Lewis (Ludwig) Diess, German Immigrant dies Feb 6, 1899

Wurttemberg Germany

Wurttemberg Germany

“Died — Lewis Diess died at his home in Eugene, Monday, February 6, at 8 o’clock a.m., aged 61 years and 19 days.  Mr. Diess was born in Wurtenburg, Germany, January 17, 1838.  He came to American in the year 1873, and settled 15 miles west of Eugene, where he resided until 1897, when he moved to Eugene.  He leaves a wife and four sons and five daughters.”  Oregon State Journal (Eugene), Feb. 11, 1899, pg. 5, col. 3.

The Mulkey Cemetery in west Eugene lists the following Diess family members.

Ludwig J. Diess born Jan 17, 1838 died Feb 6, 1899, husband of Louisa Diess.  Louisa Diess born Apr 23, 1837 and died Oct 9, 1912, wife of Ludwig J. Diess.

George Lewis Diess born Apr 24, 1866 and died Jan 28, 1934, husband of Laura Diess.  Laura Adeline Ivey Diess born Feb 12, 1870 and died Aug 6, 1935, wife of George Lewis Diess.  George Franklin Diess born Jan 27, 1894 and died Jan 12, 1920, son of George Lewis Diess and Laura Adeline Ivey.  MulkeyCemetery.org

 

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