Joachim Christian Papenkuhl
(1808-1873)
Dorothee Sophie Schacht
(1812-)
Johann David Theodor Vogelmann
Elisabeth Eleonore
Johann Heinrich Papenkuhl
(1839-)
Emma Franziska Alwine Vogelmann
(1839-)
Martha Alwine Sophie Papenkuhl
(1866-1904)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Hubert Bury

Martha Alwine Sophie Papenkuhl 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

  • Born: 19 Oct 1866, Brandenburg an der Havel, , Brandenburg, DEU 1 2 9 10 11
  • Christened: 15 Nov 1866, Brandenburg an der Havel, , Brandenburg, DEU 1 2
  • Marriage (1): Hubert Bury on 25 Jun 1884 in , , , DEU 1 2
  • Died: 24 Jul 1904, Allentown, Lehigh, PA at age 37 11 12 13 14 15
  • Buried: 28 Jul 1904, Emmaus: Moravian Cemetery, Lehigh, PA 1 2 11 13 15 16

   Cause of her death was cancer.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. She has conflicting birth information of Church records in Brandenburg, Germany in 1866 show she was born and christened in 1866, not 1867 as stated on her tombstone, and burial and confirmation record at Emmaus Moravian church., 19 Oct 1867 and Brandenburg an der Havel, , Brandenburg, DEU. 17

2. She was confirmed on 10 Apr 1881 in Barmen: Unterbarmen State Church, Wuppertal, Nordrhein-Westfalen, DEU. 1

3. She had a residence in 1885 in Lennep, Remscheid, Nordrhein-Westfalen, DEU. 10

4. She immigrated on the ship Eider, sailing from Bremen, Germany, last from Southampton, England, arriving on 18 Jul 1885 to New York, New York, NY. 10 In the ship's passenger register are:
Burg, Huber, age 28, laborer, from Annaberg, Germany
Burg, Martha, age 18, wife, from Lennep, Germany
Burg, Helene, age 2 months, from Lennep, Germany

The Eider was a new ship built in 1883. It was a 4722 gross ton iron built vessel, built by John Elder & Co. of Glasgow, for Norddeutscher Lloyd. Her dimensions were length 429.8 ft x beam 47 ft, straight stem, two funnels, four masts, single screw and a speed of 16 knots. There was accommodation for 120-1st class, 130-2nd class and 1,000-3rd class passengers. She was launched on 15 Dec 1883 and left Bremen for Southampton and New York on her maiden voyage on 19 Mar 1884. She left Bremen on her last voyage on 31 Jan 1892 and stranded on Atherfield Ledge, Isle of Wight, was refloated and scrapped.

5. Occupation: Frackville: Bury Martha Mrs. A., candies, &c., Lehigh av bel Frack in 1889 in Frackville, Schuylkill, PA. 18

6. Occupation: Frackville: Bury Martha Mrs. A., candies in 1891 in Frackville, Schuylkill, PA. 19

7. She traveled to America from Antwerp on the ship The Belgenland (built 1878) on 2 Aug 1893 in New York: Ellis Island, New York, NY. 20 On the ship's passenger list:

Mrs. Martha Bury, 26 years, 8 months, female. Occupation: none. Citizen: USA. Destination: Shenandoah. Compartment or location: 3 C between decks. Baggage: 3.

Infant, 11 months, female. Occupation: none. Citizen: USA. Destination: Shenandoah. Compartment or location: 3 C between decks.

[Note: After the birth of daughter Violet, Martha returned to visit her homeland, taking the baby with her. This record is her return to America.]

8. She appeared on the census in 1900 in Salisbury Twp., Lehigh, PA. 9 The 1900 Census for Salisbury Township in Lehigh County lists Hubert Bury, age 43, born Apr 1857 in Germany, parents born in Germany, occupation jeweler, renting his home. He was married for 16 years to Martha A., wife, born Oct 1867 in Germany, parents born in Germany. In 1900 she had born seven children, four of whom were still living.
With them is daughter Helen C., born Apr 1885 in Germany, age 15, single. Helen, Hubert, and Martha all immigrated in 1886. All can read and write English. Also in the home are three children born in Pennsylvania: Frank H., born Aug 1886; Violet P., born Jun 1892; and Martin H., born Oct 1898.

[Note for researchers: Hubert is indexed in this census as Burg, not Bury, although the handwriting of the census taker clearly wrote Bury. His immigration is incorrectly reported as 1886, but should have been 1885. Further, on the ship's passenger list his name appears as Burg, not Bury!]

9. She resided at Allentown City Directory: Bury Frank H, cashboy, h 1222 Gordon; Bury Hubert, watchmaker, res 1222 Gordon. Martha A.; Violet P., Martin in 1903 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 21

10. On 17 May 1903 in Salisbury Twp.: Emmaus Moravian Church, Lehigh, PA. From the church record book: Reception of Communicants: "Martha A. P. Bury, married, daughter of G. Heinrich Papenkuhl and his wife Alwine nie Volgemann, born in Brandenburg am Harvel, Germany, Oct 19th 1867, baptized 15 of Nov. 1867 at Brandenburg, confirmed in the State Church of Germany at Unter Barmen Apr. 10th 1881, married June 25th, 1884...and
Emma May Jobsl, wife of Chas. Jobsl, non-member, daughter of Silas A. F. Biery & his wife Liby E. m. n. Carskadden, born March 28th, 1866 at Greenville, PA, baptized Jan. 17th in Siegersville, confirmed Nov. 19th 1881 in the Lutheran Church at Longswamp, married Dec. 17th 1886...
were received by the right hand of fellowship at the Sunday morning service, May 17th, 1903. S. H. Gapp, pastor."

11. On 24 Jul 1904 in Salisbury Twp.: Emmaus Moravian Church, Lehigh, PA. 1 2 Her burial is recorded in the church record book: "Martha A. P. Bury, wife of H. Bury, member of this church since May 17, 1903 - daughter of G. Heinrich Papenkuhl and his wife Alwine nee Vogelmann, born in Brandenburg am Harvele Deutschland, Oct 19, 1867, baptized Nov 15th of the same year. Confirmed in the State Church at Unter-Barmen Apr. 10th 1881. Married 25 June, 1884 and soon after came to America. She has been ailing for some years, underwent several operations, for nearly seven months she was bedfast from dropsey, tumour and other complications. She suffered intensely, but with great resignation to the Master's will. The end came on Sunday, July 24th, 1904 at 12:30 noon. Her age 36 years, 9 months, 5 days. Besides her husband, two sons and two daughters survive her. Funeral took place on Thursday, July 28th. After brief English services at the house, 1222 Gordon St., Allentown, German service was held in the church with deceased favorite Psalm for text, Ps. 23, followed by interment in the plot of her daughter, Mrs. Chas. Worman, on our cemetery."

12. She resided at 1222 W. Gordon St., Allentown, PA on 24 Jul 1904 in Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 13

13. Newspaper: Allentown Leader: Death notice for Martha A. Bury, 25 Jul 1904, Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 14 BURY--In this city, July 24, 1904, Martha A., wife of Hebert Bury, aged 36 years, 9 months and 15 days. Funeral Thursday at 1 p.m. from the residence of her husband, No. 1222 Gordon Sttreet. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. Services before burial in Moravian Church, Emaus. Interment in Moravian Cemetery.

14. Newspaper: Morning Call: Obituary of Mrs. Herbert Bury, 25 Jul 1904, Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 15 Mrs. Herbert Bury [sic]
Mrs. Martha A., wife of Herbert Bury, died at the home of her husband, No. 1222 Gordon street, on Sunday after a protracted illness from dropsy. She was 36 years of age and is survived, beside her husband, by four children: Mrs. Helen Worman, Frank, Violet and Martin, all residing at home. Funeral services will be held on Thursday at her late home, at 1 p. m., after which the body will be taken to Emaus where further services will be held in the Moravian Church, followed by interment in the cemetery adjoining.

15. Newspaper: Morning Call: Obituary of Mrs. Herbert Bury, 26 Jul 1904, Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 17 BURY -- In this city, July 24, Martha Bury, aged 36 years, 9 months and 5 days. Short funeral services at her late home, No. 1222 Gordon street, on Thursday at 2 p. m. and regular services at the Moravian Church, Emanus, to which relatives and friends are respectfully invited without further notice. Interment at Emaus.

16. Newspaper: Allentown Leader: Funeral of Mrs. Martha A. Bury, 29 Jul 1904, Allentown, Lehigh, PA. 13 LAID TO REST.
The funeral of Mrs. Martha A. Bury, wife of Herbert Bury, who died on Sunday, took place Thursday afternoon from the residence of her husband, No. 1222 Gordon Street. Short services were held at the house, followed by regular services in the Moravian Church, Emaus, and interment in the Moravian Cemetery, Rev. S. H. Gupp officiated.

17. Newspaper: Evening Herald: Old Frackville Tales, 4 Oct 1975, Shenandoah, Schuylkill, PA. 22 If you were in Frackville in 1891 you could have bought your groceries from any of thse stores...<snip>...Candy stores were owned by Mrs. Martha A. Bury, Joseph Fowler, John M. Wachter and Harry Rhoads while Mrs. Robert Curran sold cigars and cigarettes. <snip> Yes, you could have known some of these people in town...that is...if you were in Frackville in 1891.


Martha married Hubert Bury, son of Ferdinand Buri and Maria Anna Scherer, on 25 Jun 1884 in , , , DEU.1 2 (Hubert Bury was born on 25 Apr 1857 in Heidenhofen, , BW, DEU 16 23 24, christened on 20 May 1857 in Donaueschingen: Katholisch, Villingen, Baden-Württemberg, DEU,25 26 died on 27 Jun 1912 in Fountain Hill: St. Luke's Hospital, Lehigh, PA 16 24 27 28 and was buried on 1 Jul 1912 in Emmaus: Moravian Cemetery, Lehigh, PA 16 24 28.)


Sources


1 Moravian Historical Society (214 E Center St, Nazareth, PA 18064-2209. (610) 759-5070. www.moravianhistoricalsociety.org), Letter 13 Apr 2006.

2 Emmaus Moravian Church (146 Main Street, Emmaus, PA 18049-4009), Communicants, 17 May 1903.

3 Letter from Martin Bury.

4 Social Security Application Form, Form SS-5 for Martin Bury 159-05-0507.

5 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1963. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 56612. Frank Henry Bury. Father Hubert Bury. Mother Martha Poppenkuhl. Spouse/informant: Katie I. Bury.

6 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VF4K-NKL William Christman and Violet P. Bury, 03 Jul 1915; citing Marriage, Pennsylvania, county courthouses, Pennsylvania; FHL microfilm 2,080,232.

7 FamilySearch.org, Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VF4X-6VZ Horace N. Benfield and Helen Worman, 13 Jun 1905; citing Lehigh, Pennsylvania; FHL microfilm 2,080,096.

8 Morning Call (Allentown, PA), 18 Jun 1959, page 55. Obituary of Frank H. Bury.

9 1900 United States Census, Pennsylvania, Lehigh County, Salisbury Township, Series: T623 Roll: 1429 Page: 300.

10 Glazier, Ira A. and Filby, P. William, editors, Germans to America (Scholarly Resources Inc., Wilmington, Delaware. 1996.), Vol. 52, July 1885 - April 1886, Page 28.

11 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=17239704&.

12 1910 United States Census, Her husband's marital status is listed as Wd for widowed in the 1910 census.

13 The Allentown Leader (Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania), 29 Jul 1904, page 6. Funeral of Mrs. Martha A. Bury.

14 The Allentown Leader (Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania), 25 Jul 1904, page 8.

15 Morning Call (Allentown, PA), 25 Jul 1904, page 1. Obituary of Mrs. Herbert Bury.

16 Hubert Bury, Letter from Hubert H. Bury, December 9, 2002.

17 Morning Call (Allentown, PA), 26 Jul 1904, page 3. Obituary of Martha Bury.

18 Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, 1889 Pottsville City Directory, printed page 266, online image 124.

19 Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, 1891 Pottsville City Directory, printed page 274, online image 125.

20 Ellis Island Passenger Lists (Ellis Island Foundation, Inc. http://www.ellisislandrecords.org).

21 Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, 1903 Allentown Directory, printed page 86, online image 45.

22 Shenandoah Evening Herald (Shenandoah, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania.), 4 Oct 1975, page 12. Old Frackville Tales.

23 1910 United States Census, Enumeration District 154, Visit 20.

24 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=17239698&.

25 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index (R) (Copyright (c) 1980, 2002, data as of January 22, 2006), Batch C958703.

26 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Donaueschingen: Katholisch Kirch, Villingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany 1810 - 1866 (International Genealogical Index (R) Batch #: C958703, Source Call #: 0890574, Printout Call #: NONE, Dates: 1810 - 1866. Copyright (c) 1980, 2002, data as of January 23, 2006).

27 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Dept. of Health, Pennsylvania Death Certificate (Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records, New Castle, PA 16101 (724) 656-3100 http://www.dsf.health.state.pa.us/health/cwp/view.asp?a=168&Q=229939), Certificate 54793.

28 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1963. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 54793. Herbert [sic] Bury. Parents not listed.



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