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Myrtle Maud Smith German
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Birth: Jun. 10, 1877
Knox County
Illinois, USA
Death: Aug. 8, 1957
Galesburg
Knox County
Illinois, USA

Obit of: from; The Williamsfield Times Thurs. August 15, 1957
Funeral services for Myrtle M. German, 80, who d. Thursday, Aug. 8, (1957) in St. Marys Hospital, Galesburg, Ill., were conducted Sunday afternoon at the Williamsfield Methodist, Church...... Myrtle Maud Smith, daughter of William H. and Ann Eliza Carathurs Smith, was born June 10, 1877 in Elba Township. Here she grew to womanhood, attending West Elba School and Elba Center Church. On January 31, 1898 she was united in marriage to John Allen German. To this happy union were born four children, Mrs. Maude Mundy, Williamsfield, Ms. Marion (Geneva) Smith, Toulon, William Aaron, Galesburg, and Mrs. Lester (Thelma) Johnson, Williamsfield.
In March, 1910 they moved into town where they built a new home. On December 7, 1925 her husband died.
Mrs. German spent her entire life in the Williamsfield community, always willing to assist in the care of those who were ill. Her hobbies were flowers and gardening.
Surviving are four children, a sister, Mrs. Hattie Trowbridge, Elmwood, a brother, Fred L. Smith, Williamsfield, nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews and numerous friends. She was preceded in death by her parents and three sisters. 
 
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 Parents:
  William H. Smith (1847 - 1933)
  Anna Eliza Carothers Smith (1854 - 1905)
 
 Spouse:
  John Allen German (1871 - 1925)
 
 Children:
  Maude Elizabeth German Mundy (1901 - 1958)*
  Thelma A. German Johnson (1909 - 2002)*
 
 Siblings:
  Lillie E. Smith (1872 - 1934)*
  Hattie E. Smith Trowbridge (1875 - 1961)*
  Myrtle Maud Smith German (1877 - 1957)
  Edith Grace Smith Broadfield (1880 - 1954)*
  Fred L. Smith (1884 - 1959)*
  Hazel M. Smith Bates (1892 - 1930)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Williamsfield Cemetery
Williamsfield
Knox County
Illinois, USA
Plot: D-43
 
Created by: Robert Myers
Record added: Jan 26, 2012
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Myrtle Maud <i>Smith</i> German
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Myrtle Maud <i>Smith</i> German
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