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Joseph Leman[1]

Male 1835 - 1926  (91 years)


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  • Name Joseph Leman 
    Born 3 Jun 1835  Rhodes, Moselle, Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Emigration 16 Apr 1854  [1
    Reference Number 43996 
    Died 21 Jul 1926  [1, 2
    Buried Eureka, Woodford, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    Christian Apostolic Church Cemetery 
    Notes 

    • JOSEPH LEMAN, SR. GOES TO REWARD


      A LONG TIME RESIDENT OF WOODFORD COUNTY AND OF EUREKA


      FOLLOWING AN ILLNESS OF ABOUT FOUR YEARS, SUFFERING WITH HEART TROUBLE, JOSEPH LEMAN, SR., ONE OF OUR MOST PROMINENT AND HIGHLY RESPECTED CITIZENS, PASSED TO HIS REWARD AT ABOUT 2:30 YESTERDAY MORNING, ALL OF HIS CHILDREN, BUT MRS. FRED GUDEMAN OF ROANOKE, WHO IS ILL, BEING AT HIS BEDSIDE DURING THE DEATH HOUR. THE FUNERAL WILL BE HELD AT THE CHRISTIAN APOSTOLIC CHURCH NORTHEAST OF EUREKA AT ONE P. M. FRIDAY, WITH BURIAL IN THE BEAUTIFUL CHURCH CEMETERY.


      JOSEPH LEMAN, SR., WAS BORN JUNE 3, 1835, AT RHODES, ELSASS LOTHRINGEN, FRANCE, A SON OF JOSEPH AND KATHERINE LEMAN. HE CAME TO AMERICA WITH HIS MOTHER ON ESTER SUNDAY, APRIL 16, 1854. HE LIVED AT SPRING BAY FIRST, LATER AT CROW CREEK. FROM THERE HE MOVED TO A FARM 5 ½ MILES NORTHWEST OF EUREKA WHERE HE LIVED TWO MONTHS LESS THAN 50 YEARS. HE RETIRED AND MOVED TO EUREKA IN JANUARY, 1915. MR. LEMAN WAS MARRIED TO CATHERINE SMITH, FEB. 2, 1859. TO THIS UNION THIRTEEN CHILDREN WERE BORN: ONE DAUGHTER, MRS. SAMUEL SCHUMACHER, DIED FEB. 26, 1916. THE REST ARE MRS. JOE PELSY, SR., MRS. ALBERT GUDEMAN, MRS. ERNEST ANLIKER, OF FRANCESVILLE, IND.; WILL, OF BREMEN; BEN, OF FORREST, AND THE REST LIVING HERE - MRS. FRED GUDEMAN, CHRIST, JOHN, JOE; SAM, DAVID, HENRY AND ALPHEUS, PERCIDA AND ELIZA, AND ONE STEP-SON, WILL REHG.


      MRS.LEMAN DIED MAY 10, 1885. HE WAS MARRIED AGAIN SEPT. 26, 1886, TO MRS. ELIZABETH REHG. THREE CHILDREN WERE BORN TO THEM, PERCIDA, ELIZA AND ALPHEUS. HE HAS ONE HALF-SISTER, MRS. J. E. CLAUDIN, OF ROANOKE.


      THERE ARE 119 GRANDCHILDREN AND 73 GREAT GRANDCHILDREN.


      FUNERAL OF JOS. LEMAN, SR., LARGELY ATTENDED


      THE FUNERAL SERVICES FOR JOS. LEMAN, SR., WHOSE DEATH WAS MENTIONED LAST WEEK, WERE HELD LAST FRIDAY AT THE CHRISTIAN APOSTOLIC CHURCH NORTHEAST OF EUREKA AT ONE P. M. AND WERE ONE OF THE LARGEST ATTENDED SERVICES EVER HELD HERE. THE SERVICES WERE IN CHARGE OF PHILIP GUTWEIN, SR., WHO SPOKE IN GERMAN, ASSISTED BY PHILIP GUTWEIN, JR., WHO SPOKE IN ENGLISH. BOTH WERE FROM FRANCISVILLE, IND. THE PALLBEARERS WERE SIX GRANDSONS OF THE DECEASED - ELI, FRED, J. F., ANDREW, JOSEPH AND ERNEST LEMAN.
    Person ID I43884  Megan's Big Tree
    Last Modified 17 Oct 2016 

    Father Joseph Leman 
    Mother Katherine 
    Family ID F19936  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Catherine Smith,   d. 10 May 1885 
    Married 2 Feb 1859  [1
    Children 
     1. Magdalena Leman,   b. 1859,   d. 1860  (Age 1 years)
     2. Catherine Leman,   b. 19 Feb 1861,   d. 1968  (Age 106 years)
     3. Christian Leman,   b. 9 Jul 1862,   d. 16 Apr 1945  (Age 82 years)
     4. Bena Leman,   b. 24 Nov 1863,   d. 26 Feb 1916  (Age 52 years)
     5. Jacob Leman,   b. 1865,   d. 1865  (Age 0 years)
     6. Maria Leman,   b. 1865,   d. 1865  (Age 0 years)
     7. Louisa Leman,   b. 1866,   d. 1936  (Age 70 years)
     8. Anna Leman,   b. 1868,   d. 1929  (Age 61 years)
     9. John Leman,   b. 29 Mar 1870,   d. 14 Apr 1949  (Age 79 years)
     10. Samuel Leman,   b. 12 Jul 1872, Metamora, Woodford, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1947, Metamora, Woodford, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     11. Joseph Leman,   b. 1874,   d. 1969  (Age 95 years)
     12. Emma Leman,   b. 17 Apr 1876, Metamora, Woodford, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1932  (Age 56 years)
     13. Benjamin Leman,   b. 21 Jan 1878, Metamora, Woodford, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1948, Forrest, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     14. Henry Leman,   b. 2 Dec 1879,   d. 15 Dec 1973  (Age 94 years)
     15. David Leman,   b. 1881,   d. 1964  (Age 83 years)
     16. William Leman,   b. 1884,   d. 1970  (Age 86 years)
    Last Modified 18 Oct 2016 14:48:01 
    Family ID F18201  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth Heer,   b. 10 Aug 1852, Doylesburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1927  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 26 Sep 1886  [1
    Children 
     1. Percida Leman,   b. 28 Aug 1889,   d. 20 Jun 1959  (Age 69 years)
     2. Eliza Leman,   b. 1891,   d. 1986  (Age 95 years)
     3. Alpheus Leman,   b. 4 Sep 1893,   d. 23 Oct 1977  (Age 84 years)
    Last Modified 18 Oct 2016 14:48:01 
    Family ID F18202  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
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    Leman_ Joseph Sr_.jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S727] The Leman Family.
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    2. [S794] Woodford County, Illinois, Prairie District Library, Obituaries, 1887 to Present.