Welcome to the Lauters Family Page!

Updated: 30 August 2010

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Descendants of Nicholas Lauters (05 July 1835 in Luxembourg - 05 Nov 1899) and Susan Steil (June 1836 in Luxembourg - 1908). They had 8 children:
1. Theodore (b. about 1859 in Luxembourg)
2. Mary (born about 1861 in Luxembourg)
3. George (born about 1861 in Luxembourg)
5. Peter J.(Sept 1865 in Luxembourg - 1935 in Iowa City, Wright, IA, USA) married Jennie Forrette (1866 - 1930). They had 10 children.
6. John William (28 March 1869 in Dubuque, IA - 13 Dec 1955 in Le Mars, Plymouth, IA) married Mary Alice Bortscheller (19 Dec 1874 in Monee, Will, IL - 17 Sept 1958 in Le Mars, Plymouth, IA). They had 13 children.
7. Joseph (b. April 1875 in Iowa) married (1) Alma L. (b. about 1879 in Minnesota) and married (2) Katherine (b. about 1879). NOTE: This data differs from the data below
8. Martin (Jul 1882 in Jackson, IA - ) married Frances C. (b. about 1889 in Iowa).
9. Susan (1890 - 1898)

Descendants of Joseph George Lauters (28 June 1875 - ) and Magdalena Helen "Lena" Ley (17 May 1878 - 09 Oct 1966). The had two children:
1. Vincent G. Lauters (b. about 1911)
2. Geraldine T. Lauters (b. 03 Dec 1908) aka "Gerry"

Melita "Mickey" Helen (Nemmers) Amundsen and Gerry Lauters at the cemetery in Le Mars, IA. They were first cousins in-law. Gerry married Vincent G. Lauters, son of Joseph George Lauters and Magdalena Helen "Lena" Ley.