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Louis L. Girdner

Male 1871 - 1961  (90 years)


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  • Name Louis L. Girdner  [1, 2, 3
    Born 17 Apr 1871  Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Carpenter  [6
    Buried 1961  Girdner Cemetery, Mercer, Mercer, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Died 15 Aug 1961  [6, 9
    Notes 
    • Louie L. Girdner, son of Andrew Mack and Martha (Alley) Girdner, born April 17, 1871, and Minnie (Brewer) Girdner, born July 11, 1872, were married August 23, 1890. They were the parents of Erdie, born May 30, 1891, and Francis (Frank) Lee, born November 16, 1893. Louie L. Girdner was a carpenter and a cabinetmaker. At the age of 13, he helped build the Chicago & Milwaukee R. R. through Powersville. L. L. was a well know contractor and built many of the buildings around Mercer square as well as many of the homes in Mercer and surrounding towns. He also contracted buildings and houses in Kansas, Colorado, New Mexico and California. He was never idle and he worked until he was 80 years old, then he started fishing and liked to give away the fish he caught. Everyone knew Louie and Minnie. L. L. said to loaf was a hard job for him. He passed away August 15, 1961 at the age of 90 and Minnie in 1870, age 98.

      1880 US Census, Missouri, Mercer, Marion, Andrew M. Girdner, 31, farmer, born MO, father born KY, mother born OH, wife Martha C., keeping house, born MO, parents born IN, son Hadley J., 11, workes on farm, born MO, daughter Louiza L., 9, at home, born MO, daughter Jessie F., 7, at home, born MO, son Ollyotho, 5, at home, born MO, daughter Okey E., 3, at home, born MO, daughter Icy O., 2/12, born Mar, at home, born MO

      1900 US Census, Missouri, Mercer, Marion, Louis Girdiner, born April 1871, age 29, married 9 years, born MO, parents born MO, carpenter, owns farm with mortgage, wife Minnie, born July 1872, age 27, married 9 years, mother of 2 children 2 living, born IL, parents born IL, daughter Erdie, born May 1892, age 8, born MO, son Frank, born Nov 1893, age 6, born MO, living next to Jame and Emma, Girdner, Otho and Stella Girdner

      1910 US Census, Missouri, Mercer, Marion, L. L. Girdner, 38, first married 19, wife Minnie, 37, daughter Erdie, 18, born MO, son Frank, 16, born MO, barber own shop

      1920 US Census, Missouri, Mercer, Marion, Louis L. Girdner, owns home free of mortgage, 46, born MO, parents born MO, carpenter general public, wife Minnie, 46, born IL, parents born IL, son Francis L., 26, married, (wife not listed), born MO, barber own shop

      1930 US Census, Missouri, Mercer, Mercer, Louie L. Girdner, owns home vauled 1200, 58, first married 19, born MO, parents born MO, proprietor cabinet shop, wife Minnie, 57, first married 18, born IL, parents born IL, son Frank L., 36, first married 25, born MO, barber shop, daughter in law Maud S., 29, first married 23, born MO, parents born MO

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      Alternate date of death: 1961, Mercer Co., MO [6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14]
    Person ID I33609  Mindrum
    Last Modified 8 Apr 2012 

    Father Andrew Mackey "Mack" Girdner,   b. 22 Jun 1848, Mercer Co., Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1893, Mercer Co., Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Mother Caroline Martha Alley,   b. 19 Jan 1851, Mercer Co., Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1888, Mercer Co., Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Family ID F15061  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Minnie Brewer,   b. 11 Jul 1872, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1971, Trenton, Grundy, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years) 
    Married 23 Aug 1890  [6, 13
    Children 
     1. Erdie Girdner,   b. 30 May 1891, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1988  (Age 97 years)
     2. Francis "Frank" Lee Girdner,   b. 16 Nov 1893, Mercer, Mercer, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1984, Trenton, Grundy, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    Last Modified 8 Apr 2012 
    Family ID F23036  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S6256] 1880 US Census, Missouri, Mercer, Marion, Enum. Dist. 221, pp. 8-9, Louiza.

    2. [S6141] Ancestry Public Trees, Hebeler Family Tree, www.ancestry.com, Louis.

    3. [S6260] Ancestry Public Trees, Brunner/Patterson Family Tree, www.ancestry.com, Louie.

    4. [S6261] Missouri, Death Records, 1834-1910, www.ancestry.com, Henry J. Grattan.

    5. [S6231] www.findagrave.com, 1871.

    6. [S6278] Undated, unsourced article, Ancestry Public Trees, Hebeler Family Tree, www.ancestry.com.

    7. [S6282] 1900 US Census, Missouri, Mercer, Marion, Enum. Dist. 116, sheet 19B.

    8. [S6266] Ancestry Public Trees, Shipley-Duncan, www.ancestry.com.

    9. [S6231] www.findagrave.com.

    10. [S6256] 1880 US Census, Missouri, Mercer, Marion, Enum. Dist. 221, pp. 8-9.

    11. [S6281] 1910 US Census, Missouri, Mercer, Marion, Enum. Dist. 120, sheet 1A.

    12. [S6280] 1920 US Census, Missouri, Mercer, Marion, Enum. Dist. 123, sheet 5B.

    13. [S6279] 1930 US Census, Missouri, Mercer, Mercer, Enum. Dist. 65-5, sheet 4A.

    14. [S6260] Ancestry Public Trees, Brunner/Patterson Family Tree, www.ancestry.com.