine or Minnie Lee 1871-1940]

Fred Arbogast died in 1881 and was buried here in Missouri. Caroline Aarbogast died June 24, 1890 in Oklahoma. She is buried at Boggy Depot Cemetry, Atoka, Atoka County, Oklahoma.

Daughter Caroline, born in 1849, married John Arnold Ruppert.

Son Fredrich/Friederic Arbogast, Jr., born about 1847, married Wilhelmine Zahl. He died about 1889 and is believed to be buried here at New Frankfort Cemetery, but he is not on the cemetery list. His wife Wilhelmine Zahl died August 19, 1909 in Wapanucka Johanston, Oklahoma. They had children Otto, William, and Albert.

- Information gathered by Blytha (Dennis) Ellis. Thanks to Lynne Davis (Brilynne on Find-a-Grave) for help with this information.

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  • Created by: Blytha & Donald Ellis
  • Added: 24 Aug 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 75441229
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Friedrich “Fred” Arbogast, Sr (10 May 1825–10 Aug 1881), Find A Grave Memorial no. 75441229, citing New Frankfort Cemetery, New Frankfort, Saline County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Blytha & Donald Ellis (contributor 47068335) .