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Miller / Muller, Caroline Sophia (Groth) 1841-1919


Posted By: Reid R. Johnson (email)
Date: 7/22/2019 at 12:22:50

Elkader Register & Argus, Thur., 26 June 1919. Garnavillo column.

Caroline Sophia Groth was born Nov. 18, 1914, in Sommersdorf, Demin, Germany, and died on Saturday, June 21, after an extended illness.

In September, 1865, she was united in marriage to Karl Muller. In October, 1883, the family came to America coming to Monona, later moving to Howard county where they lived until their removal to Garnavillo nine years ago.

She is survived by her husband and nine children, Mrs. Julius Kurdelmeir, Freidrich Muller, Mrs. Caroline Wantke, Mrs. Augusta Fehlhafer, Ernst, Charles, William, Herman and Otto; one sister and one brother, All the children were in attendance at the funeral service which was held Monday at St. Paul's church, Rev. Braun officiating.

(Note: Her birth year is an obvious newspaper error)

Death Certificate (familysearch.org)

Caroline Miller
DOB: Nov. 18, 1841 in Germany
DOD: June 14, 1919 (note conflict w/obituary)
Father: Fred Groth, born Germany
Informant: Herman Miller, Garnavillo, Ia
Burial: Garnavillo, Ia June 16, 1919

At the bottom of the Death Certificate is a 'mysterious' notation: "Embalmed 1864 Garnavillo Ia"

Garnavillo City cemetery sexton records & her gravestone also give DOD June 14, 1919 & surname Miller.


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