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Jacob Wernli
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Birth: 1848, Switzerland
Death: Feb. 9, 1926
Kenedy
Karnes County
Texas, USA

The following is from Jacob's memorial funeral book:


"Mrs. Frena Wernli, his wife, born Wernli was fatally burned here at the home of his son Hans Wernli and succeeded him in his earthly journey March 5, 1913. His death followed after a stroke of paralysis on his birthday Nov. 28 from which he never fully recovered and led him to his grave. Surviving the dead member are 3 sons Gottlieb, Hans and Jacob, 2 sisters Mrs. Elizabeth Wernli of Coupland. Frena, Marie, Louisa of Switzerland. Two brothers Sam Wernli of Pawnee and Gottlieb of Switzerland and 16 grandchildren all of whom reside near Kenedy and were present at his last journey to heaven. Signed Alice F. Wernli, March 21, 1926."


Birth year approximate. Estimated from age at death. He died at age 77.

He was a farmer.

CENSUS RECORD

1920 US CENSUS
Justice Precinct 4, Karnes County, Texas
January 10, 1920
Kenedy and Wilson Ranch South Road
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DWELLING 17/FAMILY 18
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WERNLI, Hans, head, m, w, 50, married, immigrated to USA in 1907, patriated, Switzerland, Switzerland, Switzerland, farmer, farming
WERNLI, Teresia, wife, f, w, 35, married, immigrated to USA in 1907 pa (al), Switzerland, Switzerland, Switzerland, none
WERNLI, Walter, son, m, w, 11, single, Texas, Switzerland, Switzerland, none
WERNLI, Ella, daughter, f, w, 9, single, Texas, Switzerland, Switzerland
WERNLI, Otto, son, m, w, 6, single, Texas, Switzerland, Switzerland
WERNLI, Albert, son, m, w, 4 years 3 months, single, Texas, Switzerland, Switzerland
WERNLI, Jacob, father, m, w, 71, widow, immigrated to USA in 1906, alien, farm helper
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DWELLING 18/FAMILY 19
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WERNLI, Gottlieb, head, m, w, 42, married, immigrated to USA in 1905, patriated, Switzerland, Switzerland, Switzerland, farmer, farming
WERNLI, Rosa, wife, f, w, 42, married immigrated to USA in 1905, alien, Switzerland, Switzerland, Switzerland, none
WERNLI, Adela, daughter, f, w, 16, single, immigrated to USA in 1905, alien, Switzerland, Switzerland, Switzerland, none
WERNLI, Rosa, daughter, f, w, 14, single,immigrated to USA in 1905, alien, Switzerland, Switzerland, Switzerland, none
WERNLI, Alice, daughter, f, w, 12, single, Texas, Switzerland, Switzerland, none
WERNLI, Paulina, daughter, f, w, 8, single, Texas, Switzerland, Switzerland, none
WERNLI, Mina, daughter, f, w, 7, single, Texas, Switzerland, Switzerland, none
WERNLI, Oscar, son, m, w, 4 years 11 months, single, Texas, Switzerland, Switzerland, none
WERNLI, Hilda, daughter, f, w, 2 months, single, Texas, Switzerland, Switzerland, none
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DWELLING 19/FAMILY 20
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WERNLI, Jacob, head, m, w, 38, married, immigrated to USA in 1907, patriated, Switzerland, Switzerland, Switzerland, farmer, farming
WERNLI, Lina, wife, f, w 35, married, immigrated to USA in 1907, pa (al), Switzerland, Switzerland, Switzerland, none
WERNLI, Rosa, daughter, f, w, 12, single, immigrated to USA in 1907, pa (al), Switzerland, Switzerland, Switzerland, none
WERNLI, Fritz, son, m, w, 10, single, Texas, Switzerland, Switzerland, none
WERNLI, Max, son, m, w, 8, single, Texas, Switzerland, Switzerland, none
WERNLI, Alfred, son, m, w, 6, single, Texas, Switzerland, Switzerland, none
WERNLI, Henry, son, m, w, 4 years 11 months, Texas, Switzerland, Switzerland, none 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Verena Wernli Wernli (1852 - 1913)*
 
 Children:
  Gottlieb Wernli (1877 - 1928)*
  Hans Wernli (1879 - 1944)*
  Jacob Wernli (1881 - 1946)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Kenedy Cemetery
Kenedy
Karnes County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Karen Monsen
Originally Created by: Sebastian
Record added: Jul 19, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39650577
Jacob Wernli
Added by: Karen Monsen
 
Jacob Wernli
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Added by: Paul Ammons
 
 
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Thinking of you.
- Karen Monsen
 Added: May. 30, 2010
With love from your great, great granddaughter. For pictures of Jacob and more information about the Wernlis, see www.familyimmortal.com
- Karen Monsen
 Added: Feb. 27, 2010
 
 
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