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Dearborn County, INGenWeb Project

-- Obituaries --

SOURCE: "History of the Catholic Church In Indiana"-- by Charles Blanchard, 1898  
{via Dearborn County Mail List}

MRS. MAGDALENA SCHROEDER, the energetic lady engaged in the grocery business at Aurora, Dearborn county, Ind., is a daughter of J. Rief, of Germany. Her father came to the Unites States in 1854, was a stonemason by trade, at which he worked many years, then kept hotel. His death occurred October 18, 1870, in Lawrenceburg. Magdalena was united in matrimony to Ernest Schroeder June 25, 1860, which union was blessed with ten children six of them living, viz: Emma, now Mrs. Ferrin, of Cincinnati; Lena M., Gertrude E. and Amelia, wife of Fred Mountel, who is engaged in the livery and undertaking businesswith his father, and Clara R. The members of the family residing in Aurora belong to St. Mary`s church, with the exception of Mr. Schroeder, who is not a Catholic.


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