August Mette II 25
- Born: 1872, Chicago, Cook , IL, USA 25
There is an August Mette born "about 1875" who died during the year ending May 31, 1880 at age 5 of spinal menningitis, along with Frank Mette, age 6/12 of the same disease. Both were born in Chicago of Prussian parents.
There also was an August Mette living in Hammond, IN who was "struck by a locomotive in the Inland Steel company yards at Indiana Harbor" as reported in the Logansport Pharos Tribune (Logansport, IN), 12-7-1938. He died of a broken neck.
I happened upon a marriage record in Lake County Indiana for an August Mette and Eliza M. Steffens, 10-30-1913. Source title: Lake Cty, IN, Index to Marriage Records 1850-1920 Inclusive Vol., WPA Original Record Located: County Clerk's O; Book V; OS Page 316
Noted events in his life were:
• Residence, 1 Jun 1880, 2453 S. Halsted, Chicago, Cook, IL. 25 Living here are Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Shaughnesey and then August and Lotti plus their son August. Also here is William "Metti", August's cousin.
• Occupation: Bartender, 1892, Chicago, Cook , IL, USA. 127 He was a bartender at his father's bar located at 2600 Wentworth Ave. August jr. lived above the bar apparently.