Elizabeth Steckelberg

F
Father*Johann Jurgen Steckelberg b. 10 Aug 1815, d. 14 Mar 1884
Mother*Marie Doroth Lichte d. 1858
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Schultz.
Life EventDateDescription
Elizabeth Steckelberg was the daughter of Johann Jurgen Steckelberg and Marie Doroth Lichte.
MarriageElizabeth Steckelberg married Henry Schultz.

Etta Loving

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Steckelberg.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageEtta Loving married William Steckelberg, son of Johann Jurgen Steckelberg and Marie Doroth Lichte.

Henry Schultz

M
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageHenry Schultz married Elizabeth Steckelberg, daughter of Johann Jurgen Steckelberg and Marie Doroth Lichte.

Herman M. Licht

M, b. October 1872, d. 1955
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationHerman M. Licht was also known as H. M.
Name VariationHerman M. Licht was also known as Leicht.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthOctober 1872Herman M. Licht was born in October 1872 at Wisconsin.
Marriagecirca 1898He married Ida Steckelberg, daughter of Henry Steckelberg and Catherine Meyer, circa 1898.
Death1955Herman M. Licht died in 1955.
Census DateLocationDescription
22 June 1900Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinHerman M. Licht was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin, surname listed as Light.1
1910Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin, surname listed as Licht.2
1920Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.3
1930Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.4
1940Baraboo, Sauk, WisconsinHe was listed as father in Edwin H. Licht's household on the 1940 Census at Baraboo, Sauk, Wisconsin.5

Children of Herman M. Licht and Ida Steckelberg

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 1817; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 0149; FHL microfilm: 1241817.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1737; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 0130; FHL microfilm: 1375750.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_2015; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 171; Image: 272.
  4. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 2609; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 39; Image: 519.0; FHL microfilm: 2342343.
  5. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Baraboo, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4523; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 56-8.

William Retzlaff

M, d. before 1917
Father*Gottfried Retzlaff b. 23 Jan 1859, d. 24 Nov 1940
Mother*Bertha Schneider b. 27 Dec 1862, d. 2 Apr 1903
Life EventDateDescription
William Retzlaff was the son of Gottfried Retzlaff and Bertha Schneider.
Deathbefore 1917William Retzlaff died before 1917.

Charles Retzlaff

M, d. before 1917
Father*Gottfried Retzlaff b. 23 Jan 1859, d. 24 Nov 1940
Mother*Bertha Schneider b. 27 Dec 1862, d. 2 Apr 1903
Life EventDateDescription
Charles Retzlaff was the son of Gottfried Retzlaff and Bertha Schneider.
Deathbefore 1917Charles Retzlaff died before 1917.

Milton A. Krueger

M, b. 6 January 1916, d. 8 April 2011
Father*Adolph M. Krueger b. 1885, d. 24 Jan 1962
Mother*Louise C. Retzlaff b. 15 Jan 1888, d. 1 Apr 1982
Milton A Krueger
Life EventDateDescription
Birth6 January 1916Milton A. Krueger was born on 6 January 1916 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Adolph M. Krueger and Louise C. Retzlaff.
Death8 April 2011Milton A. Krueger died on 8 April 2011 at age 95 Milton A. Krueger, age 95 of Reedsburg died on Friday, April 8, 2011 at the Reedsburg Area Senior Life Center. He was born on January 6, 1916 in Excelsior Township, Sauk County, WI the son of Adolph and Louise (Retzlaff) Krueger. He overcame his inability to hear and developed a method of communicating with people, which made him independent. He attended school in Delevan where he learned woodworking, which he excelled at. He loved wildlife and farming which he did his whole life and had a fond affection for his animals. His faith was very important to him. He use to attend a deaf and mute church in Madison, later transferring to St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Reedsburg and attended services which would sign for him. After moving to the Senior Life Center, Milton became very active in their activities events, his favorite being the trip to Rock Springs to the Big Cat Rescue. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, William.

He is survived by his sister, Bertha Vater of Madison

His Sister-in-law, Doris Krueger of Reedsburg

Nieces and Nephews: Ron (Janice) Krueger, Nancy (Mainert) Anderson, John (Susan) Vater, Barb Berlin

Great Nieces and Nephews: Kristin and Craig Krueger, Lori (Tim) Hall, Megan Anderson, Jason (Sarah) Vater, Scott Vater.

Special Friend: Tammy Harms.

Funeral service will be conducted on Saturday, April 16, 2011 at 12 noon in St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Reedsburg with Rev. Kurt Klingbeil officiating. Burial will follow in St. Peter’s Cemetery. Visitation will be on Saturday at the church from 11:00 A.M. until the time of service. The Family requests memorials of remembrance be made to St. Peter’s Lutheran Church or the Senior Life Center. The Farber Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Alta Buhr

F
Father*Friedrich Wilhelm Buhr b. 9 Dec 1856
Mother*Caroline Dorothea Schwarz b. 6 May 1859, d. 16 Sep 1909
Life EventDateDescription
Alta Buhr was the daughter of Friedrich Wilhelm Buhr and Caroline Dorothea Schwarz.
  • In March 1963 at Rock Springs, Sauk, Wisconsin, attended family reunion at suprise party for Mrs Paul Bittrich (Martha Retzlaff).

Della Buhr

F
Father*Friedrich Wilhelm Buhr b. 9 Dec 1856
Mother*Caroline Dorothea Schwarz b. 6 May 1859, d. 16 Sep 1909
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Zabel.
Life EventDateDescription
Della Buhr was the daughter of Friedrich Wilhelm Buhr and Caroline Dorothea Schwarz.
MarriageDella Buhr married (?) Zabel.
  • In March 1963 at Rock Springs, Sauk, Wisconsin, attended family reunion at suprise party for Mrs Paul Bittrich (Martha Retzlaff).

Lillian Buhr

F
Father*Friedrich Wilhelm Buhr b. 9 Dec 1856
Mother*Caroline Dorothea Schwarz b. 6 May 1859, d. 16 Sep 1909
Life EventDateDescription
Lillian Buhr was the daughter of Friedrich Wilhelm Buhr and Caroline Dorothea Schwarz.
  • In March 1963 at Rock Springs, Sauk, Wisconsin, attended family reunion at suprise party for Mrs Paul Bittrich (Martha Retzlaff).

Dennis Cummings

M, b. 21 June 1835, d. 2 August 1907
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationDennis Cummings was also known as Denis.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageDennis Cummings married Mary (?).
Birth21 June 1835Dennis Cummings was born on 21 June 1835 at New Jersey.
Death2 August 1907He died on 2 August 1907 at age 72.
Burialafter 2 August 1907He was buried after 2 August 1907 at St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery; New Loreto, Bear Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin.
Dennis Cummings tombstone

Children of Dennis Cummings and Mary (?)

Mary (?)

F, b. circa 1834, d. after 1910
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Cummings.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMary (?) married Dennis Cummings.
Birthcirca 1834Mary (?) was born circa 1834 at Pennsylvania.
Deathafter 1910She died after 1910.
Census DateLocationDescription
1910Bear Creek, Sauk, WisconsinMary (?) was listed as mother in Dennis Cummings's household on the 1910 Census at Bear Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin; living two doors away from Frank Tennant.1
  • Mary (?) had 10 with 6 living in 1910 children.

Children of Mary (?) and Dennis Cummings

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED110. Dwelling 150.

Cora Tennant

F, b. before 1900, d. before 1900
Father*Leander Franklin Tennant b. 3 May 1852, d. 1924
Mother*Mary E. Cummings b. 1 Jan 1857, d. 1935
Life EventDateDescription
Birthbefore 1900Cora Tennant was born before 1900.
Deathbefore 1900She died before 1900.
She was the daughter of Leander Franklin Tennant and Mary E. Cummings.

Lucy Tennant

F, b. September 1886
Father*Leander Franklin Tennant b. 3 May 1852, d. 1924
Mother*Mary E. Cummings b. 1 Jan 1857, d. 1935
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Anderson.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthSeptember 1886Lucy Tennant was born in September 1886 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Leander Franklin Tennant and Mary E. Cummings.
Census DateLocationDescription
29 June 1900Bear Creek, Sauk, WisconsinLucy Tennant was listed as a daughter in Leander Franklin Tennant's household on the 1900 Census at Bear Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Bear Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll T623_1816; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 129.

George Feldmann

M
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageGeorge Feldmann married Dorothy Kohlmeyer.

Child of George Feldmann and Dorothy Kohlmeyer

Dorothy Kohlmeyer

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Feldmann.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageDorothy Kohlmeyer married George Feldmann.

Child of Dorothy Kohlmeyer and George Feldmann

Charles Carpenter

M
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageCharles Carpenter married Rachel (?).

Child of Charles Carpenter and Rachel (?)

Rachel (?)

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Carpenter.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageRachel (?) married Charles Carpenter.

Child of Rachel (?) and Charles Carpenter

Henry Westedt

M, b. 1818, d. 1852
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageHenry Westedt married Mary Schultz.
Birth1818Henry Westedt was born in 1818.
Death1852He died in 1852 at Germany.

Children of Henry Westedt and Mary Schultz

Henry Westedt

M, b. 10 May 1846, d. after 1921
Father*Henry Westedt b. 1818, d. 1852
Mother*Mary Schultz b. 1822
Life EventDateDescription
Birth10 May 1846Henry Westedt was born on 10 May 1846 at Germany.
He was the son of Henry Westedt and Mary Schultz.
Marriagecirca 1873Henry Westedt married Dorothea Schmedt, daughter of Henry Schmedt and Elizabeth Retzmann, circa 1873.
Deathafter 1921Henry Westedt died after 1921.
Census DateLocationDescription
18 June 1900Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinHenry Westedt was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
15 April 1910Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinHe was listed as father in William Westedt's household on the 1910 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; living next door to brother Otto E. Westedt.2
  • HENRY WESTEDT has been a resident of Sauk County for over half a century, and has given his capable attention to various lines of business, but chiefly to contracting and building. With headquarters at Loganville, he has extended his work as a contractor all over this section of the state, and besides much other high class work he erected two hotels at Loganville. Mr. Westedt was born in Germany, May 10, 1846, son of Henry and Mary (Schultz) Westedt. His father was born in 1818 and his mother in 1822. The father died in Germany in 1852, when his son Henry was six years of age. The family continued to live in Germany for some years, where Henry Westedt grew up and received his education. On June 9, 1866, he landed in New York City with his mother and two sisters, Dora and Mary. They soon came on west and settled at Loganville in Sauk County, where his mother passed away in 1893. Mr. Westedt's sister Dora married Christ Hasz, daughter of Peter Hasz, of Loganville. His sister Mary married William Schmidt. Mr. Henry Westedt married Dora Schmedt, daughter of Henry and Elizabeth (Retzmann) Schmedt. They have reared a splendid family of children named William, Otto E., Dorothea, Ida, FrecTericka, Ewald H., Caroline and Ruth. The son William married Anna Schuette; Otto E. married Annie Lueders; Ida is the wife of Charles Bartenbach; and Caroline is the wife of Edward Kohlmeyer. The other children are still unmarried. The daughter Fredericka is a graduate nurse. The son Otto enjoys a very successful practice as a physician and surgeon at Loganville. Ewald is now finishing his work in preparation for the degree Doctor of Dental Surgery.
  • Henry Westedt immigrated in 1866.
  • On 9 November 1921 Loganville Party on Way to California.

Children of Henry Westedt and Dorothea Schmedt

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED149. Dwelling 150.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED130. Dwelling 22.

Mary Westedt

F
Father*Henry Westedt b. 1818, d. 1852
Mother*Mary Schultz b. 1822
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Schmidt.
Life EventDateDescription
Mary Westedt was the daughter of Henry Westedt and Mary Schultz.

Dorothea Schmedt

F, b. July 1854, d. before 1920
Father*Henry Schmedt
Mother*Elizabeth Retzmann
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationDorothea Schmedt was also known as Dora.
Married Namecirca 1873As of circa 1873,her married name was Westedt.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthJuly 1854Dorothea Schmedt was born in July 1854 at Hanover, Germany.
She was the daughter of Henry Schmedt and Elizabeth Retzmann.
Marriagecirca 1873Dorothea Schmedt married Henry Westedt, son of Henry Westedt and Mary Schultz, circa 1873.
Deathbefore 1920Dorothea Schmedt died before 1920.
Census DateLocationDescription
18 June 1900Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinDorothea Schmedt was listed as wife in Henry Westedt's household on the 1900 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
15 April 1910Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinDorothea Schmedt was listed as mother in William Westedt's household on the 1910 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; living next door to brother Otto E. Westedt.2
  • Dorothea Schmedt had 8 with 8 living in 1900 children.
  • She had 10 with 8 living in 1910 children.

Children of Dorothea Schmedt and Henry Westedt

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED149. Dwelling 150.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED130. Dwelling 22.

Henry Schmedt

M
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageHenry Schmedt married Elizabeth Retzmann.

Child of Henry Schmedt and Elizabeth Retzmann

Elizabeth Retzmann

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Schmedt.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageElizabeth Retzmann married Henry Schmedt.

Child of Elizabeth Retzmann and Henry Schmedt

William Westedt

M, b. September 1876, d. December 1923
Father*Henry Westedt b. 10 May 1846, d. a 1921
Mother*Dorothea Schmedt b. Jul 1854, d. b 1920
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilliam Westedt was also known as Will.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthSeptember 1876William Westedt was born in September 1876 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Henry Westedt and Dorothea Schmedt.
Marriagecirca 1910William Westedt married Anna Schuette, daughter of Henry Schuette and Anna Christine Luhrsen, circa 1910.
DeathDecember 1923William Westedt died in December 1923 at age 47.
Census DateLocationDescription
18 June 1900Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinWilliam Westedt was listed as a son in Henry Westedt's household on the 1900 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
15 April 1910Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinWilliam Westedt was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin, living next door to brother Otto E. Westedt.2
  • On 2 January 1924 Ruth and Freda Westedt came from Chicago, to attend the funeral of their brother, Will Westedt. Published 02 Jan 1924 The Capital Times.

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED149. Dwelling 150.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED130. Dwelling 22.

Dr. Otto E. Westedt

M, b. April 1879, d. 9 June 1921
Father*Henry Westedt b. 10 May 1846, d. a 1921
Mother*Dorothea Schmedt b. Jul 1854, d. b 1920
Life EventDateDescription
BirthApril 1879Dr. Otto E. Westedt was born in April 1879 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Henry Westedt and Dorothea Schmedt.
Marriagecirca 1909Dr. Otto E. Westedt married Anna A. Lueders, daughter of Frederick Lueders and Caroline Uphoff, circa 1909.
Death9 June 1921Dr. Otto E. Westedt died on 9 June 1921 at age 42 Death of Dr. O. Westedt of Loganville, who died suddenly. Dr. Westedt is a son-in-law of Fred Lueders of this city. 13 Jun 1921.
Death of Dr. O. Westedt of Loganville, son-in-law of Fred Lueders. 13 Jun 1921
Census DateLocationDescription
18 June 1900Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinDr. Otto E. Westedt was listed as a son in Henry Westedt's household on the 1900 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
15 April 1910Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinDr. Otto E. Westedt was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin, living next door to brother William Westedt.2

Children of Dr. Otto E. Westedt and Anna A. Lueders

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED149. Dwelling 150.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED130. Dwelling 23.

Dorothea Westedt

F, b. December 1881
Father*Henry Westedt b. 10 May 1846, d. a 1921
Mother*Dorothea Schmedt b. Jul 1854, d. b 1920
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationDorothea Westedt was also known as Doro.
Name VariationDorothea Westedt was also known as Dora.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthDecember 1881Dorothea Westedt was born in December 1881 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Henry Westedt and Dorothea Schmedt.
UNMARRIED1920As of 1920, Dorothea Westedt was never married.
Census DateLocationDescription
18 June 1900Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinDorothea Westedt was listed as a daughter in Henry Westedt's household on the 1900 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED149. Dwelling 150.

Ida Westedt

F, b. November 1883
Father*Henry Westedt b. 10 May 1846, d. a 1921
Mother*Dorothea Schmedt b. Jul 1854, d. b 1920
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Bartenbach.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthNovember 1883Ida Westedt was born in November 1883 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Henry Westedt and Dorothea Schmedt.
Census DateLocationDescription
18 June 1900Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinIda Westedt was listed as a daughter in Henry Westedt's household on the 1900 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED149. Dwelling 150.

Fredericka Westedt

F, b. August 1886
Father*Henry Westedt b. 10 May 1846, d. a 1921
Mother*Dorothea Schmedt b. Jul 1854, d. b 1920
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationFredericka Westedt was also known as Freda.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthAugust 1886Fredericka Westedt was born in August 1886 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Henry Westedt and Dorothea Schmedt.
Census DateLocationDescription
18 June 1900Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinFredericka Westedt was listed as a daughter in Henry Westedt's household on the 1900 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
15 April 1910Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinFredericka Westedt was listed as a sister in William Westedt's household on the 1910 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; living next door to brother Otto E. Westedt.2
  • On 2 January 1924 Ruth and Freda Westedt came from Chicago, to attend the funeral of their brother, Will Westedt. Published 02 Jan 1924 The Capital Times.

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED149. Dwelling 150.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED130. Dwelling 22.

Ewald H. Westedt

M, b. 9 September 1888
Father*Henry Westedt b. 10 May 1846, d. a 1921
Mother*Dorothea Schmedt b. Jul 1854, d. b 1920
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationEwald H. Westedt was also known as Ewalt.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth9 September 1888Ewald H. Westedt was born on 9 September 1888 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Henry Westedt and Dorothea Schmedt.
Census DateLocationDescription
18 June 1900Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinEwald H. Westedt was listed as a son in Henry Westedt's household on the 1900 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED149. Dwelling 150.