Name: Richard Darrell KOETHE I
Birth: 27 AUG 1899 in West Deer, 3 Degree Road, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Death: 16 OCT 1950 in Frankfurt Springs, Beaver County, Pennsylvania buried Washington County, Pennsylvania
Death: in At home at 7:00 PM of a heart attack.
Burial: 19 OCT 1950 Grandview Cemetery, Florence, Washington County, Pennsylvania
Age at Death (Facts Pg) 51 years old
Occupation: BET 1931 AND 1950 Railroad Engineer, Operator of Steamshovel
Work BET 1931 AND 1950 Weirton Steel Company
Attended Presbyterian Church, pastor Wilson, Frankfurt Springs, Beaver County, PA
Census: 1910 Allegeny Co PA Fed Census, West Deer, 4th Precinct, ED 261, Sheets 13A & 13B, Pages 149A & 149B
Census: 21 APR 1930 1930 Hanover Twnsp, Paris town, Washington County, PA Federal Census; Enum. Robt. Freshwater; Dist. 69; Line 6; Page 6a
Census: 1940 Hanover, Washington Co, Pennsylvania; Roll: T627_3623; Page: 16B; Enumeration District: 63-84
Address (Facts Pg) 1930 Highway No. 22, Hanover Township (Paris Town), Washington County, PA
Note My adopted maternal grandparents.
Reference Number: 4
RICHARD DARRELL KOETHE, I and EDNA MARGARETTA STRAIN were my grandparents.
Date of birth confirmed by Allegheny County, PA court birth records.
County of Allegheny misspelled his name thusly: RICHARD KOETHER, Father
HERMAN (farmer), Mother EMA. SOURCE: Allegheny County court records of
births dated 1899.
Richard D. Koethe, 52, died in his home in Frankfort Springs Monday,
October 16, 1950, at 7 p.m.
He had been a railroad engineer for the Weirton Steel Company since 1931
and had worked Sunday night.
In addition to his wife, Edna, surviving are one son, Darrell Koethe, at
home; one daughter, Mrs. Helen Mae Ackman, Frankfort Springs; one brother
, Frank Koethe, West View, three sisters: Lenora, Etna, Carrie, Mt.
Washington; and Emilie, Fort Worth, Tex.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, Oct. 20, 1950 at 2 p.m. from the
late home in charge of student pastor, Robert R. Wilson. Internment was
in Grandview cemetery, Florence (Pennsylvania).
Father: Hugo Anton "John Hermann" KOETHE b: 21 APR 1859 in Grossfurra, Thuringia, Prussia GERMANY
Mother: Emma ROSSFELD b: 26 MAR 1864 in Mount Washington, Temperanceville PO, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Edna Margaretta STRAIN b: 30 JUL 1903 in Eldersville, Washington County, Pennsylvania
8 MAR 1923
in Wellsburg, Brooke County, West Virginia
- Richard Darrell "Darrell" KOETHE II b: 26 OCT 1924 in Hanlin Station, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
- Helen Mae KOETHE b: 1 AUG 1926 in Hanover Township, Paris, Washington County, Pennsylvania