Carl Gustav Theodore August Propfe[1]

Male 1868 - 1907  (39 years)


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  • Name Carl Gustav Theodore August Propfe 
    Born 3 Aug 1868  Hanover, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Emigration 31 Jul 1882  From Germany to the United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Carl Propfe age 42, waitor, Arrived New York on 31 Jul 1882 on the ship Rhein
    Carl Propfe, age 14, traveling with Carl Propfe age 45, waitor, Arrived New York on 31 Jul 1882 on the ship Rhein, departing from Bremen, Germany & Southampton, England. It took about 2 weeks, but the records are hard to read, gave no departing date.

    Name: Carl Propfe
    Arrival Date: 31 Jul 1882
    Birth Date: abt 1840
    Age: 42
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity/ Nationality: German
    Place of Origin: Germany
    Port of Departure: Bremen, Germany and Southampton, England
    Destination: United States of America
    Port of Arrival: New York, New York
    Ship Name: Rhein
    (New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1957)

    Name: Carl Propfe
    Arrival Date: 31 Jul 1882
    Birth Date: abt 1868
    Age: 14
    Gender: Male
    Ethnicity/ Nationality: German
    Place of Origin: Germany
    Port of Departure: Bremen, Germany and Southampton, England
    Destination: United States of America
    Port of Arrival: New York, New York
    Ship Name: Rhein
    (New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1957) 
    Profession, Description 1898  Sanfrancisco. San Francisco Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Propfe, Charles, year, 1897, 156: 267: liquors

    Propfs, Charles, year, 1897, 130, 19-21, grocery store
    Propfs, Matilda, year, 1897 130 19-21 grocery store
     
    Census 1900  San Francisco, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1900 Census: San Francisco, San Francisco, California
    Carl Propfe, age 31, born Germany, Danish Aug 1868, married 4 yrs (1896) 2 births, 2 living. Emigrated 1883
    Matilda, age 25, b. Germany Feb 1875, emigrated abt 1892
    Carl Jr. b. 17 Apr 1997, San Francisco California,
    Elma J (believe its Eleanor J) age 1 month, b. Apr 1900, San Francisco
    1910 San Francisco, San Francisco, California
    Mathilda, head, age 35, two births, two living, job none, widowed
    Carl W. age 13 at school
    Eleanor J age 8 at school
    Christina J. Juss, age 27, lodger, job none
    (Transcribed from the 1900 United states federal Census by Nancy Parker, Wisconsin, USA. 
    Will Index 1907  San Francisco, San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Probate Index
    Propfe, Carl Gustav Theodore August, 4405 D,1907
    [California Genealogical Society (CGS)]
     
    Death Notice 13 Sep 1907  H. F. Suhr & Co. Funeral Records, San Francisco Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Name Charles Propfe: Event; Death Event: Date 13 Sep 1907: Event: Place San Francisco, San Francisco, California: Age: 39: Marital Status: Married: Birth Date 03 Aug 1868: Birthplace: Germany: Burial Date: - : Funeral Home: H. F. Suhr & Co. Funeral Records: Funeral Home Place: San Francisco, San Francisco, California: Obituary YES: Fathe:r Carl: Mother: Johanna Waller: Record Type: Record Book: Volume Vol. 03, p. 1601-1971, 1906-1907: Digital Folder Number 4186762: Image Number 00216: Number of Images 1
    (California, San Francisco Area Funeral home Records, 1835 -1931, Beta Family Search)
     
    Died 13 Sep 1907  San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Accident 14 Sep 1907  The San Francisco Call Newspaper Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Merchant Killed by Speeding Trolley Car
    Charles Propfe Meets Death
    While Driving in Larken Street
    BODY HURLED IN AIR
    Patrolman Who Saw Accident
    Says (Car Was Going Too Fast
    Charles Propfe, a member of the well known fiiem Borgfeldt, Propfe & Co, 106 East Street, while driving in a buggy was struck by a Sutter street car near Larken street shortly after 7 o'clock last night and instantly kikked. His body was flung many feet in the air and landed 20 feet from the accident. Robert A. Gilbert, motorman was arrested by Patrol man Meagher, an eyewitness to the tragedy. Gilbert was charged with manslaughter.
    According to the patrolman the car was travelling east at the rate of 30 miles an hour, when Propfe attemped to cross the tracks in Larken street. The motorman rang his bell and made atrenous effort to bring the car to a standstill, but the brakes failed to respond in time, and the heavy vehicle struck Propfe's rig in the middle.
    The unfortunate liquor dealer's skull was fractured and his body mangled. Death was instantaneous. The horse was also killek and the buggy demolished. The car was crowde with passengers, who were jostled out of their seats by the impact. Great excitement prevailed, and several women screamed in terror and made desperate attempts to jump from the car.
    Motorman Gilbert claimes that he was not running at an unusually high rate of speed, but that his brakes refused to work when he applied the air. He says that he rang the bell several times, but that Propfe seemed terror stricken and apparently did not attempt to urge his horse on.
    The dead man was well known in commercial circles. He was 45 years old.
    Transcribed from "The San Francisco Call, Saturday, September 14, 1907"
     
    Interests 1905-1912  Auction Sale Find all individuals with events at this location 
    215. Whiskey. San Francisco. Borgfeldt Propfe Co Whiskey Bottle, c.1905-1912. Unlisted, previously unknown half-pint embossed pocket flask with white metal screw top. Deep purple, no dings, very light cloudiness. Borgefeldt-Propfe Co. / (BP Co. monogram) / San Francisco. Unlisted, previously unknown. We spoke to Bob Barnett who has never heard of nor had one of these flasks.
    Chris Borgfeldt ran the wholesale liquor business from their 204 California Street location in 1911. By then, Borgfeldt's partner Charles Propfe had died and his widow Matilda had taken on his responsibilities. In 1895 Propfe was a partner to Henry Aschen in the liquor business in San Francisco, while Chris Borgfeldt was not yet in San Francisco. [1895, 1911, 1915 San Francisco Directories]. No chips or dings.
    The lip has some irregularities that may be from original manufacturing. Screw tap shows corrosion on one half, other half is bright chrome. Very fine. Est. $200-400
    (LIVE AUCTION #23)
     
    Person ID I4335  Hickey, List, Bundesen, Thomsen, Jensen, Jessen
    Last Modified 6 Dec 2013 

    Father Carl Propfe,   b. Abt 1843, Hanover, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1896, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Mother Johanna Waller,   b. Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1916, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4513  Group Sheet

    Family Mathilde Jørs,   b. 16 Feb 1875, Uck, Uge Parish Aabenraa County, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1949, Colusa, Colusa County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 1896  San Francisco, Sanfrancisco, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • San Francisco Morning Call Newspaper
      Vital Records for 1869 - 1900
      Propfe, Carl ... married in 1896 to Jurs, Matilda ... SF1896-9118
    Children 
     1. Eleanor J Propfe,   b. 1892, , Colusa County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Colusa, Colusa County, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Carl William Propfe,   b. 17 Apr 1897, San Francisco, San Francisco, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1969, Colusa, Colusa County , California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    +3. Eleanor J Propfe,   b. 15 Apr 1900, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1998, Colusa, Colusa, California, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years)
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2010 
    Family ID F1342  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S66] Mrs Laurina Collins.


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