Wednesday’s Child – Isabel E Moenke

Another darling girl rests a few steps from Edna Miriam Paul‘s final resting place in Chicago’s St Luke Cemetery.

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Isabel Moenke was born 31 July 1899, just in time to be recorded in the 1900 census. It was the only one in which she would appear.

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Her parents, Leo and Emma (nee Kaeding) were married in Chicago 01 Oct 1898 [1] and Isabelle was their first child.

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The couple went on to have more children.

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I’m certain darling Isabel remained always in their hearts.

 

[1] “Illinois, Cook County Marriages, 1871-1920,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N7WK-YJG : accessed 23 May 2016), Leo J. Moenke and Emma Kaeding, 01 Oct 1898; citing Chicago, Cook, Illinois, 281350, Cook County Courthouse, Chicago; FHL microfilm 1,030,288.

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4 thoughts on “Wednesday’s Child – Isabel E Moenke

  1. Isabel E. Moenke was my dads, Elmer Leo Moenke’s, little sister. She was only seven years old when she died, the only girl in a family of five children. My uncles being Harold Moenke, Clarence Moenke and Roy Moenke. I can’t even imagine how difficult it must have been for them.

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