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Mary Buchmeyer 1847-1925


Posted By: Lynnea Dickinson (email)
Date: 6/27/2023 at 08:30:30

Davenport Democrat and Leader
Davenport, Scott, Iowa
Monday evening, Nov 2, 1925

Mrs. Mary Buchmeyer of Buffalo Township Passes Away Today.

Mrs. Mary Buchmeyer, pioneer resident of Scott county, passed away at 3:30 this morning at the home of her son, John Buchmeyer, RR2, Walcott. The deceased was born on March 25, 1847, in Moelen, Tyrol. At the age of 7 she was left an orphan by the death of her parents and went to live in Wertenburg, Germany, where she stayed until she was 21 years of age.

In 1867 Mrs. Buchmeyer sailed for this country, coming directly to Scott county. On Jan. 12, 1868, she was united in marriage to Casper Buchmeyer by the late Monsignor Niermann at St. Joseph's church, Davenport. The husband preceded her in death 21 years ago.

Surviving are one son, John; one daughter, Mrs. Sullivan Mosier of Davenport RR No 6; ten grandchildren, and five great grandchildren. One daughter, Mrs. Henry Kluever, died 34 years ago.
Mrs. Buchmeyer was a faithful member of St. Peter's church, Buffalo. The body was removed to the Fred N. Ruhl Funeral Home where it will remain until Tuesday morning. Then it will be taken to the home of the son, John, RR No 2, Walcott, from where the funeral services will be held at 8 o'clock Wednesday morning and at 9 o'clock at St. Peter's church, Buffalo. Interment will be made in Rosehill cemetery, Buffalo.


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