Agricola Family

Edited by Ann Chrissos

Reverend Ewald Richard Otto Agricola was born in Chicago, Illinois on 5 September 1883.  He and Emma Ida Langendoerfer, daughter of August Langendoerfer and Lucia Goebler, were married on 25 August 1909 in St. Paul’s Church in Hermann, Missouri.  They had five children:  Irene, Waldemar, Elinor, Grace, and Helen.  Reverend  Agricola served as pastor of the St. John’s Evangelical Church in Chesterfield, Missouri from 6 July 1913 until 1926.  He died on 9 June 1971 in Coschocton, Ohio at the age of 87.

Elinor Agricola in her baby carriage in front of the St. John’s Evangelical Church parsonage.
Courtesy of Irene Agricola Arndt

Irene Agricola Arndt was interviewed by Arland Stemme on 19 February 1998.