Alvina Rose Klosterman

F, b. 29 August 1912, d. 1 January 2005
Father*Frank Charles Klosterman b. 14 Apr 1866, d. 28 Nov 1952
Mother*Mathilda Genevieve Uthe b. 16 Aug 1886, d. 15 Mar 1971
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAlvina Rose Klosterman was also known as Klostermann.
  • Alvina Rose Klosterman was born on 29 August 1912 at Minnesota.
  • She was the daughter of Frank Charles Klosterman and Mathilda Genevieve Uthe.
  • Alvina Rose Klosterman died on 1 January 2005 at age 92.
  • She was buried after 1 January 2005 at Saint Marys Cemetery, Bird Island, Renville, Minnesota.

Fern Vernette Cattnach

F, b. 18 August 1921
Father*Lynn Hugh Cattnach b. 17 Aug 1886, d. 1937
Mother*Lena O. Klock b. c 1893

Clara Emma Jenewein

F, b. 26 June 1883, d. 26 March 1959
Father*Jacob Jenewein b. c 1858, d. b 1930
Mother*Mary Bandel b. 21 Dec 1861, d. 7 Apr 1944
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1930As of before 1930,her married name was Berger.
Married Nameafter 1930As of after 1930,her married name was Thomson.
  • Clara Emma Jenewein was born on 26 June 1883 at Minnesota.
  • She was the daughter of Jacob Jenewein and Mary Bandel.
  • Clara Emma Jenewein married (?) Berger before 1930.
  • Clara Emma Jenewein died on 26 March 1959 at Los Angeles, California, at age 75.
Census DateLocation
21 June 1905Cascade, Olmsted, MinnesotaClara Emma Jenewein appeared on the census of 21 June 1905 in the household of Jacob Jenewein at Cascade, Olmsted, Minnesota.
1930Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CaliforniaClara Emma Jenewein was listed as a daughter in Mary Bandel's household on the 1930 Census at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California; Roll: 149; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 440; Image: 268.0.

Harold J. Jenewein

M, b. 12 March 1895, d. 30 July 1973
Father*Jacob Jenewein b. c 1858, d. b 1930
Mother*Mary Bandel b. 21 Dec 1861, d. 7 Apr 1944
  • Harold J. Jenewein was born on 12 March 1895 at Minnesota.
  • He was the son of Jacob Jenewein and Mary Bandel.
  • Harold J. Jenewein died on 30 July 1973 at Los Angeles, California, at age 78.
Census DateLocation
21 June 1905Cascade, Olmsted, MinnesotaHarold J. Jenewein appeared on the census of 21 June 1905 in the household of Jacob Jenewein at Cascade, Olmsted, Minnesota.

Selma J. Zink

F, b. 2 March 1890, d. 15 April 1974
Father*Fred Zink
Mother*Sophia (?)
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationSelma J. Zink was also known as Selma G.
Name VariationSelma J. Zink was also known as Selma D.
Married Namecirca 1911As of circa 1911,her married name was Jenewein.
  • Selma J. Zink was born on 2 March 1890 at Minnesota also reported as 03 Mar 1890.
  • She was the daughter of Fred Zink and Sophia (?).
  • Selma J. Zink married Ernest E. Jenewein, son of William Jenewein and Maria Magli, circa 1911.
  • Selma J. Zink and Ernest E. Jenewein were divorced before 1942.
  • Selma J. Zink died on 15 April 1974 at Los Angeles, California, at age 84.
Census DateLocation
1920Elgin, Wabasha, MinnesotaSelma J. Zink was listed as wife in Ernest E. Jenewein's household on the 1920 Census at Elgin, Wabasha, Minnesota.1

Children of Selma J. Zink and Ernest E. Jenewein

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Elgin, Wabasha, Minnesota; Roll: T625_865; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 143; Image: 24.

Horace Clayton Jenewein

M, b. 17 August 1911, d. 16 June 1989
Father*Ernest E. Jenewein b. 28 Apr 1889, d. 22 Sep 1966
Mother*Selma J. Zink b. 2 Mar 1890, d. 15 Apr 1974
  • Horace Clayton Jenewein was born on 17 August 1911 at Olmsted, Minnesota.
  • He was the son of Ernest E. Jenewein and Selma J. Zink.
  • Horace Clayton Jenewein married Alva L. Mayers, daughter of (?) Mayers and (?) King, on 20 May 1961 at Inyo, California.
  • Horace Clayton Jenewein married Doris Ann Jenkins on 28 May 1968 at Los Angeles City, California.
  • Horace Clayton Jenewein died on 16 June 1989 at Los Angeles, California, at age 77.
Census DateLocation
1920Elgin, Wabasha, MinnesotaHorace Clayton Jenewein was listed as a son in Ernest E. Jenewein's household on the 1920 Census at Elgin, Wabasha, Minnesota.1
     Horace Clayton Jenewein obtained US Social Security Card at California; last residence Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California.

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Elgin, Wabasha, Minnesota; Roll: T625_865; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 143; Image: 24.

Archie Jacob Jenewein

M, b. 14 November 1913, d. 8 September 1971
Father*Ernest E. Jenewein b. 28 Apr 1889, d. 22 Sep 1966
Mother*Selma J. Zink b. 2 Mar 1890, d. 15 Apr 1974
  • Archie Jacob Jenewein was born on 14 November 1913 at Olmsted, Minnesota.
  • He was the son of Ernest E. Jenewein and Selma J. Zink.
  • Archie Jacob Jenewein died on 8 September 1971 at Los Angeles, California, at age 57.
Census DateLocation
1920Elgin, Wabasha, MinnesotaArchie Jacob Jenewein was listed as a son in Ernest E. Jenewein's household on the 1920 Census at Elgin, Wabasha, Minnesota.1

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Elgin, Wabasha, Minnesota; Roll: T625_865; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 143; Image: 24.

Albert William Jenewein

M, b. 19 January 1918, d. 9 February 1994
Father*Ernest E. Jenewein b. 28 Apr 1889, d. 22 Sep 1966
Mother*Selma J. Zink b. 2 Mar 1890, d. 15 Apr 1974
  • Albert William Jenewein was born on 19 January 1918 at Minnesota.
  • He was the son of Ernest E. Jenewein and Selma J. Zink.
  • Albert William Jenewein died on 9 February 1994 at Los Angeles, California, at age 76.
Census DateLocation
1920Elgin, Wabasha, MinnesotaAlbert William Jenewein was listed as a son in Ernest E. Jenewein's household on the 1920 Census at Elgin, Wabasha, Minnesota.1

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Elgin, Wabasha, Minnesota; Roll: T625_865; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 143; Image: 24.

Alva L. Mayers

F, b. 13 November 1913, d. 22 December 1967
Father*(?) Mayers
Mother*(?) King
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAlva L. Mayers was also known as Anderson.
Name VariationAlva L. Mayers was also known as Alva A.
Married Name20 May 1961As of 20 May 1961,her married name was Jenewein.

Doris Ann Jenkins

F, b. circa 1918
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationDoris Ann Jenkins was also known as Dunlap.
Married Name28 May 1968As of 28 May 1968,her married name was Jenewein.

Frank Ardell Jenewein

M, b. 19 February 1922, d. 26 December 1982
Father*Ernest E. Jenewein b. 28 Apr 1889, d. 22 Sep 1966
Mother*Selma J. Zink b. 2 Mar 1890, d. 15 Apr 1974
  • Frank Ardell Jenewein was born on 19 February 1922 at Minnesota.
  • He was the son of Ernest E. Jenewein and Selma J. Zink.
  • Frank Ardell Jenewein died on 26 December 1982 at Imperial, California, at age 60.

Fred Zink

M

Child of Fred Zink and Sophia (?)

Sophia (?)

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Zink.

Child of Sophia (?) and Fred Zink

Engelbert Wiskocil

M, b. 6 October 1851, d. 17 April 1932
Engelbert Wiscocil 1890
Father*Victor Wiskocil b. 13 Jul 1813, d. 4 Nov 1881
Mother*Magdalena Gunther b. 18 Apr 1818, d. 7 Jul 1894
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationEngelbert Wiskocil was also known as Wiscocil.
  • Engelbert Wiskocil was born on 6 October 1851 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Victor Wiskocil and Magdalena Gunther.
  • Engelbert Wiskocil married Bertha Kessler after June 1880.
  • Engelbert Wiskocil died on 17 April 1932 at Wisconsin at age 80.
Census DateLocation
1870Honey Creek, Sauk, WisconsinEngelbert Wiskocil was listed in Victor Wiskocil's household on the 1870 Census at Honey Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
June 1880Honey Creek, Sauk, WisconsinEngelbert Wiskocil was listed as a son in Victor Wiskocil's household on the 1880 Census at Honey Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin.
     In Victor Wiskocil's will dated 7 October 1880 at Sauk, Wisconsin, Engelbert Wiskocil was named as an heir. In 1890 at Honey Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin, photo of Christian Gieck and Engelbert Wiscocil hunting.
Christian Gieck and Engelbert Wiscocil hunting 1890

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1870; Census Place: Honey Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: M593_1739; Page: 119A; Image: 243; Family History Library Film: 553238.

Bertha Kessler

F, b. 11 May 1863, d. 6 June 1953
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Nameafter June 1880As of after June 1880,her married name was Wiskocil.

Hattie F. Block

F, b. 28 June 1880, d. 21 February 1969
Father*Charles Block b. c 1854, d. b 1900
Mother*Sophia Johnson b. Jul 1861, d. a 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1908As of circa 1908,her married name was Tessmer.
Census DateLocation
5 June 1900Milwaukee Ward 11, Milwaukee, WisconsinHattie F. Block was listed as a niece in Christina Johnson's household on the 1900 Census at Milwaukee Ward 11, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.1
1 June 1905Greenfield, Milwaukee, WisconsinHattie F. Block is listed as a step-daughter on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of Fred Kasten at Greenfield, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
6 May 1910Greenfield, Milwaukee, WisconsinHattie F. Block was listed as a step-daughter in Fred Kasten's household on the 1910 Census at Greenfield, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.2
1920Greenfield, Sauk, WisconsinHattie F. Block was listed as wife in Edward C. Tessmer's household on the 1920 Census at Greenfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.3
1930Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WisconsinHattie F. Block was listed as wife in Edward C. Tessmer's household on the 1930 Census at Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.4
1940Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WisconsinHattie F. Block was listed as the head of a family on the 1940 Census at Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.5
     Hattie F. Block obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; last residence Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Child of Hattie F. Block and Edward C. Tessmer

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Milwaukee Ward 11, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Roll: 1803; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 0092; FHL microfilm: 1241803.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Greenfield, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1720; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 0006; FHL microfilm: 1375733.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Greenfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_2015; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 166; Image: 146.
  4. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Roll: 2598; Page: 18A; Enumeration District: 0318; Image: 523.0; FHL microfilm: 2342332.
  5. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4564; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 72-538.

Lorraine E. Tessmer

F, b. circa 1913
Father*Edward C. Tessmer b. May 1878, d. b 1940
Mother*Hattie F. Block b. 28 Jun 1880, d. 21 Feb 1969
Census DateLocation
1920Greenfield, Sauk, WisconsinLorraine E. Tessmer was listed as a daughter in Edward C. Tessmer's household on the 1920 Census at Greenfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1930Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WisconsinLorraine E. Tessmer was listed as a daughter in Edward C. Tessmer's household on the 1930 Census at Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Greenfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_2015; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 166; Image: 146.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Roll: 2598; Page: 18A; Enumeration District: 0318; Image: 523.0; FHL microfilm: 2342332.

Sophia Johnson1

F, b. July 1861, d. after 1930
Father*(?) Johnson
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationSophia Johnson was also known as Sophie.
Married Namecirca 1879As of circa 1879,her married name was Block.
Married Namebefore 1905As of before 1905,her married name was Kasten.
  • Sophia Johnson was born in July 1861 at Germany.
  • She was the daughter of (?) Johnson.
  • Sophia Johnson married Charles Block circa 1879 married 14 years according to 1900 census for Sophia.
  • Sophia Johnson married Fred Kasten before 1905 at second marriage for both.
  • Sophia Johnson died after 1930.
Census DateLocation
12 June 1880Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WisconsinSophia Johnson was listed as wife in Charles Block's household on the 1880 Census at Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; listed as married during the census year.2
5 June 1900Milwaukee Ward 11, Milwaukee, WisconsinSophia Johnson was listed as a sister in Christina Johnson's household on the 1900 Census at Milwaukee Ward 11, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.3
1 June 1905Greenfield, Milwaukee, WisconsinSophia Johnson appeared on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of Fred Kasten at Greenfield, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
6 May 1910Greenfield, Milwaukee, WisconsinSophia Johnson was listed as wife in Fred Kasten's household on the 1910 Census at Greenfield, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.4
1930Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WisconsinSophia Johnson was listed as mother-in-law in Edward C. Tessmer's household on the 1930 Census at Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.5
     Sophia Johnson immigrated in 1875. She and Christina Johnson immigrated in 1875. Sophia Johnson had 3 with 3 living in 1900 children.

Children of Sophia Johnson and Charles Block

Citations

  1. Mother's surname listed as Johnson on (Charles J.) Block's birth record for 30 Jan 1884 Wisconsin.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Roll: 1437; Family History Film: 1255437; Page: 188A; Enumeration District: 111.
  3. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Milwaukee Ward 11, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Roll: 1803; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 0092; FHL microfilm: 1241803.
  4. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Greenfield, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1720; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 0006; FHL microfilm: 1375733.
  5. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Roll: 2598; Page: 18A; Enumeration District: 0318; Image: 523.0; FHL microfilm: 2342332.

Charles Block

M, b. circa 1854, d. before 1900
  • Charles Block was born circa 1854 at Germany.
  • He married Sophia Johnson, daughter of (?) Johnson, circa 1879 married 14 years according to 1900 census for Sophia.
  • Charles Block died before 1900.
Census DateLocation
12 June 1880Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WisconsinCharles Block was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, listed as married during the census year.1
     Charles Block was a barber in 1880.

Children of Charles Block and Sophia Johnson

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Roll: 1437; Family History Film: 1255437; Page: 188A; Enumeration District: 111.

Fred Kasten

M, b. circa 1840, d. before 1930
  • Fred Kasten was born circa 1840 at Germany.
  • He married Sophia Johnson, daughter of (?) Johnson, before 1905 at second marriage for both.
  • Fred Kasten died before 1930.
Census DateLocation
1 June 1905Greenfield, Milwaukee, WisconsinFred Kasten appeared on the census of 1 June 1905 at Greenfield, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
6 May 1910Greenfield, Milwaukee, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Greenfield, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Greenfield, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1720; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 0006; FHL microfilm: 1375733.

Charles J. Block

M, b. 30 January 1884
Father*Charles Block b. c 1854, d. b 1900
Mother*Sophia Johnson b. Jul 1861, d. a 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationCharles J. Block was also known as Charley.
Census DateLocation
5 June 1900Milwaukee Ward 11, Milwaukee, WisconsinCharles J. Block was listed as a nephew in Christina Johnson's household on the 1900 Census at Milwaukee Ward 11, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.1
1 June 1905Greenfield, Milwaukee, WisconsinCharles J. Block is listed as a step-son on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of Fred Kasten at Greenfield, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
6 May 1910Greenfield, Milwaukee, WisconsinCharles J. Block was listed as a step-son in Fred Kasten's household on the 1910 Census at Greenfield, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Milwaukee Ward 11, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Roll: 1803; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 0092; FHL microfilm: 1241803.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Greenfield, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1720; Page: 14A; Enumeration District: 0006; FHL microfilm: 1375733.

Walter Block

M, b. April 1883
Father*Charles Block b. c 1854, d. b 1900
Mother*Sophia Johnson b. Jul 1861, d. a 1930
Census DateLocation
5 June 1900Milwaukee Ward 11, Milwaukee, WisconsinWalter Block was listed as a nephew in Christina Johnson's household on the 1900 Census at Milwaukee Ward 11, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Milwaukee Ward 11, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Roll: 1803; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 0092; FHL microfilm: 1241803.

(?) Johnson

M

Children of (?) Johnson

Christina Johnson

F, b. September 1858, d. after 1900
Father*(?) Johnson
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationChristina Johnson was also known as Christine.
Married Namebefore 1879As of before 1879,her married name was Schwechel.
Married Namebefore 1879As of before 1879,her married name was Schweckel.
Census DateLocation
8 June 1880Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WisconsinChristina Johnson was listed as wife in William Schwechel's household on the 1880 Census at Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.1
5 June 1900Milwaukee Ward 11, Milwaukee, WisconsinChristina Johnson was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Milwaukee Ward 11, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.2
     Christina Johnson immigrated in 1875. She and Sophia Johnson immigrated in 1875. Christina Johnson had 2 with 2 living in 1900 children.

Children of Christina Johnson and William Schwechel

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Roll: 1438; Family History Film: 1255438; Page: 290B; Enumeration District: 137.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Milwaukee Ward 11, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Roll: 1803; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 0092; FHL microfilm: 1241803.

William Schwechel

M, b. circa 1856, d. 12 June 1893
Father*August Schwechel b. c 1828, d. a Jun 1880
Mother*Friderike (?) b. c 1825, d. a Jun 1880
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilliam Schwechel was also known as Schweckel.
Census DateLocation
8 June 1880Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WisconsinWilliam Schwechel was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.1

Children of William Schwechel and Christina Johnson

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Roll: 1438; Family History Film: 1255438; Page: 290B; Enumeration District: 137.

Anna Schwechel

F, b. November 1879
Father*William Schwechel b. c 1856, d. 12 Jun 1893
Mother*Christina Johnson b. Sep 1858, d. a 1900
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAnna Schwechel was also known as Schweckel.
Census DateLocation
8 June 1880Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WisconsinAnna Schwechel was listed as a daughter in William Schwechel's household on the 1880 Census at Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.1
5 June 1900Milwaukee Ward 11, Milwaukee, WisconsinAnna Schwechel was listed as a daughter in Christina Johnson's household on the 1900 Census at Milwaukee Ward 11, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Roll: 1438; Family History Film: 1255438; Page: 290B; Enumeration District: 137.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Milwaukee Ward 11, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Roll: 1803; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 0092; FHL microfilm: 1241803.

William John Schwechel

M, b. 25 May 1881, d. after 1942
Father*William Schwechel b. c 1856, d. 12 Jun 1893
Mother*Christina Johnson b. Sep 1858, d. a 1900
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilliam John Schwechel was also known as Schweckel.
Census DateLocation
5 June 1900Milwaukee Ward 11, Milwaukee, WisconsinWilliam John Schwechel was listed as a son in Christina Johnson's household on the 1900 Census at Milwaukee Ward 11, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Milwaukee Ward 11, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Roll: 1803; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 0092; FHL microfilm: 1241803.

Wilma Osborne

F, b. 2 November 1917, d. 9 August 1985
Father*John Osborne
Mother*Carrie Mae Francois
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Tessmer.
     Wilma Osborne obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; last residence Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Gladys Bertha Tessmer

F, b. 9 August 1928, d. 3 October 2018
Father*Otto Fred Tessmer b. 12 May 1887, d. Apr 1966
Mother*Elfreida Maria Johanna Dettman b. 10 Apr 1896, d. 20 Dec 1967
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name15 November 1952As of 15 November 1952,her married name was Kewit.
  • Gladys Bertha Tessmer was born on 9 August 1928 at Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Otto Fred Tessmer and Elfreida Maria Johanna Dettman.
  • Gladys Bertha Tessmer married Harold Paul Kewit, son of Paul Fredrick Kewit and Anna Marie Marquardt, on 15 November 1952.
  • Gladys Bertha Tessmer died on 3 October 2018 at Tomah, Monroe, Wisconsin, at age 90 Gladys B. Kewit, of Tomah, WI was 90 years of age when she passed away on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at the Tomah Care Center. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Harold; two brothers, Kenneth Tessmer and Elmer Tessmer; and a sister-in-law, Wilma Tessmer.

    Gladys was born on August 9, 1928 to Otto F. and Elfrieda M. (Dettman) Tessmer in Hustler, WI. She was a 1942 graduate of Tomah High School. On November 15, 1952, she was united in marriage to Harold P. Kewit at St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Churh, Tomah.

    In her earlier years, Gladys waitressed at the Badger and later was employed by the Tomah VA in the food service department, retiring after 34 years as the Food Service Department Supervisor.

    She was faithful and devoted member of St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church and enjoyed attending church on Sundays’. Gladys also enjoyed socializing with her family and friends, especially going out for lunch after church and was always to be sure to save room for a slice a pie.

    She was a meticulous housekeeper and took pride in a job well done. She had a great sense of humor and would often end a conversation with a creative euphemism. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and a past member of the VFW Auxiliary.

Harold Paul Kewit

M, b. 4 August 1918, d. 4 April 2004
Father*Paul Fredrick Kewit b. Jan 1879, d. b Apr 2004
Mother*Anna Marie Marquardt b. c 1887, d. b Apr 2004
  • Harold Paul Kewit was born on 4 August 1918 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Paul Fredrick Kewit and Anna Marie Marquardt.
  • Harold Paul Kewit married Gladys Bertha Tessmer, daughter of Otto Fred Tessmer and Elfreida Maria Johanna Dettman, on 15 November 1952.
  • Harold Paul Kewit died on 4 April 2004 at Tomah, Monroe, Wisconsin, at age 85 Harold Paul Kewit, 85, died Sunday, April 4, 2004, at Tomah Memorial Hospital in Tomah. He was born Aug. 4, 1918, to Paul Fredrick and Anna Marie (Marquardt) Kewit in the Town of Ridgeville, Monroe County, WI. He was baptized on Sept. 15, 1918, and confirmed May 14, 1933, in the Lutheran faith at St. John's Ev. Lutheran Church, Ridgeville, by Pastor C.E. Berg. Harold was united in marriage to Gladys Tessmer on Nov. 15, 1952. He was a lifelong and faithful member of St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church in Tomah. Before his retirement, he was a carpenter and also worked for the former Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railroad. He also enjoyed working with his hands in his yard, making things beautiful. He was an Army sergeant and a veteran of WWII, serving in the southwest Pacific and with the 260th Signal Heavy Construction Company. He was a lifetime member of Curtis McNutt V.F.W. Post #1382 and Grassman-Sowle-Larsen-Senz American Legion Post #201. Harold was a loving husband, brother and friend.

    He is survived by his wife, Gladys, and sisters, Ardella Gerke and Jeannette Becker, all of Tomah; a brother, Jim Kewit of Tomah; step sisters, Dorothy Peterson of Sparta, Viola Pfaff of Millston and Hattie (Ralph) Croy of Calif; a step-brother, Willard Schultz of California; a sister-in-law, Jean Kewitt of Tomah; a special niece, Adella (Duane) Lueck; special friends Sue O'Neil and Tim and Faith Callahan, all of Tomah; many nieces, nephews, other relatives, many friends.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Anna (Marquardt) Kewit; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Otto and Elfreda (Dettman) Tessmer; a brother, Kenneth Kewit; six sisters and brothers-in-law, Helen (Harry) Westpfahl, Ada (Carl) Miller, Gertrude (Robert Giraud/Ovid Oakes), Violet (Curtis) Farmer, Beatrice (Bud) Wakefield and Margaret (Carl) Drews; an infant sister, Ruth; Edward Becker, Allan Gerke, Kenneth Tessmer and Elmer (Wilma) Tessmer.

    Funeral services were held on Wednesday, April 7, at 11 a.m. at St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church 525 Superior Ave. Tomah. Pastor Phillip Enderle officiated. Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery with military honors.

    Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home 801 East Monowau St. Tomah on Tuesday from 4 until 8 p.m. and at the church on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.