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Joseph Allgeyer (1916)


Posted By: Mary Welty Hart
Date: 1/30/2011 at 09:48:37

Winterset Madisonian, Winterset, Iowa
May 2, 1916, page 1

Death of JOSEPH ALLGEYER (1916)

Joseph Allgeyer died at the age of 52, at the home of his sister, Miss Nora Allgeyer in Douglas township on Monday evening at 7 o'clock.

Mr. Allgeyer was a native of Mansfield, Ohio, the family moving to Illinois and westward to Iowa, where they located permanently in 1867. For about 18 years Mr. Allgeyer has lived in Ponca City, Okla., with his brother, Emil. For the past year a brain affection had been creeping on, his final illness coming only a few days before his death.

Burial services were held this afternoon at the home of Miss Algeyer, Father White of St. Joseph's church conducting.

The Winterset News
Winterset, Iowa
Wednesday, May 3, 1916
Page 1, Column 3

Joseph Allgeyer Dead

Joseph Allgeyer, one of the best-known men in the county when he lived here, died at the old Allgeyer home in Douglas township Monday evening. Joe came back from Oklahoma over a year ago, broken down in health, and since then has been constantly under a physician’s care. He was unmarried.

He lived for a time in Des Moines before going to Oklahoma where he successfully engaged in business with his brother, Emil. He grew to manhood on the farm in Douglas township, coming here with his parents when a small boy after the Civil war.

The funeral was held today from the home. Interment was made in the Stringtown cemetery.

He is survived by his brothers, Jack, Charles, Edward, Emil and Reinhart and three sisters, Misses Mary and Nora.

Coordinator's note: Transcribed as published, gravesite is in the Winterset Cemetery.


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