Laura Kimm

Laura Kimm

Female 1869 - 1959  (89 years)

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  • Name Laura Kimm 
    Born 12 Jul 1869  Atkins, Benton, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Residence 31 Oct 1931  Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Emma Kimm Dies at Blairstown.jpg
    Emma Kimm Dies at Blairstown.jpg
    _FSFTID 97QW-SFH 
    _FSLINK https://familysearch.org/tree/#view=ancestor&person=97QW-SFH 
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    Died 15 Mar 1959  Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2071  Tarbert - Waldo
    Last Modified 20 Dec 2015 

    Father Justus Heinrich Kimm,   b. 11 Sep 1839, Sand, Hesse Kassel, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1931, Blairstown, Benton, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Mother Emma Schneider,   b. 26 Feb 1850, Deavertown, Morgan, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1931, Blairstown, Benton, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 26 Dec 1866 
    Alt. Marriage 26 Dec 1876  Marengo, Iowa, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    Alt. Marriage:

    • "Mother of 17 Children Dies At Blairstown"
      Benton County news
      Special to Daily Times
      Blairstown, Oct. 31-Mrs. Emma Kimm, 81 years old, widow of G. H. Kimm, died Friday morning at her Blairstown home of pneumonia following an illness of only a few days. Her husband's death occured six weeks ago.
      Services will be held sunday at 2.00 p.m. in the Presbyterian church here, with the Rev. J.B. C. Peck conducting the rites. Burial will be in Mound cemetery at Watkins. Six grandsons, who were pallbearers for Mr. Kimm, will act as casket bearers for their aged grandmother Mrs. Kimm was the mother of seventeen children.
      Emma Schneider, daughter of Gregory and Regina Schneider, was born Feb. 26, 1850, at Deavertown, Ohio, coming to Iowa, when a small child with her parents. She was married Dec.. 26, 1876 at Marengo. the Kimms moved to a farm northeast of Blairstown in 1886 from a place near Norway. They went to Huron, S. D., in 1010 retuning here last year.
      Fourteen children surviving are: Henry, Archie, Martin, Matt, and Gus H., of Blairstown, Charles of Coggon, Mrs. Laura Hotchkiss and Mrs. Ella Merrifield of Cedar Rapids, Aurthur of Wolsey, S, D., Mrs. Emma Lowe. Mrs. Allce Boone, Mrs. Maggie Johnson, Mrs. Abbie Wodstrichill and John, of Huron S.D.. The family includes sixty grandchildren and forty-five great grandchildren.
      Other relatives living are four sister Mrs. A. S. Kimm of Blairstown, Mrs. John Lauger of Des Moines, Mrs Rose Bansch of Atkinson, Neb., and Mrs. Laura Swick of Watkins, her twin.
    Family ID F541  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Clarence DeCroft Trout,   b. 1864, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1914  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 31 Dec 1889  [3
    Last Modified 20 Dec 2015 
    Family ID F1078  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Harry J. Hotchkiss,   b. Viola, Mercer, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 18 Feb 1925  Iowa City, Johnson, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Last Modified 20 Dec 2015 
    Family ID F965  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • BURIAL: Mt. Pleasant Hill Cem

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    Residence:

    • "Mother of 17 Children Dies At Blairstown" Blairstown, Oct. 31-Mrs. Emma Kimm, 81 years old, widow of G. H. Kimm, died Friday morning at her Blairstown home of pneumonia following an illness of only a few days. Her husband's death occured six weeks ago. Services will be held sunday at 2.00 p.m. in the Presbyterian church here, with the Rev. J.B. C. Peck conducting the rites. Burial will be in Mound cemetery at Watkins. Six grandsons, who were pallbearers for Mr. Kimm, will act as casket bearers for their aged grandmother Mrs. Kimm was the mother of seventeen children. Emma Schneider, daughter of Gregory and Regina Schneider, was born Feb. 26, 1850, at Deavertown, Ohio, coming to Iowa, when a small child with her parents. She was married Dec.. 26, 1876 at Marengo. the Kimms moved to a farm northeast of Blairstown in 1886 from a place near Norway. They went to Huron, S. D., in 1010 retuning here last year. Fourteen children surviving are: Henry, Archie, Martin, Matt, and Gus H., of Blairstown, Charles of Coggon, Mrs. Laura Hotchkiss and Mrs. Ella Merrifield of Cedar Rapids, Aurthur of Wolsey, S, D., Mrs. Emma Lowe. Mrs. Allce Boone, Mrs. Maggie Johnson, Mrs. Abbie Wodstrichill and John, of Huron S.D.. The family includes sixty grandchildren and forty-five great grandchildren. Other relatives living are four sister Mrs. A. S. Kimm of Blairstown, Mrs. John Lauger of Des Moines, Mrs Rose Bansch of Atkinson, Neb., and Mrs. Laura Swick of Watkins, her twin.

  • Sources 
    1. [S82] Iowa, Benton County, Vinton -Cedar Valley Daily Times (Newspaper), Iowa. Venton., "Mother of 17 Children Dies at Blairstown," 31 Oct 1931, p. 3, col. 3; digital images(http://bentoncounty.advantage-preservation.com/ : accessed 20 Dec 2015). (Reliability: 3).
      "Mother of 17 Children Dies At Blairstown" Blairstown, Oct. 31-Mrs. Emma Kimm, 81 years old, widow of G. H. Kimm, died Friday morning at her Blairstown home of pneumonia following an illness of only a few days. Her husband's death occured six weeks ago. Services will be held sunday at 2.00 p.m. in the Presbyterian church here, with the Rev. J.B. C. Peck conducting the rites. Burial will be in Mound cemetery at Watkins. Six grandsons, who were pallbearers for Mr. Kimm, will act as casket bearers for their aged grandmother Mrs. Kimm was the mother of seventeen children. Emma Schneider, daughter of Gregory and Regina Schneider, was born Feb. 26, 1850, at Deavertown, Ohio, coming to Iowa, when a small child with her parents. She was married Dec.. 26, 1876 at Marengo. the Kimms moved to a farm northeast of Blairstown in 1886 from a place near Norway. They went to Huron, S. D., in 1010 retuning here last year. Fourteen children surviving are: Henry, Archie, Martin, Matt, and Gus H., of Blairstown, Charles of Coggon, Mrs. Laura Hotchkiss and Mrs. Ella Merrifield of Cedar Rapids, Aurthur of Wolsey, S, D., Mrs. Emma Lowe. Mrs. Allce Boone, Mrs. Maggie Johnson, Mrs. Abbie Wodstrichill and John, of Huron S.D.. The family includes sixty grandchildren and forty-five great grandchildren. Other relatives living are four sister Mrs. A. S. Kimm of Blairstown, Mrs. John Lauger of Des Moines, Mrs Rose Bansch of Atkinson, Neb., and Mrs. Laura Swick of Watkins, her twin.

    2. [S82] Iowa, Benton County, Vinton -Cedar Valley Daily Times (Newspaper), Iowa. Venton., "Mother of 17 Children Dies at Blairstown," 31 Oct 1931, p. 3; digital images. (Reliability: 3).
      "Mother of 17 Children Dies At Blairstown" Blairstown, Oct. 31-Mrs. Emma Kimm, 81 years old, widow of G. H. Kimm, died Friday morning at her Blairstown home of pneumonia following an illness of only a few days. Her husband's death occured six weeks ago. Services will be held sunday at 2.00 p.m. in the Presbyterian church here, with the Rev. J.B. C. Peck conducting the rites. Burial will be in Mound cemetery at Watkins. Six grandsons, who were pallbearers for Mr. Kimm, will act as casket bearers for their aged grandmother Mrs. Kimm was the mother of seventeen children. Emma Schneider, daughter of Gregory and Regina Schneider, was born Feb. 26, 1850, at Deavertown, Ohio, coming to Iowa, when a small child with her parents. She was married Dec.. 26, 1876 at Marengo. the Kimms moved to a farm northeast of Blairstown in 1886 from a place near Norway. They went to Huron, S. D., in 1010 retuning here last year. Fourteen children surviving are: Henry, Archie, Martin, Matt, and Gus H., of Blairstown, Charles of Coggon, Mrs. Laura Hotchkiss and Mrs. Ella Merrifield of Cedar Rapids, Aurthur of Wolsey, S, D., Mrs. Emma Lowe. Mrs. Allce Boone, Mrs. Maggie Johnson, Mrs. Abbie Wodstrichill and John, of Huron S.D.. The family includes sixty grandchildren and forty-five great grandchildren. Other relatives living are four sister Mrs. A. S. Kimm of Blairstown, Mrs. John Lauger of Des Moines, Mrs Rose Bansch of Atkinson, Neb., and Mrs. Laura Swick of Watkins, her twin.

    3. [S39] FamilySearch Family Tree (http://www.familysearch.org), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((http://www.familysearch.org)), accessed 20 Dec 2015), entry for Laura Kimm, person ID 97QW-SFH. (Reliability: 3).