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Matthias M Eiden
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Birth: Dec. 21, 1870
Hermeskeil
Trier-Saarburger Landkreis
Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Death: Sep. 24, 1947
Medina
Outagamie County
Wisconsin, USA

Born in Rheinfeldt, Germany

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Mathias Eiden, age 74, a former town of Sharon farmer for many years, died this morning at St. Elizabeth's hospital at Appleton. Since disposing of his farm near Ellis a year ago, Mr. Eiden had been making his home with a son, Edward Eiden, who resides on a farm near Dale.

Mr. Eiden was born in December, 1872, in Germany and came to this country at the age of four with his parents, the late Mr. and Mrs. Peter Eiden. The family located on a farm in Sharon where Mathias Eiden lived until moving to Dale with his son. His marriage to Miss Elizabeth Smith of Sharon took place in August, 1902. Mrs. Edien died on Feb. 3, 1936.

Surviving are nine children, Walter Eiden of the town of Amherst, Edward of Dale, Mrs. Alda Graff, Mrs. William Cross and Mrs. Frank Peakl of Milwaukee, Joseph and James of Fremont, Dennis in Massachusetts and Cyril of Dancy. Mr. Edien was the last surviving member of a family of six sons and two daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Eiden.

The body is being brought to Stevens Point and will be at the Prais funeral home. Funeral arrangements have not been completed.

Stevens Point Daily Journal
September 24, 1947


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Eiden Funeral Monday

Funeral services for Mathias M. Eiden, 76, a member of a pioneer Portage county family, who died Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock at St. Elizabeth's hospital, Appleton, will be held Monday morning. A requiem mass will be celebrated at 10 o'clock at St. Martin's Catholic church at Ellis. The body was brought to Stevens Point and is at the Prais funeral home. The rosary will be said this evening, Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening at 8 o'clock.

Mr. Eiden, a former town of Sharon farmer, who had been making his home with his son, Edward Eiden, at Medina since last November, became ill in July and was a hospital patient for a week at that time. He re-entered the hospital two weeks before his death.

Mr. Edien was born in Rhinefelts, Germany, on Dec. 21, 1870, and came to this country in 1873. He lived in the town of Sharon with his parents, the late Mr. and Mrs. Nick Mitchen Eiden, until his marriage. He married Miss Elizabeth Smith in 1900. The couple located on a farm in the town of New Hope where they resided until 1907. They then moved to Ellis where Mr. Eiden lived until going to Medina a year ago. Mrs. Eiden died on Feb. 3, 1935.

Surviving are six sons, Walter of Nelsonville, Edward of Medina, Dennis of Franklin, Mass., Cyril of Wisconsin Rapids, Joseph of Oshkosh and James of Winchester, three daughters, Mrs. Adeline Graf, Mrs. Agnes Class and Mrs. Eileen Tolsky, all of Milwaukee, and 18 grandchildren.

Stevens Point Daily Journal
September 25, 1947


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Funeral of Mr. Eiden

Funeral services for Mathias M. Eiden, a former Portage county farmer, who died Wednesday morning, were held Monday morning at St. Martin's Catholic church at Ellis his former home. Rev. Peter Eiden of Eau Claire officiated at a requiem mass at 10 o'clock and Rev. James Geyer assisted. Burial followed in the parish cemetery, Mr. Eiden had been making his home with a son, Edward, at Medina.

Pallbearers were Leonard Sorenson, Rode Sorenson, Peter Liebe, Mike Liebe, Benedict Eiden and Adolph Eiden.

Those from away who came for the services were Mr. and Mrs. William Class and family and Mr. and Mrs., Frank Tolsky and family of Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Peter Eiden, Sr., and son, Herbert, Mrs. Alois Miller and Miss Mary Eiden of Wausau; Joseph Eiden of Rhinelander; Mr. and Mrs. Edward Eiden and family of Medina; Cyril Eiden of Wisconsin Rapids; Joseph Eiden of Oshkosh; James Eiden of Winchester. Many others attended from Amherst, New Hope, Nelsonville and Plover.

Stevens Point Daily Journal
September 30, 1947



 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Peter Eiden-Mitschen (1817 - 1879)
  Katharina Stiewer Eiden (1826 - 1880)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Smith Eiden (1874 - 1935)*
 
 Children:
  Walter P. Eiden (1901 - 1969)*
  Edward Frank Eiden (1902 - 1975)*
  Cyril M Eiden (1908 - 1966)*
 
 Siblings:
  Margaret Eiden Eiden (1850 - 1929)*
  John M Eiden-Mitschen (1852 - 1931)*
  Peter M Eiden-Mitchen (1855 - 1900)*
  Nicholas Eiden-Mitchen (1858 - 1934)*
  Helena Eiden Koltz (1860 - 1941)*
  Adam Eiden (1863 - 1937)*
  Matthias M Eiden (1870 - 1947)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Martin Cemetery
Custer
Portage County
Wisconsin, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 44.57602, -89.45208
 
Created by: Salvarsan
Record added: Jul 14, 2010
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Matthias M Eiden
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Matthias M Eiden
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Matthias M Eiden
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