Charles E. Haeberle

b. 26 May 1868, d. 26 October 1952

Charles E Haeberle, 1868-1952
  • Charles E. Haeberle was born on 26 May 1868 in Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York.
  • Georg Häberle and Charlotte Walz, appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1870 in Suspension Bridge PO, Niagara Falls, New York. Other members of the household included Charles E. Haeberle, Louisa Haeberle, Fredrika Christina Haeberle, Wilhelmina Haeberle, Barbara C. Haeberle, George C. Haeberle and Charlotte Haeberle.
  • Georg Häberle and Charlotte Walz appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1880 in Suspension Bridge, Niagara County, New York. Other members of the household included Charles E. Haeberle, Wilhelmina Haeberle, George C. Haeberle, Charlotte Haeberle and Caroline Catharina Christine Haeberle.
  • He married Elizabeth M. Boyne, daughter of John Boyne and Ann (?), circa 1892.
  • Charles E. Haeberle and Elizabeth M. Boyne appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York, at Tenth Street. Other members of the household included Winifred Haeberle and Stella G. Haeberle.
  • He was owner of a planing mill, according to the 1900 census.
  • Charles E. Haeberle became a widower at the circa 14 May 1906 death of his wife Elizabeth M. Boyne.
  • Charles E. Haeberle appeared in the US federal census of 15 April 1910 in Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York, at 1911 Tenth Street. Other members of the household included Winifred Haeberle and Stella G. Haeberle.
  • He was proprietor of a wholesale lumber company, according to the 1910 census.
  • The following appeared on 9 August 1912 in the Niagara Falls Gazette: One of the oldest and most respected residents of Niagara Falls passed away yesterday afternoon in the death of Mrs. Charlotte Haeberle, mother of Water Commissioner George C. Haeberle. She was 83 years of age and had resided in Niagara Falls for sixty years.
         Mrs. Haeberle was the widow of the late George Haeberle. She was born in Abstedt, Germany, on December 7, 1829, and came to this country in 1853, arriving in Niagara Falls on April 1st of that year. This city has ever since been her home. She was a long-time member of Zion Lutheran Church.
         Surviving Mrs. Haeberle are two sons and five daughters. They are Mrs. Fredericka Tattersall, Mrs. Wilhelmina Swan, Miss Barbara C. Haeberle, Mrs. Charlotte Stein, Mrs. Carrie Paddleford, George C. Haeberle and Charles E. Haeberle, all residing in Niagara Falls.
         The funeral will be held on Sunday at 2:30 p. m. from her late home and at 3 o'clock from Zion Lutheran Church. Burial at Oakwood cemetery.
  • He married Flora Ruth Schleisinger, daughter of William Schleisinger and Anna Kelberer, on 21 July 1914 in Rochester, New York, by license issued the same day in Monroe County, with clergyman C. Trebert officiating. The marriage was witnessed by James Bernard Martin and Jeanette Olga Schleisinger.
  • Charles E. Haeberle became a widower at the 28 February 1916 death of his wife Flora Ruth Schleisinger.
  • The following appeared on 28 February 1916 in the Niagara Falls Gazette: [Died] In this city at Memorial hospital, Monday, Feb. 28, Flora Schliesinger Haeberle, aged 30 years, wife of Charles E. Haeberle; besides her husband she leaves an infant son, her grandmother, Mrs. John Roupp, of 723 Pierce avenue, and one sister, Mrs. James B. Martin of Rochester, N. Y. Funeral will be held from the family home, 1911 Tenth street, Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, Rev. Herman Brezing of German Lutheran church officiating; interment in Mausoleum in Oakwood cemetery.
  • He married Ruth Muriel Hughes.
  • The following appeared on 16 November 1922 in The Niagara Falls Gazette: Mrs. Charlotte Stine, 57 years old, No. 723 Division avenue, wife of Harry C. Stine, died at the family residence at 9:30 o'clock last evening after an illness of about five weeks. While Mrs. Stine had been critically ill for a number of days her death came as a great shock to a host of friends at the north end of the city. She was born in this city on April 23, 1865, and has resided here ever since. She was an active worker in the congregation of the Zion Lutheran church of Michigan avenue, where her loss will be keenly felt.
         Besides her husband she is survived by one son George, two brothers, George C. and Charles E. Haeberle, and three sisters, Barbara Haeberle, Mrs. Carrie Paddleford and Mrs. Minnie Swan, all of this city. The funeral services will be held from the family residence Saturday afternoon. The complete details of the funeral have not yet been arranged but will be announced later.
  • Charles E. Haeberle became a widower at the 26 December 1940 death of his wife Ruth Muriel Hughes.
  • The following appeared on 2 November 1950 in the Niagara Falls Gazette:
          Mrs. Wilhelmina Swan, 91, a native and resident of this city throughout her life, died last night at the Niagara Falls Memorial hospital.
         She was the daughter of the late George and Charlotte Haeberle, an old pioneer family in the city, and the wife of the late Gayton H. Swan.
         Mrs. Swan was the oldest member of the Zion Evangelical Lutheran church, a life member of Flagler Chapter 355, Order of Eastern Star, a charter member of Riverdale Rebeka Lodge 195, and a member of the Ladies' Aid society of the Lutheran church.
         Surviving are a son, Frank G. Swan, of Hamilton, Ont; three daughters, Mrs. Charlotte E. Dykstra, Mrs. Hilda B. Haugh and Mrs. Edna L. Hull; one brother, Charles E. Haeberle; two sisters, Miss Barbara Haeberle and Mrs. Carrie Padelford, all of this city, and six grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
         Friends may call at the Dykstra Funeral home, 1619 Main street, until 1 p.m. Saturday. Funeral services will be at the convenience of the family. The Rev. Arthur H. Schmoyer will officiate.
  • The following appeared on 12 April 1952 in the Niagara Falls Gazette:
         Funeral services were held today in Colorado Springs for Dr. George H. Stine, son of the founder of Stine drug stores here, who died in the Colorado city Wednesday.
         Dr. Stine, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Harry Stine, was extremely active in professional, civic and home life in Colorado Springs, according to information received here.
         In own profession field -- he was an eye specialist -- he was known for the Stine-Crisp test for astigmatism used in the field today.
         For many years he had been engaged in research for means of improving the methods of surgical repair used in treating detachments of the inner or seeing surface of the eyeball.
         He published many papers concerned with this disorder, retinal detachment, and on phases of astigmatism and just before his death at 53 had completed a thesis on all phases of retinal detachment addressed to the American Ophthalmological society. He had been a yearly lecturer before the society.
         The last piece of research is said to have included tables, graphs and other data which would permit another surgeon to use quickly the result of many years of research.
         Dr. Stine also managed to do some research in a totally different science -- meteorology. He maintained a complete weather-reporting station in his home and until 1942 was the only Colorado Springs weather forecaster.
         He was considered an authority on the weather and climate peculiarities of the Rocky Mountain region and was called on to lecture to army and air force meteorologists.
          He is reported to have instigated revision of the sea level correction tables now used by the U. S. Weather bureau. He was a World War I veteran.
         Local survivors are two aunts, Mrs. Carrie Paddleford and Miss Barbara Haeberle, and an uncle, Charles Haeberle.
  • Charles E. Haeberle died on 26 October 1952 at age 84.
  • He was interred at Oakwood Cemetery Mausoleum, Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York.
  • The following appeared on 27 October 1952 in the Niagara Falls Gazette: Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday for Charles E. Haeberle, 84, president of the Haeberle Lumber Company, in his home at 1911 Tenth street. The Rev. Arthur Schmoyer, DD, will officiate.
         Mr. Haeberle, who died yesterday, is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Walter Tufts, Bronxville, Mrs. Harold White, Butler, Pa., and a son, Carl E. Haeberle, this city. Also surviving are two sisters, Miss Barbara Haeberle and Mrs. Carrie Padelford, both of this city, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
          Masonic services will be held at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow by the Niagara River Lodge 785, F and AM, at the Tenth street address.
         Interment will take place Wednesday at the Mausoleum in Oakwood cemetery.
         Mr. Haeberle, who was the son of the late George and Charlotte Haeberle, was an honorary citizen of Boys' Town, Neb., and a life member of the Niagara Falls Exempt Firemen association.
         Other organizations to which he belonged include the following:
          Niagara River Lodge 785; Niagara Commandery 60, Knight Templars; Royal Arch Mason Chapter 200; Ancient Accepted Scottish Rites; Niagara Falls Shrine club; Ismailia Temple of Buffalo; Niagara Falls Lodge 81, IOOF; Niagara Falls Lodge 346, BPOE, and the Oppenheim Zoological society.
         He was also a member of the Niagara club, the Hindoo Koosh Grotto of Hamilton, Ont., and the International Order of Hoo-Hoo, a lumberman's association.
         At the time of his death, Mr. Haeberle was a director of the Niagara Permanent Savings and Loan association and a former director of the Marine Midland Trust company.
  • Last Edited: 30 Nov 2014

Family 1: Elizabeth M. Boyne b. November 1869, d. circa 14 May 1906

Family 2: Flora Ruth Schleisinger b. 28 August 1884, d. 28 February 1916

Family 3: Ruth Muriel Hughes b. circa 1895, d. 26 December 1940