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William Henry “Willie” Fries

Wisconsin, USA
Death 25 Apr 1911 (aged 15)
Waverly, Bremer County, Iowa, USA
Burial Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 100118685 · View Source
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Willie was the son of N. Fries, a watchman who worked on the Omaha side of the Union Pacific bridge. His mother was deceased. He died in a train accident in Waverly, Iowa. He had three sisters residing in Council Bluffs at the time of his death: Mrs. Emma Wilbur, Mrs. A. D. Laustrup, and Clara Fries.

Newspaper article in the Omaha Daily Bee, dated April 29, 1911.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 100118685
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for William Henry “Willie” Fries (3 Apr 1896–25 Apr 1911), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100118685, citing Walnut Hill Cemetery, Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by phillipsp (contributor 47611520) .