Biography

Lindauer

Leopold. Lindauer

Born: Baden, Germany, September 23, 1852

Died: Denver, February 8, 1902

Imiigration: New York, 1869

 

Millie (Frey) Lindauer

Born: Canada, June, 1861

Died:

Immigration: New York, 1862

 

Cecil B. Lindauer

Born: Colorado, 1882

Died:

 

Maurice S. Lindauer

Born: Colorado, 1883

Died: San Francisco, January 17, 1947

 

Florence Lindauer

Born: Colorado, 1885

Died:

Leo Lindauer arrived in Leadville sometime during the 1870’s.  His time in Leadville was limited, but he did form relationships there that lasted the duration of his lifetime.  He attended the organizational meeting of the Rocky Mountain Lodge 322 of B’nai B’rith on November 9, 1879, where he was selected as a member. [1] In 1880, Leo worked as a clerk for the firm of J.B. Billings & Co. and found residence at 108 Harrison Avenue. [2]  Sometime during this period he met Millie Frey and the couple were married on March 15, 1881, in Leadville. [3]

Before then end of 1881 the couple moved to Gunnison City where Leo was elected  treasurer of the town council on March 24, 1882. [4]  A few weeks later in April of 1882, they welcomed their first child, Cecil, into the world. [5]  The couple maintained their Leadville connections far beyond their departure and hosted the wedding of Betty Rosenthal and Simon Weisberger at their home in Gunnison City of July 8, 1884. [6]  Leo died in Denver of unknown causes in 1902 at the age of 50. [7]  His youngest son, Maurice, and his wife visited Leadville from their home in Chicago from 1906 [8] until the 1920s. [9]

Names associated with this surname:

  • Leopold Lindauer
  • Millie (Frey) Lindauer
  • Cecil B. Lindauer
  • Maurice S. Lindauer
  • Florence Lindauer

1 “B’ Nai B’rith”. Leadville, CO; USA. Leadville Weekly Herald. November 15, 1879. P3.

2 TB Corbett, WC Hoye and JH Ballenger. “Corbet, Hoye and Co’s First Annual City Directory: Containing a Complete List of the Inhabitants, Institutions, Incorporated Companies, Manufacturing Establishments, Business, Business Firms etc. in The City Of Leadville for 1880”. Democrat Printing Company; Leadville, CO: USA. 1880. P230.

3 Manly and Wolford. “Index to Marriages and Marriage Licenses Recorded at The Lake

County Courthouse”. Leadville, CO; USA. 1990. Historical Research Co-operative.

4 “Among The Camps”. Leadville, Co; USA. Leadville Daily Herald. March 26, 1882. P2.

5 "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MQM9-C2M : accessed 30 April 2018), Leopola Lindauer, Precinct 12 Denver city Ward 10, Arapahoe, Colorado, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 87, sheet 8A, family 150, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,119.

6 “Social Summary”. Leadville, CO; USA. Herald Democrat. July 8, 1884. P8.

7 "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVVZ-2N62 : 13 December 2015), Leopold Lindauer, 1902; Burial, Denver, Denver, Colorado, United States of America, Congregation Emanuel Cemetery; citing record ID 10638504, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.

8 “Around The City. Leadville, CO; USA. Herald Democrat. October 6, 1906. P6.

9 “Around The City”. Leadville, CO; USA. Herald Democrat. February 6, 1920. P5.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

 

“Around The City. Leadville, CO; USA. Herald Democrat. October 6, 1906.

 

“Around The City”. Leadville, CO; USA. Herald Democrat. February 6, 1920.

 

“B’ Nai B’rith”. Leadville, CO; USA. Leadville Weekly Herald. November 15, 1879.

 

"California Death Index, 1940-1997," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VP6Z-DTY : 26 November 2014), Lindauer in entry for Maruice Samuel Lindauer, 17 Jan 1947; Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.

 

Corbett, TB, Hoye, WC and Ballanger, JH. “Corbet, Hoye and Co’s First Annual City Directory: Containing a Complete List of the Inhabitants, Institutions, Incorporated Companies, Manufacturing Establishments, Business, Business Firms etc. in The City Of Leadville for 1880”. Democrat Printing Company; Leadville, CO: USA. 1880.

 

"Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVVZ-2N62 : 13 December 2015), Leopold Lindauer, 1902; Burial, Denver, Denver, Colorado, United States of America, Congregation Emanuel Cemetery; citing record ID 10638504, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.

 

Manly and Wolford. “Index to Marriages and Marriage Licenses Recorded at The Lake County Courthouse”. Leadville, CO; USA. 1990. Historical Research Co-operative.

 

“Social Summary”. Leadville, CO; USA. Herald Democrat. July 8, 1884.

 

"United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MQM9-C2M : accessed 30 April 2018), Leopola Lindauer, Precinct 12 Denver city Ward 10, Arapahoe, Colorado, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 87, sheet 8A, family 150, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,119.

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