Louisa Eliza "Luella" Freese Louisa Eliza "Luella" Freese  ‎(I96)‎
Louisa Eliza "Luella" Freese
Nickname: Luella

Gender: FemaleFemale

Birth: 28 December 1895 24 21 Marshall Co, IN
Death: 14 January 1956 ‎(Age 60)‎ LaPorte, LaPorte, IN
Personal Facts and Details
Birth 28 December 1895 24 21 Marshall Co, IN

Death 14 January 1956 ‎(Age 60)‎ LaPorte, LaPorte, IN

Burial 17 January 1956 ‎(3 days after death)‎ Union Mills Cemetery In Union Mills, LaPorte, IN

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Parents Family  (F11)
Lawrence Freese
1871 - 1924
Martha Hay
1874 - 1938
Jesse Millran Freese
1910 - 2002
Clyde Russell Freese
1906 - 1982
Grace Berneice "Berneice" Freese
1908 - 1996
Rev. Curtis Wilbur "Curt" Freese
1912 - 1976
Clifford C. "Coot" Freese
1915 - 1974
Myrtle Lorraine Freese
1917 - 1996
Alice May Freese
1894 - 1936
Melvin Robert Freese
1892 - 1964
Louisa Eliza "Luella" Freese
1895 - 1956
Goldie Esther Freese
1899 - 1981
Irene Lutishia Freese
1903 - 1973
Merlin Jacob "Murriel" Freese
1898 - 1973


Louisa "Louella" Eliza Freese b. 28 Dec 1895 Marshall Co, IN d. 14 Jan 1956 at home in LaPorte, LaPorte, IN b. Union Mills Cemetery in LaPorte Co, IN m. Elmer Luther Mahoney b. 18 Sep 1884 Plain, Koskiusko, IN d. 14 APR 1968 Benton Harbor, Berrien Co, MI b. Crystal Springs Cemetery in Fairplain, Berrien, MI m. 9 Dec 1925 LaPorte, LaPorte, IN by Rev. M. G. Long & div bef. 1928. Luther Mahoney previously married to Hortie Pinkerton b: JUL 1883 IN d. 1930 Kosciusko Co, IN b. Oswego Cemetary in Kosciusko Co, IN m. 21 SEP 1904 Kosciusko Co, IN & had four children.

WWI Draft Registration Card: 12 Sep 1918. He's a farmer for himself. His nearest relative is Mrs. Harlie Mahoney living in Warsaw, Kosciusko, IN.
Name: Luther Elmer Mahoney
City: Not Stated
County: Kosciusko
State: Indiana
Birth Date: 18 Sep 1884

Mrs. Louella Southe, 60, of 1206 J Street, died at 8:55 Saturday night at her home. She was born December 28, 1895 in Marshall County, Indiana. Mrs. Southe had lived here since 1917, coming from Groverton, Indiana. She was married September 1928 in LaPorte to William Southe. She was a member of the Assembly of God church. Surviving are her husband, William, one son, Richard Mohoney, Roswell, N.M; four sisters, Mrs. Thomas Logos, LaPorte; Mrs. Lorraine Thomas, and Mrs. Goldie Black, both of Grand Rapids, Michigan, and Mrs. Lois Kohlman, Michigan City; six brothers, Jesse, Clyde, Murriel, Clifford, and Melvin Freese, all of LaPorte, and Curtis Freese, Bluffton, Indiana; and two grandchildren. One sister preceded her in death. Funeral services will be at 2:30 tomorrow afternoon at the Haverstock Funeral home with the Rev. W.R. Wainscott officiating. Burial will be in the Union Mills cemetery. Friends may call at the Haverstock chapel today and until time of services. Source: The LaPorte Herald Argus, 16 Jan 1956.

According to her death certificate she died of: coronary occlusion. Attending physician: Russell L. Beck, Coroner.

Name: Elmer Mahoney
SSN: 384-09-4279
Last Residence: 49022 Benton Harbor, Berrien, MI USA
Born: 18 Sep 1884
Died: Apr 1968
State ‎(Year)‎ SSN issued: Michigan ‎(Before 1951)‎

Mahoney Rites Held
Funeral services were held at 3 pm Tuesday in the Florin funeral home for Elmer Luther Mahoney, 83, 2245 Holly drive, Benton Harbor. Casket bearers were W.G., Joseph and Leland Springer, John and Terry Bays and Leonard Johnson. Burial was in Crystal Springs cemetery. Source: The News PaMadium, 17 Apr 1968.

Elmer L Mahoney
Elmer L. Mahoney, 83, of 2245 Holly drive, Benton Harbor, died at 3:10 am Sunday in Berrien General hospital, Berrien Center. He was born Sept. 20, 1884 in Indiana. Surviving are a son Veral of Valparaiso, Ind.; 20 grandchildren and 20 great-granchildren. A son and daughter preceded him in death. Funeral services will be held Tuesday in the Florin funeral home. The Rev. James H. Treadway, pastor of the Crystal Springs Church of God, will officiate. Burial will be in Crystal Springs Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home. Source: The News PaMadium, 15 Apr 1968.


1. Richard "Dicky" L. Mahoney b. Aug 1926 LaPorte, LaPorte, IN m. UNK m. bef. 1945. 1 Nov 1945 enlisted for WWII in IN, 1956 Roswell, NM.

WWII Army Records:
Name: Richard L Mahoney
Birth Year: 1926
Race: White, citizen
Nativity State or Country: Indiana
State: Indiana
County or City: La Porte
Enlistment Date: 1 Nov 1945
Enlistment State: Indiana
Enlistment City: Camp Atterbury Columbus
Branch: No branch assignment
Branch Code: No branch assignment
Grade: Private
Grade Code: Private
Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the Panama Canal Department
Component: Regular Army ‎(including Officers, Nurses, Warrant Officers, and Enlisted Men)‎
Source: Enlisted Man, Philippine Scout or recall to AD of an enlisted man who had been transferred to the ERC
Education: 1 year of high school
Civil Occupation: Not Elsewhere Classified
Marital Status: Married
Height: 66
Weight: 666

Louella Freese Mahoney remarried William Southe b. 25 Mar 1894 Trenton, Mercer, NJ d. 8 Sep 1959 LaPorte, LaPorte, IN b. Union Mills Cem in LaPorte Co, IN m. 22 Sep 1928 LaPorte, LaPorte, IN by Fred G. Kenny, Pastor of the First Baptist Church.

Apr 1930 Census: La Porte, La Porte, IN:
Wm South 35 m.age23 Fireman, gas plant NJ NJ NJ
Luella South Wife 34 m.age22 Weaver, factory IN IN IN
Richard L Mahoney Stepson 3y8m IN

1940 Census: Center, LaPorte, IN:
William Southe 46 Machine maintenance, gas mfg NJ
Luella E Southe Wife 44 IN
Richard L Mahiney Stepson 13 IN

WWII Draft Registration Card: He filled out his card at the age of 48. He and Luella live at 1206 J St in LaPorte, LaPorte, IN. He works for LaPorte Gas & Electric Co in LaPorte, IN.
Name: William Southe
Birth Date: 25 Mar 1894
RESIDENCE: La Porte, Indiana
Birth: Trenton, New Jersey
Race: White
Roll: WW2_2371364

1949 living at 1206 J St in LaPorte, LaPorte, IN; William working as a mechanic for NIPSCO.

Union Mills Cemetery in Union Mills, LaPorte, IN:
Southe, Louisa 28 Dec 1895 d. 14 Jan 1959 wf of Wm
Southe William 25 March 1894 8 Sept 1959 WW I

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Family with Parents
Lawrence Freese ‎(I40)‎
Birth 19 January 1871 35 32 Marshall Co., IN
Death 8 March 1924 ‎(Age 53)‎ At Home In Washington, Starke, IN
4 years
Martha Hay ‎(I41)‎
Birth 21 October 1874 24 17 Union Mills, LaPorte, IN
Death 21 April 1938 ‎(Age 63)‎ At Holy Family Hospital In LaPorte, LaPorte, IN

Marriage: 15 January 1891 -- Plymouth, Marshall, IN
19 years
Jesse Millran Freese ‎(I11)‎
Birth 14 June 1910 39 35 Knox, Starke, IN
Death 7 May 2002 ‎(Age 91)‎ LaPorte, LaPorte, IN
-4 years
Clyde Russell Freese ‎(I89)‎
Birth 6 June 1906 35 31 Marshall Co, IN
Death 15 March 1982 ‎(Age 75)‎ Laporte, LaPorte, IN
2 years
Grace Berneice "Berneice" Freese ‎(I90)‎
Birth 6 September 1908 37 33 Knox, Starke, IN
Death 19 May 1996 ‎(Age 87)‎ Ft. Ogden, De Soto, FL
4 years
Rev. Curtis Wilbur "Curt" Freese ‎(I91)‎
Birth 22 May 1912 41 37 Knox, Starke, IN
Death 25 June 1976 ‎(Age 64)‎ Boone Grove, Porter, IN
3 years
Clifford C. "Coot" Freese ‎(I92)‎
Birth 30 January 1915 44 40 Knox, Starke, IN
Death 11 December 1974 ‎(Age 59)‎ LaPorte, LaPorte, IN
2 years
Myrtle Lorraine Freese ‎(I93)‎
Birth 11 May 1917 46 42 Knox, Starke, IN
Death 1 October 1996 ‎(Age 79)‎ Grand Rapids, Kent, MI
-23 years
Alice May Freese ‎(I94)‎
Birth 16 September 1894 23 19 Plymouth, Marshall, IN
Death 7 June 1936 ‎(Age 41)‎ Elkhart, Elkhart, IN
-3 years
Melvin Robert Freese ‎(I95)‎
Birth 13 January 1892 20 17 Marshall Co, IN
Death June 1964 ‎(Age 72)‎ Portage, Porter, IN
4 years
Louisa Eliza "Luella" Freese ‎(I96)‎
Birth 28 December 1895 24 21 Marshall Co, IN
Death 14 January 1956 ‎(Age 60)‎ LaPorte, LaPorte, IN
4 years
Goldie Esther Freese ‎(I97)‎
Birth 20 November 1899 28 25 Marshall Co, IN
Death 17 August 1981 ‎(Age 81)‎ Grand Rapids, Kent, MI
4 years
Irene Lutishia Freese ‎(I98)‎
Birth 12 July 1903 32 28 Knox, Starke, IN.
Death 30 August 1973 ‎(Age 70)‎ St. Anthony Hospital In Michigan City, LaPorte, IN
-5 years
Merlin Jacob "Murriel" Freese ‎(I100)‎
Birth 23 April 1898 27 23 Donaldson, LaPorte, IN
Death 7 February 1973 ‎(Age 74)‎ Ft. Charlotte, Charlotte, FL