William Nicholas Bredberg

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William Nicholas Bredberg

  • Birth 1860 Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 8 Apr 1915 Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Stockwell, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 7022639

THE DEATH OF JENNIE & WILLIAM BREDBURG
Mrs. Jennie S. Bredberg , widow of N. L. Bredberg, died at 3 o’clock yesterday morning at the home of her son, William N. Bredberg, of Yorktown, Lauramie township. The son died at noon yesterday. Both the mother and son were born in the neighborhood where they died. Mrs. Bredberg was 72 years old and had been ill for two years. The immediate cause of her death was paralysis. The son had been in poor health for many years and became critically ill about ten days ago. He was 52 year old. In 1909 Mrs. Bredberg and her husband celebrated their golden wedding anniversary. The husband died just a year ago. Mrs. Bredberg and her son were members of the Methodist church at Stockwell and were held in high esteem in the community. The mother’s maiden name was Jennie Oyler and she was a daughter of William Oyler, a Lauramie township pioneer. She leaves two daughters, Mrs. Emma Cosby, of Crawfordsville, and Mrs. Ollie Shumaker, of Clark’s Hill. The son is survived by his two sisters, a widow and two children.

NOTE: The above newspaper obituary article focuses mostly on Sarah Jane (Jennie) Bredberg. William was her only son. He was married to Anna Mary Jolly/Jolley who died when their son William Haven Bredberg was only ten days old. Anna Mary's grave cannot be found. William then married Flora May/Mae (Matie) Goldsberry at the residence of Mrs. Campbell on John Street in Frankfort,IN and they had one daughter, Emma Leona Bredberg.


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  • Maintained by: Nicki
  • Originally Created by: Thelma Brooks Morgan
  • Added: 19 Dec 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7022639
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Nicholas Bredberg (1860–8 Apr 1915), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7022639, citing Yorktown Cemetery, Stockwell, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Nicki (contributor 48160551) .