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Name Bottcher, Sophia (Abel)
Othernames Abel, Sophia Dorothea
Born 09/04/1885
Birthplace Lower Saxony, Germany
Places of residence Otoe County, NE
Olmstead County, MN
Lower Saxony, Germany
Father Abel, Fred
Mother Boevers, Dorothea
Spouse Bottcher, John Fredrick
Children Bottcher, Edward E.
Naber, Edith Wilhelmina Bottcher
Reuter, Hellen C. Bottcher
Bottcher, Gilbert F.
Bottcher, Harold G.
Bottcher, Leo E.
Cropp, Edna A. Bottcher
Deceased 03/28/1948
Deceased where Olmstead County, MN

Associated Records

Image of 11744-144 - Quilt, German Evangelical Church, Lorton, NE

11744-144 - Quilt, German Evangelical Church, Lorton, NE

White quilt made up of 25 blocks. The center block depicts a sideview of a church and steeple stitched in red thread. Above the church red lettering reads "Mc Williams Prct. / Otoe County / Lorton Nebr / U.S.A." Beneath the church red lettering reads "Ger. Evang. St. Johannes. 1885." The other 24 blocks of the quilt have 24 signatures stitched in red thread on each. The signatures on each square are arranged in a circular pattern around a central cloud-like shape. The quilt has white backing and self binding.