|Birth: ||Jan. 29, 1859, Germany|
|Death: ||May 3, 1933|
Fred Barfknecht was born January 29, 1859, in Wastenberg, Germany, and passed away at home in Deshler May 3, 1933, at the age of 74 years, 3 months and 4 days.
In 1883 he came from Germany to Chicago. In 1885 he was married to Fredericka Schubbert. In 1787 (sic) he moved to Lancaster county (sic), Nebraska, and in 1892 he moved to a farm northwest of Nelson, Nebr., where he raised his family and lived until he moved to his home in Deshler in 1913.
To this union were born nine children. One died in infancy. He is survived by his wife and eight children: William of Bostwick, Mrs. Adam Troudt of Lawrence, August of Deshler, Fred of Superior, Mrs. Wm. Hohl of Superior, Mrs. Wm. Bangert of Lawrence, Charley and Mrs. Hobert Luellen of Akron, Colo.; and one brother Wm. Barfknecht of Hastings, and twenty grandchildren.
He was baptized and raised in the Lutheran faith and remained a firm believer until the end.
The funeral was held in Deshler Friday.
The Nelson Gazette, Thursday, May 11, 1933; pg. 7
Friedericka Schubbert Barfknecht (1854 - 1938)*
Lena M Barfknecht Bangert (____ - 1971)*
William Barfknecht (1886 - 1967)*
Mary Ernstine Barfknecht Troudt (1888 - 1960)*
August Frederick Barfknecht (1889 - 1960)*
Fred W Barfknecht (1891 - 1965)*
Charles Barfknecht (1894 - 1982)*
Anna Marie Barfknecht Luellen (1895 - 1983)*
Mathilda Agusta Louise Barfknecht Hohl (1897 - 1970)*
Plot: Block 3, Lot 10
Created by: Peggy Bargen Duey
Record added: Jul 03, 2007
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