Ella Osterkamp was the fourth child of Emil Osterkamp and the former Christina Hanewinkel. Ella was born on January 21, 1893, at the family home, 2261 Indiana Avenue, St. Louis.

Ella died at home on September 12, 1894, of gastroenteritis, when she less than 2 years old. She was buried on September 13, 1894, at Sts. Peter & Paul Cemetery, 7030 Gravois Avenue.

Family Edit

Husband: none


 Emil Osterkamp (1853-1914)
 Christina Osterkamp (Hanewinkel) (1856-1927)

Children: none


 Charles Osterkamp (1884-1947)
 Arthur Osterkamp (1887-1974)
 Walter H. Osterkamp (1890-1963)


 Hicke Osterkamp (1819-1889)
 Caroline Osterkamp (Nicolai) (1829-1884)
 Joannes Heinrich Hanewinkel (1810-1897)
 Josephina Kurten Hanewinkel (1819-1891)

Trivia Edit

Shortly after Ella was born, her name was recorded in the St. Louis Registry of Births as "Alma." Either the clerk was careless that day, or her parents changed their minds.

Sources Edit

City of St. Louis birth registry for portion of 1893 (entry for Ella Osterkamp).

Burial Certificate for Ella Osterkamp.