Henry Sebastian Riecke

Henry Sebastian Riecke

Male 1882 - 1965  (83 years)
Person ID: I3310 | Tree: Vitter-Weaver Genealogy  |  Last Modified: 7 Oct 2020


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  • Name Henry Sebastian Riecke  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Relationshipwith Jeffrey Scott Vitter
    Name Earl Sebastian Riecke  [5
    Born 19 Jan 1882  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 6
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Jun 1965  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4
    Buried Metairie Cemetery, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Siblings
     1. Louisa Henrietta Riecke (ID:I10572),   b. 15 Jan 1880, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1965  (Age 85 years)
     2. George John Riecke (ID:I10155),   b. 28 Jul 1884, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1940, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     3. Elizabeth Riecke (ID:I10159),   b. Oct 1888, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Emma Riecke (ID:I10156),   b. Nov 1889, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Eugenie Emma Riecke (ID:I10157),   b. 28 Jul 1891, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1976  (Age 84 years)
     6. Josephine Riecke (ID:I10160),   b. 1894, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1986, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     7. Juliette Riecke (ID:I10161),   b. 2 Jan 1898, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

    Parents

    Family ID: F1397 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart  
    Father George Carsten Riecke (ID:I10107),   b. 5 Dec 1857, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1919, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Louise Cornuel (ID:I10108),   b. 10 Dec 1859, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1906, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 8 Feb 1879  New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 7
    Marriage Fact 8 Feb 1879  [1, 2
    Sec.II,Ch.33,Orleans Parish Records(1474-1912) 
    Reference Number 78924 
    Notes 
    • The marriage of George Riecke and Louisa Cornuel is listed in Orleans Parish Records vol.9, pg.126, Louisiana Archives, Baton Rouge, LA.
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      The marriage of George Riecke and Louisa Cornuel is listed in Orleans Parish Records vol.9, pg.126, Louisiana Archives, Baton Rouge, LA.

    Family

    Family ID: F1385 Group Sheet  |  Family Chart  |  Last Modified: 7 Oct 2020   
    Wife Alice Lelia Adonia Josephine Artigues (ID:I3294),   b. 3 Feb 1886, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1967, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 26 Jan 1903  St. Joseph Catholic Church, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 5
    Married 27 Jan 1903  St. Joseph Catholic Church, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Reference Number 20010 
    Children 
      1. Louis George Riecke, Sr. (ID:I12212),   b. 27 Dec 1903, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1984, Laplace, St John the Baptist, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  [natural]
      2. Alice Berthe Riecke (ID:I12213),   b. 19 Nov 1906, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1998, Jefferson, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)  [natural]
      3. Henry Sebastian Riecke, Jr. (ID:I9529),   b. 19 Jan 1908, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1984, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)  [natural]
      4. Roy Ernest Riecke (ID:I12215),   b. 2 Feb 1910, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1973, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)  [natural]
      5. Earl Richard Riecke, Sr. (ID:I10063),   b. 29 Dec 1913, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1978, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)  [natural]
      6. Marion Helen Riecke (ID:I10104),   b. 18 Aug 1915, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 2002, Destrehan, St Charles, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)  [natural]
      7. Yvonne Marie Riecke (ID:I10105),   b. 24 Sep 1917, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 2007, Dallas, Dallas, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)  [natural]

    Other Personal Events

    Other SS# 436-03-7888  [1, 2
    Occupation Founder of Riecke Cabinet Works, 1905; 
    Reference Number 3353 
    Residence 1900  Ward 3, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Marital Status: Single; Relation to Head: Son 
  • Event Map

    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Jan 1882 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Jun 1965 - New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Henry Sebastian Riecke 1881
    Henry Sebastian Riecke Sr 1921
    Henry Sebastian Riecke  Pool at NOAC
    Headstones
    Riecke-Artigues Family Headstone
    Riecke-Artigues Family Headstone
    Headstone
    Riecke-Artigues Family Headstone
    Riecke-Artigues Family Headstone
    Headstone

  • Notes

    • Birth - Orleans Parish, Birth Records, Vol.78, Pg. 323, Louisiana Archives, Baton Rouge, La.
      Be it remembered that on this day, to witt; the Twenty Eighth of January in the year of our Lord One thousand Eight Hundred and Eighty two and the One hundred and sixth of the Independance of the United States of America, before me Joseph Jones, M. D., President Board of Health and Ex-Officio Recorder of Births, Deaths and Marriages in and for the Parish and City of Orleans, personally appeared:
      Mr. George Riecke, a native of this city, residing on Claiborne, bet. Lafayette & Cypress in this city, who hereby declaires that on the nineteenth day of this present month (January 19th 1882) at his aforsaid residence was born a male child, named, Henry Riecke, (white), lawful issue of depondant, a native of this city, aged 24 years, occupation Driver, and Louisa Cornel, a native of this city, aged 20 years.
      Thus done at New Orleans in the presence of the aforesaid George Riecke and also Messrs. H. Lananze, & J. Rohlhaan, both of this city, witnesses by me requested so to be, who have hereunto set their hands, together with me, after due reading hereof, the day, month and year first above written.
      George Riecke J. Rohlhaan
      Joseph Jones, M. D.
      President Board of Health and Ex-Officio Recorder

      Death - Orleans Parish, Death Records, Vol. ,Pg. , Louisiana Archives, Baton Rouge, La.
      Buried in Riecke Tomb, Metairie Cemetery, New Orleans, LA

      Baptism - German Evangelical Bethlehem Church of New Orleans, Rev. Heinrich Klienhagen, pastor.
      Records now at 1st Trinity Lutheran Church, 119 N. Murat St., Rev Paul Pic
      Record of Births & Baptisms 1878 - 1885
      Kept by Rev. Heinrich Klienhagen
      Book # 2
      Pg. 525
      Henry Sebastian Riecke
      Sohn van Georg Riecke wer gultig flufuen Louise grb. Cronwel, gerboren in N. Orleans, den 19th Janner 1882, Tau fen den 19th Marz 1882.
      Batenfchaft: Hr. Sebastian Pfeiffer & Frl. Louise Riecke

      At the time of Henry's birth (1882), George & Louise were living on Claiborne between Lafayette & Cypress Streets. George was 24 years old and Louise was 22 years old. George states his occupation as a Driver

      Henry S. is listed in the New Orleans City Directories in 1902 at 2014 Gravier St. as a machinist. In 1904 he is a Foreman of the Novelty Woodworks. His residence then is 333 Girod. In 1905 he setup the H.S.Riecke Cabinet Works at Girod and Tchoupitoulas Sts. The second Cabinet Works, know as Riecke and Daniel, was at Annunciation and Calliope.
      Tulane Hardwood and Lumber Co. was opened on the corner of Tulane and Carrollton Avenues.
      The following is from the New Orleans City Directories.
      1902 - Henry S. Riecke - 2014 Gravier St., machinist
      1904 - Henry S. Riecke - 333 Girod, foreman Novelty Woodworks
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      [Riecke.FTW]

      Birth - Orleans Parish, Birth Records, Vol.78, Pg. 323, Louisiana Archives, Baton Rouge, La.
      Be it remembered that on this day, to witt; the Twenty Eighth of January in the year of our Lord One thousand Eight Hundred and Eighty two and the One hundred and sixth of the Independance of the United States of America, before me Joseph Jones, M. D., President Board of Health and Ex-Officio Recorder of Births, Deaths and Marriages in and for the Parish and City of Orleans, personally appeared:
      Mr. George Riecke, a native of this city, residing on Claiborne, bet. Lafayette & Cypress in this city, who hereby declaires that on the nineteenth day of this present month (January 19th 1882) at his aforsaid residence was born a male child, named, Henry Riecke, (white), lawful issue of depondant, a native of this city, aged 24 years, occupation Driver, and Louisa Cornel, a native of this city, aged 20 years.
      Thus done at New Orleans in the presence of the aforesaid George Riecke and also Messrs. H. Lananze, & J. Rohlhaan, both of this city, witnesses by me requested so to be, who have hereunto set their hands, together with me, after due reading hereof, the day, month and year first above written.
      George Riecke J. Rohlhaan
      Joseph Jones, M. D.
      President Board of Health and Ex-Officio Recorder

      Death - Orleans Parish, Death Records, Vol. ,Pg. , Louisiana Archives, Baton Rouge, La.
      Buried in Riecke Tomb, Metairie Cemetery, New Orleans, LA

      Baptism - German Evangelical Bethlehem Church of New Orleans, Rev. Heinrich Klienhagen, pastor.
      Records now at 1st Trinity Lutheran Church, 119 N. Murat St., Rev Paul Pic
      Record of Births & Baptisms 1878 - 1885
      Kept by Rev. Heinrich Klienhagen
      Book # 2
      Pg. 525
      Henry Sebastian Riecke
      Sohn van Georg Riecke wer gultig flufuen Louise grb. Cronwel, gerboren in N. Orleans, den 19th Janner 1882, Tau fen den 19th Marz 1882.
      Batenfchaft: Hr. Sebastian Pfeiffer & Frl. Louise Riecke

      At the time of Henry's birth (1882), George & Louise were living on Claiborne between Lafayette & Cypress Streets. George was 24 years old and Louise was 22 years old. George states his occupation as a Driver

      Henry S. is listed in the New Orleans City Directories in 1902 at 2014 Gravier St. as a machinist. In 1904 he is a Foreman of the Novelty Woodworks. His residence then is 333 Girod. In 1905 he setup the H.S.Riecke Cabinet Works at Girod and Tchoupitoulas Sts. The second Cabinet Works, know as Riecke and Daniel, was at Annunciation and Calliope.
      Tulane Hardwood and Lumber Co. was opened on the corner of Tulane and Carrollton Avenues.
      The following is from the New Orleans City Directories.
      1902 - Henry S. Riecke - 2014 Gravier St., machinist
      1904 - Henry S. Riecke - 333 Girod, foreman Novelty Woodworks
  • Source Citations

    1. [S232] Family Database Riecke.FTW.
      Date of Import: 12 Apr 2004

    2. [S255] Family Database SmithG.FTW.
      Date of Import: 1 Dec 2004

    3. [S1239] 1900 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2004;), Year: 1900; Census Place: New Orleans Ward 3, Orleans, Louisiana; Page: 13; Enumeration District: 0030; FHL microfilm: 1240571.
      1900 United States Federal Census
      1900 United States Federal Census
      Year: 1900; Census Place: New Orleans Ward 3, Orleans, Louisiana; Page: 13; Enumeration District: 0030; FHL microfilm: 1240571
      1900 United States Federal Census
      1900 United States Federal Census
      Year: 1900; Census Place: New Orleans Ward 3, Orleans, Louisiana; Page: 13; Enumeration District: 0030; FHL microfilm: 1240571


    4. [S1251] Find A Grave, Henry Sebastian Riecke.
      https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/52257646/henry-sebastian-riecke
      Riecke-Artigues Family Headstone
      Riecke-Artigues Family Headstone
      Headstone


    5. [S16] Family Database of Artigues Family X.FTW with notes originally from Jean Jacques Artigues sent to Jeff Vitter by Bert Artigues in April 2004.
      Date of Import: Apr 30, 2005

    6. [S216] Orleans Parish Birth Records, Vol.78, Pg.323.

    7. [S905] Marriage Records, Orleans Parish Marriage Records, Vol.9, Pg.126.