Person:August Norbey (1)

Watchers
  • HAugust NorbeyAbt 1830 - 1876
  • WAnna DarnerAbt 1835 - Abt 1884
  1. Richard Norbey1853 - 1893
  2. Anna Norbey1855 - 1941
  3. Lizzie NorbeyAbt 1860 -
  4. Augusta NorbeyAbt 1864 -
  5. Elizabeth Norbey1865 - 1899
  6. Maria Christine Norbey1865 - 1937
  7. Margaret NorbeyAbt 1867 -
  8. Charles NorbeyAbt 1869 - 1904
  9. Ida NorbeyAbt 1872 - 1910
Facts and Events
Name[1][2] August Norbey
Gender Male
Birth[1] Abt 1830 Deutscher Bund (German Confederation)
Immigration[1] 2 Oct 1867 Port of New York, United StatesAugust Norbey, a Prussian farmer aged 37 years, arrived in New York on the S.S. Baltic by 2 October. The ship originated in Bremen, Germany, and made a stop in Southampton, England. Other members of the family arrived in the following March.
Naturalization[2] 2 Nov 1868 Leavenworth co., Kansas, United StatesAugust Norbey, “a native of Prussia aged about 38 years”, declared his intention to become a citizen before the Clerk of the District Court of the First Judicial District of Kansas.
Residence From 1870 To 1871 Leavenworth, Leavenworth co., Kansas, United StatesIn the 1870 Leavenworth city directory, August Norbey was listed as a laborer residing at the northwest corner of Spruce and Broadway, and in the following year, he was listed as a laborer “at gas works”.
with Anna Darner
Census 1 Jun 1870 Leavenworth, Leavenworth co., Kansas, United StatesThis census record has multiple mistakes with given names, genders, and ages of the children. August “Neubey” (occ. “wks Gas House”) was residing with [wife] Anna, [sons] Richard, Gustave, Jno., Charles, [daughters] Anna, Lizzie, and Eliza. (No relationships are recorded in this census.) It was recorded that each person was born in “Hesse Kassel”, except Charles who was born in Kansas. Anna, Lizzie, and Eliza attended school within the year. August may have owned the home they were living in because it was also recorded that he owned real estate valued $1200.
with Anna Darner
Residence 1874 Leavenworth, Leavenworth co., Kansas, United Statesat 512 Miami
In the 1874 city directory, August “Norbay” (occ. chimney sweeper) was listed at this address.
with Anna Darner
Residence 1875 Leavenworth, Leavenworth co., Kansas, United Statesat 933 Osage
In the 1875 city directory, August “Norbay” (occ. chimney sweep) was listed at this address.
with Anna Darner
Census 1 Mar 1875 Leavenworth, Leavenworth co., Kansas, United StatesAug. “Norway” (occ. laborer) was residing with [wife] Anna, [son] Chas., [daughters] Anna, E., G., Lena, E., and Ida. (No relationships are recorded in this census.) It was recorded that each person was born in Germany, except Charles and Ida who were born in Kansas. G., Lena, and E. attended school within the year.
with Anna Darner
Death? 1876 Leavenworth, Leavenworth co., Kansas, United States
Residence From 1876 To 1877 Leavenworth, Leavenworth co., Kansas, United Statesat 300 W. 7th
In the 1876 city directory, August “Norway” (occ. chimney sweep) was listed at this address. The next year Mrs. Annie “Norway” [a widow at that time] was listed at this address.
with Anna Darner
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Passenger list of the SS Baltic, in New York City, New York, United States. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, 1820-97. (National Archives Microfilm Publication M237), roll 286, list 1040, p 10, list dated 2 Oct. 1867.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kansas. District Court (Leavenworth). Naturalization records, 1855-1954. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1992), FHL #1854292 item 2, 1: 32.

    August's surname was recorded by the clerk as “Norway”, but he signed it as “Norbey”.

    Signature of August Norbey.