MUSCATINE COUNTY IOWA|
Source: REGISTER OF OLD SETTLERS , BOOK One, page 432
submitted by Phyllis Hazen, Novmeber 26, 2007
C. G. MAYSENHOLDER IS NO MORE.
One of the best known farmers in the southern part of the county, C. G. Maysenholder, of Seventy-six township, who has resided in these parts for the past forty-five years, succumbed to pneumonia at his country home on Monday evening, in his 65th year. Mr. Maysenholder first saw the light of day in Germany, and when 20 years of age came to this country and engaged in agricultural pursuits until death called him hence. Six children survive, they being Henry, George, and Mrs. Mary C. Grosjein, of this county; Andrew and Katie, of Idaho, and Edward, residing in Omaha, Neb. Funer-…….
Old settlers will learn with regret of the death of C. G. Maysenholder, which occurred at his country home in Seventy-six township, this county, last evening, at 6 o’clock, from pneumonia.
Deceased was born in Germany, March 30, 1831. He came to this country in 1851 and took up the occupation of a farmer, which business he continued to follow until death. He is survived by six children, Henry, George and Mrs. Mary C. Grosjean, residing in this county, Andrew and Katie, of Idaho, and Edward, living in Omaha, Neb. The funeral will be held to-morrow from the High Prairie Chapel, with interment in Letts cemetery.---Mar 16 – 96 (hand written)
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