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Theodore Michael Harker

Male 1897 - 1964  (67 years)


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  • Name Theodore Michael Harker  [1, 2
    Born 2 Nov 1897  Bristol, Kendall, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died 3 Dec 1964  Aurora, Kane, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried River Hills Memorial Park, Batavia, Kane, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Notes 
    • Theodore M. Harker, 67, of 339 S. Rosedale Ave., died Thursday in Copley Memorial Hospital. He was born N 1897, in Kendall County. Mr. Harker was a member of Our Saviour Lutheran Church. Surviving are his widow, Elizabeth; one daughter, Dorothy E. Harker of Aurora; two sons Theodore M., Jr., of North Aurora, and Robert E. of Elburn and five grandchildren. Also surviving are four sisters, Mrs. Sam (Frances) Burton of Elgin, Mrs. Ellis (Margaret) Greyer of Sugar Grove, Mrs. Earl (Tressa) Goodale of Sugar Grove, and Mrs. Leonard (Madeline) Nickels of Aurora; four brothers, John of Sugar Grove, Amel of Aurora, Oliver of Aurora, and Ferd of Plano, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday in Our Saviour Lutheran Church. Rev. Paul G. Krentz will officiate. Burial will be in River Hills Memorial Park. Friends may call at the Healy chapel after noon Saturday.

      1920 US Census, Illinois, Kane, Blackberry, Theodore Harker, 23, born IL, father born Germany, mother born WI, farm laborer, wife Lizzie, 21, born IL, parents born Germany, daughter Dorothy E., 2/12, born IL, servant William Ward, 45, born England, farm laborer

      1930 US Census, Illinois, Kane, Aurora, Theodore Harker, rents farm, owns radio, age 32, married age 21, born IL, parents born Germany, farmer, with wife Elizabeth 32, children Dorothy 10, Theodore Jr. 8, Robert 5.

      1940 US Census, Illinois, Kane, Blackberry, Theodore M. Harker, owns farm valued 1700, age 42, born IL, education 7, lived elsewhere in rural Kane Co. on 1 Apr 1935, farming own farm, wife Elizabeth R., 41, education 8, born IL, son Theodore M. Jr., 17, education 8, farm hand father's farm, son Robert C., 15, education H1, born IL [4, 6, 7, 8]
    Person ID I20519  Mindrum
    Last Modified 10 Apr 2018 

    Father Antoine Anthony Tony Harker,   b. 14 Apr 1870, Moestroff, Diekirch, Luxembourg Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1955, Aurora, Kane, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Susanna Goschey,   b. 27 Sep 1871, Fredonia, Ozaukee, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1947, Bristol, Kendall, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 17 Apr 1894  St. John's Church, Waubeka, Ozaukee, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10, 11, 12, 13
    Family ID F14072  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Augusta Schroeder,   b. 4 Oct 1898,   d. 30 Dec 1984, Aurora, Kane, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 25 Feb 1919  [9
    Children 
     1. Dorothy E. Harker,   b. 25 Dec 1919, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1980  (Age 60 years)
     2. Theodore Harker, Jr.,   b. 25 Aug 1922, Aurora, Kane, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1974, Aurora, Kane, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     3. Robert C. Harker,   b. 4 Jun 1924, Aurora, Kane, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 2015  (Age 91 years)
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2006 
    Family ID F14375  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Harker, Theodore and Elizabeth
    Harker, Theodore and Elizabeth
    Theodore and Elizabeth on right

    Headstones
    Harker, Theodore and Elizabeth Schroeder
    Harker, Theodore and Elizabeth Schroeder

  • Sources 
    1. [S351] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, www.ancestry.com.

    2. [S1873] Families of Du Page, Grundy, Kendall and Will Counties in northeastern Illinois, www.ancestry.com, John Fishbeck, jfishbeck@yahoo.com.

    3. [S16] Social Security Death Index.

    4. [S1618] Theodore M. Harker obituary, undated newspaper article.

    5. [S6231] www.findagrave.com.

    6. [S8299] 1920 United States Federal Census.

    7. [S2298] 1930 US Census, IL, Kane Co., Aurora, Enum. Dist. 45-32, sheet 6A.

    8. [S8300] 1940 United States Federal Census.

    9. [S1871] Genealogy of Peter and Mary Goschey.

    10. [S3859] Wisonsin Historical Society, wisconsinhistory.org, Wisconsin Genealogy Index, Marriage Record Details, volume 2, page 0129.

    11. [S4665] Jerry Janty, Our Gauche - Goschey Heritage, (Belgium, Wisconsin, 12 Sep 2009), place.

    12. [S8664] Ozaukee Co., Wisconsin Marriages, Vol. 6, p. 1514, marriage place Roman Catholic Church Fredonia, Wisconsin.

    13. [S8678] St. John's Church, Waubeka, Wisconsin, Marriages, p. 184.