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Name Schroeder, Ben, 1895-1956
Othernames Schroeder, Benjamin
Born 1895
Places of residence Otoe County, NE
Father Schroeder, Herman
Notes Mother is listed as Mrs. H. Schroeder on name quilt. Unable to determine given or maiden names.
Relationships Biere, Ella Schroeder (sister)
Deceased 1956

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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.