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Emil Honegger

Emil Honegger[1]

Male 1865 - 1908  (~ 42 years)

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  • Name Emil Honegger 
    Born Jun 1865  Zürich, Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    Rueti
     

    Gender Male 
    _AMTID 190111275502:1030:113173531
     
    Died 1908  Wing, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Address:
    Main Street
     

    Notes 
    • EMIL HONEGGER 1865 - 1908


      LIFE CRUSHED OUT


      EMIL HONEGGER, HI LIVES ON HIS FATHER’S FARM, SOUTH OF WING, MET WITH A S
      UDDEN AND TERRIBLE DEATH ON MONDAY AFTERNOON. THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED IN A M
      OST UNEXPECTED MANNER. HE WAS ENGAGED IN HAULING CORN FOR MR. TYLER AND W
      AS DRIVING ALONG THE MAIN STREET IN WING WHEN THE FRONT WHEELS OF THE W
      AGON DROPPED DOWN IN A LITTLE DITCH OR WASHED OUT PLACE ACROSS THE ROAD
      . THE JOLT CAUSED MR. HONEGGER, WHO IS THOUGHT TO HAVE FALLEN ASLEEP, T
      O FALL OFF AND THE WHEELS OF THE HEAVILY LADEN WAGON PASSED OVER HIS BR
      EAST, INJURING HIM SO THAT HE DIED IN A FEW MINUTES.


      CORONER SLYDER HELD AN INQUEST OF ACCIDENTAL DEATH. THE FOLLOWING GENTL
      EMEN COMPOSED THE JURY: W. W. GRAY, J. H. GIBB, A. E. NICHOLS, ROBERT V
      OGELSINGER, F. KULMAN, CHAS. C. HOLLOWAY.


      EMIL HONEGGER WAS BORN IN RUETI, CANTON ZURICH, IN JUNE, 1865, CAME TO A
      MERICA WITH HIS PARENTS IN THE SPRING OF 1867. THEY LOCATED IN PLEASANT R
      IDGE TOWNSHIP, WHERE THEY HAVE RESIDED SINCE. HE WAS MARRIED TO BREZILL
      A SCHMIDT IN APRIL, 1892. FOUR CHILDREN WERE BORN TO THEM, TWO BOYS AND T
      WO GIRLS, WHO WITH THE BEREAVED WIDOW SURVIVE HIM. THE FUNERAL WAS HELD F
      ROM THE GERMAN APOSTOLIC CHURCH ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AT 1:00 O’CLOCK.

      ______________________


      FELL TO HIS DEATH


      EMIL HONEGGER, A WELL KNOWN FARMER LIVING NEAR WING, MET DEATH MONDAY A
      FTERNOON WHILE HAULING CORN TO MARKET.


      NO ONE, EXCEPT A SMALL CHILD, SAW MR. HONEGGER MEET HIS DEATH BUT THE G
      ENERAL SUPPOSITION IS THAT HE WENT TO SLEEP AND FELL FROM THE WAGON. TH
      E WHEELS OF THE LOADED WAGON PASSED OVER THE UNFORTUNATE MAN, CRUSHING S
      EVERAL RIBS AND INJURING HIS SPINE, THE ACCIDENT HAPPENED WITHIN THE VI
      LLAGE OF WING AND NOT MORE THAN TEN MINUTES ELAPSED UNTIL ASSISTANCE RE
      ACHED MR. HONEGGER BUT HE LIVED BUT A FEW MOMENTS.


      CORONER SLYDER WAS NOTIFIED AND HELD AN INQUEST THE SAME EVENING WITH T
      HE FOLLOWING JURY: W. W. GRAY, J. E. GIBB, A. E. NICHOLS, ROBT. VOGELSI
      NGER, F. KUHLMAN AND CHAS. HOLLOWAY. THE VERDICT GAVE HIS DEATH AS ACCI
      DENTAL.


      DECEASED LEAVES A WIFE AND SEVERAL CHILDREN, WAS HIGHLY RESPECTED AND H
      IS UNTIMELY DEATH IS REGRETTED BY ALL WHO KNEW HIM.

    Person ID I92024  Megan's Big Tree
    Last Modified 31 Dec 1969 

    Father Jacob Honegger,   b. 8 Mar 1832, Switzerland
    Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1920, Forrest, Livingston, Illinois, United States
    Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Magdalene Meyer,   b. Aug 1830, Zürich, Switzerland
    Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Mar 1910  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Married Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1

    Family ID F33834  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Priscilla Schmidt,   b. 9 Jul 1877, Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States
    Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1926, Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States
    Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Married Apr 1892  [1

    Married 1901  [2, 3

     
    Children 
     1. Emil Honegger
     2. Lydia Honegger
     3. Persida V. Honegger,   b. 4 Feb 1903, Forrest, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1987, Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     4. William Emil Honegger,   b. 26 Oct 1904, Pleasant Ridge, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1978, Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    Last Modified 17 Jun 2022 
    Family ID F33843  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - Address:
    Main Street - 1908 - Wing, Livingston, Illinois, United States
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  • Sources 
    1. [S55] Apostolic Heritage History & Genealogy Newsletter .

    2. [S2836] Mrs. Metz of Fairbury Dies of Her Injuries , Mrs. Metz of Fairbury Dies of Her Injuries; 11 August 1926; death notice of Priscilla Schmidt Metz; online; 13 March 2018
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    3. [S941] The Honegger Family .