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Jacob Wagner

Jacob Wagner

Male 1820 - 1897  (76 years)

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  • Name Jacob Wagner 
    Born 21 Oct 1820  Weisen, Prignitz, Brandenburg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Date of birth from his headstone. Weisen is the closest I've found to the town name found on his marriage record. It was part of Prussia in 1850. Jacob also says his father was from Saxony which is the same general area.
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1850  New York, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1875  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1876  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1896  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 13 Jun 1897  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Date of death from headstone
    Obituary - Wagner, Jacob
    Death Notice
    Buried 16 Jun 1897  Crown Hill Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Section 31 Lot 309 Grave Map from Crown Hill Cemetery Indianapolis
    Section 31 Lot 309 Grave Map from Crown Hill Cemetery Indianapolis
    Graves in Section/Lot (and date buried):

    KUERST, ADOLPH J. 05/25/1880
    KUERST, C. M. 11/23/1884
    KUERST, FREDERICK A. 01/05/1890
    LORENZ, ANNIE 09/10/1886
    LORENZ, FRED A. 05/26/1941
    WAGNER, JACOB 06/16/1897
    WAGNER, MARY ANN 12/8/1920

    The Kuerst family are related to the husband of Mary Reeder, Christian Frederich August Kuerst (Frederick A. Kuerst is his father). She is the daughter of Mary Ann Strup (Straub) and George Reeder. Mary Strub married 2nd, Jacob Wagner and had 3 daughters: Mrs. Annie Lorenz (Fred A.), Mrs. Wilhelmina Grassow, and Mrs. Emilie Pfafflin.
    Headstone - Lorenz, Fred Adolph and Wagner family
    Headstone - Lorenz, Fred Adolph and Wagner family
    Plot: Sec 31, Lot 309
    Headstone - Wagner, Jacob
    Headstone - Wagner, Jacob
    Plot: Sec 31, Lot 309
    Headstone - Wagner, Jacob and Mary Marie
    Headstone - Wagner, Jacob and Mary Marie
    Plot: Sec 31, Lot 309
    Headstone - Wagner, Jacob
    Headstone - Wagner, Jacob
    Plot: Sec.31, Lot 309
    Death Notice 17 Jun 1897  Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Cause of death: pyemia (blood poisoning (septicemia) caused by the spread in the bloodstream of pus-forming bacteria released from an abscess.)
    Person ID I1591  Discovering My Ancestors
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2020 

    Spouse Mary Ann Barbara Strub,   b. 6 Oct 1835, Läufelfingen, Basel-Landschaft, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1920, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 21 Nov 1854  St. Louis, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Marriage Record - Wagner, Jacob and Mary Strub
    Marriage Record - Wagner, Jacob and Mary Strub
    Children 
    +1. Anna Wagner,   b. Abt 1860, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1886, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 26 years)
     2. Wilhelmina Wagner,   b. 12 Mar 1858, St. Louis, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1935, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     3. Emilie Johanna Wagner,   b. 10 Jan 1862, Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1940, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 5 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F513  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S263] Indiana Deaths, 1882-1920.
      Birth date: abt 1820 Birth place: Death date: Jun 15, 1897 Deat h place: Indianapolis

    2. [S298] U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current.

    3. [S119] U.S. City Directories (Beta).

    4. [S605] Newspapers.com - The Indianapolis News - 17 Jun 1897 - Page 7, 17 Jun 1897.

    5. [S703] Missouri State Archives, Volume-Page: 07-022.