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 Caroline Lisette Maria <I>Harms</I> Wend

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Caroline Lisette Maria Harms Wend

  • Birth 20 Aug 1860 Germany
  • Death 15 Mar 1952 Cook County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Willow Springs, Cook County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 92647266

Caroline Lisette Maria Wend was born in Germany on August 20, 1860 and married Emil Albert Ferdinand Wend on December 2, 1877. They had six children Emil Louis, Elfride, Elizabeth, Pauline, Sophia and Henry.

Emil and Caroline (with their son Emil) came to the United States in December 1881 and eventually settled in Lemont, Illinois where the family owned several businesses.

By all accounts, Caroline (who had dark red hair) had a fiery disposition and did not suffer fools. She died on February 15, 1952, shortly after breaking her hip in a fall. Characteristically, she refused to see a doctor.


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  • Created by: David Wend
  • Added: 26 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 92647266
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Caroline Lisette Maria Harms Wend (20 Aug 1860–15 Mar 1952), Find A Grave Memorial no. 92647266, citing Fairmount-Willow Hills Memorial Park, Willow Springs, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by David Wend (contributor 46800937) .