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Betz Family

Our Betz migrated from Russia. My husbands grandfather was Fredrick Betz he was married to Garneita Jane Cunningham.

 

Fredrick and Garneita on their wedding day.

Betz Family

First Generation
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1. Heinrich Betz. Born on 27 Aug 1852 in Kolb, Saratov, Volga, Russia. Arrival in 1886. Resided in Harmony, Webster, Nebraska, in 1900. Resided in Harmony, Webster, Nebraska, in 1910. Heinrich died in Campbell, Franklin, Nebraska, USA, on 17 Mar 1928; he was 75.

Heinrich married Maria Katharina Achtziger, daughter of Joseph Achtziger & Barbara Meyer. Born in 25 Mar 1853 in Kolb, Saratov, Volga, Russia. Maria Katharina died in Ritzville, Adams, Washington, USA, in 28 Jul 1936; she was 83.

They had the following children:
    2    i.    Peter
    3    ii.    Frank
    4    iii.    Heinrich Jacob (1871-1968)
    5    iv.    Katherine (1872-1943)
    6    v.    Mary (1874-1943)
    7    vi.    Marie Elizabeth (1877-)

 

Second Generation
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2. Peter Betz. Born in Messer, Russia.

3. Frank Betz. Born in Messer, Russia.

4. Heinrich Jacob Betz. Born on 17 Jun 1871 in Messer, Saratov, Volga Russia. Resided in Harmony, Webster, Nebraska, in 1900. Heinrich Jacob died in Sacramento, California, on 13 Nov 1968; he was 97. Buried in Scottsbluff Nebraska.

In 1927 when Heinrich Jacob was 55, he first married Anna Maria Fuss. Born in 1870. Anna Maria died in 1959; she was 89.

In 1919 when Heinrich Jacob was 47, he second married Elizabeth Hill. Born in 1870. Elizabeth died in 1926; she was 56.

Abt 1900 when Heinrich Jacob was 28, he third married Maria Katherina Altergott, daughter of Jacob Altergott & Elizabeth. Born in 1879 in Saratov, Russia. Maria Katherina died in Scottsbluff, Nebraska, in 1918; she was 39.

They had the following children:
    8    i.    Katherine (1901-1977)
    9    ii.    Henry (1903-1991)
    10    iii.    Amalie "Mollie" (1905-2000)
    11    iv.    Mary Marie (1907-)
    12    v.    Fredrick (1912-1996)
    13    vi.    Amelia (1916-2002)
    14    vii.    Jacob (1918-1980)

5. Katherine Betz. Katherine died in 1943; she was 71. Born in 1872 in Selicka Russia.

Katherine married Francis Dunn.

6. Mary Betz. Born in 1874. Mary died in 1943; she was 69.

Mary married Henry Michael Koch. Born in 1868. Henry Michael died in 1942; he was 74.

They had the following children:
    15    i.    Anna Marie (1895-1895)
    16    ii.    Sarah (1896-1901)
    17    iii.    Marie (1898-1978)
    18    iv.    Philip (1899-1901)
    19    v.    Pauline (1901-1975)
    20    vi.    Jacob (1903-1970)
    21    vii.    Martha (1904-1994)
    22    viii.    Lydia (1906-1982)
    23    ix.    Rachael Mable (1908-1977)
    24    x.    Herman (1910-1966)

7. Marie Elizabeth Betz. Born in 1877.

 

Third Generation
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8. Katherine Betz. Born on 15 Sep 1901 in Other Country. Katherine died in Lodi, San Joaquin, California, United States of America, on 10 May 1977; she was 75.

Katherine married Henry Alberg. Born in 1888. Henry died in 1965; he was 77.

They had the following children:
    25    i.    Henry Robert (1921-)
    26    ii.    Esther Marion (1923-)
    27    iii.    Harold Roland (1925-1981)
    28    iv.    Elwood Leroy (1926-2001)
    29    v.    Helen Irene (1929-)
    30    vi.    Walter Richard (1931-)
    31    vii.    Edward (1943-)

9. Henry Betz. Born on 25 May 1903 in Russia. Henry died in California on 1 Aug 1991; he was 88.

In 1922 when Henry was 18, he married Emma Brenning. Born on 29 Sep 1903. Emma died in California on 25 Apr 2008; she was 104.

10. Amalie "Mollie" Betz. Born on 25 Jan 1905 in Messer, Russia. Amalie "Mollie" died in Scottsbluff, Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, United States of America, on 15 Feb 2000; she was 95.

On 21 Nov 1922 when Amalie "Mollie" was 17, she married Jacob Engleman, in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. Born on 15 Aug 1900 in Kucker, Russia. Jacob died in Cheyenne, Wyoming, on 14 Feb 1960; he was 59.

They had the following children:
    32    i.    Lois Violet (1923-)
    33    ii.    Mildred Eleanor (1925-)
    34    iii.    Dorothy Irene (1925-1974)
    35    iv.    Betty Jane (1927-)
    36    v.    Darlene May (1929-)

11. Mary Marie Betz. Born on 7 Mar 1907 in Messer, Russia.

On 16 Sep 1924 when Mary Marie was 17, she married George Hessler, in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. Born on 10 Dec 1904 in Norke, Russia.

They had the following children:
    37    i.    Alvin (1925-2000)
    38    ii.    Lucille Jane (1927-)
    39    iii.    Roland Levern (1930-)

12. Fredrick Betz. Born on 31 Dec 1912 in Selicka, Russia. Fredrick died in Pine Grove, Amador, California, United States of America, on 7 Jun 1996; he was 83. Fredrick died in Jackson, California. Occupation: Dairy Farmer, Cook for PG & E camps, Military - served in WWII.

On 18 Dec 1936 when Fredrick was 23, he married Garneita Jane Cunningham, daughter of William Earl Cunningham & Elizabeth Coulson, in Morrill, Nebraska. Born on 26 Jul 1913 in Wilson Creek, Washington. Garneita Jane died in Sutter Creek, Amador, California, United States of America, on 11 Dec 2001; she was 88. Garneita Jane died in Jackson, California.

They had the following children:
    40    i.    Living (1937-)
    41    ii.    Katherin Ann (1938-1986)
    42    iii.    Living (1939-)
    43    iv.    Living (1941-)
    44    v.    Living (1944-)

13. Amelia Betz. Born in 1916 in Russia. Amelia died on 16 Sep 2002; she was 86.

In 1951 when Amelia was 35, she married Donald Hueston Long.

14. Jacob Betz. Born in 1918 in Russia. Jacob died in Worland, Washakie, Wyoming, United States of America, in 1980; he was 62.

Jacob married Faye Maxine Curley. Born on 4 Apr 1922 in Yates Center, Kansas, USA. Faye Maxine died in San Diego, CA, on 16 May 1997; she was 75.

They had the following children:
    45    i.    Maria Jo (1943-)
    46    ii.    Doanld Jacob (1944-)

15. Anna Marie Koch. Born in 1895. Anna Marie died in 1895; she was <1.

16. Sarah Koch. Born in 1896. Sarah died in 1901; she was 5.

17. Marie Koch. Born in 1898. Marie died in 1978; she was 80.

Marie married Alexander Kaiser. Born in 1896. Alexander died in 1965; he was 69.

18. Philip Koch. Born in 1899. Philip died in 1901; he was 2.

19. Pauline Koch. Born in 1901. Pauline died in 1975; she was 74.

Pauline married George Winter. George died in 1978; he was 87. Born in 1891.

20. Jacob Koch. Born in 1903. Jacob died in 1970; he was 67.

Jacob married Katherine Elilzabeth Rusch. Born in 1907. Katherine Elilzabeth died in 1962; she was 55.

21. Martha Koch. Born in 1904. Martha died in 1994; she was 90.

Martha married Jacob Nikkel. Born in 1904. Jacob died in 1985; he was 81.

22. Lydia Koch. Born in 1906. Lydia died in 1982; she was 76.

Lydia married Philip Stoll. Born in 1908. Philip died in 1982; he was 74.

23. Rachael Mable Koch. Rachael Mable died in 1977; she was 69. Born in 1908.

24. Herman Koch. Born in 1910. Herman died in 1966; he was 56.

Herman married Esther Betz. Esther died in 1981; she was 70. Born in 1911.

 

Fourth Generation
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25. Henry Robert Alberg. Born in 1921. Resided in Roubadeau, Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, in 1930.

Henry Robert married Betty.

26. Esther Marion Alberg. Born in 1923. Resided in Roubadeau, Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, in 1930.

In 1942 when Esther Marion was 19, she married Victor Kimmel. Victor died in 1990; he was 71. Born in 1919.

They had the following children:
    47    i.    Living (1942-)
    48    ii.    Living (1944-)
    49    iii.    Living (1951-)

27. Harold Roland Alberg. Born on 7 Mar 1925 in Nebraska. Resided in Roubadeau, Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, in 1930. Harold Roland died in Stockton, San Joaquin, California, United States of America, on 14 Sep 1981; he was 56.

In 1952 when Harold Roland was 26, he married Arlene Dolores May, daughter of Johnson. Born on 20 Feb 1935 in Sacramento, California.

They had the following children:
    50    i.    Larry Fredrick (1953-)
    51    ii.    Michael Kelvin (1956-)
    52    iii.    Sheri Lynn (1958-)

28. Elwood Leroy Alberg. Born on 13 Jul 1926. Elwood Leroy died in Lodi, San Joaquin, California, United States of America, on 8 Sep 2001; he was 75.

In 1949 when Elwood Leroy was 22, he married Colette Irene Wilson. Born in 1929.

They had the following children:
    53    i.    Donna Lee (1950-)
    54    ii.    Raymond (1951-1958)
    55    iii.    David Allen (1956-)

29. Helen Irene Alberg. Resided in Roubadeau, Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, in 1930. Born in 1929.

In 1948 when Helen Irene was 19, she married Reuben Eslinger.

They had one child:
    56    i.    Sally

30. Walter Richard Alberg. Born in 1931.

Walter Richard married Clara Gissler.

They had one child:
    57    i.    Glenn Allen

31. Edward Alberg. Born in 1943.

In 1962 when Edward was 19, he married Barbara Rasnusson.

They had the following children:
    58    i.    Kelley
    59    ii.    Scott
    60    iii.    Kimberly

32. Lois Violet Engleman. Born on 29 Jul 1923 in Scottsbluff, Nebraska.

Lois Violet married Finke.

They had one child:
    61    i.    Nancy

33. Mildred Eleanor Engleman. Born on 9 Mar 1925 in Scottsbluff, Nebraska.

Mildred Eleanor married Libsack.

34. Dorothy Irene Engleman. Born on 9 Mar 1925 in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. Dorothy Irene died in Aurora, Colorado, on 5 Nov 1974; she was 49.

Dorothy Irene married unknown Heintz.

35. Betty Jane Engleman. Born on 4 May 1927 in Scottsbluff, Nebraska.

Betty Jane married Zook.

36. Darlene May Engleman. Born on 15 May 1929 in Scottsbluff, Nebraska.

Darlene May married Peetz.

37. Alvin Hessler. Alvin died in Fair Oaks, Sacramento, California, United States of America, on 7 Aug 2000; he was 74. Born on 10 Dec 1925 in Scottsbluff, Nebraska.

On 10 Nov 1945 when Alvin was 19, he first married Clara Pauline Keller, in Lodi, California. Clara Pauline died in San Joaquin, California, on 4 Mar 1976; she was 51. Born on 9 May 1924 in Nebraska. They were divorced in 1960 in Sacramento, Sacramento, California.

They had the following children:
    63    i.    Marilyn May (1946-)
    64    ii.    Sharon Ann (1949-1993)
    65    iii.    Alvin Alan (1955-)
    66    iv.    Pamela Sue (1956-)

On 12 Nov 1961 when Alvin was 35, he second married Ruth Vivian Mathers. Born on 11 May 1921 in Sioux City, Iowa. Ruth Vivian died in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, on 2 Aug 1980; she was 59.

They had one child:
    62    i.    Heidi Marie (1962-)


38. Lucille Jane Hessler. Born on 10 Aug 1927 in Scottsbluff, Nebraska.

39. Roland Levern Hessler. Born on 11 Nov 1930 in Scottsbluff, Nebraska.

On 23 Oct 1954 when Roland Levern was 23, he married Darlene Doris Knittel, in Carson City, Nevada. Born on 6 Jan 1935 in French Camp, Stockton, California.

They had the following children:
    67    i.    Ronald Lavern (1956-)
    68    ii.    Steven Alan (1961-)

40. Charlotte Betz. Born on 15 Aug 1937 in Scottsbluff, Nebraska.

Charlotte married Ronald Cranfill.

They had the following children:
    69    i.    Jeff
    70    ii.    Kathy

41. Katherin Ann Betz. Born on 11 Sep 1938 in Morrill, Nebraska. Katherin Ann died in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, on 21 Jul 1986; she was 47.

On 29 Nov 1958 when Katherin Ann was 20, she married Monte Zane Peters, son of Oble Peters & Lois Adelle Jackson, in Ione, Amador, California, USA. Born on 24 Apr 1938 in Rush Springs, Oklahoma, USA. Monte Zane died in Elverta, Placer, California, United States of America, on 28 Apr 2007; he was 69.

They had the following children:
    71    i.    Shawn (1959-)
    72    ii.    Rory Zane (1962-)

42. William Betz. Born on 10 Oct 1939 in Scottsbluff, Nebraska.

William first married Donna Lee Garbarini. Born on 7 Jul .

On 18 Mar 1968 when William was 28, he second married Nada Balinis, in Reno, Nevada, USA. Born on 25 Mar 1947.

They had one child:
    73    i.    Jason Hoyt (1969-)

43. Marianne Betz. Born on 19 Sep 1941 in Scottsbluff, Nebraska.

On 4 Mar 1962 when Marianne was 20, she married Peter Ernest Poggio, in Amador County, California. Born on 1 Sep 1937 in Sacramento, California.

They had the following children:
    74    i.    Jennifer Lee (1963-)
    75    ii.    Susan Ann (1966-)

44. Fredrick Kent Betz. Born on 22 Jul 1944 in Stockton, San Joaquin, California. Occupation: Military Civil Servant in England. Education: Graduated in Ione California.

Fredrick Kent married Jill.

They had the following children:
    76    i.    Timothy
    77    ii.    Sarah
    78    iii.    Catherine

45. Maria Jo Betz. Born in 1943.

In 1963 when Maria Jo was 20, she married Lesley Hanson.

They had the following children:
    79    i.    Donna (1964-)
    80    ii.    Mark (1966-)

46. Doanld Jacob Betz. Born in 1944.

In 1967 when Doanld Jacob was 23, he married Mary Loney.

They had the following children:
    81    i.    Erika (1970-)
    82    ii.    Michelle (1972-)

 

 

Sources: Census Records, Wills, Obituaries, Marriage Records, Birth Certificates, Death Certificates, Probate Records, Cemetery Records, Area Histories, person to person contact with Cousins, Aunts and Uncles.