Kluttz, Minnie Beulah

MInnie Beulah Kluttz, c. 1907. Jeffery Dean Kluttz Sr., Ancestry.com.

Attended 1899-1900

BirthSalisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina, USA
Death: 31 Jul 1941, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

William Bennett Kluttz (1839-1881)
Julian Ann Ludwig Kluttz (1847-1929)

George Leonard Kluttz (18691911)
Jennie Augusta Kluttz Crawford (18711908)
Albert Julius Kluttz (18771934)

Spouse: Jacob Christian Sowers (1871-1915)

Infant Son Sowers (19081908)
Phillip Kluttz Sowers (1909-1967)

Chestnut Hill Cemetery
SalisburyRowan CountyNorth CarolinaUSA

Source: http://www.findagrave.com, #83204480.


The Charlotte News (Charlotte, NC), 12 Jan 1907, p.3.

A marriage of unusual interest to Salisbury and rowan county took place at teh home of the bride at Trading Ford yesterday when Miss Minnie Kluttz became the bride of Mr. Jacob C. Sowers. The bride is one of the county’s most accomplished and charming young women. She is a sister of Mr. Charles H. Kluttz, a member of the board of county commissioners and of Mrs. John R. Cranford, of this city. Mr. Sowers is a splendid young businessman, a successful farmer, and a son of Philip Sowers, Esq., the leading farmer and one of the wealthiest men and largest landowners in the county. The ceremony was performed by Rev. M. D. Bodie, of the Lutheran church. This marriage was a surprise to the hundreds of friends of both these young people.


Greensboro Daily News (Greensboro, NC), 1 Aug 1941, p. 19.


SALISBURY, July 31. – Mrs. Minnie Kluttz Sowers, 60, died last night in a Baltimore hospital following a long illness. Her body is expected to arrive in Salisbury Friday and will be taken to the home of her son, Phillip Sowers, her only immediate survivor. Funeral will be conducted Friday afternoon at 4 o’clock at St. John’s Lutheran church, of which she was a member. Interment will be in Chestnut Hill cemetery. Mrs. Sowers was a native of the Trading Ford section of Rowan county and attended Elizabeth college in Charlotte. Her husband, Jacob C. Sowers, died in 1914. Since that time, Mrs. Sowers had made her home at 315 West Thomas street. She was removed to a Baltimore hospital some weeks ago.