Christoph Flottemesch, 18641935 (aged 71 years)

Birth September 6, 1864 38 32
Baptism September 29, 1864 38 32 (aged 23 days)
Note: His baptismal sponsors were Christopher Milam and Elisabeth Wie
Birth of a sisterAnna Flottemesch
October 17, 1868 (aged 4 years)
Death of a motherCatharina Maria Anna Woermann
November 26, 1884 (aged 20 years)
Burial of a motherCatharina Maria Anna Woermann
after November 26, 1884 (aged 20 years)
Residence May 8, 1885 (aged 20 years)
Note: According to his granddaughter Thecla, Grandpa Flottesmesch farmed at Jordon MN for some time.
Census May 9, 1885 (aged 20 years)
MarriageMary Gertrude DolsView this family
May 1, 1894 (aged 29 years)
Note: The marriage was also witnessed by Frank Dols.
Birth of a daughterElizabeth Josephine Flottemesch
May 2, 1895 (aged 30 years)
Baptism of a daughterElizabeth Josephine Flottemesch
May 14, 1895 (aged 30 years)
Birth of a daughterKathrina Flottemesch
September 1, 1896 (aged 31 years)
Birth of a daughterBernadine Flottemesch
March 5, 1898 (aged 33 years)
Birth of a daughterSophia Flottemesch
September 17, 1899 (aged 35 years)
Death of a daughterSophia Flottemesch
May 17, 1900 (aged 35 years)
CensusMary Gertrude DolsView this family
July 12, 1900 (aged 35 years)
Birth of a sonHerman Flottemesch
March 18, 1902 (aged 37 years)
Birth of a sonJoseph Flottemesch
December 30, 1904 (aged 40 years)
CensusMary Gertrude DolsView this family
June 12, 1905 (aged 40 years)
Anecdote after 1905 (aged 40 years)

Note: Christopher Flottesmesch moved to Calloway, MN in the very early 1900's., where he built a new house and barn, and drained the swampy land for very rich farmland. He became an affluent farmer.
Death of a fatherJoseph Flottemesch
January 11, 1907 (aged 42 years)
Burial of a fatherJoseph Flottemesch
after January 11, 1907 (aged 42 years)
CensusMary Gertrude DolsView this family
April 19, 1910 (aged 45 years)
Anecdote June 1910 (aged 45 years)

Note: He never forgave himself for the death of his daughter Katie, and it bothered him until his death.
Death of a daughterKathrina Flottemesch
June 14, 1910 (aged 45 years)
Anecdote 1912 (aged 47 years)
CensusMary Gertrude DolsView this family
January 28, 1920 (aged 55 years)
CensusMary Gertrude DolsView this family
April 7, 1930 (aged 65 years)
Death of a wifeMary Gertrude Dols
November 22, 1933 (aged 69 years)
Burial of a wifeMary Gertrude Dols
November 25, 1933 (aged 69 years)
Cause of Death October 5, 1935 (aged 71 years)

Note: cerebral arteriosclerosis and cerebral hemorrhage
Death October 5, 1935 (aged 71 years)
Burial October 7, 1935 (2 days after death)
Family with parents
father
Tombstone Joseph Flottemesch F
18261907
Birth: May 3, 1826 29 28Hannover, Germany
Death: January 11, 1907Sand Creek Township, Scott, Minnesota
mother
18321884
Birth: April 8, 1832 27 22Hanover
Death: November 26, 1884Sandcreek Twp., Minnesota
Marriage
Marriage: November 28, 1857Church of St. Liborius, St. Louis, Missouri
5 years
elder sister
3 years
himself
Christoph Flottemesch
18641935
Birth: September 6, 1864 38 32Jordan, Scott, Minnesota
Death: October 5, 1935Riceville Township, Becker, Minnesota
4 years
younger sister
18681951
Birth: October 17, 1868 42 36Jordan, Scott, Minnesota
Death: March 2, 1951Marsh Creek Township, Mahnomen County, Minnesota
Family with Mary Gertrude Dols
himself
Christoph Flottemesch
18641935
Birth: September 6, 1864 38 32Jordan, Scott, Minnesota
Death: October 5, 1935Riceville Township, Becker, Minnesota
wife
Christoph Flottemesch and Mary
18691933
Birth: January 15, 1869 39 35Jordan, Scott, Minnesota
Death: November 22, 1933Riceville Township, Becker, Minnesota
Marriage
Marriage: May 1, 1894Jordan, Scott, Minnesota
12 months
daughter
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18951978
Birth: May 2, 1895 30 26Jordan, Scott, Minnesota
Death: June 29, 1978Mahnomen Nursing Center, Mahnomen, Mahnomen, Minnesota
16 months
daughter
18961910
Birth: September 1, 1896 31 27Jordan, Scott, Minnesota
Death: June 14, 1910Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota
18 months
daughter
Photo Dena Flottemesch Steffle
18981974
Birth: March 5, 1898 33 29Jordan, Scott, Minnesota
Death: January 26, 1974Callaway, Becker, Minnesota
19 months
daughter
18991900
Birth: September 17, 1899 35 30Jordan, Scott, Minnesota
Death: May 17, 1900Sand Creek Township, Scott, Minnesota
3 years
son
Photo Joe and Herman Flottemes
19021970
Birth: March 18, 1902 37 33Jordan, Scott, Minnesota
Death: June 4, 1970Callaway, Becker, Minnesota
3 years
son
19041984
Birth: December 30, 1904 40 35Jordan, Scott, Minnesota
Death: June 15, 1984Becker, Minnesota
BirthJ. Flotenmesch household 1880, Record Type: U.S. census, Household: J. Flotenmesch household, Record Info: popoulation schedule, Sand Creek, ED 112, SD 2, sheet 29B, dwelling 248, family 248, Film: micropublication T9, roll 633
BirthParish Records of the Church of St. John the Baptist, Jordan, Minnesota, Volume: Baptismal Records 1860-1992
BirthChristopher Flottemesch death certificate, Record Type: Certificate of Death, Name Of Person: Christopher Flottemesch, Number: no. 554
BaptismParish Records of the Church of St. John the Baptist, Jordan, Minnesota, Volume: Baptismal Records 1860-1992
ResidenceJoseph Flottemesch household 1885, Record Type: Minnesota State Census, Household: Joseph Flottemesch household, Location: Scott County, Minnesota, Record Info: population schedule, page 4, family 18
CensusFlottemesch Minnesota 1885, Record Type: Photo, Household: Flottemesch, Location: Sand Creek, MN
MarriageScott County [MN] Civil Registrations, Record Type: Marriage Licenses and Certificates page 505
CensusFlotttemesch Family 1900 Census, Record Type: Photo, Household: Flottemesch
CensusFlottemesch Family 1905 MN Census, Record Type: Photo, Household: Flottemesch
AnecdoteWalzing Family Memories, 1850-1990
AnecdoteThecla Trujillo interview, Interviewer: Hjelmstad, Teri, Informant Address: Mills, WY
CensusFlottemesch Family 1910, Record Type: Photo, Household: Flottemesch
AnecdoteWalzing Family Memories, 1850-1990
AnecdoteFarm_about_1912, Record Type: Photo, Subject: Farm
CensusFlottemesch Family1920, Record Type: Photo, Household: Flottemesch
CensusFlottemesch Family 1930, Record Type: Photo, Household: Flottemesch
Cause of DeathChristopher Flottemesch death certificate, Record Type: Certificate of Death, Name Of Person: Christopher Flottemesch, Number: no. 554
NameScott County [MN] Civil Registrations, Record Type: Marriage Licenses and Certificates page 505
NameParish Records of the Church of St. John the Baptist, Jordan, Minnesota, Volume: Baptismal Records 1860-1992
DeathChristopher Flottemesch death certificate, Record Type: Certificate of Death, Name Of Person: Christopher Flottemesch, Number: no. 554
BurialChristopher Flottemesch death certificate, Record Type: Certificate of Death, Name Of Person: Christopher Flottemesch, Number: no. 554
BurialChristoph Flottemesch Tombstone, Record Type: Photo, Name Of Person: Christoph Flottemesch
Baptism

His baptismal sponsors were Christopher Milam and Elisabeth Wie

Baptism

3

Residence

According to his granddaughter Thecla, Grandpa Flottesmesch farmed at Jordon MN for some time.

Marriage

The marriage was also witnessed by Frank Dols.

Anecdote

Christopher Flottesmesch moved to Calloway, MN in the very early 1900's., where he built a new house and barn, and drained the swampy land for very rich farmland. He became an affluent farmer.

Anecdote

He never forgave himself for the death of his daughter Katie, and it bothered him until his death.

Cause of Death

cerebral arteriosclerosis and cerebral hemorrhage