Thanks to my Ancestry Search which led me to this story!

    During Covid, I decided to write about some of the unique people I found on my ancestry searches. One was Dietrich F. Iburg of Elgin, Nebraska. He came over the ocean from Germany to work on a sponsorship near Elgin. 

    From his humble beginnings, Dick (Dietrich) eventually owned two farms, a local bank, and was active in local politics.

    My grandmother, Bertha Iburg Wurdeman, was one of his nine children. It was from her that I gained my love of literature and my spirit for adventure.



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