Amalia “Mollie” Johannpeter (1873 – 1946)

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     Amalia Maria “Mollie” Johannpeter was born to Frederick William August Johannpeter and his wife Hanna, the former Johanna Grieve, on March 21, 1973 in St. Charles, Missouri.  “Mollie” was the fourth child and third oldest daughter born to Frederick and Hanna.      Like quite a few of the Johannpeters, I only have a little information about “Mollie”.

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Herman Johannpeter (1878 – 1921)

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     When I started researching the family history, I only knew about two of my great-grandmother Caroline “Lee” Ellis’ nee Johannpeter’s siblings.  My grandfather told me a lot about his Uncle “Jules”, Julius Johannpeter.  Grandpa lived with Uncle Jules from the time he left Missouri Military Academy in 1932 until he married my grandmother, Alvina Ellis nee Mosblech in

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Julius Johannpeter (1875-1961)

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     Julius “Uncle Jules” Johannpeter was born in St. Charles, MO on March 5, 1875 to recent German immigrants Frederick William Johannpeter and Johanna Johannpeter nee Grieve.  “Uncle Jules” was seven years older than his sister Caroline Leah “Lee” Johannpeter, my great grandmother.      When Lee’s husband William Ellis died in 1917, Lee had the challenge of raising her two-year-old son Gilbert as

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