My Maternal First Great Grand Uncle, August Luer

August LuerHelena <i>Wiesert</i> LuerAugust LuerAugust Luer

Birth: Jan. 6, 1856
Zellerfeld, Neidersachsen Germany 

Death: Sep. 22, 1942
Alton
Madison County
Illinois, USA

Prominent member of the Alton German community & founders of Alton Banking & Trust Company, Luer Brothers Packing & Ice Company & the Mineral Springs Hotel.

Son of Carl Luer and Maria Kobel Clausen. Step son of Henry Clausen.

Married Helena Weisert on 6 September 1877 in Saint Louis, Missouri.

Children: Herman F, William Joseph, Augusta M (Turner),  Carl A, and Helen Luer (Peterson). 

Family links:
Parents:
Maria Kobel Clausen (1827 – 1903)

Spouse:
Helena Wiesert Luer (1858 – 1939)

Children:
William Joseph Luer (1887 – 1946)
Augusta M Luer Turner (1888 – 1951)
Carl A Luer (1892 – 1965)
Helen Luer Petersen (1895 – 1941)

Siblings:
Frederick H. Classen (1859 – 1930)**
Caroline Clausen Neumann (1863 – 1938)**
Emma Elsie Clausen Palen (1865 – 1931)**

** Half Siblings

Burial:
Alton Cemetery
Alton
Madison County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Grandview Mausoleum

Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jul 27, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 11224

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