Deitermann family, Plymouth County, Iowa

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1st Marriage: Bernard "Barney" Deiterman married Bernadine "Dinah" Schmiemann

Bernard "Barney" Deiterman was born October 10, 1847, in West Phalen, Germany. He suffered an injury to his hand in the Prussian War. He married Bernadine Schmiiemann, who died during childbirth. It is documented that he left Bremen, Germany on Ship Hammonia at age 23. He came with his brother, Franz. Found in "Germans to America."


Children of Barney & Dinah Deitermann:

Clara (twin) b. 29 May 1877; married Jay McWald; no children; d. 19 Apr 1911
Anna (twin) b. 29 May 1877; married John George Sturm, d. 18 Dec 1946
Bernard "Barney" Jr. b. 29 Aug 1879; married Mary Niehus, d. 19 Mar 1968



2nd Marriage: Barney Deiterman married Mary Kettmann

Barney married Mary Kettmann February 17, 1885, at Holy Angels Church, Roselle, Iowa. They had seven children. They farmed in Caroll County, Iowa, and then moved to a farm north of Remsen. They became members of St. Mary's Parish, Remsen, Iowa.

Deitermann's 1899

Back Row: Anna, Clara, Barney, Henry

Couple Seated: Mary & Bernard "Barney"

Front Row: Joseph, Peter, Elizabeth, Mary, John

Circa 1905 - Deitermann Siblings

Four Deitermann Girls (below)

Left to Right:

Front Row: Mary (Deitering) and Kate (Niehus)
Back Row: Liz (Dietering) and Anna (Sturm)

Circa 1920 -- Deitermann Siblings

Back Row: Anna, Mary, Katherine, Joseph, Elizabeth, Clara

Front Row: Barney Jr., Henry, Peter, John


Children of Barney & Mary Deiterman:

Henry Deitermann b. 17 Feb 1886; married Anna Kirpes
Katherine "Kate" Deitermann, b. 13 Feb 1888; married Ben Niehus
John Deitermann, b. 13 Sep 1889; married Josephine Henrich
Mary Ann Deitermann, b. 09 Nov 1891; married Joseph H. Deitering
Joseph Deitermann, b. 01 Nov 1894; married Elnora Kirpes
Elizabeth Deitermann, b. 13 Mar 1896; married Louis G. Deitering
Peter Deitermann, b. 17 May 1898; married Sophia Steichen

Bernard "Barney" Deitermann

b. 10 Oct 1846; d. 19 Apr 1931

His Obituary

Mary Kettmann Deitermann

b. 17 Oct 1861; d. 09 Feb 1913

Her Obituary


~Information and photos on this page submitted by family desendant, Mona Deitermann Scheer



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