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Anna Elizabeth Frey (b. April 22, 1836, d. October 15, 1900)Anna Elizabeth Frey (daughter of Jacob Wilhelm Frey and A Marie Hausam) was born April 22, 1836 in Oggersheim, Bavaria, Germany, and died October 15, 1900 in Gillespie, Macoupin County, Illinois.She married (1) Edward G. Brown in 2nd Husband.She married (2) John Ostermeyer in 1st Husband.She married (3) Charles Lister on August 13, 1868, son of Charles George Lister.
Notes for Anna Elizabeth Frey:
Mrs. Anna Elizabeth, wife of Chas. Lister, died at her home in Gillespie, Monday Oct. 15, 1900, at 4 p. m.
The deceased was born is Oggersheim, Bavaria, April 22, 1836.Came to America with her parents in 1847, located in St Louis.Having been there but three months her parents died and she made her home with the family Chas. Weiss, of Alton, Ill., until united in marriage to John Ostermeyer, two children were born to this union and still survive her; namely Chas. Ostermeyer and Mrs. Mary Hill, of Calhoun, Mo.Her husband died in 1858, after which she again united in marriage to Edward G. Brown, two children were also born to this union, one living Mrs. F. S. Boosinger who is still in this community.
Mr. Brown died in 1867 after which she with her children moved to Gillespie, and on Aug. 13, 1868 was united in marriage to Chas. Lister, to this union two children were born: namely Mrs. Carrie Bushell, of Sullivan, Ind., and Mrs. Mayo Dorsey, of this place.
Mrs. Lister was a member of the German Lutheran Church.Her illness brought about much suffering; upon the appropriated hour of dissolution when the cold winds of death had been sighing about her, and his chill dews had already glistened her cheeks; by the benefit of a pure and blameless life and unshaken confidence in the Great Ruler of the Universe, she found ready prepared to go from her sufferings here on earth to the place of eternal happiness, to be placed on his right to be pronounced a true and worthy servant.
The funeral services were held on from family residence, Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 17 at 2 p. m. Rev. Krekeler of the German Church officiating.
Her son, Mr. Ostermeyer, of Calhoun, Mo., was unable to be present on account of sickness, the balance of her children were at her side when death came.
Friends from a distance were; Mrs. Louisa Stemer, of Alton,Mrs. Weber and John Frey and family of Litchfield, Mrs. Gaur and Mrs. Fred Opie of Staunton, A. Frey and wife of Carlinville, Mrs. Chas. Hoffman and Mrs. Robinson of Dorchester.
Gillespie (Illinois) News, October, 1900
Port of Departure: Le Havre, France
Ship Name: John Holland
Port of Arrival: New Orleans, Louisiana
Date: June 20, 1847
More About Anna Elizabeth Frey:
Burial: October 17, 1900, Gillespie Cemetery, Macoupin County, Illinois.
More About Anna Elizabeth Frey and Edward G. Brown:
Marriage: 2nd Husband.
More About Anna Elizabeth Frey and John Ostermeyer:
Marriage: 1st Husband.
More About Anna Elizabeth Frey and Charles Lister:
Marriage: August 13, 1868
Children of Anna Elizabeth Frey and Edward G. Brown are:
- +Lulu C Brown, b. October 5, 1865, Ohio, d. October 29, 1914, Litchfield, Montgomery, Illinois.
Children of Anna Elizabeth Frey and John Ostermeyer are:
- Charles Ostermeyer, d. date unknown.
- Mary Ostermeyer, d. date unknown.
Children of Anna Elizabeth Frey and Charles Lister are:
- +Kathryn (Carrie) Lister, b. May 11, 1869, d. April 1960.
- +Wilhelmina Lister, b. December 20, 1873, Gillespie, Macoupin County, Illinois, d. July 15, 1953, Carlinville, Macoupin Couny, Illinois.