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Augusta Elizabeth (Bohling) Bohling

Baptismal name -  Emma Elise Augusta Bohling

Born - Friday, November 1, 1889 - Nebraska

Baptized - Sunday, December 1, 1889

Saint Paul Hickory Grove Church

Confirmed - Sunday, April 19, 1903

Saint Paul Hickory Grove Church

Married - Friday, February 10, 1911

Saint Paul's (Hickory Grove) Church

Died - Friday,  February 24, 1978

Good Samaritan Home

Auburn, Nemaha County, Nebraska

Buried - Monday, February 27, 1978

Martin Luther Cemetery

Nemaha County, Nebraska

88 Years  2 Months  23 Days


Martin Lutheran Cemetery









Augusta Elizabeth Bohling, daughter of Fred and Anna Baden Bohling,

was born November 1, 1889 on a farm in Nemaha county,

one of seven children.

She was baptized December 1, 1889 at St. Paul (Hickory Grove) Lutheran

church and was confirmed at that church April 19, 1903.

She attended Linden rural School.

February 10, 1911 she was married to Carl H. Bohling at Hickory

Grove church. Four children were born to this marriage.

She and Carl lived on a farm in the Hickory Grove community

until 1930 when they moved to a farm a mile west of Martin

Luther church.

They became members of Martin Luther church and she was

active in the church and the women's group.

In 1947 they moved to Johnson. On September 14, 1950,

Mr. Bohling passed away. The fall of 1970 she moved into the

Hoover rest home in Auburn, later to the Maple Grove home in

Tecumseh, and then to the Good Samaritan Home in Auburn

where she died February 24, 1978. She had reached the age of

88 years, three months and 23 days.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her

parents, one son, one daughter, three brothers and three sisters.

Surviving are her son, Otto Bohling of Auburn; daughter,

Mrs. Melvin Ottemann of Elk Creek; daughter-in-law, Mrs.

Bernice Rodie of Lincoln; nine grandchildren;

14 great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

Services were held February 27 at Martin Luther church,

conducted by Reverend Lowell Asplund.

Casket bearers were grandsons, Alan Schmid, Gary Bohling,

Gene Bohling, Gale Bohling, Gred Bohling and Kenneth Oestmann.

Mrs. Bruce Davis was organist and Mrs. Edna Moore and

Mrs. Nora Rockemann assisted with flowers..

A quartette sang songs.

Burial was in Martin Luther cemetery. 


Nemaha County Herald


March 14, 1978




Husband - Carl Heinrich  Bohling

Born -Tuesday, October 24, 1882

Schwalingen, Germany

Died - Thursday, September 14, 1950

Johnson, Nemaha County, Nebraska

Buried - Monday, September 18, 1950

Martin Luther Cemetery

Nemaha County, Nebraska

67 Years  11 Months  21 Days

Father - Heinrich Bohling

Mother - Wilhelmine (Witt) Bohling

Brother - Herman Heinrich Bohling


Martin Luther Cemetery








Carl Henry Bohling, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Bohling, was born,

October 24, 1882, in Schwalingen, Hanover, Germany.

In infancy he was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran

faith, April 15, 1897 by Reverend Wittkoff.

In 1901, he with his brother, Gustav, came to America. They

made their home with their brother, Herman, who resided

southwest of Auburn. Until 1911 he worked upon several

farms in the county.

On February 10, 1911 he was united in marriage to

Miss Augusta Bohling. The wedding ceremony was performed

by the late Reverend Streng. To this union were born four children,

two sons and two daughters, one daughter, Anna,

 passed away December 5, 1925.

Following marriage the Bohlings resided on farms south of Auburn

until 1930 when they purchased a farm. This farm is located

one and 1/4 miles south of the Martin Luther church.

In December of 1945 Mr. Bohling became seriously ill and was

hospitalized for seven weeks. Because of his failing health,

the family purchased a home in Johnson in 1947 which has since

been their residence.

Mr. Bohling has been in declining health since December 28,

1949, when he submitted to a major operation in an Omaha hospital.

He suffered a heart attack last Thursday which resulted in death.

He had reached the age of 67 years, 10 months and 21 days.

The deceased was a successful farmer and highly respected

citizen of his community, as well as a faithful member of the

Martin Luther church congregation.

In passing he leaves to mourn him, his wife, two sons, Otto,

Auburn; Carl Jr., Johnson' one daughter, Mrs. Mervin Ottemann,

Elk Creek; six grandchildren; four brothers, William, Germany;

Henry and Gustave, in Columbia, South Dakota; Herman of Auburn.

Funeral services were held Monday, September 18, with a family

prayer at the Casey funeral home in Auburn at 1:15, followed by

services at the Martin Luther church south of Johnson at

2:00 p.m., with Rev. William Frizehling, officiating. Music

for the services was furnished by a male quartet with Mrs.

Erma Eden, accompanist.

Pallbearers were; Gustav H. C. Bohling, Alvin F. Bohling,

Otto Rohrs, Elmer Bohling, August Bohling, Harvey Bohling.

Those in charge of the flowers; Miss Ella Bohling, and Mrs.

Vera Gerdes.

Interment was made in the Martin Luther cemetery with

Casey funeral home in charge of arrangements.


Nemaha County Herald


September 21, 1950




Son - Otto F. Bohling

Born - Friday, May 16, 1913 - Nebraska


Daughter - Anna I. Bohling

Died -1917- Nemaha County, Nebraska

Died -1925 - Nemaha County, Nebraska

Buried - Saint Paul's Lutheran Church Cemetery

(Hickory Grove)

Nemaha County, Nebraska

Buried - Saint Paul's Lutheran Church Cemetery



Son - Carl Bohling

Born - Wednesday, July 13,1921 - Nebraska


Daughter - Lella Bohling

Born -1925 - Nebraska



 Sister - Anna (Bohling) Oestmann

Born - Friday, February 1, 1878

Schwalingen, Hanover, Germany

Brother - Frederich Heinrich Dietrich Bohling

Fred "Feeddie Feeddie" Bohling

Born - Tuesday, November 25, 1879

Schwalingen, Hanover, Germany


Brother - Wilhelm Friedrich Bohling

Born - Sunday, April 13, 1884

Nemaha County, Nebraska

Died - Wednesday, April 22, 1885

Nemaha County, Nebraska

Buried - Saint Paul's Cemetery

(Hickory Grove)

Nemaha County, Nebraska

1 Year  9 Days


Brother - Infant Baby

Born - April 29, 1886  ۩ Died - April 29, 1886

Nemaha County, Nebraska

Buried - Saint Paul's Cemetery

(Hickory Grove)

Nemaha County, Nebraska

 Sister - Emma (Bohling) Oestmann

Born - Saturday, April 9, 1887

Nemaha County, Nebraska

Sister - Christine "Mary" (Bohling) Bohling

Born - Wednesday, August 31, 1892

Nemaha County, Nebraska


Father - Frederich Heinrich Bohling

Mother - Anna Katherina (Baden) Bohling




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