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Margaretha Sievers (1857 - 1939)

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Margaretha Sievers
Born in Westermuhlen, Schleswig-Holstein, Germanymap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Yutan, NEmap
Profile last modified 14 Jul 2011
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Name: Margaretha /Sievers/[1]


  • WikiTree profile Sievers-10 created through the import of Bierbrodt.GED on Jul 14, 2011 by Becky Bierbrodt. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Becky and others.
  • Source: S51182 Title: Wahoo Wasp 11/16/1939
  1. Source: #S51182 Page: from post on from Anita Thompson Data: Text: Wahoo Wasp, Thurs. November 16, 1939 CONT Back page, with photo CONT CONT SERVICES HELD FOR MRS. M. SCHULZ CONT CONT Funeral services for Mrs. Margareta Schulz were conducted on Nov. 12th at the Lutheran Church in Yutan by her pastor, Rev. J. Schrader. Burial was in Hollst-Lawn cemetery. Biggerstaff and Son service. Pallbearers were her 6 grandsons, Otto Heldt, Louis Storm, Alvin Johnson, Edgar Schulz, Harry Schulz and Luther Schulz. CONT Mrs. Margareta Schulz, born Sievers, a resident of Saunders county for over 66 years, passed away last Thursday, Nov. 9, in the afternoon at 3 o'clock at the home of her daughter Mrs. Katie Johnson, at Yutan at an age of 82 years, 7 months, 16 days. CONT She passed away in peace after a long life of usefulness and service. The years of weakness due to age she bore with a gentle spirit, never complaining but always cheerfully accepting whatever the lord sent her. She smiled at those surrounding her to the very last. CONT The departed was born in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, on March 23rd, 1857. There she lived until she was 16 years. There she was also as a child baptized into the Name of the Triune God, and later through an act of confirmation received into full membership of the Lutheran Church. CONT In 1873 she immigrated to the United States, and in April of the same year she and her family arrived in Nebraska. The following year, 1874, on 15 of April she was united in marriage to Mr. John Schulz of Yutan. Mr. Schulz died on the 18th of March, 1934. If he had lived one month longer he and his wife would have been privileged to celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary. CONT Ten children, five sons, five daughters, were born to this union. Five of the children preceded their mother in death. Two daughters died in infancy. Mrs. Lena Heldt passed away in 1916, Mrs. Etta Storm in 1927, and John A. Schulz in 1934. CONT Mr. and Mrs. Schulz had lived on their farm, a mile south of Yutan until 1915. In that year they retired and moved into their new home in town. After her husbands' death Mrs. Schulz continued for a few yers to live in her own home, but for the last few years she stayed with her daughter, Mrs. Johnson. CONT The death of Mrs. Schulz is mourned by her chldren: George W., Louie, Charles, all of Yutan. William of Memphis, Mrs. Katie Johnson also of Yutan, also a sister, Mrs. James Schulz of Yutan. There are also 24 grandchildren and 27 great grandchildren and many other relatives and friends. CONT CONT [NOTE: Photo in paper is 1/2 of portrait of Margareta and husband John, probably taken for their 50th Anniversary. Family has copy of this whole photo.]

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