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George Jacob Bretz
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Birth: Jul. 11, 1899, Russia
Death: Feb. 3, 1990
Topeka
Shawnee County
Kansas, USA

George's parents were Christ Bretz (1875-1924) and Susanna Bretz-Hekenberger (1881-1960).

Both of George's parents were born in Russia and spoke German. They were married in 1897 or 1898.

When the family arrived in the US on Nov 22, 1906. George was 7 years old. He was the oldest child and the only member of the family that could speak English.

George's first wife was Mildred L Lederer. They were married in 1923 and had eight children. They divorced after the Federal Census of 1940.

George and Sarah were married on Aug 2, 1952. The couple had no children.

George lost both legs to diabetes.
(bio by RMW)

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Kansas, Naturalization Abstracts, 1864-1972
about George Jacob Bretz

Name: George Jacob Bretz
Age: 71
Birth Date: 11 Jul 1899
Birth Place: Pfeifer, Saratov, Russia
Naturalization or Declaration Date: 15 Jul 1970
Naturalization or Declaration County: Shawnee
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Received: Parent links on Feb 16, 2016.
From: David Haspert
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Christian Bretz (1875 - 1924)
  Susanna Batthauer Hekenberger (1881 - 1960)
 
 Spouses:
  Mildred Luciene Lederer Bretz (1903 - 1989)*
  Sarah Louise Gill Bretz (1916 - 2007)*
 
 Children:
  Joann D. Bretz Fountain (1930 - 1990)*
 
 Siblings:
  George Jacob Bretz (1899 - 1990)
  Barbara Bretz Urban (1904 - 1965)*
  Gertrude M. Bretz Peck (1906 - 1978)*
  Peter Casper Bretz (1909 - 1976)*
  John P. Bretz (1909 - 1986)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Topeka Cemetery
Topeka
Shawnee County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Section 58, Lot 30, Space 5
 
Maintained by: RMW
Originally Created by: Oz
Record added: Apr 18, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13993331
George Jacob Bretz
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George Jacob Bretz
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George Jacob Bretz
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