Felix This

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Felix This

7. Felix Thiss

[Notes at Lexington.]
B. March 31, 1845 in Manning, France
D. October 26, 1914, Colfax
Married Elizabeth Mahan December 7, 1871 in Bethel, Ohio
Came to America at 2 years of age.
Situated at Spring Bay, Woodford Co., 1850, then to Eureka; moved to McLean Co., 1879; next year east of Colfax.
Survived by wife; son, Charles; brothers John of Colfax, Nicholas of Minneapolis; sister, Victoria Webster of Mountain Park, OK.
Brother Charles killed in battle of Kennesaw Mt.
Brother Frank died at Fairbury.
Sister Mary Conrard died at Metamora.
Buried at Wiley Cemetery.

At the time of the 1880 census, Felix and his family are found in Lawndale, McLean County, Illinois, where he is farming the land;
Felix This Self M 35 France
Elizabeth This Wife F 29 Ohio
Charley This Son M 4 Illinois

At the time of the 1930 census, Charles M. This is found in Martin, McLean County, Illinois;
Charles M Thiss Head M 53 Illinois
Mabel E Thiss Wife F 44 Illinois
William F Thiss Son M 19 Illinois
William B Stoddard Father-in-law M 80 Ohio

[Unknown newspaper source.]
MRS. ELIZABETH THISS DIED AT ST. JOSEPH'S MONDAY
Mrs. Elizabeth Thiss, aged 79 years died at St. Joseph's hospital in Bloomington on Monday afternoon after a lingering illness of several years. She had been a patient at the hospital for several weeks.
Elizabeth Mahon was born in Bethel, Ohio on July 17, 1851 where she grew to womanhood with her parents, William and Rebecca Mahon. At an early age she united with the Christian church at Bethel, Ohio. She was united in marriage to Felix Thiss on December 7, 1871 and they moved to McLean county in 1879 locating near Saybrook. In 1880 they moved to a farm east of Colfax.
Mr. Thiss passed away October 26, 1914. Mrs. Thiss was a member of the Order of Eastern Star and the Thimble club of the Christian church.
She leaves to mourn her loss one son, Charles M. and one grandson, William F. of Colfax.
The funeral services were held on Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Colfax Christian church with Rev. Harold Willis the pastor, officiating. Burial was in the Wiley Cemetery.


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  • Created by: Baxter B. Fite III
  • Added: 21 May 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 110955582
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Felix This (31 Mar 1845–26 Oct 1914), Find A Grave Memorial no. 110955582, citing Wiley Cemetery, Colfax, McLean County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Baxter B. Fite III (contributor 47203738) .