EGGER

1. August George Egger III was born in Austria 1 Jan 1853. He died 4 Nov 1918 in St. John's, Springfield, Sangamon Co, IL. His body was interred in Calvary Cemetery, Springfied, Sangamon Co, IL.

"Agear[sic], August, at 1 a.m. November 4, 1918, at St. John's hospital [he died at the Illinois State Fairgrounds which served as an extra St. John's Hospital during the flu epidemic], of pneumonia, at the age of 65 years. Funeral services will be held at Kirlin & Egan's undertaking establishment, Rev. Father Mazizr officiating. Interment in Calvary.
"Surviving are his wife and two sons." - The State Journal-Register, Springfield, IL, 5 Nov 1918, p.7


He married three times. The name of his first wife is unknown.

He married second Antonia Hernach in Springfield, Sangamon Co, IL, 17 Sep 1893. Antonia was born in Austria.

He married third Mary Ann Mattis Forgac, widow of Andrew Forgac, in Springfield, Sangamon Co, IL. Mary was born in Ordzoviany, Slovakia 25 Mar 1871, the daughter of Matthew Mattis and Mary Copersta. She died 4 Jul 1929 in Springfield, Sangamon Co, IL. Her body was interred in Calvary Cemetery, Springfield, Sangamon Co, IL. Mary's parents were names were spelled Matthew Mattis and Mary Copersta on her death certificate. Informant was Andy Forgas. The LDS Ordviany, Slovakia Church Records have their names spelled Mathias Matisz and Maria Kopesdak.

August George Egger III and his first wife had the following children:

 
2. i. Frank Egger.
 
3. ii. Joseph Egger was born 17 Mar 1887. He died 4 Feb 1973 in San Diego Co, CA.
 
  August George Egger III and Antonia Hernach, his second wife, had the following children:
 
4. iii. John "Jack" Clemence Egger Sr. was born 17 Sep 1895. He died 11 Nov 1979 in San Diego Co, CA. He had the following children: John Clemence Egger Jr. and Virginia (Egger) Hawkins.
 
5. iv. Ludwig J. Egger was born 5 Dec 1898. He died 29 Nov 1967 in San Diego Co, CA He had the following child: Norman L. Egger.
 
6. v.  Marie Ann Egger was born 27 Sep 1902. She died 24 Apr 1989 in San Diego Co, CA. She married William Donald Diebel. He was born in Michigan 25 Jan 1904 and died 10 Aug 1989 in San Diego Co, CA.
 
  August George Egger III and Mary Ann Mattis, his third wife, had the following child:
 
7. vi. August George Egger Sr. was born in Springfield, Sangamon Co, IL 13 May 1915. He died 20 Nov 1992 in Springfield, Sangamon Co, IL. He married Louise Mary Verbais in Springfield, Sangamon Co, IL, 15 Feb 1936. Louise was born in Frontenac, Crawford Co, KS 4 Oct 1916, the daughter of Henry Verbais and Mary Louise Draksler. They had eight children.
 

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