Christina Elizabeth Osterhaus

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Christina Elizabeth Osterhaus (Klaus)

Birthdate: (81)
Birthplace: New Vienna, Dubuque, Iowa, United States
Death: June 20, 1938 (81)
Worthington, Dubuque, Iowa, United States
Place of Burial: Bankston, Dubuque, Iowa, United States
Immediate Family:

Wife of Frank Anton Osterhaus
Mother of Henry F Osterhaus; Anton Osterhaus; Joseph Osterhaus; Catherine Roling; Anna Sabers and 5 others

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About Christina Elizabeth Osterhaus

Obit:

Pioneer Resident of this Community is Called Monday

Mrs Osterhaus died at home of dtr. Funeral svcs held at St Francis Church this morning.

Mrs Elizabeth Osterhaus, 82, pioneer resident of this community d Mon morning at home of dtr, Mrs Henry Becker, near Worthington, aft 2 wk illness. She b Aug 11 1856 near New Vienna, dtr of Mr & Mrs Henry Klaus. In 1868 family moved to farm SE of Dyersville. Following marriage to Frank Osterhaus, Feb 18 1873, she & husband lived yr on present Ray Biermann farm. They then bought Osterhaus homestead where Osterhaus Bros live today. In 1895 they moved to present Ben Osterhaus farm NE of Dyersville. They retired in 1911 to their residence in West Dyersville where Mr Osterhaus d Aug 13, 1924. Since that time she has been making her home w/son Frank. She leaves 3 dtrs: Catherine (John) Roling; Anna (Wm) Sabers; & Josephine (Henry) Becker; & 6 sons: Henry F; Anton; Joe; Frank; Ben & Fred. 2 sis, Mrs Chris Montag, E Dubuque; & Mrs Anna Sytes, MO; & 1 bro Joe Klaus, MO, also survive. Mr & Mrs Osterhaus were 1 of 3 couples married at same time in St Francis Church, other 2 being Mr & Mrs Charles Kramer & Mr & Mrs Frank Klostermann. All 3 men are dead, but Mrs Osterhaus is 1st of 3 women to pass away. Mrs Klostermann is living at Remsen & Mrs Kramer is living w/dtr Mrs J X Bullinger in this city. Funeral was held this morning from Frank Osterhaus home near Bankston to St Francis Church at 9 o'clock.

Children of Frank & Elizabeth Osterhaus:

Henry Apr 27 1874 d Date Unk

Anton Feb 27 1876 d Feb 3 1960

Joseph Sep 13 1878 d Feb 27 1964

Catherine Apr 16 1881 d Jul 17 1953

Anna Sep 27 1884 d Mar 4 1970

Josephine Oct 8 1885 d Sep 9 1974

Frank May 27 1888 d Mar 26 1975

Bernard Oct 22 1895 d Apr 6 1972

Fred Nov 3 1896 d Nov 7 1964

3 children died in infancy. Dates are unk to our generation.

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Christina Elizabeth Osterhaus's Timeline

1856
August 11, 1856
New Vienna, Dubuque, Iowa, United States
1874
April 27, 1874
Age 17
1876
February 26, 1876
Age 19
Iowa, United States
1878
September 13, 1878
Age 22
Dubuque, Iowa, United States
1881
April 16, 1881
Age 24
1884
September 27, 1884
Age 28
Dyersville, Dubuque, Iowa, United States
1885
October 8, 1885
Age 29
1888
May 27, 1888
Age 31