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Oscar William Hegwer
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Birth: Jul. 18, 1878
Kansas, USA
Death: Oct. 14, 1899
Denver
Denver County
Colorado, USA

His mother, Katherenah Hornberger, was the first wife of Henry Hegwer.

Sketch of his likeness included in 1899 Denver Evening Post article.

1898 Aug -- San Francisco, San Francisco, California -- there with volunteer company in transit from Denver to Manilla. Sat with brother Bert through illness and was present at burial on Aug 17
1898 -- to Manilla -- by ship, probably shortly after funeral of brother Bert
1899 Jul 18 -- 21st birthday; sailed from Manila to US
1899 Oct -- Denver, Colorado -- "Ever since his return from the Philippines, he has been ailing and was taken very ill at Grand
Junction"....; illness from typhoid pneumonia led to death(Denver Evening Post, 15 Oct 1899, p. 6, col D)
1899 Oct 14 -- 4539 Columbine, Denver, Colorado -- residence; death place
1899 Oct 19 -- Central Christian Church Broadway & 16th St -- funeral services
1899 Oct 19 -- Fairmount Cemetery -- burial

Selected Sources
-- Colorado: Denver Evening Post, 15 Oct 1899; p. 6, col D.
-- Colorado State Archives -- Military Records, Colorado Veterans' Grave Registrations
-- Colorado State Archives, State of Colorado - Historical Recrods Index Search, Feb 2008.
-- Colorado: Denver Evening Post, 18 Oct 1899; p. 6, Col C.
-- Colorado: Denver Evening Post, 20 Oct 1899; p. 2, Col A. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Henry Hegwer (1842 - 1921)
 
 Siblings:
  Harry H Hegwer (____ - 1942)*
  Clara Hegwer Lowe (1871 - 1936)*
  Bert Charles Hegwer (1874 - 1898)*
  Oscar William Hegwer (1878 - 1899)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
CO E 1 COLO INF SP AM WAR
 
Note: no dates
 
Burial:
Fairmount Cemetery
Denver
Denver County
Colorado, USA
Plot: Block 39
 
Maintained by: MHD
Originally Created by: Joyce Escue Culver
Record added: Aug 14, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57046013
Oscar William Hegwer
Added by: Joyce Escue Culver
 
Oscar William Hegwer
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