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Marie Adelgunda Helena Witt Brucker
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Birth: Aug. 31, 1892
Ford County
Illinois, USA
Death: May 21, 1917
Ford County
Illinois, USA

Fifth of seven children of Gustav and Augusta Fritz Witt she married John L. Brucker in Sibley on Feb. 10, 1910. They had three surviving children.

Her obituary and family records say she was born in 1892. The gravestone says 1893.

According to her obituary, Marie was ill for six weeks and after an attempted operation for "kidney trouble," she died.
According to her sister, Ida Witt Franks who was living in the same small town, Marie died after a premature childbirth and her stillborn son was buried with her. Ida declared lilacs were blooming during the funeral and she could never after abide the scent of lilac. Marie's children were:

1. Evelyn Marie Brucker 1911 - 1979
m1932 Richard E. Witt d1991

2. Alice Helen Brucker 1913 - 1984
m1946 Wade Clay Acree d1982

3. John Herbert Brucker 1915 - 1996
m1954 Mae O. Miller Barnes d2003

?4. ?Infant son bd May 1917 
Family links: 
  Gustav Witt (1856 - 1938)
  Augusta Fritz Witt (1858 - 1899)
  John Logan Brucker (1888 - 1951)*
  Alice Helen Brucker Acree (1913 - 1984)*
  John Herbert Brucker (1915 - 1996)*
  Johanna Helena Adelgunda Witt Gerken (1886 - 1943)*
  Henry Karl Wilhelm Witt (1887 - 1957)*
  William Albert Witt (1888 - 1943)*
  Friedrich Ernest Witt (1890 - 1957)*
  Marie Adelgunda Helena Witt Brucker (1892 - 1917)
  Ida Martha Witt Franks (1894 - 1974)*
  Herman Gustav Witt (1896 - 1923)*
*Calculated relationship
Mount Hope Cemetery
Ford County
Illinois, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 40.58903, -88.3967
Created by: Rosetta
Record added: Jul 21, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6625675
Marie Adelgunda Helena <i>Witt</i> Brucker
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Marie Adelgunda Helena <i>Witt</i> Brucker
Added by: Rosetta
Marie Adelgunda Helena <i>Witt</i> Brucker
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Your family missed you so, great aunt Marie.
- Rosetta
 Added: Mar. 19, 2007

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