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.

Paul Fredrick Kewit

M, b. January 1879, d. before April 2004
Father*August Kewit b. Apr 1853, d. b 1930
Mother*Ernestina (?) b. Oct 1852, d. a 1930
Census DateLocation
1880Ridgeville, Monroe, WisconsinPaul Fredrick Kewit was listed as a son in August Kewit's household on the 1880 Census at Ridgeville, Monroe, Wisconsin.1
15 June 1900Ridgeville, Monroe, WisconsinPaul Fredrick Kewit was listed as a son in August Kewit's household on the 1900 Census at Ridgeville, Monroe, Wisconsin.2

Children of Paul Fredrick Kewit and Anna Marie Marquardt

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1439 Page Number 158C.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED105. Dwelling 115.

Anna Marie Marquardt

F, b. circa 1887, d. before April 2004
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1906As of circa 1906,her married name was Kewit.

Children of Anna Marie Marquardt and Paul Fredrick Kewit

Allan Gerke

M, d. before April 2004
  • Allan Gerke died before April 2004.

Jeannette A. Kewit

F, b. circa 1920
Father*Paul Fredrick Kewit b. Jan 1879, d. b Apr 2004
Mother*Anna Marie Marquardt b. c 1887, d. b Apr 2004
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Becker.

Edward Becker

M, d. before April 2004

Kenneth E. Kewit

M, b. circa 1922, d. before April 2004
Father*Paul Fredrick Kewit b. Jan 1879, d. b Apr 2004
Mother*Anna Marie Marquardt b. c 1887, d. b Apr 2004

Ruth Kewit

F
Father*Paul Fredrick Kewit b. Jan 1879, d. b Apr 2004
Mother*Anna Marie Marquardt b. c 1887, d. b Apr 2004

Carl J. Dettman

M, b. August 1865, d. January 1949
Carl Dettman 1945
Father*Fred Dettman b. Apr 1838, d. a 1900
Mother*Mary (?) b. Apr 1838, d. a 1900
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationCarl J. Dettman was also known as Charles J.
  • Carl J. Dettman was born in August 1865 at Germany.
  • He was the son of Fred Dettman and Mary (?).
  • Carl J. Dettman married Bertha (?) circa 1894.
  • Carl J. Dettman died in January 1949 at Rock Springs, Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 83.
Census DateLocation
14 June 1900Excelsior, Sauk, WisconsinCarl J. Dettman was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin, listed as Ditman.1
     In November 1945 at Ableman, Sauk, Wisconsin, Carl and Bertha Dettman 51st anniversary celebration.
Madison Wisconsin State Journal November 15, 1945 - Carl and Bertha Dettman 51st anniversary celebration

Children of Carl J. Dettman and Bertha (?)

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED132. Dwelling 206.

Bertha (?)

F, b. November 1874, d. after 1949
Mrs Carl Dettman (Bertha) 1945
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationBertha (?) was also known as Berdie (?).
Married Namecirca 1894As of circa 1894,her married name was Dettman.
Census DateLocation
14 June 1900Excelsior, Sauk, WisconsinBertha (?) was listed as wife in Carl J. Dettman's household on the 1900 Census at Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin; listed as Ditman.1
     Bertha (?) had 2 with 2 living in 1900 children. In November 1945 at Ableman, Sauk, Wisconsin, Carl and Bertha Dettman 51st anniversary celebration.
Madison Wisconsin State Journal November 15, 1945 - Carl and Bertha Dettman 51st anniversary celebration

Children of Bertha (?) and Carl J. Dettman

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED132. Dwelling 206.

Powell Dettman

M, b. May 1898, d. after 1949
Father*Carl J. Dettman b. Aug 1865, d. Jan 1949
Mother*Bertha (?) b. Nov 1874, d. a 1949
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationPowell Dettman was also known as Paul.
  • Powell Dettman was born in May 1898 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Carl J. Dettman and Bertha (?).
  • Powell Dettman died after 1949.
Census DateLocation
14 June 1900Excelsior, Sauk, WisconsinPowell Dettman was listed as a son in Carl J. Dettman's household on the 1900 Census at Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin; listed as Ditman.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED132. Dwelling 206.

Elsa Dettman

F, b. circa 1901
Father*Carl J. Dettman b. Aug 1865, d. Jan 1949
Mother*Bertha (?) b. Nov 1874, d. a 1949

Frederick Dettman

M, b. circa 1903, d. after 1949
Father*Carl J. Dettman b. Aug 1865, d. Jan 1949
Mother*Bertha (?) b. Nov 1874, d. a 1949
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationFrederick Dettman was also known as Fred.
  • Frederick Dettman was born circa 1903 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Carl J. Dettman and Bertha (?).
  • Frederick Dettman died after 1949.

Fred Dettman

M, b. April 1838, d. after 1900
  • Fred Dettman was born in April 1838 at Germany.
  • He married Mary (?) circa 1858.
  • Fred Dettman died after 1900.
Census DateLocation
14 June 1900Excelsior, Sauk, WisconsinFred Dettman was listed as father in Carl J. Dettman's household on the 1900 Census at Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin; listed as Ditman.1

Child of Fred Dettman and Mary (?)

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED132. Dwelling 206.

Mary (?)

F, b. April 1838, d. after 1900
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1858As of circa 1858,her married name was Dettman.
  • Mary (?) was born in April 1838 at Germany.
  • She married Fred Dettman circa 1858.
  • Mary (?) died after 1900.
Census DateLocation
14 June 1900Excelsior, Sauk, WisconsinMary (?) was listed as mother in Carl J. Dettman's household on the 1900 Census at Excelsior, Sauk, Wisconsin; listed as Ditman.1
     Mary (?) had 4 with 4 living in 1900 children.

Child of Mary (?) and Fred Dettman

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED132. Dwelling 206.

Helen Kewit

F, b. circa 1910, d. before April 2004
Father*Paul Fredrick Kewit b. Jan 1879, d. b Apr 2004
Mother*Anna Marie Marquardt b. c 1887, d. b Apr 2004
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Westpfahl.

Ada Kewit

F, b. circa 1911, d. before April 2004
Father*Paul Fredrick Kewit b. Jan 1879, d. b Apr 2004
Mother*Anna Marie Marquardt b. c 1887, d. b Apr 2004
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Miller.

Gertrude Kewit

F, b. circa 1913, d. before April 2004
Father*Paul Fredrick Kewit b. Jan 1879, d. b Apr 2004
Mother*Anna Marie Marquardt b. c 1887, d. b Apr 2004
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Oakes.
Married NameHer married name was Giraud.

Violet A. Kewit

F, b. circa 1915, d. before April 2004
Father*Paul Fredrick Kewit b. Jan 1879, d. b Apr 2004
Mother*Anna Marie Marquardt b. c 1887, d. b Apr 2004
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Farmer.

Child of Violet A. Kewit and Curtis Farmer

Beatrice A. Kewit

F, b. circa 1916, d. before April 2004
Father*Paul Fredrick Kewit b. Jan 1879, d. b Apr 2004
Mother*Anna Marie Marquardt b. c 1887, d. b Apr 2004
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Wakefield.

Margaret V. Kewit

F, b. circa 1917, d. before April 2004
Father*Paul Fredrick Kewit b. Jan 1879, d. b Apr 2004
Mother*Anna Marie Marquardt b. c 1887, d. b Apr 2004
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Drews.