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Bertha Agnes Metzner Horn
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Birth: 1839, Germany
Death: Apr. 16, 1890
Naperville
DuPage County
Illinois, USA

Died, at her home in Naperville, corner Jefferson Avenue and Webster Street, on Wednesday evening, April 16th, 1890, Mrs. John Horn, aged fifty-one years, of consumption.
Agnes Bertha Metzner was born in Hohenstein, Saxony. She, with her parents emigrated to America in 1848 and settled at Erie, Pa., where they lived about one year when they came west and located in Wisconsin. When seventeen years of age she came to Naperville.
In 1865 was united in marriage to John Horn, who for a number of years kept a tailor shop on Main Street. His death occurred eight years ago.
Mrs. Horn had been a sufferer of consumption for a number of years, but her death was quite sudden notwithstanding.
Three children, Emma, Ida and Carl, seven brothers and sisters - Theodore Metzner, Kansas City, Mo., Herman Metzner, Chillicothe, Mo., Louis Metzner, Chicago, Mrs. Anna Schwartz and Mrs. Augusta Wittich, of Chicago, and Mrs. Amelia Reichert, Riverdale, Ill., (all but one being present at the funeral) and a host of friends remain to mourn her demise.
The funeral was held from the late residence Saturday at two o'clock p.m., the Rev. Illg, of the Lutheran Church, of which Mrs. Horn was a member, officiating.
A large number of relatives from abroad were in attendance at the funeral: Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Losey, Mrs. Kettering, Theodore Friedley, of Lemont; Mr. and Mrs. Albert Friedley, Mrs. Zellman, Mr. and Mrs. Philip Horn, Mr. Augusta Wittich, Misses Alice, Blanch and Augusta Metzner, of Chicago; Messrs. Louis, August and Otto Reiche, of Riverdale, Ill.

The Naperville Clarion
April 23, 1890
 
 
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 Spouse:
  John Horn (1824 - 1882)
 
 Children:
  John E. Horn (1866 - 1867)*
  Emma B. Horn (1868 - 1924)*
  Ida Horn Lemley (1870 - 1947)*
  Carl John Horn (1872 - 1944)*
  John L. Horn (1874 - 1875)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Naperville Cemetery
Naperville
DuPage County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Sec 1 Lot 40 Plot 6
 
Created by: Timothy Ory
Record added: Apr 16, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35955292
Bertha Agnes <i>Metzner</i> Horn
Added by: Timothy Ory
 
 
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