David, are you related to my Dreitzlers?If so, I have a lot of information on the maternal branch.
Descendants of Jonathan Dreitzler
Generation No. 1
1. JONATHAN2 DREITZLER (UNKNOWN1) was born November 07, 1850 in Henry Co., Indiana, and died in Kosciusko Co., Indiana. He married MARY NANCY GARVIN January 28, 1872 in Kosciucko Co., Indiana, daughter of AMOS GARVIN and ELLEN LONG. She was born November 07, 1850 in Kosciusko Co., Indiana, and died June 24, 1919 in Kosciusko Co., Indiana.
More About JONATHAN DREITZLER:
Burial: Palestine Cemetery, Kosciusko Co., Indiana
Children of JONATHAN DREITZLER and MARY GARVIN are:
i. HATTIE3 DREITZLER, b. November 1878.
Notes for HATTIE DREITZLER:
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, September 20, 1907:
"Sunday School Known as 'Sunshine Band' in Prosperous Condition
WARSAW, Ind., September 19--Kosciusko Co. has a sunday school, the treasury of which shows a balance of $518.24. The class, which is a part of the Fairview Brethren Church, on the north bank of Yellow Creek Lake, near Claypool, is known as the 'Sunshine Band.' There is an average attendance of 40 pupils. Miss Hattie Dreitzler is the teacher. There is also a president, secretary, and treasurer. The class was organized by Mrs. John Bartman, now of Columbia City, and in a short time she increased the attendance until the 'Sunshine Band' is now the largest Sunday school class in the county, not barring the various Sunday schools of the city. The combined attendance of the Fairview Brethren Church Sunday school sometimes exceeds 200 persons."
Source: Ancestry.com. Fort Wayne Journal Gazette (Fort Wayne, Indiana). [database online] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2002. Original data: Database created from microfilm copies of the newspaper.
2. ii. ELMER S. DREITZLER, b. March 1882, Indiana.
Generation No. 2
2. ELMER S.3 DREITZLER (JONATHAN2, UNKNOWN1) was born March 1882 in Indiana. He married ROSA LENN Abt. 1906. She was born March 09, 1885 in Indiana, and died April 28, 1975 in Berrien Co., Michigan1.
More About ELMER S. DREITZLER:
Census 1910: Indiana, Kosciusko Co., Claypool
Census 1920: January 02, 1920, Michigan, Berrien Co., Buchanan Twsp., E.D. 83, Sheet 2B
Census 1930: April 17, 1930, Michigan, Berrien Co., Buchanan Twsp., E.D. 11-20, Sheet 19B
Occupation: Bet. 1920 - 1930, Laborer, Axle Dept. & Axle Factory
Notes for ROSA LENN:
"Claypool, Ind. December 12.
. . .
Miss Hazel Lenn returned to Warsaw Monday where she again took up her work after caring for her sister and children, Mrs. Elmer Dreitzler."
Source: Fort Wayne Sentinal, December 12, 1917, Image 10, www.ancestry.com
More About ROSA LENN:
Residence: Buchanan, Berrien Co., Michigan, last known SSA address
Social Security Number: 371-68-1513
Children of ELMER DREITZLER and ROSA LENN are:
i. MILDRED4 DREITZLER, b. Bet. 1906 - 1907, Indiana.
ii. MARSHALL L. DREITZLER, b. February 03, 1909, Indiana; d. February 03, 1994, Berrien Co., Michigan.
More About MARSHALL L. DREITZLER:
Occupation: 1930, Retail Salesman, Clothing
Residence: Niles, Berrien Co., Michigan, last known SSA address
iii. MADRA DREITZLER, b. Bet. 1911 - 1912, Indiana.
iv. MARION DREITZLER, b. March 01, 1914, Indiana2; d. June 1983, Hamilton Co., Indiana; m. DORIS V. BROMLEY; b. July 15, 1913; d. October 07, 1999, Noblesville, Hamilton Co., Indiana.
More About MARION DREITZLER:
Residence: Noblesville, Hamilton Co., Indiana, last known SSA address
Social Security Number: 365-03-5721
Notes for DORIS V. BROMLEY:
Doris Bromley Dreitzler, 86
Doris Bromley Dreitzler, 86, of Noblesville, mother of former Bluffton resident Donald Dreitzler, died on Oct. 7 in Noblesville.
She was the widow of Marion Dreitzler. In addition to the son, who is now a resident of Lexington, Virginia, she is survived by one daughter, Diana Wright; two sisters, Margaret Penwell and Francis Colquist; three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Services were held at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Christ Lutheran Church in Noblesville with graveside services and burial today, Oct. 11, in the Crownland Cemetery in Noblesville.
Source: Posting on Rootsweb, Obituaries from Bluffton News-Banner, Oct 5 - 11, 1999, Wells County, Indiana Rootsweb Message Board, Author: Wells CC, anonymous, no e-mail given, 11 Jun 2001 12:00 PM GMT.
More About DORIS V. BROMLEY:
Burial: Crownland Cemetery, Noblesville, Hamilton Co., Indiana
Residence: Noblesville, Hamilton Co., Indiana, 46060 last known SSA address
Social Security Number: 316-56-8942
v. MAXWELL DREITZLER, b. Bet. September 16 - 28, 1916, Indiana; d. January 20, 1989, Las Vegas, Clark Co., Nevada, or Santa Clara, California3.
Notes for MAXWELL DREITZLER:
The California Death Index gives a different social security number and birthdate. But has the same death date and references the mother's maiden name as Linn.
More About MAXWELL DREITZLER:
Residence: Las Vegas, Clark Co., Nevada, last known SSA address
Social Security Number: 365-07-7751 --or Cal. Death Index. 376-07-7751
vi. MARY M. DREITZLER, b. Bet. June - July 1919, Michigan.
vii. MONABELLE DREITZLER, b. Bet. 1922 - 1923, Michigan.
viii. MELVIN DREITZLER, b. Bet. 1924 - 1925, Michigan; m. UNKNOWN.
Notes for UNKNOWN:
The Herald Press, St. Joseph, Michigan, September 21, 1962
First Stark PTA Meet
BUCHANAN - There were 85 persons present for the first fall meeting of the Harold C. Stark School Parent-Teacher Association Wednesday evening in the school's community room.
. . .
At the close of the meeting, refreshments were served by Mrs. Melvin Dreitzler, Mrs. Carlson, and Mrs. Jimmie Morris.
Source: Ancestry.com. Herald Press, The (St. Joseph, Michigan). [database online] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2002. Original data: Database created from microfilm copies of the newspaper.
1. Michigan Department of Vital and Health Records. Michigan Death Index, 1971-96 [database on-line] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 1998-. Original electronic.
2. Ancestry.com. Indiana Birth Records Index, 1880-1920. Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2000. Original Data: Works Progress Administration. Index to Birth Reco.
3. Ancestry.com. California Death Index, 1940-1997. [database online] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2000. Original electronic data: State of California. Calif.