Lydia Schott

Born: 11/13/1811
Dauphin County, PA

Died: 01/20/1892
Adeline Cemetery
Ogle County, IL
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Married: John E. Heller

Father: Johan Jacob Schott
Mother: Anna Catharina Messner

John S.

Catharine Lavina (Plum)
Jacob L.
Lydia Heller
m Jacob B. Heller
George Heller

Rebecca (Shafer)
Henry A.
Charles H.

Photo Courtesy of:
Ben Jacobson

Moved to Ogle County about 1852

Forreston Herald - 1892

Died -- At the residence of her son-in-law, John Plum, five miles north-east of Adeline, Mrs. John E. Heller. Wednesday, January 20,1892, and buried in Adeline cemetery, Saturday.

She was born in Pennsylvania, November 13, 1811 and was aged at death eight-one years, two months and seven days. Miss Lydia Shot was married to John E. Heller about the year 1841. They first settled in the town of Maryland in 1832 - fourty years ago. Her husband has been dead eleven years.She was the mother to eleven children, ten of whom survive her - six sons and four daughters.

She also leaves one brother and one sister. She has been severely attacted with rheumatism, being entirely helpless the past seven years. An honest industrious woman, endured the trials indident to, the settlement of a new country. The funeral service was preached in the U.B. church by Rev. B.J. Graham, U.B. minister




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