MINNIE ANNA (REDMAN) (EGGERT) DAVIS

B. May 8, 1903 in Chicago, Cook County, IL
D. June 28, 1995 in Round Lake, Lake County, IL
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  • Father: Albert Fred Redman born June 12, 1878 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; married Emma S. Grimm in 1899; Albert died November 23, 1929 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; buried in Irving Park Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, IL
  • Mother: Emma S. (Grimm) Redman born January 22, 1882 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; Emma died July 11, 1953; buried in Irving Park Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, IL
  • Husband 1: Fred Eggert born about 1896 in Wisconsin; married January 6, 1923 in Cook County, IL; divorced
  • Husband 2: Joseph Charles Davis married September 1939; born June 8, 1889 in Ivanhoe, Lake County, IL; Joseph died October 31, 1965 in Round Lake, Lake County, IL (See section pertaining to Joseph Charles Davis buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery)
  • Children from Fred Eggert:
    1. Fred Otto “Bus” Eggert born March 20, 1923 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; Navy veteran from 1942 to 1946; married Marietta Louise Davis (1925-2008) on June 29, 1946 in Round Lake, Lake County, IL; Fred died October 15, 2002 in Libertyville, Lake County, IL; cremated
  • Siblings:
    • William Louis Redman born October 28, 1900 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; married Mildred Unette Davis (1902-1992) on January 6, 1923 in Cook County, IL daughter of Simon Andrew Davis (1863-1948) and Helena (Harrington) Davis (1863-1933), and sister of Joseph Charles Davis that married William’s sister, Minnie; William died June 6, 1965 in Round Lake, Lake County, IL; William and Mildred are buried in Avon Centre Cemetery, Round Lake, Lake County, IL; According to the Chicago Tribune (Chicago IL) Tuesday, June 8, 1965:

“William L. Redman, age 64, Round Lake, Ill., beloved husband of Mildred; dear father of Mrs. Eleanor Frost, Mrs. Larena Yost, Duane (Don) Redman, and William L. Rredman Jr; fond brother of Mrs. Minnie Davis, Mrs. Eleanor Triphahn, Mrs. Florence Triphahn, and Albert Redman; grandfather of 12.  Resting at Strang Funeral Chapel, 410 E. Belvidere street, Grayslake.  Funeral services 1:30 p.m. Wednesday.  Interment Avon Centre cemetery, Grayslake. 223-8521.”

    • John Redmann born June 8, 1906 in Chicago, Cook County, IL
    • Eleanor Sophie (Redmann) Triphahn born February 23, 1910 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; married Charles Frederick August Triphahn (1908-1922) in 1930; Eleanor died June 20, 1994 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; Eleanor and Charles are buried in Irving Park Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, IL; According to the Chicago Tribune (Chicago IL) Tuesday, June 21, 1994, page 89:

“TRIPHAHN

Eleanor Triphahn, nee Redmann, loving wife of the late Charles; beloved mother of Charlene (Edwin) Bath and Charles (Patricia) Triphahn; cherished grandmother of Cindee, Kurt, Karl, Kevin, Hannah and Sarah; great-grandmother of Christopher Ingegno; fond sister of Minnie (the late Joseph) Davis and Florence Triphahn.  Resting at the Lawrence Funeral Home, 4800 N. Austin at Lawrence where service will be held Wednesday, 12 noon.  Interment Irving Park Cemetery.  Member of Peach Lutheran Fellowship Club.  Visititation Tuesday, 3 to 9 p.m. 312-736-2300.”

    • Florence Frieda Wilhelmina (Redmann) Triphahn born December 8, 1913 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; married Harold Clarence Triphahn (1912-1985) in 1933; Florence died March 20, 2006; buried in Irving Park Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, IL; According to the Chicago Tribune (Chicago IL) Tuesday, March 21, 2006:

“Florence F. Triphahn, nee Redmann, loving mother of Joan (Jim) Kost, Carol (the late Robert) Bessler, Charles (Judy) Triphahn, and Linda Hawkins; cherished grandmother of 12; great-grandmother of 31; great-great-grandmother of two; dearest sister of the late Minnie Davis, John Redmann, Bill Redmann, Eleanor Triphahn, and Albert Redmann.  Visitation Wednesday, 4 to 9 p.m. at Smither-Corcoran Funeral home, 6150 N. Cicero Ave., and Thursday from 9:30 a.m. until time of service at 10 a.m. at Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3542 W. Sunnyside Ave.  Interment Irving Park Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, donations to Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church would be appreciated.  773-736-3833 or www.smithcorcoran.com.”

    • Albert Henry Redmann born September 24, 1918 in Chicago, Cook County, IL; married Laverne Grubb; Albert died January 15, 1993 in Franklin Park, Cook County, IL; buried in St. Adalbert Catholic Cemetery, Niles, Cook County, IL; According to the Chicago Tribune (Chicago IL) Sunday, January 17, 1993, page 63:

“REDMANN

Albert H. Redmann, beloved husband of Laverne, nee Grubb; loving father of Michael, Kathy and Gale (Tim) Delphia; grandfather of Jasmine and Eric Albert; dear brother of Eleanore, Minnie, and Florence; uncle of many.  Visitation Sunday 2 to 9 p.m.  Funeral Monday 11 a.m. at Sax-Tiedemann Funeral Home, 9568 Belmont Ave., Franklin Park.  Interment St. Adalbert Cemetery.  708-678-1950.”

Additional information:

According to the 1910 U.S. Census for Chicago City, Cook County, IL living at 1471 West Huron Street, the household members were: Ell (sic) Redman, head, age 32, married once for 10 years, born in Illinois, parents born in Germany, occupation: teamster; Emma Redman, wife, age 28, married once for 10 years, 4 children born, 4 children living, born in Illinois, parents born in Germany; William Redman, son, age 9, single, born in Illinois; Minnie Redman, daughter, age 7, single, born in Illinois; John Redman, son, age 4, single, born in Illinois; Ella Redman, daughter, age 2/12, born in Illinois.

According to the 1920 U.S. Census for Norwood Park Township, Cook County, IL living at 6118 Giddings Street, the household members were: Albert Redmann, head, age 39, married, born in Illinois, parents born in Germany, occupation laborer – building material; Emma Redmann, wife, age 38, married, born in Illinois, parents born in Germany; William Redmann, son, age 19, single, born in Illinois, occupation: florist – greenhouse; Minnie Redmann, daughter, age 16, single, born in Illinois, occupation: laborer – factory; John Redmann, son, age 13, single, born in Illinois; Elinor Redmann, daughter, age 9, single, born in Illinois, Florence Redmann, daughter, age 6, single, born in Illinois; Albert Redmann, son, age 1, single, born in Illinois.

According to the 1940 U.S. Census for Round Lake Village, Avon Township, Lake County, IL living on Park Avenue, the household members were: Joseph Davis, head, age 50, married, highest grade completed: 7, born in Illinois, lived in same house in 1935, occupation: carpenter – building construction; Minnie Davis, wife, age 36, married, highest grade completed: 8, born in Illinois, lived in same house in 1935; Frederick Davis, son, age 17, single, highest grade completed: H-2, born in Illinois, lived in same house in 1935.

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