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Butz, George John and his sister Christine Sophie Butz Hoefer

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Re: Butz, George John and his sister Christine Sophie Butz Hoefer

Posted: 1493320471000
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Hi,

You have several errors in your memorials at Find a Grave for George & Christina.

https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=8...

George & Christina can both be found in the 1940 census. George died in 1953, NOT 1933 and Christina died in 1957, NOT 1937.

Also Christina was NOT born in Germany but in Jefferson Township, Stephenson, Illinois.

*United States Census, 1900
Name Christine S Butz
Event Type Census
Event Year 1900
Event Place Jefferson Township, Stephenson, Illinois, United States
Gender Female
Age 25
Marital Status Married
Race White
Relationship to Head of Household Daughter
Number of Living Children 0
Years Married 0
Birth Date Nov 1875
Birthplace Illinois
Marriage Year (Estimated) 1900
Father's Birthplace Germany
Mother's Birthplace Germany
Mother of how many children 0
Household
Michael Koch Head M 51 Germany
Rosine Koch Wife F 51 Germany
George Koch Son M 20 Illinois
Laura Koch Daughter F 17 Illinois
Clara L Koch Daughter F 15 Illinois
Oscar J Koch Son M 9 Illinois
John S Butz Boarder M 26 Germany<------------------------married
Christine S Butz Daughter F 25 Illinois <----------------------------------married

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Here are a few obits for them that will verify this information.

Morning Star
Rockford, Illinois
Tuesday, September 15, 1953

George Butz
Loran Farmer

PEARL City - Services for George J Butz, 79, who died Sunday, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in Salem Evangelical and Reformed church, Loran. The Rev. Clifford Jansse, pastor will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friens may call in the Offenheiser funeral home, Pearl City, until 11:30 a.m. Wednesday and then at the chuch.

Survivors include his widow the former Christina Koch; two sons, Herbert and Paul Butz, both at home; and daughters, Mrs. Luke Slick, Milledgeville, and Mrs. R. D. Prior, Pearl City and four sisters and a brother, all in Germany.


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Morning Star
Rockford, Illinois
Thursday, April 18, 1957


Mrs. George Butz

PEARL CITY - Mrs George Butz, 81, died early Wednesday morning in her home.

She was born in Jefferson township. Stephenson county.

Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Irma Slick, Milledgeville, and Mrs. Florence Prior. at home: two sons, Herbert. at home and Paul, Pearl City, and two sisters, Mrs. Nelson Flickinger and Laura Koch both of Pearl City.

Services will be held at 1:30 pm Saturday in the Salem Evangelical and Reformed church, Loran. The Rev. Philip Pobanz, pastor will officiate.

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Morning Star
Rockford, Illinois
Sunday, February 15, 1976

Mrs. Irma Slick

Milledgeville - Mrs. Irma Slick, 75, Milledgeville died Saturday in the Sterling Care Center after an extended illness.

Survivors include eight sons, Ivan Ethridge, Polo, Alden Ethridge, Kent, Austin Ethridge, Freeport, Allen Ethridge, Rockford, Winston Slick, Sterling, Frank and Larry Slick, both of Milledgeville and Roger Slick, Pearl City; two daughters, Mrs Mrs. Verda Werkheiser, Pearl City, and Mrs. Edna Mae Fehr, Lawton, Okla.; 21 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren a sister Mrs. Florence Prior, Pearl City, brother Paul Butz, Pearl City

Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday in the United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 4 nd 7 to 9 p.m. today in the Woodin Funeral Home.
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