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Sunday, June 14, 2015

Obituary: Joseph H. Hauer

From Detroiter Abend-Post ~ 7 June 1893 ~ page 5, column 5, item 2:

   Allen Verwandten, Freunden und Bekannten hiermit
die traurige Nachricht, dass gestern Nachmittag um 1/4 nach
4 Uhr mein geliebter Gatte
                                 Jos. H. Hauer
im Alter von 54 Jahren nach siebenmonatlichen schweren
Leiden sanst entichlafen ist.
   Das Leichenbegängnitz findet statt am Samstag, den 10.
Juni, Morgens um ½8 Uhr, vom Trauerhause aus,
No. 341 Bradystrasse und um 9 Uhr von der Herz Jesu
   Um stille Theilnahme bitten
                Die trauernden Hinterbliebenen
                                     Therese Hauer, geb. Wolfslayer, Gattin,
                                                        nebst Verwandten
Detroit, den 7. Juni 1893.


    All relatives, friends and acquaintances herewith 

the sad news that yesterday afternoon at quarter after 
4 o'clock my beloved husband  
                                Jos. H. Hauer  
at the age of 54 years, after seven months of severe 
suffering, is sleeping peacefully.
    The funeral rites take place on Saturday, the 10th of

June in the morning at half eight o'clock (7:30), from the house of mourning, 
No. 341 Brady Street and at 9 o'clock from the Sacred Heart Church.
Please mourn with us.
The mourners
Therese Hauer, born Wolfslayer, his wife,
together with relatives

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Our Family in Books: A Bibliography

  • My Ancestors in Books (a library of resources and notes pertaining to Reverend Samuel Stone, Major General Robert Sedgwick, Elder John Crandall, and other early Americans in the forest where my family tree was grown)
  • The Zahnisers: A History of the Family in America by Kate M. Zahniser and Charles Reed Zahniser (Mercer, Pa. 1906)
  • History of St. James Lutheran Church [full title: A little of this and a little of that in the 141 year (1861-2002) History of St. James Lutheran Church, Reynolds Indiana] by Harold B. Dodge, published at Reynolds, Indiana, 2002; 170 pages.
  • Lisbon, North Dakota 1880-2005 Quasuicentennial, published at Lisbon, North Dakota in 2005; 391 pages.
  • The Paschen and Redd Families of Cass County, Indiana by Alfred Paschen, c. 2005 (Gateway Press, Inc., Baltimore, MD); 322 pages.
  • Sheldon Community History: Sheldon Centennial 1881-1981, published at Sheldon, North Dakota in 1981; 376 pages.
  • Sheldon, North Dakota 1881-2006 - 125th Anniversary: The Queen of the Prairie, published at Sheldon, North Dakota in 2006; 498 pages.
  • A Standard History of White County, Indiana, written under the supervision of W.H. Hamelle, c. 1915 (The Lewis Publishing Company, Chicago and New York).
  • The Roots of Coventry, Connecticut by Betty Brook Messier and Janet Sutherland Aronson, c. 1987 (Coventry 275th Anniversary Committee, Coventry, CT); 206 pages.
  • "Elder John Crandall of Rhode Island and His Descendants" by John Cortland Crandall; New Woodstock, New York, 1949; 797 pages.
  • "The Descendants of Robert Burdick of Rhode Island." Nellie (Willard) Johnson, Pd.B.: H & L Creations, LLC.

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