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LUFT, Elizabeth Catherine

Female 1891 - 1983  (91 years)


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  • Name LUFT, Elizabeth Catherine  
    Born 10 Nov 1891  Schilling and Konstantinovka, Krasny-Kut District, Samara Province, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Reference Number
    Died 08 Sep 1983  Williston, Williams, North Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I7  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2014 

    Father LUFT, Johann Conrad,   b. 01 Jan 1857, Schilling, Krazny-Kut District, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1940, Williston, Williams, North Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother SINNER, Anna Christine,   b. 08 May 1859, Schilling, Krasny-Kut District, Samara Province, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1928, Froid, Roosevelt, Montana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 10 Nov 1876  Konstantinovka, Krasny-Kut District, Samara Province, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Photos
    Johann Conrad Luft
    Johann Conrad Luft
    This image has Johann Conrad Luft seated, his son-in-law, David Miller, standing in the back left. The other man is unidentified.
    David Luft with Johann Conrad Luft
    David Luft with Johann Conrad Luft
    This is a father and son photogaph with some wayward kids included. This was taken in front of the old log home.
    Johann Conrad and Anna Christine Luft with Boys
    Johann Conrad and Anna Christine Luft with Boys
    This is a photograph of the boys in the family. In the back is Gottlieb and Alexander. Between Anna and Johann is David.
    Johann Conrad and Anna Christine Luft with Family
    Johann Conrad and Anna Christine Luft with Family
    This photograph does not have all of the family included. In the back are Gottlieb and Alexander. In the front with Anna and Johann are David and Elizabeth (Lizzy). Missing is Molly.
    Johann Conrad and Anna Christine (Sinner) Luft
    Johann Conrad and Anna Christine (Sinner) Luft
    This is an old photograph of the Luft's standing outside of the log home that was used until 1949 when the "new" home was built.
    Family Picture - Luft and Tietz
    Family Picture - Luft and Tietz
    Seated in the front row from the left are Rosina (Kraft) Tietz and Anna Christine (Sinner) Luft. In the back row from the left are Samuel Tietz, David Luft, Salome (Tietz) Luft, and Johann Conrad Luft
    SS Laurentian
    SS Laurentian
    This is a picture of the ship that the Luft family sailed on when they left Europe. They apparently took a train to England then boarded the SS Laurentian for Halifax, Nova Scotia in Liverpool, England on March 2, 1899, arrivng in Halifax on March 13, 1899. This ship was purported to be rather unstable and even Johann Conrad Luft, who was in the Russian Navy for seven years got sick.
    Friedens Gemeinde Cemetery
    Friedens Gemeinde Cemetery
    This is the cemetery that is near the Luft homestead.
    Documents
    Portion of Manifest with Luft Information Page 1
    Portion of Manifest with Luft Information Page 1
    Page 1 of Manifest
    Portion of Manifest with Luft Information Page 2
    Portion of Manifest with Luft Information Page 2
    Page 2 of Luft Part of Manifest.
    Portion of Manifest with Luft Information Page 3
    Portion of Manifest with Luft Information Page 3
    Luft ship manifest page 3
    Portion of Manifest with Luft Information Page 4
    Portion of Manifest with Luft Information Page 4
    This is the page of the manifest that you will find Johann Konrad Luft and those who came with him on the ship.
    Portion of Manifest with Luft Information Page 5
    Portion of Manifest with Luft Information Page 5
    Luft ship manifest page 5.
    Portion of Manifest with Luft Information Page 6
    Portion of Manifest with Luft Information Page 6
    Luft ship manifest page 6.
    Portion of Manifest with Luft Information Page 7
    Portion of Manifest with Luft Information Page 7
    Luft ship manifest page 7
    Portion of Manifest with Luft Information Page 8
    Portion of Manifest with Luft Information Page 8
    Luft ship manifest page 8.
    Portion of Manifest with Luft Information Page 9
    Portion of Manifest with Luft Information Page 9
    Luft ship manifest page 9.
    Cabin Layout in SS Laurentian
    Cabin Layout in SS Laurentian
    The cabins in the SS Laurentian...the ship the Luft's came on.
    SS Laurentian Information
    SS Laurentian Information
    This document gives some history of the SS Laurentian, which was first named Polynesian.
    Friedens Gemeinde Cemetery
    Friedens Gemeinde Cemetery
    This document shows who is buried in the cemetary about 12 miles NW of Culbertson, Montana. It is where many of the Germans from Russia who lived in that area are buried.
    Affidavit of Witness
    Affidavit of Witness
    In 1913 when Johann Konrad Luft and family became naturalized citizens of the United States, Johann had to sign an oath of allegience to the USA. This is the document signed by the witnesses, Mr. Brueger and Mr. Waldow, Pauline Luft Waldow's father-in-law.
    Certificate of Arrival
    Certificate of Arrival
    This is a certificate that records when the Luft family arrived in the USA from Canada.
    Luft Homestead Documents
    Luft Homestead Documents
    This is a two page document filed in Glasgow, Valley County, Montana, that specifies the exact location of the Luft homestead of 320 acres.
    Luft Homestead Papers, Page 2
    Luft Homestead Papers, Page 2
    This is page 2 of the homestead document.
    Petition for Naturalization - Luft Family
    Petition for Naturalization - Luft Family
    This is the petition for naturalization to become citizens of the USA. It include Johann, Christine, Amalia, Alexander, Gottlieb, and David. The two oldest daughters who came to the USA, Katherine and Elizabeth, are not included.
    Homestead Land Receipt
    Homestead Land Receipt
    This is the receipt for the homestead of 320 acres for the Luft family.
    Luft and Kraft Obituaries
    Luft and Kraft Obituaries
    This is a copy of a few of the Luft and Jacob Kraft obituaries. Jacob was the husband of Amalia Luft.
    Albums
    Luft Documents
    Luft Documents (12)
    This album is made up of copies of a variety of old Luft documents.
    Luft Ship Information
    Luft Ship Information (11)
    The Luft family were on the SS Laurentian from Liverpool, England, to Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
    Obituaries and Funeral Programs
    Obituaries and Funeral Programs (9)
    This album is made up of obituaries and funeral programs from both the Luft and Tietz families.
    Family ID F5  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 DAMM, Jacob,   b. 27 May 1884, Konstantinovka, Krasny-Kut District, Samara Province, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Apr 1918, Froid, Roosevelt, Montana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Married 07 Feb 1909  Friedens Country Church, Rural Froid/Culbertson, Roosevelt, Montana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. DAMM, David,   b. 10 Dec 1909, Culbertson, Froid, Roosevelt, Montana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1995, Culbertson, Roosevelt, Montana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     2. DAMM, Molly,   b. 13 May 1911, Culbertson/Froid, Roosevelt, Montana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. DAMM, Dorothy,   b. 10 Jul 1913, Culbertson/Froid, Roosevelt, Montana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 107 years)
     4. DAMM, Christine,   b. 28 Feb 1915, Culbertson/Froid, Roosevelt, Montana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 105 years)
     5. DAMM, Bertha,   b. 18 Jul 1918, Culbertson/Froid, Roosevelt, Montana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 102 years)
    Family ID F9  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 KASCHUBE, Edward,   b. 02 Sep 1887, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1972, Culbertson, Roosevelt, Montana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1919  Friedens Church, Culbertson/Froid, Roosevelt, Montana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. KASCHUBE, Erna,   b. 05 Oct 1920, Brockton, Roosevelt, Montana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 99 years)
     2. KASCHUBE, Mina Martha,   b. 13 May 1923, Brockton, Roosevelt, Montana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1923, Brockton, Roosevelt, Montana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. KASCHUBE, Alfred,   b. 18 Feb 1925, Brockton, Roosevelt, Montana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
     4. KASCHUBE, Harold,   b. 20 Aug 1926, Brockton, Roosevelt, Montana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     5. KASCHUBE, Otto,   b. 10 May 1934, Brockton, Roosevelt, Montana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Family ID F10  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Elizabeth Catherine Luft
    Elizabeth Catherine Luft
    This is a not-so-good picture of Elizabeth Catherine Luft Damm Kaschube.

    Documents
    Interview with 'Aunt Lizzie'
    Interview with "Aunt Lizzie"
    In 1978 Vernon Luft conducted an oral interview with Elizabeth Catherine Luft Kaschube. The interview was later transcribed by Jerry Kraft (great nephew to Aunt Lizzie) and further edited by Roger Luft for accuracy of names and places.
    Letters by Aunt Lizzie
    Letters by Aunt Lizzie
    These are letters between Elizabeth Catherine Luft Kaschube and Jerry Kraft. Jerry transcribed them as closely as they were written and shared them with Roger Luft in about 1998. Jerry is the grandson of Amalia Luft Kraft, sister to Aunt Lizzie. Thanks for sharing, Jerry.
    Elizabeth Catherine Luft Funeral Program
    Elizabeth Catherine Luft Funeral Program
    This is the funeral program for Elizabether (Lizzy) Luft Kaschube.