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 Barbara Anna (Hildenbrand) Kaiser

Born - June 24, 1847

Ockoreheim, Heinber, Germany

Came to America - Spring of 1854

Residence -1860 - Brooklyn, Cuyahoga County, Ohio

Married - January 1, 1868

Nebraska City, Otoe County, Nebraska

Residence - 1870 - Nishnabotna, Atchison County, Missouri

Residence - 1880 -La Fayette, Nemaha County, Nebraska

Died - January 23, 1934

Her Daughter Hannah's Home

Lebanon, Red Willow County, Nebraska

Buried - Lebanon Cemetery

Lebanon, Red Willow County, Nebraska



John Henry Kaiser- Tombstone Buried - Lebanon Cemetery



Husband -John Henry Kaiser

Born - February 27,1838

Herchonau, Hessen, Germany

Came to America - 1862

Died - December 20,1928

His Home -Lebanon, Nebraska

Buried - Lebanon Cemetery

Lebanon, Red Willow County, Nebraska



Barbara Ann Hildenbrand was born in Ockoreheim,  Heinbeir,

Germany on June 24, 1847. Departed this life at the Home of her daughter Mrs. Hannah Bartholomew, January 23, 1934

at the age of 86 years 6 months 29 days. 


She came to America with her parents in the spring of 1854,

when she was but six years of age. The voyage was made in an

old-fashioned sailing vessel and it required three months

 to make the trip. The experience of that long tedious,

voyage were indelibly stamped on her mind.


The family settled at Cleveland, Ohio and remained there

until 1862 when they migrated to Nebraska Territory

and settled at Nebraska City.

On January 1, 1869, she was united in marriage

to John Kaiser at Nebraska City.

To this union, two daughters were born, both of whom survive.
Mr. & Mrs. Kaiser settled at Watson in Atchison County,

 in Missouri. and resided there until 1877 when they moved

to Nemaha County, Nebraska. In 1891 they came to

Red Willow County and settled on a farm East of Lebanon

where they continued to make their home.

 Coming to Nebraska as a young girl in 1862,

five years before, the state was admitted to the union

and living here nearly 65 years over 43 years

of which was in this vicinity. She shared with others

the trying experiences of sacrifice and toil of pioneer life.

Yet she lived to see her sacrifice and toil bear rich fruited

of hopes fulfilled and a comfortable home with loved ones dear.

"Grandma Kaiser" as she was lovingly called

by her friends ~was not only numbered among the

early settlers of this state but she was also a

pioneer of faith having been confirmed in the

German Lutheran Church at Cleveland, Ohio in 1852,

 and she remained stead-fast and true to her faith to the last.

All through these last several years while her body suffered thee afflictions incident to old age her Bible brought her light

and hope and gave her strength for her day.

In 1871, Mr. & Mrs. Kaiser adopted a daughter Mary,

whom ministered lovingly to them until she was stricken

with Cancer and answered the summons of death two years ago.

Mrs. Kaiser was next to the youngest in a family of 7 sisters;
and one brother; all of whom have passed into the great beyond,

except the youngest sister, Mrs. Louise Schmohl who resides

 in Los Angeles, California. She is survived by her 2 daughters,

 Mrs. Louise Bodwell of Fort Collins, Colorado;

and Mrs. Hannah Bartholomew of Lebanon, Nebraska;

 grandchildren, and sorrowing relatives and friends.

Her husband preceded her in death on December 20, 1928

at the age of 90 years 9months 21 days

Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon at the Lebanon
Presbyterian Church with Rev. Robert A. Jeffery officiating and
the body was laid to rest in the Family plot in the Lebanon Cemetery.

South Side Sentinel

February 1, 1934



Daughter - Mary Sophia Schmohl

Born - April 9,1868


Daughter - Louisa Kathryn (Kaiser) Bodwell

Born - June 7, 1876


Daughter - Hannah Mary (Kaiser) Bartholomew

Born - July 28, 1886



Father - Isaac Hildenbrand

Born - 1806 - Bavaria

Mother - Barbara Hildenbrand

Born - 1809- Bavaria




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