Kit Carson County, Colorado

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Kit Carson County Pioneers:

Wilhelm Obermann, 6 South 43 West

Wilhelm cash-claimed a quarter in 13, 6 South, 43W in 1891.

Thanks to the Obermann family

Melissa Hardie posted "my great great grandfather was Henry F. Obermann - in his obituary I found he, his mother, 3 sisters and 2 brothers arrived here in the U.S. from Westphalen, Germany about 1881 but it may have been 1880 - he arrived and lived in Lincoln, Nebraska with his mother 3 sisters and 2 brothers. One sister I know was Charlotte who married a Charles Schmale and they lived out their years in Lincoln, NE and had 2 children Arthur & Freda. Henry & some other members of the family moved to Snyder, NE early on - and I believe Sophia B. was the name of another sister who married a William A. Schoeneck and they had 4 children, also lived in Snyder and at one time mother Louise or Louisa (Louise Obermann 1844-1925 # 69153886 is buried in Snyder, Nebraska. In 1891 and 1893 Lincoln, Nebraska, Louise - wid Frederick, rooms at 619 L - so does William, a lineman for the Lincoln Gas Co.In 1899 Lincoln, Nebraska, Louisa Obermann, widow of Fred., rooms at 229 N. 11th.) lived with her daughter Sophia and her husband & family (according to census records). I am looking for anything I can possibly find about the other sister or 2 brothers. Also, Henry married Minnie Hoth (pronounced Hooth) in 1890 and they moved to Kit Carson County, CO for about 6 years before returning back to Snyder, NE. They had 7 children. I am just trying to fill in the missing names of the family. It would be really great if I could find the missing maiden name of mother Louise, but that is probably very wishful thinking!"
In 1900 Dodge County, Nebraska, Henry Obermann born April 1868 has been married ten years to Minnie Jan 1860, both Germany. Fred June 1892, Aurthur Nov 1894, Emma Jan 1897, and Lottie Feb 1899 were all born in Nebraska. With them is widowed father-in-law Emil Hoth born Jan 1839 in Germany.

One family tree said the older kids were born in Colorado.
" Children of Minnie Hoth and Henry F. Obermann are:
i.William Obermann, b. Abt. 1892, Colorado, d. date unknown, ?.
ii.+Frederick Henry Obermann, b. 29 Jun 1893, Colorado, d. Abt. 09 Jan 1946, Pawnee City Hospital, Pawnee City, Pawnee, NE492.
iii.Arthur Obermann, b. 18 Nov 1894, Colorado, d. 12 Apr 1902, NE.
iv.+Emma M. Obermann, b. 23 Jan 1897, Snyder, Dodge, NE, d. 18 Aug 1991, West Point, Cuming, NE.
v.+Charlotte Obermann, b. 17 Feb 1899, Snyder, Dodge, NE, d. May 1967, Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States of America497.
vi.Edward Obermann, b. 01 Jun 1902, Snyder, Dodge, NE, d. 14 Jan 1930, ?501.
vii.Hazel Obermann, b. 08 Oct 1907, Snyder, Dodge, NE, d. 23 Mar 1979, Waller, Waller County, Texas503. "

In 1916 Henry Obermann of Snyder, Nebraska filed to run as a democrat for commissioner public lands and buildings.
1942 Beatrice, Nebraska "Mrs. Leo Feichtinger has as her house guests her father Mr. Obermann and nephew Roland Edwards, both of Snyder, Nebraska. "

Henry 1868-1952 is buried in Snyder, Nebraska # 100632787, with Minnie 1870-1950. Frederick H. 1892-1946, # 100632250, Arthur 1894-1902 and Edward 1902-1930 are in the same cemetery.

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