Person:Margaret Unknown (2038)

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Margaret Unkown
  • HJan Laug1814 - 1872
  • WMargaret Unkown1828 - 1891
m. 1854
  • WMargaret Unkown1828 - 1891
  1. Johanna Margareta Bunka1851 - 1890
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Name Margaret Unkown
Gender Female
Birth[1] 14 Apr 1828 Samern, Niedersachsen, GermanyHer maiden name may have been Fesker. In her will she mentioned several Feskers living in Germany.
Immigration[1] 1848
Marriage 1854 to Jan Laug
Death[1] 21 Dec 1891 Piqua, Miami, Ohio, United States
Burial[1] 23 Dec 1891 Forest Hill Union Cemetery, Piqua, Miami, Ohio, United States
Probate[3] 24 Dec 1891 Piqua, Miami, Ohio, United States

Her marriage to John Laug was not her first, and she had another daughter, Mary Bourke from that marriage. Source of this information is John Laug's will in which he named her as an heir.

In 1880 she was living with her daughter Johanna and family.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Obituary, in Piqua Daily Call
    Monday, December 21, 1891.

    At 5 o'clock this morning at the residence of her son-in-law, John Laug, the cigar manufacturer, occurred the death of Mrs. Margaret Laug, of inflammation of the lungs after an illness of only ten days, aged 63 years, 8 months and 7 days. The deceased was born in Samero, Germany, coming to American in 1848, in 1854 she married John Laug, Sr. who died 19 years ago. The funeral will occur Wednesday afternoon from the St. Paul's German Lutheran Church. Interment at Forest Hill.

  2.   Miami Ohio Death Records.

    Vol. 2 pg 225, parents not included.

  3. Miami County Ohio Probate Court.

    Book 4, page 99.
    Last Will and Testament
    I, Margaret Laug, of Piqua, Ohio, do make and publish this my last will and testament.

    Item 1st. I give and devise to John Laug, all my Real Estate, of which I may die siezed; but in the event of his marrying Mrs. Lelman, then he shall have and enjoy said Real Estate during his natural life only, and at his death the title to same shall pass to, and vest in George Laug, or his heirs.

    Said John Laug, shall pay all my just debts, funeral expenses __, and erect at my grave a tombstone at an expense of not less than $250.00.

    John Laug shall have all my furniture and bed clothes and divide same with George Laug, and the Girls. Hannah and Caroline Fesker shall have my clothing and ornaments between them.
    Item 2nd. I give and devise to George Laug, Four Thousand Dollars in money.
    Item 3rd I give and devise to Richard Fesker, Three Hundred Dollars in money.
    Item 4th I give and devise to Lambert and Albert Fesker, both of Germany, in the Old Country, each Two Hundred Dollars in money.
    Item 6th I give and devise to Hannah Fesker Two Hundred Dollars, and to Caroline Fesker One Hundred dollars, in money.
    Item 7th Any residue remaining after the foregoing legacies __ have been paid shall be divided equally between those named in my will.

    I hereby nominate and appoint John Laug, of Piqua, Ohio, to be Executor of this my last Will and Testament and I direct the no appraisement be made of my estate and that my Executor herein named, be not required to give bond in pursuance of the Statute. I hereby revoke all former Wills by me made.

    In Testimony hereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this 19th day of December AD 1891.