Wow, my most probable internet research connection to date!
We have some significant similarities...hope I can help you.
I have a Meta Albers (maiden name Wulff) married to Johan Wilhelm (sp?) Albers in my tree.They had 3 childern Meta (born abt. 1893), Herman and William.Am cofident about my correctness.Meta Albers (the junior) is my wife's great grandmother on the maternal side...and her grandma is still living in Columbus, NE.Much info in the Columbus records.My info indicates Meta (the senior and Johan) came over from Germany during their lives.