Obit: Wiesner, Frederick #2 (1822 - 1904)
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Surnames: Wiesner, Seif, Frantz, Steel, Prock, Grosedale, Amidon, Davidson

----Source: NEILLSVILLE TIMES (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 06/09/1904

Wiesner, Frederick #2 (3 OCT 1822 - 3 JUN 1904)

Mr. Frederick Wiesner was born in the kingdom of Bavaria, Germany, Oct. 3, 1822. When he was twenty-two years old he came to the United States, and settled in Washington Co., Wis. He married Miss C. P. Davidson, May 3, 1849. He died at his home near Neillsville (Clark Co., Wis.) on Friday June 3, 1904, having reached the ripe old age of 81 years, 8 months.

Mr. Wiesner’s wife, ten children, fifty-four grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren survive him. Of the children, there were present at the funeral: George Charles, Mrs. John Seif, Mrs. Christina Frantz, Frank Wiesner, Mrs. Minnie Steel, Frederick Wiesner Jr., Mrs. Geo. Prock of Rice Lake, Mrs. Margaret Grosedale of Stanley. The youngest of the family, Mrs. Carrie Amidon, was unable to come, but her husband, Mr. Samuel Amidon of Hayward, was present at the funeral.

Mr. Wiesner was a man of sterling qualities; for sixty years he has been a citizen of the United States. Twenty-nine years ago he came to Clark Co., Wis.. He was a devout Christian, a member of the Congregational Church. The funeral was held at the Congregational Church in Neillsville Monday afternoon, June 6, 1904. The pastor of the church, G. W. Longenecker, officiated. A large number of relatives and friends attended the funeral. The body was buried in the Neillsville Cemetery.

 

 


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