Boelter/Balter Family Genealogy

Generation 1

Georg Boelter married to Anna Dorothea KRUEGER
    1. Anna Elisabeth Boelter b. 1 Jun 1817, Oporowo, Schubin, Posen, Preussen (Poland).

    2. Caroline Boelter. b. 5 May 1820, Neu Dombie Schubin, Posen, Preussen (Poland)

    3. Stephan Boelter. b. 27 May 1823, Neu Dombie Schubin, Posen, Prussia. d. 10 Jan 1905.
        Brainerd, Butler County, Kansas. Married 3 times. (See Generation 2)

   4. August Beolter. b. 8 Oct 1826, Bromberg Stadt, Posen, Preussen (Poland)
         Married at LaPorte, Indiana by C.H. Tucker.

Generation 2

3. Stephan BOELTER. Born May 27, 1823 in Neu Dombie Schubin, Posen, Prussia, and died January 10, 1905 in Brainerd, Butler County, Kansas. He married (1) Augustine MEYER. She died about1862 in Bromberg Stadt, Posen, Preussen (Poland). He married (2)Anna LUESKE Abt. 1863. She was born in 1822 and died before 7 Oct 1916. He married
(3) Franziska (Fannie) VOGEL 1 Sep 1890 in La Portel, La Porte Co., Indiana. She was born 14 Jun 1837 in Schildberg, Mahren, an died 23 Sep 1916 in Newton KS, Bethel Hospital.

     Notes on Stephan Boelter

  Children of Stephan Boelter and Augustine Meyer:

I. Ida Auguste Boelter.  b. 25 Aug, 1849; d. 3 Jan 1853. Died of Diptheria, 3 Y, 4M, 10D. Funeral was 6 Jan, 1853,

II. Julius Augustus Balter. b. 21 Nov 1850, Bromberg Stadt, Posen, Preussen (Poland); d. 12 Sep 1920, Elgin, Union, OR.
     (See Generation 3)

III. Edward Stephan Balter, b. 26 May 1852, Bromberg Stadt, Posen, Preussen. d. 3 Mar 1919, Brainerd, Butler, KS
      (See Generation 3)
IV. Augusta Boelter. b. 1855. m. Eugene KREINER, Chicago, Cook Co. Illinois.

 V. Reinhold Emil Boelter. b. 13 Jan 1856, Bromberg Stadt, Posen, Preussen.

      Notes on Reinhold Emil Boelter

Generation 3

Julius Augustus Balter. Was born November 21, 1850 in Bromberg Stadt, Posen,Preussen (Poland), and died September 12, 1920 in Elgin, Union Co., Oregon. He married Alice Viola Beith May 16, 1877 in residence of J.H. Betts, El Dorado, Butler Co., Kansas. She was born September 7, 1856 in Batavia, Illinois, and died September 6, 1932 in Joseph, Wallowa Co., OR.

     Notes on Julius Augustus Balter
 Alice Viola Beith Balter Obituary


I. Nellie Blanche Balter. b. 2 Sep 1881, Towanda, Butler Co., Kansas; d. 26 Jan 1957, Brooks, OR. Married Joseph
    Eli LAY, 25 Dec 1899 at Julius Balter's home on the Imnaha river in Oregon.

   Notes on Nellie and Joseph Lay

II. William Lawrence Balter. b. 4 Jun 1885. d. 14 Nov 1904. Imnaha River, OR.

Notes on William Lawrence Balter

III. Berdine Balter. b. 24 Oct 1885; d. 16 Jun 1888, Joseph, Wallowa co., OR. Died age 2Y, 7M and 23 days. Buried
      at Prairie Creek Cemetery, Joseph, Wallowa, OR.

IV. Roberta (Berta) Clara Balter. b. 16 May 1893, Prairie Creek, Wallowa Co., OR. d. June 27, 1935, Joseph, Wallowa,
      OR. m. Guy Ernest MITCHELL 3 Mar 1913 in Enterprise, Wallowa, OR.

Notes on Roberta Balter Mitchell and Husband Guy Mitchell

Edward Stephan Balter was born May 26, 1852 in Bromberg Stadt, Posen, Pruessen, and died 3 Mar 1919 in Brainerd, Butler Co., Kansas. He married Elizabeth Louise ROBINSON 27 Aug 1884 in the Robinson family home, south of Brainerd, Butler Co, KS. She was born 10 Nov, 1864 in Green Bay, Brown Co., Wisconsin, near Fish Creek, and died 18 Aug 1946 in Caldwell, Canyon Co., Idaho.

Notes on Edward and Elizabeth Balter


I. Alice Henrietta Balter. b. 27 Jun , 1885 near Benton, Kansas. d. 21 Apr, 1975, Knutson Manor, El Dorado, Kansas.
   m. Royal Irwin OLIVER.

Notes on Alice H. Balter and Royal Oliver

II. Olive Caroline Balter. b. 12 Sep 1886, Benton, Butler Co., Kansas. d. 21 Mar 1950. Married Simeon Addison

Notes on Olive Balter and Simeon Fillmore

III. Blance Ida Balter. b. 16 Jul 1889; d. 31 Dec 1981, Richmond, California. m. (1) John A. LOURAINE, 24 Apr 1927 in El Dorado, Butler Co., Kansas. m (2) Clarence D. FAUNCE 22 Mar 1945. Clarence died 19 Mar 1959 in Berkely, California.

IV. Clarence Edward Balter. b. 28 Aug, 1897, Butler co., Kansas; d. 12 Jul 1854 Belfair, WA. Married Mildred
      Lillian SCHULTE 27 Feb 1926 in Newton, Kansas. Mildred was born 19 Jun 1903 in Stoney Hill, Missouri
      and died 14 Jan 1988 in Silverdale, WA. Mildred was buried 17 Jan 1988 in the Old Silverdale Cemetery on Anderson
      Hill Road.

V. Lawrence Stephan Balter. b. 12 Sep 1904, Chelsea, Kansas. d. 23 Mar 1981,Clarkston, Asotin Co., Wa. m.
     Snowie Mildred McCURRY.

Notes on Lawrence and Snowie Balter 

Notes on Reinhold Emil Boelter

Christening: 9 Mar 1856. Bromberg Stadt,Posen, Preussen.

Married and was living in Toledo, Ohio. Wife Rosella and 8 children?
Listed as a Laborer. Resided at 1134 Gordon St. Toldedo, Lucas Co., Ohi. 1889, 1890

Notes on William Lawrence Balter

Prairie Creek School Reportof 1884 lists Willie Balter among the 81 students, the teacher Miss Watson.
Willie Balter was also listed among the students in te 1895 school census report, the teacher S.P. Crow.
J.A. Balter had children in school in 1905 at Joseph, Photo on page 100 - School Days in the Wallowa.
The Julius A. Balter palce was just over a mile south of the school house on #23.

William was 25 at the time of his death. He was listed as a farm laborer. He was buried in Prairie Creek, Cemetery, Joseph, OR.  

Notes on Olive Caroline Balter

Olive Caroline died at her home at 4:30 a.m. in Kuna, Ada co., Idaho. She had married Simeon Adison Fillmore 27 Mar 1912 at El Dorado, Butler Co., Kansas. Simeon was born 12 Jul 1890 in Keighly, Butler co., Kansas and d. 9 Mar 1950 in Kuna, Ada Co., ID.

1895 - Ollie & Alice, Nellie & Wilie Balter are listed as students at Prairie Creek school, District 5, Wallowa Co., teacher was S. P. Crow.

Olive Caroline Balter

Olive Caroline Balter was born at Benton,  Kansas September 12,1886 to Edward and Elizabeth Balter. While still a small child , her parents and older sister  moved  from Kansas to the Wallowa Valley in Oregon and homesteaded near Joseph, Oregon.    Later moving back to Kansas there she grew to womanhood, where she met and later married Simeon Addison Fillmore, on March 27, 1912 at El Dorado, Kansas. They established their home near Leon, Kansas, here they engaged in farming and stock raising. Later, in November 1918, they moved to Idaho where they made their home in the Maple Grove District where they engaged in farming. They moved from there to the Lake Lowell district in 1923 and continued farming until November 1939 when they moved to Kuna, Idaho where they lived until she passed away.

  To this union was born 4 children ,  her  husband  Addison and two children , Frances and Betty having proceeded her in passing.

  She joined the Seventh Day Adventist Church and was baptized in 1922, she lived a full Christian life.

Surviving her are a daughter Margaret Crawford of Nampa, Idaho, a son Donald Fillmore of Kuna, Idaho, two sisters Alice Oliver of Wichita, Kansas and Blanche Faunce of Richmond, California, two brothers Clarence Balter of Hope, Idaho and Lawrence Balter of New Plymouth, Idaho and seven Grand Children.

Contributed by Harold Balter
Copyright 2000 - 2004

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