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Anna Marie (Muller) Weigel

Born - Thursday, January 1, 1874

Johnson, Nemaha County, Nebraska

Baptized - Hickory Grove Lutheran Church

Nemaha County, Nebraska

Married - Sunday, February 28, 1892

Hickory Grove Lutheran Church

(Saint Paul's Lutheran Church)

Nemaha County, Nebraska

Residence - June 21, 1900 - South Branch,

Otoe County, Nebraska

Residence - April 20, 1910 - South Branch,

Otoe County, Nebraska

Residence - 1920 - Hanover, Washington County, Kansas

Died - Tuesday, November 29, 1955

Her Daughter Home (Ruby Pratt)

Saint Joseph, Buchanan County, Missouri

Buried - Friday, December 2, 1955

Hanover City Cemetery, Washington County, Kansas


Buried - Hanover Cemetery - Hanover, Kansas




Mrs. Anna Weigel

Funeral Services Here Friday

Funeral services for Mrs. Anna Weigel, a pioneer resident of the Hanover community, will be held today, Friday, December 2nd, at 1:30 p. m. at the Sedlacek Funeral Home, and at 2:00 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, city. Interment will be made in Hanover Cemetery.

Mrs. Weigel, who was the widow of the late Jacob Weigel, was born January 19, 1874, and died Tuesday, November 29, at St. Joseph, Missouri. She was 81 years, 10 months and 10 days of age. For the past few years she had been making her home with her daughter, Mrs. Rudy Pratt at St. Joseph.


Hanover News


 December 2, 1955






Celebrate Their

50th Anniversary


Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Weigel, living southeast of Hanover celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary at their home,

Sunday, March 1, 1942.

While preparing the family dinner, Mr. and Mrs. Weigel were

surprised when a number of relatives came with well-filled baskets

to help them celebrate the occasion. In the afternoon a short program was held consisting of songs, talks and several accordion numbers played by Mr. Weigel. Besides the congratulations of their relatives and friends, Mr. and Mrs. Weigel also received many fine gifts.

Mr. and Mrs. Weigel have five living children, four daughters

and one son and seven grandchildren.

Relatives who gathered at the Weigel home for the celebration

Sunday included: Mr. and Mrs. Henry Meyer and daughter

Donna Lee, Mrs. Margaret Scheld, sister of Mr. Weigel,

Mrs. Fred Wolff and son Marvin, all of Sterling, Nebraska,

also two other sons of Mrs. Wolff, the Rev. Lorin J. Wolff of Diller, Nebraska and Frederick of Fairbury, Mrs. Andrew Weigel

and Mrs. Earl Thompson of Douglas, Nebraska, Henry Weigel of Lincoln, Nebraska and Mr. and Mrs. A. F. Dammann and daughter Fawn of Washington, Kansas and Mrs. Charles Pratt

of St. Joseph, Missouri. 






Husband - Jacob Weigel

Born - Saturday, April 9, 1870

Mornshausen, Hessen, Germany

Came to America -1888

Naturalized - 1895

Died - Saturday, May 29, 1948

Hanover, Washington County, Kansas

Buried - Saturday, June 1, 1948

Hanover City Cemetery, Washington County, Kansas

Father - Jost Weigel

Born - Germany

Mother - Elizabeth (Schmitt) Weigel

Born - Germany



Jacob Weigel Dies

At Home Here Saturday

Jacob Weigel a resident of the Hanover community since 1913, died at his home in the city at 9:30 o’clock Saturday morning, May 29th at the age of 78 years, 1 month and 20 days. Death was caused by a heart attack, following an illness of four and a half months.

The body was taken to the Champagne Funeral Home and Funeral Services were held at that funeral home at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 1st. Rev. William Harder, city retired Lutheran Minster, conducted the services and interment was made in Hanover Cemetery.

Jacob Weigel was born April 9, 1870, at Monthausen, Hessen, Germany, and came to the United States settling at Sterling, Nebraska on April 19, 1888. On February 28, 1892 he was united in marriage to Miss Anna Miller and the family came to the Hanover community to make their home on March 1, 1912. They lived on a farm near Hanover until January 15, 1943 when Mr. and Mrs. Weigel retired and moved to Hanover where they have since made their home. He was member of the Lutheran Church.

Surviving Mr. Weigel are his widow, Mrs. Anna Weigel, City; four daughters, Mrs. L.H. (Minnie) Taft, San Francisco, California, Mrs. Ruby Pratt, St. Joseph, Missouri; Mrs. Albert (Emma) Dammann, Waterville, Kansas; Mrs. Roy (Lillian) Downen, Downs, Kansas; one son, Herbert Weigel, South Gate, California; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Out of town relatives attending the funeral services included Mrs. Anna Wolff, Mrs. Esther Bartles, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Meyer, Mrs. Edwin Meyer, all of Sterling, Nebraska; Frederick Wolff, Fremont, Nebraska; Mr. and Mrs. August Miller, Lanham, Nebraska; Mrs. Irene Johannes, Marysville, Kansas; Mr. and Mrs. Harry Payne and daughter Carle, Denver, Colorado; and Mr. and Mrs. Lester Thoms and son Alan, Linn, Kansas.


Hanover Democrat


 June 8, 1948




Daughter - Minnie Margaret (Weigel) Taft

Born - June 26, 1893

Daughter - Augusta Muller (Twin)

Born - June 26, 1893

Died - June 26, 1893


Daughter - Ruby Clara (Weigel) Pratt

Born - December 5, 1895


Son - August Weigel

Born - September 1898 - Nebraska

Died - 1904 - Nebraska


Daughter - Emma Mathilda (Weigel) Dammann

Born - May 1,1901


Son - Herbert Ludwig Weigel

Born - March 8, 1905


Daughter - Esther Weigel

Born - November 1911

Died - November 1911

Buried - Burr, Nebraska



Born - May 25. 1913

Died - May 25. 1913

Buried - Hanover City Cemetery

Hanover, Washington County, Kansas


Daughter - Lillian Louise (Weigel) Dowen

Born - September 10, 1914



Brother - August Muller

Born - April 29, 1877


Sister - Christinia (Muller) Wallenberg

Born - July 11, 1879


Sister - Emma (Muller) Ross

Born - August 3, 1882


Sister - Minnie Sophia (Muller) Preston

Born- November 10, 1886


Sister - Margaret (Muller) Jones

Born - January 1885


Sister - Tilde "Mathilda" (Muller) Mook

Born - 1887



Father - Mattis "Matthaus" Muller

Mother - Maria Margarete (Eltiste) Muller


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