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  • ID: I133
  • RIN: MH:I133
  • _UID: 563E6ECBA001160F970188B635394100
  • _UPD: 07 NOV 2015 19:47:57 GMT-6
  • Name: Edward Specht
  • Given Name: Edward
  • Surname: Specht
  • Sex: M
  • Birth:
  • _UID: 563E6ECB9FF5160F570188B635394100
  • RIN: MH:IF357 26 DEC 1836 in Dubuque, IA
  • Death:
  • _UID: 563E6ECB9FF9660F670188B635394100
  • RIN: MH:IF358 9 MAY 1920 in Rockwell, Iowa
  • Burial:
  • _UID: 563E6ECB9FFC560F770188B635394100
  • RIN: MH:IF359 Rockwell cemetary
  • RIN: MH:SC26 1
  • Note:
    From "The History of Dubuque County, Iowa." It was published in 1880 by the Western Historical Company and containe 830 indivisual sketches. Posted on Web at: http://members.tripod.com/~Doreen_3/index-2.html

    Page for Edward Specht at:
    http://members.tripod.com/~Doreen_3/DBIOST.htm :
    EDWARD SPECHT, Sec. 8; P.O. Sherrill's Mount; born Dec. 26,1836, in Dubuque; he own 120 acres of land, and is engaged in running the ferry in connection with his brother Werner. Their father bought these premises and ferry in about 1850, and it has since been known as Specht's Ferry; he also owned about 1,300 acres of lad, which has been divided since his death among his family; Mrs. Specht retains the y and stand; he died Oct. 24, 1866, in his 58th year. The buildings on these premises are valued at about $5,000, and the steam ferry is valued at about $3,000. He married Louisa Felthouse in March, 1864; she was born at Sherrill's Mount; they have three children-Emma, Frank and Albert. Attends the Presbyterian Church; Republican in politics. pg.976

    For the marriage, Schmitt's book, Specht's Ferry, p.3, has: "Marriage Register 4 p.600"

    I have posted Edward Specht's obituary (from the Dubuque Telegraph-Herald, via Schmitt's book) at http://jspecht.org/Edward-Specht-obit.html
  • Change Date: 7 Dec 2002

    Father: Johannes Specht b: NOV 1809 in Ilbesheim, Germany
    Mother: Johanna Baker b: 8 APR 1814 in Sarstedt, Germany

    Marriage 1 Louise Carolina Felthouse
    • Note: _STATMARRIED
    1. Has Children Albert Victor Specht b: 30 APR 1873 in Specht's Ferry, IA

    1. Author: James H. Schmitt
      Title: Specht' s Ferry
      Publication: James H. Schmitt, 17488 S. Mound Rd, Sherrill, Iowa 52073
      Text: (p.14) Marriage Register 2 p.394 Dubuque County
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