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

Carl Von Hake & Sarah P. Richarson Von Hake  



Oscar VonHake BIRTH ABT 1829 Papitz, Germany married Johanna Wilson

    They had: Carl VonHake Birth: 08 Dec 1855 Ontario, Canada Death: 5 Feb 1921

    Pauline Olga VonHake Birth 23 AUG 1859 - Simcoe, Ontario, Canada Death May 06, 1890 - Indianapolis, Indiana married Franklin "Frank" Vonnegut October 20, 1856 Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana d. 17 Oct. 1952 Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana Burial: 10/20/1952 Crown Hill Cemetery Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana Section: 2 Lot: 52


1870 United States Federal Census Name: O Van Hake
Age in 1870: 41
Birth Year: abt 1829
Birthplace: Russia
Dwelling Number: 1693
Home in 1870: Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Race: White
Gender: Male
Occupation: Surgeon
Father of Foreign Birth: Y
Mother of Foreign Birth: Y
Male Citizen over 21: Y
Personal Estate Value: 1000
Inferred Spouse: Johanna Van Hake
Inferred Children: Carl Van Hake
Pauline Van Hake
Household Members:
Name Age
O Van Hake 41
Johanna Van Hake 38
Carl Van Hake 15
Pauline Van Hake 11

Carl McFarland VonHake. Birth: 08 Dec 1855 Ontario, Canada Death: 5 Feb 1921 Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana Burial: 05/23/1921 Crown Hill Cemetery Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana Section: 41 Lot: 1


    Carl von Hake -To her noble pushing hardworking business men is due the great prosperity wealth and advancement of Indianapolis To their zeal energy and integrity will its future greatness be indebted as it has been in the past and among those names prominent in the promotion of successful business enterprises in this city none will stand higher or occupy the position more justly than does that of the subject of this sketch Carl von Hake was born in Canada Decembers 1855 and when but a child was taken to Kalamazoo Mich by his parents There he received his education and completed the high school course in 1866. Later he took a position with a whip socket factory in Westfield Mass as superintendent of the factory and held that position for three years Leaving that city he came to Marion County Ind in 1873 and bought a farm which be tilled successfully for ten years . After this for three years he was out of business but from 1888 to 1890 he was in the retail shoe business the firm name being Camplin & Von Hake. In the fall of 1890 the Indianapolis Coffin Company was organized and our subject was made president which position he holds at the present time The capital stock is $45,000 and they do an annual business of about $120,000 Mr Von Hake has always been one of the most public spirited men of Indianapolis and is an excellent business man prompt energetic and strictly upright In politics he supports the measures and principles of the Democratic party In the year 1873 he was married to Miss Sarah Richardson daughter of William Richardson of New York Three children have been born to this marriage and are named in the order of their births as follows Carlesta Alberta and Norma. Our subject's father Oscar Von Hake was a native of Fapitz Germany but growing restive he bade adieu to friends and scenes long loved and when a young man came to Canada Later he came to Kalamazoo Mich and there his death occurred in 1869 He saw service in the army in the old country His marrisge to Miss Johanna Wilson resulted in the birth of one child besides our subject Pauline who became the wife of Frank Vonuegnt of Indianapolis Ind The mother passed away in 1872 - Pictorial and Biographical Memoirs of Indianapolis and Marion County, Indiana Goodspeed Brothers, 1893 - pg. 297


He was president of the Indianapolis Coffin Company also as sectretary was Clemens Vonnegut Jr. and as tresurer was Franklin Vonnegut. Indianapolis Coffin Company Office and Warerooms, No. 188 East Washington Street,Works: Corner Sixth and West Streets. -- Indianapolis Illustrated , 1893 pg. 84 & Hyman's Handbook of Indianapolis pg. 367-8 1897 Max Robinson Hyman


VonHake-Rau House 1504 North Park Avenue Carl VonHake built the residence 1887-88 and lived here until 1902. John Rau (1856-1928) and his family occupied the house beginning in 1903. After his death, the family maintained residence in the house until 1944.


Pope Motor Car Co. was put into receivership about 1907 and put the Waverly automobile into limp. In an effort to sace the large plant Herbert R. Rice, manager & Wilber C. Johnson, assistant manager sought out a variety of Indianpolis businessmen to form a consortium to purchase the plant. In 1908 - the plant was purchase by them for $200,000. Along with Rice & Johnson were William B. Cooley, president of Blackford county Bank; Hugh Doughtry, Wiilliam F. Kuhn, Joseph C. Schaf, and Burton E. Parrott. Cooley, was president; Rice, vice President and VonHake, Secretary ?Treasure?; and Johnson secretary. The Indianapolis Automobile Industry: A History, 1893-1939 By Sigur E. Whitaker pg. 24-25

He was on the county commision and also was Treasurer of Marion county and Indianapolis.


married 13 Nov 1873 Middletown, Connecticut Sarah Patience Richardson Birth: Feb 1855 Hamilton Ontario, Canada Death: 30 Apr 1909 Marion County, Indiana Burial: 05/23/1921 Crown Hill Cemetery Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana Section: 41 Lot: 1 daughter of William Waring Richardson and Julia P. Atwood
    1889 - 1 Oct. - Sarah P. Von Hake & Carl HH to Pauline O. Vonnegut & Franklin HH (south half of property) Lake Maxinkuckee (CUlver) Union twp. Marshall county Indiana



They had:
    Carlesta (Cortesta) O. Birth Feb 14, 1877 Marion county Indiana Death: Sep 24, 1945 Indianapolis Marion county Indiana BURIAL Crown Hill Cemetery Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana PLOT Sec: 41, Lot: 1married 12 Jun 1895 Marion county Indiana, Charles W Minesinger BIRTH 17 SEP 1865 Prairie, Henry, Indiana DEATH 18 JUN 1922 Marion County, Indiana son of Henry M Minesinger and Mary H. Engle; married 2nd 10 Sep 1929 in Marion County Adam Nelson Shidler Birth: 18 Sep 1869 Indiana Death: 3 Mar 1955 Death Place: South Bend, St Joseph, Indiana, BURIAL mar 5, 1955 Riverview Cemetery South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana son of Adam W Shidler & Mary K Klopfinstine

    Alberta Juliet VonHake Birth 31 Jan 1879 Clermont Ind Death Nov 4 1946 Indianapolis Marion county Indiana DEATH 1946 BURIAL NOV 6,1946 Crown Hill Cemetery Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, PLOT Sec: 78, Lot: 166married Jun 12 1895 Marion county Indiana William Martin Birk Birth: 24 Mar 1868 Indianapolis, Indiana DEATH 13 Oct 1956 Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana BURIAL Oct 16 1956 BURIAL Crown Hill Cemetery Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana PLOT Sec: 78, Lot: 166 Crown Hill Cemetery Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, PLOT Sec: 78, Lot: 166 son of Martin Birk & Anna Barbara Benzing

    MEMORIAL ID 45881206 Alberta
    MEMORIAL ID 45881217 William
    Norma C Von Hake Birth 25 Oct 1885 Indianapolis Marion county Indiana Death Oct 10 1925 Los Angles county California Buiral: Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale) Glendale, Los Angeles County, California PLOT Daffodil Columbarium, Dahlia Terrace, Lot 0, Space 5040 married 12 Nov 1908 Marion county George Kothe Jr BIRTH 21 AUG 1885 Indianapolis, Marion Co., IN, DEATH 3 JUN 1953 Death Place: Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California Burial: Chapel Of The Pines Crematory Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California married 2nd April 12, 1930 Elizabeth Caldwell) [ m 1st King Gaines Gillette, 3rd Benjamin Everett Parsons daughter of Edward Caldwell and Ada Mary Fisher] son of George Kothe Sr. & Olga Goeller

    MEMORIAL ID 114116199 George
    MEMORIAL ID 132614770 Norma


Carl married 2nd. 2 Apr 1910 2 Apr 1910 Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana Nelle "Nell" C Osborne Birth Date: 1865 Death Date: 1957 Burial : Clarks Hill Cemetery Tippecanoe County, Indiana, United States of America daughter of Louis Mckee Osborn & Lydia Abbott she was married 1st 09 October 1892 Stockwell, Marion, Indiana John H Lee 1940 she was listed as Widowed and a lodger in Lodger Glendale, Los Angeles, California of Myra Hutchinson she married 3rd aft 1940 3rd ---- Ossinach

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