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Elizabeth May Oller Vonachen
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Birth: Mar. 8, 1851
Shelby County
Illinois, USA
Death: Oct. 14, 1931
Coldwater
Comanche County
Kansas, USA

Obituary:
DEATH OF MRS. VONACHEN

Mrs. Eliza Vonachen died at the home of her brother, Mr. William Oller, in Coldwater Wednesday morning from an attack of heart trouble. Mrs. Vonachen's home was in Taylorville, Illinois and she came to Coldwater the first of the week to spend the winter with her brother.

Mrs. Anne Vonanchen, formerly of Wilmore but who now lives in Pratt, Kansas and an aunt of Albert Oller of this city, is a daughter-in-law of Mrs. Vonachen.

Mr. William Oller and Mr. Louis Vonachen (eldest son of Mrs. Vonachen and husband of Anne) accompanied the body back to Illinois for burial.


From: The Wilmore News, October 16, 1931.

Note: The above obituary originally contained a couple of errors which have been corrected above.

The 1910 United States Federal Census for Taylorville Township, Christian County, Illinois lists Eliza Vonachen, age 59, as widowed and living in Taylorville with her son, Harry Vonachen, age 30, daughter, Grace Smith, age 24 and daughter, May Vonachen, age 17.

The Oak Hill Cemetery also has a Jack Vonachen buried in block 12 section 213 that has no marker and appears to be a child of Joe and Eliza. He died September 20, 1921.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Peter Oller (1819 - 1895)
  Abigail Coleman Oller (1831 - 1905)
 
 Spouse:
  Joseph Franklin Vonachen (1847 - 1909)
 
 Children:
  Mabel Vonachen*
 
 Siblings:
  George Oller (1848 - 1933)*
  Elizabeth May Oller Vonachen (1851 - 1931)
  Samuel A. Oller (1853 - 1931)*
  Mary Molly Oller Busby (1854 - 1926)*
  Laura Ann Oller Busby (1857 - 1916)*
  William Oller (1859 - 1940)*
  James Chester Oller (1861 - 1946)*
  Charles Coleman Oller (1866 - 1948)*
  Abigail Gertrude Oller Hord (1872 - 1926)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Cemetery
Taylorville
Christian County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Block 12, Lot 213, Site 9
 
Created by: Willis Oller
Record added: May 11, 2009
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Elizabeth May <i>Oller</i> Vonachen
Added by: Willis Oller
 
Elizabeth May <i>Oller</i> Vonachen
Added by: Willis Oller
 
Elizabeth May <i>Oller</i> Vonachen
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