I found a newspaper clipping of a marriage announcement for my maternal grandfather’s parents Viola Bausman and Percy Davis while going through some genealogy files once belonging to Viola’s sister, … Continue reading Marriage: Viola Bausman and Percy Davis
A few months ago, I was going through some of the genealogy files I received after my maternal grandmother died in 2011. It was an unexpected pleasure to find the marriage announcement for my mother’s paternal grandparents Viola Edith Bausman and Percival Leland Davis. The announcement was in pristine condition, in an envelope addressed to Percy’s maternal uncle James Hicks.
Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Bausman announce the marriage of their daughter Viola Edith to Mr. Percival L. Davis on Thursday, July seventeenth nineteen hundred and thirteen Freeport, Illinois
At Home after August first Scales Mound, Illinois
Philip Bausman was the brother of my ggg-grandfather, Nicholas Bausman Sr. Philip was born in Germany on July 8, 1817; he died September 9, 1878, in Guilford Twp, Jo Daviess … Continue reading Biography: Philip H. Bausman
Catherine (Hebenstreit) Bausman was my gg-grandmother. She was born December 23, 1863, in Shullsburg, Wisconsin to Vitus and Bertha (Schafer) Hebenstreit. She had four siblings, two identified: Andrew and Anna … Continue reading Obituary: Catherine (Hebenstreit) Bausman
George Bausman was the son of Nicholas Sr and Mary (Casper) Bausman, and the brother of my g-g-grandfather, Nicholas Bausman Jr. George died on December 26, 1922, in Warren, Illinois. I have no citation information for this obituary.
Transcription of obituary:
George Bausman was born in Guilford township, Jo Daviess county, Ill., on Sept 5th, 1857, and passed away at Warren, on Tuesday, December 26, 1922. He is survived by the widow and five children.
He was married February 21st, 1882, to Miss Rachel Miller, of Guilford township. To this union were born three boys, Nick, George and John, all of Warren, two daughters, Mrs. Elmer Pansing and Mrs. Clinton Leverton, both of Warren.
Mr. Bausman spent the greater part of his life in Scales Mound, but in 1896 he bought a farm near Warren, where he lived until eight years ago, when he moved with his family to Warren to live.
He was a kind and loving husband and father, and will be greatly missed by the family as well as by the friends and neighbors.
The funeral was held on Thursday, Dec. 28th from the Lutheran church, and burial was made in Elmwood cemetery.
Card of thanks.
We wish to thank the kind neighbors and friends for their assistance during the illness and death of our loving husband and father, also for the floral offerings and the use of cars.
Mrs. Geo. Bausman and Children.