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Amilie Pauline Wittman

Amilie Pauline Wittman
b. 20 April 1893, Spencer County, Indiana, to Johann B. and Margaretha (Purtzer) Wittman
d. 3 August 1982, Hooper, Dodge County, Nebraska

m. 1 January 1914, Winslow, Nebraska
Charles Fredrich Busch
b. 5 January 1886, Hooper, Dodge County, Nebraska, to Henry and Lucinda (Geisler) Busch

Children with Charles Fredrich Busch:

  • Gretchen Margaret Lucinda (1915-2001) married Wilbert Ludwig Mueller
  • Laverne John Charles (1916-1998) married Doris Henrietta Hilgenkamp

Amilie was born in Huff Township of Spencer County, Indiana. She moved to Nebraska with her family around 1913. She was a farmer’s wife and lived the rest of her life in Nebraska, dying there in 1982.

Submitted by:
Marlene Polster
Crown Point IN
E-mail: marlenepolster@sbcglobal.net

Margaretha Purtzer

Margaretha “Maggie” Purtzer
b. 8 October 1851, Spencer County, Indiana, to Nicolaus and Kunigunda (Eckert) Purtzer
d. 12 June 1922, Winslow, Dodge County, Nebraska

m. 15 May 1877, Spencer County, Indiana
Johann “John” B. Wittman
b. 25 May 1850, Germany
d. 11 Oct 1912, Spencer County, Indiana

Children with Johann B. Wittman:

Maggie was born in Huff Township of Spencer County, Indiana, and spent most of her life there. Her husband farmed in Spencer County, died there, and is buried there as well. After his death, Maggie moved to Dodge County, Nebraska with one of her sons. She died in Nebraska but was returned to Indiana for burial.

Submitted by:
Marlene Polster
Crown Point IN
E-mail: marlenepolster@sbcglobal.net

Margaretha Laura Magdalena Bauer

Margaretha Laura Magdalena Bauer
b. 13 June 1820, Birk, near Creussen, Bavaria, Germany, to Johann Nicolaus and Maria Barbara (Hereth) Bauer
d. 19 December 1891, Atchison, Atchison County, Kansas

m/1. 27 December 1843, Spencer County, Indiana
Henry Frederick Wilheim Racine
b. about 1812, Hannover, Germany,
d. 1847/48

m/2. 20 October 1848, Rockport, Spencer County, Indiana
Stephen Vogel
b. 8 February 1822, Affalterthal, Bavaria, Germany
d. 28 December 1880, Spencer County, Indiana

Children with Henry Frederick Wilheim Racine:

  • Louise Katharine (1843-1932) married George Wolfgang Kiefner
  • Henry (1845-1892) married Margaretha Lottes
  • Margaretha Barbara (1847-1935) married (1) John Busch, (2) Jacob Fella

Children with Stephen Vogel:

  • Catherine Anna (1849-1941) married Johannes W. Braun
  • George H. (1851-1914) married Frances Agnes Welch
  • Anna K. (1853-1855)
  • Mathais (b. 1855) married Magdalena Huebsch
  • Nicholas (1857-1945) married Augusta Emma Schwope
  • Kunigunda Julia (1860-1948) married Joseph Stengell
  • Anna Margaret (1862-1938) married Henrich J. Braun

Margaretha emigrated from Bavaria in 1839 to Spencer County, Indiana. All her children were born in Spencer County, Indiana, and it was not until sometime before 1888 she moved to Atchison, Kansas.

Her first husband fell overboard from a flatboat going down the Mississippi River and his body was never found. Both of her husbands were farmers

Submitted by:
R. Bruce Willstaedt
Townsville NC
E-mail: bwillstaed@nc.rr.com