Anna Barbara Berger

Female Cal 1846 - 1924  (~ 77 years)


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  • Name Anna Barbara Berger 
    Born calc 12 Oct 1846  Steinbach, Bavaria Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1 Feb 1924  Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5  Beetow
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2020 

    Father Johann Berger 
    Mother Anna Margaretha,   b. calc 29 Oct 1812, Bavaria Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1878, Buffalo, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Family ID F3  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Unknown 
    Children 
     1. Peter Berger (Vanderlan),   b. 21 Dec 1865, Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F8  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Rolf Wilhelm "William" Vanderlan,   b. calc 24 Sep 1838, Holland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1870, Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years) 
    Married 5 Dec 1867  Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Anna Vanderlan,   b. 18 Sep 1869, Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Louise Vanderlan,   b. calc 25 May 1871, Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1872, Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F5  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Ernst Heinrich Bütow,   b. calc 1 Aug 1844, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1880, Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years) 
    Married 5 Dec 1872  Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Henry Beetow,   b. 28 Sep 1873, Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1949, Hamburg, Erie, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     2. Dorothea "Dora" Beetow,   b. Abt 1875, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Friedrich Rudolf Bütow,   b. calc 26 Mar 1877, Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1878, Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 1 years)
     4. Carl "Charles" Beetow,   b. calc 19 Nov 1878, Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1882, Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 3 years)
     5. Albert Beetow,   b. Abt 1880, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F2  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 4 Gustav Friedrich Erdmann Bütow,   b. Abt 1842, Lanzig, Pommern, Prussia (now Lacko k Slawna, Poland) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 29 Dec 1885  Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Gustav Friedrich "Frederick" Beetow,   b. 15 Dec 1886, Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1910, Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F9  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Dec 1867 - Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Dec 1872 - Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Dec 1885 - Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Feb 1924 - Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    1865 New York State Census
    1865 New York State Census
    Buffalo, Erie, New York
    Welker [Voelker] household

    Philip Welker, 53, born Germany, 1st marriage, Laborer, naturalized
    Margareth Welker, 53, wife, born Germany, 12 children born, Alien
    Dorothea, 21, born Germany, single
    Barbara, 18, born Germany
    Martin, 13, born Germany
    Conrad, 10, born Germany

    Relationship to Anna Barbara:
    Philip Voelker- her step-father
    Margaretha- her mother
    Dorothea- her sister
    Martin and Conrad- her step-brothers
    1866 Baptism of Peter Berger (Vanderlan)
    1866 Baptism of Peter Berger (Vanderlan)
    St. John's Evangelical and Lutheran Church, Buffalo, NY

    21 Jan 1866
    Baptism: Peter Berger
    born 21 Dec 1865
    Mother: Barbara Burgert
    Godparent: Peter Bogeman

    source: Church records, 1829-1946. St. John’s Evangelical and Lutheran Church (Buffalo, New York). FHL microfilm 370920, image 717
    1867 Marriage of William Vanderlan and Barbara Berger
    1867 Marriage of William Vanderlan and Barbara Berger
    St. John's Evangelical and Lutheran Church, Buffalo, New York

    Married 5 Dec 1867
    William Van der Lan & Barbara Becker
    Witnesses: Richard Thomsen, David Ross

    source: Church records, 1829-1946. St. John’s Evangelical and Lutheran Church (Buffalo, New York). FHL microfilm 370922, image 89
    1869 Baptism of Anna Vanderlan
    1869 Baptism of Anna Vanderlan
    St. John's Evangelical and Lutheran Church, Buffalo, NY

    10 Oct 1869
    Hanna [Anna] Vanderlan
    b. 18 Sep 1869
    Parents: William & Barbara Vanderlan
    Godparents: Johann & Christina Praft?, Hanna Glassmann

    source: Church records, 1829-1946. St. John’s Evangelical and Lutheran Church (Buffalo, New York). FHL microfilm 370921, image 15
    1870 Directory
    1870 Directory
    Buffalo, Erie, New York

    Residence: 50 Johnson
    Fenderlein, William, Sailor 50 Johnson
    Glassman, Carl, carpenter h 50 Johnson
    Voelker, Philip, laborer 50 Johnson
    1870 US Federal Census
    1870 US Federal Census
    Buffalo, Erie, New York
    Fandelau [Vanderlan], Voelker and Glassman household

    Vanderlan, William, 29, Sailor, born Holland
    ..Barbara, 34, keeping house, born Bavaria
    ..Anna, 10 months, born NY
    ..Peter, 4, born NY
    Voelker, Phillip, 49, Laborer, born Bavaria
    ..Anna M., 58, keeping house, born Bavaria
    ..John M., 18, Laborer, born Bavaria
    ..Conrad M., 15, Laborer, born Bavaria
    Glassman, Charles, 49, Carpenter, born Mecklenburg
    ..Dorothea, 26, keeping house, born Bavaria
    ..Glassman children from Charles' first marriage: Charles, Jr, Johanna, Albert, Nettie, Herman and William

    Relationship to Anna Barbara:
    William Vanderlan- first husband
    Anna & Peter Vanderlan- children from first marriage
    Phillip Voelker- step-father
    Anna M.- mother, Anna Margaretha
    John [Martin] and Conrad Voelker- step-brothers
    Dorothea Glassman- sister

    1870 Death of William Vanderlan
    1870 Death of William Vanderlan
    St. John’s Evangelical and Lutheran Church, Buffalo, New York

    Death 24 Dec 1870
    Rolf Wilhelm Vanderlan, husband of Barbara Bär [Berger]
    aged 32 years 3 months

    [calculated date of birth: 24 Sep 1838]

    source: Church records, 1829-1946. St. John’s Evangelical and Lutheran Church (Buffalo, New York). FHL microfilm 370922, image 227
    1871 Directory
    1871 Directory
    Buffalo, New York

    Residence: 50 Johnson
    Ventrelan [Vanderlan], Barbara, wid. house 50 Johnson
    Voelker, Philip, laborer, house 50 Johnson
    Glassman, Charles, carpenter, house 50 Johnson

    note: Anna Barbara Berger's first husband, William Vanderlan, died between the 1870 census enumeration and the 1871 Buffalo Directory.

    source: Ancestry.com. U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995
    1872 Death of Louise Vanderlan
    1872 Death of Louise Vanderlan
    St. John’s Evangelical and Lutheran Church, Buffalo, New York

    Death 2 Feb 1872
    Louise child of (deceased) Rolf & Barbara Venderlan
    died on 2 Feb
    aged 8 months 7 days

    [calculated date of birth: 25 May 1871]

    source: Church records, 1829-1946. St. John’s Evangelical and Lutheran Church (Buffalo, New York). FHL microfilm 370922, image 232
    1872 Marriage of Ernst Heinrich Bütow & Barbara Berger
    1872 Marriage of Ernst Heinrich Bütow & Barbara Berger
    St. John’s Evangelical and Lutheran Church, Buffalo, New York

    Marriages 1872
    5 Dec 1872
    Ernst Heinrich Buetow & Barbara Venderlan

    Witnesses:
    Joh. Martin Berger [Barbara's step brother]
    Cath Berger [Johann Martin's wife]
    Carl Glassmann [Dorothea's husband]
    Doroth. Glassmann [Barbara's sister]

    source: Church records, 1829-1946. St. John’s Evangelical and Lutheran Church (Buffalo, New York). FHL microfilm 370922, image 103
    1873 Directory
    1873 Directory
    Buffalo, New York

    Residence: 50 Johnson
    Betow, Henry, laborer, 50 Johnson
    Berger, Margaret, widow, house 50 Johnson
    Berger, Conrad, teamster, boards 50 Johnson
    Pitto, Henry, laborer, 50 Johnson

    note: Anna Barbara's mother is listed as Margaret Berger in this directory.
    Philip Voelker appears to have died between the 1871 and 1873 Directories.
    Margaretha and her Voelker sons use both the Berger and Voelker surnames in various records after Philip's death.

    source: Ancestry.com. U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995
    1874 Baptism of Henry Beetow
    1874 Baptism of Henry Beetow
    St. John’s Evangelical and Lutheran Church, Buffalo, New York

    Baptized 19 Apr 1874
    #72. Heinrich
    born 28 Sep 1873
    Parents: Heinrich & Barbara Bütow
    Godparents: Joh. Glink, August Herzog, Cath Hagner

    also on the same day:
    #70 Conrad
    born 18 Mar 1874
    Parents: Johann & Catharina Berger
    Godparents: Conrad Berger, Helena Glassmann

    Johann Martin & Conrad Voelker/Berger are Barbara's step brothers.

    source: Church records, 1829-1946. St. John’s Evangelical and Lutheran Church (Buffalo, New York). FHL microfilm 370921, image 76
    1875 New York State Census
    1875 New York State Census
    Buffalo, Erie, New York
    Glassman and Pitow [Beetow] household

    Glassman, Charles, 55, born Prussia, Carpenter, Naturalized
    ..Dorothea, 31, wife, born Bavaria
    ..the Glassman children from Charles' first marriage
    Pitow [Beetow], Henry, 30, born Prussia, Laborer [not listed as naturalized]
    ..Margaretha [Barbara], 28, wife, born Bavaria
    ..Peter, 9, son, born Erie
    ..Ana, 5, daughter, born Erie
    ..Henry, 2, son, born Erie
    ..Dorothea, 1, daughter, born Erie

    note: Dorothea Glassman is Anna Barbara's sister
    Peter and Anna are Anna Barbara's children from her first marriage to William Vanderlan
    1878 Death of Anna Margaretha Voelker, Barbara's mother
    1878 Death of Anna Margaretha Voelker, Barbara's mother
    St. John’s Evangelical and Lutheran Church, Buffalo, New York

    Death Register 1878
    #80. Anna Margaretha Volker, widow, died on 14 Oct 1878
    aged 65 yrs 11 mo 15 days
    [calculated date of birth: 29 Oct 1812]

    also on page, a possible unknown child of Ernst Heinrich & Barbara Bütow:

    #78. Friedrich Rudolf, child of Heinrich & Barbara Bistow
    died 6 Oct 1878, aged 1 yr 6 mo 10 days
    [calculated date of birth: 26 Mar 1877]

    this child's birth record needs to be located to verify!

    source: Church records, 1829-1946. St. John’s Evangelical and Lutheran Church (Buffalo, New York). FHL microfilm 370922, image 268
    1880 Federal Census
    1880 Federal Census
    Buffalo, Erie, New York

    30 Johnson
    Butow, Henry, 35, married, Laborer. 5 mo. unemployed, health: Catarrh, Disabled, born Prussia
    ..Barbara, 33, wife, married, keeping house, born Bavaria
    ..Peter V., 14, son, Fish deliverer, born NY
    ..Annie, 10, daughter, at school, born NY
    ..Henry, 7, son, born NY
    ..Dora, 5, daughter, born NY
    ..Charles, 1, son, born NY
    ..Albert, 2/12, born March, son, born NY
    Voelker, Conrad, 24, married during census year, Laborer, born Bavaria
    ..Sophia, 21, wife, keeping house, born NY

    note: Catarrh- an excessive build-up of mucus in an airway or cavity of the body.
    1880 Death of Ernst Heinrich Bütow
    1880 Death of Ernst Heinrich Bütow
    St. John’s Evangelical and Lutheran Church, Buffalo, New York

    Ernst Heinrich Bütow, spouse of Barbara born Berge[r]
    died on 14 Dec 1880
    aged 36 yrs 4 mo 13 days

    [calculated date of birth: 1 Aug 1844]

    source: Church records, 1829-1946. St. John’s Evangelical and Lutheran Church (Buffalo, New York). FHL microfilm 370922, image 279
    1882 Death of Carl 'Charles' Beetow
    1882 Death of Carl "Charles" Beetow
    St. John’s Evangelical and Lutheran Church, Buffalo, New York

    Carl Bütow, child of (deceased) Heinrich & Barbara Bütow
    died on 12 Aug 1882
    aged 3 yrs 8 mo 24 days

    [calculated date of birth: 19 Nov 1878]

    source: Church records, 1829-1946. St. John’s Evangelical and Lutheran Church (Buffalo, New York). FHL microfilm 370922, image 292
    1885 Marriage of Gustav Friedrich Bütow & Barbara Berger
    1885 Marriage of Gustav Friedrich Bütow & Barbara Berger
    St. John’s Evangelical and Lutheran Church, Buffalo, New York

    29 Dec 1885
    Gustav Friedrich Erdmann Bütow, No. 45 Gray Str. Buffalo
    43y old [b abt 1842], Laborer of Lanzig, Pommern, Prussia
    Father: Franz Bütow
    Mother: Charlotta Furon(?)
    2nd marriage
    and
    Barbara Bütow born Berger, No. 45 Gray Str.
    40y old of Steinbach, Bayern
    father: Johann Berger
    mother: Margaretha
    3rd marriage

    Witnesses: Theodor Jonas, Louisa Weger

    Theodore Jonas is the 2nd husband of Barbara’s sister, Dorothea

    source: Church records, 1829-1946. St. John’s Evangelical and Lutheran Church (Buffalo, New York). FHL microfilm 370922, image 150
    1887 Baptism of Frederick Bütow
    1887 Baptism of Frederick Bütow
    St. John’s Evangelical and Lutheran Church, Buffalo, New York

    23 Jan 1887
    Gustav Friedrich born 15 Dec 1886
    father: Gustav Bütow of Lanzig, Pomm[ern]
    mother: Barbara born Berger of Steinbach, Bayern
    godparents: Conrad Volker and his wife Sophia Volker

    Conrad Voelker is Barbara's step brother

    source: Church records, 1829-1946. St. John’s Evangelical and Lutheran Church (Buffalo, New York). FHL microfilm 370921, image 258
    1892 New York State Census
    1892 New York State Census
    Buffalo, Erie, New York

    Beetow, Barbara, 46, born Germany, Alien
    Vanderlain, Anna, 23, b US, Citizen
    Vanderlain, Henry, 19, born US, Laborer
    Vanderlain, Dora, 17, born US
    Vanderlain, Fred, 6, born US
    1900 Federal Census
    1900 Federal Census
    Buffalo, Erie, New York

    457 Broadway
    Beetow, Anna B., head, born Oct 1846, 53, widow, 9 children/5 living, born Germany, immigrated 1859
    ..VanderDirk__, daughter, born Sep 1869, 30, married, 3 children/2 living, born NY
    ..Fred, son, born Dec 1886, 13, born NY
    Welker [Voelker], Conrad, Step-brother, born Jun 1855, widowed, born Germany, immigrated 1858, Naturalized, Laborer
    1905 New York State Census
    1905 New York State Census
    Buffalo, Erie, New York

    457 Broadway
    Beetow, Barbary, head, 36, born U.S., Candy Store [this is actually Anna Vanderlan]
    ..Fred, son, 19 born U.S., Blacksmith
    Vanderlan, Anna, mother, 60, born Germany, 49y in U.S., Citizen, Candy Store

    note: Census enumerator reversed the information of Barbara Beetow and her daughter, Anna Vanderlan
    1910 Federal Census
    1910 Federal Census
    Buffalo, Erie, New York

    45 Grey St.
    Beetow, Barbara, head, 64, widow, 5 children/5 living, born Germany, immigrated 1852, no occupation
    ..Fred, son, 22, single, born New York, Lineman/Railroad
    Vanderlann, Anna, daughter, 40, single, born New York, no occupation
    1910 Obituary of Frederick Beetow
    1910 Obituary of Frederick Beetow
    Buffalo, Erie, New York

    In this city, July 29, 1910, Frederick, beloved son of Barbara Beetow (nee Berger) and brother of Henry Beetow, Peter Vanderlan, Anna Vanderlan and Mrs. J. Holl; aged 23 years.

    The funeral will take place from the family residence, No. 45 Grey Street, Monday afternoon at 2 o’clock. Friends are invited to attend.

    source: Newspapers.com. Buffalo Courier, Saturday, July 30, 1910, page 1
    1924 Obituary of Anna Barbara (Berger) Beetow
    1924 Obituary of Anna Barbara (Berger) Beetow
    Buffalo, Erie, New York

    In Buffalo, Feb. 1, 1924, Anna B. Beetow, beloved wife of the late Henry Beetow
    Age 77 years, mother of Peter and Anna Van Derlan, Henry Beetow and Mrs. John W. Holl

    Funeral from family residence, No. 45 Grey St., Monday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock. Friends are invited to attend. Deceased was member of Companions of the Forest of America, Circle No. 174, and Ladies’ Society of Evangelical Lutheran St. John’s church.

    Burial at St. John’s cemetery, Pine Hill

    source: Newspapers.com. Buffalo Enquirer, Saturday, February 2, 1924, page 12
    1924 Funeral Register listing for Anna Barbra (Berger) Butow
    1924 Funeral Register listing for Anna Barbra (Berger) Butow
    St. John’s Evangelical and Lutheran Church, Buffalo, New York

    Funerals
    Butow, Anna Barbara (Berger)
    Died 1 Feb 1924
    age 77 yrs 3 mo 20 days
    Buried 4 Feb 1924 at St. John's [Cemetery]

    [calculated date of birth: 12 Oct 1846]

    source: Church records, 1829-1946. St. John’s Evangelical and Lutheran Church (Buffalo, New York). FHL microfilm 364693, image 40