Tag Archives: Huebner

Laura Winifred Smith

Laura Winifred Smith (went by Winifred)
birth: 30 Aug 1897 in Marion, Grant Co., IN to Harry J. and Jessie (Eward) Smith
death: 30 Jan 2003, at age 105, in San Antonio, Bexar Co., TX
burial: unknown

marriage: 14 Sep 1922 in San Antonio, Bexar Co., TX
Earnest A. Huebner
birth: 5 April 1890
death: 2 Dec 1963 at Marlin, TX
burial: unknown

Children of Laura Winifred Smith and Earnest A. Huebner:

  • Ernest Alfred Huebner, b. 10 Feb 1924, m. Verna Mae Shields
  • Harry James Huebner, b. 13 June 1926, m. Glenn Merriman

Laura Winifred Smith lived in:

Marion, Grant County, Indiana

Other Information:

The family migrated to Bexar Texas by train in 1911.

Winifred attend Main Avenue High School in San Antonio and worked for a book store and then in school libraries until retirement.

Submitted by:
Nancy Wright Brennan
Email: nwbrennan@sbcglobal.net

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Michael Matthew Dooley

Michael Matthew Dooley, M.D.
birth: 9 Aug 1857, Portugal Cove, Newfoundland, Canada to Matthew Michael Dooley and Bridget Moriarty
death: 21 Oct 1907, Stamford, Fairfield County, Connecticut
burial: St. John’s Cemetery, Loogootee, Martin County, Indiana

marriage: 26 Feb 1889, St. Peter’s RC, Montgomery, Daviess County, Indiana
Anna Elizabeth Wathen
birth: 11 Nov 1861, Montgomery, Daviess County, Indiana to Raphael Wathen and Mary Ann Caanaugh
death: 19 Sep 1926, Loogootee, Martin County, Indiana
burial: St. John’s Cemetery, Loogootee, Martin County, Indiana

Children of Michael Matthew Dooley and Anna Elizabeth Wathen:

  • Mary Helen, 1890-1969, m. J. Christopher O’Brien;
  • Rose Bernadette, 1892-1982, m. Emil Norris;
  • Agnes Eloise, 1894-1983, m. Wiliam Austin Walker;
  • Jeanne Marie, 1898-1979, m. Hubert Huebner;
  • Gertrude Aurelia, 1901-1984, m. Paul Barrett;
  • Joseph Matthew, 1904-1959, m. Sarah Birdena Lett;
  • Mary Esther, 1907-2004, m. Paul Rittenhouse

Michael was first a carpenter, then a construction engineer, in 1886 he earned his medical degree from the Kentucky School of Medicine, Louisville.

Michael lived in Portugal Cove, Newfoundland (1857-1868), Antigonish, Nova Scotia (1868-1878), New York City, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Louisville, Kentucky and Loogootee, Martin County, Indiana (1889-1907). He died at his brother’s house in Connecticut.

Submitted by:
Carol Collins
Email: carolcollins65@gmail.com

Barbara Lein

Barbara Lein
birth: 18 Jan 1835, Selbitz, Bavaria to Johann Nicol Lein and Margaretha Bauer
death: 8 Dec 1893, Loogootee, Martin County, Indiana
burial: St. Paul’s Cemetery, Haysville, Dubois County, Indiana

marriage: 18 March 1856
Johann S. Huebner
birth: 13 Mar 1835, Wasserkraut, Bavaria to Johann Hubner and Kunigunda Lehren
death: 28 Jan 1892, Loogootee, Martin County, Indiana
burial: St. Paul’s Cemetery, Haysville, Dubois County, Indiana

County of Barbara Lein and Johann S. Huebner:

  • Anna Katherine, 1857-1913, m. Charles Harned
  • Henry, 1859-1861, n.m.
  • John, 1860-1936, m. Martha Matthewson
  • Martin E., 1862-1934, m. Rachel Fraim
  • Margaret, 1864-1952, m. John Allman
  • Anna, 1868-1963, m. Joseph McAtee
  • Harry, 1873-1903, m. Elizabeth Young
  • Philip, 1875-1913, n.m.
  • Augusta, 1878-1932, m. Wiliam Mosier

Barbara was born in Selbitz, Oberfranken, Bavaria. She arrived on the ship “Emma” with her sister Catherine on 22 October 1853. Her brother, Eberhardt, and mother, Margaretha (nee Bauer), came in 1861 after the death of their father, Johann Nicol.  Margaretha is buried immediately to the west of the Hubner plot. She lived in Haysville, Dubois County, Indiana (1853-1860) and Loogootee, Martin County, Indiana (1860-1893).

Submitted by:
Carol Collins
Email: carolcollins65@gmail.com

Johann Huebner

Johann (John) Huebner
birth: 15 Oct 1794, Gesees, Bavaria to Johann Huebner and Margaretha Bohner
burial: St. Pau’s Cemetery, Haysville, Dubois County, Indiana

marriage: 2 Feb. 1827, St. Jacobus, Creusen, Bavaria
Kunigunda Lehren
birth: 10 Sep 1802, Wasserkraut, Bavaria to Johann Geor Lohr and Margaretha Brindel
death: 29 April 1871, Haysville, Dubois County, Indiana
burial: St. Paul’s Cemetery, Haysville, Dubois County, Indiana

Children of Johann Huebner and Kunigunda Lehren:

  • John Henry, 1824-1886, m. Barbara Steger
  • Elizabeth, 1829-1868, m. John Mehne
  • John Jr. 1832-1917, m. Margaretha Neukam
  • John S. 1835-1892, m. Barbara Lein
  • Barbara, 1839-1906, m. John L. Hoffman
  • Magdelena, 1844-1863, n.m.

Johann lived near Haysville, Dubois County and Loogootee, Martin County, Indiana.

The Huebners were in Gesees, Oberfranken, Bavaria for at least six generations. Their spouses came from surrounding area. They moved to Wasserkraut (just outside of Pegnitz) circa 1831 and to Haysville, Indiana in 1845.

Johann was a farmer and was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. The family apparently immigrated as part of a religious movement (Bavaria was to be Catholic at that time).  Additional reasons:  2) Military conscription: John Henry was already in the Army when they came (he came later), and with two more sons it was reasonable.  3) Weather had been very bad for several years – there was a serious draught condition for five years before they migrated.

Submitted by:
Carol Collins
Email: carolcollins65@gmail.com

Martin Huebner

Martin Huebner
b. 11 November 1862, Loogootee, Martin County, Indiana, to John S. and Barbara (Lein) Huebner
d. 9 December 1934, Sumner, Lawrence County, Illinois

m. 24 May 1890, Loogootee, Martin County, Indiana
Rachel Fraim
b. 1866, Loogootee, Martin County, Indiana
d. 28 June 1901, Sumner, Lawrence County, Illinois

Children with Rachel Fraim:

  • Myrtle June (1889–1981)
  • Flora P. (1891–1891)
  • Trella B. (1893–1967)
  • Hubert (1898–1985)

Martin resided in Loogootee, Martin County, Indiana, and Washington, Daviess County, Indiana. He emigrated in 1890 to Sumner, Lawrence County, Illinois. Martin was a “saddler” or harness maker and was a merchant as such in Illinois and Vigo County, Indiana.

Submitted by:
Carolyn H. Collins
South Bend IN