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 Anke Margaretha Sophia “Anna” <I>Wessels</I> Michels

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Anke Margaretha Sophia “Anna” Wessels Michels

  • Birth 27 Apr 1845 Germany
  • Death 27 Jan 1917 Orleans, Harlan County, Nebraska, USA
  • Burial Jefferson County, Nebraska, USA
  • Memorial ID 6722712

Also called Anna, last name possibly Wessenhoff.

Fairbury Journal
Thurs Feb 1, 1917

The body of Mrs. John Michels, who died at her home at Orleans, Nebr Saturday January 27, 1917 was brought to Fairbury for burial, interment being at Pleasant Hill cemetery, northwest of Fairbury. Funeral services were held here Tuesday afternoon.

Mrs. Michels' name before marriage was Annie Wessles. She was born in Germany in 1845 and married in that country to John Michels. They came to this country thirty years ago, settling on a farm near Fairbury. Twenty-two years ago they moved to Orleans.

Mrs. Michels is survived by her husband and 8 children. All the children reside in this area except one son and the youngest daughter, Mrs. Minnie Mintzmeyer, who lives at Orleans. The others are George, John, Martin, Gerhardt, Mrs. Lottie Eisenhauer, Mrs. Mary Junker and Mrs. Annie Seggerman.

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  • Created by: Beth Sparrow
  • Added: 25 Aug 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6722712
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Anke Margaretha Sophia “Anna” Wessels Michels (27 Apr 1845–27 Jan 1917), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6722712, citing Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Jefferson County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Beth Sparrow (contributor 46549069) .