Michael Leininger II, 6/1


Michael LEININGER II, 6/1 (1836 - 1910)
          (Michael 5/3, Johan Jacob II 4/1?, Johan Jacob 3/1?, Johan Frederic 2/1?, Johan George 1/1?)

     MARRIED 1st: Madeline UNKNOWN (b. 1836 in Belgium) in 1863
               Mary S. LEININGER, 7/1 (b. abt 1863 in Iowa)

     MARRIED 2nd: Augusta KRUG (b. 1856 in Goldlauter - 1944 in Boone Co., Iowa) on Sep 22, 1876.
               Pauline LEININGER, 7/2 (1877 - 1919)
                    MARRIED: Mike A. LEININGER in 1897.

               Josephine LEININGER, 7/3 (1878 - 1954)
                    MARRIED: Andrew WESACH (1872 - 1940) in 1904.

               Clara LEININGER, 7/4 (1880 - 1960)
                    MARRIED: George WESACK (1856 - 1951 in 1903.

               Augusta LEININGER, 7/5 (1882 - 1968)
                    MARRIED: John Schroeder (1883 - 1952) in 1904.

               Amelia LEININGER, 7/6 (1883 - 1965)
                    MARRIED: Herman MURKEN (1879 - 1965) in 1901.

               Rose LEININGER, 7/7 (1884 - 1958)
                    MARRIED: Albert DOERDER (1882 - 1966) in 1909.

               Florena LEININGER, 7/8 (1886 - 1942)
                    MARRIED: Glen SAYRE (1893 - 1968) in 1914.

               Michael LEININGER III, 7/9 (1888 - 1958)
                    MARRIED: Barbara KLIEDER (1889 - 1978) in 1909.

               Lydia LEININGER, 7/10 (1890 - 1974)
                    MARRIED; Fred PETER (1883 - 1974) in 1910.

               Freida LEININGER, 7/11 (1892 - 1974)
                    MARRIED: Edward WEINBERG (1893 - 1959) in 1919.

               Arthur LEININGER, 7/12 (1895 - 1973)
                    MARRIED: Helen MONSON (1897 - 1978) in 1915.

Details of the life of Michael LEININGER II, 6/1:
     BIRTH; Oct 27, 1836 in France/Germany
     LIVING: 12 years old & born in France on the 1850 Census in German Twp., Fulton Co., Ohio.
                    23 years old and born in France on the 1860 Census in Dodge Twp., Boone Co., Ohio.
                    34 years old and born in France on the 1870 Census in Dodge Twp., Boone Co., Ohio.
                    63 years old and born in France on the 1900 Census in Dodge Twp., Boone Co., Ohio.
     MARRIAGE 1st: Madeline UNKNOWN in 1836
     MARRIAGE 2nd: Augusta KRUG on Sep 122, 1876
     OCCUPATION: Farmer
     DEATH: Aug 15, 1910 in Mackey, Boone County, Iowa




Death Resulted From Heart Trouble
With Which He at Times Had
Been a Sufferer. --Leaves Wife
And Twelve Children

      Michael Leininger II was born October 27, 1836. In Ober Modern, Neider-Elsass, Germany. When a year old his mother died. In the year 1839 his father and stepmother emigrated to America. After residing in Wayne County, Ohio, for five years the family moved to Fulton county of the same state. Here they remained 12 years, when about 1856 they again changed their abode and came to Boone, Iowa. Here the deceased has resided ever since. Undergoing all the hardships, which the early settlers of these western states had to contend with, he cheerfully went to farming. The beginning was hard, but at the time of his death, at the age of 73 years, 9 months and 12 days, he was one of the most popular farmers in the county.

      He was always was a very active church member. After assisting in organizing a congregation at Boonsboro, now the German Lutheran of Boone, he was also one of the few remaining charter members of the Germany Lutheran church at Mackey. He had held many responsible offices in the church, helped to erect two churches, a school and a parsonage at the same place.

      For some time Mr. Leininger had been troubled with heart trouble. Only two weeks ago he required medical aid but seemingly had overcome all attacks, but suddenly last Monday at 4:09p.m. another attack seized him and after a few moments he passed away. He was married twice and leaves a wife Auguste Leininger and twelve children to mourn his death.

     The names of whom follow: Mrs. Louise Foes, of St. Paul Minn.; Mrs. Pauline Leinger, of Des Moines; Mrs. Josephine Wesack and Mrs. Clara Wesack, both of Adair, Iowa; Mrs. Auguste Schroeder, Boone; Mrs. Malie Murken, Mrs. Rosie Doerder and Mrs. Lydia Peter, all of Mackey, and Flora, Freida, Arthur and Michael Leininger, Jr. There are also 18 grandchildren, six brothers and two sisters; Jacob, George, Adam, Christ, Sam and John Leininger, Mrs. Katie Zimbelman and Mrs. Mary Blaess.



Born in Saxony, She Came to
America With Her Parents When
She Was But a Child

      Funeral services for the late Mrs. Augusta Leininger were conducted Saturday, December 16, at 2:15 p.m. from the late residence at 817 13th street. The Rev. Otto Erbe of Trinity Lutheran read the ritual of the church and offered prayer.

      A host of relatives and friends were present at the church where the pastor addressed the assembly on the words of Scripture: Phil. 1-21: “For to me to live in Christ, and to die is gain.,”

      Mrs. Louise Pomatz sang: “Abide With Me” and “My Course Is Run,” Mrs. C. F. Achenbach at the organ.

      The many beautiful floral tributes were in charge of Mesdames Albert Schroeder, Ernest Schroeder, Paul Haase, Geo. Becker. The casket was born to the grave by her grandsons: Emmanuel Murken, Walter Wesack, Lawrence Doerder, Marvin Sayre, Herbert Leininger. Interment was in Leininger cemetery.

Born in Saxony
      Augusta Adelheid Krug, youngest of nine children of Chris and Pauline Krug, was born November 17, 1856 in Goldlautern, Saxony, Germany. When almost three years of age her parents emigrated to America, locating in Fayette Co., Ill. In that community she received her secular and religious training, joining the Lutheran church as a communicant member at the usual age.

      The family moved to Boone county in 1875, found a home on a farm in Harrison township. Her marriage to Michael Leininger took place September 25, 1876, the following 34 years being spent on a farm in Dodge township. After the death of her husband, in 1910, she made her home with her daughter, Mrs. Freida Weinberg in Boone.

Survive Her
      She is survived by her sons, Mike and Arthur Leininger of Boone, Mrs. Josephine Wesack and Mrs. Clara Wesack of Adair, Iowa; Mrs. Augusta Schroeder, Mrs. Amelia Murken. Mrs. Rosa Doerder, Mrs. Lydia Peter, Mrs. Feida Weinberg, all of Boone, 48 grandchildren and 45 great-grandchildren.

      Two daughters, Mrs. Pauline Leininger and Mrs. Flora Sayre preceded her in death. She reached the age of 88 years and 26 days.

Michael "Iowa Mike" 5/3
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