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Fred C. Wahl

Fred C. Wahl

The Elgin Daily Courier, December 22, 1914, p. 3.

Fred C. Wahl, 164 North Gifford street, died last night at 8:15 o'clock, after an illness lasting six weeks.

He was born in Germany in the year 1842, and came to this country when 18 years of age. He had worked in the watch factory for thirty-four years.

As a veteran of the Civil war he was a member of Veteran Post No. 49 G.A.R. He fought in Company I, 52(nd) Illinois Infantry.

He is survived by a widow and five children, Mrs. Hattie Ehlert, Carpentersville; Mrs. Agnes Adkins, Elgin; Mrs. Edward Kee, Algonquin; Joseph, Elgin, and Merit of California.

The funeral will be held at the residence at 2:30 o'clock tomorrow afternoon and at 3 o'clock at the Free Methodist church. Burial at Bluff City.

Mr. Wahl was married three times. His latest marriage was to Mrs. Mary E. Thompson, October 1, 1914.