Amalia Bertha LEUBECHER

Female 1874 - 1940  (65 years)


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  • Name Amalia Bertha LEUBECHER 
    Born 27 Oct 1874  Wendershausen, Tann, Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 11 Sep 1940  Seymour, Baylor, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Rose Hill Burial Park, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Called “Bertha” throughout her life.

      From Augusta Leubecher’s diary: “1909-Bertha and John looked to Oklahoma to try their luck and experience.”

      From Augusta Leubecher’s diary: “1911--Bertha and John started this week to build their house.”

      1940 U.S. Federal Census: 949 NE 17th St., Oklahoma City, Oklahoma:
      Hommes, Bertha M., head, 65, born in Germany, widowed, naturalized citizen, occupation: none.

      From The Oklahoman newspaper, Sep 12, 1940: "Services for Mrs. John Hommes, 65, 949 East Drive, who was stricken with a heart attack Tuesday night in Seymour, TX, on a holiday trip, will be at 4:00 p.m. Friday in the chapel of Watts Funeral Home. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.
      "Accompanied by three traveling companions, Mrs. Hommes had stopped for the night en route here from a vacation in Carlsbad, NM, when she was stricken. She had been a resident here since 1910."
    Person ID I250  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 16 May 2016 

    Father George LEUBECHER,   b. 23 Nov 1836, Tann, Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1921, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Mother Augusta POMNITZ,   b. 2 Jun 1849, Tann, Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1925, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married Aft 1862  Free State of Saxony, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Photos
    Leubecher, George and wife, Augusta Pomnitz Leubecher.
    Leubecher, George and wife, Augusta Pomnitz Leubecher.
    Sitting outside their homestead in southeastern South Dakota.
    Leubecher, Augusta Pomnitz.  Children.
    Leubecher, Augusta Pomnitz. Children.
    Taken sometime in 1882 or 1883 in Germany, before Augusta and her three daughters arrived in the U.S. on 9 Jun 1883. L. to R.: Bertha, Augusta, Kate, and Ida.
    Leubecher, George and wife, Augusta Pomnitz Leubecher. Family.
    Leubecher, George and wife, Augusta Pomnitz Leubecher. Family.
    Back row, L. to R.: Herman Leubecher, Augusta Pomnitz Leubecher, George Leubecher, John Hommes, Front row, L. to R.: Kate Leubecher, Bertha Leubecher Hommes.
    Leubecher sisters.
    Leubecher sisters.
    L. to R.: Bertha, Helen, and Kate.
    Leubecher, George and Augusta Pomnitz Leubecher. Family.
    Leubecher, George and Augusta Pomnitz Leubecher. Family.
    L. to R.: George Leubecher, Carl A. Bergmann (son of George Leubecher from first marriage who was adopted by another family), Bertha (?), Kate (?), Herman.
    Leubecher, George and wife, Augusta Pomnitz Leubecher.
    Leubecher, George and wife, Augusta Pomnitz Leubecher.
    Headstones
    Leubecher, George and Augusta Pomnitz Leubecher.
    Leubecher, George and Augusta Pomnitz Leubecher.
    Histories
    Stories.  Leubecher Family Biographies.
    Stories. Leubecher Family Biographies.
    Brief biographies of three generations of Leubechers who farmed land outside of Sioux Falls, South Dakota: George and Augusta Leubecher; Herman and Iva Leubecher; and Rex and Ruby Leubecher. These bios were written by Rex and Ruby Leubecher. Date of writing unknown. Publication in which these bios appeared is also unknown.
    Family ID F85  Group Sheet

    Family John HOMMES,   b. 3 Jan 1865, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1938, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 6 Apr 1893 
    Children 
     1. Vera HOMMES,   b. Oct 1895, South Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1901, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 5 years)
    +2. Rene Violet HOMMES,   b. 21 Mar 1904, St. Cloud, Stearns, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1985, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Headstones
    Hommes family plot
    Hommes family plot
    Histories
    Correspondence. Leubecher, Iva.  Letter written to sister-in-law, Bertha Hommes and her husband, John Hommes.  Second letter in envelope written to sister-in-law Helen Thompson.
    Correspondence. Leubecher, Iva. Letter written to sister-in-law, Bertha Hommes and her husband, John Hommes. Second letter in envelope written to sister-in-law Helen Thompson.
    Written on 23 August 1926.
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2017 
    Family ID F287  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Oct 1874 - Wendershausen, Tann, Hessen, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Sep 1940 - Seymour, Baylor, Texas, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Rose Hill Burial Park, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Birth. Leubecher, Amalia Bertha.  Birth Certificate.
    Birth. Leubecher, Amalia Bertha. Birth Certificate.
    Born 27 October 1874.

    Headstones
    Miller, Bertha Leubecher
    Miller, Bertha Leubecher