Irma Kruse

F, b. circa 1908, d. before May 1995
Father*Louis H. Kruse b. c 1872, d. a 1925
Mother*Frieda Catherine Heitman b. c 1878, d. a 1925
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationIrma Kruse was also known as Erma.
Married NameHer married name was Reinke.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1908Irma Kruse was born circa 1908 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of Louis H. Kruse and Frieda Catherine Heitman.
Deathbefore May 1995Irma Kruse died before May 1995.

George Meyer

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Life EventDateDescription
MarriageGeorge Meyer married Ella Reinke, daughter of Henry Reinke and Catherine Krueger.

Children of George Meyer and Ella Reinke

Esther K. Meyer

F, b. 16 February 1918, d. 15 November 2000
Father*George Meyer
Mother*Ella Reinke b. Jul 1895
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1943As of 1943,her married name was Neuman.
Married Name10 March 1960As of 10 March 1960,her married name was Breeser.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth16 February 1918Esther K. Meyer was born on 16 February 1918 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of George Meyer and Ella Reinke.
Marriage1943Esther K. Meyer married Walter Neuman in 1943.
Death15 November 2000Esther K. Meyer died on 15 November 2000 at age 82 Esther K. Breeser, 82, of New Albin, Iowa, died Wednesday, November 15, 2000, at Thornton Manor Nursing Home in Lansing, Iowa. Funeral services were held Saturday, November 18, at St. Peter's United Church of Christ in New Albin. Burial was in St. Peter's Church Cemetery, rural New Albin. Pastor William J. Reese officiated. Esther was born February 16, 1918, in rural New Albin, to George and Ella (Reinke) Meyer. She was a lifelong New Albin resident. In 1943, she married Walter Neuman; he died in December 1959. She later married Paul Breeser on March 10, 1960. She was employed at the Lansing Button Factory. She was a member of St. Peter's United Church of Christ in New Albin. She is survived by her husband, Paul; one daughter, Katherine (Denny) Nesheim of Waukon, Iowa; one son-in-law, Gary Kottman, Farmersburg, Iowa; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two brothers, Harold (Eunice) Meyer, Eitzen, Minnesota, and Fremont (Evelyn) Meyer of New Albin; as well as several nieces and nephews. In addition to her first husband, Walter, she is preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Sharon Kottman; and a brother, Raymond Mier. Roble Funeral Service, Spring Grove, Minnesota, assisted the family.

Child of Esther K. Meyer and Walter Neuman

Walter Neuman

M, d. December 1959
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage1943Walter Neuman married Esther K. Meyer, daughter of George Meyer and Ella Reinke, in 1943.
DeathDecember 1959Walter Neuman died in December 1959.

Child of Walter Neuman and Esther K. Meyer

Fremont H. Meyer

M, b. 19 August 1920, d. 2 March 2009
Father*George Meyer
Mother*Ella Reinke b. Jul 1895
Life EventDateDescription
Birth19 August 1920Fremont H. Meyer was born on 19 August 1920 at Iowa.
He was the son of George Meyer and Ella Reinke.
Death2 March 2009Fremont H. Meyer died on 2 March 2009 at age 88 Fremont H. Meyer, 88, of New Albin died Monday, March 2, 2009 at Thornton Manor, Lansing. Funeral services were held Friday, March 6 at St. John's United Church of Christ (Wheatland Church), rural New Albin, with Rev. Paul Burgess officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. He was born August 19, 1920 in Allamakee County to George and Ella (Reinke) Meyer. On August 27, 1946, he married Evelyn Wiemerslage in Eitzen, MN. Together they farmed in Iowa Township for many years. Survivors include his wife of over 62 years, Evelyn of Lansing; one son, Dean (Sue) Meyer of New Albin; two daughters, Joyce (Lambert) Staggemeyer of Eitzen, MN, and Linda (Greg Schlenker) Meyer of Eagle Lake, MN; 10 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; one brother, Harold (Eunice) Meyer of Eitzen, MN; and one brother-in-law, Paul Breeser of Lansing. Fremont was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Ronald Meyer; one granddaughter, Anne Staggemeyer; one great-grandchild, Sabrina Schuttemeier; one sister, Esther Breeser; and one brother, Raymond Meyer. Jandt-Fredrickson Funeral Home, Caledonia, MN was in charge of arrangements.

Child of Fremont H. Meyer

Raymond Meyer

M, d. before November 2000
Father*George Meyer
Mother*Ella Reinke b. Jul 1895
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationRaymond Meyer was also known as Mier.
Life EventDateDescription
Raymond Meyer was the son of George Meyer and Ella Reinke.
Deathbefore November 2000Raymond Meyer died before November 2000.

Sharon Neuman

F, d. before November 2000
Father*Walter Neuman d. Dec 1959
Mother*Esther K. Meyer b. 16 Feb 1918, d. 15 Nov 2000
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Kottman.
Life EventDateDescription
Sharon Neuman was the daughter of Walter Neuman and Esther K. Meyer.
Deathbefore November 2000Sharon Neuman died before November 2000.

Ronald Meyer

M, d. before March 2009
Father*Fremont H. Meyer b. 19 Aug 1920, d. 2 Mar 2009
Life EventDateDescription
Ronald Meyer was the son of Fremont H. Meyer.
Deathbefore March 2009Ronald Meyer died before March 2009.

Ella (?)

F, b. 5 April 1899, d. March 1987
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1920As of circa 1920,her married name was Reinke.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth5 April 1899Ella (?) was born on 5 April 1899 at Minnesota.
Marriagecirca 1920She married William Reinke, son of Henry Reinke and Catherine Krueger, circa 1920.
DeathMarch 1987Ella (?) died in March 1987 at age 87.
Census DateLocationDescription
10 April 1930Union, Allamakee, IowaElla (?) was listed as wife in William Reinke's household on the 1930 Census at Union, Allamakee, Iowa; surname listed as Reinecke.1
  • Ella (?) obtained US Social Security Card at Minnesota; last residence Caledonia, Houston, Minnesota.

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Union, Allamakee, Iowa; Roll: 640; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 22; Image: 1123.0.

Dora Meyer

F, b. 4 February 1851, d. 28 February 1928
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1 April 1870As of 1 April 1870,her married name was Bisping.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth4 February 1851Dora Meyer was born on 4 February 1851 at Hanover, Germany, also reported as Dec 1850.
Marriage1 April 1870She married Christopher Bisping on 1 April 1870.
Death28 February 1928Dora Meyer died on 28 February 1928 at Crete, Will, Illinois, at age 77 Dora (Meyer) Bisping obituary.
Chicago Heights Star March 2, 1928 - Dora (Meyer) Bisping obituary
Census DateLocationDescription
9 June 1900Peotone, Will, IllinoisDora Meyer was listed as mother in Henry Bisping's household on the 1900 Census at Peotone, Will, Illinois.1
18 May 1910Peotone, Will, IllinoisDora Meyer was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Peotone, Will, Illinois, living next door to Herman Bisping.2
8 January 1920Crete, Will, IllinoisShe was listed as mother-in-law in Edwin W. Boehner's household on the 1920 Census at Crete, Will, Illinois.3
  • Dora Meyer and Christopher Bisping immigrated in 1883 also reported as 1882.
  • Dora Meyer had 4 with 4 living in 1900 children.
  • She had 11 with 6 living in 1910 children.

Children of Dora Meyer and Christopher Bisping

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Peotone, Will, Illinois; Roll: T623_354; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 141.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Peotone, Will, Illinois; Roll: T624_333; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 0190; Image: 1010; FHL Number: 1374346.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Crete, Will, Illinois; Roll: T625_414; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 146; Image: 629.

Christopher Bisping

M, d. 1893
Life EventDateDescription
BirthChristopher Bisping was born at Germany.
Marriage1 April 1870He married Dora Meyer on 1 April 1870.
Death1893Christopher Bisping died in 1893.
  • Christopher Bisping and Dora Meyer immigrated in 1883 also reported as 1882.

Children of Christopher Bisping and Dora Meyer

Henry Bisping

M, b. December 1875
Father*Christopher Bisping d. 1893
Mother*Dora Meyer b. 4 Feb 1851, d. 28 Feb 1928
Life EventDateDescription
BirthDecember 1875Henry Bisping was born in December 1875 at Germany.
He was the son of Christopher Bisping and Dora Meyer.
Census DateLocationDescription
9 June 1900Peotone, Will, IllinoisHenry Bisping was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Peotone, Will, Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Peotone, Will, Illinois; Roll: T623_354; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 141.

Edward Bisping

M, b. October 1886
Father*Christopher Bisping d. 1893
Mother*Dora Meyer b. 4 Feb 1851, d. 28 Feb 1928
Life EventDateDescription
BirthOctober 1886Edward Bisping was born in October 1886 at Illinois.
He was the son of Christopher Bisping and Dora Meyer.
Census DateLocationDescription
9 June 1900Peotone, Will, IllinoisEdward Bisping was listed as a brother in Henry Bisping's household on the 1900 Census at Peotone, Will, Illinois.1
18 May 1910Peotone, Will, IllinoisEdward Bisping was listed as a son in Dora Meyer's household on the 1910 Census at Peotone, Will, Illinois; living next door to Herman Bisping.2

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Peotone, Will, Illinois; Roll: T623_354; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 141.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Peotone, Will, Illinois; Roll: T624_333; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 0190; Image: 1010; FHL Number: 1374346.

Fredy Bisping

M, b. July 1889
Father*Christopher Bisping d. 1893
Mother*Dora Meyer b. 4 Feb 1851, d. 28 Feb 1928
Life EventDateDescription
BirthJuly 1889Fredy Bisping was born in July 1889 at Illinois.
He was the son of Christopher Bisping and Dora Meyer.
Census DateLocationDescription
9 June 1900Peotone, Will, IllinoisFredy Bisping was listed as a brother in Henry Bisping's household on the 1900 Census at Peotone, Will, Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Peotone, Will, Illinois; Roll: T623_354; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 141.

Johann Freidrich August Claus

M, b. 4 January 1822, d. 12 June 1891
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJohann Freidrich August Claus was also known as August.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth4 January 1822Johann Freidrich August Claus was born on 4 January 1822 at Germany.
Marriage6 July 1864He married Anna Maria Ilsabein Wilke on 6 July 1864.
Death12 June 1891Johann Freidrich August Claus died on 12 June 1891 at Will, Illinois, at age 69.
Census DateLocationDescription
3 June 1880Washington, Will, IllinoisJohann Freidrich August Claus was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.1

Children of Johann Freidrich August Claus and Anna Maria Ilsabein Wilke

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Washington, Will, Illinois; Roll: 261; Family History Film: 1254261; Page: 501C; Enumeration District: 214; Image: 0103.

Anna Maria Ilsabein Wilke

F, b. 20 November 1834, d. 11 June 1894
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAnna Maria Ilsabein Wilke was also known as Mary.
Married Name6 July 1864As of 6 July 1864,her married name was Claus.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth20 November 1834Anna Maria Ilsabein Wilke was born on 20 November 1834 at Germany.
Marriage6 July 1864She married Johann Freidrich August Claus on 6 July 1864.
Death11 June 1894Anna Maria Ilsabein Wilke died on 11 June 1894 at Will, Illinois, at age 59.
Census DateLocationDescription
3 June 1880Washington, Will, IllinoisAnna Maria Ilsabein Wilke was listed as wife in Johann Freidrich August Claus's household on the 1880 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.1

Children of Anna Maria Ilsabein Wilke and Johann Freidrich August Claus

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Washington, Will, Illinois; Roll: 261; Family History Film: 1254261; Page: 501C; Enumeration District: 214; Image: 0103.

Friedrich Diedrich Christoph Hermann Claus

M, b. 28 September 1865, d. 1939
Father*Johann Freidrich August Claus b. 4 Jan 1822, d. 12 Jun 1891
Mother*Anna Maria Ilsabein Wilke b. 20 Nov 1834, d. 11 Jun 1894
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationFriedrich Diedrich Christoph Hermann Claus was also known as Herman.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth28 September 1865Friedrich Diedrich Christoph Hermann Claus was born on 28 September 1865 at Will, Illinois.
He was the son of Johann Freidrich August Claus and Anna Maria Ilsabein Wilke.
Death1939Friedrich Diedrich Christoph Hermann Claus died in 1939 at Will, Illinois.
Census DateLocationDescription
3 June 1880Washington, Will, IllinoisFriedrich Diedrich Christoph Hermann Claus was listed as a son in Johann Freidrich August Claus's household on the 1880 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Washington, Will, Illinois; Roll: 261; Family History Film: 1254261; Page: 501C; Enumeration District: 214; Image: 0103.

Wilhelm Heinrich Claus

M, b. 3 September 1867, d. 18 August 1949
Father*Johann Freidrich August Claus b. 4 Jan 1822, d. 12 Jun 1891
Mother*Anna Maria Ilsabein Wilke b. 20 Nov 1834, d. 11 Jun 1894
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilhelm Heinrich Claus was also known as Waas.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth3 September 1867Wilhelm Heinrich Claus was born on 3 September 1867 at Will, Illinois.
He was the son of Johann Freidrich August Claus and Anna Maria Ilsabein Wilke.
Death18 August 1949Wilhelm Heinrich Claus died on 18 August 1949 at Will, Illinois, at age 81.
Census DateLocationDescription
3 June 1880Washington, Will, IllinoisWilhelm Heinrich Claus was listed as a son in Johann Freidrich August Claus's household on the 1880 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Washington, Will, Illinois; Roll: 261; Family History Film: 1254261; Page: 501C; Enumeration District: 214; Image: 0103.

Louise Marie Claus

F, b. circa 1870
Father*Johann Freidrich August Claus b. 4 Jan 1822, d. 12 Jun 1891
Mother*Anna Maria Ilsabein Wilke b. 20 Nov 1834, d. 11 Jun 1894
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLouise Marie Claus was also known as Laweise.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1870Louise Marie Claus was born circa 1870 at Illinois.
She was the daughter of Johann Freidrich August Claus and Anna Maria Ilsabein Wilke.
Census DateLocationDescription
3 June 1880Washington, Will, IllinoisLouise Marie Claus was listed as a daughter in Johann Freidrich August Claus's household on the 1880 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Washington, Will, Illinois; Roll: 261; Family History Film: 1254261; Page: 501C; Enumeration District: 214; Image: 0103.

Anna Maria Elisabetha Claus

F, b. 14 October 1872
Father*Johann Freidrich August Claus b. 4 Jan 1822, d. 12 Jun 1891
Mother*Anna Maria Ilsabein Wilke b. 20 Nov 1834, d. 11 Jun 1894
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAnna Maria Elisabetha Claus was also known as Mary.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth14 October 1872Anna Maria Elisabetha Claus was born on 14 October 1872 at Will, Illinois.
She was the daughter of Johann Freidrich August Claus and Anna Maria Ilsabein Wilke.
Census DateLocationDescription
3 June 1880Washington, Will, IllinoisAnna Maria Elisabetha Claus was listed as a daughter in Johann Freidrich August Claus's household on the 1880 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Washington, Will, Illinois; Roll: 261; Family History Film: 1254261; Page: 501C; Enumeration District: 214; Image: 0103.

Frank J. McDonough

M, b. 1 December 1887, d. 27 October 1966
Father*James McDonough
Mother*Melinda Lloyd
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1 December 1887Frank J. McDonough was born on 1 December 1887.
He was the son of James McDonough and Melinda Lloyd.
Marriage23 November 1921Frank J. McDonough married Bridget Mary Whalen, daughter of Jeremiah Francis Whalen Sr. and Bridgett Ryan, on 23 November 1921.
Death27 October 1966Frank J. McDonough died on 27 October 1966 at age 78.

James McDonough

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Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJames McDonough married Melinda Lloyd.

Child of James McDonough and Melinda Lloyd

Melinda Lloyd

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was McDonough.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMelinda Lloyd married James McDonough.

Child of Melinda Lloyd and James McDonough

Evelyn Philomena Mohelnitzky

F, b. 31 January 1902, d. 26 November 1952
Father*Conrad Mohelnitzky
Mother*Mary Valeria Fastner
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name24 September 1924As of 24 September 1924,her married name was Whalen.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth31 January 1902Evelyn Philomena Mohelnitzky was born on 31 January 1902.
She was the daughter of Conrad Mohelnitzky and Mary Valeria Fastner.
Marriage24 September 1924Evelyn Philomena Mohelnitzky married James J. Whalen, son of Jeremiah Francis Whalen Sr. and Bridgett Ryan, on 24 September 1924.
Death26 November 1952Evelyn Philomena Mohelnitzky died on 26 November 1952 at age 50.

Children of Evelyn Philomena Mohelnitzky and James J. Whalen

Conrad Mohelnitzky

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Life EventDateDescription
MarriageConrad Mohelnitzky married Mary Valeria Fastner.

Child of Conrad Mohelnitzky and Mary Valeria Fastner

Mary Valeria Fastner

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Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Mohelnitzky.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMary Valeria Fastner married Conrad Mohelnitzky.

Child of Mary Valeria Fastner and Conrad Mohelnitzky

John P. Whalen

M, b. 20 December 1936, d. 19 January 2016
Father*James J. Whalen b. 11 Mar 1890, d. 2 Jun 1969
Mother*Evelyn Philomena Mohelnitzky b. 31 Jan 1902, d. 26 Nov 1952
Life EventDateDescription
Birth20 December 1936John P. Whalen was born on 20 December 1936.
He was the son of James J. Whalen and Evelyn Philomena Mohelnitzky.
Death19 January 2016John P. Whalen died on 19 January 2016 at age 79 John P. Whalen, age 79, of Reedsburg, died on Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at University Hospital in Madison surrounded by his family. He was born on December 20, 1936 in Hillsboro, the son of James and Evelyn (Mohelnitzky) Whalen. On August 12, 1954, he was married to the former Grace Scheeler. John was a licensed cheesemaker at Bunker Hill Cheese Factory. He later worked for Edward Kraemer and Sons for over thirty years until his retirement. John enjoyed fishing, attending horse shows, playing cards, attending his morning coffee clutch and visiting with both family and friends. Survivors include his wife, Grace; four children: Victor (Kathy) Whalen, of Baraboo; Linda Stolte, of Rock Springs; Pamela Ernstmeyer, and her fiance, Tom Hatch, of Reedsburg and Michael (Jodi) Whalen, of Loganville; eight grandchildren; five great grandchildren; a special friend, Eli; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; one grandson: Tyler Ernstmeyer; one great grandson: Dylan Stolte and three brothers: Herbert, Leonard and James Whalen. A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, January 23, 2016 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Reedsburg with Father David Carrano officiating. Interment will be at St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery in Melancthon Creek at a later date. There will be a visitation from 9:30 A.M. until the time of the service on Saturday at the church. The Hoof Funeral Home is serving the family.

Carl Scheeler

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Life EventDateDescription
MarriageCarl Scheeler married Clara Scharf.

Children of Carl Scheeler and Clara Scharf

Herbert Conrad Whalen

M, b. 2 July 1925, d. 20 August 1993
Father*James J. Whalen b. 11 Mar 1890, d. 2 Jun 1969
Mother*Evelyn Philomena Mohelnitzky b. 31 Jan 1902, d. 26 Nov 1952
Life EventDateDescription
Birth2 July 1925Herbert Conrad Whalen was born on 2 July 1925.
He was the son of James J. Whalen and Evelyn Philomena Mohelnitzky.
Death20 August 1993Herbert Conrad Whalen died on 20 August 1993 at age 68.

Leonard Michael Whalen

M, b. 27 July 1927, d. 28 February 1953
Father*James J. Whalen b. 11 Mar 1890, d. 2 Jun 1969
Mother*Evelyn Philomena Mohelnitzky b. 31 Jan 1902, d. 26 Nov 1952
Life EventDateDescription
Birth27 July 1927Leonard Michael Whalen was born on 27 July 1927.
He was the son of James J. Whalen and Evelyn Philomena Mohelnitzky.
Death28 February 1953Leonard Michael Whalen died on 28 February 1953 at age 25 Wisconsin Pfc Co L 11th Infantry Regt - World War II.