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John Frederick Nuzman
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Birth: Sep. 12, 1844
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany
Death: Sep. 10, 1929
Manhattan
Riley County
Kansas, USA

John's christened name in Germany is Johann Carl Christian Nutzmann. Born 12 Sept. 1844 (Christened 17 Sept. 1844) to Dorothea Johanna Flachskamp (Mary Flascone) & Vollrath Friedrich Christian Nutzmann. (Frederick F Nuzman)

This information was found in church records from Rittermannshagen, Mecklenburg-Schweren by Aaron Nuzman (2012)

The Soldier Clipper, Wednesday September 18, 1929

John Nuzman, son of Fredrick and Mary Nuzman, was born September 12, 1844, at Mecklenburg, Germany, and died at the home of his daughter, Mrs George Hays, in Manhattan, Kansas, September 10, 1929. He came with his parents, two sisters and three brothers to America in 1856 settling first at La Porte, Indiana, and then in 1860, coming to Kansas, they located on a homestead two miles west of Soldier.

He was married December 20, 1871 to Kate Metcalf. They established their home at once on the farm near by that he previously had bought from his brother, Fred, who had homesteaded it. Eleven children were born to them. They are Ed Nuzman and Mrs. Nina Hays, of Manhattan; Frank Nuzman, of Lawton, Oklahoma; Luie Nuzman, now deceased; Mrs. Elma Worral, of Kiowa, Colorado; Thomas Nuzman, of Lookeba, Oklahoma; Mrs. Leona Siple , now deceased; Fred Nuzman of Soldier; Earl Nuzman, Hysum, Washington; Mrs. Nell Bell, Bellington, Washington; and Warren Nuzman, of Filer, Idaho. There are fourteen grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. In the Civil war, August 20, 1862, he enlisted in Company B, 11th Kansas cavalry and served till August 31, 1865, and after this for three years was in campaigns against the Indians. He afterwards was much devoted to the G.A.R. Of late years his special care of was the graves of his comrades. When the old battle flags were removed from the State House to the new Memorial Building in Topeka, John Nuzman was the old soldier designated to carry these flags. Mr. Nuzman took a live interest in the welfare and enterprises of his community. For more than forty years he was a member of the Methodist church. He was a charter member of the Masonic lodge of Soldier. He served his community and political party in positions of responsibility. For sixty years he was one of the most prominent figures in community life. Mrs. Nuzman died in 1927. His three brothers were union soldiers in the civil war; one of them Charles, still lives. He is ninety years age and resides in Idaho.
The funeral service was held in the Soldier Methodist church on September 13. Rev. Whittlesey and Rev. Mayfield officiating, the latter, a long time friend, preaching the sermon. On the platform also were P. H. Reed, Union Army comrade and R.B. Brooks, Confederate veteran. The Masonic and Eastern Star lodges attended. The burial was at the Soldier Cemetery, the Masons having charge there. Taps were blown by Lyle Sproul, Boy Scout bugler, other Scouts stood by at salute, and Comrade Reed held the old G.A.R. Post flag over the grave.

"Thus was laid away the last one of the Union veterans of the town of Soldier."

Unlocated child:

Nell R Nuzman June 1892 Married to George H Bell living in Washington






 
 
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 Parents:
  Fredrick F. Nuzman (1805 - 1880)
  Mary Flascone Nuzman (1809 - 1888)
 
 Spouse:
  Kate Ovanda Midkelf Nuzman (1852 - 1927)*
 
 Children:
  Eddie William Nuzman (1873 - 1948)*
  Nina Rosetta Nuzman Hays (1874 - 1960)*
  Frank Houpt Nuzman (1876 - 1944)*
  Luie Ellsworth Nuzman (1878 - 1917)*
  Elma May Nuzman Worrall (1880 - 1966)*
  Thomas M Nuzman (1882 - 1945)*
  Leona Mary Nuzman Siple (1884 - 1922)*
  Fred Marlin Nuzman (1887 - 1942)*
  Earl Emmett Nuzman (1889 - 1973)*
  Warren Cecil Nuzman (1894 - 1953)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Louise Nuzman Schroder (1830 - 1911)*
  Frederick C. Nuzman (1832 - 1916)*
  Charles Ludwig Wilhelm Nuzman (1839 - 1929)*
  Fredericka Nuzman Backman (1842 - 1894)*
  John Frederick Nuzman (1844 - 1929)
  Lewis Nuzman (1846 - 1926)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: John & Kate was married December 20th, 1871 in America City, Nemaha, Kansas
 
Burial:
Soldier Cemetery
Soldier
Jackson County
Kansas, USA
Plot: D5D
 
Maintained by: Jen
Originally Created by: KUfan
Record added: Apr 15, 2009
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John Frederick Nuzman
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John Frederick Nuzman
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John Frederick Nuzman
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- Jean Nuzman Bryson
 Added: Oct. 24, 2012
 
 
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