Richard Brey

M, b. circa 1929, d. before 2014
Father*George Thomas Brey Jr. b. 18 May 1894, d. 22 Sep 1968
Mother*Katharine Barbara Blau b. 23 Mar 1890, d. 9 Nov 1969
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1929Richard Brey was born circa 1929 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of George Thomas Brey Jr. and Katharine Barbara Blau.
Deathbefore 2014Richard Brey died before 2014.

Vincent Brey

M, b. circa 1933, d. before 2014
Father*George Thomas Brey Jr. b. 18 May 1894, d. 22 Sep 1968
Mother*Katharine Barbara Blau b. 23 Mar 1890, d. 9 Nov 1969
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1933Vincent Brey was born circa 1933 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of George Thomas Brey Jr. and Katharine Barbara Blau.
Deathbefore 2014Vincent Brey died before 2014.

Margaret Ann Brey

F, d. before 2014
Father*George Thomas Brey Jr. b. 18 May 1894, d. 22 Sep 1968
Mother*Katharine Barbara Blau b. 23 Mar 1890, d. 9 Nov 1969
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Hess.
Life EventDateDescription
Margaret Ann Brey was the daughter of George Thomas Brey Jr. and Katharine Barbara Blau.
MarriageMargaret Ann Brey married John Hess.
Deathbefore 2014Margaret Ann Brey died before 2014.

John Hess

M
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJohn Hess married Margaret Ann Brey, daughter of George Thomas Brey Jr. and Katharine Barbara Blau.

Marie Theresa Brey

F, d. before 2014
Father*George Thomas Brey Jr. b. 18 May 1894, d. 22 Sep 1968
Mother*Katharine Barbara Blau b. 23 Mar 1890, d. 9 Nov 1969
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Johnston.
Life EventDateDescription
Marie Theresa Brey was the daughter of George Thomas Brey Jr. and Katharine Barbara Blau.
MarriageMarie Theresa Brey married Leonard Johnston.
Deathbefore 2014Marie Theresa Brey died before 2014.

Leonard Johnston

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Life EventDateDescription
MarriageLeonard Johnston married Marie Theresa Brey, daughter of George Thomas Brey Jr. and Katharine Barbara Blau.

Simon Engelbert Blau

M, b. 7 November 1891, d. 22 May 1919
Father*Joseph Blau b. 3 Apr 1861, d. 11 May 1930
Mother*Anna Teresa Brickl b. 23 Sep 1859, d. Apr 1898
Simon Blau - circa 1915-Colorized
Life EventDateDescription
Birth7 November 1891Simon Engelbert Blau was born on 7 November 1891 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Joseph Blau and Anna Teresa Brickl.
Death22 May 1919Simon Engelbert Blau died on 22 May 1919 at France at age 27 Private Simon Blau
The remains of Private Simon Blau have been buried at Plain.
Private Blau was born in the town of Bear Creek November 7, 1892, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Blau. He, like so many other young men, heard the call of his country and left from Baraboo July 24th, 1918, being sent to Chattanooga, Tennessee, where he was assigned to the 28th Infantry. After about a month he went to Hoboken, New Jersey, sailing from there for France September 6th, 1918. After his arrival over there he was placed in the Medical Department, Base Hospital, No. 53 where he died of septicemia May 22nd, 1919.

The coffin containing the remains of the young hero was accompanied by Private Joseph Kmet from Camp Grant, who remained for the burial.

The pallbearers were Tony Young, Walter Liegel, John Bayer, Alois Gruber, Frank Nachreiner and Edward Ederer, all of Plain.
  • Circa 1915 Photo of 8 men with cigars: Back row, L. to R: Albert Blau (1898-1979), Simon Engelbert Blau (1891-1919), George F. Liegel (1886-1973), Mathias 'Matt' Meise (1891-1984). Front row, L. to R: Herman D. Brickl (1895-1971), Daniel Nachreiner (1877-1936), John George Brickl (1893-1974), Walter Liegel (1890-1970). Unknown occasion.
    Men with cigars-Albert Blau, Simon Blau, George F Liegel, Mathias Meise, Herman D Brickl, Daniel Nachreiner, John G Brickl, Walter Liegel- circa 1915-Colorized
    Men with cigars-Albert Blau, Simon Blau, George F Liegel, Mathias Meise, Herman D Brickl, Daniel Nachreiner, John G Brickl, Walter Liegel- circa 1915

Anna M. Blau

F, b. circa 1894, d. before 1958
Father*Joseph Blau b. 3 Apr 1861, d. 11 May 1930
Mother*Anna Teresa Brickl b. 23 Sep 1859, d. Apr 1898
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1894Anna M. Blau was born circa 1894 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Joseph Blau and Anna Teresa Brickl.
Deathbefore 1958Anna M. Blau died before 1958.

Margaret Caroline Blau

F, b. 8 October 1900, d. August 1992
Father*Joseph Blau b. 3 Apr 1861, d. 11 May 1930
Mother*Anna Justina Gruber b. 30 Oct 1877, d. 8 Feb 1958
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1923As of before 1923,her married name was Ostermeyer.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth8 October 1900Margaret Caroline Blau was born on 8 October 1900 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Joseph Blau and Anna Justina Gruber.
Marriagebefore 1923Margaret Caroline Blau married Herman Joseph Ostermeyer, son of John Ostermeyer and Barbara Streeth, before 1923.
DeathAugust 1992Margaret Caroline Blau died in August 1992 at age 91.
Census DateLocationDescription
1930Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinMargaret Caroline Blau was listed as wife in Herman Joseph Ostermeyer's household on the 1930 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Children of Margaret Caroline Blau and Herman Joseph Ostermeyer

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 2609; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 13; Image: 113.0.

George Joseph Blau

M, b. 2 April 1907, d. 30 January 1989
Father*Joseph Blau b. 3 Apr 1861, d. 11 May 1930
Mother*Anna Justina Gruber b. 30 Oct 1877, d. 8 Feb 1958
Life EventDateDescription
Birth2 April 1907George Joseph Blau was born on 2 April 1907 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Joseph Blau and Anna Justina Gruber.
UNMARRIED1940As of 1940, George Joseph Blau was never married.
Death30 January 1989He died on 30 January 1989 at Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 81.

Clara Celia Blau

F, b. 5 September 1909, d. 14 June 2000
Father*Joseph Blau b. 3 Apr 1861, d. 11 May 1930
Mother*Anna Justina Gruber b. 30 Oct 1877, d. 8 Feb 1958
Life EventDateDescription
Birth5 September 1909Clara Celia Blau was born on 5 September 1909 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Joseph Blau and Anna Justina Gruber.
UNMARRIED1940As of 1940, Clara Celia Blau was never married.
Death14 June 2000She died on 14 June 2000 at age 90.

Herman Joseph Ostermeyer

M, b. 29 August 1901, d. August 1977
Father*John Ostermeyer b. May 1852, d. Sep 1920
Mother*Barbara Streeth b. Sep 1872, d. 1943
Life EventDateDescription
Birth29 August 1901Herman Joseph Ostermeyer was born on 29 August 1901 at Sauk, Wisconsin, also reported as 29 Aug 1899.
He was the son of John Ostermeyer and Barbara Streeth.
Marriagebefore 1923Herman Joseph Ostermeyer married Margaret Caroline Blau, daughter of Joseph Blau and Anna Justina Gruber, before 1923.
DeathAugust 1977Herman Joseph Ostermeyer died in August 1977.
Census DateLocationDescription
15 April 1910Bear Creek, Sauk, WisconsinHerman Joseph Ostermeyer was listed as a son in John Ostermeyer's household on the 1910 Census at Bear Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1920Washington, Sauk, WisconsinHerman Joseph Ostermeyer was listed as an employee in Herman Harry Nachreiner's household on the 1920 Census at Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
1930Franklin, Sauk, WisconsinHerman Joseph Ostermeyer was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin.3
  • On 12 September 1918 at World War I Draft Registration, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Children of Herman Joseph Ostermeyer and Margaret Caroline Blau

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Bear Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T624_1736; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0110; Image: 770; FHL Number: 1375749.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Washington, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_2015; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 212; Image: 249.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Franklin, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 2609; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 13; Image: 113.0.

Bonita G Kleinschmit

F, b. 13 October 1984, d. 28 March 1986
Father*Duane Kleinschmit b. 9 Nov 1943, d. 21 Dec 2019
Life EventDateDescription
Birth13 October 1984Bonita G Kleinschmit was born on 13 October 1984.
She was the daughter of Duane Kleinschmit.
Death28 March 1986Bonita G Kleinschmit died on 28 March 1986 at age 1.

John Fischer

M
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJohn Fischer married Anna Bauman.

Child of John Fischer and Anna Bauman

Anna Bauman

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Fischer.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageAnna Bauman married John Fischer.

Child of Anna Bauman and John Fischer

Marie Fischer

F
Father*Emery E. Fischer b. 15 Oct 1914, d. 1 Feb 2000
Mother*Alma A. Kleinschmit b. 14 Jan 1913, d. 13 Jul 1967
Life EventDateDescription
Marie Fischer was the daughter of Emery E. Fischer and Alma A. Kleinschmit.
DeathMarie Fischer died at died in infancy.

Bill Lee Fischer

M, b. 24 March 1978, d. 15 October 1999
Life EventDateDescription
Birth24 March 1978Bill Lee Fischer was born on 24 March 1978.
Death15 October 1999He died on 15 October 1999 at age 21.

Dorothy Aus dem Mohr

F, b. 28 May 1910, d. 24 December 2000
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationDorothy Aus dem Mohr was also known as Ausdemore.
Married Name29 April 1930As of 29 April 1930,her married name was DeBlauw.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth28 May 1910Dorothy Aus dem Mohr was born on 28 May 1910 at New York.
Marriage29 April 1930She married Martin Nicholas DeBlauw, son of Gerrit S. DeBlauw and Anna M. Reisch, on 29 April 1930.
Death24 December 2000Dorothy Aus dem Mohr died on 24 December 2000 at Nebraska at age 90.

Child of Dorothy Aus dem Mohr and Martin Nicholas DeBlauw

Dawn Vornhagen

F
Father*Ralph Edward Vornhagen b. 2 Apr 1948, d. 17 Sep 2009
Life EventDateDescription
Dawn Vornhagen was the daughter of Ralph Edward Vornhagen.
DeathDawn Vornhagen died at died in infancy.

Henry Thedor Vornhagen

M, b. 1879, d. 1962
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageHenry Thedor Vornhagen married Anna Marie Schmidt.
Birth1879Henry Thedor Vornhagen was born in 1879.
Death1962He died in 1962.

Children of Henry Thedor Vornhagen and Anna Marie Schmidt

Anna Marie Schmidt

F, b. 1888, d. 1978
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Vornhagen.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageAnna Marie Schmidt married Henry Thedor Vornhagen.
Birth1888Anna Marie Schmidt was born in 1888.
Death1978She died in 1978.

Children of Anna Marie Schmidt and Henry Thedor Vornhagen

Martin Vornhagen

M, d. before August 2004
Father*Henry Thedor Vornhagen b. 1879, d. 1962
Mother*Anna Marie Schmidt b. 1888, d. 1978
Life EventDateDescription
Martin Vornhagen was the son of Henry Thedor Vornhagen and Anna Marie Schmidt.
Deathbefore August 2004Martin Vornhagen died before August 2004.

Arthur B. Vornhagen

M, b. 17 September 1922, d. August 1979
Father*Henry Thedor Vornhagen b. 1879, d. 1962
Mother*Anna Marie Schmidt b. 1888, d. 1978
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationArthur B. Vornhagen was also known as Art.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth17 September 1922Arthur B. Vornhagen was born on 17 September 1922.
He was the son of Henry Thedor Vornhagen and Anna Marie Schmidt.
DeathAugust 1979Arthur B. Vornhagen died in August 1979 at age 56.

Clarence Vornhagen

M, d. before August 2004
Father*Henry Thedor Vornhagen b. 1879, d. 1962
Mother*Anna Marie Schmidt b. 1888, d. 1978
Life EventDateDescription
Clarence Vornhagen was the son of Henry Thedor Vornhagen and Anna Marie Schmidt.
Deathbefore August 2004Clarence Vornhagen died before August 2004.

Ray Vornhagen

M, b. 1919, d. 2001
Father*Henry Thedor Vornhagen b. 1879, d. 1962
Mother*Anna Marie Schmidt b. 1888, d. 1978
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1919Ray Vornhagen was born in 1919.
He was the son of Henry Thedor Vornhagen and Anna Marie Schmidt.
Death2001Ray Vornhagen died in 2001.

Criscentia Vornhagen

F, d. before August 2004
Father*Henry Thedor Vornhagen b. 1879, d. 1962
Mother*Anna Marie Schmidt b. 1888, d. 1978
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationCriscentia Vornhagen was also known as Sis.
Life EventDateDescription
Criscentia Vornhagen was the daughter of Henry Thedor Vornhagen and Anna Marie Schmidt.
Deathbefore August 2004Criscentia Vornhagen died before August 2004.

Bernadette Vornhagen

F, b. circa 1928, d. 23 December 2002
Father*Henry Thedor Vornhagen b. 1879, d. 1962
Mother*Anna Marie Schmidt b. 1888, d. 1978
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationBernadette Vornhagen was also known as Curly.
Married Name9 September 1947As of 9 September 1947,her married name was Bonertz.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1928Bernadette Vornhagen was born circa 1928.
She was the daughter of Henry Thedor Vornhagen and Anna Marie Schmidt.
Marriage9 September 1947Bernadette Vornhagen married Wilfred G. Bonertz, son of Henry Theodore Bonertz and Frances M. Schmucker, on 9 September 1947.
Death23 December 2002Bernadette Vornhagen died on 23 December 2002.

Wilfred G. Bonertz

M, b. 25 February 1925, d. 13 June 2004
Father*Henry Theodore Bonertz b. c 1882
Mother*Frances M. Schmucker b. c 1884
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilfred G. Bonertz was also known as Bill.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth25 February 1925Wilfred G. Bonertz was born on 25 February 1925 at Nebraska.
He was the son of Henry Theodore Bonertz and Frances M. Schmucker.
Marriage9 September 1947Wilfred G. Bonertz married Bernadette Vornhagen, daughter of Henry Thedor Vornhagen and Anna Marie Schmidt, on 9 September 1947.
Death13 June 2004Wilfred G. Bonertz died on 13 June 2004 at age 79 Wilfred "Bill" Bonertz, age 79 of Wynot, Neb. died on Sunday, June 13, 2004, at Avera McKennen Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD. Memorial Services will be on Wednesday, June 16, 2004, at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Family (Sacred Heart) Catholic Church in Wynot, Nebraska. Burial of cremains will be at Sts. Philip & James Cemetery, St. James, Neb. No visitation.?A Vigil Service will be on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at Holy Family Church in Wynot, Neb. Wilfred was born on February, 25, 1925, in St. Helena, Neb., to Henry Theodore and Frances (Schmecker) Bonertz. He grew up in the St. Helena, Neb., area before entering the U.S. Navy. Bill served in the South Pacific on a Destroyer during World War II. After the service he married Bernadette "Curly" Vornhagen on September 9, 1947, in Fordyce, Neb. Bernadette died on December 23, 2002, at the age of 74. Bill and Bernadette lived and farmed in the St. Helena area. In 1959, they moved to the Wynot area where they owned and operated the Green Diamond in St. James, Neb. from 1962 to 1988. Bill loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing, gardening, playing cards, cooking. He especially enjoyed his family, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was a former member of Sts. Philip & James Catholic Church in St. James, Neb., member Holy Family Catholic Church in Wynot, Neb; Wynot American Legion Post No. 31; former member of Catholic Order of Foresters and a member of the "Green Diamond Euchre Club" He is survived by eight children and their spouses: Sandy and Andrew Uhing, Hartington, Neb; Chuck and Sharon Bonertz, Hillsdale, Ill; Charlotte and Jerome Pinkelman, Wynot, Neb; David Bonertz, Wynot, Neb; Gerald and Marcella Bonertz, Swanton, Neb; Debra and Kenny Richards, Burchard, Neb; Donna and Duane Bruening, St. Helena, Neb; and Jean and Ellis Nelson, Hartington, Neb; 26 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; two sisters: Aurelia Huber, Pueblo, Colorado; and Viola and husband, Jerome Suing, Hartington, Neb; and one brother, Ralph "Pete" Bonertz, Yankton, SD. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; two grandchildren: Chad Bonertz and Scott Bruening; four brothers: Theodore, Linus, Dick and Bruno Bonertz; and one sister, Rose Thoene.

Henry Theodore Bonertz

M, b. circa 1882
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1882Henry Theodore Bonertz was born circa 1882 at Nebraska.
Marriagecirca 1907He married Frances M. Schmucker circa 1907.

Children of Henry Theodore Bonertz and Frances M. Schmucker

Frances M. Schmucker

F, b. circa 1884
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationFrances M. Schmucker was also known as Schmecker.
Married Namecirca 1907As of circa 1907,her married name was Bonertz.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1884Frances M. Schmucker was born circa 1884 at Germany.
Marriagecirca 1907She married Henry Theodore Bonertz circa 1907.
  • Frances M. Schmucker immigrated in 1893.

Children of Frances M. Schmucker and Henry Theodore Bonertz