Gottfried Ehrat

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Gottfried Ehrat
Born June 13, 1855(1855-06-13)
Lohn, Switzerland
Died July 28, 1921(1921-07-28) (aged 66)
Illinois
Spouse Mary (Metzger) Ehrat
Parents Hans Georg Ehrat
Katherina (Schlatter) Ehrat
Children John
Fred
Charles
Mary K.
George H.
Albert


Gottfried Ehrat was the son of Hans Georg Ehrat and Katherina (Schlatter) Ehrat. He was baptized 24 June 1855, and was confirmed in Lohn on the same day as his older sister Helena, (on 06 March, 1871). After immigrating to America he took his final oath for U. S. Citizenship on 20 Sept. 1880 at the same time as his older brother Jacob. He married Mary Metzger on 13 April 1881. They lived in Section # 36 of Kaskaskia Township and both are buried at Immanuel Lutheran Church Cemetery at Augsburg, near Shobonier.

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Gottfried and Mary

Ehrat, Gottfried and Mary (Metzger).jpg

Tombstone

Ehrat, Gottfried Tombstone.jpg

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