Cemetery Interments

Henry W Volkerding, Sr

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Status:  Public = Public    
Plot Location:  N-04-11 Section:  N
Plot Status:  Interred Row:  04
Plot Type:  Plot
Date of Interment:  5/26/1921 Grave:  11

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Interred Name:  Henry W Volkerding, Sr
Age:  74 Years, 5 Months, 9 Days SSN:  xxx-xx-
Date of Birth:  12/16/1846 Birth Certificate:  
Place of Birth:  Borum, Germany
Date of Death:  5/25/1921 Death Certificate:  Volkerding_Henry-W-Sr_1921.pdf
Place of Death:  Gordonville, MO

Family Pedigree Chart ....



 Andrew Volkerding


 Henry W Volkerding, Sr



William Volkerding 1874




Henry W Volkerding Jr




Alvenia R Luehring




Herman Theodore Volkerding 1881




Robert Charles Andrew Volkerding 1885




Louis Charles Volkerding 1892





  Caroline Hennecke




       M: 07/26/1872 
       D: 05/25/1921 Death









 ? Achterman

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Cause of Death:  Arterial Sclerosis

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Wessell Funeral Co



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Jackson, MO 

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Jackson, MO 



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Henry Volkerding, on of Gordonville's most highly respected citizens, died this morning at an early hour at the age of 74 years, 5 months and 9 days, leaving his wife, four sons, Henry, Herman, Robert and Louis, and two daughters, Mesdames Alvine Luehring and Minnie Wessell, all living in this county. The funeral will be held on Thursday, May 26, at 2 p.m., at the Gordonville Lutheran church.

Henry Volkerding was born at Borum, in Germany, December 16, 1846, and came to the United States with his parents in 1848. He lived all his life in Gordonville and vicinity. On July 26, 1872, he was married to Caroline Hennecke, who now survives him.

About 11 years ago he retired from farming and has since resided in Gordonville. Until about nine months ago he was very active for a man of his age. By his death Cape Girardeau county loses one of its best citizens.


Newspapers Published:
Wednesday, May 25, 1921 in the Southeast Missourian

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Book: Celebrating 100 Years in Christ 1899-1999
Death Certificate
1880 United States Federal Census



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