Sunday, December 9, 2012

Conrad Voigt, 1830-1909

According to the 1880 U.S. Census, Conrad Voigt was born in Hanover, Germany in 1830. In 1880 he was residing in Sandusky, Ohio, with his wife Regina, a native of Prussia. The Voigts had a large family of five sons and three daughters. They resided on Clinton Street, and Conrad stated his occupation simply as "laborer." On December 10, 1909, Conrad Voigt died of "acute indigestion." The death certificate of Conrad Voigt was signed by Dr. H. C. Schoepfle.

Conrad Voigt was laid to rest at Sandusky's Oakland Cemetery. His tombstone bears the mark of Conrad Keim, a well known monument maker in Sandusky, Ohio.

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