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Johanna Funk Abele
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Birth: Jul. 7, 1847
Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Death: Nov., 1911
Colorado, USA

Johanna Abele was the wife of Xavier Abele. They were married in Katholisch, Huettlingen, Jagstkreis, Wuerttemberg on 28 Oct 1867. Marriage record list him as Xaviar Abele born 21 May 1841 in Huettlingen and age 26. Parents; Johann Abele and Maria Anna Heppich. Johanna is listed as Maria Anna Funk age 20, born 07 Jul 1847. (Previously listed as Mar 1841 above) Parents; Alios Funk and Victoria Waizmann. - Source;"Deutschland Heiraten, 1558-1929," database, FamilySearch ( : 26 December 2014), Xaver Abele and Maria Anna Funk, 28 Oct 1867; citing Katholisch, Huettlingen, Jagstkreis, Wuerttemberg; FHL microfilm 923,623.

Both were native Germans who immigrated to the US. He in 1857 and she in 1853 so they must have traveled back there to get married?

In 1900 they lived at 2625 Larimer St in Denver. He was listed as working as an "Expressman" and she also was employed as a "Pickle Sorter", and shown being born March 1844 in Germany. - Source - United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 25 January 2015), Xavier Abele, Precinct 5 Denver city Ward 4, Arapahoe, Colorado, United States; citing sheet 6B, family 164, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,240,117.

He was a Veteran of the Civil War listed as having entered service as a Corporal and leaving a Private. He was with the Union Army in Company K, 4th Regiment Ohio Cavalry. He died on August 14th 1917 and was 76 years old.

She is buried in Mt Olivet in Wheat Ridge, Colo., and he buried with husband in Riverside Cemetery in Denver Colorado. Not sure if she is buried here.

Obit from The Rocky Mountain News

ABELE, JOHANNA, (MRS.) - Funeral Notice - from her late residence 2948 Walnut, today at 1 p. m., Sacred Heart Church 1:30 p. m., friends invited, interment Mount Olivet.
RMN 11/12/1911
(Name was miss-spelled Abel in Newspaper article) 
Family links: 
  Alios Funk
  Victoria Waizmann Funk (1819 - ____)
  Xavier Abele (1841 - 1917)*
*Calculated relationship
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Wheat Ridge
Jefferson County
Colorado, USA
Created by: Scott Braddy
Record added: Jan 18, 2013
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Johanna <i>Funk</i> Abele
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