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Santa Cruz County History - People
Old Soldiers: Santa Cruz County Civil War Veterans
by Robert L. Nelson
EBERT, WILHELM (1837-1928)
Santa Cruz County Record of Immigration
IOOF Cemetery in Santa Cruz
|Current residence:||15 Pine St., Santa Cruz, CA.|
|Born:||23 July 1937 in Pommern, Germany|
|Emigrated:||From Hamburg, Germany on or about - May 1856|
|Arrived:||Port of New York on a vessel, name unknown on July 1856|
|Declaration of Intention:||None. "Petitioner is an honorably discharged soldier and applies for citizenship under section 2166. Revised statutes. He enlisted in Company B 17th Regiment of Wisconsin Infantry on 22nd day of Sept 1864."|
|Wife:||Amelia Ebert, born in Pommern, Germany, died 13 Sep 1915.|
|Children:||John N, Minnie (Hoffman), Henry H., August, Otto, Bertha (Zamson), Theodore, Ida (Dumdie), Willie, Emma (Holckendorf), Clara (Raillard), and Herman|
|Resided:||Continuously in the U.S. since July 1856|
|Resided:||Continuously in CA since 8 Oct 1913|
|Date admitted as Citizen:||26 Nov 1920|
|Certification of Naturalization:||No. 1180590|
|Note:||On 28 Nov. 1917, because of the state of war with Germany, of which the petitioner as a subject, the petition was dropped by the court and restored by order of the court on 24 Nov. 1920.|
Santa Cruz Sentinel (September 29, 1928)
Dies at Age of 91 Years
William J Ebert, who has lived to a ripe old age and years well spent, passed away last evening at the residence of his son Theodore R., the well known East side merchant where his father has made his home with relatives who were always solicitous for his welfare.
Mr. Ebert has made his home in Santa Cruz for 16 years and was one who only had the honor and esteem of his friends. The body is at Wessendorf Mortuary.
Funeral services for William Ebert are to be held at the Chapel of Wessendorf Mortuary on Tuesday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock and will be conducted by the Rev W.H.D. Hornaday. The burial will be at Odd Fellows.
Santa Cruz Sentinel (September 30, 1928)
Funeral Services for William J. Ebert
Funeral services for William J. Ebert are to be held at the chapel of Wessendorf's mortuary on Tuesday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock and will be conducted by Rev. W.H.D. Hornaday. The burial will be a the Odd Fellows' cemetery.
Santa Cruz Sentinel (October 3, 1928)
Obsequies for William Ebert
Rev. W.H. D. Hornaday officiated yesterday afternoon at the funeral services of William J. Ebert. Many friends were at the services, which were very impressive as conducted at the Wessendorf mortuary. The members of Wallace Reynolds post, G.A.R. were present in a body and assisted in the services. The hymn was sung by Mrs. George Azbell and Mrs. Joseph Riordan.
Three sons and three grandsons of the deceased acted as pallbearers and the burial was at the Odd Fellows cemetery. Mr. Ebert had resided with his son, Theo. Ebert, merchant of the ease side, for the past eight years and a family of twelve children, thirty grand children and thirteen great grand children survive him.
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