Beine Family Genealogy: Sources and Notes

This page lists the sources used for the articles, 130 Years of the Beine Family in America, and Christina Beine, the Girl They Left Behind, beginning with a summary of the immigrant family.

Children of August Beine and Christina Walter

German-Born Children
  • August John BEINE (25 Oct 1866, Essen-Katernberg, Germany - 16 Sep 1948, St. Louis, MO)
  • Christina BEINE (3 Aug 1868, Essen-Katernberg, Germany - 22 Oct 1897, Grosseneder, Germany)
  • Mary Elisabeth BEINE (16 Jul 1870, Essen, Germany - 31 Aug 1890, St. Louis, MO)
  • Anna Catherine BEINE (19 Jul 1872, Essen, Germany - 25 July 1943, San Bernardino, CA)
  • Auguste Margaret BEINE (19 Jul 1874, Essen, Germany - 10 May 1963, Belleville, IL)
  • John Arnold BEINE (2 Apr 1876, Essen-Stoppenberg, Germany - 19 Feb 1943, Columbus, Franklin County, OH)
  • Anthony Henry BEINE (2 Jul 1878, Essen, Germany - 4 Feb 1950, St. Louis, MO)
  • Helena BEINE (14 May 1880, Essen-Stoppenberg, Germany - ?)

    The above family, except the child Christina, arrived in the U.S. in July 1880
Missouri-Born Child (and stillbirth)
  • Unnamed Infant (stillborn male) BEINE (21 Aug 1881, St. Louis, MO - 21 Aug 1881, St. Louis, MO)
  • William F. BEINE (1 Jan 1884, Silica, Jefferson County, MO - 12 May 1969, New Baden, IL)

Emigration and Immigration Records

Auswanderungsakten (Emigration), 1822-1920; 1880; Düsseldorf (Rheinland) Auswanderungsamt (Main Author), 10, 15 & 17 June 1880; "11977 Bd. 13 1892-1895 KREIS ESSEN-OBERHAUSEN: Specialia 21/5 12000-12005 Bd. 1-6 1859-1880;" Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT (veiwed at Littleton, CO Family History Center 31 July 2001 by Joe Beine); FHL Microfilm #1347229.

Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at the Port of Philadelphia; National Archives Microfilm Roll #M425-100 (FHL Roll #419674); arrived: July 12, 1880 in Philadelphia from Liverpool; ship: SS Pennsylvania; Captain: Harris; 335 total passengers; August Beine and family on pages 1 & 2. Record found by Joe Beine on 20 June 2002 at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. This record is online at: Beine Passenger List at FamilySearch (on 2 images)

Ira A. Glazier and P. William Filby, editors, Germans to America: Lists of Passengers Arriving at U. S. Ports 1850-1897 (Wilmington, Delaware: Scholarly Resources, 1994), Vol. 36, p. 26.

German Church Records

From the Church Books of the St. Nikolaus Catholic Parish in Stoppenberg, Essen, Germany:

  • Marriage record for August Bartholamaeus Beine (age 26, born Grosseneder) and Christina Walter (age 25, born Siddinghausen). 4 November 1865, page 61, number 43. A copy of this record was obtained from the parish priest by Joe Beine, April 2009.
  • Baptism record for August Beine (born 23 Oct. 1866, Caternberg, baptized 28 Oct. 1866); Parents: August Beine (born Grosseneder) and Christina Walter (born Siddinghausen). Godparents: Johann Walter and Christina Hageivisike. Page 41, number 131. A copy of this record was obtained from the parish priest by Joe Beine, April 2009.
  • Baptism record for Christina Beine (born 3 Aug. 1868, Caternberg, baptized 9 Aug. 1868); Parents: August Beine (born Grosseneder) and Christina Walter (born Siddinghausen). Godparents: Adam ? and Bernadina Walter. Page 54, number 102. A copy of this record was obtained from the parish priest by Joe Beine, January 2010.
  • Baptism record for Helena Beine (born 14 May 1880, Stoppenberg, baptized 14 May 1880); Parents: Aug. Beine (born Grosseneder) and Christ. Walter (born Siddinghausen). Godparent: Helena Beine. Page 45, number 121. A copy of this record was obtained from the parish priest by Joe Beine, January 2010.

From the Church Books of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Grosseneder, Westfalen, Germany:

  • Marriage record for Christina Beine and Bernard Jakob (married 19 May 1885); Page 74, Number 3. A copy of this record was obtained from the Erzbistumsarchiv (Archdiocese Archive) in Paderborn by Joe Beine, April 2017
  • Death record for Christine Jakob born Beine (died 22 Oct. 1897, buried 23 Oct. 1897); Age 29 years, 2 months. Number 18. A copy of this record was obtained from the Erzbistumsarchiv (Archdiocese Archive) in Paderborn by Joe Beine, April 2017

Essen Civil Registration Records

  • Birth record for Johann Arnold Beine, Stoppenberg, 7 April 1876 #321. Born 2nd April. Parents: Bergmann (miner) August Beine and Christine Beine born Walter. Residence: Stoppenberg No. 86/2. Copy obtained from the Essen City Archive (Haus der Essener Geschichte / Stadtarchiv - Stadt Essen) by Joe Beine, January 2018.
  • Birth record for Helena Beine, 28 May 1880 #458. Born 14th May. Parents: Bergmann (miner) August Beine and Christine Beine born Walter. Residence: Stoppenberg No. 86/2. A copy of this record was obtained from the Essen City Archive (Haus der Essener Geschichte / Stadtarchiv - Stadt Essen) in January 2018.

Census Records

1900 U.S. Census, City of St. Louis, MO; 1900; Vol 85, E.D. 3, Sheet 9, Line 17; National Archives Branch, Denver, CO; NARA Microfilm Roll #T623-889; NOTE: August Beine (b Sept 1839 in Germany, age 60, coal miner, immigrated 1880, Naturalized); wife: Christine (b May 1840 in Germany, age 60, mother of 10 children/7 still living, immigrated 1880); children: Auguste M (July 1874 in Germany, 25, immigrated 1880, saleslady confectionary), Anton (July 1878 in Germany, 21, immigrated 1880, laborer paint factory), William F (Jan 1884 in MO, 16, laborer paint factory), Frederick* (Aug 1890 in MO, 9, at school); Couple married 34 years; 4503 Blair Ave.

1900 U.S. Census, Glen Carbon village, Madison County, Illinois; E.D. 47, Sheet 8A, Line 20; National Archives Microfilm Roll #T623-326 (FHL #1240326); NOTE: August Beine, Sept 1839, Germany, age 60, married 34 years, miner (coal), immigrated 1880, Naturalized; address not given.

Note: August Beine is listed in the 1900 census twice - in St. Louis, Missouri and Glen Carbon, Illinois.

1910 U.S. Census, Looking Glass twp/New Baden Village/Clinton County, IL; Vol 15, ED 11, Sheet 12B, Family #263 (line 87); National Archives Microfilm Roll #T624-236; NOTE: August Beine (age 70, born Germany, Coal Miner, Immigrated 1880, Naturalized); wife: Christina (69, born Germany, mother of 12 children/7 still living); children: William (26, born MO, Coal Miner), Fred* (19, born MO, Coal Miner); Couple married 45 years.

Will/Probate

Clinton County, Illinois Wills 1907-1928; FHL Roll #1007841; Page 227; Record of the Last Will and Testament of August Beine, New Baden, IL. Date of will: April 13, 1911; date of death: Oct 8, 1913; date of probate: Jan 5, 1914; Spouse: Christina Beine; Children: August Beine, Anna Amberg, Augusta Sauer, John Beine, Anton Beine, William Beine, Fred Beine*, Christina Jakob (deceased); Probate record names Christina Jakob's children: Christina, Pauline, Clemens and Johannes Jakob; Viewed and photocopied by Joe Beine at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City on 19 June 2002.

World War II Draft Registration Card

Selective Service System, Illinois State Headquarters (1942-1947). Registration Cards of the Fourth Registration, compiled 04/27/1942-04/27/1942; Series from Record Group 147: Records of the Selective Service System, 1926-1975. Digital copy retrieved from Ancestry.com, 23 May 2009. William Fred Beine Sr., New Baden, Clinton (county), Ill.; Age: 57; Place of birth: Silica, Missouri, Jan. 1, 1884; date of registration: April 27, 1942, Clinton, Ill. This record is online at: William Fred Beine WWII Draft Registration Card

Military Records

Verlustlisten 1. Weltkrieg (WWI Casualty Lists). Jacob, Klemens; Ort: Grosseneder, Warburg; Liste: Preußen 206, Reg. o.ä.: Reserve-Infanterie-Regiment 255, Ausgabe (List Number): 462, Datum: 1915-04-23, Page: 6048. Online at: Verlustlisten 1. Weltkrieg, Klemens Jacob (Grosseneder)

* Fred Beine is actually August and Christine's grandson. He was raised by them after his mother Lizzie died.



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