Anna Katharina LEUBECHER

Anna Katharina LEUBECHER

Female 1876 - 1959  (82 years)

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  • Name Anna Katharina LEUBECHER 
    Born 9 Dec 1876  Wendershausen, Tann, Hessen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 6 Oct 1959  Toppenish, Yakima, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Zillah City Cemetery, Zillah, Yakima, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Cemetery headstone lists name as “Catherine A. Buswell.”

      1900 census indicates birth year as 1877.

      1905 South Dakota census: Katherine P. Lubecher, age 27, farmer’s daughter, years in SD 21; yrs. in US: 22.

      Called “Kate” throughout her life.

      South Dakota Marriages, 1905-1949:
      Wm. J. Buswell, Toppenish, Wash., 41, American, Bacheler;
      Catherine A. Leubecher, Shindler P.O., Lincoln County, 32, German, Maiden.
      22 October 1910

      From Augusta Leubecher’s diary: “1910-Kate (Oct. 22) married Will Buswell and went to Toppenish Washington to live.”

      Had no children; desperately wanted to adopt Hazel when her mother, Ida, (Kate’s sister) was killed by lightning. Max Miller initially agreed to this, but when Kate traveled from Washington to South Dakota to pick up Hazel, Max changed his mind and wouldn’t let Kate take Hazel.

      Was matron in 1922 of the Illihee Chapter #123 of the Order of the Eastern Star.

      U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index:
      Name: Catharine A. Buswell [Catharine A. Leubecker]
      SSN: 535223176
      Gender: Female
      Race: White
      Birth Date: 9 Dec 1876
      Birth Placed: Federal Republic of Germany
      Father: Geo Leubecker
      Mother: Augusta Bomnity [sic]
      Notes: Jul 1943: Name listed as Catharine A. Buswell

      Washington, Select Death Certificates:
      Name: Catherine A. Buswell [Catherine A. Leubecher]
      Gender: Female
      Age: 82
      Estimated birth year: abt 1877
      Death Date: 6 Oct 1959
      Death Place: Toppenish, Yakima, Washington
      Father: George Leubecher
      Mother: Augusta Pomnitz
    Person ID I251  Lowell&Block
    Last Modified 7 Jun 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 William James “Will” BUSWELL,   b. 26 Aug 1869, Independence, Buchanan, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1949, Toppenish, Yakima, Washington, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 22 Oct 1910 
    Photos
    Buswell, Kate Leubecher and husband, Will Buswell.
    Buswell, Kate Leubecher and husband, Will Buswell.
    Lowell, George John family and Will and Kate Buswell.
    Lowell, George John family and Will and Kate Buswell.
    Back row, l. to r.: Kate Buswell, G. James Lowell, and George J. Lowell
    Front row, l. to r.: John Lowell, Hazel Lowell and Will Buswell.
    Headstones
    Buswell, William and Anna Katharina 'Catherine' Leubecher
    Buswell, William and Anna Katharina "Catherine" Leubecher
    Last Modified 8 May 2017 
    Family ID F288  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Dec 1876 - Wendershausen, Tann, Hessen, Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Oct 1959 - Toppenish, Yakima, Washington, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Zillah City Cemetery, Zillah, Yakima, Washington, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Buswell, Kate Leubecher.
    Buswell, Kate Leubecher.

    Documents
    Birth. Leubecher, Anna Katharina.  Birth Certificate.
    Birth. Leubecher, Anna Katharina. Birth Certificate.
    Born 9 December 1876.