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August 2009 QUERIES


Dinger (Elberfeld, Germany), Weise(Paul from Posen to Milw.), Dahm (Adolph, b Sablino, Moscow, Russia; from Koln, Germany to Milwaukee, Warmbier, Goltz/Golz, Harmeln, Groehler and Witte all from Posen. E-mail: nanchees AT sbcglobal.net


Grewing, Kratzner, Kraetzner, Kretzner, Sachtleben, Greeley, Devanter Please see May 2009 Reporter for contact information.


Kessler Searching for information regarding my great, great, great-grandfather, Frederick Kessler, b 1820 Prussia, a policeman living in Milwaukee 1860, wife Susannah, children Kate, John, Frederick, Albert & Emma. E-mail: Debbie_Sellers AT rlfae.com


Zintgraff Searching for ancestors of Fred Zintgraff, b 1849. May have married Louise Frick in 1871. E-mail: heidinbenjamin AT yahoo.com


Daly, Dailey, Husen E-mail: paulinehalverson AT msn.com


Warren, Thurow Searching for Elizabeth M (McGinity) Warren, (Mrs. L.S. Warren) and her descendants. She was born 10 Oct 1898 in Darlington, Lafayette County, WI. According to Probate File, in 1938 Mr. & Mrs. L.S. Warren and their daughter, Mary Elizabeth, resided in Milwaukee. By August of 1964, Mary Elizabeth Warren was married to Dr. W.C. Thurow also residing in Milwaukee. E-mail: stevensuzymeghan AT tds.net


Bornheimer, Carsky, Suchanek, Ziolkowski, Landgraf E-mail: Lrayome AT juno.com


Pfluger, Flueger, Route Searching for info regarding family of Gertrude Pfluger Route, born 1848 in Germany, died 22 October 1935 in Milwaukee. Married surnames of her granddaughters are Etzius, Wallrath and Schroeder. E-mail: c.leeson AT comcast.net


Bergstresser Anxious to learn how and when Frederick and Margaret Bergstresser arrived in Milwaukee. It is believed they arrived aboard the ship Madron. Did they come from Erie, PA, Cleveland, Chicago or where? When and where did Frederick and Margaret die and where are they buried? E-mail: Frank15501 AT AOL.com


Behling, Lange, Kroening, Schaetzke E-mail: anneski22 AT yahoo.com


MAY 2009 QUERIES


Emmer Searching for info/photos regarding Emmer Bros. Dairy located at 2879 N 30th St, Milwaukee. Operated from 1932 to 1950. Building then sold to Golden Guernsey Dairy who owned it from 1950 to 1967. Building was razed in 2002 by the city. None found in MPL photo collection or newspaper file of businesses. Brian Emmer, Mayville Products Corporation, 403 Degner Ave, Mayville, WI 53050. E-mail: bemmer AT MayvilleProducts.com


Frederick, Will, Bauernfeind, Rennecke, Krem, Haushalter, BrandemannSeeking descendants of Charles Frederick, b 1824 in Germany, m Wilhelmina Will who was b Germany. First four children b in Germany: August b 1846, Hanna b 1848, Fredricka b 1850, m Charles Krempien, Heinrich b 1852 m Margarethe Bauernfeind. Julius b 1859, Carl, Wilhelmin, Elizabeth, Friedrich m Wilhelmine Rennecke, Conrad m Dorothea Krem, Wilhelmina, Sophia, Ida, John, Emilie m Johann Kohler Haushalter, Joana, Frances, Benjamin, Ferdinand m Henritte Brandemann, Martha, Phillip and Margarete. E-mail: mysweder AT yahoo.com


Bacheller, Bartlett, Corwin, Genzmer, Hanchett, Hand, Kent, Loomer, Loper, Martin, Pond, Poore, Ritzman, Reid, Hornung, Hubbel, Lowden, Scheible, Swain, Titcomb, Weisgarber. Please see May 2009 Reporter for contact information.


Benson, Leib, Roberts, Slipper, Baver Please see May 2009 Reporter for contact information.


Harmel Searching for the parents’ names of Mabel Harmel b 1884 in WI. By 1900 she was living with her aunt Caroline and _?_ Gatzke in Chicago. In 1904 she m Charles Kraus in Chicago where she and her family of 3 daughters (were residing in 1920. All Harmel siblings Wilhelmine b 1833, Karl b 1838, Caroline b 1840, Amelia b 1844, were born in the village of Langen, Kreis (county), Belgard, Hinterpommern province, Germany to Wilhelm and Johanna (nee Bauer) Harmel. E-mail: bruceharmel AT hotmail.com


Hansen Marie Kirstine Cecilie Hansen, b 17 Nov 1867 in Strandhuse, Eltang, Vejle, Denmark, emigrated to US abt 1887 from Denmark. She married _?_and lived in Milw with children Andrew, Iver, Dorthea, Cecilie, twins ?, and Otto. Searching for information about her and their descendants. E-mail: jbuchvaldt AT dbmail.dk (located in Denmark)


Carrivean, Corriveau, Kroener, Kurtz, Monigal, Mannigel, Morrissey, Ryan, Ste Marie E-mail: Kmonigalku AT aol.com


Aebig, Berry, Brennan, Liker, McLauglin, Miller, Mueller, Theobald E-mail: tjlik AT aol.com


Gronwald, Hawley, Hush, Klees, Krahn, McKenzie, Neff, Truempy Please see May 2009 Reporter for contact information./p>


Ball, Casey, Kostman, Marx, McGlynn, McLaughlin, Moulton, Murphy, Ruddy E-mail: neenamoe AT wi.rr.com


Sands PSeeking information abt Thomas Sands, b 1810, fought in the Boer War as a British soldier and was awarded land in Canada. D 3 May 1897 in Comstock, Barron County, WI. Married 1st Mary Sands, b 1808, children James, John b 1855—d 1948 Ashland, WI, Mary Jane, Rose Ann, Elizabeth, Charles Wm. Married 2nd Catherine Falkner b 1829 in Lancaster, CA or Scotland, d 1893 in Perley, Barron Co, WI. Children: David Henry b 1869 in Canada, d 1962 Barron, Barron Co, WI, Esther b 1871 & Matilda b 1873 both b Lancaster, CA. E-mail: grlzpwr AT yahoo.com


Thiel, Thielen Researching the Thiel/Thielen family ancestors and who originated in Waldesh, Rhens, Koblenz (Palatinate) area and the Bochum, Wattenscheide, North Rhein-Westphalia. Gotthard Thiel, b 18 Aug 1840 in Rhens, Waldesh had 4 children: Ignatz, Sr., Teresa, Joseph and Frederick William. Inatz, Sr., b 1877 Wattenscheid, Germany, emigrated to America and d 1945 in Chicago, IL. E-mail: wbthiel88 AT netzero.net


Heermans, Heermance, Hermans, Hermance, Hermanse Reunion The Heermans Gathering – 2009 will take place in Albany, NY September 24-27, 2009 Information regarding the three lines of this family, which goes back to 1600, is available on a web site. Any relatives connected by the various spellings of the surname may contact me by e-mail. E-mail: havd AT execpc.com


Gosnell, Mills and Reacraft I am seeking information from Ridgetown and Highgate, Ontario, Canada about the Gosnell, Mills and Reac-raft families. James and Elizabeth (Reacraft?) Gosnell and John and Ellen Mills were my great-great-grandparents. I would like information on where they were born, when their families came to Canada, and when and where they died. I have seen reference to a Gosnell cemetery and want to know if this is the old family farm or a larger community cemetery. All references I have found say they were members of the Methodist church. I have information on some of their later descendents and would be happy to share that information. E-mail: fnmkoczan AT yahoo.com



AUGUST 2008 QUERIES


McGRAW, HALLORAN Searching for info regarding Thomas McGraw from East Ennis, parish of Tula, Ireland. Emigrated to US in 1846. M Bridget Halloran. Daughter Julia Ann, b 27 Feb 1848. Settled in Milwaukee. Please see August 2008 Reporter for contact information.


WARD, MARTIN, DUNLOP, SPINIT, KOPPA, PLATTA E-mail: gdunlop1 AT hotmail.com


LEWERENZ Searching for ancestors and descendants of Johan (John) Carl Lewerenz (1825-1912) FROM Milwaukee (Lake Township) WI. Also researching following surnames: Allen, Anderson, Barth, Beawer, Brandt, Chambers, Contine, Conture, Couture, Curran, Curren, Dietrich, Diedrich, Harrington, Korbel, Lewerentz, Lewerenz, Leverenz, McShane, Nelson, Osburn, Powers, Prey, Stolp, Wictholz, Wietholz, Witt. E-mail: joann_e1 AT yahoo.com


HALL Searching for any info regarding the relatives & deaths of Francis & Helen Zasoba) Hall who had one daughter, Ruth, b 1927, who was place in WI School for Girls 1944-1946. Family residing in Milw 1930-1945. Francis worked as a bridge tender. E-mail: sgarcia AT corpconc.com


BOUSMAN Searching for info regarding marriages & divorces of Ethel May Bousman, b 2 May 1902 in Hanover, IL, d 28 Mar 1976 in Milw. Buried in Waukesha. The daughter of George & Mae (Philamlee) Bousman, she lived in Milw. from 1945 on. One husband may have been Claude Koepke. E-mail: jbousman AT sbcglobal.net


GLEICH Heinz W Gleich, b Germany prior to 1923. Came to US/Wisconsin @ 1950. Father William Gleich of Woltersdorf, Germany (to Rock County 1923). Died Milw @1993. Wife Millie _?_, daughter Ursula came with Heinz. Searching for his parents and any additional info! Please see August 2008 Reporter for contact information.


RUDOLPH, NITSCKE Searching for birthplace of Frederick Rudolph (b 27 Jul 1846 near Rhine River—20 Aug 1927 Sheboygan, WI), buried Palmyra. He married (1) ? Bohn, (2) Anna ‘Joanna’, ‘Rose Louise’, Nitscke (or Nitsky) 1869 in WI. Children: henry, Conrad, Wm., Fred, WALTER, Matilda, Lena, Ida, Elizabeth & Mary. Also need birthplace of Anna Nitscke, (b 9 May 1852 Germany—3 Sep 1927 Sheboygan). Will exchange information. E-mail: cchristensen9 AT wi.rr.com


CRAYCRAFT, CANADAY Searching for marriage date (possibly Muncie, IN abt 1931-1932) for George I Craycraft (b Kentucky) & Pearl I Canaday (b Mt Summit, IN). E-mail: bgenzel AT wi.rr.com


VANCE Searching for descendants of Archie C Vance b 5 Jan 1918 in Iowa. D 26 Jan 1990 in Milwaukee County, WI. Buried in Plot G, 815, Wood National Cemetery, Milwaukee County, WI. Son of Archibald F Vance, b 3 Feb 1891 in IA & Marie O Larson Vance-Goodwin, b 1892-1895 in IA. Stepson of Lewis W Goodwin who d Oct 22, 1958. Archie was a baseball player for Milwaukee in 1937. Searching for info about his baseball career & obituary. E-mail: bratlinda47 AT yahoo.com


CLUG, BEVERSDORRF, NUESKE, BRANDT Seeking to correspond with descendants of my great-grandmother, Catharine Elisabetha Middendorf who m Henry (Heinrich) Neuser in Milw on 14 Jan 1873. Their children were Agnes b 1874, Clara b 1876, Harry b 1878, Amanda b 1880, Alfred b 1885 & Arthur b 1887 Family story was that she was adopted. Her obituary in Jan 1934 (as Elizabeth Neuser) states she was born “in 1848 in the old family home on the site of the old St. Charles Hotel.” E-mail: annlederer AT gmail.com


HEALEY, STONEBRAKER, GALLOWAY, ELROD, DOTSON Anxious to share census records, etc. with anyone researching these surnames. Emmet Healey, b 1868, married Lulu (also known as Lola) Stonebraker, daughter of David & Johanna in 1887. Had daughter, Josephine Healey. Migrated to Janesville, Rock County, WI 1870-1900. Gallowoay: Kentucky & Tennessee. Have census records & death records for Robert & David Elrod in Bracken County, Kentucky (1810-1900). Also Dotson in Mason County, Kentucky E-mail: Loismolitor AT yahoo.com


HAND Searching for wife’s name, birth & death date of Patrick Hand, b 1801 in Roscommon County, Ireland & d 1866 in IL. Their daughter Amanda, b 1835 in NY or OH, married Augustus W Powers in 1853. He was b 1828 in Connecticut or MA. E-mail: Bjwalters53211 AT yahoo.com


MUELLER, GRUNDMANN Paul Mueller, b 28 Jun 1877 in Milw, m Bertha Grundmann 23 Aug 1899 in Mittelhagen, Germany. Seeking any info regarding parents of Paul or Carl Mueller or Caroline Schroeder. E-mail: snkovacic1003 AT yahoo.com


KWIATKOWSKI, BOINSKI Seeking descendants of John P, (d Feb 1936) & Mary (Michalak, b 1882 - d Oct 1965), Kwiatkowski, both buried St Adalberts. Lived at 2442 S 20th St and attended St Mary Magdalen Catholic church. Eleven children included John, d 1969, Eleanor, Florian, d 1966, Edward, d 1984, George, d 1945, Valentine, d 2001, Clara, Pearl, Lillian, & Irene who m E G Boinski in 1936 and d 1992. In 1942, Florian & Valentine were serving in US Army. Please see August 2008 Reporter for contact information.


GAEDTKE, GUHL Alvina A Gaedtke, b 16 Nov 1880 in Germany, d 7 Oct 1958 in Milw. Married Carl F Guhl 25 Dec 1900. Seeking info regarding her mother, Albertina Gaedtke who emigrated 1882. E-mail: snkovacic1003 AT yahoo.com


LEVINSON, HAMFLIEN Searching for first name of husband of Olga (Levinson) Hamflien b abt 1850. She emigrated to NY in 1870 at age of 20. E-mail: hkupferle AT milwpc.com


PFALLER Searching for parents and siblings of Johann (John) Pfaller, b 17 Jul 1810, d 5 June 1887. Emigrated from Plankstten, Bavaria to Jefferson, WI in 1848 or 1853. Married (1) in Toging, Bavaria. One child: Joseph. Married (2) Theresia Ostermeier 7 Nov 1853. Children: George, John, Frank, Anna, Catharina, Clara, Anton, Theresia, Anna Maria, Maria, Theresia & Elizabeth. E-mail: dexgaard AT ticon.net


KRAFT, KREFT, NOWICKI, DUBLINSKI, POLAK, SACHA, KACZMAREK E-mail: patsalske AT wi.rr.com


BRADOW, BREDOW, CUNY, PECHE, PRANGE, STEIDINGER, STIEDINGER, STORCH, STREBE, WAGNER E-mail: glsdss AT ideaone.net


POUPARD, HEDLUND Searching for info regarding the parents of Alzama Poupard who married Paul Hedlund, possibly in Iron Mountain, MI in early 1900s. E-mail: datalley AT peoplepc.com


ESTES, HUBOR, MAHALEK, SISSON (Lewis T) E-mail: lthomps AT execpc.com


HORWITZ, HIRSHFIELD, RUKEYSER, HARRIS Searching for relatives of Isaac Horwitz, b 1823 in Hungary. He m Paulina Hirshfield and had four children: Harry, Joseph, Clara & Charles while living in Milwaukee from 18581898. They moved to Chicago in 1899. E-mail: sdmaginnis AT yahoo.com


WALLS Searching for info regarding my great, great grandparents, Thomas Walls & Anna Shaw Walls from Yorkshire, England. Married in England and emigrated to US with some children. One son, Thomas Wm. Walls b 5 April 1852 in Milw, was my ancestor. Anxious to correspond with other descendants. E-mail: mariahmc2109 AT aol.com


ANTLFINGER, BLITHIN, BURWELL, CUDWORTH, MEYER, NEWLAND, POWERS, RUSSELL, SPRIGGLE, SPOONER, TRIPP, WIDEL, WARD E-mail: bjwalters53211 AT yahoo.com


HEISS, LENTZ, LUECKE, OLSON, PATRIERS, RACH/RACK, RADTKE, VINGER/WINGER, WOBECK, ZIMMERMANN Please see August 2008 Reporter for contact information.


BLUMA, GLISCZYNSKI, LITZA/LICA, LUKOWICZ, PEPLINSKI, PELEWSKI, SZCZESNY, KLOSKOWSKI, GROTA, LUBONSKI, DRZEWICKI, LAMKOWSKI, GOLUMSKI, GIERSZEWSKI Please see August 2008 Reporter for contact information.


MAY 2008


HILL, MURRAY, BROWN, MOONEY, McSHANE, McGUINNESS Please see May 2008 Reporter for contact information.


ESSER, WENNINGER Searching for birth, marriage & death dates for Fred b. abt 1862, & Helen (Helena) Esser who moved to Milwaukee about 1904 & operated a grocery store. (Fred was possibly a brother to Henry Esser, b abt 1866.) Their adopted daughter, Marina Esser (my grandmother) married Peter Wenninger 11 Nov 1924, St. Ann's Catholic Church in Milwaukee E-mail: srcrass AT hotmail.com


DAVIS, MORGAN Researching ancestor, George J Davis, a roll turner, m Mary A Morgan 1 Sept 1886 at Bay View United Methodist Church. Lived on Otjen Street there. Children included Ruth, Grace and Clarence R Davis. E-mail: josh55408 AT yahoo.com


FALK, GLEICH, GROSENICK, MAASCH Seek info on William Charles Gleich, b 6 Jan 1897 German (Stettin, Randow?) To Wilhelm Charles Gleich and Augusta Maasch. (His mother’s name and spelling were from his Social Security App). Married (1) Minna Ida August Grosenick (did not come to US with him.) Unknown if there was a divorce. William came to US on Manchuria Red Star, arriving 15 May 1923, Port of NY, to work for sponsor, William Falk (prob cousin) on farm near Milton, Rock Co, WI. Desire any info regarding these people! Please see May 2008 Reporter for contact information.


KOHLMEYER, SCHROEDER, KOEPKE, GERBITZ, OESTREICH, SETZKORN, HOEFT Michael & Phillippina Kohlmeyer, Carl & Caroline Schroeder, Joachim Koepke, Gottlieb Gerbitz (Goerbitz), Wm & Alvina Oestreich, Gottfried Setzkorn, Augusta Hoeft. E-mail: carlsaganjr AT aol.com


HEINTZ, HEINZ Searching for parents and ancestors (possibly from Ohio) of Anna Marie Heintz b 29 Dec 1851 in Neosho? or Hustisford, WI - d 10 Mar 1939 in West Allis. Wife of Jacob Heinz whose ancestors are possibly from Orscholz, Germany. Long-time resident of Greenfield & New Berlin, WI. Buried at St. Matthias Cemetery, Milwaukee. E-mail: tlau AT netnet.net


ROHDE, COLLIER, SICKLER Searching for any info regarding Dorothy E Rohde, daughter of Fred & Melinda LaPine Rohde, m Ellsworth F Sickler son of Harlan & Amy Prudhomme Sickler, 25 June 1966 at St. Mark’s Catholic Church in Two Rivers, Manitowoc Co, WI. She d 4 Jan 1984 in Milwaukee, buried in Two Rivers. He d 22 July 1981 in Milwaukee buried in St. Matthias Cemetery, Milwaukee. E-mail: sue AT mrotek.com


JANISCH Searching for info regarding my dad, Benno (Bernard) Janisch, married, possibly 2 children. Had brother, Frank Janisch who married Hedvika - arrived in Milwaukee abt 1921. Bernard appears in 1932 Milw. City Directory residing at 1621 N 24th St. Was deported back to Czechoslovakia abt 1935 because he had entered US illegally from Canada. Seeking marriage date, deportations records, etc. E-mail: : itscarolengeoff AT aol.com


Documenting the 19th Century Germanic immigrants that connected in southeastern Wisconsin from 1845-1881 and resulted in branches of my family tree: Rebholz & Bertler, Lederer & Hauf, Goelz & Gassen, Manthey & Quast, Oppermann & Dhein, Schumacher & Müllemann & Koenen, Rauh & Bornheimer, the related families of Bertler, Salb, Esser, Stahl, Grings, Hauf, Liesenfeld. E-mail: grebholz AT yahoo.com or rebholzq AT myfamily.com


CAESAR Searching for family members & relatives of Andrew (or Andreas) Caesar, b Saxony, Germany 1828. Emigrated to US in 1850. Died in Milwaukee in January 1919 & buried in Union Cemetery. Daughters: Emma, Clara & Elizabeth. Son, Jacob B. Caesar, b in 1860 in Milwaukee, d 1938 in Menomonee Falls. E-mail: mdouglas1 AT new.rr.com


OEHLSTROM Searching for parents of Theodore Oehlstrom, b abt 1856, d 13 Jan 1928 in Cleveland, OH. Please see May 2008 Reporter for contact information.


TOWNSEND, Mc MAN, WHELAN, FITZGERALD, VITUCCI, SANTERMO, MAROLD Searching for paternal ancestors of Townsend, either English or Ireland? Mc Man later became Norman, (adopted?). Mother’s ancestors were Whelan and Fitzgerald from Ireland. Viola Townsend’s ancestors were Italian: Vitucci, Santermo, Marold. Please see May 2008 Reporter for contact information.


Milwaukee County Childrens Home/Orphanage Seeking information about location of records for 1950s & 1960s of the Milwaukee County Childrens Home on Watertown Plank Road in Wauwatosa! Supposedly burned in fire on August 21, 1981 but can find no newspaper article about such a fire. E-mail: isearch AT jvlnet.com


Zinda, Zynda, Worzalla, Worzala, Groshek, Grosczyk, Jazdzewski, Lorbiecki, Rolbiecki, Chrykowski, Herkowski, Januszewski, Knyba, Kolinski, Miszewski, Kulesza, Cieplinski, Bela, Dolizrowa, Cieminski, Mikolajczyk, Blawat, Bluma, Kobiercynski, Koberzynski, Szczepanski, Dolizrowa, Szczepanski Please see May 2008 Reporter for contact information.


VAN DE VREEDE Searching for descendants and death records for Johannes Van De Vreede, a gardener & wife Jozina, both b 1797 in Gravenpolder, Zeeland, the Netherlands. Emigrated to US in 1848. Left daughters Cornelia & Johanna back in Zeeland. Jozina died in US before daughter, Johanna died 16 May 1867 in the Netherlands. E-mail: leijnse AT euronet.nl


JOCHIMS Searching for any info regarding Christian Jochims b 19 August 1829 in Vierlingsbeek, a village in the Netherlands. A carpenter, he emigrated to US 1857. In 1858 he lived in Milw on Elizabeth St (became Saveland Ave). His brother Wilhelmus Jochims, b 6 Sept 1815 in Vierlingsbeek, died 5 Oct 1865 in Milw at home of John Verhheyen who lived on Greenbush St. (became S Fourth Street). E-mail: mloenjjo AT planet.nl


HANSEN Searching for info & descendants of Marie Kirstine Cecillie Hansen b 17 Nov 1867 in Strandhuse, Eltang, Vejile, Denmark. Emigrated to US abt 1887. Married a man who man whose work was producing barometers. Known children were Andrew, Iver, Dorthea, Cecelie, Otto & twins. E-mail: buchvaldt AT dbmail.dk



February 2007


KUMMROW, BARTEL, GAMM, VINZ, GAUERKE Bertha Gauerke and Martha Gauerke were not sisters but cousins. They became grandmothers of the same descendant. Please see the February 2007 for contact information.


BARTOS, CHLEBORAD, CHMELICEK, KAMILICEK, DLOUHY, DOBRODENKA, DOCKAL, DVORAK, HELLE, HINKOVA, JANDA, YANDA, JASCUR, YASCHUR, KOUKAL, LETKO, MACHACEK, MACHALA, MACHOVA, MARTINEK, MIKULA, NICOLA, PESKA, PRESCINEK, PREKOP, SEDLAK E-mail: pjascur AT sbcglobal.net


COBURN, ROSSON, KAZMOREK, KLISCH, WILLIAMS, CLAWSON, DALTON, BAKER, KUNZE, MOORE, SMITH E-mail: Lonakee3 AT msn.com


KEIP Searching for info abt Frank Keip’s parents & siblings. He was b. Feb 1868 in WI. He lived in Milw. at 1200 W Orchard & worked at 1611 W State as an upholsterer. Married Emily __. One son: Wm b. Mar 1899. E-mail: heidi AT lawyersatwork.biz


KELLY, HAYNES Seeking descendants of the Bartholomew & Bridget (Haynes) Kelly family. Married in St. Louis 1858. E-mail: JTK003 AT msn.com


JARDINE Searching for date of death & place of Elizabeth (Edwards) Jardine. Born 1838 in Canada, she married John Jardine and daughter, Agnes was born there in 1857. Moved to Milwaukee where Mary Ann was b. 1860. Also, John b. 14 May 1862, Edward b. 3 July 1864 and Genevieve b. 13 Dec 1865. Elizabeth died before 1870 & children went to orphanages, etc. Also searching for baptismal records of children. E-mail: Pam AT joyloft.com


BARTZ Searching for descendants & genealogy researchers of Ludwig (Louis) b. 1832 & Henriette Bartz. Emigrated to Milw. 1866 from Prussia. Their children: Mina, Augusta, August, Anna b. 1866, John b. 1868 (my grandfather), his son, John H. Bartz. Family in house-moving business from 1870-1960. E-mail: ralphramey AT hughes.net


SCHNEIDER Searching for the native village or city of Joseph Peter Schneider, b. 1817, Bavaria, emigrated to NYC July 1845. Went first to PA where he married about 1847. Settled in Addison Township, Washington County, WI. E-mail: Mturvey AT AOL.com


May 2006 Queries


PLATT, RAPP Searching for a death record for William Platt, born 14 March 1848 to Andrew and Jespha (RAPP) PLATT (in St. Mary's parish in Milwaukee). The Andrew Platt family moved to Door County in 1858. But William was sent to the Milwaukee Mental Health facility in August of 1880. died in 1885 according to family memories. Please contact Darlene Norman for researcher's name and street address, or check the May 2006 Reporter.


KNAUER, GRASSL, GRASSEL, FUCHS Searching for the death record and burial place of Mary (GRASSL/GRASSEL) FUCHS, b. Fauenau, Bavaria, Germany in 1827, emigrated in 1880. He daughter, Mary Fuchs, b. 1865 in Germany, married John A KNAUER who emigrated from Treunitz, German. Their son, Alfred (one of six children) was my father. Please contact Darlene Norman for researcher's name and street address, or check the May 2006 Reporter.

MICHAELS, EBERHARDT, GOUGH Searching for info about Anna GOUGH, b. Berlin 1878, emigrated to the US in 1879, maiden name MICHAELS: m. August EBERHARDT about 1900. m. Edward Gough about 1915. Living in Milwaukee with children Anna M. and Sylvester on 1930 census, in Shorewood in 1940, d. 30 Jul 1941. Buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Milwaukee. E-mail: kocher AT ezaccess.net


CHUJNOWSKI, BOINSKI, FIEDLER, SIEMAST, KOPERSKI, KOEPSEL Seeking birthpalce and parents of Maryanna CHUJNOWSKI, 1867 to 1933, wife of Michal BOINSKI. Need parents and siblings of Martha FEIDLER, b. 1900 in Mercer, Iron County, Wisconsin, d. Milwaukee 1990; m. Ernst SIEMAST. Need maiden name of Franciszka (Francis) 1869 to 1934, Milwaukee, wife of Wojciech (Albert) KOPERSKI. Please contact Darlene Norman for researcher's name and street address, or check the May 2006 Reporter.


KAUKL, URBAN, SMITH, LUEDTKE, HEALY, SIMPSON, MUSTO, MANZA, BERANEK, KINNEAR, PACL, McCANN E-mail: musto AT powercom.net


ZIRKELBACH, SCHMITZ, JANSSEN, SCHNEIDER, LORENZ, HAHNENKAMP, KERTZMAN, HILGER E-mail: dotzpowers AT yahoo.com


BALL, BURNS, CASEY, GOOD, MARX, McGLINN, McGLYNN, McLAUGHLIN, MONAHOE, MOULTON, MURPHY, NICHOLSEN, ROACH. E-mail: neenamoe AT wi.rr.com


FREEMAN, MOORE Searching for info about DeWitt Clinton FREEMAN (b. 1825 MA). Lived in Milwaukee from 1850 to 1868 with wife, N. Almira MOORE (1827 to 1918) and 2 children, Lehman and Henrietta. E-mail: gk.williams AT comcast.net


ZILLES Need place and death date of John Anthony ZILLES (Jack or Hans), born 25 Jan 1885, Green Bay, Brown County Wisconsin, eldest dhild of immigrant Mathias, born 30 Jul 1857 and wife Johanna Marie Ochstadl, born 27 May 1866. Mathias Zilles financed a trip to Austria for himself and a priest in order to get his brother, John, and bring him to Green Bay, Wisconsin. That brother had fled from Kreis Cachem, Mardorf, Rhineland-Pfalz, the birthplace of the Zilles brothers. E-mail: quadinesearles AT msn.com


RUSS, McCULLOUGH, STOVALL, CURRY, BROWN, ROTEN, JACOB, JACOBS E-mail: thecan23 AT aol.com


DEUTSCH, SMID E-mail: smith5730 AT sbcglobal.net


KROHN, KLUG, BALZER E-mail: hklug AT charter.net


KUSZ, PREIS, MIELCARZEWICA, GROHALL, OSASKIE, JANUSZ, WISNIEWSKI, LEWANDOWSKI E-mail: mary.stawicki AT nationalcity.com


THIESSENHUSSEN, JAEGER, OTTO, YOUNGELL E-mail: youngelld AT sbcglobal.net

August 2005 Queries

Texas Commission Searching for Relatives of Richard E. Jacques

Richard E. Jacques, b. in Milwaukee 15 Sep 1918, son of John C. & Emmaline (McConnell) Jacques. He graduated from University of Chicago, was stationed at Foster Field in Victoria, TX when his AT-6 crashed during training flight 6 May 1942. (1920 census shows Jacques' siblings: Leslie, b. 19 Dec 1898; Natalie b. 1903; John Charles b. 29 Sep 1910.) On October 22, 2005, the Lavaca County Historical Commission will be hosting a conference in Texas that will honor Jacques and 12 other pilots who died in Lavaca County in service of our country during WWII. The Commission is searching for members of Richard's family to invite them to participate in this event! Contact them via E-Mail . Or write: Lavaca County Historical Commission, P.O. Box 18, Hallettsville, TX 77964-0018.


Hembel-Jacklin Family Reunion

The descendants of Henry Hembel & Rudolph Jacklin will gather for their biennial reunion Sunday, September 11, 2005 at 11:30 at the original homestead of Henry & Katherine (Senft) Hembel, now the farm of G. Hembel West Bend, WI. For more details call (262) 677-2389 or (262) 334-0663.


National HERRICK Family Gathering Planned

The Herrick Family Association extends an invitation to Herrick and allied family members to attend its meeting in Salem and Beverly, Massachusetts on Setember 22-25, 2005. For more information go to their website. Or contact A. Herrick Reynolds, 18075 3rd Avenue N, Plymouth, MN 55447. Phone: (763) 476-0612. E-mail


SISSON Search for location of grandmother's birth and marriage: Lilliam sisson born 26 August 1887 possibly Rock County, married 27 June 1908. E-mail: BigCedarHHH AT charter.net


COUTURE, LEVERENZ, HODSON, BARTH, WISEMAN, LEFEVER, LEFEVERRE Search for families of Fred and Mable (Couture) Barth, Louis and Pauline (Leverenz) Couture, Eugene and Mable (Barth) Hodson, Walter and Jennie (Lefever) Wiseman, John & Mary (?) Leverenz. E-mail: Genealhodson AT hotmail.com


FOSTER, PERCY Searching for descendants of E. Gordon Foster, born 4 Feb 1919, son of Percy and Edith (Elton) foster. Have family photos available and willing to share genealogy of ancestors in England. E-mail: Longshovel AT aol.com


KIMLA, KRON, HRON, SCHUH, KRELL Searching for info regarding my g-grandfather, Charles (Carl) Kimla, born 1809, emigrated to NY in 1855. He died 28 March 1896, and was buried in Calvary Cemetery. His wife was Frances (Franziska) Kron or Hron, born 1811; both born in Bohemia. Also, my paternal g-grandpatends: John Eustachino Schuh, born 15 Sep 1821 - died 24 Feb 1907 and Maggie (Margaretha Krell) born 9 May 1826, both born in Bavaria. When did they emigrate and from where to where? E-mail: vmeyersauk AT webtv.net


CLARK, SILK, RICHARDSON Searching for death record of Dolly Polly Jane (Richardson) Clark, born NY, died 4 April 1893 in Milwaukee? Where is she buried? Their daughter, Phebe Clark, married 22 Dec 1888 to Charles T. Silk. Want information about these families. E-mail: emurphy64 AT cox.net


HEIN, STEGER Searching for descendants of John Hein, 1875 - 1931 and wife, Helen born Magdalena Steger 1878 - 1931 emigrated from Hungary 1906. Had sons: Frank born 1901, John born 1903, Anton born about 1913 and Michael born about 1921. E-mail: rjsmiths AT sbcglobal.net


STEVENS, CLARK Edna M. Stevens born 30 May 1896 in Freeport, Stephenson Co., IL was daughter of George II and Tharessa (Mulheim) Stevens. Edna Stevens lived in Rockford, IL on the 1900 census. She married Harold ("Harry") L. Clark, had children: Edna Ruth and Samuel L. Clark and lived in Milwaukee by the 1920 census. (Daughter Edna, born in IA, Samuel born in WI) She later had Vivian, William (Bill), Mariam, Paul, Robert and Ronald Lewis Clark. Edna M. Clark died 19 Jan 1964 in Wauwatosa, WI. Searching for Edna M. Stevens' birth record in 1896 and /or marriage record about 1916. E-mail: n1Lumbee AT uwm.edu


MCGRATH, FALLON Searching for members of the McGrath and Fallon Families. Agnes McGrath, daughter of William and Johanna (Walsh) McGrath married Simon Fallon on 14 July 1925. She was a teacher in the Oconomowoc school district. Her sister, Clotilda, was a nun in Dubuque, IA in 1976. Would appreciate any info about Agnes and the relatives. E-mail: horsense AT nconnect.net


ZILLES Searching for place and date of death of John Anthony Zilles (Jack or Hans), born 25 Jan 1885, Green Bay, Brown Co., WI, eldest child of immigrant Mathias Zilles, born 30 Jul 1857 and wife Johanna Maria Ochstadt, born 27 May 1866. E-mail: quadinesearles AT msn.com



January 2006


GESKE, NOVAK George H. Geske, (b. abt. 1908) an auto mechanic, m. Elizabeth Novak 7/12/41 in Milw. George’s father was Robert H. Geske and siblings: Ella & Otto. He was the grandson of Herman & Augusta (Bielke or Mahlke?) Geske who emigrated from Pomerania in 1886. Searching for descendants and info! E-mail: kander25nd AT yahoo.com


NAST Hermann Nast, b. 3 May 1850, was a tobacco cutter and appears in Milwaukee City Directories from 1900-1923. His wife, Mary, is a widow in 1924. Have his intent and citizenship (June 1906) papers. Searching for additional information. E-mail: cboyer1 AT wi.rr.com


SMITH, SCHMIDT Seek siblings of Frederick Augustus Smith, (Pension name: Augustus Schmidt, Civil War Co., A26th Reg WI Inf) b. 1 May 1844 Mequon (Ozaukee Co) WI, m. Lucy Rebecca Morgan, 8 Mar 1881 in Burlington, (Des Moines Co) IA. Father was Louis Smith, b in Germany. E-mail: martha.f AT insightbb.com


HEIN, STEGER Searching for descendants of John Hein, 1875-1931 & wife, Helen b. Magdalene Steger 1878-1981, emigrated from Hungary 1906. Sons: Frank b. 1901, John b. 1903, Anton b. 15 Dec 1912, Michael b. 12 Jun 1921. E-mail: rjsmiths AT sbcglobal.net


CORAM, FOSTER, HARRINGTON, ZENT Seeking descendants & info regarding family of Arthur J. Coram (b. abt 1846 Ireland) & wife, Rosilda Zent Coram (b. IN abt 1859). Children: Arthur Royal, b. abt 1889, Mary b. Feb 1893 in WI; Viroqua b. Nov. 1896 in Viroqua, WI, m. 10 Aug 1916 in Abbotsford, WI, Roswell Harrington who was b. 3 Apr 1894 in Waupaca, WI. Roswell Harrington family lived in Marshfield on Steder St. per 1920 census. See Reporter for contact info.


HOBOUGH, GORDON Searching for descendants & info regarding Josephus & Keziah (Gordon) Hobough. They were born in IN but moved to Milw., where their children may have been born: Agnes, b. 1860 m. Jacob Schweitzer 27 Jan 1879 in Milw., Mary (Minnie?) b. 1864, married John Dougherty 16 Jul 1883 in St. Galls Church, Milw., Josephine, b. 1866 m. Dennis Sullivan 26 Sep 1887 in Milw. & Dora b. 1868. E-mail: diane AT dwave.net


NEUMANN, NEWMAN, NIEMAN Searching for details regarding Wenzel Neumann (b in Bohemia) who, with wife, Bertha and one year-old daughter, Caroline, appear on 1870 census for Milwaukee (7th ward) occupation: constable. Seeking birth record for Caroline, property records for Wenzel, etc. E-mail: neumorphos AT cinci.rr.com


FORSBECK Dr. & Mrs. Filip Forsbeck lived in Milw. until 1938. He had an office at 329 E Wisconsin Ave. and lived at 2715 Summit Ave. from 1935-1938. He was a member of the surgical staff of St. Mary’s Hosp. and its president in 1929. His son, F. Carl, also a doctor, m Frances Anderson of Atlanta, GA. Filip died in 1946 but not in Milw. Co. Where did he die? E-mail: DarNorman AT AOL.com


WIPPERT, PEDERSON Searching for death & cemetery records for John Augustine Wippert, b. 20 Mar 1823 in Ziegahals, Silesia, Prussia, died 24 Dec 1906 in Whitefish Bay, WI. Buried in Town of Milw. Union Cem. (behind Bayshore Mall) for which sparse records (due to a fire) are currently held by Lincoln Memorial Cem. His wife was Caroline Georgine Pederson. E-mail: newmanwf AT earthlink.net


NORMAN Searching for info regarding Andrew Jackson Norman, (our brick wall), b. abt 1817. Family history says in Normandy. Appears in Waupaca Co. on 1870 census with Hennitta Norman along with Irvin Norman & wife, Mary. However, census lists birth place for the Normans as NY. E-mail: pegasussix AT centurytel.net


Haunroth, Wiehe, Justice, Luther, Trausch, Samp, Wiard, Shemet, Petrashevich E-mail: Lvshemet AT whidbey.com


BYKOWSKI, SMOLAREK, KOWALEWSKI, SKWIERAWSKI E-mail: jojakks AT milwpc.com


BRUKWITZKI, (Milwaukee), WITKOWSKI, TUSZKIEWICZ, ANDRUSKI, (all Poland) See Reporter for contact info.


BUNDE, PAZIK, VOLBRECHT, VOLLBRECHT, MRAZ, MUELLER, KRAMER, KRAEMER, HUNSECHEN, HUNSINGER, HUNZINGER See Reporter for contact info.


CLARK, DEESE, DIGGS, FALK, SCHARLAU, STASIOSKI, STEVENS, MILHEIM, MULLHEIMSee Reporter for contact info.


November 2005


GORZALA/GORZATA Searching for info regarding family of Stanislaw & Valentina Gorzala who appeared on 1910 census in Milw. Stanislaus emigrated in 1907 and appears in 1909 Milw. City Directory. On 22 Jan 1910, Valentina emigrated to Milw. with one son & brother-in-law, Anton Witman. She may have returned to Poland in 1914-1915 where my grandfather was born in 1915. E-mail: taniadarby AT usfamily.net


JELENC Martin Jelenc, Sr., b abt 1880, son of Frank & Mary Jelenc, emigrated to WI from Slovenia. Married Gertrude Crmenc 11 June 1905 in Milw. by Alois Kastigaas, pastor of St. Mary’s Help of Christians church located on the corner of 5th and Walnut. Lived at 4630 N 32nd St. in 1930s. Had sons John and Martin, Jr. b 1906-d 1965. Searching for the parish from which he left Slovenia! E-mail: acornpc AT execpc.com


BLAUERT Paul Blauert, s of Wilhelm & Teresa Lindeman Blauert, b in Posen, Germany abt 1885, lived in Milw. from 1905-1913 at 463 Scott St. Then moved to Highwood, IL. He worked as lineman on electric railways. Older brother William F., a musician, owned Blauert Fuel Co. at 716 Kinnickinnic Ave. Searching for info about Blauert descendants. E-mail: Nec1102 AT AOL.com


JOHA, TELL Searching for info regarding Florendina Tell Joha, (Flora) b. Bavaria 9 Mar 1826, d. Milw. 5 Jul 1910, m. Joseph Joha b. 1822-d 1871. Flora may have worked at an inn on German or Austrian/Swiss border prior to emigration. Couple had following children: Bertha b. 1853-54 in NY?, Clara b. 19 May 1859 in Milw., (m. August Mundt, s of Ernest & Charlotta, 15 Sep 1885 in Milw.), Norbert, b. abt. 1853, Julius b. 1855-1856, Wm., b. 1862-63, Emil b. 1870-1871 & possibly Olivius b. 1868-69. Wm. & Julius buried in Union Cemetery. Anxious to find the location of their origin in Germany! E-mail: Rog-k AT worldnet.att.net


OLESON, MARKIEWICZ, OLSON, PIEDT, SNIFKA E-mail:dmpiedt1 AT yahoo.com


May 2005 Queries

DEVITT Searching for parents of Patrick Devitt, b. August, 1816, County Clare, Ireland, d. 21 December 1889, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, husband of Bridget Gorman (1820-1894), brother of Martin Devitt (1819-1895), and possibly brother of Michael Devitt (1804-1887). E-mail: pjdevitt AT wi.rr.com


DU RIE, BLOEDEL, FRANCK, HAMBACH, STROTHENKE, LAUBENSTEIN, SIMPELAAR, SCHULTZ, VON BOTHOFF, STITZEL, CHRISTIAANSEN, BOELTJES, BELLING, HENNEKEIJ, LE BLEU Email: e.vanbellehem AT verizon.net


SIMON, ZIMMERMANN, ORMSBY Email: markormsby AT wi.rr.com


HYDE in MA, BOYCE, BRADY in MO, NETTLES, WOMACK in LA, FINKENAUER, FINKENAUR, REYNOLDS in NYC. Email lsutiger AT wi.rr.com


FARRELL, MCGARRY, CONNOLLY, NEWMAND, FALLON Farrell (Ireland-PA-WI), McGarry (Ireland-1848-NY-WI-1855), Connolly (Ireland-WI 1840), Newmand (England-MA 1630-CT 1680). Email: MFallon AT AOL.com


LINDER HORATZ, HORATS, WALDHUETTER Email: john.clayton@comcast.net


GILBERT, RYAN James b. abt 1829 and wife Elizabeth Gilbert Ryan b. abt 1832, resided with their large family in Milwaukee in 1860s and 1870s. See Reporter for contact info.


LADWIG, HOWELL, FULTON, LUEBKE, YORK, COMBS, YAEGER, BELL Email: dbell413 AT yahoo.com


BATES, MCLAUGHLIN Joseph Bates b. abt 1851, Kendal, Westmoreland or Sowerby Bridge, Yorkshire, England. Ruth Bates b. 1869 Kendal. Patrick McLaughlin in abt 1814-1818 Killarny, County Kerry, Ireland. Email: Bates AT ticon.net


SHAW, HINT, DELAHARTY, GLEESON, GLEASON Email joeterri AT wi.rr.com


HASE, HAYES, BANKER, BANCHER, TALHOWSKI Philip and Alphonso Hase (Hayes) 1850-1900. Phillip Hase was postmaster in Germania, (Marquette County). Banker, Bancher near Berlin, Green Lake County in 1850s. Steven Talhowski 1913+. Email: guzharr AT AOL.com


SONNTAG, JAX, JACK, JACKS, MORRISONE-mail: labrynthmaze AT hotmail.com


SCHMITZ Seeking information on parents of Peter Joseph Schmitz, b. 1877, second youngest of 10, possibly 12 children, including Phillip, Nicholas, John, Michael, Joseph, Margaret (Schreier), Mary (Lowe), Josephine (Strassburg), and Mathilda (Horn). Parents lived in Barton, Wisconsin c. 1877 and in Boyd, Wisconsin c. 1887. E-mail: lsdevitt AT wi.rr.com


BARTMUS, BUSS, CASLER, KESSLER, FELTEN, HELM, HOPP, IFFLAND, KOWALSKI, SCHEMANSKI, SCHMIDT, SCHMITZ, SMITH, SUEMNICHT, TESCH E-mail: philip AT drajeske.net


SCHELLIN, SCHALLIN, SCHALLEN Searching for info regarding Johann Schellin with roots in Germany-Mid-west & subsequent surname change to Schallin & Schallen. E-mail: saharper AT cpcug.org


KLEWIN, HARDTKE, FENESKE, FREDERICK, NOWICKI, DZIADOSZ E-mail: Ruthe AT genevaonline.com


STOLL, PETERSON John Heinrich Stoll, b. in Milw., son of Johan & Marie Stoll, married Margaretta Peterson 15 Oct. 1878 in Evangelical Lutheran Church in Oak Creek. They appear in Oak Creek on 1880 census, then moved to MN. Searching for other members of his family. E-mail: katielee AT tds.net


ARTMANN, EBNER, KRAMHOLLER, KAPFENBERGER, BRUNNBAUER, KIESLBACH, BEUTH, EIDENBACH Email: mas53022 AT hotmail.com


DETGEN Searching for naturalization papers for Henry Christoph Detgen b. 28 May1848 in Germany. Emigrated to America in 1882 and lived in Wisconsin until 1885. Then migrated to Nebraska. 1900 Census states he was naturalized. See The Reporter for street address.


GAERTHOEFNER, HERBSTREIT, HEIDEL, KALTENBRUNN, KEMPF, LOECHELT, PFEIFFER, REBMANN, RIESTERER, SCHUSTAKEWITSCH, SCHMUHL, SCHWAB, SCHWONEK, STOLL, WITT, ALBRECHT, BRETAG E-mail: jmschwon AT execpc.com


GRAF, SCHMIDT, GROTENRATH Theodore Graf, b. in Germany abt. 1848, married Katherina Schmidt, b. abt 1850 in Milw. Their children included Christoph W. b 23 Oct 1878, Frank, b. 25 Apr 1880, Rose, b. 6 June 1882, Oscar, b. 25 Jul 1884 & Katharine b. 17 Sep 1887. Would like to correspond with persons researching descendants of this family. Need parents of Ruth Grotenrath, b. 27 Mar 1912. E-mail: valente_k AT hotmail.com


HIKADE, DOORAK, TABARAY, MARA Email: Ludwig007 AT milwpc.com


SENG Searching for parents of Alios Seng, b. Staufen Baden, Germany, occupation linen weaver, father of Johann Evangelist Seng, occupation wheelwright, b. 27 December 1818, Staufen Baden, Germany, d. 12 March 1904, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. E-mail: pjdevitt AT wi.rr.com


KIMLA, KRON, SCHUH, KRELL, HRON Email: vmeyersauk AT powercom.net


WIRTH, TADDEY Emil H. Wirth, son of Michael & Auguste Kundt Wirth, married Elsbeth Taddey, daughter of August and Theresa Ostrowsky Taddy 24 May 1903 in Milw. Searching for birth & death dates, ancestors, children and descendants. E-mail: AEWirth AT AOL.com


RETZLAFF, BUDDE, SCHNEIDER, DANZER, GUSSETT, BELLER, KING, JONES, ELY, CULLISON, MILLER, PORTER, RUPP, BUSKE Email: twoattripoli AT peoplepc.com


WOYDT Searching for the connection between German and American Woydts located in Milw, Muskego. I am Malte Woydt, son of Hans, grandson of Gottlieb Heinrich Carl Woydt, etc. See my pages of family genealogy at: www.woydt.be/genealogie/genstart.htm E-mail: malte.woydt AT skynet.be


NIEGHORN, NEIGENFIND, JACOBS, MEYER, REDLICH, KRESSIN, EMDE, KORB, BOEHM, KUETEMEYER, LEAVINS, KIELGASS, GROTHE, VOLLMER, CUSHMANN E-mail: robcyndy AT


AMBY, CAMPBELL, CAMUGLIA, HIRVELA, JOKI, McPHERSON/MacPHERSON, NEBEL, TIBERG, YOKI, YOKIE E-mail: damby AT wi.rr.com


February 2005

TRAXLER Searching for my grandfather's birthplace: John Traxler, b. 21 May 1865, son of Joseph and Anna Kopschlager Traxler. Also birth of his brother, Lewis. The family left WI about 1888. E-mail: gmgrp AT brookings.net


DADD, MORROW, WELDON, RADCLIFFE Searching for any living descendants of three siblings who emigrated to Milwaukee from Chatham, England about 1850. They are John Alfred Dadd, Arthur John Dadd and Mary Ann Dadd. John Alfred married Mary Ann Morrow in 1856. Their son, Robert, b. 1857, married Alice Bates. Arthur was an artist. He married Margaret Richarson Weldon. Children were: Edward, Arthur, Maria, and Mary. Maria married Charles Allan Radcliffe in 1877. E-mail: jeffrey.butler1 AT ntlworld.com

Jeffrey, please contact MCGS.


HEINE, WEINSTOCK Searching for information about Herman M. Heine and family. Herman was naturalized in Milwaukee County about 1856 -1863. Bought a store in Rubicon, (Dodge Co.) in 1857. Married Regina Weinstock. Children: Sarah, b. 1 Jun 1863; Max, b. 5 Mar 1865; Albert, b. 26 Feb 1867; Oscar, b. 5 Jun 1870. Family moved to Chicago in 1871. E-mail: m2cgold AT sbcglobal.net


DORFNER, SIEVERTSON Searching for marriage record for Jacob Dorfner and Sophia Sievertson about 1875 - 1879. Possibly St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Holy Name, Old St. Mary's or Gesu Church. E-mail: genquilt AT aol.com


KALIEBE, HOELKE, DALLMANN, DALLMER, DALLMAN, HOGE, HOGEN Seeking information regardin Johann Friederich, b. 1700 in Camin, Pommerania. Where is Camin? Is it a Kreis or town of Camin. What was his mother's name? E-mail: maryh AT newnorth.net


SCHMITZ, SCHMIDT, SMITH, FLICK Searching for a marriage record of Emmerich (Emory, Emrich) Schmitz (Schmidt, Smith) b. 17 Jun 1829 in Prussia and Elizabeth (Emma) Flick, b. 1835 in Baden. Married in Milwaukee Co. about 1858 - 1860. E-mail: jhuiting AT aol.com


SEWARD, JONES Searching for info regarding descendants of Richard Seward, m. Mary Anne Jones who was a sister of Jane Jones Williams, born 19 May in Wales. Children were: Janeanne, Augustus, Agnes. E-mail: ljoh734607 AT aol.com


STOLL, PETERSON Searching for marriage record and siblings of John Henry Stoll and wife, Margaretta Peterson. Married 5 Oct 1878 in Oak Creek. Living there with his parents on 1880 census. Then moved to MN. E-mail: katielee AT tds.net


WIRTH, TADDEY Emil Heinrich Wirth, son of Michael and Auguste Kundt Wirth, married Elsbeth Taddey, 24 May 1902. They were Milwaukee residents. Did Emil have any siblings. E-mail: aewirth AT aol.com


WOYDT Have researched Woydt genealogy in Germany. Now searching for connection between them and Woydts of Milwaukee County. E-mail: malte.woydt AT skynet.be See Woydt genealogy site: http://www.woydt.be/genealogie/genstart.htm


BORLAND, THOMPSON, WENTWORTH, PACKARD, ESTES, WILSON E-mail: rsborland AT adelphia.net


BREDE, STORM, MARKER, BYRD, KLUG, KRAUSE, KRENZ, SHOEMAKER, GIESE, ROSENBERG, RICE, DELANEY, EINEICHNER, GIRMSCHEID, HIMMELBAUER, CAMPBELL, FORD, FAIRMAN, BEDWELL E-mail: tbrede AT aol.com


SCHMIDT, SMITH, CASTERLINE, HASKINS, FLETCHER, OGLE, MORGAN E-mail: marth.f AT insightbb.com


KORSCH, WOLF, MAREK, RABAS, LEHMAN/LEMELIN, STUBBLEFIELD, DAWLEY . E-mail: keeping_in_touch AT ameritech.net.net


GAESTHOEFNER, HERBSTREIT, HEIDEL, KALTENBRUNN, KEMPF, LOECHELT, PFEIFFER, REBMANN, RIESTESES, SCHUSTAKEWITSCH, SCHMUHL, SCHWAB, SCHWONEK, STOLL, WITT, ALBRECHT, BRETAG E-mail: jmschwon AT execpc.com


SONNTAG, JAX, JACK, JACKS, MORRISON, STEWERT E-mail: labrynthmaze AT hotmail.com


REHFELD, PELTIER, NIEMANN, LEITNER E-mail: pakintz AT sbcglobal.net


KITZINGER, WALTERS, JAEGER, MCCARTHY, SOHANE, SULLIVAN, SHEARIG E-mail: pmccarthy AT wi.rr.com


NEWBAUER, GROFFEE, COHEN, SOBIESKI, HENKEL, LUNDWALL, MORAWETZ, BUSZKIEWICZ, SCHMIDT, DAHLIN, WUTKOWSKI, MORRISSEY, POMAZUL, CEREKWICKA E-mail: dreynhowie AT wmconnect.com


KOWALSKI, SHADE, MACHAJEWSKI, KURCZEWSKI, SCULLIN, SCHONDELMAIER E-mail: scullin56 AT earthlink.net


DIBELLA, DREIKOSEN, TAVERNIA E-mail: filippaw AT aol.com


November 2004

Curren, Curran, Couture, Leverenz Seeking vital records and ancestors of grandparents: Daniel Curren b. about 1874, married in Wauwatosa 29 Apr 1901 Mae (May) Couture, b. 11 May 1880 in Milwaukee, daughter of Louis Couture & Pauline Leverenz. E-mail: joann_el AT yahoo.com


Seybold, Schuknecht, Penkwitz, Dalwig, Obladen, Schulz, Schultz Searching for birthplace of Jane Seybold, b. 1857, m. John Schuknecht in Eagle Point, Chippewa Co., WI 1874. Died in Port Washington, Ozaukee Co., WI, 1938. Also seeking others researching Ferdinand Penkwitz, d. 1903, husband of Mary Dalwig, d. 1904. Resided in Trenton, Washington Co., WI, then Port Washington. Desire correspondence with others researching Obladen surname. Margaretha Obladen m. Wm. Schulz/Schultz. Lived in Belgium, Ozaukee Co., WI, 1850-1880s. Please contact via Darlene Norman or through a paper copy of The Reporter. E-mail: DarNorman AT aol.com


HillmanSearching for info regarding Milwaukee boxer, Bill "Tuffy" Hillman, b. abt 1890, boxed about 1910, served in WWI. E-mail: grossman2 AT yahoo.com


Kurriger, Kuriger, Smith Anderson, Wallace, Canning, Madison, Searls, Brossart, Hanson, Hoskins, Haskins E-mail: lmkurriqnsz AT sbcglobal.net


Heine, Kelly, Haring, Young Searching for date of death and place of burial of daughters of Frank & Eva Heine living in Calumet Co. WI on 1870 census: Emma Heine Kelly, m 30 July 1878, Minnie Heine Haring, m. 20 Oct 1887, and Paulina Heine Young m. 23 May 1889, possibly in Upper Peninsula. Please contact via Darlene Norman or through a paper copy of The Reporter. E-mail: DarNorman AT aol.com


Brown, Peterson Searching for birth surname of Henry Brown, b. 14 Feb 1834 in Sweden, m. Anna Peterson 2 Jul 1870 in Marquette, MI, died 4 Nov 1910 in Homestead, Florence Co., WI buried in Aurora, WI. E-mail: acerbud AT intertek.net


Pictorial Books Available Possess following pictorial books now available for interested person willing to pay postage: 1) 633 Tank Destroyer Bn. Camp Hood, Texas, February 1945. 2) 33rd Div. Illinois Pictorial History, Camp Forest. 1941 & 1942. 3) 1940 National Guard of the U.S. Naval Militia, State of Illinois. 4) The Guidon, 123rd Field Artillery, IL National Guard (Camp McCoy, WI pictures.)1940. 5) Dyer, Arthur J., My Purpose Holds, June 1952. Life story of author. Email: martha.f AT insightbb.com

August 2004

Bender, Meier When & where did Frederick Bender, b. 1840, marry Josephine Meier, b. 1843? When did they emigrate? According to 1880 & 1900 census, they had 10 children including Joseph, William, Emma, Henry & Ida. Who are the other 5? Email: smokindogs AT sbcglobal.net


Williams, Jones Searching for info regarding descendants of Rees Williams, b 29 Nov 1838 Abergavnney, Wales, m 1 April 1866 —Jane Jones, b. 19 May 1843 in Wales. Children: Mary Williams Beck, b. 1869 in Tregar, Wales. Celia Beatrice Williams Johnson, b. 1874 in Bay View, WI. Rees Williams, Jr. stillborn 1874. William b. 10 Jan 1875. Maria b. 1 June 1877. Died young. Elisabeth Ann, b 10 Nov 1878. Jane Ann (Jenny) b. 22 Mar 1881. David b. 1 Mar 1884. Family emigrated to Bay View, WI 1871. He worked at Bay View Iron Mills. Lived at 426 Buelah St. (now Lake Shore Drive). House torn down for park near S. Shore Yacht Club. Have pictures of Yacht Club when it was a single boat. Family moved to Chicago in 1910. Email: LJoh734607 AT aol.com


Sagadin, Travens(h)ek Searching for info about Frederick Joseph Sagadin, b. 20 Nov 1905 in West Allis, son of Josef & Mary (Travens(h)ek) Sagadin, immigrants from Slovenia. Mary was the widow of Frank Travens(h)ek. Family moved to Washington state by 1920 census. Email: matdanbry AT yahoo.com


Heine, Doyle Searching for obit for Matilda Heine (who m William Doyle). She d 14 Sep 1930 maybe in Calumet Co. WI. Obit may be in Escanaba, MI Daily Press. She had sisters Mary b 1864 and Pauline Heine b 1867 per 1870 census. Who did they marry? Please contact via Darlene Norman or through a paper copy of The Reporter. E-mail: DarNorman AT aol.com


Hahn, Maas, Schober Seeking info regarding family of William Karl Hahn, m. Louisa Maas 29 Apr 1877 in Milw. The ran a prominent bakery in Milw. in 1930's. Also seeking info on family of Julius Schober, m. Elizabeth Mais in Germany. Emigrated to America in 1849. Children: Emma Sophie, b. 1845 in Germany. Wilhelm Henry b. in Milw. Email: glorchen AT tds.net


Wippert Searching for the birthplace of Walter Ferguson Wippert, son of Christian & Maude Wippert. Also searching for info regarding Brigham John Wippert who emigrated from Denmark in 1840. Email: lj1962 AT ortrackm.missouri.org


Landers, Luster, Wood, Coffin, Coffman, Ahrens, Badeker, Boll, Carter, Damon, Danninger, Delaney, Dopplmair, Drowley, Dunphy, Ertl, Falkenstein, Fowler, Geiger, Greene, Hathaway, Hardaker, Harding, Heinrich, Hempe, Henderson, Heyn, Howe, Humphreys, Jay, Keebil, Kline, Knoop, Kramer, Luce, Mackey Matthews, Meeks, Neumann, Niccum, Pagel, Pletzke, Potter, Roth, Rusch, Sable, Sailer, Schoemanschuster, Schwind, Sime, Smith, Snyder, Sutter, Swanson, Trotter, Whitaker, Wohlwend, Wood. Email: Nbruss AT wi.rr.com


Searching for the following Milwaukee Families: Searching following Milwaukee Families: Best: (Frischer, Haertel, Huber, LaMont, Markoff, Rabehl) Engman: (Diereksmeier, Krause, Neuman, Preston) Perlick: (Grade, Klinker, Lecher, Magull, Mallisch, Nienow, Schuldt, Schulze, Sylvester) Gilg: (Fensel, Hartinger, Kruger, Saur, Sax, Weber) Walz: (Gingen, Madden, Tennessen, Snyder) engman2020 AT yahoo.com

May 2004

Searching for birthplace of John TRAXLER, son of Joseph TRAXLER & Anna KOPSCHLAGER, born in Milwaukee area 21 May 1865. Email: rmgrp AT brookings.net


FAULKNER, LONG, CELLEY, EBERLE, EISEN, ENGELHARDT, DARKOW, ENSIGN, LOWAS, KLUPP, BEHLMAR, NORD Email: rofaulkner AT mach1pc.com


Searching for genealogists researching Stanley H. MACDONALD who lived at 5246 N 26th St. & Mrs. Stanley MACDONALD, Jr., 5002 47th St., Milwaukee in the 1950s. He links to my grandfather, Lachlan Donald MACDONALD who died in Alberta, Canada 10 Nov 1950. Email: bdeck AT pris.ca


Searching for info regarding Richard WEICHERT m. Martha HARTMAN(?) and family that lived in Milwaukee 1920-1925. Five children. Divorced. May have moved to Watertown. Email: star_child73 AT yahoo.com


Seeking information and photographs of the following members of the SWITALSKI family of Milwaukee. Frank and Rose (MARQUARDT) SWITALSKI emigrated from Miaskowo, Posen to Manitowoc County and then Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1881. Their children (with spouses) were: Julianna (Joseph SAMZ), Josephine (Wenzel HIPSCH/HUPSCH), Mary (John GRYZESKIEWICZ), Frank (Ann FRIEDERICHOVITZ), Michael (Mary KENDZIERSKA and Anna PUFAHL BARTHELS, Angela (died as child), Anton (Helena GROHAL), Stanislaus [aka George] (Francis SMENTEK), Joseph [aka Joe SWEET] (Sally KLAPA), John (Katherine MOLLINGER), Peter (Mary POLSKA). I greatly appreciate the pictures and information everyone has extended to me thus far, and welcome any additional help that can be offered in regard to my search. Email: jheyroth AT voyager.net


Searching for the death date/place of burial of Levi Johnson MERRICK. He was born in Chesterville, ME in 1807 and moved from Hartland, ME to Milwaukee, WI approximately 1850. He was a lawyer. He appears on 1860 census with wife, Maria J. MCMASTERS, 7 children and a brother. Next appears on 1870 census with just his wife. Not found on 1880 census. Email: nedraluke AT comcast.net


Searching for ancestors and info regarding Elin (born 1858 Wales) and Jams Owen (born Wales). Lived at Cambrian House, Milwaukee. Children: Tom, Robert, James & Gwen. Email: mwlloyd AT lloyd-clarke.org.uk


Would like to know various spellings to try for “Cottchen”. Am also wondering if there is any cemetery grave site in WI which has the breathing pipe still visible?   Please contact via Darlene Norman or through a paper copy of The Reporter. E-mail: DarNorman AT aol.com


Michael DUFFY m. Bridget DIXON, both born in Ireland. Searching for names of 10 more siblings of their children: Margaret S., b 1851 in Boston, Charles, b. abt 1852 and George Duffy, b. 1854 both in Milw. Margaret m John F. ROBINSON abt 1871, also b. in Ireland. They lived at 176 11th St. in 1900. From where in Ireland did they emigrate? Email: oconnors5403 AT usadatanet.net


Searching for information regarding John ASMUS/ASSMUS, b. Aug 1862 in New Holstein, Calumet Co., WI, m. Elizabeth MAHN, b. June 1862 in Bay View, Milw. Co. Children: Sophie, Bertha, Charles, Fred, Henry, George & John. Elizabeth is listed as widow in 1930 census living in Milwaukee. Email: ddrivet AT sasktel.net


Searching for any information regarding Joachim Friedrich Christoph ROBRAHN, (known as Christoph) who died 23 mar 1893 in Milwaukee. He married Christina Friederika Dorothea HASSELFELD (known as Dorothea) who d. 8 Sep 1891. Buried in Forest Home Cemetery. Email: gimp AT commspeed.net


Searching for burial place of John WYLIEBSKI, d. 25 Nov 1887 in Milwaukee (currently spelled WIELEBSKI). Buried at “Trinity”. Attendant at St. Adalbert’s says records for Holy Trinity burned in 1910. John married Catherine LEWANDOWSKI?. Daughter, Victoria, married Ignatius ANDRZEJEWSKI. Email: dkschafer AT wiktel.com


ZIELINSKI, WIZA, RADOMSKI Email: Lorz40AT aol.com


Nephew searching for descendants of emigrant brothers: Louis (Lewis, Ludwig? Lajos) & Alexander (Sandor) ENGEL (b. before 1891) who came to Milwaukee about 1905 with their mother, Kati. Kati returned to their home in AranyosEgerbegy near Kolozsvar in Transylvania.   Pall Vilhelm, a mechanical engineer living in Romania. Email: pallvili AT yahoo.com

February 2004

BUSS, DAEBEL, DAHMS, DAUFFENBACH, FLYNN, FREUND, LEISTIKO, LUEPKE, KLINE, POWERS, POLFUSS, THIELKE Email: lucyd AT execpc.com


Searching for descendants of Jacob BAUERNFIEND, of Granville, WI. m. 6 Mar 1871 Christine Katherine KUENNEHT dau. of Henry & Johanna KUENNEHT. Children: Robert, Henry, Linda, Annie, Ella & Flora. Email: jaded_angel_ AT yahoo.com


FORSTI, WANSKA, DRIEBEL Searching for death record for Maimie (May FORSTI, WANSKA) DRIEBEL, who died about 1935 in Milwaukee County. Email: jandlelliott AT aol.com


Seeking any births, baptisms, marriages, etc. on FROHRIB: Heinrich, Fritz, Louisa, Charles, Maria, & Emma. Born in Milw. 1850-1860s. Later moved to Winnebago County. Also researching FREIBERG & MISFELDT. Email: tiegal AT new.rr.com


While watching Antiques Roadshow from Milwaukee in 2001, a genealogist showed a picture of Calvin Chapin in his military days. Since Calvin Chapin is also in my family, I’m seeking name of the genealogist! Please contact via Darlene Norman or through a paper copy of The Reporter. E-mail: DarNorman AT aol.com


SIVER, DEXTER Searching for parents, siblings, and marriage for Diana SIVER, b. August 1821, Otsego Co., NY, d 13 Sept. 1891, New London, WI. Married Willard DEXTER circa 1840-1841 in area of Fort Plain, NY. Email: dexgaard AT ticon.net


RADIWSJU, RASZEJA Seeking all descendants of Rudolph RADOMSKI & wife Anna RASZEJA. Arrived in WI 1890-1891. Anna had brother Frank. Have info about Rudolph, Anna & Frank in Poland & US. Email: rpradomski AT juno.com


Martin Q. JOHNSON, last Civil War Veteran in area died 1938. I have extensive history of him prior to enlisting in MN Heavy Artillery Co. M at age 17. He was substitute for a Norwegian farmer. Linage back to 1500s includes my link to him. Email: willsonfam AT earthlink.com


BERG, DIEMERT, ERICKSON, HILDEBRAND, KERSTEN, KUEHN, KUHN, MUELLER, NORDRUM, RAMLOW, RAPP, RAPPE, REINWAND, SCHINDEL, SCHRAEDER, SCHROEDER, ZESS, ZIRK Email: evelyntiger AT aol.com


Searching for ancestors & families of Ralph CARLTON, married to June THOMPSON regarding medical problem. Lived in Canadensis, Green Co., PA in 1960s. Daughter: Susan CARLTON. Please contact via Darlene Norman or through a paper copy of The Reporter. E-mail: DarNorman AT aol.com


SPRIFKE, HELMINSKI (CHELMINSKI) Searching for descendants, ancestors & info about Frank SPRIFKE & wife, Rose HELMINSKI (CHELMINSKI) for which I have Polish church records. Surnames included: PEPLINSKI, PIEKARSKI, FLORYKOWSKI, KORL, GEFELSKI, KOSMATKA, KRAJECKI, KUBISIAK, JARCZYNSKI & BRILL. E-mail: Rpradomski AT juno.com


BRODBECK Have a 4x6" picture of “Mr. BRODBECK” taken circa 1900-1910 mounted on cardboard. In 1900 there were 2 families of Brodbecks in Milw. that included Charles, Edward & Louis. Picture is available to anyone with a connection to Brodbecks. Email: DarNorman AT aol.com


RUCICOVSKI I have a passport for Eugenia RUCICOVSKI, b. Nov. 1924 who emigrated from Romania on July 2, 1965. It is available to anyone with a connection to her. Email: DarNorman AT aol.com

August 2003

MALSI Searching for date and place of death of Joseph and Mary MALSI before 1900 in St. Louis, MO or Mississippi. Email: ejdraws AT execpc.com


HAMME, BARKLA Searching for ancestors & information regarding Charles C. HAMME, a farmer in Greenfield, who married Mary C. BARKLA 18 Apr 1894 in Milwaukee. Children: Marion, Lloyd, Clarence & Mildred. He died of cancer in Racine 19 May 1931 Email: Cateslinda AT msn.com


WIPPERT Searching for photographs of Brigham WIPPERT who lived in Milwaukee from the 1880's to the 1890's. Email: Newman.w.f AT worldnet.att.net


MARQUARDT, VERGANZ Searching for ancestors of Reinhold G. & Emma (VERGANZ) MARQUARDT, married 21 Aug 1899 in Watertown, WI. He died there 10 April 1928 Email: sreinen AT hotmail.com


STOLPER, KUMROW, TORKE, PFEIFFER, MUELLER, LEMKE, RATSCH, BLIESENER, FABIAN Researching above names. Email: lavmy AT msn.com


TRAVER, SNYDER in Oconto County.   BURDICK in Adams and Portage Counties. Email: Trvrandy AT core.com


May 2003


SUTTER Searching for parents of John Freidel SUTTER who emigrated from Switzerland in 1856, married to Maria Barbara Schlegel. Two daughters, Francesco and Veronica born 1857 in Milw. John Sutter lived in Milw. Served in Civil War in 1864 where he died and was buried in Louisiana. Had siblings Lewis SUTTER and Caroline SUTTER Kressick/Kressig. Maria remarried and moved out to Woodland, WI. Searching for her place of burial. Email: jodo48 AT mconnect.net


BEGOVATZ Searching for data regarding the Paul and Vincent Begovatz families that immigrated to Milwaukee from Totujfalu, Hungary abt 1905-1912. Email: Rochelle.Begovatz AT ProMedica.org


SEIFERT, NEUMANN Searching for information regarding the Joseph & Magdalene/Lena (SEIFERT) NEUMANN family that immigrated to Milwaukee from Bohemia abt 1870. Daughters were Elizabeth, Rose, Annie & Mary. Mary married Henry Klump. Joseph, Lena, Annie and Rose are buried in Calvary Cem. Email: UserB9102 AT aol.com


CURTIN Searching for any information about William CURTIN (b. 1805-14 Newcastle West, Co. Limerick, Ireland.) Parents unknown but Wm. had a brother Laurence and possibly a brother, John William CURTIN, m. Bridget McNary cir. 1833, Ireland. To US abt 1833 first to NYC, later to Milw. Children: Laurence, William, Elizabeth, Jeremiah, Michael, Patrick, Cornelius. E-mail: pcurtin AT austin.rr.com


PHILLIPS Searching to learn if a Phillips ancestor served in Civil War. Father: Earl Phillips, b 19 Apr 1921, grandfather: William Colonel Phillips, b. 1893-d. bef 1949. E-mail: DougPhilps AT AOL.com


Searching for information and genealogists working on following Milwaukee families: Phillipps, Doerr, Wagner, Schowalter, Von End, Goelz, Brielmaier, DreherE-mail: gregp1026 AT hotmail.com


HANSEN, ENGEL Searching for parents & siblings of John A. Hansen, b. 2 Feb 1870, d. 25 Dec 1930, married Theresa Engel 29 Apr 1896. She was b. 15 Jul 1874, d. 11 Oct 1954. Lived in Shawano County. Immigrated from Flensburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany abt 1887. When? E-mail: dexgaard AT ticon.net


Charles HARRAH Searching for information regarding Charles HARRAH, who died in Milwaukee on 16 Oct 1851 while driving horses from Putnam County, Indiana for sale. E-mail: weshuman AT attbi.com


February 2002

PRAHL Seeking info regarding emmigration of Anton Prahl, born 1858 in East Prussia, emigrated 1895 or 1896 via Canada to US, then Chicago, then Rib Lake, WI. Died Dec. 1914 E-mail:misbay AT connect.net


KELLY, HUSER, JANNETT Searching for birthdate of Martin KELLY, born 1820's in County Mayo, Ireland. Emigrated to US in 1850's married Susan ROLLINS. Also birthdate of Elizabeth HUSER JANNETT, born Canton Underwalsen, Switzerland. Mother: Josepha ETTLIN?? Siblings: Alois, Michael, Johann, Josepha. One daughter: Rose JANNETT RICHTER died 1950+. Lived in San Antonio. E-mail:mcecile AT juno.com


FRICKE, SCHREIHART Searching for descendants of my great-grandparents, George Wilhelm FRICKE, b. 9 Aug 1842, Vernawahlshausen, Hessen, Germany, d. 2 Dec. 1899, Manitowoc, WI and Barbara SCHREIHART b. 18 May 1847, Durengren, Austria, d. 25 Feb 1906, Manitowoc, WI. E-mail: lamarti AT juno.com


KOWALEWSKI, SZYMASZKO Searching for info on Witalis KOWALEWSKI, born 1876, died July 1946, m. Antonina SZMASZKO. Owned Mortgage and Loan Company in 1930's at 2925 N. Holton, North Milwaukee. E-mail: nedkon AT aol.com


KIMBLE, BOEHMKE Seeking info about May 1891 marriage of Horace G. KIMBLE and Marie/Mary/Minnie BOEHMKE in Milwaukee. Child born Oct. 1892 in Chicago. Divorced in Chicago 1908. Is August BOEHMKE, brewmaster a relative? E-mail: jhm AT wi.rr.com


SEVERIN Searching for the birthplace of Louis (Ludwig) SEVERIN who lived near Good Hope Road and Green Bay Avenue about 1850 and later moved into Milwaukee. He gives his birthplace as Braunschweig, Germany, but I haven't been able to locate him. E-mail: rseverin AT gdinet.com


REDMOND, QUILLING E-mail: margequilling AT wi.rr.com


BOETTCHER, MURPHY, DRAVES, FERRIER, WATSON, LUZARDO E-mail: dall AT charter.net


KAUTH, RODDY, SCHALLER, MENGES, NELLESON, GALLASH, TRUNK, MATHEY E-mail: dollysteepy AT bigfoot.com


POSSON, BETTRIDGE, EVANS, HOFFMAN E-mail: z=spotz AT charter.net


SCHELLIN, KRAEMER, NELSON, JOHNSON, ANDERSON, OLSON, BROOKS E-mail: schellin AT execpc.com


LAMMERT, SCHMITT, LAUDE, FAERBER, ZINS, LIPPERT, PLATE, HARLOFF, SCHITTINGER E-mail: bobbi3 AT execpc.com


November 2002

COUGHLIN, HANNIGAN Searching for siblings of Michael Patrick COUGHLIN, b. 1823? Waterford Co., Ireland. M Bridget HANNIGAN before 1843 there, died 27 Nov 1897 Waterton, WI. Also seeking siblings of Bridget HANNIGAN COUGHLIN, b. 1820? Waterford Co., Ireland, d. 22 May 1895 Chicago, buried Watertown, WI E-mail: lcoughlin AT juno.com


RAZALL, RATZALL, Du ROSELLE, DuROSELE Searching for information about and the origin of surname of Henry RAZALL, president/treasurer of H. G. Razall, Manufacturing Co. (lithographers) from 1900 until his death in 1920, according to Milw. City Directories, then run by his wife and son, Harry RAZALL (my grandfather) who married Clara R FRUDENFELD daughter of Anna & Joseph. Harry died in Seattle. Their daughter, Catherine, is my mother. E-mail: gakh AT comcast.net


REGLI Searching fo the date of death for Kaspar Joseph REGLI, b. 30 Jan 1825 in Wassen or Mein, Switzerland, m. Barbara Margaret INDERGAND who died in Switzerland. Married 2nd Rosa TRESCH. Also seeking the exact place of birth for Anna Marie K. REGLI, B. 1 Oct 1851 in Switzerland (Canton Uri?), m 2 Feb 1875 in Altdorf and d. 16 or 25 Oct. 1930, Vesper, (Wood Cty), WI. E-mail: mcecile AT juno.com


BENJAMIN Seeking information regarding George BENJAMIN who worked for the railroad, listed in 1870 Milw. City Directory. His wife was listed as widow in 1877. E-mail: ckmctic AT dmci.net

 

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