Eleanor Goehle and Robert Burger


The Burger Family

Rudolph Burger and Barbara Shorendorf

Birth of Rudolph Burger: Circa 1850/60 Germany. Father Leopold* born Germany, mother Marlene Pa-el* both born Germany

* From death record.

Immigration: Circa 1868 per 1900 census, circa 1872 per death record, naturalized circa 1905 per 1920 census.

Marriage: Barbara Shorendorf (Schorndorf)

Not listed NYC Groom index

Her name taken from the marriage of her son, Louis, in 1923.

Birth of Barbara Shorndorf: January 1 1852 to John Schrondorf and Barbara Kreger (per death record)

Children: 11 per 1900 census, 9 still living in 1900.

  1. Augusta 1878
  2. Charles 1880
  3. Big break between births
  4. Lulu 1887
  5. Rudolph 1888
  6. Marlina 1891
  7. Leopold 1892 — Leopold Burger 8 Aug 1892 #30898

  8. Louis Burger and Mary Louise Schaufer

    Birth: Louis March 8 1895, per WWIDR

    Marriage: 1923 Kings #13015

    Louis Burger 4911 6th Ave Brooklyn, age 29, chauffer, born Manhattan, father, Rudolph mother M Barbara Shornedorf 1st marriage, and Mary Louise Schaufer 4911 6th Ave age 25, faher John, morher Bertha Heiler October 3, 1923 witness Rudolph Burger and Rose Burger P --- Walsen Clergymann 425 5th Atreet Brooklym.


    1. Louis J Burger Birth Date: 1 Jul 1924 Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA Certificate Number: 32751
    2. Barbara, c 1926
    3. Robert Burger and Eleanor Goehle
      Birth: Robert 7 September 1926

      Marriage: Date April 15, 1950 Eleanor Penelope Goehle daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Goehle of Highland ave, St James married Robert Allen Burger, son of Mr and Mrs. Louis Burger of Landing Ave., Smithtown in Sts. Philip anf James R. C. church in St. James.

      "The bride given in marriage by her father, wore a white satin empress style gown, with long painted sleves, and fitted bodice, full skirt with long train. Her long veil of Irish point lace was attached to a white satin head-band, and she carried a white orchid on a prayer book. The gown was designed and made by the bride's father."
      Maid of honor was Elizabeth Goehle who wore a champagne colored satin gown "fashioned with a short cape". A bride's maid was Mary Lou Burger, sister of the groom, who wore an agua gown. The flower girl was Marguerite Land, five year old niece of the bride, who wore a pink satin gown, matching bonnet, and carried a basket of pink rose petals. Louis Burger, 4 year old nephew of the groom was ring bearer. Louis Burger, Jr was best man. Charles Burger of Smithtown and Malcolm Hirsch of Hauppauge were ushers. A reception was held at the home of the brides's parents.

      The bride graduated form Seton Hall in Patchogue. The groom was a graduate of Smithtown Branch High School and was employed in the plumbing business with his father in St. James.

      Goehle Family Pictures

      Frank Goehle

      Frank Goehle's dresses


      1. Penelope, December 22, 1950
      2. Barbara Lou, September 16, 1953
      3. Robert, Jr., December 25, 1955
      4. Candace, April 29, 1959
      5. John, October 18, 1961

      Death: Robert A. Burger SSN: 066-22-6869 Last Residence: 11780 Saint James, Suffolk, New York, USA BORN: 7 Sep 1926 Died: 23 Feb 2003

    4. Charles 1928

      Charles Burger Gender: Male Birth Date: 20 Jan 1928 Death Date: 27 Oct 2000 SSN: 104242018 Enlistment Date 1: 29 Jun 1946 Release Date 1: 30 Apr 1948

      Charles W. Burger SSN: 104-24-2018 Last Residence: 11780 Saint James, Suffolk, New York, USA BORN: 20 Jan 1928 Died: 27 Oct 2000

    1942 WWII Draft Registration: Louis Burger Gender: Male Race: White Residence Age: 48 Birth Date: 8 Mar 1894 Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Residence Date: 1942 Residence Place: Landing Ave, Smithtown, New York, USA Occupation: Self Employed Height: 5 9 Eye Color: Gray Hair Color: Brown Weight: 170 Complexion: Light - contact Mary Burger

    Death of Louis Burger senior: Louis Burger Birth Date: 5 Mar 1895 Birth Place: Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, United States of America Death Date: 13 Jun 1966 Death Place: Smithtown, Suffolk County, New York, United States of America Cemetery: Landing Cemetery Burial or Cremation Place: Smithtown, Suffolk County, New York, United States of America - Find a Grave

  9. Barbara 1897 — 18 March 1897 #143888
1940: Landing Ave. Smithtown, Louis Burger 45, boss plumber, Mary Burger 39 Louis Burger 15 Barbara Burger 14 Robert Burger 13 Charles Burger 12 Mary L Burger 9, all born New York

1930 Census: 469 52nd Street, 7th Assembly District, Brooklyn, Burger, Louis, head rent $40, age 36, married at age 30, born New York, father and mother born Germany, plumber gobbing ? shop, Mary wife age 32 married at age 26, born New York, father born Switzerland, mother born New York, Louis Jr. son age 5 Barbara daughter age 4 6 months, Robert son age 3 and 6 months, Charles son age 2 and 3 months all born New York

1920 Census: 534 48th Street Brooklyn, 7th Assembly District, Rudolf Burger age 58 immigrated 1885?* naturalized 1905, born France, parents born France, waiter trust co., Barbara, wife, age "68" immigrated 1859 naturalized 1905, born Germany, Heinrich Augusta daughter age 42, single, born New York, Louis son age 25 born New York, truckman general truck, *He said 1868 in 1900 census.

Louis Burger WWI Draft Registration, 1917: Louis Burger 355 55 Brooklyn, born March 8, 1895, Manhattan, New York, a natural born citizen, single support mother, employed "bird store", medium build, medium height, blue eyes blond hair

1910 Census:

Did not find

1900 Census: Schaefer Ave, Brooklyn, Rudolph Burger, head born Nov 1850, age 49 married at age 29, born France, parents born France, immigrated 1868 age 32, alien bar tender, wife, Barbara, age 48 married age 29, 11 children 9 still living, born Jan 1852, Germany, parents born Germany, immigrated 1870 age 30, Augusta daughter age 22 born Jan 1878, Charles son age 19 born Dec 1880 Lulu daughter age 12, born June 1887, Rudolph son age 11 born Aug 1888, Marlina daughter age 8 born Aug 1891, Leopold son age 7 born Aug 1892, Louis son age 5 born March 1895, Barbara daughter age 3, born March 1897

1880 Census:

1926 Death of Barbara Burger Brooklyn: Burger, Barbara, 74 y Mar 26 1926, 7615 Kings 571 80th tenement, Barbara Burger born January 1, 1852, age 74 years 3 months and 25 days, housewife, born Germany, in US 70 years, fahter John J Schorndorf born Germany, mother Barbara Kreger born Germany, buried March 26, 1926 Lutheran cememtery, died March 26, carcinoma of liver

1945, Smithtown Indian Yearbook sponsor: Louis Burger, Plumbing and Heating, Gutters and Leaders, Stokers, Oil Burners, Water Systems Installed and Repaired, Landing Avenue Smithtown Branch, Telephone Smithtown 1547

Death of Rudolph Burger: Kings #22828 1937

Greenpoint Hospital Rudolph Burger 79 Woodline Avve, widowed, wife Barbara, age 78 born Germany in US 65 years, father Leopold, mother Marlene Pa-el both born Germany, cause of death endo ---- obstruction, gangrene - Record very faded.