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John Henry Kattau
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Birth: Nov. 10, 1853
Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany
Death: Oct. 26, 1930
Lancaster County
Nebraska, USA

John Henry Kattau, Sr., was born in Hanover, Germany, November 10, 1853, and died Sunday morning, October 26, 1930, at his home in Kramer. In 1870 he came to this country with his parents, they located at Davenport, Iowa, for a year and then came to Lancaster County and located on a farm near Kramer. He was united in marriage to Sophia Lizzetta Heitman, March 8, 1877, also of Kramer. She died forty-one years ago.

The past eleven years he has lived in the town of Kramer. He had been ailing the past year; six days before he passed away, having suffered a stroke of paralysis.

He leaves to mourn his loss, two daughters, Minnie and Fredericka, at home and two sons, Henry Kattau, Jr., and Fred Kattau, living on farms near Kramer, and eight grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at the Kramer German Lutheran church yesterday, October 29 at 1:30 p.m. Rev. Albert Cholcher officiated. Interment in the Kramer cemetery.

Published in The Crete News
Family links: 
  Fred Henry Kattau (1822 - 1914)
  Lizzetta Sophia Heitman Kattau (1858 - 1889)*
  William Henry Kattau (1877 - 1937)*
  Herman Fredrich Kattau (1878 - 1961)*
  Minnie H. Kattau (1881 - 1969)*
  J. Theodore Kattau (1883 - 1910)*
  Maria Friederika Kattau (1887 - 1954)*
*Calculated relationship
Kramer Community Cemetery
Lancaster County
Nebraska, USA
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Originally Created by: Ellajean
Record added: Oct 23, 2010
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John Henry Kattau
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John Henry Kattau
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John Henry Kattau
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