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Frederick Graham Lorenz

Frederick Graham Lorenz

Male 1880 - 1951  (70 years)

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  • Name Frederick Graham Lorenz 
    Born 21 Oct 1880  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1900  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Physical Description 1903  North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The Wright brothers made the first sustained, controlled, powered heavier-than-air manned flight at Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina. Orville flew the plane 120 feet in 12 seconds.
    Physical Description 1908  Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The Ford Model T became the first automobile mass produced on assembly lines with completely interchangeable parts.
    Residence 1910  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Occupation 1918  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Military 12 Sep 1918  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    WWI Draft registration 
    Residence 1920  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1930  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1935  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 1 Apr 1940  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 1942  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Military 27 Apr 1942  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    WWII Draft registration 
    Died 24 Feb 1951  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 9
    Cause: Coronary Thrombosis 
    Death Certificate - Lorenz Sr., Frederick Graham
    Death Certificate - Lorenz Sr., Frederick Graham
    Buried 26 Feb 1951  Crown Hill Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Headstone - Lorenz, Fred G. and Bessie Sherman
    Headstone - Lorenz, Fred G. and Bessie Sherman
    Person ID I1089  Discovering My Ancestors
    Last Modified 15 May 2017 

    Father Fredrick Adolph Lorenz,   b. 12 Dec 1855, Crawfordsville, Montgomery, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1941, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Anna Wagner,   b. Abt 1864,   d. 7 Sep 1886, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 22 years) 
    Family ID F359  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Bessie Lucille Sherman,   b. 30 Dec 1882, Troy, Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1963, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 7 Jun 1913  Franklin, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11, 12, 13
    Marriage Certificate - Lorenz, Fred G. and Bessie Sherman
    Marriage Certificate - Lorenz, Fred G. and Bessie Sherman
    Marriage Application - Lorenz Sr., Frederick Graham
    Marriage Application - Lorenz Sr., Frederick Graham
    This proves his father's middle name was Adolph
    Marriage Application - Sherman, Bessie Lucille
    Marriage Application - Sherman, Bessie Lucille
    Marriage application shows this is not Bessie's first marriage and that her first marriage ended with divorce.
    Marriage notice - Fred G. Lorenz and Bessie Sherman
    Marriage notice - Fred G. Lorenz and Bessie Sherman
    Children 
    +1. Frederick Graham Lorenz, Jr.,   b. 18 Apr 1914, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 2000, Nashville, Brown, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    +2. Paul Sherman Lorenz,   b. 26 Nov 1916, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 2015, Nashville, Brown, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years)
    +3. Living
     4. Living
    Last Modified 11 May 2017 
    Family ID F361  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Fred G. Lorenz, Sr, Marney, Mrs Paddock, Marjorie, Galen, Virginia, Bess Sherman, Paul Lorenz, JoAnne, John c1950
    Fred G. Lorenz, Sr, Marney, Mrs Paddock, Marjorie, Galen, Virginia, Bess Sherman, Paul Lorenz, JoAnne, John c1950
    Aunt Louise, Fred Sr, Bess, Uncle Walter
    Aunt Louise, Fred Sr, Bess, Uncle Walter
    Frederick Graham Lorenz (1880-1951)
    Frederick Graham Lorenz (1880-1951)

    Histories
    About Frederick G. Lorenz (1880-1951)
    About Frederick G. Lorenz (1880-1951)
    Love Letter from Fred G. Lorenz to Bessie Sherman
    Love Letter from Fred G. Lorenz to Bessie Sherman

  • Sources 
    1. [S453] Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011.

    2. [S248] 1900 United States Federal Census, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana; Roll: T623 390; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 162.
      Name: Fred G Lorenz Birth: abt 1881 Indiana Residence: 1900 Ind ianapolis, Marion, Indiana

    3. [S249] 1910 United States Federal Census, Indianapolis Ward 10, Marion, Indiana; Roll: T624_368; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 185; Image: 1358.
      Name: Fred G Lorenz Birth: abt 1872 Indiana Residence: 1910 Ind ianapolis Ward 10, Marion, Indiana

    4. [S68] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Registration Location: Marion County, Indiana; Roll: 1504017; Draft Board: 3.
      Name: Frederick Graham Lorenz Birth: 21 Oct 1880 Residence: Indianap olis, Marion, Indiana Occupation: Traveling Salesman Employer: Dayto n Paper Novelty Company

    5. [S615] 1920 United States Federal Census, Indianapolis Ward 4, Marion, Indiana; Roll: T625_452; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 82; Image: 211.
      Name: Frederick Lorenz Birth: abt 1881 Indiana Residence: 192 0 Indianapolis Ward 4, Marion, Indiana

    6. [S259] 1930 United States Federal Census, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana; Roll: 608; Page: 22A; Enumeration District: 326; Image: 1082.0.
      Name: Frederick Lorenz Birth: abt 1881 Indiana Residence: 193 0 Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana

    7. [S241] 1940 United States Federal Census, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana; Roll: T627_1123; Page: 15A; Enumeration District: 96-75.

    8. [S260] U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942, Roll: WW2_2283180; Local board: Marion , Indiana.
      Name: Frederick Graham Lorenz Birth: 21 Oct ??80 Indianapolis, Ind iana Residence: Marion, Indiana

    9. [S71] Cemetery - Crown Hill Cemetery, Lorenz Family Burials.
      ANNABELLE H. LORENZ Burial: 03/21/1940 Section: 37 Lot: 56 3 ANNIE LORENZ Burial: 09/10/1886 Section: 31 Lot: 30 9 BESSIE L. LORENZ Burial: 12/27/1963 Section: 98 Lot: 78 7 EMMA LORENZ Burial: 07/10/1953 Section: 60 Lot: 881 F RED A. LORENZ Burial: 05/26/1941 Section: 31 Lot: 309 FRE DERICK LORENZ Burial: 02/26/1951 Section: 98 Lot: 787 FRED ERICK G. LORENZ Burial: 12/12/2000 Section: 2K Lot: C-1 HAR RY A. LORENZ Burial: 05/21/1923 Section: 60 Lot: 881 MAR Y JANE LORENZ Burial: 07/23/2003 Section: CM Lot: C-1-2K WA LTER LORENZ Burial: 09/03/1919 Section: 5 Lot: 85 WALTER W . LORENZ Burial: 11/17/1955 Section: 60 Lot: 881 SYLVESTE R A. SHERMAN Burial: 06/04/1938 Section: 98 Lot: 493 EMILY AL ICE SHERMAN Burial: 04/15/1936 Section: 98 Lot: 493

    10. [S616] Indiana, Marriage Index, 1800-1941, Title: Marion County, Indiana, Index to Marriage Record 1911 - 1915 Inclusive Vol, Original Record Located: County Clerk's Office Ind; Book: 71; Page: 264.
      Name: Frederick G Birth: 21 Oct Marriage: 7 Jun 1913 Marion, Ind iana

    11. [S282] Indiana, Select Marriages, 1780-1992.

    12. [S616] Indiana, Marriage Index, 1800-1941, Title: Marion County, Indiana, Index to Marriage Record 1911 - 1915 Inclusive Vol, Original Record Located: County Clerk's Office Ind; Book: 71; Page: 264.
      Name: Bessie L Birth: 30 Dec Marriage: 7 Jun 1913 Marion, Indian a

    13. [S221] Evening Star Newspaper (Franklin, IN), Troy Gazette Register.
      TROY GAZETTE-REGISTER, TROY, BRADFORD COUNTY, PENN., FRIDAY, JUNE 20 , 1913 SHERMAN- LORENZ The following clipping from the June 7th issu e of the Franklin, Ind., Evening Star, will be of interest to relative s and friends of Sylvester A. SHERMAN, a former John street resident o f Troy. The Methodist parsonage was the scene of a pretty wedding thi s morning at 10:30 o’clock, the participants being former members of t he Methodist church of Indianapolis, while Rev. W. E. Edgin was pastor . The bride was Miss Bessie Lucile SHERMAN, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S . A. SHERMAN, of Indianapolis, and the bridegroom, Frederick Graham LO RENZ, son of Mr. and Mrs. F. A. LORENZ, also of Indianapolis. The brid al party came to this city in a large touring car accompanied by thei r parents and the brother and sister of the groom.