Morgheim Friedrich

Male 1910 - 1992  (81 years)


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  • Name Morgheim Friedrich 
    Nickname Fred Morgheim, Jr.  
    Born 24 Nov 1910  Merkel, Saratov Province, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 May 1992  Scottsbluff, Scottsbluff County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Valley View Cemetery, Torrington, Goshen County, Wyoming Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I04676  Margheim Family from Gottlieb
    Last Modified 16 Feb 2009 

    Father Margheim Friedrich,   b. 23 Mar 1883, Merkel, Saratov Province, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1955, Scottsbluff, Scottsbluff County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Flohr Elizabeth,   b. 11 May 1886, Merkel, Saratov Province, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1978, Scottsbluff, Scottsbluff County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 1905  Merkel, Saratov Province, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1761  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ehrlich Hermina,   b. 25 Mar 1911, Grimm, Saratov Province, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1998, Torrington, Goshen County, Wyoming. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 11 Feb 1930  Gering, Scottsbluff County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Morgheim Kenneth Wayne
    +2. Morgheim LaVern Hermina
    +3. Morgheim Harvey Lee
     4. Morgheim Eugene Albert,   b. 11 Jan 1937, Lyman, Scottsbluff County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 2007, Westminster, Adams County, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     5. Morgheim Dorothy Mae
     6. Morgheim Sharon
    +7. Morgheim Fred
    +8. Morgheim Linda
    Family ID F0917  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Friedrich Morgheim and Hermina Ehrlich, Lyman, Scottsbluff County, Nebraska 1970.
    Friedrich Morgheim and Hermina Ehrlich, Lyman, Scottsbluff County, Nebraska 1970.
    Friedrich Morgheim and Hermina Ehrlich, 50th Wedding Anniversary with their family, Lyman, Scottsbluff County, Nebraska 11 Feb 1980.
    Friedrich Morgheim and Hermina Ehrlich, 50th Wedding Anniversary with their family, Lyman, Scottsbluff County, Nebraska 11 Feb 1980.
    Standing L to R: Eugene Albert, Kenneth Wayne, Friedrich (Fred), Harvey Lee, Fred.

    Seated L to R: Sharon, LaVerne Hermina, Hermina (Minnie), Dorothy Mae, Linda.

    Documents
    Friedrich Morgheim Declaration of Intention 1941.
    Friedrich Morgheim Declaration of Intention 1941.
    Filed as Fred Morgheim, Jr. at the District Court, Gering, Scottsbluff County, Nebraska 15 Feb 1941.

  • Notes 
    • He filed his Declaration of Intention February 15, 1941 at Gering, Scottsbluff County, Nebraska. Information as follows: Entered the USA under the name of Friedrich Margheim March 30, 1912 at Baltimore, Maryland aboard the ship SS Koln. The ship was from Bremen, Germany. Used the name of Fred Morgheim, Jr. on this Declaration of Intention; address was Rt. 1, Morrill, Scottsbluff County, Nebraska; age 30; personal description: white, complexion medium, color of eyes gray, color of hair brown, height 6 ft. 2 inches, weight 195 pounds, visible distinctive marks none; born November 24, 1910 at Merkel, Russia. Married February 11, 1930 to Hermina at Torrington, Wyoming. She was born at Lesnei Karamisch (Grimm), Russia on March 25, 1911. She entered the USA August 20, 1912 at Philadelphia, Pa. Names, dates and places of birth of children: Kenneth Wayne, 1/30/31 Gering; Leverne 7/2/32 Gering; Harvey Lee 1/30/34 Lyman; Gene Albert 1/11/37 Lyman; Dorothy Mae 7/24/39 Morrill; all residing at Morrill, Nebraska.

      The Nebraska 1930 US Census for Scottsbluff County, Gering Precinct, lists the family as follows: Fred Margheim, age 19; born in Russia; came to USA in 1912; occupation: farm worker. Wife: Hermina, age 19; born in Russia; came to the USA in 1912.

      His obituary gives family history as follows: "He was born Nov. 24, 1910, at Merkel, Russia, to Frederick and Elizabeth (Flohr) Morgheim. At an early age he moved with his family to Brighton, Colorado. He attended school at Brighton and Denver. He later moved to Bayard, Nebraska, where he worked as a laborer. He then moved to Flint, Michigan for a short time, where he worked in the auto industry, before moving to Gering, Nebraska. He married Hermina Ehrlich Feb. 11, 1930, at Gering and worked for Great Western Sugar. He then farmed in the Lyman, Nebraska and Huntley, Wyoming areas for several years. He retired from farming in 1968 and moved to Lyman, Nebraska. In 1990 he moved to Torrington, Wyoming."

      FAMILY SURNAME: Wilhelm (William or Bill) Margheim, born in Merkel, Saratov Province, Russia came to the USA in 1909 through the port of Galveston, Texas. He settled with his brothers Ludwig (Louis), Ferdinand Freidrich (Fred) in western Scotts Bluff County. His immigration papers had his name spelled "Morgheim" at Galveston. He convinced a number of Margheim families in Scottsbluff County that the family name should be spelled "Morgheim". Church records and Family Bibles in Russia and Germany indicate the family name is spelled "Margheim".