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Schrader, Charles 1837-1928


Posted By: Keith Schrader (email)
Date: 3/19/2006 at 23:19:28

The Hiawatha Daily World.
Charles Schrader was born near Berlin, Germany, Aug. 13, 1937[sic; 1837]. With his parents he came to America in 1853 [1852?], coming west as far as Iowa, making their home in Clayton county, where in 1865 he was married to Augusta Charlotte Marquardt. In 1888[sic; 1868] they came to Brown county, Kans., made a home for themselves, family, 5 miles north, 2 miles east of Hiawatha [sic; 8 north, 4 east & north]. There were 11 children, three of whom died a number of years ago, also Mrs. Schrader, who died March 19, 1894; three grandchildren also preceded him in death. For 60 years Mr. Schrader has been an honored citizen of this community, always interested in the advancement of every cause for the good of the community. He died at the old home where he had lived for 60 years on Dec. 5, 1928, at the ripe age of 91 years, six months. Those who survive him are Christianna Schrader, Clara Anna, and Irvin H., of the home, Henry, William, Orlande [sic;Orlando] H., Mrs. Mabel Mauslein, Mrs. Mina Warren; 15 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren. A short funeral service was conducted at the home by Rev. L. L. Hassenpflug at 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon and at 2:30 o'clock from Mt. Zion Methodist church, services conducted by Rev. L. L. Hassenpflug, assisted by Rev. Brown. The grandsons acted as honorary body bearers. They were: Paul, Leslie, Floyd, William Schrader, Lawrence, Lorimer, Dana, Forrest Mauslein. The active body bearers were: C. M., Harry Jones, Fred Hillyer, Willis Burns, J. M. Parker, Evan Evans, W. E. Justice, J. W. Walters, T. T. Bradshaw. Burial was in Mt. Zion cemetery.
The obituary came from, "A Pioneer Couple: The Story of L. D. William and Louisa Gatz", a family tree booklet compiled by Elizabeth L. Gatz, May 1992. Elizabeth wrote, "The death certificate lists a 7 day influenza attack as cause of death with senility as the secondary factor."


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