Weißenburger, Philipp

männlich 1881 - 1940  (59 Jahre)


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  • Name Weißenburger, Philipp 
    Geboren 10 Jan 1881  Wilhelmstal, Gebiet Nikolajew, Region Odessa, Rußland Suche alle Personen mit Ereignissen an diesem Ort  [1, 2
    Getauft 18 Jan 1881  Wilhelmstal, Gebiet Nikolajew, Region Odessa, Rußland Suche alle Personen mit Ereignissen an diesem Ort  [1
    Geschlecht männlich 
    Alias-Name Phillip Weisenburger 
    Gestorben 12 Jul 1940  Bismarck, Burleigh County, North Dakota, USA Suche alle Personen mit Ereignissen an diesem Ort  [1, 2
    Begraben 16 Jul 1940  Fairview Cemetery, Bismarck, Burleigh County, North Dakota, USA Suche alle Personen mit Ereignissen an diesem Ort  [1, 2
    Personen-Kennung I89051  Zimbelmann
    Zuletzt bearbeitet am 28 Okt 2016 

    Vater Weißenburger, Georg,   geb. um 1830, Großliebental, Gebiet Großliebental, Region Odessa, Rußland Suche alle Personen mit Ereignissen an diesem Ort,   gest. 1880, ,,, Rußland Suche alle Personen mit Ereignissen an diesem Ort  (Alter ~ 50 Jahre) 
    Mutter Hissong, Catharina Barbara,   geb. 16 Okt 1839, Peterstal, Gebiet Großliebental, Region Odessa, Rußland Suche alle Personen mit Ereignissen an diesem Ort,   gest. Jan 1897, ,,, Rußland Suche alle Personen mit Ereignissen an diesem Ort  (Alter 57 Jahre) 
    Verheiratet 20 Nov 1858  Freudental, Gebiet Großliebental, Region Odessa, Rußland Suche alle Personen mit Ereignissen an diesem Ort  [1, 3
    Familien-Kennung F27955  Familienblatt  |  Familientafel

    Familie Schweigert, Friederika,   geb. 20 Okt 1883, Neu-Rohrbach, Gebiet Beresan, Region Odessa, Rußland Suche alle Personen mit Ereignissen an diesem Ort,   gest. 8 Dez 1968, Seattle, King County, Washington, USA Suche alle Personen mit Ereignissen an diesem Ort  (Alter 85 Jahre) 
    Verheiratet 26 Feb 1907  Eureka, McPherson County, South Dakota, USA Suche alle Personen mit Ereignissen an diesem Ort  [1
    Geschieden Datum unbekannt 
    Notizen 
    • Karen Abel:
      Married: Pastor: Aug. Heringer
      Divorce Btwn Jan 1944/Feb 1945
    Kinder 
     1. Weisenburger, Kathryn Edith,   geb. 21 Nov 1907, Eureka, McPherson County, South Dakota, USA Suche alle Personen mit Ereignissen an diesem Ort,   gest. 15 Jan 1968, Billings, Yellowstone County, Montana, USA Suche alle Personen mit Ereignissen an diesem Ort  (Alter 60 Jahre)
     2. Weisenburger, Anna L.,   geb. 12 Jan 1909, Berlin, LaMoure County, North Dakota, USA Suche alle Personen mit Ereignissen an diesem Ort,   gest. 15 Dez 1933, Dunseith, Rolette County, North Dakota, USA Suche alle Personen mit Ereignissen an diesem Ort  (Alter 24 Jahre)
    +3. Weisenburger, Henry,   geb. 30 Mai 1910, Hellwig, McIntosh County, North Dakota, USA Suche alle Personen mit Ereignissen an diesem Ort,   gest. 30 Jun 1968, ,, Washington, USA Suche alle Personen mit Ereignissen an diesem Ort  (Alter 58 Jahre)
     4. Weisenburger, Emma,   geb. 2 Mrz 1912, Hellwig, McIntosh County, North Dakota, USA Suche alle Personen mit Ereignissen an diesem Ort,   gest. 5 Dez 1916, Bismarck, Burleigh County, North Dakota, USA Suche alle Personen mit Ereignissen an diesem Ort  (Alter 4 Jahre)
     5. Weisenburger, John,   geb. 20 Apr 1914, Bismarck, Burleigh County, North Dakota, USA Suche alle Personen mit Ereignissen an diesem Ort,   gest. 16 Apr 1991, Jackson, Amador County, California, USA Suche alle Personen mit Ereignissen an diesem Ort  (Alter 76 Jahre)
     6. Weisenburger, Harry Arthur,   geb. 25 Sep 1915, Bismarck, Burleigh County, North Dakota, USA Suche alle Personen mit Ereignissen an diesem Ort,   gest. 15 Mrz 2002, Burlingame, San Mateo County, California, USA Suche alle Personen mit Ereignissen an diesem Ort  (Alter 86 Jahre)
     7. Weisenburger, Unbekannt,   geb. 25 Sep 1915, Bismarck, Burleigh County, North Dakota, USA Suche alle Personen mit Ereignissen an diesem Ort,   gest. 25 Sep 1915, Bismarck, Burleigh County, North Dakota, USA Suche alle Personen mit Ereignissen an diesem Ort  (Alter 0 Jahre)
     8. Weisenburger, Frieda,   geb. 1 Dez 1917, Tuttle, Kidder County, North Dakota, USA Suche alle Personen mit Ereignissen an diesem Ort,   gest. 14 Dez 1930, Bismarck, Burleigh County, North Dakota, USA Suche alle Personen mit Ereignissen an diesem Ort  (Alter 13 Jahre)
     9. Weisenburger, Edna,   geb. 1 Jul 1919, Bismarck, Burleigh County, North Dakota, USA Suche alle Personen mit Ereignissen an diesem Ort,   gest. 4 Jan 1922, Bismarck, Burleigh County, North Dakota, USA Suche alle Personen mit Ereignissen an diesem Ort  (Alter 2 Jahre)
     10. Weisenburger, Arthur,   geb. 22 Jul 1921, Bismarck, Burleigh County, North Dakota, USA Suche alle Personen mit Ereignissen an diesem Ort,   gest. 10 Apr 2001, Plainville, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA Suche alle Personen mit Ereignissen an diesem Ort  (Alter 79 Jahre)
     11. Weisenburger, Oscar George,   geb. 20 Apr 1923, Bismarck, Burleigh County, North Dakota, USA Suche alle Personen mit Ereignissen an diesem Ort,   gest. 31 Okt 1989, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA Suche alle Personen mit Ereignissen an diesem Ort  (Alter 66 Jahre)
    Familien-Kennung F27676  Familienblatt  |  Familientafel

  • Ereignis-Karte
    Link zu Google MapsGeboren - 10 Jan 1881 - Wilhelmstal, Gebiet Nikolajew, Region Odessa, Rußland Link zu Google Earth
    Link zu Google MapsGetauft - 18 Jan 1881 - Wilhelmstal, Gebiet Nikolajew, Region Odessa, Rußland Link zu Google Earth
    Link zu Google MapsVerheiratet - 26 Feb 1907 - Eureka, McPherson County, South Dakota, USA Link zu Google Earth
    Link zu Google MapsGestorben - 12 Jul 1940 - Bismarck, Burleigh County, North Dakota, USA Link zu Google Earth
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      Karen Abel:
      UID: 24392BB6576C4C6CBD96EA20CF7F30C65AA8
      DATE OF BIRTH
      Both his baptism record and the Weisenburger family Bible give Philipp's date of birth as 10 Jan 1881. His naturalization papers give the date at 23 Jan 1881. It is possible that this discrepancy is due to the change from the old Russian calendar.
      RUSSIAN ARMY
      Oral family history suggests that Philipp was drafted into the Russian Army, went AWOL, and was smuggled out of the country. It is not known how much of this is accurate. However, it is quite likely that he left Russia to avoid the army. The enlistment period at that time was 6 years, the soldiers often had to fend for themselves for food, and many did not make it back alive. Being 'foreigners', the German Russians had no hope of moving up in the ranks. The young men had no incentives to be loyal to the Russians and many decided to come to America.
      IMMIGRATION
      Philipp Weißenburger is listed on the ship's manifest for the S.S. Chemnitz, sailing from Bremen on 14 Nov 1904 and arriving in New York on 2 Dec 1904. He was 23 years old, a farmer, with a last residence of Wilhelmsthal, Russia. His final destination was Eureka, SD, and he was in possesion of $2. He travelled with Philipp Koch, a 21year old farmer from Alexanderfeld, and they were going to join his brother, Johann Koch, in Eureka.
      NATURALIZATION
      Philipp filed his Declaration of Intention to become a U.S. citizen on 23 Nov 1907. On it he states that he arrived on the ship "Barbarossa." He was not found on an Barbarossa passenger lists and it was discovered that he actually arrived on the "Chemnitz." He received his Certificate of Naturalization on 4 Apr 1912. He was 31 years old, 5 feet 8 inches tall, with gray eyes and brown hair. Also listed on the certificate are his wife, Friedricka, and the following children: Katie, age 5; Anna, age 3; and Henry, age 1. All resided in Hellwig, ND, at the time. In his Petition for Naturalization, dated 8 Dec 1911, Philipp stated that he was a carpenter and that he had lived in North Dakota since 13 Mar 1907.
      HOMESTEAD
      On the same day that he filed his Declaration of Intention, 23 Nov 1907, Philipp Weisenburger filed his application for homestead of 160 acres in Section 14 of Township 131 [Hellwig], Range 68 in North Dakota. Those witnessing his Notice of Intention to Make Proof on 21 Jun 1912 were John Rott, Bernhard C. Hellwig (age 35 years, Frieda's second cousin), Adam Gohring (22 years old, Philipp's brother-in-law), and Carl Gohring. Adam Gohring stated that he had known both the land and the claimant for 4 years. Bernhard Hellwig had known the claimant about 5 years and the land 15 years. Philipp's Final Proof was filed on 5 Sep 1912. At that time he was residing on the land with his wife and 4 children. They had a 12 x 14 foot frame house with a 12 x12 foot lean-to, an 18 x 24 foot frame barn with a 12 x 18 foot shed, an 8 x 8 foot frame chicken house, a 150 foot well, and had fenced 20 acres of the land--all improvements valued at about $1000. Most of the land could not be cultivated and a claim was filed to reduce the required area of cultivation. In it Philipp stated: "SW 1/4 NE1/4 this tract is covered by an alakli lake bed, except about six acres in the northwest corner, and that portion that is not in the lake bed is covered with rocks and not suitable to cultivation. The soil in the lake bed is composed of alakli and gumbo and covered with bunch grass and weeds." [Note: gumbo is a fine, silty soil of the Western prairies which becomes sticky and nonporous when wet.] The other three tracts were similar, with two of them being completely under water in the spring of the year. In one tract "there is possibly eight acres..situated outside of the lake bed, and of this amount I have broken and placed in crop about six acres." This statement went on to describe the land: "The altitude of the land is about 1500 feet above the of the sea, precipitation possibly from fifteen to twenty inches per annum." Finally, Philipp stated: "when I first moved upon the land I caused about one half acre to be cultivated, and in this I had a garden each year since 1908. I believed that this was all of the land that could be cultivated on the entire tract, but this year after some considerable effort I succeeded in breaking about six acres more, which is planted to flax." A special agent inspected the land and recommended that "the regular requirements as to cultivation be waived". This was granted on 21 Feb 1913. Philipp's Homestead Certificate was granted on 27 Mar 1913.
      HELLWIG, ND
      According to North Dakota Place Names by Douglas A. Wick, a rural post office was established on 6 Dec 1900 in the home of Ludwig Hellwig in SW 1/4 Section 19-131-67, McIntosh county, Antelope Township, about 14 miles NE of Ashley, ND. The post office was closed 15 Oct 1920 with mail going to Kulm, ND. Another source, Origins of North Dakota Place Names, says that it was a small village on SE 1/4 Section 25-131-68, about 20 miles NE of Ashley. That book also says that a Bernard Hellwig owned and operated a general store and blacksmithy until the store was destroyed by fire in 1917.
      MOVE TO BISMARCK
      According to the Bismarck Daily Tribune of 20 Nov 1913, "House Building Booming in Bismarck Last Year": 'There is probably no city in the state which can show the amount of building which has been done in Bismarck this year.. Another interesting thing shown by this list is that our Russian fellow citizens are getting homes of their own here as fast as they can. There have been sixteen houses built south of Front street, everyone of them to be owned by the builder as a home. At least a dozen of them were built by Russians.' The list which follows includes "Weisenberger, $2,000, Eleventh St."
      It is known that Philipp also built a church in Bismarck. From research it seems most likely that it was the First German Baptist Church, organized May 1913 and located at the corner of 8th and Rosser (just three blocks from the Weisenburger home). By 2004 that church was no longer standing.
      BISMARCK PROPERTY DEEDS
      Philipp purchased his property in Bismarck on 12 May 1913 from Maggie S. and John W. Duddleston of St. Paris, OH, for the sum of $200. This property was defined as Lot 9 in Block 134 of the Williams Addition (Book 18, page 379). Then on 4 Nov 1913 he purchased the adjacent Lot 8 from the Duddlestons for the sum of $1. (Book 120, page 53)
      On 9 Oct 1942 Philipp's widow Freda sold part of these properties to Albert and Margreth Ellwein of Zap, ND, for the sum of $5400. The portion sold was the "West 63.8 feet, exclusive of alley, of Lots 8 and 9, in Block 134." (Book 243, p. 599)
      On 8 Jan 1944 "Freda Hauck, formerly Freda Weisenberger, and Jake Hauck, her husband," sold the remaining portion to her daughter and son-in-law, Theodore and Marcella E. Bierwagen, for the sum of "One Dollar and other Valuable Considerations." This portion was described as "East 76.2 feet of Lots 8 and 9, Block 134." (Book 250, p. 519) Then on 28 Feb 1945 the Bierwagens sold this property back to Freda Weisenberger, a widow, for $1 (Book 253, p. 641). Freda then sold it on 29 Mar 1945 to Eduard J. and Christina Rivinius of Bismarck for $1 and "other valuable consideration" (Book 257, p. 67). [Note: according to the Bismarck City Directory for 1945, Edw. Rivinius was a neighbor living at 422-11th.] [Note: In 1957 Rivinius sold the same property for $23,400.]
      In 2004 the house at 400 - 11th was no longer standing. The nearby hospital had taken over the property.
      BISMARCK CITY DIRECTORIES
      Philip and Frieda Weisenburger appear in the 1914-15, 1916-17, 1919-20, 1928-29, 1932-33, 1938-39, and 1940-41 city directories at 400-11th (the house that Philip built). Philip's occupation was listed as carpenter. In 1928-29 Annie and Kathryn, both students, also appear.
      The listing in the 1924 directory reads: "Weisenberger Philip (Fredricka) hlpr The McKenzie r 400 11th." The McKenzie was a hotel located at Main and 5th.
      CENSUS
      1920 - Bismarck, Burleigh, ND - Living at 400 11th Street - Philip 38, carpenter; Fredericka 36, Katie 12, Annie 11, Henry 9, Johnnie 5, Harry 4, Freda 2, Edna 6/12.
      1930 - Bismarck, Burleigh, ND (ED#8-7, Sheet 14A-14B) - Philip owned his own home, valued at $6200. He was a house building carpenter. "Freda" was a servant for a private family; Henry was a presser at a dry cleaners. The family was listed as follows:
      Phillip 49 (age 26 at marriage), Freda 46 (age 23 at marriage), Kathryn 22, Anna 21, Henry 19, John 15, Harry 14, Freda 12, Arthur 8, George 6, Marcella 5.
      OBITUARY
      "RESIDENT FOR 28 YEARS DIES HERE
      ---Funeral Services Will Be Held Tuesday at the First Baptist Church---
      Philip Weisenburger, 59, 400 Eleventh St., died at 11:35 p.m. Friday at his home. Funeral arrangements have been set for 2 p.m. Tuesday at the First Baptist church in Bismarck. Rev. Karl Gieser will officiate and Rev. A. W. Weynrauch of Jamestown and Rev. Marvin Miller of the Gospel Tabernacle will assist. Mr. Weisenburger had been a resident of Bismarck for 28 years. He homesteaded in McIntosh county after coming from Germany 35 years ago. His occupation was that of a building contractor and he was employed at the Web funeral home until last May. The body will be at the Webb chapel for a short time and then will lie in state at home until the funeral Tuesday. Mr. Weisenburger married Frieda Schweigert Feb. 26, 1907, at Eureka, S.D. In addition to his wife he leaves two daughters, Mrs. Kathryn Rintoul, Great Falls, Mont., and Marcella, 15, living at home and five sons, John and Harry of San Jose, Calif., and Henry, Arthur and George, all of Bismarck. He also leaves three grandchildren."
      Deutsche Freie Presse, 24 July 1940
      Mr. Philipp Weisenburger died at his home, Nr. 300 11 Street in Bismarck of cancer at the age of 59. He died on 12 Juli at 11:35 at night and was laid to eternal rest on 16 July through the First Baptist Church. Rev. Karl Geiser of the German Baptist church in Bismarck officiated. Rev. A W. Weinrauch of Jamestown and Rev. Marvin Miller of the Gospel Tabernacle assisted. The deceased came from Russia to America 35 years earlier and had settled on a homestead in McIntosh County, lived in Eureka, SD and for the past 28 years resided in Bismarck. His business was table maker and carpenter, and the past six years he work at brothers Webb.
      Mr. Weisenburger married Frida Schweigert on 26 February 1907 in Eureka. Aside his grieving widow, he leaves behind two daughters, Mrs. Katharina Rintoul, Great Falls, Montana and Marcella, still at home. 5 sons: John and Harry in San Jose, California; Henry, Arthur and Georg all in Bismarck, as well as three grandchildren, many friends and relatives. Rest to his Ashes and we give our condolences to the surviving.
      FAMILY HISTORY
      At the time of their father's death, John and Harry Weisenburger were living in San Jose, CA. John was not yet married, but Harry was married with two sons, Paul, 2 years, and John, 1 year old. John, Harry, Erna, Paul and baby John all drove from California to North Dakota in John's Ford coupe. It had just the single bench seat. Paul rode in his parents' laps, while young John got to sleep on the 'shelf' behind the seat. They had to take plenty of cans of motor oil along because the car seemed to consume almost as much oil as gasoline. What a trip that must have been!
      Sources:
      1. Title: St. Petersburg Church Books, 1833-1885 - Evangelische Kirche, Konsistorium Petersburg - #1897593/2 P. 767
      2. Title: Ship's Manifest - Page: FHL Film #1399202
      3. Title: Marriage license & certificate - Author: McPherson County, SD, Circuit Court

      Karen Abel:
      UID: 24392BB6576C4C6CBD96EA20CF7F30C65AA8
      NATU: 2 Apr 1912 McIntosh County, ND
      DATE OF BIRTH
      Both his baptism record and the Weisenburger family Bible give Philipp's date of birth as 10 Jan 1881. His naturalization papers give the date at 23 Jan 1881. It is possible that this discrepancy is due to the change from the old Russian calendar.
      RUSSIAN ARMY
      Oral family history suggests that Philipp was drafted into the Russian Army, went AWOL, and was smuggled out of the country. It is not known how much of this is accurate. However, it is quite likely that he left Russia to avoid the army. The enlistment period at that time was 6 years, the soldiers often had to fend for themselves for food, and many did not make it back alive. Being 'foreigners', the German Russians had no hope of moving up in the ranks. The young men had no incentives to be loyal to the Russians and many decided to come to America.
      IMMIGRATION
      Philipp Weißenburger is listed on the ship's manifest for the S.S. Chemnitz, sailing from Bremen on 14 Nov 1904 and arriving in New York on 2 Dec 1904. He was 23 years old, a farmer, with a last residence of Wilhelmsthal, Russia. His final destination was Eureka, SD, and he was in possesion of $2. He travelled with Philipp Koch, a 21year old farmer from Alexanderfeld, and they were going to join his brother, Johann Koch, in Eureka.
      NATURALIZATION
      Philipp filed his Declaration of Intention to become a U.S. citizen on 23 Nov 1907. On it he states that he arrived on the ship "Barbarossa." He was not found on an Barbarossa passenger lists and it was discovered that he actually arrived on the "Chemnitz." He received his Certificate of Naturalization on 4 Apr 1912. He was 31 years old, 5 feet 8 inches tall, with gray eyes and brown hair. Also listed on the certificate are his wife, Friedricka, and the following children: Katie, age 5; Anna, age 3; and Henry, age 1. All resided in Hellwig, ND, at the time. In his Petition for Naturalization, dated 8 Dec 1911, Philipp stated that he was a carpenter and that he had lived in North Dakota since 13 Mar 1907.
      HOMESTEAD
      On the same day that he filed his Declaration of Intention, 23 Nov 1907, Philipp Weisenburger filed his application for homestead of 160 acres in Section 14 of Township 131 [Hellwig], Range 68 in North Dakota. Those witnessing his Notice of Intention to Make Proof on 21 Jun 1912 were John Rott, Bernhard C. Hellwig (age 35 years, Frieda's second cousin), Adam Gohring (22 years old, Philipp's brother-in-law), and Carl Gohring. Adam Gohring stated that he had known both the land and the claimant for 4 years. Bernhard Hellwig had known the claimant about 5 years and the land 15 years. Philipp's Final Proof was filed on 5 Sep 1912. At that time he was residing on the land with his wife and 4 children. They had a 12 x 14 foot frame house with a 12 x12 foot lean-to, an 18 x 24 foot frame barn with a 12 x 18 foot shed, an 8 x 8 foot frame chicken house, a 150 foot well, and had fenced 20 acres of the land--all improvements valued at about $1000. Most of the land could not be cultivated and a claim was filed to reduce the required area of cultivation. In it Philipp stated: "SW 1/4 NE1/4 this tract is covered by an alakli lake bed, except about six acres in the northwest corner, and that portion that is not in the lake bed is covered with rocks and not suitable to cultivation. The soil in the lake bed is composed of alakli and gumbo and covered with bunch grass and weeds." [Note: gumbo is a fine, silty soil of the Western prairies which becomes sticky and nonporous when wet.] The other three tracts were similar, with two of them being completely under water in the spring of the year. In one tract "there is possibly eight acres..situated outside of the lake bed, and of this amount I have broken and placed in crop about six acres." This statement went on to describe the land: "The altitude of the land is about 1500 feet above the of the sea, precipitation possibly from fifteen to twenty inches per annum." Finally, Philipp stated: "when I first moved upon the land I caused about one half acre to be cultivated, and in this I had a garden each year since 1908. I believed that this was all of the land that could be cultivated on the entire tract, but this year after some considerable effort I succeeded in breaking about six acres more, which is planted to flax." A special agent inspected the land and recommended that "the regular requirements as to cultivation be waived". This was granted on 21 Feb 1913. Philipp's Homestead Certificate was granted on 27 Mar 1913.
      HELLWIG, ND
      According to North Dakota Place Names by Douglas A. Wick, a rural post office was established on 6 Dec 1900 in the home of Ludwig Hellwig in SW 1/4 Section 19-131-67, McIntosh county, Antelope Township, about 14 miles NE of Ashley, ND. The post office was closed 15 Oct 1920 with mail going to Kulm, ND. Another source, Origins of North Dakota Place Names, says that it was a small village on SE 1/4 Section 25-131-68, about 20 miles NE of Ashley. That book also says that a Bernard Hellwig owned and operated a general store and blacksmithy until the store was destroyed by fire in 1917.
      MOVE TO BISMARCK
      According to the Bismarck Daily Tribune of 20 Nov 1913, "House Building Booming in Bismarck Last Year": 'There is probably no city in the state which can show the amount of building which has been done in Bismarck this year.. Another interesting thing shown by this list is that our Russian fellow citizens are getting homes of their own here as fast as they can. There have been sixteen houses built south of Front street, everyone of them to be owned by the builder as a home. At least a dozen of them were built by Russians.' The list which follows includes "Weisenberger, $2,000, Eleventh St."
      It is known that Philipp also built a church in Bismarck. From research it seems most likely that it was the First German Baptist Church, organized May 1913 and located at the corner of 8th and Rosser (just three blocks from the Weisenburger home). By 2004 that church was no longer standing.
      BISMARCK PROPERTY DEEDS
      Philipp purchased his property in Bismarck on 12 May 1913 from Maggie S. and John W. Duddleston of St. Paris, OH, for the sum of $200. This property was defined as Lot 9 in Block 134 of the Williams Addition (Book 18, page 379). Then on 4 Nov 1913 he purchased the adjacent Lot 8 from the Duddlestons for the sum of $1. (Book 120, page 53)
      On 9 Oct 1942 Philipp's widow Freda sold part of these properties to Albert and Margreth Ellwein of Zap, ND, for the sum of $5400. The portion sold was the "West 63.8 feet, exclusive of alley, of Lots 8 and 9, in Block 134." (Book 243, p. 599)
      On 8 Jan 1944 "Freda Hauck, formerly Freda Weisenberger, and Jake Hauck, her husband," sold the remaining portion to her daughter and son-in-law, Theodore and Marcella E. Bierwagen, for the sum of "One Dollar and other Valuable Considerations." This portion was described as "East 76.2 feet of Lots 8 and 9, Block 134." (Book 250, p. 519) Then on 28 Feb 1945 the Bierwagens sold this property back to Freda Weisenberger, a widow, for $1 (Book 253, p. 641). Freda then sold it on 29 Mar 1945 to Eduard J. and Christina Rivinius of Bismarck for $1 and "other valuable consideration" (Book 257, p. 67). [Note: according to the Bismarck City Directory for 1945, Edw. Rivinius was a neighbor living at 422-11th.] [Note: In 1957 Rivinius sold the same property for $23,400.]
      In 2004 the house at 400 - 11th was no longer standing. The nearby hospital had taken over the property.
      BISMARCK CITY DIRECTORIES
      Philip and Frieda Weisenburger appear in the 1914-15, 1916-17, 1919-20, 1928-29, 1932-33, 1938-39, and 1940-41 city directories at 400-11th (the house that Philip built). Philip's occupation was listed as carpenter. In 1928-29 Annie and Kathryn, both students, also appear.
      The listing in the 1924 directory reads: "Weisenberger Philip (Fredricka) hlpr The McKenzie r 400 11th." The McKenzie was a hotel located at Main and 5th.
      CENSUS
      1920 - Bismarck, Burleigh, ND - Living at 400 11th Street - Philip 38, carpenter; Fredericka 36, Katie 12, Annie 11, Henry 9, Johnnie 5, Harry 4, Freda 2, Edna 6/12.
      1930 - Bismarck, Burleigh, ND (ED#8-7, Sheet 14A-14B) - Philip owned his own home, valued at $6200. He was a house building carpenter. "Freda" was a servant for a private family; Henry was a presser at a dry cleaners. The family was listed as follows:
      Phillip 49 (age 26 at marriage), Freda 46 (age 23 at marriage), Kathryn 22, Anna 21, Henry 19, John 15, Harry 14, Freda 12, Arthur 8, George 6, Marcella 5.
      OBITUARY
      "RESIDENT FOR 28 YEARS DIES HERE
      ---Funeral Services Will Be Held Tuesday at the First Baptist Church---
      Philip Weisenburger, 59, 400 Eleventh St., died at 11:35 p.m. Friday at his home. Funeral arrangements have been set for 2 p.m. Tuesday at the First Baptist church in Bismarck. Rev. Karl Gieser will officiate and Rev. A. W. Weynrauch of Jamestown and Rev. Marvin Miller of the Gospel Tabernacle will assist. Mr. Weisenburger had been a resident of Bismarck for 28 years. He homesteaded in McIntosh county after coming from Germany 35 years ago. His occupation was that of a building contractor and he was employed at the Web funeral home until last May. The body will be at the Webb chapel for a short time and then will lie in state at home until the funeral Tuesday. Mr. Weisenburger married Frieda Schweigert Feb. 26, 1907, at Eureka, S.D. In addition to his wife he leaves two daughters, Mrs. Kathryn Rintoul, Great Falls, Mont., and Marcella, 15, living at home and five sons, John and Harry of San Jose, Calif., and Henry, Arthur and George, all of Bismarck. He also leaves three grandchildren."
      Deutsche Freie Presse, 24 July 1940
      Mr. Philipp Weisenburger died at his home, Nr. 300 11 Street in Bismarck of cancer at the age of 59. He died on 12 Juli at 11:35 at night and was laid to eternal rest on 16 July through the First Baptist Church. Rev. Karl Geiser of the German Baptist church in Bismarck officiated. Rev. A W. Weinrauch of Jamestown and Rev. Marvin Miller of the Gospel Tabernacle assisted. The deceased came from Russia to America 35 years earlier and had settled on a homestead in McIntosh County, lived in Eureka, SD and for the past 28 years resided in Bismarck. His business was table maker and carpenter, and the past six years he work at brothers Webb.
      Mr. Weisenburger married Frida Schweigert on 26 February 1907 in Eureka. Aside his grieving widow, he leaves behind two daughters, Mrs. Katharina Rintoul, Great Falls, Montana and Marcella, still at home. 5 sons: John and Harry in San Jose, California; Henry, Arthur and Georg all in Bismarck, as well as three grandchildren, many friends and relatives. Rest to his Ashes and we give our condolences to the surviving.
      FAMILY HISTORY
      At the time of their father's death, John and Harry Weisenburger were living in San Jose, CA. John was not yet married, but Harry was married with two sons, Paul, 2 years, and John, 1 year old. John, Harry, Erna, Paul and baby John all drove from California to North Dakota in John's Ford coupe. It had just the single bench seat. Paul rode in his parents' laps, while young John got to sleep on the 'shelf' behind the seat. They had to take plenty of cans of motor oil along because the car seemed to consume almost as much oil as gasoline. What a trip that must have been!
      Sources:
      1. Title: St. Petersburg Church Books, 1833-1885 - Evangelische Kirche, Konsistorium Petersburg - #1897593/2 P.767
      2. Title: Ship's Manifest - Page: FHL Film #1399202
      3. Title: Marriage license & certificate - Author: McPherson County, SD, Circuit Court

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    2. [S170] www.findagrave.com, Uwe Zimbelmann.

    3. [S19] Cal Zimbelman, Cal Zimbelman, (Note to Lorene Zimbelman on Oct. 28, 1981).