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Fredrick Rauch Family

Fredrick RAUCH was born on 26 Jun 1868 in Theobaldshof, Rohn, Germany, son of Adam and Anna Maria (Zimmerman) Rauch. He died on 15 Aug 1946 in Bellingham, WA, and was buried in nearby Bayview Cemetery. Frederick married Katharina REICH on 14 Oct 1893 in Canistota, McCook County, SD. Katharina was born on 6 Jan 1872 in Schlitzenhausen, Rhon, Germany. She died in Bellingham, WA on 12 Apr 1950 and was buried in the Bayview Cemetery. The family came to Whatcom Co. in 1898  where Fred RAUCH found employment first as a shingle bolt cutter and later with the railroad setting ties. In 1916 he purchased a farm on Smith Road and took up farming.

Children:

  1. Sophie Katharina Johana RAUCH was born on 26 Sep 1894 in Canistota, McCook County, SD. She died on 30 Aug 1978 in Bellingham, WA. Sophie married Walter R. FOUTS on 2 Jul 1925 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Walter was born12 Feb 1876 in Whatcom, Washington Territory and died 11 Jun 1940 in Seattle, WA. Both are buried in Bay View Cemetery.

  2. Margretha Alice RAUCH was born on 21 Dec 1896 in Canistota, McCook County, SD. She died on 24 May 1916 in Bellingham, WA, and was buried in Bayview Cemetery.

  3. Carl Conrad "Charley" RAUCH was born on 12 Apr 1899 in Laurel, WA. He died on 13 Nov 1966 in Bellingham, WA, and was buried in Greenacres Cemetery. Carl married Anna Katherina ZIMMERMAN on 19 Oct 1923 in Bellingham, WA. Anna was born 15 Jan 1903 in Dembach, Germany and died 12 Oct 1991 in Bellingham, WA.

  4. Herman Gottlib RAUCH was born on 13 May 1901 in Laurel, WA. He died on 3 Jul 1970 in Bellingham, WA and was buried in Bayview Cemetery. Herman married Amalie Maria "Molly" FRANZKE on 25 Feb 1927 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Amalie was born 5 Nov 1905 in Hessen Nassall, Germany and died 25 Nov 1993 in Blaine, WA.

  5. Fredrick Goharm RAUCH was born on 27 May 1903 in Laurel, WA. He died on 26 Sep 1967 in Bellingham, WA and was buried in Bayview Cemetery.

  6. Gustav Oskar RAUCH was born on 1 Apr 1906 in North Bellingham, WA. He died on 15 Oct 1999 in Bellingham, WA and was buried in Bayview Cemetery. Gustav married (1) Patsy Elaine O'Rouark, who was born 24 Jan 1908 in Idaho and died 4 Jul 1977 in Sedro Wooley; they were divorced. He married (2) Olga Elizabeth SCHAUER on 26 Jul 1937 in Phillipsburg, KS. Olga was born 19 Feb 1911 in Phillipsburg, KS and died 6 Dec 1999 in Bellingham, WA.  She is also buried in Bayview Cemetery.

  7. Albert Leopold RAUCH was born on 29 Sep 1909 in North Bellingham, WA. He died on 17 Mar 1973 in Seattle, WA and was buried in Bayview Cemetery. Albert married Magdelena FUCHS on 17 Jun 1933 in Adams County, SD. Magdelena was born 2 Sep 1908 in Mariinskoe, Ukraine.

Submitted by John L. Rauch



FAMILY PHOTOS
Fred Rauch family, circa 1906
Fred Rauch and sons


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