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Bernhardt A. Leimbach
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Birth: Feb. 1, 1844
Hessen, Germany
Death: Apr. 17, 1915
Putnam County
Illinois, USA

Bernhardt Leimbach was the son of Christian and Johanna (Koheler) Leimbach, of Germany. He had two brothers, Herman Leimbach, and Otto Leimbach.

Source: Familial info provided by Find A Grave member # 47456838.



One of Granville's long resident cit-
izens passed to his eternal rest last
Saturday morning and was buried on
Monday, April 19, 1915 from the home
farm north of town. Frank Peterson
was in charge and Rev. Stetson
preached the sermon. Mr. Leimbach
had been sick for a long time and his
death was not unexpected. The death
was due to complications and a gradu-
al decline.

Bernhardt A. Leimbach was born at
Cassel, Germany, February 1, 1844,
coming to America in 1864. He leaves
a wife and four children, all grown.
Mr. Leimbach had resided in this
township for 37 years and was a very
genial soul, always radiating sunshine
and full of good humor, a hustling
good farmer and neighbor, held in es-
teem by his community as testified by
the many beautiful floral tributes at
the funeral which was largely at-

At the request of the family, appre-
ciation of the kindly ministrations of
all friends in this sad hour is hereby

Source: The Granville Echo, Granville, Illinois, Thursday, April 22, 1915, front page, W. E. Hawthorne, publisher and editor, transcribed by HJ, November 28, 2013 
Family links: 
  Emma Kuhardt Leimbach (1854 - 1917)
  Minnie E. Leimbach Meyer (1879 - 1954)*
  William Joseph Leimbach (1881 - 1955)*
  Adolph Gustav Leimbach (1884 - 1951)*
  Edward Herman Leimbach (1886 - 1943)*
*Calculated relationship
Granville Cemetery
Putnam County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Block 46, Lot 1, Grave 10
Maintained by: HJ
Originally Created by: Anonymous
Record added: Feb 22, 2012
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Bernhardt A. Leimbach
Added by: HJ
Bernhardt A. Leimbach
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 Added: Feb. 22, 2012

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