|Birth: ||Apr. 8, 1838|
|Death: ||Feb. 20, 1908|
Son of Francis & Louisa Boss Arenz.
Illinois: History of Cass County, Illinois, ed. William Henry
Perrin. O. L. Baskin & Co. Historical Publishers, Chicago, 1882.
FRANK J. ARENZ, farmer; P. O. Beardstown; was born near
Arenzville, this county, April 8, 1838, and is a son of Francis and Louisa (Boss) Arenz. Francis Arenz, a politician of some note, and by occupation a merchant, miller and farmer, died in Morgan County; his wife died in Arenzville, this county. They had ten children, five sons and five daughters, of whom one son and one daughter are deceased. Mr. Arenz received his primary education in Arenzville, afterward attending the Illinois College,
Jacksonville, Ill., for two years, and the Business College at Rockford, Ill., for one year. He then engaged in farming, in this county, where he has since pursued that occupation. In Arenzville, Feb. 21, 1860, he married Caroline B. Cire, who was born there, Feb. 4, 1839, and who has borne him five children: Katie L., Ada, Etta J., Frank C., and Lena. Mrs. Arenz is a daughter of John L. and Catherina (Hamm) Cire; he a native of Kurhessen, Prussia, was born May 4, 1806; she also a native of Prussia. Mr. Arenz has been Deputy Assessor and School Director for two years. He is a Republican.
Ada Amelia Arenz Arenz (1862 - 1914)*
Arenzville East Cemetery
Created by: Michelle Bley
Record added: Jun 13, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27539605
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