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 Heinrich Valentine “Henry” Espenschied

Heinrich Valentine “Henry” Espenschied

Madison County, Illinois, USA
Death 15 Mar 1950 (aged 77)
Madison County, Illinois, USA
Burial Hamel, Madison County, Illinois, USA
Plot Tract II - Lot 54
Memorial ID 100156454 · View Source
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Henry Valentine Espenschied, son of Philip Henry and Anna Marie Halbe Espenschied, was born Feb. 27, 1873. He was baptized at Salem German Evangelical Church in Alhambra on April 13, 1873. After the death of his mother, his father married Sophia Moeller on Jun. 27, 1877. He was confirmed at Salem Church in Alhambra in 1887.

He married Ida Figge on Feb. 10, 1897. They were the parents of a daughter, Anna B. S. Espenschied.

Obituary from Edwardsville Intelligencer on Wed., Mar. 15, 1950, Pg 2:

"Henry V. Espenschied, 77, passed away Wednesday morning at his residence in Alhambra township.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Ida Espenschied; one daughter, Miss Anna Espenschied; three brothers, Louis and Fred of Alhambra and Edward of St. Louis; two sisters, Miss Phillipine Espenschied of Alhambra, Mrs. Amanda Sackett of East St. Louis and one foster sister, Miss Sophia Giese of St. Louis.

Brief funeral services will be held from the Dauderman funeral home Saturday and from the Gehlenbeck church in Hamel at 2 o'clock with the Rev. A. G. Deichman officiating.

Interment will be in Gehlenbeck cemetery."


Rest in Heavenly Peace




  • Created by: LaVerne Greear Bloemker
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100156454
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Heinrich Valentine “Henry” Espenschied (27 Feb 1873–15 Mar 1950), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100156454, citing Saint Paul Lutheran Cemetery, Hamel, Madison County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by LaVerne Greear Bloemker (contributor 47547347) .