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[F]     Wilhelmine Ziemke

Birth:        20 May 1872 Jakturke, Schubin, Posen, Germany
Death:        13 Nov 1951 near Ord, Valley, Nebraska, United States
Burial:       16 Nov 1951 Ord, Valley, Nebraska, United States
Religion:     Lutheran

Father:    Johann Ziemke (*1833 Deutsch Kruschin, Bromberg, Posen, Germany +1899 Süderholm, Heide, Holstein, Germany)
Mother:    Ernestine Wilhelmine Strohschein (*1834 Bagno, Labischin, Schubin, Posen, Germany +1915 Gramby, Hoierup II, Schleswig, Germany)

Married	Emil Reinhold Foth (*1870 Wiewiorken, Rehden, Westpreußen, Germany +1938 near Ord, Valley, Nebraska, United States)
	     14 Nov 1897 9 mi so of Ord, Valley, Nebraska, United States
Children:
    1. Walter John Foth (*1898 Mira Valley, Valley, Nebraska, United States +1971 near Ansley, Custer, Nebraska, United States)
    2. Bertha Mathilde Foth (*1899 Mira Valley, Valley, Nebraska, United States +1992 Valley, Nebraska, United States)
    3. William Reinhard Foth (*1901 Mira Valley, Valley, Nebraska, United States +1997 Ord, Valley, Nebraska, United States)
    4. Harry Herman Foth (*1903 Mira Valley, Valley, Nebraska, United States +1995 Ravenna, Buffalo, Nebraska, United States)
    5. Lydia Hulda Foth (*1909 Mira Valley, Valley, Nebraska, United States +1989 Grand Island, Hall, Nebraska, United States)

Notes:
"Minnie" was confirmed at the top of her class. She worked as a nanny for Wilhelm and Ottilie (Ziemke) Brose in 1883. She went to Nordhastedt, near Heide, Holstein, in the spring of 1887 to work on a farm. She moved to the US, at the age of 17 years, with Mathilde and August Graul, sailing on the S.S. Donau from Bremen to New York, passenger ship list dated 24 July 1889. She did housework in York Nebraska before her marriage. A quilt she worked in 1930 is in the International Quilt Study Center and Museum in Lincoln, Nebraska. She loved to sing. She died of angina.

CEN1900 gives birthdate as MAY 1873, and says she moved to the US in 1900.

Sources: F(Page: 55), Z(Page: 7,27), CEN1900(Enterprise Township, Valley, Nebraska, ED197, Sheet 3A), CEN1910(Enterprise Township, Valley, Nebraska, ED236, Sheet 12A), CEN1920(Enterprise Township, Valley, Nebraska, ED260, Sheet 4A), CEN1930(Enterprise, Valley, Nebraska, ED5, Sheet 4A), CEN1940(Enterprise Township, Valley, Nebraska, ED 88-6, Sheet 3A), IL(Page: 1–2), LSMF, VOV(Page: 135,167), VNEP, B4(Page: 12), ZSL, Z2(Page: 39), EIR, FINDAGRAVE(ID: 116350097), FOTH1, IQSCM1(IQSC Object Number: 2004.020.0001), B6(Page: 22)
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Last changed: 29 Jun 2016


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