Obit: Kliefoth, Selma I. Linger (1890 - 1910)

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Surnames: Kliefoth, Klufuth, Linger, Lienger, Schlott, Hempel, Gerber

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) Thursday, 3 Feb 1910

Kliefoth, Selma (Mar 1890 - 28 Jan. 1910)

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kliefoth who were called to Mayville by the serious illness of their sister-in-law, returned home Tuesday evening. Their sister-in-law, Mrs. Selma Kliefoth, after suffering two weeks from burns of a most serious nature, received when lighting a fire with kerosene, died on Friday, and the funeral was held on Monday.

1900 Federal Census, ED 93 Hubbard town (excl. Horicon city), Dodge, Wisconsin, United States, pg. 7, family 134

Selma Lienger, single white female
father's birthplace: Germany
mother's birthplace: Germany

Household Members
head Charles Lienger M 41 (Dec 1859) Germany
wife Annia Lienger F 39 (Aug 1861) Germany, 8 living children, parents b. Germany
daughter Hetwich Lienger F 17 (Nov 1883) Germany
daughter Bertha Lienger F 15 (May 1885) Wisconsin
daughter Emma Lienger F 14 (Jul 1886) Wisconsin
daughter Annie Lienger F 12 (Oct 1888) Wisconsin
daughter Selma Lienger F 10 (Mar 1890) Wisconsin
daughter Erna Lienger F 7 (Jan 1893) Wisconsin
son Bruno Lienger M 7 (Jan 1893) Wisconsin
son Walter Lienger M 6 (Nov 1894) Wisconsin

1905 Wisconsin State Census, Leroy, Dodge, Wisconsin, pg. 507, family 11

George Klufuth, white, male
place of birth: parent 1: Germany
place of birth: parent 2: United States

Household Members
head Ernst Klufuth M 62y Germany
wife Christina Klufuth F 59y United States
son George Klufuth M 22y United States

Wisconsin Marriage Records

George E. Kliefoth
bride's name: Selma I. Linger
marriage date: 18 Oct 1906
marriage place: Le Roy, Dodge County, Wisconsin
groom's father's name: Ernst Kliefoth
groom's mother's name: Christina Hempel
bride's father's name: Charles Linger
bride's mother's name: Anna Schlott

*Selma I. (Linger) Klieforth died 28 Jan. 1910, just a few months before her twentieth birthday.  See the news article at the top of this page.

Wisconsin Death Records

Charles Linger
death date: 21 Mar 1905
death place: Lomira, Dodge, Wisconsin
age: 46
birth date: 1859
marital status: Married
spouse's name: Anna Linger

Germany Birth Records

Carl Friedrich Linger
gender: Male
baptism/christening date: 26 Dec 1859
baptism/christening place: KOLMAR, POSEN, PRUSSIA
father's name: Johann Linger
mother's name: Charlotte Marie Gerber



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