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Transcription: Obituary of Anna Margaret Ganske

Transcription: Obituary of Anna Margaret Ganske

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Following is my transcription of the obituary of Anna Margaret Ganske as published in the Beaver Dam Argus.

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Anna Margaret Ganske - Beaver Dam obituary

Beaver Dam Argus, Thursday, June 7, 1900, p. 5.

GANSKE—-At the Ganske homestead three miles north of Beaver Dam, Wis., June 4, 1900, Mrs. Anna Margaret Ganske, the beloved wife of August Ganske, in the 57th year of her age.

Mrs. Ganske was in her usual good health until Sabbath morning, about 1 o’clock she was seized with distress in her stomach from which she never recovered, although she had the best of care and medical skill. She died on Monday, at 12:30 p. m.

Mrs. Ganske was the daughter of John and Anna Rosena Kraus and was born in Northampton, Mass., August 18, 1843, where her early life was spent. She came west with her parents and was united in marriage to Mr. August Ganske, who had been honorably discharged from the Army, at Oak Grove, October 18, 1863.

Six children were born to them all of whom are living to mourn the loss of their loving mother. These are William, John and Albert Ganske, and Mrs. Charles Waddell of Trenton, and and Miss Anna Rosena, and Charles living at. home.

The funeral of Mrs. Ganske is at 1:30 p. m. today and. her burial in the Old Cemetery, Beaver Dam.

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Transcription: Obituary for Mary Ann (Jaques) Keefer of Elba, Wisconsin.

Transcription: Obituary for Mary Ann (Jaques) Keefer of Elba, Wisconsin.

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Obituary for Mary Ann (Jaques) Keefer of Elba, Wisconsin.

 

(Mary Ann Jaques, Mary Ann Keefer)

Transcription: Obituary for Mary Ann (Jaques) Keefer of Elba, Wisconsin; Mary Ann Jaques, Mary Ann Keefer
Transcription: Obituary for Mary Ann (Jaques) Keefer of Elba, Wisconsin.

KEEFER — At the home of her son Charles, in the town of Elba, Saturday March 11, 1899, Mrs. C. W. Keefer, aged 72 years and 10 months.

Mary A. Jaques, was born in New York state May 11, 1816. She was married to Christian W. Keefer at Painesville, Ohio, Oct. t, 1836, and came with him to this state in 1847. Her husband died in this cty June 28, 1885. Ten children were born to them, seven of whom survive. They are William, of Columbus, Wis., Mrs. Mary Blythe, of Tennessee, Scott, of Dell Rapids, S. D., Mrs. A. K. M. Pomeroy, of Elba, Charles of Elba, Harmon of this city and Clay, of Milwaukee. Her funeral was held in Elba Tuesday, and burial in Oak Wood Cemetery beside her husband.

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Transcription: Will of Christian Kefer of Cook County, Illinois, died 1883.

Transcription: Will of Christian Kefer of Cook County, Illinois, died 1883.

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EXECUTOR’S BOND.

Know all Men by these Presents, That I Anna W. Kefer of the County of Cook and State of Illinois, am held and firmly bound unto the People of the State of Illinois, in the penal sum of sixteen thousand Dollars, current money of the United States, which payment, well and truly to be made and performed, bind myself, my heirs, executors and administrators, jointly, severally and fimly by these presents:

Witness hand and seal this first day of February A.D. 1883

The Condition of the above Obligation is such, that if the above boundon Anna M Kefer Executrix of the last will and testament of Christian Kefer deceased, do make or cause to be made a true and perfect inventory of all and singular the goods and chattels, rights and credits, lands, tenements and hereditaments, and the rents and profits issuing out of the same, of the said deceased, which have or shall come to the hands possession or knowledge of the said Anna M Kefer or into the possession of any other person for her and the same so made do exhibit in the Probate Court for said County of Cook, as required by law ; and also make and render a fair and just account of her actings and doings, as such Executrix to said Court, when thereunto lawfully required, and do well and truly fulfill the duties enjoined on her in and by the said will, and shall moreover pay and deliver to the persons entitled thereto, all the legacies and bequests contained in said will, so far as the estate of the said testator will thereunto extend, according to the value thereof, and as the law shall charge her and shall in general do all other acts which may, from time to time, be required of her by law, then this obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.

Approved in open Court

Anna M Kefer SEAL

February 1st 1883

Residence, 294 North Ave

SEAL

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EXECUTOR’S OATH.

I do solemnly swear that this writing contains the true last will and testament of the within named Christian Kefer deceased, so far as I know or believe, that I will well and truly execute the same by paying first the debts then the legacies mentioned therein, as far as ?? goods and chattels will thereunto extend, and the law charge me that I will make a true and perfect inventory of all such chattels, rights and credits, as may come to my hands or knowledge, belonging to the estate of the said deceased, and render a fair and just account of my executorship when thereunto required by law, to the best of my knowledge and ability, so help me God.

Subscribed and sworn to before me Thomas W Sennott

Clerk of the Probate Court of Cook County, this 1st day of Feb A.D. 1883 | Anna M Kefer

Thos W Sennott Clerk.

STATE OF ILLINOIS, |

COUNTY OF COOK. | SS.

SEAL

I (SETH F. HANCHETT – scored through) Thomas W. Sennott, Clerk of the Probate Court of Cook County, in the State of Illinois, do hereby certify that Anna M Kefer who are each personally known to me to be the same persons whose names are subscribed to the foregoing instrument, appeared before me this day, in person, and acknowledged that the signed, sealed and delivered said instrument, as their free and voluntary act, for the uses and purposes therein set forth.
Given under my hand and the Seal of said Probate Court, at my office in the City of Chicago, in said County, this first day of February A.D. 1883

Thos W Sennott

Clerk of the Probate Court
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LETTERS TESTAMENTARY.

STATE OF ILLINOIS, |

COUNTY OF COOK, | SS.

The People of the State of Illinois, To all to whom these presents shall come, Greeting:

Know Ye, That whereas, Christian Kefer late of the County of Cook and State of Illinois, died on or about the thirtieth day of December A.D. 1882, as it I said, after having duly made and published his just will and testament, a copy whereof is hereunto annexed, leaving at the time of his death property in this State, which may be lost, destroyed, or diminished in value, if speedy care be not taken of the same ; and inasmuch as it appears that Anna M Kefer has been appointed executrix in and by the said last will and testament to execute the same, and to the end that the said property may be preserved for those who shall appear to have a legal right or interest therein, and that said will may be executed according to the request of the said testator we do hereby authorize her the said Anna W Kefer as such executrix to collect and secure all and singular the goods and chattels, rights and credits which were of the said Christian Kefer at the time of his decease, in whosoever hands or possession the same may be found, in this State, and well and truly to perform and fulfill all such duties as may be enjoined upon her by the said will, so far as there shall be property and the law charge her and is general to do and perform all other acts which now are or hereafter may be required of her by law.

Witness, Thomas E. Sennott Clerk of the Probate Court of the said County of Cook, and the Seal of the said Court, this First day of Feby A.D. 1883

Thos M Sennott Clerk

SEAL

Will of Christian Kefer of Cook County, Illinois
Will of Christian Kefer of Cook County, Illinois. (Click on image for full size original.)

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Transcription: Obituary for Carl W. Kiefer

Transcription: Obituary for Carl W. Kiefer

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The following is my transcription of the obituary for Carl W. Kiefer.

 

Carl W. Kiefer

Obituary for Carl W. Kiefer.
Obituary for Carl W. Kiefer.

A resident of Painesville since 1910, Carl W. Kiefer, 93, died Friday morning at the Homestead 2 Nursing Home, Painesville, after a lingering illness.

Mr. Kiefer had lived at 7 North Park Place, Painesville. He was born June 29, 1862  in Cleveland.

Until his retirement, he had been office manager of the Frank Stanton Ford firm in Painesville and had also worked for the C.J. Wadsworth Clothing Cabinet Co.

Mr. Kiefer was a member of the Painvesville United Methodist Church, Elks Lodge No. 549 in Painesville, and the Painesville Kiwanis Club.

He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. William (Helen) Blackmore of Cleveland Heights; sister Mrs. Ella Sweet of Monroe, Mich., four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his first wife Mary Beth in 1958, his second wife Marie earlier this year, and a son John C.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Johnson Funeral Home, 368 Mentor Ave., Painesville. Dr. Alva W. Taylor of the Painesville United Methodist Church will officiate. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.

Calling hours will be from noon until 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

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Transcription: Obituary for Charles G. Blythe

Transcription: Obituary for Charles G. Blythe

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This is my transcription of the obituary for Charles G. Blythe (2nd great grandfather to Mark) from The Hoosier Genealogist, Indiana Historical Society, June 2001, Vol. 41, No. 2.

 

Obituary for Charles G. Blythe
Obituary for Charles G. Blythe.

Blythe, Charles G.

Birthplace: England
Occupation: Farmer
Entry into service: 1861, Pvt. 8th Btry
Final discharge: May 1864; Cause: End of war
Length of service: 4 months [sic]
Mustered into GAR. Mar. 1911
Died. 13 Jan. 1914

Obituary “C. G. Blythe Dies at Daughter’s Home,” Covington Friend, Jan. 1914, p. 1, col. 1: Blythe Was born in Lincolnshire, England, on 12 July 1840. He was the youngest son of Thomas and Mary Blythe. Charles came to America when he was fifteen years of age with his parents and three older brothers. At first they Went to Chicago. The father’s goal was to see his three sons started Well in life in this country and then the father planned to return to his native land. Unfortunately the father became ill and soon died. The boys were scattered to different parts of the country Charles Went to Wisconsin about the time of the Civil War. He enlisted 21 Nov 1861 in the light artillery. He received a bayonet Wound in his arm at Lookout Mountain, Which made him nearly an invalid for the rest of his life. He was honorably discharged in Aug. 1865. After the War he returned to his farm in Wisconsin and was married to Mary Elizabeth Keefer. They had four sons and two daughters, who all survive him. They are: Jennie M. of Urbana, Ill., Charles E. of Danville, Ill. Robert of Newell, S. Dak., Olive L. of lsanti, Mich. [Ipsilanti, Mich. or lsanti, Minn.‘?], and Clayton W. and Wesley E. of Covington. He died in Urbana on 15 Jan. 1914 after having been an invalid for more than a year. Rev E. W Strecker of the Methodist [Episcopal] Church officiated. He is buried at Mount Hope Cemetery.

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