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John Ludwig Erdman
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Birth: May 13, 1842, Germany
Death: May 30, 1926
Henry County
Illinois, USA

Geneseo Republic, 4 June, 1926

John L. Erdman, a resident of Edford township, near Geneseo, since he settled there after leaving Germany, 59 year ago, died in his home, five miles west of Geneseo at 2:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon, following an illness of six weeks. Death was caused by paralysis and infirmities of age. Mr. Erdman was born in Germany, May 13, 1842, and was reared and educated there. He came to this vicinity 59 years ago, and married Miss Anna P. Hintz November 26, 1867, in Geneseo. He engaged in farming until 20 years ago and still lived on his farm. He is survived by his wife and the following sons and daughters: Mrs. Theresa Meeske, Wyoming Ill; Theodore Erdman, Geneseo; Henry W. Erdman, Canby Minn.; Otto A. Erdman, Geneseo; John E. Erdman, Edford township; Mrs. Mary A.(sic) Miller, Geneseo; Arthur P. Erdman, Edford township; Mrs. Ella P. Krueger, Edford. There are 27 grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Funeral services were held in the home at 1:30 o'clock and in the St. Peter's Evangelical church of which Mr. Erdman was an active member, at 2 o'clock, Tuesday afternoon. Rev. A. C. Hosto officiated and interment was in the Edford cemetery. Mr. Erdman's six sons were pallbearers. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Anna Pauline Hintz Erdman (1848 - 1936)*
 
 Children:
  Theresa Caroline Erdman Meeske (1868 - 1945)*
  Theodore F. Erdman (1871 - 1961)*
  Emil G Erdman (1873 - 1962)*
  Otto Albert Erdman (1878 - 1966)*
  Mary Matilda Erdman Miller (1884 - 1936)*
  Arthur Philip Erdman (1887 - 1978)*
  Ella Paulina Erdman Krueger (1889 - 1989)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Edford Cemetery
Geneseo
Henry County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Don
Record added: Oct 02, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 98165782
John Ludwig Erdman
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John Ludwig Erdman
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