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Elizabeth Fechter Camins
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Birth: Jun. 29, 1867
Wisconsin, USA
Death: May 22, 1944
Iron River
Iron County
Michigan, USA

HEADSTONE just says Mother; no first name given.

OBITUARY Iron River Reporter May 23 1944 “Mrs. F. Camins, Here 60 Years, Dies Monday”
Mrs. Elizabeth Camins, 76, a resident of Iron River city for more than 60 years, died at her home, 227 Cayuga street, at 8:30 Monday morning of a lingering heart ailment.
Funeral services will be held from the family home at 8:45 and at St. Agnes church at 9 Thursday morning by Rev. Fr. George Dingfelder with burial in the family plot at Iron River cemetery.
Born June 29, 1867, she came to Iron River as a young girl with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fechter. Here she met and married the late Frank Camins, who, with a daughter Mary Lewis, died in 1918. She was an honorary member of the Altar Society.
She leaves a son John at home, and two daughters, Anna of Hines, Ill. and Mrs. G.T. Breen, Stambaugh. A son Leo F. died in August 1942. There are also three grand children.
The body will be taken to the family residence from the Buchanan Funeral home Wednesday afternoon.
Pallbearers will be Nick Diederichs, Leonard Williams, H.E. Hagelin, Frank Windsor, William Schieber, Anton Cybulski.

FUNERAL NOTICE Iron River Reporter May 26 1944 “Services Are Held For Mrs. Camins”
A requiem high mass was held Thursday morning from St. Agnes church by the Rev. Fr. George Dingfelder for Mrs. Elizabeth Camins, 227 Cayuga street, one of Iron River’s first residents. Mrs. H.J. McDonough sang “Ave Maria.”
Out-of-town people attending were Atty. and Mrs. Florian Kern and Mrs. Gus Goodman and son Robert of Milwaukee; Mrs. L.F. Camins, Mr. and Mrs. O.K. Fjetland and son Conrad, Detroit.

FRAMES FOR THE FUTURE Iron River centennial book 1981 on page 383 "The Camins Family" says Frank Camins was born in Hableton, Pennsylvania in 1858 and married Elizabeth Fechter. She was born June 29 1867 and came here with her parents, early pioneers.

1900 US CENSUS in Iron River Twp Iron County MI shows Frank Camins head age 34 married 17 years (abt 1883) born Dec 1866 [1858] Pennsylvania father & mother birthplace unknown. Elizabeth wife age 33 married 17 years (abt 1883) born June 1867 Wisconsin 5 children all living parents born Germany. Leo son age 16 born Sep 1884 Michigan. John son age 13 born Oct 1887 [1886] Michigan. Mary daughter age 11 born Oct 1889 Michigan. Anna daughter age 6 born Jan 1894 Michigan. Helen daughter age 2 born Nov 1898 [1897] Michigan. Parents born PA & WI for each child.

OBITUARY of Helen Breen 1973 says her mother Elizabeth Camins was a pioneer resident.

OBITUARY of John Camins 1973 says his mother Elizabeth Camins was a pioneer resident of Iron River.

OBITUARY of Leo Camins 1942 says Mrs Frank Camins is his mother.

INFORMATION FROM RELATIVE great-granddaughter Julia Mueller ( of Arizona.
Family links: 
  Wolfgang Fechter (1832 - 1908)
  Barbara Raab Fechter (1836 - 1901)
  Frank Camins (1858 - 1919)*
  Leo F. Camins (1884 - 1942)*
  John Camins (1886 - 1978)*
  Mary Camins Lewis (1889 - 1920)*
  Anna A. Camins (1894 - 1958)*
  Helen Camins Breen (1897 - 1973)*
  Georg Fechter (1857 - 1862)*
  Maria Fechter (1860 - 1862)*
  Nickolaus Fechter (1863 - 1863)*
  Elizabeth Fechter Camins (1867 - 1944)
  George Fechter (1869 - 1895)*
  Anna Fechter Kern (1872 - 1933)*
*Calculated relationship
Iron River Cemetery
Iron River
Iron County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Section 28 Lot 5
Created by: Dale Safford
Record added: Jan 22, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8303689
Elizabeth <i>Fechter</i> Camins
Added by: Julia Mueller
Elizabeth <i>Fechter</i> Camins
Added by: Dale Safford
Elizabeth <i>Fechter</i> Camins
Added by: Dale Safford
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