Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Tombstone Tuesday - Wilhelm and Julia Skibbe

Skibbe Family Farm
Wilhelm and Julia (nee Panzer) Skibbe are my great-grandparents on my mother's side of the family tree.  They lived in Chicago for a while after arriving from Lauenburg, Germany.  Wilhelm was naturalized on 26 Mar 1897 in Chicago.    Later they moved to Indiana, near North Judson to farm.  


Julia Ann was born on 28 May 1864.  She died on 9 Jun 1916 from arsenic poisoning, she also suffered from Bright's disease.  Wilhelm was born 12 Sep 1957.  He was naturalized on 26 Mar 1897 in Chicago. Wilhelm died on 10 Jan 1838 of apoplexy.  They are buried at the North Judson Lutheran Church Cemetery.



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