July 21, 1900 Petersburg Observer
W. Niemeier died at his home two and one-half miles southeast of Tallula Saturday morning July, 14, 1900 at 8:30 o’clock, age 58 years, 4 months, and 26 days. Funeral services were held at the C. P. church, Tallula Monday afternoon July 16, Rev. H. H. officiating. Burial at Greenwood Cemetery. Weert Niemeier as he was known, was an honest upright farmer and had the respect of the entire community. He was a native of Germany and had been in this county about thirty years. He was married to Catherine Schone in Germany (believe they were married in the U. S.), who with five children, three boys and two girls surviving him.