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 Kilian Francis Specht

Kilian Francis Specht

Birth
Bavaria (Bayern), Germany
Death 17 Feb 1904 (aged 60)
Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Laureldale, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section F, Plot 171, Grave 3
Memorial ID 100121348 · View Source
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Kilian Specht, father of Mrs. Coonley, was born in Bavaria, Germany, in 1843, and came to America when eight years of age. He lived for a short time in Philadelphia and then went to Jennings county, Indiana, where he lived until the war broke out when he enlisted. After the war he returned to Seymour, Ind., where he was manager of the Rader house. From there he went to Cincinnati, Ohio, and then spent two years at Covington, Ky. In January 1900, he came to Reading and retired from business, and his death occurred Feb. 17, 1904, and he was buried in Gethsemane Catholic cemetery. In 1871 he married Elizabeth Smith, daughter of John and Anna Smith, and she resides with Mrs. Coonley. The children of Mr. and Mrs. Specht were: Emma C., Charles, Edward, Mamie, Elizabeth, Adelaide, and Samuel. Mamie is the widow of Henry Kortekamp, who died April 11, 1905, at Reading, Pa., leaving two children, H. Elmer and Ada (who died Oct. 28, 1907, aged three years).


From Historical and Biographical Annals of Berks County Pennsylvania by Morton Montgomery, published 1909


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  • Created by: Spencer Jennings
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100121348
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Kilian Francis Specht (12 Aug 1843–17 Feb 1904), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100121348, citing Gethsemane Cemetery, Laureldale, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Spencer Jennings (contributor 47310261) .