Obit: Kurth, Augusta Schnur (1857 - 1942)

Contact: Crystal Wendt

Surnames: Kurth, Hauge, Logan, Weinert, Lowe, Reich, Moldenhauer, Clark, Kapke, Kopke, Litchfield, Count

----Sources: The Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 2 July 1942

Kurth, Mrs. William Frederick (21 July 1857 - 24 June 1942)

Mrs. Martin Hauge received to message from her son, Walter Kurth, last week which announced the death of her mother-in-law, Mrs. William Kurth, at Stockton, Calif., on June 24.

Mrs. Kurth would have been 86 years old had she lived until the 21st day of July, 1942. She was born in Black River Falls, Wis., living for many years after her marriage in Neillsville, Wis. In 1917, Mr. and Mrs. Kurth went to California to live with their children, Mr. Kurth passing away several years ago.

The departed is survived by five children: Bertha, Mrs. Sam Logan, Alameda; Edith, Mrs. Carl Weinert, Fresno; Julia, Mrs. Irving Lowe, Stockton, and Isabelle, Mrs. Christ Reich, Stockton; all of the state of California, and Arthur, Seattle, Wash. Also surviving are her sisters, Mrs. Henry Moldenhauer of Black River Falls, and Mrs. William Clark of Stockton, seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Two children Clara, Mrs. Charles Kapke, and Fred Kurth, preceded the mother in death.

Funeral services were held Saturday at Stockton, California.

Biographical Information

Wisconsin Birth Records

Bertha Louise Kurth
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 06 Oct 1877
Birthplace: B R Falls, Jackson, Wisconsin
Father's Name: William Frederick Kurth Or Kourt
Mother's Name: Augusta Schnur

Wisconsin Marriage Records

Frederick Wm. Count (Kurth)
Spouse's Name: Augusta J. Schnur
Event Date: 28 Sep 1873
Event Place: Irving, Jackson, Wisconsin
Father's Name: Wm. Count (Kurth)
Mother's Name: Laura Went Count (Kurth)
Spouse's Father's Name: Julius Schnur
Spouse's Mother's Name: Minnie W. Schnur

Charles Kopke
Birthplace: H...Ham, Sheboygan, Wis.
Spouse's Name: Clara Kurth
Spouse's Birthplace: Black River Falls, Jackson, Wis.
Event Date: 12 Mar 1905
Event Place: Clark, Wisconsin
Father's Name: Martin Kopke
Mother's Name: Kopke
Spouse's Father's Name: William Kurth
Spouse's Mother's Name: Augusta Schnur
Race: White
Spouse's Race: White

1870 Federal Census, Jackson, Albion, Wisconsin, United States, pg. 2


Augusta Schnur, white, female

Household Members
Juluis Schnur M 39 Brunswick
Wilmina Schnur F 32 Prussia
Augusta Schnur F 13 Wisconsin
Palena Schnur F 6 Wisconsin
Wilmina Schnur F 3 Wisconsin
Juluis A Schnur M 2 Wisconsin
R E A Schnur F 0 Wisconsin
Lemina Litchfield F 64 Prussia


1880 Federal Census, Albion, Jackson, Wisconsin, United States


Augusta Kurth, white married female
Occupation: Keeping House 
Father's Birthplace: Germany
Mother's Birthplace: Germany

Household Members
Wm Kurth Self M 35 Germany
Augusta Kurth Wife F 23 (1857) Wisconsin, United States
Eda Kurth Daughter F 5 Wisconsin, United States
Bertha Kurth Daughter F 2 Wisconsin, United States
Fred W Kurth Son M 0 Wisconsin, United States


1905 Wisconsin State Census, Neillsville, Clark, Wisconsin, Page: 338


Augusta Kurth, white, married female 
Parent 1 Birthplace: Germany
Parent 2 Birthplace: Germany
Household Members
William Kurth Head M 54y Germany
Augusta Kurth Wife F 48y Wisconsin
Julia Kurth D F 20y Wisconsin
Isabella Kurth D F 15y Wisconsin
Arthur Kurth Son M 7y Wisconsin
Fred Kurth Son M 24y Wisconsin
Emma Kurth Daughter-In-Law F 21y Wisconsin
Alonzo Kurth Grandson M 1y Wisconsin

1930 Federal Census, Cedarburg, Ozaukee, Wisconsin, United States

Augustina F Kurth, white, widowed female
Father's Birthplace: Germany
Mother's Birthplace: Germany

Household Members
Bernhard C Kurth Head M 36 Wisconsin
Mary W Kurth Wife F 33 South Dakota
Harold F Kurth Son M 7 Wisconsin
Bernhard A Kurth Son M 3 Wisconsin
Augustina F Kurth Mother F 74 (1856) Wisconsin



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