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 Charles H G “Herbert” Scherzberg

Charles H G “Herbert” Scherzberg

Birth
Thüringen, Germany
Death 24 May 1927 (aged 89)
Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska, USA
Plot Row 8 Lot 15
Memorial ID 90282159 · View Source
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Born in Toba, Tueringen, Germany. He came to America in 1855 and settled in Michigan where he lived for eight years. He then moved to Iowa where he spent two years on a farm he purchased near what is now Perry, Iowa. He traded this land for a team of horses and for a number of years hauled provisions. When work on building the Union Pacific railroad from Omaha on west began, he engaged in this work until they reached Grand Island. He stayed in the area buying a farm in Merrick County in 1872. In 1873, he married Elizabeth Hegner who passed away in 1880. They had three children: Mrs. Ella Nietfeldt, Arthur and Carl. In 1881, he married Augusta Poppke. who died November 21, 1925. To this union, three sons were born: Alfred of Burwell, Nebr., Walter of Grand Island and Oscar who preceded him in death. He was survived by a brother Emil of Nebraska.


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Gravesite Details Also shown on lot in Section B Lot 67 beside Augusta Scherzberg

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  • Added: 17 May 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 90282159
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles H G “Herbert” Scherzberg (26 Dec 1837–24 May 1927), Find A Grave Memorial no. 90282159, citing Grand Island Cemetery, Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by diaNEB (contributor 47466150) .