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Vogt family news items, 1856-1962


Posted By: Judy Moyna (email)
Date: 1/4/2011 at 18:34:13

The following information has been collected by Judy and Jerry Moyna from several newspapers from the county including the Clayton County Journal, The Elkader Register, and the Clayton County Register, etc.

Plans include scanning available photographs, post cards, plat maps, and other appropriate printed material and the continuation of the excerpts from the local newspapers. A print out of the descendants of the Vogt family is already on computer. Copies on a computer disk of the Family Tree Maker information and the text shown here are available to anyone who wants to add information to that now on file. Also, any additions and corrections, text or pictures, or contributions are more than welcome. Facilities exist to copy and return photographs. Contact Judy via her email address.

4 Apr. 1856 List of letters remaining in the Post Office at Garnavillo, Iowa, on the first day of April A.D. 1856...German Letters...Voght, Frederick (The Clayton County Herold, Garnavillo, Iowa)

1 Apr. 1880 (Married) At Clayton Center Mon., March 29 by Rev. Seifert, Henry Vogt and Wilhelmina Bahlke of Read Twp.

18 Mar 1881 On Thursday last at the residence of the groom at Farmersburg Twp., Mr. John Vogt and Mrs. Bertha Pahlas were joined in holy wedlock by Rev. F. W. Seifert. Both have many friends who all join with the Register in wishing them a long life of happiness and riches.

1 Apr. 1881 Fred W. Vogt and Miss Lena A. Fullgraf (Vulgraf) of Read Twp. were united in the holy bond of matrimony at Clayton Center on March 25 by Rev. Seifert. They have our best wishes for a long and happy married life.

29 Apr. 1881 Marriage licenses, April 1881...P. (sic) W. Pahlas and Elizabeth W. Vogt...

23 Aug 1895 Chas. Vullgraff (sic) of Farmersburg Township and Miss Amelia Seifert, daughter of Rev. F. W. Seifert of Clayton Center, were married at the latter place Monday. May joy attend them.

17 Jan 1896 Ordered that the auditor be authorized to make contract with William Fuelling for erecting and completing court house town . . . contract price of $1120. . .top of dome to be copper. (He is the low bidder.)

28 Feb 1896 Chas Vullgraff is still on the sick list. His many friends here hope to see him out and around again soon (Read news).

31 Jul 1896 The contract for furnishing material and building the Congregational Church on the East side has been let to William Fuelling of Farmersburg.

18 Oct 1896 Farmersburg: William Fuelling has built a large carpenter shop for himself.

21 May 1897 A little boy arrived at the house of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Vulgrapf last Monday evening, the 17th. Mother and child doing well (Read news).

30 Jun 1898 The sudden death Sunday afternoon of Mrs. Fred Vogt has cast a gloom over this community. (Read)

Sudden Death Mrs. Fred Vogt 1857-1898
Sunday afternoon after she had eaten her dinner, Mrs. Fred Vogt of Read twp. was stricken with apoplexy and died within 15 minutes. She was the daughter of the late Fritz Vulgraff of Read twp., and was about 35 (sic) years of age. She leaves a husband and seven children, two sons and five daughters, besides a mother, three brothers and a sister, to mourn her untimely death. Ella, the eldest daughter was seriously affected by her motherís death and has since been quite ill. The funeral was held Tuesday afternoon at Clayton Center, Rev. Seifert officiating, and was largely attended by sorrowing friends. (Clayton County Register 30 June 1898)

28 Dec 1909 The many friends of Mr. and Mrs. William Fuelling of Farmersburg will deeply sympathize with them in the sad affliction that has come to them in the death on Sunday last of their son Leroy, aged 20 months. The funeral was held at Clayton Center. It was a sad Christmas for the family.

18 Aug 1910 Henry Vogt, a well-known farmer of Farmersburg Township, died Sunday evening after being operated on for appendicitis. He was about 57 years of age at the time of his death. Funeral services were held Wednesday at Clayton Center, quite a number of his Elkader friends attending. We are without further facts.

Funeral service held Wednesday morning (Dec. 27) for LeRoy Fuelling (died 24 Dec.).

Mrs. Amelia Vogt Celebrates Birthday
Mrs. Amelia Vogt was honored at her home here Sunday when relatives gathered to help her celebrate her birthday anniversary. A pot luck lunch was served at noon to Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Glawe and Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Vogt of Farmersburg; Mrs. Harold Seifert, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Seifert, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Seifert, Mrs. Katie Buchheim of Clayton Center; Mrs. Eileen Richards and Ronnie, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Seeland, Virginia and Marilyn; Mrs. Glen Mentzel, Mrs. Wilma Mentzel, Mrs. Marinette Bender and July, Miss Marian Vogt, Mr. and Mrs. Homer Moritz, David and Paul, Mrs. Sophia Zahrandt, Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Seifert, Dorothy and Bernadine, all of Elkader. (Clayton County Register about April 1944)

Mrs. Amelia Vogt visited the Geo. Glawe, Eugene Miller and Alvin Vogt homes at Farmersburg from Tuesday through Thursday last week. (Clayton County Register about 1944)

Mrs. Theodore Glawe and Mrs. Amelia Vogt were visitors in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Homer Moritz and sons Tuesday. (Clayton County Register about 1944)

15 Mar 1962
Mrs. Leona Vogt Hostess at a Dinner
Mrs. Leona Vogt was hostess at a duck supper in her home Saturday evening celebrating the third birthday of Elaine Eylers. Present were Mr. and Mrs. Martin Eylers, Steven, Mark and Elaine of Waterloo; Mr. and Mrs. Don Koss and Laura, Mrs. George Hill, Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Koss, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Schmidt, Mr. and Mrs. Eldo Dickman and Mrs. Leona Vogt.


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