Meta Evers

b. 23 September 1864
  • Meta Evers was born on 23 September 1864 in Bremen, Niedersachsen.
  • Meta Evers arrived in the Port of New York on 28 November 1878, according to her naturalization documents.
  • Johann Jacob Daniel Meyer and Christina Friederike Kipp appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1880 in New York City, New York, at 57 Bowery. Other members of the household included Meta Evers, Christina Meyer, Elsa Elizabeth Meyer and Johann Wilhelm Evers. Although Meta and William Evers were identified as sister- and brother-in-law, they actually were children of Christina's sister Elisabeth.
  • She married Theodore Klug, son of Johan Adam Klug and Genovefa Standte, on 30 May 1885 in Manhattan, New York.
  • She was naturalized on 1 March 1900 at Southern District of New York, US District and Circuit Court, New York, while living at 15 West 65th Street in New York City. Witness was John Wm Evers, 36 Rivington Street, New York City, a bartender.
  • Meta Evers became a widow at the 6 April 1900 death of her husband Theodore Klug.
  • Charles Kaiser and Catherine (?) appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Manhattan, New York, at 306 West 82nd Street. Other members of the household included Meta Klug, Rose C. Kaiser, Theodore Kaiser and Carl Theodore Klug. Meta and Carl Klug are identified as lodgers.
  • Meta Evers and Margarethe Elisabeth Kipp arrived in the Port of New York on 24 April 1911, aboard the SS George Washington, having departed Bremen on the 15th. It appears from the manifest that Meta and her mother have been spending some time at the Baltic Sea resort Warnemünde, the northmost district of Rostock in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern in the northeast of Germany at the estuary of the river Warnow.
         Meta also appears on manifests of passengers returning from Bremen on 25 November 1922, 19 April 1926, 12 November 1929 and 30 October 1933.
  • She applied for a passport on 11 February 1922 while living in New York City, New York, at 500 West 135th Street. for the purpose of visiting relatives in Germany, France, Holland, Belgium and Switzerland, expecting to return within a year, to depart New York on 11 March 1922 aboard the SS America. The passport was issued on 13 February 1922.
  • The following appeared on 28 January 1934 in the Cleveland Plain Dealer: Carl T. Klug, 48, sales manager for the Willard Storage Battery Co., died at St. Luke's Hospital yesterday following an operation for a brain tumor. Mr. Klug had been ill for several months at his home, 22 Waldemere Avenue, Willoughby.
         Mr. Klug was born in New York and was graduated from the College of the City of New York. He joined the Willard organization in 1914 and two years later ws appointed eastern representative of the Willard manufacturer's sales department. In 1919 he ws transferred to the main office at Cleveland and in August, 1932, he was made manager of his department, having complete charge of the sale of Willard batteries to manufacturers.
         Mr. Klug was a Mason and was a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers, the Manakiki Country Clug, and the Detroit and Buffalo Athletic Clubs.
         Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Bertha Klug, his mother, Mrs. Meta Klug of New York, and three daughters, Betty, Margot and Dorothy. Funeral services will be held at the Willoughby Methodist Church tomorrow and burial will be at Kenisco Cemetery, Westchester County, New York.
  • Last Edited: 11 Apr 2011

Family: Theodore Klug b. circa 1844, d. 6 April 1900