Otto Karl STRAUSS

Male 1867 - 1943

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    Strauss Family 1918
    Strauss Family 1918

  • Birth  27 Jun 1867  Osterode, Ostpreusen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Farmer  Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died  16 Jul 1943  Junction City, Geary, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I4446  Carney Genealogy
    Last Modified  12 Feb 2012 

    Father  Johann STRAUSS,   b. 1832, East Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1888, Junction City, Geary, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Maria FECHTER,   b. 1832, East Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID  F816  Group Sheet

    Family  Auguste Wilhelmine LAWRENZ,   b. 21 Mar 1871, Lauenburg, Pommern, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1963, Junction City, Geary, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  13 Oct 1892  St John's Lutheran Church, Lyons Creek Twp., Dickinson Co., KS. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Marie Pauline Anna STRAUSS,   b. 3 Oct 1893, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1956, Geary, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Amanda Gertrude STRAUSS,   b. 18 Aug 1895,   d. 4 Apr 1986
     3. William C. STRAUSS,   b. 31 Jan 1897,   d. 15 Oct 1918
     4. Alfred Ferdinand STRAUSS,   b. 13 Apr 1898,   d. 7 May 1987
     5. Pauline Johanna Sarah STRAUSS,   b. 18 Aug 1900, Enterprise, Dickinson, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1957, Jefferson City/Junction City, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Emile Herman STRAUSS,   b. 16 Jul 1902,   d. 17 Jul 1961
     7. Paul Frederick STRAUSS,   b. 24 Jan 1905,   d. 14 Jun 1975
     8. Dorothea August STRAUSS,   b. 4 Aug 1906,   d. 3 Dec 1962
     9. Edwin George STRAUSS,   b. 5 Feb 1908,   d. 2 Dec 1992
     10. Martha Helen STRAUSS,   b. 28 Sep 1909,   d. 14 Jul 1973
     11. Arthur Otto STRAUSS,   b. 11 Mar 1915,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  22 May 2011 
    Family ID  F1087  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Have "Marriage Affidavit" for Otto age 25 and Augusta age 22 from October 1892, also "Marriage License" and Certificate of Marriage
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      Found in 1900 Census in Dickinson, Kansas:
      Otto born June 1866 and immigrated in 1887
      August, wife born 1870 and immigrated in 1878
      Mary born Oct 1894
      Amanda born Aug 1896
      William born Jan 1897
      Alfred born 1898

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      When Otto's son, Art Strauss was still alive, he told Mark Will that his dad - Otto, said that he emmigrated to USA at 18 years of age. So that would put the date of their immigration at around 1885-1886. Census of 1900 says he immigrated in 1887.

      Found a Otto Strauss arrived in USA on 10 Sep 1886, born in 1867 - age 19; occupation Laborer, port of departure was Bremen, Germany, arrived at New York on the ship "Trave". It is assumed father Johann arrived year earlier on the Elbe and sent for son later. Father: Possible Immigration on the ship ELBE on 28 Nov 1885, born in 1832, age 53. Departed from Bremen Germany arriving into New York.

      1925 Kansas State Census:
      Otto Strauss57
      Agusta Strauss54
      Alfred Strauss26
      Pauline Strauss24
      Paul Strauss20
      Dorotrea Strauss18
      Edwin Strauss17
      Martha Strauss15
      Arthur Strauss9
      Charles Strauss4

      Found Otto Strauss in 1930 Census at Jefferson Township, Geary county, Kansas.
      Strauss, Otto - Head, male, white, 63 yrs old, age at marriage 26, born in Germany, father and mother born in Germany, attained US citizenship in 1886, General Farmer.
      Strauss, Augusta W., Wife, age 60, Germany, US citizen in 1876.
      Alfred F, Son, age 31, born in Kansas, wheat farmer
      Paul F., Son age 24, born in Kansas, laborer
      Dorothy A., Daughter, age 23, born in Kansas
      Edward G., Son, age 21, born in Kansas, laborer
      Martha H., Daugter, age 20, born in Kansas
      Arthur O., Son, age 14, born in Kansas