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Amalie "Amelia" Frederichsdorf Batzka
Birth: Feb. 12, 1847, Germany
Death: Apr. 15, 1929
Starke County
Indiana, USA

My maternal great-great grandmother


According to family records ~ Amelia died suddenly in the arms of her son Robert, (my great-grandfather), in the backyard of her home.


Amelia married John F. W. Batzka in the year 1868. He was about 23 years old and Amelia about 21...Together they had eight children, with two of them dying in Chicago, IL. One of a sickness and one of drowning before the family moved to Indiana...

Source: A Short History of the Robert Batzka Family, written by Bob Douglas


Hamburg Passenger Lists, 1850-1934

Name: Amalie Batzke
Departure Date: 8 Oct 1880
Destination: New York
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1847
Age Year: 33
Gender: Female
Family ~ Household Members:

Amalie Batzke
Friedrich Batzke
Albert Batzke
Robert Batzke
Louise Batzke
Therese Batzke
Residence: Schweetz, PreuBen (Germany)

Ship Name: Prague
Captain: Scoular
Ship Type: Dampfschiff
Accommodation: ohne Angabe
Ship Flag: England
Port of Departure: Hamburg
Port of Arrival: Leith (Amerika (USA) via Glasgow)

Volume: 373-7 1, VIII B 1 Band 040
Page: 1209
Microfilm Roll Number: S_13134

1900 United States Federal Census

Name: Mollie Batzka
(Amelia Batzka)
Age: 53
Birth Date: Feb 1847
Birthplace: Germany
Home in 1900: Railroad, Starke, Indiana
Race: White
Gender: Female
Immigration Year: 1880
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: John F Batzka
Marriage Year: 1868
Years Married: 32
Father's Birthplace: Germany
Mother's Birthplace: Germany
Mother: number of living children: 5
Mother: How many children: 8
Household Members:

John F Batzka 55
Mollie (Amelia) 53

Indiana Deaths, 1882-1920

Name: Amelia Batzka
Date: 15 Apr 1929
Location: R.R. Township
Age: 82 Yr
Gender: Female
Race: White
Source Location: County Health Office, Knox
Source notes: The source of this record is the book H-18 on page 60 within the series produced by the Indiana Works Progress Administration.

Family links: 
  Johann "John" Friedrich William Batzka (1845 - 1927)
  Frederick William Batzka (1870 - 1955)*
  Albert Batzka (1872 - 1881)*
  Robert Batzka (1874 - 1948)*
  Elizabeth Batzka Baske (1876 - 1976)*
  Theresa M. Batzka Reynolds (1877 - 1961)*
  Martha Batzka Waddell (1884 - 1960)*
*Calculated relationship
1847 - 1929

Note: A special thank you to my friend Cheryl Hanson for sponsoring my great-great grandmother Amelia, especially on her Angel Day ~ such a kind and loving thing to do...
San Pierre Public Cemetery
San Pierre
Starke County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Sherri C. Bogan Nibbe
Record added: Jul 15, 2010
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