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Emma R. VEITH

Emma R. VEITH

Female 1846 - 1904  (58 years)

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  • Name Emma R. VEITH 
    Born 1846  Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Census 1860  Liberty, Adams, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1860 US Federal 
    • James M Harkey 40; Dorethea H Harkey «tab»40; John Veith 12; Mena Veith 10; Mary Veith 9; William Frey 27
    Census Jul 1865  , Wabash, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1865 Illinois State 
    • in the James Harkey household. 2 white females over 10 and under 19 (Mary & WIlomena); 1 male over 40 not over 50 (James); 1 female over 40 not over 50 (Dorothea)
    Census 6 Jun 1870  St. Peter, Nicollet, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    1870 US Federal 
    • in the Jeremiah Donahower household. Enumerated were JEREMIAH C 33 male white Asst Marshal 9th census $900 Real Estate $500 Pers. Estate born in Pennsylvania; EMMA R.V. 25 female white keeping house born in Illinois; KATIE A 2 female white at home born in Minnesota; ANDREA C. CHASE 51 female white at home $1800 Real Estate born in Denmark parents foreign born
    Census 1 May 1875  Nicollet, Nicollet, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    1875 Minnesota State 
    • in the J.C. Donahower household. Enumerated were J.C. 38 male white Penn-Penn-Penn; E.R. 30 female white Illinois-Denmark-Denmark; K.A. 7 female white Minn-Penn-Illinois; J. COLSON 18 female Sweden-Sweden-Sweden; A.C. CHASE 61 female white Denmark-Denmark-Denmark; ALICE M. CHASE 24 female Illinois-Vermont-Kentucky
    Census 1 Jun 1880  St. Peter, Nicollet, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    1880 US Federal 
    • in the Jeremiah C. Donahower household. Enumerated were JEREMIAH C. white male 43 married Assistant Bank Cashier Penn-Penn-Penn; EMMA R.V. white female 35 wife married Keeping house Illinois-Denmark-Penn; KATE A. white female 12 daughter single at home Minn-Penn-Illinois; ANDREA C CHASE white female 65 aunt widowed Lady of means Denmark-Denmark-Denmark; CARRIE LARSON white female 26 servant single servant Norway-Norway-Norway
    Census 1 May 1885  St. Peter, Nicollet, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    1885 Minnesota State 
    • in the Jeremiah C. Donohower household. Enumerated were JEREMIAH C. 48 male white Penn; EMMA R. 40 female white Illinois; ANDREA C. CHASE 72 female white Denmark parents foreign born; PETER HJERMSTAD 21 male white Norway; CHARLES A BURSON 23 male white Minnesota
    Census 1 Jun 1900  St. Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    1900 US Federal 
    • in the Jeremiah C. Donahower household. Enumerated were JEREMIAH C. Head white male born Jan 1837 63 married 35yr PA-PA-PA Commisioner __ board; EMMA R. wife white female Mar. 1845 55 married 35yr mother of 1/0 living IL-Denmark-PA; JESSIE C. ADOPTED DAUGHTER white female Oct 1884 15 single MN-Unk-Unk; __ Harry lodger white male Nov 1870 29 Ireland-England-England 1881 19yr naturalized; __ Lizzie lodger white female Apr 1869 31 single Ireland-England-England 1881 19yr; __cock, Roy N lodger white male Dec 1883 26 single WI-CT-WI
    _UID 5F4424B637A747BFADFCB57C80EB35DBB65C 
    Died 30 Nov 1904  St. Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • St. Paul Dispatch ~ November 30, 1904

      LIFE THREAD CUT QUICK
      The Painfully Sudden Death Today of Mrs. J. C. Donahower.
      PIONEER OF THE STATE
      Suffered From Heart Disease, Which Was the Cause of Her Death.
      Mrs. J. C. Donahower, wife of J. C. Donahower, 624 St. Peter street, dropped dead at her home today.
      Mrs. Donahower had been a sufferer from heart disease for a number of years, the ailment being always aggravated by cold weather.
      With her husband, she was a pioneer resident of the state, having lived many years at St. Peter before coming to St. Paul.
      She is survived by her husband and an adopted daughter. William J. Donahower, the attorney general, is a nephew.
      Mr. Donahower, her husband, was formerly a member of the water board of this city.


      The Minneapolis Times ~ December 1, 1904
      MRS. J. C. DONAHOWER DIES OF HEART DISEASE
      Drops Dead at Her Home Yesterday Afternoon, Suffering From Heart Disease.
      Mrs. Emma R. V. Donahower, wife of Captain J. C. Donahower, and aunt of the present attorney general, died suddenly from heart trouble yesterday afternoon while walking from a chair to a lounge in her home at 624 St. Peter street, St. Paul.
      She had been troubled with heart disease for a number of years, and the ailment seemed to have been aggravated by the cold weather during the past few days. Captain Donahower called at the historical society yesterday afternoon and was talking of the trouble his wife was having. He was absent from home less than a half hour and when he returned found Mrs. Donahower dead.
      Their adopted daughter, Constance was at home at the time and said that her mother had been seated in an arm chair during the afternoon. She swooned in the chair, but took a brace and attempted to walk over to a lounge in a corner of the room. Before she reached her destination she dropped to the floor in death.
      Her husband was a captain in the Second Minnesota infantry and is at present treasurer of the military order of the Loyal Legion, and adjutant fo Acker post, No. 21. Captain and Mrs. Donahower were among the first settlers of St. Peter, and came to St. Paul sixteen years ago. Only the husband and adopted daughter survivie the deceased.
    Buried Aft 30 Nov 1904  St. Peter, Le Sueur, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Donahower, Emma R. (Vieth) - Gravestone
    Donahower, Emma R. (Vieth) - Gravestone
    Donahower, Jeremiah C. and Emma R. (Vieth) - Gravestone
    Donahower, Jeremiah C. and Emma R. (Vieth) - Gravestone
    Person ID I8727  Brenda's Branches
    Last Modified 30 May 2018 

    Father Frederick VEITH,   b. Cal 1807, Stillinge, , Vestsjællands Amt, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Mary Amelia LANGE,   b. Cal 17 Oct 1824, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1852, , Adams, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 28 years) 
    Married 8 Aug 1843  , Adams, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2998  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jeremiah Chester DONAHOWER,   b. 1836, , , Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1921, St. Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 15 Aug 1865  , Knox, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Kate A. DONAHOWER,   b. 1868, , , Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1885, St. Peter, Nicollet, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 17 years)
     2. Jessie Constanse DONAHOWER,   b. 1884, , , Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1918, St. Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)  [Adopted]
    Last Modified 27 May 2013 
    Family ID F3006  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S535] MN, Nicollet - 1870 - US Census, Minnesota, Nicollet County, St. Peter; Page 20; Dwell 148; Family 144; Jeremiah C. Donahower household. (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S731] MN, Nicollet - 1875 - State Census, Minnesota, Nicollet County, Nicollet; Page 247; Family 137; J. C. Donahower household. (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S528] MN, Nicollet - 1880 - US Census, Minnesota, Nicollet County, St. Peter; Page 1; Dwell/Family 1/1; Jeremiah C. Donahower household. (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S732] MN, Nicollet - 1885 - State Census, Minnesota, Nicollet County, St. Peter; Page 1; Family 3; Jeremiah C Donahower household. (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S737] MN, Ramsey - 1900 - US Census, Minnesota, Ramsey County, St. Paul Ward 9; ED138; Sheet 1A; Dwell/Family 8/8; Jeremiah C. Donahower household (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S767] FamilySearch.org, "Illinois, Marriages, 1815-1935," index, (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V2G1-H2Z : accessed 28 May 2013), Jeremiah C. Donahouer and Emma R. Veith, 1865. (Reliability: 3).