- Rudolf and Margaret were born in Buer, Germany
- There were 13 children, however cannot find baptism or burial record of Annie in St. Paul's Luthern Church, New Melle, MO;
Annie ? lived 6 years, died of spinal meningitis
- The spelling of Meier changed to Meyer in mid 1860s in the New Melle, MO Lutheran Church records
- They lived on Foristell Road 1 mile west of New Melle, MO; Rudolf died of chronic rheum.
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