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 Heinrich Wilhelm “Henry” Pelk

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Heinrich Wilhelm “Henry” Pelk

  • Birth 15 Oct 1881 Karby, Rendsburg-Eckernförder Landkreis, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
  • Death 31 May 1970 Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA
  • Burial Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA
  • Plot Sanctuary of Peace, South Wall, Tier 7
  • GPS
  • Memorial ID 65894831

MY GRANDFATHER

original surname: Peeck

father: Georg Heinrich Friedrich Peeck
mother: Anna Catharina Møller
sisters:
Frida Peeck
Maria Katharina Peeck
Elise Peeck

occupation: shoemaker

Henry immigrated, at age 45, to the United States, with his wife and three daughters, in 1927, to escape the expanding influence of Hitler in Northern Europe.

He joined the California State Guard during WWII at the advanced age of 61 years.


Family Members


Inscription

"MARION W.
1916 1975
GORDON"

"HENRY
1881 1970
PELK
ELLA A.
1887 1963"


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  • Maintained by: GordonClan
  • Originally Created by: Georgia-CA
  • Added: 20 Feb 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 65894831
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Heinrich Wilhelm “Henry” Pelk (15 Oct 1881–31 May 1970), Find A Grave Memorial no. 65894831, citing Ocean View Cemetery, Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA ; Maintained by GordonClan (contributor 47642065) .