Thursday, August 4, 2016

TBT- Photos from Yesteryear- Grace Weerts Schultz

Spotlight photos from my extensive photo archive
Today it is Grace (Weerts) Schultz
My Great-Great Aunt

Grace Weerts was born January 22, 1890 in Petkum, Ostfriesland, Germany and came to the United States with her parent & older brother (my Great-Grandfather) and sister in 1892, settling in Butler County, Iowa. 

After 10 years of farming in Iowa, the Weerts family moved north to Minnesota where they operated a dairy farm. 

Grace married Fred Schultz in 1911 and they farmed in rural Fairmont, Minnesota where they raised their 3 sons, until eventually moving into town.

In 1957, Grace died from complications of stomach cancer.

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