Lake Maxinkuckee Its Intrigue History & Genealogy Culver, Marshall, Indiana

Theophilus Conzelman  



1896 - Jun 26 - F. Conzelman and family have arrived from their home in St. Louis, Mo., and taken possession of “ The Roost,” a magnificent cottage near the Palmer House

1896 - July 10 - John Lewis and family, of St. Louis, Mo., are registered at the Palmer. They will be the guests at the Conzleman cottage during the summer

Mary EMMA LEWIS was born 06 Aug 1859 in St. Louis, Missouri, and died 17 Oct 1901 living at 5280 Washington Avenue at time of death. dau. of John and Margaret "Maggie" Osborn (Bentz) Lewis

    1901 - We are pained to chronicle that Mrs, T. Conzelman, who with her husband and family occupied their beautiful cottage known as “The Roost,” during the summer season died at her home in St. Louis. She was well and favorably known by a large circle of people who have cottages at the lake, and will be greatly missed by a great number of Culver people. She was a lady who possessed a sunny disposition, and had a cheerf ul word for all who came in contact with her* We are sure Mr. Couzelman has the heartfelt sympathy of a large number of of friends iu this community - Culver Herald



She married THEOPHILUS CONZELMAN 18 Oct 1881. was born 8 Apr 1858 St. Louis, Missouri and died 10 Mar 1928 St. Louis, Missouri. He was buried at Bellefontaine cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri son of Gottlieb CONZELMAN and Jorgine A. "Georgine" GRUNBECK. Children are:
i. THEODORA L. CONZELMAN was born ABT 1888 in MO, and died 11 Jul 1937 in , St. Louis, MO. She married Robert C. DUNCAN ABT 1915. He was born ABT 1884 in MO, and died Aug 1941 in Cape Girardeau, MO.
ii. UNKNOWN CONZELMAN
iii. WILLIAM L. CONZELMAN.
iv. EMERSON LEWIS CONZELMAN, b. c. 1892 Ashfield, Massachusetts/was born 17 Oct 1901 in St. Louis, MO, and died 12 Mar 1988 in Venice, Sarasota, FL.

Census Data:
1880 - with his father Gotlieb Conzelman - Saint Louis, Saint Louis, Missouri; Roll: T9_733; Page: 139.2; Enumeration District: 331

1900 - St Louis Ward 28, St Louis (Independent City), Missouri; Roll: T623 901; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 424.


1910 - census Not found

1920 - St Louis Ward 28, St Louis (Independent City), Missouri; Roll: T625_953; Page: 21B; Enumeration District: 593;


by this census he had remarried and had other children Emerson was only one of first fmaily listed.

He married 2nd Jane GOOD. She was born 1871 Missorui, and died Jan 1945 in St. Louis, Missoouri. The children listed are:
    James S. Conzelman b. 28 May 1907 Missouri
    Jane Conzelman b. 1908 Missouri
    Petra Conzelman (dau.) b. c. 1913 Missouri
1930 - Clayton, St Louis, Missouri; Roll: 1223; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 31;


The Book of St. Louisans A Biographical Dictionary of the Leading Living Men of the City of St. Louis and Vicinity Second Edition The St. Louis Republic, 1912, 661 pages

Conzelman, Theophilus, 131 - This is to be a biography Note needs more work.

1903 - in the oct. 8th issue of the Culver Citizen is found:
    T. Conzelman of St. Louis has old his cottage "The Roost" to. G. B. Taylor.


Conzelman Cottage


This cottage is pin pointed on the 1900 topographical map of Scovell's; this is the page for the enlargements of area around the lake.

Also on the 1908 map it is pin-pointed it is the last lot before the begining of the academy property - by this -


tho it is hard to read - one can make out the name.






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