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Sophia Schwerdtfeger[1]

Female 1841 - 1931  (89 years)


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  • Name Sophia Schwerdtfeger 
    Born 29 Sep 1841  Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender Female 
    Census 1850  Addison Township, DuPage County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1883  Raymond, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Research Notes Franzen family tree gives birthdate of 28 September. St. John’s Church Membership Lists give birthplace of Addision, Illinois. 1850 census lists birthplace as Ohio.  [1, 3, 5
    Died 2 Feb 1931  Raymond, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 6
    • At her home
    Buried 5 Feb 1931  Wyuka Cemetery, Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Person ID I932  Mohr-Whalen
    Last Modified 23 Mar 2020 

    Father Charles Friedrich Schwerdtfeger
              b. 13 Feb 1813, Neuhaus, Hannover, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 27 May 1878, Addison Township, DuPage County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Anna Catharina Maria Franzen
              b. 10 Aug 1810, Schale, Westfalen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 23 Feb 1883, Addison Township, DuPage County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Family ID F667  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Dietrich Schweitzer
              b. 4 Mar 1838, Landesbergen, Stolzenau, Hannover, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 26 Oct 1910, Raymond, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 5 Feb 1865  Bensenville, DuPage County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 6
    Children 
     1. Minnie L. Schweitzer
              b. 5 Nov 1865, Leyden Township, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Emma Schweitzer
     3. Martha Schweitzer
     4. Elizabeth Schweitzer
              b. 28 Apr 1870, Leyden Township, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Auguste Schweitzer
              b. 30 Jan 1872, Leyden Township, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 27 Jul 1873, Leyden Township, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     6. Elvina Schweitzer
     7. Herman Schweitzer
     8. Matilda Schweitzer
              b. 26 Sep 1877, Leyden Township, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +9. Heinrich Schweitzer
              b. 5 Oct 1879, Leyden Township, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 3 Apr 1958, Palatine, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     10. Friedrich Karl Schweitzer
              b. 6 Jun 1881, Leyden Township, Cook County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Albert Schweitzer
              b. 13 Jul 1883, Raymond, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Nov 1967, Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     12. Clara Schweitzer
              b. 29 Mar 1885, Raymond, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 23 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F673  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Sep 1841 - Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Feb 1865 - Bensenville, DuPage County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1883 - Raymond, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Feb 1931 - Raymond, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 5 Feb 1931 - Wyuka Cemetery, Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Dietrich and Sophia had 12 children, one dying in infancy. [2, 7]

  • Sources 
    1. [S40] The Franzen Family from Schale, Co Tecklenburg, Westphalia: a family tree of descendants of Johan Frantzen, Michael Martens Kirchhoff.
    2. [S6111] Obituary of Sophia Schwerdtfeger Schweitzer.
    3. [S655] St. John’s Church Membership Lists: 1899, 1924, 1949 (on Necrology Records of Selected Townships in DuPage County), (DuPage County (IL) Genealogical Society).
    4. [S421] Families from Schale, Westfalen & Sonneborn, Lippe (plus in-laws & sundry kin), Gloria Landwer Scott.
    5. [S1738] 1850 US Census - Household of Charles Swatfrigger [Schwerdtfeger].
    6. [S6112] Obituary of Sophia Schwerdtfeger Schweitzer (“Mrs. Schweitzer Dies; Resident of Raymond 20 Years”).
    7. [S667] Proposed Change: Anna Catharina Maria Franzen (I925), Marlene Noble.