George Karl Seibel (July 11, 1903 - October 02, 1980) Charlotte Littau (November 07, 1907 - September 16, 1998)
George Karl and Charlotte Littau Seibel
George was born in Temesch, Crimea, Ukraine, South Russia on July 11, 1903. George immigrated to the United States on November 12, 1903. I have not been able to locate his naturalization papers at this time, though through census records I have ascertain that he became a naturalized citizen between 1920 and 1930. . He died October 2, 1980 in Booker, Texas. He married Charlotte Littau on April 13, 1925 in Booker, Texas.
Charlotte (Lottie) was born on November 07, 1907 in Fairview, Oklahoma and was the daughter of Abraham Littau and Elizabeth Gude.
George died on October 2, 1980 in Amarillo, Texas while in the hospital. He is buried in the Heart Cemetery, Booker,Texas. Charlotte died September 16, 1998 in Bethany, Oklahoma and is buried beside George in the Heart Cemetery, Booker Texas.
The 1910 and 1920 Census records George’s home as Herr, Sheridan, North Dakota. The 1930 census states his home as Precinct 2, Lipscomb, Texas living with Charlotte’s parents, Fred and Elizabeth Buxman. The 1940 census shows George owns his property located in Rural, Lipscomb, Texas; he was a naturalized citizen with the highest grade completed was the 7th grade.
George was a farmer and together with Lottie owned the Seibel Truck Stop café in Perryton, TX in the 1960s. In the mid-1950's, they owned the Santa Rosa Courts in Aurora (Denver, CO.). George and Lottie’s address in 1980 and until his death was 509 S. Main, Booker, TX 79005. George’s will was recorded in Volume 39 Page 606 County of Lipscomb, Texas on January 06, 1979. Probate was October 15, 1980 recorded Application for Probate of Will; Lipscomb County, Volume 410, Page 674.
George and Lottie’s children were:
Dorothy Mae Seibel; b.June 29, 1926; d. June 13, 1967; m. Luther Case
Georgia Luella Seibel; b.January 12, 1932; d. October 17, 1974; m. Lawson Mowles
Lee Roy George Seibel; b. May 20, 1934; d. September 14, 2003; m. Shirley Elizabeth Tomlinson
Carl Abraham Seibel; b.January 08, 1946; d. November 18, 1982); m. Linda Cherie Baker
Published in the Dimensions in Progress Book
The following four pages are abstracted from the book "A History of Lipscomb County 1876-1976" published by The Lipscomb County Historical Survey Committee, 1976
Santa Rosa Courts owned by George & Lottie in Denver, Colorado; mid-1950's. George & Lottie who is holding granddaughter Kay standing in front of office. Picture courtesy of Jack Schafer
Santa Rosa Cottages - 11817 E. Colfax Avenue, Aurora, CO.
Picture found on the website "Motels on Colfax" URL: http://www.colfaxavenue.org/p/colfax-avenue-motels.html Date unknown