Person:Eberhard Anheuser (1)

Facts and Events
Name[6][7] Eberhard Anheuser
Gender Male
Birth[3][4][5][6][7][10][11] 27 Sep 1806 Kreuznach, Rheinland, Preußen, Germany
Immigration[3] 1843
Naturalization[8] 26 Sep 1848 St. Louis City, Missouri, United States
Reference Number[11] Wikidata #Q214076?
Occupation[3] 1860 brewer, Anheuser-Busch
Occupation[3] candlemaker
Occupation[1][3] 1861 soapmaker
Death[2][4][10][11] 2 May 1880 St. Louis City, Missouri, United States
Burial[4][9][10][11] St. Louis City, Missouri, United StatesBellefontaine Cemetery

Biographical Summery

source: Wikipedia

Eberhard Anheuser was a soap and candle maker as well as the father-in-law of Adolphus Busch, the founder of the Anheuser-Busch Company. He and two of his brothers moved to America in 1842. He was a major creditor of the Bavarian Brewery Company, a struggling brewery founded in 1853. When the company encountered financial difficulty in 1860 he purchased the minor creditors' interests and took over the company.

Eberhard Anheuser became president and CEO and changed the company name to the Eberhard Anheuser and Company. His daughter Lilly married Adolphus Busch, a brewery supply salesman, in a double wedding with Anna Anheuser (Lilly's older sister) and Ulrich Busch (Adolphus' brother) in 1861. The company became Anheuser-Busch in 1879.S10

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  1. "Generations of the Cohesive Clan", in Life. (New York, New York: Time, Inc.), (New York, New York: Time, Inc.), page 131, 2 May 1955.
  2. "Death of Adolphus Busch", in Brewers Journal, (Gibson Publishing Company), volume 41, page 188, October 1913.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 "For the Love of Lager: The History of Anheuser-Busch", in Anheuser-Busch, 14 Dec 2016 (accessed 9 Aug 2017).

    Eberhard Anheuser, who left Germany in 1843, trained as a soap manufacturer, eventually going on to own the largest soap and candle company in St. Louis. Although he had no brewing experience, he became part owner of the Bavarian Brewery, which had first opened its doors in 1852. By 1860, Anheuser had bought out the other investors and the brewery’s name was changed to E. Anheuser & Co.

  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Eberhard Anheuser, in Find A Grave: Bellefontaine Cemetery, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, Memorial# 9309, May 19, 2000.

    Birth: Sep. 27, 1806, Bad Kreuznach, Bad Kreuznacher Landkreis, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
    Death: May 2, 1880, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
    Burial: Bellefontaine Cemetery, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
    Plot: Block 77/78, Lot 2565

  5. Eberhard Anheuser, in Department of State. Office of the Chief Clerk, and Department of State. Passport Bureau. Passport applications, 1795-1905. (National Archives Microfilm Publication M1372), Publication Number M1372, Film Number 130, GS Film Number 001432630, Digital Folder Number 007545935, Image Number 00431, 02 May 1865.

    Name: Eberhard Anheuser
    Event Type: Passport Application
    Event Date: 02 May 1865
    Event Place: United States
    Event Place (Original):
    Age: 58
    Birth Date:
    Birth Year (Estimated): 1807
    Spouse's Name:
    Spouse's Gender:
    Certificate Number:

    Citing this Record: "United States Passport Applications, 1795-1925," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 8 February 2017), Eberhard Anheuser, 02 May 1865; citing Passport Application, United States, source certificate #, Passport Applications, 1795-1905., 130, NARA microfilm publications M1490 and M1372 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,432,630.

  6. 6.0 6.1 Everhart Anheuser, in United States. 1860 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication M653), The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), M653, Film Number 649, GS Film Number 803649, Digital Folder Number 005170230, Image Number 00141, 1860.

    Titles and Terms:
    Event Type: Census
    Event Date: 1860
    Event Place: 4th Ward St Louis, St Louis, Missouri, United States
    Gender: Male
    Age: 53
    Race: White
    Race (Original): [Blank]
    Birth Year (Estimated): 1807
    Birthplace: Prussia
    Page: 137
    Household ID: 993
    Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
    Everhart Anheuser M 53 Prussia
    William Anheuser M 25 Prussia
    Amina Klier F 23 Prussia
    Anna Klier F 22 Prussia
    Adolphus Klier M 20 Prussia
    Jacob Klier M 19 Prussia
    Lilly Klier F 18 Prussia
    Mina Klier F 10 Missouri
    Fredrick Loung M 24 Ohio
    Louisa Balke F 20 Hanover

    Citing this Record: "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 26 July 2017), Everhart Anheuser, 1860.

  7. 7.0 7.1 Eberh* Anhhauser, in United States. 1850 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication M432), The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), M432, Film Number 415, GS Film Number 443623, Digital Folder Number 004200575, Image Number 00174, Line Number 21, 1850.

    Name: Eberh* Anhhauser
    Event Type: Census
    Event Year: 1850
    Event Place: St. Louis, ward 1, St. Louis, Missouri, United States
    Gender: Male
    Age: 44
    Race: White
    Race (Original):
    Birth Year (Estimated): 1806
    Birthplace: Germany
    Household ID: 1494
    House Number: 968
    Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
    Eberh* Anhhauser M 44 Germany
    Dor Annhauser F 32 Germany
    Wilh Annhauser M 14 Germany
    Herm Annhauser F 13 Germany
    Anna Annhauser F 12 Germany
    Adolf Annhauser M 10 Germany
    Jacb Annhauser M 9 Germany
    Els Annhauser F 7 Germany
    Wilh Annhauser F 1 Missouri
    Mar Selzer F 18 Germany

    Citing this Record: "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), Eberh* Anhhauser, St. Louis, ward 1, St. Louis, Missouri, United States; citing family 1494, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

  8. Anheuser, Eberhard Naturalization Card, in Missouri Digital Heritage, St. Louis City Circuit Court-Criminal Court, Missouri Secretary of State, Reel Number C-25806, Volume 01, Page 291, 26 Sep 1848.

    Record Group St. Louis City Circuit Court-Criminal Court--CCCC, 1839-1896
    Series Declaration of Aliens and Second Papers
    Subseries Naturalization Cards
    County St. Louis City
    Reel Number C 25806
    Volume 01
    Page 291
    Name Anheuser, Eberhard
    Current Residence
    Record Date 09/26/1848
    Native Country Germany
    Witness 1
    Witness 2

    Source Partnership between MO State Archives, St. Louis Genealogical Society, and St. Louis Circuit Court

  9. Eberhardt Anheuser, in Bellefontaine Cemetery: Genealogy, Lot Number 2565, 4 May 1880.

    Last Name First Name Lot Number Birth Date Death Date Burial Date Age
    ANHEUSER ADOLPHE 2565 6/8/1886
    ANHEUSER ALTHEA S. 6300 7/12/1908
    ANHEUSER DOROTHEA 2565 1/22/1904
    ANHEUSER EBERHARD 5492 7/31/1963
    ANHEUSER EBERHARDT 2565 5/4/1880
    ANHEUSER FRANCES 4310 10/17/1843 8/28/1910 8/30/1910 66 YEARS
    ANHEUSER FREDERICK S. 6300 5/4/1984
    ANHEUSER HENRY 2565 1/22/1904
    ANHEUSER MABEL R. 6300 10/19/2000
    ANHEUSER MAUD A. 6300 3/10/1979
    ANHEUSER NELLIE 5492 2/10/1975
    ANHEUSER OLGA S. 6300 12/16/1936
    ANHEUSER PRESLEY 6300 8/6/1976
    ANHEUSER VIRGINIA 6300 5/25/2000
    ANHEUSER W. F. 6300 12/15/1948
    ANHEUSER WILLIAM 4310 2/6/1836 1/17/1901 1/20/1901 64 YEARS
    ANHEUSER WILLIAM STRAUB 6300 5/19/1909 6/30/2007 7/13/2007 98Y 1M 11DY

  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Eberhard Anheuser, in Saunders Family Tree (Rootsweb WorldConnect), ID: I2410, 8 May 2013.

    Name: Eberhard Anheuser
    Sex: M
    Birth: 27 SEP 1805 in Bad Kreuznach, Rheinland-Pfalz, Preuben, Deutschland
    Burial: Bellefontaine, St. Louis, MO
    Death: 02 MAY 1880 in St. Louis, Missouri

    Cites the following source: Missouri Death Records, 1834-1931
    Name: Eberhardt Anheuser
    Death Date: 2 May 1880
    Birth Date: abt 1805
    County: St Louis
    Death Location: 8th & Pestalozzi
    Race/Ethnicity: White
    Age: 75
    Gender: M

    Cites the following source: St. Louis City Death Records, 1850-1908
    Name: Eberhardt Anheuser
    Death Date: 2 May 1880
    Birth Place: Germany
    Cemetery: Bellefontaine
    Address: 8th & Pestalozzi
    Volume: 10
    Page: 179
    County Library: RDSL 19
    Missouri Archive: C 645-2
    SLGS Rolls: 315

  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 Eberhard Anheuser, in Wikidata, (URL, retrieved 12 Sep 2017.

    place of birth: Bad Kreuznach
    date of death: 2 May 1880 Gregorian
    place of interment: Bellefontaine Cemetery