Rudolph Meyer

M, b. circa 1903, d. between 1971 and 1989
Father*Herman Meyer b. c 1874, d. b 1971
Mother*Louise Wacholz b. c 1885, d. 22 Apr 1971
  • Rudolph Meyer was born circa 1903 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of Herman Meyer and Louise Wacholz.
  • Rudolph Meyer died between 1971 and 1989.
Census DateLocation
15 January 1920Reedburg Ward 2, Sauk, WisconsinRudolph Meyer was listed as a son in Herman Meyer's household on the 1920 Census at Reedburg Ward 2, Sauk, Wisconsin.1

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED175. Dwelling 202.

John S. Babb

M, b. 29 July 1866, d. 10 March 1947
Father*Philip Henry Babb b. 7 Mar 1816, d. 12 Jun 1901
Mother*Hannah Thornton b. 2 Apr 1823, d. 3 Nov 1889
Census DateLocation
12 June 1900Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinJohn S. Babb was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin, living next door to brother-in-law George Sherwood.1

Children of John S. Babb and Stella M. Richardson

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T623_1816; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 143.

Stella M. Richardson

F, b. 31 March 1877, d. 4 October 1951
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1895As of circa 1895,her married name was Babb.
Census DateLocation
12 June 1900Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinStella M. Richardson was listed as wife in John S. Babb's household on the 1900 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin; living next door to brother-in-law George Sherwood.1
     Stella M. Richardson had 3 with 3 living in 1900 children.

Children of Stella M. Richardson and John S. Babb

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T623_1816; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 143.

Dorothea Dutte

F, b. 22 October 1855, d. 18 February 1923
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationDorothea Dutte was also known as Dora.
Name VariationDorothea Dutte was also known as Lora.
Married Name15 March 1877As of 15 March 1877,her married name was Baldner.
  • Dorothea Dutte was born on 22 October 1855 at Hanover, Germany.
  • She married Lewis Ludwig Baldner on 15 March 1877.
  • Dorothea Dutte died on 18 February 1923 at age 67.
Census DateLocation
12 June 1880Union, Mitchell, IowaDorothea Dutte was listed as a daughter in Lewis Ludwig Baldner's household on the 1880 Census at Union, Mitchell, Iowa; includes sister-in-law Mary Baldner age 11, born in Minnesota.1
1895Iowa State Census, Mitchell, IowaDorothea Dutte appeared on the census of 1895 in the household of Lewis Ludwig Baldner at Iowa State Census, Mitchell, Iowa.

Children of Dorothea Dutte and Lewis Ludwig Baldner

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED314. Dwelling 93.

Henry David Baldner

M, b. 4 January 1878, d. 3 February 1970
Father*Lewis Ludwig Baldner b. 3 Mar 1855, d. 13 Dec 1938
Mother*Dorothea Dutte b. 22 Oct 1855, d. 18 Feb 1923
  • Henry David Baldner was born on 4 January 1878 at Mitchell, Iowa.
  • He was the son of Lewis Ludwig Baldner and Dorothea Dutte.
  • Henry David Baldner died on 3 February 1970 at California at age 92.
Census DateLocation
12 June 1880Union, Mitchell, IowaHenry David Baldner was listed as a son in Lewis Ludwig Baldner's household on the 1880 Census at Union, Mitchell, Iowa; includes sister-in-law Mary Baldner age 11, born in Minnesota.1
1895Iowa State Census, Mitchell, IowaHenry David Baldner appeared on the census of 1895 in the household of Lewis Ludwig Baldner at Iowa State Census, Mitchell, Iowa.

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED314. Dwelling 93.

Philip John Baldner

M, b. 29 December 1879, d. 27 June 1962
Father*Lewis Ludwig Baldner b. 3 Mar 1855, d. 13 Dec 1938
Mother*Dorothea Dutte b. 22 Oct 1855, d. 18 Feb 1923
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationPhilip John Baldner was also known as Philipp.
  • Philip John Baldner was born on 29 December 1879 at Mitchell, Iowa.
  • He was the son of Lewis Ludwig Baldner and Dorothea Dutte.
  • Philip John Baldner died on 27 June 1962 at age 82.
Census DateLocation
12 June 1880Union, Mitchell, IowaPhilip John Baldner was listed as a son in Lewis Ludwig Baldner's household on the 1880 Census at Union, Mitchell, Iowa; includes sister-in-law Mary Baldner age 11, born in Minnesota.1
1895Iowa State Census, Mitchell, IowaPhilip John Baldner appeared on the census of 1895 in the household of Lewis Ludwig Baldner at Iowa State Census, Mitchell, Iowa.

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED314. Dwelling 93.

Martin Fredrich William Baldner

M, b. 3 November 1881, d. 3 March 1954
Father*Lewis Ludwig Baldner b. 3 Mar 1855, d. 13 Dec 1938
Mother*Dorothea Dutte b. 22 Oct 1855, d. 18 Feb 1923
  • Martin Fredrich William Baldner was born on 3 November 1881 at Mitchell, Iowa.
  • He was the son of Lewis Ludwig Baldner and Dorothea Dutte.
  • Martin Fredrich William Baldner died on 3 March 1954 at age 72.
Census DateLocation
1895Iowa State Census, Mitchell, IowaMartin Fredrich William Baldner appeared on the census of 1895 in the household of Lewis Ludwig Baldner at Iowa State Census, Mitchell, Iowa.

Dorothy Ione Adams

F, b. 24 July 1930, d. 15 May 1993
Dorothy Ione (Adams) Friede 1993
Father*Curtis Adams d. 1979
Mother*Alice E. Orvis b. 23 Dec 1913, d. 23 Sep 2003
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1948As of 1948,her married name was Friede.

Children of Dorothy Ione Adams and Kenneth Arnold Friede

Amos Theodore Droes

M, b. 2 March 1907, d. 23 July 1979
Father*Frederick William Droes b. 6 Aug 1879, d. 16 Mar 1965
Mother*Alma Emma Luehrsen b. 16 Nov 1882, d. 21 Sep 1971
Census DateLocation
25 April 1910Wonewoc, Juneau, WisconsinAmos Theodore Droes was listed as a son in Frederick William Droes's household on the 1910 Census at Wonewoc, Juneau, Wisconsin.1
27 January 1920School District 20, Wheatland, MontanaAmos Theodore Droes was listed as a son in Frederick William Droes's household on the 1920 Census at School District 20, Wheatland, Montana.2

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED86. Dwelling 178.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED150. Dwelling 25.

Nicholas Henry Luehrsen

M, b. October 1855, d. 10 March 1944
Father*John Christopher Luehrsen b. 12 Sep 1822, d. 20 Oct 1903
Mother*Christina Ensh b. 30 Jun 1826, d. 22 Sep 1917
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationNicholas Henry Luehrsen was also known as Nick.
Name VariationNicholas Henry Luehrsen was also known as Nicholaus Henry.
Name VariationNicholas Henry Luehrsen was also known as Luhrsen.
Name VariationNicholas Henry Luehrsen was also known as Luherson.
  • Nicholas Henry Luehrsen was born in October 1855 at Wisconsin also reported as New York.
  • He was the son of John Christopher Luehrsen and Christina Ensh.
  • Nicholas Henry Luehrsen married Anna Dorothea Nieman, daughter of Jurgen Heinrich Nieman and Catherine Dorothea Kohlmeier, on 3 November 1878.
  • Nicholas Henry Luehrsen died on 10 March 1944 at age 88 Funeral services for Nicholaus Luehrsen, 88, resident of this city for many years, who died Friday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. F. W. Droes, will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in the Gant funeral home. The Rev. C. P. Melcher, of the First Presbyterian church, will officiate. Burial will be in the Greenwood cemetery. He is survived by the daughter; a son, Alfred, Milwaukee; five grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.
  • He was buried after 10 March 1944 at Greenwood Cemetery, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
Census DateLocation
15 September 1860Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinNicholas Henry Luehrsen was listed in John Christopher Luehrsen's household on the 1860 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
29 July 1870Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinNicholas Henry Luehrsen was listed in John Christopher Luehrsen's household on the 1870 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
1880Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinNicholas Henry Luehrsen was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.3
14 June 1900Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.4
23 April 1910Dellona, Sauk, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Dellona, Sauk, Wisconsin.5
24 January 1920Reedburg Ward 1, Sauk, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Reedburg Ward 1, Sauk, Wisconsin.6
15 April 1930Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.7

Children of Nicholas Henry Luehrsen and Anna Dorothea Nieman

Citations

  1. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 198. Dwelling 1474.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 23. Stamp 295. Dwelling 173.
  3. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1446 Page Number 289B.
  4. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED149. Dwelling 109.
  5. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED111. Dwelling 69.
  6. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Reedburg Ward 1, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_2015; Page: 13A; Enumeration District: 174; Image: 360.
  7. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 2609; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 29; Image: 336.0.

Anna Dorothea Nieman

F, b. 7 March 1860, d. 30 April 1936
Father*Jurgen Heinrich Nieman b. 28 Oct 1808, d. 11 Jan 1868
Mother*Catherine Dorothea Kohlmeier b. 3 Aug 1818, d. 20 Nov 1882
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAnna Dorothea Nieman was also known as Annie.
Married Name3 November 1878As of 3 November 1878,her married name was Luehrsen.
Married Name3 November 1878As of 3 November 1878,her married name was Luherson.
  • Anna Dorothea Nieman was born on 7 March 1860 at Varendorf, Hanover, Germany.
  • She was the daughter of Jurgen Heinrich Nieman and Catherine Dorothea Kohlmeier.
  • Anna Dorothea Nieman married Nicholas Henry Luehrsen, son of John Christopher Luehrsen and Christina Ensh, on 3 November 1878.
  • Anna Dorothea Nieman died on 30 April 1936 at age 76 Funeral services for Mrs. Nicholas Luehrsen, 76, a resident of this community since 1879, were held Sunday, May 3, 1936, from the Presbyterian church, with the Rev. H. B. Foster, officiating. Mrs. Luehrsen had been an invalid for 15 years. She is survived by the widower, a daughter, Mrs. F. W. Droes, and a son, Alfred, all of this city, besides other relatives. She was born in Germany and came here in 1870. She married Mr. Luehrsen on Nov. 3, 1878.
  • She was buried after 30 April 1936 at Greenwood Cemetery, Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.
Census DateLocation
1880Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinAnna Dorothea Nieman was listed as wife in Nicholas Henry Luehrsen's household on the 1880 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
14 June 1900Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinAnna Dorothea Nieman was listed as wife in Nicholas Henry Luehrsen's household on the 1900 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
23 April 1910Dellona, Sauk, WisconsinAnna Dorothea Nieman was listed as wife in Nicholas Henry Luehrsen's household on the 1910 Census at Dellona, Sauk, Wisconsin.3
24 January 1920Reedburg Ward 1, Sauk, WisconsinAnna Dorothea Nieman was listed as wife in Nicholas Henry Luehrsen's household on the 1920 Census at Reedburg Ward 1, Sauk, Wisconsin.4
15 April 1930Reedsburg, Sauk, WisconsinAnna Dorothea Nieman was listed as wife in Nicholas Henry Luehrsen's household on the 1930 Census at Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin.5
     Anna Dorothea Nieman immigrated with Heinrich Christian Nieman on 20 July 1870 at Ship Name: Westphalia, New York, New York; surname listed as Niemann
Arrival Date: 20 Jul 1870
Place of Origin: Germany
Port of Departure: Hamburg, Germany. Anna Dorothea Nieman had 3 with 2 living in 1900 children. She had 2 with 2 living in 1910 children.

Children of Anna Dorothea Nieman and Nicholas Henry Luehrsen

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1446 Page Number 289B.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED149. Dwelling 109.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED111. Dwelling 69.
  4. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Reedburg Ward 1, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: T625_2015; Page: 13A; Enumeration District: 174; Image: 360.
  5. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Reedsburg, Sauk, Wisconsin; Roll: 2609; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 29; Image: 336.0.

Alfred Luehrsen

M, b. 1 January 1886, d. January 1973
Father*Nicholas Henry Luehrsen b. Oct 1855, d. 10 Mar 1944
Mother*Anna Dorothea Nieman b. 7 Mar 1860, d. 30 Apr 1936
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAlfred Luehrsen was also known as Alford.
Name VariationAlfred Luehrsen was also known as Luherson.
Census DateLocation
14 June 1900Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinAlfred Luehrsen was listed as a son in Nicholas Henry Luehrsen's household on the 1900 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
23 April 1910Dellona, Sauk, WisconsinAlfred Luehrsen was listed as a son in Nicholas Henry Luehrsen's household on the 1910 Census at Dellona, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
     Alfred Luehrsen obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; last residence Hustler, Juneau, Wisconsin.

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED149. Dwelling 109.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED111. Dwelling 69.

John Christopher Luehrsen

M, b. 12 September 1822, d. 20 October 1903
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJohn Christopher Luehrsen was also known as Christopher.
Name VariationJohn Christopher Luehrsen was also known as Johan Christoph.
Name VariationJohn Christopher Luehrsen was also known as Luhrsen.
Name VariationJohn Christopher Luehrsen was also known as Christofer.
  • John Christopher Luehrsen married Christina Luback at first marriage for him.
  • John Christopher Luehrsen was born on 12 September 1822 at Hanover, Germany.
  • He married Christina Ensh before 1854 at second marriage for him.
  • John Christopher Luehrsen died on 20 October 1903 at age 81.
Census DateLocation
15 September 1860Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinJohn Christopher Luehrsen was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
29 July 1870Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
5 June 1880Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.3

Children of John Christopher Luehrsen and Christina Ensh

Citations

  1. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 198. Dwelling 1474.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 23. Stamp 295. Dwelling 173.
  3. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED265. Dwelling 59.

Christina Ensh

F, b. 30 June 1826, d. 22 September 1917
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationChristina Ensh was also known as Christine.
Married Namebefore 1854As of before 1854,her married name was Luehrsen.
Married Namebefore 1854As of before 1854,her married name was Luhrsen.
  • Christina Ensh was born on 30 June 1826 at Hanover, Germany.
  • She married John Christopher Luehrsen before 1854 at second marriage for him.
  • Christina Ensh died on 22 September 1917 at age 91.
Census DateLocation
15 September 1860Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinChristina Ensh was listed in John Christopher Luehrsen's household on the 1860 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
29 July 1870Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinChristina Ensh was listed in John Christopher Luehrsen's household on the 1870 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
5 June 1880Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinChristina Ensh was listed as wife in John Christopher Luehrsen's household on the 1880 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.3

Children of Christina Ensh and John Christopher Luehrsen

Citations

  1. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 198. Dwelling 1474.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 23. Stamp 295. Dwelling 173.
  3. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED265. Dwelling 59.

Louisa Luehrsen

F, b. circa 1854
Father*John Christopher Luehrsen b. 12 Sep 1822, d. 20 Oct 1903
Mother*Christina Ensh b. 30 Jun 1826, d. 22 Sep 1917
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLouisa Luehrsen was also known as Elizabeth.
Census DateLocation
15 September 1860Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinLouisa Luehrsen was listed in John Christopher Luehrsen's household on the 1860 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
29 July 1870Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinLouisa Luehrsen was listed in John Christopher Luehrsen's household on the 1870 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 198. Dwelling 1474.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 23. Stamp 295. Dwelling 173.

Frederick W. Luehrsen

M, b. 21 February 1857, d. 20 November 1935
Father*John Christopher Luehrsen b. 12 Sep 1822, d. 20 Oct 1903
Mother*Christina Ensh b. 30 Jun 1826, d. 22 Sep 1917
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationFrederick W. Luehrsen was also known as Fred.
Census DateLocation
15 September 1860Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinFrederick W. Luehrsen was listed in John Christopher Luehrsen's household on the 1860 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
29 July 1870Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinFrederick W. Luehrsen was listed in John Christopher Luehrsen's household on the 1870 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
5 June 1880Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinFrederick W. Luehrsen was listed as a son in John Christopher Luehrsen's household on the 1880 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.3
     FRED W. LUHRSEN. The blacksmith who has wandered so long
through song and story, the man of hard muscles, strong physique, genial
manner, ready wit and innumerable companionable qualities, seems to
have a living counterpart in Fred W. Luhrsen, owner and proprietor
of a blacksmithing establishment at Reedsburg. Increasing prosperity
and popularity have hovered around this shop ever since the owner sent
out the first merry clang of his anvil here in 1892, although he had been
in business here eight years before that time. Mr. Luhrsen was born near Madison in Dane County, Wisconsin, February 21, 1857, and is a son
of Christopher and Christina (Ensh) Luhrsen.
Christopher Luhrsen was born in Germany, in 1822, and was there
married to his first wife, with whom he came to the United States about
1851. There Mrs. Luhrsen died, and in the metropolis Mr. Luhrsen was
married a second time, to Christina Ensh, who had been born in 1826,
also in Germany. In 1855 they came to Wisconsin and settled in Dane
County, near the City of Madison, residing there until 1857, when they
removed to Westfield Township, Mr. Luhrsen there purchasing a farm.
After some years passed in agricultural pursuits in Sauk County he
removed his family to Loganville, where for a period he was engaged in
merchandising, but eventually returned to agricultural pursuits, buying
a farm one mile east of the village mentioned, where he passed the remainder
of his life and died in 1906, at the age of eighty-four years. Mrs.
Luhrsen died September 22, 1917, having reached the remarkable age of
ninety-one years. They had a family of eight children: Elizabeth,
Nicholas, Fred W., Anna, Emma, August, William and Edward, of
whom all are living except William.
Fred W. Luhrsen was reared on the home farm and received his
education in the public schools of Westfield Township and the parochial
schools of the German Lutheran Church, of which. faith his parents were
devout members. When he was nineteen years of age he learned the
blacksmith trade. In 1876 he came to Reedsburg, and in 1884 he established
a business: of his own, since that time having built up a prosperous
business. During forty-one years Mr. Luhrsen has not lost in time over
two months, a remarkable record and one which speaks well for his great
industry and energy. The present blacksmith shop of Mr. Luhrsen is one
of the busiest and best managed establishments of its kind in Sauk
County. Its forge and anvil have been in almost constant operation
since 1892, when the present shop was built, and the trade which rewards
the owner's enterprise and skill in continuous and appreciative, being
recruited both from the city and county. He has the most modern and
practical appliances of his trade, and his work is invariably well done
and satisfactory. In addition to his shop he has a comfortable and
attractive residence, located at No. 628 Main Street. Politically Mr.
Luhrsen is a prohibitionist. He has never cared for public office, although
always a good citizen and a supporter of public-spirited movements. He
and Mrs. Luhrsen are faithful members and supporters of the Church
of God.
Mr. Luhrsen was married in 1880 to Miss Sarah Coiling, who was born
at McKeesport, Pennsylvania, December 14, 1850, a daughter of Daniel
and Sophia (Gerss) Colling. Mr. and Mrs. Colling came to Westfield
Township, Sauk County, in 1855, and here spent the rest of their lives
on a farm, the former dying iri 1881, at the age of seventy-four years,
and the latter in 1891, when eighty-one years of age. Mr. and Mrs.
Luhrsen have five children: Agnes, who is the wife of Walter Thomas,
living near the City of Milwaukee, and has had four children, Beatrice,
who died in infancy, Glenn Douglas and Marshall; Walter, of Red Lodge,
Montana, who is. married and has two children, Richard and- Gertrude;
Josie, who is the wife of P. J. Smart, of Carthage, Missouri, and has had four sons, Howard F., Stanley (1), deceased, Stanley (2) and Russell;
Vernie, a traveling salesman for an automobile company, with headquarters
at Missoula, Montana, who is married and has one son, Robert;
and Lillie, who is the wife of Victor Seagraves, of Woonsocket, Rhode
Island, and has two children, Richard and Gerald. Mrs. Luhrsen has
one half-sister: Sophia, of Avada, Colorado; and two sisters: Sarah;
and Nancy, the wife of Charles Schulte, now living on the Colling
homestead.
Mr. Luhrsen has acquired a competence through his labor, and, what
is better, has won the regard of hosts of friends and the confidence of
theentire community. His patrons come from many miles in the country,
and for many of them he has been doing work for more than a score of
years. His life is a lesson of industry, frugality, honesty and good humor.

Children of Frederick W. Luehrsen and Sarah Colling

Citations

  1. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 198. Dwelling 1474.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 23. Stamp 295. Dwelling 173.
  3. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED265. Dwelling 59.

Anna Luehrsen

F, b. circa 1859
Father*John Christopher Luehrsen b. 12 Sep 1822, d. 20 Oct 1903
Mother*Christina Ensh b. 30 Jun 1826, d. 22 Sep 1917
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAnna Luehrsen was also known as Annie.
Census DateLocation
15 September 1860Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinAnna Luehrsen was listed in John Christopher Luehrsen's household on the 1860 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
29 July 1870Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinAnna Luehrsen was listed in John Christopher Luehrsen's household on the 1870 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 198. Dwelling 1474.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 23. Stamp 295. Dwelling 173.

Emma Marie Luehrsen

F, b. 20 January 1861
Father*John Christopher Luehrsen b. 12 Sep 1822, d. 20 Oct 1903
Mother*Christina Ensh b. 30 Jun 1826, d. 22 Sep 1917
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name2 March 1881As of 2 March 1881,her married name was Licht.
Census DateLocation
29 July 1870Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinEmma Marie Luehrsen was listed in John Christopher Luehrsen's household on the 1870 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
5 June 1880Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinEmma Marie Luehrsen was listed as a daughter in John Christopher Luehrsen's household on the 1880 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.2

Child of Emma Marie Luehrsen and Johann Wilhelm Licht

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 23. Stamp 295. Dwelling 173.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED265. Dwelling 59.

August Luehrsen

M, b. circa 1863
Father*John Christopher Luehrsen b. 12 Sep 1822, d. 20 Oct 1903
Mother*Christina Ensh b. 30 Jun 1826, d. 22 Sep 1917
Census DateLocation
29 July 1870Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinAugust Luehrsen was listed in John Christopher Luehrsen's household on the 1870 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
5 June 1880Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinAugust Luehrsen was listed as a son in John Christopher Luehrsen'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, Page 23. Stamp 295. Dwelling 173.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED265. Dwelling 59.

William Luehrsen

M, b. circa 1866, d. before 1918
Father*John Christopher Luehrsen b. 12 Sep 1822, d. 20 Oct 1903
Mother*Christina Ensh b. 30 Jun 1826, d. 22 Sep 1917
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilliam Luehrsen was also known as Wilhelm.
Census DateLocation
29 July 1870Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinWilliam Luehrsen was listed in John Christopher Luehrsen's household on the 1870 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
5 June 1880Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinWilliam Luehrsen was listed as a son in John Christopher Luehrsen'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, Page 23. Stamp 295. Dwelling 173.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED265. Dwelling 59.

Edward C. Luehrsen

M, b. 17 July 1869, d. 16 December 1939
Father*John Christopher Luehrsen b. 12 Sep 1822, d. 20 Oct 1903
Mother*Christina Ensh b. 30 Jun 1826, d. 22 Sep 1917
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationEdward C. Luehrsen was also known as Luhrsen.
Census DateLocation
29 July 1870Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinEdward C. Luehrsen was listed in John Christopher Luehrsen's household on the 1870 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.1
5 June 1880Westfield, Sauk, WisconsinEdward C. Luehrsen was listed as a son in John Christopher Luehrsen's household on the 1880 Census at Westfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.2
     On 6 August 1922 at Schuette family reunion.

Child of Edward C. Luehrsen and Emilie Schuette

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 23. Stamp 295. Dwelling 173.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED265. Dwelling 59.

Emil Sinner

M, b. March 1865, d. after 1930
Census DateLocation
14 June 1900Ridgeville, Monroe, WisconsinEmil Sinner was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Ridgeville, Monroe, Wisconsin.1
27 April 1910Summit, Juneau, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Summit, Juneau, Wisconsin.2
     Emil Sinner immigrated in 1888. In 1890 SINNER, Emil; Farming and Stock, Section 21, Ridgeville Township, Norwalk P. O., came to Monroe County in 1890.

Children of Emil Sinner and Sophia C. Walz

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED105. Dwelling 101.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED84. Dwelling 89.

James Shanks Towers

M, b. 24 April 1859, d. before September 1918
Father*John Towers b. 17 Mar 1827, d. b 1900
Mother*Marion Shanks b. 1 Jul 1830
  • James Shanks Towers was born on 24 April 1859 at Caledonia, Columbia, Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of John Towers and Marion Shanks.
  • James Shanks Towers married Margaret C. McLeish on 10 December 1884 at Caledonia, Columbia, Wisconsin.
  • James Shanks Towers died before September 1918.
Census DateLocation
1 June 1900Caledonia, Columbia, WisconsinJames Shanks Towers was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Caledonia, Columbia, Wisconsin, living next door to Mrs. Martin Towers.1
11 May 1910Caledonia, Columbia, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Caledonia, Columbia, Wisconsin.2

Children of James Shanks Towers and Margaret C. McLeish

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED2. Dwelling 48.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED11. Dwelling 203.

Margaret C. McLeish

F, b. 14 March 1857, d. after September 1918
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name10 December 1884As of 10 December 1884,her married name was Towers.
  • Margaret C. McLeish was born on 14 March 1857 at Caledonia, Columbia, Wisconsin.
  • She married James Shanks Towers, son of John Towers and Marion Shanks, on 10 December 1884 at Caledonia, Columbia, Wisconsin.
  • Margaret C. McLeish died after September 1918.
Census DateLocation
1 June 1900Caledonia, Columbia, WisconsinMargaret C. McLeish was listed as wife in James Shanks Towers's household on the 1900 Census at Caledonia, Columbia, Wisconsin; living next door to Mrs. Martin Towers.1
11 May 1910Caledonia, Columbia, WisconsinMargaret C. McLeish was listed as wife in James Shanks Towers's household on the 1910 Census at Caledonia, Columbia, Wisconsin.2
     Margaret C. McLeish had 5 with 5 living in 1900 children. She had 6 with 6 living in 1910 children.

Children of Margaret C. McLeish and James Shanks Towers

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED2. Dwelling 48.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED11. Dwelling 203.

Florence Towers

F, b. 18 May 1886
Father*James Shanks Towers b. 24 Apr 1859, d. b Sep 1918
Mother*Margaret C. McLeish b. 14 Mar 1857, d. a Sep 1918
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Stewart.
Census DateLocation
1 June 1900Caledonia, Columbia, WisconsinFlorence Towers was listed as a daughter in James Shanks Towers's household on the 1900 Census at Caledonia, Columbia, Wisconsin; living next door to Mrs. Martin Towers.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED2. Dwelling 48.

Wallace William Towers

M, b. 1 January 1891, d. before September 2001
Father*James Shanks Towers b. 24 Apr 1859, d. b Sep 1918
Mother*Margaret C. McLeish b. 14 Mar 1857, d. a Sep 1918
  • Wallace William Towers was born on 1 January 1891 at Caledonia, Columbia, Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of James Shanks Towers and Margaret C. McLeish.
  • Wallace William Towers married Amanda Shrieber on 16 July 1913 at Greenfield, Sauk, Wisconsin.
  • Wallace William Towers died before September 2001.
Census DateLocation
1 June 1900Caledonia, Columbia, WisconsinWallace William Towers was listed as a son in James Shanks Towers's household on the 1900 Census at Caledonia, Columbia, Wisconsin; living next door to Mrs. Martin Towers.1
11 May 1910Caledonia, Columbia, WisconsinWallace William Towers was listed as a son in James Shanks Towers's household on the 1910 Census at Caledonia, Columbia, Wisconsin.2
     On 5 June 1917 at World War I Draft Registration, Columbia, Wisconsin, reported 2 children.

Children of Wallace William Towers and Amanda Shrieber

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED2. Dwelling 48.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED11. Dwelling 203.

Iva M. Towers

F, b. July 1896
Father*James Shanks Towers b. 24 Apr 1859, d. b Sep 1918
Mother*Margaret C. McLeish b. 14 Mar 1857, d. a Sep 1918
Census DateLocation
1 June 1900Caledonia, Columbia, WisconsinIva M. Towers was listed as a daughter in James Shanks Towers's household on the 1900 Census at Caledonia, Columbia, Wisconsin; living next door to Mrs. Martin Towers.1
11 May 1910Caledonia, Columbia, WisconsinIva M. Towers was listed as a daughter in James Shanks Towers's household on the 1910 Census at Caledonia, Columbia, Wisconsin.2

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED2. Dwelling 48.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED11. Dwelling 203.

Robert James Towers

M, b. 27 December 1898, d. 10 September 1972
Father*James Shanks Towers b. 24 Apr 1859, d. b Sep 1918
Mother*Margaret C. McLeish b. 14 Mar 1857, d. a Sep 1918
  • Robert James Towers was born on 27 December 1898 at Wisconsin.
  • He was the son of James Shanks Towers and Margaret C. McLeish.
  • Robert James Towers died on 10 September 1972 at San Luis Obispo, California, at age 73.
Census DateLocation
1 June 1900Caledonia, Columbia, WisconsinRobert James Towers was listed as a son in James Shanks Towers's household on the 1900 Census at Caledonia, Columbia, Wisconsin; living next door to Mrs. Martin Towers.1
11 May 1910Caledonia, Columbia, WisconsinRobert James Towers was listed as a son in James Shanks Towers's household on the 1910 Census at Caledonia, Columbia, Wisconsin.2
     On 12 September 1918 at World War I Draft Registration, Columbia, Wisconsin.

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED2. Dwelling 48.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED11. Dwelling 203.

Lewis M. Towers

M, b. 15 July 1904, d. October 1970
Father*James Shanks Towers b. 24 Apr 1859, d. b Sep 1918
Mother*Margaret C. McLeish b. 14 Mar 1857, d. a Sep 1918
Census DateLocation
11 May 1910Caledonia, Columbia, WisconsinLewis M. Towers was listed as a son in James Shanks Towers's household on the 1910 Census at Caledonia, Columbia, Wisconsin.1
     Lewis M. Towers obtained US Social Security Card at Wisconsin; last residence Chilton, Calumet, Wisconsin.

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED11. Dwelling 203.

Marion Shanks

F, b. 1 July 1830
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Towers.
  • Marion Shanks married John Towers.
  • Marion Shanks was born on 1 July 1830 at Scotland.
Census DateLocation
1 June 1900Caledonia, Columbia, WisconsinMarion Shanks was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Caledonia, Columbia, Wisconsin, living next door to James Towers.1
     Marion Shanks had 9 with 6 living in 1900 children.

Child of Marion Shanks and John Towers

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED2. Dwelling 49.