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Gertrude Born Ammann
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Birth: Jul. 8, 1837
Death: Nov. 1, 1913


On Saturday, after a short illness, at the home of her daughter Mrs. Agnes Thompson in Chicago, Mrs. Gertrud Ammann, nee Born died, and she was the widow of Mr. Theodor Ammann, who died in March. The deceased was born on July 8, 1836 in Hermenden, near Dusseldorf, Germany. She married Mr. Theodor Ammann there and immigrated with her husband and three children to America in 1864, and came directly to Kiel where their friends and relatives were already located. Kiel was a small village surrounded by virgin forests. Here the couple learned the joys and sorrows of pioneer life. Through courage and determination they overcame the arduous and difficult life of a pioneer settler, so that in later years, they could look back on their life with satisfaction. The deceased was her husband's partner for life, a good and loving mother for her children and was happy in her circle of friends, She lived with her husband in Kiel for nearly 50 years, but after his death on March 3, of this year, she moved to her daughter in Chicago. The visitation took place on Monday night in Kiel and on Tuesday, she was laid to rest next to her husband in the Kiel Cemetery. Mr. Wm. Broeckert officiated at the burial. She had reached the age of 77 years, 3 months and 23 days. She is survived by four children, namely Joseph and Heinrich of Kiel and Catharine
nd Agnes (widow of Thompson) in Chicago, six grandchildren and also one brother Anton Born in Fond du Lac.
Kiel Record 1913
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  Theodore Ammann (1832 - 1913)*
  Joseph Ammann (1857 - 1946)*
  Rosa Ammann (1865 - 1909)*
  Henry Ammann (1869 - 1936)*
*Calculated relationship
Kiel Cemetery
Manitowoc County
Wisconsin, USA
Created by: Rose Mohnsam
Record added: Apr 28, 2009
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Gertrude <i>Born</i> Ammann
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