bullet Johann Joarhin Friedrich Kruse was born on 14 Jan 1808 in Luder, Bodenteich, Hannover, Germany. Parents: Friedrich Wilhelm Kruse and Anna Dorothea Meier.


bullet Anna Dorothea Meier

Children were: Johann Joarhin Friedrich Kruse, Dorothea Maria Kruse, Anna Dorothea Magdalena Kruse.


bulletHeinrich Christoph Wilhelm "Henry" Meier (photo) was born on 10 Apr 1873 in Stadensen, Nettelkamp, Hannover, Germany. He was christened on 22 Apr 1873 in Stadensen, Nettelkamp, Hannover, Germany. Sponsors: Wilhelm Becker of Wieren, Germany
Heinrich Coors of Stadensen, Germany He died on 7 May 1921 in Dixon Co., NE. He was buried in Immanuel Church Cemetery, Dixon Co., NE. Parents: Friedrich Wilhelm "William" Meyer and Hanna Dorothea Sophia Zanzig.


bullet Arthur Henry Meyer was born on 21 May 1897 in Wakefield, Dixon, NE. He died on 24 Dec 1986 in Wakefield, Dixon, NE. He was buried in Wakefield Cemetery, Wakefield, Dixon, NE. Parents: William August Meyer and Dorothea Catherine "Dora" Roeber.

He was married to Martha Karoline Fredrick on 15 Feb 1920 in Laurel, Cedar, NE. Children were: Elinor Mae Meyer.


bullet Catharine Dorothea Meyer was born on 29 Jul 1824 in Nettelkamp, Hannover, Germany. Parents: Jurgen Hinrich Christoph Meyer and Maria Elizabeth Schroeder.


bullet Catharine Elizabeth Meyer was born on 18 Jun 1820 in Nettelkamp, Hannover, Germany. Parents: Jurgen Hinrich Christoph Meyer and Maria Elizabeth Schroeder.


bullet Clara Anna Meyer (photo) was born on 1 Dec 1892 in Dixon Co., NE. She died on 1 May 1990 in Wakefield, Dixon, NE. She was buried in Wakefield Cemetery, Wakefield, Dixon, NE. Parents: William August Meyer and Dorothea Catherine "Dora" Roeber.

She was married to William Henry Victor on 4 Jun 1914. Children were: Anita Victor, Evelyn Minnie Victor, Arnold William Victor, Esther A. Victor, Kenneth William Victor, Ardith Ann Victor.


bullet Dorothy Marie Meyer (Private). Parents: William August Meyer and Dorothea Catherine "Dora" Roeber.

She was married to Ernest Carl Grone on 22 Feb 1934 in Wayne, Wayne, NE. Children were: Gerald Glee Grone , Marilyn Joann Grone, Lyle Dwayne Grone.


bullet Friedrich Wilhelm "William" Meyer was born on 25 Aug 1845 in Stadensen, Nettelkamp, Hannover, Germany. See copy in file. He was christened on 27 Aug 1845 in Stadensen, Nettelkamp, Hannover, Germany. Sponsors: Johann Friedrich Meyer, Friedrich Wilhelm Bancke of Wieren, Germany. He was a Carpenter between 1873 and 1880 in Stadensen, Nettelkamp, Hannover, Germany. He was a Mason and miner in Nov 1880 in Stadensen, Nettelkamp, Hannover, Germany. He emigrated in 1881 from to America. Emigration date found in Obituary - needs varification. Check out the District Court for Washington Co., Nebr. at Blair.
He resided at between 1881 and 1884 in Washington Co., NE. He resided at between 1884 and 1917 in Wayne Co., NE. He signed a will on 18 Jul 1913 in Wayne, Wayne, NE. Transcript of Will (copy on file):

I, Wm Meyer of Wayne in the County of Wayne, State of Nebraska, being of sound mind and memory, and considering the uncertainty of this frail and transitory life, do therefore make, ordain, publish and declare this to be my last Will and Testament:
First, I order and direct that my Executor hereinafter named, pay all my just debts and funeral expenses as soon after my decease as conveniently my be.
Second, After the payment of such funeral expenses and debts, I give, devise and bequeath To my son Fred W. Meyer the following real estate South east quarter of South west quarter of Section 27, Township 27, Range 4, and North east quarter of Section 34, Township 27, Range 4, Dixon County, Nebr when he pays the bequests hereafter mentioned.
Third, I give and bequeath to my son Wm A Meyer the following real estate- The east 100 feet of the North one-half of Lot Twenty-one, Taylor and Wachobs additions addition to Wayne, Nebraska- and Fifty five hundred Dollars to be paid by Fred Meyer and to remain a lien on the land given to him untill paid.
Fourth- I, give and bequeath to my son Henry W. Meyer to sum of Sixty Five hundred Dollars to be paid by Fred W Meyer and to remain a lien on the land given to him untill paid.
Fifth- I, give devise and bequeath to my sons Wm A Meyer, Henry W Meyer and Fred W. Meyer share and share alike all my personal property of what so ever kind I may have at my death.
Lastly, I make, constitue and appoint Wm A Meyer to be Executor of this my last Will and Testament, hereby revoking all former Wills by me made.
In Witness whereof, I have hereunto subscribed my name and affixed my seal, the 18th day of July in the year of our Lord, one thousand nine hundred thirteen.
Wm Meyer
This Instrument was on the day of the date thereof, signed, published and declared by the said testator Wm Meyer to be his last Will and Testament, in the presence of us who at his request have subscribed our names thereto as witnesses in his presence and in the presence of each other.
Frank Thielmann
Le Roy ????


Final Account and Petition for Distribution filed 2-16-1918 (copy in file)
He died on 5 Jan 1917 in Wayne, Wayne, NE. Obituary appeared in the Wayne Herald (Nebraska), January 11, 1917, p. 1.

Frederich Wilhelm Meier who passed away at Wayne Friday at the age of 71 years, 4 months and 11 days, from complications arising from a broken hip, was born at Stadensen, Province of Hanover, Prussia, August 25, 1845. He grew to manhood in Germany and was united in marriage to Miss Hannah Dorothea Zanzig in 1868. Mr. and Mrs. Meier came to America in 1881 and settled in Washington county, where they remained for three years. In 1884 they moved to Dixon county and located on a farm seven miles northeast of Wayne. In the family are three sons, Wilhelm, Heinerich and Friederich, all of whom are living in this vicinity. Mrs. Meier preceded her husband in death in 1898, and for the last six years Mr. Meier had lived in the city of Wayne.
Funeral services for the deceased were held Monday afternoon at 1:30 from the home and later, from the church. Mr. Meier had been connected with the German Lutheran church since childhood, and a host of Wayne and Dixon county friends filled the church to pay their last respects to the dead and to extend sympathy to the surviving sons and their families. Interment was made in the local cemetery.
He was buried on 8 Jan 1917 in Greenwood Cemetery, Wayne, NE. Religion: Evangelical Lutheran

Frederich and his wife came to America in 1881.

Research Notes:
Soundex: M600
Census: 1920 Nebraska - 1827136 - ?
Parents: Jurgen Wilhelm Meyer and Catharina Dorothea Gustan.

He was married to Hanna Dorothea Sophia Zanzig on 11 Jul 1869 in Nettelkamp, Hannover, Germany. See copy in file. Children were: William August Meyer , Heinrich Christoph Wilhelm "Henry" Meier , Johann Wilhelm Friedrich "Fred" Meyer .


bullet Heinrich Wilhelm Meyer was born on 31 Jan 1813 in Stadensen, Nettelkamp, Hannover, Germany. Parents: Jurgen Hinrich Christoph Meyer and Maria Elizabeth Schroeder.


bullet Johann Friederick Meyer was born on 5 Jan 1815 in Stadensen, Nettelkamp, Hannover, Germany. Parents: Jurgen Hinrich Christoph Meyer and Maria Elizabeth Schroeder.


bullet Johann Jonchim Meyer

Children were: Jurgen Hinrich Christoph Meyer.


bulletJohann Wilhelm Friedrich "Fred" Meyer was born on 26 Nov 1880 in Stadensen, Nettelkamp, Hannover, Germany. He was born on 28 Nov 1880 in Hannover, Germany. He was christened on 12 Dec 1880 in Nettelkamp, Hannover, Germany. Sponsors: Heinrich Schultz of Wieren
Wilhelm Lahrte of Stadensen (miner) He died on 21 Sep 1966 in Nebraska. He was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Wayne, NE. Parents: Friedrich Wilhelm "William" Meyer and Hanna Dorothea Sophia Zanzig.

He was married to Meta F. Dellin on 25 Feb 1909. Children were: Reuben Henry Meyer, Irvin Meyer, Erna Clara Meyer, Helen Meyer.


bullet Jurgen Hinrich Christoph Meyer was born on 15 Mar 1796 in Callenbrook, Nettelkamp, Hannover, Germany. Parents: Johann Jonchim Meyer and Dorothea Elizabeth Niebahrs.

Children were: Heinrich Wilhelm Meyer, Johann Friederick Meyer, Jurgen Wilhelm Meyer , Catharine Elizabeth Meyer, Catharine Dorothea Meyer.


bulletJurgen Wilhelm Meyer was born on 2 Feb 1817 in Stadensen, Nettelkamp, Hannover, Germany. See copy in file. He was a Plaster and mason helper in 1845 in Stadensen, Nettelkamp, Hannover, Germany. Parents: Jurgen Hinrich Christoph Meyer and Maria Elizabeth Schroeder .

He was married to Catharina Dorothea Gustan on 20 Nov 1839 in Nettelkamp, Hannover, Germany. See copy in file. Children were: Friedrich Wilhelm "William" Meyer.


bullet Louis Henry Meyer was born on 22 Apr 1900 in Wakefield, Dixon, NE. He was christened on 20 May 1900 in Dixon Co., NE. He died on 12 Mar 1995 in Sioux City, Woodbury, IA. He was buried on 15 Mar 1995 in Greenwood Cemetery, Wayne, NE. Parents: William August Meyer and Dorothea Catherine "Dora" Roeber.

He was married to Amanda Louise Hollman on 9 Dec 1931 in Dixon Co., NE. Silver Anniversary newspaper announcement -- paper and date unknown

*L. H. Meyer Feted on Silver Anniversary*
Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Meyer observed their silver wedding anniversary Monday evening in the city hall club room, on their twenty-sixth anniversary, the celebration being belated.
About 100 guests were present. Mrs. Norman Meyer played piano selections and Ferris Meyer gave a reading. Card prizes went to Jim Kirchner, Martin Meyer, Fred Meyer, Mrs. Art Meyer, Mrs. Kenneth Victor and Mrs. Wilbur Nolte.
Marilyn Grone was in charge of the guest book and gifts. The anniversary cake was baked by Mrs. Reuben Meyer and cut by Mrs. Alvin Rastede. Louise Koopman, Yutan, poured.
Ladies serving were Mrs. Ben Hollman, Mrs. Otto Heithold, Mrs. William Victor and Mrs. Alvin Roeber.
Mr. and Mrs. Meyer were married Dec. 9, 1931 in Dixon county by Rev. F. C. Doctor. Bridesmaid Mrs. Carl Lueders, sister of Mrs. Meyer, was present at the celebration.
Children of the couple are Mrs. Billy Suehl, Winside, Geln Meyer and Ferris Meyer. They have two grandchildren. Children were: Marcella Jane Meyer, Glenn Dean Meyer, Ferris Lyle Meyer.


bullet Martin Meyer was born on 13 Dec 1901 in Dixon Co., NE. He died on 9 Aug 1987 in Wakefield, Dixon, NE. He was christened in Immanuel Lutheran Church, Dixon Co., NE. Parents: William August Meyer and Dorothea Catherine "Dora" Roeber.

He was married to Mildred Lessmann on 20 Aug 1928. Children were: Norman Meyer.


bullet William August Meyer (photo) was born on 20 Oct 1869 in Stadensen, Nettelkamp, Hannover, Germany. He emigrated about 1881 from Washington Co., NE. He was confirmed on 18 Mar 1883 in Immanuel Lutheran Church, near Hooper, Dodge, NE. He died on 19 Apr 1957 in Wayne, Wayne, NE. He was buried on 22 Apr 1957 in Greenwood Cemetery, Wayne, NE. He had an estate probated on 13 Aug 1957 in Wayne, Wayne, NE. There was no administration of his estate, as all his real and personal property was owned individually or in joint tenancy with right of survivorship with his wife, Dora Meyer. On file is the Petition for Determination of Inheritance Taxes in Absence of Probate. Listed in this document is all real estated owned at the time of his death. See copy of Marriage Certificate in Grone File.

1920 - resided in Dixon Co., Nebraska (1920 Census). Was born in Germany, and received citizenship in 1881 in Pennsylvania. Also this census show Emma Henscke, age 19 residing with them (listed as a hired girl).

Came to America at the age of 12 (first settled in Washington County, NE)

Obituary, appeared Thursday, April 25, 1957, Wayne Herald, Wayne, Nebr.:
-- Funeral Services Held Monday for William A. Meyer --
Funeral services for William Meyer, 87, were held at Grace Lutheran church Monday afternoon. Mr. Meyer died Friday morning at his home.
Rev. E. J. Bernthal officiated. Robert B. Meyer, accompanied by Charles Messerschmidt, jr., sang "Jerusalem, Thou City Fair and High" and "Abide With Me."
Pallbearers were Arnold Victor, Bill Suehl, Ferris Meyer, Kenneth Victor, Myron Meyer and Delbert Jensen. Burial was in the Greenwood cemetery.
William August Meyer, son of William and Anna Meyer, was born Oct. 20, 1869 at Stadensen, Germany. At the age of 12 he came with his parents to America, settling in Washington county, near Hooper. Mar. 18, 1883 he was confirmed in the Immanuel Lutheran Church east of Hooper.
The following year he came to Dixon county and affiliated there with Immanuel Lutheran church northwest of Wakefield, where he was an active member for more than 60 years.
Feb. 25, 1892 he married Dorothea Roeber. Upon his retirement from farming he moved to Wayne in September, 1930. In 1946 he transferred his church membership to Grace Lutheran.
Survivors include his widow; two daughters, Mrs. William Victor, Wakefield, and Mrs. Ernest Grone, Wayne; four sons, William H., Arthur, Louis H. and Martin, Wakefield; a brother, Fred W. Meyer, Wayne; 16 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.


Research Notes:

Census - Soundex M600
Census - 1920 Nebr 1827136 - Dixon Co.
1910 Nebr, Dixon Co. - 1240922 - ?
1900 Nebr - 1245918 - not found Parents: Friedrich Wilhelm "William" Meyer and Hanna Dorothea Sophia Zanzig.

He was married to Dorothea Catherine "Dora" Roeber on 25 Feb 1892 in Dixon Co., NE. Children were: Clara Anna Meyer, William Henry Meyer, Arthur Henry Meyer, Louis Henry Meyer, Martin Meyer, Dorothy Marie Meyer.


bullet William Henry Meyer was born on 22 May 1895 in Dixon Co., NE. He died on 20 Mar 1984. Parents: William August Meyer and Dorothea Catherine "Dora" Roeber.

He was married to Edna Lubberstedt on 14 Apr 1921. Children were: Myron "Mike" Meyer, Delta Meyer.


bullet Johanna Sophie "Sophie" Michael was born on 14 Jan 1851 in Oldenburg, Germany. She died on 25 Feb 1917. She was buried in West Point, Cuming, NE.

She was married to Johann Herman Koester "John" about 1872 in Germany. Children were: Herman H. Koester , Gerhard Frederick Koester "George", John D. Koester, Karoline "Lena" Koester , Bertha Louise Catharine Koester, Martha Koester, Anna Koester, Sophia Koester, Diedrich Koester, Henry Koester, Mathilda Koester.


bullet Dorothea Elizabeth Niebahrs

Children were: Jurgen Hinrich Christoph Meyer.


bulletAugust Gottlieb Roeber was born on 26 Aug 1884 in Arlington, Washington, NE. He appeared on the census in 1900 in Logan Township, Dixon, NE. He died in Aug 1956 in Dixon Co., NE. 1900 resided in Logan Township, Dixon Co., Nebraska (1900 Census). Parents: Henry Roeber Sr. and Catherine "Dorethea" Jacobs.

He was married to Elma Wischoff on 20 Oct 1910. Children were: Agatha Mary Anna Maria Roeber, Alvin Roeber.


bullet Dorothea Catherine "Dora" Roeber (photo) was born on 31 Oct 1871 in Meizingen, Hannover, Germany. She died on 22 Feb 1965 in Wayne, Wayne, NE. She was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Wayne, NE. Came to America at 2 years. First settled in Cleveland, Ohio. Moved to Dixon County, Nebraska in 1885.

1920 - resided in Dixon Co., Nebraska (1920 Census). Received her citizenship in 1873 in Pennsylvania.

From Funeral notice of Mrs. William A. Meyer:
Dorothea Roeber, daughter of Catherine Jacobs and Henry Roeber, was born October 31, 1871 in Melzingen, Hanover, Germany. At the age of two she came with her parents to Cleveland, Ohio, and four years later moved to Washington County, Nebraska, settling near Arlington.
In 1885 she came to Dixon County. February 25, 1892 she was married to William A. Meyer. The couple farmed northeast of Wayne until 1930 when they moved into Wayne.
Preceding her in death were her husband, three sisters and four brothers.
Survivors include her children, Mrs. William Victor, William H., Arthur H. and Martin, Wakefield, and Mrs. Ernest Grone and Louis H., Wayne, and a sister, Mrs. George Brammer, Wayne, 16 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. Parents: Henry Roeber Sr. and Catherine "Dorethea" Jacobs.

She was married to William August Meyer on 25 Feb 1892 in Dixon Co., NE. Children were: Clara Anna Meyer, William Henry Meyer, Arthur Henry Meyer, Louis Henry Meyer, Martin Meyer, Dorothy Marie Meyer.


bullet Elizabeth "Louise" Roeber was born on 6 Sep 1881. She appeared on the census in 1900 in Logan Township, Dixon, NE. She was buried in 1935 in Immanuel Church Cemetery, Dixon Co., NE. She died on 26 Nov 1935 in Dixon Co., NE. Parents: Henry Roeber Sr. and Catherine "Dorethea" Jacobs.


bulletHenry Roeber Sr. was born on 5 Apr 1837 in Bode, Hannover, Germany. He was naturalized in 1874 in Pennsylvania. He appeared on the census in 1900 in Logan Township, Dixon, NE. He appeared on the census in 1920 in Dixon Co., NE. Lives with son. He was buried in 1929 in Immanuel Church Cemetery, Dixon Co., NE. He died on 14 May 1929 in NE. 1900 -- resided in Logan Township, Dixon Co., Nebraska (1900 Census). Census lists "Henry Rober", who was born in Germany, Age 63, received citizenship in Pennsylvania.
1920 - resided in Dixon Co., Nebraska with son, Henry Jr. (1920 Census). List "Henry Roeber, Sr.", age 82, who was born in Germany, received citizenship in 1874a.

Children were: Johann Heinrich "Henry" Roeber Jr., Mary Roeber, Dorothea Catherine "Dora" Roeber, Wilamena (Minnie) Roeber, Louis Roeber, Elizabeth "Louise" Roeber, August Gottlieb Roeber.


bulletJohann Heinrich "Henry" Roeber Jr. was born on 9 Apr 1863 in Hannover, Germany. He was naturalized in 1873. He appeared on the census in 1920 in Dixon Co., NE. He died in 1949. He was buried in 1949 in Dixon Co., NE. 1920 resided in Dixon Co., Nebraska (1920 Census). Census lists Henry Jr. as being born in Germany, and receiving citizenship in 1873a. Parents: Henry Roeber Sr. and Catherine "Dorethea" Jacobs.

Children were: Marrie Roeber, Agnes Roeber, Elsie Roeber, Gerhardt Roeber, George Roeber, Rudolph Roeber, Irene Roeber, Arnold Roeber.


bulletLouis Roeber was born on 18 May 1879 in Nebraska. He appeared on the census in 1900 in Logan Township, Dixon, NE. He was buried on 27 Feb 1955. 1900 resided in Logan Township, Dixon Co., Nebraska (1900 Census). Parents: Henry Roeber Sr. and Catherine "Dorethea" Jacobs.


bullet Mary Roeber was born on 5 Apr 1866. She was buried in 1935 in Dixon Co., NE. She died on 29 Jan 1935. Parents: Henry Roeber Sr. and Catherine "Dorethea" Jacobs.

Children were: George Krueger, Laura Krueger, Paul Krueger, Ella Krueger, August Krueger, Esther Krueger, Mary Krueger, Blanche Krueger, Nora Krueger, Martha Krueger.


bulletWilamena (Minnie) Roeber was born on 31 Oct 1874 in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, OH. She was buried in 1971 in Immanuel Church Cemetery, Dixon Co., NE. She died on 2 Mar 1971. Parents: Henry Roeber Sr. and Catherine "Dorethea" Jacobs.

She was married to George Brammer on 22 Oct 1897. Children were: Hilda Brammer, Ernest Brammer, Esther Brammer, Edith Brammer.


bullet Maria Elizabeth Schroeder

Children were: Heinrich Wilhelm Meyer, Johann Friederick Meyer, Jurgen Wilhelm Meyer, Catharine Elizabeth Meyer , Catharine Dorothea Meyer.


bulletAnna Dorothea Magdalena Zanzig was born on 3 May 1799 in Luder, Bodenteich, Hannover, Germany. Parents: Johann Jurgen Zanzig and Anna Magdalena Heers.


bullet Christian Jochen Zanzig resided at in Luder, Bodenteich, Hannover, Germany.

Children were: Johann Jurgen Zanzig.


bulletDorothee Marie Zanzig was born on 11 Mar 1797 in Luder, Bodenteich, Hannover, Germany. Parents: Johann Jurgen Zanzig and Anna Magdalena Heers.


bullet Hanna Dorothea Sophia Zanzig was born on 14 Jun 1842 in Luder, Bodenteich, Hannover, Germany. She was christened on 19 Jun 1842. She emigrated in 1881 from America. She died on 5 Mar 1899. She resided at 1881 to 1884 in Washington Co., NE. She was buried in Immanuel Church Cemetery, Dixon Co., NE. Religion: Evangelical Lutheran Parents: Johann Christoph Zanzig and Dorothea Maria Kruse.

She was married to Friedrich Wilhelm "William" Meyer on 11 Jul 1869 in Nettelkamp, Hannover, Germany. See copy in file. Children were: William August Meyer, Heinrich Christoph Wilhelm "Henry" Meier, Johann Wilhelm Friedrich "Fred" Meyer.


bullet Johann Christoph Zanzig was born on 28 Dec 1806 in Luder, Bodenteich, Hannover, Germany. Birth record of Johann Christoph Zanzig. See copy in file. Parents: Johann Jurgen Zanzig and Anna Magdalena Heers.

He was married to Dorothea Maria Kruse on 13 Nov 1831 in Luder, Bodenteich, Hannover, Germany. Children were: Hanna Dorothea Sophia Zanzig.


bullet Johann Friedrich Christoph Zanzig was born on 19 Nov 1805 in Luder, Bodenteich, Hannover, Germany. Parents: Johann Jurgen Zanzig and Anna Magdalena Heers.


bullet Johann Jurgen Zanzig resided at before 1794 in Luder, Bodenteich, Hannover, Germany. Parents: Christian Jochen Zanzig.

He was married to Anna Magdalena Heers on 14 Nov 1794 in Bodenteich, Hannover, Germany. See copy in file. Children were: Dorothee Marie Zanzig, Anna Dorothea Magdalena Zanzig , Johann Jurgen Christian Zanzig, Johann Friedrich Christoph Zanzig, Johann Christoph Zanzig, Johann Jurgen Heinrich Zanzig.


bullet Johann Jurgen Christian Zanzig was born on 5 Apr 1804 in Luder, Bodenteich, Hannover, Germany. See copy in file. Parents: Johann Jurgen Zanzig and Anna Magdalena Heers.


bullet Johann Jurgen Heinrich Zanzig was born on 5 Jan 1811 in Luder, Bodenteich, Hannover, Germany. See copy in file. Parents: Johann Jurgen Zanzig and Anna Magdalena Heers.

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