UPHOFF LYDIA CAROLINE (CAROLINA LYDIA)

Female 1881 - 1973


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  • Born  20 Jan 1881  Hoyleton, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Died  24 Aug 1973  Washington County Hospital, Nashville, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried  North Prairie Cemetery, Washington County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I00219  Gynzer's Genealogy Database
    Last Modified  4 Jul 2005 

    Father  UPHOFF HEINRICH (HENRY),   b. 18 Feb 1852, Hille, Westphalia, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1934 
    Mother  DUEKER ANNE-MARIE FRIEDERIEKE JUSTINE KAROLINE,   b. 3 Jan 1855, Wulferdingsen Sudern 28, Kreis Minden, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1935 
    Married  1 Oct 1873 
    Family ID  F01139  Group Sheet

    Family  BRINK FRED WILLIAM,   b. 1 Apr 1871, Brink Farm, Huegely, North Prairie, Washington County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1947, Hoyleton, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  2 Nov 1904  Hoyleton, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. BRINK RAYMOND W.,   b. 5 Jan 1906,   d. 5 Jan 1906, Stillborn Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. BRINK HOWARD, SR.,   b. 2 Feb 1907, Huegely, Illinois home Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1983, Centralia, Illinois; Buried Centralia Catholic Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. BRINK IRVIN RAYMOND,   b. 19 Jun 1908, Huegely, Illinois home Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1997, St. Louis, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location
    >4. BRINK CLARENCE HENRY,   b. 14 Feb 1912, Ainsworth, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1995, Martinez, California Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. BRINK VIANNA ELIZABETH,   b. 3 Aug 1914, Ainsworth, Brown County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location, North Prairie Cemetery, Washington County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
    >6. Living
    >7. Living
    Family ID  F00051  Group Sheet

  • Photos

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    Fred & Lydia Brink Family
    Fred & Lydia Brink Family
    Fred and Lydia (Uphoff) Brink Family in 1969

    (not sure enough to identify them all)
    Fred and Lydia Brink
    Fred and Lydia Brink
    Fred and Lydia Brink
    Fred William and Lydia Uphoff Brink Wedding.
    Fred William and Lydia Uphoff Brink Wedding.
    Fred William and Lydia Uphoff Brink Wedding Photograph.
    Brink Brothers General Merchandise store in Huegely, Illinois.
    Brink Brothers General Merchandise store in Huegely, Illinois.
    Brink Brothers General Merchandise store in Huegely, Illinois. Left to right - Emma Finke Brink, Helen Brink, unknown, unknown, unknown, Henry Brink, Martha Hoffman Brink, Lydia Uphoff Brink, unknown, unknown, Fred Brink, unknown, unknown, Delta Brink, Elinor Brink, unknown, Ethel Brink, Edith Brink. We are not sure of the names of those identified and would like to be able to identify all of them if anyone can help.

  • Notes 
    • Obituary from unknown newspaper, probably The Nashville News.

      MRS. LYDIA C. BRINK
      At the age of 92 years, 7 months and 4 days, Mrs. Lydia C. Brink of Hoyleton passed away at 9:00 a.m. Friday, August 24, in the Washington County Hospital.
      Born in Washington County on January 20, 1881, she was one of eight children born to Henry and Justin (Dueker) Uphoff. Of the eight children, only her sister, Mrs. Anna Brethauer of Nowata, Oklahoma, is living. On November 2, 1904 she married Fred W. Brink in Hoyleton and he preceeded her in death on February 28, 1947.
      She and her husband operated an elevator and general store at Huegely Station for many years. Mrs. Brink was also a charter member of the WSCS of the Bethel United Methodist Church in Hoyleton.
      Survivors include five sons, Howard of Centralia, Irvin of St. Louis, Clarence and Harold of Antiock, California and Wesley of Belleville; a daughter, Mrs. Leo (Vianna) Langley of Williamsburg, Iowa; a sister, Mrs. Anna Brethauer of Nowata, Oklahoma, nine grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.
      Preceding her in death besides her husband, Fred, was a son, Raymond, who passed away during his childhood.
      Funeral services were held Sunday at 2:00 p.m. in the Bethel United Methodist Church in Hoyleton with Rev. Orlando Brakemeyer offiating. Burial was in North Prairie Cemetery.
      The Rixmann-Luer Funeral Home of Hoyleton was in charge of arrangements.


  • Sources 
    1. [S070257] Vital Statistics, Nashville, Historical Society.


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