ACHENBACH, Henry William 1850-1933
Posted By: Richard Daake (email)
Date: 9/3/2013 at 21:23:43
ACHENBACH RITES HELD AT
FLOOD CREEK CHURCH
ROCKFORD, IOWA, Oct. 11 -- Funeral services were held at the Flood Creek Methodist Church for Henry William Achenbach, 83, the Rev. H. E. Hiller (*a) officiating, assisted by the Rev. Mr. Belling of Charles City.
Born in Dilbrecht, Nassau, Germany, December 14, 1850, he came to America [in 1852]. In 1856 (*b) he came to Iowa. He was united in marriage to Sophia Wolf in June 1874, and to this union were born 12 children. The youngest daughter died at 4 and the remainder of the family present at the funeral were Mrs. Clara Ridder, Tampa, Fla.; Mrs. Lydia Wilcox, Devils Lake, N. Dak.; Mrs. Ida Bornemeier, Lincoln, Nebr.; Mrs. Cora Eickhoff, Chicago ; Mrs. Estella Hauser, Varnia; Mrs. Alma Greenzweig and Mrs. Myra Webster, Charles City; Mrs. Bertha Gauger, Louis, Henry and Oscar Achenbach of Rockford.
NOTES: *a Rev. H. E. Hilmer,
*b probably 1866 since his father served in the Civil War for the Illinois infantry in 1865
Source: Mason City Globe Gazette, 11 OCT 1933, p. 18.
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