Obit: Marohn, Heinrich Friedrich (1859 - 1914)

Contact:  Jean (Marohn) Spiegelberg
Email:  jspieg@athenet.net

Obituary translated from a local German language newspaper:

Heinrich Friedrich Wilhelm Marohn was born August 5, 1859 in Parpat, Germany, County Greifenberg, Pommern, Germany. He married Bertha Augusta Maria Ehlke in 1882 - the same year he and his wife immigrated to the United States and settled in Ottawa, Illinois. (Note: According to passenger listing, page 254 - they traveled on the ship Nuernberg from Bremen to Baltimore - arrived: April 30, 1882). In 1895 he moved with his family to (?), WI in the vicinity of NEILLSVILLE, WI. (Note: They lived near the present intersection of Sherwood Road and Owen Road - Washburn Township - Section 19.) His wife died in 1896. Some years later he moved with his family to Winneconne. On June 19, 1905 his son, Herman died. He suffered years from rheumatism and later also had groth-Neuralgie. He died August 30, 1914, shortly after 7:00 in the morning at the age of 55 years and 25 days. Surviving are four sons, two daughters and two sisters in this country. September 1, 1914 was his funeral and internment at the town cemetery.

Jean (Marohn) Spiegelberg jspieg@athenet.net

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