Alsina Sabrey Wicks


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Alsina Sabrey Wicks

  • Born: 16 Sep 1836, Kanesville Twp, Pottawattomie, IA
  • Marriage (1): Michael Felthauser
  • Died: 25 Jun 1912, Nebraska City, Otoe County, Nebraska at age 75
  • Buried: 25 Jun 1912, Wyuka Cemetery in Nebraska City, Otoe County, Nebraska

  General Notes:

Research of Ray and Mary Straw.

Jayne C. Felthauser
13918 Y Circle
Omaha, NE 68137
United States
On the 22nd inst., by the same (Judge Bratton), Mr. Michael Felthauser and Miss Alsina Wicks, all of this county.

Nebraska City News Press
Tuesday, June 25, 1912; page 1, column 2
Mrs. Elsina Felthauser died this afternoon at 1 o'clock at her home, 614 Seventh Avenue. She had been sick for some time with heart trouble, requiring constant attention. She was born in Council Bluffs, Iowa, September 16, 1836, and made that her home until her marriage on July 1, 1866.
In this connection there is a very pretty romance. Mr. Felthauser was a member of the First Nebraska Regiment and served until he was mustered out. The regiment reached Omaha on Saturday and the Major stated that the members could not be paid off until Monday, as it was so late that the records could not be made out. Mr. Felthauser borrowed the Major's horse and rode over the Council bluffs to visit with friends and Sunday while riding near the heard of Broadway he saw a young lady drawing water from a well and he stopped and asked for a drink. She gave him the drink, and the lady proved to be a sister of a member of the company of which Mike was a member. He did not take long to form an acquaintance, and the result was that the couple were married that afternoon. As Mike said, "She married the soldier in his uniform."
They came to this city some twenty-two years ago and have since made their home here. She was the mother of four children, of whom two survive her, Fred and Mrs. Lena Straw. She was a member of the Lutheran church, and the funeral will be held Monday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from the family home and will be private. The services will be conducted by Rev. J. W. Koser.

Find a Grave Memorial 99050695

Alsina married Michael Felthauser. (Michael Felthauser was born on 18 Mar 1837 in Sickerhausen, Bavaria, Germany, died on 18 May 1923 in Nebraska City, Otoe County, Nebraska and was buried in Wyuka Cemetery Nebraska City, Otoe County, Nebraska, USA.)

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