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Dickman, Carl F. 1842-1909


Posted By: Wilma J. Vande Berg - volunteer (email)
Date: 9/24/2023 at 19:32:04

Dickman, Carl F. born Mar 15, 1842 Germany 67 yrs 1 mo 18 days died May 3, 1909 Hull IA died of brain tumor. Source – Sioux County death record.

Hull Index of May 7, 1909
Mrs. Charles Dickman died at his home, Sunday night, of an abscess on the brain, and was buried Wednesday. As we did not receive particulars in time for this issue we will publish the obituary next week. The Index joins the friends of the family in extending sincere sympathy.
Hull Index of May 14, 1909

John Charles Fredrick William Dieckmann, son of John Frederick Dieckmann and his wife Mary Magdalene nee Bluhm, was born the 15th of March 1842, at Fahrenholz, Brandenburg, Germany, and was baptized and confirmed at the same place. He served as a soldier of King William I of Prussia, and took part in two wars, namely the was of Prussia against Denmark, in 1864, and against Austria, in 1866, and received, as recognition for his good services, two medals. He married in 1868 Miss Wilhelmina Oelschlagger, with whom he had five children, three of whom died and two, Mrs. Anna Maria Goodyear and Mrs. Wilhelmina Evans, survive him.

He came to America in 1868, the year Grant became president, and located in IL where he live till 1869, the year he married for a second time, His second wife was Miss Mary von Hein and to them were born three children all of whom are alive, namely, Mrs. Nellie Bodum and William and Charles Dieckmann.

In 1882 he located in Lyon County where he lived till he was called by his Heavenly Father. In 1898 his second wife died and in 1894 he was married to Miss Mary Hensch.

Mr. Dieckmann enjoyed goo health, with the exception of an occasional attack of rheumatism, until last fall when attacked with dizzy spells and headaches caused by a tumor on the brain. He was confined to bed on the 9th of April and on the 15th he took the Lord’s with his family. May 2nd he began to grow worse and died Monday morning at 3 o’clock, dying calmly and without showing any signs of pain. His age was 67 years, I month and 18 days. He was one of the oldest members of St. Paul’s German Lutheran church of Lincoln township, and was buried in its beautiful cemetery.

Wednesday afternoon, May 5th 1909, after funeral services held in the church and conducted by Rev. Paul J. Bunge. The text was St. John 16, 16.
According to a family report on ancestry.com public member trees His parents were Johann Friedrich Gottfried Michael Dieckmann 1821 and Marie Magdalene Christine Bluhm 1820


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