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Margaret Aschendash

The following was extracted from Where The Trails Cross - Volume 26:1 Fall of 1995
By Brad L. Bettenhausen

Blue Island Sun-Standard - September 6, 1923

Mrs. Margaret Aschendash nee Kirk died August 30 at 9:15 a.m. at the home of her daughter Mrs. J.J. Parsyck from a stroke, at the age of 79 years 11 months. She was born in Mosel on the Rhine in Germany in 1843 and came to America in 1850 and settled in Bremen Township, and later came to Blue Island. She has lived in Blue Island about 25 years. In 1875 she was married to Mr. Aschendash who was a veteran of the army. He preceded her in death about 26 years, her son also preceded her. Burial was Sept. 1st at Batchelor's Grove Cemetery near Midlothian, Rev. Aitchison officiating. She is survived by two daughters Louise Frundle and Anna Parasyck and one brother, Frank Kirk.