Obituary - Michael Kahtz (1839)

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Obituary - Michael Kahtz (1839)

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GRANDPA KAHTZ DEAD

Michael Kahtz died of old age at 11:30 o'clock, Wednesday night, Dec. 26, 1928, at his home, in Teutopolis, after being bedfast for over eighteen months due to dislocation of the left hip, caused from falling.

Mr. Kahtz was born Jan. 6, 1839, at Eichsfiel, Mellentin, Province of Westprussia, circuit-capital Deutsch-Kron, Regierungerbezirk Marienwerder, Germany. Deceased came to America in June 1863. He worked two months in New York and then came to Alton, Ill., Edwardsville, Ill., and finally in 1870 to Teutopolis. He was on the ocean seven weeks.

Mr. Kahtz was married three times. His first wife, Anna Lueck, leaving him a daughter, now Mrs. Bertha Ramming of St. Louis. Two are deceased: (Mary) Mrs. Henry Koester of Uniontown, Wash., who died Jan. 2, 1909 and Michael, who died when a young man.

His second wife was Mrs. Mary Tapphorn, two children born to them died in infancy. After her death, he married Mrs. Josephine Anheuser, nee Hutmacher. Of the children born to them and living are: Frank, Pete, (Mary) Mrs. Matt Nosbisch, Louis, and William of the United States Navy, U. S. S. New York, which left Los Angeles, Dec 26, 1928, on a cruise till August 1929.

Anna and Leo died in infancy, and Henry at the age of nine.

Mr. Kahtz's stepson, John Anheuser was killed in Oklahoma City, Sept. 26, 1898.

Funeral services will be held at St. Francis' church, Teutopolis, Saturday morning at nine o'clock.

Mr. Kahtz was a loyal member of St. Peter's Men's Sodality.

He is survived by six children, seventeen grandchildren and three great-grandchildren and other relatives.

May his soul rest in peace!

The PRESS extends heartfelt sympathy to the children and relatives of the deceased.


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The Teutopolis Press. Thursday, December 27, 1928. A microfilm copy can be found in the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library in Springfield, IL.

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Given names Surname Sosa Birth Place Death Age Place Last change
Michael Kahtz
June 6, 1839
181 Eichsfiel, Regierungerbezirk Marienwerder, West Prussia, Prussia
13 December 26, 1928
91 89 Teutopolis, IL, US
Tuesday, June 16, 2020 5:32 AM
Bertha Kahtz
0 Sunday, November 30, 2014 11:10 PM
Mary Kahtz
0 January 2, 1909
111 Friday, November 28, 2014 7:52 PM
Michael Kahtz
0 before 1928
92 Saturday, November 22, 2014 2:54 PM
Mary Tapphorn
Mary Kahtz
2 Saturday, November 22, 2014 2:58 PM
Kahtz
0 before 1928
92 Saturday, November 22, 2014 2:56 PM
Kahtz
0 before 1928
92 Saturday, November 22, 2014 2:56 PM
Frank Kahtz
0 after 1928
92 Sunday, November 30, 2014 10:54 PM
Peter Kahtz
0 after 1928
92 Sunday, November 30, 2014 10:58 PM
Louis Kahtz
July 26, 1892
128 0 July 18, 1954
66 61 Thursday, July 16, 2020 5:59 AM
William Kahtz
0 Wednesday, December 31, 2014 1:18 AM
Anna Kahtz
0 before 1911
109 Sunday, November 23, 2014 3:03 AM
Leo Kahtz
0 before 1911
109 Friday, November 28, 2014 8:01 PM
Henry Kahtz
0 before 1911
109 Friday, November 28, 2014 7:59 PM
John Anheuser
0 September 26, 1898
122 Oklahoma City, OK, US
Sunday, November 30, 2014 11:17 PM
Given names Surname Age Given names Surname Age Marriage Place Last change
Michael Kahtz
Anna Lueck
yes 3 Saturday, November 22, 2014 2:53 PM
John Anheuser
Josephine Hutmacher
yes DuQuoin, IL, US
1 Sunday, November 23, 2014 2:52 AM
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