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William Thies
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Birth: Jun. 30, 1870
Illinois, USA
Death: Oct. 3, 1925
Morgan County
Illinois, USA

Son of William Thies & Louise Geimay/German; both parents born in Germany.

Married Alice E. Hardy.

1900 Jacksonville, Morgan Co., IL census:
William (head) Jan 1869 31 b IL,
m 11 years, Laborer
Alice (wife) not listed 31 b IL,
4 children / 4 living, Children:
Henry (jun 1890) 9, Hattie (Oct 1891) 8, Oliver (Jan 1896) 4, Jessie (May 1900) 0m.
Laborers, relationships not listed:
Oliver Hardy (Feb 1877) 23, Stewart Crain (Apr 1898) 22, Henry Blackford (Sep 1875) 24.

1910 Markham, Morgan Co., IL census (index):
William L. (head) 42 b IL
Alice (wife) 41 b IL
Children: Hattie H. 18, Ollie 14, Jessie 9, Ruth 1.
Annie Hardy (sister-in-law) 35 b IL, Single
Also have three boarders, not listed here.

1920 Markham, Morgan Co., IL census (index):
William (head) 50 b IL
Alice E. (wife) 50 b IL
Children: Ollie G. 21, Jessie T. 19, Ruth A. 11.
Oliver J. Hardy (brother-in-law) 43 b IL
Annie A. Hardy (sister-in-law) 46 b IL
Joseph Thies (grandson) 4 b IL

55 Years, 3 Months, 3 Days. Death Certificate # 41474, Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947 (index). 
 
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 Parents:
  William Thies (1836 - 1898)
  Louisa F Geimay/German Thies (1840 - 1925)
 
 Spouse:
  Alice E Hardy Thies (1868 - 1948)
 
 Children:
  Jessie Tonetta Thies Leake (1900 - 1976)*
  Infant Thies (1912 - 1912)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Thies (1870 - 1925)
  Samuel C Thies (1871 - 1946)*
  Charles Christian Thies (1877 - 1936)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Buried October 5, 1925.
 
Burial:
Diamond Grove Cemetery
Jacksonville
Morgan County
Illinois, USA
Plot: L238, 1st space from S, N 1/2
 
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Originally Created by: Arleta ♥
Record added: Aug 07, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 94944416
William Thies
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William Thies
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- Bethann
 Added: Oct. 5, 2013
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- Arleta ♥
 Added: Oct. 4, 2013

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