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Johann Friederich. Toensing

Male 1853 - 1940  (87 years)


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  • Name Johann Friederich. Toensing  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Born 14 September 1853  Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Immigration 1865  [2
    Occupation Farmer  [2
    Cemetery Olive Branch Cemetery  [6
    Death Notice J. Fred Toensing (J. for Johann) J. Fred Toensing, pioneer Okawville Township farmer, who for more than a half century resided on the same farm east of Okawville, died there Saturday, September 14th at 9:30 AM after a general decline of health. Incidently his death occured on his 87th birthday. The body lay in state at the Rixmann Bros. Funeral Parlor until Tuesday, when it was taken to the family home and that afternoon, services were held here thence to Olive Branch Lutheran Church at Frogtown where his Pastor, Rev. J. Heseman delivered the last rites. Interment was made in the adjacent cemetary. The funeral was largely attended showing in what esteen the aged man was held by all who knew him. Born in Germany, he farm where he died. In fact 65 years of his life was spent on the homestead, a record few men can boast of. Both his wifes, Louise (Mother of his children) and Henrietta; and two children preceded him in death. Surviving are 5 sons, 2 daughters and a number of grand and great grandchildren. 
    Residence(s) 1870: Nashville, Washington Co., Illinois
    1880-1910: Okawville, Washington Co., Illinois  [2, 7
    Died 14 September 1940  Okawville, Washington Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Buried 17 September 1940  Frogtown, Washington Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
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    Person ID I3795  Lisa's Genealogy
    Last Modified 13 June 2009 

    Father Johann H. Toensing,   b. 1814, Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 February 1893, Covington Prarie, Washington Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Eleonore Maria Teberjur,   b. about 1815, Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 January 1893, Covington Prarie, Washington Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Married about 1830 
    Family ID F2544  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 1 Louise Hassebrock,   b. 15 September 1850, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 August 1909, Okawville, Washington Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 29 April 1875  [8
    Children 
     1. Henry Toensing,   b. about 1877, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Fritz Toensing,   b. about 1879, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. William Fred Toensing,   b. 7 September 1885, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Henry F. Herman Toensing,   b. 29 May 1887, Okawville, Washington Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +5. August J. Toensing,   b. 28 August 1890, Okawville, Washington Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 June 1967, Dixon, Lee Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     6. Matilda Toensing,   b. November 1892, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Mary Toensing,   b. July 1894, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Henry Toensing,   b. about 1896, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F2543  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 2 Wilhelmine Henriette Karoline Quebb,   b. 14 May 1863, Wehdem, Grestenholz, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 July 1937, Saint Peter, Fayette Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Family ID F4265  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S349] Hilda Smith, J. F. Toensing.

    2. [S837] .

    3. [S943] Genealogy Data.

    4. [S349] Hilda Smith.

    5. [S837] Sep 1854.

    6. [S1404] Find A Grave.

    7. [S1766] .

    8. [S381] Tonsing Genealogy Forum, viewed 21Dec2000, message 48.



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