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Name Damme, Caroline C. (Holtgrewe), 1867-1943
Othernames Holtgrewe, Caroline C.
Damme, Mrs. J.H.
Born 08/17/1864
Birthplace Franklin County, MO
Father Holtgrewe, John
Notes Mrs J. H. Damme Dies at Talmage
Well Known Woman, Widow of Pioneer Merchant Passes Thursday

TALMAGE —(Special to The News-Press) — Mrs Caroline C. Damme, 79, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs Charles E. Wood, Thursday at 1:30 a. m. from a heart aliment. Born in Franklin county. Mo., Aug. 17, 1864, the daughter of Mr and Mrs John H. Holtgrewe, she married J. H. Damme at the home of her parents, Oct. 16, 1884. Mr Damme had established a general merchandise business in Talmage the year before, and brought his bride here immediately after their marriage.

Survivors are a daughter and three sons, Mrs Emma Wood and Theodore P. Damme, Talmage: Henry H. Damme, McAllen, Tex, and Major William H. Damme, with the U. S. Signal Corps, who has just arrived in the states from England. Three children preceded her In death. Grandchildren surviving are Carolyn Ann, Mary Claire and Lucille Emma Damme. Mr. Damme died April 3, 1940.

Mrs Damme was a charter member of Zion Evangelical church, Talmage, and of the Aid Society. The body will lie In state at Tonsing & Pearson funeral home. Funeral arrangements await word from Major Damme whose present whereabouts are not known to the family.

Source: The Nebraska City Daily News, 23 Dec 1943
Spouse Damme, J.H.
Children Damme, Theodore F.
Damme, William H.
Damme, Henry H.
Damme, John W.
Wood, Emma Damme
Deceased 12/23/1943
Deceased where Talmage, NE

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Image of 11744-144 - Quilt, German Evangelical Church, Lorton, NE

11744-144 - Quilt, German Evangelical Church, Lorton, NE

White quilt made up of 25 blocks. The center block depicts a sideview of a church and steeple stitched in red thread. Above the church red lettering reads "Mc Williams Prct. / Otoe County / Lorton Nebr / U.S.A." Beneath the church red lettering reads "Ger. Evang. St. Johannes. 1885." The other 24 blocks of the quilt have 24 signatures stitched in red thread on each. The signatures on each square are arranged in a circular pattern around a central cloud-like shape. The quilt has white backing and self binding.