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August Charley Schwemm
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Birth: Oct. 4, 1878
Barrington
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Oct. 6, 1943
Elgin
Kane County
Illinois, USA

August C. Schwemm, resident of the Barrington vicinity almost all his life, died Wednesday morning at Sherman hospital in Elgin following a lingering illness. He had been in the hospital for 29 days preceding his death.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 o'clock Sunday afternoon from the Barrington Methodist church, with the Rev CJ Doenecke officiating.


Burial will be in Evergreen cemetery. The remains will lie at the funeral home, 149 West Main Street, until time for the services.

Mr. Schwemm, 65 years old, was born in Barrington Township on October 4, 1873. He was a freight clerk for the Chicago and NorthWestern railroad for 39 years, having been pensioned just 5 months before his death.

Mr. Schwemm's three sons all are serving in the armed forces of their country. Private Harold Schwemm is in Sicily, Private Kenneth Schwemm is stationed at camp Fannin, Tex., and Staff Sergeant Clifford Schwemm is in New Caledonia.

He is also survived by three daughters; Cora (Julian) Dvorak, Grace (LeRoy) Pepper and Myrtle (Frank) Lukes and numerous grandchildren. 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Schwemm (1824 - 1880)
  Julia Emme Schwemm (1836 - 1884)
 
 Spouse:
  Dora Ellen Lyons Schwemm (1883 - 1949)
 
 Children:
  Cora Lillian Schwemm Dvorak (1908 - 1986)*
  Harold A Schwemm (1910 - 1998)*
  Kenneth Vernon Schwemm (1915 - 1999)*
  Clifford Eugene Schwemm (1919 - 2013)*
 
 Siblings:
  Frederic Schwemm (1859 - 1937)*
  Anna Schwemm (1864 - 1880)*
  William David Schwemm (1866 - 1953)*
  Herman Josef Ludwig Schwemm (1868 - 1932)*
  John Lewis Schwemm (1871 - 1947)*
  Minnie Schwemm Schnetlage (1873 - 1958)*
  August Charley Schwemm (1878 - 1943)
  Ida Marie Schwemm Lyons (1880 - 1966)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Barrington
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot:
 
Created by: Pattie Schultz
Record added: Apr 16, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5367069
August Charley Schwemm
Added by: Pattie Schultz
 
August Charley Schwemm
Added by: Pattie Schultz
 
August Charley Schwemm
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