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Thomas George Herring

Thomas George Herring
b. 21 January 1864, Huff Township, Spencer County, Indiana, to Johann and Sarbina Barbara (Distler) Herring
d. 20 October 1942, Herman, Washington County, Nebraska

m. 31 May 1910, Evanston, Spencer County, Indiana
Anna Kunigunda Wittman
b. 26 March 1878, Spencer County, Indiana, to John B. and Margaretha (Purtzer) Wittman

Children with Anna Kunigunda Wittman:

  • Adolph Ludwig (1911-1990)
  • Sarah Maria Sabina (b. 1914)

Thomas George moved with his family to Herman, Washington County, Nebraska, sometime after the1920 U.S. census and before 1930 U.S. census. He was a farmer in both Indiana and Nebraska. He is buried at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery in Hooper, Nebraska.

Submitted by:
Marlene Polster
Crown Point IN 46307
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