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Hanna (Zurburg) Wilhelm (1878 - 1972)

Hanna Wilhelm formerly Zurburg
Born in Germanymap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 20 Nov 1898 in String Prairie, Bastrop County, Texas, United Statesmap
Died in Smithville, Bastrop County, Texas, United Statesmap
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Last name at birth from Death record is Zurburg. Zuburg was name given in Rockne history book. Zurburg is used in obituary. Using Zurburg. Although it is possible her father is Anton Zurburg as given on Ancestry tree, she is not present in 1880 census in that household.


Born 14 OCT 1878. Germany[1][2][3][4][5][6]

Died 27 JAN 1972. Smithville, Bastrop County, Texas, United States. [7]

Immigration: 1886

Census: 1910 Note: 1910 census indicates she had 6 children with 4 alive.

Buried 28 JAN 1972. Rockne, Bastrop County, Texas, United States.

Event: Bastrop Advertiser. Obit 3 FEB 1972. Note: Funeral services for Mrs. Hanna Wilhelm, 94, of Sacred Heart Parish, Rockne, a native of Germany, were held Friday, January 28, at 2 p.m. in Sacred Heart Church, Rockne, with Rev. Clyde Holtman of Smithville officiating. Mrs. Wilhelm passed away Thursday morning, January 27 at 3:30 a.m. in the Tower's Nursing Home at Smithville. Rosary was recited at Marrs Funeral Home in Smithville at 8 p.m. Thursday evening, January 27. Burial was in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Rockne. Pallbearers were her grandsons, Alfred Wilhelm, Arthur Wilhelm, Alton Seidel, Rockne; Hayden Haberer, San Marcos; James Wilhelm, Houston; Frank Tripp, San Antonio. Survivors include one son, Joe Wilhelm; five daughters, Mrs. Rosa Allen, Marlin; Mrs. Christina Kadura, San Antonio; Mrs. Erna Wiseman, Waco; Mrs. Clara Meuth and Mrs. Emilia Seidel of Rockne; 25 grandchlidren and 44 great grandchildren. Mrs. Wilhelm, the daughter of the late Robert and Ann Zurborg, was born in Germany, October 14, 1877, and came to the United States in early childhood. She and the late Pete Wilhelm were married in St. Mary's Catholic Church, String Prairie in November, 1897, and made their home in the Rockne Community. Mr. Wilhelm preceded her in death February 26, 1956. Mrs. Wilhelm was a member of the Rockne St. Anne's Society, and the Council of Catholic Women. A large number of relatives and friends from surrounding towns and communities attended the funeral services and rosary.

Marriage Husband Peter Wilhelm. Wife Hanna Zurburg. Child: Rosa Wilhelm. Child: Joseph Peter Wilhelm. Child: Christina Wilhelm. Child: Mary Erna Wilhelm. Child: Louis P Wilhelm. Child: Emilia Wilhelm. Child: Clara Christine Wilhelm. Child: Ernest Robert Wilhelm. Marriage 20 NOV 1898. String Prairie, Bastrop County, Texas, United States. [8]


  1. Source: #S481 October 1877 per 1900 census and listed as Margurette
  2. Source: #S9 31 years old in 1910 census
  3. Source: #S13 41 years old in 1920 census
  4. Source: #S24 51 years old in 1930 census
  5. Source: #S10513 60 years old in 1940 census
  6. Source: #S868 #7394 shows her birthdate as 10/14/1877
  7. Source: #S868 #7394
  8. Source: #S10 1910 census shows they had been married for 12 years
  • Source: S10513 1940 United States Census
  • Source: S13 United States 1920 census age in years
  • Source: S24 United States 1930 census age in years
  • Source: S481 United States 1900 census for month and year of birth
  • Source: S868 State of Texas, Texas Death Certificate
  • Source: S9 United States 1910 census age in years

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