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Fredrick William Kostman, Junior[1]

Male 1892 - 1946  (53 years)


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  • Name Fredrick William Kostman 
    Suffix Junior 
    Born 15 Sep 1892  Waukon, Allamakee, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    School 1 Jun 1900  Ludlow, Allamakee, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Had attended school for seven months.
    Census page 7A, Ludlow, Iowa
    Census page 7A, Ludlow, Iowa
    from Heritage Quest Online
    Residence 1 Jun 1900  Ludlow, Allamakee, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmhouse 
    • William Kostman was 41 and Lena was 33. They owned the farm with a mortgage. They had been married for 10 years and had five children. Four were still living:

      Clara, age 9
      William Jr., 7
      John, 4
      Otto, 1
    Census page 7A, Ludlow, Iowa
    Census page 7A, Ludlow, Iowa
    from Heritage Quest Online
    Residence 1 Jun 1905  Postville, Allamakee, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • The Kostman family members were:

      William
      Lena
      Clara
      Willie
      John
      Otto
      Emma
    Census page 4b, Ludlow, Iowa
    Census page 4b, Ludlow, Iowa
    from Ancestry.com, modified by Clinton Macomber on Oct 24, 2011
    Residence 15 Apr 1910  Ludlow, Allamakee, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farmhouse 
    • Fred W. Kostman was 51 and Lena was 43. Neither had been married before and they had been married for 20 years. They had eight children, and one had died. Those at their house were:

      Clara, age 19
      William, 17
      John, 14
      Otto, 10
      Emma, 8
      Paul, 5
      Elmer, 1
    Census page 7a, Ludlow, Iowa
    Census page 7a, Ludlow, Iowa
    from Heritage Quest Online
    Census page 7b, Ludlow, Iowa
    Census page 7b, Ludlow, Iowa
    from Heritage Quest Online
    Employment 15 Apr 1910  Ludlow, Allamakee, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Farm Laborer 
    • Worked on the home farm.
    Census page 7a, Ludlow, Iowa
    Census page 7a, Ludlow, Iowa
    from Heritage Quest Online
    Census page 7b, Ludlow, Iowa
    Census page 7b, Ludlow, Iowa
    from Heritage Quest Online
    School 1 Jun 1915  Postville, Allamakee, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • William had completed 8 common school grades and 1 year of college. He was not attending school at the time. He could read and write.
    Census card 281, Ludlow, Iowa
    Census card 281, Ludlow, Iowa
    from Ancestry.com, modified on Oct 24, 2011 by Clinton Macomber
    Religion 1 Jun 1915  Postville, Allamakee, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Presbyterian 
    Census card 281, Ludlow, Iowa
    Census card 281, Ludlow, Iowa
    from Ancestry.com, modified on Oct 24, 2011 by Clinton Macomber
    Physical Description 1 Jun 1915  Postville, Allamakee, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • White, male, married, 22 years old, and Iowa resident for all 22 years.
    Census card 281, Ludlow, Iowa
    Census card 281, Ludlow, Iowa
    from Ancestry.com, modified on Oct 24, 2011 by Clinton Macomber
    Employment 1 Jun 1915  Postville, Allamakee, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    At home 
    • William was working at home with no compensation.
    Census card 281, Ludlow, Iowa
    Census card 281, Ludlow, Iowa
    from Ancestry.com, modified on Oct 24, 2011 by Clinton Macomber
    Physical Description 5 Jun 1917  Postville, Allamakee, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Fredrick William Kostman was 24, a natural born United States citizen, single, Caucasian, tall, slim, blue eyed, dark hair and no baldness.
    World War I registration, William Kostman
    World War I registration, William Kostman
    from Ancestry.com, modified by Rev. Clinton Macomber, Dec 4, 2011
    Employment 5 Jun 1917  Postville, Allamakee, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farmer 
    • Employed in farming by his father.
    World War I registration, William Kostman
    World War I registration, William Kostman
    from Ancestry.com, modified by Rev. Clinton Macomber, Dec 4, 2011
    Residence 1 Jan 1920  Ludlow, Allamakee, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmhouse 
    • John F. Kostman was 23 and living on his own farm that he owned.

      The next farm had the following:
      William F. Kostman, age 27. He was renting the farm.
      Otto A., 21
      Emma H., 18
      Paul J., 14
      and a boarder, Albert Kosbone, age 21, a country school teacher
    Census page 4a, Ludlow, Iowa
    Census page 4a, Ludlow, Iowa
    from Ancestry, modified by Clinton Macomber July 25, 2011
    Census page 4b, Ludlow, Iowa
    Census page 4b, Ludlow, Iowa
    from Ancestry, modified by Clinton Macomber, July 25, 2011
    Employment 1 Jan 1920  Ludlow, Allamakee, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Farmer 
    • Although he was renting, he was the owner/operator of the farm.
    Census page 4a, Ludlow, Iowa
    Census page 4a, Ludlow, Iowa
    from Ancestry, modified by Clinton Macomber July 25, 2011
    Census page 4b, Ludlow, Iowa
    Census page 4b, Ludlow, Iowa
    from Ancestry, modified by Clinton Macomber, July 25, 2011
    Religion 1 Jun 1925  Waukon, Allamakee, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Protestant 
    Census page 193, Waukon, Iowa
    Census page 193, Waukon, Iowa
    from Ancestry.com, modified by Rev. Clinton Macomber on Oct 30, 2011.
    Census page 194, Waukon, Iowa
    Census page 194, Waukon, Iowa
    from Ancestry.com, modified by Rev. Clinton Macomber on Oct 30, 2011.
    Census page 195, Waukon, Iowa
    Census page 195, Waukon, Iowa
    from Ancestry.com, modified by Rev. Clinton Macomber on Oct 30, 2011.
    Residence 1 Jun 1925  Waukon, Allamakee, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    302 Forest Avenue 
    • William F. Kostman was 66 and Lena was 58. They owned the house free of a mortgage worth $5000 (in 2010 equals about $275,000). They carried insurance for the full value of the house. They had renters using their house.

      In their household was:
      William F., 32 years old
      Otto A., 26
      Elmer C., 16
    Census page 193, Waukon, Iowa
    Census page 193, Waukon, Iowa
    from Ancestry.com, modified by Rev. Clinton Macomber on Oct 30, 2011.
    Census page 194, Waukon, Iowa
    Census page 194, Waukon, Iowa
    from Ancestry.com, modified by Rev. Clinton Macomber on Oct 30, 2011.
    Census page 195, Waukon, Iowa
    Census page 195, Waukon, Iowa
    from Ancestry.com, modified by Rev. Clinton Macomber on Oct 30, 2011.
    Physical Description 1 Jun 1925  Waukon, Allamakee, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • William F. Kostman was a white male,32 years old and had lived in Iowa and the United States for 32 years.
    Census page 193, Waukon, Iowa
    Census page 193, Waukon, Iowa
    from Ancestry.com, modified by Rev. Clinton Macomber on Oct 30, 2011.
    Census page 194, Waukon, Iowa
    Census page 194, Waukon, Iowa
    from Ancestry.com, modified by Rev. Clinton Macomber on Oct 30, 2011.
    Census page 195, Waukon, Iowa
    Census page 195, Waukon, Iowa
    from Ancestry.com, modified by Rev. Clinton Macomber on Oct 30, 2011.
    Education 1 Jun 1925  Waukon, Allamakee, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • William F. Kostman had completed 2 years of college and could read and write.
    Census page 193, Waukon, Iowa
    Census page 193, Waukon, Iowa
    from Ancestry.com, modified by Rev. Clinton Macomber on Oct 30, 2011.
    Census page 194, Waukon, Iowa
    Census page 194, Waukon, Iowa
    from Ancestry.com, modified by Rev. Clinton Macomber on Oct 30, 2011.
    Census page 195, Waukon, Iowa
    Census page 195, Waukon, Iowa
    from Ancestry.com, modified by Rev. Clinton Macomber on Oct 30, 2011.
    Employment 1 Jun 1925  Waukon, Allamakee, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • William was involved in manufacturing and mechanical work.
    Census page 193, Waukon, Iowa
    Census page 193, Waukon, Iowa
    from Ancestry.com, modified by Rev. Clinton Macomber on Oct 30, 2011.
    Census page 194, Waukon, Iowa
    Census page 194, Waukon, Iowa
    from Ancestry.com, modified by Rev. Clinton Macomber on Oct 30, 2011.
    Census page 195, Waukon, Iowa
    Census page 195, Waukon, Iowa
    from Ancestry.com, modified by Rev. Clinton Macomber on Oct 30, 2011.
    Residence 1 Apr 1930  Waukon, Allamakee, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    House 
    • William F. Kostman was 71 and "Hannah" was 63. They had been married for 40 years. They owned the house and it was worth $5000 or the 2010 equivalent to about $300,000. It was a duplex, and they were renting part of it out for $15 dollars a month or the 2010 equivalent of about $800 per month. They had a radio in their house. The house was located at what was then 302 Forest Avenue in town. The streets are all renamed and the numbering changed, so this location is uncertain. Their children living with them were:
      William F., 38 and single
      Elmer C., 21 and single
    Census page 24a, Waukon, Iowa
    Census page 24a, Waukon, Iowa
    from Ancestry.com, modified by Rev. Clinton Macomber, Dec 4, 2011.
    FamilySearch ID# 9731-PDP 
    Employment 1 Apr 1930  Waukon, Allamakee, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Laborer 
    • William was a laborer doing odd jobs.
    Census page 24a, Waukon, Iowa
    Census page 24a, Waukon, Iowa
    from Ancestry.com, modified by Rev. Clinton Macomber, Dec 4, 2011.
    Died 1946  Wisconsin, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Linda Sebastian recalls possibly remembering her mother saying that William might have died in Wisconsin, and had left Iowa for treatment, being very sick.
    Buried Oakland Cemetery, Waukon, Allamakee, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Address:
    Roseville Road 
    Person ID I5475  MacomberKin | Daniel Erhardt family
    Last Modified 3 Feb 2015 

    Father Frederick William Kostman,   b. 26 Jun 1858, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1941, Waukon, Allamakee, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Helena Caroline Reutkenmeier,   b. 2 Oct 1866, Allamakee, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1957  (Age 91 years) 
    Family ID F4174  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Clara Edith Erhardt,   b. 6 Feb 1906, Clermont, Fayette, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1989  (Age 83 years) 
    Children 
     1. Living
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F1882  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart