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Amelia Johanna Block

Female 1859 - 1926  (67 years)


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  • Name Amelia Johanna Block 
    Born 20 Jun 1859  Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    1895 Census Jefferson Twp., Poweshiek County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Immigration 1871  Germany to America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1900 Census 4 Jun 1900  Jefferson Twp., Poweshiek County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    1910 Census 28 Apr 1910  Jefferson Twp., Poweshiek County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    1920 Census 26 Jan 1920  Jefferson Twp., Poweshiek County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Obituary 1926  Brooklyn, Poweshiek County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    HIST 1895 Iowa State Census
    Poweshiek County
    Jefferson Twp., ancestry.com
    Ferdinand Block 45 Germany W
    Amelia Block 35 Germany W
    Alma Block 10 Powesh IA W
    Grace Block 9 Powesh IA W
    Eugene Block 3 Powesh IA W

    1900 Poweshiek Co., IA Census
    Jefferson Twp., S.D. 6, E.D. 103, Sheet No. 1A/118A
    4th June 1900 by Isaac O. White
    line 6, 3/3 BLOCK Ferdinand D. Head WM Jan 1850 50 M 18 Germany Germany Germany Farmer Owns Farm
    Amelia J Wife WF June 1859 M 18 3/3 Germany Germany Germany
    Alma A. Daughter WF May 1884 16 S Iowa Germany Germany
    Gracie C. Daughter WF Oct 1886? 14 S Iowa Germany Germany
    Eugene F Son WM Jan 1892 8 S Iowa Germany Germany

    1910 Poweshiek Co., IA Census
    Jefferson [Twp.], S.D. 6, E.D. 118, Sheet No. 7B/[136B]
    28 April 1910 by John E Bope?
    line 56, 124/126 BLOCK Frank D Head MW 60 M 28 Ger/German Ger/German Ger/German Farmer/Own Farm
    Amelia Wife FW 50 M 28 4/4 Ger/German Ger/German Ger/German
    Alma Daughter FW 25 S Iowa Ger/German Ger/German
    Eugene F Son MW 18 S Iowa Ger/German Ger/German Laberor/Home Farm
    Loren V Son MW 8 S Iowa Ger/German Ger/German
    line 61, 125/127 GRAY John A Head MW 28 M 5 Illinois New Jersey Illinois Farmer/Own Farm
    Grace Wife FW 24 M 5 1/1 Iowa Ger/German Ger/German
    Melvin L Son MW 3 S Iowa Illinois Iowa

    State Iowa
    County Poweshiek
    Jefferson twp.
    s.d. 95, e.d. 130, Sheet No. 6A/135A
    22, 26 [January] 1920 by Mrs. Cora B. Ruhl
    line 40, Fm [no household #'s] RUPP William E head R MW 28 M /yes/yes Iowa Iowa Iowa Farmer/General farm
    Alma wife FW 35 M /yes/yes Iowa Germany/German Germany/German
    Virgil son F[sic]W 6 S yes/ Iowa Iowa Iowa
    line 48, Fm [no household #'s] BLOCK Frank head OF MW 70 M 1873/Na/1888 /yes/yes Germany/German Germany/German Germany/German Farmer/General farm
    Amelia wife FW 60 M Un/Na Germany/German Germany/German Germany/German
    Eugene son MW 27 S /yes/yes Iowa Germany/German Germany/German Manager/Farm
    pg. 6B
    line 51, Loren son MW 18 S /yes/yes Iowa Germany/German Germany/German
    line 52, GRAY J.A. head OF MW 38 M /yes/yes Illinois New Jersey Illinois Farmer/General farm
    Grace wife FW 34 M /yes/yes Iowa Germany/German Germany/German
    Melvin son MW 13 S yes/yes/yes Iwa Illinois Iowa
    Baby son MW 0/12 S Iowa Illinois Iowa 
    Died 25 Nov 1926  Hartwick, Poweshiek County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Buried Ivy Hill Cemetery, Poweshiek County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Person ID I10365  Our Genealogy
    Last Modified 16 Aug 2013 

    Father Martin Block,   b. Abt 1828, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Anna Jeska,   b. 18 Jan 1835, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1879, probably Poweshiek County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Family ID F4389  Group Sheet

    Family Ferdinand D. "Frank" Block,   b. 13 Jan 1850, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1930, probably Poweshiek County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 12 May 1881  Poweshiek County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Notes 
    • familysearch.org
      noted 27 May 2011
      record title: Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992
      groom's name: Ferdinand F. Block
      bride's name: Emalie J. Block
      marriage date: 12 May 1881
      marriage place: Brooklyn, Poweshiek, Iowa
      bride's marital status: Single
      indexing project (batch) number: M02559-0
      system origin: Iowa-EASy
      source film number: 1028402
    Children 
     1. Alma A. Block,   b. 22 May 1884, Hartwick, Poweshiek County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1971, probably Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     2. Grace Clara Block,   b. Oct 1886, Hartwick, Poweshiek County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Eugene Ferdinand Block,   b. 20 Jan 1892, Hartwick, Poweshiek County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1967, Hartwick, Poweshiek County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     4. Loren Vernard Block,   b. Abt 1902, Poweshiek County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1994  (Age ~ 91 years)
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2014 
    Family ID F4367  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • "Mrs Thomas Wynn of Malcom" attended Amelia's funeral.
      This is Emma Block Wynn, daughter of Ferdinand and Louise Block.
      All others listed are family members.

      State Iowa
      County Poweshiek
      Bearcreek Township
      s.d. 6, e.d. 95, Sheet No. 17B
      26th June 1900 by Leonidas M Bennett
      line 63, 395/411 BLOCK Ferdinand Head WM Mar 1845 55 M 19 Germany GermanyGermany 1871/29/?? Farmer Owns Farm Free of mortgage
      Louisa A Wife WF July 1864 35 M 19 2/1 Germany Germany Germany 1881/19
      Emma I Daughter WF Mar 1883 17 S Iowa Germany Germany House K

      State Iowa
      County Poweshiek
      Bear Creek Township
      s.d. 95, e.d. 119, Sheet No. 2B
      9th and 10th February 1920 by James J Hanson
      line 64, Fm 42/44 WYNN Thomas J Head OM MW 32 M /yes/yes IllinoisIllinois Iowa Farmer/General Farm
      Emma I wife FW 35 M /yes/yes Iowa West Prussia/German West Prussia/German
      BLOCK Louisa A mother in law FW 55 Wd 1871/Na/1883 /yes/yes WestPrussia/German West Prussia/German West Prussia/German

      Also Fred and Johh Block of Brooklyn attended.

      Fred W. Block b. Germany 1871/Na
      his son John b. 1877 Iowa

      1880 United States Census
      Fred BLACK Self M MW 40 Prussia R. R. Hand Prussia Prussia
      Dora BLACK Wife M FW 26 Prussia Keeping House Prussia Prussia
      Enna BLACK Dau S FW 8 IL At School Prussia Prussia
      Fred BLACK Son S MW 7 IL Prussia Prussia
      Elizabeth BLACK Dau S FW 6 IL Prussia Prussia
      John BLACK Son S MW 3 IA Prussia Prussia
      Anna BLACK Dau S FW 1 IA Prussia Prussia
      Source Information:
      Census Place Brooklyn, Poweshiek, Iowa
      Family History Library Film 1254362
      NA Film Number T9-0362
      Page Number 480C


      Iowa State Census Collection, 1836-1925. ancestry.com

      Name: Amelia Block
      Census Date: 1 Jan 1925
      Residence County: Poweshiek
      Residence State: Iowa
      Locality: Jefferson
      Birth Location: Germany
      Marital Status: Married
      Gender: Female
      Estimated birth year: abt 1860
      Race: White
      Relation to Head of House: Wife
      Mother: Anna Jeshko
      Mother's Birth Location: Germany
      Father: Martin Block
      Father's Birth Location: Germany
      Marriage Location: Germany
      Line: 28
      Roll: IA1925_1923

  • Sources 
    1. [S1602] 1880 Poweshiek Co., IA Census.

    2. [S768] Iowa Cemetery Records, ancestry.com, W.P.A..

    3. [S342] 1895 Poweshiek Co., IA Census, Jefferson Twp., ancestry.com, Ferdinand Block 45 Germany W, Amelia Block 35 Germany W, Alma Block 10 Powesh IA W, Grace Block 9 Powesh IA W, Eugene Block 3 Powesh IA W.

    4. [S1576] 1900 Poweshiek Co., IA Census, Jefferson Twp., S.D. 6, E.D. 103, Sheet No. 1A/118A, 4th June 1900 by Isaac O. White, line 6, 3/3 BLOCK Ferdinand D. Head WM Jan 1850 50 M 18 Germany Germany Germany Farmer Owns Farm, Amelia J Wife WF June 1859 M 18 3/3 Germany Germany Germany, Alma A. Daughter WF May 1884 16 S Iowa Germany Germany.

    5. [S2427] 1910 Poweshiek Co., IA Census, Jefferson [Twp.], S.D. 6, E.D. 118, Sheet No. 7B/[136B], 28 April 1910 by John E Bope?, line 56, 124/126 BLOCK Frank D Head MW 60 M 28 Ger/German Ger/German Ger/German Farmer/Own Farm, Amelia Wife FW 50 M 28 4/4 Ger/German Ger/German Ger/German, Alma Daughter FW 25 S Iowa Ger/German Ger/German.

    6. [S1571] 1920 Poweshiek Co., IA Census, State Iowa, County Poweshiek, Jefferson twp., s.d. 95, e.d. 130, Sheet No. 6A/135A, 22, 26 [January] 1920 by Mrs. Cora B. Ruhl, line 40, Fm [no household #'s] RUPP William E head R MW 28 M /yes/yes Iowa Iowa Iowa Farmer/General farm, Alma wife FW 35 M /yes/yes Iowa Germany/German Germany/German.

    7. [S2869] Obituary of Mrs. Frank [Amelia] Block, The Brooklyn Chronicle, Brooklyn, IA, Thursday, December 2, 1926, via Betty Weidemeier, 4 April 2004, Mrs. Frank Block Died Thursday: Had Lived on Home Farm in Jefferson Township for Forty-Four Years. Amelia Johanna Block was born in Germany, June 20, 1859, and passed away at her home in Hartw.

    8. [S768] Iowa Cemetery Records, ancestry.com, W.P.A., also obituary.

    9. [S727] Iowa WPA Graves Survey, Amelia J. BLOCK 1859-1926 Buried: Ivy Hill, Malcom, Source: Grave Stone Records of Poweshiek, Iowa.

    10. [S3518] Ivy Hill Cemetery, Malcom, Poweshiek County, Iowa, Find-A-Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=pv&GRid=82496818&PIpi=57689321.

    11. [S4514] Iowa, Marriages, 1809-1992.


 
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