GOETZ, Adam

Date of birth: 15 December 1848 Hesse Darmstadt, Germany

Date of death: 14 February 1938 Edinburg, Johnson County Indiana

SOURCE: Franklin Evening Star, 15 February 1938

NATIVE OF GERMANY PASSES AT EDINBURG
Adam Goetz, 89, Succumbs - Funeral to be Thursday
EDINBURG, Feb. 15. - Adam Goetz, 89, a native of Germany, passed away Monday
evening at 7:15 o'clock at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Webb Snyder, on Kyle
street.  Mr. Goetz had been in ill health since the first of the year and had
been seriously ill since February 4.
      Funeral services will be conducted Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock at
Edinburg Methodist church.  The burial will be made in Rest Haven
Cemetery.
      Mr. Goetz was born in Hess Darmstadt, Germany, December 15, 1848.  He came
to this country at the age of 15 and lived with his brothers here until
his marriage to Elizabeth Stillabower, Jan. 15, 1874.  To this union six
children were born, three of whom preceded him in death.  Mrs. Goetz died
March 23, 1925.
      Surviving him are three children, Mrs. Webb Snyder and Mrs. Katie Goetz,
of Edinburg, and Louis Goetz of the Kansas community; two grandchildren,
Mrs. Serona Lovelace, and Mrs. Donald Zeigler, and one great-grandchild,
Richard Lee Lovelace.
      Mr. Goetz was a member of the Ohio Ridge Lutheran Church since early
manhood and attended the Edinburg Methodist Church when his health
permitted. 
Submitted by Mark Wirey