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Herman Ludwig Schowengerdt
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Birth: Nov. 11, 1850
Hopewell
Warren County
Missouri, USA
Death: Mar. 9, 1920
Osage County
Missouri, USA

Hermann Ludwig Schowengerdt, son of Frederick Schowengerdt and Louisa Dettermann, was baptized 9 March 1851 (Smith Creek record, p. 110). He married Mary Forderhase 16 March 1876. Known children of the couple were Lisia Emilia, Frank, Emma, Edward, Robert, Walter, and Margaret. He was buried in Bode Cemetery (MO #13567).
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Obituary -- Death of H.L. Schowengerdt (Nov. 11, 1850-March 9, 1920)

Another good citizen has gone to his reward. Herman L. Schowengerdt died suddenly at his home three miles east of Chamois at 6 o'clock on last Tuesday. He was in Chamois attending to business and talking with friends that afternoon. He went home and went to bed saying he felt bad and in half an hour he was dead. His death was caused by heart failure. He was an honored citizen of this community. He had reached the ripe old age of 69 years and had resided here for 29 years. His wife, daughter, Martha, and four sons, George, Edward, Robert and Walter survive him. H.L. Schowengerdt was the owner of The News of Osage County and the News force feel forceably the loss of this good man, we join the many friends in extending sincere sympathy to the bereaved. The funeral service will be at the M. E. Church by Rev. Jared, tomorrow at 10 a.m. Interment will take place in the Bode Cemetery south of town. He had been a life long Methodist and will be greatly missed in the church and community (News of Osage County, 11 March 1920)(courtesy of Bob Snyder). 
 
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 Parents:
  Fredrech Eherhard William Schowengerdt (1816 - 1899)
  Catherine Friedericke Determann Schowengerdt (1813 - 1888)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Forderhase Schowengerdt (1852 - 1932)*
 
 Children:
  Lizze Emilia Schowengerdt (1877 - 1877)*
  Edward Schowengerdt (1881 - 1945)*
 
 Sibling:
  Herman Ludwig Schowengerdt (1850 - 1920)
  Louis Benjamin Schowengerdt (1861 - 1938)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bode Cemetery
Chamois
Osage County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Jane Denny
Record added: Aug 28, 2011
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Herman Ludwig Schowengerdt
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RIP my relative
- Michele Brooks
 Added: Feb. 28, 2013

- Jane Denny
 Added: Aug. 28, 2011
 
 
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