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In an effort to provide our researchers with increased exposure, we will be sharing some queries that have been submitted to The Reporter and include e-mail addresses. Please retype the email address you see online, replacing the "AT" with a "@". (No quote marks - remove spaces) The normal standards and procedures apply.

Non-members are invited to submit one free query that will be considered for publication in the The Reporter, issued quarterly by the Milwaukee Genealogical County Society, Inc. as well as online as space permits.

Query Guidelines

Written queries must include a self-addressed stamped envelope and should be sent to MCGS, PO Box 270326, Milwaukee, WI 53227-0326. Internet queries should include the word "Query" in the title along with the surname of interest and are sent Lisa Christopherson.

The most effective query is short and concise in length containing "Who, What (an event), When (the year), and Where" about one person or surname. Also, please include your US postal address! The editors reserve the right to edit queries and print them as space permits.

February 2015


Kaszubeswho emigrated from Kussfeld, West Prussia and lived on Jones Island between the 1880’s - 1910’s.
Joseph “Straight Back” Konkel 1834-1914 m. Dorothy Hermann 1836-1906.
Children: Joseph A Konkel 1861-1913 m. Augusta Rotta 1866-1928.
Albert Konkel 1862-1937 m. Anna Oberzig 1861-1939.
Maryanna Konkel 1866-1943 m. Joseph Schomberg 1863-1939.
Email: hmyszewski AT wi.rr.com


Looking for information about William Koch (b. 23 Feb 1857 in Milwaukee).
Approximate year of death 1916. Son of William and Julia Koch.
Noted as a prominent musician in the book, "History of Milwaukee, City and County" by William George Bruce.
Father owned a barber shop on East Water Street. Wife's name is Augusta Wilhemina (Zellmer) Koch
E-mail: marebear4610 AT yahoo.com


Stachurski (1863-1900) Malszewo, Poland;
Granditski (1850-1910) AltGraband, Ger; Pischmitz,Ger;
Schenk/Szennk (1780-1910) Godziszewo, Poland;
Chrapkowki (1825-1910) Donersberg, Ger;
Kuszewski (1790-1910) Godziszewo, Poland;
Wazewski (1800-1880) Germany, Poland
E-mail: melandann AT gmail.com


(All in Milwaukee 1870-1950): Krieger; Heuer; Nevinger; Baumgardt; Schirmer
Email: timid@centurytel.net


I have recently obtained copies of documents from Germany dated about 1854, regarding an ancestor of mine. All the documents are hand written in German. I need someone to transcribe to German that is readable and also translate into English.
Email: cmilan AT wi.rr.com

The publication of a query is dependent on the space available in The Reporter and is at the discretion of the editors. Queries pertaining to Milwaukee County, Wisconsin will be given first priority, those from other areas in the state second priority. Lengthy submissions or those not connected with the State of Wisconsin will be disregarded.

 

Query Guidelines

Hard copy queries are to include a self-addressed stamped envelope and should be sent to MCGS, PO Box 270326, Milwaukee, WI 53227-0326.   Internet queries should include the word "Query" in the subject along with the surname of interest. Email to Lisa Christopherson.

The most effective query is short and concise in length, containing Who, What (an event), When (time frame/year), and Where about one person or surname. The editors reserve the right to edit queries and print them in The Reporter as space permits. Please include your US postal address. We do not publish names and street addresses online. Thank you.

 

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