Etta Mae Fletcher

Last updated 10 Sep 2021 in Spear–Johnson Family.

Individual

Born: Bet 1 Apr 1894 and 2 Apr 1983 in Felton, Clay County, Minnesota, United States

Died: 1959

Supporting evidence for:
name

census-us-1930-ps-mn-ottertail-51-1a: 1930 U.S. Census, population schedule, Minnesota, Otter Tail County, Lida Township (T136, R42), enumeration district 56-51, sheet 1A (form/penned) or page 69A (stamped); 1930 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 18 August 2018) > "Minnesota > Otter Tail > Lida > District 0051" image 1; citing “Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 1111 (of 2667), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 2340846]

Additional detail for reference: Line 15, dwelling 5

Comment: Source includes [married] name (Etta M. Kratzke).

obituary-gladys-strehlow-1993: Obituary for Gladys Marion Grace (Kratzke) Strehlow (1993); “Strehlow,” Newspapers.com (https://www.newspapers.com: accessed 30 May 2021), image “United States of America > Minnesota > Minneapolis > Star Tribune > 1993 > 04 > 26” page 18; citing “Star Tribune (Minneapolis, Minnesota), 26 Apr 1993 (Monday), page 4B, column 8”

Comment: Source includes [married] name (Etta Kratzke).

obituary-herman-kratzke-1972: Obituary for Herman Kratzke (1972); “Herman Kratzke rites Saturday at Vergas,” The Daily Journal (Fergus Falls, Minnesota), 26 May 1972 (Friday), page 8, column 8

Comment: Source includes name (Etta Mae Fletcher).

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birth

census-us-1930-ps-mn-ottertail-51-1a: 1930 U.S. Census, population schedule, Minnesota, Otter Tail County, Lida Township (T136, R42), enumeration district 56-51, sheet 1A (form/penned) or page 69A (stamped); 1930 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 18 August 2018) > "Minnesota > Otter Tail > Lida > District 0051" image 1; citing “Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 1111 (of 2667), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 2340846]

Additional detail for reference: Line 15, dwelling 5

Comment: Source includes age (36) and location (Minnesota). Using her age and the official census date of 1 Apr 1930 gives a birth date range from 2 Apr 1983 to 1 Apr 1894.

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death

obituary-herman-kratzke-1972: Obituary for Herman Kratzke (1972); “Herman Kratzke rites Saturday at Vergas,” The Daily Journal (Fergus Falls, Minnesota), 26 May 1972 (Friday), page 8, column 8

Comment: Source includes date (1959).

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Family

Spouse/Partner: Herman R. Kratzke (1887 – 1972)

Married: 13 Dec 1912 in Vergas, Otter Tail County, Minnesota, United States

Supporting evidence for:
marriage

census-us-1930-ps-mn-ottertail-51-1a: 1930 U.S. Census, population schedule, Minnesota, Otter Tail County, Lida Township (T136, R42), enumeration district 56-51, sheet 1A (form/penned) or page 69A (stamped); 1930 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 18 August 2018) > "Minnesota > Otter Tail > Lida > District 0051" image 1; citing “Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 1111 (of 2667), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 2340846]

Additional detail for reference: Lines 14,15, dwelling 5

Comment: Source identifies Etta M. Kratzke as the wife of Herman R. Kratzke.

obituary-herman-kratzke-1972: Obituary for Herman Kratzke (1972); “Herman Kratzke rites Saturday at Vergas,” The Daily Journal (Fergus Falls, Minnesota), 26 May 1972 (Friday), page 8, column 8

Comment: Source includes location (Vergas [, Minnesota]), and date (Dec. 13, 1912).

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Child: Esther E. Kratzke (1913 – 1993)

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Child: Doris A. Kratzke (1916 – 1993)

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Child: Gladys Marion Grace Kratzke (1918 – 1993)

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Miscellaneous Facts

Attributes

Residence: 1 Apr 1930 at Lida Township, Otter Tail County, Minnesota, United States

Supporting evidence for:
attributes

census-us-1930-ps-mn-ottertail-51-1a: 1930 U.S. Census, population schedule, Minnesota, Otter Tail County, Lida Township (T136, R42), enumeration district 56-51, sheet 1A (form/penned) or page 69A (stamped); 1930 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 18 August 2018) > "Minnesota > Otter Tail > Lida > District 0051" image 1; citing “Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 1111 (of 2667), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 2340846]

Additional detail for reference: Line 15, dwelling 5

Comment: Source includes census date (1 Apr 1930) and location (Lida Township (T136R42), County: Otter Tail, State: Minnesota).

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Research Notes (Conflicts/Spelling/Followup)

FOLLOWUP

Etta's father was from Wisconsin, her mother was from Minnesota. [census-us-1930-ps-mn-ottertail-51-1a]

The Herman and Etta Kratzke family were neighbors of William Fletcher and of the Arthur Fletcher family in 1930, and are listed consecutively on the same census page. [census-us-1930-ps-mn-ottertail-51-1a]

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research notes

census-us-1930-ps-mn-ottertail-51-1a: 1930 U.S. Census, population schedule, Minnesota, Otter Tail County, Lida Township (T136, R42), enumeration district 56-51, sheet 1A (form/penned) or page 69A (stamped); 1930 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 18 August 2018) > "Minnesota > Otter Tail > Lida > District 0051" image 1; citing “Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930, NARA microfilm publication T626, roll 1111 (of 2667), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 2340846]

Additional detail for reference: Line 15, dwelling 5

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