Emil John Blume

M, b. 18 July 1891, d. 10 August 1958
     Emil John Blume was born on Saturday, 18 July 1891 Schnellville, Dubois County, Indiana, to August George Blume and Theresa Kordes.
Emil John Blume married Anna Reining, daughter of Herman Bernard Reining and Maria Anna Sophia Heitmann, on Tuesday, 26 November 1912.
Emil John Blume married an unknown person in 1942 Indianola, Red Willow County, Nebraska. Emil died on 10 August 1958 at Indianola, Red Willow County, Nebraska, at the age of 67.

Gerhard Herman Reining

M, b. 26 March 1890, d. 13 January 1957
     Gerhard Herman Reining was born on Wednesday, 26 March 1890 Ferdinand, Dubois County, Indiana, to Herman Bernard Reining and Maria Anna Sophia Heitmann.
Gerhard Herman Reining married Elizabeth Anna Blume, daughter of August George Blume and Theresa Kordes, on Tuesday, 23 April 1912 St. Stephens, Nuckolls County, Nebraska.1 Gerhard died on 13 January 1957 at the age of 66.


  1. [S826] St. Ferdinand Parish Records. Published by St. Ferdinand Catholic Church, Ferdinand, Indiana. Originals held by LDS Family History Library.

Bernard Heitmann1

M, b. 1839, d. 11 April 1918
     Bernard Heitmann was born in 1839 Ohio to Johann Gerhard Bernard Heitman and Gertrud Wrede.2
Bernard Heitmann married Elisabeth Kimna on Thursday, 23 November 1865 at St. Ferdinand Catholic Church, Ferdinand, Dubois County, Indiana.3,4 Bernard died on 11 April 1918 at Polk County, Missouri.5
Bernard was buried Saturday, 13 April 1918, St. Mary's Cemetery, Maryville, Nodaway County, Missouri.5


  1. [S1518] St. Ferdinand Catholic Church Baptisms, Volume: Baptisms 1843-1898. Published by St. Ferdinand Catholic Church, Ferdinand, Indiana. Originals held by St. Ferdinand Catholic Church.
  2. [S880] 1880 Federal Enumeration Census for Dubois County, Indiana. Digital image online by subscription. Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com. Original held by unknown repository.
  3. [S1824] Indiana. Dubois County Courthouse: Heitman-Kimnau Marriage License.
  4. [S816] Indiana. Dubois County Courthouse: Dubois County Marriages.
  5. [S1825] Missouri. Missouri State Archives: Bernard Heitman Death Certificate.

August George Blume

M, b. 16 November 1863, d. 29 May 1942
     August George Blume was born on Monday, 16 November 1863 Schnellville, Dubois County, Indiana.
August George Blume married Theresa Kordes, daughter of Valentine Kordes and Philomena Stratman, on Tuesday, 17 April 1888 at St. Anthony Parish, St. Anthony, Dubois County, Indiana.1,2 August died on 29 May 1942 at the age of 78.

Children of August George Blume and Theresa Kordes


  1. [S856] Edward A. & Mildred Kordes, The Descendants of Casper Kordes and Elisabetha Kuester. Unpublished: unpublished, unpublished.
  2. [S859] St. Anthony Parish. St. Anthony Parish Records. Lillian Doane.