Obituary - Anna Moersdorf (1853)

Obituary - Anna Moersdorf (1853)

Leaves Large Family to Mourn Their Loss.-Burial Wednesday Morning
The community was shocked Monday morning when the announcement was made that Mrs. Christ Nosbisch was dead. But few knew she was ailing and the announcement came as a surprise. While she had been sick for some time she was able to be up and around, having been to Teutopolis as late as Wednesday preceeding her death. She was bothered with gall stones and Sunday took worse and that evening had an attack of heart failure which resulted in her death. The deceased was well known to a very large circle of friends. She was a good Christian lady and her departure will leave a vacancy that will not be filled.
The subject of this sketch was born in the province of Duddledorf, Germany, on May 5, 1853. She came to this country with her parents, John Mersdorf and wife, in 1864, coming direct to Teutopolis. On Nov. 23, 1871, she was united in marriage to Christian Nosbisch and they went to housekeeping on his farm in St. Francis township. By industry and saving they soon accumulated a large amount of land and at her death they were one of the wealthiest families of that township. She is survived by the following children:-Mrs. Wm. (Susie) Miller, John, Matthias, Nicholas, Mrs. Daniel (Katie) Ordner, Mrs. Joseph (Mary) Zerrusen, Mrs. Harry (Anna) Thoele, all married and living in the community, and Misses Lillie, Barbara and Thresia at home. One son died in its infancy. Besides the above, she leaves 14 grand-children and one sister, Mrs. John Burford.
The funeral services were conducted at the Catholic church Wednesday morning, burial being in the Catholic cemetery. The funeral was one of the largest attended held here for some time. Quite a number from Effingham and other surrounding towns were present. From a distant we noted the following: John Hoffman and wife of Chicago, Sam Waymeyer and wife and Nick Nosbisch, wife and son, Harry, of Villa Grove, Henry Wegstein and wife of Cullom, Mrs. Frank Drendel, son Frank, and daugthers, Barbara and Anna, of Cullom.
Card of Thanks
We take this method of extending our heartfelt thanks to Rev. Father Theodosius and all the friends and neighbors for the many acts of kindness shown us during our recent sad bereavements in the loss of our wife and mother. May God justly reward

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Note on source

The Teutopolis Press. Thursday, July 29, 1915.
A microfilm copy can be found in the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library in Springfield, IL.

Note on source

There may be missing lines at the end of the obituary. A mistake was made when copying and was not caught until it was too late.

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Given names Surname Sosa Birth Place Death Age Place Last change
John Moersdorf
February 6, 1824
198 Rhine Province, Germany
6 November 30, 1903
118 79 Teutopolis, IL, US
Wednesday, December 31, 2014 7:26 PM
Susanna Schlader
May 5, 1827
195 Huttingen, Rhein Privince, Preusen
6 March 13, 1910
112 82 St. Francis Cemetery, Teutopolis, IL, US
Wednesday, December 31, 2014 7:33 PM
Mathias Nosbisch
August 19, 1878
144 Teutopolis, IL, US
6 June 25, 1958
64 79 St. Francis Township, Effingham Co., IL, US
Monday, December 29, 2014 3:00 PM
Christian Nosbisch
January 23, 1836
186 Hettinger, Kreis, Betberg, Rhine Province, Prussia
11 March 3, 1916
106 80 Teutopolis, IL, US
Saturday, December 13, 2014 4:02 PM
Anna Moersdorf
May 5, 1853
169 Duddledorf, Germany
11 July 25, 1915
107 62 Teutopolis, IL, US
Friday, September 16, 2022 8:01 PM
Susan Nosbisch
October 4, 1872
150 4 September 8, 1918
104 45 St. Anthony's Hospital, Effingham, IL, US
Saturday, January 3, 2015 3:24 PM
John Nosbisch
January 17, 1875
147 7 October 11, 1955
66 80 Teutopolis, IL, US
Saturday, December 6, 2014 3:15 AM
Nicholas Nosbisch
0 between 1918 and 1955
104 Saturday, January 3, 2015 3:21 PM
Katherine Nosbisch
0 between 1918 and 1955
104 Saturday, January 3, 2015 3:22 PM
Mary Nosbisch
0 Saturday, December 6, 2014 1:49 AM
Anna Nosbisch
0 Saturday, December 6, 2014 1:50 AM
Lillian Nosbisch
0 Saturday, December 6, 2014 1:56 AM
Barbara Nosbisch
0 Monday, December 29, 2014 2:38 PM
Theresa Nosbisch
0 Saturday, December 6, 2014 1:56 AM
Chris Nosbisch
0 before 1915
107 Sunday, November 23, 2014 4:34 AM
Given names Surname Age Given names Surname Age Marriage Place Last change
Christian Nosbisch
35 Anna Moersdorf
18 150 Effingham Co., IL, US
11 Saturday, January 3, 2015 10:42 PM
William Miller
Susan Nosbisch
25 124 4 Saturday, January 3, 2015 3:17 PM
John Burford
Margaret Moersdorf
yes 0 Friday, November 21, 2014 3:13 PM
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