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Beatrice Kate Meister was born on May 14, 1875 in Polo or Kingston, Caldwell, Missouri. She was the daughter of Hiram Meister & Mattie Leamer. She was married twice, first to Aaron Weibel, and second to Ervin Pfeifer
Aaron George Weibel was born on January 26, 1866 in Dwight, Livingston, Illinois. He was the son of Jacob Weibel & Maria Schrotberger
Ervin LaVerne Pfeifer was born on May 26, 1877 in Goodfarm Twp, Grundy, Illinois. He was the son of Frederick Pfeifer & Margaret Schrotberger
Aaron Weibel & Ervin Pfeifer were first cousins; their mothers Maria & Margaret were sisters.

THE FAMILIES OF BEATRICE KATE MEISTER:

First marriage:

Aaron Weibel & Beatrice Meister

Aaron George Weibel married Beatrice Kate Meister about 1893. They had one daughter named Beatrice Aileen Weibel (known as Aileen) born January 25, 1896. Aaron died in 1897 in a farming accident, and Beatrice married Aaron's first cousin Ervin Pfeifer on April 02, 1902 in Lincoln, Lancaster Co., NE.
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Children of Aaron G. Weibel & Beatrice Kate Meister:

Aileen WeibelBeatrice Aileen Weibel was born on January 25, 1896 in NE. She is listed with her grandparents, Hiram & Mattie Meister, on the 1900 & 1910 censuses of DeWitt, Saline Co., NE. Aileen married George Worthington "Worthy" Nicholas about 1916 in NE, and they had 4 children. George & Aileen and children are living in DeWitt, Saline Co. NE on the 1920 & 1930 censuses. Aileen is listed as living in DeWitt in her mother's obituary in 1960. Beatrice Aileen Weibel Nicholas died on July 29, 1961, probably in DeWitt, Saline Co., NE.
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Second marriage:

Ervin PfeiferBeatrice Meister Weibel Ervin LaVerne Pfeifer married Beatrice Kate Meister Weibel on April 02, 1902 in Lincoln, Lancaster Co., NE. Ervin was the first cousin of her first husband Aaron Weibel - their mother's were Schrotberger sisters. Ervin & Beatrice had 5 children. Ervin & Beatrice are on the 1910 census of DeWitt, Saline Co., NE. Ervin died November 02, 1918 in DeWitt, Saline Co., NE. Beatrice did not remarry. She was on the 1920 & 1930 censuses of DeWitt, NE, but moved to Lincoln, Lancaster Co., NE in 1934 and remained there until her death in 1960.
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Children of Ervin Pfeifer & Beatrice Kate Meister Weibel:

Ileta PfeiferIleta Pfeifer was born March 02, 1905 in NE. She is living with her parents in DeWitt, Saline Co. NE on the 1910 & 1920 censuses. Ileta was married 3 times; I do not know the names of her first two spouses, but both marriages ended in divorce. Ileta's third husband was named Ralph Marlow. Ileta was a nurse, and contracted tuberculosis when she was working at a sanitorium in Colorado Springs, CO. I have not been able to find her or Ralph on the 1930 census at this time. After becoming ill, Ileta returned home to her mother in Nebraska, and she died there. Ileta Pfeifer Marlow died on November 16, 1931 in DeWitt, Saline Co., NE. She is buried in the Oak Grove Cemetery at DeWitt, near the graves of her parents Hiram & Mattie Meister.
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Ira Pfeifer

Ira Preston Pfeifer was born on August 25, 1906 in DeWitt, Saline Co. NE. He is living at home with his parents in DeWitt, Saline Co., NE on the 1910 & 1920 censuses, and is also listed there with his mother in 1930. Ira married Ruth LaVerne Reid on December 29, 1931 in NE, and they had two children. Ira was a farmer in DeWitt until he joined the service in 1942. He divorced Ruth by 1944 when he married Eleanor Ring. He divorced Eleanor and married Nell, but then divorced Nell & remarried Eleanor Ring. Ira moved to Missouri and worked on the Frisco Railroad as a Steward in the dining car. He then sold Luziers cosmetics in Florida for awhile, but then returned to the army. He is listed in his mother's obituary in 1960 as living in Honolulu, Hawaii. Ira died October 30, 1971 in Ft. Bragg, NC.
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Irma PfeiferIrma Frances Pfeifer was born on October 16, 1908 in DeWitt, Saline, Nebraska. She is listed with her parents in DeWitt, Saline Co. NE on the 1910 & 1920 censuses. Irma graduated from nursing school in Lincoln, Lancaster CO., NE. On the 1930 census she is listed as a registered nurse at Bryan Memorial Hospital in Lincoln, Lancaster Co., NE. Irma married John Hays "Jack" Mankamyer in June 1930 and they had two children. In her mother's obituary in 1960 she is listed as living in Sutton, NE. Jack Mankamyer died in 1971. In October of 1971 Irma is listed in her brother's obit as living in Wahoo, NE. Irma later lived for many years in Colorado Springs, CO. Irma Frances Pfeifer Mankamyer died on October 28, 2002 in Colorado Springs, CO.
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Woodrow PfeiferWoodrow Pfeifer was born on June 01, 1910 in DeWitt, Saline, Nebraska. He is living at home with his parents in DeWitt, Saline Co., Nebraska on the 1920 census, and is also listed there with his mother in 1930. He married Arda E. Weekly on August 18, 1937, and they had one daughter. They are listed in the 1945 city directory of Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska. Woodrow was an undertaker. He had a funeral home called Pfeifer - Newman Mortuary in Lexington, Dawson Co., Nebraska. Woodrow is listed as living in Lexington, Dawson, Nebraska in his mother's obituary in 1960. Woodrow Pfeifer died September 12, 1968
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LaVerne PfeiferLaVerne Frank Pfeifer was born on October 01, 1915 in DeWitt, Saline, Nebraska. He is living at home with his parents in DeWitt, Saline Co., NE on the 1920 census, and is also listed there with his mother in 1930. LaVerne was a well-respected doctor in Lincoln, NE. LaVerne married Elizabeth "Betty" Parsons on September 14, 1945 in Nebraska, and they had one son. LaVerne died on May 7, 1964 in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska. He was playing golf when a storm came up - he was running to the club house and had a heart attack. Betty Parsons Pfeifer died on March 11, 2008 in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska.
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