|Henry Fred NEUHAUS
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Noted events in his life were:
• Confirmation: Bennington, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA. 20 in the Lutheran Church.
• Religion: Leigh, Colfax County, Nebraska, USA. 20 where he was a charter member of St. John's Lutheran Church.
• Residence, 1900, Stanton Precinct, Leigh Village, Colfax County, Nebraska. 2748
• Occupation, 1900, Stanton Precinct, Leigh Village, Colfax County, Nebraska. 2748 where he was a farmer.
• Residence, 1920, Stanton Precinct, Leigh Village, Colfax County, Nebraska. 2747
• Occupation, 1920, Stanton Precinct, Leigh Village, Colfax County, Nebraska. 2747 where he was a farmer.
• Land, 15 Feb 1935, Leigh, Colfax County, Nebraska, USA. 2749 The case of Gerhard H. Buesing vs. Henry Neuhaus, et al. was heard in district court before Judge Lightner and was decided in favor of the defendant. In this case Buesing was endeavoring to establish homestead rights on the premises. Buesing had been confined in a state hospital and during this time a mortgage had been foreclosed.
• Residence, Sep 1938, Leigh, Colfax County, Nebraska, USA. 2721
• Cemetery, Feb 1947, Leigh, Colfax County, Nebraska, USA. 2746 in the Leigh Cemetery.
• Obituary, 21 Feb 1947, Leigh, Colfax County, Nebraska, USA. 2750 Announcement of the death of Henry Neuhaus at his home south of Leigh was made. Although he had been in failing health for several months, his passing was a shock to family and friends. He had returned from hospitalization in Omaha. Funeral rites were held from the Homes Funeral Home to St. John’s Lutheran Church where Rev. Karl Gigstad conducted the service. Two hymn’s, “In the Hour of Trial” and “My Jesus As Thou Wilt” were sung by a quartet Mrs. Adolph Hobel, Mrs. Lambert Houfek, J.B. Jenny, and R.H. Olson, with accompaniment by Mrs. Theodore Mrstny. Pallbearers were six nephews, Alvin Neuhaus, Omaha; Arthur Neuhaus, Venus; Walter Buesing, and Henry Busekisk, Elkhorn; Arthur Buesing and Wm. Keiser, Jr., of Waterloo. Burial was in the Lutheran Cemetery. Born in Oldenburg, Germany, July 2, 1874, Fred Henry Neuhaus died at Leigh, Nebraska, February 14, 1947, at the age of 72 years, seven months and 12 days. In company with his brother, August Neuhaus, he came to this country when he was 13 years old and they made their home in Douglas County, Nebraska. He was confirmed in the Lutheran faith at Bennington and was loyal to his church throughout his life. In later years, he was a charter member of St. John’s Lutheran Church at Leigh. He came to Colfax County in young manhood and made his home with the family of his sister, Mrs. Wm. Keiser near Clarkson. He was married to Miss Emma Bruhn in 1897 and three children were born. The wife and two children preceded him in death. He made a trip back to Germany and upon his return to this country was accompanied by two sisters and a brother who made their home with him. He was married to Miss Emma Scraeder [sic], August 15, 1904. To this union eight children were born. One son, Elmer Neuhaus, died in 1925 at the age of nine years. Mr. Neuhaus and his family lived on farms in Stanton and Colfax Counties and since 1912, have made their farm two and one-half miles south of Leigh. Survivors are his wife, four daughters, Mrs. Frieda Hall, Wayne; Mrs. Hulda Dykes, Leigh; Miss Lillian Neuhaus, Omaha; and Mrs. Mildred Spulak, Schuyler; and four sons, Herman, and George, Leigh; Harold, Clarkson; and Arnold, Polk. He also leaves nine grandchildren and three sisters, Mrs. Anna Keiser, Omaha; Mrs. Sophie Busekist, Elkhorn; Mrs. Meta Buesing, Waterloo; and one brother William, Plainview.
Henry married Emma M. BRUHN in 1897.2748 (Emma M. BRUHN was born on 28 Jun 1878 in Nebraska,2746,2748 died on 5 May 1901 2746 and was buried in May 1901 in Leigh Cemetery; Leigh, Colfax County, Nebraska, USA 2746.)
Henry next married Emma A. SCHROEDER, daughter of August SCHROEDER and Marie RUDOLPH, on 15 Aug 1904.2744 (Emma A. SCHROEDER was born on 22 Jan 1886 in Nebraska,2724,2746 died on 27 Feb 1970 2746 and was buried in Leigh Cemetery; Leigh, Colfax County, Nebraska, USA 2746.)