George Fletcher Pitman

M, b. 5 April 1830
Father*Isaac Noah Pitman b. c 1808, d. a Jun 1880
Mother*Mary E. Grant b. 1807, d. 1873
Life EventDateDescription
Birth5 April 1830George Fletcher Pitman was born on 5 April 1830.
He was the son of Isaac Noah Pitman and Mary E. Grant.

William Franklin Pitman

M, b. 28 May 1837
Father*Isaac Noah Pitman b. c 1808, d. a Jun 1880
Mother*Mary E. Grant b. 1807, d. 1873
Life EventDateDescription
Birth28 May 1837William Franklin Pitman was born on 28 May 1837.
He was the son of Isaac Noah Pitman and Mary E. Grant.

Thomas G. Pitman

M, b. 29 July 1839, d. 1 April 1853
Father*Isaac Noah Pitman b. c 1808, d. a Jun 1880
Mother*Mary E. Grant b. 1807, d. 1873
Life EventDateDescription
Birth29 July 1839Thomas G. Pitman was born on 29 July 1839 at Harrison, Indiana.
He was the son of Isaac Noah Pitman and Mary E. Grant.
Death1 April 1853Thomas G. Pitman died on 1 April 1853 at Pleasant Grove, Marion, Iowa, at age 13.

Elizabeth (?)

F, b. circa 1840
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1879As of before 1879,her married name was Whitaker.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1840Elizabeth (?) was born circa 1840 at Illinois.
Marriagebefore 1879She married Asbury Whitaker before 1879.
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Wea, Miami, KansasElizabeth (?) was listed as wife in Asbury Whitaker's household on the 1880 Census at Wea, Miami, Kansas.1

Child of Elizabeth (?) and Asbury Whitaker

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0389 Page Number 518D.

John W. Whitaker

M, b. circa 1860
Father*Asbury Whitaker b. c 1824
Mother*Emaline McKee d. b 1879
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1860John W. Whitaker was born circa 1860 at Illinois.
He was the son of Asbury Whitaker and Emaline McKee.
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Wea, Miami, KansasJohn W. Whitaker was listed as a son in Asbury Whitaker's household on the 1880 Census at Wea, Miami, Kansas.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0389 Page Number 518D.

George Whitaker

M, b. circa 1867
Father*Asbury Whitaker b. c 1824
Mother*Emaline McKee d. b 1879
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1867George Whitaker was born circa 1867 at Illinois.
He was the son of Asbury Whitaker and Emaline McKee.
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Wea, Miami, KansasGeorge Whitaker was listed as a son in Asbury Whitaker's household on the 1880 Census at Wea, Miami, Kansas.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0389 Page Number 518D.

Marques Whitaker

M, b. circa 1879
Father*Asbury Whitaker b. c 1824
Mother*Elizabeth (?) b. c 1840
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1879Marques Whitaker was born circa 1879 at Illinois.
He was the son of Asbury Whitaker and Elizabeth (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Wea, Miami, KansasMarques Whitaker was listed as a son in Asbury Whitaker's household on the 1880 Census at Wea, Miami, Kansas.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0389 Page Number 518D.

Mary A. Rister

F, b. 1857, d. April 1860
Father*Henry Oliver Rister b. 14 Dec 1832, d. 29 Jul 1915
Mother*Anna Kidde b. 12 Mar 1836, d. 4 Jan 1911
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1857Mary A. Rister was born in 1857 at Paris, Grant, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Henry Oliver Rister and Anna Kidde.
DeathApril 1860Mary A. Rister died in April 1860 at aged 3 years, of lung fever, Paris, Grant, Wisconsin.

William Rister

M, b. circa 1859, d. before 1860
Father*Henry Oliver Rister b. 14 Dec 1832, d. 29 Jul 1915
Mother*Anna Kidde b. 12 Mar 1836, d. 4 Jan 1911
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1859William Rister was born circa 1859 at Paris, Grant, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Henry Oliver Rister and Anna Kidde.
Deathbefore 1860William Rister died before 1860 probably died before 1860. Not included in 1860 census for Henry Rister.

William Edward Rupp1

M, b. 16 October 1886, d. 2 January 1958
Father*Charles Rupp1 b. 13 Jan 1857, d. Dec 1927
Mother*Mary Anne Schiffman1 b. 4 May 1858, d. 10 Oct 1931
Bill Rupp 1925-Colorized
Bill Rupp 1925
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilliam Edward Rupp was also known as Bill.
Name VariationWilliam Edward Rupp was also known as Edward William.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth16 October 1886William Edward Rupp was born on 16 October 1886 at Paris, Grant, Wisconsin.1
He was the son of Charles Rupp and Mary Anne Schiffman.1
Marriage6 October 1917William Edward Rupp married Ruth Maria McClain, daughter of James Edward McClain and Mary Ann Byrne, on 6 October 1917 at Dubuque, Iowa, also reported as 06 Oct 1918.
Divorce1935William Edward Rupp and Ruth Maria McClain were divorced in 1935 Ruth (McClain) Rupp divorce filing against William Rupp.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald April 25, 1935 - Ruth (McClain) Rupp divorce filing against William Rupp
Marriageafter 1935William Edward Rupp married Julia M. Dickson after 1935.
Death2 January 1958William Edward Rupp died on 2 January 1958 at age 71 William Rupp, 73, obituary.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald January 2, 1958 - William Rupp, 73, obituary
Census DateLocationDescription
20 June 1900Dubuque, Dubuque, IowaWilliam Edward Rupp was listed as a son in Charles Rupp's household on the 1900 Census at Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa.2
1930Dubuque, Dubuque, IowaWilliam Edward Rupp was listed as a son in Mary Anne Schiffman's household on the 1930 Census at Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa.3
1940Sageville, Dubuque, IowaWilliam Edward Rupp was listed as a divorced brother in Clarence Frank Rupp's household on the 1940 Census at Sageville, Dubuque, Iowa.4
  • In 1925 at Dubuque, Iowa, The Rupp Family portrait taken on Rupp Hollow Road. Top row: Mary, Clarence, Joe, Maude, Jane, Jesse, Bill. Front row: Julie, Liz, Charles, Mary, Mag, Tom.

Citations

  1. [S187] Grant WI Birth Records Birth Records, by Wisconsin, V1-2883.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED92. Dwelling 187.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 0009.
  4. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Sageville, Dubuque, Iowa; Roll: m-t0627-01158; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 31-13.

John E. Kearney

M, b. 17 March 1857, d. 5 January 1908
Father*(?) Kearney
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJohn E. Kearney was also known as John O.
Name VariationJohn E. Kearney was also known as Kerney.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth17 March 1857John E. Kearney was born on 17 March 1857 at West Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa, also reported as 17 Mar 1855 and 1859.
He was the son of (?) Kearney.
Marriage23 November 1882John E. Kearney married Mary G. Rupp, daughter of John Rupp Jr. and Elizabeth Winter, on 23 November 1882 at West Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa, also reported as Tennyson, Wisconsin.
Death5 January 1908John E. Kearney died on 5 January 1908 at age 50 John E Kearney obituary.
Dubuque Times Journal January 7, 1908 - John E Kearney obituary
Census DateLocationDescription
1885Dubuque, Dubuque, IowaJohn E. Kearney appeared on the census of 1885 at Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa.
1900Julien, Dubuque, IowaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Julien, Dubuque, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Julien, Dubuque, Iowa; Page: 4; Enumeration District: 0112.

Jacob J. Schiffman

M, b. 22 February 1862, d. 31 August 1903
Father*Peter Joseph Schiffman b. 7 Aug 1818, d. c 1897
Mother*Gertrude Schwab b. 12 Jun 1830, d. 6 Nov 1919
Life EventDateDescription
Birth22 February 1862Jacob J. Schiffman was born on 22 February 1862 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Peter Joseph Schiffman and Gertrude Schwab.
Marriage15 December 1881Jacob J. Schiffman married Margaret Mila Rupp, daughter of John Rupp Jr. and Elizabeth Winter, on 15 December 1881 at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.1
Death31 August 1903Jacob J. Schiffman died on 31 August 1903 at age 41.
Census DateLocationDescription
20 July 1870Potosi, Grant, WisconsinJacob J. Schiffman was listed in Peter Joseph Schiffman's household on the 1870 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin; also included is William Walters (nephew), age 1.2
1880Potosi, Grant, WisconsinJacob J. Schiffman was listed as a son in Peter Joseph Schiffman's household on the 1880 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin; also included is nephew William Walters, age 12.3
18 June 1900Mount Vernon, Cerro Gordo, IowaJacob J. Schiffman was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Mount Vernon, Cerro Gordo, Iowa.4

Children of Jacob J. Schiffman and Margaret Mila Rupp

Citations

  1. [S5] Wisconsin, Wisconsin Marriages, 1835-1900.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 67. Dwelling 488.
  3. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1427 Page Number 354D.
  4. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED17. Dwelling 229.

Valentine John Meier

M, b. circa 1818, d. circa 1851
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationValentine John Meier was also known as John Valentine.
Name VariationValentine John Meier was also known as Myers.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1818Valentine John Meier was born circa 1818 at Prussia.
Marriage13 June 1848He married Elizabeth Winter on 13 June 1848 at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.
Deathcirca 1851Valentine John Meier died circa 1851 at in a mining accident, Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.
Census DateLocationDescription
7 September 1850District Number 24, Grant, WisconsinValentine John Meier was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census at District Number 24, Grant, Wisconsin.1

Children of Valentine John Meier and Elizabeth Winter

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, page 119. Stamp 60. Dwelling 856.

Elizabeth Meier

F, b. 4 April 1849, d. 31 January 1933
Father*Valentine John Meier b. c 1818, d. c 1851
Mother*Elizabeth Winter b. 1 Apr 1819, d. 7 Mar 1874
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationElizabeth Meier was also known as Lizzie.
Name VariationElizabeth Meier was also known as Meyer.
Married Name16 July 1867As of 16 July 1867,her married name was Glasmacher.
Married Name16 July 1867As of 16 July 1867,her married name was Glassmaker.
Married Name14 October 1884As of 14 October 1884,her married name was Willkomm.
Married Name14 October 1884As of 14 October 1884,her married name was Wilcom.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth4 April 1849Elizabeth Meier was born on 4 April 1849 at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Valentine John Meier and Elizabeth Winter.
Marriage16 July 1867Elizabeth Meier married Peter Hubert Glasmacher, son of Christian Glasmacher and Magdalena Becker, on 16 July 1867 at Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin.
Marriage14 October 1884Elizabeth Meier married Nickolas Willkomm on 14 October 1884 at Grant, Wisconsin, her second marriage.1
Death31 January 1933Elizabeth Meier died on 31 January 1933 at at home, Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin, at age 83 Mrs Nicholas Willkomm (Elizabeth Meier) obituary; also reported as 21 Jul 1933.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald February 1, 1933 - Mrs Nicholas Willkomm (Elizabeth Meier) obituary
Census DateLocationDescription
7 September 1850District Number 24, Grant, WisconsinElizabeth Meier was listed in Valentine John Meier's household on the 1850 Census at District Number 24, Grant, Wisconsin.2
12 June 1860Potosi, Grant, WisconsinElizabeth Meier was listed in John Rupp Jr.'s household on the 1860 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.3
3 June 1870Cassville, Grant, WisconsinElizabeth Meier was listed in Peter Hubert Glasmacher's household on the 1870 Census at Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin.4
1880Cassville, Grant, WisconsinElizabeth Meier was listed as wife in Peter Hubert Glasmacher's household on the 1880 Census at Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin.5
January 1920Cassville, Grant, WisconsinElizabeth Meier was listed as wife in Nickolas Willkomm's household on the 1920 Census at Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin; living next door to Henry Willkomm.6
19 April 1930Cassville, Grant, WisconsinElizabeth Meier was listed as mother in Joseph Willkomm's household on the 1930 Census at Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin; living next door to Henry Willkomm.7

Children of Elizabeth Meier and Peter Hubert Glasmacher

Children of Elizabeth Meier and Nickolas Willkomm

Citations

  1. [S5] Wisconsin, Wisconsin Marriages, 1835-1900.
  2. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, page 119. Stamp 60. Dwelling 856.
  3. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 19. Stamp 619. Dwelling 157.
  4. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 1. Dwelling 2.
  5. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1426 Page Number 58C.
  6. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED95. Dwelling 101.
  7. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED22-8. Dwelling 92.

John Meier

M, b. 17 July 1851, d. 10 February 1902
Father*Valentine John Meier b. c 1818, d. c 1851
Mother*Elizabeth Winter b. 1 Apr 1819, d. 7 Mar 1874
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJohn Meier was also known as Meyer.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth17 July 1851John Meier was born on 17 July 1851 at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Valentine John Meier and Elizabeth Winter.
Marriage12 January 1876John Meier married Mary Amanda Breuer on 12 January 1876 at Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin.
Death10 February 1902John Meier died on 10 February 1902 at Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin, at age 50.
Census DateLocationDescription
12 June 1860Potosi, Grant, WisconsinJohn Meier was listed in John Rupp Jr.'s household on the 1860 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.1
1880Waterloo, Grant, WisconsinJohn Meier was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Waterloo, Grant, Wisconsin.2
30 June 1900Cassville, Grant, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin.3

Children of John Meier and Mary Amanda Breuer

Citations

  1. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 19. Stamp 619. Dwelling 157.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1427 Page Number 381D.
  3. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED26. Dwelling 337.

Mary Amanda Breuer

F, b. May 1855, d. after January 1920
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMary Amanda Breuer was also known as Amanda.
Married Name12 January 1876As of 12 January 1876,her married name was Meier.
Married Name12 January 1876As of 12 January 1876,her married name was Meyer.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthMay 1855Mary Amanda Breuer was born in May 1855 at New York.
Marriage12 January 1876She married John Meier, son of Valentine John Meier and Elizabeth Winter, on 12 January 1876 at Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin.
Deathafter January 1920Mary Amanda Breuer died after January 1920.
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Waterloo, Grant, WisconsinMary Amanda Breuer was listed as wife in John Meier's household on the 1880 Census at Waterloo, Grant, Wisconsin.1
30 June 1900Cassville, Grant, WisconsinMary Amanda Breuer was listed as wife in John Meier's household on the 1900 Census at Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin.2
1910Cassville, Grant, WisconsinMary Amanda Breuer was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin.3
January 1920Cassville, Grant, WisconsinShe was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin.4
  • Mary Amanda Breuer had 9 with 8 living in 1900 children.
  • She had 9 with 7 living in 1910 children.

Children of Mary Amanda Breuer and John Meier

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1427 Page Number 381D.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED26. Dwelling 337.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED17. Dwelling 105.
  4. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED95. Dwelling 187.

Peter Hubert Glasmacher

M, b. 1 November 1841, d. before 1884
Father*Christian Glasmacher b. 23 Feb 1813, d. 19 Jun 1890
Mother*Magdalena Becker b. 20 Jan 1815, d. 6 Aug 1884
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationPeter Hubert Glasmacher was also known as Glassmaker.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1 November 1841Peter Hubert Glasmacher was born on 1 November 1841 at Prussia.
He was the son of Christian Glasmacher and Magdalena Becker.
Baptism2 November 1841Peter Hubert Glasmacher was baptized on 2 November 1841 at Civil, Grevenbroich, Rheinland, Prussia.
Marriage16 July 1867He married Elizabeth Meier, daughter of Valentine John Meier and Elizabeth Winter, on 16 July 1867 at Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin.
Deathbefore 1884Peter Hubert Glasmacher died before 1884.
Census DateLocationDescription
22 June 1860Cassville, Grant, WisconsinPeter Hubert Glasmacher was listed in Christian Glasmacher's household on the 1860 Census at Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin.1
3 June 1870Cassville, Grant, WisconsinPeter Hubert Glasmacher was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin.2
1880Cassville, Grant, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin.3

Children of Peter Hubert Glasmacher and Elizabeth Meier

Citations

  1. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 58. Dwelling 458.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 1. Dwelling 2.
  3. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1426 Page Number 58C.

Nickolas Willkomm

M, b. 1849, d. 1945
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationNickolas Willkomm was also known as Nicholas Welcome.
Name VariationNickolas Willkomm was also known as Nick.
Name VariationNickolas Willkomm was also known as Wilcom.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1849Nickolas Willkomm was born in 1849 at Germany.
Marriage14 October 1884He married Elizabeth Meier, daughter of Valentine John Meier and Elizabeth Winter, on 14 October 1884 at Grant, Wisconsin, her second marriage.1
Burial1945Nickolas Willkomm was buried in 1945 at Saint Marys Settlement Cemetery, Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin.
Death1945He died in 1945.
Census DateLocationDescription
January 1920Cassville, Grant, WisconsinNickolas Willkomm was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin, living next door to Henry Willkomm.2
19 April 1930Cassville, Grant, WisconsinHe was listed as father in Joseph Willkomm's household on the 1930 Census at Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin; living next door to Henry Willkomm.3
  • Nickolas Willkomm immigrated in 1868.

Children of Nickolas Willkomm and Elizabeth Meier

Citations

  1. [S5] Wisconsin, Wisconsin Marriages, 1835-1900.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED95. Dwelling 101.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED22-8. Dwelling 92.

Mary Bertha Schaefer

F, b. 17 July 1882, d. 24 February 1949
Father*(?) Schaefer
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name6 September 1904As of 6 September 1904,her married name was Rupp.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth17 July 1882Mary Bertha Schaefer was born on 17 July 1882 at Gittner, Nebraska.
She was the daughter of (?) Schaefer.
Marriage6 September 1904Mary Bertha Schaefer married Anthony George Rupp Jr., son of Anton Rupp and Elizabeth Holl, on 6 September 1904 at Grant, Wisconsin.
Death24 February 1949Mary Bertha Schaefer died on 24 February 1949 at South Dakota at age 66.
Burialafter 24 February 1949She was buried after 24 February 1949 at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Edgeley, LaMoure, North Dakota.
Census DateLocationDescription
1 June 1905Potosi, Grant, WisconsinMary Bertha Schaefer is listed as daughter-in-law on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of Anton Rupp at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.1
17 May 1910Wano, La Moure, North DakotaMary Bertha Schaefer was listed as wife in Anthony George Rupp Jr.'s household on the 1910 Census at Wano, La Moure, North Dakota.2
1 April 1925Wano, La Moure, North DakotaMary Bertha Schaefer appeared on the census of 1 April 1925 in the household of Anthony George Rupp Jr. at Wano, La Moure, North Dakota.
14 April 1930Wano, La Moure, North DakotaMary Bertha Schaefer was listed as wife in Anthony George Rupp Jr.'s household on the 1930 Census at Wano, La Moure, North Dakota.3
  • In February 1906 Otto Schaefer visited his sister Mrs Tony Rupp (Mary Bertha Shaefer).
    Dubuque Telegraph Herald February 27, 1906 - Otto Schaefer visited his sister Mrs Tony Rupp (Mary Bertha Shaefer)
  • Mary Bertha Schaefer had 3 with 3 living in 1910 children.
  • She and Gertrude C. Rupp lived in 1948 at Aberdeen, South Dakota.

Children of Mary Bertha Schaefer and Anthony George Rupp Jr.

Citations

  1. [S364] Wisconsin State Census Wisconsin State Censuses, 1895 and 1905, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 43.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Wano, La Moure, North Dakota; Roll: T624_1143; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 0118; Image: 66; FHL Number: 1375156.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Wano, La Moure, North Dakota; Roll: 1736; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 39; Image: 1052.0.

Bernard Sykes

M, b. 17 March 1851, d. 21 May 1928
Father*Peter Zeng b. Jan 1805, d. May 1903
Mother*Barbara Katimji b. c 1809, d. 1886
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationBernard Sykes was also known as Bennett.
Name VariationBernard Sykes was also known as Ben.
Name VariationBernard Sykes was also known as Bernhard.
Name VariationBernard Sykes was also known as Dyke.
Name VariationBernard Sykes was also known as B.
Name VariationBernard Sykes was also known as Zieg.
Name VariationBernard Sykes was also known as Zenz.
Name VariationBernard Sykes was also known as Zeng.
Name VariationBernard Sykes was also known as Burnhard.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth17 March 1851Bernard Sykes was born on 17 March 1851 at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Peter Zeng and Barbara Katimji.
Marriage24 November 1882Bernard Sykes married Catherine Rupp, daughter of Anton Rupp and Elizabeth Holl, on 24 November 1882 at Grant, Wisconsin, also reported as 1882-11-25.1
Marriage23 February 1892Bernard Sykes married Louisa Margaret Rupp, daughter of Anton Rupp and Elizabeth Holl, on 23 February 1892 at Grant, Wisconsin.1
Death21 May 1928Bernard Sykes died on 21 May 1928 at age 77 Ben Sykes obituary.
Mason City Globe Gazette May 25, 1928 - Ben Sykes obituary
Burialafter 21 May 1928He was buried after 21 May 1928 at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Rockwell, Cerro Gordo, Iowa.
Census DateLocationDescription
18 June 1860Potosi, Grant, WisconsinBernard Sykes was listed in Peter Zeng's household on the 1860 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.2
2 July 1870Potosi, Grant, WisconsinBernard Sykes was listed in Peter Zeng's household on the 1870 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.3
1900Pleasant Valley, Cerro Gordo, IowaBernard Sykes was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Pleasant Valley, Cerro Gordo, Iowa.4
1910Swaledale, Cerro Gordo, IowaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Swaledale, Cerro Gordo, Iowa, surname listed as Syks.5
1920Pleasant Valley, Cerro Gordo, IowaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Pleasant Valley, Cerro Gordo, Iowa.6
1 January 1925Swaledale, Cerro Gordo, IowaHe appeared on the census of 1 January 1925 at Swaledale, Cerro Gordo, Iowa.
  • Bernard Sykes was a blacksmith in 1900.

Children of Bernard Sykes and Catherine Rupp

Children of Bernard Sykes and Louisa Margaret Rupp

Citations

  1. [S5] Wisconsin, Wisconsin Marriages, 1835-1900.
  2. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 27. Handwritten number 627. Dwelling 219.
  3. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 29. Stamp 425. Dwelling 210.
  4. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Pleasant Valley, Cerro Gordo, Iowa; Roll: T623_423; Page: 9B; Enumeration District: 27.
  5. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Swaledale, Cerro Gordo, Iowa; Roll: T624_396; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0037; Image: 520; FHL Number: 1374409.
  6. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Pleasant Valley, Cerro Gordo, Iowa; Roll: T625_483; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 44; Image: 565.

Henry E. Pluemer1

M, b. 3 April 1890, d. 25 May 1970
Father*Adam Pluemer1 b. Apr 1861, d. 20 May 1932
Mother*Elizabeth S. Rupp1 b. Sep 1866, d. 29 Nov 1954
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationHenry E. Pluemer was also known as Harry E.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth3 April 1890Henry E. Pluemer was born on 3 April 1890 at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.1
He was the son of Adam Pluemer and Elizabeth S. Rupp.1
Marriage6 July 1920Henry E. Pluemer married Clotilda Uppena, daughter of Henry B. Uppena and Katherina A. Neiner, on 6 July 1920 Harry E Pluemer and Clotilda Uppena marriage announcement.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald July 14, 1920 - Harry E Pluemer and Clotilda Uppena marriage announcement
Death25 May 1970Henry E. Pluemer died on 25 May 1970 at age 80.
Burialafter 25 May 1970He was buried after 25 May 1970 at Saint Andrews Cemetery, Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.
Census DateLocationDescription
1 June 1900Potosi, Grant, WisconsinHenry E. Pluemer was listed as a son in Adam Pluemer's household on the 1900 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.2
  • Harry E. Pluemer was born on April 3, 1890, at British Hollow, Potosi Township in Grant County, the son of Adam Pluemer and Elizabeth Rupp. He attended Rockville School, Barber College, and the University of Minnesota, graduating from the University of Minnesota School of Embalming on March 20, 1917. He entered the U.S. Army on March 18, 1918, and was with the Army Medical Corps, stationed at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, until his discharge on November 5, 1919. He resided in Potosi, Wisconsin, from 1920-1923, in Staceyville, Iowa, from 1923-1925, Waukon, Iowa, from 1925-1942. In 1942, he was employed by the U.S. Navy and was stationed at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, until 1944. In 1944 he transferred to Seattle, Washington, and worked at the University of Washington for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. His family joined him in Seattle in July of 1944. In 1946, they moved to Montfort, Wisconsin, and in 1962 to Marshall, Wisconsin, where he resided until his death on May 25, 1970.
  • In January 1916 at Tennyson, Grant, Wisconsin, Miners ready for the pits, including Adam, Harry and John Pluemer.
    Dubuque Telegraph Herald April 5, 1960 - Miners ready for the pits, including Adam, Harry, and John Pluemer
  • On 5 June 1917 at World War I Draft Registration, Grant, Wisconsin, listed as single.

Citations

  1. [S187] Grant WI Birth Records Birth Records, by Wisconsin, V2-1307.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED51. Dwelling 220.

Peter Zeng

M, b. January 1805, d. May 1903
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationPeter Zeng was also known as Sykes.
Name VariationPeter Zeng was also known as Zenz.
Name VariationPeter Zeng was also known as Zeug.
Name VariationPeter Zeng was also known as Zeig.
Name VariationPeter Zeng was also known as Zieg.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthJanuary 1805Peter Zeng was born in January 1805 at Prussia.
Marriagebefore 1831He married Barbara Katimji before 1831.
DeathMay 1903Peter Zeng died in May 1903 at Tennyson, Grant, Wisconsin, at age 98 age 102.
Oshkosh Daily Northwestern May 11, 1903 - Peter Zeng died at age 102
Census DateLocationDescription
1842Grant, WisconsinPeter Zeng appeared on the census of 1842 at Grant, Wisconsin.
7 September 1850District Number 24, Grant, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census at District Number 24, Grant, Wisconsin, living between John P. Rupp and Frank Blumer (Pluemer).1
18 June 1860Potosi, Grant, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.2
2 July 1870Potosi, Grant, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.3
1880Potosi, Grant, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.4
1895Potosi, Grant, WisconsinHe appeared on the census of 1895 at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin, living alone.
1 June 1900Potosi, Grant, WisconsinHe was listed as grandfather (surname listed as Sykes) in Barbara Pluemer's household on the 1900 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin; living next door to Peter Rupp.5
  • Peter Zeng immigrated in 1830.
  • In 1846 at St. Andrew's Catholic Church, Tennyson, Grant, Wisconsin, 1st Church of Logs - Fr. (Rev. Andrew) Tusch celebrated mass in a log church situated near the present sisters' (Franciscan Sister of Christian Charity) home. Ten acres of land were purchased for the parish Oct. 3, 1846 by Bishop John Martin Henni. Among the first worshipers were Frank Muller, Ludwig Schwab, John Holl, John Wallenhorst, Peter Zenz, Peter Ort, Frank Pluemer, Joseph Blindert, John Siepker, John Rupp, Anton Rupp, Johannes Rupp, and Peter School.
  • He purchased land on 1 April 1848 at Township 2N Range 3W, Grant, Wisconsin.
  • He was a lead miner in 1860.
  • In 1901 Excerpt from biography: Miss Catharine ZEUG, a native of Potosi, Grant county, and a daughter of Peter and Barbara (CATERNINE) ZEUG. Her father was born in Germany, and on coming to this country in 1830, located in Dubuque, but the following year took up his residence in Potosi, where he now lives at the advanced age of ninety-eight years. During his active business life he followed mining and farming. His wife died in 1886. In their family were the following children: Peter, who died in San Francisco, Cal; Frank and Burnhard, both residents of Iowa; William, now in Grant river; John (2), who died young; Mrs. Barbara BLUEMER, of Potosi; Mrs. Barbara CASPARS, of Cassville; and Mrs. Catharine ORTSCHEID.

Children of Peter Zeng and Barbara Katimji

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, page 112. Dwelling 805.
  2. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 27. Handwritten number 627. Dwelling 219.
  3. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 29. Stamp 425. Dwelling 210.
  4. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1427 Page Number 351B.
  5. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: T623_ 1790; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 51.

Barbara Katimji

F, b. circa 1809, d. 1886
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationBarbara Katimji was also known as Caternine.
Name VariationBarbara Katimji was also known as Kotunia.
Name VariationBarbara Katimji was also known as Cotunia.
Married Namebefore 1831As of before 1831,her married name was Zeng.
Married Namebefore 1831As of before 1831,her married name was Zeug.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1809Barbara Katimji was born circa 1809 at Prussia.
Marriagebefore 1831She married Peter Zeng before 1831.
Death1886Barbara Katimji died in 1886.
Census DateLocationDescription
7 September 1850District Number 24, Grant, WisconsinBarbara Katimji was listed in Peter Zeng's household on the 1850 Census at District Number 24, Grant, Wisconsin; living between John P. Rupp and Frank Blumer (Pluemer).1
18 June 1860Potosi, Grant, WisconsinBarbara Katimji was listed in Peter Zeng's household on the 1860 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.2
2 July 1870Potosi, Grant, WisconsinBarbara Katimji was listed as wife in Peter Zeng's household on the 1880 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.3
1880Potosi, Grant, WisconsinBarbara Katimji was listed as wife in Peter Zeng's household on the 1880 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.4

Children of Barbara Katimji and Peter Zeng

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, page 112. Dwelling 805.
  2. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 27. Handwritten number 627. Dwelling 219.
  3. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 29. Stamp 425. Dwelling 210.
  4. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1427 Page Number 351B.

Wilhelm Zeng

M, b. 1854, d. before 1928
Father*Peter Zeng b. Jan 1805, d. May 1903
Mother*Barbara Katimji b. c 1809, d. 1886
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilhelm Zeng was also known as Zieg.
Name VariationWilhelm Zeng was also known as Zenz.
Name VariationWilhelm Zeng was also known as William.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1854Wilhelm Zeng was born in 1854 at Grant, Wisconsin, also reported as Sep 1869.
He was the son of Peter Zeng and Barbara Katimji.
Marriage7 February 1893Wilhelm Zeng married Anna Degenhardt, daughter of Michael Jacob Degenhardt and Elizabeth Mikesch, on 7 February 1893 at Grant, Wisconsin.1
Deathbefore 1928Wilhelm Zeng died before 1928.
Census DateLocationDescription
18 June 1860Potosi, Grant, WisconsinWilhelm Zeng was listed in Peter Zeng's household on the 1860 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.2
2 July 1870Potosi, Grant, WisconsinWilhelm Zeng was listed in Peter Zeng's household on the 1870 Census at Potosi, Grant, Wisconsin.3
1900Waterloo, Grant, WisconsinWilhelm Zeng was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Waterloo, Grant, Wisconsin.4

Children of Wilhelm Zeng and Anna Degenhardt

Citations

  1. [S5] Wisconsin, Wisconsin Marriages, 1835-1900.
  2. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 27. Handwritten number 627. Dwelling 219.
  3. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 29. Stamp 425. Dwelling 210.
  4. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Waterloo, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: T623_1790; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 53.

Joseph Willkomm

M, b. circa 1888, d. after 1958
Father*Nickolas Willkomm b. 1849, d. 1945
Mother*Elizabeth Meier b. 4 Apr 1849, d. 31 Jan 1933
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1888Joseph Willkomm was born circa 1888 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Nickolas Willkomm and Elizabeth Meier.
Deathafter 1958Joseph Willkomm died after 1958.
Census DateLocationDescription
January 1920Cassville, Grant, WisconsinJoseph Willkomm was listed as a son in Nickolas Willkomm's household on the 1920 Census at Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin; living next door to Henry Willkomm.1
19 April 1930Cassville, Grant, WisconsinJoseph Willkomm was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin, living next door to Henry Willkomm.2

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED95. Dwelling 101.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED22-8. Dwelling 92.

Henry Willkomm

M, b. circa 1886, d. after 1958
Father*Nickolas Willkomm b. 1849, d. 1945
Mother*Elizabeth Meier b. 4 Apr 1849, d. 31 Jan 1933
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1886Henry Willkomm was born circa 1886 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Nickolas Willkomm and Elizabeth Meier.
Marriagecirca 1910Henry Willkomm married Katherine (?) circa 1910.
Deathafter 1958Henry Willkomm died after 1958.
Census DateLocationDescription
January 1920Cassville, Grant, WisconsinHenry Willkomm was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin, living next door to Nickolas Willkomm.1
19 April 1930Cassville, Grant, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin, living next door to Joseph Willkomm.2

Children of Henry Willkomm and Katherine (?)

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED95. Dwelling 101.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED22-8. Dwelling 91.

Katherine (?)

F, b. circa 1892
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationKatherine (?) was also known as Katie (?).
Married Namecirca 1910As of circa 1910,her married name was Willkomm.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1892Katherine (?) was born circa 1892 at Wisconsin.
Marriagecirca 1910She married Henry Willkomm, son of Nickolas Willkomm and Elizabeth Meier, circa 1910.
Census DateLocationDescription
January 1920Cassville, Grant, WisconsinKatherine (?) was listed as wife in Henry Willkomm's household on the 1920 Census at Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin; living next door to Nickolas Willkomm.1
19 April 1930Cassville, Grant, WisconsinKatherine (?) was listed as wife in Henry Willkomm's household on the 1930 Census at Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin; living next door to Joseph Willkomm.2

Children of Katherine (?) and Henry Willkomm

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED95. Dwelling 101.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED22-8. Dwelling 91.

Francis Willkomm

M, b. circa 1911
Father*Henry Willkomm b. c 1886, d. a 1958
Mother*Katherine (?) b. c 1892
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1911Francis Willkomm was born circa 1911 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Henry Willkomm and Katherine (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
January 1920Cassville, Grant, WisconsinFrancis Willkomm was listed as a son in Henry Willkomm's household on the 1920 Census at Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin; living next door to Nickolas Willkomm.1
19 April 1930Cassville, Grant, WisconsinFrancis Willkomm was listed as a son in Henry Willkomm's household on the 1930 Census at Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin; living next door to Joseph Willkomm.2

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED95. Dwelling 101.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED22-8. Dwelling 91.

Lawrence J. Willkomm

M, b. 11 November 1913, d. 5 December 1993
Father*Henry Willkomm b. c 1886, d. a 1958
Mother*Katherine (?) b. c 1892
Life EventDateDescription
Birth11 November 1913Lawrence J. Willkomm was born on 11 November 1913 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Henry Willkomm and Katherine (?).
Death5 December 1993Lawrence J. Willkomm died on 5 December 1993 at age 80.
Census DateLocationDescription
January 1920Cassville, Grant, WisconsinLawrence J. Willkomm was listed as a son in Henry Willkomm's household on the 1920 Census at Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin; living next door to Nickolas Willkomm.1
19 April 1930Cassville, Grant, WisconsinLawrence J. Willkomm was listed as a son in Henry Willkomm's household on the 1930 Census at Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin; living next door to Joseph Willkomm.2
  • Lawrence J. Willkomm obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; last residence Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin.

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED95. Dwelling 101.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED22-8. Dwelling 91.

Luella Willkomm

F, b. circa 1916
Father*Henry Willkomm b. c 1886, d. a 1958
Mother*Katherine (?) b. c 1892
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1916Luella Willkomm was born circa 1916 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Henry Willkomm and Katherine (?).
Census DateLocationDescription
January 1920Cassville, Grant, WisconsinLuella Willkomm was listed as a daughter in Henry Willkomm's household on the 1920 Census at Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin; living next door to Nickolas Willkomm.1
19 April 1930Cassville, Grant, WisconsinLuella Willkomm was listed as a daughter in Henry Willkomm's household on the 1930 Census at Cassville, Grant, Wisconsin; living next door to Joseph Willkomm.2

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED95. Dwelling 101.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED22-8. Dwelling 91.