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Maria Schweitzer Ludwig

Death 23 Sep 1889 (aged 67-68)
Burial Harper, Keokuk County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 15614889 · View Source
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1880 Census, Clear Creek Twp., Keokuk County, Iowa
Mathias Ludwig, age 67, born Prussia
Mary Ludwig, wife, age 60, born circa 1820, born France,
Mathias Ludwig, son, age 20, born France
Catherine Ludwig, dau., age 10, born Iowa

John Ludwig, son of Mathias and Mary Ludwig,, born 1841 in Lorraine, France, died 1922 at Harper, Iowa. On Jan. 1, 1850, came to America with his parents. Survived by his wife and 2 children, 3 sisters, Mary (Mrs. John) Kaufman of Harper; Anna (Mrs. Joseph) Heuberger of Westphalia, Kansas; Katherine (Mrs. Peter) Rettler of Harper and one brother, Matt Ludwig of Cheney, Washington.

Mrs. Mary Kaufman, born near Paris, France, in 1843, the daughter of Mathias and Mary Ludwig. Survived by 9 children, one brother, Matt Ludwig of Cheney Washington and one sister, Mrs. Catherine Rettler of Harper. Emigrated 1859 (1850 in John Ludwig's obituary) with her parents, married 4 years later.

Mathias Ludwig, age 29, son of Mathias Ludwig and Maria Schweizer, married Josephine Linnenkamp, age 23, daughter of Henry Linnenkamp and Maria Walkenhorst, on July 2, 1889. Keokuk Co. Marriage Index

Catherine Ludwig, age 30, daughter of Mathias Ludwig and Maria Schweitzer (spelled without the T on brother Mathias Ludwig's marriage application), married Peter Rettler, age age 30, son of Mathias Rettler and Maria Michel, on Feb. 4, 1896. Keokuk Co. Marriage Index. Peter and Catherine Rettler are buried at St. Elizabeth Cemeyery, Harper, Iowa

Mary Ledwig (Ludwig) married John A. Kaufman on June 20, 1859. Keokuk County Marriage Index. John and Mary Kaufman are buried in St. Elizabeth Cemetery, Harper, Iowa

John Ludwig married Mary Schmidt (Smith), daughter of Johan Smith and Susanna Becker, on April 27, 1871. Keokuk Co., Marriage Index. John and Mary Ludwig are buried at St. Elizabeth Cemetery, Harper, Iowa

Anna Ludwig married Joseph Heuberger (his 2nd wife) at Baden Catholic Church on April 29, 1873. Anna Ludwig Heuberger and Joseph Heuberger are buried in St. Teresa's Cemetery, Westphalia, Kansas

Gravesite Details age 68 yrs, wife of M., No gravestone. Source, WPA Cemetery Records





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