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Guy Conger
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Birth: Apr., 1882
Michigan, USA
Death: Apr. 14, 1918
Mason County
Michigan, USA

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"Guy Conger obituary from the Ludington Daily News, Tue. Oct. 15, 1918


Guy Conger, 34 years, died at the county farm at 4 o'clock Monday afternoon after a few days illness. He had been an inmate of the institution since May 5, 1910 and during the entire time suffered with an affliction of the eyes, causing him to partially lose his sight."


PARENTS: WILLIAM JENNINGS CONGER SR (1837-1887) AND IOLA E COON (1850 1886). Iola died in Michigan but where she's buried is unknown at this time. William is listed as buried here, Find A Grave Memorial# 66003541. However, it's unknown where he really IS laid to rest.

SIBLINGS: Almira is buried in the same cemetery, (Find A Grave Memorial# 65998925) and Ida Conger Altschwager's, burial at Glen Oaks Cemetery Milwaukee Milwaukee County Wisconsin, (Find A Grave Memorial# 75635963)

MATERNAL GRANDPARENTS: William Henry Coon, Sr (Find A Grave Memorial# 53254431) and Almira Adams Coon (Find A Grave Memorial# 53254695).
PATERNAL GRANDPARENTS: Aaron Conger (1812-1843) and Sarah Electa Fisher Conger Prindle(1809-1894). Aaron died in Iowa but where he's buried is unknown at this time. Electa died in Bowie County Texas. Where she's laid to rest is unknown at this time.

The following is part of Conger History:

WILLIAM JENNINGS CONGER SENIOR - CONGER FAMILY HISTORY - EMAIL SENT FROM KEN ROOT JR
"1. William J Conger, b. 1835 in Washington Co., New York, [i] (son of Aaron Conger and Electa Fisher) d. July 31 1887 in Ludington, Mason Co., Michigan, census 1860 in Benton Twp, Keokuk Co., Iowa, census 1870 - 1880 in Amber Twp, Mason Co., Michigan, military Civil War - Iowa 7th Infty., [ii] event 1865 in Never returned home to first wife and moved to Michigan, event Aug 4 1887 in Ludington Record (Michigan) - Obit.2
(1) He married Matilda (Mahala) Bowers, b. 1829, d. 1907 in Kirk, Yuma Co., Colorado.

Children:

i Sarah Electa Conger, b. 1852, d. 1861, never married Never.

ii Aaron Denman Conger, b. 1855, d. 1935.

iii William J Conger, b. 1859, d. 1903.

iv John Thomas Conger, b. 1861, d. 1921.

(2) Married Dec 29 1867 in Amber Twp, Mason Co., Michigan,1 Iola E Coon, b. Aug 1850 in Brooklyn, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio,1, [iii] (daughter of William Henry Coon and Almira Adams).

Children:

v Almira Conger, b. June 3 1868 in Amber Twp, Mason Co., Michigan, [iv] d. Dec 31 1879 in Michigan, [v] buried Block 1A Lot 64 in Lakeview Cemetery, Ludington, Mason Co., Michigan,5 [No Headstone] never married Never.

vi Ida Conger, b. Aug 1879 in Michigan.

Married Aug 14 1897 in Ludington, Mason Co., Michigan,1 Robert Altschwager, b. March 1876 in Wisconsin, (son of John Altschwager and Hannah Parlow) census 1900 in Ludington, Mason Co., Michigan.

vii Guy Conger, b. April 1882 in Michigan, [vi] d. Oct 14 1918 in Amber Twp, Mason Co., Michigan,6, [vii] buried Block 12 Lot 61 in Lakeview Cemetery, Ludington, Mason Co., Michigan,6,7 [Have Picture] census 1900 in Ludington, Mason Co., Michigan, [Living with Brother in Law] census 1910 in Amber Twp, Mason Co., Michigan.

[i] Marriage Cert.
[ii] Obituary.
[iii] 1850 Census.
[iv] Birth Cert.
[v] Cemetery Records.
[vi] Cemetery Transcription.
[vii] Death Cert." 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Jennings Conger (1832 - 1877)
  Iola E Coon Conger (1850 - 1889)
 
 Siblings:
  Aaron Denman Conger (1855 - 1935)**
  William Jennings Conger (1858 - 1904)**
  Almira Conger (1868 - 1879)*
  Ida Altschwager (1879 - 1955)**
  Guy Conger (1882 - 1918)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Lakeview Cemetery
Ludington
Mason County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Block 12 Lot 61
 
Created by: DEE
Record added: Feb 22, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65998925
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