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George Essen

Birthplace: Alsace, France
Death: March 14, 1916 (77)
Marshalltown, Iowa, United States (Brights Disease)
Place of Burial: Marshalltown, IA, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Jacob Essen and Annie Sterrich
Husband of Addie Canfield and Kate Essen
Father of Cora Mae Essen; Frank Essen; Willie Essen; Claude George Essen; Jacob Rush Essen and 7 others

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About George Essen

George Essen is the son of Jacob Essen & anna Stenick. George was born in Strasbourg, Alsac- Lorraine ( French Territory) 1st marriage to Katherine Rush she died in 1882. George then married Addie Canfield the daughter of George Canfield and Margaret Mary clink

Obituary in the Times Republican 3-15- 1916:
George Essen, for several years a farmer of the Rock Valley neighborhood and for 2 years past a resident of the city , died 3:30 Tuesday afternoon at his home at 609 Bromley St. following a year's illness of the heart and kidneys.
Mr Essen was a native of Strasburg, Alsace-Lorraine, when the providence was French Territory, where he was born January 10, 1839. He came to this county as a young man and in this city, in 1870 , took Miss Katherine Rush as his wife, Mrs Essen died in 1882 leaveing 4 children. In 1884 Mr Essen was untied in marriage to Miss Addie Canfield who bore him 8 children, two of whom died in infancy. The second Mrs. Essen living. Mr. Essen's children by his frist wife are Henry Essen of Lime Springs, Mrs C.C. Williams of this city, John Essen of Iowa Falls, and Mrs G.R. Tanyer of Conrad. The children by his second wife are, Claude G. and Jacob Essen and Mrs W. H. Wolken of this city, and Mary, Bert, and Carl whom are at home.
Mr. Essen was a member of the German Lutheran Church in Dillon. Rev Karl Rest, pastor of the German Evangelical Church will have charge of the funeral services which will be held Thursday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. Burial will be in the Rock Valley cemetery.

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George Essen's Timeline

January 9, 1839
Alsace, France
October 14, 1875
Marshalltown, IA, United States
July 14, 1878
Marshalltown, Iowa, United States
April 5, 1880
Marshalltown, Iowa, United States
Age 40
Le Grand, Marshall, Iowa, United States
January 29, 1882
Marshalltown, Marshall County, Iowa, United States
June 23, 1884
Le Grand, IA, United States
May 23, 1886
Dillon, IA, United States
August 27, 1889
Luray, IA, United States
June 19, 1892
Marshalltown, IA, United States