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 Conrad H. Viberg, Jr

Conrad H. Viberg, Jr

Birth
Hanover, Landkreis Hannover, Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany
Death 5 Jun 1893 (aged 85)
Cedar Creek Township, Allen County, Indiana, USA
Burial Cedar Shores, Allen County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 38933007 · View Source
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Age 85, Bright's Disease (acute nephritis, kidney disease).

Age . Born near Hanover, Germany. Immigrated 1834 to Fairfield Co. OH. Pioneer of OH & IN

Wife Angeline Marie Abright (also immigrated from Germany in 1834) married 3/6/1835 in Fairfield Co. OH.

Five years later they moved to Williams Co, OH to clear an 80 acre farm. Conrad worked on Wabash & Erie Canal and became forman under Col. Lemuel Jones. After completion of the canal he moved to Huntington Co, IN & purchased the Roanoke farm of Col. Jones. He then moved to Cedar Creek Township, Allen Co. IN April 1955, where his wife died 1884. They were both prominent members of the Lutheran church and he was a democrat in politics.

Their children
Lucinda CHILD
Harmon B. CHILD
Sophia Douglas of Red Bluff, CA (has several sons)
1839 Mary CHILD 12 1/2
Russell L. Viberg of San Diego, CA
1844 Eliza CHILD 2 1/2
Lemuel A. CHILD
1848 George H. Viberg, Sheriff of Allen Co. Ft. Wayne, IN
1851 Sarah J. (Samuel) McCrory of Cedar Creek Tsp, FW, IN

Parents Conrad and Caroline Viberg
Excerpts from book Valley of the Upper Maumee.

OBITUARY
Fort Wayne Sentinel (IN), Tuesday, June 6, 1893
Conrad H. Viberg, the aged father of ex-Sheriff George H. Viberg, died at his home in Cedar Creek township yesterday about noon. The cause of his death was Bright's disease. He was eighty-five years of age on March 6 last.

The deceased came to America from Germany when he was twenty-five years old, and was a pioneer settler near Roanoke, Ind. In 1855 he purchased a farm in Cedar Creek township, this county, and since then has resided on this tract of land. He was a successful and progressive farmer, a good citizen, and an honest, upright man.

In 1884 his wife was taken from the household by death. The pioneer settler, however, had children and grandchildren to cheer his old age. His son, George H. Viberg, is a resident of Fort Wayne, a daughter, Mrs. Samuel McCrory, lived in Cedar Creek township. Another daughter, Mrs. Douglas, resides in Red Bluff, Cal., (she has several sons), Russell L. Viberg is a resident of San Diego, Cal.

Conrad H. Viberg was a man of sterling ability and was a prominent democratic politician. He took a lively interest in the affairs of the day. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 10:30 at the residence and half an hour later from the Cedar Creek township Lutheran church.



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  • Added: 30 Jun 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 38933007
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Conrad H. Viberg, Jr (6 Mar 1808–5 Jun 1893), Find A Grave Memorial no. 38933007, citing Viberg Chapel Cemetery, Cedar Shores, Allen County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .