Magdalena or Lena Meisberger, who is my 2nd great grand aunt, was born 07 Nov 1847 in Steinbach, Rhenish Prussia. Today, Steinbach is a suburb of Ottweiler in the province of Saarland in Germany. She immigrated to America with her family around 1855/56.
They settled in Coal Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, where she married Enoch Shuda, a Civil War veteran, around 1866. According to the 1900 US Federal census, she had 10 children of which 9 were still living.
She died on 25 Aug 1913 and is survived by nine children, 65 grandchildren and 1 great-grand child.
Week 2 of 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks, a blogging challenge initiated by Amy Johnson Crow in her blog No Story Too Small.