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Mary C. Wuellner

Female 1864 - 1929


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  • Name  Mary C. Wuellner  [1, 2
    Born  22 Feb 1864  Hille, Westphalia, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender  Female 
    Immigration  Between 1871 and 1872  Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Prussia 
    Census  1880  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Mary Wuellner, daughter, single, female, white, age 16, born in Prussia, at home, father's birthplace Prussia, mother's birthplace Prussia
    Died  22 Nov 1929  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Alt. Death  23 Nov 1929  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • This date seems to be in error.
    Obituary  24 Nov 1929  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    The Burlington Hawk-Eye 
    • Mrs. Mary Schwenker, Burlington Resident For 57 Years, Dies

      Mrs. Mary C. Schwenker, 65, resident; of Burlington for 57 years, died at her; home, 2215 Mason road, yesterday; evening (November 23, 1929, but probably the obituary was incorrect as her death record states it was November 22, 1929, and the funeral services were the same date as the published obituary). She was the mother of Herbert Schwenker, formerly chief of; police here.

      Mrs. Schwenker was born In Hill, Westphalia, Germany, February 22, 1864, and was married to C. H. Schwenker in 1890. She was a member of St. Luke's Evangelical church.

      She is survived by four sons, Herbert of St. Louis, Henry A., Edwin and Newman all of Burlington; three daughters, Mrs. Lydia Huth, Mrs. Frieda Hackman and Mrs. Pauline Coates; two brothers, Fred Wuellner, and 14 grand children.

      Funeral services will be held Sunday; 1:30 p.m. from the residence and 2 p.m. from St. Luke's Evangelical church. Burial will be in Aspen Grove Cemetery
    Buried  24 Nov 1929  Aspen Grove Cemetery, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Person ID  I18544  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Father  Carl Heinrich "Cort" Wuellner,   b. 7 Jul 1820, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1899 
    Mother  Mary Louise "Louise" Hoppman,   b. 17 Aug 1825, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1912, the United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F2727  Group Sheet

    Family  Christian Henry "Henry" Schwenker,   b. 23 Mar 1849, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1930, Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  4 Sep 1890  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Iowa Marriage Records 
    • Groom's Name: Christ. Hen. Schwincker; Groom's Birth Date: 1848; Groom's Birthplace: Germany; Groom's Age: 42; Bride's Name: Mary Wuellner; Bride's Birth Date: 1863; Bride's Birthplace: Germany; Bride's Age: 27; Marriage Date: 4 September 1890; Marriage Place: Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa; Groom's Father's Name: H. Schwincher; Groom's Mother's Name: Mary Gerlinger; Bride's Father's Name: Curt A. Wuellner (sic: Carl); Bride's Mother's Name: Luise Hoppman; Groom's Race: White; Bride's Race: White; Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M02530-0; System Origin: Iowa-EASy; Source Film Number: 956354; Collection: Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992
    Issue 
    • There were at least seven children from this marriage.
    Children 
     1. Edwin Carl "E. C." Schwenker,   b. 26 Mar 1897, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1956, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F17388  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S628] 1880 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Source Information: Census Place: Family History Library Film: 7th Ward, Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa; NA Film Number: 1254337; Page Number: T9-0337 336A

    2. [S9315] Aspen Grove Cemetery Volume 3 Sec 145-190, (published by the Iowa Genealogical Society, 1983, publication #0181; Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa), Section 188 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S5710] Schwenker, Mary C. (Wuellner) - Obituary, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye, page 5, November 24, 1929; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S4641] Aspen Grove Cemetery Indices, (published by the Iowa Genealogical Society, 1982, publications #0171 #0172; Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S13] Iowa Marriage Collection, 1809 -1992 (Family Search) (Reliability: 3).