Friedrich Herman Eversmeyer, called Herman, son of Johann Heinrich Eversmeyer, born in Prussia (probably Kappeln, Schleswig-Holstein) 4 Jan 1836, died 2 Sep 1910 in Sully Co, South Dakota. He was buried in Okobojo Cem, Grave 1, Lot 23, no marker, in Okobojo, Sully Co, South Dakota. The cemetery list erroneously says he died in 1912.
Herman married Margaretha Bettschnitt 22 Apr 1877 in St. Siebald, Clayton Co, Iowa. It was the second marriage for both; he was a widower and she was a widow. Margaretha was born 6 Aug 1832 in Oedenreuth near Nurnberg, Bavaria, Germany, daughter of Unknown and Anna Elizabeth Bettschnitt. She married 1st 7 Aug 1856 in Dubuque Co, Iowa to Johann Jacob 'Jake' Weischedel. Jake was born 26 Jan 1828 in Feuerbach, Germany, died 9 Mar 1869 in St. Siebald, Clayton Co, Iowa. Margaretha immigrated in 1855 and Jake immigrated in 1854. Herman immigrated in 1863 and was naturalized in Pierre, South Dakota. Herman and Margaretha first lived in Iowa and were both members of the St.Siebald (Lutheran) Church. In 1892 they moved to Pearl Twp, Sully Co, South Dakota. Before 1903 they separated and Margaretha went to live with relatives.
Herman had a son by his previous marriage, Johann Heinrich 'Henry' Eversmeyer, born 23 May 1862 in Germany, died 1938 in Onida, Sully Co, South Dakota. Henry moved from St. Siebald, Iowa in 1885 to live in Sully Co, South Dakota. Henry was unmarried.
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