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Andrew W. Steidinger[1]

Male 1857 - 1943  (85 years)


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  • Name Andrew W. Steidinger 
    Born 2 May 1857  Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number 49753 
    Died 1943  Pontiac, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    Graceland Cemetery 
    Notes 
    • ANDREW W. STEIDINGER 1857 - 1943
      ANDREW W. STEIDINGER PASSED AWAY YESTERDAY
      ANDREW W. STEIDINGER, AGED 86, PASSED AWAY YESTERDAY MORNING AT 7:30 O’CLOCK AT ST. JAMES HOSPITAL AT PONTIAC SIXTY-EIGHT OF THOSE 86 YEARS HAD BEEN SPENT IN FAIRBURY AND VICINITY.
      LAST APRIL MR. STEIDINGER WENT TO MAKE HIS HOME AT THE COUNTY FARM, WHERE HE WAS A PATIENT UNTIL DECEMBER 4. ON DECEMBER 4, PAUL BOLEN, SUPERINTENDENT OF THE COUNTY FARM, WAS RIDING IN HIS CAR ON ROUTE 66, WHEN HE CAME UPON MR. STEIDINGER WALKING ALONG THE PAVEMENT NEAR OCOYA. RECOGNIZING HIM, MR. BOLEN STOPPED AND TOOK MR. STEIDINGER IN HIS CAR.
      MR. BOLEN NOTICED MR. STEIDINGER WAS INJURED AND AN EXAMINATION SHOWED THAT HE HAD AN INJURED HAND AND THAT HIS ARM WAS BROKEN AT THE WRIST JOINT, ONE OF THE BONES PROTRUDING THROUGH THE FLESH. MR. STEIDINGER WAS NOT ABLE TO GIVE A COHERENT ACCOUNT OF HIS INJURY, BUT THE SUPPOSITION IS THAT HE WAS TRYING TO CATCH A RIDE AND THAT WHILE HOLDING HIS HAND OUT IT WAS HIT BY A TRUCK OR CAR, THE DRIVER OF WHICH DID NOT STOP.
      MR. BOLEN TOOK THE INJURED MAN TO ST. JAMES HOSPITAL, PONTIAC, WHERE HE GREW STEADILY WORSE. THE PHYSICIAN IN CHARGE GAVE THE CAUSE OF HIS DEATH AS A CHRONIC AILMENT OF THE HEART MUSCLES, WITH SHOCK AS A CONTRIBUTING CAUSE. CORONER ESSINGTON, OF ODELL, CONDUCTED AN INQUIRY.
      MR. STEIDINGER WAS BORN IN GERMANY, MAY 2, 1857. HE RESIDED THERE UNTIL HE WAS 18 YEARS OF AGE, WHEN HE CAME TO AMERICA, AND COMING TO THIS COMMUNITY, HAD SINCE RESIDED HERE, FOLLOWING THE OCCUPATION OF FARMING NEAR FAIRBURY AND FORREST.
      SIXTY-TWO YEARS AGO HE WAS MARRIED TO KATE ABERSOL, WHO SURVIVES TOGETHER WITH THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN: MRS. LENA BLUME, OF LAYAYETTE, IND.; JESS STEIDINGER, OF DECATUR; MRS. PERCY HERBERICH, OF WESTON; ANDREW P. STEIDINGER, OF FAIRBURY; MRS. KATHRYN FAHEY, OF FORREST. THE FOLLOWING BROTHERS ALSO SURVIVE: MARTIN, ALEX AND BARTEL, ALL OF FAIRBURY.
      FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE HELD TOMORROW MORNING AT TEN O’CLOCK FROM THE MOWRY FUNERAL HOME. INTERMENT WILL BE IN GRACELAND.
    Person ID I49616  Megan's Big Tree
    Last Modified 17 Oct 2016 

    Father John Georg Steidinger,   b. 3 Apr 1825, Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden, Baden-Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1906, Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Anna Mary Yackley,   b. 1827,   d. 27 Apr 1902  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 1844  Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden, Baden-Württemberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F16805  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Katherine Abersol,   b. 2 Jul 1862, Metamora, Woodford, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1947, Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married Abt 1881  [1
    Children 
     1. Lena Steidinger,   b. 1883,   d. 1973  (Age 90 years)
     2. Perceda Steidinger,   b. 1885,   d. 1977  (Age 92 years)
     3. Ella Steidinger,   b. 3 Nov 1885, Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1926, Pontiac, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     4. Levi Steidinger,   b. 1888,   d. 1917  (Age 29 years)
     5. Walter Wallace Steidinger,   b. 8 Jul 1890, Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1942, Watseka, Iroquois, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     6. Jesse Steidinger,   b. 1892,   d. 1985  (Age 93 years)
     7. Andrew P. Steidinger,   b. 1894,   d. 1954  (Age 60 years)
     8. Kathryn Steidinger,   b. 1896,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 18 Oct 2016 14:48:01 
    Family ID F20004  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S739] The Steidinger Family.