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Selma Augusta Mathilda Dumroese

Female 1891 - 1958


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  • Name  Selma Augusta Mathilda Dumroese 
    Born  24 Jun 1891  Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    • According to the archivist, the birthdate was "corrected" showing 20, 21, and 24 June with it being unclear which date was correct. Her marriage record and death certificate both show 24 June.
    Kressmann, Lawrence -- 1918 Birth Certificate
    Kressmann, Lawrence -- 1918 Birth Certificate
    Kressmann, Lawrence -- 1918 Cook County, Illinois, birth certificate. The birth record shows Larry was born 4 Oct 1918 in Chicago. Father: Frank Kressmann, born Chicago, age 30, working as a chauffer. Mother: Selma Dumroese, born Chicago, age 27. The family lived at 2623 West 22nd Place.
    Gender  Female 
    Baptism  18 Jul 1891  St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Sponsors were Ferdinand Meroch, Auguste Prueske, and Mathilda Domroese.
    Social Security Number  318-05-0499 
    _UID  17E65AED5CF58F43BF15B9CBDCC2ECDF28EC 
    Died  12 Dec 1958  Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • She was living at home, 2735 West 23rd Place, Chicago.
    Buried  15 Dec 1958  Concordia Cemetery, Forest Park, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I45  Page-Dumroese
    Last Modified  12 Oct 2010 

    Father  Edward W. Dumroese,   b. 6 Sep 1858, PĆ¼sitz, Pommern (Germany) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1934, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Louise A. Krause,   b. 16 Jan 1868, Wittenberg, Prussia (Germany) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1926, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  8 Sep 1888  German Evangelical St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F12  Group Sheet

    Family  Frank Robert Kressmann,   b. 7 Dec 1887,   d. May 1961 
    Married  26 Nov 1913  St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    • Witnesses were Fr. Lindermann, Helena Kressmann, Ernst Dumroese, and Hedwig Kressmann.
    Children 
     1. Willert Frank Kressmann,   b. 31 Oct 1914, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1937, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Living
     3. Lawrence Marvin Otto Kressmann,   b. 4 Oct 1918, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1971, Arlington Heights, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Frank Alfred Clarence Kressmann,   b. 24 Jun 1927, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1971
    Family ID  F21  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Jun 1891 - Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 18 Jul 1891 - St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Nov 1913 - St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Dec 1958 - Chicago, Cook County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 15 Dec 1958 - Concordia Cemetery, Forest Park, Cook County, Illinois Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Dumroese, Edward -- 1910 US Census
    Dumroese, Edward -- 1910 US Census
    The 1910 US Census for the Edward Dumroese family. Edward and Louise and their children: Selma, Ernest, William, Otto, Edward, and Alfred.
    Kressmann, Willard -- 1914 Birth Certificate
    Kressmann, Willard -- 1914 Birth Certificate
    Kressmann, Willard -- 1914 Cook County, Illinois, birth certificate. The certificate shows him as Willard, born 31 Oct 1914 in Cook County, Illinois. He was his mother's first child. Father: Frank Kressman [sic], age 26, born in Chicago, a machinist. Mother: Selma Dumroese, age 23, born in Chicago. The family lived at 2258 West 22nd.

  • Sources 
    1. [S274] Church Records: St. Mark's (Chicago), Book 1 Baptisms 1888-1907, page 47, record 240/43.
      Parents Eduard Dumorese and Louise (nee) Krause. Baptismal sponsors: Ferdinand Meroch, Auguste Prueske, Mathilda Domroese.

    2. [S274] Church Records: St. Mark's (Chicago), Book 6 Baptisms and Marriages 1908-1937, page 21, record 22.
      Frank Kressmann b. 7 Dec 1887 age 25 to Selma Dumroese b. 24 Jun 1891 age 22 on 26 Nov 1912 (#647871). Witnesses: Fr. Lindermann, Helena Kressmann, Ernst Dumroese, Hedwig Kressmann.

    3. [S320] 1900 US Census, Chicago Ward 10, Cook, Illinois; Roll T623_256; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 288 (accessed 9 November 2009). Search = "Adolph Domovez". Sheet 2A lines 44 through 50 and sheet 2B line 51.

    4. [S307] 1910 US Census, Chicago Ward 12, Cook, Illinois; Roll T624_254; Page: 8A; Lines 38-45; Enumeration District: 608; Image: 214 (accessed 14 Sep 2010). Search = "Edward W. Dumroese".

    5. [S305] Death Certificate, Cook County, Illinois. Selma Kressmann. Number unknown. I have a photocopy of the certificate, but it does not have a file number and cannot be located at the Cook County Clerk website: http://www.cookcountygenealogy.com (accessed 6 December 2008)..

    6. [S357] Illinois: Cook County Marriages, 1871-1920 (Family Search), (accessed 23 Jan 2011). Frank R. Kressmann (search = Kussmann), b. 1888, age 25. Selma, b. 1891, age 22. Married 26 Nov 1913, Chicago. Film Number: 1030560; Digital Film Number: 4272170; Image Number: 1007; Reference Number: 647871..