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Emiel Grawet (b. March 05, 1873, d. September 17, 1910)Emiel Grawet (son of Bernardus Francies Grawet and Angelina Theresa Depoortere) was born March 05, 1873 in Watervliet,Belgium, and died September 17, 1910 in Kewanee, Illinois, Mt. Olivet Cemetary.He married Emma Christina George Dit Marechal on 1898 in Belgium, daughter of Leopold George Dit Marechal and Amelie Cornelis.
Notes for Emiel Grawet:
He died from cirrhosis of the Liver and splenic hypertrophy.Emil Grawet was buried in Potter's Field, an area the St. Joseph'sCatholic Church used for poor people.Lot #135,.. the third grave from the north in the cemetery.There are four lots that are numbered 135.He is in Block III.Martha Pauwels (daughter) bought a stone for this lot Octoberof 1984 and also paid the St. Mary's Cemetery Association $75.00 for perpetual care.The St. Joseph's Church was the Belgian Church in Kewanee at that time.
This is his obituary,...SUFFERING ENDSEmil Grawet, Passes Away After Illness of Three Years'duration.When death released Emil Grawet from suffering after an illness of several years duration for which no relief could be found, it ended a hard fought battle for life by himself but at the same time added to the suffering of his wife and seven small children, who survive.By Mr. Grawets death one of the most pathetic cases recorded in Kewanee in many months comes to light.Mr. Grawet, who came to Kewanee from his native land Belgium five years ago was employed as a miner until stricken by illness over three years ago.Since then he had been unable to work and during his years of illness sought various forms of medical relief but all efforts failed and recently he was taken to the hospital for an operation.No relief was offered and he died Saturday night.Enlargement of the liver and spleen caused his death.He was 37 years old.In the little home near the corner of Ninth street and Grace Avenue the wife has been making vain efforts during her husband's long illness to provide for herself and children.The oldest child is eleven years old.Mrs. Grawet is undecided as to her future, but hopes that she can keep her family together until her sons are old enough to work.The funeral service was held this forenoon at St. Joseph's Catholic church.Rev. Father La Bon has charge.Interment was at Mt. Olivet cemetery.
More About Emiel Grawet:
Fact 1: March 06, 1873, Birth name Emilius Josephus Grawet.
More About Emiel Grawet and Emma Christina George Dit Marechal:
Death of one spouse: September 17, 1910, An area called Potter's field the Catholic Church used for poor people..
Marriage: 1898, Belgium.
Children of Emiel Grawet and Emma Christina George Dit Marechal are:
- Rene Josephe Grawet, b. April 03, 1899, d. date unknown.
- Emil Josephe Grawet, b. March 08, 1900, d. date unknown.
- Raymond Josephe Grawet, b. January 15, 1902, d. date unknown.
- Ciriel Josephe Grawet, b. March 10, 1903, d. date unknown.
- Oscar Josephe Grawet, b. June 15, 1904, d. date unknown.
- Evo Josephe Grawet, b. July 11, 1906, Kewanee, Illinois(at home), d. 1906, Kewanee, Illinois, Mt. Olivet Cemetary.
- Clara Marie Grawet, b. December 19, 1907, d. date unknown.
- +Martha Marie Grawet.