Cofina Mollet

F, b. 29 March 1863, d. 11 April 1863
     Cofina Mollet was born on 29 March 1863 at Highland, Madison, Illinois. She was the daughter of Benedict Mollet and Elizabeth Muehlinman. Cofina Mollet died on 11 April 1863 at Highland, Madison, Illinois. She was buried after 11 April 1863 at Highland Cemetery, Highland, Madison, Illinois.
Father*Benedict Mollet b. 6 May 1813, d. 1878
Mother*Elizabeth Muehlinman b. 20 Feb 1815, d. 13 Jan 1869

Josephine Johanna Mollet

F, b. 2 November 1878, d. 18 December 1966
     Josephine Johanna Mollet was born on 2 November 1878 at Yankton County, South Dakota.1 She was the daughter of Gotthardt Mollet and Mary Josephine Braunesreither. Josephine Johanna Mollet married Frank M. Medinnus, son of Carl Medinnus and Justine Uschkoreit, circa 1897 at Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota. Josephine Johanna Mollet died on 18 December 1966 at Hennepin, Minnesota, at age 88.
     Josephine Johanna Mollet was also known as Josie. She was listed as a daughter in Gotthardt Mollet's household on the 1880 Census at T95 R56, Yankton, South Dakota.2 As of circa 1897,her married name was Medinnus. Josephine Johanna Mollet was listed as a daughter in Gotthardt Mollet's household on the 1900 Census at T95 R56, Yankton, South Dakota; 1900 census includes Edith, a grand-daughter, age 2, born Oct 1897 in South Dakota. Father's nativity unknown.3 Josephine Johanna Mollet was listed as wife in Frank M. Medinnus's household on the 1910 Census at Presho, Lyman, South Dakota.4 Josephine Johanna Mollet was listed as wife in Frank M. Medinnus's household on the 1930 Census at Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota. Josephine Johanna Mollet was listed as mother in Edith F. Medinnus's household on the 1940 Census at Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota.5
Father*Gotthardt Mollet b. 4 May 1854, d. 2 Sep 1935
Mother*Mary Josephine Braunesreither b. 18 Aug 1854, d. 5 Dec 1921

Child of Josephine Johanna Mollet and Frank M. Medinnus

Citations

  1. [S9] South Dakota, South Dakota Birth Records South Dakota, State File Number: 746968 (unknown file date).
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED110. Dwelling 72.
  3. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED355. Dwelling 88.
  4. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED61. Dwelling 61.
  5. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota; Roll: T627_1982; Page: 16B; Enumeration District: 89-176.

Sarah Mader

F, b. 19 September 1871, d. 24 May 1941
Sarah Mader Frohreich
Fredrich and Sarah Frohreich
Sarah Mader Frohreich in hat
Sarah Mader Frohreich
Sarah Mader Frohreich circa 1904
     Sarah Mader was born on 19 September 1871 at Yankton, South Dakota, also reported as New York; also reported as 19 Sep 1870. She was the daughter of Henry P. Mader and Christina Misel. Sarah Mader married Friedrich Wilhelm Frohreich, son of Wilhelm Friedrich Frohreich and Wilhelmina Louise Catharina Weinreich, on 27 April 1888. Sarah Mader died on 24 May 1941 at Charles Mix, South Dakota, at age 69 Sarah Mader Frohreich was born on September 19, 1871 in Yankton county South Dakota. During her childhood she was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith. On April 27, 1888, she was united in marriage to Fred Frohreich and to this union six children were born, three sons and three daughters. In 1893 the family moved to Charles Mix County and homesteaded on a farm seven miles east of Geddes. Her husband passed away on December 16, 1906 and two sons died in infancy. On May 24 (1941) at one p.m. she passed away, after ten years of ill health. She leaves to mourn her departure one son and three daughters; Paul Frohreich of Phoenix, Oregon, Mrs. Chris Larson of Alcester, So Dak., Mrs. L. Mikkelsen and Martha of Geddes, S. D; also two sisters and one brother; Mrs. Lane Sickman of Yankton S. D., Mrs. Mary Reimer of Breckenridge, Okla., and M. J. Mader of Lake Andes also ten grandchildren and many other relatives and friends. The funeral was held May 27 with Rev. G. V. Kohlstedt officiating at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church and burial was made in St. Paul's Cemetery.
Sarah Mader Frohreich obituary
She was buried on 27 May 1941 at St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery, Moore, Charles Mix, South Dakota, St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery, which is located in Moore Township, Section 21, T98N R65W, about 10 miles north of Lake Andes, SD, and 10 miles east of Geddes, SD. The cemetery was founded about 1900. Latitude 43°17'10"N Longitude 98°31'30"W. (GPS Coordinates: Latitude: 43.28611, Longitude: -98.52500).
Sarah Mader Frohreich tombstone 1871-1941

     Henry P. Mader witnessed the migration in 1873 at Yankton, South Dakota. Sarah Mader was adopted after May 1877; Adopted after mother died. 1880 census has widower Henry Mader living with his sister with no children in the household. She was listed as a daughter in Samuel C. Espy's household on the 1880 Census at Township 95, Yankton, Dakota Territory.1 As of 27 April 1888,her married name was Frohreich. Sarah Mader had 5 living in 1900 children. She was listed as wife in Friedrich Wilhelm Frohreich's household on the 1900 Census at Goose Lake, Charles Mix, South Dakota.2 Sarah Mader appeared on the census of 1905 in the household of Friedrich Wilhelm Frohreich at South Dakota. Sarah Mader had 4 living in 1910 children. She was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Goose Lake, Charles Mix, South Dakota.3 She lived in 1912 at Goose Lake, Charles Mix, South Dakota, owned 160 acres of land next to her brother M. J. Mader.
1912 Goose Lake Charles Mix SD land owners - Mader and Frohreich - top left
In 1912 at Goose Lake, Charles Mix, South Dakota, Land ownership map. brother and sister living next door to each other.
Land ownership map for Goose Lake, Charles Mix, SD 1912 incl Sarah Frohreich and M J Mader
She witnessed the marriage of Louise Christine Frohreich and Chris Larson on 22 December 1915 at home of bride's mother, near Armour, Charles Mix, South Dakota; Married at the home of the bride's mother, Mrs. S. Frohriech, December 22, at 3 o'clock, her daughter, Louise Christine to Chris Larson. Rev. Friedrickson, of Armour, pronouncing the words that made them man and wife. The wedding was a pretty one. The bride charmingly gowned in white silk trimmed with fur and lace and a veil and carried a wreath and carried a bouquet of white and yellow chrysanthemums. The bridesmaid, a sister of the bride, wore a gown of blue silk trimmed in white embroidery. The groom and his best man, brother of the bride, wore blue serge. There were 130 guests present including Mrs. H. Reimer and son, Willie from Oklahoma, Mrs. Lena Sikmann, of Yankton, both sisters of Mrs. Frohreich, Salma and Walter Fiddler, Charley Holtz and Franky Rempp, of Mission Hill, cousins of the bride. A splendid wedding feast was served at 6 o'clock in the evening. Many valuable present were received by the young couple. The afternoon was spent very socially and in the evening, a dance was given in honor of the marriage. The bride few to womanhood in Charles Mix County and has numerous friends here. The groom also few to manhood in this county and is an industrious young man. They will reside on a farm east of Geddes. The newlyweds left Thursday for Harrison, Nebraska, where they will spend their honeymoon visiting at the home of the grooms parents. We wish to join with friends in extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Larson and wish them a long and prosperous life. They expect to be home after February 1st.4 Sarah Mader was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Goose Lake, Charles Mix, South Dakota.5 She appeared on the census of 1925 at South Dakota Ethnicity:     German
Marital Status:     Widowed
Religion:     German Lutheran. Circa 1930 bedridden from arthritis; reported as an invalid. She was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Goose Lake, Charles Mix, South Dakota.6 After 1930 Sarah Frohreich with Martha and Viola Smearman.
Sarah Frohreich with Martha and Viola Smearman
In 1936 Sorrow has entered in the family of Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Mader, Sr. quite often recently (1936). The Maders are old time pioneers of Yankton and Charles Mix Counties. The deaths follow: A brother George Mader passed away of heart trouble at Yankton August 17, 1935 at the age of 59 years. A sister, Mrs. Fred Feiddler (Fiedler) passed away at Yankton on April 27, 1936 at the age of 67 years; A brother Henry Mader passed away at Yankton May 8, 1936; A daughter, Mrs. Wm. Martens of Platte passed away March 1, 1935; Mr. Mader has only three sisters who are living: Mrs. Henry Rheiner of Enig Okla; Mrs. Lena Sickmann of Yankton; and Mrs. Sarah Frohreich of Lake Andes, the latter has been an invalid for the past 6 years. Mr. Mader, Sr. will be 72 years old this October. He has lived at Geddes and in Charles Mix County for the past 42 years. She was listed as the head of a family on the 1940 Census at Goose Lake, Charles Mix, South Dakota.7
Father*Henry P. Mader b. c 1821, d. Apr 1894
Mother*Christina Misel b. 1836, d. 15 May 1877
Adoptive fatherSamuel C. Espy b. 1812, d. 28 Jun 1887
Adoptive motherMartha Jane Humphrey b. 1816, d. 7 Jun 1889

Children of Sarah Mader and Friedrich Wilhelm Frohreich

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0115 Page Number 510B.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED74. Dwelling 116.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED90. Dwelling 34.
  4. [S342] South Dakota, South Dakota Marriage Certificates, 1905-1949, Spouse: Chris Lorson.
  5. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED41. Dwelling 11.
  6. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED12-9. Dwelling 65.
  7. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Goose Lake, Charles Mix, South Dakota; Roll: T627_3851; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 12-9.

Henry P. Mader

M, b. circa 1821, d. April 1894
     Henry P. Mader was born circa 1821 at Strasburg, Elses, France, also reported as Germany. He was the son of (?) Mader and unknown (?). Henry P. Mader married Christina Misel, daughter of Jacob Meissel and Christiane Breitenbucher, before 1860. Henry P. Mader died in April 1894. He was buried in April 1894 at Rosenberg Cemetery, Mission Hill, Yankton, South Dakota, Plot: Gr. 36 Lot 4.
     Henry P. Mader was also known as Meter. He immigrated on 4 June 1840 to New York Name: Henry Meder
Port of Arrival: New York
Port of Departure: Havre
Place of Origin: France
Ship: Nile
Age: 19.
New York Passenger Lists 04 Jun 1840 - ship Nile - Henry Meder (Mader)
He was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census at Orangeville, Wyoming, New York; living next door to father-in-law, Jacob Misal (Misel).1
1860 US Census Orangeville, Wyoming, NY - Jacob Misal (Misel) and Henry Mader
He was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Orangeville, Wyoming, New York; on this same agriculture census record page are Henry Mader, Henry G. Mader, Peter Mader and Jacob Misel.2
1870 Orangeville, Wyoming, NY - Mader, Henry - page 7
He migrated in 1873 at Yankton, South Dakota. He was listed as widowed brother in Margaretha Mader's household on the 1880 Census at Township 95 And 96, Yankton, Dakota Territory.3 Henry P. Mader purchased land on 23 July 1880 at Yankton, South Dakota, Meridian:     5th Pm
Township:     094.0n
Range:     055.0W
Aliquots:     NE
Section:     009.
Land Patent - 23 Jul 1880 - 160 acres in T94N R55W, Yankton, SD - Henry Mader
Father*(?) Mader
Mother*unknown (?)

Children of Henry P. Mader and Christina Misel

Citations

  1. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 31. Dwelling 239.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 26. Dwelling 211.
  3. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0115 Page Number 509C.

Michael J. Mader Sr.

M, b. 15 October 1864, d. 12 June 1948
     Michael J. Mader Sr. was born on 15 October 1864 at New York. He was the son of Henry P. Mader and Christina Misel. Michael J. Mader Sr. married Mary Josephine Hruska, daughter of Frank Hruska and Anne Kosnarona, circa 1892. Michael J. Mader Sr. died on 12 June 1948 at Geddes, Charles Mix, South Dakota, at age 83. He was buried after 12 June 1948 at St. Ann's Catholic Cemetery, Charles Mix, South Dakota.1
     Michael J. Mader Sr. was also known as M. J. Michael J. Mader Sr. was also known as Mike J. He was listed in Henry P. Mader's household on the 1870 Census at Orangeville, Wyoming, New York; on this same agriculture census record page are Henry Mader, Henry G. Mader, Peter Mader and Jacob Misel.2 Henry P. Mader witnessed the migration in 1873 at Yankton, South Dakota. Michael J. Mader Sr. was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Goose Lake, Charles Mix, South Dakota; living next door to James Hruska.3 He purchased land on 21 July 1903 at Goose Lake, Charles Mix, South Dakota, Meridian 05 Township 97N Range 65W section 5 acreage 160 type 251101 Patent, DocID 12780.
Land Patent - 21 Jul 1903 - 160 acres in T97N R65W, Charles Mix, SD - Michael J Mader
In 1906 at Goose Lake, Charles Mix, South Dakota, Land ownership map. brothers-in-law living next door to each other.
Land ownership map for Goose Lake, Charles Mix, SD 1906 incl Frohreich and Mader
He was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Goose Lake, Charles Mix, South Dakota.4 He lived in 1912 at Goose Lake, Charles Mix, South Dakota, owned 160 acres of land next to Sarah Frohreich (his sister).
1912 Goose Lake Charles Mix SD land owners - Mader and Frohreich - top left
In 1912 at Goose Lake, Charles Mix, South Dakota, Land ownership map. brother and sister living next door to each other.
Land ownership map for Goose Lake, Charles Mix, SD 1912 incl Sarah Frohreich and M J Mader
He was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Goose Lake, Charles Mix, South Dakota.5 He was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Goose Lake, Charles Mix, South Dakota.6 In 1936 Sorrow has entered in the family of Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Mader, Sr. quite often recently (1936). The Maders are old time pioneers of Yankton and Charles Mix Counties. The deaths follow: A brother George Mader passed away of heart trouble at Yankton August 17, 1935 at the age of 59 years. A sister, Mrs. Fred Feiddler (Fiedler) passed away at Yankton on April 27, 1936 at the age of 67 years; A brother Henry Mader passed away at Yankton May 8, 1936; A daughter, Mrs. Wm. Martens of Platte passed away March 1, 1935; Mr. Mader has only three sisters who are living: Mrs. Henry Rheiner of Enig Okla; Mrs. Lena Sickmann of Yankton; and Mrs. Sarah Frohreich of Lake Andes, the latter has been an invalid for the past 6 years. Mr. Mader, Sr. will be 72 years old this October. He has lived at Geddes and in Charles Mix County for the past 42 years.
1936 Mader family deaths article
He was listed as the head of a family on the 1940 Census at Lake Andes, Charles Mix, South Dakota.7
Father*Henry P. Mader b. c 1821, d. Apr 1894
Mother*Christina Misel b. 1836, d. 15 May 1877

Children of Michael J. Mader Sr. and Mary Josephine Hruska

Citations

  1. [S299] South Dakota, St. Ann's Catholic Cemetery, Charles Mix Co., SD, Block 17 Lot 1 Grave 4.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 26. Dwelling 211.
  3. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED74. Dwelling 114.
  4. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED90. Dwelling 31.
  5. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED41. Dwelling 7.
  6. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED12-9. Dwelling 14.
  7. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Lake Andes, Charles Mix, South Dakota; Roll: T627_3851; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 12-15.

Friedrich Wilhelm Frohreich

M, b. 10 June 1856, d. 16 December 1906
Fredrich Frohreich
Fredrich and Sarah Frohreich
Fredrich Frohreich circa 1904
     Friedrich Wilhelm Frohreich was born on 10 June 1856 at Dorphagen, Pomerania, Germany, also reported as Berlin. He was the son of Wilhelm Friedrich Frohreich and Wilhelmina Louise Catharina Weinreich. Friedrich Wilhelm Frohreich was baptized on 12 June 1856 at Dorphagen, Pomerania, Germany.
August Friedrich Wilhelm Frohreich baptism - Pomerania, Germany, Parish Register - Dorphagen 12 Jun 1856
He married Sarah Mader, daughter of Henry P. Mader and Christina Misel, on 27 April 1888. Friedrich Wilhelm Frohreich died on 16 December 1906 at Charles Mix, South Dakota, at age 50 Fred Frohreich, one of the successful farmers residing east of Geddes, passed away Sunday evening. He had been at one of the neighbor's for a visit and while returning home suddenly pitched from the buggy and expired. Heart failure was the cause of his sudden death. He was fifty years and six months of age and leaves a wife and five children. He was a man that had made farming a success being one of the well-to do men of the county. The funeral took place Tuesday, a minister from Delmont officiating. The sympathy of the people will go out to the relatives and friends who are called upon so suddenly to mourn the parting of a loved one. We cannot explain the mysteries of our Creator but we may be comforted with the assurance that He who gave has called a husband, father and kind neighbor home to Himself and where peace and joy abound. He was buried after 16 December 1906 at St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery, Moore, Charles Mix, South Dakota, St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery, which is located in Moore Township, Section 21, T98N R65W, about 10 miles north of Lake Andes, SD, and 10 miles east of Geddes, SD. The cemetery was founded about 1900. Latitude 43°17'10"N Longitude 98°31'30"W. (GPS Coordinates: Latitude: 43.28611, Longitude: -98.52500).
Frederick W Frohreich tombstone 1856-1906

     Friedrich Wilhelm Frohreich was also known as Fredrich. Friedrich Wilhelm Frohreich was also known as Fritz. 2/2000 - Gladys Mollet recalls that Mr. Frohreich was a Russian German. He lived across the road from Mike Mader (his wife's brother). Friedrich Wilhelm Frohreich was also known as August Friedrich Wilhelm. Friedrich Wilhelm Frohreich was also known as Frohlich. Friedrich Wilhelm Frohreich was also known as Fred. Friedrich Wilhelm Frohreich was also known as Frederick William. He immigrated in 1883 to Germany to, Baltimore, Maryland, immigrated with his two brothers (August and Herman). He was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Goose Lake, Charles Mix, South Dakota.1 He purchased land on 21 July 1903 at Goose Lake, Charles Mix, South Dakota, section 8 Township 97N Range 65W
Meridian:     5th PM
Township:     097n
Range:     065W
Aliquots:     NW¼
Section:     8
Accession Number:     SDMTAA 027890
Document Number:     12772.2
Land Patent - 21 Jul 1903 - 160 acres in T97N R65W, Charles Mix, SD - Friedrich Frohreich
He appeared on the census of 1905 at South Dakota. In 1906 at Goose Lake, Charles Mix, South Dakota, Land ownership map. brothers-in-law living next door to each other.
Land ownership map for Goose Lake, Charles Mix, SD 1906 incl Frohreich and Mader
Father*Wilhelm Friedrich Frohreich b. 11 Oct 1822, d. 11 Oct 1907
Mother*Wilhelmina Louise Catharina Weinreich b. c 17 Mar 1825, d. 18 Apr 1892

Children of Friedrich Wilhelm Frohreich and Sarah Mader

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED74. Dwelling 116.
  2. [S253] Charles Mix SD Index to 1906 Atlas, by Charles Mix SD, page 25.

Martha Emma Frohreich

F, b. 25 August 1901, d. 31 January 1972
Martha Frohreich
Martha Frohreich Smearman
Martha Frohreich
Martha Frohreich circa 1904
     Martha Emma Frohreich was born on 25 August 1901 at Charles Mix, South Dakota, also reported as 1902. She was the daughter of Friedrich Wilhelm Frohreich and Sarah Mader. Martha Emma Frohreich married Herman Edward Smearman, son of Josiah Joseph Smearman and Lucinda Durst, on 4 January 1943 at first marriage for her; second for him, Douglas, South Dakota, County of Residence: Douglas. Post Office: Armour.1 Martha Emma Frohreich died on 31 January 1972 at age 70. She was buried on 3 February 1972 at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Douglas, South Dakota.
Martha Emma Smearman funeral card
Martha Frohreich Smearman tombstone

     
Martha and Herman Smearman
She appeared on the census of 1905 in the household of Friedrich Wilhelm Frohreich at South Dakota. Martha Emma Frohreich was listed as a daughter in Sarah Mader's household on the 1910 Census at Goose Lake, Charles Mix, South Dakota.2 Martha Emma Frohreich was listed as a daughter in Sarah Mader's household on the 1920 Census at Goose Lake, Charles Mix, South Dakota.3 Martha Emma Frohreich was listed as a daughter in Sarah Mader's household on the 1930 Census at Goose Lake, Charles Mix, South Dakota.4 Martha Emma Frohreich was listed as a daughter in Sarah Mader's household on the 1940 Census at Goose Lake, Charles Mix, South Dakota.5 As of 4 January 1943,her married name was Smearman. On 25 August 1955 Mr and Mrs George Steeneck of Hawarden, Mr and Mrs Vern Mollet and family and Mr and Mrs Forrest Sappingfield and family were guests in the Herman Smearman home Thursday evening in honor of Mrs Smearman's birthday.
Mr and Mrs Vern Mollet and family were guests in the Herman Smearman home in honor of Mrs Smearman's birthday. 01 Sep 1955 The Independent (Hawarden, IA)
On 14 May 1964 Mr. and Mrs. Herman Smearman were Sunday afternoon visitors in the Marvin and Vernice Nelson home. On 30 September 1965 announcement in the newspaper of a farm auction, scheduled for October 7th. Martha Emma Frohreich lived on 15 February 1968 at Alcester, South Dakota, attended the 40th wedding anniversary celebration for Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Gibson of Canton (Iowa). On 18 February 1968 at Hawarden, Iowa, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Gibson of Canton were honored on their 40th wedding anniversary Sunday, February 18, at the home of their daughter, Mrs. J. Lawrence Schiefen of rural Hawarden. Dinner guests included Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Faughender and Gaylen and Mrs. Hannah Paulson, all of Geddes, South Dakota, and Mrs. Dorothy Schiefen of Hawarden. Friends and relatives who came in the afternoon to surprise the honored couple were Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Gibson of Tyndall, South Dakota; Mr. and Mrs. Norman Gibson, Mrs. Herb Olson and Mrs. Glen Jerke of Avon, South Dakota; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Strehlow and Vicky and Mr. and Mrs. Chester Vipond of Hudson; Mr. and Mrs. Verne Mollet and Mrs. Martha Smearman of Alcester; Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Biddle, Verla and Glenda of Garretson, South Dakota, and Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Twedt of Canton. At the close of the social afternoon lunch was served by the hostess. On 4 September 1969 visited Mr. George Steeneck in hospital.
Father*Friedrich Wilhelm Frohreich b. 10 Jun 1856, d. 16 Dec 1906
Mother*Sarah Mader b. 19 Sep 1871, d. 24 May 1941

Child of Martha Emma Frohreich and Herman Edward Smearman

Citations

  1. [S342] South Dakota, South Dakota Marriage Certificates, 1905-1949.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED90. Dwelling 34.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED41. Dwelling 11.
  4. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED12-9. Dwelling 65.
  5. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Goose Lake, Charles Mix, South Dakota; Roll: T627_3851; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 12-9.

Herman Edward Smearman

M, b. 27 December 1886, d. 20 July 1965
Herman Edward Smearman
Herman E Smearman signature 1917
     Herman Edward Smearman was born on 27 December 1886 at Accident, Garrett, Maryland. He was the son of Josiah Joseph Smearman and Lucinda Durst. Herman Edward Smearman married Mary Anna Hedman on 16 March 1913 at first marriage for both, Douglas, South Dakota. Herman Edward Smearman married Martha Emma Frohreich, daughter of Friedrich Wilhelm Frohreich and Sarah Mader, on 4 January 1943 at first marriage for her; second for him, Douglas, South Dakota, County of Residence: Douglas. Post Office: Armour.1 Herman Edward Smearman died on 20 July 1965 at at home, Big Springs, Union, South Dakota, at age 78. He was buried on 23 July 1965 at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Douglas, South Dakota.
Herman Edward Smearman funeral card

     
Martha and Herman Smearman
Herman Edward Smearman was also known as Ermin Edward. He was listed as a son in Josiah Joseph Smearman's household on the 1900 Census at Election District 5; Accident, Garrett, Maryland.2 Herman Edward Smearman was listed as a boarder with the Edward F. White family on the 1910 Census at Butler, Calhoun, Iowa.3 On 6 June 1917 at Douglas, South Dakota, World War I Draft Registration Card.
Smearman, Herman E - World War I Draft Registration Card
He was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Chester, Douglas, South Dakota.4 He was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Chester, Douglas, South Dakota.5 On 25 August 1955 Mr and Mrs George Steeneck of Hawarden, Mr and Mrs Vern Mollet and family and Mr and Mrs Forrest Sappingfield and family were guests in the Herman Smearman home Thursday evening in honor of Mrs Smearman's birthday.
Mr and Mrs Vern Mollet and family were guests in the Herman Smearman home in honor of Mrs Smearman's birthday. 01 Sep 1955 The Independent (Hawarden, IA)
On 14 May 1964 Mr. and Mrs. Herman Smearman were Sunday afternoon visitors in the Marvin and Vernice Nelson home.
Father*Josiah Joseph Smearman b. 18 Jan 1849, d. b 1930
Mother*Lucinda Durst b. 1 Dec 1849, d. 10 Apr 1907

Child of Herman Edward Smearman and Martha Emma Frohreich

Citations

  1. [S342] South Dakota, South Dakota Marriage Certificates, 1905-1949.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED41. Dwelling 134.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED24. Dwelling 102.
  4. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED81. Sheet 8B. Dwelling 133.
  5. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED22-3. Dwelling 21.

Wilhelmena Augusta Frohreich

F, b. 17 March 1889, d. March 1980
Wilhelmina Frohreich
Mena Frohreich
Wilhelmina Frohreich circa 1904
     Wilhelmena Augusta Frohreich was born on 17 March 1889 at Yankton, South Dakota. She was the daughter of Friedrich Wilhelm Frohreich and Sarah Mader. Wilhelmena Augusta Frohreich married Lindhart Mikkelsen, son of Graves Mikkelsen and Martine Hansine Hansen, on 9 April 1918 at Charles Mix, South Dakota, County of Residence: Charles Mix. Post Office: Lake Andes.1
Lindhart Mikkelsen and Mena Frohreich wedding
Wilhelmena Augusta Frohreich died in March 1980. She was buried in March 1980 at Pleasant Lawn Cemetery, Charles Mix, South Dakota, Block: 50 Lot: 3 Grave: 2.2
     Wilhelmena Augusta Frohreich was also known as Minnie. Wilhelmena Augusta Frohreich was also known as Wilhelm Auguste. Wilhelmena Augusta Frohreich also went by the name of Mena. She obtained US Social Security Card at South Dakota; last residence Platte, Charles Mix, South Dakota. She was listed as a daughter in Friedrich Wilhelm Frohreich's household on the 1900 Census at Goose Lake, Charles Mix, South Dakota.3 Wilhelmena Augusta Frohreich appeared on the census of 1905 in the household of Friedrich Wilhelm Frohreich at South Dakota. Wilhelmena Augusta Frohreich was listed as a daughter in Sarah Mader's household on the 1910 Census at Goose Lake, Charles Mix, South Dakota.4 Wilhelmena Augusta Frohreich witnessed the marriage of Louise Christine Frohreich and Chris Larson on 22 December 1915 at home of bride's mother, near Armour, Charles Mix, South Dakota; Married at the home of the bride's mother, Mrs. S. Frohriech, December 22, at 3 o'clock, her daughter, Louise Christine to Chris Larson. Rev. Friedrickson, of Armour, pronouncing the words that made them man and wife. The wedding was a pretty one. The bride charmingly gowned in white silk trimmed with fur and lace and a veil and carried a wreath and carried a bouquet of white and yellow chrysanthemums. The bridesmaid, a sister of the bride, wore a gown of blue silk trimmed in white embroidery. The groom and his best man, brother of the bride, wore blue serge. There were 130 guests present including Mrs. H. Reimer and son, Willie from Oklahoma, Mrs. Lena Sikmann, of Yankton, both sisters of Mrs. Frohreich, Salma and Walter Fiddler, Charley Holtz and Franky Rempp, of Mission Hill, cousins of the bride. A splendid wedding feast was served at 6 o'clock in the evening. Many valuable present were received by the young couple. The afternoon was spent very socially and in the evening, a dance was given in honor of the marriage. The bride few to womanhood in Charles Mix County and has numerous friends here. The groom also few to manhood in this county and is an industrious young man. They will reside on a farm east of Geddes. The newlyweds left Thursday for Harrison, Nebraska, where they will spend their honeymoon visiting at the home of the grooms parents. We wish to join with friends in extending congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Larson and wish them a long and prosperous life. They expect to be home after February 1st.5 On 12 September 1917 at Charles Mix, South Dakota, World War I Draft Registration Card. As of 9 April 1918,her married name was Mikkelsen. Wilhelmena Augusta Frohreich was listed as wife in Lindhart Mikkelsen's household on the 1920 Census at Moore, Charles Mix, South Dakota.6 Wilhelmena Augusta Frohreich was listed as wife in Lindhart Mikkelsen's household on the 1930 Census at Moore, Charles Mix, South Dakota.7 In 1943 Wilhelmina Frohreich Mikkelsen and Paul Frohreich (siblings).
Wilhelmina Frohreich Mikkelsen and Paul Frohreich - siblings
Father*Friedrich Wilhelm Frohreich b. 10 Jun 1856, d. 16 Dec 1906
Mother*Sarah Mader b. 19 Sep 1871, d. 24 May 1941

Children of Wilhelmena Augusta Frohreich and Lindhart Mikkelsen

Citations

  1. [S342] South Dakota, South Dakota Marriage Certificates, 1905-1949.
  2. [S197] South Dakota, Pleasant Lawn Cemetery, SD.
  3. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED74. Dwelling 116.
  4. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED90. Dwelling 34.
  5. [S342] South Dakota, South Dakota Marriage Certificates, 1905-1949, Spouse: Chris Lorson.
  6. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED47. Dwelling 79.
  7. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED12-20. Dwelling 85.

Lindhart Mikkelsen

M, b. 27 September 1885, d. 30 June 1964
Lindhart Mikkelsen
     Lindhart Mikkelsen was born on 27 September 1885 at Geddes, Charles Mix, South Dakota. He was the son of Graves Mikkelsen and Martine Hansine Hansen. Lindhart Mikkelsen married Wilhelmena Augusta Frohreich, daughter of Friedrich Wilhelm Frohreich and Sarah Mader, on 9 April 1918 at Charles Mix, South Dakota, County of Residence: Charles Mix. Post Office: Lake Andes.1
Lindhart Mikkelsen and Mena Frohreich wedding
Lindhart Mikkelsen died on 30 June 1964 at Platte, South Dakota, at age 78. He was buried on 3 July 1964 at Pleasant Lawn Cemetery, Charles Mix, South Dakota, Block 50 Lot 3 Grave 3.2
Lindhart Mikkelsen funeral card

     Lindhart Mikkelsen was also known as Leonard. Lindhart Mikkelsen was also known as Lyndhart. Lindhart Mikkelsen was also known as Lenard. He was listed as a servant in Martine Hansine Hansen's household on the 1900 Census at Signal, Charles Mix, South Dakota.3 Lindhart Mikkelsen was listed as a son in Martine Hansine Hansen's household on the 1910 Census at Moore, Charles Mix, South Dakota.4 On 12 September 1917 at Charles Mix, South Dakota, World War I Draft Registration Card.
Mikkelsen, Lindhart - World War I Draft Registration Card
Lindhart Mikkelsen was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Moore, Charles Mix, South Dakota.5 He was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Moore, Charles Mix, South Dakota.6
Father*Graves Mikkelsen b. 5 Nov 1854, d. b Jun 1900
Mother*Martine Hansine Hansen b. Sep 1858, d. 8 Mar 1932

Children of Lindhart Mikkelsen and Wilhelmena Augusta Frohreich

Citations

  1. [S342] South Dakota, South Dakota Marriage Certificates, 1905-1949.
  2. [S197] South Dakota, Pleasant Lawn Cemetery, SD.
  3. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED80. Dwelling 28.
  4. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED96. Dwelling 45.
  5. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED47. Dwelling 79.
  6. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED12-20. Dwelling 85.

Nicklaus Mollet

M, b. 24 May 1789
     Nicklaus Mollet was born on 24 May 1789 at Unterramser, Aetingen, Solothurn, Switzerland. He was the son of Joseph Mollet and Maria Molet. Nicklaus Mollet married Maria Von Balmoos, daughter of Casper Von Balmoos and Barbara Schurch, on 16 August 1811 at Oberburg, Bern, Switzerland.
Father*Joseph Mollet
Mother*Maria Molet

Child of Nicklaus Mollet and Maria Von Balmoos

Maria Von Balmoos

F, b. 8 February 1784, d. 13 March 1815
     Maria Von Balmoos was born on 8 February 1784 at Heimiswil, Bern, Switzerland. She was the daughter of Casper Von Balmoos and Barbara Schurch. Maria Von Balmoos married Nicklaus Mollet, son of Joseph Mollet and Maria Molet, on 16 August 1811 at Oberburg, Bern, Switzerland. Maria Von Balmoos died on 13 March 1815 at Aetigen, Switzerland, at age 31.
     As of 16 August 1811,her married name was Mollet.
Father*Casper Von Balmoos b. 17 Jan 1734
Mother*Barbara Schurch b. 13 Mar 1746

Child of Maria Von Balmoos and Nicklaus Mollet

Joseph Mollet

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     Joseph Mollet married Maria Molet.

Child of Joseph Mollet and Maria Molet

Maria Molet

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     Maria Molet married Joseph Mollet.
     Her married name was Mollet.

Child of Maria Molet and Joseph Mollet

Oliver Mollet

M, b. 16 October 1909, d. 1 September 1965
     Oliver Mollet was born on 16 October 1909 at South Dakota. He was the son of Delbert Grant Mollet and Birdie A. McIntire. Oliver Mollet married Eleanor A. (?) before 1958. Oliver Mollet died on 1 September 1965 at San Joaquin, California, at age 55.
     He was adopted after May 1910. He was listed as an Adopted-son in Delbert Grant Mollet's household on the 1920 Census at White Swan, Charles Mix, South Dakota; Next door to Charles A. Mollet.2 Oliver Mollet appeared on the census of 1925 in the household of Delbert Grant Mollet at South Dakota. Oliver Mollet and Eleanor A. (?) lived in 1958 at Stockton, San Joaquin, California.
Adoptive father*Delbert Grant Mollet b. 14 Aug 1889, d. 5 Sep 1979
Adoptive mother*Birdie A. McIntire b. Jan 1893, d. Jan 1949
Mother(?) Keck1

Citations

  1. [S204] California Death Records (published), Oliver Mollet listed mother's maiden name as Keck.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED 53. Sheet 1B. Dwelling 15.

Charles Hrdlicka Jr.

M, b. 18 August 1886, d. 7 May 1963
Charles Hrdlicka Jr - 1960
     Charles Hrdlicka Jr. was born on 18 August 1886 at Nebraska. He was the son of Charles Hrdlicka Sr. and Antonie Popelka. Charles Hrdlicka Jr. married Kathryn Genevieve Kaney, daughter of Patrick Henry Kaney Jr. and Margaret Ann Kane, on 4 May 1910 at Wagner, South Dakota. Charles Hrdlicka Jr. died on 7 May 1963 at age 76.
     Charles Hrdlicka Jr. was also known as Charley. He obtained US Social Security Card at South Dakota; Last residence South Dakota. He was listed as a son in Charles Hrdlicka Sr.'s household on the 1900 Census at Kennedy, Charles Mix, South Dakota.1 Charles Hrdlicka Jr. was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Kennedy, Charles Mix, South Dakota.2 He was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Kennedy, Charles Mix, South Dakota.3 He was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Kennedy, Charles Mix, South Dakota.4 He was listed as the head of a family on the 1940 Census at Kennedy, Charles Mix, South Dakota.5 On 17 August 1952 at Charles Hrdlicka's 66th birthday party.
Charles Hrdlicka birthday dinner 25 Aug 1952 The Daily Republic (Mitchell, SD)
On 1 May 1960 at Charles Jr and Kathryn Hrdlicka - 50th wedding anniversary.
Charles Jr and Kathryn Hrdlicka - 50th wedding anniversary
Charles Jr and Kathryn Hrdlicka - 50th wedding anniversary article 09 May 1960 - The Daily Republic (Mitchell, SD)
Father*Charles Hrdlicka Sr. b. Dec 1860, d. 1956
Mother*Antonie Popelka b. Aug 1867, d. 1944

Children of Charles Hrdlicka Jr. and Kathryn Genevieve Kaney

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED75. Dwelling 75.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED91. Stamp 144. Dwelling 67.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED43. Dwelling 10.
  4. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED12-14. Dwelling 10.
  5. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Kennedy, Charles Mix, South Dakota; Roll: T627_3851; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 12-14.

Vivian Kathryn Hrdlicka

F, b. 12 February 1911, d. 1 October 2000
     Vivian Kathryn Hrdlicka married John Wunder, son of William C. Wunder and Katherine (?). Vivian Kathryn Hrdlicka was born on 12 February 1911 at South Dakota. She was the daughter of Charles Hrdlicka Jr. and Kathryn Genevieve Kaney. Vivian Kathryn Hrdlicka died on 1 October 2000 at age 89.
     She obtained US Social Security Card at South Dakota; last residence Armour, Douglas, South Dakota. Her married name was Wunder. She was listed as a daughter in Charles Hrdlicka Jr.'s household on the 1920 Census at Kennedy, Charles Mix, South Dakota.1 Vivian Kathryn Hrdlicka was listed as a daughter in Charles Hrdlicka Jr.'s household on the 1930 Census at Kennedy, Charles Mix, South Dakota.2 Vivian Kathryn Hrdlicka was listed as wife in John Wunder's household on the 1940 Census at Kennedy, Charles Mix, South Dakota.3 On 17 August 1952 at Charles Hrdlicka's 66th birthday party. On 14 September 1967 at Hrdlicka family reunion picnic, Wagner, South Dakota.
Hrdlicka Family Reunion is Held at Wagner Park 14 Sept 1967 The Daily Republic (Mitchell, SD)
Father*Charles Hrdlicka Jr. b. 18 Aug 1886, d. 7 May 1963
Mother*Kathryn Genevieve Kaney b. 19 Nov 1890, d. 17 Sep 1978

Children of Vivian Kathryn Hrdlicka and John Wunder

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED43. Dwelling 10.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED12-14. Dwelling 10.
  3. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Kennedy, Charles Mix, South Dakota; Roll: T627_3851; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 12-14.

John Wunder

M, b. December 1903, d. November 1962
     John Wunder married Vivian Kathryn Hrdlicka, daughter of Charles Hrdlicka Jr. and Kathryn Genevieve Kaney. John Wunder was born in December 1903 at Iowa. He was the son of William C. Wunder and Katherine (?). John Wunder died in November 1962 at age 58.
     He obtained US Social Security Card at South Dakota; last residence not specified. He was listed as a son in William C. Wunder's household on the 1910 Census at Kennedy, Charles Mix, South Dakota.1 John Wunder was listed as a son in William C. Wunder's household on the 1930 Census at Kennedy, Charles Mix, South Dakota.2 John Wunder was listed as the head of a family on the 1940 Census at Kennedy, Charles Mix, South Dakota.3 On 17 August 1952 at Charles Hrdlicka's 66th birthday party.
Father*William C. Wunder b. Sep 1872, d. a 1940
Mother*Katherine (?) b. Aug 1874, d. a 1940

Children of John Wunder and Vivian Kathryn Hrdlicka

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED91. Dwelling 18.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED12-14. Dwelling 4.
  3. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Kennedy, Charles Mix, South Dakota; Roll: T627_3851; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 12-14.

Johann Christian Klemme

M, b. 10 March 1762, d. 9 March 1823
     Johann Christian Klemme was born on 10 March 1762 at Sabbenhausen, Lippe Detmold, Germany. He was the son of Johann Herman Klemme and Anna Lucia Elizabeth Dreyes. Johann Christian Klemme married Sophia Christine M. Herbst on 25 September 1792 at Falkenhagen, Schwalenburg, Germany, Reported by LuIda Klemme Abrahamson 2-2002. Johann Christian Klemme died on 9 March 1823 at Sabbenhausen, Lippe Detmold, Germany, at age 60. He was buried on 15 March 1823 at Falkenhagen, Schwalenburg, Germany.
     Johann Christian Klemme was also known as Christian.
Father*Johann Herman Klemme b. 12 Sep 1728, d. 14 Jun 1789
Mother*Anna Lucia Elizabeth Dreyes b. c 1729, d. 14 Jun 1789

Children of Johann Christian Klemme and Sophia Christine M. Herbst

Sophia Christine M. Herbst

F, b. 5 September 1772, d. 19 March 1848
     Sophia Christine M. Herbst was born on 5 September 1772 at Neersen, Hameln/Pyrmont, Hanover, Germany. She married Johann Christian Klemme, son of Johann Herman Klemme and Anna Lucia Elizabeth Dreyes, on 25 September 1792 at Falkenhagen, Schwalenburg, Germany, Reported by LuIda Klemme Abrahamson 2-2002. Sophia Christine M. Herbst died on 19 March 1848 at age 75. She was buried on 22 March 1848 at Falkenhagen, Schwalenburg, Germany.
     As of 25 September 1792,her married name was Klemme.

Children of Sophia Christine M. Herbst and Johann Christian Klemme

Johann Herman Klemme

M, b. 12 September 1728, d. 14 June 1789
     Johann Herman Klemme was born on 12 September 1728 at Sabbenhausen, Lippe Detmold, Germany. He was the son of Simon Heinrich Brenecker and Trin Elizabeth Klemme. Johann Herman Klemme married Anna Lucia Elizabeth Dreyes on 15 July 1755 at Falkenhagen, Germany, Reported by LuIda Klemme Abrahamson 2-2002. Johann Herman Klemme died on 14 June 1789 at Sabbenhausen, Lippe Detmold, Germany, at age 60.
     Johann Herman Klemme was also known as Herman.
Father*Simon Heinrich Brenecker b. 1 Feb 1694
Mother*Trin Elizabeth Klemme b. 1 Nov 1692, d. 1742

Children of Johann Herman Klemme and Anna Lucia Elizabeth Dreyes

Anna Lucia Elizabeth Dreyes

F, b. circa 1729, d. 14 June 1789
     Anna Lucia Elizabeth Dreyes was born circa 1729. She married Johann Herman Klemme, son of Simon Heinrich Brenecker and Trin Elizabeth Klemme, on 15 July 1755 at Falkenhagen, Germany, Reported by LuIda Klemme Abrahamson 2-2002. Anna Lucia Elizabeth Dreyes died on 14 June 1789 at Germany.
     Anna Lucia Elizabeth Dreyes was also known as Dreyer. As of 15 July 1755,her married name was Klemme.

Children of Anna Lucia Elizabeth Dreyes and Johann Herman Klemme

Simon Heinrich Brenecker

M, b. 1 February 1694
     Simon Heinrich Brenecker was born on 1 February 1694 at Sabbenhausen Lippe, Germany, also reported as 01 Feb 1695. He married Trin Elizabeth Klemme on 13 February 1723.
     As of 13 February 1723,his married name was Klemme According to LuIda Klemme Abrahamson 2-2002, This is where the Klemme name began. Triny was wealthy so Simon took her name. "Under the Farm Name Tradition, the surname of the owner-family is that of the farm. If the bride owns the farm, the groom takes her surname. The surname went with the land. Trin Lisbeth owned the farm."

Children of Simon Heinrich Brenecker and Trin Elizabeth Klemme

Trin Elizabeth Klemme

F, b. 1 November 1692, d. 1742
     Trin Elizabeth Klemme was born on 1 November 1692. She married Simon Heinrich Brenecker on 13 February 1723. Trin Elizabeth Klemme died in 1742.
     According to LuIda Klemme Abrahamson 2-2002, This is where the Klemme name began. Triny was wealthy so Simon took her name. "Under the Farm Name Tradition, the surname of the owner-family is that of the farm. If the bride owns the farm, the groom takes her surname. The surname went with the land. Trin Lisbeth owned the farm." Trin Elizabeth Klemme also went by the name of Triny.

Children of Trin Elizabeth Klemme and Simon Heinrich Brenecker

Charles Heldt

M, b. 6 April 1864, d. 3 May 1948
     Charles Heldt was born on 6 April 1864 at Illinois. He was the son of Wilhelm Jochim Fredrich Carl Heldt and Johanna Sophie Caroline Staeth. Charles Heldt married Pauline Klemme, daughter of August Chris Klemme and Christina Grages, on 6 September 1891 at Will, Illinois.1 Charles Heldt died on 3 May 1948 at age 84. He was buried after 3 May 1948 at Heusing Cemetery, Kankakee, Illinois.
     Charles Heldt was also known as John Carl. Charles Heldt was also known as Carl. He was listed as a son in Wilhelm Jochim Fredrich Carl Heldt's household on the 1880 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.2 Charles Heldt was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.3 He was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Yellowhead, Kankakee, Illinois.4 He was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Yellowhead, Kankakee, Illinois.5 He was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.6
Father*Wilhelm Jochim Fredrich Carl Heldt b. 4 Mar 1825, d. 21 Mar 1898
Mother*Johanna Sophie Caroline Staeth b. 30 Dec 1835, d. 30 Jun 1888

Children of Charles Heldt and Pauline Klemme

Citations

  1. [S186] Illinois, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, license 14244.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Washington, Will, Illinois; Roll: 261; Family History Film: 1254261; Page: 508A; Enumeration District: 214; Image: 0117.
  3. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 151.
  4. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Yellowhead, Kankakee, Illinois; Roll: T624_298; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 122; Image: 929.
  5. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED137. Dwelling 25.
  6. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-84. Dwelling 104.

Johann Fedde

M, b. 7 October 1816, d. 12 February 1895
     Johann Fedde was born on 7 October 1816 at Delve, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. He was the son of Hans Fedde and Margaretha Catherine Dressen. Johann Fedde was baptized on 13 October 1816 at St. Marien Kirche, Delve, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.1 He married Telsche Jurgen Schuman, daughter of Jurgen Schuman and Anna Kougs, on 29 December 1839 at Rusdorf, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, December 29, 1839, Johann Fedde, a maker of alcohol and spirits in Heide, married Telsche Jurgens Schumann. Their announcement of intention to marry was entry 34 in the Verlob. Book. A letter was written by Pastor Alfsen from Delve on 17 Nov. 1839 stating that Johann was in good health. Johann was born in 1816 and was confirmed in 1832. He was vaccinated by Dr. Dohrn on July 27, 1817. Telshe was confirmed in 1828 (entry 231 of the Confirmation Book). She was vaccinated by Dr. Dohrn on July 29, 1816. The couple wanted to live in Rusdorf. They had children in 1840, 1842, 1844 and 1846.2 Johann Fedde died on 12 February 1895 at near Crown Point, Indiana, at age 78. He was buried after 12 February 1895 at Saint Pauls Lutheran Cemetery, Kankakee, Illinois, also reported as Petersburg Cemetery, Peotone, Will county, IL.
     Johann Fedde was also known as Fette. He was confirmed in 1832 at Heide, Holstein, Germany. He and Telsche Jurgen Schuman appeared on the census of 3 December 1864 at census of the village Wesseln, church district of Weddingstedt, Wesseln, Germany, From the state archive at the castle of Schleswig, Germany. Entry 44. Johann Fedde and Telsche Jurgen Schuman immigrated on 14 May 1866 to Hamburg, Germany to, New York, Arrival Date:14 May 1866
Place of Origin:Germany
Port of Departure:Hamburg, Germany
Port of Arrival:New York
Port Arrival State:New York
Port Arrival Country:United States
Ship Name:Electric
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Hans came to the US by himself. The rest of the family came 11 months later. Johann Fedde, his wife and seven children from Germany made passage to the United States aboard the sail ship named Electric. The captain's name was Junge. The ship left Hamburg on March 15, 1866 and sailed to New York.3
New York Passenger Lists 1866 May 14 - ship Electric - Johann Carl Fedde
Johann Fedde was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Yellowhead, Kankakee, Illinois; Next door to his son-in-law August Voelzke.4
Father*Hans Fedde b. 29 Mar 1785, d. 15 Jan 1867
Mother*Margaretha Catherine Dressen b. 25 Dec 1790, d. 20 Feb 1868

Children of Johann Fedde and Telsche Jurgen Schuman

Citations

  1. [S236] Roger and Leslie Fedde, The Fedde's of Jewell County Kansas, page 175.
  2. [S236] Roger and Leslie Fedde, The Fedde's of Jewell County Kansas, page 170.
  3. [S236] Roger and Leslie Fedde, The Fedde's of Jewell County Kansas, page 173.
  4. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 13. ED15. Dwelling 114.

Telsche Jurgen Schuman

F, b. 30 December 1812, d. 31 October 1890
     Telsche Jurgen Schuman was born on 30 December 1812 at Wesseling, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, Twin with Cecilia Margareta.1 She was the daughter of Jurgen Schuman and Anna Kougs. Telsche Jurgen Schuman was baptized on 3 January 1813 at Heide, Germany, Telsche Jurgens (born December 30, 1812, baptized January 3 1813) daughter of worker Jurgen Schumann of Wildphal (a small village near Wesseln) and his wife Anna (geb.) Koops. Godparents of Telsche were: 1. Johann Tiedmann; 2. Margaretha Martens; 3. Margaretha Rohda.1 She was engaged on 7 December 1839 at Heide, Germany; On December 7, 1839, Johann Fedde, a distiller of spirits in Heide, son of Hans Fedde from Delve and his wife, Margaretha Catherina (geb.) Dressen, announced his intention to marry Telsche Jurgen Schumann, the daughter of Jurgen Schumann from Wildphal and his late wife Anna (geb.) Koops. Witnesses were: 1. Jurgen Reinke; and 2. Johann Lorenzen.2 She married Johann Fedde, son of Hans Fedde and Margaretha Catherine Dressen, on 29 December 1839 at Rusdorf, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, December 29, 1839, Johann Fedde, a maker of alcohol and spirits in Heide, married Telsche Jurgens Schumann. Their announcement of intention to marry was entry 34 in the Verlob. Book. A letter was written by Pastor Alfsen from Delve on 17 Nov. 1839 stating that Johann was in good health. Johann was born in 1816 and was confirmed in 1832. He was vaccinated by Dr. Dohrn on July 27, 1817. Telshe was confirmed in 1828 (entry 231 of the Confirmation Book). She was vaccinated by Dr. Dohrn on July 29, 1816. The couple wanted to live in Rusdorf. They had children in 1840, 1842, 1844 and 1846.2 Telsche Jurgen Schuman died on 31 October 1890 at near Crown Point, Indiana, at age 77. She was buried on 2 November 1890 at Saint Pauls Lutheran Cemetery, Kankakee, Illinois, also reported as Petersburg Cemetery, Peotone, Will county, IL.
     Telsche Jurgen Schuman was also known as Scheumann. Telsche Jurgen Schuman was also known as Matilda. She and Cecilia Margareta Schuman were confirmed on 7 March 1828 at Heide, Germany, On March 7, 1828, Cecilia Margaretha Schumann and Telsche Jurgens Schumann, daughters of Gerd Jurgen Schumann of Wildpahl, born December 30, 1812, were confirmed. They were vaccinated by Dr. Dohrn on July 29, 1816.1 As of 29 December 1839,her married name was Fedde. As of 29 December 1839,her married name was Fette. Telsche Jurgen Schuman and Johann Fedde appeared on the census of 3 December 1864 at census of the village Wesseln, church district of Weddingstedt, Wesseln, Germany, From the state archive at the castle of Schleswig, Germany. Entry 44. Telsche Jurgen Schuman and Johann Fedde immigrated on 14 May 1866 to Hamburg, Germany to, New York, Arrival Date:14 May 1866
Place of Origin:Germany
Port of Departure:Hamburg, Germany
Port of Arrival:New York
Port Arrival State:New York
Port Arrival Country:United States
Ship Name:Electric
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Hans came to the US by himself. The rest of the family came 11 months later. Johann Fedde, his wife and seven children from Germany made passage to the United States aboard the sail ship named Electric. The captain's name was Junge. The ship left Hamburg on March 15, 1866 and sailed to New York.3
New York Passenger Lists 1866 May 14 - ship Electric - Johann Carl Fedde
Telsche Jurgen Schuman was listed as wife in Johann Fedde's household on the 1880 Census at Yellowhead, Kankakee, Illinois; Next door to his son-in-law August Voelzke.4
Father*Jurgen Schuman
Mother*Anna Kougs

Children of Telsche Jurgen Schuman and Johann Fedde

Citations

  1. [S236] Roger and Leslie Fedde, The Fedde's of Jewell County Kansas, page 169.
  2. [S236] Roger and Leslie Fedde, The Fedde's of Jewell County Kansas, page 170.
  3. [S236] Roger and Leslie Fedde, The Fedde's of Jewell County Kansas, page 173.
  4. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 13. ED15. Dwelling 114.

Jurgen Schuman

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     Jurgen Schuman was born at Wesling, Germany. He married Anna Kougs.

Children of Jurgen Schuman and Anna Kougs

Anna Kougs

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     Anna Kougs married Jurgen Schuman.
     Anna Kougs was also known as Koops. Her married name was Schuman.

Children of Anna Kougs and Jurgen Schuman

Anna Fedde

F, b. 26 September 1856, d. 24 October 1925
Anna Fedde Frahm
Anna and Jacob Frahm - she is 2nd wife
     Anna Fedde was born on 26 September 1856 at Holstein, Prussia. She was the daughter of Johann Fedde and Telsche Jurgen Schuman. Anna Fedde married Jacob Frahm Jr., son of Jacob Frahm and Anna Maria Dorothea Greve, on 4 October 1879 at Cook, Illinois, According to LuIda Klemme Abrahamson 2-2002, Jacob Frahm's second marriage was to Anna Fedde, a sister of Margretha.1 Anna Fedde died on 24 October 1925 at Beecher, Will, Illinois, at age 69. She was buried after 24 October 1925 at Saint Johns Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery (aka St. John's Cemetery), Eagle Lake, Beecher Twp, Will, Illinois.2
Anna (Fedde) and Jacob Frahm Tombstone - St. Johns cemetery, Eagle Lake, IL

     Anna Fedde was also known as Fette. She appeared on the census of 3 December 1864 in the household of Johann Fedde and Telsche Jurgen Schuman at census of the village Wesseln, church district of Weddingstedt, Wesseln, Germany; From the state archive at the castle of Schleswig, Germany. Entry 44. Anna Fedde immigrated with Johann Fedde and Telsche Jurgen Schuman on 14 May 1866 at Hamburg, Germany to, New York; Arrival Date:14 May 1866
Place of Origin:Germany
Port of Departure:Hamburg, Germany
Port of Arrival:New York
Port Arrival State:New York
Port Arrival Country:United States
Ship Name:Electric
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Hans came to the US by himself. The rest of the family came 11 months later. Johann Fedde, his wife and seven children from Germany made passage to the United States aboard the sail ship named Electric. The captain's name was Junge. The ship left Hamburg on March 15, 1866 and sailed to New York.3 As of 9 October 1879,her married name was Frahm. Anna Fedde was listed as wife in Jacob Frahm Jr.'s household on the 1880 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.4 At Will, Illinois, Home of Jacob and Anna (Fedde) Frahm.
Home of Jacob and Anna (Fedde) Frahm
Home of Jacob and Anna (Fedde) Frahm - side
Homestead of Jacob and Anna (Fedde) Frahm
Jacob and Anna (Fedde) Frahm portrait.
Jacob and Anna (Fedde) Frahm - 2nd wife
Anna Fedde was listed as wife in Jacob Frahm Jr.'s household on the 1900 Census at Washington Twp, Will, Illinois; According to the 1900 Census, Jacob immigrated in 1852 and has lived in the US for 48 years. He was a naturalized citizen by that time.5 Anna Fedde was listed as wife in Jacob Frahm Jr.'s household on the 1910 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.6 Anna Fedde was listed as Mother-in-Law in Heinrich Johann Stolzenbach's household on the 1920 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.7
Father*Johann Fedde b. 7 Oct 1816, d. 12 Feb 1895
Mother*Telsche Jurgen Schuman b. 30 Dec 1812, d. 31 Oct 1890

Children of Anna Fedde and Jacob Frahm Jr.

Citations

  1. [S186] Illinois, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, volume OOD, license 42600.
  2. [S194] Beecher Will Co IL, Burials.
  3. [S236] Roger and Leslie Fedde, The Fedde's of Jewell County Kansas, page 173.
  4. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED 214. Page 15. Dwelling 124.
  5. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED147. Dwelling 56.
  6. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED198. Stamp 12. Sheet 12A. Dwelling 222.
  7. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED207. Sheet 8B. Dwelling 169.
  8. [S192] St. John's Ev. Lutheran, St. John's Churchbook Extract, Death pg 295.