Sources for 130 Years of the Beine Family in America

This page lists the sources used for the article, 130 Years of the Beine Family in America, beginning with a summary of the immigrant family.

Children of August Beine and Christine Walter

German-Born Children
  • August John BEINE (25 Oct 1866, Essen-Katernberg, Germany - 16 Sep 1948, St. Louis, MO)
  • Christine BEINE (3 Aug 1868, Essen-Katernberg, Germany - 22 Oct 1897, Grosseneder, Germany)
  • Mary Elisabeth BEINE (16 Jul 1870, Essen, Germany - 31 Aug 1890, St. Louis, MO)
  • Anna Catherine BEINE (19 Jul 1872, Essen, Germany - ?)
  • Auguste Margaret BEINE (19 Jul 1874, Essen, Germany - 10 May 1963)
  • John Arnold BEINE (2 Apr 1876, Essen, Germany - 19 Feb 1943, Columbus, Franklin County, OH)
  • Anthony Henry BEINE (2 Jul 1878, Essen, Germany - 4 Feb 1950, St. Louis, MO)
  • Helena BEINE (14 May 1880, Essen-Stoppenberg, Germany - ?)

    The above family, except the child Christine, arrived in the U.S. in July 1880
Missouri-Born Children
  • Unnamed Infant (stillborn male) BEINE (21 Aug 1881, St. Louis, MO - 21 Aug 1881, St. Louis, MO)
  • William F. BEINE (1 Jan 1884, Silica, Jefferson County, MO - 12 May 1969, IL)

Emigration and Immigration Records

Auswanderungsakten, 1822-1920; 1880; Düsseldorf (Rheinland) Auswanderungsamt (Main Author), 10, 15 & 17 June 1880; "11977 Bd. 13 1892-1895 KREIS ESSEN-OBERHAUSEN: Specialia 21/5 12000-12005 Bd. 1-6 1859-1880;" Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT (veiwed at Littleton, CO Family History Center 31 July 2001 by Joe Beine); FHL Microfilm #1347229.

Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at the Port of Philadelphia; National Archives Microfilm Roll #M425-100 (FHL Roll #419674); arrived: July 12, 1880 in Philadelphia from Liverpool; ship: SS Pennsylvania; Captain: Harris; 335 total passengers; August Beine and family on pages 1 & 2. Record found by Joe Beine on 20 June 2002 at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. This record is online at: Beine Passenger List at FamilySearch (on 2 images)

Ira A. Glazier and P. William Filby, editors, Germans to America: Lists of Passengers Arriving at U. S. Ports 1850-1897 (Wilmington, Delaware: Scholarly Resources, 1994), Vol. 36, p. 26.

German Church Records

From the Church Books of the St. Nikolaus Catholic Church in Stoppenberg, Essen, Germany:

  • Marriage record for August Bartholamaeus Beine (age 26, born Grosseneder) and Christina Walter (age 25, born Siddinghausen). 4 November 1865, page 61, number 43. A copy of this record was obtained from the parish priest by Joe Beine, April 2009.
  • Baptism record for August Beine (born 23 Oct. 1866, Caternberg, baptized 28 Oct. 1866); Parents: August Beine (born Grosseneder) and Christina Walter (born Siddinghausen). Godparents: Johann Walter and Christina Hageivisike. Page 41, number 131. A copy of this record was obtained from the parish priest by Joe Beine, April 2009.
  • Baptism record for Helena Beine (born 14 May 1880, Stoppenberg, baptized 14 May 1880); Parents: Aug. Beine (born Grosseneder) and Christ. Walter (born Siddinghausen). Godparent: Helena Beine. Page 45, number 121. A copy of this record was obtained from the parish priest by Joe Beine, January 2010.

Census Records

1900 U.S. Census, City of St. Louis, MO; 1900; Vol 85, E.D. 3, Sheet 9, Line 17; National Archives Branch, Denver, CO; NARA Microfilm Roll #T623-889; NOTE: August Beine (b Sept 1839 in Germany, age 60, coal miner, immigrated 1880, Naturalized); wife: Christine (b May 1840 in Germany, age 60, mother of 10 children/7 still living, immigrated 1880); children: Auguste M (July 1874 in Germany, 25, immigrated 1880, saleslady confectionary), Anton (July 1878 in Germany, 21, immigrated 1880, laborer paint factory), William F (Jan 1884 in MO, 16, laborer paint factory), Frederick (Aug 1890 in MO, 9, at school [Frederick is actually August and Christine's grandson]); Couple married 34 years; 4503 Blair Ave.

1900 U.S. Census, Glen Carbon village, Madison County, Illinois; E.D. 47, Sheet 8A, Line 20; National Archives Microfilm Roll #T623-326 (FHL #1240326); NOTE: August Beine, Sept 1839, Germany, age 60, married 34 years, miner (coal), immigrated 1880, Naturalized; address not given.

Note: August Beine is listed in the 1900 census twice - in St. Louis, Missouri and Glen Carbon, Illinois.

1910 U.S. Census, Looking Glass twp/New Baden Village/Clinton County, IL; Vol 15, ED 11, Sheet 12B, Family #263 (line 87); National Archives Microfilm Roll #T624-236; NOTE: August Beine (age 70, born Germany, Coal Miner, Immigrated 1880, Naturalized); wife: Christina (69, born Germany, mother of 12 children/7 still living); children: William (26, born MO, Coal Miner), Fred (19, born MO, Coal Miner); Couple married 45 years.


Clinton County, Illinois Wills 1907-1928; FHL Roll #1007841; Page 227; Record of the Last Will and Testament of August Beine, New Baden, IL. Date of will: April 13, 1911; date of death: Oct 8, 1913; date of probate: Jan 5, 1914; Spouse: Christina Beine; Children: August Beine, Anna Amberg, Augusta Sauer, John Beine, Anton Beine, William Beine, Fred Beine*, Christina Jakob (deceased); Viewed and photocopied by Joe Beine at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City on 19 June 2002. (*Fred Beine is actually the grandson of August Beine.)

World War II Draft Registration Card

Selective Service System, Illinois State Headquarters (1942-1947). Registration Cards of the Fourth Registration, compiled 04/27/1942-04/27/1942; Series from Record Group 147: Records of the Selective Service System, 1926-1975. Digital copy retrieved from, 23 May 2009. William Fred Beine Sr., New Baden, Clinton (county), Ill.; Age: 57; Place of birth: Silica, Missouri, Jan. 1, 1884; date of registration: April 27, 1942, Clinton, Ill. This record is online at: William Fred Beine WWII Draft Registration Card

Compiled by Joe Beine. May not be copied or reproduced without permission.

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