Louis Jacob Dick
Born October 1857 in Safnern, Bern
Son of Jakob and Marie Luise
Immigrated to America
Maternal grandmother of Louis Dick
Heinrich and Elizabeth Herrmann
grandparents, raised Louis Dick. Louis’
mother died when he was an infant.
Jakob Dick, Father of Louis
Dick, and his second wife Maria
Siegenthaler Dick with son
Jakob Dick Maria Dick
Jakob and Maria had eight children:
John Dick b. 1863
Fred Dick b. 1865
Mary Anita Dick b. 1867
Gottfried Dick b. 1870
Adolph Dick b. 1872
Lina Dick b. 1873
Jean-Rudolphe Dick b. 1875
Bertha Dick b. 1877
John, Fred, Gottfried and Adolph
immigrated to America.
Built by Louis Dick
Louis Dick was a stone mason and built
this home in the Boston area of
Side view of the home built by Louis
Dick in Amazonia.
Louis sold the home in Amazonia and
relocated to Forbes, Holt County.
Gathering of family of Louis and Mary
Goldie and Ruby Dick
Daughters of Emil and
Edna Sipes Dick
The girls were raised by their father
and Dick grandparents.
Goldie Dick b. 1911-1968
Ruby Dick b. 1913-
Freda was born in Lyss, Bern
Canton, Switzerland. She and brother
Louis immigrated with their parents in
Louis Dick was born in Lyss Bern
Emma was born in Andrew
County, Missouri, the first of the Louis
and Mary Dick children born in
Her birth date of August 6, 1883
indicates that Mary was a few weeks
pregnant when they sailed from
Emil Dick was born in Andrew
Minnie Dick was born in Andrew
William was born in Holt
Fanny Dick was born in Andrew
Julia Dick was born in Holt
County, Missouri .
Clara Dick was born in Holt
John Dick was born in Holt
Flora Dick was born in Holt
County, Missouri .
Mary Dick was born in Holt
County, Missouri. She is pictured in
front of the first home, in Holt County.
Edward Dick was born in Holt
Louis & Mary Dick Family
Front row: Louis Flora, Mary
Louise, Mary and Edward
Back row: Fannie , John, Julia, Clara
Left to Right: Everett, Harold and Carl
Clara Dick Brunner , sons Carl Adolph
and Everett Robert Brunner.
Taken at their farm home, the original
Daniel Brunner farm, Lincoln township
Gottlieb and Minnie Dick Wiedmer.
Alice Wiedmer, daugher of Gottlieb in
center. Emerson Kretzer Sr, son of
Minnie Dick and Alexander Emerson
Kretzer behind Alice and Gottlieb.
Children of Minnie and
Gottlieb, Clarence Wiedmer, son of
Minnie and Gottlieb on right. Pauline
Wiedmer, daughter of Minnie and
Gottlieb on back left.
Left to right:
Mary Dick Keeney
Viola Reynolds , Mrs. William Dick
Clara Dick, Brunner Kronegg
Emma Kittleson Dick , Mrs Carl Dick on
Ruth Powelson Bisig, Mrs. Joseph Bisig
behind Clara. Lillie Reem Kretzer, left
of Ruth. Dona Lea Wiedmer, Mrs.
Clarence Wiedmer standing.