Individual Record 3089

Name}   Bollschweiler, George Rupper Family History} Olson                  
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Male
Birth:   Date} Fam 17 May 1902 Place} Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Marr.: Date} Exa  28 Jun 1928 Place} Salt Lake LDS Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah     (Link)
Death: Date} Exa  19 Sep 1997 Place} Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
Burial: Date} Exa  23 Sep 1997 Place} Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
  Grave Marker} Yes
Source 1} 1854=Genealogy
Source 2} 1868=1910 USA cen
Source 3} 1869=1920 USA cen
Source 4} 991 = Passport
Source 5} 1129=Passenger ls
Source 6} 1725=Marriage rec
Source 7} 1870=1930 USA cen
Source 8} 1871=1940 USA cen
Source 9} 1872=Newspaper
Source 10}1860=City directory
Source 11}1867=Obituary
Source 12}759 = Cemetery rec
Source 13}1784=Cemetery rec
Parents: } Frederick Adolph Bollschweiler & Rosina Rupper
     Household No.} 765
1st Household No.} 765 = Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah
      Occupation 1} Delivery Man
       Occupation 2} Salesman
       Occupation 3} Supervisor
  Religion/Church} Latter-day Saints
Spouses:   Prime} Peterson, Verda
 Total Number of} 1
Notes:  George Rupper Bollschweiler was born 17 May 1902 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah.  He was the second son of Frederick Adolph Bollschweiler and Rosina Rupper.  His older brother Arnold Fred had been born in 1899 in Provo, Utah, Utah.  his younger sisters were Lillian, born and died in 1904, and Leone, 1907, both born in Salt Lake City.

In the 1910 U.S. census, George was living with his family at 1130 Windsor Avenue in Salt Lake City Ward 1, Salt Lake, Utah.  This was the long-time family residence, which was owned with a mortgage.  His father Fred was in the cleaning business.  The children were Arnold F., 10, George R., 7, and Leona, 2.  The oldest two were attending school.  A brother Legrand Jacob was born in 1913.

In the 1920 U.S. census, George and his family were still at 1130 Windsor Ave., Salt Lake City.  His father Fred was a dyer with his own shop.  The children were Arnold F., 20, collector for a bank; George R., 17, laborer in the dye shop; Leona, 12, and Legrand J., 6.  The three youngest attended school.

George fulfilled an LDS mission to Germany from 1923 to 1925.  On 15 Apr 1925 at the American Consulate in Dresden, Germany, he made an Application for Extension of Passport for six months, to expire 13 Sep 1925.  Returning home, he departed Liverpool, England on 12 Dec 1925 aboard the S.S. Montnairn, arriving at St. John, New Brunswick, Canada on 19 Dec 1925.

George, 26, married Verda Peterson, 24, on 28 Jun 1928 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah.  Their daughter Joy was born 23 Sep 1929 in Salt Lake City.

In the 1930 U.S. census, George and Verda were living at 1556 Logan Avenue, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah.  They owned the house, with a value of $5,500. and did not have a radio set.  George was a delivery truck driver.  Their daughter Joy was 8 months.  Their son Robert Peterson Bollschweiler was born 11 Jan 1933 in Salt Lake City.

George and Verda had a succession of homes in Salt Lake City, as reported in the Salt Lake City, Utah, City Directories.  George worked in his family's business, the Deseret Cleaners and Dyers Company.  He began as a delivery truck driver, was a salesman, and became secretary-treasurer.  On Wednesday, 23 Sep 1936, he was involved in an auto accident when the car he was driving collided with another.  His address at the time was 1059 East 9th South.

In the 1940 U.S. census, George and Verda were living at 1059 East 9th South, Salt Lake City.  They owned the house, with a value of $2,250.  George was listed as a salesman for the cleaning company.  He had completed three years of high school.  Their children were Joy, 10, and Robert, 7.  Their permanent address from 1948 on was 825 Kensington Avenue, Salt Lake City.

In 1961 when George retired from Deseret Cleaners and Dyers, he was a co-owner.  In 1965 he became a supervisor for the LDS Deseret Industries, retiring in 1976.  He was an active member of the LDS Church, where he was a High Priest.  Among other duties, he served as a stake missionary, assistant ward clerk, and was on the Stake Aaronic Priesthood Committe.  He and his wife served as temple workers in the Salt Lake LDS Temple for five years.

His wife Verda died 1 Jul 1993 in Salt Lake City.  George died 19 Sep 1997 in Salt Lake City.  Funeral services were held Tuesday, 23 Sep 1997 in the Hawthorne Ward.  They are buried in the Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Time of Birth}   Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social}  
Baptism Date}   Place}   George Rupper Bollschweiler
Confirm. Date}   Photos} George Rupper Bollschweiler
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade} High school, 3 yrs or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service}                                     for the State of}  
Health Condition}  
  Cause of Death}  
Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated}   1 Feb 2016
Date Created}  26 Dec 2015
Copyright © 2016 by Karen L. Hancock.  All Rights Reserved.

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