Charles Frederick Hartwig
b. 7 January 1881, d. 16 November 1967
- Father: William A. Hartwig b. July 1847, d. between 1910 and 1920
- Mother: Henriette Wilhelmine Caroline Ziehl b. 2 January 1857
- Charles Frederick Hartwig was born on 7 January 1881 in Buffalo, Erie County, New York, or North Tonawanda, Niagara County.
- He was known as Fred.
- William A. Hartwig and Henriette Wilhelmine Caroline Ziehl appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York, at 1149 Ontario Avenue. Other members of the household included Charles Frederick Hartwig, John C. Hartwig, Ella N. Hartwig, Gertrude R. Hartwig, Anna Hartwig, Felix Walter Hartwig, Hugo Marcus Hartwig and Wilhelmina Gatz.
- He was a laborer, according to the 1900 census.
- William A. Hartwig and Henriette Wilhelmine Caroline Ziehl appeared in the US federal census of 15 April 1910 in Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York, at 823 Ashland Avenue. Other members of the household included Charles Frederick Hartwig, Ella N. Hartwig, Anna Hartwig, Felix Walter Hartwig and Hugo Marcus Hartwig.
- He was a sponsor at the baptism/christening of William Charles Woolcock on 24 April 1910 at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York.
- He was employed as a pattern maker in a pattern shop, according to the 1910 census.
- He married Lucille Christine Kammerer, daughter of Adam Kammerer and Ursula Weiler, on 22 June 1910 in Suspension Bridge, Niagara County, New York, at Zion Lutheran Church, by license issued 21 June, with Rev. Herman Brezing officiating.. It was the first marriage for both, residents of Niagara Falls. Witnesses were the bride's sister and brother, Marie and John B. Kammerer.. The marriage was witnessed by John Balthasar Kammerer and Marie Katherine Kammerer.
- The following appeared on 23 June 1910 in The Niagara Falls Gazette: An extremely pretty wedding was solemnized last evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Adam Kammerer in Ontario avenue when their daughter, Lucille C. was united in marriage to Mr. C. Frederick Hartwig, the Reverend Herman Brezing performing the ceremony. The house was elaborately adorned with spring flowers. In the living room where the ceremony was performed, palms and ferns and huge bunches of roses and peonies being used profusely in decorating. The bride was atired in a robe of white French lawn with swiss embroidery and lace trimming and carried a large bouquet of killarney roses. Miss Marie Kammerer who acted as maid of honor, wore a blue rajah silk dress and carried white carnations. Mr. John B. Kammerer attended the groom. After July 1st., Mr. and Mrs. Hartwig will be at home to their friends at No. 746 Spruce avenue.
- A snapshot was taken of the Hartwig and Woolcock families, likely out picking berries, in the fall of 1920.
- The following appeared on 9 October 1920 in The Niagara Falls Gazette: (Realty Transfers) Niagara Falls Fire Office to C. Fred Hartwig and Lucille Hartwig, his wife, lot 101 on College avenue, north side, Twelfth Ward. Raymond T. Whitzel and Editha N. Whitzel, his wife, to C. Fred Hartwig and Lucille Hartwig, his wife, lot 99 on College avenue, north side, Twelfth ward.
- A reunion of the Kammerer family was held in 1923 Kammerer family at the home of Helen Kammerer Hoffman, on the occasion of sister Phoebe Kammerer's Frank's visit from her home in Devil's Lake, North Dakota.
- Charles Frederick Hartwig and Lucille Christine Kammerer appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York, at 746 Spruce Avenue. Other members of the household included Lucille Katherine Hartwig and Ruth Marie Hartwig.
- He was a pattern maker in a patterns works, according to the 1930 census.
- He applied for a Social Security account number on 1 December 1936 while living at 746 Spruce Street, Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York.
- He was when he applied for his Social Security number. in Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York, at Cottage & Highland Avenue.
- Charles Frederick Hartwig and Lucille Christine Kammerer appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1940 in Niagara Falls, New York, at 746 Spruce Avenue. Other members of the household included Ruth Marie Hartwig.
- He was employed as a pattern-maker in a stationery plant, according to the 1940 census.
- The following appeared on 17 February 1958 in the Niagara Falls Gazette:
Felix W. Hartwig, 62, of 1711 Forbes St., North Tonawanda, a former Niagara Falls resident for 50 years and former chief engineer with the Chisholm Ryder Corp. here, died Saturday (Feb. 15, 1958) of a heart ailment at DeGraff Memorial Hospital, North Tonawanda.
Mr. Hartwig was employed in the engineering department of the Ross Heater Exchange Division of the American Standard Co. in Buffalo. He was born in North Tonawanda and was employed by the Chisholm Ryder Corp. in this city for 38 years. Mr. Hartwig moved to North Tonawanda five years ago.
Mr. Hartwig is a former choir director for the Zion Lutheran Church here and was a member of the Niagara Falls Kiwanis Club and past master of the Niagara River Lodge No. 785, F & AM.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Marie P. Hartwig; two daughters, Mrs. John M. Koch, this city, and Mrs. Jeanette Haseley, Thurmont, Md; a son, Dr. William H. Hartwig, Austin, Tex; three brothers, C. Fred, John C. and Hugo M. Hartwig, all of this city; two sisters, Mrs. Ella Maggs, this city, and Mrs. Gertrude Holland, Kenmore, and six grandchildren.
Members of the Niagara River Lodge will conduct memorial services at the Gridley Funeral Home at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Funeral services will be held at the funeral home at 2 p.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Herman B. Miller, pastor of the Grace Lutheran Church, North Tonawanda, officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, this city.
The family said that donations to the Heart Fund will be acceptable as tributes.
- Lucille Christine Kammerer became a widow at his death.
- Charles Frederick Hartwig died on 16 November 1967 at age 86 in Jamestown, Chautauqua County, New York.
- He was interred at Oakwood Cemetery, Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York.
- The following appeared on 16 November 1967 in the Niagara Falls Gazette: C. Fred Hartwig, 86, formerly of 746 Spruce Ave., died today (Nov. 16, 1967), in the Lutheran Home, Jamestown.
Mr. Hartwig was a retired pattern maker and had worked for many years for the Old Niagara Pattern Works here. He was born in Niagara Falls and lived here all his life until moving ot Jamestown a few years ago.
Mr. Hartwig was a lifelong member of Zion Lutheran Church here and for 30 years a member of the Church Council.
He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Lucille Hartwig, who lives with a daughter, Mrs. Louis (Lucille) Hartmeister, Jamestown; another daughter, Mrs. William (Ruth) Kaestner, Old Greenwich, Conn; a brother, Hugo Hartwig, and a sister, Mrs. John (Ella) Maggs, both of this city and a sister, Mrs. William (Gertrude) Holland, Kenmore.
He was a brother of the late John and Felix Hartwig and the late Mrs. Ann Sarginson, all of whom died recently. /P/ Funeral services will be held Sunday at the Cornell & Daggett Funeral Chapel at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Paul R. Swank, pastor of Zion Lutheran church, officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery.
Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday and from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday.
- Last Edited: 12 Nov 2014