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 Heinrich “Henry” Schwindt

Heinrich “Henry” Schwindt

Birth
Russia
Death 23 Mar 1910 (aged 51)
Rush County, Kansas, USA
Burial Bison, Rush County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 92767097 · View Source
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April 1, 1910 - Bison Bee - Obituary
Henry Schwindt was born May 3, 1858 in Norka, county of Saretaw, Russia, and died March 23, 1910, at the age of 51 years, 10 months and 20 days. He was married on February 18, 1878 to Catherine Becker. In 1878 he came to U.S. and settled in Rush County near Bison, where he has lived ever since. In the year 1885 under the ministry of Rev. Geo. Burgdorff, a German Baptist missionary, he was converted and joined the German Baptist congregation, of which he was an active member at the time of his death. He leaves behind a wife, 3 sons, a daughter and 4 grandchildren, all living near Bison, his brother, Nick, at Leoti, and brother Peter, at Ingersoll, Okla., and a sister at Harvard, Neb., to mourn his loss. One daughter preceded him in death seven years ago.

Rev. Klitzing, pastor of the church, officiated, with the assistance of Rev. Rose, of the M.E. Church; at the funeral, which was conducted from the German Baptist Church of Bison. Preaching from the text 38th chapter 1st verse of Isaiah.

The esteem is which Mr. Schwindt was held in the community was shown by a very large concourse of friends and the floral decorations. Interment was made in the German Baptist Cemetery.

The bereaved have the sympathy of the entire community in the loss of their kind husband and father.

Information from Connie Schwindt Rumold:
The union of Henry and Katherine Baker Schwindt was blessed with three boys and two girls:
Henry 6/11/1880 - 1934
John 10/1/1881 - 10/20/1952
Katie 4/1/1886 - 11/15/1946
Samuel 1/3/1890 - 6/26/1958
Mary (Maria) 9/8/1893 - 7/24/1905


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  • Created by: Glenda B.
  • Added: 29 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 92767097
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Heinrich “Henry” Schwindt (3 May 1858–23 Mar 1910), Find A Grave Memorial no. 92767097, citing Baptist Cemetery, Bison, Rush County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Glenda B. (contributor 47182102) .