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Kieler · Uthe · Schumacher

Johannes "John" Kieler (1800-1882)
Barbara (Kieler) Uthe (1836-1917)
Mathilda (Uthe) Schumacher (1865-1897)
Anna (Schumacher) Gerken (1895-1967)
Joan (Gerken) Larson (1926-1994)
Thomas Larson (1962-)

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Tom Larson

Elizabeth "Lizzie Uthe (1871-1946) was a sister of my great-grandmother Mathilda (Uthe) Schumacher. Lizzie Uthe married Joseph Wiederhold (1869-1945). They lived at Dickeyville, Wisconsin.    T.L.

Joseph and Elizabeth (Uthe) Wiederhold

Elizabeth Uthe was born on January 13, 1871, near Dickeyville, Wisconsin, daughter of Frank and Barbara (Kieler) Uthe. Lizzie Uthe married Joseph Wiederhold on January 29, 1895, in Grant County, Wisconsin. Joseph Wiederhold was born in 1869 in Paris Township, Grant County, Wisconsin, son of George and Theresia (Schmerbach) Wiederhold.

Joseph and Lizzie Wiederhold lived at Dickeyville, Wisconsin, on his father's old homestead farm in Paris Township, Grant County. They ha dtwo children, Arthur "Artie" Wiederhold and Laura "Laurie" Wiederhold.

Joseph Wiederhold died in 1945. He was buried in Holy Ghost Church Cemetery in Dickeyville, Wisconsin.

Elizabeth "Lizzie" Wiederhold, 75, of Dickeyville, Wisconsin, died on Wednesday, October 2, 1946, at the home of her son Arthur. Funeral services for Mrs. Elizabeth Wiederhold were held Saturday morning, October 5, at Holy Ghost Church in Dickeyville. The Rev. Joseph Niglis, pastor, offered the requiem mass, and burial was in the church cemetery. The Baumler funeral home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Wiederhold was survived by a daughter, Mrs. Joseph Speaker, of Galena, Ill.; a son, Arthur Wiederhold, of Dickeyville; 4 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Mrs. Kate Hauser, of Dubuque, Ia. Her husband, Joseph Wiederhold, preceded her in death by about one year.

Grave of Joseph and Elizabeth Wiederhold
Holy Ghost Church Cemetery
Dickeyville, Wisconsin

Children of Joseph and Elizabeth (Uthe) Wiederhold:

Sources include obituaries from the Dubuque, Iowa, Telegraph Herald; readings of grave markers from Holy Ghost Church Cemetery in Dickeyville, Wisconsin; a biographical entry for George Wiederhold from the 1901 Commemorative Biographical Record of the Counties of Rock, Green, Grant, Iowa and Lafayette, Wisconsin, online at; the "Social Security Death Index Interactive Search," online at; and Dave Halm's geneaologies at, "Haverhill, Marshall County, Iowa; Menominee, JoDaviess Co. Illinois; Grant Co. Wisconsin: Kreis Lingen, Hanover, plus more," online at

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