Charles Denny

M, b. May 1879
Father*Frank Darno Denny b. c 1845, d. b 1900
Mother*Martha Elizabeth Rafferty b. Jun 1849
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationCharles Denny was also known as Charley.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthMay 1879Charles Denny was born in May 1879 at Michigan.
He was the son of Frank Darno Denny and Martha Elizabeth Rafferty.
Census DateLocationDescription
11 June 1880Empire, Leelanau, MichiganCharles Denny was listed as a son in Frank Darno Denny's household on the 1880 Census at Empire, Leelanau, Michigan.1
27 June 1900Empire, Leelanau, MichiganCharles Denny was listed as a son in Martha Elizabeth Rafferty's household on the 1900 Census at Empire, Leelanau, Michigan.2

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0589 Page Number 492C. ED160. Dwelling 141.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED21. Dwelling 219.

Harry Edward Wenzel

M, b. 22 June 1899, d. 1 May 1975
Father*August Wenzel b. 13 Jun 1864, d. 15 Dec 1947
Mother*Caroline Heberlein b. 7 Apr 1866, d. 8 Nov 1934
Life EventDateDescription
Birth22 June 1899Harry Edward Wenzel was born on 22 June 1899 at Ellenboro, Grant, Wisconsin.1
He was the son of August Wenzel and Caroline Heberlein.
Marriagecirca 1925Harry Edward Wenzel married Alva M. White circa 1925.
Marriageafter 1935Harry Edward Wenzel married Lucille J. Wehnke, daughter of Edward Eide Julius Wehnke and Nellie Laura Rosina Harms, after 1935.
Death1 May 1975Harry Edward Wenzel died on 1 May 1975 at Cuba City, Grant, Wisconsin, at age 75.
Census DateLocationDescription
5 June 1900Ellenboro, Grant, WisconsinHarry Edward Wenzel was listed as a son in August Wenzel's household on the 1900 Census at Ellenboro, Grant, Wisconsin.2
30 April 1910Ellenboro, Grant, WisconsinHarry Edward Wenzel was listed as a son in August Wenzel's household on the 1910 Census at Ellenboro, Grant, Wisconsin.3
18 April 1940Platteville, Grant, WisconsinHarry Edward Wenzel was listed as the head of a family on the 1940 Census at Platteville, Grant, Wisconsin.4
  • On 11 September 1918 at World War I Draft Registration, Grant, Wisconsin.

Citations

  1. [S358] Wisconsin Pre-1907 Vital Records (published), Birth Record ID: 3280614.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED30. Dwelling 32.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED21. Dwelling 86.
  4. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Platteville, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4481; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 22-44.

Alva M. White

F, b. circa 1900
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1925As of circa 1925,her married name was Wenzel.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1900Alva M. White was born circa 1900 at Wisconsin.
Marriagecirca 1925She married Harry Edward Wenzel, son of August Wenzel and Caroline Heberlein, circa 1925.

Dietrich Friederich Gehrke

M, b. 1 February 1850, d. 24 September 1909
Father*Dietrich Albert Gehrke b. 19 Nov 1804, d. 8 May 1850
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationDietrich Friederich Gehrke was also known as Dick F.
Name VariationDietrich Friederich Gehrke was also known as Deid.
Name VariationDietrich Friederich Gehrke was also known as Richard.
Name VariationDietrich Friederich Gehrke was also known as Diet.
Name VariationDietrich Friederich Gehrke was also known as Deidrick F.
Name VariationDietrich Friederich Gehrke was also known as Gerke.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1 February 1850Dietrich Friederich Gehrke was born on 1 February 1850 at Hanover, Germany.
He was the son of Dietrich Albert Gehrke.
Marriage26 July 1878Dietrich Friederich Gehrke married Anna Christine Bevers, daughter of Nicholas John Bevers and Johanne Helene Mehren, on 26 July 1878 at Grant, Wisconsin.1
Death24 September 1909Dietrich Friederich Gehrke died on 24 September 1909 at Lafayette, Wisconsin, at age 59.
Burialafter 24 September 1909He was buried after 24 September 1909 at Belmont Cemetery, Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.
Dietrick F and Anna K Gehrke tombstone
Census DateLocationDescription
5 June 1870Platteville, Grant, WisconsinDietrich Friederich Gehrke was listed as farm worker for the Jonathan C. Stephens family on the 1870 Census at Platteville, Grant, Wisconsin.2
1 June 1880Belmont, La Fayette, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Belmont, La Fayette, Wisconsin.3
20 June 1895Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinHe appeared on the census of 20 June 1895 at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin, 5 males and 5 females in household with 1 living in Germany (Deid).4
9 June 1900Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.5
1 June 1905Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinHe appeared on the census of 1 June 1905 at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.6
  • Dietrich Friederich Gehrke immigrated in 1857.

Children of Dietrich Friederich Gehrke and Anna Christine Bevers

Citations

  1. [S5] Wisconsin, Wisconsin Marriages, 1835-1900.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 25. Stamp 373. Dwelling.
  3. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1433 Page Number 23A.
  4. [S364] Wisconsin State Census Wisconsin State Censuses, 1895 and 1905, by Ancestry.com.
  5. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED92. Dwelling 139.
  6. [S364] Wisconsin State Census Wisconsin State Censuses, 1895 and 1905, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 62.

Anna Christine Bevers

F, b. 27 December 1858, d. 21 March 1942
Father*Nicholas John Bevers b. c 1832, d. a Apr 1910
Mother*Johanne Helene Mehren b. c 1838, d. a Apr 1910
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAnna Christine Bevers was also known as Anna Kristine.
Name VariationAnna Christine Bevers was also known as Lizzie.
Name VariationAnna Christine Bevers was also known as Ana Katharine.
Name VariationAnna Christine Bevers was also known as Beavers.
Name VariationAnna Christine Bevers was also known as Annie.
Married Name26 July 1878As of 26 July 1878,her married name was Gehrke.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth27 December 1858Anna Christine Bevers was born on 27 December 1858 at Grant, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Nicholas John Bevers and Johanne Helene Mehren.
Baptism6 January 1859Anna Christine Bevers was baptized on 6 January 1859 at St Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, Platteville, Grant, Wisconsin.
Marriage26 July 1878She married Dietrich Friederich Gehrke, son of Dietrich Albert Gehrke, on 26 July 1878 at Grant, Wisconsin.1
Death21 March 1942Anna Christine Bevers died on 21 March 1942 at age 83.
Burialafter 21 March 1942She was buried after 21 March 1942 at Belmont Cemetery, Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.
Dietrick F and Anna K Gehrke tombstone
Census DateLocationDescription
12 June 1860Platteville, Grant, WisconsinAnna Christine Bevers was listed in Nicholas John Bevers's household on the 1860 Census at Platteville, Grant, Wisconsin.2
23 June 1870Platteville, Grant, WisconsinAnna Christine Bevers was listed in Nicholas John Bevers's household on the 1870 Census at Platteville, Grant, Wisconsin; living next door to Henry Gerke.3
1 June 1880Belmont, La Fayette, WisconsinAnna Christine Bevers was listed as wife in Dietrich Friederich Gehrke's household on the 1880 Census at Belmont, La Fayette, Wisconsin.4
9 June 1900Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinAnna Christine Bevers was listed as wife in Dietrich Friederich Gehrke's household on the 1900 Census at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.5
1 June 1905Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinAnna Christine Bevers is listed as wife on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of Dietrich Friederich Gehrke at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.6
3 May 1910Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinAnna Christine Bevers was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin, living next door to Nora & Hans Speth.7
January 1920Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinShe was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.8
1930Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinShe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin, name listed as Lizzie.9
1940Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinShe was listed as the head of a family on the 1940 Census at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.10
  • Anna Christine Bevers had 12 with 10 living in 1900 children.
  • She had 13 with 10 living in 1910 children.

Children of Anna Christine Bevers and Dietrich Friederich Gehrke

Citations

  1. [S5] Wisconsin, Wisconsin Marriages, 1835-1900.
  2. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 21. Handwritten number 55. Dwelling 180.
  3. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 56. Stamp 405. Dwelling 407.
  4. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1433 Page Number 23A.
  5. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED92. Dwelling 139.
  6. [S364] Wisconsin State Census Wisconsin State Censuses, 1895 and 1905, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 62.
  7. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED39. Dwelling 107.
  8. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_1992; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 173; Image: 1026.
  9. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin; Roll: 2579; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 4; Image: 730.0; FHL microfilm: 2342313.
  10. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4492; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 33-5.

Nora A. Gehrke

F, b. November 1881, d. November 1958
Father*Dietrich Friederich Gehrke b. 1 Feb 1850, d. 24 Sep 1909
Mother*Anna Christine Bevers b. 27 Dec 1858, d. 21 Mar 1942
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationNora A. Gehrke was also known as Nora J.
Married Name10 February 1904As of 10 February 1904,her married name was Speth.
Married Nameafter 1928As of after 1928,her married name was Nodols.
Married Nameafter 1928As of after 1928,her married name was Nodolf.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthNovember 1881Nora A. Gehrke was born in November 1881 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Dietrich Friederich Gehrke and Anna Christine Bevers.
Marriage10 February 1904Nora A. Gehrke married Hans Paul Speth, son of Hans Adolph Speth and Sophia Marie Sievers, on 10 February 1904 at Lafayette, Wisconsin.
Marriageafter 1928Nora A. Gehrke married Ed Nodolf after 1928.
DeathNovember 1958Nora A. Gehrke died in November 1958.
Burial16 November 1958She was buried on 16 November 1958 at Hillside Cemetery, Platteville, Grant, Wisconsin.
Census DateLocationDescription
9 June 1900Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinNora A. Gehrke was listed as a daughter in Dietrich Friederich Gehrke's household on the 1900 Census at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.1
1 June 1905Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinNora A. Gehrke appeared on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of Hans Paul Speth at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.
3 May 1910Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinNora A. Gehrke was listed as wife in Hans Paul Speth's household on the 1910 Census at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin; living next door to Ann Gehrke.2
1920Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinNora A. Gehrke was listed as wife in Hans Paul Speth's household on the 1920 Census at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.3

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED92. Dwelling 139.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED39. Dwelling 106.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED173. Dwelling 13.

Ford Gehrke

M, b. April 1884, d. before 1958
Father*Dietrich Friederich Gehrke b. 1 Feb 1850, d. 24 Sep 1909
Mother*Anna Christine Bevers b. 27 Dec 1858, d. 21 Mar 1942
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationFord Gehrke was also known as Fred.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthApril 1884Ford Gehrke was born in April 1884 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Dietrich Friederich Gehrke and Anna Christine Bevers.
Deathbefore 1958Ford Gehrke died before 1958.
Census DateLocationDescription
9 June 1900Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinFord Gehrke was listed as a son in Dietrich Friederich Gehrke's household on the 1900 Census at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED92. Dwelling 139.

Mamie Gehrke

F, b. March 1886, d. 20 June 1958
Father*Dietrich Friederich Gehrke b. 1 Feb 1850, d. 24 Sep 1909
Mother*Anna Christine Bevers b. 27 Dec 1858, d. 21 Mar 1942
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Schroeder.
Name VariationMamie Gehrke was also known as Mary.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMamie Gehrke married Henry Schroeder.
BirthMarch 1886Mamie Gehrke was born in March 1886 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Dietrich Friederich Gehrke and Anna Christine Bevers.
Death20 June 1958Mamie Gehrke died on 20 June 1958 at age 72 Mrs Henry Schroeder (Mamie Gehrke) obituary.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald June 22, 1958 - Mrs Henry Schroeder (Mamie Gehrke) obituary
Burialafter 20 June 1958She was buried after 20 June 1958 at Hillside Cemetery, Platteville, Grant, Wisconsin.
Census DateLocationDescription
9 June 1900Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinMamie Gehrke was listed as a daughter in Dietrich Friederich Gehrke's household on the 1900 Census at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.1
1 June 1905Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinMamie Gehrke is listed as daughter on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of Dietrich Friederich Gehrke at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED92. Dwelling 139.
  2. [S364] Wisconsin State Census Wisconsin State Censuses, 1895 and 1905, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 62.

Herman John Gehrke

M, b. 27 October 1888, d. 28 April 1930
Father*Dietrich Friederich Gehrke b. 1 Feb 1850, d. 24 Sep 1909
Mother*Anna Christine Bevers b. 27 Dec 1858, d. 21 Mar 1942
Harry John Henry Gehrke signature 1917
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationHerman John Gehrke was also known as Hermann John.
Name VariationHerman John Gehrke was also known as Harry John Henry.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth27 October 1888Herman John Gehrke was born on 27 October 1888 at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.
He was the son of Dietrich Friederich Gehrke and Anna Christine Bevers.
Marriagebefore 1916Herman John Gehrke married Letha Shaw before 1916.
Marriagecirca 1923Herman John Gehrke married Amy M. Bockhop circa 1923.
Death28 April 1930Herman John Gehrke died on 28 April 1930 at age 41 Harry Gehrke, 40, suicide.
Harry Gehrke, 40, suicide article 29 Apr 1930 The Capital Times (Madison, WI)
Burialafter 28 April 1930He was buried after 28 April 1930 at Belmont Cemetery, Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.
Census DateLocationDescription
9 June 1900Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinHerman John Gehrke was listed as a son in Dietrich Friederich Gehrke's household on the 1900 Census at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.1
1 June 1905Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinHerman John Gehrke appeared on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of Hans Paul Speth at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.
3 May 1910Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinHerman John Gehrke was listed as a son in Anna Christine Bevers's household on the 1910 Census at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin; living next door to Nora & Hans Speth.2
7 January 1920Elk Grove, Lafayette, WisconsinHerman John Gehrke was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Elk Grove, Lafayette, Wisconsin.3
1930Grant, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Grant, Wisconsin.4
  • On 5 June 1917 at Lafayette, Wisconsin, WWI Draft Registration.
    Gehrke, Harry John Henry - World War I Draft Registration Card

Children of Herman John Gehrke and Letha Shaw

Children of Herman John Gehrke and Amy M. Bockhop

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED92. Dwelling 139.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED39. Dwelling 107.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED178. Dwelling 21.
  4. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com.

Clara H. Gehrke

F, b. 26 February 1890, d. March 1975
Father*Dietrich Friederich Gehrke b. 1 Feb 1850, d. 24 Sep 1909
Mother*Anna Christine Bevers b. 27 Dec 1858, d. 21 Mar 1942
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationClara H. Gehrke was also known as Carie.
Married Namebefore 1913As of before 1913,her married name was Popp.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth26 February 1890Clara H. Gehrke was born on 26 February 1890 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Dietrich Friederich Gehrke and Anna Christine Bevers.
Marriagebefore 1913Clara H. Gehrke married William Christ Popp, son of William Popp, before 1913.
BurialMarch 1975Clara H. Gehrke was buried in March 1975 at Belmont Cemetery, Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.
DeathMarch 1975She died in March 1975 at age 85.
Census DateLocationDescription
9 June 1900Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinClara H. Gehrke was listed as a daughter in Dietrich Friederich Gehrke's household on the 1900 Census at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.1
1 June 1905Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinClara H. Gehrke is listed as daughter on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of Dietrich Friederich Gehrke at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.2
2 March 1920Kendall, Lafayette, WisconsinClara H. Gehrke was listed as wife in William Christ Popp's household on the 1920 Census at Kendall, Lafayette, Wisconsin.3

Children of Clara H. Gehrke and William Christ Popp

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED92. Dwelling 139.
  2. [S364] Wisconsin State Census Wisconsin State Censuses, 1895 and 1905, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 62.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Kendall, Lafayette, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_1993; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 183; Image: 66.

Erma M. Gehrke

F, b. 20 December 1891, d. 24 January 1962
Father*Dietrich Friederich Gehrke b. 1 Feb 1850, d. 24 Sep 1909
Mother*Anna Christine Bevers b. 27 Dec 1858, d. 21 Mar 1942
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationErma M. Gehrke was also known as Amy.
Married NameHer married name was Popp.
Name VariationErma M. Gehrke was also known as Irene.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageErma M. Gehrke married John Henry Popp, son of William Popp.
Birth20 December 1891Erma M. Gehrke was born on 20 December 1891 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Dietrich Friederich Gehrke and Anna Christine Bevers.
Death24 January 1962Erma M. Gehrke died on 24 January 1962 at age 70.
Burialafter 24 January 1962She was buried after 24 January 1962 at Belmont Cemetery, Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.
Census DateLocationDescription
9 June 1900Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinErma M. Gehrke was listed as a daughter in Dietrich Friederich Gehrke's household on the 1900 Census at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.1
1 June 1905Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinErma M. Gehrke is listed as daughter on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of Dietrich Friederich Gehrke at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.2
3 May 1910Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinErma M. Gehrke was listed as a daughter in Anna Christine Bevers's household on the 1910 Census at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin; living next door to Nora & Hans Speth.3

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED92. Dwelling 139.
  2. [S364] Wisconsin State Census Wisconsin State Censuses, 1895 and 1905, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 62.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED39. Dwelling 107.

Alta Catherine Gehrke

F, b. 25 May 1896, d. 26 September 1962
Father*Dietrich Friederich Gehrke b. 1 Feb 1850, d. 24 Sep 1909
Mother*Anna Christine Bevers b. 27 Dec 1858, d. 21 Mar 1942
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name5 December 1917As of 5 December 1917,her married name was Richter.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth25 May 1896Alta Catherine Gehrke was born on 25 May 1896 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Dietrich Friederich Gehrke and Anna Christine Bevers.
Marriage5 December 1917Alta Catherine Gehrke married Bernard Otto Richter, son of Andrew John Richter and Mary Fure, on 5 December 1917.
Death26 September 1962Alta Catherine Gehrke died on 26 September 1962 at Platteville, Grant, Wisconsin, at age 66 Alta (Gehrke) Richter obituary.
Dubuque Telegraph Herald September 27, 1962 - Alta (Gehrke) Richter obituary
Burialafter 26 September 1962She was buried after 26 September 1962 at Hillside Cemetery, Platteville, Grant, Wisconsin.
Census DateLocationDescription
9 June 1900Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinAlta Catherine Gehrke was listed as a daughter in Dietrich Friederich Gehrke's household on the 1900 Census at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.1
1 June 1905Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinAlta Catherine Gehrke is listed as daughter on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of Dietrich Friederich Gehrke at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.2
3 May 1910Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinAlta Catherine Gehrke was listed as a daughter in Anna Christine Bevers's household on the 1910 Census at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin; living next door to Nora & Hans Speth.3
22 April 1930Platteville, Grant, WisconsinAlta Catherine Gehrke was listed as wife in Bernard Otto Richter's household on the 1930 Census at Platteville, Grant, Wisconsin.4

Children of Alta Catherine Gehrke and Bernard Otto Richter

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED92. Dwelling 139.
  2. [S364] Wisconsin State Census Wisconsin State Censuses, 1895 and 1905, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 62.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED39. Dwelling 107.
  4. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Platteville, Grant, Wisconsin; Roll: 2574; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 40; Image: 608.0; FHL microfilm: 2342308.

Dorothy Gehrke

F, b. March 1898, d. after 1963
Father*Dietrich Friederich Gehrke b. 1 Feb 1850, d. 24 Sep 1909
Mother*Anna Christine Bevers b. 27 Dec 1858, d. 21 Mar 1942
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationDorothy Gehrke was also known as Dora.
Married NameHer married name was Martens.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageDorothy Gehrke married Clarence Martens.
BirthMarch 1898Dorothy Gehrke was born in March 1898 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Dietrich Friederich Gehrke and Anna Christine Bevers.
Deathafter 1963Dorothy Gehrke died after 1963.
Census DateLocationDescription
9 June 1900Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinDorothy Gehrke was listed as a daughter in Dietrich Friederich Gehrke's household on the 1900 Census at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.1
1 June 1905Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinDorothy Gehrke is listed as daughter on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of Dietrich Friederich Gehrke at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.2
3 May 1910Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinDorothy Gehrke was listed as a daughter in Anna Christine Bevers's household on the 1910 Census at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin; living next door to Nora & Hans Speth.3
January 1920Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinDorothy Gehrke was listed as a daughter in Anna Christine Bevers's household on the 1920 Census at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.4

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED92. Dwelling 139.
  2. [S364] Wisconsin State Census Wisconsin State Censuses, 1895 and 1905, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 62.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED39. Dwelling 107.
  4. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_1992; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 173; Image: 1026.

Ethel A. M. Gehrke

F, b. 25 November 1900, d. 1962
Father*Dietrich Friederich Gehrke b. 1 Feb 1850, d. 24 Sep 1909
Mother*Anna Christine Bevers b. 27 Dec 1858, d. 21 Mar 1942
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name28 April 1919As of 28 April 1919,her married name was Havry.
Married Name28 April 1919As of 28 April 1919,her married name was Houy.1
Married Nameafter 1920As of after 1920,her married name was Smith.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth25 November 1900Ethel A. M. Gehrke was born on 25 November 1900 at Lafayette, Wisconsin.2
She was the daughter of Dietrich Friederich Gehrke and Anna Christine Bevers.
Marriage28 April 1919Ethel A. M. Gehrke married George Robert Houy, son of George D. Houy and unknown (?), on 28 April 1919 at Minnehaha, South Dakota, her residence: Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin; his residence: Galena, Jo Daviess, Illinois.1
Marriageafter 1920Ethel A. M. Gehrke married Van Byron Smith after 1920.
Burial1962Ethel A. M. Gehrke was buried in 1962 at Belmont Cemetery, Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.
Death1962She died in 1962.
Census DateLocationDescription
1 June 1905Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinEthel A. M. Gehrke is listed as daughter on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of Dietrich Friederich Gehrke at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.3
3 May 1910Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinEthel A. M. Gehrke was listed as a daughter in Anna Christine Bevers's household on the 1910 Census at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin; living next door to Nora & Hans Speth.4
January 1920Belmont, Lafayette, WisconsinEthel A. M. Gehrke was listed as a daughter in Anna Christine Bevers's household on the 1920 Census at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.5

Citations

  1. [S342] South Dakota, South Dakota Marriage Certificates, 1905-1949.
  2. [S358] Wisconsin Pre-1907 Vital Records (published), Birth Record ID: 2620724.
  3. [S364] Wisconsin State Census Wisconsin State Censuses, 1895 and 1905, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 62.
  4. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED39. Dwelling 107.
  5. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_1992; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 173; Image: 1026.

John N. Gehrke

M, b. May 1879, d. 11 April 1963
Father*Dietrich Friederich Gehrke b. 1 Feb 1850, d. 24 Sep 1909
Mother*Anna Christine Bevers b. 27 Dec 1858, d. 21 Mar 1942
Life EventDateDescription
BirthMay 1879John N. Gehrke was born in May 1879 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Dietrich Friederich Gehrke and Anna Christine Bevers.
Marriage15 August 1906John N. Gehrke married Wilhelmina Minnie Bose, daughter of Dietrich Bose and Sophie (?), on 15 August 1906.
Death11 April 1963John N. Gehrke died on 11 April 1963 at Weld, Colorado, at age 83 John N Gehrke obituary.
Greeley Daily Tribune April 11, 1963 - John N Gehrke obituary
Burialafter 12 April 1963He was buried after 12 April 1963 at Linn Grove Cemetery, Greeley, Weld, Colorado.
Census DateLocationDescription
1 June 1880Belmont, La Fayette, WisconsinJohn N. Gehrke was listed as a son in Dietrich Friederich Gehrke's household on the 1880 Census at Belmont, La Fayette, Wisconsin.1
23 June 1900Syracuse, Otoe, NebraskaJohn N. Gehrke was listed as a nephew in John Gehrke's household on the 1900 Census at Syracuse, Otoe, Nebraska.2
20 April 1910Russell, Otoe, NebraskaJohn N. Gehrke was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Russell, Otoe, Nebraska.3
6 February 1920Stratton, Kit Carson, ColoradoHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Stratton, Kit Carson, Colorado.4
17 April 1930Precinct 9, Kit Carson, ColoradoHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Precinct 9, Kit Carson, Colorado.5

Children of John N. Gehrke and Wilhelmina Minnie Bose

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1433 Page Number 23A.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED123. Dwelling 329.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED143. Dwelling 80.
  4. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED136. Dwelling 105.
  5. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED13. Dwelling 100.

Wilhelmina Minnie Bose

F, b. July 1884, d. 17 October 1967
Father*Dietrich Bose b. Aug 1848, d. b 1930
Mother*Sophie (?) b. Aug 1847, d. a Apr 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilhelmina Minnie Bose was also known as Minnie.
Married Name15 August 1906As of 15 August 1906,her married name was Gehrke.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthJuly 1884Wilhelmina Minnie Bose was born in July 1884 at Nebraska.
She was the daughter of Dietrich Bose and Sophie (?).
Marriage15 August 1906Wilhelmina Minnie Bose married John N. Gehrke, son of Dietrich Friederich Gehrke and Anna Christine Bevers, on 15 August 1906.
Death17 October 1967Wilhelmina Minnie Bose died on 17 October 1967 at age 83.
Burialafter 17 October 1967She was buried after 17 October 1967 at Linn Grove Cemetery, Greeley, Weld, Colorado.
Census DateLocationDescription
11 June 1900Syracuse, Otoe, NebraskaWilhelmina Minnie Bose was listed as a daughter in Dietrich Bose's household on the 1900 Census at Syracuse, Otoe, Nebraska.1
20 April 1910Russell, Otoe, NebraskaWilhelmina Minnie Bose was listed as wife in John N. Gehrke's household on the 1910 Census at Russell, Otoe, Nebraska.2
6 February 1920Stratton, Kit Carson, ColoradoWilhelmina Minnie Bose was listed as wife in John N. Gehrke's household on the 1920 Census at Stratton, Kit Carson, Colorado.3
17 April 1930Precinct 9, Kit Carson, ColoradoWilhelmina Minnie Bose was listed as wife in John N. Gehrke's household on the 1930 Census at Precinct 9, Kit Carson, Colorado.4
  • Wilhelmina Minnie Bose had 2 with 2 living in 1910 children.

Children of Wilhelmina Minnie Bose and John N. Gehrke

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED123. Dwelling 210.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED143. Dwelling 80.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED136. Dwelling 105.
  4. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED13. Dwelling 100.

Esther A. Gehrke

F, b. 16 March 1908, d. 2 March 2003
Father*John N. Gehrke b. May 1879, d. 11 Apr 1963
Mother*Wilhelmina Minnie Bose b. Jul 1884, d. 17 Oct 1967
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1929As of circa 1929,her married name was Scheierman.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth16 March 1908Esther A. Gehrke was born on 16 March 1908 at Nebraska.
She was the daughter of John N. Gehrke and Wilhelmina Minnie Bose.
Marriagecirca 1929Esther A. Gehrke married Soloman Scheierman circa 1929.
Death2 March 2003Esther A. Gehrke died on 2 March 2003 at age 94.
Census DateLocationDescription
20 April 1910Russell, Otoe, NebraskaEsther A. Gehrke was listed as a daughter in John N. Gehrke's household on the 1910 Census at Russell, Otoe, Nebraska.1
6 February 1920Stratton, Kit Carson, ColoradoEsther A. Gehrke was listed as a daughter in John N. Gehrke's household on the 1920 Census at Stratton, Kit Carson, Colorado.2
3 April 1930Greeley, Weld, ColoradoEsther A. Gehrke was listed as wife in Soloman Scheierman's household on the 1930 Census at Greeley, Weld, Colorado.3
  • Esther A. Gehrke obtained US Social Security Card at Nebraska; last residence Sutton, Clay, Nebraska.
  • She lived in 2000 at 200 E. Hickory St. Apt 13, Sutton, Nebraska.

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED143. Dwelling 80.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED136. Dwelling 105.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED62-102. Dwelling 66-70.

Ruth M. Gehrke

F, b. 8 January 1910, d. 1 December 2003
Father*John N. Gehrke b. May 1879, d. 11 Apr 1963
Mother*Wilhelmina Minnie Bose b. Jul 1884, d. 17 Oct 1967
Life EventDateDescription
Birth8 January 1910Ruth M. Gehrke was born on 8 January 1910 at Syracuse, Otoe, Nebraska.
She was the daughter of John N. Gehrke and Wilhelmina Minnie Bose.
Death1 December 2003Ruth M. Gehrke died on 1 December 2003 at Hospice and Palliative Care of Northern Colorado in-patient unit, Greeley, Colorado, at age 93 Ruth Gehrke, 93, of Greeley died Monday, Dec. 1, at the Hospice and Palliative Care of Northern Colorado inpatient unit, Greeley. She was born Jan. 8, 1910, in Syracuse, Neb., to John N. and Minnie (Bose) Gehrke. Miss Gehrke was baptized in Zion Lutheran Church in Syracuse in February 1910. She moved with her family in 1919 to Stratton. She was confirmed in St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Stratton in April 1924. She attended schools in Stratton and graduated from Barnes Business College in Denver. She was a legal secretary for Attorney John W. Henderson for 49 years until his death March 6, 1986. Miss Gehrke never actively participated in sports, but was always a fan. A member Trinity Lutheran Church for more than 65 years, she taught Sunday school for 18 years and was Sunday school superintendent for two years. She was a member of Beta Sigma Phi International Business and Cultural Sorority with 53 years of perfect attendance. Survivors are a sister, Lucia "Sally" Cowles of Greeley; six nieces and nephews; and 12 grandnieces and grandnephews. Her parents and three sisters, Esther A. Scheierman, Erma Beisner and Ruby L. Bates, are deceased. Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Trinity Lutheran Church. Inurnment will be in Linn Grove Cemetery, Greeley, at a later date. Friends may visit from 4-6 p.m. today at the Adamson Memorial West Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Trinity Lutheran in care of the West Chapel, 2000 47th Ave., Greeley, CO 80634.
Census DateLocationDescription
20 April 1910Russell, Otoe, NebraskaRuth M. Gehrke was listed as a daughter in John N. Gehrke's household on the 1910 Census at Russell, Otoe, Nebraska.1
6 February 1920Stratton, Kit Carson, ColoradoRuth M. Gehrke was listed as a daughter in John N. Gehrke's household on the 1920 Census at Stratton, Kit Carson, Colorado.2
17 April 1930Precinct 9, Kit Carson, ColoradoRuth M. Gehrke was listed as a daughter in John N. Gehrke's household on the 1930 Census at Precinct 9, Kit Carson, Colorado.3
  • Ruth M. Gehrke obtained US Social Security Card at Colorado; last residence Greeley, Weld, Colorado.

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED143. Dwelling 80.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED136. Dwelling 105.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED13. Dwelling 100.

Erma L. Gehrke

F, b. 17 July 1911, d. 4 December 1991
Father*John N. Gehrke b. May 1879, d. 11 Apr 1963
Mother*Wilhelmina Minnie Bose b. Jul 1884, d. 17 Oct 1967
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Beisner.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth17 July 1911Erma L. Gehrke was born on 17 July 1911 at Nebraska.
She was the daughter of John N. Gehrke and Wilhelmina Minnie Bose.
Death4 December 1991Erma L. Gehrke died on 4 December 1991 at age 80.
Census DateLocationDescription
6 February 1920Stratton, Kit Carson, ColoradoErma L. Gehrke was listed as a daughter in John N. Gehrke's household on the 1920 Census at Stratton, Kit Carson, Colorado.1
17 April 1930Precinct 9, Kit Carson, ColoradoErma L. Gehrke was listed as a daughter in John N. Gehrke's household on the 1930 Census at Precinct 9, Kit Carson, Colorado.2
  • Erma L. Gehrke obtained US Social Security Card at Colorado; last residence Rapid City, Pennington, South Dakota.

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED136. Dwelling 105.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED13. Dwelling 100.

Lucia Gehrke

F, b. 9 January 1917, d. 4 January 2006
Father*John N. Gehrke b. May 1879, d. 11 Apr 1963
Mother*Wilhelmina Minnie Bose b. Jul 1884, d. 17 Oct 1967
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLucia Gehrke was also known as Sally.
Married Name25 December 1936As of 25 December 1936,her married name was Cowles.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth9 January 1917Lucia Gehrke was born on 9 January 1917 at Syracuse, Otoe, Nebraska.
She was the daughter of John N. Gehrke and Wilhelmina Minnie Bose.
Marriage25 December 1936Lucia Gehrke married Melbourne E. Cowles, son of Eddie M. Cowles and Lillian E. Reynolds, on 25 December 1936 at Stratton.
Death4 January 2006Lucia Gehrke died on 4 January 2006 at age 88 Lucia "Sally" Cowles, 88, of Monte Vista, formerly of Greeley, died Wednesday, Jan. 4, in Alamosa.

She was born Jan. 9, 1917, in Syracuse, Neb., to John and Wilhelmina (Bose) Gehrke.

On Dec. 25, 1936, she married Melbourne Cowles in Stratton. He is deceased.

Mrs. Cowles was a secretary for many years. She knitted caps to donate to the hospital for newborn babies. She was a member of Gloria Christi Church Lutheran Church.

Survivors are a son, Paul Cowles and wife Garienan of Creede; three grandchildren, Anthony, Cristin and Dawn; and three great-grandchildren, Kellie, Dylan and Alexander.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, four sisters, Esther, Ruth, Erma and Ruby, and a brother, Paul.

Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Gloria Christi in Greeley. Inurnment will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Greeley.

Contributions may be made to the Gloria Christi Building Fund in care of Stoddard Funeral Home, 3205 28th St., Greeley, CO 80634.
Census DateLocationDescription
6 February 1920Stratton, Kit Carson, ColoradoLucia Gehrke was listed as a daughter in John N. Gehrke's household on the 1920 Census at Stratton, Kit Carson, Colorado.1
17 April 1930Precinct 9, Kit Carson, ColoradoLucia Gehrke was listed as a daughter in John N. Gehrke's household on the 1930 Census at Precinct 9, Kit Carson, Colorado.2
  • Lucia Gehrke lived in December 2003 at Greeley, Weld, Colorado.

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED136. Dwelling 105.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED13. Dwelling 100.

Ruby L. Gehrke

F, b. 22 September 1920, d. 1 July 1994
Father*John N. Gehrke b. May 1879, d. 11 Apr 1963
Mother*Wilhelmina Minnie Bose b. Jul 1884, d. 17 Oct 1967
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Bates.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth22 September 1920Ruby L. Gehrke was born on 22 September 1920 at Colorado.
She was the daughter of John N. Gehrke and Wilhelmina Minnie Bose.
Death1 July 1994Ruby L. Gehrke died on 1 July 1994 at age 73.
Census DateLocationDescription
17 April 1930Precinct 9, Kit Carson, ColoradoRuby L. Gehrke was listed as a daughter in John N. Gehrke's household on the 1930 Census at Precinct 9, Kit Carson, Colorado.1
  • Ruby L. Gehrke obtained US Social Security Card at Colorado; last residence Greeley, Weld, Colorado.

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED13. Dwelling 100.

Sophie (?)

F, b. August 1847, d. after April 1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1882As of circa 1882,her married name was Bose.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthAugust 1847Sophie (?) was born in August 1847 at Germany.
Marriagecirca 1882She married Dietrich Bose circa 1882.
Deathafter April 1930Sophie (?) died after April 1930.
Census DateLocationDescription
11 June 1900Syracuse, Otoe, NebraskaSophie (?) was listed as wife in Dietrich Bose's household on the 1900 Census at Syracuse, Otoe, Nebraska.1
17 April 1930Precinct 9, Kit Carson, ColoradoSophie (?) was listed as mother-in-law in John N. Gehrke's household on the 1930 Census at Precinct 9, Kit Carson, Colorado.2
  • Sophie (?) immigrated in 1880.
  • She had 2 with 1 living in 1900 children.

Child of Sophie (?) and Dietrich Bose

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED123. Dwelling 210.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED13. Dwelling 100.

Dietrich Bose

M, b. August 1848, d. before 1930
Life EventDateDescription
BirthAugust 1848Dietrich Bose was born in August 1848 at Germany.
Marriagecirca 1882He married Sophie (?) circa 1882.
Deathbefore 1930Dietrich Bose died before 1930.
Census DateLocationDescription
11 June 1900Syracuse, Otoe, NebraskaDietrich Bose was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Syracuse, Otoe, Nebraska.1

Child of Dietrich Bose and Sophie (?)

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED123. Dwelling 210.

Melbourne E. Cowles

M, b. 13 April 1914, d. 4 December 2005
Father*Eddie M. Cowles d. b Dec 2005
Mother*Lillian E. Reynolds d. b Dec 2005
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMelbourne E. Cowles was also known as Mel.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth13 April 1914Melbourne E. Cowles was born on 13 April 1914 at Stockton, Illinois.
He was the son of Eddie M. Cowles and Lillian E. Reynolds.
Marriage25 December 1936Melbourne E. Cowles married Lucia Gehrke, daughter of John N. Gehrke and Wilhelmina Minnie Bose, on 25 December 1936 at Stratton.
Death4 December 2005Melbourne E. Cowles died on 4 December 2005 at Mountain Meadows Nursing Center at age 91 Melbourne E. "Mel" Cowles, 91, of Monte Vista, formerly of Weld County, died Sunday, Dec. 4, at Mountain Meadows Nursing Center.

He was born April 13, 1914, in Stockton, Ill. to Eddie M. and Lillian E. (Reynolds) Cowles.

The Cowles family moved from Stockton to Maquoketa, Iowa, and subsequently to Platteville, Wis., where they bought and operated a photographic studio.

He graduated from high school in Platteville, Wis., in 1932, ranked third in a class of 200. He went to Platteville State Teachers College, now the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, and earned a bachelor's degree in 1936.

On Dec. 25, 1936, he married Lucia (Sally) Gehrke in Stratton.

After returning from the Navy in 1946, he earned a master's degree from Colorado State College of Education, now the University of Northern Colorado, in Greeley. He was a member of Lambda Sigma Tau and Phi Delta Kappa.

Mr. Cowles taught in the public schools in Seibert, Willard, Greeley, Estes Park and Fort Lupton and in Dodgeville, Wis.

After leaving teaching, Mr. Cowles worked at Greeley Gas Co. He retired from Greeley Gas in 1979 as assistant manager, followed by 20 years as a volunteer at North Colorado Medical Center. He was active in civic affairs, Jaycees and Gloria Christi Lutheran Church.

Survivors include his wife, Sally Cowles of Monte Vista; a son, Paul Cowles and wife Garienan of Creede; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Mary Cowles.

Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Gloria Christi. A private inurnment will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens, Greeley.

Contributions may be made to the Gloria Christi Lutheran Church Building Fund in care of Stoddard Funeral Home.

Soloman Scheierman

M, b. 9 August 1906, d. May 1979
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationSoloman Scheierman was also known as Sam.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth9 August 1906Soloman Scheierman was born on 9 August 1906 at Nebraska.
Marriagecirca 1929He married Esther A. Gehrke, daughter of John N. Gehrke and Wilhelmina Minnie Bose, circa 1929.
DeathMay 1979Soloman Scheierman died in May 1979 at age 72.
Census DateLocationDescription
3 April 1930Greeley, Weld, ColoradoSoloman Scheierman was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Greeley, Weld, Colorado.1
  • Soloman Scheierman obtained US Social Security Card at Nebraska; last residence Sutton, Clay, Nebraska.

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED62-102. Dwelling 66-70.

Letha Shaw

F, b. 30 March 1890, d. 5 January 1922
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLetha Shaw was also known as Lina.
Married Namebefore 1916As of before 1916,her married name was Gehrke.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth30 March 1890Letha Shaw was born on 30 March 1890 at Wisconsin.
Marriagebefore 1916She married Herman John Gehrke, son of Dietrich Friederich Gehrke and Anna Christine Bevers, before 1916.
Death5 January 1922Letha Shaw died on 5 January 1922 at age 31.
Burialafter 5 January 1922She was buried after 5 January 1922 at Belmont Cemetery, Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.
Census DateLocationDescription
7 January 1920Elk Grove, Lafayette, WisconsinLetha Shaw was listed as wife in Herman John Gehrke's household on the 1920 Census at Elk Grove, Lafayette, Wisconsin.1

Children of Letha Shaw and Herman John Gehrke

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED178. Dwelling 21.

Alice Gehrke

F, b. 23 March 1915, d. 2 September 2002
Father*Herman John Gehrke b. 27 Oct 1888, d. 28 Apr 1930
Mother*Letha Shaw b. 30 Mar 1890, d. 5 Jan 1922
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name3 January 1949As of 3 January 1949,her married name was McQuillan.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth23 March 1915Alice Gehrke was born on 23 March 1915 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Herman John Gehrke and Letha Shaw.
Marriage3 January 1949Alice Gehrke married Paul F. McQuillan on 3 January 1949.
Death2 September 2002Alice Gehrke died on 2 September 2002 at age 87.
Census DateLocationDescription
7 January 1920Elk Grove, Lafayette, WisconsinAlice Gehrke was listed as a daughter in Herman John Gehrke's household on the 1920 Census at Elk Grove, Lafayette, Wisconsin.1
1930Grant, WisconsinAlice Gehrke was listed as a daughter in Herman John Gehrke's household on the 1930 Census at Grant, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED178. Dwelling 21.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com.

Cleo Lorene Gehrke

F, b. 1916, d. 13 July 1994
Father*Herman John Gehrke b. 27 Oct 1888, d. 28 Apr 1930
Mother*Letha Shaw b. 30 Mar 1890, d. 5 Jan 1922
Cleo L Gehrke 1937 senior portrait State Teachers College, Platteville, Grant, WI
Cleo Lorene (Gehrke) DuBois
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name28 January 1943As of 28 January 1943,her married name was DuBois.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1916Cleo Lorene Gehrke was born in 1916 at Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Herman John Gehrke and Letha Shaw.
Marriage28 January 1943Cleo Lorene Gehrke married Charles Frederick DuBois on 28 January 1943.
Death13 July 1994Cleo Lorene Gehrke died on 13 July 1994 Cleo Lorene (Gehrke) DuBois obituary.
Madison Wisconsin State Journal July 17, 1994 - Cleo Lorene (Gehrke) DuBois obituary
Burialafter 13 July 1994She was buried after 13 July 1994 at Belmont Cemetery, Belmont, Lafayette, Wisconsin.
Census DateLocationDescription
7 January 1920Elk Grove, Lafayette, WisconsinCleo Lorene Gehrke was listed as a daughter in Herman John Gehrke's household on the 1920 Census at Elk Grove, Lafayette, Wisconsin.1
1930Grant, WisconsinCleo Lorene Gehrke was listed as a daughter in Herman John Gehrke's household on the 1930 Census at Grant, Wisconsin.2
  • Cleo Lorene Gehrke and Jeannette Lenice Gehrke lived in 1936 at 318 N. Bonson St., Platteville, Grant, Wisconsin, property owner Mrs. Charles Shaw.
  • Cleo Lorene Gehrke graduated in 1937 at State Teachers College, Platteville, Grant, Wisconsin.

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED178. Dwelling 21.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com.

Jeannette Lenice Gehrke

F, b. 1918, d. 1992
Father*Herman John Gehrke b. 27 Oct 1888, d. 28 Apr 1930
Mother*Letha Shaw b. 30 Mar 1890, d. 5 Jan 1922
Jeanette Gehrke 1938 senior portrait State Teachers College, Platteville, Grant, WI
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJeannette Lenice Gehrke was also known as Janett.
Name VariationJeannette Lenice Gehrke was also known as Jeanette L.
Married Nameafter 1938As of after 1938,her married name was Rundell.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1918Jeannette Lenice Gehrke was born in 1918 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Herman John Gehrke and Letha Shaw.
Marriageafter 1938Jeannette Lenice Gehrke married Keith H. Rundell after 1938.
Death1992Jeannette Lenice Gehrke died in 1992.
Census DateLocationDescription
7 January 1920Elk Grove, Lafayette, WisconsinJeannette Lenice Gehrke was listed as a daughter in Herman John Gehrke's household on the 1920 Census at Elk Grove, Lafayette, Wisconsin.1
1930Grant, WisconsinJeannette Lenice Gehrke was listed as a daughter in Herman John Gehrke's household on the 1930 Census at Grant, Wisconsin.2
  • Jeannette Lenice Gehrke and Cleo Lorene Gehrke lived in 1936 at 318 N. Bonson St., Platteville, Grant, Wisconsin, property owner Mrs. Charles Shaw.
  • Jeannette Lenice Gehrke graduated in 1938 at State Teachers College, Platteville, Grant, Wisconsin.

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED178. Dwelling 21.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com.

Amzie Hill

M, b. 29 September 1876
Father*Frank Hill b. 29 Jan 1852, d. 1942
Mother*Ellen Fenner b. 14 Aug 1857
Life EventDateDescription
Birth29 September 1876Amzie Hill was born on 29 September 1876 at Stroudsburg, Monroe, Pennsylvania.
He was the son of Frank Hill and Ellen Fenner.
Census DateLocationDescription
1880East Stroudsburg, Monroe, PennsylvaniaAmzie Hill was listed as a son in Frank Hill's household on the 1880 Census at East Stroudsburg, Monroe, Pennsylvania.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1157 Page Number 250B.