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Helena NACHTIGAL

Helena NACHTIGAL[1]

Female 1878 - 1974  (95 years)

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  • Name Helena NACHTIGAL 
    Born 31 Mar 1878  Galva, McPherson, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Baptism Abt 1914 
    History One record says she was born 31 Mar 1872. In Mary Unruh Jantz's obituary, it calls her mother Lena Nightingale. Order of children with no dates shown - unknown. Married second husband, Jacob Schmidt of Montezuma, Kansas on Nov. 29, 1942. He died seven years later. Lena entered Bethel Home in 1961. 
    Reference Number 167hl 
    Died 23 Feb 1974  Montezuma, Gray, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 27 Feb 1974  Plainview Mennonite Cemetery, Verden, Grady, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I39223  Reid Family
    Last Modified 24 May 2014 

    Father Adam J. NACHTIGAL,   b. 9 Mar 1854, Ostrog, Volhynia, Poland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1932, Major Co., Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Anna KOEHN,   b. 7 Jul 1854, Antonovka, Volhynia, Poland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1887  (Age 32 years) 
    Married Abt 1870 
    Ships
    S.S. Vaderland-1873
    S.S. Vaderland-1873
    Built by Palmers Shipbuilding & Iron Co, Jarrow-on-Tyne. She was a 2,748 gross ton ship, length 320.5ft x beam 38.5ft, one funnel, three masts, iron construction, single screw and a speed of 13 knots. Launched on 21st Aug.1872 for the Red Star Line of Antwerp, she sailed from Antwerp on her maiden voyage to Falmouth, Halifax and Philadelphia on 20th Jan.1873. On 25th Mar.1873 she started her first Antwerp - Philadelphia direct sailing and on 29th Nov.1876 commenced her first Antwerp - New York voyage. Between 1877-87 she sailed between Antwerp and New York or Philadelphia, starting her last New York voyage on 26th Oct.1887, subsequently sailing to Philadelphia until in March 1889 she was sold to French owners and renamed GEOGRAPHIQUE. She was sunk in collision in Oct.1889.
    Family ID F26632  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 David Cornelius UNRUH,   b. 8 Mar 1871, Antonovka, Volhynia, Poland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1936, Verden, Grady, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 9 Nov 1895  Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Anna UNRUH,   b. 29 May 1901, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 2000, Livingston, Merced, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 99 years)
    Photos
    Unruh, David C.-1871 & Nightingale, Helena-1878 (~1935)
    Unruh, David C.-1871 & Nightingale, Helena-1878 (~1935)
    Family ID F26651  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Jacob H. SCHMIDT,   b. 26 Jun 1860, Karolswalde, Volhynia, Poland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1950, Montezuma, Gray, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 29 Nov 1942 
    Family ID F26655  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Mar 1878 - Galva, McPherson, Kansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Nov 1895 - Kansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Feb 1974 - Montezuma, Gray, Kansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 27 Feb 1974 - Plainview Mennonite Cemetery, Verden, Grady, Oklahoma Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Nightingale, Helena-1878 (~1935)
    Nightingale, Helena-1878 (~1935)

    Headstones
    Nightingale, Helena-1878 (HS)
    Nightingale, Helena-1878 (HS)

  • Sources 
    1. [S247] Genealogical Registry and Database of Mennonite Ancestry (GRANDMA 4.0), (Published by the Genealogy Project Committee of the California Mennonite Historical Society; 4824 East Butler Avenue, Fresno, California 93727-5097; Phone (559) 453-2225).

    2. [S258] Kirchen Buch fuer die Canntonn-Mennoniten Gemeinde im Caeunty Mecsfersen, Pg. 29.

    3. [S267] Messenger of Truth, 3 Apr 1974.