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Reimers Surname

Reimers Surname

Dorothy Cline (View posts)
Posted: 22 May 1999 12:00PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Reimers, Baylor, Courtage, Lyle
I would like to get in touch with anyone searching the above names. I am searching for information on Christian and Anna (Mohr) Reimers. They were married in Jackson County, IA. This union produced seven children. 1.Frederick 2. John I 3. Edward O 4. Ellenette C 5. Rosabelle M 6. Chris A 7. Lillian R. Frederick and John both died as young children in 1879. Edward died in 1904, he was abt 30 yrs old at the time of his death. Ellenette married Frank Courtage in 1898. I have no indication that Rosabelle married, she lived to be about 90 yrs old. Chris died in 1914 was about 30 yrs old. Lillian married first Bert Lyle, he died in 1922. She then married Ray Baylor.
There are numerous Reimers buried in the Pleasant View cemetery, I do not know if there is a connection. Please contact me.

REIMERS SURNAME

Posted: 24 May 1999 12:00PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 5 Sep 2001 6:28PM GMT
Surnames: Reimers
The following information was obtained using materials available at the Pierce Public Library, Pierce, Nebraska

Christian A. Reimers b: 14 Jan 1846 Ellendorf, Holstein Province, Germany d: 9 Dec 1917 Pierce, Nebraska
married: 1869 Van Buren Iowa
Anna Mohr b: 6 Nov 1847 Schleswieg Holstein, Germany d: 14 Oct 1891 Pierce, Nebraska (came with parents at age 6 to Jackson County Iowa in 1853)
Children:
Frederick d: Age 10
John d: Age 12
Edward O. b: 2 Oct 1874 Van Buren, Iowa d: 7 Apr 1904 Pierce, Nebraska
Christian d: 1914 Peru, South America
Nettie (FA Courtnage - Great Falls, MT in 1917)
Lillian (BF Lyle - Tracy, MN in 1917)
Rosabelle b: 25 Feb 1882 d: 28 Aug 1973

Christian married: Anna Tietje
Child:
Waldo

Christian, Anna (Mohr), Anna (Tietje), Edward, Rosabelle buried at Prospect View Cemetery, Pierce, Nebraska

No other mention of surviving siblings or parents in obituaries. We may have a contact person familiar with the Reimers family, will be in touch later with a contact name.

Reimers Surname

Dorothy Cline (View posts)
Posted: 6 Jun 1999 12:00PM GMT
Classification: Query
Thank you for posting that find. I appreciate any help you can give me.
Posted: 15 Oct 1999 12:00PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 23 Jul 2002 2:18PM GMT
Hi,
Don't know if this would be any relation but I sending the information I have on Reinhold Reimers. This would be a great serveral times grandfather of my husband. Do you see any conections?
Kathy

"REINHOLD REIMERS
Reinhold Reimers, who died in 1910, was an able representative of the farming community of Pierce County and was an old time resident of the county of that name. He developed a fine farm, and was a man of energetic labors, who by strict integrity became a highly esteemed and respected citizen of that section of Pierce County. Mr. Reimers was a native of Holstein, Germany, born January 26, 1850. His father died shortly after he was born, and the mother, with her children came to America in 1868 in the emigrant ship "The Saxonis", which afterward founded at Sea. They had a stormy passage, being on the water a long time feeling that none would reach land alive. On landing in New York our subject's family at once went to Clinton, County, Iowa joining his brother John who had located there previously, and he immediately went to work on a farm there, saving his earnings until he was able to purchase eighty acres of land in Crawford County, Iowa, where he married and started farming on his own account. The land was entirely unimproved, but he put up buildings and worked faithfully to get it in productive shape, after nine years being able to sell it for a good sum, he then went to Ida County, Iowa and bought one hundred and sixty acres, remaining there up to 1891, when he came to Nebraska. He purchased a half section on Willow Creek in Pierce County and later added another two hundred and fifty acres bought from the Elk Valley Stock Farm to his original homestead and on this extensive place he raised enormous crops of corn and other grains, also running a large number of Cattle and other stock. Mr. & Mrs. Reimers had 14 children, eleven of whom are living namely; Dora, John, Emma, Henry, Anna, Fred, Ida all married except Fred, who was his father's chief helper on the farm, while the four younger ones Tena, Bertha, Emil and Albert, are also on the homestead. Mrs. Reimers was married twice. Mr. Reimers was a liberal in politics, formerly being a republican, but admiring the sterling qualities of W.J. Bayan, voted for him when a candidate. In local politics, he voted for the man regardless of party. With his family he was an active member of the Lutheran Church in Pierce, Nebraska.
Reinhold R. Reimers farmland was deeded to Reinholds eleven living children, each receiving 1/11th. Mr. Reimers second wife Sophia, was paid money by the children for her share. This final decree was dated January 29, 1917. It was also in Reinhold's "will" that Sophia was to leave the family after his death.
Anna Margarete Watke was Reinhold Reimers first wife, and the mother of his fourteen children. She was born November 3, 1855 at Schleswig, Holstein, Germany to Claus Henry Watke and Dorethea Travb. She came to America with her folks in 1874 locating in Clinton County, Iowa where on July 12, 1877 she was united in marriage with Reinhold Reimers. From this union came 14 children. In March, 1891 the family came to Pierce County, Nebraska, from Iowa, where they have since resided. Mrs. Reimers died after an illness of ten days with puerperal fever, age 43 years, Friday morning January 6, 1899 and on Sunday January 8, 1899, funeral services were held and attended by a large concourse of relatives and friends. Over one hundred teams of horses being in the procession to the cemetery. Interment was made in the Prospect View Cemetery, south of Pierce, Nebraska.
Reinhold R. Reimers was born January 26 1850 at Hemme, Schleswig, Holstein, Germany to Reinhold Reimers and Catherine Arp, and came to America with his mother and step-father Paul Kohlmorgan in 1868, at the age of 18 years, settling near Clinton Iowa, going to Crowford County Iowa in 1876, He married Anna Margarete Watke in 1877 and 14 children were born to this union. In 1891 the family moved to Pierce County, Nebraska. It was here that the mother passed away in 1899. Mr. Reimers disposed of his place and purchased the Mason farm a half-mile north of Pierce. On January 30, 1902 he married Mrs. Sophie Brace (Indian) of Battle Creek, Nebraska. He passed away November 18, 1910 after a long and painful illness of several months. His death was caused by brights disease and dropsy at the age of 60 years. The body was consigned to the tomb in the Prospect View Cemetery, Pierce, Nebraska."

Re: Reimers Surname

Posted: 21 Dec 2004 4:05PM GMT
Classification: Query
I am the grandaughter of Lillian Reimers and Ray Baylor. Please contact me with any other information. I am just starting to work on my family tree. I am really interested on what happened to Chris Reimers In Lima, Peru. All my family was ever told about his death was that it was "under unusual circumstances."

Re: REIMERS SURNAME

Posted: 21 Dec 2004 4:07PM GMT
Classification: Query
I am greandaughter of Lillian Reimers and Ray Baylor. I am interested in corresponding with anyone who has any info on the Reimers family.

Re: Reimers Surname

Posted: 13 Feb 2005 3:16AM GMT
Classification: Query
I am the great grand daughter of Christian Reimers and Anna Mohr. Lillian Reimers was my grandmother. I would like to find anyone that has any info concerning this family.
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