Joseph Emil BAUMSTARK

Joseph Emil BAUMSTARK

Male 1877 - 1926

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  • Name  Joseph Emil BAUMSTARK 
    Born  12 Oct 1877  Busenbach, Eiling, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  29 Jul 1926  Hermann, Gasconade Co, MO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: Cancer 
    Death Certificate for Joseph George Baumstark
    Death Certificate for Joseph George Baumstark
    Buried  St. George Cemetery, Hermann, MO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Tombstone of Joseph and Clara Baumstark
    Tombstone of Joseph and Clara Baumstark
    Notes 
    • July 29, 1926
      JOSEPH BAUMSTARK DEAD.
      Well known builder and contractor succumbs to long illness at his home in Hermann, aged 48 years. Funeral will be held Sunday afternoon.
      Another of Hermann's good citizens has passed on, Joseph G. Baumstark, contractor and builder, who has been ill for months, died earl yesterday morning at his home on West Fourth Street, aged 48 years, 9 months and 17 days.
      In his death Hermann loses a very popular citizen, one always in the front ranks in everything for the improvement and advancement of the city.
      Many of the new residences in Hermann had their inception in the constructive mind of Mr. Baumstark, a master builder.
      He is survived by his wife, nee Clara Kaiser, his children Clarence, Leonard, Mathilda, and Theodore, his brothers, Charles, Aloysius, George, and August Baumstark, of Hermann, Frank and Marcus of Kirkwood, and his sisters, Mrs. Mary Halsted of Denver Colo., Mrs Gertrude Vogel of Peace Valley, and Lena Baumstark, now Ver. Sister Adelgunda.
      A Requiem Mass will be celebrated in St. George's Church Saturday morning. Funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon at 2:30 at the home of the deceased and at 3 o'clock in St. George Church. Burial will be in St. George Cemetery.
      Mr. Baumstark was born in 1877 at Busenbach, Eiling Germany, later accompanying his parents to America, the family locating on a farm near Hermann. Early in life he learned the carpenter trade, later together with his brothers engaging in contract work in which he was very successful.
      He resided in Hermann about 30 years. Her was a faithful member of St. George Church and was affiliated with the Knights of Columbus and the Catholic Men's Society.

      In 1880 he came to this country and worked here for his father Till he reached the age of twenty-one, when he went to St. Louis. He also spent several years in Denver, Colorado, prior to 1905, when he embarked in the contracting business, with his brother Charles T. Their firm, known as Baumstark Bros. has built many Catholic churches and has done much work in Hermann and vicinity.
      On November 8, 1905, Mr. Baumstark married Miss Clara M. Kaiser, a daughter of Herman and Mathilda Becker Kaiser, who was born June 19 1881 at Hermann. Her mother died while she was still a child (16) and she thus was obliged to assume the care of the home until her marriage.
      Mr. Baumstark has served as city Councilman for four years. He is treasurer of the Knights of Columbus and member of the Men Sodality.
    Person ID  I125  William Means Descendants
    Last Modified  28 Jun 2008 

    Father  Carl BAUMSTARK,   b. 24 Dec 1853, Heidelburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1916, Hermann, Gasconade Co, MO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Monica STEPPE,   b. 14 Dec 1851, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1897, Hermann, Gasconade Co, MO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1876  Muggensturm, Baden, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F79  Group Sheet

    Family  Clara Matilda KAISER,   b. 19 Jun 1881, Hermann, Gasconade Co, MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1968, Hermann, Gasconade Co, MO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  8 Nov 1905  Old St. George Chruch, Hermann, MO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Joe Baumstark and Clara Kaiser
    Joe Baumstark and Clara Kaiser
    Wedding picture
    Children 
    >1. Clarence Emil BAUMSTARK,   b. 26 Aug 1907, Hermann, Gasconade Co, MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1981, Hermann, Gasconade Co, MO Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Leonard Henry BAUMSTARK,   b. 30 Jan 1909, Hermann, Gasconade Co, MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1964, Washington, Franklin Co, MO Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. Mathilda Clara BAUMSTARK,   b. 6 Feb 1912, Hermann, Gasconade Co, MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1995, Hermann, Gasconade Co, MO Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Theodore Joseph BAUMSTARK,   b. 10 Aug 1918, Hermann, Gasconade Co, MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1994, Hermann, Gasconade Co, MO Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F78  Group Sheet


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