Carl Zwig 1837-1909
Carl Zwig was born near Piro, North Germany, January 2, 1837 and died at his home near Roberts, Thursday, May 20, 1909, aged 72 years, 4 months and 18 days. He came to America about 36 years ago and has lived near here most of the time since. About two years ago his wife died and he went to Melvin to live with his daughter Mrs. Emma Wagner, then visted a sister in Nebraska. Two weeks ago he returned and went to his old home at his daughter's, Mrs. Johnson Arnold, and died suddenly Thursday morning, May 20 as stated last week. He leaves to mourn his loss two daughters Mrs. Johnson Arnold of Roberts and Mrs. Emma Wagner of Melvin besides a host of friends who will remember the many favors he has done for them.