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Nicholas Barth

Male 1845 - 1911  (65 years)


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  • Name Nicholas Barth 
    Born 17 Nov 1845  Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 May 1911  Milwaukee, WI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Sacred Hearts Cemetery, Sun Prairie, Dane Co, WI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I51444  CB_9_7_2017
    Last Modified 1 Oct 2009 

    Father Frank Barth,   b. 25 Aug 1820, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1882, Sun Prairie, Dane Co, WI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Katharine Werth,   b. 25 Sep 1811, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1906  (Age 94 years) 
    Family ID F14742  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Anna Sprengel,   b. 17 May 1846, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1900, Sun Prairie, Dane Co, WI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 7 Nov 1867  St. Joseph's Catholic Church, East Bristol, Dane Co, WI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Barth,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Eva Sprengel,   b. Abt 1884,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2009 
    Family ID F17520  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Johanna,   b. Abt 1856,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 24 Oct 1903 
    Last Modified 16 Jan 2010 
    Family ID F17522  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • (Lived in Sun Prairie until sometime after his first wife died in Dec. 1900.)

      Obituary:

      The remains of Nicholas Barth, who died at his home in Milwaukee, Monday, May 15,1911, arrived here Tuesday, and were taken to the home of his sister, Mrs. J. M. Straus in Bristol to await the time for the funeral, which took place yesterday morning at 10 o'clock at Sacred Heart's church in the village. Rev. Julius Wermuth officiating. The interment was in Sacred Heart's church cemetery.

      Nicholas Barth was born in Germany November 17, 1845, and came to the United States when a lad of three years with his parents, who located in Rochester. New York. This was the family home for about four years, when they came to Wisconsin and located in Bristol.

      Mr Barth was twice married. In the fall of 1866, he was united in marriage to Miss Anna Sprengel, who was his help-mate for more than 30 years. She passed away aabout 12 years ago.

      October 24, 1903, he was married to Mrs. W. Roberts and she survives him. There are no children except one adopted daughter, Mrs Catherine Mess, of Milwaukee, and Miss Eva Sprengel of Milwaukee. He leaves two sisters, Mrs. J. M. Straus, and Mrs. Wedel, both of this locality.

      For some time after marriage, he conducted a farm in Bristol. He then came to Sun Prairie and for a number of years was engaged in the meat market business and also in stock buying. After closing out his business here, he went to Milwaukee where he resided until death.

      Those from a distance besides the bereaved wife who attended the funeral, were Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Mess, and Miss Eva Sprengel, of Milwaukee, Mrs. Nicholas Behrend and Miss Anna Behrend, Madison, Mrs. Paul Sprengel, of Madison, Mrs. Minnie Mosel, of Madison, Miss Kate Wedel, of Green Bay, G. A. Sprengel, of Whitewater and Joseph Kleiner, of Madison.