Celestia Robbins & Henry E. Steinke
LINDA K. KNERR ... RAY B. WARREN
MARK E. STEINKE
The Family and Descendants of HENRY STEINKE and ELIZABETH WERLING and CELESTIA ROBBINS Henry John (baptized Henry Eberhard) Steinke, the thirteenth child of Joseph and Mary Kaiser Steinke, was born March 30, 1858 at Rhine. He married first to Elizabeth Werling September 30, 1879. She was born February 9, 1860 Fryburg to Michael and Agnes Martin Werling. She died September 25, 1890 Burkettsville and Henry married Celestia Robbins August 6. 1891. She was born March 3, 1867 to Joseph and Aralia Studer Robbins. Celestia died July 16, 1916 Dayton and Henry died July 23, 1923 Burkettsville. Children of Henry and Elizabeth: I) Agnes Steinke, born September 28, 1880 Victoria (St. Joseph) - died December 20, 1962. She married Charles Zeizert. II) Ferdinand P. Steinke, born November 28, 1882 Victoria - died May 2, 1942. He married Catherine Boehmer. III) William Henry Steinke, born June 6, 1885 Burkettsville - died January 8, 1922 Burkettsville. He married Rose Rutschilling. IV) Laura Elizabeth Steinke, born August 16, 1888 Burkettsville - died October 31, 1977 North Star. She married Frank Meyer. V) Frank George Steinke, born September 12, 1890 Burkettsville - died October 15, 1890 Burkettsville. Children of Henry and Celestia: VI) Raymond (Roman) Henry Steinke, born July 13, 1894 Burketsville - died February 10, 1895 Burkettsville. VII) Aurelia Maria Steinke, born February 17, 1896 Hamilton - died January 27, 1897 Burkettsville. VIII)Jerome Joseph Steinke, born March 12, 1898 Burkettsville - died September 29, 1943 Lima. He married Maria Brockman. IX) Isador Alex Steinke, born September 14, 1900 Burkettsville - died September 22, 1975 Dayton. He married Iona Smith. X) Jacob Werner Steinke, born December 13, 1902 Burkettsvllie - died March 8. 1982 Minster. He married Margaret Schoenlein. XI) Rosaline Regina Steinke, born September 7. 1905 Burkettsville - died April 15, 1952. She married Leonard Neargarder. XII) Edmund Leo Steinke, born February 16, 1909 Burkettsville,- died June 17, 1958 Muncie, Indiana. He married Velma Shively. 8-1
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