Monroe County IL (plus assorted other families)

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  • ID: I6128
  • Name: Katherine HENKE
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 29 Apr 1902 in Moro, Madison County, Illinois 1
  • Death: 6 Jul 1935 in Madison County TB Sanatorium, Edwardsville, Madison County, Illinois 1
  • Burial: 9 Jul 1935 St. John's Church, Moro, Madison County, Illinois 1
  • Note:
    DEATH: Mrs Katherine J. Stille, 33, wife of Otto Stille, di ed Saturdaynight at 9:30 oclock at the Madison County Tuber culosis Sanatorium nearEdwardsville. She had been a patien t at the institution for severalweeks.
    Mrs Stille was born April 29, 1902 at Moro, the daughter o f Mr and Mrs WmF Henke. Her father preceeded her in death 1 9 years ago. Her marriage toOtto Stille occured June 18, 19 24.
    Mrs Stille leaves besides her husband and mother, Mrs Kathr yn Stille, adaughter, Miss Lucille Stille; four sisters, Mr s Fred Kuethe, Bethalto;Mrs Henry Warning and Mrs Oliver Wi lhold, Edwardsville; Miss Linda Henkeand a brother, Willia m Henke of Moro.
    Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 1:30pm at the hom e of her motherin Moro Twp followed by services at the St J ohn's Church near Moro at2pm. Burial will be in the St John 's Church cemetery with RevKalkbrenner, the pastor of the c hurch, in charge.
    [Edw Intel., Mon July 8 1935 pg 1]
  • Census: Katherine, dau, age 7, b IL 29 Apr 1910 Moro, Madison County, Illinois 2
  • Census: Katie, dau, age 18, b IL parents b IL 4 Feb 1920 Omphghent Twp, Madison County, Illinois 3
  • Census: with bro Wm; Katie, sister, age 17, b IL 5 Feb 1920 Moro, Madison County, Illinois 4
  • Census: Katherine, wife, age 27, mar'd at 22, b IL 2 Apr 1930 Edwardsville, Madison County, Illinois 5
  • Residence: May 1934 Liberty Prairie, Illinois 1

    Father: William F. HENKE b: 26 Dec 1862 in Moro, Madison County, Illinois
    Mother: Katherine SCHAEFER b: 24 Jun 1869 in Prairietown, Madison County, Illinois

    Marriage 1 Otto Charles STILLE b: 19 Mar 1900 in Illinois
    • Married: 18 Jun 1924 in St. John's Church, Moro, Madison County, Illinois 1
    • Note:
      Otto Stille of this city and Miss Kathryn Henke, of Moro, w ere quietlymarried Wednesday afternoon at the St John's Eva ngelical Church at Moro,by Rev F W Muehlinghaus. The attend ants were Miss Anna Henke, sister ofthe bride, and Willia m Stille, brother of the groom.
      Following the ceremony, the couple departed on a honeymoo n toIndianapolis, Indiana and upon their return they will t ake up theirresidence in Edwardsville.
      The bride is a very charming young lady and is a daughter o f MrsKatherine Henke, of Moro. She has a large circle of fr iends in thisvicinity.
      The groom is the son of Mr and Mrs William Stille, of Fruit , and is awell-liked young man. He is at present employed b y the N O NelsonManufacturing Company. Their many friends j oin in extending theircongratulations.
      [Edw Intel Jun 19 1924 pg 7]
    1. Has No Children Living STILLE

    1. Title: Edwardsville Intelligencer
      • Title: 1910 US Census, Illinois, Madison County, ED 49 Moro Twp
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        • Title: 1920 US Census, Illinois, Madison County, ED 92 Omphghent T wp
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          • Title: 1920 US Census, Illinois, Madison County, ED 68 Moro Twp
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            • Title: 1930 US Census, Illinois, Madison County, Edwardsville Twp , ED 32
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