Frederick Nelson Vogt gravestone
(Photo by Vernon B. Paddock)

B. January 23, 1917 in Illinois
D. February 9, 1917 in Fremont Township, Lake County, IL
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  • Father: Joseph August Vogt born June 2, 1877 in Germany, son of Joseph Vogt (1845-1910) and Johanna (Scholz) Votg (1849-1919); married Abigail Jane “Abbie” Converse on April 5, 1901 in Lake County, IL; Joseph died October 1958 in Lake Villa, Lake County, IL (See section pertaining to Joseph August Vogt buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery)
  • Mother: Abigail Jane “Abbie” (Converse) Vogt born July 21, 1879 in Volo, Lake County, IL, daughter of Cyrus Converse (1851-1922) and Belle C. (Parks) Converse (1861-1938); Abigail died October 6, 1956 in Pistakee, McHenry County, IL (See section pertaining to Abigail Jane “Abbie” (Converse) Vogt buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery)
  • Siblings:
    • Ethel C. (Vogt) Benwell born September 15, 1901 in Illinois; married Clifford George Benwell (1892-1953) about 1920 as his second wife, son of George C. Benwell (1857-1939) and Adell M. (Claxton) Benwell (1864-1920); Clifford married (1) Jennie V. Potter (1894-1918), daughter of Charles Potter and Mary (Barrus) Potter; Ethel’s last residence in Round Lake, Lake County, IL; Ethel died December 1986
    • Edward Charles “Chub” Vogt born September 16, 1903 in Avon Township, Lake County, IL; Edward died June 30, 1978 in Lake County, IL (See section pertaining to Edward Charles “Chub” Vogt buried in the Fort Hill Cemetery)
    • Bernard W. Vogt born July 10, 1906 in Fremont Center, Lake County, IL; married Mary E. Beckey (1907-1983), daughter of William James Beckey (1877-1943) and Eda Belle (Snyder) Beckey (1885-1942); Bernard died June 9, 1977 in Kenosha, Kenosha County, WI; Bernard and Mary are buried in Warren Cemetery, Gurnee, Lake County, IL

“According to the Daily Sentinel (Woodstock IL) Monday, June 13, 1977, page 8:

“BERNARD W. VOGT – ANTIOCH – Bernard W. Vogt, 70, Camp Lake, Wis., died Thursday, June 9, in Kenosha Memorial Hospital, Kenosha, Wis.  He was born July 10, 1906, in Fremont Center, and moved to Camp Lake four years ago.  He farmed in the Round Lake area for many years.  Survivors are his widow, Mary; a daughter, Mrs. Lawrence (Joe) Weidman, Salem, Wis.; a granddaughter, Keri; a brother, Edward Vogt, Island Lake; and a sister, Mrs. Ethel Benwell, Round Lake.  Services were held at 10 a.m. Saturday in the Strang funeral home, Antioch, with burial in Warren cemetery.”

 Additional Information:

According to the Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947:

“Name: Frederick Nelson Vogt; Birth Date: 23 Jan 1917; Birth Place: Illinois; Death Date: 9 Feb 1917; Death Place: Fremont Twp, Lake, Illinois; Burial Date: 11 Feb 1917; Cemetery Name: Port Hue (sic Fort Hill); Death Age: 17 Days; Race: White; Marital status: S; Gender: Male; Father Name: Joseph Vogt; Father Birth Place: Germany; Mother Name: Abbie Converse; Mother Birth Place: Lake Co., Ill; FHL Film Number: 1543604”