Dorothy Erhard

Female 1917 - 2003  (85 years)


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  • Name Dorothy Erhard 
    Born 12 Dec 1917  Omaha, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 6 Sep 2003  Orangeville, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1355  Default
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2017 

    Father Ambrose Robert Erhard,   b. 3 Jan 1883, Joliet, Will, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1939, Joliet, Will, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Mary Theresa Ryder,   b. 14 Jun 1891, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1981, San Mateo, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 18 Jun 1913  Omaha, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F422  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Fernandes 
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2017 
    Family ID F1627  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Notes 
    • 1920 US Census, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska
      Household at 3328 Karney St., rental. Household headed by Erhard M. Ryder, female, single, 28 years old, born in Minnesota, father born in Kentucky, mother born in Minnesota, occupation none. Daughter Mary R. Ryder, 4 years 9 months old, born in Nebraska, father born in Illinois, mother born in Minnesota. Daughter Dorothy Ryder, 2 years 6 months old, born in Nebraska, father born in Illinois, mother born in Minnesota. Mother in law Minnie Ryder, 50 years old, widowed, born in Minnesota, father born in Germany, mother born in France, occupation Housekeeper.

      1930 US Census, St. Paul, District 101, Ramsey County, Minnesota.
      Household at 657 Grand Avenue, an address which included two other households, each an apartment renting for $65 per month. Household headed by John J. Ryder, 66 years old, born in Kentucky, both parents born in the "Irish Free State", 26 years old at first marriage, occupation proofreader at a newspaper, no radio in the household. Wife Wilhelmina, 61 years old, born in Minnesota, father born in Germany, mother born in France, occupation none. Daughter Mary Erhard, 37 years old, divorced, occupation none. Granddaughters Mary R. Erhard, 14 years old; and Della Dorothy Erhard, 12 years old, both born in Nebraska. The household also included roomer Anna A. Johnston, 50 years old, married, born in Ohio, both parents born in Ireland, occupation secretary. One of the other apartments at the same address had a single resident with a radio: Ambrose R. Erhard, 46 years old, born in Illinois, occupation Natrapath.

      1933 Central High School Yearbook, St. Paul, Minnesota
      Dorothy Erhard is listed as a member of the Spanish club.

      1937 St. Paul City Directory lists the following, all residing at 657 Grand av, apt B:
      A. Dorothy Erhard, clerk
      Mary R. Erhard, stenographer at H J Carling
      Mrs. Mary Erhard

      15 May 1937, Omaha World Herald
      The twenty-fifth anniversary of the commission form of government brought no feeling of age to Mayor Butler, but a newspaper clipping received in the mail Friday morning reminded him he must be getting along in years. The clipping included a picture of a beautiful young woman, photographed amidst a huge bouquet of flowers, during the recent flower festival at St. Paul, Minn. the young woman was Dorothy Erhard, a granddaughter of the late J.J. Ryder, police commissioner 25 years ago. "I was godfather at her christening 19 years ago," said the mayor.

      1940 US Census, St. Paul, Ward 7, Ramsey County, Minnesota
      Household at 657 Grand Avenue, monthly rent $50. Household headed by John J. Ryder, 77 years old, born in Kentucky, completed 8th grade in school, not employed. Wife Wilhelmina Ryder, 72 years old, born in Minnesota, completed 8th grade in school, not employed. Daughter Mary R. Erhard, 48 years old, widowed, born in Minnesota, completed 12th grade in school, not employed. Granddaughter Mary Roberta Erhard, 24 years old, single, born in Nebraska, completed high school, works 40 hours/week as a secretary at a gas and oil co., annual income $1200. Granddaughter Dorothy Erhard, 21 years old, single, born in Nebraska, completed high school, works 40 hours/week as a columnist at a daily newspaper, annual income $960.