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Descendants of (Ostendorp) Ostendorf

Generation No. 7

8. CLEMENZ7 OSTENDORF (GERHARD DIETRICH6, JOHANN DIETRICH (=DRICK)5, (JAN) HENRICH ANTON4, HENRICH3 OSTENDORP, HENRICH2, (OSTENDORP)1 OSTENDORF) was born 06 Jan 1834 in Lohne, Oldenberg, Germany, and died 15 Jan 1881 in Baltimore, Maryland , Buried St. Alphonsus Cemetery. He married KATHARINA HERZOG 12 May 1857 in Baltimore County, Md., daughter of JOHANNES HERZOG and CATHARINA WENZEL. She was born 20 Apr 1834 in Heimbach, R.C. parish of Mombris, Bavaria, Germany, 1848 emigrated, and died 21 Jan 1913 in Baltimore, Maryland.

Notes for C
Christening: born 6 January 1834 in Lohne-Lohnerwiesen
baptised 7 January 1834 in Lohne (father's name recorded as "Gerd Dirck
godparents: Gerd Henrich Barklage [his uncle? See above] and Catharina
Gertrud Landwehr
(See Appendix, Attachments 7, for photo of churchbook entry)

Arrived possibly 1 May 1849 in New York on the Brig Gazelle (see
Appendix, Attachment 5)
Married: May 12,1857 in St. Alphonsus R.C. Church M1598 p.48, Witnesses Anton Hamann and Katharina Brauming

Occupation:      Merchant Tailor, firm of Ostendorf & Hamman

1)      1870 census of Baltimore, Tenth Ward, p.210, household #1107, Clemence Ostendorf, tailor, $18,000 in real estate. Not only his wife and children are living in the house, but also his widower father, Diedrich Ostendorf. Attachment 23
2)      1900 census of Baltimore, 2223 Madison Avenue, 6hWard, 8th Precinct, household #207, Cath. Ostendorf, widow, born April 1834, born 8 children, 6 living, immigrated 1848 to America; sons John A., clothier merchant, and Harry J. Ostendorf, clerk, still living at home; home owned free and clear. Attachment 24
3)      article regarding the business of Hamman and Ostendorf, merchant tailors, southeast comer of Howard and Lexington Streets. The business was originally established in 1855 by Ostendorf and Hamman, on Saratoga Street, then moved to 60 N. Howard Street, and then to its " present location" in 1867. The business was conducted jointly until January 1881, when by the death of Mr. Ostendorf, the entire business devolved to the management of Mr. Hamman. [note that Anton Hamann was a witness to the wedding of Clemenz Ostendorf in 1857, and Carl Hamann was a witness to the wedding of Bernard Peter Scheve in 1887].-pp. 170-171 from Industries of Maryland & A Descriptive Review of the Manufacturing and Mercantile Industries of the City of Baltimore (New York: Historical Publishing Co., 1882). Attachment 25
4)      1860 census of Baltimore, 13thWard, p.454, household #2745 is of Andrew Ostendorf, born circa 1812 in Oldenburg, matchmaker, and family; also living in the household is Anthony [Anton] Hamann/Hamman and family. Attachment 26 b.

The birthdate on Catharina Maria Bornhorn Ostendorf's gravestone is 8 September, but her birth record in Germany is 15 September. We can trust the German record.

reburied 15 November 1901 in Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery, Plot BHR-F- 1 13 -2, Baltimore married 12 May 1857 in St. Alphonsus R.C. Church, Baltimore (witnesses Anton Hamann and Katharina Brauning; p.49, microfilm MI 598, St. Alphonsus records, Md. State Archives; see Attachment 17, photocopy of church record):

Individual: Ostendorf, Clement
Race: W
Age: 42
Birth place: OLDE
Township: 13-Wd Baltimore
Census Index: Baltimore, Chicago, St. Louis; Maryland Census, Baltimore County, 1870, Date of Import: May 6, 2005, Internal Ref. #]

Individual: Ostendorf, Clement
Race: W
Age: 42
Birth place: OLDE
Township: 13-Wd Baltimore
Microfilm: Roll 577, Page 340, Passenger and Immigration Lists index, Date of Import: May 6, 2005, Internal Ref. #1.354.1.75646.22]

Individual: C. Ostendorf
Place: Baltimore
Year: 1854
Source Name:
PRITCHETT, MORGAN H., and KLAUS WUST. "German Immigrants to Baltimore: The Passenger Lists of 1854." In The Report: A Journal of German-American History. Part 2, vol. 39 (1984), pp. 43-76.

More About C
Burial: 15 Nov 1901, Reintered Holy Redeemer cemetery, BHR-F-113-2

Notes for K
She was born 20 April 1834 around midnight in Heimbach (a small village between Mombris and Rothengrund; it had a population of about 50 inhabitants at that time-Josef Fecher). She was christened the same day in Mombris. Godmother: Catharina Wissel, unmarried, of Rothengrund. (R.C. churchbooks of Mombris, vol.2, p. 108) ["In Heimbach, the grandfather of Catharina Herzog, Johann) Georg Wenzel, had rented a farm. Perhaps he became ill, and the parents of Catharina moved from Kleinostheim to Heimbach to help him on the farm." -Josef Fecher, in his email of July 29, 2005]\

More About K
Burial: 23 Jan 1913, Holy Redemeer cemetery lot BHR, F-114-5
Children of C
11. i.   MARIE CATHERINE (KATIE)8 OSTENDORF, b. 12 Feb 1858, Baltimore, Maryland; d. 08 Sep 1930, 301 Augusta Ave., Baltimore, Maryland,.
  ii.   JULIA OSTENDORF, b. 17 Jun 1860, Baltimore, Maryland; d. 14 Jul 1890, Baltimore, Maryland , Buried St. Alphonsus Cemetery.
Baptised: St. Alphonsus, godmother Catharina Herzog (grandmother)
      M1595 p161 (attachment 19)

Burial: 15 Nov 1901, Reintered Holy Redeemer cemetery, BHR-F-113-4

  iii.   ? OSTENDORF, b. 1862.
  Notes for ? OSTENDORF:
OSTENDORF [name unknown], probably born circa 1862, based on gap in siblings' birthdates; note in the 1900 census that Catharine Herzog Ostendorf indicates that she had 8 children, six of whom were living

12. iv.   MARY A. OSTENDORF, b. Abt. 1864, Baltimore, Maryland; d. 03 May 1956, Baltimore, Maryland.
13. v.   AMELIA OSTENDORF, b. Abt. 1866, Baltimore, Maryland; d. Aug 1912, Baltimore, Maryland.
14. vi.   JOHANN ALPHONSUS MARIA. OSTENDORF, b. 11 May 1869, Baltimore, Maryland; d. 04 Sep 1943, Baltimore, Maryland.
15. vii.   MARGARETUA EMMA OSTENDORF, b. 19 Dec 1872, Baltimore, Maryland; d. Baltimore, Maryland.
  viii.   JOSEPH HENRY (HARRY J.) OSTENDORF, b. 19 Apr 1875, Baltimore, Maryland.
Baptised April 25, !875, St. Alphonsus Church, Goffather Adam Henrich Herzog (mother's brother)
      M1595 p.126 (attachment 22)

9. HENRY STEPHEN7 OSTENDORF (STEPHEN ALEXANDER6, JOHANN DIETRICH (=DRICK)5, (JAN) HENRICH ANTON4, HENRICH3 OSTENDORP, HENRICH2, (OSTENDORP)1 OSTENDORF) was born 18 Oct 1845 in Baltimore ,MD, and died 16 Dec 1923 in Baltimore ,MD. He married MARY ELLEN JORDAN 1883 in Baltimore , Md.. She was born 01 May 1848 in Baltimore ,MD, and died 15 Oct 1904 in Baltimore ,MD.

Notes for H
Owned (inherited?) a wooden box factory at Wagners Point which was later lost gambling (Info from James A. Sr.). Also said to be a drinker.

JAO,SR. also had notes that a brother of Henry S. Ostendorf served on the Monitor in the Civil War.

Buried at New Cathedral Cemetary- Lot 177, Section S, after a Requiem High Mass at St. Patrick's Church.
Is in 1850, 1860 and 1870 census with Stephen Alexander Ostendorf.
1900 census, Henry S., 54, married 17 years, Mary E., 52, William J., 15, Henry J. 14, Mary R. I 1.

Have notes that a Mary C. McFadden lived with Henry S. and Mary E

JAO,JR, has notes from Tom Hensel, he believes, who said the first child of Henry S. and Mary E. Jordan was stillborn, died? 8/15/1884. Old Cathedral?

More About H
Burial: New Cathedral Cemetary, Baltimore, MD

Notes for M
Daughter of Henry Jordan and Mary McFadden
Mary E. Jordan's(Ostendorf) brother, Rev. William L. Jordan, was pastor of St. Brigid's Roman Catholic Church in Canton and was a close friend of the late Cardinal Gibbons.

Mary E. Jordon was the first lay teacher at St. Brigids School.
When Mary died the kids were split up- Harry and Will lived on Baltimore Street for a while.

From "St. Brigid's School Convent Parish Hall Dedication" 5/24/1962: "Fr. Jordan's sister, Miss Mary E. Jordan, was appointed teacher to preside over this two-roomed school...... When Miss Mary E. Jordan married Mr. Ostendorf in 1883, Mr. Charles Philbin took charge of the school."

June 9, 1893- the Stations of the Cross were donated by Fr. Jordaifs mother and Mrs. Ostendorf. At the time of her death, was living at 221 S. Collington Ave., Baltimore

Buried 10/1 8/1904 at Bonnie Brae (now New Cathedral) per records at St. Patrick's Church.

Death Certificate says she was 56 years old, 6 mos. and 15 days when she died. Says her father was bom in England.

More About M
Burial: New Cathedral Cemetary, Baltimore, MD
Children of H
  i.   CHILD8 OSTENDORF, b. 15 Aug 1884, Baltimore ,MD; d. 15 Aug 1884, Baltimore ,MD.
Burial: Old Cathedral Cemetery

16. ii.   WILLIAM J. OSTENDORF, b. 14 Aug 1885, Baltimore ,MD; d. 29 Jun 1937, Baltimore ,MD.
17. iii.   HARRY JOSEPH OSTENDORF, b. 09 Mar 1886, Baltimore ,MD; d. 18 May 1955, Baltimore ,MD.
  iv.   STEPHEN ALEXANDER OSTENDORF, b. 25 May 1887, Baltimore ,MD; d. 02 Apr 188, Baltimore ,MD.
Died as infant, at 10 months and 9 days. Parents at time were living at 524 Laurens Street, Baltimore.

  v.   MARY REGINA OSTENDORF, b. 16 Nov 1888, Baltimore ,MD; d. 31 Oct 1979, Baltimore ,MD; m. JOHN JOSEPH LECUYER, 30 Oct 1912, St. Patrick's church, Baltimore, MD; b. Sep 1887, Baltimore ,MD; d. 1977, Oceanside, Long Island, NY.
Sis was baptized at St. Brigid's 11/25/1888 which was witnessed by John A. Hohman and Mary E. Hohman, godparents.

Marriage record at St. PatriciCs indicates they were married 10/30/1912 and marriage was witnessed by Harry J. Ostendorf and Belle L'Ecuyer Ostendorf.

1929 Polk's Baltimore City Directory lists a Mary 0. LeCuyer, beauty shop at 1117 N. Charles, and resided at 2112 E. Pratt St.

Known as "Sis". After her divorce from John, Sis had little education, so took a beauty treatment course and in the late 20's early 30's started her own business, the Harper Method Shop-scalp treatment. High class clientel. Mrs. Garrett, 1113 N. Charles St.. Mary Noonan had come down from Albany, New York, as a rep, for Spencer Garment Company and needed a place to stay for night. A mutual friend suggested she stay with Sis. Sis and Mary Noonan lived together for years afterwards-at least 40.

John was baptized at St. Vincent's Church in Baltimore on 9/14/1887. Appears Harry and "Bella" L'Ecuyer Ostendorf witnessed Sis!s wedding, at St. Patrick's Church in Baltimore.

John was salesman for J.B. Ford[Wyndott Co.

John and Sis were divorced (Sis was bitter). He married Lucille in Catholic Church (L.I., N.Y.?) but had to live together as brother and sister and couldn't receive communion in their parish. John moved to Long Island after his divorce from Sis- Oceanside, Long Island, New York and had boarding house, either on Long Island or in Baltimore

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