Welcome to another edition of Tombstone Tuesday! Today we’re spotlighting my great grand uncle (by marriage), Franz Carl Gottlieb Nohr.
Tombstone of Franz “Frank” Carl Gottlieb Nohr
Anselm Lutheran Cemetery in Anselm, Ransom, North Dakota
Franz was the child of Herman Edward Gottlieb Nohr and Henrietta Natzke. According to his obituary in The Fargo Forum on 28 February 1963, he had at least six brothers and four sisters, who preceded him in death.
Franz was born 11 March 1870 in Morrison, Brown, Wisconsin. He married Wilhelmina “Minnie” (Altman) Nohr on 1 February 1899 in Anselm, Ransom, North Dakota. Together they had three children (one boy and two girls).
Franz passed away 28 February 1963 in Lisbon, Ransom, North Dakota. He’s buried in Anselm Lutheran Cemetery in Anselm, Ransom, North Dakota. The cemetery borders what used to be family farmland.
Franz “Frank” Carl Gottlieb Nohr