Albert F. Heiden

M, b. 1 April 1878, d. 1 April 1952
Father*Frederich Heiden b. 2 Nov 1847, d. 20 Oct 1923
Mother*Wilhelmine Bernien b. 1852, d. 1884
     ALBERT HEIDEN , son of Fred and Wilhelmine (BERNIEN) HEIDEN, was born April 1, 1878, town of Ironton; married Nov. 16, 1910, Alma HINRICHS, daughter of Fred and Dora (SCHROEDER) HINRICHS. She was born Aug. 20, 1890, town of Reedsburg. They have one child, Milda Dorothy, born Oct. 5, 1919.

Child of Albert F. Heiden and Alma I. Hinrichs

Citations

  1. [S355] Wisconsin Sauk Co Cemetery Records Vol 9, page 112.

Frederich Heiden

M, b. 2 November 1847, d. 20 October 1923
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationFrederich Heiden was also known as Fred.
  • Frederich Heiden married Wilhelmine Bernien.
  • Frederich Heiden was born on 2 November 1847.
  • He died on 20 October 1923 at age 75.
  • He was buried after 20 October 1923 at St. Peters Lutheran Cemetery, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Child of Frederich Heiden and Wilhelmine Bernien

Citations

  1. [S355] Wisconsin Sauk Co Cemetery Records Vol 9, page 112.

Wilhelmine Bernien

F, b. 1852, d. 1884
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Heiden.
Name VariationWilhelmine Bernien was also known as Wilhelmina.
  • Wilhelmine Bernien married Frederich Heiden.
  • Wilhelmine Bernien was born in 1852.
  • She was buried in 1884 at St. Peters Lutheran Cemetery, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
  • She died in 1884.

Child of Wilhelmine Bernien and Frederich Heiden

Citations

  1. [S355] Wisconsin Sauk Co Cemetery Records Vol 9, page 112.

Milda Dorothy Heiden

F, b. 5 October 1919, d. 28 February 2005
Milda Heiden 1937 senior portrait Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, WI
Father*Albert F. Heiden b. 1 Apr 1878, d. 1 Apr 1952
Mother*Alma I. Hinrichs b. 20 Aug 1890, d. 12 May 1985
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name5 August 1939As of 5 August 1939,her married name was Thies.
  • Milda Dorothy Heiden was born on 5 October 1919.
  • She was the daughter of Albert F. Heiden and Alma I. Hinrichs.
  • Milda Dorothy Heiden married Clarence William Thies, son of Henry F. Thies Sr. and Bertha E. Ritzer, on 5 August 1939.
  • Milda Dorothy Heiden died on 28 February 2005 at age 85 Milda D. Thies, 85, of Marshfield, formerly of Reedsburg, died Monday, Feb. 28, 2005, at Saint Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield.

    Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. today at Hoof Funeral Home, 312 N. Park St. in Reedsburg with Pastor Marcia Carrier officiating. Interment will be in St. John Lutheran Cemetery in Reedsburg.

    There will be a visitation from 10 a.m. until the time of the service today at the church.

    In lieu of flowers, memorials to Faith Lutheran Church in Marshfield or the Marshfield Medical Foundation would be appreciated.

    She was born Oct. 5, 1919, in Reedsburg, the daughter of Albert and Alma (Hinrichs) Heiden. On Aug. 5, 1939, she was united in marriage to Clarence W. Thies. The couple lived in Reedsburg until moving to Marshfield in October 1971. Milda was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Marshfield, a former member of St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church in Reedsburg and also a member of the altar guild. She enjoyed fishing in her spare time.

    Survivors include two children, Jerome (Mary) Thies of Washington, Ill., and Yvonne (Gerald) Rach of Rochester, Minn; five grandchildren; six great-granddaughters; three sisters-in-law, LaVera (Milton) Wollschlager, Ruth (Clarence) Dreifke and Evelyn Thies, all of Reedsburg; nieces; nephews; and other relatives and friends.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence, on March 11, 1995, and by her parents.
     Milda Dorothy Heiden graduated in 1937 at Reedsburg High School, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

George Schroeder

M

Child of George Schroeder and Dorothea Weise

Dorothea Weise

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Schroeder.

Child of Dorothea Weise and George Schroeder

Elsie M. Hinrichs

F, b. 4 October 1888, d. 18 April 1920
Father*Frederich William Hinrichs b. 27 Feb 1861, d. 3 Apr 1931
Mother*Dorothea Sophia Katherine Schroeder b. 23 Jun 1865, d. 3 Nov 1958
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationElsie M. Hinrichs was also known as Elsia.
Married Namecirca 1909As of circa 1909,her married name was Wolters.
Census DateLocation
23 June 1900Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinElsie M. Hinrichs was listed as a daughter in Frederich William Hinrichs's household on the 1900 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1 June 1905Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinElsie M. Hinrichs appeared on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of Frederich William Hinrichs at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
21 January 1920Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinElsie M. Hinrichs was listed as wife in Emil Henry Wolters's household on the 1920 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.2

Children of Elsie M. Hinrichs and Emil Henry Wolters

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED143. Dwelling 198.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED176. Dwelling 152.

Emil Henry Wolters

M, b. 14 April 1879, d. 26 November 1933
Father*Ernest Wolters b. Nov 1852, d. 25 Feb 1919
Mother*Dorthea Darger b. May 1854, d. 30 Jun 1922
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationEmil Henry Wolters was also known as Walter.
Census DateLocation
25 June 1900Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinEmil Henry Wolters was listed as a son in Ernest Wolters's household on the 1900 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
21 January 1920Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinEmil Henry Wolters was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
12 April 1930Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.3
     On 12 August 1918 at World War I Draft Registration, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Children of Emil Henry Wolters and Elsie M. Hinrichs

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED143. Dwelling 208.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED176. Dwelling 152.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED31. Dwelling 113.

Iva B. Ward

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Hinrichs.

Olga M. Lehman

F, b. 1902, d. 15 October 1973
Father*Louis C. Lehman b. 1875, d. 1945
Mother*Louise Harms b. 1879, d. 1936
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Hinrichs.

Citations

  1. [S355] Wisconsin Sauk Co Cemetery Records Vol 9, page 149.

(?) Petronia

M

Lynn Hettler

M

Hermann August Riggert

M, b. 29 March 1854, d. 5 September 1906
Father*Herman Riggert b. 5 Aug 1826, d. 1 Aug 1898
Mother*Katharine Marquardt b. 15 Jun 1828, d. 17 May 1901
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationHermann August Riggert was also known as Herman.
  • Hermann August Riggert was born on 29 March 1854 at Hanover, Germany.
  • He was the son of Herman Riggert and Katharine Marquardt.
  • Hermann August Riggert married Louisa Elsa Darger, daughter of Frederic Darger and Dorothea Behn, on 9 November 1875.
  • Hermann August Riggert witnessed the death of Arthur Riggert in September 1898 at Wisconsin; Arthur Riggert, a 2 year old child, died at the home of Herman Riggert last Saunday. Mrs. Otto Riggert, the mother, had been visiting here sometime and Mr. Riggert, the father came up immediately to attend the funeral. They returned home today. Taken from the Reedsburg Free Press of 9-23-1898.
  • Hermann August Riggert died on 5 September 1906 at Wisconsin at age 52 Herman Riggert died at his home on the West Side Wednesday noon, of a complication of stomach and liver troubles and jaundice. Although he had not been in good health for some years he did not give up his usual activities until several weeks ago. His decline from that time was rapid. The funeral will be held today. Services at the residence at noon, and then at St. John's church, of which the deceased was a member, Rev. Kuhbitz, of Madison, officating on account of the absence of Rev. A. Meyer. Herman Riggert was born at Stadorf, Hanover Province, Germany, March 19, 1854, and lived in the old country until he was 19 years of age. In 1873, in company with his brother, William Riggert, he came to this country and both came to this place. Two other brothers, John of Loganville, and Otto of Chicago, came to America later. In 1875, Mr. Riggert married Miss Louisa Darger of the town of Reedsburg, and for a number of years worked his father-in-law's farm. They then resided at Loganville several years, conducting a hotel. Later they returned to the farm and after a few years Mr. Riggert engaged in purchasing live stock for L. B. Montgomery. The past five or six years he served as the secretary of the Loganville Butter and Cheese Manufacturing Association. Mr. Riggert is survived by his wife and eight children-Emil of Milwauee, Elsie of Chicago, Mrs. George Hasz of Loganville, Ernest of Loganville, William of this city, Otto, Louisa and Herman, at home, and three brothers, William of this city, John of Loganville, and Otto of Chicago. Taken from the Reedsburg Paper of September 7, 1906.
  • He was buried on 7 September 1906 at St John Lutheran Church, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
Census DateLocation
1880Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinHermann August Riggert was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin, listed as Riggard.1
5 June 1900Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
1 June 1905Wisconsin State Census, Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinHe appeared on the census of 1 June 1905 at Wisconsin State Census, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
     Hermann August Riggert immigrated in 1873. In 1880 HERMANN RIGGERT Farmer; P O Loganville; son of Henry and Catharine Marquart Riggert; was born in Hanover, March 29, 1854; came to America in 1873, and settled in the town of Westfield, Sauk, Wis Was married, November 9, 1875, to Louisa, daughter of Frederic Darger; they have three children---Elsie, Emil, and Feide [Freida].

Children of Hermann August Riggert and Louisa Elsa Darger

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1446 Page Number 275B.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED142. Dwelling 100.

Herman Riggert

M, b. 5 August 1826, d. 1 August 1898
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationHerman Riggert was also known as Henry.
  • Herman Riggert married Katharine Marquardt.
  • Herman Riggert was born on 5 August 1826 at Oerrel, Hanover, Germany.
  • He died on 1 August 1898 at Germany at age 71 There are probably 200 Germans in the vicinity of Reedsburg who, before coming to this country were students of Herman Riggert, father of William and Herman Riggert of this city and John Riggert of Loganville. Word has been received anouncing his death, August 1, 1898 at Hunberger, Germany and his burial at Barum where he taught for 38 years. He was born August 5, 1826 in Oerrel, Province of Hanover, and after adopting the profession of teaching became a prominent educator. In 1895 he celebrated his 50th aniversary as a teacher and on that occassion received the title of "Cantor" and was besides decorated, and received from the emperor of Germany the "Order of Hohenzollern", an honor but seldom conferred on persons in civil life. He also had a son Otto Riggert in Chicago. Taken from the Reedsburg Free Press of August 26, 1898.

Children of Herman Riggert and Katharine Marquardt

Katharine Marquardt

F, b. 15 June 1828, d. 17 May 1901
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationKatharine Marquardt was also known as Marquart.
Name VariationKatharine Marquardt was also known as Catherine.
Married NameHer married name was Riggert.
Name VariationKatharine Marquardt was also known as Marquard.
  • Katharine Marquardt married Herman Riggert.
  • Katharine Marquardt was born on 15 June 1828.
  • She died on 17 May 1901 at Germany at age 72 Mr. Riggert has received word of the death of his mother, Mrs. Katharine Riggert, on May 17, 1901 at Himbergen, Germany. Mrs. Riggert was 72 years of age. She was buried on May 20th at Barum beside her husband. A daughter and two sons in Germany are living, and Wm. Riggert, Herman Riggert of this place, John Riggert of Loganville and Otto Riggert of Chicago survive. Taken from the Reedsburg Paper.

Children of Katharine Marquardt and Herman Riggert

Louisa Elsa Darger

F, b. 10 July 1854, d. 4 November 1927
Father*Frederic Darger b. 11 Nov 1821, d. 8 Dec 1903
Mother*Dorothea Behn b. 5 May 1817, d. 26 Oct 1906
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLouisa Elsa Darger was also known as Dargel.
Name VariationLouisa Elsa Darger was also known as Lisa.
Name VariationLouisa Elsa Darger was also known as Louise.
Married Name9 November 1875As of 9 November 1875,her married name was Riggert.
  • Louisa Elsa Darger was born on 10 July 1854 at Hamburg, Germany, also reported as Jul 1855.
  • She was the daughter of Frederic Darger and Dorothea Behn.
  • Louisa Elsa Darger married Hermann August Riggert, son of Herman Riggert and Katharine Marquardt, on 9 November 1875.
  • Louisa Elsa Darger died on 4 November 1927 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 73 Mrs. Louise Riggert, known and loved for a kindly, neighborly spirit and an old and respected citizen of this city, passed to her final rest last Friday, Nov. 4, 1927, after failing in health for about two years. Mrs. Riggert with her unfailing cheerfulness, her flower garden, her kindly hospitality, will long be missed. Louise Darger was born in Hanover, Germany, July 10, 1854, daughter of Frederick and Dorothea Darger, and when but one year of age came to America with her parents and settled in the town of Westfield, where she grew to womanhood. On Nov. 8, 1874, she was united in marriage to Herman Riggert and they made their home in the village of Loganville until about 1897, when they moved to Reedsburg. To Mr. and Mrs. Riggert were born nine children, two sons having passed on. Mr. Riggert died in 1907. The surviving members of the family are: Elsa, of Chicago; Mrs. George Hasz of Loganville; William, of Madison; Herman, of Gary, Ind; Emil, Otto and Louise, of this city; also ten grandchildren. The funeral was held Monday afternoon from the St. John's Lutheran church at 2 o'clock conducted by Rev. L. Schneider. Four grandsons and the husbands of two granddaughters acted as pallbearers. Besides the members of the family, the following from a distance attended the funeral: M. J. Collins and family of Chicago; Henry Riggert, Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. Otto Riggert, Baraboo; Mrs. Frank Storm, Fond du Lac; Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Springbrun, Janesville; Mrs. and Mrs. John Riggert of Loganville. Taken from the Reedsburg Times of 11-11-1927.
  • She was buried on 7 November 1927 at St John Lutheran Church, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
Census DateLocation
28 July 1870Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinLouisa Elsa Darger was listed in Frederic Darger's household on the 1870 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1880Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinLouisa Elsa Darger was listed as wife in Hermann August Riggert's household on the 1880 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; listed as Riggard.2
5 June 1900Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinLouisa Elsa Darger was listed as wife in Hermann August Riggert's household on the 1900 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.3
1 June 1905Wisconsin State Census, Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinLouisa Elsa Darger is listed as wife on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of Hermann August Riggert at Wisconsin State Census, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
     Louisa Elsa Darger immigrated with Frederic Darger and Dorothea Behn in June 1855. Louisa Elsa Darger had 9 with 8 living in 1900 children.

Children of Louisa Elsa Darger and Hermann August Riggert

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1870; Census Place: Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: M593_1739; Page: 216B; Image: 440; Family History Library Film: 553238.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1446 Page Number 275B.
  3. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED142. Dwelling 100.

Elsie Katherine Riggert

F, b. 5 December 1875, d. 26 August 1960
Father*Hermann August Riggert b. 29 Mar 1854, d. 5 Sep 1906
Mother*Louisa Elsa Darger b. 10 Jul 1854, d. 4 Nov 1927
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationElsie Katherine Riggert was also known as Elsa Catherine.
  • Elsie Katherine Riggert was born on 5 December 1875 at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • She was the daughter of Hermann August Riggert and Louisa Elsa Darger.
  • Elsie Katherine Riggert died on 26 August 1960 at age 84.
Census DateLocation
1880Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinElsie Katherine Riggert was listed as a daughter in Hermann August Riggert's household on the 1880 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; listed as Riggard.1

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1446 Page Number 275B.

Emil Henry Riggert

M, b. 6 June 1877, d. 29 October 1929
Father*Hermann August Riggert b. 29 Mar 1854, d. 5 Sep 1906
Mother*Louisa Elsa Darger b. 10 Jul 1854, d. 4 Nov 1927
  • Emil Henry Riggert was born on 6 June 1877 at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin, also reported as 6 July 1877.
  • He was the son of Hermann August Riggert and Louisa Elsa Darger.
  • Emil Henry Riggert died on 29 October 1929 at Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, at age 52 Funeral services for Emil H. Riggert, who passed away at the Madison General hospital Tuesday afternoon, October 29 were held Thurday afternoon from St. John's Lutheran church of this city. Mr. Riggert submitted to an operation on October 9 from which he did not rally. He passed away in a state of coma at the age of 52 yr., 4 mo., and 13 days. The deceased was born on June 6, 1877 at Loganville, the son of Herman Riggert and Louise Darger. In infancy he was brought to holy baptism and he received his religious instruction and education at Loganville parochial school. For the past 18 years he has been in the employ of the late Dr. Hastings as caretaker of the sanitarium. While in this city he held memberships in the church from which he was buried. Mr. Riggert is survived by three sisters: Elsie of Chicago, Louise of this city, Mrs. Freda Hasz of Loganville; 3 brothers, Otto of this city, William of Madison and Herman of Gary, Indiana. Those who came to attend the services from away were Mr. and Mrs. Frank Storm and son, Charles of Fond du Lac, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Springbrun of Janesville, Herman Riggert of Gary, Indiana, Elsie Riggert of Chicago, Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Riggert and son Floyd, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Anderson and baby of Madison, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Riggert, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Baumgarten of Baraboo, Mr. and Mrs. John Riggert, Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Hasz and son Rheinhart of Loganville. Taken from the Reedsburg Free Press of 11-7-1929.
  • He was buried on 31 October 1929 at St John Lutheran Church, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
Census DateLocation
1880Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinEmil Henry Riggert was listed as a son in Hermann August Riggert's household on the 1880 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; listed as Riggard.1
5 June 1900Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinEmil Henry Riggert was listed as a son in Hermann August Riggert's household on the 1900 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1446 Page Number 275B.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED142. Dwelling 100.

William Ferdinand Riggert

M, b. 8 May 1883, d. 20 December 1978
Father*Hermann August Riggert b. 29 Mar 1854, d. 5 Sep 1906
Mother*Louisa Elsa Darger b. 10 Jul 1854, d. 4 Nov 1927
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilliam Ferdinand Riggert was also known as Willie.
  • William Ferdinand Riggert was born on 8 May 1883 at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Hermann August Riggert and Louisa Elsa Darger.
  • William Ferdinand Riggert married Lorna L. Wischoff, daughter of Herman Wischoff and Elizabeth Halbersleben, on 23 November 1904 at St John Lutheran Church, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • William Ferdinand Riggert became the godfather at Robert Edward Riggert's christening on 18 December 1913 at St Paul Lutheran Church, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • William Ferdinand Riggert died on 20 December 1978 at age 95 William F. Riggert, 95, of Middleton died Wednesday, December 20, 1978 at a Madison hospital after a brief illness. He was born May 8, 1883, at Reedsburg and had resided in the Madison area for the past 58 years. He worked as a carpenter for many years and had been active in the Carpenter's Union Local 341. Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Roy Everett of Ft. Laramie, Wyo; a brother, Herman of Gary, Ind; a sister, Louise Riggert of Middleton; five grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Lorna L. Wischhoff; a son, Floyd of Madison in 1967; and a granddaughter. Services were held Tuesday, December 26 at the Gruber Funeral Home in Middleton with burial in St. John's Cemetery in Reedsburg. Taken from the Reedsburg Paper.
Census DateLocation
5 June 1900Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinWilliam Ferdinand Riggert was listed as a son in Hermann August Riggert's household on the 1900 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
     William Ferdinand Riggert obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; last residence Middleton Branch, Dane, Wisconsin.

Children of William Ferdinand Riggert and Lorna L. Wischoff

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED142. Dwelling 100.

Otto John Riggert

M, b. 31 October 1885, d. April 1960
Father*Hermann August Riggert b. 29 Mar 1854, d. 5 Sep 1906
Mother*Louisa Elsa Darger b. 10 Jul 1854, d. 4 Nov 1927
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationOtto John Riggert was also known as John Otto.
  • Otto John Riggert was born on 31 October 1885 at Loganville, Sauk, Wisconsin, twin with Adolph.
  • He was the son of Hermann August Riggert and Louisa Elsa Darger.
  • Otto John Riggert married Amelia Reinecke, daughter of William Henry Reinecke and unknown (?), on 25 June 1912 at St John Lutheran Church, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • Otto John Riggert became the godfather at Marvin Emil Fischer's christening on 17 November 1918 at St John Lutheran Church, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • Otto John Riggert was buried in April 1960 at Saint Johns Cemetery, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • He died in April 1960 at age 74 Funeral services were held Saturday, at 1:30 p.m. in St. John's Lutheran church for Otto Riggert, 74, a Reedsburg resident for the past 60 years. He was employed for many years by the city utility department, and he served as health officer for many years. He retired last fall from the utility department. He was a past master of the Reedsburg Masonic lodge and a past chancellor of the Knights of Pythias. For a long time he was president of the congregation of St. John's church. Surviving are a son, Robert, 130 N. Oak st., this city; three grandchildren and two sisters, Elsie and Louise Riggert, both of Reedsburg; a daughter, Jeanette, Madison; a brother, William, also of Madison and a brother, Herman, Gary, Indiana. Burial was in St. John's cemetery. Rev. James F. Behrens officiated at the funeral that was directed by the Phelps funeral home. Taken from the Reedsburg Times Press oif 4-21-1960.
Census DateLocation
5 June 1900Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinOtto John Riggert was listed as a son in Hermann August Riggert's household on the 1900 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1 June 1905Wisconsin State Census, Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinOtto John Riggert is listed as son on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of Hermann August Riggert at Wisconsin State Census, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Children of Otto John Riggert and Amelia Reinecke

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED142. Dwelling 100.

Louise P. Riggert

F, b. 30 May 1888, d. 3 August 1987
Father*Hermann August Riggert b. 29 Mar 1854, d. 5 Sep 1906
Mother*Louisa Elsa Darger b. 10 Jul 1854, d. 4 Nov 1927
  • Louise P. Riggert was born on 30 May 1888 at Loganville, Sauk, Wisconsin, also reported as 31 May 1888.
  • She was the daughter of Hermann August Riggert and Louisa Elsa Darger.
  • Louise P. Riggert became the godmother at Jeanette Louise Riggert's christening on 17 January 1926 at St John Lutheran Church, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • As of 1987, Louise P. Riggert was never married.
  • She died on 3 August 1987 at age 99 Miss Louise P. Riggert, 99, Reedsburg, died Monday evening, August 3, 1987 at the Sauk County Health Care Center. She was born on May 31, 1888, in the Town of Westfield, the daughter of Herman and Louise (Darger) Riggert. She was employed as a housekeeper and seamstress at the Reedsburg Municipal Hospital for many years. She was a member of St. John's Lutheran church and its Senior Fellowship. Survivors include a nephew, Robert Riggert, Reedsburg and three nieces, Lorna Pelton, Baraboo, Lizetta Everett, Fort Laramie, WY and Jeanette Riggert, Madison. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, August 6 at the Hammer Funeral Home, Reedsburg, with Dr. James Steinbrecher officiating. Interment will be in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery. Friends called after 6 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. Taken from the Reedsburg Times Press of August 6, 1987.
Census DateLocation
5 June 1900Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinLouise P. Riggert was listed as a daughter in Hermann August Riggert's household on the 1900 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1 June 1905Wisconsin State Census, Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinLouise P. Riggert is listed as daughter on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of Hermann August Riggert at Wisconsin State Census, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
     Louise P. Riggert obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; last residence Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED142. Dwelling 100.

Frederic Darger

M, b. 11 November 1821, d. 8 December 1903
Father*Peter Darger
Mother*Mary Becker
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationFrederic Darger was also known as Dargel.
Name VariationFrederic Darger was also known as Fred.
  • Frederic Darger was born on 11 November 1821 at Hanover, Germany.
  • He was the son of Peter Darger and Mary Becker.
  • Frederic Darger married Dorothea Behn, daughter of Henry Behn and Charlotta Wermann, in October 1851.
  • Frederic Darger died on 8 December 1903 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 82.
  • He was buried on 11 December 1903 at St Paul Lutheran Church, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
Census DateLocation
28 July 1870Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinFrederic Darger was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1880Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinHe was listed as a father-in-law in Hermann August Riggert's household on the 1880 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; listed as Riggard.2
5 June 1900Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinFrederic Darger was listed as step-father (actually father-in-law) in Hermann August Riggert's household on the 1900 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.3
     FREDERIC DARGER, farmer, Sec. 19; P.O. Loganville; son of Peter and Mary (Becker) Darger; was born in Berum, Hanover, Nov. 11, 1821. Was married in the city of Hamburg, in October, 1851, to Dora Behn, daughter of Henry and Charlotta (Wermann) Behn; they have one child, Louisa, now Mrs. Herman Riggert; Mr. Darget and family came to America in June, 1855, and settled in the town of Reedsburg, Sauk Co., Wis; they remained in this town till 1879, then came to Westfield, Sauk Co., and located on Sec. 19, where he now resides. Mr. Darger was Supervisor of Reedsburg on year, and was President five years of the Farmers’ Mutual Insurance Co. of Reedsburg. Mr. D. and family are members of the St. Peter’s Lutheran Church of Loganville.   Contributed by Linda Wright. Frederic Darger and Dorothea Behn immigrated in June 1855. In June 1863 at U.S., Civil War Draft Registrations, Name:Frederick Darger
Residence:Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin
Class:2
Congressional District:3rd
Age on 1 July 1863:43
Race:White
Place of Birth:Germany.

Child of Frederic Darger and Dorothea Behn

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1870; Census Place: Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: M593_1739; Page: 216B; Image: 440; Family History Library Film: 553238.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1446 Page Number 275B.
  3. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED142. Dwelling 100.

Dorothea Behn

F, b. 5 May 1817, d. 26 October 1906
Father*Henry Behn
Mother*Charlotta Wermann
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationDorothea Behn was also known as Doritha.
Name VariationDorothea Behn was also known as Dora.
Married NameOctober 1851As of October 1851,her married name was Darger.
Married NameOctober 1851As of October 1851,her married name was Dargel.
  • Dorothea Behn was born on 5 May 1817 at Hanover, Prussia.
  • She was the daughter of Henry Behn and Charlotta Wermann.
  • Dorothea Behn married Frederic Darger, son of Peter Darger and Mary Becker, in October 1851.
  • Dorothea Behn died on 26 October 1906 at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 89.
  • She was buried on 29 October 1906 at St John Lutheran Church, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
Census DateLocation
28 July 1870Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinDorothea Behn was listed in Frederic Darger's household on the 1870 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1880Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinDorothea Behn was listed as mother-in-law in Hermann August Riggert's household on the 1880 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin; listed as Riggard.2
5 June 1900Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinDorothea Behn was listed as step-mother (actually mother-in-law) in Hermann August Riggert's household on the 1900 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.3
1 June 1905Wisconsin State Census, Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinDorothea Behn is listed as mother (actually mother-in-law) on the census of 1 June 1905 in the household of Hermann August Riggert at Wisconsin State Census, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
     Dorothea Behn and Frederic Darger immigrated in June 1855.

Child of Dorothea Behn and Frederic Darger

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1870; Census Place: Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: M593_1739; Page: 216B; Image: 440; Family History Library Film: 553238.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1446 Page Number 275B.
  3. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED142. Dwelling 100.

Ernest W. Riggert

M, b. 20 January 1881, d. September 1921
Father*Hermann August Riggert b. 29 Mar 1854, d. 5 Sep 1906
Mother*Louisa Elsa Darger b. 10 Jul 1854, d. 4 Nov 1927
  • Ernest W. Riggert was born on 20 January 1881 at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Hermann August Riggert and Louisa Elsa Darger.
  • Ernest W. Riggert married Maria Bertha Dorothea Hennings, daughter of Henry Hennings and unknown (?), on 19 September 1906.
  • Ernest W. Riggert died in September 1921 at age 40 Mr. Ernest Riggert was born in the town of Westfield, January 20, 1881 to Mr. and Mrs. Herman Riggert. His parents moved into Loganville when he was a small boy and there he has ever since made his home. It was there that he attended school and grew to manhood. About the time of his confirmation his parents moved to Reedsburg but Ernest did not leave the village. He entered the store of his uncle, John Riggert and began to learn the mercantile business. For 26 years he has genially served the people of that community and from behind the counters of the Riggert store until he became known and respected by the residents of a large circle of country as was attested to by the throngs of people who came for miles to attend his funeral. Late years he has been a partner in the store and for the past two years he has had full charge while his uncle was busy attending to other interests. At the time of his death he occupied the hightest office of honor and trust in the gift of the citizens of that village, that of president of the corporation. He was married September 19, 1906 to Miss Dorothea Hennings, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hennings of Loganville, who survives him together with two sons and two daughters; Raymond aged 13, Lucille, Marvin and the youngest, Valesca, 4 years old. Besides his family he leaves his mother, Mrs. Louise Riggert of Reedsburg, four brothers and three sisters: Elsie of Chicago, Emil of Reedsburg, Mrs. George Hasz of Loganville, William, Otto and Louise of Reedsburg and Herman of Gary, Indiana all of whom were here to attend the funeral which was held Saturday at St. Peter's Lutheran church at Loganville. He was taken with a sudden attack of appendicitis and was brought to the Reedsbgurg hospital where an operation was performed Monday afternoon, September 5. The appendix was ruptured but in spite of that fact he seemed to be getting along very well until on Wednesday morning of the following week when his heart weakened and he passed away on 3:30 the same afternoon. Taken from the Reedsburg Free Press of 9-22-1921.

Children of Ernest W. Riggert and Maria Bertha Dorothea Hennings

Adolph Riggert

M, b. 31 October 1885, d. before 1900
Father*Hermann August Riggert b. 29 Mar 1854, d. 5 Sep 1906
Mother*Louisa Elsa Darger b. 10 Jul 1854, d. 4 Nov 1927

Frederick Huebing

M, b. 3 March 1830, d. 30 December 1912
Father*Jurgen Huebing b. 30 Jul 1801, d. 22 Oct 1868
Mother*Katherine (?) b. May 1801, d. 30 May 1868
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationFrederick Huebing was also known as Frederich.
Name VariationFrederick Huebing was also known as Fred.
  • Frederick Huebing was born on 3 March 1830 at Hanover, Germany, also reported as Oct 1830.
  • He was the son of Jurgen Huebing and Katherine (?).
  • Frederick Huebing married Elizabeth Geffert circa 1865.
  • Frederick Huebing died on 30 December 1912 at age 82.
Census DateLocation
28 July 1870Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinFrederick Huebing was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1880Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
26 June 1900Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.3

Children of Frederick Huebing and Elizabeth Geffert

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 136.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1446 Page Number 282D.
  3. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED149. Dwelling 246.

Elizabeth Geffert

F, b. 25 February 1843, d. 1 May 1924
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationElizabeth Geffert was also known as Lizzie.
Name VariationElizabeth Geffert was also known as Eliza.
Married Namecirca 1865As of circa 1865,her married name was Huebing.
  • Elizabeth Geffert was born on 25 February 1843 at Hanover, Germany, also reported as Jan 1844.
  • She married Frederick Huebing, son of Jurgen Huebing and Katherine (?), circa 1865.
  • Elizabeth Geffert died on 1 May 1924 at Sauk, Wisconsin, at age 81.
Census DateLocation
28 July 1870Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinElizabeth Geffert was listed in Frederick Huebing's household on the 1870 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1880Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinElizabeth Geffert was listed as wife in Frederick Huebing's household on the 1880 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
26 June 1900Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinElizabeth Geffert was listed as wife in Frederick Huebing's household on the 1900 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.3
     Elizabeth Geffert had 3 with 3 living in 1900 children.

Children of Elizabeth Geffert and Frederick Huebing

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 136.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1446 Page Number 282D.
  3. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED149. Dwelling 246.

Dora Huebing

F, b. circa 1866
Father*Frederick Huebing b. 3 Mar 1830, d. 30 Dec 1912
Mother*Elizabeth Geffert b. 25 Feb 1843, d. 1 May 1924
Census DateLocation
28 July 1870Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinDora Huebing was listed in Frederick Huebing's household on the 1870 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1880Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinDora Huebing was listed as a daughter in Frederick Huebing's household on the 1880 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 136.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1446 Page Number 282D.

Elizabeth Huebing

F, b. 18 November 1868, d. 4 August 1946
Father*Frederick Huebing b. 3 Mar 1830, d. 30 Dec 1912
Mother*Elizabeth Geffert b. 25 Feb 1843, d. 1 May 1924
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Koenecke.
Name VariationElizabeth Huebing was also known as Lizzie.
Name VariationElizabeth Huebing was also known as Eliza.
Census DateLocation
28 July 1870Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinElizabeth Huebing was listed in Frederick Huebing's household on the 1870 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
1880Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinElizabeth Huebing was listed as a daughter in Frederick Huebing's household on the 1880 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.2

Children of Elizabeth Huebing and August Heinrich Friedrich Koenecke

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 136.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1446 Page Number 282D.

Thomas Smithson

M

Child of Thomas Smithson