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 Joseph Adler

Joseph Adler

Dankoltsweiler, Ostalbkreis, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Death 7 May 1931 (aged 60)
Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA
Plot Section 3fna, Row 11, Space 48
Memorial ID 91076794 · View Source
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From Germany Births and Baptisms:
"JOSEPH ADLER, born 8 Nov 1870 to Johann Georg Adler & Amalia Schuele.
Christened 10 Nov 1870 Katholisch (Catholic), Jagstzell, Jagstkreis, Wuerttemberg."

(Manifest for ship Fulda, arriving 11/5/1895 from Germany to NY, NY):
Georg Adler, 54, carpenter; Wife Amalie, 53; Son JOSEPH, 25, carpenter; and Daughters Amalie, 17; Clara, 15; and Josephine; 12.

The family settled in Omaha, Nebraska, and lived the rest of their lives there.

1900 U.S. CENSUS:
Joseph Adler, age 29, is listed as a servant living in the household of August Prochnow in Florence, Omaha, Nebraska.

In 1903, Joseph married Philomena "Minnie" Welchert.

1910 and 1920 CENSUS:
In the 1910 and 1920 U.S. CENSUS, Joseph is head of his own household in Florence, Omaha, Nebraska.
(In the 1910 census, Joseph's father, George Adler is listed as living with Joseph and his wife and children. Joseph's mother, Amalia Shiele Ader, had died in 1907 of typhoid fever.)

1930 U.S. CENSUS:
Omaha, Nebraska.
Joseph Adler Head M 60 born Germany, mother tongue German, alien (non-citizen), laborer/gardener.
Minnie Adler Wife F 46 born Nebraska
William Adler Son M 25 Nebraska, laborer in U.P. shops.
Otto Adler Son M 23 Nebraska, mechanic in U.P. shops.
Emil Adler Son M 21 Nebraska, laborer.
Leo Adler Son M 19 Nebraska, hired man on farm.
George Adler Son M 17 Nebraska
Louis Adler Son M 13 Nebraska
Roy Adler Son M 11 Nebraska
Gene Adler Son M 9 Nebraska
Leonard Adler Son M 6 Nebraska

Joseph and Philomena "Minnie" had ten sons!

Anton Adler b: 7 MAY 1903
William Adler b: 1905
Otto Adler b: 1906
Emil Adler b: 1908
Leo Adler b: 11 JUN 1911
George Adler b: 15 MAR 1913
Louis Adler b: 23 JUN 1915
Roy Adler b: 1918
Eugene Francis Adler b: 1922
Leonard Adler b: 1824

Joseph Adler died on May 7, 1931, in Omaha.

OBITUARY is from the Omaha World Herald, May 8, 1931, morning edition, page 10:
"Deaths IN OMAHA.
"Joseph Adler.
"Joseph Adler, 61, 3105 Bridge Street, died at a local hospital Thursday after an illness of two weeks. He had lived in Omaha 40 years, and for the past seven years had been employed at Forest Lawn cemetery.
"Surviving are his wife, 10 sons, Anton, William, Otto, Emil, Leo, George, Louis, Roy, Gene, and Leonard, and a sister, Mrs. Amalia Grimm, all of Omaha. The funeral will be held at 8:30 o'clock Saturday morning from the Gentleman mortuary to St. Philip Neri church at 9 o'clock, with burial in St. Mary Magdalene cemetery."

FUNERAL NOTICE is from the Omaha World Herald, 9 May 1931 p 15.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Adler (8 Nov 1870–7 May 1931), Find A Grave Memorial no. 91076794, citing Saint Mary Magdalene Cemetery, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Molly H. (contributor 48718706) .