Kelleys Island Ancestry

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John Frederick KosterAge: 87 years18701957

Name
John Frederick Koster
Given names
John Frederick
Surname
Koster
Birth March 2, 1870 39 35
Census June 1, 1870 (Age 2 months)
Birth of a sisterCatherine Koster
1872 (Age 21 months)

Birth of a brotherWilliam Ernest Koster
October 30, 1876 (Age 6 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam Ernest Koster
May 8, 1877 (Age 7 years)
Burial of a brotherWilliam Ernest Koster
May 1877 (Age 7 years)
Cemetery: Kelley's Island Cemetery
Birth of a sisterSarah Koster
1879 (Age 8 years)

Death of a maternal grandmotherSophia Rohrs
September 1, 1887 (Age 17 years)

Death of a fatherHerman Koster
December 10, 1887 (Age 17 years)

Religious marriageClara SchaedlerView this family
June 7, 1897 (Age 27 years)
Note: > This marriage ended in divorce sometime between 1910 and 1920, probably 1915. John and Clara a…
Birth of a son
#1
Byron John “Barney” Koster
June 12, 1898 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a son
#2
Herman Henry Koster Sr
February 2, 1900 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a daughter
#3
Catherine Koster
September 11, 1903 (Age 33 years)
Marriage of a childByron John “Barney” KosterMinnie E MinnikinView this family
about 1916 (Age 45 years)

Death of a motherAnna Catherine Brinckman
January 1920 (Age 49 years)
Marriage of a childHerman Henry Koster SrAlevena Matilda GrohsView this family
about 1926 (Age 55 years)

Death of a wifeClara Schaedler
July 1937 (Age 67 years)
Burial of a wifeClara Schaedler
July 20, 1937 (Age 67 years)
Cemetery: Evergreen Memorial Park & Mausoleum

Civil marriageByrde Etta WatsonView this family
September 10, 1944 (Age 74 years)
Death of a sonHerman Henry Koster Sr
February 5, 1950 (Age 79 years)
Burial of a sonHerman Henry Koster Sr
February 7, 1950 (Age 79 years)
Cemetery: Evergreen Memorial Park & Mausoleum
Note: Lot 17 Layout:

Death of a wifeByrde Etta Watson
April 7, 1957 (Age 87 years)
Burial of a wifeByrde Etta Watson
April 10, 1957 (Age 87 years)
Cemetery: San Gabriel Cemetery

Death of a sisterChristina Maria Koster
June 23, 1957 (Age 87 years)
Burial of a sisterChristina Maria Koster
June 27, 1957 (Age 87 years)
Cemetery: Evergreen Cemetery & Mausoleum

Death November 11, 1957 (Age 87 years)
Burial November 14, 1957 (3 days after death)
Cemetery: Evergreen Memorial Park & Mausoleum

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
elder sister
14 months
elder sister
Emma S Koster
Birth: April 16, 1861 30 26Kelleys Island, Erie, Ohio, USA
Death: October 22, 1862Kelleys Island, Erie, Ohio, USA
3 years
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
2 years
himself
3 years
younger sister
5 years
younger brother
William Ernest Koster
Birth: October 30, 1876 45 41Kelleys Island, Erie, Ohio, USA
Death: May 8, 1877Kelleys Island, Erie, Ohio, USA
3 years
younger sister
Family with Clara Schaedler - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: June 7, 1897Erie, Ohio, USA
1 year
son
Byron John “Barney” Koster
Birth: June 12, 1898 28 28Kelleys Island, Erie, Ohio, USA
Death: October 30, 1985Santa Ana, Orange, California, USA
20 months
son
4 years
daughter
Family with Byrde Etta Watson - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: September 10, 1944South Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, USA
Dr George Cascade Fann Sr + Clara Schaedler - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
Marriage: November 29, 1888Kelleys Island, Erie, Ohio, USA
4 years
step-son
August Fann
Birth: June 7, 1892 39 22Kelleys Island, Erie, Ohio, USA
Death: December 30, 1892Kelleys Island, Erie, Ohio, USA
16 months
step-daughter
Ina Christina Fann
Birth: October 11, 1893 41 23Kelleys Island, Erie, Ohio, USA
Death: August 26, 1985Tustin, Orange, California, USA
15 months
step-son
George Cascade Fann Jr
Birth: January 4, 1895 42 24Kelleys Island, Erie, Ohio, USA
Death: September 28, 1949Torrance, Los Angeles, California, USA
Victor Glenn Umberger + Byrde Etta Watson - View this family
wife’s husband
Umberger_Victor Glen.jpgVictor Glenn Umberger
Birth: January 10, 1888Wytheville, Wythe, Virginia, USA
Death: February 22, 1928Monterey Park, Los Angeles, California, USA
wife
Marriage: April 12, 1914Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, USA
3 years
step-daughter
Velma Gretta Umberger
Birth: October 12, 1916 28 37Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, USA
Death: January 13, 1987Santa Ana, Orange, California, USA
Jerome Clair Parmenter + Byrde Etta Watson - View this family
wife’s husband
wife
Marriage: June 30, 1903Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, USA

Census1870 USA Census transcript - Herman Koster - Household

NameAgeSexRaceOccupationAssetsBirthplaceParBmthMmthEduInfirm
Herman Koster40MWFarming8,000 500Germany, Hanover1,1
Catherine Brinckman35FWKeeping HouseGermany, Hanover1,1
Mena Koster10FWOhio1,1x--
Christina Koster5FWOhio1,1x--
Amelia S Koster9FWOhio1,1
G. Herman Koster1MWOhio1,1
John Koster3/12MWOhio1,1
Bauer H19MWWorks on FarmHanover1,1
Rauf Geo14MWWorks on FarmOhio1,1
Bachman S74FWHanover1,1

Marriage
> This marriage ended in divorce sometime between 1910 and 1920, probably 1915. John and Clara appear together in the 1900 Federal Census on Kelleys Island, also together in the 1910 Census but in West Riverside, CA. Clara and kids appear separately in the 1920 census in Riverside and John is living as a boarder but still in Riverside. * See "Residence" entry below. > The 1930 census shows John living alone on N 20th St, in Upland, Calif; age 60, divorced, age 27 at first marriage, laborer in honey warehouse. * next to niece: Naomi Koster Hess and her family.
Burial
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BurialLot 41 at Evergreen Cemetery, Riverside, CALot 41 at Evergreen Cemetery, Riverside, CA
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