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Name Damme, Herman Christopher Heinrich, 1867-1952
Othernames Damme, Herman Christopher Heinrich
Damme, H.C.H.
Born 11/21/1867
Birthplace Berger, MO
Places of residence Otoe County, NE
Wayne, NE
Silver Creek, NE
Father Damme, William
Mother Damme, Charlotte
Funeral services were conducted for Herman C. H. Damme, 84, by Rev. A. L. Brueggemann at St. John's (McWilliams) Evangelical and Reformed church on Friday. He died last Wednesday at his home in Silver Creek, after an illness of three years.

Mr. Damme, son of William and Charlotte Damme, was born at Berger, Mo., on November 21, 1867, and spent his boyhood in Missouri. He came to Talmage at the age of 18 and worked for his brother, the late J. H. Damme. While here, he became a member of St. John's church. On October 24, 1894, he married Mary Katherine Brune at Wayne. He was in business at Wayne for about 30 years before moving to Silver Creek in 1921.

He is survived by his widow; five sons, Edwin, Elmer and Oscar of Sioux City, Iowa, Alvin of Columbus, Nebr., and George of Silver Creek; two daughters, Charlotte Longnecker of East Chicago, Ind., and Edna Layton of Lyons, Kans., and 16 grandchildren. A son, Herman, and a daughter, Johanna, preceded him in death.

Source: The Talmage Tribune, 20 Mar 1952
Relationships Damme, J.H. (brother)
Spouse Brune, Mary Katherine
Children Damme, Alvin
Damme, Oscar
Damme, Elmer
Damme, George
Damme, Herman
Damme, Edwin
Damme, Johanna
Longnecker, Charlotte Damme
Layton, Edna Damme
Deceased 03/12/1952
Deceased where Silver Creek, NE

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.