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Henry John Graf

Name: Heinrich Johannes Graf
Sex: M
Birth: 29 MAR 1864 in Klakfelden, Glatfelden, Kenstang, Zurich, Switzerland
Burial: St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery
Death: 02 AUG 1948 in Onaga, Pottawatomie, Kansas, USA
Note:
Graf (The Onaga Herald, August 12, 1948)

Henry John Graf, son of John and Margaret Graf, was born March 29, 1864 in Glatfelden Konstang Zurich, Switzerland, and died August 2, 1948 at the Onaga Hospital . he was baptized when a small child and confirmed in the Lutheran church at the age of 16 years.

He came to the United States and settled at Onaga, Kansas at the age of 18 years. He was united in marriage to Elizabeth Mitze on March 11, 1890. to this union there where eleven children born. Mr. and Mrs. Graf celebrated their Golden Wedding anniversary Mar. 11, 1940. His wife Elizabeth and one son Henry preceded him in death.

He leaves to mourn his passing, 8 sons: Ernest and Sam of Bellflower, Calif.; John, George, Walter, Otto and Theodore of Onaga, and Lawrence of Wheaton; two daughters, Mrs. Chris Valburg and Mrs. D. E. Wegner of Onaga; 25 grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held at the St. Paul's Lutheran church in Duluth on Wednesday afternoon. The pallbearers were six of the grandsons: Lloyd, Olin and Lawrence Valburg, Galen, Glen and Kenneth Graf.

Out of town relatives and friends attending the services were: Ernest Graf, Bellflower, Calif.; Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Mitke and Victor, Broomfield, Colo.; Mr. and Mrs. Herman Zeckser, and Mr. and Mrs. Aug. Zeckser, Alma; Mr. and Mrs. B. A. Kocher, Salina; Mrs. Margaret Vaughn and Mrs. Katie Kocher, Kansas City, Mo.; Mrs. Jake Graf, Wamego; Mrs. Gerald Fritz and Mrs. Don Conneth, Manhattan.

Children
Henry Edwin Graf b:21 JUN 1907 in Mill Creek Township, Pottawatomie County, Kansas
Ernest John Graf b:21 DEC 1890 in Duluth, Pottawatomie County, Kansas
Frank Carl Graf b:06 APR 1899 in Onaga, Pottawatomie, Kansas, USA
John Henry Graf b:28 JUL 1892 in Onaga, Pottawatomie, Kansas, USA
George Albert Graf b:18 APR 1897 in Onaga, Pottawatomie, Kansas, USA
Otto Reinhard Graf b:14 FEB 1904 in Onaga, Pottawatomie, Kansas, USA
Theodore H. Graf b:08SEP 1909 in Onaga, Pottawatomie, Kansas, USA
Lawrence V. Graf b:09APR 1914 in Onaga, Pottawatomie, Kansas, USA
Louise Helena Graf b:22JAN 1895 in Onaga, Pottawatomie, Kansas, USA
Walter Daniel Graf b:30JAN 1901 in Onaga, Pottawatomie, Kansas, USA
Marie Margaret Graf b:04 NOV 1905 in Onaga, Pottawatomie, Kansas, USA


Family Members

Parents
Gravesite Details Born in Glatfelden-Kenstang Zurich, Switzerland to Johannes 'Hohn' and Margaret Lang Graf; husband of Elizabeth Mitze

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  • Maintained by: Mary Williams
  • Originally Created by: Mimi
  • Added: 3 Aug 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 28750516
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry John Graf (29 Mar 1864–2 Aug 1948), Find A Grave Memorial no. 28750516, citing Saint Pauls Lutheran Cemetery, Duluth, Pottawatomie County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Mary Williams (contributor 47034500) .