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Louis Fuchs

Louis Fuchs
b. 15 November 1868, Spencer County, Indiana, to Mathias and Dorethea (Zahn) Fuchs
d. 10 January 1948, Telbasta, Nebraska

m. 1 May 1905, Evanston, Spencer County, Indiana
Anna Maria Sophia Wittman
b. 1 February 1880, Spencer County, Indiana, to John B. and Margaretha (Purtzer) Wittman

Children with Anna Maria Sophia Wittman:

  • Ella Anna Mathilda (1906-1979) married Wesley John Graulich
  • Charlotte Lydia (1907-2000) married Edward William Stock
  • Dorothy Edith (1910-1991) married George William Bloemaker
  • Oswald Theodore (1911-1989) married Leona Ida Hagerbaumer
  • Rudolph Henry (b. 1912) married Edna Alsabein Maria Stork
  • Irma Bertha (b. 1919) married Elmer William Stork

Louis was born in Huff Township of Spencer County, Indiana. He moved his family to Sheridan Township, Washington County, Nebraska, sometime after the 1930 U.S. census was taken. He was a farmer in both Indiana and Nebraska.

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