Charles Heldt Jr.

M, b. circa 1907, d. between 1948 and 1997
Father*Charles Heldt Sr. b. 6 Apr 1864, d. 3 May 1948
Mother*Pauline Klemme b. Feb 1873, d. 10 Nov 1959
Name TypeDateDescription
NicknameCharles Heldt Jr. also went by the name of Charley.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1907Charles Heldt Jr. was born circa 1907 at Illinois.
He was the son of Charles Heldt Sr. and Pauline Klemme.
Deathbetween 1948 and 1997Charles Heldt Jr. died between 1948 and 1997.
Census DateLocationDescription
15 May 1910Yellowhead, Kankakee, IllinoisCharles Heldt Jr. was listed as a son in Charles Heldt Sr.'s household on the 1910 Census at Yellowhead, Kankakee, Illinois.1
5 January 1920Yellowhead, Kankakee, IllinoisCharles Heldt Jr. was listed as a son in Charles Heldt Sr.'s household on the 1920 Census at Yellowhead, Kankakee, Illinois.2

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Yellowhead, Kankakee, Illinois; Roll: T624_298; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 122; Image: 929.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED137. Dwelling 25.

Elmer H. Heldt

M, b. 14 March 1909, d. 3 April 2002
Father*Charles Heldt Sr. b. 6 Apr 1864, d. 3 May 1948
Mother*Pauline Klemme b. Feb 1873, d. 10 Nov 1959
Life EventDateDescription
Birth14 March 1909Elmer H. Heldt was born on 14 March 1909 at Washington Township, Beecher, Will, Illinois.
He was the son of Charles Heldt Sr. and Pauline Klemme.
Marriage25 November 1933Elmer H. Heldt married Maxine Hamann on 25 November 1933.
Death3 April 2002Elmer H. Heldt died on 3 April 2002 at age 93 Visitation for Elmer H HELDT, 93, of rural Grant Park, will be from 3-5pm and 7-9pm Friday at the Hub Funeral Chapel, Grant Park, and from 9:30am Saturday until the 10:30am services at St Peters United Church of Christ in Grant Park, where he was a member. Rev Beverly Zell will officiate. Burial will be in Heusing Cemetery, rural Grant Park.
Memorials may bea made to St Peters United Church of Christ or to Hospice of Kankakee Valley.
Mr HELDT was a grain and dairy farmer for more than 50 years before retiring. He received the A.M.P.I. Dairy Milk Award for being director of the Whitaker School for five years. He was a member of the Kankakee Farm Bureau Board for 2 years, and Kankakee H.I.A. Board sponsor for Blue Cross/Blue Shield for 30 years.
Mr HELDT died Wednesday, April 3, 2002.
He was born 19 March, 1909 in Washington Township, Beecher, the sone of Charles and Pauline KLEMME HELDT. His wife, the former Maxine HAMANN, whom he married 25 Nov 1933, at the parsonage at St Peters United Church of Christ, died 10 March 1994.
Surviving are 2 sons and daughters-in-law, Byron and Cheryl HELDT of Kankakee, Norman and Irene HELDT of Grant Park; one daughter and son-in-law Karen and Dennis SEITZ of Beecher; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Four brothers and one sister are deceased.
He was financial secretary for St Peters United Church of Christ for six years and rang the church bell for 27 years.
Census DateLocationDescription
15 May 1910Yellowhead, Kankakee, IllinoisElmer H. Heldt was listed as a son in Charles Heldt Sr.'s household on the 1910 Census at Yellowhead, Kankakee, Illinois.1
5 January 1920Yellowhead, Kankakee, IllinoisElmer H. Heldt was listed as a son in Charles Heldt Sr.'s household on the 1920 Census at Yellowhead, Kankakee, Illinois.2
12 April 1930Washington, Will, IllinoisElmer H. Heldt was listed as a son in Charles Heldt Sr.'s household on the 1930 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.3
  • Elmer H. Heldt obtained US Social Security Card at Illinois; last residence Grant Park, Kankakee, Illinois.

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Yellowhead, Kankakee, Illinois; Roll: T624_298; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 122; Image: 929.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED137. Dwelling 25.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-84. Dwelling 104.

Lester L. Heldt

M, b. 27 November 1912, d. 9 February 1999
Father*Charles Heldt Sr. b. 6 Apr 1864, d. 3 May 1948
Mother*Pauline Klemme b. Feb 1873, d. 10 Nov 1959
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageLester L. Heldt married Esther Piepenbrink, daughter of William J. Piepenbrink and Mathilda (?).
Birth27 November 1912Lester L. Heldt was born on 27 November 1912 at Illinois.
He was the son of Charles Heldt Sr. and Pauline Klemme.
Death9 February 1999Lester L. Heldt died on 9 February 1999 at age 86 Lester L. Heldt, 86, of Beecher, formerly of rural Dyer, Ind., died Tuesday (Feb. 9, 1999) at St. James Hospital. Visitation will be from 2-9 p.m. Thursday at the Hack Funeral Home, Beecher. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Zion Lutheran Church, Grant Park, where he was a member. The Rev. Fred Beck will officiate. He was born Nov. 27, 1912 in Grant Park, the son of Charles and Pauline Klemme Heldt. Mr. Heldt was a retired farmer and member of Associated Milk Producers Inc. Surviving are his wife, the former Esther Piepenbrink; two sons and daughters-in-law, Leon and Donna Heldt of Beecher and Ralph and Marla Heldt of Grant Park; one daughter-in-law, Judy Heldt of Crete; one brother, Elmer Heldt of Grant Park; seven grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Deceased are one son, Richard; a granddaughter; brothers, Emery, Charles and Frank Heldt; and one sister, Della Kurth. He was a former member of Grace Lutheran Church in Dyer.
Census DateLocationDescription
5 January 1920Yellowhead, Kankakee, IllinoisLester L. Heldt was listed as a son in Charles Heldt Sr.'s household on the 1920 Census at Yellowhead, Kankakee, Illinois.1
12 April 1930Washington, Will, IllinoisLester L. Heldt was listed as a son in Charles Heldt Sr.'s household on the 1930 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.2
  • Lester L. Heldt obtained US Social Security Card at Indiana; last residence Beecher, Will, Illinois.
  • On 2 August 1953 at Heldt Family Reunion, Dyer, Indiana, The reunion of the Held family was held Sunday, August 2, at the Lester Heldt farm at Dyer, Ind. Members who attended were Mrs. Pauline Heldt, Mr. and Mrs. Emery Heldt, Byron, Norman and Karon, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Heldt, Richard, Leon and Ralph, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Snell, Judy, Shirley and Jerry Kuzma, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Edmonds and Larry, Miss Virginia Roberts, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Ele and Ronald, Mr. and Mrs. Russell Bradshaw, Gerald and Sharon, Mr. and Mrs. Garlen Kurth and Mr. and Mrs. Duane Greene and Debra. (Star Publication-Chicago, IL August 11, 1953.).

Child of Lester L. Heldt and Esther Piepenbrink

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED137. Dwelling 25.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-84. Dwelling 104.

Frank Heldt

M, b. 9 August 1895, d. October 1980
Father*Charles Heldt Sr. b. 6 Apr 1864, d. 3 May 1948
Mother*Pauline Klemme b. Feb 1873, d. 10 Nov 1959
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationFrank Heldt was also known as Frankie.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth9 August 1895Frank Heldt was born on 9 August 1895 at Illinois.
He was the son of Charles Heldt Sr. and Pauline Klemme.
Marriagecirca 1920Frank Heldt married Alma (?) circa 1920.
DeathOctober 1980Frank Heldt died in October 1980 at age 85.
Census DateLocationDescription
12 June 1900Washington, Will, IllinoisFrank Heldt was listed as a son in Charles Heldt Sr.'s household on the 1900 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.1
15 May 1910Yellowhead, Kankakee, IllinoisFrank Heldt was listed as a son in Charles Heldt Sr.'s household on the 1910 Census at Yellowhead, Kankakee, Illinois.2
5 January 1920Yellowhead, Kankakee, IllinoisFrank Heldt was listed as a son in Charles Heldt Sr.'s household on the 1920 Census at Yellowhead, Kankakee, Illinois.3
15 April 1930Washington, Will, IllinoisFrank Heldt was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.4
  • Frank Heldt obtained US Social Security Card at Illinois; last residence Steger, Cook, Illinois.

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 151.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Yellowhead, Kankakee, Illinois; Roll: T624_298; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 122; Image: 929.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED137. Dwelling 25.
  4. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-84. Dwelling 129.

Sophia Margaret Jamtgaard

F, b. 6 August 1874, d. 6 August 1960
Father*Johan Olsen Jamtgaard b. 30 Jun 1849, d. 29 Jul 1935
Mother*Olava Quall b. 10 Feb 1853, d. 20 Jun 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationSophia Margaret Jamtgaard was also known as Sofie.
Name VariationSophia Margaret Jamtgaard was also known as Sophie.
Married Namecirca 1899As of circa 1899,her married name was Johnson.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth6 August 1874Sophia Margaret Jamtgaard was born on 6 August 1874 at Michigan also reported as Aug 1873.
She was the daughter of Johan Olsen Jamtgaard and Olava Quall.
Marriagecirca 1899Sophia Margaret Jamtgaard married Gustave Meir Johnson circa 1899 at Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa.
Death6 August 1960Sophia Margaret Jamtgaard died on 6 August 1960 at age 86.
Census DateLocationDescription
3 June 1880Sioux Valley, Union, Dakota TerritorySophia Margaret Jamtgaard was listed as a daughter in Johan Olsen Jamtgaard's household on the 1880 Census at Sioux Valley, Union, Dakota Territory; living next door to Martin Sivertson.1
12 June 1900Elk Point, Union, South DakotaSophia Margaret Jamtgaard was listed as wife in Gustave Meir Johnson's household on the 1900 Census at Elk Point, Union, South Dakota.2
31 May 1910Philip, Stanley, South DakotaSophia Margaret Jamtgaard was listed as wife in Gustave Meir Johnson's household on the 1910 Census at Philip, Stanley, South Dakota.3
22 February 1920Philip, Haakon, South DakotaSophia Margaret Jamtgaard was listed as wife in Gustave Meir Johnson's household on the 1920 Census at Philip, Haakon, South Dakota.4
7 April 1930Philip, Haakon, South DakotaSophia Margaret Jamtgaard was listed as wife in Gustave Meir Johnson's household on the 1930 Census at Philip, Haakon, South Dakota.5
  • Olava Quall witnessed the migration in 1874 at 10 miles south of Alcester, Union, South Dakota.
  • Sophia Margaret Jamtgaard had 4 with 4 living in 1910 children.

Children of Sophia Margaret Jamtgaard and Gustave Meir Johnson

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0115. Page 410B. ED6. Dwelling 16.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED337. Dwelling 218.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED127. Dwelling 125.
  4. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED83. Dwelling 25.
  5. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED21. Dwelling 130.

Louisa Jamtgaard

F, b. 1875, d. 6 May 1891
Father*Johan Olsen Jamtgaard b. 30 Jun 1849, d. 29 Jul 1935
Mother*Olava Quall b. 10 Feb 1853, d. 20 Jun 1930
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1875Louisa Jamtgaard was born in 1875 at Dakota Territory.
She was the daughter of Johan Olsen Jamtgaard and Olava Quall.
Death6 May 1891Louisa Jamtgaard died on 6 May 1891 age 16 years.
Census DateLocationDescription
3 June 1880Sioux Valley, Union, Dakota TerritoryLouisa Jamtgaard was listed as a daughter in Johan Olsen Jamtgaard's household on the 1880 Census at Sioux Valley, Union, Dakota Territory; living next door to Martin Sivertson.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0115. Page 410B. ED6. Dwelling 16.

Betsy Jamtgaard

F, b. 6 October 1877, d. 20 March 1960
Father*Johan Olsen Jamtgaard b. 30 Jun 1849, d. 29 Jul 1935
Mother*Olava Quall b. 10 Feb 1853, d. 20 Jun 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationBetsy Jamtgaard was also known as Betsey.
Married Name8 April 1898As of 8 April 1898,her married name was Buum.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth6 October 1877Betsy Jamtgaard was born on 6 October 1877 at Dakota Territory.
She was the daughter of Johan Olsen Jamtgaard and Olava Quall.
Marriage8 April 1898Betsy Jamtgaard married Johan Johansen Buum, son of John R. Buum Jr. and Gertrude Quall, on 8 April 1898.
Death20 March 1960Betsy Jamtgaard died on 20 March 1960 at Union, South Dakota, at age 82.
Census DateLocationDescription
3 June 1880Sioux Valley, Union, Dakota TerritoryBetsy Jamtgaard was listed as a daughter in Johan Olsen Jamtgaard's household on the 1880 Census at Sioux Valley, Union, Dakota Territory; living next door to Martin Sivertson.1
19 June 1900Spink, Union, South DakotaBetsy Jamtgaard was listed as wife in Johan Johansen Buum's household on the 1900 Census at Spink, Union, South Dakota; living next door to John R. Buum.2
6 May 1910Emmet, Union, South DakotaBetsy Jamtgaard was listed as wife in Johan Johansen Buum's household on the 1910 Census at Emmet, Union, South Dakota; living next door to Berth Buum.3
8 January 1920Emmet, Union, South DakotaBetsy Jamtgaard was listed as wife in Johan Johansen Buum's household on the 1920 Census at Emmet, Union, South Dakota.4
8 April 1930Emmet, Union, South DakotaBetsy Jamtgaard was listed as wife in Johan Johansen Buum's household on the 1930 Census at Emmet, Union, South Dakota; living next door to his brother John Buum Jr.5

Children of Betsy Jamtgaard and Johan Johansen Buum

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0115. Page 410B. ED6. Dwelling 16.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED340. Dwelling 140.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED431. Dwelling 121.
  4. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED250. Dwelling 5.
  5. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED64-10. Dwelling 41.

George Olds

M, b. circa 1828
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1828George Olds was born circa 1828 at New York also reported as Vermont.
Marriage14 March 1860He married Sarah Jane Hess on 14 March 1860 at Kankakee, Illinois.1
Census DateLocationDescription
7 June 1870Momence, Kankakee, IllinoisGeorge Olds was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Momence, Kankakee, Illinois.2
18 June 1880Momence, Kankakee, IllinoisHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Momence, Kankakee, Illinois.3

Children of George Olds and Sarah Jane Hess

Citations

  1. [S186] Illinois, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, Vol 00B license 00000375.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 24. Stamp 185. Dwelling 195.
  3. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0219. Page 71C. ED19. Dwelling 177.

Sarah Jane Hess

F, b. circa 1843
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name14 March 1860As of 14 March 1860,her married name was Olds.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1843Sarah Jane Hess was born circa 1843 at Canada.
Marriage14 March 1860She married George Olds on 14 March 1860 at Kankakee, Illinois.1
Census DateLocationDescription
7 June 1870Momence, Kankakee, IllinoisSarah Jane Hess was listed as wife in George Olds's household on the 1870 Census at Momence, Kankakee, Illinois.2
18 June 1880Momence, Kankakee, IllinoisSarah Jane Hess was listed as wife in George Olds's household on the 1880 Census at Momence, Kankakee, Illinois.3

Children of Sarah Jane Hess and George Olds

Citations

  1. [S186] Illinois, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, Vol 00B license 00000375.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 24. Stamp 185. Dwelling 195.
  3. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0219. Page 71C. ED19. Dwelling 177.

Alma Olds

F, b. circa 1865
Father*George Olds b. c 1828
Mother*Sarah Jane Hess b. c 1843
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1865Alma Olds was born circa 1865 at Illinois.
She was the daughter of George Olds and Sarah Jane Hess.
Census DateLocationDescription
7 June 1870Momence, Kankakee, IllinoisAlma Olds was listed in George Olds's household on the 1870 Census at Momence, Kankakee, Illinois.1
18 June 1880Momence, Kankakee, IllinoisAlma Olds was listed as a daughter in George Olds's household on the 1880 Census at Momence, Kankakee, Illinois.2

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 24. Stamp 185. Dwelling 195.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0219. Page 71C. ED19. Dwelling 177.

Cora Olds

F, b. September 1869
Father*George Olds b. c 1828
Mother*Sarah Jane Hess b. c 1843
Life EventDateDescription
BirthSeptember 1869Cora Olds was born in September 1869 at Illinois.
She was the daughter of George Olds and Sarah Jane Hess.
Census DateLocationDescription
7 June 1870Momence, Kankakee, IllinoisCora Olds was listed in George Olds's household on the 1870 Census at Momence, Kankakee, Illinois.1
18 June 1880Momence, Kankakee, IllinoisCora Olds was listed as a daughter in George Olds's household on the 1880 Census at Momence, Kankakee, Illinois.2

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 24. Stamp 185. Dwelling 195.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0219. Page 71C. ED19. Dwelling 177.

May Olds

F, b. circa 1874
Father*George Olds b. c 1828
Mother*Sarah Jane Hess b. c 1843
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1874May Olds was born circa 1874 at Illinois.
She was the daughter of George Olds and Sarah Jane Hess.
Census DateLocationDescription
18 June 1880Momence, Kankakee, IllinoisMay Olds was listed as a daughter in George Olds's household on the 1880 Census at Momence, Kankakee, Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0219. Page 71C. ED19. Dwelling 177.

Edwin Searls

M, b. circa 1867
Father*George A. Searls b. Jun 1842, d. b 1920
Mother*Martha Elizabeth Henry b. Apr 1843
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1867Edwin Searls was born circa 1867 at New York.
He was the son of George A. Searls and Martha Elizabeth Henry.
Census DateLocationDescription
18 June 1870Ganeer, Kankakee, IllinoisEdwin Searls was listed in A. G. Searls's household on the 1870 Census at Ganeer, Kankakee, Illinois.1
7 June 1880Ganeer, Kankakee, IllinoisEdwin Searls was listed as a son in George A. Searls's household on the 1880 Census at Ganeer, Kankakee, Illinois.2

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 36. Dwelling 251.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0219. Page 80A. ED20. Dwelling 127.

Albert Searls

M, b. circa 1874
Father*George A. Searls b. Jun 1842, d. b 1920
Mother*Martha Elizabeth Henry b. Apr 1843
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1874Albert Searls was born circa 1874 at Illinois.
He was the son of George A. Searls and Martha Elizabeth Henry.
Census DateLocationDescription
7 June 1880Ganeer, Kankakee, IllinoisAlbert Searls was listed as a son in George A. Searls's household on the 1880 Census at Ganeer, Kankakee, Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0219. Page 80A. ED20. Dwelling 127.

William Smiley Watson Sr.

M, b. circa 1846, d. after April 1910
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageWilliam Smiley Watson Sr. married Nancy Elizabeth Hodge.
Birthcirca 1846William Smiley Watson Sr. was born circa 1846 at Ohio.
Deathafter April 1910He died after April 1910.
Census DateLocationDescription
25 June 1880Golconda, Pope, IllinoisWilliam Smiley Watson Sr. was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Golconda, Pope, Illinois.1
15 April 1910Golconda, Pope, IllinoisHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Golconda, Pope, Illinois.2

Children of William Smiley Watson Sr. and Nancy Elizabeth Hodge

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0243. Page 125C. ED86. Dwelling 235.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED84. Dwelling 12.

Nancy Elizabeth Hodge

F, b. circa 1843, d. before 1910
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Watson.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageNancy Elizabeth Hodge married William Smiley Watson Sr.
Birthcirca 1843Nancy Elizabeth Hodge was born circa 1843 at Illinois.
Deathbefore 1910She died before 1910.
Census DateLocationDescription
25 June 1880Golconda, Pope, IllinoisNancy Elizabeth Hodge was listed as wife in William Smiley Watson Sr.'s household on the 1880 Census at Golconda, Pope, Illinois.1

Children of Nancy Elizabeth Hodge and William Smiley Watson Sr.

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0243. Page 125C. ED86. Dwelling 235.

James M. Watson

M, b. circa 1872
Father*William Smiley Watson Sr. b. c 1846, d. a Apr 1910
Mother*Nancy Elizabeth Hodge b. c 1843, d. b 1910
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1872James M. Watson was born circa 1872 at Illinois.
He was the son of William Smiley Watson Sr. and Nancy Elizabeth Hodge.
Census DateLocationDescription
25 June 1880Golconda, Pope, IllinoisJames M. Watson was listed as a son in William Smiley Watson Sr.'s household on the 1880 Census at Golconda, Pope, Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0243. Page 125C. ED86. Dwelling 235.

Dora A. Watson

F, b. circa 1876
Father*William Smiley Watson Sr. b. c 1846, d. a Apr 1910
Mother*Nancy Elizabeth Hodge b. c 1843, d. b 1910
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1876Dora A. Watson was born circa 1876 at Illinois.
She was the daughter of William Smiley Watson Sr. and Nancy Elizabeth Hodge.
Census DateLocationDescription
25 June 1880Golconda, Pope, IllinoisDora A. Watson was listed as a daughter in William Smiley Watson Sr.'s household on the 1880 Census at Golconda, Pope, Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0243. Page 125C. ED86. Dwelling 235.

John D. Watson

M, b. circa 1878
Father*William Smiley Watson Sr. b. c 1846, d. a Apr 1910
Mother*Nancy Elizabeth Hodge b. c 1843, d. b 1910
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1878John D. Watson was born circa 1878 at Illinois.
He was the son of William Smiley Watson Sr. and Nancy Elizabeth Hodge.
Census DateLocationDescription
25 June 1880Golconda, Pope, IllinoisJohn D. Watson was listed as a son in William Smiley Watson Sr.'s household on the 1880 Census at Golconda, Pope, Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0243. Page 125C. ED86. Dwelling 235.

Oliver S. Watson

M, b. December 1879
Father*William Smiley Watson Sr. b. c 1846, d. a Apr 1910
Mother*Nancy Elizabeth Hodge b. c 1843, d. b 1910
Life EventDateDescription
BirthDecember 1879Oliver S. Watson was born in December 1879 at Illinois.
He was the son of William Smiley Watson Sr. and Nancy Elizabeth Hodge.
Census DateLocationDescription
25 June 1880Golconda, Pope, IllinoisOliver S. Watson was listed as a son in William Smiley Watson Sr.'s household on the 1880 Census at Golconda, Pope, Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0243. Page 125C. ED86. Dwelling 235.

John B. Blass

M, b. February 1875, d. after April 1930
Life EventDateDescription
BirthFebruary 1875John B. Blass was born in February 1875 at Bavaria, Germany.
Marriagecirca 1899He married Mary E. Bogenschutz, daughter of Christian John Bogenschutz and Mary Mohr, circa 1899.
Deathafter April 1930John B. Blass died after April 1930.
Census DateLocationDescription
13 June 1900Perham, Otter Tail, MinnesotaJohn B. Blass was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Perham, Otter Tail, Minnesota.1
4 May 1910Perham, Otter Tail, MinnesotaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Perham, Otter Tail, Minnesota.2
10 February 1920Boscobel, Grant, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Boscobel, Grant, Wisconsin.3
7 April 1930Boscobel, Grant, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Boscobel, Grant, Wisconsin.4
  • John B. Blass immigrated in 1896.

Children of John B. Blass and Mary E. Bogenschutz

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED191. Dwelling 95.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED176. Dwelling 92.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED94. Dwelling 151.
  4. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED22-7. Dwelling 23.

Mary E. Bogenschutz

F, b. September 1875, d. after April 1930
Father*Christian John Bogenschutz b. c 1848, d. 1894
Mother*Mary Mohr b. Jan 1857, d. a 1917
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMary E. Bogenschutz was also known as Burgenschert.
Married Namecirca 1899As of circa 1899,her married name was Blass.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthSeptember 1875Mary E. Bogenschutz was born in September 1875 at Minnesota.
She was the daughter of Christian John Bogenschutz and Mary Mohr.
Marriagecirca 1899Mary E. Bogenschutz married John B. Blass circa 1899.
Deathafter April 1930Mary E. Bogenschutz died after April 1930.
Census DateLocationDescription
June 1880Perham, Otter Tail, MinnesotaMary E. Bogenschutz was listed as a daughter in Christian John Bogenschutz's household on the 1880 Census at Perham, Otter Tail, Minnesota.1
13 June 1900Perham, Otter Tail, MinnesotaMary E. Bogenschutz was listed as wife in John B. Blass's household on the 1900 Census at Perham, Otter Tail, Minnesota.2
4 May 1910Perham, Otter Tail, MinnesotaMary E. Bogenschutz was listed as wife in John B. Blass's household on the 1910 Census at Perham, Otter Tail, Minnesota.3
10 February 1920Boscobel, Grant, WisconsinMary E. Bogenschutz was listed as wife in John B. Blass's household on the 1920 Census at Boscobel, Grant, Wisconsin.4
7 April 1930Boscobel, Grant, WisconsinMary E. Bogenschutz was listed as wife in John B. Blass's household on the 1930 Census at Boscobel, Grant, Wisconsin.5
  • Mary E. Bogenschutz had 4 with 4 living in 1910 children.

Children of Mary E. Bogenschutz and John B. Blass

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Family History Library Film 1254628 NA Film Number T9-0628 Sheet 126B. Dwelling 150.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED191. Dwelling 95.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED176. Dwelling 92.
  4. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED94. Dwelling 151.
  5. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED22-7. Dwelling 23.

Helen Blass

F, b. 14 November 1901, d. 18 November 2002
Father*John B. Blass b. Feb 1875, d. a Apr 1930
Mother*Mary E. Bogenschutz b. Sep 1875, d. a Apr 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1925As of circa 1925,her married name was Zweifel.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth14 November 1901Helen Blass was born on 14 November 1901 at Minnesota.
She was the daughter of John B. Blass and Mary E. Bogenschutz.
Marriagecirca 1925Helen Blass married Fred E. Zweifel circa 1925.
Death18 November 2002Helen Blass died on 18 November 2002 at age 101.
Census DateLocationDescription
4 May 1910Perham, Otter Tail, MinnesotaHelen Blass was listed as a daughter in John B. Blass's household on the 1910 Census at Perham, Otter Tail, Minnesota.1
10 February 1920Boscobel, Grant, WisconsinHelen Blass was listed as a daughter in John B. Blass's household on the 1920 Census at Boscobel, Grant, Wisconsin.2
15 April 1930Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WisconsinHelen Blass was listed as wife in Fred E. Zweifel's household on the 1930 Census at Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.3
  • Helen Blass obtained US Social Security Card at Michigan; last residence Marquette, Marquette, Michigan.

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED176. Dwelling 92.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED94. Dwelling 151.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED40-293. Sheet 22B. Dwelling 29A-55.

Rosina P. Blass

F, b. 13 November 1910, d. 6 June 2005
Father*John B. Blass b. Feb 1875, d. a Apr 1930
Mother*Mary E. Bogenschutz b. Sep 1875, d. a Apr 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationRosina P. Blass was also known as Rose.
Married Nameafter April 1930As of after April 1930,her married name was Yshinski.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth13 November 1910Rosina P. Blass was born on 13 November 1910 at Pine City, Minnesota.
She was the daughter of John B. Blass and Mary E. Bogenschutz.
Marriageafter April 1930Rosina P. Blass married Leo A. Yshinski, son of George Yshinski and Anna (?), after April 1930.
Death6 June 2005Rosina P. Blass died on 6 June 2005 at age 94 Rosina P. “Rose” Yshinski, 94, formerly of 1032 Pine Street, Marquette, entered eternal life Monday, June 6, 2005, at Our Lady of Mercy Convalescent Home in Hubbell.

Born November 13, 1910 in Pine City, MN, a daughter of the late John and Mary (Bogenschutz) Blass, Rose was raised in Boscobel, WI, and graduated from high school there. She later attended cosmetology school in Iron Mountain, receiving her license. She moved to Marquette in the mid 1930’s to assist her sister and brother-in-law, Helen and Fritz Zweifel, in the operation of their two Piggly Wiggly Grocery Stores, which were located on Washington Street and on Third Street. In her leisure moments, Rose loved working in her garden, growing and arranging flowers. She enjoyed the beauty of her yard. She also was involved in arts and crafts, working jigsaw and crossword puzzles, and especially spending time with her family at camp.

Rose was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church.

A loving sister and aunt, Rose is survived by her sister, Antoinette Goad of Marquette; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Rose was preceded in death by her husband, Leo Yshinski in 1984; and by sisters, Ann E. Kaney, Mary Bushausen, Margaret Blass, and Helen Zweifel; and brothers, Armin G, John F, and Johnny Blass; and brothers-in-law, Dale Goad, John Kaney, Frank Bushausen, and Fritz Zweifel.

Friends may call at the Fassbender Funeral Home on Thursday, June 9, beginning at 5:00 pm. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home at 7:00 pm Thursday evening with Rev. Msgr. Jed Patrick, pastor of St. Michael Catholic Church, officiating. Burial will be made in the Holy Cross Cemetery.
Census DateLocationDescription
10 February 1920Boscobel, Grant, WisconsinRosina P. Blass was listed as a daughter in John B. Blass's household on the 1920 Census at Boscobel, Grant, Wisconsin.1
7 April 1930Boscobel, Grant, WisconsinRosina P. Blass was listed as a daughter in John B. Blass's household on the 1930 Census at Boscobel, Grant, Wisconsin.2
  • Rosina P. Blass obtained US Social Security Card at Michigan; last residence Marquette, Marquette, Michigan.
  • She was a bridesmaid at the wedding of John Daniel Kaney and Anna E. Blass on 16 July 1936 at Boscobel, Wisconsin; Anna Blass and John Kaney wedding announcement.3

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED94. Dwelling 151.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED22-7. Dwelling 23.
  3. [S206] The Capital Times, Thursday, September 2, 1976.

Antoinette F. Blass

F, b. 14 May 1919, d. 29 May 2010
Father*John B. Blass b. Feb 1875, d. a Apr 1930
Mother*Mary E. Bogenschutz b. Sep 1875, d. a Apr 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAntoinette F. Blass was also known as Sis.
Married NameHer married name was Goad.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageAntoinette F. Blass married Dale U. Goad, son of Lawrence Goad Jr. and Elizabeth Henry.
Birth14 May 1919Antoinette F. Blass was born on 14 May 1919 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of John B. Blass and Mary E. Bogenschutz.
Death29 May 2010Antoinette F. Blass died on 29 May 2010 at age 91 Antoinette F. "Sis" Goad, 91, formerly of 1532 W. Ridge St., Marquette, entered eternal life Saturday, May 29, 2010, at Our Lady of Mercy Health and Rehab in Hubbell. Born May 14, 1919 in Boscobel, Wis., a daughter of John and Mary (Bogenschutz) Blass, Antoinette was raised in Boscobel and graduated from high school there. She married Dale U. Goad and together the couple established their first home in Richland Center, Wis. In 1950, Sis, Dale, and children, Mary Joanne, Richard, and Jacqueline, moved to Marquette where Sis assisted her sister and brother-in-law in the operation of the Piggly Wiggly Grocery Stores. Coming from a large family, Sis enjoyed her role as wife and mom, especially treasuring the time spent with family even more as grandchildren began to be added to the family tree. She liked to travel and visit with her many brothers and sisters at the various family camps. Sis always enjoyed a good game of cards with family or with her card club friends. She was a former member of St. Peter Cathedral and currently a member of St. Christopher Catholic Church and the Daughters of Isabella. A loving mother and proud grandmother, Sis is survived by her children, Mary Joanne (Ron) Bauer of Lake Delton, Wis., Richard (Mary) Goad of Big Bay, and Jacqueline (Blayne) Andresen of Marquette; her grandchildren, Brad (Stacey) Andresen, Chad (Kathy) Andresen, Lisa (Jason) Bloxsom, Michelle (Tom) Wagner, Laurel (Dave) Leonard, and Lon (Sue) Bauer; great- grandchildren, Alexis, Evan, Amanda, Carter, Jaden, Addison, Mardi, Bronson, Kaliista, and Cooper; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents: Sis was preceded in death by her husband, Dale, in 1988; by sisters, Margaret "Leeslo" Blass, Helen Zweifel, Rosina Yshinski, Ann Kaney, and Mary Bushausen; and brothers, Johnny Blass, Armin Blass, and John F. Blass; and brothers-in-law, Fritz Zweifel, Leo Yshinski, John Kaney, and Frank Bushausen. Friends may call at the Fassbender Funeral Home on Friday, June 4, beginning at noon. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home Friday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. with Rev. Jeff Johnson officiating. Burial will be made in the Holy Cross Cemetery. Honorary escorts will be Sis' grandchildren.
Census DateLocationDescription
10 February 1920Boscobel, Grant, WisconsinAntoinette F. Blass was listed as a daughter in John B. Blass's household on the 1920 Census at Boscobel, Grant, Wisconsin.1
7 April 1930Boscobel, Grant, WisconsinAntoinette F. Blass was listed as a daughter in John B. Blass's household on the 1930 Census at Boscobel, Grant, Wisconsin.2
  • Antoinette F. Blass lived in July 2008 at 1532 West Ridge St 34, Marquette, Marquette, Michigan.

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED94. Dwelling 151.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED22-7. Dwelling 23.

John L. Blass

M, b. 10 October 1912, d. 12 March 1996
Father*John B. Blass b. Feb 1875, d. a Apr 1930
Mother*Mary E. Bogenschutz b. Sep 1875, d. a Apr 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJohn L. Blass was also known as John F.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth10 October 1912John L. Blass was born on 10 October 1912 at Minnesota.
He was the son of John B. Blass and Mary E. Bogenschutz.
Death12 March 1996John L. Blass died on 12 March 1996 at age 83.
Census DateLocationDescription
10 February 1920Boscobel, Grant, WisconsinJohn L. Blass was listed as a son in John B. Blass's household on the 1920 Census at Boscobel, Grant, Wisconsin.1
7 April 1930Boscobel, Grant, WisconsinJohn L. Blass was listed as a son in John B. Blass's household on the 1930 Census at Boscobel, Grant, Wisconsin.2
  • John L. Blass obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; last residence Marquette, Marquette, Michigan.
  • He lived in 1982 at Marquette, Marquette, Michigan.

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED94. Dwelling 151.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED22-7. Dwelling 23.

Fred E. Zweifel

M, b. circa 1898, d. before 2005
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationFred E. Zweifel was also known as Fritz.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1898Fred E. Zweifel was born circa 1898 at Wisconsin.
Marriagecirca 1925He married Helen Blass, daughter of John B. Blass and Mary E. Bogenschutz, circa 1925.
Deathbefore 2005Fred E. Zweifel died before 2005.
Census DateLocationDescription
15 April 1930Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WisconsinFred E. Zweifel was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED40-293. Sheet 22B. Dwelling 29A-55.

Leo A. Yshinski

M, b. 8 July 1906, d. 14 December 1984
Father*George Yshinski b. c 1875
Mother*Anna (?) b. c 1877
Life EventDateDescription
Birth8 July 1906Leo A. Yshinski was born on 8 July 1906 at Michigan.
He was the son of George Yshinski and Anna (?).
Marriageafter April 1930Leo A. Yshinski married Rosina P. Blass, daughter of John B. Blass and Mary E. Bogenschutz, after April 1930.
Death14 December 1984Leo A. Yshinski died on 14 December 1984 at age 78.
Census DateLocationDescription
19 April 1910Marquette Ward 2, Marquette, MichiganLeo A. Yshinski was listed as a son in George Yshinski's household on the 1910 Census at Marquette Ward 2, Marquette, Michigan.1
17 January 1920Marquette, Marquette, MichiganLeo A. Yshinski was listed as a son in George Yshinski's household on the 1920 Census at Marquette, Marquette, Michigan.2
  • Leo A. Yshinski obtained US Social Security Card; issued by Long-time or retired railroad workers; last benefit not specified.
  • On 11 September 1942 at U.S. World War II Army Enlistment, Marquette, Michigan, Name: Leo A Yshinski Birth Year: 1906 Race: White, citizen (White) Nativity State or Country: Michigan State: Michigan County or City: Marquette Enlistment Date: 11 Sep 1942 Enlistment State: Michigan Enlistment City: Marquette Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA Branch Code: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA Grade: Private Grade Code: Private Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men) Source: Civil Life Education: 2 years of high school Civil Occupation: Motorcyclist Marital Status: Married Height: 68 Weight: 183.
  • He lived in 1984 at Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan.

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED189. Dwelling 90.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED232. Dwelling 244.

Dale U. Goad

M, b. 22 February 1916, d. 13 September 1988
Father*Lawrence Goad Jr. b. 18 Jan 1882, d. 20 Jul 1945
Mother*Elizabeth Henry b. 24 Mar 1884, d. 1 Aug 1961
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageDale U. Goad married Antoinette F. Blass, daughter of John B. Blass and Mary E. Bogenschutz.
Birth22 February 1916Dale U. Goad was born on 22 February 1916 at Illinois.
He was the son of Lawrence Goad Jr. and Elizabeth Henry.
Death13 September 1988Dale U. Goad died on 13 September 1988 at Marquette, Marquette, Michigan, at age 72.
Census DateLocationDescription
5 February 1920Calumet, Cook, IllinoisDale U. Goad was listed as a son in Lawrence Goad Jr.'s household on the 1920 Census at Calumet, Cook, Illinois.1
7 September 1920Blue Island Ward 2, Cook, IllinoisDale U. Goad was listed as a son in Lawrence Goad Jr.'s household on the 1920 Census at Blue Island Ward 2, Cook, Illinois; living next door to father Lawrence Goad.2
22 May 1930Richland Center, Richland, WisconsinDale U. Goad was listed as a son in Lawrence Goad Jr.'s household on the 1930 Census at Richland Center, Richland, Wisconsin.3
  • Dale U. Goad obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; last residence Marquette, Marquette, Michigan.

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED28. Dwelling 82.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED31. Dwelling 6.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED16 Dwelling 287.

Peter Cushard

M, b. circa 1802
Father*Peter William Cushard Sr. d. b 1860
Mother*Catherine (?) b. c 1770, d. b 1870
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1802Peter Cushard was born circa 1802.
He was the son of Peter William Cushard Sr. and Catherine (?).