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Joseph & Walburga (Meyer) Schwartz
Joseph & Walburga Schwartz
Joseph Schwartz was born in Bavaria, Germany in 1828, the son of Michael & Maria. He died in January 1917. Walburga Meyer was born in Bavaria, Germany in 1828. She died in June 1919. They are buried in the Sacred Heart cemetery at Littleport. Their children were Joseph, who died 01/28/1898 and Alberta 'Bertha', who died in 1958. Joseph and Walburga also raised a child by the name of Charlie Miller.
Joseph & Walburga Schwartz' home in Littleport. Around 1909/1910, Joseph traded his farm on the Volga river for this home in Littleport.
50th Anniversary, 1909 * Joseph's obituaries * Walburga's obituary
Alberta 'Bertha' Schwartz Farrell
|Alberta Schwartz, daughter of Joseph
& Walburga Schwartz, was born in Elkport, Clayton co.
Iowa in 1861. She married Peter Farrell in Elkport in
1885. Peter died 12/20/1891. After her husband's death,
Alberta went to live with her parents, who lived near
Volga. She died 10/17/1958 at the age of 96.
Children of Peter & Alberta Farrell
Alberta Schwartz Farrell & children
Photo is undated, ca1892
Charlotte 'Lottie' Schwartz
Charlotte Schwartz & her cousin Anna Vering
Charlotte Schwartz was a niece of Alberta (Schwartz) Farrell.
Charlotte Schwartz and her cousin, Lillian
Farrell, ran a small millinery shop, making dresses and
hats around 1905.
~all photos were contributed by Kathy Smith. Her email address can be found under 'Farrell' and 'Schwartz' in the surname registry.
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