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Lydia Megli

Lydia Megli

Female 1868 - 1897  (29 years)

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  • Name Lydia Megli 
    Born 1868  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Residence 1880  Gibson, Jefferson, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-134354 
    Died 3 Sep 1897  Bladen, Webster, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I134354  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Joseph Megli,   b. 1817, , Alsace Lorraine, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Elizabeth Luckhardt,   b. 1829, , Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F20321  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1868 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1880 - Gibson, Jefferson, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Sep 1897 - Bladen, Webster, Nebraska, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
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    source Megli Memorial

  • Notes 
    • Yost, at her home in Bleder, Nebraska September 3 1897. Mrs Lydia Megli Yost aged 29 years 5 months and 23 days, Mrs Yost was born in Waterloo County Canada and when about nine old her father Joseph Megli (deceased) moved to Jefferson County, Nebraska where she grew into womanhood. On May 25 1893, she was united in marriage to John E. Yost and they moved to BLlaaddeenn Nebraska. Here she was taken sick in the early part of August with typhoid fever. During all the time of her intense suffering she, was patient, cheerful, and hopeful. She leaves a loving husband, two small children, and host of sorrowing relatives and friends to mourn her loss. The funeral was conducted by Rev. David Heibert. The pallbearers were Henry and Charles Nispel, John Koenig, and Edward Mader.

      Farewell, Farewell, tis hard to say
      but it must, it must be said,
      It is hard to lay our dearest and dying
      And number them with the dead.



      Plymouth Newspaper, Blader, Nebraska

  • Sources 
    1. [S268] Census - Nebraska - 1880, Gibson, Jefferson, Nebraska Film 1254750 Page 580C.