Carl Heinrich Wilhelm “William” Bleckwendt

Carl Heinrich Wilhelm “William” Bleckwendt

Birth
Hanover, Region Hannover, Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany
Death 10 Jan 1925 (aged 78)
Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, USA
Burial Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, USA
Plot William Bleckwendt
Memorial ID 72233427 · View Source
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He was born in Wierstedt, Germany. Son of Johann Heinrich Andreas and Johanne Amelia Elizabeth Bartolke Bleckwendt. Married Augusta Caroline (Lena) Geldmacher. Cause of death, complications of Diabetes.

OBIT-Long A Resident Here

The deceased was one of the well known pioneer residents of Cape Girardeau. He was born on Christmas Day, 1846, in Wierstedt, Hanover, Germany, and came to America with an uncle when 12 years old. When a young man he settled in Cape Girardeau, and for more than 40 years operated a blacksmith shop on Broadway, near Frederick Street. Fifteen years ago he retired from active work and had been making his home with his three daughters here until a year ago, when he entered the Old Solders Home in Danville, IL. He served with a local company in the Civil War but saw no active engagements. His wife died more than 20 years ago. He is survived by three daughter, Mrs. Nunn, Mrs. Henry Sander, 824 Themis, and Mrs. John Inman, Red Star. He also leaves seven grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon at the Brinknopf Funeral Home, Broadway and Frederick Street. The body will lie in state there until the services. Rev. Reinhart Lehman, pastor of Christ Evangelical Church, will have charge of services and interment will be in Fairmount Cemetery.

See note on FAG # 72447506



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  • Created by: Carolyn Sebastian
  • Added: 29 Jun 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 72233427
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Carl Heinrich Wilhelm “William” Bleckwendt (25 Dec 1846–10 Jan 1925), Find A Grave Memorial no. 72233427, citing Fairmount Cemetery, Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Carolyn Sebastian (contributor 47514354) .