Person:Maria Norbey (1)

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Maria Christine Norbey
b.15 May 1865 Germany
  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
m. 24 Dec 1883
  1. Irene Fay Van Peyma1891 - 1981
Facts and Events
Name Maria Christine Norbey
Alt Name[1] Lena Norbey
Married Name[1][3] Lena Van Peyma
Gender Female
Birth[1] 15 May 1865 Germany
Emigration[2] 28 Mar 1868 Port of New York, United StatesMarie Norbey, a German aged 2 years, arrived in New York on the S.S. Union by 28 March. The ship originated in Bremen, Germany, and made a stop in Southampton, England. She was traveling with her mother, Anna Norbey, and five siblings.
Census[4] 1 Jun 1870 Leavenworth, Leavenworth co., Kansas, United StatesThis census record has multiple mistakes. “Jno”, a 5-year old male, [this is actually Lena] was residing with [father] August “Neubey” (occ. “wks Gas House”), [mother] Anna, [siblings] Richard, Anna, Lizzie, Eliza, Gustave, and Charles. (No relationships are recorded in this census.) It was recorded that the place of birth was Hesse Kassel.
Census[5] 1 Mar 1875 Leavenworth, Leavenworth co., Kansas, United StatesLena was residing with [father] Aug. “Norway” (occ. laborer), [mother] Anna, [siblings] Anna, E., G., E., Chas., and Ida. (No relationships are recorded in this census.) It was recorded that Lena was born in Germany, and she attended school within the year.
Census[6] 1 Jun 1880 Leavenworth, Leavenworth co., Kansas, United Statesat 619 Pottawatomie St.
Lena (occ. servant), daughter of widow Anna “Norva”, was residing with her mother's children Lissie (occ. servant), Augustina (occ. dressmaker), Elizabeth (occ. servant), Charly, and Ida. It was recorded that Lena and Elizabeth were twins, and their place of birth was “Liepsic”.
Residence[10] 1883 Leavenworth, Leavenworth co., Kansas, United StatesIn the 1883 Leavenworth city directory, Lena “Norway” was listed as residing at the southeast corner of 8th and Ottawa streets, the residence of her employer J. P. Madden.
Marriage 24 Dec 1883 Leavenworth co., Kansas, United StatesThomas and Lena were joined in marriage by C. Hafner, Evangelical Lutheran Pastor.
to Thomas Jefferson Van Peyma
Marriage License 24 Dec 1883 Leavenworth co., Kansas, United StatesA license was issued by Laurens Hawn, Probate Judge, for Thomas J. Van Peyma, aged 24 years, and Lena Norby, aged 18 years, both from Leavenworth Co.
to Thomas Jefferson Van Peyma
Naturalization[3] 25 Mar 1887 Leavenworth co., Kansas, United StatesLena Van Peyma, “a native of Germany aged about 22 years”, declared her intention to become a citizen before the Clerk of the District Court of the First Judicial District of Kansas.
Residence[11] 1900 Kansas City, Jackson co., Missouri, United Statesat 433 W. 14th
In the 1900 city directory, Mrs. Lena VanPeyma was listed as rooming at this address.
Residence[11] From 1902 To 1909 Kansas City, Jackson co., Missouri, United Statesat 815 W. 13th
In the city directory, Mrs. Lena VanPeyma was listed as residing at this address. From 1904 she was also listed as the widow of Thomas J. VanPeyma and as having a boarding house.
Census[7] 15 Apr 1910 Kansas City, Jackson co., Missouri, United Statesat 815 W. 13th St., in a home that was rented
Lena L. Norbey (divorced; occ. boardinghouse keeper, on own account) was residing with her daughter Irene F. “Vam Peyma” (occ. department store stenographer). It was recorded that one of Lena's two children were living.
Census[8] 1 Jan 1920 Kansas City, Jackson co., Missouri, United Statesat 2311 Holly St., in a home that was rented
Lena “VanPayme”, widowed mother-in-law of Delbert Overton (occ. teamster, hauling, on his own account), was also residing with Delbert's wife Irene and sons Norbey and Delbert Jr.
Census[9] 1 Apr 1930 Kansas City, Jackson co., Missouri, United Statesat 2033 Jefferson, in a home that was owned
Lena Norbey, widowed mother-in-law of Delbert J. Overton (occ. delivery man for ice route), was also residing with Delbert's wife Irene and sons “Norvey”, Delbert, and Herbert Lee.
Education[9] Lena's native language was German, and she could speak English.
Death[1] 14 Aug 1937 Kansas City, Jackson co., Missouri, United Statesat 2033 Jefferson St.
Mrs. Lena Norbey Van Peyma died at home after a cerebral hemorrhage, occurring on 9 August 1937, with contributing arteriosclerosis (confirmed by physical exam). The informant was Mrs. D. J. Overton [her daughter Irene] (of the same address). It was recorded that Lena was widowed, and she was born in Germany to August Norbey and an unknown mother.
Burial[1] 16 Aug 1937 Memorial Park Cemetery, Kansas City, Jackson co., Missouri, United StatesThe undertaker was Wagner Funeral Home.
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Missouri, United States. Death Certificates. (Missouri State Archives), cert. #29776, filed 16 Aug. 1937.
    Certificate of death registered 16 Aug. 1937, by Mrs. D. J. Overton [daughter Irene].
  2. Passenger list of the SS Union, in New York City, New York, United States. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, 1820-97. (National Archives Microfilm Publication M237), roll 292, list 238, p 26, list dated 28 March 1868.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Kansas. District Court (Leavenworth). Naturalization records, 1855-1954. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1992), FHL #1854292 item 4, 2: 154.
  4. 4th Ward of Leavenworth city, Leavenworth, Kansas, in United States. 1870 U.S. Census Population Schedule, roll 437 (FHL #545936), f 460, p 101, dwelling 878, family 876, August Neubey household, [digital image, Ancestry.com], enumerated 21 June 1870.
  5. 4th Ward of Leavenworth city, Leavenworth, in Kansas. State Board of Agriculture. State census of 1875. (Topeka, Kansas: Kansas State Historical Society, 1951), microfilm K-10, f 188, p 373 (p 20 of ward), dwelling 2, family n.n., Aug. Norway household, [digital image, Ancestry.com].
  6. ED 161, 4th Ward of Leavenworth city, Leavenworth, Kansas, in United States. 1880 U.S. Census Population Schedule, roll 386 (FHL #1254386), f 352-D, p 12, dwelling 104, family 105, Anna Norva household, [digital image, Ancestry.com], enumerated 3 June 1880.
  7. ED 20, 1st Ward of Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, in United States. 1910 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T623), roll 785 (FHL #1374798), folio 56, sheet 8B, dwelling 64, family 201, Lena L. Norbey household, [digital image, Ancestry.com], enumerated 21 April 1910.
  8. ED 42, 2nd Ward of Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, in United States. 1920 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T625), roll 924, folio 161, sheet 8B, dwelling 160, family 169, Delbert Overton household, [digital image, Ancestry.com], enumerated 16 Jan. 1920.
  9. 9.0 9.1 ED 46, 3rd Ward of Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, in United States. 1930 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T626), roll 1194 (FHL #2340929), folio 207, sheet 17B, dwelling 197, family 362, Debert [sic] J. Overton household, [digital image, Ancestry.com], enumerated 16 April 1930.
  10. Leavenworth, Kansas, City Directory. (Leavenworth and Kansas City: Corbett, Hoye & Co.; Ballenger & Hoye; Edwin Green; Hoye Directory; Leavenworth Directory; Fred C. Wing), 1883.
  11. 11.0 11.1 Kansas City, Missouri, city directory. (Kansas City, Missouri: Gould Directory; Gate City Directory; R. L. Polk), 1900, 1902–1909.