A. Jockisch, Johanna Christina
(May 10, 1814 Germany - April 10, 1889) m: August 4, 1835 Krohe, Carl August(1813 Germany-)
Evangelical Lutheran Church of Beardstown Weddings
submitted by William Talkemeyer, Arenzville, Illinois and printed in The Cass
County Historian, December 1993 and March 1994.
Aug. 4, 1835 - Carl
August KROHE and Johanna Christina JOCKISCH - groom from Niederkunersdor Lausitz,
Kingdom of Saxony, and bride from Oppuch, Oberdaus, and King of Saxony."
Township 17 N., Range 11 W., Cass, Illinois Census for August Krohe 67 born 1813
Germany, farmer, wife Christiana Krohe 65 parents born in Germany. It has her
birth year 1815. His parents were born in Germany. Children: Juliana 26 born in
1854 IL, and Amelia 23 bore 1857 IL. Living with them Charles Gise 14 working on
the farm. He was born 1866 in Germany.
August, Krohe Obituary
August - The Evening Star, Beardstown, Saturday October 19, 1895 - Submitted by
Ernie Launer Death recorded in St. Peters Lutheran Church book
August Krohe, an old resident of the county living eight miles south of Beardstown, in the Jockisch settlement, died this morning at the ripe old age of 83. Deceased was a well-to-do farmer.
born in Saxony, Germany, August 19, 1812. He with his parents came to this
country in 1835, coming direct to Beardstown by way of New Orleans and the
Mississippi and Illinois Rivers. From here they went to the neighborhood in
which he died.
Christiana Jockisch, died in 1889. Seven children survive the parents: F. A.,
living in Beardstown; Louis E., a farmer living in Schuyler county, Wilhelmina,
wife of Henry C. Korte, a farmer living in the Jockisch settlement; Louisa, wife
of Theodore Launer, a Morgan county farmer; Henry C. a farmer living in the
Jockisch settlement; Miss Julia, who lived with her father; Amelia, wife of
Henry Ruppel, a farmer living on the Krohe homestead. The funeral will take
place from the residence on Monday at 1 o'clock p. m.
1. Krohe, Frederick A
August (December 2, 1832 Saxony Germany -
April 2, 1922, Beardstown, IL) age 89
Illinois, Deaths and
Stillbirths, 1916-1947 for Frederick August died April 2, 1922, Beardstown,
Cass, IL age 89. He was born December 2, 1932 in Saxony Germany to August Krohe
and Christiana Jockisch. He was a retired farmer. He was buried August 5, 1922
at St Johns Evangelical.
2. Krohe, Louis E.,
3. Krohe, Wilhelmina (August 29, 1839 -June 6, 1917) m: April
23, 1865 Cass Co, IL Korte, Henry C.
(January 2, 1840 Germany-May 6, 1927 IL)
Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947 for Wilhemena Korte died June 6,
1917 Beardstown, Cass, IL age 77 born August 29,1839 Beardstown, IL father
August Krohe born in Germany, mother Christiana Jockisch born in Germany. She
was buried in Krohe Cemetery June 9, 1917
KORTE, Henry - Illinoisan
Star May 7, 1927 - Submitted by Ernie Launer
Henry Korte Cass Farmer Passes Away
Mr. Henry Korte pioneer farmer of Cass County passed away in his late home
eight miles Southeast of Beardstown on Friday May 6th at 3:30 p.m.
The deceased was 87 years 4 months and 4 days of age at the time of his
death and has resided in this country since 1856 at which time he came here from
Germany and engaged in farming. He has always been held in the highest esteem by
all of his family and neighbors and was always upright and honest in all of his
He was born in Germany, January 2, 1840 and came to this country at the
age of 16. Nine years later in 1856 he was united in marriage to Miss Wilhemena
Krohe to which union four children were born, two having preceded him in death,
Edward and Amelia. He is survived by two sons Albert of Bluff Springs and Arthur
who lived on the home place.
Mrs. Korte passed away
on June 7th, 1917.
Funeral services will be held from the late residence at 2 o'clock Sunday
afternoon with Rev. W. Weidhaus, Pastor of the St. John's Lutheran Church of
Bluff Springs officiating. Interment will be made in the Krohe cemetery
4. Krohe, Louisa
, m: April 10, 1866 Cass, IL Launer, Theodore
Theodore - Virginia Gazette 24 November 1899 - Submitted by Ernie Launer
Theodore Launer, a wealthy farmer residing about three miles south of
Arenzville, died suddenly Sunday afternoon November 18, 1899. At noon Mr. Launer
ate a hearty dinner and was apparently in the best of health. About two hours
afterward he went out of doors, and being absent some time some member of the
household went to look for him and found him lying on the ground almost
lifeless. He was carried to the house but expired shortly afterward. He was 56
years of age and is survived by his wife and four children.
5. Krohe, Henry C
(March 3,1848 Beardstown, IL -March
22,1922 Beardstown, IL) m: Christine
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Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947 for Henry C Krohe died age 74 March
22,1922 Beardstown, Cass IL, born March 3,1848 Beardstown IL. Father August
Krohe and mother Christiana Jockisch were born in Germany. Occupation retired
farmer. Spouse Christine. Burial date: March 25,1922.
KROHE, Henry C. - Submitted by Ernie Launer
Henry C. Krohe
Henry C. Krohe, died at his home three miles south of Bluff Springs,
Wednesday, March 22, aged 74 years, 19 days.
He leaves to mourn his death besides the wife, three daughters, Mrs.
Richard Launer, Miss Rosa at home, Mrs. Henry Hendricker and one son Felix, all
residing in the Krohe neighborhood.
Funeral services will be held from the home Saturday afternoon at one
o'clock, conducted by Rev. Garten, Pastor of St. Peter's Lutheran Church.
Interment will be in the Krohe cemetery
6. Krohe, Julia (Juliana)
(March 1856 IL-1931 IL)
KROHE, Julia Josephine -
Illinoisan Star November 10, 1931 - Submitted by Ernie Launer
CALLS MISS JULIA JOSEPHINE KROHE LAST NIGHT
Miss Julia Josephine Krohe daughter of August and Christiana Krohe died at 8:30
o'clock last night, November 9, 1931 at the home of her sister, Mrs. Henry
Ruppel, 1 mile southeast of Beardstown at the age of 77 years, 10 months and 3
The deceased is survived by one sister Mrs. Henry Ruppel together with
several nieces and nephews
Funeral services will be held at the residence of Henry J. M. Ruppel at 2
o'clock Wednesday afternoon, November 11th with the
Rev. K. B. Neuman, pastor of the Bluff Springs Lutheran church officiating.
Interment will be made in the Krohe cemetery.
SERVICES FOR MISS KROHE ARE HELD ON WEDNESDAY - Illinoisan Star November 12,
Funeral services for Miss Julia Josephine Krohe were held on Wednesday
afternoon at 2 o'clock in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry J. M. Ruppel with the
Rev. K. B. Neuman speaking words of hope and comfort.
Miss Inez Reichert and Mrs. Arthur Sweatman, accompanied by Velma Schnepper
sang, "Peace Perfect Peace", "My Jesus as Thou Will" and "Nearer My God to Thee"
The lovely floral offerings , tokens of sympathy from friends and relatives
were cared for by Mrs. Thomas Morrison, Mrs. Henry Ruppel and Miss Ella Ruppel.
The body was laid to rest in the Krohe cemetery with the following as
pallbearers: Edward Krohe, Edward Krohe, Oliver Launer, Felix Krohe, Albert
Korte, and August Ruppel.
7. Krohe, Amelia
XE "Krohe, Amelia"
(February 13,1859- January
16, 1944 Cass Co, IL) m: December 22, 1880. Ruppel, Henry
J. M. (March 1862 IL -)
Cass, Illinois Census for Henry J M Ruppel born March 1862 IL married 1882
making 18 years to Emelia F. Ruppel born February 1859 IL. His parents were born
in Germany. Children: August H. born July 1882 IL, Herman C born September 1884
IL, Arthur H. born May 1888 IL, Marie born December 1889 IL, Emma born February
1894 IL, and Rosa born June 1898. Living with them was Julia Krohe born March
1856 IL relationship Sister-in-Law. Parents were born in Germany.
Amelia Krohe - Illinoisan Star January 17, 1944 - Submitted by Ernie Launer
Mrs. Henry J. Ruppel Dies
Funeral Arrangements Are Incomplete
Mrs. Amelia Krohe Ruppel wife of H. J. M. Ruppel died at 6 o'clock last
evening at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Oscar Reichert, 211 East Third Street,
following a month's illness.
The body was
taken to the Simpson Funeral Home and will be returned to the Reichert home on
East Third Street this evening to lie in state until the hour of the services.
Services which will be announced later will be held at the Funeral home.
Mrs. Ruppel who would have celebrated her 87th birthday
anniversary had she lived until February 13th of this year, lived her entire
lifetime in the Krohe community near this city. She and her husband, well known
Cass county farmer, moved to this city in October 1943 to make their home with
their daughter. The deceased had been in failing health for the past several
Amelia Krohe Ruppel daughter of August and Christiania Krohe
were born February 13th 1857 in the Krohe community
and were married to Henry J.
December 22nd 1880.
To this union seven children were born.
Mrs. Ruppel is survived by her husband, four sons, Herman of Inola, Okla.,
August of Beardstown, Arthur J. and Emil of Arenzville and one daughter Rose
Reichert of this city, ? Grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren also survive.
She was preceded in death by one sister Marie who passed away in 1926 one son
who died in infancy and two grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by three sisters Louisa, Wilhimina Korte and
Juliana Josephine, two brothers Louis Krohe and Henry Krohe: half brother August
a. Ruppel, August
3, 1882, Arenzville, IL-)m: 1906 Scott, Sarah Ethel
RUPPEL, August H. - Illinoisan Star,
Beardstown, Illinois, February 24, 1969 - Submitted by Ernie Launer
AUGUST H. RUPPEL
August H. Ruppel, 86, lifelong Cass County farmer, died at Schmitt Memorial
Hospital at 10:10 a. m. today. He had been a patient at the hospital for six
He was born on July 3, 1882, in Arenzville Township, the son of Henry
J. and Amelia Krohe Ruppel. He married Sarah Ethel Scott in 1906 and she died in
1918. He later married Sarah Moore on Dec. 15, 1925 at Bluff Springs.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three sons, three brothers, and one
Survivors include his wife, Sarah, two sons, John Ruppel of Barry,
Charles Ruppel of Chicago; one daughter, Mrs. Ella Trier of Peoria; 11
grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Rose Reichert
and one brother Emil Ruppel both of Beardstown. Numerous nieces and nephews also
He was a member of the St. John's Lutheran Church of Bluff Springs.
Remains were taken to the Cline Funeral Home where funeral services will be
Friends wishing to give memorials may make contributions to the memorial fund of
St. John's. Lutheran Church or the Schmitt Memorial Hospital Auxiliary
1. Ruppel, John
(March 25, 1929- December 22,2005) m:
Oct. 23, 1947, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Bluff Springs Hall, Freeda
, John E. Sr. - Journal-Courier,
Jacksonville, Illinois, December 24, 2005 - Submitted by Marcia Cox
John E. Ruppel Sr., 1929-2005, Beardstown
John E. Ruppel, 76. of Mounds, Okla., and formerly of Beardstown, died
Thursday, Dec. 22, 2005, at St. John's Medical Center in Sapulpa, Okla.
He was born March 25, 1929, in Beardstown, the son of August Henry and Sarah
E. Moore Ruppel. He married Freeda May Hall on Oct. 23, 1947, at St. John's
Lutheran Church in Bluff Springs, and she survives.
He is also survived by three sons John E. Jr. (wife, Vickie) of Beardstown,
Don (wife, Roberta) of Sapulpa, Okla., and Tom (wife, Sharon) of Fountain,
Colo.; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one brother, Charles (wife,
Edna) of Bolingbrook; and one half sister, Ella Mae Trier of Washington, Ill. He
was preceded in death by one brother, William; and two half brothers, Hank and
Mr. Ruppel attended Buck School in rural Beardstown and was a member of St.
John's Lutheran Church in Bluff Springs. He farmed his entire life in Cass
County until his retirement when he and his wife moved to Oklahoma.
Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Sager Funeral Home in
Beardstown, with burial at Beardstown City Cemetery. Family will meet friends
from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to St. John's
Lutheran Church in Bluff Springs, Cass/Schuyler Area Hospice or American Heart
Association. Condolences may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
a. Ruppel, John E. Jr
. m: Vickie
b. Rappel, Don
m: wife, Roberta
c. Rappel, Tom
m: wife, Sharon
2. Ruppel, Charles
3. Ruppel, Ella "
m: Trier XE "Ruppel, Herman"
b. Ruppel, Herman C. (1884
c. Ruppel, Arthur J (May
19, 1888- November, 1968)
m: Feb. 1. 1910 Stock, Lydia
, Arthur J. - Illinoisan Star,
Beardstown, Illinois, November 25, 1968 - Submitted by Ernie Launer
A. J. RUPPEL
A. J. Ruppel, 80, of rural route Beardstown died at the home of his sister, Mrs.
Rose Reichert in Beardstown, Sunday morning.
He was born in the Krohe neighborhood south of' Bluff Springs on May 19, 1888, the son of Henry J. and Amelia Krohe Ruppel. He was married to Lydia stock on Feb. 1. 1910 by the Rev. Eugene Schmitt.
Mr. Ruppel was preceded in death by his parents, one brother and one
He is survived by his wife, Lydia, residing at the Walker Nursing Home in
Virginia, two brothers, August H. and Emil H. of Beardstown, one sister, Mrs.
Rose Reichert of Beardstown and many nieces and nephews.
Mr. Ruppel was a member of the St. John's Lutheran Church of Bluff
Funeral services will be held at the St. John's Lutheran Church in Bluff Springs
Tuesday at 2 p. m. with Rev. Lowell Buss officiating. The remains will be taken
to the. church at 1 p. m. Tuesday.
Friends may call at the Cline Funeral Home Monday from 7 to 9 p. m.
Burial will be in the City Cemetery.
The family has requested that friends wishing to give memorials may donate to the Memorial Fund of the St. John's Lutheran Church of Bluff Springs
or the Heart Fund.
d. Ruppel, Marie (December
e. Ruppel, Emma (February
1894 IL-) Could Emma really be Emil?
e. Ruppel, Emil H.
18, 1894-April 1975) m: January 31, 1916 Davidsmeier, Amelia
RUPPEL, Emil H. - Illinoisan Star, Beardstown,
Illinois, April 29, 1975 - Submitted by Ernie Launer
Emil H. Ruppel Dies at Schmitt
Emil H. Ruppel, 81, 1408 Washington Street, Beardstown, died
at Schmitt Memorial Hospital Monday at 3:55 p. m. He was a lifelong Cass County
Born on February 18, 1894 in the Krohe neighborhood south Bluff Springs, he was
the son of Henry J. and Amelia Krohe Ruppel and married Amelia Davidsmeier on
January 31, 1916 at the Davidsmeier residence near Bluff Springs.
Mr. Ruppel was a member of First Evangelical Lutheran Church
of Beardstown and was confirmed at St. John's Lutheran Church of Bluff Springs.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and one sister.
He is survived by his wife, Amelia: one son, Arthur E. Ruppel: one
granddaughter, Mrs. William "Beverly" Loxley: and one sister Mrs. Rose Reichert,
all of Beardstown, numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at First Evangelical Lutheran
Church Thursday, 2:00 p. m., with Pastor Glenn Anderson officiating. Mr. Ruppel
will be taken to the church at 1:00 p. m. to lie in state until time of
Burial will be in Beardstown City Cemetery.
Friends may call at Cline Funeral Home Wednesday evening from
7 to 9 p. m.
Friends may contribute to First Evangelical Lutheran Church Memorial Fund or St.
John's Sunday WRMS Radio Broadcast.
Ruppel, Arthur E. Arthur E.
8, 1917-Sept. 11, 1991) m:
Sept. 1, 1940, in Bowling Green, MO Turner, Geraldine