Marion Edward Travis

M, b. 12 April 1927, d. January 2005
Father*Edward F. Travis b. c 1892
Mother*Elsie O. Peterson b. c 1892
  • Marion Edward Travis was born on 12 April 1927 at South Dakota.
  • He was the son of Edward F. Travis and Elsie O. Peterson.
  • Marion Edward Travis married Dorothy Margaret Gerlach, daughter of John Ernest Gerlach and Margaret A. Riecke, on 9 June 1953.
  • Marion Edward Travis died in January 2005 at age 77 Funeral services for Marion and Dorothy Travis were held Saturday, Jan. 29, 2005, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Mobridge, with Fr. John Short and Rev. Doug Westerlund officiating. Music was provided by Marge Mertz, organist, St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Choir and the congregation. Interment was made at the Greenwood Cemetery in Mobridge. Casketbearers were Lyle Fuhrman, Ron Heper, John Leff, Bob Larson, Robert Krumm, Ken Heil, Don Paulson, Everett Batcheller, Art Borth, Ray Miklos, Steve Fuhrman and Shorty Bader. Marion Edward Travis was born April 12, 1927, on a farm near Platte to Edward and Elsie (Peterson) Travis. He grew up on this same farm and attended school in Platte, graduating from Platte High School in 1945. Following high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Army from 1945-1946. Following his discharge from the Army, he attended South Dakota State University and earned a bachelor of science degree in agriculture. He spent a short time living and working in Kansas City. He married Dorothy Gerlach at Platte June 9, 1953. They made their home in Watertown for a short time before moving to Tyndall where he began his career with the Dept. of Social Services. In 1959, they moved to Mobridge where they have since resided. While living in Mobridge, he continued his career with the Dept. of Social Services before retiring in 1989. He was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, the Lions Club, Bridge City Coin Club and the State Archeological Society.
    Dorothy Margaret Travis was born November 17, 1929, at the Gerlach farm near Corsica to John E. and Margaret (Riecke) Gerlach. She grew up on this same farm and attended rural grade school and later Parkston High School graduating in 1947. Following high school, she attended Springfield College, where she received her two-year teaching certificate. She then taught rural school for a short time before her marriage to Marion. After moving to Mobridge, she substitute taught, was an Avon representative, worked as a receptionist at the McClellan Dental Office and also worked part-time at Home Spun.
    She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and the Trinity Lutheran Church Women. They are survived by their four children, Joel Travis, Geismar, La., Mary Travis, Austin, Texas, Joan Helvik, Huron, and Nancy Wagner, Kasilof, Ala; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. In addition, Marion is survived by one brother, Leo Travis, Platte; and three sisters, Helen Srstka, Geddes, Leona Hastert, Raytown, Mo., and Lois Franssen, Platte. Dorothy is survived by five brothers, Norbert Gerlach, Mt. Vernon, Harlan and David Gerlach, both of Rapid City, Garhardt Gerlach, Corsica, and Lambert Gerlach, Clarksdale, Ariz; four sisters, Mary Paradise, Mitchell, June Droppers, Rapid City, Barbara Nesheim, Cave Creek, Ariz., and Patty Butterfield, Seattle, Wash. Marion was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Mark Allen in 1967; and two brothers, Dallas and LuAllen. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Mark Allen, in 1967; and one sister, Judy Mae.

Child of Marion Edward Travis and Dorothy Margaret Gerlach

Edward F. Travis

M, b. circa 1892
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationEdward F. Travis was also known as Ed F.
  • Edward F. Travis was born circa 1892 at Iowa.
  • He married Elsie O. Peterson circa 1918.

Children of Edward F. Travis and Elsie O. Peterson

Elsie O. Peterson

F, b. circa 1892
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1918As of circa 1918,her married name was Travis.
  • Elsie O. Peterson was born circa 1892 at Iowa.
  • She married Edward F. Travis circa 1918.

Children of Elsie O. Peterson and Edward F. Travis

Helen E. Travis

F, b. 13 September 1920, d. 21 December 2005
Father*Edward F. Travis b. c 1892
Mother*Elsie O. Peterson b. c 1892
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Srstka.
  • Helen E. Travis was born on 13 September 1920 at South Dakota.
  • She was the daughter of Edward F. Travis and Elsie O. Peterson.
  • Helen E. Travis died on 21 December 2005 at age 85 Helen E. Srstka, 85, Platte, died Dec. 21, 2005, in Platte, SD. Survivors include two daughters, Janice and Greg Iversen, Sturgis, Pat Ahrens and fiance Ron King, So. Sioux City, NE; two sons, Robert and Arliss Srstka, Geddes, and Dennis and Linda Srstka, Sioux Falls; one daughter-in-law, Kathy Srstka, Rapid City; one brother, Leo Travis, Platte; two sisters, Lois and Raymond Franssens, Platte, and Leona and Glenn Hastert, Raytown, Mo; 20 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Grandchildren from the Rapid City area include Patty and Ross Brown and C.J. and Rockie, Dan Long, John and Nancy Srstka and Caitlin, Todd Srstka, Chris Srstka, Charissma and Ken Straatmeyer and Adeline, Elaura and Harm; from Red Shirt, Lisa and John Swallow and Forrest; and from Newell, James and Jennifer Srstka and Elijah, Ian and Jackson. Services were held Dec. 23 at St. Ann's Catholic Church, Geddes, SD, Father Paul Josten officiant.

Mark Allen Travis

M, d. 1967
Father*Marion Edward Travis b. 12 Apr 1927, d. Jan 2005
Mother*Dorothy Margaret Gerlach b. 17 Nov 1929, d. Jan 2005

Dallas F. Travis

M, b. circa 1914, d. before 2005
Father*Edward F. Travis b. c 1892
Mother*Elsie O. Peterson b. c 1892

LuAllen J. Travis

M, b. circa 1919, d. before 2005
Father*Edward F. Travis b. c 1892
Mother*Elsie O. Peterson b. c 1892

Judy Mae Gerlach

F, d. before 2005
Father*John Ernest Gerlach b. c 1902
Mother*Margaret A. Riecke b. c 1902

Emil Dombrock

M, d. 1957

William Burmester

M, b. circa 1877
  • William Burmester married Emma (?).
  • William Burmester was born circa 1877.

Children of William Burmester and Emma (?)

Emma (?)

F, b. circa 1886
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Burmester.

Children of Emma (?) and William Burmester

Ervin Burmester

M, b. circa 1910, d. after 1971
Father*William Burmester b. c 1877
Mother*Emma (?) b. c 1886
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationErvin Burmester was also known as Erven.

Vera Burmester

F, b. 10 February 1912, d. 16 February 1983
Father*William Burmester b. c 1877
Mother*Emma (?) b. c 1886
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Sonnenberg.

Alice Burmester

F, b. circa 1914, d. after 1971
Father*William Burmester b. c 1877
Mother*Emma (?) b. c 1886
     At Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin, article "Reedsburg's First Hospital" written by Ruth Seymour Burmester which mentions sister Mary Seymour, and sister-in-law Alice Burmester.1

Citations

  1. [S215] Sesquicentennial History Committee, Reedsburg Remembers 150 Years, Pages 68-69.

Esther Burmester

F, b. circa 1916, d. after 1971
Father*William Burmester b. c 1877
Mother*Emma (?) b. c 1886
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Mielke.
Name VariationEsther Burmester was also known as Ester.

William C. Burmester

M, b. 20 October 1917, d. 9 November 1974
Father*William Burmester b. c 1877
Mother*Emma (?) b. c 1886
  • William C. Burmester was born on 20 October 1917.
  • He was the son of William Burmester and Emma (?).
  • William C. Burmester died on 9 November 1974 at age 57.

Emma Burmester

F, b. circa 1922, d. after 1971
Father*William Burmester b. c 1877
Mother*Emma (?) b. c 1886
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Westerman.

Herman W. Sonnenberg

M, b. 6 June 1904, d. 10 February 1972
Father*Emil Sonnenberg b. 1872, d. 2 Jul 1960
Mother*Anna Krueger b. 6 Sep 1876, d. 16 Jul 1967
     At Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin, article about Blacksmith shop owned by Emil and Herman Sonneberg.1
Reedsburg Remembers - Blacksmith shop owned by Emil and Herman Sonneberg - pages 85-86

Citations

  1. [S215] Sesquicentennial History Committee, Reedsburg Remembers 150 Years, Pages 85-86.

Emil Sonnenberg

M, b. 1872, d. 2 July 1960
  • Emil Sonnenberg was born in 1872 at Germany.
  • He married Anna Krueger circa 1903.
  • Emil Sonnenberg died on 2 July 1960.
     At Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin, article about Blacksmith shop owned by Emil and Herman Sonneberg.1
Reedsburg Remembers - Blacksmith shop owned by Emil and Herman Sonneberg - pages 85-86
Emil Sonnenberg immigrated in 1893.

Children of Emil Sonnenberg and Anna Krueger

Citations

  1. [S215] Sesquicentennial History Committee, Reedsburg Remembers 150 Years, Pages 85-86.

Anna Krueger

F, b. 6 September 1876, d. 16 July 1967
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1903As of circa 1903,her married name was Sonnenberg.
  • Anna Krueger was born on 6 September 1876 at Germany.
  • She married Emil Sonnenberg circa 1903.
  • Anna Krueger died on 16 July 1967 at age 90.
     Anna Krueger had 3 with 3 living in 1910 children.

Children of Anna Krueger and Emil Sonnenberg

Adeline M. Sonnenberg

F, b. 17 October 1915, d. 28 September 1978
Father*Emil Sonnenberg b. 1872, d. 2 Jul 1960
Mother*Anna Krueger b. 6 Sep 1876, d. 16 Jul 1967
  • Adeline M. Sonnenberg was born on 17 October 1915.
  • She was the daughter of Emil Sonnenberg and Anna Krueger.
  • Adeline M. Sonnenberg died on 28 September 1978 at age 62.

Ada L. Sonnenberg

F, b. 17 July 1905, d. 10 January 1984
Ada Sonnenberg 1924 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Father*Emil Sonnenberg b. 1872, d. 2 Jul 1960
Mother*Anna Krueger b. 6 Sep 1876, d. 16 Jul 1967
  • Ada L. Sonnenberg was born on 17 July 1905 at Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Emil Sonnenberg and Anna Krueger.
  • Ada L. Sonnenberg died on 10 January 1984 at age 78.
     Ada L. Sonnenberg graduated in 1924 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Dorothea Sonnenberg

F, b. circa 1912
Dorothy Sonnenberg 1929 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Father*Emil Sonnenberg b. 1872, d. 2 Jul 1960
Mother*Anna Krueger b. 6 Sep 1876, d. 16 Jul 1967
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationDorothea Sonnenberg was also known as Dorothy.
     Dorothea Sonnenberg graduated in 1929 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

William Koenecke

M, b. 1 May 1859, d. 8 February 1935
Father*Christopher Koenecke b. 25 Nov 1830, d. Jun 1868
Mother*Catherine Elisabeth Huebing b. 12 Sep 1833, d. 26 Feb 1921
Step-fatherJohn William Schulze b. 3 Jan 1830, d. 10 Oct 1918
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilliam Koenecke was also known as Heinrich Wilhelm.
Name VariationWilliam Koenecke was also known as William Schulze.
Census DateLocation
20 June 1900Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinWilliam Koenecke was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Children of William Koenecke and Dorothea Bruggemann

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED143. Dwelling 183.

Dorothea Bruggemann

F, b. 4 November 1862, d. 30 October 1945
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationDorothea Bruggemann was also known as Dora.
Married Namecirca 1881As of circa 1881,her married name was Koenecke.
Census DateLocation
20 June 1900Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinDorothea Bruggemann was listed as wife in William Koenecke's household on the 1900 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
     Dorothea Bruggemann had 7 with 7 living in 1900 children.

Children of Dorothea Bruggemann and William Koenecke

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED143. Dwelling 183.

John Cristof August Halvensleben

M, b. 3 October 1852, d. 31 May 1938
Father*Jurgen Halvensleben
Mother*Elisa (?)
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJohn Cristof August Halvensleben was also known as J. August.
Name VariationJohn Cristof August Halvensleben was also known as August.
Name VariationJohn Cristof August Halvensleben was also known as Halbensleben.
Name VariationJohn Cristof August Halvensleben was also known as J. A.
  • John Cristof August Halvensleben was born on 3 October 1852 at Germany.
  • He was the son of Jurgen Halvensleben and Elisa (?).
  • John Cristof August Halvensleben married Dorothea Bodendick on 1 January 1886 at Middleton, Wisconsin.
  • John Cristof August Halvensleben died on 31 May 1938 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 85.
Census DateLocation
20 June 1895Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinJohn Cristof August Halvensleben appeared on the census of 20 June 1895 at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin, household includes 4 male and 4 female; 6 born in the US and 2 born in Germany.
1 June 1905Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinHe appeared on the census of 1 June 1905 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
9 May 1910Winfield, Sauk, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Winfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1920Winfield, Sauk, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Winfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
10 April 1930Winfield, Sauk, WisconsinHe was listed as father in Ernest Halvensleben's household on the 1930 Census at Winfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.3
     John Cristof August Halvensleben immigrated on 23 December 1884 to New York, New York, Name: Joh. Halvensleben
Arrival Date: 23 Dec 1884
Birth Year: abt 1852
Age: 32
Gender: Male
Place of Origin: Hamburg;Germany
Port of Departure: Hamburg, Germany and Le Havre, France
Destination: United States of America
Port of Arrival: New York
Port Arrival State: New York
Port Arrival Country: United States
Ship Name: Gellert.

Children of John Cristof August Halvensleben and Dorothea Bodendick

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Winfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1736; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 0111; Image: 795; FHL Number: 1375749.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Winfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_2015; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 181; Image: 523.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED40. Dwelling 63.

Dorothea Bodendick

F, b. 15 September 1859, d. 2 April 1938
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationDorothea Bodendick was also known as Doris.
Name VariationDorothea Bodendick was also known as Bodendieck.
Married Name1 January 1886As of 1 January 1886,her married name was Halvensleben.
Married Name1 January 1886As of 1 January 1886,her married name was Halbensleben.
Census DateLocation
20 June 1895Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinDorothea Bodendick appeared on the census of 20 June 1895 in the household of John Cristof August Halvensleben at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; household includes 4 male and 4 female; 6 born in the US and 2 born in Germany.
1 June 1905Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinDorothea Bodendick appeared on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of John Cristof August Halvensleben at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
9 May 1910Winfield, Sauk, WisconsinDorothea Bodendick was listed as wife in John Cristof August Halvensleben's household on the 1910 Census at Winfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1920Winfield, Sauk, WisconsinDorothea Bodendick was listed as wife in John Cristof August Halvensleben's household on the 1920 Census at Winfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
10 April 1930Winfield, Sauk, WisconsinDorothea Bodendick was listed as mother in Ernest Halvensleben's household on the 1930 Census at Winfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.3
     Dorothea Bodendick immigrated in 1885. She had 8 with 8 living in 1910 children.

Children of Dorothea Bodendick and John Cristof August Halvensleben

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Winfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1736; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 0111; Image: 795; FHL Number: 1375749.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Winfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_2015; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 181; Image: 523.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED40. Dwelling 63.

Frank Halvensleben

M, b. 4 August 1886
Father*John Cristof August Halvensleben b. 3 Oct 1852, d. 31 May 1938
Mother*Dorothea Bodendick b. 15 Sep 1859, d. 2 Apr 1938
Census DateLocation
20 June 1895Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinFrank Halvensleben appeared on the census of 20 June 1895 in the household of John Cristof August Halvensleben at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; household includes 4 male and 4 female; 6 born in the US and 2 born in Germany.
1 June 1905Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinFrank Halvensleben appeared on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of John Cristof August Halvensleben at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
1920Excelsior, Sauk, WisconsinFrank Halvensleben was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
     On 5 June 1917 at World War I Draft Registration, Sauk, Wisconsin, reported wife and 1 child.

Child of Frank Halvensleben and Sarah (?)

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_2014; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 152; Image: 1024.

Charles Halvensleben

M, b. 20 March 1893, d. October 1918
Father*John Cristof August Halvensleben b. 3 Oct 1852, d. 31 May 1938
Mother*Dorothea Bodendick b. 15 Sep 1859, d. 2 Apr 1938
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationCharles Halvensleben was also known as Charlie.
Name VariationCharles Halvensleben was also known as Charley.
Census DateLocation
20 June 1895Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinCharles Halvensleben appeared on the census of 20 June 1895 in the household of John Cristof August Halvensleben at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; household includes 4 male and 4 female; 6 born in the US and 2 born in Germany.
1 June 1905Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinCharles Halvensleben appeared on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of John Cristof August Halvensleben at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
9 May 1910Winfield, Sauk, WisconsinCharles Halvensleben was listed as a son in John Cristof August Halvensleben's household on the 1910 Census at Winfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
     On 5 June 1917 at World War I Draft Registration, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Winfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1736; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 0111; Image: 795; FHL Number: 1375749.

Elsie A. Halvensleben

F, b. 12 July 1894, d. 25 July 1945
Father*John Cristof August Halvensleben b. 3 Oct 1852, d. 31 May 1938
Mother*Dorothea Bodendick b. 15 Sep 1859, d. 2 Apr 1938
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1915As of before 1915,her married name was Kutz.
Census DateLocation
20 June 1895Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinElsie A. Halvensleben appeared on the census of 20 June 1895 in the household of John Cristof August Halvensleben at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; household includes 4 male and 4 female; 6 born in the US and 2 born in Germany.
1 June 1905Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinElsie A. Halvensleben appeared on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of John Cristof August Halvensleben at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
9 May 1910Winfield, Sauk, WisconsinElsie A. Halvensleben was listed as a daughter in John Cristof August Halvensleben's household on the 1910 Census at Winfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Children of Elsie A. Halvensleben and Walter A. Kutz

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Winfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1736; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 0111; Image: 795; FHL Number: 1375749.