1) Johann “Hans” BUBNER, 35, farmer of DRACHHAUSEN
2) Wife: Louisa SCHULTZE, 33 of DREWITZ, a few miles SW
3) son, Martin BUBNER, 5, later a basket maker
4) son, Matthias BUBNER, 1
5) Gottfried BUBNER, 28, brother to Hans
Immigrated to the
FORT MADISON, IA area, near
Daughter, Caroline BUBNER was
born, just after their arrival, in
6) Caroline BUBNER, b 1869,
7) Anna Louise BUBNER, b 1875,
8) Mary BUBNER, b 1875,
9) Emma BUBNER, 1877
In the 1900 Census they live in land adjacent to the GULLICK’S, who immigrated in 1853.
By 1880, the oldest son, Martin, had moved to
Second son, Matthias was found in 1905 Kansas Census as a single man
living in LABETTE,
met Gottfried SCHLODDER
when he was a migrant worker who came to the
BUBNER farm near
JEFERSONVILLE, LEE COUTNY,
In 1902, Anna Louise BUBNER, b 1875, married John Martin GULLICK, a 2nd generation Wend and son of Fred GULLICK and Mary MUSCHICK, who had immigrated in 1853, from Drachhausen. They had only one son we have found, Raymond GULLICK, in 1908.
became Post Mistress of VIELE,
married William A Wilson, a non-wend in 1900. She had 3 children. The
first 2, Emory, in 1905, and Juanita in 1907, were born in
Emma BUBNER, b 1877 married a BUSH, who is believed to be related to the much later President George Bush’s family.
The 1895 Iowa Census shows John BUBNER is 61, a widower, Matthew, 30, Anna 21, Mary 19 and Emma 17 and John NUGELISCH, 29 are living together, they are Lutherans. NUGLISCH was also from DRACHHAUSEN, and had Mehlow’s and Mehlisch’s in his family tree.
BUBNER, who was eight years
younger than his brother Johan, was single when he came to
He is believed to
have married his wife Louisa in about 1874, when he was 34 years old. In
the 1880 census he is found with two daughters, Anna, born 1875, and Ida
born, 1877, in NEWAKA,
The town of
When they lived there, they would
have known Wendish neighbors: the Muschicks, Gullicks, Schlodders,
Stempels and Urbans, all of whom preceded them to the
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