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Died, of dropsy, at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Fred Giese, one and one-half miles north of New Holland, Saturday, April 25, 1914, at 12 o'clock noon. Mrs. Minnie Buse, aged 83 years, 6 months and 1 day.
Minnie Smith was born in Germany, Nov. 24,1830, and was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Smith. She was united in marriage with Fred Buse, in Germany, and to this union were born thirteen children, nine of whom survive. They are Mrs. Fred Giese, Mrs. Henry Lohrenz, Mrs. Herman Schroeder, Carl, Fred, Herman, William, Henry and John. Two sisters, Johanna Smith and Caroline Smith and one brother, Henry Smith, also survive.
Decendant was a member of the Lutheran church of New Holland and funeral services will be held there Tuesday morning at 11 o'clock conducted by the pastor, Reverend Guemmer. Internment in Richmond Grove cemetery.
Minnie Smith Buse was my great great grandmother.
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