Lou Twillman

M, b. circa 1850, d. after April 1930
Father*Louis Twillman
Mother*Meta Jackson
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLou Twillman was also known as Louie.
Name VariationLou Twillman was also known as Lewis.
Name VariationLou Twillman was also known as L.
Census DateLocation
1915Washington, Sioux, IowaLou Twillman appeared on the census of 1915 at Washington, Sioux, Iowa.
5 April 1930Ireton, Sioux, IowaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Ireton, Sioux, Iowa.1

Children of Lou Twillman and Gesina Schlake

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Ireton, Sioux, Iowa; Roll: 683; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 25; Image: 249.0.

Gesina Schlake

F, b. circa 1855, d. before 1925
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationGesina Schlake was also known as Schlacks.
Name VariationGesina Schlake was also known as Gesena.
Name VariationGesina Schlake was also known as Gertie.
Name VariationGesina Schlake was also known as Lena.
Married Namebefore 1877As of before 1877,her married name was Twillman.
Census DateLocation
1915Washington, Sioux, IowaGesina Schlake appeared on the census of 1915 in the household of Lou Twillman at Washington, Sioux, Iowa.

Children of Gesina Schlake and Lou Twillman

Louis Twillman

M
  • Louis Twillman was born at Germany.
  • He married Meta Jackson at Germany.

Child of Louis Twillman and Meta Jackson

Meta Jackson

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Twillman.
  • Meta Jackson married Louis Twillman at Germany.
  • Meta Jackson was born at Germany.

Child of Meta Jackson and Louis Twillman

John Dauberman

M, d. before 1925
  • John Dauberman was born at Pennsylvania.
  • He married Mary Jane Daurt before 1877 at Iowa.
  • John Dauberman died before 1925.

Child of John Dauberman and Mary Jane Daurt

Mary Jane Daurt

F, d. before 1925
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1877As of before 1877,her married name was Dauberman.
  • Mary Jane Daurt was born at New York.
  • She married John Dauberman before 1877 at Iowa.
  • Mary Jane Daurt died before 1925.

Child of Mary Jane Daurt and John Dauberman

Gesina Twillman

F, b. circa 1887, d. after 1925
Father*Lou Twillman b. c 1850, d. a Apr 1930
Mother*Gesina Schlake b. c 1855, d. b 1925
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1917As of before 1917,her married name was Onken.

Reinie G. Onken

M, b. circa 1883
Father*Haja E. Onken d. b 1925
Mother*Margaret Richlefs b. c 1858, d. a 1925
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationReinie G. Onken was also known as Reiner.

Haja E. Onken

M, d. before 1925
  • Haja E. Onken was born at Germany.
  • He married Margaret Richlefs before 1883 at Iowa.
  • Haja E. Onken died before 1925.

Child of Haja E. Onken and Margaret Richlefs

Margaret Richlefs

F, b. circa 1858, d. after 1925
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1883As of before 1883,her married name was Onken.
  • Margaret Richlefs was born circa 1858 at Germany.
  • She married Haja E. Onken before 1883 at Iowa.
  • Margaret Richlefs died after 1925.

Child of Margaret Richlefs and Haja E. Onken

Martha Twillman

F, b. circa 1895
Father*Lou Twillman b. c 1850, d. a Apr 1930
Mother*Gesina Schlake b. c 1855, d. b 1925
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1919As of before 1919,her married name was Luschen.

John H. Luschen

M, b. circa 1897
Father*Gerd Luschen b. c 1877, d. a 1925

Gerd Luschen

M, b. circa 1877, d. after 1925
  • Gerd Luschen was born circa 1877 at Germany.
  • He died after 1925.

Child of Gerd Luschen

George Twillman

M, b. circa 1893, d. after 1953
Father*Lou Twillman b. c 1850, d. a Apr 1930
Mother*Gesina Schlake b. c 1855, d. b 1925

Will Twillman

M, b. circa 1877, d. after 1925
Father*Lou Twillman b. c 1850, d. a Apr 1930
Mother*Gesina Schlake b. c 1855, d. b 1925

Martin Twillman

M, b. circa 1888, d. after 1925
Father*Lou Twillman b. c 1850, d. a Apr 1930
Mother*Gesina Schlake b. c 1855, d. b 1925

Edward Sand

M, b. 17 June 1910, d. 1 April 1995
Father*John Edward Sand b. 23 Aug 1877, d. 29 Mar 1948
Mother*Bertha Catherine Woltman b. c 1886, d. a Feb 1940
Census DateLocation
13 January 1920Portland, Plymouth, IowaEdward Sand was listed as a son in John Edward Sand's household on the 1920 Census at Portland, Plymouth, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ar: 1920;Census Place: Portland, Plymouth, Iowa; Roll: T625_506; Page: 16B; Enumeration District: 136; Image: 1000.

Esther Sand

F, b. 18 December 1912, d. 1 October 2010
Father*John Edward Sand b. 23 Aug 1877, d. 29 Mar 1948
Mother*Bertha Catherine Woltman b. c 1886, d. a Feb 1940
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name23 November 1938As of 23 November 1938,her married name was Swanson.
  • Esther Sand was born on 18 December 1912 at Richland, Union, South Dakota.
  • She was the daughter of John Edward Sand and Bertha Catherine Woltman.
  • Esther Sand married Roland Swanson on 23 November 1938.
  • Esther Sand died on 1 October 2010 at Akron, Iowa, at age 97 Esther M. Swanson, 97, of Akron, Iowa passed away Friday, October 1, 2010 at the Akron Care Center in Akron, Iowa.

    Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Akron, Iowa with Reverend Dawn Quame officiating. Interment will be at Riverside Cemetery. Visitations will be after 3:00 p.m. Monday, October 4, 2010 at the Carlsen Funeral Home, Schroeder Chapel in Akron with the family present to greet friends after 5:00 p.m. followed by a 7:00 p.m. Prayer Service. Visitations will continue Tuesday at the church from noon until service time. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com.

    Pallbearers will be her grandsons, Russ Toben, Lee Swanson, Stephen Swanson, Joe Toben, Kirk Swanson, Roland Swanson, and Carl Swanson. Honorary casket bearers will be her granddaughters, Laura Philips, Kristin Wicks, Heather Swanson, Carrie Wilken, Angela Wilson, Monica Kiel, Theresa Tucker, and Melanie Brown.

    Esther Marie Sand was born in Richland Township, Union County, South Dakota to John Edward and Bertha Catherine (Woltman) Sand on December 18, 1912. The family lived on a farm East of Akron, Iowa where she attended country school. They then moved to a farm near Highmore, South Dakota where she continued her education at a country school and high school. The family then moved to Milwaukee, Wisconsin where Esther graduated from Lincoln High School with the Class of 1931. Following high school, Esther worked as a "au pair" for the Reynolds family for seven years.

    Esther was united marriage to Roland Swanson on November 23, 1938 at the First Congregational Church parsonage in Sioux City, Iowa. Esther and Roland began farming his parents farm where she lived for the next 72 years. Esther enjoyed assisting Roland with the farming and being a homemaker for her family.

    She was a longtime member of Immanuel Lutheran Church where she belonged to the E.L.C.W. and taught Sunday School. She was also a charter member of the Westfield P.T.A. and Westfield Band Mothers. Esther enjoyed gardening, flowers, and crocheting to include numerous rugs for family and friends. She was also an accomplished seamstress.

    Survivors include her 4 children, Alyce Toben and her husband Marvin of Westfield, IA, Kenneth Swanson and his wife Betty of Le Mars, IA, Keith Swanson and his wife Janice of Akron, IA, and Lynn Swanson and his special friend LuAnn Schmeling of Buffalo, MN; 15 grandchildrean; 28 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, John Edward and Bertha Catherine (Woltman) Sand; her husband, Roland on May 14, 1990; a sister, Genevieve Layton; 2 brothers, Edward and Harvey Sand; and a great granddaughter, Rachel Rose Toben.
Census DateLocation
13 January 1920Portland, Plymouth, IowaEsther Sand was listed as a daughter in John Edward Sand's household on the 1920 Census at Portland, Plymouth, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ar: 1920;Census Place: Portland, Plymouth, Iowa; Roll: T625_506; Page: 16B; Enumeration District: 136; Image: 1000.

Edgar V. Turner

M, b. 1879, d. 23 January 1926
  • Edgar V. Turner was born in 1879 at Indiana.
  • He married Eva Fowler before 1886.
  • Edgar V. Turner died on 23 January 1926 at Clay, South Dakota.
Census DateLocation
1920Meckling, Clay, South DakotaEdgar V. Turner was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Meckling, Clay, South Dakota.1

Children of Edgar V. Turner and Eva Fowler

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Meckling, Clay, South Dakota; Roll: T625_1716; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 59; Image: 734.

Eva Fowler

F, b. 4 September 1886, d. May 1972
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationEva Fowler was also known as Effie.
Married Namebefore 1886As of before 1886,her married name was Turner.
  • Eva Fowler married Edgar V. Turner before 1886.
  • Eva Fowler was born on 4 September 1886 at Missouri.
  • She died in May 1972 at Minnehaha, South Dakota, at age 85.
Census DateLocation
1920Meckling, Clay, South DakotaEva Fowler was listed as wife in Edgar V. Turner's household on the 1920 Census at Meckling, Clay, South Dakota.1
18 April 1930Meckling, Clay, South DakotaEva Fowler was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Meckling, Clay, South Dakota.2

Children of Eva Fowler and Edgar V. Turner

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Meckling, Clay, South Dakota; Roll: T625_1716; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 59; Image: 734.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Meckling, Clay, South Dakota; Roll: 2220; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 6; Image: 591.0.

Mildred Turner

F, b. 8 May 1910, d. 29 February 1992
Father*Edgar V. Turner b. 1879, d. 23 Jan 1926
Mother*Eva Fowler b. 4 Sep 1886, d. May 1972
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Rostad.
  • Mildred Turner married Carl Rostad.
  • Mildred Turner was born on 8 May 1910 at Nebraska.
  • She was the daughter of Edgar V. Turner and Eva Fowler.
  • Mildred Turner died on 29 February 1992 at Nebraska at age 81.
Census DateLocation
1920Meckling, Clay, South DakotaMildred Turner was listed as a daughter in Edgar V. Turner's household on the 1920 Census at Meckling, Clay, South Dakota.1
18 April 1930Meckling, Clay, South DakotaMildred Turner was listed as a daughter in Eva Fowler's household on the 1930 Census at Meckling, Clay, South Dakota.2

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Meckling, Clay, South Dakota; Roll: T625_1716; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 59; Image: 734.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Meckling, Clay, South Dakota; Roll: 2220; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 6; Image: 591.0.

Violet Mae Turner

F, b. 28 December 1906, d. 28 November 1986
Father*Edgar V. Turner b. 1879, d. 23 Jan 1926
Mother*Eva Fowler b. 4 Sep 1886, d. May 1972
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name20 August 1934As of 20 August 1934,her married name was Katzenberger.
  • Violet Mae Turner was born on 28 December 1906 at Nebraska.
  • She was the daughter of Edgar V. Turner and Eva Fowler.
  • Violet Mae Turner married Kermit J. Katzenberger on 20 August 1934 at Pennington, South Dakota.
  • Violet Mae Turner died on 28 November 1986 at South Dakota at age 79.
Census DateLocation
1920Meckling, Clay, South DakotaViolet Mae Turner was listed as a daughter in Edgar V. Turner's household on the 1920 Census at Meckling, Clay, South Dakota.1

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Meckling, Clay, South Dakota; Roll: T625_1716; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 59; Image: 734.

Everett Turner

M, b. 7 December 1911, d. October 1983
Father*Edgar V. Turner b. 1879, d. 23 Jan 1926
Mother*Eva Fowler b. 4 Sep 1886, d. May 1972
  • Everett Turner was born on 7 December 1911 at Nebraska.
  • He was the son of Edgar V. Turner and Eva Fowler.
  • Everett Turner married Ethel Fox on 21 August 1936 at Yankton, South Dakota.
  • Everett Turner died in October 1983 at Yankton, South Dakota, at age 71.
Census DateLocation
1920Meckling, Clay, South DakotaEverett Turner was listed as a son in Edgar V. Turner's household on the 1920 Census at Meckling, Clay, South Dakota.1
18 April 1930Meckling, Clay, South DakotaEverett Turner was listed as a son in Eva Fowler's household on the 1930 Census at Meckling, Clay, South Dakota.2

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Meckling, Clay, South Dakota; Roll: T625_1716; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 59; Image: 734.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Meckling, Clay, South Dakota; Roll: 2220; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 6; Image: 591.0.

Edgar V. Turner Jr.

M, b. 27 February 1926, d. 14 February 2001
Father*Edgar V. Turner b. 1879, d. 23 Jan 1926
Mother*Eva Fowler b. 4 Sep 1886, d. May 1972
  • Edgar V. Turner Jr. was born on 27 February 1926 at South Dakota.
  • He was the son of Edgar V. Turner and Eva Fowler.
  • Edgar V. Turner Jr. died on 14 February 2001 at Minnesota at age 74.
Census DateLocation
18 April 1930Meckling, Clay, South DakotaEdgar V. Turner Jr. was listed as a son in Eva Fowler's household on the 1930 Census at Meckling, Clay, South Dakota.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Meckling, Clay, South Dakota; Roll: 2220; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 6; Image: 591.0.

Kermit J. Katzenberger

M, b. circa 1907

Ethel Fox

F, b. circa 1916
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name21 August 1936As of 21 August 1936,her married name was Turner.

Carl Rostad

M

Elmer G. Wetrosky

M, b. 26 July 1897, d. 20 December 1988
  • Elmer G. Wetrosky was born on 26 July 1897 at Iowa.
  • He married Ruth Marie Eberhard in 1919.
  • Elmer G. Wetrosky died on 20 December 1988 at age 91.
Census DateLocation
1930Liberty, Plymouth, IowaElmer G. Wetrosky was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Liberty, Plymouth, Iowa.1

Children of Elmer G. Wetrosky and Ruth Marie Eberhard

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Liberty, Plymouth, Iowa; Roll: 672; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 19; Image: 868.0.

Ruth Marie Eberhard

F, b. 20 March 1899, d. February 1982
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationRuth Marie Eberhard was also known as Katherine.
Married Name1919As of 1919,her married name was Wetrosky.
  • Ruth Marie Eberhard was born on 20 March 1899 at Iowa.
  • She married Elmer G. Wetrosky in 1919.
  • Ruth Marie Eberhard died in February 1982 at age 82.
Census DateLocation
1930Liberty, Plymouth, IowaRuth Marie Eberhard was listed as wife in Elmer G. Wetrosky's household on the 1930 Census at Liberty, Plymouth, Iowa.1

Children of Ruth Marie Eberhard and Elmer G. Wetrosky

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Liberty, Plymouth, Iowa; Roll: 672; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 19; Image: 868.0.

Verda L. Wetrosky

F, b. 10 September 1920, d. 15 September 2010
Father*Elmer G. Wetrosky b. 26 Jul 1897, d. 20 Dec 1988
Mother*Ruth Marie Eberhard b. 20 Mar 1899, d. Feb 1982
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1939As of 1939,her married name was Lewison.
Married Name1948As of 1948,her married name was Akland.
  • Verda L. Wetrosky was born on 10 September 1920 at Iowa.
  • She was the daughter of Elmer G. Wetrosky and Ruth Marie Eberhard.
  • Verda L. Wetrosky married Howard Lewison in 1939.
  • Verda L. Wetrosky married Stanley Akland in 1948.
  • Verda L. Wetrosky died on 15 September 2010 at age 90 Verda L. Akland was born September 10, 1920 in Merrill, IA to Elmer and Ruth (Eberhard) Wetrosky. She died September 15, 2010 at Bethesda of Beresford at the age of 90 years and five days.

    She was raised near Merrill, was baptized at Merrill United Methodist Church and attended school from first through ninth grade at Liberty School near Merrill, Iowa. Her family moved to South Dakota in 1935 where Verda was confirmed at Peace Lutheran Church and she graduated from Alcester High School in 1938. She married Howard Lewison in 1939 and had their two sons, Wendell and Wayne. Howard died in 1947. Verda married Stanley Akland in 1948 and had their daughter, Lorene.

    Verda and Stanley farmed southwest of Nora many years. They retired into Beresford in 1988. She was active in Roseni Lutheran Church, loved to read and do word puzzles. She and Stanley moved into Bethesda in 2001 and Stanley died in December of that year. Verda had resided there until her death.

    She is survived by her children, Wendell (Arlene) of Columbia, TN, Wayne (Sharon) of Beresford, and Lorene (Tim) Wiggins of Lincoln, NE; eight grandchildren, Rick (Dee) Akland, Julie Cooper, Jennifer (Rob) Harrington, Kristi (Ivan) Petersen, Tony Akland, Jesse (Jean) Akland, Colin (Michelle) Wiggins and Emelyn (David) Theesen; great-grandchildren, Tanner Akland, Chase Cooper, Ella Harrington, Jesse, Josh, Brandi, Madi, Tara and Seth Petersen, Isabel and Olivia Theesen and Melanie and Tyson Wiggins; three brothers, Clinton (Bev) Wetrosky of Beresford, Dwight (Wava) Wetrosky of Alcester and Lowell (Norma) Wetrosky of Brandon; two sisters, Norma Stene and Irene Fickbohm both of Beresford and one sister-in-law, Shirley Wetrosky of CA. Verda was preceded in death by her two husbands, infant grandson, Joseph, parents and one brother, Donald.

    Funeral services for Verda will be 2PM Sunday, Sept. 19, 2010 at Roseni Lutheran Church, rural Beresford. Visitation will be Saturday 2-8PM at Wass Funeral Home in Beresford with the family present from 6-8PM and a prayer service at 7PM. The family requests memorials to Roseni Lutheran Church or Bethesda of Beresford.
Census DateLocation
1930Liberty, Plymouth, IowaVerda L. Wetrosky was listed as a daughter in Elmer G. Wetrosky's household on the 1930 Census at Liberty, Plymouth, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Liberty, Plymouth, Iowa; Roll: 672; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 19; Image: 868.0.