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Helena Victoria (Imoehl) Burbach

HELEN “LENA” VICTORIA IMOEHL daughter of Joseph and Helena (Doerr) Imoehl.

Born:         3 May 1884 in Festina, Winneshiek County, Iowa, USA. 

Died:         4 Mar 1967 in Hartington, Cedar County, Nebraska, USA.

Married:   6 Jul 1903 LOUIS FRANK BURBACH in Bow Valley, Cedar County, Nebraska, USA.

FAG:          Memorial #67559102 buried at Saint Michaels Cemetery, Hartington, Cedar County, Nebraska, USA.

LOUIS FRANK BURBACH son of Louis Hubert and Theresa (Arens) Burbach.

Born:         15 Apr 1881 in Bow Valley, Cedar County, Nebraska, USA.

Died:         15 Apr 1956 on his 75th birthday in Hartington, Cedar County, Nebraska, USA.

FAG:          Memorial #67559111 buried at Saint Michaels Cemetery, Hartington, Cedar County, Nebraska, USA.

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Helena Victoria d(Ioehl) and Louis Frank Burbach
Helena Victoria d(Ioehl) and Louis Frank Burbach July 6, 1903

Louis Frank and Helena Victoria (Imoehl) Burbach

Louis and Helena owned their 240 acre farm in Township 31 N, Range 2E, Cedar County Nebraska, section 12 on Bow Creek.

Louis F. and Helena (Imoehl) Burbach Biography

Louis F. and Helena (Imoehl) Burbach Biography 1

LOUIS F. AND HELENA (IMOEHL) BURBACH

     “Louis F. Burbach, the fifth child of Louis H. and Theresa Arens, was born April 15, 1881. He grew to manhood on a farm southwest of Bow Valley. He married Helena Imoehl of Festina, Iowa on July 6, 1903. She was born May 3, 1884. They set up farming 4 miles south of St. James. Louis helped establish the SS. Philip and James parish. They had six children – Joseph L. (Dorothy Wieseler), Rose (Arthur Sudbeck), Arthur (Gertrude Wieseler), Florenz (Veronica Lammers), Irene (Clarence Suing), Mary (Henry Heine). Louis also helped organize and build the Waucapona parochial school and their children attended that school.

     After Florenz and Arthur married in January 1931 Louis and Helena and their daughters, Irene and Mary, moved to Hartington. Louis died April 15, 1956. Helena died March 4, 1967.”

Township 31 N, Range 2E, Cedar County Nebraska, section 12 - Louis F. Burbach Farm.
Township 31 N, Range 2E, Cedar County, Nebraska, section 12. Louis F. Burbach Farm.

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Helena & Louis Burbach with children Rose and Joseph and twins Arthur and Florenz in the carriage on their farm, 1910.
Helena & Louis Burbach with children Rose and Joseph and twins Arthur and Florenz in the carriage on their farm, 1910.
Louis and Helena (Imoehl) Burbach 50th Wedding Anniversary.

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Census and Records for Louis Frank & Helena Victoria (Imoehl) Burbach

It’s important to note that the information collected on Census records may have been provided by any of the household members and sometimes even a neighbor. Interpretation of information was up to the census taker. Spelling was often written phonetically and the handwriting sometimes difficult to transcribe.

1910 US Federal Census,2 Precinct No. 8, Cedar County Nebraska, SD No. 3, ED No. 38, Sheet No. 6B, Enumerated on the 3rd day of May 1910. Line No l76, Dwelling No. 14, Family No. 14.

  • Louis F. Burbach, head, age: 29, married 6 years, birthplace: Nebraska, Fathers birthplace: Wisconsin, Mothers birthplace: Germany, Tongue spoken: English, Occupation: Farmer, Industry, General Farm, can read and write, own farm, mortgaged.
  • Lena V. Burbach, wife, age: 25, married 6 years, number of children born: 4, number of children living: 4, birthplace: Iowa, Fathers birthplace: Germany, mother’s birthplace: Pennsylvania, spoken tongue: English.
  • Josie L. Burbach, son, age: 4, birthplace: Nebraska.
  • Rosa T. Burbach, daughter, age: 2, birthplace: Nebraska.
  • Arthur L. Burbach, son, age: 2 months, birthplace: Nebraska.
  • Florence L. Burbach, son, age: 2 months, birthplace: Nebraska.

1918 WWI Draft Registration Card 3

  • Louis Frank Burbach, Serial No. 1666, address: 2 Hartington, Cedar County, Nebraska, age: 37, birthdate: 15 Apr 1881, white, native born, occupation: Farming, place of employment: 2 Hartington, Cedar County, Nebraska, nearest relative: L. V. Burbach, 6 Hartington Cedar County, Nebraska, Height: medium, build: slender, color of eyes: blue, color of hair: black, dated 12 Sep 1918.

1920 US Federal Census,4 Precinct 8, Cedar County, Nebraska, ED No 43, sheet 3 B, Dwelling No. 52, Family, No. 52.

  • L. F. Burbach, head, Own Farm, age: 38, married, can read and write, birthplace: Nebraska, Fathers birthplace: Germany, Tongue Spoken by Father: German, Mothers birthplace: Germany, able to speak English: Yes, occupation: farmer, Industry: General Farm.
  • Lena, V. Burbach, wife, age: 35, married, can read and write, birthplace: Iowa, Fathers Birthplace: Germany, Mothers birthplace: Germany, occupation: Housework.
  • Joseph L. Burbach, son, age: 14, attending school, can read and write, birthplace: Nebraska.
  • Rosa J. Burbach, daughter, age: 11, attending school, can read and write, birthplace: Nebraska.
  • Arthur L. Burbach, son, age: 9, attending school, can read and write birthplace: Nebraska.
  • Florence L. Burbach, son, age: 9, attending school, can read and write birthplace: Nebraska.
  • Irene H. Burbach, daughter, age: 5, attending school, can read and write birthplace: Nebraska.
  • Mary L. Burbach, daughter, age 3 years 4 months, birthplace: Nebraska.

1930 US Federal Census,5 Precinct 8, Cedar County, Nebraska, ED No. 14-11, SD No. 2, Sheet No 1 B, Enumerated on April 2, 1930, Line No. Dwelling No. 1, Family No. 1.

  • L. F. Burbach, head, owns farm, age: 49, married. Age of first marriage: 22, can read and write, birthplace: Nebraska, Fathers birthplace: Germany, Mothers birthplace: Germany, language spoken: German, able to speak English: yes, occupation: Farmer, Industry: General Farm, working on own account, employment: yes, veteran: no.
  • Lena Burbach, wife, age: 46, married, age of first marriage: 19, can read and write, birthplace: Iowa, Fathers birthplace: Germany, Mothers birthplace: Pennsylvania, able to speak English: yes. 
  • Rose Burbach, daughter, age: 22, single, can read and write, birthplace: Nebraska, occupation: Farm Laborer. 
  • Arthur, Burbach, son, age: 20, single, can read and write, birthplace: Nebraska, can speak English, occupation: none.
  • Florenz Burbach, son, age: 20, single, can read and write, birthplace: Nebraska, can speak English, occupation: none.
  • Irene Burbach, daughter, age: 16, attending school, can read and write, birthplace: Nebraska, can speak English.
  • Mary Burbach, daughter, age: 13, attending school, can read and write, birthplace Nebraska, can speak English.

1940 US Federal Census,6 Precinct 9, Hartington City, Cedar County, Nebraska, S.D. No 7, E.D. No. 14-31, Sheet No 16 A, enumerated on May 3-7, 1940. Line No. 33, Household No. 441.

  • Louis F. Burbach, head, age: 58, married, highest grade completed: Elementary school, 8th grade, birthplace: Nebraska, residence in 1935: same house, employed for pay: yes, occupation: attendant, industry: filling station, weeks worked in 1939: 52, value of home: 1500.
  • Helena Burbach, wife, age: 57, married, highest grade completed: Elementary school, 8th grade, birthplace: Iowa.
  • Frederick Burbach, grandson, age: 8, attending school, completed 1st grade, birthplace: Nebraska, residence in 1935, rural Cedar County, Nebraska.

1942 World War II Draft Card 7

  • Louis Frank Burbach, Serial No. 647, Residence: Hartington, Cedar County, Nebraska, telephone: none, age: 61, place of birth: Bow Valley, Cedar County, Nebraska, Date of birth: Apr 15, 1881, name of person who will always know your address: Mrs. Lena Burbach, Hartington, Nebraska, employers address: retired farmer, place of employment: live in town. Race: white, Height: 5’10”, weight: 160, blue eyes, black/gray hair, complexion: light brown. Dated April 27, 1942.

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Louis Frank and Helena Victoria (Imoehl) Burbach Children

  1. JOSEPH LOUIS BURBACH son of Louis Frank and Helena Victoria (Imoehl) Burbach.

Born:         12 Jul 1905 in St. James, Cedar County, Nebraska, USA. 

Died:         30 Nov 1956 at the age of 51 in Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa, USA.

Married 1st:   11 Sep 1927 DOROTHY “DORA” ANTOINETTE WEISELER in St. Helena, Cedar County, Nebraska, USA.

Married 2nd:  6 May 1939 MARY OLIVE MANSFIELD in Dakota City, Dakota County, Nebraska, USA.

FAG:          Memorial #99238538 buried at Memorial Park Cemetery Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa, USA and is a US Army Veteran.  

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DOROTHY “DORA” ANTOINETTE WIESELER, daughter of Joseph C. and Anna Elizabeth (Casey) Wieseler.

Born:         16 Jun 1904 in Cedar County, Nebraska, USA.

Died:         23 Jan 1934 at the age of 29 in Yankton, Yankton County, South Dakota, USA, just 12 days after the birth of her daughter Della Rose.

FAG:          Memorial #99237856 buried at Saint Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Saint Helena, Cedar County, Nebraska, USA.

MARY OLIVE MANSFIELD daughter of George and Cecil R. (Allen) Mansfield.

Born:        19 Apr 1915 in Monona, Ashton Township, Clayton County, Iowa, USA.

Died:         20 Sep 1976 at the age of 61 in Sioux City, Woodbury County, Iowa, USA.

Married 2nd: 31 Jul 1959 NED LAVERN SADLER 

  1. ROSE THERESA BURBACH daughter of Louis Frank and Helena Victoria (Imoehl) Burbach.

Born:        19 Jan 1908 in Saint James, Cedar County, Nebraska, USA.

Died:         30 Aug 1996 at the age of 88 in Yankton, Yankton County, South Dakota, USA.

Married:   19 Aug 1930 ARTHUR “ART” F. SUDBECK in St. James, Cedar County, Nebraska, USA.

FAG:          Memorial #99237611 buried at Saint Michaels Cemetery, Hartington, Cedar County, Nebraska, USA. 

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ARTHUR “ART” F. SUDBECK, son of Henry Joseph “H.J.” and Elizabeth (Suing) Sudbeck.

Born:         13 Mar 1902 in Bow Valley, Cedar County, Nebraska, USA.

Died:          25 Mar 1976 at the age of 74 in Hartington, Cedar County, Nebraska.

FAG:           Memorial #85744786 buried at Saint Michaels Cemetery, Hartington, Cedar County, Nebraska, USA.  

  1. ARTHUR LOUIS BURBACH twin of Florenz Louis Burbach and son of Louis Frank and Helena Victoria (Imoehl) Burbach.

Born:        19 Jan 1910 in St. James, Cedar County, Nebraska, USA.

Died:         20 Apr 1993 at the age of 83 inPhoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA.

Married:   20 Jan 1931 GERTRUDE WILHELMINA WIESELER at Immaculate Conception Church, St. Helena, Nebraska, USA.

FAG:          Memorial #99238370 buried at Saint Michaels Cemetery, Hartington, Cedar County, Nebraska, USA. 

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GERTRUDE WILHELMINA WIESELER daughter of Joseph C. and Anna Elizabeth (Casey) Wieseler.

Born:         5 Apr 1909 in Cedar County, Nebraska, USA.

Died:          19 Jan 2007 at the age of 97 in Millard, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA.

FAG:           Memorial #99238360 buried at Saint Michaels Cemetery, Hartington, Cedar County, Nebraska, USA.

  1. FLORENZ LOUIS BURBACH twin of Arthur Louis Burbach and son of Louis Frank and Helena Victoria (Imoehl) Burbach.

Born:         19 Jan 1910 in Hartington, Cedar County, Nebraska, USA.

Died:          6 Apr 1995 at the age of 85 in Hartington, Cedar County, Nebraska, USA.

Married:    21 Jan 1931 VERONICA MARGARET LAMMERS in St. Helena, Cedar County, Nebraska, USA.

FAG:          Memorial #47386874 buried at Saints Philip and James Catholic Cemetery, Saint James, Cedar County, Nebraska, USA. 

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VERONICA MARGARET LAMMERS daughter of Ignatz A. and Mary Matilda (Willenbring) Lammers.

Born:         5 Sep 1908 in Saint Helena, Cedar County, Nebraska, USA.

Died:         19 Jun 2000 at the age of 91 in Coleridge, Cedar County, Nebraska, USA.

FAG:          Memorial #47386876 buried at Saints Philip and James Catholic Cemetery, Saint James, Cedar County, Nebraska, USA.

  1. IRENE HELEN BURBACH daughter of Louis Frank and Helena Victoria (Imoehl) Burbach.

Born:          14 Feb 1914 in Hartington, Cedar County, Nebraska, USA.

Died:          3 Jan 1997 at the age of 82 in Hartington, Cedar County, Nebraska, USA.

Married:    5 Jun 1934 CLARENCE FRANCIS SUING in Hartington, Cedar County, Nebraska.

FAG:           Memorial #67558899 buried at Saint Michaels Cemetery, Hartington, Cedar County, Nebraska, USA. 

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CLARENCE FRANCIS SUING son of Joseph Amundum and Josephine Mary (Becker) Suing.

Born:         11 Jun 1907 in St. Helena, Cedar County, Nebraska, USA.

Died:         17 Nov 1994 at the age of 77 in Hartington, Cedar County, Nebraska.

FAG:          Memorial #67558902 buried at Saint Michaels Cemetery, Hartington, cedar County, Nebraska, USA.

  1. MARY LEONA BURBACH daughter of Louis Frank and Helena Victoria (Imoehl) Burbach.

Born:         30 AUG 1916 in Saint James, Cedar County, Nebraska, USA.

Died:         10 Oct 1994 at the age of 78 in Hartington, Cedar County, Nebraska, USA.

Married:    3 Feb 1937 HENRY FRANK HEINE in Hartington, Cedar County, Nebraska, USA.

FAG:           Memorial #91889922 buried at Saint Peter and Paul Cemetery, Bow Valley, Cedar County, Nebraska, USA. 

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HENRY FRANK HEINE son of Johann Georg and Maria Josephine (Thoene) Heine.

Born:       4 Nov 1911 in Hartington, Cedar County, Nebraska, USA.

Died:       19 Sep 2000 in Hartington, Cedar County, Nebraska, USA.

FAG:        Memorial #91889750 buried at Saint Peter and Paul Cemetery, Bow Valley, Cedar County, Nebraska, USA.   

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Citations:

  1. Louis F and Helena (Imoehl) Burbach Biography posted to ancestry.com by jeanjunkie on 2 Apr 2010 from SS. Philip and James Catholic Church History, pages 67-68.
  2. “United States Census, 1910,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MLWT-LLV : accessed 15 March 2020), Louis F Burbach, “United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:29J6-QX9 : 6 March 2020), Louis Frank Burbach, 1917-1918.
  3. “United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:29J6-QX9 : 6 March 2020), Louis Frank Burbach, 1917-1918.
  4. “United States Census, 1920,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MCVJ-H67 : accessed 16 March 2020), L F Burbach, Precinct 8, Cedar, Nebraska, United States; citing ED 43, sheet 3B, line 79, family 52, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 983; FHL microfilm 1,820,983.
  5. “United States Census, 1930,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XQVB-P38 : accessed 16 March 2020), L F Burbach, Precinct 08, Cedar, Nebraska, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 11, sheet 1B, line 51, family 1, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 1268; FHL microfilm 2,341,003.
  6. “United States Census, 1940,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KM12-SS2 : 28 February 2020), Louis F Burbach, Hartington, Hartington City, Cedar, Nebraska, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 14-31, sheet 16A, line 33, family 441, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 – 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 2240.

  7. WWII Draft Registration card for Louis Frank Burbach, Hartington, Nebraska, USA. The National Archives at St. Louis; St. Louis, Missouri; World War II Draft Cards (Fourth Registration) for the State of Nebraska; Record Group Title: Records of the Selective Service System; Record Group Number: 147; Box or Roll Number: 1186, U.S. World War II Draft Registration cArds, 1942. Ancestry.com.

 

Disclosure:
The family Information was retrieved from a variety of family trees, webgens and family stories. I will note citations as appropriate and hope the information assists you in your research, but please do not use this as proven evidence. Feedback is welcome!

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