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Maria Katharina (Bretthauer) Seibel (1872 - 1952)

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Maria Katharina "Mary" Seibel formerly Bretthauer
Born in Brunnental, Saratov, Volga, Russiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 1891 in Volga, Russiamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Portland, Washington, Oregon, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 4 Apr 2019 | Created 3 Apr 2019
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Biography

Volga German
Maria (Bretthauer) Seibel is a Volga German.
Maria (Bretthauer) Seibel has German Roots.

Maria Katharina Bretthauer was born 20 Jan 1872 in Brunnental, Saratov, Volga, Russia. She was the daughter of Helfrich Bretthauer and Margaretha Hergert.

Maria married Henry Seibel in 1891 in Volga, Russia. They immigrated to America in 1908.

By 1910, Maria and Henry Seibel were living with two children in Odessa, Washington, where Henry did odd jobs. Three children had died before then either in the U.S. or Russia.

Henry and Mary farmed in Wheeler and West Odessa, Washington. Henry died in 1944 and Mary passed away in 1952.

Marriage

Children

Immigration

  • 8 Jan 1908 Departure: Liverpool, England via S.S. Lusitania[1]
Seibel Family - Ship Manifest
Heinrich, age 34, farmer
Maria Katha. age, 34
Maria, age 3
Heinrich, age 1 [crossed out]
Henry's Father: Van Seibel of Brunnental
Bound for Boston
  • 2 Feb 1908 Arrival: New York, New York, USA
Seibel Family - Ship Manifest [Page 2]
Joining Cousin George Dirr [Derr] in Lincoln, Nebraska
[Note: The length of this voyage was unusually long as most are two-three weeks from these ports. The youngest Heinrich is crossed out on the manifest and is not listed in 1910 census records (Heinrich born in Washington about 1909). Given this information and that three children were deceased prior to 1910, the baby on board may have died enroute.]

Census

  • 1910 U.S. Census - Henry Seitel [Seibel], age 37, Odd Jobs, Odessa, Lincoln, Washington[2]
Household
Henry Seitel Head M 37 Russia [married 17 years]
Maria K Seitel Wife F 37 Russia [5 children, 2 living]
Maria Seitel Daughter F 5 Russia
Henry Seitel Son M 1 Washington
  • 1920 U.S. Census - Henry Seibel, age 47, Farmer, Wheeler, Grant, Washington[3]
Household
Henry Seibel Head M 47 Russia
Mary Seibel Wife F 48 Russia
Mary Seibel Daughter F 15 Russia
Henry Seibel Son M 11 Washington
Emma Seibel Daughter F 9 Washington
Alfred Seibel Son M 7 Washington
William Seibel Son M 4 Washington
  • 1930 U.S. Census - Henry Seibel, age 57, Farmer, West Odessa, Lincoln, Washington[4]
Household
Henry Seibel Head M 57 Russia
Mary Seibel Wife F 58 Russia
Henry Seibel Son M 21 Washington
Alfred Seibel Son M 17 Washington
William Seibel Son M 14 Washington

Death

  • 3 Sep 1952 - Portland, Oregon
Burial: Odessa Cemetery, Odessa, Lincoln, Washington
Maria K Bretthauer Seibel Obituary - German

Seibel, Maria, (d. 1952; b. 1872; TS; OC; Cong) “Mrs. Mary Seibel. Birth: 20 Jan 1872; Died: 3 Sept 1952. Stroke; 5 children.” (Congregational Church ledger by Rev E. G. Klein) “Funeral services for Mr. Maria Seibel, 80, were held from the United Congregational Church on Sunday afternoon, the Rev E. G. Klein officiating. Burial was in the Odessa Cemetery, under direction of the Strate Funeral Home. Pallbearers were Conrad Libsack, Henry Walter, George Kissler, Robert Hoefel, Jacob Derr and Dan Frieske. Music at the service included a duet by Mr. and Mrs. Henry Walter. Miss Maria Bretthauer was born at Brunnentahl, Russia, Jan 20, 1872, and grew to womanhood there. She was married in 1891 to Henry Seibel. Mr. Seibel died in 1944, and three children also preceded their mother in death. In 1908 they came to Washington and have lived in the Odessa area the past 25 years. Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Emma Grentz, Wenatchee, and Mrs. Mary Litt, Portland; three sons, Alfred of Portland; William of Butte, Montana; and Henry, of Odessa. All the children were home for the funeral.” (Odessa Record: 9-18-1952)

Sources

  1. "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXGZ-XQQ : 30 January 2018), Maria Katha Seibel, 1908.
  2. "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MGVQ-X7H : accessed 3 April 2019), Maria K Seitel in household of Henry Seitel, Odessa, Lincoln, Washington, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 107, sheet 2B, family 43, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 1666; FHL microfilm 1,375,679.
  3. "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHJW-5ZT : accessed 3 April 2019), Mary Seibel in household of Henry Seibel, Wheeler, Grant, Washington, United States; citing ED 66, sheet 2B, line 75, family 46, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 1922; FHL microfilm 1,821,922.
  4. "United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XC3L-GDJ : accessed 3 April 2019), Mary Seibel in household of Henry Seibel, West Odessa, Lincoln, Washington, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 61, sheet 1A, line 31, family 9, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 2508; FHL microfilm 2,342,242.
  • "United States, Obituaries, American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1899-2012," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QP3Q-5NB2 : 8 March 2019), Maria K Bretthauer Seibel, 20 Jan 1872; citing Obituary, in "Kirchenbote"; American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, Lincoln, Nebraska.
  • "Oregon Death Index, 1903-1998," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VZ4P-N16 : 11 December 2014), Mary C Seibel, 03 Sep 1952; from "Oregon, Death Index, 1898-2008," database and images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2000); citing Portland, Oregon, certificate number 10251, Oregon State Archives and Records Center, Salem.


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