6. Louis KRUMWIEDE was born on 22 Jan 1864 in Cook County, Illinois.(25)

He was married to Maria LAUSEN on 18 Dec 1889 in St. John's Lutheran Church, Buckley, Illinois.(10) Witnesses to the ceremony were: Wilhelm Lausen, George Krumwiede, Bertha Krumwiede, and Sophia Lausen.
Maria LAUSEN was born on 20 Nov 1870 in Cook County, Illinois.(25) Until this marriage record was found in the St. John's Lutheran Church records at Buckley, Illinois, it was thought that her name was a variant spelling of Luhrsen. The official marriage record makes it quite clear that her surname was LAUSEN. Also, until this record was found, there had been no record of her given name.
Louis KRUMWIEDE and Maria LAUSEN had the following children:

child+40 i. Malinda KRUMWIEDE.
child41 ii. Leonard KRUMWIEDE was born on 14 Jan 1893 in Jackson County, Minnesota. (25)

Source Material

Subject: Re: Louis Krumwiede in Jackson,MN
Date: Sun, 21 Dec 1997 10:11:34 -0600
From: John Franks <[email protected]>
To: [email protected]

Hi Loretta,
I'm glad this information from Jackson could be of some help. This is the only entry for Krumwiede, they are not mentioned in the second volume which was published about 1960. No mention of the Severson family either. Of course not everyone submitted information so it doesn't always mention all families

Here is the bio. The (1899) in brackets is the year of arrival in Jackson County.

This is from An illustrated History of Jackson County Minnesota by
Arthur P. Rose
Northern History Publishing Company
Jackson, Minnesota

Page 543
LOUIS KRUMWIEDE, (1899) is a farmer and landowner of Hunter township, residing two and one-half miles east of Lakefield. His parents are Henry and Dora (Sternberg) Krumwiede, who reside in Iroquois county, IIlinois. They came from Germany soon after their marriage, lived a few years in Cook county, Illinois, and in the early seventies located in Iroquois countv. They are the parents of nine children, as follows: Mary, Henry, August, Fred, Louis, Emma, Bertha, Will and George.
Louis was born in Cook county, Illinois, January 22, 1864. When a child he accompanied his parents to Iroquois county, and that was his home until be came to Jackson countv. He was educated in the district schools and in a German school at Buckley, and worked on his father's farm until twentv-five years of age. He was marriecl in 1889 and for the next ten years engaged in farming on his own account and worked at the carpenter's trade in Buckley, which he followed three years. Mr. Krumviede came to Jackson county in 1899 and bought the northeast quarter of section 2, Hunter township, upon which be has since resided. On the place at the time of purchase was a dug-out, built by an early settler. This he has replaced by a modern home and he has made other improvements, including a complete system of tiling.
At Buckley, Iroquois (county, Illinois, on December 18, 1889, Mr. Krumwiede was united in marriage to Mary Larson, who was born in Cook county, Illinois, November 20, 1870. To them have been born two children: Malinda (Mrs. Charles Severson), of Enterprise township, born October I5, 1893; Leonard, born January 14, 1893. Mr. Krumwiede is a
member of the German Lutheran church.

Note: Malinda's date of birth is reported incorrectly here. The first clue is her brother's date of birth. Although possible, not likely. The second clue is that Malinda is listed first, and this author has a pattern of listing children in order of age. The third clue is in the biography for Charles Severson found elsewhere in the book, which gives Malinda a date of birth of 13 Oct 1890. This is likely correct. If she had been born in 1893 she would have been only 12 years old at her marriage. Even 15 is young, but more likely.

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