Ancestry – Everybody Has Some

The following narrative is a portion of text believed to be written by LeRoy Niebaum, my first cousin.

“My Great Aunt Ermina Worland is full sister to my Grandmother Worland Niebaum - Louis Niebaum's wife
Born Feb 23 - 1862 Shelbyville Ind.
Died Dec 9 -1894 Tonganoxie Ks Leav. Co.
married Francis Marion Trackwell
Their 1st. born Hattie Mae Trackwell
Born June 13 - 1883 Jarbalo Ks.
Died Oct. 13 - 1963 Jarbalo Ks.
married July 4 - 1901 Leavenworth Ks to
John Fredrick Brune son of
Fredrick Brune
Katherine Meinkein
John was born Feb 1 - 1875 Shelbyville Ind.
Died May 13 - 1928 Leavenworth Ks
This Katherine Meinkein is a full sister to my Great Grandmother Margaret Meinken
Fredrick Brune
Katherine Meinkien are both buried Leavenworth Cem. Leavenworth,
Kansas
.  I find the name Meinken spelled three different ways."

According to Kansas Historical Society cemetery records there are Niebaums buried in the Hubble Hill (just west of Tongonoxie) and Eagle (Sec. 18, Township 10, Range 21, northwest of Tongonoxie) cemeteries in Leavenworth County. Henry is the only known Niebaum in Fall Creek Cemetery (Sec. 32, Township 9, Range 21, straight north of Tongonoxie and northwest of Jarbalo).

The only Niebaum recorded in Eagle Cemetery is Rebecca Niebaum 1870-1895. She was the first wife of John Fredrick Niebaum.

Tombstone records for Hubble Hill Cemetery show:
Herman Niebaum 1863-1933
Curney Niebaum (wife) 1875-1929

William Niebaum 1871-1941
Viola Niebaum (wife) 1877-1972

Henry's son, Herman, is the source of my Dad's name.
John F. Niebaum moved to California and Joann remembers him visiting the family in Caldwell when she was 9 or 10. He settled in Turlock, CA and is buried somewhere near there.
Grandpa Louis is buried east and south of Caldwell at Springcreek Cemetery in Grant County, Oklahoma.

Dad (Herman) is buried beside Mom in Corzine Cemetery east and north of Caldwell and southeast of Corbin.
Descendants of Henry (Heinrich) Niebaum of Germany

Henry Niebaum 1833-1921
Margaret Meinken ? -1876

Herman Niebaum 1863-1933
Curney (Roberts) Niebaum (wife) 1875-1929

Tom Niebaum
Sam Niebaum
Ben Niebaum
Cora (Niebaum) Abernathy

Katherine (Niebaum) White 1865-
Jack White (husband)

George White
Alva White
Clarence White
Jim White
Ida White
Grace White
May White
Mag. White
Marie White

John Fredrick Niebaum 1867-
Rebecca Niebaum (1st. wife) 1870-1895
Ida Niebaum (2nd. wife)

Herman Niebaum ("Little Herman")
Willie Niebaum
Pauline Niebaum
Alice Niebaum
William C. Niebaum 1871-1941
Viola Niebaum (wife) 1877-1972

Mabel Niebaum
Stella Niebaum
Gladys Niebaum
Alta Niebaum
Helen Niebaum

Louis Napoleon Niebaum 1868-1943
Aneliza (Worland) Niebaum (wife) 1874-1958

Robert Henry Niebaum 1898-1911
Otto Niebaum 1899-1974
Mabel Rowan (wife)

LeRoy Niebaum 1922-
Virginia Niebaum (wife)

Michael 1947-
Marceil 1948-
Myron 1956- (twin)
Merlin 1956- (twin)
Norman Niebaum 1930-?
Jody Rae 1951-
William T. 1955-
LuAnn 1957-
Leonard Niebaum 1927-
James 1952-
Edward 1953-
David 1956-1978
Marion Niebaum 1925-?
Madeline Niebaum 1934- (Schoeller)
Ron J. 1955-
Tim F. 1958-
Karen Sue 1960-

Herman Niebaum 1902-1991
Grace (Smith) Niebaum (wife) 1906-1977

Joann (Niebaum) Nulik 1927-
Kenneth Nulik (husband) 1926-

Vicki Nulik 1948- (Morrison)
Sheryl Nulik 1950- (Nichol)
Shelley Nulik 1953- (Coffee)

Jerome Niebaum 1939-
Judy (Johnson) Niebaum (wife) 1940-

Richard Niebaum 1963-
Jerri Jeane Niebaum 1966- (Clark)

Lynn Niebaum 1907-1989
Lucille Niebaum(wife) 1912-1988

Donald Niebaum
Kimberly Lynn 1956-
Michael Harlen 1957-
Lisa Dawn 1958-
Mark (adopted)

Barbara Niebaum 1939-1946
William Niebaum
Angela (adopted)
Jonathan (adopted)

Dates of some known ancestors
n.a. John Worland (Six Greats Grandfather)- England 1701
1685 John Worland (Five Greats Grandfather) 1754 69
1720 John Worland (Great Great Great Great Grandfather) 1790 70
1774 Thomas Worland (Great Great Great Grandfather) 1850 76
1780 Verlinda Hardy (Great Great Great Grandmother) 1858 78
1800 John Middleton Worland (Great Great Grandfather) 1859 59
n.a. Catherine Gough (Great Great Grandmother) n.a.
1830 Robert Worland (Great Grandfather) 1900 70
1836 Angelina Van Pelt (Great Grandmother) 1914 78
1833 Henry Niebaum (Great Grandfather) - Germany 1921 88
1837 Margaret Meinken (Great Grandmother) 1876 39
1868 Louis Napoleon Bernhart Niebaum (Grandfather) 1943 75
1874 Aneliza Worland (Grandmother) 1958 84
1902 Herman Niebaum (father) 1991 89

n.a. Isaac Smith (Great Great Great Great Grandfather) n.a.
n.a. Elizabeth Adams (Great Great Great Great Grandmother) n.a.
1756 Isaac Adams Smith (Great Great Great Grandfather) 1822 66
1767 Sarah Wixon (Great Great Great Grandmother) 1812 45
1792 Isaac Adams Smith, Jr. (Great Great Grandfather) n.a.
1797 Lydia Wright (Great Great Grandmother) 1884 87
1819 Benjamin Franklin Smith (Great Grandfather) 1908 89
1822 Weltha Ann Dana (Great Grandmother) 1892 70
1863 Joseph Grant Smith (Grandfather) 1934 71
1865 Susan Martha Pope (Grandmother) 1954 89
1906 Grace Esther Theota Smith (mother) 1977 71

1926 Grace & Herman Niebaum - married September 9
1927 Esther Joann Niebaum - born June 19
1939 Me - September 11

 




Timeline for some of the events of my life
1939 Born - Caldwell, Kansas
1940 First walked at 8 months
1941 Baptized - Presbyterian Church - Caldwell
1942 Moved to Wichita
1943 Grandfather Niebaum died - family moved to Corbin
1944
1945 1st. grade - Gwen (Williams) Rice
1946 2nd. - Teacher, Ruby K. Martin, Joann & Kenneth married
1947 3rd.
1948 4th. - first radio of my own, Vicki Lee Nulik born
1949 5th.- Teacher, Oraleen (Merritt) Urban
1950 6th.- Sheryl Lyn Nulik born
1951 7th.- Corbin bank closed
1952 8th.- First major job - bought my first TV.
1953 9th.- started high school, Shelley Ann Nulik born
1954 10th.- Sophomore Vice Pres. - started track
1955 11th. - Junior Pres. - football
1956 12th. - First date with Judy, Feb. 4, 1956
1957 H.S. graduation - started University of Kansas (KU)
1958 KU sophomore.
1959 KU junior
1960 KU senior - took first computer course - student teaching Lawrence Central Jr. Hi.
1961 KU graduation - wedding June 11 - started teaching Leavenworth Jr. High
1962 Judy's KU graduation - moved to Leavenworth
1963 Richard Dean born on Jan. 8 - bought first home - started Northwestern Univ.
1964 2nd. summer at Northwestern - 2nd. computer course
1965 Northwestern U. graduation - moved to Wichita - taught at Campus High
1966 Jerri Jeane born on Jan. 5 - moved to Omaha - taught at U. of Omaha
1967 Summer school at U. of Oklahoma
1968 Moved to Ames, Ia - Instructor/grad. student at Iowa St. U. - Ricky in school
1969
1970
1971 Jerri J. in Kindergarten
1972
1973 Ph.D. - new home in Squaw Valley, Iowa.
1974
1975
1976
1977 Mom died
1978   (me)
1979
1980 Indonesia
1981 Moved to Lawrence, Ks - Director, Academic Computing Services

 
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