|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
* 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.
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
- Augusta 1878
- Charles 1880Big break between births
- Lulu 1887
- Rudolph 1888
- Marlina 1891
- Leopold 1892 — Leopold Burger 8 Aug 1892 #30898
- Louis Burger and Mary Louise Schaufer
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.
1942 WWII Draft Registration: Louis Burger
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
Complexion: Light - contact Mary Burger
- Louis J Burger
Birth Date: 1 Jul 1924
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Certificate Number: 32751
- Barbara, c 1926
- Robert Burger and Eleanor Goehle
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's dresses
- Penelope, December 22, 1950
- Barbara Lou, September 16, 1953
- Robert, Jr., December 25, 1955
- Candace, April 29, 1959
- John, October 18, 1961
Robert A. Burger
11780 Saint James, Suffolk, New York, USA
BORN: 7 Sep 1926
Died: 23 Feb 2003
- Charles 1928
Birth Date: 20 Jan 1928
Death Date: 27 Oct 2000
Enlistment Date 1: 29 Jun 1946
Release Date 1: 30 Apr 1948
Charles W. Burger
11780 Saint James, Suffolk, New York, USA
BORN: 20 Jan 1928
Died: 27 Oct 2000
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
- Barbara 1897 — 18 March 1897 #143888
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
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
Did not find
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
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.