Bio: Ausbourne, Edgar Lyle Sr. & Evelyn Marcella (Rhodes)


Contact: Ken Wood



----Source: Family Records, Federal Census Reports, Enlistment papers, Wisconsin death indexes, Social Security records.


Edgar Lyle Ausbourne, Sr.

    Born: 27 Aug 1922, Sigel, Wood County, WI

    Died: 6 July 1987, Marathon County, WI

    WWII Army enlistment: 14 Dec 1942, Milwaukee, WI

Married: 1944-1945 (Waukegan, Lake County, IL?) to Evelyn Rhodes


Evelyn Marcella Rhodes

    Born: 17 Aug 1918, Wisconsin

    Died: 22 Aug 1996, Marathon County, WI

Married (1) Edward Rottscheit

    Children: Allen,  Donald, and Shirley Ann

Married (2) Edgar Lyle Ausbourne, Sr.

    Children: Eileen, Edgar Jr., and William


Parents of Edgar Ausbourne, Sr.

     Married 12 Oct 1915, Minneapolis, MN

     Father: Merritt William Ausbourne,

          b. 12 Aug 1868, Seymour, Outagamie, WI; d. 26 Dec 1935, Marshfield, Wood, WI

     Mother: June Rose Hammond

          b. 27 Aug 1879, Strongs Prairie, Adams, WI; d. 26 May 1968, Los Angeles Co., CA

     Children: Henry, Richard, Bert, June, and Edgar


Parents of Evelyn Rhodes

    Father: Lawrence Henry "Lorenzo" Rhodes

         b. 16 April 1897, Marshfield, WI, son of Wm & Mathilda Rhodes

    Mother: Agnes Krieg

         b. April 1891 WI; daughter of Dorothy & Joseph, sister of Thomas +11 others

    Children: James, Marie, Evelyn



1930 United States Federal Census

Name: Edgar Ausbourne    Age: 7    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1923

Father's name: Merritt Ausbourne       Mother's name: June Ausbourne

Relation to Head of House: Son       Race: White     Rent/home value: Rent / 15

Parents’ age at first marriage: Merritt 45, June 35    Parents' birthplace: Wisconsin

Home in 1930: Marshfield, Wood, Wisconsin

Merritt Ausbourne        60  WI-NY-WI    Laborer - City Street

June Ausbourne          50  WI-NY-NY

Richard Ausbourne                 13  MN-WI-WI

Bert Ausbourne            12  MN-WI-WI

June Ausbourne          10  MN-WI-WI

Henry Ausbourne          9  WI-WI-WI

Edgar Ausbourne          7  WI-WI-WI


U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946

Name: Edgar L Ausbourne      Birth Year: 1922     Race: White, Citizen (White)

Nativity State: Wisconsin     State of Residence: Wisconsin   County: Door

Enlistment Date: 14 Dec 1942   Enlistment State: Wisconsin  Enlistment City: Milwaukee

Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA     Grade: Private

Term of Enlistment:    Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law

Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)     ----Source: Civil Life

Education: 2 years of high school    

Civil Occupation: Semiskilled welders and flame cutters

Marital Status: Single, without dependents     Height: 66     Weight: 133


Wisconsin Death Index, 1959-1997

Name: Edgar L Ausbourne Sr     Death Date: 7 Jul 1987

Location: Marathon County           Certificate: 016790


Social Security Death Index

Name: Edgar Ausbourne           Born: 27 Aug 1922     Died: Jul 1987

Last Residence: 54479  Spencer, Marathon, Wisconsin, United States of America

State (Year) SSN issued: Wisconsin (Before 1951)



1920 United States Federal Census

Name: Merritt Ausbourne     Age: 50     Estimated Birth Year: abt 1870

Birthplace: Wisconsin           Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)

Father's Birth Place: Canada                 Mother's Birth Place: New York

Marital Status: Married         Spouse's Name: June Ausbourne

Race: White     Sex: Male     Home owned: Own     Able to read/write: Yes/Yes

Home in 1920: Minneapolis Ward 11, Hennepin, Minnesota

Merritt Ausbourne    50        WI-Canada-NY    Carpenter - independent

June Ausbourne      40        WI-NY-NY

Richard Ausbourne             3 5/12  MN-WI-WI

Bert Ausbourne        2 ½      MN-WI-WI

June Ausbourne      2/12     MN-WI-WI




1920 United States Federal Census

Name: Evelyn Rhodes     Age: 1 4/12     Estimated Birth Year: abt 1918

Birthplace: Wisconsin     Relation to Head of House: Daughter

Father's name: Lawrence Rhodes   Father's Birth Place: Wisconsin

Mother's name: Agnes Rhodes        Mother's Birth Place: Wisconsin

Marital Status: Single      Race: White

Home in 1920: Marshfield Ward 6, Wood, Wisconsin

Lawrence Rhodes      23  WI-WI-WI    Fireman - Railroad

Agnes Rhodes            27  WI-Hungary-Holland

James Rhodes              3 5/12  WI-WI-WI

Marie Rhodes                2 2/12  WI-WI-WI

Evelyn Rhodes             1 4/12  WI-WI-WI


1930 United States Federal Census

Name: Evelyn Rhodes     Age: 11      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1919

Relation to Head of House: Niece     Race: White

Home in 1930: Marshfield, Wood, Wisconsin

Thomas Krieg           43    Head    WI-Austria-Holland    Salesman - Laundry

Anna Krieg               32    Wife      WI-Norway-WI

Joyce Krieg              13    Daughter    WI-WI-WI

Franklin Austin        10    Step-son    WI-WI-WI

Agnes Rhodes         39    Sister    WI-Austria-Holland    Kitchen work - Hotel   Divorced

James Rhodes         13    Nephew    WI-WI-WI

Marie Rhodes           12    Niece        WI-WI-WI

Evelyn Rhodes        11    Niece        WI-WI-WI


Wisconsin Death Index, 1959-1997

Name: Evelyn Ausbourne            Death Date: 22 Aug 1996

Location: Marathon County            Certificate: 024105


Social Security Death Index

Name: Evelyn M. Ausbourne     Born: 17 Aug 1918     Died: 22 Aug 1996

Last Residence: 54479  Spencer, Marathon, Wisconsin, United States of America

State (Year) SSN issued: Wisconsin (Before 1951)



1900 United States Federal Census

Name: Agnes Krieg       Age: 9             Birth Date: Apr 1891

Birthplace: Wisconsin    Race: White    Gender: Female    Marital Status: Single

Relationship to head-of-house: Daughter      Father's Birthplace: Germany

Mother's name: Dorothy Krieg     Mother's Birthplace: Germany (Imm 1857)

Home in 1900: McMillan, Marathon, Wisconsin

Dorothy Krieg     47  Germany    12 of 14 children living   Widowed

Edward Krieg     28     Regina Krieg   22

Lizzie Krieg        20     Mattis Krieg     20

Mikel Krieg         18     Mary Krieg       17

George Krieg     15     Tom Krieg          13

John Krieg         11     Agnes Krieg       9

Jacob Krieg          3     Sousa Krieg       2



1880 United States Federal Census

Name: Dora Kreig    Age: 27    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1853   Birthplace: Holland

Relation to Head of Household: Wife    Spouse's Name: Joseph Kreig

Father's birthplace: Holland                   Mother's birthplace:    Holland

Occupation: Keeping House

Marital Status: Married    Race: White    Gender: Female

Home in 1880: Waupun, Dodge, Wisconsin

Joseph Kreig    29  born: Austria

Dora Kreig        27   born: Holland

Frank Kreig       4

Eddie Kreig       3

Regina Kreig     2

Mattie Kreig   11m

Eliza Kreig     11m



1900 United States Federal Census

Name: Lorenzo Rhodes     Age: 3     Birth Date: Apr 1897   Birthplace: Wisconsin

Race: White    Gender: Male             Relationship to head-of-house: Son

Father's name: William Rhodes         Father's Birthplace: Wisconsin

Mother's name: Mathilda Rhodes      Mother's Birthplace: Wisconsin

Home in 1900: Marshfield, Wood, Wisconsin

William Rhodes        38  WI-NY-NY     May 1862    m. 19 yrs   Housepainter

Mathilda Rhodes     39  WI-Ger-Ger   Dec 1860    6 of 6 children living

Alvin Rhodes            16

Adell Rhodes            14

William Rhodes        13

Benjamin Rhodes    11

Matilda Rhodes        8

Lorenzo Rhodes      3



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