William Rudolph H. Ratsch

 Father Unknown 

 Mother Unknown

 Birth 18 Nov 1839 in Wurtenburg, (born in 1842 according Raddatz family history).

Marriage - __ ___ 1869 to Wilhelmina Dorothea Braun (Brown); (b. 7 Aug 1849, d. 18 Apr 1932)

Son 24 Aug 1871 - William Ratsch; Illinois, (Birth year given as 1870 in Raddatz family history book).

Daughter 26 Dec 1873 - Elizabeth Ratsch; Illinois, (Raddatz family history, 1920 Census & tombstone).

Daughter 3 Jul 1877 - Wilhelmina Henritta Ratsch; Rock Falls, Illinois.

1880 Census 16 Jun 1880 -   Employed as a cooper, Sterling, Whiteside Co., Illinois.

Daughter Jul 1880 - Katherine H. Ratsch; Illinois.

Daughter 10 Oct 1884 - Emma Ethel Ratsch; Sterling, Whiteside Co., Illinois.

1885 Census 11 Jun 1885 Living in Denton Prect., Lancaster Co., Nebr.

Daughter 16 Dec 1892 - Elsie D. Ratsch; Nebraska.

Death 12 Jun 1899

Burial circa 14 Jun 1899 Denton, Nebraska.

  (Dec'd @ 59 yrs)        Children=6

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List of Sources

Raddatz Family History, Jeanette Namuth & Mary Morgan, 1982 with updates.

Raddatz Family History, Mary & Melanie Morgan, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, Self published. 

Ratsch, William,  1880 Federal Census, Sterling, Ill, 16-17 June, 1880, at ancestry.com. 

Ratsch, William, 1885 Nebraska State Census, June 11, 1885, Denton Prect, Lancaster Co., Nebr.

Ratsch, William,  1900 Federal Census, Denton, Nebr., June 4 & 5, 1900, at ancestry.com. 

 

Printed on: 3 Apr 2011

 

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