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Gottlieb Ferdinand Wolgast
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Birth: Mar. 4, 1840, Germany
Death: Aug. 16, 1920
Aurora
Kane County
Illinois, USA

Aurora Beacon-News, Tuesday, August 17, 1920:

"Gottlieb F. Wolgast, 80 years old, died yesterday afternoon at 4 o'clock, of general debility. He suffered a stroke four weeks ago.

He was employed by the Burlington railroad in the bridge building department for 43 years. One daughter and three sons survive. They are Mrs. P. J. Stanton, of Chicago, Frank, of Chicago, and Oscar and Paul of Aurora.

The funeral will be held Wednesday morning at 9 o'clock from the Denney & Denney chapel. The Reverend Mr. Osterland will officiate. Interment will be in Montrose cemetery, Chicago."

Son of Carl Wolgast, widower of Anna/Hanna. Emigrated 1867; from Stegelitz/Templin, Prussia. He was a carpenter, then a bridge builder for the C.B. & Q. railroad. He lived at Beach & Superior streets in Aurora up to 1920 census, but residence on death certificate is given as 481 New York St. Cause of death: inanition and exhaustion or general de[?]bility. His children were Frank (married Minnie Knaack), Emma (married Patrick Stanton & Thomas Ammeson), Oscar (married Emma Seidelmann), Paul, Annie, and Clara
 
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 Parents:
  Caroline Wollgast Ludecke (1813 - 1900)
 
 Spouse:
  Anna Wolgast Wolgast (1842 - 1913)
 
 Children:
  Annie M Wollgast (____ - 1886)*
  Frank L. Wolgast (1872 - 1925)*
  Emma C. Wolgast Ammeson (1875 - 1944)*
  Oscar F Wolgast (1876 - 1960)*
  Clara Wolgast (1879 - 1881)*
  Paul J Wolgast (1884 - 1963)*
 
 Sibling:
  Gottlieb Ferdinand Wolgast (1840 - 1920)
  Ferdinand Adolph Luedeke (1850 - 1918)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Montrose Cemetery
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Lisa Gerald
Record added: Mar 14, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34792172
Gottlieb Ferdinand Wolgast
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