Josephus Burri
(1782-1824)
Agatha Limberger
(Abt 1783-)
Joseph Scherer
(1783-)
Maria Anna Hinterskirch
(1791-1860)
Ferdinand Buri
(1819-)
Maria Anna Scherer
(1820-)
Adolf Bury
(1854-1933)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Adeline Seekamp

Adolf Bury 1 3 4 5 6 7 8

  • Born: 10 Jun 1854, Heidenhofen, , BW, DEU 1 7
  • Christened: 3 Jul 1854, Donaueschingen: Katholisch, Villingen, Baden-Württemberg, DEU 5
  • Marriage (1): Adeline Seekamp on 17 Jul 1877 in New York, New York, NY 1 2
  • Died: 1 Dec 1933, Saginaw, Saginaw, MI at age 79 7
  • Buried: 4 Dec 1933, Saginaw: Oakwood Cemetery, Saginaw, MI 6 7

   Other names for Adolf were Adolf Buri 9 and Adolph Bury.2 10 11

  Noted events in his life were:

1. He immigrated in 1870 to New York, New York, NY. 10

2. He emigrated in 1871 from Heidenhofen, , BW, DEU. 12

3. He immigrated in 1871 to New York, New York, NY. 2

4. He was naturalized on 19 Sep 1876 in New York: Common Pleas Court, New York, NY. 13 Adolf was sworn in as a U.S. citizen.
Name: Adolf Bury
Naturalization Date: 19 Sep 1876
Former Nationality: German
Title and Location of Court: Common Pleas Court, New York County
Volume: 451
Record Number: 169
The witness signing the application was his older brother, Frank Bury.

5. Residence: in 1889 in Grand Rapids, Kent, MI. 14 Grand Rapids, Michigan was a leading area for furniture manufacturing and undoubtedly why furniture designer Adolph Bury found his way there after leaving New York. His listing is found in the 1890 Grand Rapids City Directory:

Name: Adolph Bury
Location: 110 Plainfield avenue
Business Name: Oriel Cabinet Co.
Occupation: designer
Year: 1889
City: Grand Rapids
State: MI

6. Census in 1900 in Detroit, Wayne, MI. 2 Renting at 381 Farnsworth St in Detroit was Adolph Bury, furniture designer, 45, born Jun 1855, married for 22 years to wife Adelina, 45, Sep 1855. She had birthed 5 children, 4 still alive in 1900: Alfred, bookkeeper, 21, Oct 1878; Anna, 19, Sept 1880; Alice, milliser, 18, Apr 1882; and Ida, 15, Jan 1884. The parents and their parents were born in Germany. The children were born in New York. Adolph and wife had immigrated in 1871, now 29 years in America. Everyone could read and write English. The next door neighbor is Adolph Wild, a 42-year old policeman and likely friend of Bury as he was born in Germany in 1858.

7. Census in 1910 in Saginaw, Saginaw, MI. 11 Adolph Bury, 54, was married for 33 years to wife Adeline, 54. She had birthed 5 children, 4 alive in 1910. Living with them: Anna, 28. The parents and their parents were born in Germany. Anna was born in New York. Adolph immigrated in 1870, and Adeline in 1871. Adolph was a furniture designer, the others had no occupation.

8. Census in 1920 in Saginaw, Saginaw, MI. 10 Renting at 401 S. Porter St. in Saginaw was Adolph Bury, 63, who was married to wife Adeline, 64. Living with them: Anna L., 39; and Alice B., 36. The parents and their parents were born in Germany. The girls were born in New York. Adolph immigrated in 1870, and Adeline in 1871. Adolph had no occupation. Anna worked in an office, and Alice was a milliner.


Adolf married Adeline Seekamp, daughter of Henry Seekamp and Adelheid Rosenbaum, on 17 Jul 1877 in New York, New York, NY.1 2 (Adeline Seekamp was born on 5 Aug 1855 in Brachbach, , BW, DEU,1 died on 23 Feb 1942 in Saginaw, Saginaw, MI 15 16 and was buried in Saginaw: Oakwood Cemetery, Saginaw, MI 15 16.)


Sources


1 <i>New York City Clerk: Marriage Licenses</i> (Dept. of Health, Division of Vital Statistics. 1 Centre Street, 2nd Floor South, New York, NY 10007.
See Family History Library catalog for films 1543971-1562446 (Manhattan) and Film 1653852 (Brooklyn), for actual certificate.), Marriage ID: 2220829746 Certificate Number: 3635.

2 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, Michigan, Wayne County, Detroit Ward 5, Series: T623 Roll: 749 Page: 155.

3 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Donaueschingen: Katholisch Kirch, Villingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany 1810 - 1866 (International Genealogical Index (R) Batch #: C958703, Source Call #: 0890574, Printout Call #: NONE, Dates: 1810 - 1866. Copyright (c) 1980, 2002, data as of January 23, 2006), Batch #: C958703, Source Call #: 0890574, Printout Call #: NONE, Dates: 1810 - 1866.

4 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index (R) (Copyright (c) 1980, 2002, data as of January 27, 2006), Batch #: C715112, Source Call #: 1322156, Printout Call #: NONE, Dates: 1880.

5 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Donaueschingen: Katholisch Kirch, Villingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany 1810 - 1866 (International Genealogical Index (R) Batch #: C958703, Source Call #: 0890574, Printout Call #: NONE, Dates: 1810 - 1866. Copyright (c) 1980, 2002, data as of January 23, 2006).

6 <i>Saginaw Cemeteries, Michigan</i>, http://cemeteries.saginaw-mi.com/search/viewBurial.php?serviceID=57514&lotID=O-115-64.

7 <i>Find A Grave</i>, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/138275550.

8 FamilySearch.org, <i>Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XZRZ-8WZ Lyman B. Brown and Ida F. Bury, 07 Jun 1909.

9 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "FamilySearch," database, <i>FamilySearch</i> (http://new.familysearch.org : accessed 7 May 2013), entry for Adolf Bury, person ID KZN5-DYD.

10 <i>1920 United States Census</i>, Michigan, Saginaw County, Saginaw Ward 17, Series: T625 Roll: 794 Page: 35.

11 <i>1910 United States Census</i>, Michigan, Saginaw County, Saginaw Ward 16, Series: T624 Roll: 672 Page: 165.

12 <i>Baden, Germany Emigration Index, 1866-1911</i> (Ancestry.com. Baden, Germany Emigration Index, 1866-1911 [database online]. Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2000. Original data: Badishen Generallandesarchiv Karlsruhe. Auswanderer, 1866-1911. Salt Lake City, UT: Microfilm of card index by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1976-1978.).

13 <i>New York County Common Pleas Court, New York</i>, Volume: 451 Record Number: 169.

14 <i>Grand Rapids City Directory, 1890</i> (Ancestry.com. Grand Rapids, Michigan City Directories, 1889-1890 [database online]. Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2000. Original data: Grand Rapids City Directory, 1889. Grand Rapids, MI: R. L. Polk and Co., 1889. Grand Rapids City Directory, 1890. Grand Rapids, MI: R. L. Polk and Co., 1890.).

15 <i>Saginaw Cemeteries, Michigan</i>, http://cemeteries.saginaw-mi.com/search/viewBurial.php?serviceID=57513&lotID=O-115-64.

16 <i>Find A Grave</i>, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/138275498.



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