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Mrs. Barbara Seitz - 1912


Posted By: County Coordinator (email)
Date: 3/5/2023 at 17:27:22

The Daily Gate City
Keokuk, Iowa
4 Mar 1912




Mrs. Barbara Seitz Passed to Her
Rest After a Long Residence
in This City.




Born in Germany She Passed Sixty-
Seven Years of Her Long
Life in the City of


Another of the pioneer women of Keokuk has passed to her reword, a woman of steady habits and kindly ways inherited from the early fathers and mothers of her fatherland.

Mrs. Barbara Seitz, a highly respected and beloved woman of Keokuk died at 12 o'clock last night, at the residence of her nephew, Andrew Boehm at Twenty-first street and the Plank road.

Mrs. Seitz was in her eightieth year. She was born in Germany and came to this country in 1852. She was married to Frank Seitz in Cincinnati in 1853 and came to Keokuk in 1855, having lived here continuously ever since. Mrs. Seitz was the mother of a large family, but all her children and her husband have preceded her in death.

For many years Mrs. Seitz conducted a grocery at the corner of Eleventh and High streets. She was an industrious, upright, honorable woman and the world is better for her having been here.

Mrs. Seitz is survived by three nieces and one nephew who have the sympathy of all their friends in the death of this venerable woman and old citizen.


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