Hans Heinrich Christoph Wilkening

M

Child of Hans Heinrich Christoph Wilkening and Catharina Dorothea Sophia Bock

Catharina Dorothea Sophia Bock

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Wilkening.

Child of Catharina Dorothea Sophia Bock and Hans Heinrich Christoph Wilkening

Christoph Conrad Philipp Wilkening

M, b. 21 May 1861
Father*Johann Friedrich Wilkening b. 12 Jan 1831, d. 26 Apr 1912
Mother*Engel Maria Hinze b. 2 Feb 1838, d. 1920

Fritz Heinrich Christoph Conrad Wilkening

M, b. 1 November 1863, d. 24 September 1865
Father*Johann Friedrich Wilkening b. 12 Jan 1831, d. 26 Apr 1912
Mother*Engel Maria Hinze b. 2 Feb 1838, d. 1920
  • Fritz Heinrich Christoph Conrad Wilkening was born on 1 November 1863 at Washington, Will, Illinois.
  • He was the son of Johann Friedrich Wilkening and Engel Maria Hinze.
  • Fritz Heinrich Christoph Conrad Wilkening died on 24 September 1865 at age 1.

Friedrich Hartmann

M, b. July 1869
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationFriedrich Hartmann was also known as Fritz.
Census DateLocation
1 June 1900Washington, Will, IllinoisFriedrich Hartmann was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.1

Children of Friedrich Hartmann and Maria Wilkening

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED147. Dwelling 9.

Gerhard Heinrich Christoph Wehling

M

Carl H. Bahlmann

M
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationCarl H. Bahlmann was also known as Charles.

Heinrich Christoph Wilhelm Koelling

M, b. 1874
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationHeinrich Christoph Wilhelm Koelling was also known as Wilhelm H.
     Heinrich Christoph Wilhelm Koelling lived in 1918 at Crete, Will, Illinois.2

Citations

  1. [S186] Illinois, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, license 00018749.
  2. [S324] Illinois Will and Southern Cook County 1918 Prairie Farmer's Directory, by Illinois Will and Southern Cook County.

John Fr. Heinrich Robert Jacob Sennholz

M, b. 1874
Mother*Engel (?)
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJohn Fr. Heinrich Robert Jacob Sennholz was also known as Sennholtz.
     John Fr. Heinrich Robert Jacob Sennholz lived in 1918 at Beecher, Washington, Will, Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S324] Illinois Will and Southern Cook County 1918 Prairie Farmer's Directory, by Illinois Will and Southern Cook County.

Bertha Sophia Guritz

F, b. circa 1882
Father*(?) Guritz d. b 1930
Mother*Mary (?) b. c 1840
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1920As of circa 1920,her married name was Wilkening.
Census DateLocation
11 April 1930Washington, Will, IllinoisBertha Sophia Guritz was listed as wife in Wilhelm Wilkening's household on the 1930 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-84. Dwelling 85.

Mary (?)

F, b. circa 1840
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1864As of circa 1864,her married name was Guritz.
  • Mary (?) was born circa 1840 at Germany.
  • She married (?) Guritz circa 1864.
Census DateLocation
11 April 1930Washington, Will, IllinoisMary (?) was listed as mother-in-law in Wilhelm Wilkening's household on the 1930 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.1

Child of Mary (?) and (?) Guritz

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-84. Dwelling 85.

(?) Guritz

M, d. before 1930
  • (?) Guritz was born at Germany.
  • He married Mary (?) circa 1864.
  • (?) Guritz died before 1930.

Child of (?) Guritz and Mary (?)

Johann Philipp Schrage

M, b. 1811
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJohann Philipp Schrage was also known as Phily.
     Johann Philipp Schrage and Engel Maria Sophia Wille immigrated in 1857 Primary Immigrant:
Schrage, Johann Philipp
Family Members:
Wife Engel Marie Sophie Wille; Daughter Engel Marie Sophie; Daughter Thrine Sophie Doroth; Son Johann Heinr. Phil; Daughter Engel Marie Doroth; Son Hans Heinr; Daughter Engel Soph.

Children of Johann Philipp Schrage and Engel Maria Sophia Wille

Engel Maria Sophia Wille

F, b. 1813
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Schrage.
Name VariationEngel Maria Sophia Wille was also known as Sophia.
     Engel Maria Sophia Wille and Johann Philipp Schrage immigrated in 1857 Primary Immigrant:
Schrage, Johann Philipp
Family Members:
Wife Engel Marie Sophie Wille; Daughter Engel Marie Sophie; Daughter Thrine Sophie Doroth; Son Johann Heinr. Phil; Daughter Engel Marie Doroth; Son Hans Heinr; Daughter Engel Soph.

Children of Engel Maria Sophia Wille and Johann Philipp Schrage

Wilhelm Matthias

M, b. circa 1844
  • Wilhelm Matthias married Maria (?).
  • Wilhelm Matthias was born circa 1844 at Hanover, Germany.

Child of Wilhelm Matthias and Maria (?)

Maria (?)

F, b. circa 1858
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Matthias.
Name VariationMaria (?) was also known as Mary (?).

Child of Maria (?) and Wilhelm Matthias

Fredericka (?)

F, b. July 1871
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationFredericka (?) was also known as Ricka (?).
Married Namecirca 1890As of circa 1890,her married name was Wilkening.
Census DateLocation
1 June 1900Washington, Will, IllinoisFredericka (?) was listed as wife in Conrad Heinrich Philipp Johann Wilkening's household on the 1900 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois; living next door to Fred Wilkening.1
22 January 1920Washington, Will, IllinoisFredericka (?) was listed as wife in Conrad Heinrich Philipp Johann Wilkening's household on the 1920 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois; living next door to Mary Wilkening.2

Children of Fredericka (?) and Conrad Heinrich Philipp Johann Wilkening

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED147. Dwelling 1.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED207. Dwelling 105.

Arthur F. Wilkening

M, b. August 1893
Father*Conrad Heinrich Philipp Johann Wilkening b. 17 Mar 1866
Mother*Fredericka (?) b. Jul 1871
Census DateLocation
1 June 1900Washington, Will, IllinoisArthur F. Wilkening was listed as a son in Conrad Heinrich Philipp Johann Wilkening's household on the 1900 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois; living next door to Fred Wilkening.1
22 January 1920Washington, Will, IllinoisArthur F. Wilkening was listed as a son in Conrad Heinrich Philipp Johann Wilkening's household on the 1920 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois; living next door to Mary Wilkening.2

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED147. Dwelling 1.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED207. Dwelling 105.

Eleonore A. Wilkening

F, b. November 1896
Father*Conrad Heinrich Philipp Johann Wilkening b. 17 Mar 1866
Mother*Fredericka (?) b. Jul 1871
Census DateLocation
1 June 1900Washington, Will, IllinoisEleonore A. Wilkening was listed as a daughter in Conrad Heinrich Philipp Johann Wilkening's household on the 1900 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois; living next door to Fred Wilkening.1
22 January 1920Washington, Will, IllinoisEleonore A. Wilkening was listed as a daughter in Conrad Heinrich Philipp Johann Wilkening's household on the 1920 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois; living next door to Mary Wilkening.2

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED147. Dwelling 1.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED207. Dwelling 105.

Herbert W. Matthies

M, b. 5 June 1917, d. 20 July 2009
Father*William George Matthies b. 2 Nov 1878, d. Nov 1963
Mother*Caroline Lena Dor. Eliz. Char. Grages b. 2 Jun 1876, d. 1953
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationHerbert W. Matthies was also known as Matthias.
  • Herbert W. Matthies was born on 5 June 1917 at Beecher, Will, Illinois.
  • He was the son of William George Matthies and Caroline Lena Dor. Eliz. Char. Grages.
  • Herbert W. Matthies died on 20 July 2009 at age 92 Herbert W. Matthies, age 92, of Peotone, IL, passed away Monday, July 20, 2009 with his family by his side.

    He was born June 5, 1917 in Beecher, IL to the late William G. and Caroline (nee Grages) Matthies. He married Hilda Wolkow on January 20, 1940 at Zion Lutheran Church in Beecher, IL.

    He farmed in Beecher, IL as a young man then owned and operated Matthies Trucking and Matthies Consignment Auction. He attended and was a graduate of the Art Feller College of Auctioneers. He then went to work at the Ford Motor Stamping Plant in Chicago Heights, IL retiring in 1977. He and Hilda then moved to Three Lakes, WI where they owned and managed the Triangle Motel for 15 years. They then moved back to Peotone where they really enjoyed life. He was Past President of the Peotone Sportsman's Club and former trustee of the Immanuel United Church of Christ of Peotone where he was a member. He was a former member of the Bradley Moose Lodge, a former member of the Northern Lights Snowmobile Club and Three Lakes Unlimited of Three Lakes, WI. He enjoyed playing cards, horseshoes, bowling, hunting, fishing, and snowmobiling.

    He is survived by his faithful wife of 69 years, Hilda (nee Wolkow) Matthies of Peoto. He is also survived by his two children; Pat Harms Misner (Gerald) of Bourbonnais, and William H. (Bonnie) Matthies of Peotone, IL; and 3 grandchildren; Brent (Kris) Harms of Manteno, Nathan Matthies, and Meghan Matthies both of Peotone.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, 3 sisters; Blondie Bory, Alice Schroeder, and Esther Huberts.

    Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 23, 2009 from 3:00-8:00 p.m. at the Fedde-Helfrich-Cross Funeral Home in Peotone. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, July 24, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. at the Fedde-Helfrich-Cross Funeral Home. Interment will be at Peotone Cemetery.
Census DateLocation
25 April 1930Will, Will, IllinoisHerbert W. Matthies was listed as a son in William George Matthies's household on the 1930 Census at Will, Will, Illinois.1
     Herbert W. Matthies lived with William George Matthies in 1918 at Peotone, Will, Illinois.2

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-87. Dwelling 87.
  2. [S324] Illinois Will and Southern Cook County 1918 Prairie Farmer's Directory, by Illinois Will and Southern Cook County.

Herbert Henry George Fette

M, b. 15 June 1900, d. 11 May 1928
Father*Ernest Fette b. Nov 1856
Mother*Helen Margaret Stoeven b. 20 Mar 1862, d. 5 Aug 1938

Albert Laroche

M, b. circa 1909
Census DateLocation
25 April 1930Will, Will, IllinoisAlbert Laroche was listed as a son-in-law in William George Matthies's household on the 1930 Census at Will, Will, Illinois.1

Child of Albert Laroche and Esther Irene Matthias

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-87. Dwelling 87.

Elwood Laroche

M, b. 29 December 1928, d. April 1976
Father*Albert Laroche b. c 1909
Mother*Esther Irene Matthias b. 1 Mar 1910, d. 20 Oct 1985
Census DateLocation
25 April 1930Will, Will, IllinoisElwood Laroche was listed as a grandson in William George Matthies's household on the 1930 Census at Will, Will, Illinois.1
     Elwood Laroche obtained US Social Security Card at Illinois; last residence Peotone, Will, Illinois.

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-87. Dwelling 87.

Albert Koelling

M, b. 5 March 1883, d. 2 December 1958
  • Albert Koelling was born on 5 March 1883 at Washington, Illinois.
  • He married Frieda Wilkening, daughter of Heinrich P. Wilkening and Augusta Plagge, circa 1925.
  • Albert Koelling died on 2 December 1958 at age 75 Albert Koelling obituary.
    Chicago Heights Star December 5, 1958 - Albert Koelling obituary
  • He was buried after 2 December 1958 at Saint Paulus Cemetery, Beecher, Will, Illinois.
Census DateLocation
25 April 1930Will, Will, IllinoisAlbert Koelling was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Will, Will, Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-87. Dwelling 86.

Emilie Senholt

F, b. 1892, d. 1959
Father*(?) Senholt d. b 1930
Mother*Louise (?) b. c 1866
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationEmilie Senholt was also known as Emilia.
Name VariationEmilie Senholt was also known as Sennholtz.
Married Namecirca 1914As of circa 1914,her married name was Heldt.
Census DateLocation
7 January 1920Yellowhead, Kankakee, IllinoisEmilie Senholt was listed as wife in Henry W. Heldt Jr.'s household on the 1920 Census at Yellowhead, Kankakee, Illinois.1
1 May 1930Yellowhead, Kankakee, IllinoisEmilie Senholt was listed as wife in Henry W. Heldt Jr.'s household on the 1930 Census at Yellowhead, Kankakee, Illinois.2

Child of Emilie Senholt and Henry W. Heldt Jr.

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED137. Dwelling 49.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED46-50. Dwelling 202.

Clarence Henry Heldt

M, b. 6 September 1916, d. 22 February 2017
Father*Henry W. Heldt Jr. b. 14 Jan 1884, d. Dec 1966
Mother*Emilie Senholt b. 1892, d. 1959
  • Clarence Henry Heldt was born on 6 September 1916 at Illinois.
  • He was the son of Henry W. Heldt Jr. and Emilie Senholt.
  • Clarence Henry Heldt died on 22 February 2017 at Kankakee, Illinois, at age 100 A wonderful man passed away Wednesday (Feb. 22, 2017) at River North Nursing Facility in Bradley.

    Clarence Henry Heldt was 100 years old, born Sept. 6, 1916, the only child of Henry and Emilie (Sennholtz) Heldt. He was born and lived in the same house his entire life. He married Kathryn Hoevet on May 27, 1943. She preceded him in death on Feb. 5, 2003.

    He only attended eight years of school in a one-room school east of Grant Park, but he became an avid reader and it was a passion he never relinquished.


    His entire life was devoted to farming and his family. He served his community by serving on the Grant Park School Board and the Grant Park Elevator Board, on which he was secretary.

    Clarence served in the U.S. Army during World War II as a private first class and saw action in the Battle of the Bulge. He was wounded and awarded a Purple Heart. He was captured by the Germans, spending the last six months of the war as a POW.

    Surviving are his children, Bruce (Alyce) Heldt, of Bourbonnais, Richard (Sandi) Heldt, of Grant Park, and Susan (Michael) Williamson, of Grant Park; grandchildren, Chad Heldt, Kyle Heldt, Jared Heldt and Erin and Tyler Williamson; and great-grandchildren, Reed and Reagan Heldt.

    Visitation will be from 10 a.m. Saturday until the 11 a.m. funeral services at St. Peter's United Church of Christ in Grant Park.

    Memorials may be given towards St. Peter's United Church of Christ.
  • He was buried after 22 February 2017 at Heusing Cemetery, Kankakee, Illinois.
Census DateLocation
7 January 1920Yellowhead, Kankakee, IllinoisClarence Henry Heldt was listed as a son in Henry W. Heldt Jr.'s household on the 1920 Census at Yellowhead, Kankakee, Illinois.1
1 May 1930Yellowhead, Kankakee, IllinoisClarence Henry Heldt was listed as a son in Henry W. Heldt Jr.'s household on the 1930 Census at Yellowhead, Kankakee, Illinois.2

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED137. Dwelling 49.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED46-50. Dwelling 202.

Louise (?)

F, b. circa 1866
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1890As of circa 1890,her married name was Senholt.
Married Namecirca 1890As of circa 1890,her married name was Sennholtz.
  • Louise (?) was born circa 1866 at Illinois.
  • She married (?) Senholt circa 1890.

Child of Louise (?) and (?) Senholt

(?) Senholt

M, d. before 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Name Variation(?) Senholt was also known as (?) Sennholtz.
  • (?) Senholt was born at Indiana.
  • He married Louise (?) circa 1890.
  • (?) Senholt died before 1930.

Child of (?) Senholt and Louise (?)

Rosa Mueller

F, b. 1 November 1906, d. 29 May 1995
Father*(?) Mueller
Mother*unknown (?)
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationRosa Mueller was also known as Moeller.
Married NameJanuary 1932As of January 1932,her married name was Grages.
  • Rosa Mueller was born on 1 November 1906 at Monee, Will, Illinois, also reported as 01 Nov 1907.
  • She was the daughter of (?) Mueller and unknown (?).
  • Rosa Mueller married Milton Grages, son of Emil Julius Conrad Heinrich Grages and Frieda Wilkening, in January 1932.
  • Rosa Mueller died on 29 May 1995 at Chicago Heights, Cook, Illinois, at age 88 Rosa (Mueller) Grages obituary.
    Park Forest Star June 1, 1995 - Rosa (Mueller) Grages obituary
  • She was buried after 29 May 1995 at Saint Paulus Cemetery, Beecher, Will, Illinois.
     In January 1957 Milton and Rosa (Mueller) Grages 25th wedding anniversary celebration.
Chicago Heights Star January 8, 1957 - Milton and Rosa (Mueller) Grages 25th wedding anniversary celebration

Children of Rosa Mueller and Milton Grages

Warren Lee Grages

M, b. 25 November 1947, d. 26 November 1947
Father*Milton Grages b. 17 Mar 1908, d. 10 Dec 1991
Mother*Rosa Mueller b. 1 Nov 1906, d. 29 May 1995
  • Warren Lee Grages was born on 25 November 1947 at Chicago Heights, Cook, Illinois.
  • He died on 26 November 1947 at Chicago Heights, Cook, Illinois, age 22 hours; also reported as 1944.
  • He was the son of Milton Grages and Rosa Mueller.
  • Warren Lee Grages was buried on 28 November 1947 at St. Pauls Lutheran Cemetery, Washington, Will, Illinois.