Margaret Busch

b. 6 March 1823, d. 17 November 1911
Margaret (Busch) Schwebach
(from; Conoryea - Martini FTM 12 Family Tree by deaddigger)


FatherJean Busch b. 1797
MotherAnna Maria Hertz b. 1801, d. 7 Nov 1824
Appears on chartsDescendants (with spouses) of Johaines Schwebach
In Family LineSchwebach


Name Variation  Margaret Busch was also known as Margaretha Busch. 
Name Variation  Margaret Busch was also known as Bousch. 
Name Variation  Margaret Busch was also known as Maria. 
Name Variation  Margaret Busch was also known as Bausch. 
Birth6 Mar 1823 She was born on 6 Mar 1823 in Landsheid, Bastendorf, Diekirsch, Luxembourg. 
Marriage20 May 1845 She and Nicholas Joseph Schwebach, son of Philippe Schwebach and Anna Catherina Bockeler, were married on 20 May 1845 in Platen, Bettborn, Redange, Luxembourg. 
Immigration4 May 1866 Margaret Busch and Nicholas Joseph Schwebach immigrated on 4 May 1866 on the Ship - William Penn, From London to New York arrived on 04 May 1866

(Peter Simmerl was on the same ship.) 
1870 Census
(Spouse of Head)
9 Jun 1870 Margaret appeared in the 1870 Federal Census of Caledonia, Houston County, Minnesota, as Margaret Swebach, with her husband, Nicholas Joseph Schwebach, and their children, Jean, Philip, Eugene, Valentin, Madelena, Maria, Catherina, Johann and John. She is a white female, age 48. Her occupation is keeping house. She was born in Luxemburg. Her mother and father are foreign born. 
1910 Census
18 Apr 1910 Margaret appeared in the 1910 Federal Census of La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin, as Margaret Schwebach, in the household of James Jacob Schwebach. She is a widowed white female, age 86. Mother of head of household. Mother of 7 children, 6 still living. She was born in Germany. Her mother and father were born in Germany. She immigrated to the U.S. in 1864. She speaks German. She has no occupation. She can read and write. 
Death17 Nov 1911 Margaret Busch died on 17 Nov 1911 in La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin, at age 88. 
Obituary17 Nov 1911 Her obituary appeared as follows:


Mrs. Margaret Schwebach Passes Away at Episcopal Residence at 9:00 O'Clock
Rev. Father Congdon to Deliver Sermon in English, and Genoa Priest One in German
Mrs. Margaret Schwebach, aged 88 years, mother of Rt. Rev. Bishop Schwebach, of the La Crosse diocese of the Roman Catholic church, died at the Episcopal residence at 9 o'clock this morning of old age.

Margaret Busch was born in Landscheid in the Grand Duchy of Luxemburg, on March 23, 1823, and she was married to Nicholas Schwebach at Plat, Luxemburg, in 1845. She was the mother of ten children, three of whom died before her death, this morning.

In 1862 her two oldest sons visited America and James, the second son, now bishop of the La Crosse diocese, wrote home that he would not return to Europe but that he would contiue his studies for the priesthood in this country. His good mother would not rest until she and the remainder of the family followed him to America, they arriving her in 1866, and settling in Caledonia, Minn. Her husband died in 1879 and since 1879 she has lived with Bishop Schwebach in LaCrosse until her death this morning.

Two sons, three daughters and one grandchild were at her bedside.

Leaves Many Relatives

Mrs. Schwebach's death is mourned by four sons, Bishop Schwebach of LaCrosse, Philip of Caledonia, Minn., John of Granville, Iowa and Eugene of Dell Rapids, S.D; three daughters, Mrs. Helen Burg and Mrs. Catherine Georgen of Caledonia, Minn., and Mrs. Mary Wagner of Oeschen, Iowa; two daughters-in-law, Mrs. Susan Schwebach of Caledonia, Minn., and Mrs. Lena Schwebach of Granville, Iowa; fifty-nine grandchildren and fifty-five great grandchildren.

Funderal Saturday

The funeral service will be held at the Cathedral tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock, pontifical requiem mass being held in which all the priests in the city will take part. In the afternoon the body will be taken to Caledonia, where burial will take place on Tuesday morning.

There will be an address in English by Rev. Father Condon, La Crosse, and one in German by the Rev. Rather A. Ph. Karmer of Genoa, Wis.

Mrs. Margaret Schwebach was a Christian wife and mother in the truest and most beautiful sense of the work. 
Burialafter 17 Nov 1911 She was buried after 17 Nov 1911 in Calvary Cemetery, located in Caledonia, Houston County, Minnesota.

Children of Margaret Busch and Nicholas Joseph Schwebach

All known children of Margaret Busch and Nicholas Joseph Schwebach are deceased.