Emma Rasch Family History

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----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.9 Emma Mary Rasch Picture ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: April 27, 1866 Birth Place: Michigan Religion: R. Catholic Death Date: November 7, 1890 Death Place: St. Florian, Alabama Burial Date: November 9, 1890 Burial Place: St. Michael's Cemetery, St. Florian, AL (Row 17 Plot N3) Father: Florian Rasch II (1819-1891) Mother: Caroline Nickel (1827-1880)
Notes: Moved with family from Michigan to Alabama in Spring, 1873, at age of 6 or 7. In the 1880 Federal Census, she was living with her brother Ed, near her parents. That was probably because of the very crowded household in her father's house. Being under the age of 18, it was necessary for her to have a bond posted when she was married. Family moved to Birmingham, AL, and three children lived there. Died in childbirth of her 4th child when she was 23 or 24. Buried with the infant, next to Florian and Caroline Rasch.
Spouse: John Baltaser Krackenberger Birth Date: October 14, 1856 Birth Place: Indiana Occupation: Carpenter Death Date: May 22, 1926 Death Place: Jefferson Co., Alabama Burial Date: May 27, 1926 Burial Place: Elmwood Cemetery, Birmingham, AL Father; George Krackenberger (1829-1868) Mother: Magdilena Knobe (1836-1868)
Notes: His parents both died when he was 12 years old. In the 1880 Federal Census he was living with the Zulauf family near where Emma lived. That is probably how they met.
Marriage Date: May 8, 1883 Marriage Place: St. Florian, Alabama Children: Louis Edward Picture Mary Elizabeth Caroline Theresa John Florian References: 11 15 20 45 100 103 117
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.9.1 Louis Edward Krackenberger Picture ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: March 30, 1884 aka: Louie Occupation: Engineer Death Date: January 10, 1970 Death Place: Montgomery, Alabama Father: John Baltaser Krackenberger Mother: Emma Mary Rasch
Notes: Social Security number issued in New York. He worked for the Marchant Calculating Machine Company and lived at 65 East 91st, Manhattan. In the 1940 Federal Census his occupation is listed as a sales rep and his address was in Queens, NY.
Spouse: Mary Lucile Ward Birth Date: 1882
Spouses Notes: She married late in live and had no children. The 1940 Federal Census has her name listed as Louise.
Marriage Date: October 3, 1936 Marriage Place: Manhattan County, New York References: 13 78 103 145 151
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.9.2 Mary Elizabeth Krackenberger Picture ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: March 4, 1886 Death Date: July 8, 1967 Death Place: Houston, Texas Burial Place: Forest Park Cemetery, Houston, Texas Father: John Baltaser Krackenberger Mother: Emma Mary Rasch Spouse: Albert Conwell Ricks Birth Date: August, 1876 Birth Place: near Centerville, Alabama Death Date: August 14, 1948 Death Place: Houston, Texas Father: James Jasper Ricks Mother: Mary Virginia Payne Marriage Date: January 9, 1912 Marriage Place: Birmingham, Alabama Children: Mary Virginia Morgan Jean Carolyn Elizabeth Albert Conwell References: 103 108
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.9.2.1 Mary Virginia Ricks ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: November 4, 1912 Birth Place: Ensley, Alabama Death Date: August 7, 1996 Father: Albert Conwell Ricks Mother: Mary Elizabeth Krackenberger Spouse: Denis Basil Kemball-Cook Birth Date: about 1910 Death Date: January 31, 1986 Marriage Date: November 1935 Children: Richard MacNaughton Denis Stephen References: 103 145
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.9.2.1.1 Richard MacNaughton Kemball-Cook ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: June 28, 1936 Birth Place: Texas Death Date: November 24, 1998 Death Place: Galveston, TX Burial Date: November 30, 1998 Burial Place: Hicks Cemetery, Benton, AK Father: Denis Basil Kemball-Cook Mother: Mary Virginia Ricks
Notes: He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, and a granduate from Princeton University. He was also retired from Shell Oil after 35 years of service and lived in Benton for a time.
Spouse: Leona Children: Richard MacNaughton Barry Denis Brook Stephen Scott Howard Kenneth Matthew References: 95k 126 145
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.9.2.1.1.1 Richard MacNaughton Kemball-Cook ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: Birth Place: Father: Richard MacNaughton Kemball-Cook Mother: Leona Kemball-Cook References: 95k
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.9.2.1.1.2 Barry Denis Kemball-Cook ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: Birth Place: Father: Richard MacNaughton Kemball-Cook Mother: Leona Kemball-Cook References: 95k
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.9.2.1.1.3 Brook Stephen Kemball-Cook ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: Birth Place: Father: Richard MacNaughton Kemball-Cook Mother: Leona Kemball-Cook References: 95k
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.9.2.1.1.4 Scott Howard Kemball-Cook ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: Birth Place: Father: Richard MacNaughton Kemball-Cook Mother: Leona Kemball-Cook References: 95k
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.9.2.1.1.5 Kenneth Matthew Kemball-Cook ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: Birth Place: Father: Richard MacNaughton Kemball-Cook Mother: Leona Kemball-Cook References: 95k
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.9.2.1.2 Denis Stephen Kemball-Cook ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: June 24, 1940 Birth Place: Harris County, Texas Father: Denis Basil Kemball-Cook Mother: Mary Virginia Ricks References: 95k 126
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.9.2.2 Morgan Ricks ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: June 23, 1915 Birth Place: Ensley, Alabama Christen: Third Presbyterian Church, Birmingham, AL Religion: Presbyterian Occ: Founder & Owner Of ROC Carbon Co. Death Date: March 1, 1977 Death Place: Hempstsead, TX Burial Place: Memorial Oaks Cemetery, Houston, TX Father: Albert Conwell Ricks Mother: Mary Elizabeth Krackenberger
Notes: "Morgan Ricks was the second born, but first son. He was named after a senator his father highly respected. He was always ambitious, selling magazines as a young child, and newspapers later. His parents separated when he was a teen. He graduated from San Jacinto High School in Houston, TX in the same class with Walter Cronkite. He worked his way through college at Texas A & M University in College Station, TX. His field of study was petroleum Engineering. He quit school one year before graduating to marry his sweetheart, Myrtle 'Dody' Harris. Morgan Worked for Pittsburgh Screw and Bolf corp. for 16 years. He quit to start his own business and in 1956 he founded The Ricks Company distributing seals and steam turbine rings for rotating equipment. It expanded to Ricks-Owens & Company. Later the company grew to ROC Carbon Company and began manufacturing seals and bearings from mechanical carbon material. Under the leadership of daughter, Pamela Ricks Carlson, ROC Industries, Inc. diversified to carbon and metal parts. In 2004 grandson, Curtis Glenn Sager became the 3rd generation leadership to carry this family business into future endeavors." "Morgan was personable, loved the Lord (Christian), his family, his privacy, ranching, and woodworking. He died in his sleep unexpectedly of heart problems at 61. He was born at home and died at home and was never in a hospital as a patient."
Spouse: Myrtle Louise Harris Birth Date: June 2, 1918 Birth Place: Ashland, Alabama Religion: Presbyterian aka; Dody Occupation: Homemaker & Artist Death Date: Augusth 11, 2014 Death Place: Tomball, TX Burial Place: Memorial Oaks Cemetery, Houston, TX Father; Alexander Harrison Harris Mother: Ann Beatrice Garner
Notes: "Dody Harris was the second daughter of 10 children. She graduated from Waller High School in Waller, TX, in 1935. Married an Aggie Corpman, Morgan Ricks in 1937. Dody was gifted in art. She loved flower arranging and painting and continued with those skills throughout her life. She painted in most medium: oil, pastels, acrylic, watercolor, pen & ink, etc. She never sold her paintings, but lovingly gave them away very selectively. Dody loved the Lord (Christian), her family, her flowers, painting, traveling, and flower arranging. She suffered with macular degeneration of the retina for many years, but continued to paint regularly. She called friends and relatives who were ill or having tough times to encourage them and let them know that someone cares. She was a faithful prayer."
Marriage Date: June 3, 1937 Marriage Place: Hempstead, TX Children: Karen Pamela Elizabeth Ann Morgan Randolph References: 103
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.9.2.2.1 Karen Ricks ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: April 2, 1942 Father: Morgan Ricks Mother: Myrtle Louise Harris References: 103
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.9.2.2.2a Pamela Ricks * ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: September 3, 1943 Birth Place: Houston, TX Christen: First Presbyterian Church, Baton Rouge, LA Religion: Christian Occupation: School Teacher - Executive - Business Owner Father: Morgan Ricks Mother: Myrtle Louise Harris
Notes: "Pamela Ricks was the 'middle child' for 11 years until baby brother Randy was born. She adored children and always said she wanted to have 12 of her own. She graduated from Spring Branch High School, Houston, TX, in 1961, and attended Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, TX, 1961-1963. At 19 years old she married her sweetheart, Roy Sager. After Roy Graduated, they moved to Houston, TX, and Pam attended University of Houston earning a BS in Elementary Education in 1966, while pregnant with her second child. When her son was 3 months old, she learned that her husband had terminal cancer. She began teaching school and in 1971, after 8 years of marriage, Roy died. Pam began working in her father's company in 1977 when her father died. She was Human Resource Manager and was mentored by the interim president to run the company. She married Harold 'Bear' Carlson in 1985 and assumed the position of President in 1986-2003, when her son took the helm. Pam loves the Lord (Christian), her family, photography, traveling, people, gardening, genealogy, needlework." She has two children and three grandchildren
Spouse: Roy Cecil Sager Birth Date: April 9, 1940 Birth Place: Houston, TX Religion: Christian Occupation: Electrical Draftsman For Tenneco Death Date: May, 1971 Death Place: Houston, TX Burial Place: Memorial Oaks Cemetery, Houston, TX Father: Elmer Leroy Sager Mother: Mary Josephine Pecore
Notes: "Roy C. Sager was the first born in his family. He was born left-handed but was quickly taught to use his right hand. This caused a stutter problem in his youth. After about 5 years of marriage, Roy's parents divorced. Roy graduated from South Houston high School in South Houston, TX, in 1958 . He attended Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, TX, where he met his bride-to-be, Pam Ricks, on her first day at college, in Sept., 1961. They married on Dec. 21. 1962. Roy graduated with a B. S. in Industrial Arts, and went to work for Tenneco in Houston, TX, as an electrical draftsman. He was a mason, loved the Lord (Christian), his family, and working with his hands. He had carcinoid tumor cancer and died at age 31 in 1971."
Marriage Date: 21 Dec 1962 Marriage Place: Westbury Methodist Church, Houston, TX Other Spouses: William Clark Redman II Harold Carlson References: 103
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.9.2.2.2b Pamela Ricks * ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- (See Above) Spouse: William Clark Redman II Marriage Date: November 18, 1972 Divorced: December 28, 1983 Other Spouses: Roy Cecil Sager Harold Carlson References: 103
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.9.2.2.2c Pamela Ricks * Picture ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- (See Above) Spouse: Harold Gehard Carlson Birth Date: August 28, 1937 Birth Place: St. David's Hospital, Austin, TX Christen: First Presbyterian Church, Baton Rouge, LA Religion: Christian aka: Bear Occupation: Architect Father: Robert Carlson Mother: Ellen Lundguist
Notes: "Harold 'Bear' Carlson was the 'middle child' in his family. Coming from a poor background, he learned to be responsible for himself. He had a paper route in Austin, TX, and hand delivered the Austin Statesman to the desk of Governor Allen Shivers. He began his paper route at age 9 and continued through high school. Harold was encouraged to pursue a career in architecture by his aunt who noted that he had an eye for structures. He graduated from the University of Texas in 1964. He worked for CRS in Houston, Clovis Heimsath in Houston, then ventured out on his own in 1973. Harold designed churches, banks, apartments, commercial buildings and a few homes, including his own. He has done architecture for the Texas Medical Center in Houston and Brown & Root. Harold learned to love the Lord from his father, who was a strong Christian. He is artistic, witty, compassionate, loves traveling, photography, building and vegetable gardening."
Marriage Date: June 1, 1985 Marriage Place: Cypress, TX Other Spouses: Roy Cecil Sager William Clark Redman II References: 103
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.9.2.2.3 Elizabeth Ann Ricks ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: November 22, 1946 Father: Morgan Ricks Mother: Myrtle Louise Harris References: 103
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.9.2.2.4 Morgan Randolph Ricks ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: September 30, 1957 aka: Randy Father: Morgan Ricks Mother: Myrtle Louise Harris References: 103
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.9.2.3 Jean Carolyn Ricks (picture) ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: March 28, 1917 Birth Place: Ensley, Alabama Father: Albert Conwell Ricks Mother: Mary Elizabeth Krackenberger Spouse: James Hubert Lewis Marriage Date: February 14, 1942 References: 103
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.9.2.4 Elizabeth Ricks ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: July 25, 1918 Birth Place: Ensley, Alabama Father: Albert Conwell Ricks Mother: Mary Elizabeth Krackenberger Spouse: James B. George Marriage Date: November 10, 1945 References: 103
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.9.2.5 Albert Conwell Ricks, Jr. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: October 12, 1920 Birth Place: Ensley, Alabama Father: Albert Conwell Ricks Mother: Mary Elizabeth Krackenberger Spouse: Nadine Wilson Marriage Date: May 5, 1944 References: 103
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.9.3 Caroline Theresa Krackenberger Picture ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: November 23, 1887 Death Date: December, 1982 Death Place: Montgomery, Alabama Father: John Baltaser Krackenberger Mother: Emma Mary Rasch
Notes: Never married.
References: 78
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1.1.9.4 John Florian Krackenberger ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Birth Date: October 9, 1890 Death Date: November 17, 1890 Death Place: St. Florian, Alabama Burial Place: St. Michael's Cemetery, St. Florian, AL (Row 17, Plot N4) Father: John Baltaser Krackenberger Mother: Emma Mary Rasch
Notes: Died only 5 weeks old. Buried with his mother who died 10 days earlier. The gravestone simply says: Infant Krackenberger.
References: 103


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