38. Documentation for Philip Stuebe
(15 Sep 1817 to 19 Oct 1889)
father of Hannah Stuebe
(Jan 1838 to 12 Mar 1908)



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Philip Stuebe was born September 15, 1817, in Pomerania, Prussia, Germany, according to a record at the Illiana Genealogical and Historical Society in Danville, Illinois. However, death records of the
Pape Mortuary in Danville, Illinois, list a date of birth as January 1, 1816. Census records give conflicting years of birth.(1) Philip's parents are not known.(2) Philip married Mary (or Mara) Koch in Germany. Mary Koch was born in 1817, in Pomerania, Prussia, Germany.(3) Philip Stuebe and his family immigrated to the United States in the mid-1850s.(4) Philip and Mary Stuebe were the parents of six children, all of whom were born in Germany.

i. Hannah Stuebe was born in Germany in January 1838.(5) She immigrated to the United States in 1856.(6) Hannah Stuebe first married Ernst Lehmann on November 16, 1857.(7) Hannah (Stuebe) Lehmann married second Gottfried Lorenz on November 27, 1863.(8)

The 1900 census indicates Hannah was the mother of 9 children and that only 4 were alive at the time of the census.
(9) The single child of Ernst Lehmann and Hannah Stuebe Lehmann was Emma who was listed only in the 1870 census. The five children of Gottfried and Hannah Stuebe Lorenz that appear in census records are: Wilhelmina "Minnie" Fredericka, Louise or Louisa, Mary, Fred, and Lena Lorenz.(10) Hannah (Stuebe) Lorenz died March 12, 1908, and is buried at Springhill Cemetery in Danville, Illinois.(11)

ii. Frederick Christian Stuebe, identified as Christopher in the last will and testament of his father, Philip Stube, was born in Germany on November 11, 1841.(12) He died in Danville, Illinois, on March 19, 1916.(13) He married Frederica Pries on June 8, 1865.(14) She was born in Germany in 1847.(15) She died in Danville, Illinois, in 1908.(16) Civil War records list a Frederick Stuebe of Danville in Company "C", 12th Illinois Infantry.(17)

Frederick and Frederica (Pries) Stuebe were the parents of ten children: Frank (1866-1933); Louis (1869-1962); George (1872-1942); Lydia Coit (1875-1964); William (1877-1944); Albert (1880-1946); Josephine Riener (1882-1957); Lina (1885-1906); Phil (1889- ); and Ernest (1894- ).
(18)

Naturalization papers were filed by Christian Stube on the 21st day of November 1870 whereby he declared on oath to Geo. Dillon, Clerk of the Circuit Court in Vermilion County, State of Illinois, he renounced forever all allegiance to the King of Prussia where of he was heretofore a citizen or subject.
(19). Christopher Stuebe may have immigrated to the United States in 1855.(20)

A 1900 Illinois census record for Fritz C Stuebe, Vermilion County, Danville Ward 4, District 72, indicates a wife named Fredericka, a birth date of October 1846, age of 53, year of immigration 1866, and 34 years in the United States. Children include George, Albert, Josephine, Lizzie, Phillip, and Ernest.
(21)

iii. John Stuebe was born in Germany on May 15, 1841.(22) He died in Danville, Illinois, in 1934.(23) He married Caroline Kraft on December 18, 1880, in Vermilion County, Illinois.(24) She was born in 1861.(25) She died in Danville, Illinois, in 1906.(26) Civil War records list a Private John Stube of Danville, Sep 18, 1861, Disch, July 23, 1862; wounds, Company "K" 37th Illinois Infantry.(27) John and Caroline (Kraft) Stuebe had a son named Leonard who was born in 1881 and died in 1934.(28)

According to the 1900 Illinois census, John Stube was a naturalized citizen, had lived in the United States for 42 years, and had immigrated to the United States in 1857.
(29) An Intention was filed by John Stube on the 2nd day of November 1868 whereby he declared on oath to E. A. McKee, Clerk of the Circuit Court in Vermilion County, State of Illinois, the he renounced forever all allegiance to Frederick William King of Prussia where he was heretofore a citizen or subject.(30) The First Papers of John Stube were recorded on January 7, 1887.(31) The Final Papers of John Stube probably were filed in 1890.(32)

iv. Fredericka Stuebe was born in Germany in 1844.(33) She married George J. Walz on April 23, 1864, in Vermilion County, Illinois.(34) He was born in 1830 and died in 1907 in Danville, Illinois.(35) George J. and Fredericka (Stuebe) Walz had six children: George Jr.; Harry, born in 1865; Karl, born in 1867; Albert, born in 1871; Emma Renckin, born in 1875 and died in 1953; and Lena Woolsey, born in 1878.

v. Frederick Stuebe was born in Germany on May 11, 1844.(36) He died in Oakwood, Illinois, on November 4, 1933.(37) He married Mary Hageman on December 5, 1867, in Vermilion County, Illinois.(38) She was born in 1844.(39) She died in Oakwood, Illinois, in 1927.(40) Civil War records list a Frederick Stebe in the 35th Illinois Infantry, Company D.(41) Fred and Mary (Hageman) Stuebe had five children: John, Fred, Pete, Harry, and Oscar.

vi. Mary Stuebe was born in Germany in 1848.(42) She died in Danville, Illinois, in 1937.(43) She married Frederick Buy on August 28, 1867, in Vermilion County, Illinois.(44) He was born in Germany in 1844.(45) He died in Danville, Illinois, in July 17, 1938.(46) Civil War records list a Frederick Buy in Company "E", 149th Illinois Infantry.(47) Fred and Mary (Stuebe) Buy had eight children: Edward, born 1867; Carl, born 1874; Bill, born 1876; Harry, born 1879; Lulu; Mayme; Alice; and Jenny, born in 1871.(48)

The 1860 U. S. Census for Danville Township lists Philip Steber, age 44, laborer, Mary Steber, age 49, Hannah Steber, age 21, John Steber, age 20, laborer, Fredrich Steber, age 19, laborer, Rebecca Steber, age 17, and Fritz Steber, age 15, laborer. All were listed as born in Germany. Real estate owned was listed as $240 and personal property was listed as $50.(49)

The 1870 U. S. Census for Danville Township lists Philip Stube, age 53, farmer, male citizen of U. S., and Mary Stube, age 53, keeping house. Both Philip and Mary Stube were listed as born in Prussia and both with parents of foreign birth. Real estate was listed with a value of $3,000 and personal property was listed with a value of $250
.(50)

Living nearby to Philip and Mary Stuebe in 1870 are Frederick Buy, his wife, Mary (Stuebe) Buy, and their two year old son Edward Buy.
(51) Also living nearby is a son, Frederick (Christian) Stube, age 27, and his wife, Fredericka (Pries) Stube, age 24, and their two children, James and Louis.(52) Another son also lived very near to Philip and Mary Stuebe in 1870. Fritz (Frederick) Stube, age 24, and his wife, Mary (Hageman) Stube, age 25, and their two children, John Stube, age 2, born in Illinois, and Fritz Stube, age 4 months, born in February 1870.(53)

The 1880 U. S. Census for Illinois, Vermilion County, Danville Township, identifies many members of the Philip and Mary Stuebe family. In the margin of the census records, the street location of these families is noted as Bowman Avenue. This section of Danville was very likely the section known as Germantown. The Germantown fire station stood at the intersection of Bowman Avenue and Fairchild Street. The 1880 census lists Dwelling 329, Family 344, Philip Stebe, age 67, railroad laborer, born in Prussia, parents born in Germany, Mary Stebe, age 63, wife, keeps house, born in Germany, parents born in Germany.
(54)

Living in the same neighborhood in 1880 is Dwelling 328, Family 343, Fred Stebe, age 34, railroad watchman, born in Prussia, parents born in Germany, Mary Stebe, age 35, keeping house, born in Prussia, parents born in Germany, and their children: John Stebe, age 12, born in Illinois, parents born in Germany, Fritz Stebe, age 10, George Stebe, age 8, Edward Stebe, age 5, Caroline Stebe, age 4, and Charles Stebe, age 1.
(55)

Another son of Philip and Mary Stuebe is listed in 1880 in Dwelling 332, Family 347. Fred Stebe, age 37, works in coal mine, born in Germany, parents born in Germany, Frederika Stebe, age 33, keeps house, born in Germany, parents born in Germany, Frank Stebe, age 14, born in Illinois, parents born in Germany, Louis Stebe, age 11, George Stebe, age 8, Liela Stebe, age 5, Harry Stebe, age 3, and Willis Stebe, age 2 months, born in March.
(56)

A daughter of Philip and Mary Stuebe, Mary Buy, was listed as Dwelling 333, Family 348, in the 1880 census. Fred Buy, age 34, retail grocer, born in Germany, parents born in Germany, Mary Buy, age 32, wife, keeps house, born in Germany, parents born in Germany, Edward Buy, age 13, at school, born in Illinois, parents born in Germany, Jenny Buy, age 9, Carl Buy, age 6, Nellie Buy, age 4, and Harry Buy, age 10 months, born in August.
(57)

The 1900 U. S. Federal Census for Illinois, Vermilion County, Danville Ward 4, also helps identify the year of immigration to the United States of the Philip Stuebe family. Dwelling 406, Family 439, Stuebe, Fritz, born October 1846, 53 years old, married 35 years, born in Germany, parents born in Germany, immigrated 1866, 34 years in U. S., can read, write, and speak English, Stuebe, Fredericka, born Nov 1851, age 48, married 35 years, mother of 12 children, 10 living, born in Germany, parents born in Germany, immigrated 1866, 34 years in U. S., can read, write, and speak English.
(58)

Dwelling 407, Family 440, Lorenz, Anna, head, white, female, age 62, born January 1838, widowed, mother of 9 children, 4 living, born in Germany, parents born in Germany, year of immigration to the United States 1856, number of years in the United States 43, can read, can write, can speak English - no, Lorenz, Mary, daughter, born 1869, age 30, single, born in Illinois, parents born in Germany, can read, write, and speak English, Lorenz, Fritz, son, born 1871, age 28, single, born in Illinois, parents born in Germany, can read, write, and speak English.
(59)

Dwelling 408, Family 441, Long, Gottleib, head, born January 1862, 38 years old, married 15 years, born in ?, parents born in Germany, can read, write, and speak English, Long, Louisa, wife, born October 1865, age 34, married 15 years, mother of 5 children, 4 living, born in Illinois, parents born in Germany, can read, write, and speak English.
(60)

The 1900 U. S. Census for Illinois, Vermilion County, Danville Ward 6, lists John Stuebe, age 59 and immigration year 1857.(61) The 1900 U. S. Census for Illinois, Vermilion County, Blount Township, lists Frederick Buy, born October 1844, age 55, married, 32 years, immigration year 1856, naturalized, can read, write, and speak English, Mary Buy, born October 1848, 51 years old, married 32 years, mother of 8 children, 8 children living, born in Germany, parents born in Germany, can read, can write, can speak English. Carl Buy, born December 1873, age 26, single, born in Illinois, parents born in Germany.(62)

The Danville, Illinois Directory for 1889 lists a Philip Stuebe of Danville, Illinois, with an occupation of laborer, Location 2: Alexander 2d e North Fork.
(63) Philip Stuebe died October 19, 1889, in Danville, Illinois.(64) Mary (Koch) Stuebe died April 10, 1888, in Danville, Illinois.(65)

The Estate papers of Philip Stube are numbered #6-525-559 - #7-13-240-253-303 and copies are available at the Illiana Genealogical and Historical Society. The estate was closed on May 31, 1890.(66)

The last will and testament of Philip Stube was dated September 17, 1873, and named his wife, Mary Stube, to receive all real estate and personal property during her lifetime, and at her death all the property to go to Johannah Lawrence, John Stube, Christopher Stube, Fredericka Walz, Frederick Stube, and Mary Buy, in fee simple, to share and share alike. Specific provisions were made for Fred Buy to hold in trust all property that was to go to Johannah Lawrence during the life of her husband, Gottfried Lawrence, and to pay the balance of rent and profits to Johannah Lawrence to the exclusion of her husband. If Johannah Lawrence died before her husband, Gottfried Lawrence, all of the property was to go to her children. Frederick Buy was named executor.
(67)

Frederick Buy signed a petition on October 24, 1889, stating the matters in the petition were true as set forth. The Petition was in the matter of the last will and testament of Philip Stube, deceased, filed November 11, 1889. The Petition stated that Philip Stube died on October 19, 1889, and left a paper purporting to be a last will and testament that nominated Frederick Buy to be the executor and signed by witnesses P. Wilber and C. M. Swallow.
(68)

The value of the decedant's estate was given and $11,000. The Petition stated that the decedent left no widow and left surviving the following named heirs at law: John Stube, Fredericka Walz, Frederick Stube, and Mary Buy his children and the following devisees: Johannah Lawrence and Christopher Stube. P. Wilber and C. M. Swallow signed a statement dated November 11, 1889, indicating that Philip Stube acted voluntarily at the time of signing the will and stating that they attested and signed as witnesses thereto.
(69)

A certification was prepared by the Illinois Printing Company stating that the attached advertisement had been inserted for four consecutive weeks in the Danville News newspaper from November 11, 1889 until December 2, 1889, concerning the Philip Stube estate.
(70)

A Bond of Executor was signed by Frederick Buy on November 11, 1889 regarding the estate of Philip Stube. The bond was in the amount of $22,000. The document was signed by Fred Buy, John Stube, Fred C. Stube, and E. B. Martin.
(71)

An Executor's Report indicated an Estate balance of $9,831.09 of which $1,764.37 was cash. The Executor asked to distribute $1,650.00 to the respective interests under the last will of the decedent. The money was to be distributed as follows: Self as trustee for Johannah Lawrence $275.00; Christopher Stube $275.00; Frederika Walz $275.00; Frederick Stube $275.00; Mary Buy $275.00; John Stube $275.00. The administrator further reported that Mary Stube the wife of said Philip Stube died several years before the death of said Philip Stube. The report was signed by Frederick Buy Executor.
(72)

Children (
Stuebe), born in Germany:

i. Hannah, born in 1838
ii.
John, born in 1841
iii.
Frederick Christian, born in 1841
iv.
Fredericka, born in 1844
v.
Frederick, born in 1846
vi.
Mary, born in 1848

REFERENCES

1. Illiana Genealogical and Historical Society, 215 West North Street, Danville, Illinois 61832, Pedigree Chart #2642, updated February 4, 1994, by Donna (Koch) Myers, 1418 Santa Fe Trail, Boonville, Missouri, lists the date of birth of Philip Stuebe as September 15, 1817; Pape Mortuary, 10 E. Williams Street, Danville, Illinois 61832, Death Records, http://www.papemortuary.com/, Stuebe, Philip, Date of Birth 1/1/1816, Place of Birth Not Danville, Father Stuebe, d:dnvl heart paralysis, Mother, Danville Daily News 10/21/89, spouse W-? age: 79, Wedding Date [blank], Date of Death 10/19/1889, Cemetery Spring Hill; 1870 U. S. Census for Illinois, Vermilion County, Danville Township, Roll M593_285, Page 155, Image 312, Post Office - Danville, Dwelling 908, Family 871, Philip Stube, age 58, male, white, farmer, real estate = $3,000, personal = $250, born in Prussia, parents of foreign birth, male citizen of U. S. of 21 years of age or older.

2. Illiana Genealogical Society, Danville, Illinois, Pedigree Chart #2642, updated February 4, 1994, by Donna (Koch) Myers, 1418 Santa Fe Trail, Boonville, Missouri.

3. Ibid. John Stuebe indicated his mother's name was Mara Koch. Marriage Abstracts, Vermilion County, Illinois, 1878-1881, County Court Records, Film # 1298746 - 1298749, December 18, 1880, John Stuebe married Caroline Kraft: John Stuebe, 39, Danville, Illinois, father - Philip Stuebe; mother - Mara Koch.

4. Vermilion County, Illinois, Naturalization Records, Book B, Page 25, contains the Final Certificate for Philip Stube. The record was dated November 13, 1862. Census records for two of the children of Philip and Mary Stube, Hannah and John, give dates for their year of immigration to the United States as 1856 and 1857 respectively. 1900 U. S. Federal Census for Illinois, Vermilion County, Danville Township, Danville Ward 4, Roll T623_348, Page 18B, Enumeration District 72, Dwelling 407, Family 440, Lorenz, Anna, head, white, female, age 62, born January 1838, year of immigration to the United States - 1856, number of years in the United States - 43; 1900 U. S. Census for Illinois, Vermilion County, Danville Ward 6, Roll T623_348, Page 24A, Enumeration District 74, John Stuebe, age 59, born in Germany, race - white, head of household, immigration year 1857.

5. 1870 U. S. Federal Census for Illinois, Vermilion County, Danville Township, Post Office - Danville, Roll, M593_285, Page 102, Image 206, Dwelling 34, Family 34, Hannah Stuebe, age 32, born in Germany; 1900 U. S. Federal Census for Illinois, Vermilion County, Danville Township, Danville Ward 4, Roll T623_348, Page 18B, Enumeration District 72, Dwelling 407, Family 440, Anna Lorenz, born January 1838 in Germany.

6. 1900 U. S. Federal Census for Illinois, Vermilion County, Danville Township, Danville Ward 4, Roll T623_348, Page 18B, Enumeration District 72, Dwelling 407, Family 440, Lorenz, Anna, head, white, female, age 62, born January 1838, born in Germany.

7. Vermilion County, Illinois, Court Records, Film #1298746 - 1298749, Ernst Lehmann, Anna Stebens, marriage certificate dated November 16, 1857.

8. Vermilion County, Illinois, Court Records, Film #1298746 - 1298749, Johanna Lehmann, Gottfried Lorens, marriage date November 27, 1863; 1870 U. S. Federal Census for Illinois, Vermilion County, Danville Township, Post Office - Danville, Roll, M593_285, Page 102, Image 206, Dwelling 34, Family 34; Marriage License, State of Illinois, Vermilion County Court House, Danville, Illinois, Volume V, Vermilion County, Illinois, Marriages, James G. Older and Minnie F. Lorenz, married May 21, 1885, Vermilion County Court records, film #1298746:1298749, Wilhelmina "Minnie" Fredericka Lorenz lists her parents as Gottfried Lorenz and Hannah Stuebe.

9. 1900 U. S. Federal Census for Illinois, Vermilion County, Danville Township, Danville Ward 4, Roll T623_348, Page 18B, Enumeration District 72, Dwelling 407, Family 440, Lorenz, Anna, head, white, female, age 62, born January 1838, widowed, mother of 9 children, 4 living.

10. 1870 U. S. Federal Census for Illinois, Vermilion County, Danville Township, Post Office - Danville, Roll M593_285, Page 102, Image 206, enumerated July 2, 1870, Dwelling 34, Family 34, Lorens, Gottfeid, female, age 43, white, cabinet maker, real estate = $700, personal property = $150, born in Germany, Lorens, Hannah, age 32, female, white, keeping house, born in Germany, Lorens, Emma, age 10, female, white, born in Illinois, attended school during the year, Lorens, Louisa, age 4, female, white, born in Illinois, Lorens, Minnie, age 3, female, white, born in Illinois, Lorens, Mary, age 2, female, white, born in Illinois; 1880 U. S. Census for Illinois, Vermilion County, Danville, Roll T9_255, Family History Film 1254255, Page 333D, Enumeration District 209, Image 0155, Dwelling #330, Family #345, Lawrence, Annie, white, female, age 42, widowed, divorced, keeps house, born in Germany, parents born in Germany, Lawrence, Mary, white, female, age 12, daughter, single, at school, attended school within year, born in Illinois, parents born in Germany, Lawrence, Fred, white, male, age 10, son, single, at school, attended school within year, born in Illinois, parents born in Indiana, Lawrence, Lena, white, female, age 6, daughter, single, at home, born in Illinois, parents born in Germany.

11. Illiana Genealogical and Historical Society, Danville, Illinois. A document entitled "In the Matter of the Last Will and Testament of Anna Lorenze Deceased" for the April Term 1908 indicates that Anna Lorenze died March 12, 1908, at Danville, Vermilion County, State of Illinois; the year of death is the same as that provided by Janet (Zillman) Shinkle, a cousin of Curtis L. Older. Janet received her information from Ernest Stuebe when she was in high school during the 1950s in Danville, Illinois. "This is what Ernest Stuebe wrote in a genealogy book which he gave me when I was in high school." Ernest Stuebe was the youngest son of Frederick Christian Stuebe and his wife Frederica Pries. Ernest Stuebe was born in 1894. Frederick Christian Stuebe was a brother of Hannah Stuebe and a son of Philip Stuebe and Mary Koch. "This is the Ernest that gave me the information" according to Janet. "My great grandmother Cristina Fuchs Zillman (married to Julius) was a granddaughter to Daniel Pries. He was born in Grimm, Pomerania, Germany in 1808. They are buried in Danville, IL." Tombstone of Hannah Stuebe Lorenz at Springhill Cemetery, Danville, Illinois. No dates appear on her tombstone. Curtis L. Older visited the graves with his father about 2001.

12. Pape Mortuary, 10 E. Williams Street, Danville, Illinois 61832, Death Records, http://www.papemortuary.com/, Stuebe, Fred Christian, Date of Birth 11/11/1841, Place of Birth Germany, Father Stuebe, IL. Cert. #0039454, Mother [blank], DOD: Danville, Verm. Co., IL., Spouse [blank], Wedding Date [blank], Date of Death 3/19/1916, Cemetery Spring Hill.; Estate Papers of Philip Stube at the Illiana Genealogical and Historical Society numbered #6-525-559 - #7-13-240-253-303. The estate was closed on May 31, 1890. The last will and testament of Philip Stube was dated September 17, 1873, and named his wife, Mary Stube, to receive all real estate and personal property during her lifetime, and at her death all the property to go to Johannah Lawrence, John Stube, Christopher Stube, Fredericka Walz, Frederick Stube, and Mary Buy, in fee simple, to share and share alike.

13. Ibid, Pape Mortuary Death Records.

14. Vermilion County Court Records, Danville, Illinois, Film #1298746 - 1298749, Frederick Stube and Fredericka Priess, married June 8, 1865; per Janet (Zillman) Shinkle, daughter of Wilma Jane (Older) Zillman and a cousin of Curtis L. Older, Cristina Fuchs was a niece of Frederica Pries Stuebe. Cristina Fuchs married Julius Zillman. Julius Zillman was a great grandfather of Janet (Zillman) Shinkle. John Frederick Zillman was a grandfather of Janet Shinkle. John George Zillman was the father of Janet Shinkle and the husband of Wilma Jane (Older) Zillman.

15. Per Janet (Zillman) Shinkle.

16. Ibid.

17. The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, a cooperative effort by the National Park Service (NPS) and several other public and private partners, to computerize information about the Civil War. Internet address: www.itd.nps.gov/cwss. See STUEBE, Frederick, Recruit, Danville, Feb 27, 1864, Mustered out July 10, 1865, Company "C" 12th Illinois Infantry, (Three Year Service).

18. Per Janet (Zillman) Shinkle.

19. Illiana Historical and Genealogical Society, Danville, Illinois, Vermilion County, Illinois, Naturalization Papers, Christian Stebe.

20. DAGIT, CHRISTAL E. Tazewell County, Illinois Naturalization and Immigration Records, 1839 to 1909, Volume 2. Pekin, IL: Tazewell County Genealogical Society, 2000. 129p. Page: 60: Name: Christopher Stuebe, Year: 1855, Place: Illinois, Source Publication Code: 1437.11, Primary Immigrant: Stuebe, Christopher, Annotation: Date and port of arrival or date and place of declaration of intention to become a citizen. Place of birth, country of former allegiance, port of embarkation and reference to the type and location of the original record may also be provided. Other genealogical information is also provided.

21. 1900 U. S. Census for Illinois, Vermilion County, Danville Ward 4, Enumeration District 72, Roll: T623 348; Page: 18B; Fritz C Stuebe.

22. Death Records, Pape Mortuary, 10 E. Williams Street, Danville, Illinois 61832, http://www.papemortuary.com/, Stuebe, John, Date of Birth 5/15/1841, Place of Birth Germany, Father Stuebe, Philip: Germany, Mother Koch, Marie: Germany/DOD: Dnv., IL, Spouse W-?? Clara, Wedding Date [blank], Date of Death 9/28/1934, Cemetery Spring Hill.

23. Ibid; Vermilion County, Illinois, Death Certificates, Stuebe, John, male, white, age unknown, death certificate #2920507, date of death September 28, 1934, Vermilion, Danville, date file October 1, 1934.

24. Vermilion County, Illinois, Marriage Abstracts, 1878-1881, County Court Records, Film # 1298746 - 1298749. December 18, 1880, John Stuebe married Caroline Kraft: John Stuebe, 39, Danville, Illinois, father - Philip Stuebe; mother - Mara Koch, occupation farmer, married by J. Moeller, pastor. Caroline Kraft, 20, Danville, Illinois, born in Pennsylvania, George Kraft, Margarethe Struhfuss, 2nd marriage.

25.
Per Janet (Zillman) Shinkle.

26. Ibid.

27. Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System. See John Stube, 37th Illinois Infantry, Company K, Soldier's Rank_In - Pvt., Soldier's Rank_Out - Pvt., Danville, Sep 18, 1861, Disch, July 23, 1862; wounds, Film Number M539 roll 88.

28. Per Janet (Zillman) Shinkle.

29. 1900 U. S. Census for Illinois, Vermilion County, Danville Ward 6, Enumeration District 74, Roll: T623 348; Page: 24A; John Stuebe, age 59, birthplace Germany, immigration year 1857, farmer. Also listed are Lina Stuebe age 39 and Leonard Stuebe age 18.

30. Intention filed in Book A, Page 37 of the Vermilion County, Illinois, Naturalization Records.

31.
First Papers of John Stuebe are recorded in Book O, Page 120, on January 7, 1887, in the Vermilion County, Illinois, Naturalization Records.

32.
Gash, Donna. "Naturalization Records, from Index at Vermilion County, Illinois, Courthouse." In Illiana Genealogist. Vol. 17:1 (Winter 1981), pp. 17-20 (Letters K-L), vol. 17:2 (Spring 1981), pp. 60-63 (Letters M-O), vol. 17:3 (Summer 1981), pp. 77-79 (Letters P-R), vol. 17:4 (Fall 1981), pp. 114-120 (Letters S-Z). Page: 117, Name: John Stuebe; Year: 1890; Place: Illinois; Source Publication Code: 2341.2; Primary Immigrant: Stuebe, John.

33.
Per Janet (Zillman) Shinkle.

34.
Vermilion County, Illinois, Court Records, Film #1298746 - 1298749, George Walz, Fredericke Stube, marriage date April 23, 1864.

35.
Per Janet (Zillman) Shinkle.

36.
Pape Mortuary, 10 E. Williams Street, Danville, Illinois 61832, http://www.papemortuary.com/, Death Records, Stuebe, Frederick, Date of Birth 5/11/1844, Place of Birth Germany.

37.
Vermilion County, Illinois, Death Certificates, Stuebe, Frederick, male, white, age unknown, death certificate #0920400, date of death November 4, 1933, Vermilion, Oakwood Township, date filed November 6, 1933; Pape Mortuary, 10 E. Williams Street, Danville, Illinois 61832, http://www.papemortuary.com/, Death Records, Stuebe, Frederick, Date of Death 11/4/1933, Cemetery Oakwood.

38.
Vermilion County Court Records, Danville, Illinois, Film # 1298746 - 1298749, Mary Hageman and Frederick Stuebe, married December 5, 1867, Vermilion County, Illinois.

39.
Per Janet (Zillman) Shinkle.

40.
Per Janet (Zillman) Shinkle.

41.
Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System. See Frederick Stebe, 35th Illinois Infantry, Company D, Soldier's Rank_In - Pvt., Soldier's Rank_Out - Corpl., Film Number M539 roll 86.

42.
Per Janet (Zillman) Shinkle.

43.
Per Janet (Zillman) Shinkle.

44.
Vermilion County Court Records, Danville, Illinois, Film #1298746 - 1298749, Mary Steube and Frederick Buy, married August 28, 1867, Vermilion County, Illinois.

45.
1900 U. S. Census for Illinois, Vermilion County, Blount Township, Roll T623_348, Page 17B, Enumeration District 56, Dwelling #336, Family #343. Frederick Buy, head, white, male, born October 1844, age 55, married - 32 years, born in Germany, parents born in Germany, immigration year - 1856, number of years in U.S. - not legible, naturalized citizen.

46.
Vermilion County, Illinois, Death Certificates, Buy, Frederick, sex and race not stated, age unknown, death certificate #0000288, date of death July 17, 1938.

47.
Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System. See Frederick Buy, Infantry - 149th Regiment, Illinois Infantry (1 year, 1865), Company E, Soldier's Rank_In - Pvt., Soldier's Rank_Out - Corpl., Film Number M539 roll 13; also see Fredrick Buy, 135th Illinois Infantry (100 Days, 1864), Company K, Soldier's Rank_In - Pvt., Soldier's Rank_Out - Pvt., Film Number M539 roll 13.

48.
Per Janet (Zillman) Shinkle.

49.
1860 U. S. Census for Illinois, Vermilion County, Danville Township, Roll M653_233, Page 594, Post Office - Danville, enumerated June 7, 1860, by Hamilton White, Dwelling #310, Family #314, Philip Steber, age 44, male, laborer, real estate = $240, personal property = $50, born in Germany; Mary Steber, age 49, female, born in Germany; Hannah Steber, age 21, female, born in Germany; John Steber, age 20, male, laborer, born in Germany; Fredrich Steber, age 19, male, laborer, born in Germany; Rebecca Steber, age 17, female, born in Germany; and Fritz Steber, age 15, male, laborer, born in Germany.

50. 1870 U. S. Census for Illinois, Vermilion County, Danville Township, Roll M593_285, Page 155, Image 312, Post Office - Danville, Dwelling 908, Family 871, Philip Stube, age 53, male, white, farmer, real estate = $3,000, personal = $250, born in Prussia, parents of foreign birth, male citizen of U. S. of 21 years of age or older, Mary Stube, age 53, female, white, keeping house, born in Prussia, parents of foreign birth.

51.
Ibid, Dwelling 904, Family 867, Frederick Buy, age 26, male, white, grocer, real estate = $2,000, born in Prussia, parents of foreign birth, male, citizen of U. S. 21 years of age or older, Mary Buy, age 21, female, white, keeping house, born in Prussia, parents of foreign birth, Edward Buy, age 2, male, white, born in Illinois, parents of foreign birth.

52. Ibid, Dwelling 906, Family 869, Frederick Stube, age 27, male, white, laborer, real estate = $1,400, personal = $100, born in Prussia, parents of foreign birth, male citizen of U. S. over 21 years of age, Fredericka Stube, age 24, female, white, keeping house, born in Prussia, parents of foreign birth, James Stube, age ?, male, white, born in Illinois, parents of foreign birth, Louis Stube, age 1, male, white, born in Illinois, parents of foreign birth.

53. Ibid, Dwelling 907, Family 870, Fritz Stube, age 24, male, white, laborer, real estate = $600, born in Prussia, parents of foreign birth, male citizen of U. S. of 21 years of age or older, Mary Stube, age 25, female, white, keeping house, born in Prussia, parents of foreign birth, John Stube, age 2, male, white, born in Illinois, parents of foreign birth, Fritz Stube, age 4 months, white, born in Illinois, parents of foreign birth, born in month of February.

54. 1880 U. S. Census for Illinois, Vermilion County, Danville, Roll T9_255, Family History Film 1254255, Page 333D, Enumeration District: 209, Image 0155, Bowman Avenue, Dwelling 329, Family 344, Philip Stebe, white, male, age 67, married, railroad laborer, born in Prussia, parents born in Germany, Mary Stebe, white, female, age 63, wife, married, keeps house, born in Germany, parents born in Germany.

55. Ibid, Dwelling 328, Family 343, Fred Stebe, white, male, age 34, married, railroad watchman, born in Prussia, parents born in Germany, Mary Stebe, white, female, age 35, wife, married, keeping house, born in Prussia, parents born in Germany, John Stebe, white, male, age 12, son, single, at school, born in Illinois, parents born in Germany, Fritz Stebe, white, male, age 10, son, single, at school, born in Illinois, parents born in Germany, George Stebe, white, male, age 8, son, single, at school, born in Illinois, parents born in Germany, Edward Stebe, white, male, age 5, son, single, at school, born in Illinois, parents born in Germany, Caroline Stebe, white, female, age 4, daughter, single, at home, born in Illinois, parents born in Germany, Charles Stebe, white, male, age 1, son, single, at home, born in Illinois, parents born in Germany.

56. Ibid, Dwelling 332, Family 347, Fred Stebe, white, male, age 37, married, works in coal mine, born in Germany, parents born in Germany, Frederika Stebe, white, female, age 33, wife, married, keeps house, born in Germany, parents born in Germany, Frank Stebe, white, male, age 14, son, single, at school, born in Illinois, parents born in Germany, Louis Stebe, white, male, age 11, son, single, at school, born in Illinois, parents born in Germany, George Stebe, white, male, age 8, son, single, at school, born in Illinois, parents born in Germany, Liela Stebe, white, female, age 5, daughter, single, at home, born in Illinois, parents born in Germany, Harry Stebe, white, male, age 3, son, single, at home, born in Illinois, parents born in Germany, Willis Stebe, white, male, age 2 months, March, son, single, at home, born in Illinois, parents born in Germany.

57. Ibid. Dwelling 333, Family 348, Fred Buy, white, male, age 34, retail grocer, born in Germany, parents born in Germany, Mary Buy, white, female, age 32, wife, keeps house, born in Germany, parents born in Germany, Edward Buy, white, male, age 13, son, at school, born in Illinois, parents born in Germany, Jenny Buy, white, female, age 9, daughter, at school, born in Illinois, parents born in Germany, Carl Buy, white, male, age 6, son, at home, born in Illinois, parents born in Germany, Nellie Buy, white, female, age 4, at home, born in Illinois, parents born in Germany, Harry Buy, white, male, age 10 months, August, son, at home, born in Illinois, parents born in Germany.

58. The 1900 U. S. Federal Census for Illinois, Vermilion County, Danville Township, Danville Ward 4, Roll T623_348, Page 18B, Enumeration District 72, Dwelling 406, Family 439, Stuebe, Fritz, head.

59. Ibid, Dwelling 407, Family 440, Lorenz, Anna.

60. Ibid, Dwelling 408, Family 441, Long, Gottleib.

61. The 1900 U. S. Census for Illinois, Vermilion County, Danville Ward 6, Roll T623_348, Page 24A, Enumeration District 74, John Stuebe, age 59, born in Germany, race - white, head of household, immigration year 1857.

62. 1900 U. S. Census for Illinois, Vermilion County, Blount Township, Roll T623_348, Page 17B, Enumeration District 56, Dwelling #336, Family #343, Frederick Buy, head, white, male, born October 1844, age 55, married, 32 years, born in Germany, parents born in Germany, immigration year - 1856, number of years in U.S. - not legible, naturalized, occupation - not legible - possibly farmer, months not employed - zero, attended school during year - blank, can read - yes, can write - yes, can speak English - yes, owned or rental - probably owned, free or mortgaged - free, farm or house - farm, number of farm schedule - possibly 264. Mary Buy, wife, white, female, born Oct 1848, 51 years old, married 32 years, mother of 8 children, 8 children living, born in Germany, parents born in Germany, can read - yes, can write - yes, can speak English - yes. Carl Buy, son, white, male, born Dec 1873, age 26, single, born in Illinois, parents born in Germany, Lulu Buy, daughter, born Nov 1882, age 17, Mamie Buy, daughter, born Aug 1885, age 14, Alice Buy, daughter, born Oct 1889, age 10.

63. 1889 Danville, Illinois Directory, Philip Stuebe, laborer, Location 2 - Alexander 2d e North Fork.

64. Pape Mortuary, 10 E. Williams Street, Danville, Illinois 61832, http://www.papemortuary.com/, Death Records, Stuebe, Philip, Date of Birth 1/1/1816, Place of Birth Not Danville, Father Stuebe, d:dnvl heart paralysis, Mother, Danville Daily News 10/21/89, spouse W-? age: 79, Wedding Date [blank], Date of Death 10/19/1889, Cemetery Spring Hill; Illiana Genealogical Society, Danville, Illinois, Pedigree Chart #2642, updated February 4, 1994, by Donna (Koch) Myers, 1418 Santa Fe Trail, Boonville, Missouri, indicates the date of death for Philip Stuebe was October 19, 1889. tombstone of Philip Stuebe probably still exists at Spring Hill Cemetery in Danville, Illinois. Locate on next trip to Danville if possible.

65. Illiana Genealogical Society, Danville, Illinois, Pedigree Chart #2642, updated February 4, 1994, by Donna (Koch) Myers, 1418 Santa Fe Trail, Boonville, Missouri, indicates the date of death for Dorothy (should be Mary) Koch as August 10, 1888. tombstone of Mary (Koch) Stuebe probably still exists at Spring Hill Cemetery in Danville, Illinois. Locate on next trip to Danville if possible.

66. Illiana Genealogical and Historical Society, 215 West North Street, Danville, Illinois 61832, Estate papers of Philip Stube, #6-525-559 - #7-13-240-253-303.

67.
Ibid, last will and testament of Philip Stube, September 17, 1873, filed November 11, 1889, recorded in will record F, page 257.

68.
Ibid, Petition in the matter of the last will and testament of Philip Stube, deceased, filed November 11, 1889.

69.
Ibid, Statement of witnesses to signing of the last will and testament of Philip Stube, P. Wilber, C. M. Swallow, November 11, 1889.

70.
Ibid, Certification of Annexed Advertisement, Illinois Printing Company, Executor's Notice, Estate of Philip Stube, deceased.

71.
Ibid, Bond of Executor, signed by Frederick Buy, November 11, 1889, Estate of Philip Stube.

72.
Ibid, Executor's Report, Frederick Buy, Executor, Estate of Philip Stube.