Lena A. Keller1,2,3,4,5,6

F, (4 May 1874 - 16 June 1962)
9th great-granddaughter of Jacob Scholderer
Jacob Scholderer descendants (Rosenfeld, Württemberg)
     Lena A. Keller was born on 4 May 1874 at Germany.3,7 She was the daughter of Johannes Keller and Elizabeth Minzi.7,4,6 Lena A. Keller married William Buerk circa 1902.1,2,4,5 Lena A. Keller died on 16 June 1962 at Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, at age 88 years, 1 month and 12 days.3 She was buried in section 3, lot 103, grave 5, in the Dayton Memorial Park Cemetery, located in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio.
     Lena A. Keller was also known as Magdalena.7

Children of Lena A. Keller and William Buerk

Last Edited=18 Aug 2019


  1. [S1315] Jacob Keller obituary, Dayton Daily News, Dayton, Ohio, 16 November 1947, p. 14. The original was copied from microfilm held at the Dayton Metro Library of the Dayton Daily News, no film number was given, only a date range of November 1947. Dayton Metro Library, Dayton, Ohio.
  2. [S1521] Montgomery County, Ohio, "Ohio Deaths 1908-1953," death certificate no. 79423 (file no.) 2903 (reg. no.), "William Buerk," 23 December 1929; digitial image, FamilySearch Labs, Record Search (http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/ : accessed 25 March 2008).
  3. [S1777] "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2002," database, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 15 November 2008), entry for Lena Buerk, died 16 June 1962; citing Ohio Department of Health, State Vital Statistics Unit, Index to Annual Deaths, 1958-2002, Columbus, OH; certificate 46537.
  4. [S1783] Keller Family 8-8-43, Keller Research Files; supplied by David A. Buerk, [street address for private use,] Dayton, Ohio, USA. 2008. This is a copy of a family tree that was hand drawn in 1943. The date listed is shown as 8-8-1943. David indicated that it came from Emma (Keller) Feldmaier, which is Jacob Keller's daughter. It can be presumed that either Jacob or Emma was the artist of the tree. The tree contains no dates only a center showning John and Eliabeth Keller with branches for each of their children: Anna, Lena, John, Elizabeth, George, Margaret, Jacob, Katie and Christ and their descendants.
  5. [S1787] William Buerk obituary, undated clipping from an unidentified newspaper presumably from a local paper in Dayton, Ohio, December 1929. David A. Buerk, Dayton, Ohio, USA.
  6. [S1956] Carol Minzy, (n.p.) to David Buerk, letter, 26 July 1989; Keller Research Files; privately held by David A. Buerk, [address for private use,] Dayton, Ohio, USA, 2008. David Buerk received this letter providing information about the family of Elizabeth Minzy in order to produce a family tree. It provides only basic information about the children of Elizabeth Minzy. The information contained is not sourced and is most likely the result of personal research done by the author.
  7. [S1782] Keller family bible page, Keller Research Files; supplied by David A. Buerk, [street address for private use,] Dayton, Ohio, USA. 2008. This is a copy of a page from a family bible that was hand written in German and lists the children of Johannes Keller and Elizabeth Minzi, listing each person as well as their date of birth. It was translated at some point by Mrs. Hatch from the university of Cincinnati. The page most likely came from a descendant of daughter Katie Keller and William Wolf, as it shows "Our father William G. Wolf was born January 29, 1864.