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  • ID: I2477
  • Name: Wilhelmine QUEITSCH
  • Given Name: Wilhelmine
  • Surname: Queitsch
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: OCT 1825 in of Guben,Brandenburg,Germany
  • Death: in ,USA
  • Ancestral File #: C1H1-K2
  • LDS Baptism: 19 JUN 1991 Temple: OGDEN
  • Endowment: 18 JUL 1991 Temple: OGDEN
  • Note:
    !NAME-BIRTHPLACE: Marriage license of her son, Emiel Fredrick Herman Schultz.
    Family Records: Personal knowledge of g-son, Otto B R Schultz and g-dau, Martha
    (Schultz) Mendenhall.
    BIRTHDATE & PLACE: 1900 FED Census Sterling, Whiteside, IL; p 5616 line 67.
    (74 in 1900)
    NAME: marriage license of her son, E F H SCHULTZ, to A M Johanna LUTHGE at
    Sterling, Whiteside, IL; #6356; issued 19 APR 1884; married 21 APR 1884;
    registered 22 APR 1884.

    NOTES: 1900 Fed Census---dated 20 JUN 1900--- gives following information:
    Lived at 505 13th Ave, Sterling, IL; name is QUATZH, Wilhelmine;
    She is head of household; white; female; born OCT 1845; was 74 at last
    birthday;(Must be mistake here; census taker should have written down 1825
    instead of 1845 for her birth year.) She had 3 children (2 living); place of
    her birth is Germany; place of her father's birth is Germany; place of her
    mother's birth is Germany; year of immigration to the US is 1872; number of
    years in the US is 28; her occupation is washerwoman; months not employed is
    "0"; can read and write; can speak English; rents a home.


    She is said to have had several children. One is mentioned as not living at
    time of 1900 Fed Cen. No name is listed. This one must be the Augusta Franziska Bertha mentioned in the letter in the following notes.
    Wilhelmine lived in Guben, Brandenburg, Germany when her son, E F H Schultz was born 10 JUL 1856.

    The following original letter is in possession of Joanne Franklin, to whom
    it was given by her cousin C. Emery Mendenhall. Emery found it in his late
    mother's (Martha Mendenhall) things. Martha's mother was Johanna (Luethje)
    Schultz, whose husband was EFH Schultz, the son of Wilhelmine Queitsch:
    "To the Widow Wilhelmine Queitsch, nee Schultz From the office of the Court for Guardian, Royal County Court to Guben
    "In the matter of the illegitimate Schultz case you are herewith informed, due to your letter of 17th of the Month, to employ the services of a notary Public and state that you relinquish on behalf of your deceased daughter Augusta Franziska Bertha all claim to the estate. This document must be notorized by the German Counsul and forwarded to this office. When the above has been taken care of, the on hand deposit will be handed over to the surviving children of daughter. Further you are notified that your daughter Anna Schultz has been left from the estate of the Merchant Lau a legacy of 100 [?] = 300 Mark. This has been paid to Basketweaver Henrich Engmann as trustee and guardian for Anna Schultz. This cannot be done until we are in possession of a notorized statement by a certified notary that you are relinquishing all claims to the estate of your deceased daughter Augusta Franziska Bertha and this also must be notorized by the German (Konsul) Counsul and forwarded to this office. When we are in possession of said documents we will remit the now deposited funds to you for your 2 now still living children. However the funds for your daughter Anna can only be turned over to her on her reaching the age required by our courts to be regarded of age. Basketweaver Heinrich Engmann will administer said funds until then."

    Address on the above letter: To Widow Queitsch, Wilhelmine geb. Schultz
    Sterling, Post Box 552
    Whiteside Co. Ill
    Nord Amerika

    Marriage 1 Ernst SCHULTZ b: ABT 1821 in of Guben,Brandenburg,Germany
    • Sealing Spouse: in OAKLA
    1. Has Children Emiel Fredrick Herman SCHULTZ b: 10 JUL 1856 in Guben,Brandenburg,Germany
    2. Has No Children Anna SCHULTZ b: ABT 1858 in Guben,Brandenburg,Germany
    3. Has No Children Augusta Franziska Bertha SCHULTZ b: ABT 1859 in of Guben,Brandenburg,Germany
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