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Joseph H Botz
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Birth: Oct. 30, 1873
Meire Grove
Stearns County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Sep. 11, 1907
Freeport
Stearns County
Minnesota, USA

Born in Getty Township.
Died in threshing accident in Millwood township.

Joseph Botz son of Jacob Botz, of Freeport, Minn., was killed instantly by a threshing machine Sept 12. The young man was putting the belt on the fly wheel while the engine was in motion and his clothing caught in the wheel, pulling his head in. The accident was horrible.
Source: The Ward County independent., September 19, 1907,(Minot, Ward County, N.D.)

St. Cloud, Minn., Sept. 14. Joe
Botz, a Freeport farmer, was killed by
a threshing machine. One arm was
completely torn from his body and his
head was crushed. Botz was one of
the most prominent farmers in this vicinity.
Source: The Post and record (Rochester, Minn.)
September 20, 1907

Brother to John Frederick Botz.
Married Josephine Vogel.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Jacob Botz (1845 - 1939)
  Elizabeth Wolter Botz (1850 - 1937)
 
 Siblings:
  John Frederick Botz (1872 - 1928)*
  Joseph H Botz (1873 - 1907)
  Peter Mathias Botz (1882 - 1986)*
  Frederick John Botz (1890 - 1995)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sacred Heart Cemetery
Freeport
Stearns County
Minnesota, USA
 
Created by: Ken Beuning
Record added: Jul 14, 2013
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Joseph H Botz
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Joseph H Botz
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