Frank Trefzger
1859-1912
  



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father: Anton Trefzger
mother: Elizabeth C. Detewig
spouse: Emma Roll
daughter:
Emma Trefzger Reese
daughter:
Emilie Trefzger Weiennett
son:
Frank Carl Trefzger,Jr
siblings:
Elizabeth, FrankGustav,
 Sophie, William, Emil,
AlbertRobert &  Amelia
_Trefzger,Anton_Family
Frank was born April 18, 1859. He married Emma Roll in 1883. They had 3 children: Emma in 1884, Emelia in 1885, and Frank,Jr in 1890.

Frank began his banking career as clerk and then teller for the German National Banking Company. He later became cashier for the Illinois National Bank of Peoria, and in 1908 became itís President. He served in that capacity for four years before he suffered a severe illness while attending a musical convention in Minneapolis. He died January 21, 1912, only a week later in Peoria.

Census information:
In 1900 Frank and Emma are living in Peoria Ward 4. Daughter Emma is 16, Emilie is 15, and Frank is 10 years old.
In 1920 Emma is 59 and living with Fred and Emilie Weiennett (her daughter).
In 1930 Emma is 69 and still living with her daughter's family.


Note:
Thanks to Sandra Urbbaniak for supplying all of the photos.


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