Margaretha Kies


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1. Charles Frederick Mayer

Margaretha Kies 1 2

  • Born: 7 Oct 1828, Dietenhausen, , BW, DEU 1 3 4
  • Marriage (1): Charles Frederick Mayer on 29 Aug 1849 in , Ulster, NY
  • Died: 31 Jul 1909, Marion, Marion, OH at age 80 1 4
  • Buried: 3 Aug 1909, Marion: Marion Cemetery, Marion, OH 1 4

   Another name for Margaretha was Margaret Kies.4 5

   FamilySearch ID: 98KJ-6D3.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Wawarsing, Ulster, NY, USA. 5 The 1850 census recorded Charles Mayer, laborer, 25, living with wife Margaret, 22. They were born in Germany.

2. Census in 1870 in Marion, Marion, OH. 3 The 1870 census recorded Charles F. Mayer, station baggage master, 44, living with wife Margaret, 42; Mary, domestic servant, 15; Margaret, 13; Lena, 11; Louisa, 9; Frank, 7; William, 5; and Emma, 2. Charles and Margaret were born in Baden (Germany) and their children in Ohio.

3. Newspaper: Marion Star: Mrs. Mayer wife of the deceased C. F. Mayer will still operate the oil business formerly conducted by her husband, and the was was making its regular rounds., 18 Apr 1890, Marion, Marion, OH. 6

4. Obituary: Marion Star: obituary of Mrs. Margaret Mayer on 2 Aug 1909 in Marion, Marion, OH. 4 Very Long Illness Results in Death

Mrs. Margaret Mayer Passes Away Saturday.

Mrs. Mayer Is A Pioneer Resident

Death Is Due to the Infirmities of Old Age.

She Is A Survivor of Cholera Scourge ln the Early Fifties.

Children Are Left -- Arrangements for Funeral.

Margaret Mayer, eighty-one years old, a pioneer resident, died at the home of her son, Charles Mayer, No. 410 Windsor street, Saturday afternoon at 3:25 o'clock. Death was due to the Infirmities of age.

Mrs. Mayer had suffered greatly during the last few weeks, and often prayed for death to relieve her from pain. She was conscious up until twenty-four hours before the end.

The deceased was born in Germany and came to the United States when a girl. In New York state she was married to Charles F, Mayer and came to Marion in the early fifties.

Mrs. Mayer was one of the few cholera victims who survived the scourge of 1854. Her husband died nineteen years ago.

Mrs. Mayer was a member of the German M. E. church. For many years, she had been active in religions work.

She is survived by the following children: Frank W. and. Charles Mayer, Mrs. Louis Scherff, Mrs. Louis Mayer and Mrs. John Beicher, all of this city. There are twelve grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at the Mayer home, on Windsor street, Tuesday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock and at 2 o'clock at the German M. E. church. Interment will be made In the Marion cemetery.

Margaretha married Charles Frederick Mayer on 29 Aug 1849 in , Ulster, NY. (Charles Frederick Mayer was born on 16 Jul 1825 in Pforzheim, , BW, DEU,3 7 died on 14 Apr 1890 in Marion, Marion, OH 7 and was buried in Marion: Marion Cemetery, Marion, OH.)


1 Find A Grave,

2 Mayer Family Bible, Images of pages from Mayer bible shared by user llgrenk on on 14 May 2014.

3 1870 United States Census, Year: 1870; Census Place: Marion, Marion, Ohio; Roll: M593_1240; Page: 84B; Image: 179; Family History Library Film: 552739.

4 The Marion Star (Marion, Ohio) (Marion, Marion, Ohio), 2 Aug 1909, page 5. Obituary of Mrs. Margaret Mayer.

5 1850 United States Census, Charles Mayer, Wawarsing, Ulster, New York, United States; citing family 1130.

6 The Marion Star (Marion, Ohio) (Marion, Marion, Ohio), 18 Apr 1890, page 2.

7 The Marion Star (Marion, Ohio) (Marion, Marion, Ohio), 15 Apr 1890, page 4. Oibtuary of Charles Mayer.

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