Frank Matthew Reting-Santen

Frank Matthew Reting-Santen

Male 1855 - 1937  (81 years)

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  • Name Frank Matthew Reting-Santen 
    Born 21 Dec 1855  Cincinnati, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 30 Jan 1937  East St. Louis, St. Clair County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 2 Feb 1937  Mt. Hope Cemetery, Belleville, St. Clair, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID i1810  Treespot
    Last Modified 4 Sep 2015 

    Father Frank J Reting or Ruking, Sr,   b. ~ 1815/16, Prussia/Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1888, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Mother Anna Maria Elizabeth Brumley,   b. 2 Jan 1819, Emsdetten, Prussia/Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1892, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 29 Apr 1849  Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F569  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Frank Matthew Reting-Santen,   b. 21 Dec 1855, Cincinnati, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1937, East St. Louis, St. Clair County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 24 Jan 1875  Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mamie, Kitty, Alice, Frank, Nellie
    Mamie, Kitty, Alice, Frank, Nellie
    Matthew Frank Retting Santen with his girls from his first marriage.
    Children 
     1. Helen Ella "Nellie" Reting,   b. 7 Sep 1875, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1951, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     2. Mamie "Mary" Reting,   b. Abt 1877, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Elmira Reting,   b. Abt Mar 1880, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1880, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     4. Andreas Reting,   b. 1 Nov 1888, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1888, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     5. Anna Francis "Tutie" Reting,   b. 4 Jun 1890, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1918, East St. Louis, St. Clair County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
     6. Alice Reting,   b. 14 Oct 1892, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1960  (Age 68 years)
     7. Gertrude "Gertie" Reting,   b. 28 Jul 1895, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1983, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     8. Katherine "Kitty" Reting,   b. Nov 1898, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1984  (Age ~ 85 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2015 
    Family ID F318  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Frank Matthew Reting-Santen,   b. 21 Dec 1855, Cincinnati, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1937, East St. Louis, St. Clair County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 1903 
    Frank & Lilly Santen
    Frank & Lilly Santen
    Frank's second wife
    Mamie, Kitty, Alice, Frank, Nellie
    Frank Santen and his girls
    Mamie, Kitty, Alice & Nellie
    Alice, Lillian & Kitty Santen
    Alice, Lillian & Kitty Santen
    Frank Matthew Retting Santen's second wife, Lillian with two of his daughters from his first marriage, Alice and Kitty
    Children 
     1. Louis Frank Santen,   b. 3 Aug 1900, Cincinnati, Madison County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1954, Fairmont City, St. Clair County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     2. Frank William Santen,   b. 18 Aug 1906, St. Louis, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1963  (Age 56 years)
     3. Rose Maria Santen,   b. 2 Sep 1907, East St. Louis, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1908  (Age 0 years)
     4. Dorothy Lillian Santen,   b. 5 Dec 1909, East St. Louis, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1989, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 2 Jun 2013 
    Family ID F317  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Dec 1855 - Cincinnati, Ohio Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Jan 1875 - Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    Frank and Alice Reting Descendants
    Frank and Alice Reting Descendants
    Family Tree made by Michelle Vardiman Fansler in 2001. Please let me know of any corrections needed. Thank you.
    Frank Matthew and his second wife, Lillie Reting-Santen Descendants
    Frank Matthew and his second wife, Lillie Reting-Santen Descendants
    Family Tree made by Michelle Vardiman Fansler in 2001. Please let me know of any corrections.
    Frank & Lilly Santen
    Frank and Lilly Santen
    Frank's second wife
    Frank Santen and his girls
    Frank Santen and his girls
    Left to Right: Mamie, Kitty, Alice, Frank and Nellie
    1933 - Leona Smith with Grandpa Frank Santen
    1933 - Leona Smith with Grandpa Frank Santen
    1870 Cincinnati Map
    1870 Cincinnati Map
    with table listing Reting families addresses in US City Directories
    Mamie, Kitty, Alice, Frank, Nellie
    Mamie, Kitty, Alice, Frank and Nellie
    Matthew Frank Retting Santen with his girls from his first marriage.

    Documents
    Cincinnati, Ohio US City Directory 1874
    Cincinnati, Ohio US City Directory 1874
    Frank J Reting, Lab, 142 Linn St Cincinnati, Ohio
    Frank M Reting, Lab, 142 Linn St Cincinnati, Ohio
    Lena A Reting, tailoress, 142 Linn St Cincinnati, Ohio
    Newspaper Article Cincinnati Freie Press 24 January 1875 p2
    Newspaper Article Cincinnati Freie Press 24 January 1875 p2
    Frank Retting married Alice Eyster
    Cincinnati, Ohio US City Directory 1875
    Cincinnati, Ohio US City Directory 1875
    Frank Reting, Expressman
    Frank Reting, Lab
    Lena Reting, tailoress
    Cincinnati, Ohio US City Directory 1876
    Cincinnati, Ohio US City Directory 1876
    Frank Reting, hackman, 152 Linn Cincinnati, Ohio
    Frank Retinger, lab, 142 Linn Cincinnati, Ohio
    Cincinnati, Ohio US City Directory 1877
    Cincinnati, Ohio US City Directory 1877
    Frank M Reting, driver, rear 51 Rottenhouse Cincinnati, Ohio
    Cincinnati, Ohio US City Directory 1878
    Cincinnati, Ohio US City Directory 1878
    Frank Reting, dray, 176 baymiller Cincinnati, Ohio
    Frank Reting, lab, 142 Linn Cincinnati, Ohio
    Cincinnati, Ohio, US City Directory 1880
    Cincinnati, Ohio, US City Directory 1880
    Alice Reting, 293 Linn St Cincinnati, Ohio
    Frank Reting, 142 Linn St Cincinnati, Ohio (This must be Alice's father-in-law as he lived at this address consistently. Wonder why Alice is listed instead of her husband Frank Matthew Reting Jr.?
    Cincinnati, Ohio US City Directory 1885
    Cincinnati, Ohio US City Directory 1885
    Frank M Reting, City Fireman, 675 Vine Cincinnati, Ohio
    Cincinnati, Ohio US City Directory 1886
    Cincinnati, Ohio US City Directory 1886
    Frank M. Reting, City Fireman 675 Vine

    Mrs. Lizzie Reting 110 Carr
    Cincinnati, Ohio US City Directory 1888
    Cincinnati, Ohio US City Directory 1888
    Elizabeth Reting, widow of Francis 94 Flint Rd

    Frank M. Reting, city fireman, 14 Whiteman
    Cincinnati Business Directory 1893
    Cincinnati Business Directory 1893
    Cincinnati, Ohio US City Directory 1894
    Cincinnati, Ohio US City Directory 1894
    Ella H Reting, saleslady, 208 W Front St
    Frank Reting, Captain Fire Company No 1, 208 W Front St
    source:
    http://virtuallibrary.cincinnatilibrary.org/lib/5/1002/3_R917_71780025_.pdf
    Cincinnati Map 1890s
    Cincinnati Map 1890s
    Murder/suicide of Lillian Miller's parents in 1894
    Murder of Mamie's boyfriend, Edward Grafe in 1899
    Newspaper Article 1899 8/22 Cincinnati Enquirer
    Newspaper Article 1899 8/22 Cincinnati Enquirer
    Captain Frank Reting helped a co-worker home who had a broken leg
    Newspaper Article 1899 11/02 <i>Saginaw News</i>
    Newspaper Article 1899 11/02 Saginaw News
    Cincinnati, Ohio - Edward Grafe, foreman in a printing office, was shot four times and fatally wounded today on the street by Mamie Reting, daughter of Captain Reting, of the fire department.
    Newspaper Article 1899 11/08 <i>Indiana State Journal</i>
    Newspaper Article 1899 11/08 Indiana State Journal
    Cincinnati, Ohio - Nov. 2 Edward Grafe, foreman of a printing office, was shot four times and fatally wounded by Mamie Reting, daughter of Captain Reting, of the fire department. Miss Reting is the mother of a five month old babe whose paternity she charged to Grafe.
    Cincinnati, Ohio US Directory 1900
    Cincinnati, Ohio US Directory 1900
    Frank Reting, capt Fire Comp No 1, 310 W. Front St
    Mamie Reting, 310 W. Front St
    Newspaper Article 1902 1/2 Cincinnati Enquirer
    Newspaper Article 1902 1/2 Cincinnati Enquirer
    Captain Frank Reting attended banquet on New Year's Eve.
    Newspaper Article 1902 2/16 Cincinnati Enquirer
    Newspaper Article 1902 2/16 Cincinnati Enquirer
    Frank Reting Missing about age 46
    wife - Alice about age age 43
    Daughter - Nellie, about age 26, married to William Holland for five years, one year old son - Franklin
    Daughter - Mamie, about age 24, living at home
    Daughter - Anna "Tutie," about age 11, living at home
    Daughter - Alice, about age 9, living at home
    Daughter - Gertrude "Gertie," about age 6, living at home
    Daughter - Katherine "Kitty," about age 3, living at home
    Newspaper Article 1902 2/18 Cincinnati Enquirer
    Newspaper Article 1902 2/18 Cincinnati Enquirer
    Frank M Reting missing - too small of quality to be able to read print, will try to get better quality soon.
    Newspaper Article 1902 2/19 Cincinnati Enquirer
    Newspaper Article 1902 2/19 Cincinnati Enquirer
    Frank Reting missing
    Newspaper Article - 1902 2/20 Cincinnati Enquirer
    Newspaper Article - 1902 2/20 Cincinnati Enquirer
    Captain Frank Reting thought dead
    Newspaper Article - 1902 2/25 Cincinnati Enquirer
    Newspaper Article - 1902 2/25 Cincinnati Enquirer
    After three weeks Cincinnati police have called in Chicago police to help in the investigation of the disappearance of Captain Frank Reting.
    Newspaper Article - 1902 3/9 Cincinnati Enquirer
    Newspaper Article - 1902 3/9 Cincinnati Enquirer
    Captain Frank Reting missing, no longer considered dead
    Newspaper Article 1903 1/7 Cincinnati Enquirer
    Newspaper Article 1903 1/7 Cincinnati Enquirer
    Collection being taken for Alice Reting's funeral and orphaned children
    Newspaper Article - 1903 1/21 Cincinnati Enquirer
    Newspaper Article - 1903 1/21 Cincinnati Enquirer
    Alice Reting's funeral was paid for by donations from the fire department where Captain Frank Reting had mysteriously disappeared the year before. They also bought clothes for the three youngest daughters who were considered orphans.
    Newspaper Article - 1903 2/2 Cincinnati Enquirer
    Newspaper Article - 1903 2/2 Cincinnati Enquirer
    One year since Frank Reting's disappearance
    St. Louis City Directory 1907
    St. Louis City Directory 1907
    Frank M Santen, Foreman at Armour & Company,
    824 Winstanley AVe
    St. Philip's Illinois Diocese Death Record 1937
    St. Philip's Illinois Diocese Death Record 1937
    Frank Reting - Father of Mrs. Earnest Smith
    buried at Mt. Hope Cemetery on 2 Feb 1937

    Histories At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.

    Sources
    1860 Census Record Ohio, Hamilton County, Cincinnati
    1860 Census Record Ohio, Hamilton County, Cincinnati
    Head of Household - Frank Ready, age 44, finisher, born in Prussia
    Wife - Elizabeth, age 41, born in Prussia
    Daughter - Lana, age 8, born Ohio
    Son - Frank, age 6, born in Ohio
    Daughter - Agnus, age 1, born in Ohio
    1870 Census Record Ohio, Hamilton County, Cincinnati (1 of 2)
    1870 Census Record Ohio, Hamilton County, Cincinnati (1 of 2)
    Head of Household - Frank Reiking, age 55, married, works at iron railing, born in Prussia
    Wife - Elisabeth, age 35, married, keeping house, born in Prussia
    Daughter - Lena, age 18, tailoring, born in Ohio
    Son - Frank, age 16, housepainting, born in Ohio
    (see page 2 of 2)
    1870 Census Record Ohio, Hamilton County, Cincinnati (2 of 2)
    1870 Census Record Ohio, Hamilton County, Cincinnati (2 of 2)
    (see 1 of 2)
    Daughter - Agnes Reiking, age 12, at home, born in Ohio
    Daughter - Elisabeth Reiking, age 8, at home, born in Ohio
    1880 Census Record Ohio, Cincinnati
    1880 Census Record Ohio, Cincinnati
    Head of Household - Frank Reting, 26 years, Teamster, born in Ohio, Parents born in Germany, Married
    Wife - Alice, 23 years, Keeping house, born in Ohio, both parents born in Ohio, Married
    Ella (daughter) - 4 years
    Mary (daughter) - 3 years
    Elmira (daughter) - 2 months
    Perry Eyster (brother in law) - 20 years, Machinist
    1900 Census Record Ohio, Cincinnati
    1900 Census Record Ohio, Cincinnati
    Head of Household - Frank Rieding, 47 years, Fireman, born in Ohio, Parents born in Germany, Married
    Wife - Alice, 41 years, born in Ohio, Father born in Pennsylvania, Mother born in New York, 6 children, 6 survived
    Nellie (daughter) - 24 years, born in Ohio, married 2 years, 1 child
    Mamie (daughter) - 22 years, born in Ohio
    Anna (daughter) - 10 years, born in Ohio
    Alice (daughter) - 8 years, born in Ohio
    Gertrude (daughter) - 6 years, born in Ohio
    Katherine (daughter) - 2 years, born in Ohio
    William Holland (son-in-law) - 29 years, born in Illinois, parents born in England, married 2 years, fireman
    1910 Census Record Illinois, St Clair County, East St. Louis
    1910 Census Record Illinois, St Clair County, East St. Louis
    Head of Household - Frank Santen, 56 years, born in Ohio, both parents born in Germany, Stable Boss in Packing House, Married 7 years
    Wife - Lillian, 30 years, 5 children, 3 survived, born in Ohio, Father born in Ohio, Mother born in Pennsylvania, Married 7 years
    Alice (Frank's daughter) - 17 years, single, born in Ohio
    Gertrude (Frank's daughter) - 14 years, single, born in Ohio
    Katherine (Frank's daughter) - 13 years, single, born in Ohio
    Louis (Frank & Lillian's son) - 9 years, single, born in Ohio
    Frank (Frank & Lillian's son) - 3 years, single, born in Illinois
    Dorothy (Frank & Lillian's daughter) - 5 months, single, born in Illinois
    1920 Census Record Illinois, East St Louis
    1920 Census Record Illinois, East St Louis
    Head of Household - Frank Santen, 66 years, Widow, born in Iowa, both parents born in Germany, Horseman in stock yards,
    Catherine "Kitty" (daughter) - 21 years, single, born in Ohio
    Louis (son) - 19 years, single, born in Ohio, hog butcher East St. Louis Packing Company
    Frank (son) - 13 years, born in Illinois
    Dorothy (daughter) - 10 years, born in Illinois
    Marion Peterman (granddaughter) - 10 months, born in Illinois

    Head of Household - Ernest Smith, 29 years, born in Illinois, Pipe Fitter, Married
    Wife - Alice, 28 years, born in Ohio
    Leona (daughter) - 10 months, born in Illinois
    1930 Census Record Illinois, East St. Louis
    1930 Census Record Illinois, East St. Louis
    Head of Household - Earnest Smith, 34 years, born in Illinois, Ham? Driver, Married
    Wife - Alice, 34 years, born in Ohio,
    1 child: Leona Smith (daughter) - 11 years, born in Illinois
    Frank Santen (father-in-law) - 76 years, widowed, born in Ohio, Janitor, Steel Foundry
    lived at 460 22nd St East St. Louis, Illinois
    1937 Death Record Illinois, East St. Louis
    1937 Death Record Illinois, East St. Louis
    Frank M Santen (age 81) died at his residence at:
    652 N. 56th St East St. Louis, St. Clair County, Illinois
    Male, White, Widowed, Husband of Lillie Santen
    Birth: 21 Dec 1855 in Cincinnati, Ohio
    Death: 30 Jan 1937 in East St. Louis, Illinois
    Age: 81 years, 1 month, 9 days
    Died from: Apopexy (stroke) and nephritis (kidney inflammation)
    Occupation: Janitor at American Steel for 15 years
    Parents: Unknown
    Informant: Alice Smith 652 N. 56th St
    Burial: 2 Feb 1937 at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Belleville, St. Clair County, Illinois



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