Henry Juette

b. 27 August 1899, d. 17 July 1984
  • Henry Juette was born on 27 August 1899 in Germany.
  • The following appeared on 14 June 1927 in the Buffalo Evening News: Marriage Licenses . . . Henry Juette, 4?2 Dodge -- M. Gertrude Schulse, 126 Edward.
  • He married Gertrude Schulze in June 1927.
  • Henry Juette and Gertrude Schulze arrived in Bridgeburg, Ontario, Canada, on 11 September 1927, with his wife Gertrude.
  • Henry Juette and Gertrude Schulze appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Buffalo, Erie County, New York, at 349 Herman Street.
  • He was self-employed as a painter/contractor, according to the 1930 census.
  • The following appeared on 26 September 1931 in the Buffalo Courier-Express: The Harugari Frohsinn, German singing society, will observe its 47th anniversary tonight in the ?alabrooms,? Genesee and Spring streets. Henry Juette is general chairman in charge of arrangements.
         There will be addresses by members, and singing of the male chorus, which scored high honors at the recent Poughkeepsie Saengerfest. Dancing will follow.
  • The following appeared on 28 October 1932 in the Buffalo Courier-Express: Henry Juette, president of Harugari Frohsinn, said last night that neither he nor any officer of the organization had advance information of the character of the show staged there Wednesday night whicvh resulted in a police raid and the arrest of four women alleged to have given a dance in the nude. Mr. Juette said the hall is frequently rented for smokers and dances and he had been assured by the man who took the room for Wednesday that the show in connection with a smoker would be a proper one.
  • Henry Juette filed his petition for naturalization on 23 March 1933 in the US District Court for the Western District of New York.
  • The following appeared on 2 August 1933 in the Buffalo Courier-Express: Plans for the German Day celebration Sunday, August 13th, are fast taking definite shape as the result of the efforts of 300 delegates of scores of German societies in the district, headed by Henry Juette as general chairman. It is expected more than 15,000 Buffalonians will take an active part in the program. The celebration will open with a parade from Humboldt Park to Genesee Park, scene of the day's festivities.
         So far, according to George A. Sendelbach, secretary of the United German Singing Societies, several hundred fraternal and business organizations have signified their intention of being represented in the parade with a delegation of marchers or a float.
         The parade will be made up of eight divisions, with fifteen bands and drum corps in line. Organizations which already have assured the secretary they will have bands or drum corps in the line are Veterans of Foreign Wars, Eagles, Orioles, Knights of Pythias, Martha Washington Club, U-Crest and the Kolping Society.
         Other organizations desirous of representation in the parade are requested to communicate with mr. Sendelbach at 19 Norway Park.
         Programs by bands and singing societies, addresses in German and English by prominent speakers, races and games and dancing have been arranged.
  • Henry Juette and Gertrude Schulze appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1940 in Buffalo, Erie County, New York, at 114 Eller.
  • He was self-employed as a decorator, according to the 1940 census.
  • The following appeared on 8 July 1946 in the Buffalo Courier-Express: Mr. and Mrs. Christian Hoffman of Glenwood Ave. announce the engagement of their daughter, Carol Elizabeth, to Henry Juette of Winspear Ave.
  • He married Carol Elizabeth Hoffman, daughter of Christian Hoffman and Anna Maria Christina Borth, on 27 July 1946 in Buffalo, Erie County, New York, at Concordia Lutheran Church, with Rev. Herbert A. Bosch officiating.
  • Christ and Mate Hoffman were photographed with some of their family, about 1955.
  • During May 1956, Christ and Mate Hoffman celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary, and family members posed for a group photograph.
  • The following appeared on 8 July 1959 in the Buffalo Courier-Express: [Died] Carol E. Hoffman Juette, July 6, 1969, at her home at 4100 Main St., Eggertsville, N.Y. after a long illness, beloved wife of Henry; mother of Paul H; daughter of Chrisitan and the late Anna Mary Hoffman; sister of Ruth M. Hoffman, Mrs. Alfred (Esther) Schillke, Christian C. Hoffman, Mrs. Carl (Edith) Eyring of Phoenix, Ariz., and George Daniel Hoffman. Friends may call at the Darwin E. Myers Funeral Home Inc., 4614 Main St., at Roycroft Blvd., Snyder, N.Y., Monday 7-9 and Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9. Funeral from St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Wednesday at 2 o'clock. Friends invited. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church.
  • Henry Juette became a widower at the 6 July 1969 death of his wife Carol Elizabeth Hoffman.
  • The following appeared on 8 July 1969 in the Buffalo Courier-Express: Mrs. Henry Juette, 50, a teacher of piano and voice and a musician long active in various organizations, died Sunday in her home at 4100 Main St., Eggertsville, after a long illness.
         A teacher of piano and voice from 1940 to 1965, Mrs. Juette taught piano for the Urban League of Buffalo on this city's East Side early in her career and taught a total of 200 pupils in her home for the next 20 years.
         Mrs. Juette, the former Carol E. Hoffman, was a past president of the Piano Teachers Forum of Buffalo, the Women's Auxiliary of the Amherst Symphony Orchestra Assn., the Lutheran Women of St. Paul's Church, Eggertsville, the Quota Club of Buffalo, and the PTA of the Eggert Rd. School, Eggertsville.
         She directed the Children's Choir of St. Paul's Church from 1963 to 1968 where she was a member of the choir. A soprano, she was a member of the choir at St. John's Episcopal Church, Buffalo, in the early 1940s. She sang in the choir and was a soloist at the Humboldt Methodist Church in the 1940s.
         She gave piano recitals at Kleinhans Music Hall and in her home for the Piano Teachers Forum and the Chromatic Club of Buffalo. She was a former director of the latter organization.
         Mrs. Juette, a Buffalo native who studied piano and voice here, was a member of the Women's Committee of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Society.
         She also was a member of the Twentieth Century Club, the Pak Country Club, the Women's Auxiliary of the Amherst-Clarence Hospital Assn. and the Women's Auxiliary of the Niagara Frontier Builders Assn.
         Her husband is the president of Juette Builders Inc.
  • The SSDI lists Elma, Erie County, New York, as the last residence of record of Henry Juette.
  • Henry Juette died on 17 July 1984 at age 84.
  • He was interred at Acacia Park Cemetery, North Tonawanda, Niagara County, New York.
  • A single grave marker identifies the graves of Henry Juette and Carol Elizabeth Hoffman.
    Henry and Carol Elizabeth Hoffman Juette, Acacia Park Cemetery, North Tonawanda, Niagara County, New York
  • Last Edited: 12 Mar 2017

Family 1: Gertrude Schulze b. circa 1898

Family 2: Carol Elizabeth Hoffman b. 20 September 1918, d. 6 July 1969