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Emma Seelke
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Birth: Aug. 10, 1887
Death: Feb. 4, 1904

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Rockdale, Tex., Jan. 19. -- Emma Seelke, a German girl, aged 16, was quite seriously burned while engaged in burning off grass in a field in Holtzclaws Bottom, four miles northwest of here. Several persons were at work in the same field with the girl, but before they could reach her and render assistance the greater portion of her clothes were burned from her body. Dallas Morning News, January 20, 1904
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Rockdale, Tex., Feb. 4. -- Emma Seelke, the German girl who was recently burned while engaged in burning off the grass in the Holtzclaw bottom, mention of which was made in The News at the time, died this morning in intense agony. Dallas Morning News, February 6, 1904
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 Parents:
  John Seelke (1845 - 1894)
  Wilhelmina Seelke (1857 - 1925)
 
 Siblings:
  Annie Caroline Seelke Menn (1884 - 1948)*
  Alvina Wilamina Seelke Schwartz (1886 - 1963)*
  Emma Seelke (1887 - 1904)
  Hattie Emma Seelke Schwartz (1890 - 1970)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Date of birth is calculated from exact age of 16 years 5 months 25 days as given on her Texas certificate of death.
 
Burial:
Murray Cemetery
Milam County
Texas, USA
Plot: UNKNOWN
 
Created by: BeNotForgot
Record added: Aug 03, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 94771486
Emma Seelke
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