GEORGE W. BERNDT

B. April 14, 1881 in Chicago, Cook County, IL
D. November 19, 1957 in Waukegan, Lake County, IL
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  • Father: Charles Berndt born January 1841 in Germany
  • Mother: Carolina Berndt born January 1846 in Germany
  • Wife: Emma Ruggetz born about 1885 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; married George W. Berndt on August 9, 1902 in Chicago, Cook County, IL
  • Children:
  1. Charle Berndt born August 30, 1908 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; Charle died Feburary 24, 1909 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; buried in Forest Home Cemetery, Forest Park, Cook County, IL
  • Siblings:
    • Charles Berndt born June 1873 in Illinois
    • Lizzie Berndt born January 1875 in Illinois
    • Emma Berndt born April 1881 in Illinois

Additional Information:

According to the 1900 U.S. Census for City of Chicago, Town of Lake View, Cook County, Illinois living at 158 Southport Ave., the household members were: Charles Berndt, head, born January 1841, age 59 married, Years married: 36, born in Germany, parents born in Germany, Immigration year: 1865, Years in U.S.: 35, Naturalized, Occupation: night watchman; Carolina, wife, born January 1846, age 54, married, Years married: 36, 6 children born, 6 children living, born in Germany, parents born in Germany, Immigration year: 1865, Years in U.S.: 35; Charles Berndt, son, born June 1873, age 26, single, born in Illinois, Occupation: brass finisher; Lizzie Berndt, daughter, born January 1875, age 25, single, born in Illinois, Occupation: paper box maker; Emma Berndt, daughter, born April 1877, age 23, single, born in Illinois, Occupation: house work; George Berndt, son, born April 1881, age 19, single, born in Illinois, Occupation: teamster.

According to the U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942:

“Name: George W. Berndt; Place of Residence: Ingleside, Lake County, Ill; Telephone: none; Age in Years: 55; Date of Birth: April 14, 1887; Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois; , Person who will always know your address: Frank Stanton, Ingleside, IL; Employer: Frank Stanton; Place of Employment: Ingleside, Lake County, Ill; Height: 6 ft; Weight: 180; Eyes: Brown; Hair: Gray; Complexion: Ruddy; Signed April 27, 1942.”

According to the Lake County Illinois Genealogical Society. “Strang Funeral Home – Grayslake, Illinois – 1908-1964”. Mundelein IL. 2015:

“Name: George Berndt; Birth Date: 14 Apr 1880; Birth Place: Chicago; Death Date: 19 Nov 1957; Death Place: Waukegan; Cause of Death: Pneumonia; Widowed; Occupation: Caretaker; Burial Place: Fort Hill”