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John H. Werneke1878 - 1924 (46 years)
Name John H. Werneke Born 17 Apr 1878 Germany Gender Male Died 21 Jul 1924 Baltimore, Maryland Person ID I8452 Simon and Related Families Last Modified 8 Jun 2018
Father Johann Franz Ludwig Werneke, b. 1 Oct 1825, Natzungen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany , d. 9 Apr 1880, Natzungen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany (Age 54 years) Mother Agnes Simon, b. 11 Mar 1842, Willebadessen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany , d. 4 Dec 1930, Germany (Age 88 years) Married 12 Feb 1867 Willebadessen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany Family ID F53 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Family Adelaide "Addie" Lamm, b. 1881, Baltimore, Maryland Married 6 Feb 1907 Baltimore, Maryland Children + 1. John G. Werneke, b. 2 Mar 1908, Baltimore, Maryland , d. Dec 1982, Bethesda. Montgomery County, Maryland (Age 74 years) Last Modified 5 Jun 2018 Family ID F2656 Group Sheet | Family Chart
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Year of birth would be 1877-1878, according to age (32 years) in 1910 U.S. Census for Maryland, Baltimore, E.D. 405, Sheet 1A, Line 12. Place of birth given as Germany. Enumerated as John H. Werneke, with wife Adelaide and son John G. Werneke.
Full date given as 17 April 1878 and location as Germany in 1918 World War I Draft Registration Card, available on familysearch.org. Closest relative given as Addie Werneke, same address.
Roughly consistent with age (40 years) in 1920 U.S. Census for Maryland, Baltimore, E.D. 436, Sheet 14B, Line 90. Place of birth given as Germany. Enumerated as John H. Werneke, with wife Adelaide and son John G. Werneke.
Arrived in Baltimore on 27 September 1905, traveling on the S.S. Darmstadt from Bremen with Joseph "Dirks" [i.e., his half-brother]. Listed as Joannes Werneke, from Westphal[ia]. Destination was his brother, George Werneke, 600 East Fort Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland. Record states that he had previously been in Baltimore in 1900, 1904. Record available in "Maryland, Baltimore Passenger Lists, 1820-1948," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2CSQ-TCG : 15 March 2018); citing Immigration, Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, NARA microfilm publications M255, M596, and T844 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL film 833,016.
Wife named as Adelaide Lamm, and full date given as 6 February 1907, in Baltimore City Marriage Index (male) in the Maryland State Archives, available at https://msa.maryland.gov/megafile/msa/transer/t2400/t2426/000100/000108/pdf/msa_t2426_000108.pdf. Married at Holy Cross RC Church by Fr. Charles Damer.
Wife named as Adelaide in 1910 U.S. Census. Record states that they had been married for 3 years, consistent with the 1907 marriage record.
"Addie" Werneke listed on World War I Draft Registration Card.
Wife named as Adelaide Werneke in 1920 U.S. Census.
Wife named as Adelaide Lamm in the 1939 marriage record of his son, John G. Werneke.
Waiter (1905 immigration record)
Assistant Manager, Restaurant (1910 U.S. Census)
Press hand, Continental Can Co., Baltimore Maryland (1918 World War I Draft Registration Card)
Motorman, Street RR (1920 U.S. Census)
107 West Street, Baltimore, Maryland (1910 U.S. Census)
124 South Bouldin Street, Baltimore, Maryland (1918 World War I Draft Registration Card)
223 S. Clinton Street, Baltimore, Maryland (1920 U.S. Census)
Date of death given as 21 July 1924 in Baltimore City Death Indexes, 1924, Letter "W," page 5, column 1, entry 5. Listed as John H. Werneke. Death certificate number given as D-88840. Index is available online at http://vitalrec.msa.maryland.gov/pages/seriesunit.aspx?qu=CE&sr=42&src=cty&it=pages.
Consistent with wife being enumerated as a widow in 1930 U.S. Census.
Consistent with being listed as deceased in his son's 1939 marriage record.