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Augusta Louise Hoffman Bish
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Birth: Oct. 5, 1862
Berlin, Germany
Death: Mar. 1, 1944
Hamilton County
Nebraska, USA

Augusta Louise (Hoffman) Bish, daughter of Christian John and Louise Sophia (Teitz) Hoffman, married Peter W. Bish.


Augusta Hoffman Bish was born in Berlin, Germany, October 25th, 1863, and passed away at her home in Giltner on Wednesday, March 1, 1944, at the age of 81 years, 4 months and 26 days. She was suddenly stricken as she had been in her usual health earlier in the evening, and had expected to visit her daughter in Idaho leaving on Thursday..

She came to Harvard at the age of 18, and in 1883 was married to Peter Bish. They lived on a farm five miles south of Giltner, until they retired and moved to
Giltner in 1918. Nine children were born to this union, four of whom together with her husband preceded her in death. Those surviving are Ed of Giltner and Charles of Grand Island, Mrs. Anna Mintum of Idaho, Mrs. Flora Kreuger of Hoskins, Nebr., and Selma at home; also nine grandchildren and nine greatchildren, one sister and three brothers..

Funeral services were held at two o'clock Saturday afternoon, March 4th, from the Methodist church with Rev. Aucock and Rev. Littrell of Arnold, Nebr., in charge of the services. Burial was made in the Greenwood cemetery..

Mrs. Bish served as president of the Cemetery Association of which she was the organizer, 15 of its 19 years of existence, and did much to beautify the cemeteries of Giltner and Greenwood..
Family links: 
  Christian J Hoffmann (1842 - 1923)
  Louise Sophia Tietz Hoffmann (1844 - 1907)
  Peter W Bish (1851 - 1934)
  Frederick Bish (1884 - 1923)*
  Edward Bish (1885 - 1955)*
  Charles Bish (1887 - 1967)*
  Anna Marie Bish Mintun (1888 - 1965)*
  Julia Margaret Bish (1891 - 1895)*
  George Peter Bish (1896 - 1918)*
  Lena "Selma" Bish (1899 - 1998)*
  Esther Elizabeth Bish Wolmer (1901 - 1920)*
  Augusta Louise Hoffman Bish (1862 - 1944)
  William Christian Hoffman (1864 - 1951)*
  Fred C Hoffman (1866 - 1945)*
  Carl Hoffman (1868 - 1939)*
  Louise Hoffman Schwenk (1872 - 1941)*
  Helena Anna Hoffman Bieck (1875 - 1955)*
  August Hoffman (1879 - 1954)*
  Otto Christian Hoffman (1880 - 1926)*
*Calculated relationship
Greenwood Cemetery
Hamilton County
Nebraska, USA
Created by: Linda
Record added: Feb 27, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48881204
Augusta Louise <i>Hoffman</i> Bish
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Augusta Louise <i>Hoffman</i> Bish
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