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A2525 Albrecht, Gottlieb, Family Papers Inventory of Gottlieb Albrecht Family Papers A2525 EAD by Jaime Bourassa using ArchivesSpace Missouri Historical Society Library and Research Center 2016 225 S. Skinker Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63105 email@example.com URL: This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2018-10-02 06:25:34 -0500 . English Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Gottlieb Albrecht Family Papers
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Gottlieb Albrecht, the son of Samuel and Elizabeth Albrecht, was born January 16, 1855, in St.
Louis County, Missouri. He died May 26, 1938, in Bonhomme Township, St. Louis County.
Scope and Contents
The collection consists primarily of deeds, title certificates, and related papers regarding
Albrecht family property in U.S. surveys 415 and 1911 in Bonhomme Township, St. Louis
County, Missouri. The collection also includes several promissory notes and papers relating to
the estate of Samuel Albrecht.
The papers are arranged chronologically.
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Gottlieb Albrecht Family Papers, Missouri Historical Society Archives, St. Louis.
Deeds -- Missouri -- Saint Louis County
Land titles -- Missouri -- Saint Louis County
Real property -- Missouri -- Saint Louis County
Albrecht, Gottlieb, 1855-1938
Certificate of title compiled by J.G. McClellan, 316 Chestnut St., St. Louis, Mo., for land in U.S. survey 1911 in Bonhomme Township, St. Louis County. Title is vested in Laura L. and Jas. B. Townsend. Includes annexed certificate signed L. Babcock, March 14, 1863, that he has examined the title to a tract of land in Bonhomme Township, St. Louis County, and that he has found the title vested in Benjamin F. Townsend, now deceased 1871 Nov 9 1 1 Certificate of title compiled by J.G. McClellan, St. Louis, Mo., for land in
Bonhomme Township, St. Louis County, owned by Laura L. and James B.
Townsend 1874 Feb 24 1 1 Tax deed for property in Bonhomme Township, St. Louis County, Missouri,
assessed to Benjamin F. Townsend’s estate, and sold for delinquent taxes to
Joseph A. Berry. The property was, in turn, sold to Charles W. Caines 1880 Jan 7 1 1 Document signed Adam Fick and Lesetta Fick [or Lisetta Fick]. “Received of Samuel Albrecht of St. Louis County, my father in law, eight hundred dollars, being the purchase money for the S.E. 1/4 of N.W. of Section 25 S. 45 R 3 – an do hereby acknowledge this amount to form a part of the estate of my aforesaid
father in law whenever he may depart this life, and that this amount shall be
considered as an advancement made to my wife out of her share in such estate but
this shall donation shall otherwise not be considered a lien against my or my wifes
estate or property" 1881 Apr 13 1 1 Indenture between Elizabeth Mertz and Samuel M. Fisher, leasing to Fisher a house and land at Hill Town, Bellefontaine Post Office, St. Louis County, Mo.
Land was formerly occupied by Henry W. Mertz, deceased. Elizabeth Mertz was
his widow 1881 Apr 14 1 1 Deed for sale of land in Bonhomme Township, St. Louis County, Missouri, of Mary A. Charles (widow) and Frank T. Charles (bachelor) to Emil L. Dosenbach 1881 June 24 1 1 True copy of the original summons in the St. Louis County circuit court in the case of Samuel M. Fisher, administrator of the estate of Henry W. Mertz,
deceased, Elizabeth Mertz, Adelia Mertz, Josephine Mertz, Daniel Mertz, and
Albert Mertz, defendants, and Elizabeth Schnarr and her husband, Henry Schnarr,
plaintiffs 1881 July 21 1 1 Deed of sale of land sold by Charles W. Caines of St. Louis County, Missouri, to Emil L. Dosenbach of St. Louis County. Land is located in surveys 415 and 1911 in Bonhomme Township, St. Louis County 1881 Dec 1 1 1 Certificate of title of Emil L. Dosenbach’s farm, a tract of 178 acres in U.S. surveys 1911 and 415, St. Louis County, Mo., compiled by C. Th. Uhlmann,
investigator of titles to real estate, St. Louis, Mo., at the request of Mr. S.
Albrecht (15 pages) 1882 July 11 1 1 Letters of administration of the St. Louis County Probate Court appointing
Gottlieb Albrecht administrator of the estate of Samuel Albrecht 1888 Nov 9 1 1 Account regarding the settlement of the estate of Samuel Albrecht 1889 Nov 13 1 1 Typescript agreement between Gottlieb Albrecht; Caroline Kram and her
husband, Herman Kram; George August Albrecht; Ernst T. Albrecht; Bertha
Albrecht; and Lisetta Fick and her husband, Adam Fick. Agreement relates to the
distribution of the real estate of Samuel Albrecht, deceased. Others mentioned in
the document include Anna Broemmelsick and Louisa Braun (daughters of
Samuel Albrecht); Emil L. Dosenbach; Henry Weinrich; Andrew J.L. Stevens;
R.H. Stevens; and Frederick Hyatt. Document signed in St. Louis County 1889 Dec 24 1 2 Typescript deed for sale of several parcels of real estate of John Albrecht (a minor) by Charles Eisenhardt, curator of his estate, to Gottlieb Albrecht, George
August Albrecht, and Ernst T. Albrecht. Deed was executed per order of the St.
Louis County probate court. Others mentioned in the document include Ludwig
Sahm, Herman Schaeper, and Joseph Riegert (appraisers); Samuel Albrecht and
his daughter Lisetta Fick; Andrew J.L. Stevens; Richard H. Stevens; Frederick
Hyatt; Henry Weinrich; J. Cunningham; Stephen Lanham and his daughters
Pamela Lanham, Nancy Lanham, and Virginia Lanham; Emil L. Dosenbach; and
Miranda Fenn 1890 June 2 1 2 Deed of trust between Gottlieb Albrecht and his wife, Elizabeth Albrecht, parties of the first part, John F. Kessler, party of the second part, and Louis Kessler, party of the third part, for the sale of land in U. S. surveys 415 and 1911 in St. Louis
County 1892 Aug 12 1 2 Promissory note signed Gottlieb Albrecht, promising to pay Louis Kessler $75. Stamped “cancelled, Aug. 12, 1895, Frederick Essen, recorder" 1892 Aug 12 1 2 Promissory note signed Gottlieb Albrecht and Elizabeth Albrecht, promising to pay Louis Kessler $1500 1892 Aug 12 1 2 Promissory note signed Gottleib Albrecht, Richmond, Ind., promising to pay
Gaar, Scott & Co. $1350. Stamped “paid, Sep 4, 1895, Franklin Bank, St. Louis,
Mo" 1895 Apr 11 1 2 Certificate of title of property of Gottleib Albrecht located in U.S. surveys 415 and 1911 in St. Louis County 1895 Aug 29 1 2 Promissory note signed Gottlieb Albrecht, St. Louis, Mo. Verso includes notes regarding interest payments 1895 Aug 31 1 2 Declaration signed Joseph Craighead, vice-president of Gaar, Scott & Co. of
Richmond, Indiana, stating that the chattel mortgage of Gottlieb Albrecht with
Gaar, Scott & Co. has been fully paid 1895 Sept 9 1 2 Note of Moses P. Johnson Machinery Co., 715-717 North 2nd Street, St. Louis, to Gottleib Albrecht, Bellefontaine, Mo. “Enclosed find your cancelled note and chattle mortgage. We sent the mortgage to the factory for them to cancell. . . .” 1895 Sept 17 1 2 Financial statements and receipts of Miss Lizzie Albrecht with the Missouri
Baptist Sanitarium, 909 Taylor Avenue, St. Louis (19 documents) circa 1902 1 2 Receipt signed Lois L. Shardlow to Lizzie Albrecht for $3.75 circa 1903 1 2 Financial statement of Mrs. Albrecht with F.B. Vogt, druggist, 2801 Easton Ave., St. Louis 1905 Jan 2 1 2 Receipt of Willis Hall, M.D., 2332 Washington Avenue, St. Louis, Mo., to Miss Lizzie Albrecht 1905 Sept 30 1 2 Typescript agreement between Gottlieb Albrecht and his wife, Elizabeth Albrecht, and the Yarhola Pipe Line Company, granting the company the right of way to lay, construct, etc. pipes and pipe lines for the transportation of oil and other
products across land located in U.S. surveys 415 and 1911 in St. Louis County.
Agreement notarized January 3, 1918, and filed with the St. Louis County
recorder January 28, 1918 1917 Nov 6 1 2 Note of Waldeman Schrader, carpenter and builder, Chesterfield, Mo., regarding the price of Delco light plant circa 1918 1 2 Contract between Gottlieb Albrecht, owner, and Waldeman Schrader, builder, for the construction of a house 1918 June 27 1 2 Circular letter of A.R. Sheffer & Company, stocks and bonds, St. Louis, Mo.,
promoting investment in the Arkansas Producing & Refining Company circa 1920 1 2 A.R. Sheffer & Company (St. Louis, Mo.) circular promoting investment in the Arkansas Producing & Refining Company circa 1920 1 2 Insurance policy of The Farmers’ Mutual Fire Insurance Co. of St. Louis County, Missouri, to Gottleib Albrecht for a house and barn on the south side of Olive
Road 1/2 mile east of Schoettler Road 1928 July 18 1 3 Receipt of Gottlieb Albrecht for a furnace purchased from Graeser Brothers,
Creve Coeur, Mo. 1930 Oct 30 1 3 St. Louis County Bank (Clayton, Missouri) check signed Gottlieb Albrecht to the order of Malinda D. Constantine for $100. Check includes illustration of the bank 1936 June 23 1 3 Four war ration books issued to August George Albrecht, Chesterfield, Missouri 1942 1 3 Typescript deed for sale of land sold by the Bellefontaine German Evangelical St. John’s Church Association to August Albrecht and his wife, Emma B. Albrecht, of St. Louis County, Missouri. Land is located in U.S. survey 415, St. Louis
County 1946 May 27 1 3 Envelope of the Hayes Pump & Planter Company, Galva, Illinois no date 1 3 Plat of surveys 1911 and 415, St. Louis County, Missouri. Plat shows Augustus
Hill, Henry Yockel, Woodville Bates, Joseph Conway, and Lavina M. Conway no date 1 3 Handwritten notes regarding taxes on estate of Samuel Albrecht, deceased. Notes mention Gottlieb Albrecht, Herman Kram, Geo. August Albrecht, and Ernst T.
Albrecht. no date 1 3 Fragment of receipt of Willis Hall, M.D., St. Louis, Mo., to Miss Lizzie Albrecht no date 1 3 Printed envelope address to Arthur W. Schmid, recorder of deeds, Clayton, Mo. no date 1 3