151 Gold Ave.
Where Mary Augusta Schickell Schmitt lived with her daughter Rosa W. and son Cris J. Smith from 1867. Charles A. Hauser lived there after 1882, when he married Rosa W. Where Charles and Rosa W. Schmitt Hauser (Tante and Uncle Charlie) lived from 1894 to 1912. Rose Viola Smith lived with them until her marriage to William F. Drueke in 1906, her father Cris having moved to Chicago to further his music career.
151 Gold Ave NW
1912 photo of the Hauser house built in 1892, coutesy of Marilyn Hamill, current owner.
1892 newspaper article on the Hauser house built in 1892, coutesy of Marilyn Hamill, current owner.
105 Gold Ave. viewed from northeast to southwest. Replaced by 113 Gold Ave. in 1894. House number changed to 151 in 1912.
1888 Sanborn map of 105 Gold Avenue viewed from north to south. Replaced by 113 Gold Avenue in 1892. House number changed to 151 in 1912.
Invitation to the 1906 wedding of William F. Drueke and Rose Smith from the Hausers.
Rose V. Smith and her Uncle Charlie Hauser in the parlor.
Charles A. Hauser, President, Hauser-Owen-Ames Co., now Owen-Ames-Kimball Co.
Grand Rapids Map