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John Ernest Tonsing

Male 1881 - before 1920  (< 38 years)


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  • Name John Ernest Tonsing  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Born 28 May 1881  Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    • ref 249 says ca 1893
    Confirmation 1894  Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Occupation Painter  [7
    Residence(s) 1899-1904: 56 Evergreen, Cleveland, OH and
    1903: 852 Scranton Ave., Cleveland, OH
    1904: 874 Scranton Ave., Cleveland, OH
    1905: 1855 Woodland Hills, Cleveland, OH
    1906: 172 Cedar Ave., Cleveland, OH
    1907: 2606 Cedar SE, Cleveland, OH
    1907: 3469 Woodland, Cleveland, OH
    1909: 9016 Harvard Ave., SE, Cleveland, OH
    1911: 1333 Superior Ave., NE, Cleveland, OH
    1912: 2107 East 36th SE, Cleveland, OH
    1914: 2402 Carnegie Ave, SE, Cleveland, OH
    1917: 645 East 125th St., Cleveland, OH  [7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Died before 1920  [12
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    Person ID I2118  Lisa's Genealogy
    Last Modified 12 December 2015 

    Father William H. Tonsing,   b. 23 March 1877, Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 January 1933, Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Mother Caroline J. Brecht,   b. 20 December 1862, Bavaria, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 January 1945, Westlake (Dover Twp.), Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married about 1880  [13
    Residence(s) 1883: 56 Evergreen, Cleveland, Ohio
    1888: 56 Rolland, Cleveland, Ohio
    1907-33: 654 East 125th St., NE, Cleveland, Ohio and  [14, 15, 16, 17, 18
    Family ID F1288  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Mae (Mary) Corrigan,   b. about 1873, Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1959, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 86 years) 
    Married about 1903  Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [19, 20
    Residence(s) 1910: 2426 Bridge, Cleveland, Ohio
    1917: 9101 Wade Park Avenue, Cleveland, OH
    1920-24: 3824 East 93rd, Cleveland, OH  [8, 21
    Children 
     1. John Tonsing, Jr.,   b. 7 May 1904, Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1932, Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
    +2. Lyzzie Tonsing,   b. 15 May 1907, Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Leo Tonsing,   b. 11 February 1909, Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 April 1932, Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
     4. Pearl Tonsing,   b. about 1913
    Family ID F1361  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 May 1881 - Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsConfirmation - 1894 - Cleveland, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • John fathered "several children, some of whom died early and are buried in Catholic cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio.

      Found a John Tonsing in the 1910 census, age 28. Wife May, age 32. Children John, age 5; Lyzie age 3, and Leo. Soundex, vol 39, ED 157, family 420, Cleveland, OH, Cuyahoga Co.

      Name
      : John Ernest Tonsing
      Serial Number: 104-41-06
      Race: W
      Residence: 645 E. 125th St., Cleveland, O.
      Enlistment Division: United States Navy Reserve Forces
      Enlistment Location: Recruiting Station Kansas City, Mo.
      Enlistment Date: 21 Sep 1917
      Birth Place: Cleveland, O.
      Birth Date / Age: 28 May 1881
      Assigns Comment: Naval Training Station Great Lakes Ill 22 Sept 1917 to 3 Feb 1918; Receiving Ship Philadelphia Pa to 6 Feb 1918; Armed Draft Detail New York NY to 18 Feb 1918; United States Ship Seattle to 10 July 1918; Armed Draft Detail New York NY to 27 Oct 1918; SS Ruby to 11 Nov 1918. Fireman, Second Class 314 days; Fireman, Third Class 2 days; Seaman, Second Class 61 days; Seaman 41 days. Released 5 May 1919. Honorable discharge 20 Sept 1921. Expiration Armed Draft Detail New York NY. Seaman Called to active duty 22 Sept 1917.
      Volume #: 21 [11, 22]

  • Sources 
    1. [S322] To(e)nsing Surnames in Cleveland, E.

    2. [S409] Ohio Military Men, 1917-18, Ernest.

    3. [S249] Johan Heinrich Toensing Family Group Sheet.

    4. [S270] .

    5. [S409] Ohio Military Men, 1917-18, 28 May 1881, Cleveland, OH.

    6. [S3137] U.S., Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Records, 1875-1940.

    7. [S269] .

    8. [S322] To(e)nsing Surnames in Cleveland.

    9. [S1857] 1907 Voter Registration Index (Cleveland).

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    11. [S409] Ohio Military Men, 1917-18.

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    16. [S300] 634.

    17. [S322] To(e)nsing Surnames in Cleveland, 634.

    18. [S851] 654.

    19. [S491] Ohio, County Marriages, 1790-1950, 004016936, image 326.

    20. [S841] ca 1903.

    21. [S841] .

    22. [S87] ((__:Never Done Press, 1995)).



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