|Birth: ||Oct. 15, 1821|
|Death: ||Dec. 2, 1902|
DEATH OF WM. KURKAMP AGED MANHATTAN RESIDENT
William Kurkamp, one of the wealthiest and best known residents of this township, died at his home in Manhattan at 11 o'clock p. m., December 2, 1902, of Dropsy and Bright's disease, aged 81 years, 1 month, 17 days. Deceased was a native of Germany and had lived in Illinois 49 years. Most of his time was spent on his farm in Jackson, where he owned several large tracts. Several years ago, Mr. Kurkamp lost his wife which was a blow to him from which he never fully recovered and he has been in feeble health since. He leaves a large family, also 32 grand children. The children living are: Henry, Frank, William, Mrs. Laura Meyers, Mrs. Amelia Seltzer, Mrs. Mary Long, Mrs. Anna Meyers and Mrs. Ella Lichtenwalter, all of whom live in Will county.
undated 1902 Will County newspaper article copied from the archives of Ethel M. Connole nee Brown.
Louisa Pohlman Kurkamp (1825 - 1899)*
Henry W. Kurkhamp (1851 - 1906)*
Mary Amelia Kurkamp Long (1853 - 1937)*
Sarah Ann Kurkamp (1856 - 1857)*
Anna Louisa Kurkamp Myers (1857 - 1940)*
William Frederick Kurkamp (1859 - 1951)*
Emanuel Kurkamp (1861 - 1870)*
Amelia Margaret Kurkamp Seltzer (1863 - 1940)*
Franklin Eli Kurkamp (1865 - 1949)*
Elvina Ida Kurkamp Lichtenwalter (1867 - 1947)*
Laura Kurkamp Myers (1870 - 1938)*
Note: Aged, 81 ys.
North Providence Ridge Cemetery
Maintained by: Bruce Myers
Originally Created by: Leona A. Mathis
Record added: May 19, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6426863