|Birth: ||Sep. 10, 1855|
Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany
|Death: ||Jan. 7, 1958|
Anna Sophia Meyer Albers 102, was born on September 10, 1855 in
Oldenburg, Germany. She was the daughter of John H. and Eliese
Meyer, both buried in St. John's cemetery, Hooper Nebraska. Joh.
Heinrich G. Meyer was her brother. She married John Gerhard Albers
on February 14, 1879 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Hooper,
Nebraska. They had no children, but the 1900 & 1910 US census
shows they had a niece, Gesine Meyer, living with them. Sophia
died on January 7, 1958 and is buried at St. John's cemetery,
The Scribner Rustler
January 9, 1958
Mrs. Sophie Albers Dies at Age of 102
Sophie Meyer was born Sept. 10, 1855 at Oldenburg, Germany. She was
baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith. She came to this
country in 1875 and settled in the Hooper vicinity.
In 1877, Sophie was married to Gerhard Albers. They celebrated
their silver wedding anniversary in Feb., 1904. Mr. Albers passed
away in March that same year.
Mrs. Albers has lived at the Lutheran Old Peoples Home in Omaha
since 1938. She had reached the age of 102 years.
The deceased is survived by a foster daughter, Mrs. Rose Marsh of
Des Moines, Ia., several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in
death by 2 brothers and 1 sister.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 1:30 at the Spear
Funeral Home and 2 p.m. at St. Peter's Lutheran Church with Rev. O.
W. Wehrmann officiating. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery,
east of Scribner.
Mrs. Albers was a charter member of St. Peter's Ladies Aid. The
entire group will attend the funeral services.
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The following entry is from the 1880 US census for Dodge county,
Nebraska, Logan Precinct; T9-746
Albers, Gerhart w m 31 Farmer Prussia
Sofia w f 25 Wife Prussia
The following entry is from the 1885 Nebraska state census for
Dodge county; M352-14
Albers, Gerhard w m 39 Farmer Oldenburg
Sophia w f 28 Wife Oldenburg
The following entry is from the 1900 US Census for Dodge County
Nebraska; CD T612922Part2140A
Albers John Head W M Jan 1846 54 M 21 Germany
Ann S Wife W F Sept 1855 44 M 21 0 0 Germany
Meyer Gesine Niece W F Sept 1883 16 S Nebraska
The following entry is from the 1910 US census for Dodge county,
Alberts, Mrs. Sophia Head f w 54 Wd 0 0 Germany
Meyer, Gesina Niece f w 27 s Nebraska
The following entry is from the Nov. 28, 1895 Hooper Sentinel:
Buried - Mrs. Meyers on Wednesday. She was about 81 years old and
lived with her daughter, Mrs. Alberts.
Saint Johns Cemetery
Created by: hhwagner
Record added: Aug 18, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15406900
Added: Mar. 16, 2015