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 Mathias B. Bertels

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Mathias B. Bertels

  • Birth Aug 1866 Departement de la Moselle, Lorraine, France
  • Death 1925 Deer Trail, Arapahoe County, Colorado, USA
  • Burial Deer Trail, Arapahoe County, Colorado, USA
  • Memorial ID 49341530

Mathias was born in August 1866 in Moyeuvre Grande, Lorraine, France to Louis and Helen (Hewer) Bertels. In the mid-1880s, he immigrated with his family to the US. They settled in Massillon, Ohio and worked in the coal mines.
In 1900, Mathias married Daisy Lee Chandler in Springfield, IL. After the birth of two daughters, Bessie and Helen, they moved to Yankee, NM, where Mathias continued to work as a coal miner. By 1911, Mathias and his family, now including a son, Alvis, moved to Deer Trail. Colorado. Mathias and Daisy had two more sons, Leo and Louis. In 1925, Mathias died of black lung.
Mathias' grandson, Charles, said that it was reported he could speak five languages including French, German, and English.


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  • Maintained by: VeraMarie
  • Originally Created by: Suzanna Ashworth
  • Added: 6 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49341530
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mathias B. Bertels (Aug 1866–1925), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49341530, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Deer Trail, Arapahoe County, Colorado, USA ; Maintained by VeraMarie (contributor 47863079) .