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Otto A. Kostman[1]

Male 1898 - 1934  (35 years)


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  • Name Otto A. Kostman 
    Born 23 Jul 1898  Ludlow, Allamakee, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1 Jun 1900  Ludlow, Allamakee, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    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  [6
    • 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
    School 15 Apr 1910  Ludlow, Allamakee, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Was in attendance at school.
    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
    Residence 15 Apr 1910  Ludlow, Allamakee, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    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
    Religion 1 Jun 1915  Postville, Allamakee, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Presbyterian 
    Census card 283, Ludlow, Iowa
    Census card 283, Ludlow, Iowa
    from Ancestry.com, modified by Clinton Macomber on Oct 24, 2011.
    Physical Description 1 Jun 1915  Postville, Allamakee, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • White, male, single, 16 years old and at the home, and a resident of Iowa for 16 years.
    Census card 283, Ludlow, Iowa
    Census card 283, Ludlow, Iowa
    from Ancestry.com, modified by Clinton Macomber on Oct 24, 2011.
    Education 1 Jun 1915  Postville, Allamakee, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Otto had completed the 6th common grade and could read and write. He was not in attendance in school.
    Census card 283, Ludlow, Iowa
    Census card 283, Ludlow, Iowa
    from Ancestry.com, modified by Clinton Macomber on Oct 24, 2011.
    Physical Description 12 Sep 1918  Postville, Allamakee, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Otto was 20 years old, single, of tall height and slender build. He had blue eyes and dark brown hair. He was white and a natural born citizen of the United States.
    Otto Kostman's World War I registration card
    Otto Kostman's World War I registration card
    from Ancestry.com, modified by Clinton Macomber on Oct 24, 2011.
    Employment 12 Sep 1918  Postville, Allamakee, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Farmer 
    • We was working for his father, William Kostman.
    Otto Kostman's World War I registration card
    Otto Kostman's World War I registration card
    from Ancestry.com, modified by Clinton Macomber on Oct 24, 2011.
    Residence 1 Jan 1920  Ludlow, Allamakee, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    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  [10
    Laborer 
    • Otto was a farm laborer.
    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  [11
    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  [11
    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  [11
    • Otto A. Kostman was a white male, 26 years old and had lived in Iowa and the United States for 26 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  [11
    • Otto Kostman had completed the 4 year of rural high school 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  [11
    • Otto was involved in agriculture.
    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  Ludlow, Allamakee, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Farmhouse 
    • Otto A. Kostman was 31 and Clara was 28. They had been married about 4 years. They owned their farmhouse and had a radio.
      Helen was 3 years and a month old.
      Edward A. was 9 months old.
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    FamilySearch ID# 9731-GYV 
    Employment 1 Apr 1930  Ludlow, Allamakee, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Farmer 
    • Otto ran a general farm.
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Died 21 Apr 1934  Postville, Allamakee, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Cause: Appendicitis 
    • Otto died the day his son, David was born.
    Buried Bethlehem Presyterian Cemetery, Ludlow, Allamakee, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Address:
    Bethlehem Drive 
    • Lot D
    Otto Kostman gravestone
    Otto Kostman gravestone
    photo from Linda Sebastian sent by postal mail to Clinton Macomber in Apr. 2011. Processed Jun 16, 2011.
    Person ID I890  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) 
    Married CA 1926  Ludlow, Allamakee, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Helen J. Kostman,   b. Abt Jan 1927, Allamakee, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Living
     3. Living
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F305  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart