Dedrick Feldermann 

 In 1880 Jackson County, Iowa, Dedrich is 20, with parents Wm. 46 and Sophia 39, John 14, Ricke 11, John H. 7, Harmon 5, and Rosa 2.

In 1885 Jackson County, Wilhelm is 50, Sophia 41, J. Didrich 24, John 18, Rich Cristine 15, Henry 11, Herman 9, Sena 6, and Georg 3.

Sophia died in 1919 7734881, Frederick William in 1915.7702640

Dedrick proved up  a quarter in 27, 6N 49W in 1895, and then Dedrick timber-claimed one in 1895 in section 27 (this quarter is listed in BLM data base as a homestead, too.)

In 1900 Rockland precinct, Dedrick is a cattleman,  born May 1860 in Iowa, married eleven years to Lizzie March 1864 Iowa, have William born May 1891 in Colorado.

Thanks to L. Felderman, who thinks "Front row: Perley & Violet Felderman, ?Theodore Felderman?, Lorin & Norman Felderman, ?Lloyd Felderman? Middle: Mary Huenke Felderman, Sophia & William Felderman, ?Dedrick?, John H. "Cap" Felderman Back row: Herman K. Felderman, Clara & George Felderman, Rosie & Fred Felderman, ?Mary (Mangler) & John ?, Emma Bockhaus Felderman Any help confirming the ? would be appreciated. I'm guessing that the 2 unidentified men are Dedrick (b. 1860) and John (b. 1867) and the woman is probably the wife of one of them. The same is probably true of the 2 unidentified boys."

When Frederick William Felderman died in 1915, his obituary said survivors included "Diedrich of New Haven, Colo; John of Holyoke, Colo..."


Frederick William Felderman Joins the Silent Majority

Another old settler of Jackson county passed away on Wednesday afternoon at three o'clock in the person of Frederick William Felderman, who in recent years made his home with his son George five miles west of Bellevue.  Had he lived until May 8thy he would have been eighty years old.

Mr. Felderman was born in the province of Hanover, Germany.  He came to America when a lad nine years old and lived at Baltimore a year and then located in Jackson county, where he has since resided.

He was united in marriage with Miss Sophia Guentber, February, 1859, who with five sons and one daughter survive, namely; Diedrich of New Haven, Colo,. John of Holyoke, Colo.; J. H. of Bellevue township; Herman of Richland township; Rosa of Tate dea Morts township; and George of Bellevue township.  He also leaves twelve grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Mr. Felderman was a man of generous impulses and never forgot the hospitable ways of the pioneer.  He bore adversity bravely and enjoyed prosperity quietly.  His life work was well done and in his passing the county loses a good citizen and his family a kind and loving husband and father.

The funeral will be hild Friday morning at 11:30 from the Lutheran church of which the deceased was a member.  The pallbearers will be five sons and a son-in-law.


Dietrich J. "Dick" Felderman - May 25, 1860-Dec 28, 1939 is buried in Yuma 27235221 as is Elizabeth A. "Lizzie" "(Kobs) Felderman - March 25, 1863- Dec 21, 1937 27235372

William J. Felderman married Emma A. Korf Jun 30, 1915, recorded in Logan County.

William - May 29-1891- April 6, 1975  - and wife Emma A. (Korf) Felderman 1897-1984 are also buried there.

Brother John Felderman settled in north Yuma County, marrying Mary, and they have in 1900 Elmer 6, Elfie 4, and Ervin D. 2.

Theodore W. Feldermann married Meta H. Hartmann April 18, 1928, recorded in Logan County.

Haxtun Harvest, Haxtun, Colorado, March 6, 1963.
John Felderman, 96, who first came to Colorado in 1892, passed away at the Wray hospital Thursday after a five-day illness.  He had been staying at the Renotta Rest Home in Wray for the past four years.  He was a retired farmer..
Mr. Felderman was a native of Iowa and was married October 20, 1892 at Bellevue to Miss Mary Mangler.  They homesteaded that same year in the New Haven community and five years later took up a homestead in the Wages community, where they lived until moving to Haxtun in 1946.  He was a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church..
One son and one daughter preceded him in death.  He is survived by his widow, two sons, Elmer and Theodore, five grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, and two brothers, Herman and Henry, both of Bellevue, Iowa..
Funeral services were held Monday afternoon from the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Haxtun, with Rev. James Pomeroy officiating.  Mrs. John Rahe was organist and a quartet composed of Mrs. Ernst Weers, Mrs. Lester Seger, Lauren Heermann and William Funke, sang "Rock of Ages" and "What a Friend We Have in Jesus."  Pallbearers were William DeBuhr, Herman Papke, Frank Lett, Lawrence Heermann, Frank Westerman and John Martinson.  Mr. Rahe was usher..
The Radford Funeral Home was in charge of the service with burial in the Yuma Cemetery..  27235339
John, one of six children, four brothers and one sister, born to William and Sophia Felderman at Bellevue, Iowa, August 31, 1866, departed this life February 28, 1963, at the Wray hospital having reached the age of 96 years, six months and 28 days..
Mr. Felderman migrated to Colorado in an immigrant car in this manner transporting to this new county a few head of cattle and household goods.  In a course of two weeks or so, Mrs. Felderman was met in Yuma by her husband.  Yuma was at the time in its infancy.  They settled on a homestead in the vicinity which is known now as New Haven..
This, Mr. Felderman knew, was a land of opportunity and with the fortitude and determination that it took to meet the rigors of homesteading, he began his life's vocation, raising livestock, cattle and horses..
After a period of six years, they filed on a pre-emption homestead in the Wages community and moved to this place three miles south of the homesite he built a few years later and that now stands, proving the pioneer spirit he possessed..
He prospered in his ranching abilities and he continued in this line of business for many years.  When the country become more settled and free range land became a premium, he along with others, began diversified farming..
In 1932 he and his wife moved to Haxtun, residing there three years.  They then moved back to their farm and lived there until 1946 when they retired and moved to Haxtun, where he spent his remaining years.  Because of ill health he spent the last four years in a nursing home in Wray..
Mr. Felderman was confirmed as a child in the Lutheran faith and maintained this faith throughout his life.  His companion of more than 70 years, two sons, Elmer of Yuma, and Theodore of Haxtun, six grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren, are left to cherish his memory..
(Correct number of grandchildren and great grandchildren unknown.).

Haxtun Harvest, Haxtun, Colorado, January 12, 1972


Haxtun’s oldest resident, Mrs. Mary Felderman, who reached the age of 100 years last September, passed away Wednesday, January 5, at the Haxtun Nursing Home, where she had been living the past few years. Her death was attributed to complications of old age.

Funeral service was held Monday, January 10, from the Immanuel Lutheran Church at one o’clock p.m. with Pastor Helmuth Eisenbraun officiating.

Mrs. John Rahe was organist and accompanied by Miss Betty Sullivan, soloist, who sang “I’m But A Stranger Here” and “How Great Thou Art.” The congregational hymn sung was “Abide With Me.”

Pallbearers were Lester Weers, Ernst Weers, Lawrence Heerman, Clements Einspahr, Lester Seger and Gale Burmester. Burial was in the Yuma cemetery.

Mary Louise Felderman was born the daughter of William J. and Wilhelmina Lampe Mangler on September 3, 1871, in Bellevue, Iowa. She was one of 12 children. She was reared and attended schools in the Bellevue area.

She was married to John Felderman on October 20, 1892, in the Lutheran church in Bellevue. Three weeks later, Mr. and Mrs. Felderman came with their possessions, on an emigrant train, to Yuma, and settled on a homestead in the New Haven community southwest of Haxtun, but because of lack of water they relinquished their claim there and moved 20 miles east where they took up another claim in the Wages community southeast of Haxtun. (This sentence is messed up) years before retiring to a home in Haxtun where they lived until Mr. Felderman’s death in 1963.

Mrs. Felderman continued to live in Haxtun the last several years of her life in the Haxtun Nursing Home. She was very active in the Immanuel Church before her confinement to the nursing home.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, John and three children, Elsie, Dewey and Elmer. She is survived by one son, Theodore, five grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; 15 great great grandchildren; and one great great great grandchild.

Gerald B. Hingtgen, Sr. wrote "  I am the gr Grandson of William and Whilamina (lampe) Mangler. My grandparents were Charles and Elizabeth (Obermann) Mangler and my parents were Merlin and Madeline (Mangler) Hingtgen. Need more info and will also share info. My grandfather Charles Mangler worked on that ranch in Haxtun for a time before he was married."


Haxtun Herald, Haxtun, Colorado, February 19, 1981

Funeral services for Theodore Wilhelm Felderman of Haxtun were Monday, February 16 at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Haxtun with the Rev. James Gans officiating. Burial followed in the Yuma Cemetery.

Theodore Wilhelm Felderman, a son of the pioneer family John and Mary Mangler Felderman, was born on a farm in the Wages community on August 1, 1904.

As a boy, he attended school in the Wages community and later in Amherst at the Lutheran school.

As a young man he farmed in Clarkville and Wages. On April 18, 1928, he married Meta Hartman in Haxtun. He retired from farming in 1951 and moved to Haxtun where he resided since that time.

Felderman died Saturday, February 14, at the Haxtun Hospital at the age of 76 years.

He was a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church and was survived by three sons Eugene Felderman of Tacoma, Washington, Kenneth Felderman of Casper, Wyoming and Harold Felderman of Greeley, Colorado.

He is also survived by a daughter, Helen Gordon of Sterling, Colorado; 15 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Elmer and Dewey; and sister Elsie.


CASPER - A celebration of the life of Casper resident Kenneth D. "Red" Felderman, 73, will begin at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 7, in Mills Post No. 10969, Veterans of Foreign Wars, 4570 W. Yellowstone Highway.
Cremation has taken place.
He died Dec. 20, 2004, at Central Wyoming Hospice Home, following a brief illness.
Born March 12, 1931, in Haxtun, Colo., he was the son of Ted and Meta (Hartman) Felderman; graduated from Haxtun High School in 1949; and married in 1954.
He worked and lived in Casper, Rock Springs and Rawlins and was the owner-operator of Felderman Drilling Co. for several years.
His interests included dancing, woodworking, mechanics, boating, "shooting the bull," and spending time with family and friends.
Survivors include his mother, Meta Lee, and brother, Harold Felderman, and his wife of Greeley, Colo.; sister, Helen Hoaldley of Tucson, Ariz.; daughter, Vicki Hardin, and her husband of Rock Springs; two sons and their wives, Kent Felderman of Rock Springs and Steven Felderman of Reno, Nev.; eight grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father; a brother, Gene Felderman; and his stepfather, Robert Lee.
Memorials may be sent to Central Wyoming Hospice Program, 319 S. Wilson St., Casper, WY 82601.


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