Rebecca Jane Morgan

F, b. 27 March 1845
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name28 August 1862As of 28 August 1862,her married name was Britt.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth27 March 1845Rebecca Jane Morgan was born on 27 March 1845 at North Carolina.
Marriage28 August 1862She married Joseph Britt, son of Brittian Britt and Sarah Deaton, on 28 August 1862 at Moore, North Carolina.

Lydia Britt

F, b. 1823
Father*Brittian Britt b. c 1788, d. a Jul 1870
Mother*Sarah Deaton b. c 1803, d. a Jul 1870
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Leach.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageLydia Britt married Duncan P. Leach.
Birth1823Lydia Britt was born in 1823 at North Carolina.
She was the daughter of Brittian Britt and Sarah Deaton.
Census DateLocationDescription
1840Moore, North CarolinaLydia Britt is counted on the census of 1840 in the household of Brittian Britt at Moore, North Carolina; males: 1 under 5, 2 age 5-10, 1 age 10-15, 1 age 15-20, 1 age 50-60; females: 1 under 5, 1 age 5-10, 2 15-20, 1 age 30-40.

Child of Lydia Britt and Duncan P. Leach

Duncan P. Leach

M, b. 1824
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageDuncan P. Leach married Lydia Britt, daughter of Brittian Britt and Sarah Deaton.
Birth1824Duncan P. Leach was born in 1824.

Child of Duncan P. Leach and Lydia Britt

Archibald Leach

M, b. 2 August 1848
Father*Duncan P. Leach b. 1824
Mother*Lydia Britt b. 1823
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationArchibald Leach was also known as Archie.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth2 August 1848Archibald Leach was born on 2 August 1848.
He was the son of Duncan P. Leach and Lydia Britt.

William Gurkin Lewis

M, b. 1838
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilliam Gurkin Lewis was also known as Gurk.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageWilliam Gurkin Lewis married Sarah Jane Britt, daughter of Brittian Britt and Sarah Deaton.
Birth1838William Gurkin Lewis was born in 1838.

Rebecca Hancock

F, b. 1839
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Britt.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageRebecca Hancock married William Britt, son of Brittian Britt and Sarah Deaton.
Birth1839Rebecca Hancock was born in 1839.

Child of Rebecca Hancock and William Britt

Lovedy Britt

F, b. 9 May 1863
Father*William Britt b. c 1837, d. b 1880
Mother*Rebecca Hancock b. 1839
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLovedy Britt was also known as Lovda.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth9 May 1863Lovedy Britt was born on 9 May 1863.
She was the daughter of William Britt and Rebecca Hancock.

Minerva A. Deaton

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Britt.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMinerva A. Deaton married Daniel H. Britt, son of Zachariah Britt and Lydia Holland.

Child of Minerva A. Deaton and Daniel H. Britt

Burrell Deaton

M, b. circa 1777
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageBurrell Deaton married Patience Melton.
Birthcirca 1777Burrell Deaton was born circa 1777 at North Carolina.

Child of Burrell Deaton and Patience Melton

Patience Melton

F, b. 1784
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Deaton.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriagePatience Melton married Burrell Deaton.
Birth1784Patience Melton was born in 1784 at North Carolina.

Child of Patience Melton and Burrell Deaton

Theodore Elting

M, b. February 1867, d. after 1930
Father*Johann Elting b. 10 Dec 1825, d. 4 May 1867
Mother*Doretta (?) b. c 1832, d. a Jun 1880
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationTheodore Elting was also known as Etting.
Name VariationTheodore Elting was also known as Theo.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthFebruary 1867Theodore Elting was born in February 1867 at Indiana.
He was the son of Johann Elting and Doretta (?).
Marriage13 March 1892Theodore Elting married Louisa Buehre, daughter of Johann Otto Buehre and Wilhelmina Maria Oldendorf, on 13 March 1892 at Lake, Indiana.
Deathafter 1930Theodore Elting died after 1930.
Census DateLocationDescription
1870Hanover, Lake, IndianaTheodore Elting was listed in Theodore Becker's household on the 1870 Census at Hanover, Lake, Indiana.1
17 June 1880Hanover, Lake, IndianaTheodore Elting was listed as a step-son in Theodore Becker's household on the 1880 Census at Hanover, Lake, Indiana.2
1900Hanover, Lake, IndianaTheodore Elting was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Hanover, Lake, Indiana.3
1930Oak Park, Cook, IllinoisHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Oak Park, Cook, Illinois.4

Children of Theodore Elting and Louisa Buehre

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1870; Census Place: Hanover, Lake, Indiana; Roll: M593_333; Page: 386B; Image: 512; Family History Library Film: 545832.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Hanover, Lake, Indiana; Roll: 291; Family History Film: 1254291; Page: 590A; Enumeration District: 73; Image: 0593.
  3. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com.
  4. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com.

August Elting

M, b. June 1893
Father*Theodore Elting b. Feb 1867, d. a 1930
Mother*Louisa Buehre b. Jun 1873, d. a May 1945
Life EventDateDescription
BirthJune 1893August Elting was born in June 1893 at Indiana.
He was the son of Theodore Elting and Louisa Buehre.
Census DateLocationDescription
1900Hanover, Lake, IndianaAugust Elting was listed as a son in Theodore Elting's household on the 1900 Census at Hanover, Lake, Indiana.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com.

Carl Elting

M, b. April 1896
Father*Theodore Elting b. Feb 1867, d. a 1930
Mother*Louisa Buehre b. Jun 1873, d. a May 1945
Life EventDateDescription
BirthApril 1896Carl Elting was born in April 1896 at Indiana.
He was the son of Theodore Elting and Louisa Buehre.
Census DateLocationDescription
1900Hanover, Lake, IndianaCarl Elting was listed as a son in Theodore Elting's household on the 1900 Census at Hanover, Lake, Indiana.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com.

Edwin Elting

M, b. March 1899
Father*Theodore Elting b. Feb 1867, d. a 1930
Mother*Louisa Buehre b. Jun 1873, d. a May 1945
Life EventDateDescription
BirthMarch 1899Edwin Elting was born in March 1899 at Indiana.
He was the son of Theodore Elting and Louisa Buehre.
Census DateLocationDescription
1900Hanover, Lake, IndianaEdwin Elting was listed as a son in Theodore Elting's household on the 1900 Census at Hanover, Lake, Indiana.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com.

Martha E. Elting

F, b. 3 October 1903
Father*Theodore Elting b. Feb 1867, d. a 1930
Mother*Louisa Buehre b. Jun 1873, d. a May 1945
Life EventDateDescription
Birth3 October 1903Martha E. Elting was born on 3 October 1903 at Lake, Indiana.
She was the daughter of Theodore Elting and Louisa Buehre.
Census DateLocationDescription
1930Oak Park, Cook, IllinoisMartha E. Elting was listed as a daughter in Theodore Elting's household on the 1930 Census at Oak Park, Cook, Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com.

Anna Buehre

F, b. 22 August 1857, d. 18 January 1906
Father*Johann Otto Buehre b. 20 Jan 1825, d. 1 Jul 1895
Mother*Wilhelmina Maria Oldendorf b. 9 Aug 1834, d. 14 Nov 1901
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameJune 1875As of June 1875,her married name was Segert.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth22 August 1857Anna Buehre was born on 22 August 1857 at Indiana.
She was the daughter of Johann Otto Buehre and Wilhelmina Maria Oldendorf.
MarriageJune 1875Anna Buehre married Wilhelm Segert in June 1875.
Death18 January 1906Anna Buehre died on 18 January 1906 at age 48.
Burialafter 18 January 1906She was buried after 18 January 1906 at Indiana Mrs August Klemme and her brother Henry Buehre attended funeral of their sister Anna.
Lemars Semi Weekly Sentinel February 2, 1906 - Mrs August Klemme and her brother Henry Buehre attended funeral of their sister Anna
Census DateLocationDescription
18 July 1860Hanover, Lake, IndianaAnna Buehre was listed in Johann Otto Buehre's household on the 1860 Census at Hanover, Lake, Indiana.1
1870Hanover, Lake, IndianaAnna Buehre was listed in Johann Otto Buehre's household on the 1870 Census at Hanover, Lake, Indiana.2

Child of Anna Buehre and Wilhelm Segert

Citations

  1. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 428.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1870; Census Place: Hanover, Lake, Indiana; Roll: M593_333; Page: 385; Image: 507.

Helen Evelyn Sprenger

F, b. 15 July 1916, d. 6 February 2009
Father*Louis Sprenger b. 15 Oct 1881, d. May 1971
Mother*Florence Waterbury d. 1929
Helen Sprenger Klemme
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name10 December 1941As of 10 December 1941,her married name was Klemme.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth15 July 1916Helen Evelyn Sprenger was born on 15 July 1916 at Union, South Dakota.
She was the daughter of Louis Sprenger and Florence Waterbury.
Marriage10 December 1941Helen Evelyn Sprenger married Embert August Folkert Klemme, son of Henry August Klemme and Anna Sophia Schmidt, on 10 December 1941 at Nebraska.
Death6 February 2009Helen Evelyn Sprenger died on 6 February 2009 at Iowa at age 92 Helen Klemme, 92, of Akron, Iowa passed away Friday, February 06, 2009 at St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center in Sioux City, Iowa.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, February 9, 2009 at First Baptist Church in Akron, Iowa. Pastor Mike Avery will officiate. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery in Akron. Visitation will be after 4:00 p.m. Sunday, February 8, 2009, with the family present after 6:00 p.m., and a Prayer service at 7:00 p.m., all at Carlsen Funeral Home – Schroeder Chapel in Akron.

Helen Evelyn Klemme was born July 15, 1916 on the family farm in Union County, South Dakota, the daughter of Louis and Florence (Waterbury) Sprenger. She attended Hoyt country school in Union County. She attended high school in Akron and graduated from Akron High School.

She was united in marriage to Embert August Klemme on December 10, 1941 in Dakota City, Nebraska. The couple farmed east of Akron, near Ruble, and later near Craig, Iowa. In 1968, they settled on her parent’s farm in Union County, South Dakota. Embert passed away February 26, 1996. Helen continued to live on the farm until the summer of 2008, when she moved to the Village South Apartments in Akron.

Helen was a lifelong member of the First Baptist Church in Akron, having taught Sunday school for many years. She was also a member of the American Baptist Women organization and the Union County Extension. Helen loved to cook and bake for her family and friends. She enjoyed reading cookbooks as well as collecting them. She also enjoyed tending to her vegetable garden and canning. But most of all, she loved her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Helen was always there for anyone, giving and sharing whenever needed. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Survivors include her 5 children: Dallas Klemme and his wife Kathleen of rural Akron, Garry Klemme and his wife Carol of rural Akron, Larry Klemme and his wife Mary of Allen, NE, Ronnie Klemme and his wife Kathy of rural Hawarden, IA, and Debra Lewison and her husband Kevin rural Akron; 19 grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren; a sister: Ida Stone of Sioux City; a sister-in-law: Martha Sprenger of Sioux City; a “special” relative: Joe Albers of Sioux City, Iowa; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a brother: Louis “Bud”, Jr; a sister and her husband: Florence and Marvin Moss; a grandson: Brian Klemme; and a great grandchild in infancy.
Census DateLocationDescription
1945South Dakota State Census, Sioux Valley, Union, South DakotaHelen Evelyn Sprenger appeared on the census of 1945 in the household of Embert August Folkert Klemme at South Dakota State Census, Sioux Valley, Union, South Dakota.

Louis Sprenger

M, b. 15 October 1881, d. May 1971
Life EventDateDescription
Birth15 October 1881Louis Sprenger was born on 15 October 1881 at Germany.
MarriageMay 1911He married Florence Waterbury in May 1911.
DeathMay 1971Louis Sprenger died in May 1971 at daughter Florence's home, Sioux City, Iowa, at age 89 Louis Sprenger obituary.
Akron Register Tribune May 6, 1971 - Louis Sprenger obituary

Children of Louis Sprenger and Florence Waterbury

Florence Waterbury

F, d. 1929
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameMay 1911As of May 1911,her married name was Sprenger.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMay 1911Florence Waterbury married Louis Sprenger in May 1911.
Death1929Florence Waterbury died in 1929.

Children of Florence Waterbury and Louis Sprenger

Ida Sprenger

F, d. after 1971
Father*Louis Sprenger b. 15 Oct 1881, d. May 1971
Mother*Florence Waterbury d. 1929
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Stone.
Life EventDateDescription
Ida Sprenger was the daughter of Louis Sprenger and Florence Waterbury.
MarriageIda Sprenger married George Stone.
Deathafter 1971Ida Sprenger died after 1971.

George Stone

M
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageGeorge Stone married Ida Sprenger, daughter of Louis Sprenger and Florence Waterbury.

Louis Sprenger Jr.

M, d. before February 2009
Father*Louis Sprenger b. 15 Oct 1881, d. May 1971
Mother*Florence Waterbury d. 1929
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLouis Sprenger Jr. was also known as Bud.
Life EventDateDescription
Louis Sprenger Jr. was the son of Louis Sprenger and Florence Waterbury.
Deathbefore February 2009Louis Sprenger Jr. died before February 2009.

Florence Sprenger

F, d. before February 2009
Father*Louis Sprenger b. 15 Oct 1881, d. May 1971
Mother*Florence Waterbury d. 1929
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Moss.
Life EventDateDescription
Florence Sprenger was the daughter of Louis Sprenger and Florence Waterbury.
MarriageFlorence Sprenger married Marvin Moss.
Deathbefore February 2009Florence Sprenger died before February 2009.

Marvin Moss

M, d. before February 2009
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMarvin Moss married Florence Sprenger, daughter of Louis Sprenger and Florence Waterbury.
Deathbefore February 2009Marvin Moss died before February 2009.

Sophia Behrens

F, b. circa 1862
Father*Heinrich Conrad Behrens b. 14 Jan 1836, d. 6 Sep 1889
Mother*Maria Sophia Ohlendorf b. Oct 1839, d. 2 May 1918
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1862Sophia Behrens was born circa 1862 at Illinois.
She was the daughter of Heinrich Conrad Behrens and Maria Sophia Ohlendorf.
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Crete, Will, IllinoisSophia Behrens was listed as a daughter in Heinrich Conrad Behrens's household on the 1880 Census at Crete, Will, Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Crete, Will, Illinois; Roll: T9_260; Family History Film: 1254260; Page: 37.1000; Enumeration District: 190; Image: 0076.

Henry Behrens

M, b. March 1866
Father*Heinrich Conrad Behrens b. 14 Jan 1836, d. 6 Sep 1889
Mother*Maria Sophia Ohlendorf b. Oct 1839, d. 2 May 1918
Life EventDateDescription
BirthMarch 1866Henry Behrens was born in March 1866 at Illinois.
He was the son of Heinrich Conrad Behrens and Maria Sophia Ohlendorf.
Marriagecirca 1895Henry Behrens married Emma (?) circa 1895.
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Crete, Will, IllinoisHenry Behrens was listed as a son in Heinrich Conrad Behrens's household on the 1880 Census at Crete, Will, Illinois.1
14 June 1900Crete, Will, IllinoisHenry Behrens was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Crete, Will, Illinois, living next door to his brother Conrad Behrens.2

Child of Henry Behrens and Emma (?)

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Crete, Will, Illinois; Roll: T9_260; Family History Film: 1254260; Page: 37.1000; Enumeration District: 190; Image: 0076.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Crete, Will, Illinois; Roll: T623_353; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 101.

Christoph Behrens

M, b. circa 1869
Father*Heinrich Conrad Behrens b. 14 Jan 1836, d. 6 Sep 1889
Mother*Maria Sophia Ohlendorf b. Oct 1839, d. 2 May 1918
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1869Christoph Behrens was born circa 1869 at Illinois.
He was the son of Heinrich Conrad Behrens and Maria Sophia Ohlendorf.
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Crete, Will, IllinoisChristoph Behrens was listed as a son in Heinrich Conrad Behrens's household on the 1880 Census at Crete, Will, Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Crete, Will, Illinois; Roll: T9_260; Family History Film: 1254260; Page: 37.1000; Enumeration District: 190; Image: 0076.

Catherina Behrens

F, b. circa 1871
Father*Heinrich Conrad Behrens b. 14 Jan 1836, d. 6 Sep 1889
Mother*Maria Sophia Ohlendorf b. Oct 1839, d. 2 May 1918
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1871Catherina Behrens was born circa 1871 at Illinois.
She was the daughter of Heinrich Conrad Behrens and Maria Sophia Ohlendorf.
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Crete, Will, IllinoisCatherina Behrens was listed as a daughter in Heinrich Conrad Behrens's household on the 1880 Census at Crete, Will, Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Crete, Will, Illinois; Roll: T9_260; Family History Film: 1254260; Page: 37.1000; Enumeration District: 190; Image: 0076.

Conrad Behrens

M, b. August 1873
Father*Heinrich Conrad Behrens b. 14 Jan 1836, d. 6 Sep 1889
Mother*Maria Sophia Ohlendorf b. Oct 1839, d. 2 May 1918
Life EventDateDescription
BirthAugust 1873Conrad Behrens was born in August 1873 at Illinois.
He was the son of Heinrich Conrad Behrens and Maria Sophia Ohlendorf.
Marriagecirca 1900Conrad Behrens married Emma Luecke, daughter of Fred F. Luecke and Sophia Engel Schreck, circa 1900.
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Crete, Will, IllinoisConrad Behrens was listed as a son in Heinrich Conrad Behrens's household on the 1880 Census at Crete, Will, Illinois.1
14 June 1900Crete, Will, IllinoisConrad Behrens was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Crete, Will, Illinois, living next door to his brother Henry Behrens.2
4 May 1910Washington, Will, IllinoisHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.3

Children of Conrad Behrens and Emma Luecke

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Crete, Will, Illinois; Roll: T9_260; Family History Film: 1254260; Page: 37.1000; Enumeration District: 190; Image: 0076.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Crete, Will, Illinois; Roll: T623_353; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 101.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Washington, Will, Illinois; Roll: T624_335; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 198; Image: 22.

Emma Behrens

F, b. circa 1879
Father*Heinrich Conrad Behrens b. 14 Jan 1836, d. 6 Sep 1889
Mother*Maria Sophia Ohlendorf b. Oct 1839, d. 2 May 1918
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1879Emma Behrens was born circa 1879 at Illinois.
She was the daughter of Heinrich Conrad Behrens and Maria Sophia Ohlendorf.
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Crete, Will, IllinoisEmma Behrens was listed as a daughter in Heinrich Conrad Behrens's household on the 1880 Census at Crete, Will, Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Crete, Will, Illinois; Roll: T9_260; Family History Film: 1254260; Page: 37.1000; Enumeration District: 190; Image: 0076.