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Free Query

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.

November 2014


Baumgardt; Burgstaller; Nehring; Pazour; Wenger
Email: Baumshell AT gmail.com


Searching for date of death and cemetery for Herman Kaap (b. 1851) and Augusta Maas Kaap (b. 1852). Immigrated from Kolberg, Pomerania to Milwaukee in 1882. Also searching for information on their daughter Grethe aka Margaret Kaap (b. 3 May 1882, Milwaukee) after 1910. She last appears in 1910 census. Looking for death or marriage.
Email: almscz AT gmail.com


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


Ratajczyk (1840ís on, Poland, Milwaukee);
Gorman (1840ís on, Iceland, Milwaukee, Newburg);
Goelz (1840ís on, Germany, Milwaukee);
Welbes (1840ís on, Luxembourg, Manistee MI, Milwaukee);
Ludwig (1890ís on, New York, Milwaukee)
Email: melandann AT gmail.com


Frederick or August Zell, wife Henriette Zell (both b. circa 1841-45) emigrated from Prussia c. 1870;
James M Lord (b. NY), m. Gertrude Julia Story 1935, d. 1940
Email: telmea3 AT hotmail.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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