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Mathwig, Julius 1850-1915

MATHWIG, WETROSKY, WETROVSKY

Posted By: Linda Ziemann, Volunteer (email)
Date: 3/10/2010 at 17:27:13

LeMars Sentinel
December 7, 1915

DEATH OF A PIONEER
JULIUS MATHWIG WAS OLD SETTLER IN LIBERTY TOWNSHIP
WAS A NATIVE OF GERMANY
Deceased Had Lived In Plymouth County For Many Years and Was Well and Favorably Known—Leaves A Wife and Several Children

Julius Mathwig was born in Jagersburg, Germany, July 26, 1850, and died at his home in Liberty township, Plymouth County, Iowa, December 1, 1915, at the age of 65 years, 4 months and 5 days. He came to America in 1866 and settled in Marshall County. In 1868 he moved to Plymouth County and settled on a farm ten miles south of LeMars. He lived there until 1889 when he moved to Oelrich, S.D., where he resided for twelve years. In 1901, he returned to Plymouth County, Liberty township, Iowa, where he resided until his death. On November 4th, 1881, he was united in marriage to Mary Wetrosky. Six children were born to this union, one of whom preceded him in death seven years ago. He leaves to mourn his wife, five children and one grandchild, all of whom were at his bedside when he passed away.

The children are: Mrs. T. W. Waddle, of Merrill; Otto, George, Frank and Anna, who all reside at home. He is also survived by a number of brothers and sisters.

Funeral services were held at the home in Liberty township, Saturday, December 4. The remains were laid to rest in the Liberty Township Cemetery.


 

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