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Rupp, Leiker, Goetz, Riedel and other names connected to Rush County, KS
Posted by: Vicki Doze (ID *****7853) Date: September 05, 2012 at 16:17:31
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Hello, I have in my possession several old yellowed sheets of paper with names, dates and places. These papers were in my grand aunt Gertrude Hudson Rupp's belongings when she passed away in 1977.It seems these papers were written around 1959. They do not pertain to my family at all and I would like to dispose of the papers, however, I thought I'd write down what is written here. I can save the papers for a brief time, if someone in the Rupp/Goetz family wants them. They would have to email me and then send a stamped, self-addressed envelope to my mailing address and I will send the originals. If no one claims them by the end of September 2012, I will destroy them, but the info will remain here on this site.I have left off info about people who are probably still alive.

Handwritten by an unknown person, in pencil and in ink. It starts out:
Dad Family
1. Lawrence Rupp born Mar. 11, 1904 married Elizabeth Jacobs Dec 27-1927. 1 child Lawrence Rupp, Jr. born Oct. 19, 1929 married Dorothy Wiesner? at Ellis, KS. 2 children Debra Kay and Carol Lee (gives address in Denver, Colo.
2.Matilda Ida but this name is crossed out and nothing written in it's place.
3. Josephine Rupp born Nov. 2, 1910 married H.E. Hutchison Dec 26-1929 at Hays, KS. One son Herbert Hutchison, Jr. born (will leave off birthdate since this person might still be alive. Gives who they married and when and their address.
4. Paul Rupp born April 13, 1912. Married Virginia Craig. More info given. Three children and it lists their names and birth dates.
5. Clara Rupp born Oct. 7, 1913 married Earl Gable--address given.
No more numbers listed, but name of Irene Rupp Miller Songer is listed. Mrs. Sheila Bourgeois; Gordon Miller; Barbara Ann Miller; Karen Kay Miller are all listed.
Victor A. Rupp born April 19, 1917 married Marie Herbert. Lists their three children and info about them.

Next page lists Mathilda Rupp born May 15, 1905. Married Raymond P. Leiker May 16, 1922. Lists 10 children born to them : Dorothy, Walter, Virginia, Henerettia, LeRoy, Iva Mae, Emmelina,Cecilia and Antionettia.

Third page is written in ink:
Descendants of Johannes Goetz and Margaret Riedel
Second generation--
Baltazar Goetz married Anna Zimmerman
Third generation--
6.Catherine Goetz married Alois Rupp
"My great grandmother Margaret Goetz married Valentine Weigel and my mother Mary Weigel married Herman Lanenberger?."
Johannes Goetz 1817 to 1895 married Margaret Riedel 1816-1902.
2nd generation Baltazar Goetz married Anna Zimmerman.
Next page:
Third generation--
Anna Goetz married Peter Wasinger 2 boys 1 girl Ludwina Helen Goetz married Andrew Rupp 1 boy Eugene Rupp all deceased.
Later married Herbert Clements also deceased.
Mary Goetz married Carl Befort--gives address.
Paul Goetz married Christine Bittel
Peter Goetz married Burgardt
Catherine Goetz married Alois Rupp.
Margaret Goetz married John Caise?
John Goetz-

MY NOTE: I believe my grand aunt Gertrude Hudson who was previously married to Bert Jones, married second to Alois Rupp who must have been previously married to Catherine Goetz.Gertrude and Alois Rupp were married in Jan. 1944. Bert Jones had died.


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