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William Blume
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Birth: Apr. 14, 1847, Germany
Death: Jan. 12, 1899
Bremer County
Iowa, USA

William was born in Germany. He was a farmer in the Sumner, Iowa, area. He practiced the Lutheran faith.

Cemetery Records state: "William was found hanging from the rafters in his barn last Thursday A.M.; he leaves a wife and a large number of children."
{Information from "Events 30 Years Ago", 1899}

William & Minnie (Fritz) Blume had 10 children: Elizabeth "Lizzie", Minna, Henry, Sophia, William, August C., Mary, Sarah, Charles Edwin, Emma Blume

1895 Census, Sumner Twp, Bremer Co, Iowa
William Blume 47 yrs
Minnie 40 yrs
Elizabeth 18 yrs
Minna 17 yrs
Henry 15 yrs
Sophia 13 yrs
William 11 yrs
August C. 8 yrs
Mary 5 yrs
Sarah 2 yrs

Family links: 
  Wilhelmina Fritz Blume (1855 - 1937)*
  Elizabeth Blume (1876 - 1963)*
  Minna Blume Zander (1878 - 1968)*
  Henry Blume (1880 - 1952)*
  Sophia Marie Blume Tietje (1882 - 1975)*
  William C. Blume (1883 - 1962)*
  August Christ Blume (1886 - 1967)*
  Mary M. Blume Brockmann (1889 - 1976)*
  Sarah Blume Diekmann (1893 - 1986)*
  Charles Edwin Blume (1895 - 1992)*
  Emma Blume Reinhart (1898 - 1988)*
*Calculated relationship
Union Mound Cemetery
Bremer County
Iowa, USA
Maintained by: Cheri
Originally Created by: Diane Zabel
Record added: Mar 11, 2009
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William Blume
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- Gloria
 Added: Jun. 10, 2014
Dear great-grandpa Blume, Although we never met I have love for you in my heart...without you there would be no me.
- Your great-granddaughter, Cheri (Blume) Ostrand
 Added: Aug. 9, 2011

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