Johann Bogenschutz

M, b. 16 December 1850, d. 16 November 1883
Father*Ignatz Bogenschutz b. 28 Feb 1820, d. 9 Nov 1881
Mother*Fredericka Konstanzer b. 27 Oct 1818, d. 27 Oct 1892
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJohann Bogenschutz was also known as John.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth16 December 1850Johann Bogenschutz was born on 16 December 1850 at New York.
He was the son of Ignatz Bogenschutz and Fredericka Konstanzer.
Marriage6 February 1883Johann Bogenschutz married Elizabeth Salm, daughter of Nicolous Salm and Maria (?), on 6 February 1883 at Manitowoc, Wisconsin.
Death16 November 1883Johann Bogenschutz died on 16 November 1883 at Centreville, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, at age 32 Death notice in Der Nord Westen, 22 Nov. 1883 John Bogenschutz died in Centreville. He had recently been attacked by a bull, receiving injuries that were fatal.
Census DateLocationDescription
6 September 1860Schleswig, Manitowoc, WisconsinJohann Bogenschutz was listed in Ignatz Bogenschutz's household on the 1860 Census at Schleswig, Manitowoc, Wisconsin.1
25 June 1870Centerville, Manitowoc, WisconsinJohann Bogenschutz was listed in Ignatz Bogenschutz's household on the 1870 Census at Centerville, Manitowoc, Wisconsin.2
1880Calumet, Houghton, MichiganJohann Bogenschutz was listed as boarders with his brother William in the Ludwig Hegardt head of a family on the 1880 Census at Calumet, Houghton, Michigan.

Citations

  1. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 2038.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 38. Dwelling 257.

Therese Bogenschutz

F, b. circa 1853
Father*Ignatz Bogenschutz b. 28 Feb 1820, d. 9 Nov 1881
Mother*Fredericka Konstanzer b. 27 Oct 1818, d. 27 Oct 1892
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1853Therese Bogenschutz was born circa 1853 at New York.
She was the daughter of Ignatz Bogenschutz and Fredericka Konstanzer.
Census DateLocationDescription
6 September 1860Schleswig, Manitowoc, WisconsinTherese Bogenschutz was listed in Ignatz Bogenschutz's household on the 1860 Census at Schleswig, Manitowoc, Wisconsin.1
25 June 1870Centerville, Manitowoc, WisconsinTherese Bogenschutz was listed in Ignatz Bogenschutz's household on the 1870 Census at Centerville, Manitowoc, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 2038.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 38. Dwelling 257.

William Bogenschutz

M, b. circa 1856, d. before 1900
Father*Ignatz Bogenschutz b. 28 Feb 1820, d. 9 Nov 1881
Mother*Fredericka Konstanzer b. 27 Oct 1818, d. 27 Oct 1892
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1856William Bogenschutz was born circa 1856 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Ignatz Bogenschutz and Fredericka Konstanzer.
Marriage5 February 1883William Bogenschutz married Theresia Rettele on 5 February 1883 at Manitowoc, Wisconsin.
Deathbefore 1900William Bogenschutz died before 1900.
Census DateLocationDescription
6 September 1860Schleswig, Manitowoc, WisconsinWilliam Bogenschutz was listed in Ignatz Bogenschutz's household on the 1860 Census at Schleswig, Manitowoc, Wisconsin.1
25 June 1870Centerville, Manitowoc, WisconsinWilliam Bogenschutz was listed in Ignatz Bogenschutz's household on the 1870 Census at Centerville, Manitowoc, Wisconsin.2
1880Calumet, Houghton, MichiganWilliam Bogenschutz was listed as boarders with his brother John in the Ludwig Hegardt head of a family on the 1880 Census at Calumet, Houghton, Michigan.

Children of William Bogenschutz and Theresia Rettele

Citations

  1. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 2038.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 38. Dwelling 257.

Dominicus Bogenschutz

M, b. 1858, d. 29 October 1897
Father*Ignatz Bogenschutz b. 28 Feb 1820, d. 9 Nov 1881
Mother*Fredericka Konstanzer b. 27 Oct 1818, d. 27 Oct 1892
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1858Dominicus Bogenschutz was born in 1858 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Ignatz Bogenschutz and Fredericka Konstanzer.
Marriage28 June 1887Dominicus Bogenschutz married Anna Backhaus on 28 June 1887 at Manitowoc, Wisconsin.
Death29 October 1897Dominicus Bogenschutz died on 29 October 1897.
Census DateLocationDescription
6 September 1860Schleswig, Manitowoc, WisconsinDominicus Bogenschutz was listed in Ignatz Bogenschutz's household on the 1860 Census at Schleswig, Manitowoc, Wisconsin.1
25 June 1870Centerville, Manitowoc, WisconsinDominicus Bogenschutz was listed in Ignatz Bogenschutz's household on the 1870 Census at Centerville, Manitowoc, Wisconsin.2
1880Centreville, Manitowoc, WisconsinDominicus Bogenschutz was listed as a son in Ignatz Bogenschutz's household on the 1880 Census at Centreville, Manitowoc, Wisconsin.3

Citations

  1. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 2038.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 38. Dwelling 257.
  3. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1434 Page Number 28C.

Magdalena Bogenschutz

F, b. circa 1861
Father*Ignatz Bogenschutz b. 28 Feb 1820, d. 9 Nov 1881
Mother*Fredericka Konstanzer b. 27 Oct 1818, d. 27 Oct 1892
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMagdalena Bogenschutz was also known as Magdalene.
Married Name25 November 1880As of 25 November 1880,her married name was Salm.
Married Name25 November 1880As of 25 November 1880,her married name was Salin.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1861Magdalena Bogenschutz was born circa 1861 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Ignatz Bogenschutz and Fredericka Konstanzer.
Marriage25 November 1880Magdalena Bogenschutz married Mathias Salm, son of Nicolous Salm and Maria (?), on 25 November 1880 at Manitowoc, Wisconsin.
Census DateLocationDescription
25 June 1870Centerville, Manitowoc, WisconsinMagdalena Bogenschutz was listed in Ignatz Bogenschutz's household on the 1870 Census at Centerville, Manitowoc, Wisconsin.1
1880Centreville, Manitowoc, WisconsinMagdalena Bogenschutz was listed as a daughter in Ignatz Bogenschutz's household on the 1880 Census at Centreville, Manitowoc, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 38. Dwelling 257.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1434 Page Number 28C.

Margaret Schmit

F, b. circa 1916
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name18 July 1934As of 18 July 1934,her married name was Zweifel.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1916Margaret Schmit was born circa 1916.
Marriage18 July 1934She married Jacob Zweifel, son of Joseph Zweifel and Anna Margaret Voegeli, on 18 July 1934 at Union, South Dakota.

Eva Degroote

F, b. November 1882
Father*George Degroote b. Nov 1855
Mother*Alice (?) b. Nov 1863
Life EventDateDescription
BirthNovember 1882Eva Degroote was born in November 1882 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of George Degroote and Alice (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
23 June 1900Rutland, Humboldt, IowaEva Degroote was listed as a daughter in George Degroote's household on the 1900 Census at Rutland, Humboldt, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED125. Dwelling 258.

Maude Degroote

F, b. March 1885
Father*George Degroote b. Nov 1855
Mother*Alice (?) b. Nov 1863
Life EventDateDescription
BirthMarch 1885Maude Degroote was born in March 1885 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of George Degroote and Alice (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
23 June 1900Rutland, Humboldt, IowaMaude Degroote was listed as a daughter in George Degroote's household on the 1900 Census at Rutland, Humboldt, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED125. Dwelling 258.

Clarence Degroote

M, b. June 1889
Father*George Degroote b. Nov 1855
Mother*Alice (?) b. Nov 1863
Life EventDateDescription
BirthJune 1889Clarence Degroote was born in June 1889 at Iowa.
He was the son of George Degroote and Alice (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
23 June 1900Rutland, Humboldt, IowaClarence Degroote was listed as a son in George Degroote's household on the 1900 Census at Rutland, Humboldt, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED125. Dwelling 258.

Forest Degroote

M, b. September 1893
Father*George Degroote b. Nov 1855
Mother*Alice (?) b. Nov 1863
Life EventDateDescription
BirthSeptember 1893Forest Degroote was born in September 1893 at Iowa.
He was the son of George Degroote and Alice (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
23 June 1900Rutland, Humboldt, IowaForest Degroote was listed as a son in George Degroote's household on the 1900 Census at Rutland, Humboldt, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED125. Dwelling 258.

William Farris

M, b. 12 August 1812, d. 9 February 1880
Life EventDateDescription
Birth12 August 1812William Farris was born on 12 August 1812 at Ohio.
Marriagecirca 1832He married Louisa Reed circa 1832.
Divorcebefore 1880William Farris and Louisa Reed were divorced before 1880.
Death9 February 1880William Farris died on 9 February 1880 at Wisconsin at age 67.

Child of William Farris and Louisa Reed

Louisa Reed

F, b. 24 December 1816, d. 23 July 1880
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1832As of circa 1832,her married name was Farris.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth24 December 1816Louisa Reed was born on 24 December 1816 at Ohio.
Marriagecirca 1832She married William Farris circa 1832.
Divorcebefore 1880Louisa Reed and William Farris were divorced before 1880.
Death23 July 1880Louisa Reed died on 23 July 1880 at Iowa at age 63.

Child of Louisa Reed and William Farris

William Pierson Farris

M, b. 4 April 1861, d. 7 March 1930
Father*Pierson Farris b. 2 May 1833, d. 4 Sep 1913
Mother*Lydia Durbin
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilliam Pierson Farris was also known as Will.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth4 April 1861William Pierson Farris was born on 4 April 1861 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Pierson Farris and Lydia Durbin.
Death7 March 1930William Pierson Farris died on 7 March 1930 at age 68.
Will Farris, 68, died 07 Mar 1930

Clarence Thomas Farris

M, b. 6 September 1865, d. 1 December 1907
Father*Pierson Farris b. 2 May 1833, d. 4 Sep 1913
Mother*Lydia Durbin
Life EventDateDescription
Birth6 September 1865Clarence Thomas Farris was born on 6 September 1865 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Pierson Farris and Lydia Durbin.
Death1 December 1907Clarence Thomas Farris died on 1 December 1907 at age 42.

Emma Farris

F, b. 3 February 1874, d. 3 March 1908
Father*Pierson Farris b. 2 May 1833, d. 4 Sep 1913
Mother*Lydia Durbin
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name7 April 1900As of 7 April 1900,her married name was Sorg.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth3 February 1874Emma Farris was born on 3 February 1874 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Pierson Farris and Lydia Durbin.
Marriage7 April 1900Emma Farris married Philip Sorg, son of Henry Sorg and Caroline Kruhl, on 7 April 1900.
Death3 March 1908Emma Farris died on 3 March 1908 at age 34.

Catherine (?)

F, b. October 1839, d. 2 May 1905
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Phalen.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageCatherine (?) married Patrick Phalen.
BirthOctober 1839Catherine (?) was born in October 1839 at Ireland.
Death2 May 1905She died on 2 May 1905 at Dane, Wisconsin, at age 65.
Census DateLocationDescription
18802nd Ward, Madison, Dane, WisconsinCatherine (?) was listed as wife in Patrick Phalen's household on the 1880 Census at 2nd Ward, Madison, Dane, Wisconsin; listed as Falon.1
14 June 1900Madison Ward 7, Dane, WisconsinCatherine (?) was listed as widow (mother) in William Patrick Phalen's household on the 1900 Census at Madison Ward 7, Dane, Wisconsin.2
  • Catherine (?) had 5 with 3 living in 1900 children.

Children of Catherine (?) and Patrick Phalen

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1421 Page Number 104A.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED54. Dwelling 359.

Patrick Phalen

M, b. circa 1827, d. 23 November 1893
Life EventDateDescription
MarriagePatrick Phalen married Catherine (?).
Birthcirca 1827Patrick Phalen was born circa 1827 at Ireland.
Death23 November 1893He died on 23 November 1893 at Dane, Wisconsin.
Census DateLocationDescription
18802nd Ward, Madison, Dane, WisconsinPatrick Phalen was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at 2nd Ward, Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, listed as Falon.1

Children of Patrick Phalen and Catherine (?)

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1421 Page Number 104A.

William Patrick Phalen

M, b. July 1877, d. 17 June 1972
Father*Patrick Phalen b. c 1827, d. 23 Nov 1893
Mother*Catherine (?) b. Oct 1839, d. 2 May 1905
Life EventDateDescription
BirthJuly 1877William Patrick Phalen was born in July 1877 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Patrick Phalen and Catherine (?).
Marriage15 November 1899William Patrick Phalen married Theresa L. Ledwith, daughter of James Ledwith and Ellen Phalen, on 15 November 1899 at Dane, Wisconsin.
Death17 June 1972William Patrick Phalen died on 17 June 1972 at Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, at age 94.
Census DateLocationDescription
18802nd Ward, Madison, Dane, WisconsinWilliam Patrick Phalen was listed as a son in Patrick Phalen's household on the 1880 Census at 2nd Ward, Madison, Dane, Wisconsin; listed as Falon.1
14 June 1900Madison Ward 7, Dane, WisconsinWilliam Patrick Phalen was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Madison Ward 7, Dane, Wisconsin.2

Children of William Patrick Phalen and Theresa L. Ledwith

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1421 Page Number 104A.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED54. Dwelling 359.

Theresa L. Ledwith

F, b. May 1874, d. 1941
Father*James Ledwith b. 1839, d. 30 Oct 1897
Mother*Ellen Phalen b. Jun 1839, d. bt 1910 - Sep 1918
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationTheresa L. Ledwith was also known as Teresa.
Married Name15 November 1899As of 15 November 1899,her married name was Phalen.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthMay 1874Theresa L. Ledwith was born in May 1874 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of James Ledwith and Ellen Phalen.
Marriage15 November 1899Theresa L. Ledwith married William Patrick Phalen, son of Patrick Phalen and Catherine (?), on 15 November 1899 at Dane, Wisconsin.
Death1941Theresa L. Ledwith died in 1941.
Census DateLocationDescription
14 June 1900Madison Ward 7, Dane, WisconsinTheresa L. Ledwith was listed as wife in William Patrick Phalen's household on the 1900 Census at Madison Ward 7, Dane, Wisconsin.1

Children of Theresa L. Ledwith and William Patrick Phalen

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED54. Dwelling 359.

Charley Phalen

M, b. circa 1873
Father*Patrick Phalen b. c 1827, d. 23 Nov 1893
Mother*Catherine (?) b. Oct 1839, d. 2 May 1905
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1873Charley Phalen was born circa 1873 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Patrick Phalen and Catherine (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
18802nd Ward, Madison, Dane, WisconsinCharley Phalen was listed as a son in Patrick Phalen's household on the 1880 Census at 2nd Ward, Madison, Dane, Wisconsin; listed as Falon.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1421 Page Number 104A.

Catherine Phalen

F, b. 1901, d. 1974
Father*William Patrick Phalen b. Jul 1877, d. 17 Jun 1972
Mother*Theresa L. Ledwith b. May 1874, d. 1941
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Kurth.
Name VariationCatherine Phalen was also known as Katherine.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageCatherine Phalen married Matthew G. Kurth.
Birth1901Catherine Phalen was born in 1901 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of William Patrick Phalen and Theresa L. Ledwith.
Death1974Catherine Phalen died in 1974.

James W. Phalen

M, b. circa 1907
Father*William Patrick Phalen b. Jul 1877, d. 17 Jun 1972
Mother*Theresa L. Ledwith b. May 1874, d. 1941
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1907James W. Phalen was born circa 1907 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of William Patrick Phalen and Theresa L. Ledwith.

James Ledwith

M, b. 1839, d. 30 October 1897
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1839James Ledwith was born in 1839 at Ireland.
Marriage1860He married Ellen Phalen in 1860.
Death30 October 1897James Ledwith died on 30 October 1897 at Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, James Ledwith obituary.
Wisconsin State Journal (Madison, Wisconsin) 30 Oct 1897 - James Ledwith obituary
  • James Ledwith immigrated in 1844 also reported as 1848.
  • In 1880 JAMES LEDWITH, carriage-maker and general blacksmithing; shop on Webster, between Main street and Washington avenue; owns his house where he resides, No. 43 Main street; born in Ireland in 1839; came to the United States in 1848, and lived at Troy, N.Y., until 1855, when he came to Wisconsin and has been a resident of Madison since then; learned his trade with BIRD Brothers in Madison. Married in 1860, Miss Ellen WHALEN, of this city; they have eight children, four boys and four girls, seven of them living at home and one apprenticed at Ft. Atkinson; one son, William, is learning trade with his father; Mr. LEDWITH was foreman of old Hand Engine Co., for five years, and foreman of E. W. KEYES, No. 1, and one term Assistant Chief Engineer of fire department.. Family are connected with St. Raphael's Church. He has worked at his trade twenty-five years in this city, and is an industrious and skilled mechanic.

Children of James Ledwith and Ellen Phalen

George Leo Ledwith

M, b. 17 February 1876
Father*James Ledwith b. 1839, d. 30 Oct 1897
Mother*Ellen Phalen b. Jun 1839, d. bt 1910 - Sep 1918
Life EventDateDescription
Birth17 February 1876George Leo Ledwith was born on 17 February 1876 at Madison, Dane, Wisconsin.
He was the son of James Ledwith and Ellen Phalen.
UNMARRIED1920As of 1920, George Leo Ledwith was never married.
  • On 24 September 1918 at World War I Draft Registration, Dane, Wisconsin, nearest relative is sister-in-law Mrs. William Ledwith.
  • On 5 November 1918 at U.S. Passport issued, Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, reason for getting passport: working under the auspices of the Knights of Columbus Committe on War Activities.

Ellen Phalen

F, b. June 1839, d. between 1910 and September 1918
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationEllen Phalen was also known as Whalen.
Married Name1860As of 1860,her married name was Ledwith.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthJune 1839Ellen Phalen was born in June 1839 at Ireland.
Marriage1860She married James Ledwith in 1860.
Deathbetween 1910 and September 1918Ellen Phalen died between 1910 and September 1918.
  • Ellen Phalen immigrated in 1844.
  • She had 8 with 7 living in 1900 children.

Children of Ellen Phalen and James Ledwith

James Ledwith

M, b. circa 1861
Father*James Ledwith b. 1839, d. 30 Oct 1897
Mother*Ellen Phalen b. Jun 1839, d. bt 1910 - Sep 1918
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1861James Ledwith was born circa 1861 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of James Ledwith and Ellen Phalen.

William H. Ledwith

M, b. circa 1866
Father*James Ledwith b. 1839, d. 30 Oct 1897
Mother*Ellen Phalen b. Jun 1839, d. bt 1910 - Sep 1918
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1866William H. Ledwith was born circa 1866 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of James Ledwith and Ellen Phalen.
Divorcebefore 1910William H. Ledwith and unknown (?) were divorced before 1910.
Marriagebefore 1910William H. Ledwith married unknown (?) before 1910.

Edward F. Ledwith

M, b. 1866, d. 25 September 1894
Father*James Ledwith b. 1839, d. 30 Oct 1897
Mother*Ellen Phalen b. Jun 1839, d. bt 1910 - Sep 1918
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationEdward F. Ledwith was also known as Edmund F.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1866Edward F. Ledwith was born in 1866 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of James Ledwith and Ellen Phalen.
Death25 September 1894Edward F. Ledwith died on 25 September 1894 at Dane, Wisconsin.

Mary Ledwith

F, b. circa 1868
Father*James Ledwith b. 1839, d. 30 Oct 1897
Mother*Ellen Phalen b. Jun 1839, d. bt 1910 - Sep 1918
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1868Mary Ledwith was born circa 1868 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of James Ledwith and Ellen Phalen.

Amelia Jennie Ledwith

F, b. 28 February 1871, d. 15 February 1959
Father*James Ledwith b. 1839, d. 30 Oct 1897
Mother*Ellen Phalen b. Jun 1839, d. bt 1910 - Sep 1918
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAmelia Jennie Ledwith was also known as Jennie Amelia.
Name VariationAmelia Jennie Ledwith was also known as Emilia.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth28 February 1871Amelia Jennie Ledwith was born on 28 February 1871 at Dane, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of James Ledwith and Ellen Phalen.
Marriage25 October 1893Amelia Jennie Ledwith married Michael A. Leary on 25 October 1893 at Dane, Wisconsin.
Death15 February 1959Amelia Jennie Ledwith died on 15 February 1959 at Bloomington, McLean, Illinois, at age 87.