Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Treasure Chest Tuesday -1860 U.S. Census Record for Ignaz Briesser Household in St. Louis, Missouri

This week's Tuesday Treasure is the 1860 U.S. Census record for the Ignaz Briesser household in St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri:

The Briesser household entry:

The extracted information from this record is:

*  Ignaz Briesser - age 25, male, a carpenter, $250 in personal property, born Baden
*  Catherin Briesser - age 23, female, born in Baden
*  Anna Briesser - age 1/2, female, born Missouri

The source citation of this record is:

1860 United States Federal Census, St. Louis County, Missouri, population schedule, St. Louis Ward 1, Page 248, dwelling #836, family #2078, Ignaz Briesser household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com); citing National Archives Microfilm Publication M653, Roll 647.

Ignatz Grieser and Katherine Gute were married in St. Louis in 1858, and had started their family by the 1860 U.S. Census.  In the census, their surname was listed as Briesser.

Ignatz and Katherine (Gute) Grieser are my wife's second great-grandparents, through their eldest child, Anna Grieser (1859-1936), who married John Nicholas Brocke in 1877.


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