Alexander Hartung Biography (1891-1939)


Alexander Hartung Biography (1891-1939)

Alexander Hartung Biography (1891-1939)

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Alexander Hartung Biography (1891-1939)

Born: 26 Nov 1891 Larks Lake, Michigan
Died: 4 Nov 1939 Harbor Springs, Michigan
Father: Henry Hartung
Mother: Lavina Lark
Siblings: Elsie Mary Hartung
David H. Hartung
Mabel Mathilda Hartung
Kathryn E. Hartung
George Balsfor Hartung
Alexander Hartung
Susan M. E. Hartung
Harry H. Hartung
Elmer Guy Hartung
Spouse: Louisa May Davis
Married: 19 Sep 1912 Harbor Springs, Michigan
Children: Dorothy M. Hartung
Howard R. Hartung
Joyce B. Hartung


Alexander Hartung Biography (1891-1939)


Petoskey News-Review, November 1939:


Funeral services for Alexander Hartung will be held on Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 from the home at 598 East Main street. Rev. Arthur Cruickshank, of the Presbyterian church will have charge of the services. Interment will be made in Lake View cemetery.

Mr. Hartung passed away at his home late Saturday afternoon. He had been ill for a week but his condition was not considered serious. His death came as a shock to his many friends.

He was born at Lark’s Lake on November 25, 1891. On September 19, 1912, he was united in marriage to Miss Louisa Davis. For about eight years they engaged in farming near Good Hart and in 1920 came to Harbor Springs where they had since made their home.

He was a member of the Harbor Springs fire department and had been engaged in carpenter work since coming to this city.

Surviving are: the wife; a daughter, Mrs. Carl Webster, of Grand Rapids; a son, Howard; a daughter, Joyce, at home; four brothers and four sisters, David Hartung, of Pellston, George and Elmer Hartung, of Harbor Springs, and Harry Hartung, of Cincinnati, Mrs. Pearl Bonter, (Elsie), Mrs. William Chellis, (Kate) and Mrs. Susie Stark who live near Pellston and Mrs. Charles Whitehill, (Mabel) of Harbor Springs.


Alexander Hartung Biography (1891-1939)


  • Birth: Emmet County, Michigan, Birth Record:
Number: 50 (20)
Name: Hartung, Alexander
Date of Birth: Nov. 26 1890
Date of Record: May 16 1891
Color/Sex/Legitimacy: W, M, Leg.
Birthplace: Center
Residence of Parents: Center
Father: Henry Hartung
Birth place: Canada
Occupation: Farmer
Mother: Lavina Hartung
Birth Place: Canada
  • Birth variant: 25 Nov 1891 Larks Lake [obit]
  • 1910 Federal Census, Center Twp., Emmet, Michigan
Hartung, Alvina, Alexander, son, 19, single, MI, Can, Can
  • Marriage: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Marriages:
HARTUNG, Alexander & DAVIS, Louisa
Date of Marriage: 9/19/1912
Liber: 4
Folio: 97
  • Marriage: Michigan Marriages 1868-1925
Groom’s name: Alexander Hartung
Groom’s age: 21 years
Groom’s birth year: 1891
Groom’s birthplace: Emmet Co, Mich
Bride’s name: Louisa Davis
Bride’s age: 17 years
Bride’s birth year: 1895
Bride’s birthplace: Emmet Co, Mich
Marriage date: 19 Sep 1912
Marriage place: Harbor Springs, Emmet, Michigan
Groom’s father’s name: Henry Hartung
Groom’s mother’s name: Lavina Lark
Father of bride’s name: Elbert M Davis
Mother of bride’s name: Mary Reed
Film number: 2342696
Digital GS number: 4209156
Image number: 447
Reference number: v 2 p 86 rn 115

Collection: Michigan Marriages 1868-1925

  • Death: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Deaths:
Date of Death: 11/4/1939
Liber: 5
Folio: 469
Place of Death: Harbor Springs, MI


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