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Fredrick Adolph Lorenz

Fredrick Adolph Lorenz

Male 1855 - 1941  (85 years)

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  • Name Fredrick Adolph Lorenz 
    Born 12 Dec 1855  Crawfordsville, Montgomery, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Middle name per son Frederick's death certificate. Place of birth and father's name per this Fred's death certificate
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1860  Crawfordsville, Montgomery, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Guardianship 13 Jun 1870  Crawfordsville, Montgomery, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    His mother died when he was just 13. His father died two years later. Guardian: Henry Nicholson 
    Guardian's Docket of Montgomery County, IN vol2 pg60_Page_1
    Guardian's Docket of Montgomery County, IN vol2 pg60_Page_1
    Affiliation 1880  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Secretary of St. Paul’s Cathedral Workingmen’s Club, which met “every Wednesday evening on the corner of New York and Illinois”.
    Residence 1880  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1889  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1890  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
    Residence 4 Jun 1900  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation 27 Dec 1908  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence 19 Apr 1910  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Occupation Between 1918 and 1930  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation - PO Board of Examiners 8 Mar 1918  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Occupation - PO Board of Examiners
    Occupation - PO Board of Examiners
    Residence 5 Jan 1920  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    Residence 1922  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Association - Mason 29 Nov 1926  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Awarded first veil - Keystone Chapter #6, Royal Arch Masons 
    Association - Mason
    Association - Mason
    Residence 9 Apr 1930  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Residence 1935  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Accident - Frederick Adolph Lorenz 12 May 1937  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Accident - Frederick Adolph Lorenz
    Accident - Frederick Adolph Lorenz
    Affiliation Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    • Member of Ancient Landmarks Masonic Lodge, Raper Commandery No. 1, Knights Templar, Hercules Council of Royal League, Indianapolis Council No. 2, Royal and Select Masters, and Keystone Chapter No. 6, Royal Arch Masons.
    Residence 1 Apr 1940  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Masons of Ancient Landmarks Lodge 15 Sep 1940  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    Article includes photo of Frederick A. Lorenz 
    Masons of Ancient Landmarks Lodge
    Masons of Ancient Landmarks Lodge
    Died 23 May 1941  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Cause: Chronic myocarditis due to arteriosclerosis 
    Death Certificate - Lorenz, Frederick Adolph
    Death Certificate - Lorenz, Frederick Adolph
    Buried 28 May 1941  Crown Hill Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    Headstone - Lorenz, Fred Adolph
    Headstone - Lorenz, Fred Adolph
    Headstone - Lorenz, Fred Adolph and Wagner family
    Headstone - Lorenz, Fred Adolph and Wagner family
    Headstone - Lorenz, Fred A. and Anna Wagner
    Headstone - Lorenz, Fred A. and Anna Wagner
    Notes 
    • Anna Hale may have adopted Fred's children....The 1900 US Census show s none of the children are hers (and children give mother's birth plac e as Ohio). The 1910 US Census then shows all four children are hers ( and mother's birth place as Kentucky)
    Person ID I1084  Discovering My Ancestors
    Last Modified 15 May 2017 

    Father J. Adolph Henry Lorenz,   b. 9 Jun 1827, Sachsen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1870, Crawfordsville, Montgomery, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Mother Augusta Reinhard,   b. 17 Dec 1835, Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1868, Crawfordsville, Montgomery, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Family ID F362  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Anna Wagner,   b. Abt 1864,   d. 7 Sep 1886, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 22 years) 
    Married 16 Apr 1879  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [20, 21
    Children 
    +1. Frederick Graham Lorenz,   b. 21 Oct 1880, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1951, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     2. Harry Adolph Lorenz,   b. 13 Feb 1882, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1923, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
    +3. Walter William Lorenz,   b. 27 May 1884, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1955, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     4. Clara M Lorenz,   b. 1885, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1939, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
    Last Modified 11 May 2017 
    Family ID F359  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Anna Belle Hale,   b. 25 Oct 1855, Cynthiana, Harrison, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1940, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 27 Apr 1892  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [21, 22, 23
    Last Modified 11 May 2017 
    Family ID F358  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Portrait - Fred A Lorenz - Indianapolis_Star_Dec_27_1908-CLIP
    Portrait - Fred A Lorenz - Indianapolis_Star_Dec_27_1908-CLIP
    Fred A Lorenz and Anna Hale - Sylvester Sherman and Emily (Bess) McMahan
    Fred A Lorenz and Anna Hale - Sylvester Sherman and Emily (Bess) McMahan
    Portrait - Fred A Lorenz
    Portrait - Fred A Lorenz

  • Sources 
    1. [S453] Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.

    2. [S254] 1860 United States Federal Census, Crawfordsville Ward 1, Montgomery, Indiana; Roll: M653_283; Page: 150; Image: 151.
      Name: Adolph Lorenz Birth: abt 1856 Indiana Residence: 1860 Cra wfordsville Ward 1, Montgomery, Indiana

    3. [S245] Guardian's Docket of Montgomery County, IN, Vol.2, pg.60.
      Guardian: Henry Nicholson. - Names of Wards: Adolph F. Lorenz, Mary L . Lorenz, Caroline R. Lorenz, William H. Lorenz, George W. Lorenz. Hei rs of Henry Lorenz.

    4. [S119] U.S. City Directories (Beta).

    5. [S614] Indianapolis, Indiana Directories, 1887-90.
      Name: Frederick A Lorenz Residence: 1889 Indianapolis, IN

    6. [S614] Indianapolis, Indiana Directories, 1887-90.
      Name: Frederick A Lorenz Residence: 1890 Indianapolis, IN

    7. [S248] 1900 United States Federal Census, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana; Roll: T623 390; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 162.
      Name: F A Lorenz Birth: abt 1856 Indiana Residence: 1900 Indian apolis, Marion, Indiana

    8. [S581] Newspapers.com - The Indianapolis Star - 27 Dec 1908 - Page 12.

    9. [S249] 1910 United States Federal Census, Indianapolis Ward 10, Marion, Indiana; Roll: T624_368; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 185; Image: 1358.
      Name: Fred A Lorenz Birth: abt 1856 Indiana Residence: 1910 Ind ianapolis Ward 10, Marion, Indiana

    10. [S576] Newspapers.com - The Indianapolis News - 8 Mar 1918 - Page 5, 8 Mar 1918.

    11. [S124] Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934, Address: 1450 Pleasant St., Indianapolis, Indiana.

    12. [S615] 1920 United States Federal Census, Indianapolis Ward 10, Marion, Indiana; Roll: T625_454; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 187; Image: 873.
      Name: Fred A Lorenz Birth: abt 1857 Indiana Residence: 1920 Ind ianapolis Ward 10, Marion, Indiana

    13. [S578] Newspapers.com - The Indianapolis Star - 29 Nov 1926 - Page 18, 29 Nov 1926.

    14. [S259] 1930 United States Federal Census, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana; Roll: 613; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 154; Image: 689.0.
      Name: Fredrick A Lorenz Birth: abt 1856 Indiana Residence: 193 0 Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana

    15. [S241] 1940 United States Federal Census, Year: 1940; Census Place: Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana; Roll: T627_1123; Page: 15A; Enumeration District: 96-75.

    16. [S575] Newspapers.com - The Indianapolis Star - 12 May 1937 - Page 26, 12 May 1937.

    17. [S573] Newspapers.com - The Indianapolis Star - 24 May 1941 - Page 14, 24 May 1941.

    18. [S577] Newspapers.com - The Indianapolis Star - 15 Sep 1940 - Page 12, 15 Sep 1940.

    19. [S71] Cemetery - Crown Hill Cemetery, Lorenz Family Burials.
      ANNABELLE H. LORENZ Burial: 03/21/1940 Section: 37 Lot: 56 3 ANNIE LORENZ Burial: 09/10/1886 Section: 31 Lot: 30 9 BESSIE L. LORENZ Burial: 12/27/1963 Section: 98 Lot: 78 7 EMMA LORENZ Burial: 07/10/1953 Section: 60 Lot: 881 F RED A. LORENZ Burial: 05/26/1941 Section: 31 Lot: 309 FRE DERICK LORENZ Burial: 02/26/1951 Section: 98 Lot: 787 FRED ERICK G. LORENZ Burial: 12/12/2000 Section: 2K Lot: C-1 HAR RY A. LORENZ Burial: 05/21/1923 Section: 60 Lot: 881 MAR Y JANE LORENZ Burial: 07/23/2003 Section: CM Lot: C-1-2K WA LTER LORENZ Burial: 09/03/1919 Section: 5 Lot: 85 WALTER W . LORENZ Burial: 11/17/1955 Section: 60 Lot: 881 SYLVESTE R A. SHERMAN Burial: 06/04/1938 Section: 98 Lot: 493 EMILY AL ICE SHERMAN Burial: 04/15/1936 Section: 98 Lot: 493

    20. [S72] Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941, Title: Marion County, Indiana, Index to Marriage Record 1876 - 1880 Inclusive Vol, Original Record Located: County Clerk's Office Ind; Book: 571; Page: .
      Name: Fred A Lorenz Spouse Name: Anna H Wagner Marriage Date: 16 A pr 1879 Marriage County: Marion Estimated Birth Year: 1864 Age : 15

    21. [S282] Indiana, Select Marriages, 1780-1992.

    22. [S72] Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941, Title: Marion County, Indiana, Index to Marriage Record 1891 - 1895 Inclusive Vol, Original Record Located: County Clerk's Office Ind; Book: 140; Page: .
      Name: Frederick A Lorenz Spouse Name: Anna B Hale Marriage Date: 2 7 Apr 1892 Marriage County: Marion Estimated Birth Year: 1868 Ag e: 24

    23. [S72] Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941, Title: Marion County, Indiana, Index to Marriage Record 1891 - 1895 Inclusive Vol, Original Record Located: County Clerk's Office Ind; Book: 140; Page: .
      Name: Frederick A Lorenz Spouse Name: Anna B Hale Marriage Date: 2 7 Apr 1892 Marriage County: Marion Estimated Birth Year: 186 8 Age: 24