Wilhelmina Katharine Sigges1

F, #44, b. 2 February 1838, d. 9 October 1921
     Other sources show Wilhelmina Katharine Sigges was born on 23 March 1832.2
     Wilhelmina was born in Leopoldstahl, Lippe, Detmold, Germany, on 2 February 1838.3,1,4 Other sources show Wilhelmina Katharine Sigges was born on 2 February 1839 in Germany.5,3,6,7
     Her common name was Katy Sigges.
     Wilhelmina Katharine Sigges immigrated in November 1860 to in New York City, New York, USA.1
     Conrad Bernhard Altenbernd married Wilhelmina Katharine Sigges, on 12 December 1860.8,9,10
     Wilhelmina Katharine Sigges was listed on the 1870 US Federal Census in Eudora, Douglas County, Kansas, USAG, enumerated 19 July 1870 living with Conrad Bernhard Altenbernd.11 Her age was listed as 30. She was shown as born in Prussia. Her profession was keeping house.11 Her father was of foreign birth. Her mother was of foreign birth.11
     Wilhelmina Katharine Altenbernd was listed on the 1875 Kansas State Census Eudora Township, Douglas County, Kansas, USA, enumerated 1875. Her age was listed as 38. She was shown as born in Germany. Her profession was farmer. She moved to Kansas from Germany.12
     Wilhelmina Katharine Altenbernd was listed on the 1875 Kansas State Census Eudora Township, Douglas County, Kansas, USA, enumerated 1875. Her age was listed as 36. She was shown as born in Germany. Her profession was farmer. She moved to Kansas from Germany.12
     Wilhelmina Katharine Altenbernd was listed as Conrad Bernhard Altenbernd's wife on the 1880 US Federal Census in Eudora Township, Douglas County, Kansas, USA, enumerated 1 June 1880.13 Her age was listed as 41. She was shown as born in Prussia. Her father was born in Prussia. Her mother was born in Prussia. She was married. Her occupation was keeping house.13
     Wilhelmina, as Conrad Bernhard Altenbernd's wife, resided with him 1029 Delaware Street, at Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, USA, between November 1892 and June 1915.1
     Wilhelmina Katharine Altenbernd was listed as Conrad Bernhard Altenbernd's wife on the 1900 Federal Census in Eudora Township, Douglas County, Kansas, USA, enumerated 15 June 1900.6
Her birth date was listed as February 1839, age 61. She was born in Germany. She was married and had been married for 20 years . She is the mother of 4 children. 3 children are still living. Her father was born in Germany. Her mother was born in Germany.6 She immigrated to the US in 1860 and had been in the US for 40 years. She was able to read, able to write, and able to speak English.6
     Wilhelmina died on 28 August 1905 at age 67.2
     Wilhelmina Katharine Sigges speaks German and English.1 She was described as Age 78 years, 4 months; mouth - ordinary; height - 5 foot 2 1/2 inches; chin - round; weight - 150; hair - gray; forehead - narrow; complexion - sallow; eyes - grey; face - long; nose - long and large; distinctive marks - none. on 22 June 1915 in Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, USA.1
     Wilhelmina died on 9 October 1921 in Eudora, Douglas County, Kansas, USAG, at age 83.3,7 She was buried after 9 October 1921 in the Eudora City Cemetery located in Eudora, Douglas County, Kansas, USA.3,7
Wilhelmina Altenbernd Headstone


     Photo taken by Sheila Altenbernd (#172) in the Eudora City Cemetery located in Eudora, Douglas County, Kansas, USA. Original photo in the possession of Sheila Altenbernd(#172). It's a picture of the Altenbernd family plot.14

Conrad Altenbernd Family Headstone
Conrad Altenbernd Family Plot
Last Edited=25 July 2020

Children of Wilhelmina Katharine Sigges and Conrad Bernhard Altenbernd

Citations

  1. [S106] Registration Affidavit of Alien Females, Douglas County, Lawrence Kansas; Enemy Alien Registration Affidavits; RG:118 SubGroup: District of Kansas (Central Plains Region: National Archives).
  2. [S109] Elvin Conrad Altenbernd unknown date.
  3. [S111] Unknown repository address, Wilhelmina Sigges (#44) Cemetery Marker; Read by Sheila Altenbernd (#172).
  4. [S1061] Kansas Alien Registration Index, online http://skyways.lib.ks.jus/genweb/kcgs/douglasallien.htm, viewed on Nov 13 2002, viewed by Sheila Altenbernd (#172) . Hereinafter cited as Kansas Alien Registration Index.
  5. [S137] Unknown household, 1870 1870 Kansas, unknown repository address unknown repository.
  6. [S391] Conrad Bernhard Altenbernd household, June 15, 1900 U.S. Federal Census, Douglas County, Kansas, population schedule, town of Eudora Township, enumeration district (ED) 54, supervisor's district (SD) 2, sheet 10, dwelling 185, family 187, National Archives micropublication T623 479 . Hereinafter cited as 1900 Kansas Census.
  7. [S1555] Unknown author Complete Tombstone Census of Douglas County Kansas, II Page: 135. (Douglas County, Kansas: Douglas County Genealogical Society, 1989) (Document Source Number: 00043-1989-00-00-01). Hereinafter cited as Complete Tombstone Census.
  8. [S1210] Conrand Altenbernd (#43) Obituary, Lawrence Daily Journal World, Lawrence, Kansas, December 2, 1919, page 4, column 4, www.newspapers.com, viewed at http://www.newspapers.com/image/61510487 on June 27, 2015 (Document Source Number: 00043-1919-12-10-01) . Hereinafter cited as Lawrence Daily Journal World.
  9. [S171] Unknown name of person unknown article title, Local Paper, Eudora, Kansas.
  10. [S106] Registration Affidavit of Alien Females, Douglas County, Lawrence Kansas; Enemy Alien Registration Affidavits; RG:118 SubGroup: District of Kansas (Central Plains Region: National Archives), Arrived in the US November 1860 under the name of Altenbernd.
  11. [S785] Conrad Altenbernd (#43) household, 1870 U.S. Federal Census, Douglas, Kansas, population schedule, town of Eudora, sheet 37, dwelling 253, family 287, National Archives micropublication M593_433. Viewed at www.ancestry.com . Hereinafter cited as Altenbernd, Conrad (#43) - 1870 Census.
  12. [S1508] Abstracted by Pauline B. Elniff, "1875 Douglas County Kansas Census," The Pioneer -- Douglas County Kansas Genealogical, Page: 3,4, 63, 72, File Number: GC 978.101 D74e Viewed: 2007. (Document Source Number: Agent for the Sale of Coffins, Caskets, and Robes).
  13. [S494] Conrad Bernhard Altenbernd household, 1880 U.S. Federal Census, Douglas County, Kansas, population schedule, town of Eudora Township, enumeration district (ED) 64, supervisor's district (SD) 1, sheet 1, dwelling 6, family 6, National Archives micropublication . Hereinafter cited as Altenbernd, Conrad (#43) 1880 Census.
  14. [S789] Personal knowledge of Sheila Altenbernd (#172) (12230 W Washington Street, Avondale, Arizona 85323) .
  15. [S227] Unknown repository address, (? ?) Cemetery Marker; Read by Sheila Sue Altenbernd.
 

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