George Henry and Anna Catharine (Wiszmann) Barkmeier
George Henry Barkmeier, son of Frederick John and Mary Catharine (Tepe) Barkmeier, was born in Westendorf, Germany, on March 22, 1873. George immigrated to America in 1889 with his parents, sister and five brothers, to join brother Frank who had immigrated in 1887. George was 16 years old when he immigrated and settled with his family near the village of Exeter, Nebraska
He married Anna Catharine Wiszmann on September 24, 1896. George and Anna had three children, Mary Catharine (Barkmeier) Campbell, born August 14, 1897; Joseph Henry Barkmeier, born July 30, 1900; and Charles Frederick Barkmeier, born September 4, 1903.
Anna died on December 26, 1915 and George passed away on December
31, 1922. Interment was in the Exeter Cemetery in Exeter, Nebraska.