Wanda Strehlow

F, b. 28 July 1916, d. 5 June 2002
Father*Charles W. Strehlow
Mother*Gladys L. Foster b. 29 Jul 1896, d. 10 Dec 1968
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1934As of 1934,her married name was Creasey.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth28 July 1916Wanda Strehlow was born on 28 July 1916 at Geddes, Charles Mix, South Dakota.
She was the daughter of Charles W. Strehlow and Gladys L. Foster.
Marriage1934Wanda Strehlow married Lloyd D. Creasey, son of Algernon Cidney Creasey and Margaret Sarah Long, in 1934 at Geddes, Charles Mix, South Dakota.
Death5 June 2002Wanda Strehlow died on 5 June 2002 at age 85 Wanda Creasey of Eugene died June 5 of age-related causes. She was 85. Creasey was born July 28, 1916, on a farm in Geddes, S.D., to Charles and Gladys Foster Strehlow. She married Lloyd Creasey in Geddes in 1934. He died July 21, 1995. She lived in Geddes and in Tracy, Calif., before moving to this area in 1940. She was a homemaker and enjoyed her grandchildren. Creasey was a member of Shadow Hills Country Club in Junction City. Survivors include three sons, Charles of Tomball, Texas, Robert of Eugene and David of Junction City; a brother Date Strehlow of Eugene; a sister Mildred Gibson of Eugene; seven grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. No services is planned. Telophase Cremation Services of Eugene is in charge of arrangements.

Charles W. Strehlow

M
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageCharles W. Strehlow married Gladys L. Foster, daughter of William Austin Foster and Henrietta Miller.

Children of Charles W. Strehlow and Gladys L. Foster

Gladys L. Foster

F, b. 29 July 1896, d. 10 December 1968
Father*William Austin Foster
Mother*Henrietta Miller
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Strehlow.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageGladys L. Foster married Charles W. Strehlow.
Birth29 July 1896Gladys L. Foster was born on 29 July 1896 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of William Austin Foster and Henrietta Miller.
Death10 December 1968Gladys L. Foster died on 10 December 1968 at Oregon at age 72.

Children of Gladys L. Foster and Charles W. Strehlow

Pearl Long

F
Father*Thomas Wesley Long b. Dec 1842, d. 1922
Mother*Sarah J. Young b. Oct 1843, d. 1923
Life EventDateDescription
Pearl Long was the daughter of Thomas Wesley Long and Sarah J. Young.

Isabella Anderson

F, b. 23 September 1866, d. 1928
Father*Samuel Anderson
Mother*Lavina Wray
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationIsabella Anderson was also known as Lillian.
Married Namecirca 1894As of circa 1894,her married name was Kelso.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth23 September 1866Isabella Anderson was born on 23 September 1866 at Artikelly, Londonderry, Ireland, also reported as Sep 1868.
She was the daughter of Samuel Anderson and Lavina Wray.
Marriagecirca 1894Isabella Anderson married Elhannon Kelso, son of Aaron Kelso and Mary Rayle, circa 1894.
Death1928Isabella Anderson died in 1928.
Census DateLocationDescription
11 June 1900Washington, Tazewell, IllinoisIsabella Anderson was listed as wife in Elhannon Kelso's household on the 1900 Census at Washington, Tazewell, Illinois.1
  • Isabella was the oldest child of Samuel and Lavina (Wray) Anderson. Her death certificate was done by the nurses at the convalescent home where she died and they put her first name as Lillian.
  • Isabella Anderson had 5 with 2 living in 1900 children.

Children of Isabella Anderson and Elhannon Kelso

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Washington, Tazewell, Illinois; Roll: 347; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 0156; FHL microfilm: 1240347.

Frances C. (?)

F, b. 1870, d. 1916
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Kelso.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageFrances C. (?) married John Joseph Kelso, son of Aaron Kelso and Mary Rayle.
Birth1870Frances C. (?) was born in 1870.
Death1916She died in 1916.

Nellie Richardson

F, b. 1862, d. 28 October 1944
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Kelso.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageNellie Richardson married David Kelso, son of Aaron Kelso and Mary Rayle.
Birth1862Nellie Richardson was born in 1862.
Death28 October 1944She died on 28 October 1944.

Jennie (?)

F, b. circa December 1842, d. 20 April 1865
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Kelso.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJennie (?) married Clark Kelso, son of Robert Kelso and Rebecca McCorkle.
Birthcirca December 1842Jennie (?) was born circa December 1842.
Death20 April 1865She died on 20 April 1865 at 22 years 4 months 22 days.

Heinrich Geffert

M, b. January 1828, d. after June 1900
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationHeinrich Geffert was also known as Henry.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageHeinrich Geffert married Margaretha (?).
BirthJanuary 1828Heinrich Geffert was born in January 1828 at Hanover, Germany.
Deathafter June 1900He died after June 1900.
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinHeinrich Geffert was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
2 June 1900Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinHe was listed as father in Carl F. Geffert's household on the 1900 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.2

Children of Heinrich Geffert and Margaretha (?)

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1446 Page Number 286D.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED149. Dwelling 10.

Margaretha (?)

F, b. circa 1830, d. before 1900
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Geffert.
Name VariationMargaretha (?) was also known as Margaret (?).
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMargaretha (?) married Heinrich Geffert.
Birthcirca 1830Margaretha (?) was born circa 1830 at Hanover, Germany.
Deathbefore 1900She died before 1900.
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinMargaretha (?) was listed as wife in Heinrich Geffert's household on the 1880 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Children of Margaretha (?) and Heinrich Geffert

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1446 Page Number 286D.

Heinrich Jurgen Geffert

M, b. 1789, d. 1847
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1789Heinrich Jurgen Geffert was born in 1789 at Westerwehye, Hanover, Germany.
Marriagebefore 1831He married Anna Margarete Estorf before 1831.
Marriage1831Heinrich Jurgen Geffert married Catherina Margarethe Perau in 1831.
Death1847Heinrich Jurgen Geffert died in 1847.

Children of Heinrich Jurgen Geffert and Catherina Margarethe Perau

Catherina Margarethe Perau

F, b. 1802, d. 1866
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1831As of 1831,her married name was Geffert.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1802Catherina Margarethe Perau was born in 1802 at Gross Liedern, Hanover, Germany.
Marriage1831She married Heinrich Jurgen Geffert in 1831.
Death1866Catherina Margarethe Perau died in 1866.

Children of Catherina Margarethe Perau and Heinrich Jurgen Geffert

Jurgen Heinrich Wilhelm Geffert

M, b. 1836, d. 1896
Father*Heinrich Jurgen Geffert b. 1789, d. 1847
Mother*Catherina Margarethe Perau b. 1802, d. 1866
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1836Jurgen Heinrich Wilhelm Geffert was born in 1836.
He was the son of Heinrich Jurgen Geffert and Catherina Margarethe Perau.
Death1896Jurgen Heinrich Wilhelm Geffert died in 1896.

Esther A. Geffert

F, b. February 1882
Father*Johann Heinrich Geffert b. 18 Sep 1834, d. 24 Jan 1909
Mother*Marie Dorothea Henriette Dargel b. 30 Oct 1842
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Smithson.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageEsther A. Geffert married Harold Smithson, son of Thomas Smithson.
BirthFebruary 1882Esther A. Geffert was born in February 1882.
She was the daughter of Johann Heinrich Geffert and Marie Dorothea Henriette Dargel.
Census DateLocationDescription
1930Multnomah, OregonEsther A. Geffert was listed as wife in Harold Smithson's household on the 1930 Census at Multnomah, Oregon.
  • Esther A. Geffert graduated in 1900 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Children of Esther A. Geffert and Harold Smithson

Anna Margarete Estorf

F, b. 1778, d. 1831
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1831As of before 1831,her married name was Geffert.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1778Anna Margarete Estorf was born in 1778.
Marriagebefore 1831She married Heinrich Jurgen Geffert before 1831.
Death1831Anna Margarete Estorf died in 1831.

Harold Smithson

M, b. circa 1883, d. May 1970
Father*Thomas Smithson
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageHarold Smithson married Esther A. Geffert, daughter of Johann Heinrich Geffert and Marie Dorothea Henriette Dargel.
Birthcirca 1883Harold Smithson was born circa 1883.
He was the son of Thomas Smithson.
DeathMay 1970Harold Smithson died in May 1970.
Census DateLocationDescription
1930Multnomah, OregonHarold Smithson was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Multnomah, Oregon.
  • Harold Smithson obtained US Social Security Card at Oregon; last residence Woodland, Cowlitz, Washington.
  • He was living in 1968 at Washington.

Children of Harold Smithson and Esther A. Geffert

John Martin Kruse

M, b. 26 April 1899, d. 4 January 1982
Father*Heinrich Nicholas Kruse b. 10 May 1856, d. 1935
Mother*Augusta W. Giese b. 31 Dec 1871, d. 21 Jul 1957
Life EventDateDescription
Birth26 April 1899John Martin Kruse was born on 26 April 1899 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Heinrich Nicholas Kruse and Augusta W. Giese.
Marriage19 June 1924John Martin Kruse married Lena Dorothea Thies, daughter of August Thies and Dora Meyer, on 19 June 1924 at Loganville, Sauk, Wisconsin.
Death4 January 1982John Martin Kruse died on 4 January 1982 at age 82.
Census DateLocationDescription
1920Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinJohn Martin Kruse was listed as a son in Heinrich Nicholas Kruse's household on the 1920 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Children of John Martin Kruse and Lena Dorothea Thies

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED171. Dwelling 142.

Edgar Carl Kruse

M, b. 8 October 1904, d. 27 April 1990
Father*Heinrich Nicholas Kruse b. 10 May 1856, d. 1935
Mother*Augusta W. Giese b. 31 Dec 1871, d. 21 Jul 1957
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageEdgar Carl Kruse married Edna Lucille Bretsch.
Birth8 October 1904Edgar Carl Kruse was born on 8 October 1904 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Heinrich Nicholas Kruse and Augusta W. Giese.
Death27 April 1990Edgar Carl Kruse died on 27 April 1990 at age 85.
Census DateLocationDescription
1920Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinEdgar Carl Kruse was listed as a son in Heinrich Nicholas Kruse's household on the 1920 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED171. Dwelling 142.

Lena Dorothea Thies

F, b. 25 February 1897, d. 5 February 1990
Father*August Thies b. 25 Apr 1873, d. 1954
Mother*Dora Meyer b. 24 Jul 1872, d. 1955
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLena Dorothea Thies was also known as Thiese.
Married Name19 June 1924As of 19 June 1924,her married name was Kruse.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth25 February 1897Lena Dorothea Thies was born on 25 February 1897 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of August Thies and Dora Meyer.
Marriage19 June 1924Lena Dorothea Thies married John Martin Kruse, son of Heinrich Nicholas Kruse and Augusta W. Giese, on 19 June 1924 at Loganville, Sauk, Wisconsin.
Death5 February 1990Lena Dorothea Thies died on 5 February 1990 at age 92.
Census DateLocationDescription
2 June 1900Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinLena Dorothea Thies was listed as a daughter in August Thies's household on the 1900 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
19 April 1910Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinLena Dorothea Thies was listed as a daughter in August Thies's household on the 1910 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.2

Children of Lena Dorothea Thies and John Martin Kruse

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED149. Dwelling 14.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED130. Dwelling 65.

Edna Lucille Bretsch

F, b. 10 February 1910
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Kruse.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageEdna Lucille Bretsch married Edgar Carl Kruse, son of Heinrich Nicholas Kruse and Augusta W. Giese.
Birth10 February 1910Edna Lucille Bretsch was born on 10 February 1910.

Walter Henry Herman Giese

M, b. 21 August 1912, d. 7 May 1999
Father*Herman Giese b. 12 Jul 1875, d. 1948
Mother*Ella Emma Helene Hanusa b. 23 Mar 1891, d. 7 Jul 1973
Life EventDateDescription
Birth21 August 1912Walter Henry Herman Giese was born on 21 August 1912 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Herman Giese and Ella Emma Helene Hanusa.
Death7 May 1999Walter Henry Herman Giese died on 7 May 1999 at age 86.
Census DateLocationDescription
1930Honey Creek, Sauk, WisconsinWalter Henry Herman Giese was listed as a lodger with the George Felix family on the 1930 Census at Honey Creek, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED56-16. Dwelling 69.

Violet E. Giese

F, b. circa 1914, d. 29 January 2010
Father*Frederick E. Giese b. Oct 1876, d. 1965
Mother*Anna A. Sprecher b. Sep 1875, d. 1955
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1914Violet E. Giese was born circa 1914 at Wisconsin.
She was the daughter of Frederick E. Giese and Anna A. Sprecher.
Census DateLocationDescription
2 January 1920Troy, Sauk, WisconsinViolet E. Giese was listed as a daughter in Frederick E. Giese's household on the 1920 Census at Troy, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
29 April 1930Troy, Sauk, WisconsinViolet E. Giese was listed as a daughter in Frederick E. Giese's household on the 1930 Census at Troy, Sauk, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED180. Dwelling 3.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED37. Dwelling 194.

Benjamin F. Giese

M, b. 13 August 1903, d. April 1981
Father*Frederick E. Giese b. Oct 1876, d. 1965
Mother*Anna A. Sprecher b. Sep 1875, d. 1955
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationBenjamin F. Giese was also known as Bennie.
Name VariationBenjamin F. Giese was also known as Ben.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth13 August 1903Benjamin F. Giese was born on 13 August 1903 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Frederick E. Giese and Anna A. Sprecher.
Marriagecirca 1925Benjamin F. Giese married Olive G. (?) circa 1925.
DeathApril 1981Benjamin F. Giese died in April 1981 at age 77.
Census DateLocationDescription
1 June 1905Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinBenjamin F. Giese is listed as son on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of Frederick E. Giese at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; living next door to August Giese.1
26 April 1910Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinBenjamin F. Giese was listed as a son in Frederick E. Giese's household on the 1910 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
2 January 1920Troy, Sauk, WisconsinBenjamin F. Giese was listed as a son in Frederick E. Giese's household on the 1920 Census at Troy, Sauk, Wisconsin.3
1940Troy, Sauk, WisconsinBenjamin F. Giese was listed as the head of a family on the 1940 Census at Troy, Sauk, Wisconsin, living next door to Fred Giese.4
  • Benjamin F. Giese obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; last residence Spring Green, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • On 5 November 1939 at Mr and Mrs Albert Hasz 25th wedding anniversary.

Citations

  1. [S364] Wisconsin State Census Wisconsin State Censuses, 1895 and 1905, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 80.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED130. Dwelling 148.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED180. Dwelling 3.
  4. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Troy, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T627_4523; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 56-39.

Erma V. Giese

F, b. circa September 1904, d. 1909
Father*Frederick E. Giese b. Oct 1876, d. 1965
Mother*Anna A. Sprecher b. Sep 1875, d. 1955
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationErma V. Giese was also known as Emma V.
Name VariationErma V. Giese was also known as Irmie.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca September 1904Erma V. Giese was born circa September 1904.
She was the daughter of Frederick E. Giese and Anna A. Sprecher.
Death1909Erma V. Giese died in 1909.
Census DateLocationDescription
1 June 1905Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinErma V. Giese is listed as daughter on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of Frederick E. Giese at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; living next door to August Giese.1

Citations

  1. [S364] Wisconsin State Census Wisconsin State Censuses, 1895 and 1905, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 80.

Milton W. Giese

M, b. 15 March 1910, d. 23 October 1991
Father*Frederick E. Giese b. Oct 1876, d. 1965
Mother*Anna A. Sprecher b. Sep 1875, d. 1955
Life EventDateDescription
Birth15 March 1910Milton W. Giese was born on 15 March 1910 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Frederick E. Giese and Anna A. Sprecher.
Marriage17 August 1938Milton W. Giese married Florence Propst on 17 August 1938.
Death23 October 1991Milton W. Giese died on 23 October 1991 at age 81.
Census DateLocationDescription
26 April 1910Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinMilton W. Giese was listed as a son in Frederick E. Giese's household on the 1910 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
2 January 1920Troy, Sauk, WisconsinMilton W. Giese was listed as a son in Frederick E. Giese's household on the 1920 Census at Troy, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
29 April 1930Troy, Sauk, WisconsinMilton W. Giese was listed as a son in Frederick E. Giese's household on the 1930 Census at Troy, Sauk, Wisconsin.3
  • Milton W. Giese obtained US Social Security Card at Illinois; last residence not specified.

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED130. Dwelling 148.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED180. Dwelling 3.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED37. Dwelling 194.

Herman W. Kruse

M, b. before 1831, d. 1871
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationHerman W. Kruse was also known as H. W.
Name VariationHerman W. Kruse was also known as Heinrich.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthbefore 1831Herman W. Kruse was born before 1831.
Marriage1851He married Anna Christina Luehrsen in 1851 at New York.
Death1871Herman W. Kruse died in 1871.

Children of Herman W. Kruse and Anna Christina Luehrsen

Anna Christina Luehrsen

F, b. 9 August 1828, d. 17 August 1928
Anna Kruse 1828 - 1928
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAnna Christina Luehrsen was also known as Annie.
Married Name1851As of 1851,her married name was Kruse.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth9 August 1828Anna Christina Luehrsen was born on 9 August 1828 at Hanover, Germany.
Marriage1851She married Herman W. Kruse in 1851 at New York.
Death17 August 1928Anna Christina Luehrsen died on 17 August 1928 at age 100.
Anna Kruse obituary 17 Aug 1928
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinAnna Christina Luehrsen was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1920Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinShe was listed as mother in Heinrich Nicholas Kruse's household on the 1920 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
  • Anna Christina Luehrsen immigrated in 1850.
  • On 9 August 1928 Anna (Luehrsen) Kruse 100th birthday celebration.
    The Capital Times (Madison, Wisconsin) 08 Aug 1928 - Anna (Luehrsen) Kruse 100th birthday celebration

Children of Anna Christina Luehrsen and Herman W. Kruse

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1446 Page Number 285B.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED171. Dwelling 142.

Emma Magdalene Kruse

F, b. 21 May 1852
Father*Herman W. Kruse b. b 1831, d. 1871
Mother*Anna Christina Luehrsen b. 9 Aug 1828, d. 17 Aug 1928
Life EventDateDescription
Birth21 May 1852Emma Magdalene Kruse was born on 21 May 1852 at New York City, New York.
She was the daughter of Herman W. Kruse and Anna Christina Luehrsen.

William Peter Kruse

M, b. 21 May 1852
Father*Herman W. Kruse b. b 1831, d. 1871
Mother*Anna Christina Luehrsen b. 9 Aug 1828, d. 17 Aug 1928
Life EventDateDescription
Birth21 May 1852William Peter Kruse was born on 21 May 1852.
He was the son of Herman W. Kruse and Anna Christina Luehrsen.

Anna Catherine Kruse

F, b. 19 December 1854
Father*Herman W. Kruse b. b 1831, d. 1871
Mother*Anna Christina Luehrsen b. 9 Aug 1828, d. 17 Aug 1928
Life EventDateDescription
Birth19 December 1854Anna Catherine Kruse was born on 19 December 1854 at New York City, New York.
She was the daughter of Herman W. Kruse and Anna Christina Luehrsen.