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Name Elizabeth Ursula WAHLS83
Birth 7 May 1874, Freeport, Stearns Co., MN22,83
Death 8 January 1955, St. Cloud, Stearns Co., MN22
Burial Freeport, Stearns Co., MN83
Father Heinrich WAHLS (-1878)
Mother Mary ALBERS
1 John Frederick BOTZ83
Birth 20 July 1872, Getty Twp, Stearns Co., MN83
Death 9 May 1928, Hennepin Co., MN22
Burial Freeport, Stearns Co., MN83
Father Jacob BOTZ (1845-1939)
Mother Elizabeth WOLTER (1850-1937)
Marriage 29 November 1894, St. Cloud, Stearns Co., MN83
Children Philomena Mary (1896-1979)
Oswald Michael (1899-1982)
Charlotte Ann Justina (1900-1984)
Mary Sibylla (Died as Infant) (1902-1902)
Anthony Jacob (1904-1978)
Henry Joseph (1909-1979)
Olive Mary (1911-)
Francis Louis (1913-)
Notes for Elizabeth Ursula WAHLS
Her father died in 1878 so she spent much time with the Albers near New Munich. Great Grandmother Albers taught her to give passing Indians white bread. Later employed at Kenosha, WI, then married John Botz of Sauk Centre. Town of Freeport, included Church grounds, built almost entirely on her father's homestead. Her mother, Mary married Charles Micklish. Elizabeth Street was named after her. About 1930 she moved to Minneapolis to be with her children. She loved her family deeply. She was a woman of deep faith, piety and wisdom. Was a mother to many. Many friends, open house of hospitality; poor, troubled too. Enjoyed song and humor, despite hard days, suffering and poverty. Sang Marian hymn December 8 on deathbed. Last Mass on feastday 19 November 1954 from sickbed. Died in St. Cloud hospital. Buried in Freeport, Sacred Heart Cemetary beside John.83
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