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Julius Hekel
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Birth: Feb. 2, 1835, Germany
Death: Apr. 18, 1886
Buchanan County
Iowa, USA

Julius came to America with his family when he was 12 years old.Settled first in Ohio, then to Jefferson Twp in Dubuque Co, IA. Moved to Newton Twp, Buchanan Co, in 1864. He died April 18, 1886 and was buried in Circle Grove Cemetery. He married Catherine Fisher on 27 Oct 1857 in Dubuque Co, IA. She died shortly after that of typhoid fever and is buried in Jefferson township in Dubuque Co, IA He married his 2nd wife, Mary Kautenburg. on Oct 14, 1858 in Dubuque Co,IA. Julius and Mary and three Children moved from Dubuque Co, to Newton township Buchanan Co, IA. Julius died April 18, 1886 at his home near Quasqueton and was buried at Circle Grove Cemetery, When his wife Mary Hekel died in 1910, she wanted to be buried in Fairview Cemetery. It was then Julius was moved from Circle Grove to Fairview Cemetery next to his wife.
They were parents of 8 children, Mary born 1859, Elizabeth born 1861, Emma born , 1863, Caroline born 1865, John H. born 1867, Joseph born 1869, Alice born 1882 and Ulis born 1884 
 
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 Parents:
  Johnann Frederick Hekel (1801 - 1881)
  Maria Elizabeth Sauer Hekel (1813 - 1891)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Kautenburg Hekel (1842 - 1910)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Hekel Thom (1859 - 1940)*
  Elizabeth Ann Hekel Thom (1861 - 1945)*
  Emma Kathryn Hekel Adams (1863 - 1948)*
  Caroline Hekel Cray (1865 - 1941)*
  John Frederick Hekel (1867 - 1955)*
  Joseph Heckel (1869 - 1944)*
  Alice Mae Hekel Leatherman (1882 - 1969)*
  Ulis Hekel (1884 - 1970)*
 
 Siblings:
  Julius Hekel (1835 - 1886)
  Rachel Hekel Klotz (1837 - 1908)*
  William Hakel (1842 - 1863)*
  Mary Timson (1846 - 1926)*
  George Hekel (1853 - 1924)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
The birth date for Mary on her stone is wrong.
She was born 18 Oct 1842. She and Julius married 14 Oct 1858.
 
Burial:
Fairview Cemetery
Winthrop
Buchanan County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Evelyn Evans
Record added: Jul 02, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54396708
Julius Hekel
Added by: Evelyn Evans
 
Julius Hekel
Added by: Evelyn Evans
 
Julius Hekel
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