Louis Joseph Naumann


Birth: 4 Jul 1842, Wetter, Kreis Marburg, Hessen
Death: 16 Feb 1905, Sainte Genevieve County, MO
Burial: 19 Feb 1905, Valle Spring Cemetery, Ste. Genevieve, MO
Father: Christian NAUMANN (~1815-)
Mother: Catharine Elizabeth JUNCK (~1814-)
Occ: Butcher, like his father. Served as sheriff.

"Louis Naumann, county collector for Ste. Genevieve County, Mo., was born in the town of Wetter, Kreis Marburg, Kursessen, July 4, 1842, and is the son of Christain and Elizabeth (Junk) Naumann. The father came to America in 1850 and settled in Philadelphia, where, three years later, his family came. In 1855 they removed to Ste. Genevieve, Mo., where the father followed his trade of butcher, which occupation he followed until his death. Louis Naumann learned his father's trade, and in 1865 he established a meat market at Ste. Genevieve which he still conducts. In 1865 he married Miss Rosa Haug, a native of St. Louis, Mo., who came to Ste. Genevieve with her parents when a child. This union resulted in the birth of thirteen children, nine of whom are living. In 1880 he was elected sheriff of the county, and reelected in 1882. In 1886 he was elected to his present position, that of county collector. The family are members of the Catholic church, and are universally respected." Goodspeed's History of Southeast Missouri, published in 1888, page 607.

Old newspaper clippings and reprints from the Herald and Fair Play:

March 11, 1875
Died Tuesday, March 9th, Edward Charles, infant son of Louis Naumann.
One month, nine days.

Ste. Genevieve Herald

120 Years Ago - 1881
Feb. 14, 2001
Our friend Mr. Joseph Beck is quite a stock raiser. Last Wednesday he brought two steers to town whose aggregate weight was 2,415 pounds. He sold them to Mr. L. Naumann for the snug little sum of $120.

Ste. Genevieve, Mo.
Saturday, 19 July 1884
The Str. Charles Morgan was returning from an excursion last Saturday night when, at Horse Shoe Bend, she collided with the Central City, which was bound for Memphis with a cargo of flour and produce. The Central City was struck admidships and immediately sank. The crew were all saved but the cargo is a total loss, the river being covered with barrels of flour, whiskey, etc., of which Mr. NAUMAN has 12 barrels, Mr. BRICKEY 100, and others more or less. There are said to have been between two and three thousand barrels of flour on board.

120 Years Ago – 1881
March 21, 2001
One day this past week Mr. L. Naumann invited us to take a look at his Easter beeves. They consisted of two fat yearling calves, weighing 570 and 680 pounds respectively. One was raised by our enterprising farmer, Mr. I. Ziegler, and the
other was fattened by Mr. Naumann himself.

Newspaper - 3/21/1896
Louis Naumann contracted for milk, butter, eggs and poultry to the Government workers in the Ste. Genevieve area.

Wednesday, December 20, 2000
100 Years Ago - 1900
Mr. Louis Naumann sold his one-third interest in Moro's Island this week to Judge E. E. Swink of Farmington for the sum of $12,000.

100 Years Ago - 1903
April 9, 2003
Last Monday morning Paul L. Lempke surveyed and laid out for Louis Naumann seven city lots, of 60 feet front on the north side of Seraphin Street by 260 feet deep. He will survey some more lots on the south side of the same street. This is a very desirable parcel of city lots.

According to the Fair Play, February 25, 1905, Mr. Naumann killed himself "by severing the arteries of his left hand with a paper knife."

Spouse: Rosina HAUCK
Birth: 26 Feb 1849, Saint Louis, MO
Death: 21 Nov 1901, Sainte Genevieve, MO
Father: Nicholas HAUCK (1824-1896)
Mother: Catherine Barbara KECK (1824-1906)
Marr: 9 Jul 1865, Ste. Genevieve, MO
Children: Catherine Elisabeth (1866-1867)
  Anna M. (1867-1867)
  Louise Mary (1869-1960)
  Anna Julia (1871-1945)
  Christian Louis (1873-1947)
  Charles Edward (1875-1875)
  William George (1876-1905)
  Caroline Cornelia (1878-)
  Leon John (1879-1962)
  Astelle Rose Genevieve (1882-)
  Oliver Charles Nicholaus (1884-)
  Reinhold Henry (1886-1896)
  Leona Mary (1887-1960)
  Julius Henry Ambrose (1890-)
  Maurice Anton (1894-1895)

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