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John Bernard Greufe 

John Bernard Greufe

Male 1854 - 1923

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  • Birth  10 May 1854 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  19 Jan 1923 
    Buried  St. Ludgers Cemetery, Deepwater Township, near Montrose, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I2314  Abeling Family Tree | Greufe Family
    Last Modified  3 Jan 2009 

    Father  John Bernard Greufe,   b. 1823, Prussia, Germany according to 1860 census records Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1862, Died in action at the battle of Lone Jack, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Elizabeth Voss Greufe,   b. 08 Sep 1818, according to St. Ludger's Cemetery Records Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1881, Germantown, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  03 Jan 1854  Henry County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Documents
    Marriage Information
    Marriage Information
    Obtained from Henry County USGenweb Site.

    GREUFE, Bernard to VOSS, Elizabeth - Jan 3 1854, Henry Co, MO

    http://www.rootsweb.com/~mohenry/margroom.htm
    Status: Located
    1860 US Census: Deepwater Township, Henry County, Missouri
    1860 US Census: Deepwater Township, Henry County, Missouri
    Obtained from Henry County, Missouri USGenweb site, which contains...

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    1860 Fed Census Deepwater Twp, Henry Co MO, PO Johnstown, Jul 31 1860 - Pg29 D851:F851
    GREIFE, John - age 37 white male (born abt 1823) farmer - $1280-$374 - born in Prussia, Germany
    GREIFE, Elizabeth - age 37 white female (born abt 1823) - born in Prussia, Germany
    GREIFE, John B. - age 5 white male (born abt 1855) - born in Missouri
    SCHMEDDING, Hammond - 39 wm (1821) farmer - $0-$129 - born in Prussia, Germany
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    Status: Located
    1860 US Census: Deepwater Township, Henry County, Missouri
    1860 US Census: Deepwater Township, Henry County, Missouri
    includes...
    John Greufe, age 37
    wife, Elizabeth, age 37
    son, John B., age 5
    Hammond Schmedding, age 39
    Status: Located
    Possible John Greufe Will?
    Possible John Greufe Will?
    This item was found on the Henry County, Missouri USGenweb. John Greufe was believed to be the only Greufe in Henry County at this time. And wouldn't it make sense that if enlisted in the Civil War - that he would have filed a will?

    Status: Located
    Civil War Pension Index for John B Greufe
    Civil War Pension Index for John B Greufe
    However, it is indexed under John B Grenfe.
    Status: Located
    Family ID  F1422  Group Sheet

    Family  Mary Anna Goebel Greufe,   b. 15 Sep 1862,   d. 24 Jan 1950, Germantown, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  03 May 1881  St. Ludger's Catholic Church, Germantown, Henry County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Married:
    • From St Ludger's Catholic Church Records:
      Marriage record includes parents Bernard Greufe and Elisabeth Voss for Bernard Greufe, age 26. He married Anna Maria Goebel, age 20, from Deepwater. Her parents were Peter Goebel and Carolina Ficke. Witnesses were Joseph Koch, Frans Goebel, Theresia Goebel, Maria Ficke. Priest was P. Ivo OMCAP.
    Children 
     1. John Peter Greufe,   b. 1 Apr 1882, Montrose, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1963, Wolf Point, Montana Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Anthony B. Greufe,   b. 06 Dec 1883, Montrose, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1884, Germantown, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Carolina "Lena" Greufe Cook,   b. 25 Jan 1885
     4. Joseph "Joe" Bernard Greufe,   b. 3 Jul 1887, Germantown, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1977
    >5. Bernard "Ben" Martin Greufe,   b. 27 Aug 1889, Montrose, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1981
     6. Elizabeth C. Greufe Rotert,   b. 4 Nov 1891, Montrose, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1989, Des Moines, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    >7. William Henry Greufe,   b. 19 Jan 1894, Montrose, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1962, Webster City , Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Herman John Greufe,   b. 23 Jan 1896, Montrose, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1963, Montrose, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Theodore "Ted" Conrad Greufe,   b. 13 Nov 1898, Montrose, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1978, Germantown, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location
    >10. Vince Leo Greufe,   b. 17 Apr 1902, Montrose, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1989
    >11. Edmund "Ed" Anthony Greufe,   b. 2 Dec 1904, Montrose, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1977, Milo, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     12. Andrew "Andy" Lawerence Greufe,   b. 23 Apr 1910, Montrose, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1989
    Photos
    John Bernard Greufe and Mary Anna Goebel Greufe
    John Bernard Greufe and Mary Anna Goebel Greufe
    Location of the photo is unknown, date is prior to 1923, as John Bernard died in 1923.
    Status: Located
    JB and Mary Anna's Farm
    JB and Mary Anna's Farm
    Located a few miles northwest of Germantown, Missouri, the home stood until around the year 2000, when it was taken down.

    This painting of the farmstead was done by Evelyn Hennessey Greufe.
    Status: Located
    John Bernard and Mary Anna Greufe
    John Bernard and Mary Anna Greufe
    Photo is believed to have been taken on their farm near Germantown, Missouri. Exact date is unknown, although John Bernard died in 1923, so we can assume that the date range is 1900 to 1920.
    Status: Located
    Gruefe Family 1886
    Gruefe Family 1886
    1886 Family photo of John Bernard Greufe, his wife Mary Anna Goebel Greufe and their two oldest children.

    At left is their oldest child, John Peter, who was born April 1, 1882.
    Their daughter, Carolina, is at right, who was born Jan 25, 1885.
    Status: Located
    1911 Greufe Family Photo in front of the homestead.
    1911 Greufe Family Photo in front of the homestead.
    Status: Located
    1911 Greufe Family photo taken in front of the homestead
    1911 Greufe Family photo taken in front of the homestead
    Special thanks to Beatrice Greufe Vogel for providing a copy of the photo. The Greufe farmstead was owned by John Bernard Greufe and his wife Mary Anna Goebel Greufe. It was located a few miles northwest of Germantown, Missouri. The homestead was eventually taken down just a few years ago, around the year 2000.
    Status: Located
    Greufe Family Home
    Greufe Family Home
    The home was torned down around the year 2000.
    Status: Located
    1912 Bernard and Mary Greufe Family Photo
    1912 Bernard and Mary Greufe Family Photo
    Status: Located
    1886 Family Photo of John Bernard and Mary Ann Goebel Greufe
    1886 Family Photo of John Bernard and Mary Ann Goebel Greufe
    John Bernard and Mary Ann Goebel Greufe.

    Boy at left: John Peter Greufe, born Apr 1, 1882
    Girl at right: Carolena (Lena) Josephine Greufe Cook, born Jan 25, 1885.

    Based on Lena's age, the photo was estimated to be taken in 1886.
    Documents
    1910 US Census: Walker, Henry County, Missouri
    1910 US Census: Walker, Henry County, Missouri
    includes..

    John B Greufe, age 54
    wife Mary A, age 47
    son, John P, 28
    son, Bernard M, age 20
    daughter, Elizabeth C, 16
    son, Herman J, 14
    son, Theodore C, 11
    son, Vincent L, 5
    son, Edmond A, 5
    son, Andrew L, he was listed, but then scratched off the list.
    Status: Located
    1900 US Census: Walker, Henry County, Missouri
    1900 US Census: Walker, Henry County, Missouri
    includes...
    John B Greufe, born May 1855, 45, married at 19, can read, write, and speak English
    wife, Anna M, born June 1862, 37, married at 19, mother of 9 children, 8 currently living, can read and speak English, but can not write.
    son, John P, born Apr 1882, 18
    daughter, Carolina J, born Jan 1885, 15
    Status: Located
    1900 US Census: Walker, Henry County, Missouri
    1900 US Census: Walker, Henry County, Missouri
    continued from last page, family of John B Greufe and Anna M Goebel...


    son, Joseph B, born July 1887, 12
    son, Martin B, born Aug 1889, 10
    daughter, Elizabeth K, born Nov 1891, 8
    son, William H, born Jan 1894, 6
    son, Herman J, born Jan 1897, 3
    son, Theodore K, born Nov 1898, 1

    also on this page..

    John Goebel, born June 1874, 25, married 1 year
    wife, Minnie, born Feb 1874, 25
    Father, Peter Goebel, born April 1836, 64, married 42 yrs, born in Germany, parents both also born in Germany. Immigrated to US in 1861 at age of 39, Occupation is landlord, can not read or write English, but can speak English,
    Mother, Carolina, born May 1836, 64, married 42 yrs, mother of 8 children, 6 currently living,

    Status: Located
    John Bernard Greufe and Mary Goebel Family Notes
    John Bernard Greufe and Mary Goebel Family Notes
    Obtained from Ronald W Songer
    Status: Located
    1920 US Census: Walker Township, Henry County, Missouri
    1920 US Census: Walker Township, Henry County, Missouri
    Includes...

    Clem Cook, 29
    wife, Anna, 23
    son, Lee Roy, 2


    JB Greufe, 66, born in Mo, both parents born in Germany, farmer
    wife, Mary, 58, born in Missouri
    son, Bernard, 30
    son, Herman, 24
    son, Theodore, 21
    son, Vince, 18
    son, Ted, 15 (appears to be written as Ted, but based on date it is most likely Edmund)
    son, Henry 9 (appears to be written as Henry, but based on date it is most likely Andrew)


    Also includes...
    John Goebel, 47
    wife, Minnie, 44
    daughter, Cecilia, 20
    son, Hugo, 18
    son, Raymond, 14
    son, Rudolph, 12
    daughter, Leone, 10
    daughter, Verna, 7
    daughter, Laurena, 4
    daughter, Dorothy, 2


    Status: Located
    Headstones
    Bernard and Mary Goebel Greufe
    Bernard and Mary Goebel Greufe
    Status: Located
    Last Modified  3 Jan 2009 
    Family ID  F782  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    John Bernard Greufe
    John Bernard Greufe
    Exact date is not known, but estimated date range is 1880 to 1900. Painting was originally on display at his home, on the farm at Germantown, Missouri
    Status: Located
    Greufe and Cook Families
    Greufe and Cook Families
    Left: JB Greufe, and his wife Mary Anna Goebel Greufe

    Right: Mary's sister Theresa Goebel Cook, and her husband Joseph Cook

    Location of the photo is unknown. Exact date of the photo is also unknown, although JB died in 1923.
    Status: Located
    John Bernard Greufe
    John Bernard Greufe
    Status: Located
    John Bernard Greufe working on his screen door, with Mary Anna.
    John Bernard Greufe working on his screen door, with Mary Anna.
    Status: Located

    Documents
    1880 US Census: Walker, Henry County, Missouri
    1880 US Census: Walker, Henry County, Missouri
    includes..
    John B Greufe, 25, Farmer
    mother, Elizabeth Greufe (nee Voss), 62
    Status: Located
    1870 US Census: Deepwater Township, Henry County, Missouri
    1870 US Census: Deepwater Township, Henry County, Missouri
    Includes..

    Anton Heinrichman, head of house hold, born abt 1811, farmer
    living with him are..
    Elizabeth Greefe (Greufe), 57, born in Prussia,
    son, Barnard, 15, born in Missouri

    also...

    Peter Goebel, 35, famrer, born in Prussia
    wife, Carolina, 35, born in Prussia
    son, Frank, 10, born in Prussia
    daughter, Mary, 7, born in Mo
    dauther, Theresa, 5, born in Mo
    daughter, Lizzie, 3, born in Mo
    daughter, Anna, 1, born in Mo
    Frank Fick(?), age 74, born in Prussia
    Status: Located
    John Bernard Greufe Obituary
    John Bernard Greufe Obituary
    Status: Located
    Obituary for John Bernard Greufe
    Obituary for John Bernard Greufe
    Status: Located
    JB Greufe's 1923 Will - page 1
    JB Greufe's 1923 Will - page 1
    Status: Located
    JB Greufe's 1923 Will
    JB Greufe's 1923 Will
    including his wife, Mary A Greufe's signature
    Status: Located
    JB Greufe's 1923 Probate page 1
    JB Greufe's 1923 Probate page 1
    Status: Located
    Administrators Notice from 1923 JB Greufe Probate
    Administrators Notice from 1923 JB Greufe Probate
    Status: Located
    JB Greufe 1923 Probate
    JB Greufe 1923 Probate
    Status: Located
    JB Greufe's 1923 Probate, page 1
    JB Greufe's 1923 Probate, page 1
    Notice the detail that lists exactly how many cows, pigs, ect.
    Status: Located
    JB Greufe's 1923 Probate, page 2
    JB Greufe's 1923 Probate, page 2
    Status: Located
    JB Greufe's 1923 Probate, page 3
    JB Greufe's 1923 Probate, page 3
    Status: Located

    Headstones
    Bernard Greufe
    Bernard Greufe
    Status: Located

  • Notes  Baptized (LDS):
    • From St Ludger's Catholic Church Records:
      Baptism sponsor: Gerhard Schmedding, Priest was Theodore Heimann.


  


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