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Caroline Aussiker

Caroline Aussiker

Female 1867 - 1946  (78 years)

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  • Name Caroline Aussiker  [1, 2, 3
    Born 23 Oct 1867  Ventura, Ottawa Cnty, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Died 17 Apr 1946  Portland, Multnomah Cnty, OR Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 20 Apr 1946  Portland Mem. Mausoleum, Portland, Multnomah County, OR Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Person ID I14713  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 4 Mar 2018 

    Father Johann Friederich Wilhelm Aussieker,   b. 28 Apr 1840, Freiburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Augusta Weidenroth,   b. 14 Feb 1845, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1903, Toledo, Lincoln Cnty, OR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 11 Mar 1862  Freiburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    Family ID F5468  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jarred D. Wetmore, M.D.,   b. 8 May 1858, South Park Twsp, Allegheny Cnty, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1914, Clackamas Cnty, OR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married Abt 1892  [2, 3, 4
    Last Modified 5 Mar 2018 
    Family ID F5472  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The 1880 census lists her parents, John "Aussiker," 41, and Augusta, 35, and the following children: Henry, 14; "Carolina," 12; Hannah, 9; John, 7; William, 5; August, 2; Paul, 5 months. All the children were born in Michigan. 1880 U.S. Census, Holland Twsp, Ottawa Cnty, MI (T 9, Roll 601, ED 244, stamped p. 495 -D). [The Ancestry.com indexer has the name spelled "John Ansseker" but a close reading of the handwritten census shows "John Aussiker."]
    • Her mother's 1903 obituary reads, in part:
      "Mrs. Augusta Aussieker, wife of John Aussieker, died at her home in Toledo, Ore., December 26, 1903. *** [Survivors include] Pauline, who is attending the State Normal School at Monmouth [OR]. Another daughter is Mrs. J. D. Wetmore of Toledo...."
    • The 1940 census lists her brother-in-law Dennis F. Lane, 52, living with his wife Pauline, 52, and Pauline's two widowed sisters Caroline Wetmore, 72, and Hannah Davis, 77. Pauline was employed as a teacher. 1940 U.S. Census, Portland, Multnomah Cnty, OR (T 627, Roll 3389, ED 37-252, stamped p. 2313).
    • Obituary, The [Portland] Oregonian, p. 7 (20 Apr 1946):
      "Mrs. Caroline Wetmore
      "Funeral services for Mrs. Caroline Wetmore, widow of the late Dr. J.D. Wetmore, will be held Saturday in the Ross Hollywood mortuary chapel ... which will be followed by vault entombment at Portland Mausoleum.
      "Mrs. Wetmore died Wednesday [17 Apr] at the home her her sister Mrs. Dennis Lane.... Cause of death was not given.
      "Born in Ventura, Mich., on Oct 23, 1867, Mrs. Wetmore had been a resident of Oregon since 1903. She had resided in Coquille and Wichita Station, where Dr. Wetmore practiced medicine prior to his death.
      "Mrs. Wetmore was a member of Sunnyside lodge of the Eastern Star and a charter member of Beaverton chapter, O.E.S.
      "Surviving are two brothers, John and Henry Aussicker, both of Holland, Mich; two sisters, Mrs.Hannah Davis and Mrs. Pauline Lane, both of Portland, and two nieces, Mrs. Jennie Johnson and Mrs. Bessie Lamp, both of Portland."

  • Sources 
    1. [S1083] MI Census 1880, Ottawa|, Ottawa County, Michigan, 1880 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C. ), (T 9, Roll 601, p. 495-D).

    2. [S1085] OR Census 1910, Coos|, Coos County, Oregon; 1910 U..S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C.), (T 624, Roll 1280, p. 110).

    3. [S40] Obituary|, Anonymous, "Obituary", (Caroline Aussiker; 20 Apr 1946).

    4. [S103] FindaGrave|, FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com), 187786290.

    5. [S40] Obituary|, Anonymous, "Obituary", (Augusta Weidenroth; 1 Jan 1904).