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Johann Wilhelm Fritz or John William “Johnnie” CARLS

Male 1893 - 1974  (80 years)


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  • Name Johann Wilhelm Fritz or John William “Johnnie” CARLS 
    Born 17 Sep 1893  Hartford, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Mar 1974  Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 23 Mar 1974  Hartford Cemetery, Hartford, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • South Dakota Births lists full name as: Johann Wilhelm Fritz Carls and birthplace of Minnehaha Cty, South Dakota.

      1905 South Dakota census card shows birthplace as South Dakota.

      1920 Census: SD-Minnehaha County-Wall Lake Township:
      Carls, John William, head, age 26, born in SD, father and mother born in Mecklenburg.
      Minnie, his wife, age 27, born in SD, father born in Germany, mother born in Iowa.

      1930 Census: recorded at home of mother, Mary D. Carls, living in Long Beach, California.

      Minnehaha County death record states birthdate as Sept. 17, 1893 and death date as March 19, 1974. SSN as 386-01-6351. Death rec. lists father as W. F. Carls and mother as Maria Volsch. Buried in Hartford Cemetery 3-23-1974. Death from prostate cancer.

      From the “Hartford Herald” Thursday, January 2, 1919:
      “John Carls and Minnie Willig were married in Sioux Falls last week. These young people are well known and highly respected in Hartford and vicinity and need no introduction. The bride is the youngest daughter of Mr. and Ms. Phillip Willig and has been employed at the Bee Hive in Sioux Falls since graduating from high school here last spring. The groom is a well-to-do young farmer living south of town. Mr. and Mrs. Carls have the well-wishes of a host of friends.”

      Sioux Falls Argus Leader article:
      “John Carls’ rites Saturday

      “Funeral services were held Saturday, March 23 in Sioux Falls for John W. Carls, 80, who died in a Sioux Falls hospital March 18. The Rev. Raymond Arveson conducted the service. Burial took place in Hartford Community cemetery. Pallbearers were Maynard Dubbe, C. P. Dunn, Duane Carls, Willard Kleist, George Lowell and Albert Haak.

      “John Carls was born Sept. 17, 1893 in Hartford. He married Minnie Willig on Dec. 25, 1918 in Sioux Falls. They moved to California in 1942 and to Pontiac, Mich., prior to returning to Hartford in 1959. He was a machinist for Fischer Body Co.

      “He is survived by his widow and a sister Lillian L. Carls, who lives in Long Beach, Calif.”
    Person ID I773  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 23 Dec 2018 

    Father Johann John William CARLS,   b. 11 May 1860,   d. 25 Sep 1929  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Maria Dorothea Wilhelmine “Mary” VOLSCH,   b. 7 Nov 1865, Karenz, Ludwigslust, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1939  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 22 Apr 1887  Minnehaha Co., South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F385  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Minnie WILLIG,   b. 1 Dec 1898, Hartford, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1992, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1918  Minnehaha Co., South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 23 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F406  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Sep 1893 - Hartford, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Dec 1918 - Minnehaha Co., South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Mar 1974 - Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 23 Mar 1974 - Hartford Cemetery, Hartford, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
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