Personal Record

Wilhelmina Podrowski

Was at most 64 years.

Born:1836-09 Germany
Dead:1901-02-13 South Bend, St Joseph, Indiana 1)
Buried:Bowman cemetery, South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana

Family with Carl Ludwig Sipress (1834 - 1905)

Marriage:1855 Germany 2)

Louise Sipress (1868 - 1925)


Death Certificate says she was 64 when she died on 13FEB1901 or, born in 1 836
1900 Census says she was 67 in June, 1900, born in Sept 1832
See notes on husband's Naturalization - choose Death Certificate as correc t.

Name Podrowski comes from Louise Sipress Johnson's Death Certificate, issu ed in 1925 - (the information was supplied by Louise's husband, Emil Johns on). (Maybe it was misspelled - Piotrowski, Pietrowski, or something els e? )

Was she born in Poland? Maybe in the part that was on and off in Pruss ia and Germany.

LDS Film, 295795: Passenger Lists New York 27SEP1880-28OCT1880, shows th at Carl Zipress arrived in New York from Liverpool October 2, 1880 on t he White Star Lines' "Republic" with Wilhelmina, Louise, Fred, Augusta a nd Herman.

Personal History

1836 Birth 1836-09 Germany.
1855 Marriage Carl Ludwig Sipress 1855 Germany.  2)
1868 Daughter Louise Sipress is born 1868-11-16 Preussen.
1901 Death 1901-02-13 South Bend, St Joseph, Indiana.  1)


1)Vital Records
Death Certificate. St Joseph County, IN Health Dept
2)Census Records
1900 U S Census: St Joseph County, Ward 7, Supervisor District 13, ED 135, 198A, Lines 40-44