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Mary Anna Elizabeth Scherrer
Born : 11 Feb 1870
New Munster, WI
Died : 02 Mar 1924
New Munster, WI
Age:54y 0m 21d
Father :
unknown
Mother :
unknown
Married :
Ancestors of William Elbert Descendants of William Elbert William Elbert (1862-1893)
on 31 Jan 1888
in St. Alphonsus, New Munster, WI
Children :
Ancestors of Dorothea Elbert Descendants of Dorothea Elbert Dorothea Elbert (1888-1974)
Ancestors of Mamie Elbert Mamie Elbert (1890-1902)
Ancestors of William Elbert Descendants of William Elbert William Elbert (1892-1977)
Married :
Descendants of Herman Epping Herman Epping (1864-1936)
on 15 May 1906
in St. Alphonsus, New Munster, WI
Database ID : 5540
Last Update : 2020-01-13
Record Owner : rudy.r
Rel. to Owner : None

Date : 06 Mar 1924
Location : St. Alphonsus Catholic Cemetery, New Munster, WI

Mrs. Herman Epping Dead at New Munster

 

Woman Active in Life of New Munster Died Suddenly at Her Hotel There.

Word reached Kenosha this morning of the death on Sunday morning of Mrs. Mary Epping, aged 54, wife of Herman Epping, at her home in New Munster, following an attack of cerebral hemorrhage. The deceased for the last eighteen years had been owner of the hotel in that village and had been most active in the business and social life of the community.

The maiden name of the deceased was Mary Scherrer, having been a member of one of the older families of the town of Wheatland. In 1888, she was married to William Elbert, who preceded her in death in March 1894. To this marriage was born two children, Mrs. Ben Hafner of New Munster, and William L. Elbert of New Munster, both surviving her. In 1902 she was united in marriage to Herman Epping and by this marriage she is survived by the following step-children: Mrs. Henry A. Kerkman, Mrs. Frank Lohaus and Albert Epping, all of New Munster. She is also survived by one brother, John Scherrer, of Willow street, Kenosha, and by three sisters, Mrs. Henry Muerer, of Kenosha, Miss Anna Scherrer, of New Munster, and Sister Lydia at Chilton.

The funeral services will be held Thursday morning at ten o'clock at the St. Alphonse church in New Munster with interment following in the family plot in the St. Alphonse cemetery there.
 
Kenosha News - Mar 4, 1924

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Source - St. Alphonsus, New Munster, WI, Vol 1 - Baptism Records; 1852-1895; Image 272/711

Mary Scherrer - line 26

Source - Year: 1870; Census Place: Wheatland, Kenosha, Wisconsin; Roll: M593_1720; Page: 338B; Family History Library Film: 553219

Mary Scherrer - line 32

Katie Scherrer - line 36

Source - Year: 1880; Census Place: Wheatland, Kenosha, Wisconsin; Roll: 1431; Page: 143A; Enumeration District: 085

Bernard Hofner - line 58

Mary Scherrer - line 97

Source - Year: 1900; Census Place: Wheatland, Kenosha, Wisconsin; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 0009; FHL microfilm: 1241794

Henry Althoff - Line 51

Frank Althoff - Line 58

Herman Epping - Line 80

William Elbert - line 84

Source - Year: 1910; Census Place: Wheatland, Kenosha, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1715; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 35; Image: 594.

Herman Epping - line 61

Bernard Hofner - line 66

Source - Year: 1920; Census Place: Wheatland, Kenosha, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_1991; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 31; Image: 1066.

Mrs. Herman Epping Dead at New Munster

Woman Active in Life of New Munster Died Suddenly at Her Hotel There.

Word reached Kenosha this morning of the death on Sunday morning of Mrs. Mary Epping, aged 54, wife of Herman Epping, at her home in New Munster, following an attack of cerebral hemorrhage. The deceased for the last eighteen years had been owner of the hotel in that village and had been most active in the business and social life of the community.

The maiden name of the deceased was Mary Scherrer, having been a member of one of the older families of the town of Wheatland. In 1888, she was married to William Elbert, who preceded her in death in March 1894. To this marriage was born two children, Mrs. Ben Hafner of New Munster, and William L. Elbert of New Munster, both surviving her. In 1902 she was united in marriage to Herman Epping and by this marriage she is survived by the following step-children: Mrs. Henry A. Kerkman, Mrs. Frank Lohaus and Albert Epping, all of New Munster. She is also survived by one brother, John Scherrer, of Willow street, Kenosha, and by three sisters, Mrs. Henry Muerer, of Kenosha, Miss Anna Scherrer, of New Munster, and Sister Lydia at Chilton.

The funeral services will be held Thursday morning at ten o'clock at the St. Alphonse church in New Munster with interment following in the family plot in the St. Alphonse cemetery there.

Source - Kenosha News - Mar 4, 1924

Research notes for Mary

Sister of Catherine Elizabeth Scherrer (1879-1958)
Related to Kerkmans in database -- see Kerkman In-Laws.
See also -- Epping In-Laws.
Feb 11
1870
Birth
Birth of Mary Scherrer
Jun
1870
Age 0
Lived in Wheatland, Kenosha, Wisconsin (Census)
Jun
1880
Age 10
Lived in Wheatland, Kenosha, Wisconsin (Census)
Jan 31
1888
Age 17
Married to William Elbert
Oct 23
1888
Age 18
Birth of child, Dorothea Elbert
May 18
1890
Age 20
Birth of child, Mamie Elbert
Jun 20
1892
Age 22
Birth of child, William Elbert
Mar 17
1893
Age 23
Death of spouse, William Elbert
Jun
1900
Age 30
Lived in Wheatland, Kenosha, Wisconsin (Census)
Nov 17
1902
Age 32
Death of child, Mamie Elbert
May 15
1906
Age 36
Married to Herman Epping
Apr
1910
Age 40
Lived in Wheatland, Kenosha, Wisconsin (Census)
Jan
1920
Age 49
Lived in Wheatland, Kenosha, Wisconsin (Census)
Mar 02
1924
Age 54
Death of Mary Scherrer


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