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Private Menzo J Widell[1]

Male 1893 - 1918  (25 years)


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  • Name Menzo J Widell 
    Title Private 
    Born 20 May 1893  Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1900  Monmouth, Jackson, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1910  Lyman, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1915  Sharon, Clinton, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Military 1917  Clinton, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died 13 Sep 1918  Jackson, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried Waterford Cemetery, Buckhorn, Jackson, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I8779182047  Master Tree
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2008 

    Father Jay Nathan Widell,   b. Jul 1862, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Lizzie R Marchel,   b. Feb 1869, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt. 1885 
    Family ID F8026638537  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 May 1893 - Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1900 - Monmouth, Jackson, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1910 - Lyman, South Dakota, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1915 - Sharon, Clinton, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - 1917 - Clinton, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Sep 1918 - Jackson, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Waterford Cemetery, Buckhorn, Jackson, Iowa, United States Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S8072066246] Jackson County Sentinel, 18 May 1954.
      Listed as casualty of WW1

    2. [S560402473] 1900 United States Census.

    3. [S560402623] 1910 United States Census.
      Listed as Nephew, living with James H and Lessie Currir.

    4. [S8072066173] 1915 Iowa Census, Ancestry.com. Iowa State Census Collection, 1836-1925.

    5. [S4791290818] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.

    6. [S8072066247] Iowa City Citizen, 19 Sep 1918.
      17 Iowa Men in Casualties Today
      Washington, Oct. 19 -- Seventeen Iowans were mentioned in today's army casualty lists which carried a total of 1,117 names divided as follows: Killed in action, 247; missing in action, 143; wounded severely, 380; died from wounds 29; died of disease, 617; died from aeroplane accident, 2; died from accident and other causes, 12; wounded, degree undetermined, 242; wounded slightly, 2. The Iowans follow:

      Killed in Action - Privates:
      Charles H. Barnes, Oelwein, Ia.
      Menzo Widel, Maquoketa, Ia.
      Thomas M. Murray, Cedar Rapids, Ia.

    7. [S8072066232] Iowa Cemetary Records, Works Project Administration. Graves Registration Project. Washington, D.C.