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Clayton county Album
Jaster family
Elkport, Clayton co. IA


August Christopher Jaster & Louise Wentz with one of their children
August Christopher Jaster & Louise Wentz

Son of Johann Wilhelm Jaster, he was born Feb 23, 1857 in Clayton co. and died Feb 19, 1926 in Clayton co. He married Louise Wentz Nov 15, 1881. She was born Feb 22, 1861 and died Mar 6, 1903 in Volga twp.

Their children:
Rudolph W. (1882-1959)
John B. Jaster (1885-1964)
Bertha M. C. (1888-1977)
Emma Sophia (1893-1973)
Infant daughter (born & died Feb 17, 1903)

Rudolph W. Jaster & Minnie Fritz
Rudolph W. Jaster & Wilheminia Fritz

Son of August C. & Louise Jaster, he was born Sep 12, 1882 in Volga Twp. and died in Nov. 1959. He married Wilheminia 'Minnie' Fritz on Sep 25, 1907. She was the daughter of Ludwig Fritz & Augusta Waterman. She was born Feb 17, 1888 in Elk twp. and died Jan 23, 1974 in Manchester, Delaware co. IA

   
Arthur A. Jaster & Joyce Hansel Kulpe
Arthur A. Jaster & Joyce Kulper

Son of of Rudolph W. Jaster & Wilheminia Fritz, he was born Oct 8, 1908 in Elk twp. and died Nov 27 2001 in Elkader. He married Joyce Hansel Kulper Jun 11, 1947 in Immanuel Lutheran church, Elkport. She was the daughter of John H. Kulper & Martha Jane Hansel. She was born Jan 7, 1906 in Garber and died Jul 4, 1980 in Elkader.

Albert E. Jaster & Edna Krieg
Albert E. A. Jaster & Edna Krieg

Son of of Rudolph W. Jaster & Wilheminia Fritz, Albert Emil A. was born Jun 8, 1910 in Elk twp. and died in Dec 1985 in Elkport. He married Edna E. M. Krieg on Sept 12, 1945. She was born Oct 11, 1908 and died Sept 21, 1996 in Garber.

   
Luverne R. Jaster & Golda Portwine
Marvin H. Jaster & Ruth Sturm

Son of of Rudolph W. Jaster & Wilheminia Fritz, Marvin H. was born Nov 21, 1918 in Volga twp. and died Aug 1, 1996. He married Ruth Sturm on Dec 1, 1943.


Marvin H. Jaster & Ruth Sturm
Luverne R. Jaster & Golda Portwine

Son of of Rudolph W. Jaster & Wilheminia Fritz, Luverne Rudolph was born Nov 17, 1914 in Elkport and died Sep 15, 1960 in Edgewood, Delaware co. IA. He married Golda Portwine June 4, 1940. She died Nov. 11, 2008.


   
Martin L.B. Jaster & Jolanna Tucker
Martin L.B. Jaster & Jolanna Tucker

Son of of Rudolph W. Jaster & Wilheminia Fritz, Martin Louis Bernard Jaster was born Aug 29, 1926 at the family farm in Volga twp. and died Mar 19, 2008 in Guttenberg. He married Jolanna Tucker on March 3, 1950 at Strawberry Point. She was born Oct 1, 1931 and died Sept 1, 1990.

James & Della Portwine
James & Della Portwine
Grandparents of Jolanna Tucker Jaster

Married Jan. 26,1904

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~all of the photos & some of the information were contributed by Helen Jennings, from the photo collection of Karen Jaster.
~additional family information used with the permission of Judy Moyna. Note from Judy: "The Jaster family information was compiled from census records, etc.; however, there could be errors." Researchers should use this information only as a guide, and confirm dates and relationships with their own research.

~Visit Helen's 'Garber, Iowa - Where the Rivers Run Wild' website (note: as of May 2016, this page is no longer working) & Judy's family website on World Connect for more info. on the Jaster family. Links to both sites are on the Clayton co. Personal Websites page.

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