Betty May Burris

F, b. October 1921
Mrs Lowell Muntz (Betty May Burris) 1943
Father*Forest Burris
Mother*Louise Skow
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationBetty May Burris was also known as Betty A.
Married Name12 February 1943As of 12 February 1943,her married name was Muntz.
  • Betty May Burris was born in October 1921.
  • She was the daughter of Forest Burris and Louise Skow.
  • Betty May Burris married Lowell A. Muntz, son of Arnold S. Muntz and Maud Appolonia Rupp, on 12 February 1943 at Dubuque, Iowa, Betty May Burris and Lowell Muntz marriage announcement.
    Dubuque Telegraph Herald February 14, 1943 - Betty May Burris and Lowell Muntz marriage announcement

Emma Dubler

F, b. 1861, d. 1893
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationEmma Dubler was also known as Daubler.
Name VariationEmma Dubler was also known as Anna.
Married Namebefore 1882As of before 1882,her married name was Muntz.

Children of Emma Dubler and Samuel Muntz

Ehrhardt Muntz

M, d. before 1925
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationEhrhardt Muntz was also known as Airheart.
  • Ehrhardt Muntz was born at Germany.
  • He married Christine Marshall at Ohio.
  • Ehrhardt Muntz died before 1925.

Child of Ehrhardt Muntz and Christine Marshall

Christine Marshall

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Muntz.
  • Christine Marshall married Ehrhardt Muntz at Ohio.
  • Christine Marshall was born at Germany.

Child of Christine Marshall and Ehrhardt Muntz

Michel Schunk

M
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMichel Schunk was also known as Michael.
  • Michel Schunk was born at Bavaria, Germany.
  • He married Cathryn Lahm.

Child of Michel Schunk and Cathryn Lahm

Cathryn Lahm

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationCathryn Lahm was also known as Katherine.
Married NameHer married name was Schinsk.
Married NameHer married name was Schunk.
  • Cathryn Lahm married Michel Schunk.
  • Cathryn Lahm was born at Bavaria, Germany.

Child of Cathryn Lahm and Michel Schunk

Martha Muntz

F, b. circa 1890, d. before 1931
Father*Samuel Muntz b. 2 Dec 1859, d. Jun 1941
Mother*Emma Dubler b. 1861, d. 1893
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Lock.

Rudolph Lock

M, b. circa 1884
Father*John Lock
Mother*Jeanette Clover

John Lock

M

Child of John Lock and Jeanette Clover

Jeanette Clover

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Lock.
  • Jeanette Clover married John Lock at Holland.
  • Jeanette Clover was born at Holland.

Child of Jeanette Clover and John Lock

Sophie Muntz

F, b. circa 1886, d. after 1969
Father*Samuel Muntz b. 2 Dec 1859, d. Jun 1941
Mother*Emma Dubler b. 1861, d. 1893
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationSophie Muntz was also known as Sofia.
Name VariationSophie Muntz was also known as Sophia.
Married NameHer married name was Behnke.

Child of Sophie Muntz and Edward A. Behnke

Edward A. Behnke

M, b. August 1879
Father*Edward J. Behnke b. c 1847, d. b 1925
Mother*Elizabeth Luchsinger b. Apr 1854
Census DateLocation
June 1880Dubuque, Dubuque, IowaEdward A. Behnke was listed as a son in Edward J. Behnke's household on the 1880 Census at Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa.1

Child of Edward A. Behnke and Sophie Muntz

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa; Roll: 338; Family History Film: 1254338; Page: 125A; Enumeration District: 171; Image: 0071.

Edward J. Behnke

M, b. circa 1847, d. before 1925
Father*Gottlieb Behnke b. 18 Sep 1819, d. 23 Jan 1900
Mother*Wilamena Sommervelt b. 20 Sep 1821, d. 15 Feb 1884
Census DateLocation
June 1880Dubuque, Dubuque, IowaEdward J. Behnke was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa.1

Children of Edward J. Behnke and Elizabeth Luchsinger

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa; Roll: 338; Family History Film: 1254338; Page: 125A; Enumeration District: 171; Image: 0071.

Elizabeth Luchsinger

F, b. April 1854
Father*(?) Luchsinger
Mother*Elizabeth Behnke
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationElizabeth Luchsinger was also known as Lucinger.
Married NameHer married name was Behnke.
Census DateLocation
June 1880Dubuque, Dubuque, IowaElizabeth Luchsinger was listed as wife in Edward J. Behnke's household on the 1880 Census at Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa.1
     Elizabeth Luchsinger had 6 with 6 living in 1900 children.

Children of Elizabeth Luchsinger and Edward J. Behnke

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1880; Census Place: Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa; Roll: 338; Family History Film: 1254338; Page: 125A; Enumeration District: 171; Image: 0071.

Eleanor Behnke

F, b. circa 1915
Father*Edward A. Behnke b. Aug 1879
Mother*Sophie Muntz b. c 1886, d. a 1969

Vitus Fleischman

M, b. June 1842, d. 1889
  • Vitus Fleischman was born in June 1842 at Bohemia.
  • He married Mary Lilac circa 1872.
  • Vitus Fleischman died in 1889 at Dubuque, Iowa, reportedly drowned in the Mississippi river.
     Vitus Fleischman immigrated in 1870.

Children of Vitus Fleischman and Mary Lilac

Mary Lilac

F, b. May 1853, d. before 1925
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1872As of circa 1872,her married name was Fleischman.
  • Mary Lilac was born in May 1853 at Bohemia.
  • She married Vitus Fleischman circa 1872.
  • Mary Lilac died before 1925.
     Mary Lilac immigrated in 1857. She had 2 with 2 living in 1900 children.

Children of Mary Lilac and Vitus Fleischman

Patrick Hevicon

M, d. before 1925
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationPatrick Hevicon was also known as Haricone.
Name VariationPatrick Hevicon was also known as Havican.
  • Patrick Hevicon was born at Ireland.
  • He married Catherine Cady at Kentucky.
  • Patrick Hevicon died before 1925.

Children of Patrick Hevicon and Catherine Cady

Catherine Cady

F, d. before 1925
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Hevicon.
Married NameHer married name was Haricone.
Married NameHer married name was Havican.
  • Catherine Cady married Patrick Hevicon at Kentucky.
  • Catherine Cady was born at Ireland.
  • She died before 1925.

Children of Catherine Cady and Patrick Hevicon

Lillian H. Fleischman

F, b. October 1889
Father*Vitus Fleischman b. Jun 1842, d. 1889
Mother*Mary Lilac b. May 1853, d. b 1925

Vitus Fleischman Jr.

M, b. circa 1874, d. before 1900
Father*Vitus Fleischman b. Jun 1842, d. 1889
Mother*Mary Lilac b. May 1853, d. b 1925
  • Vitus Fleischman Jr. was born circa 1874 at Iowa.
  • He was the son of Vitus Fleischman and Mary Lilac.
  • Vitus Fleischman Jr. died before 1900.

Frank Fleischman

M, b. circa 1879, d. before 1900
Father*Vitus Fleischman b. Jun 1842, d. 1889
Mother*Mary Lilac b. May 1853, d. b 1925

Lawrence George Rupp

M, b. 15 March 1920, d. 27 April 1988
Father*George Anthony Rupp b. 14 Jul 1882, d. 1956
Mother*Mary Elizabeth Kohns b. Jun 1887, d. 1970
     Lawrence George Rupp obtained US Social Security Card at Iowa; last residence Marcus, Cherokee, Iowa.

Sylvester Barnard Rupp

M, b. 4 May 1924, d. 22 December 1990
Father*George Anthony Rupp b. 14 Jul 1882, d. 1956
Mother*Mary Elizabeth Kohns b. Jun 1887, d. 1970
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationSylvester Barnard Rupp was also known as Sylvester Bernard.
     On 4 May 1943 at U.S. World War II Army Enlistment, Camp Dodge Herrold, Iowa, Name: Sylvester B Rupp Birth Year: 1924 Race: White, citizen (White) Nativity State or Country: Iowa State: Iowa County or City: Cherokee Enlistment Date: 4 May 1943 Enlistment State: Iowa Enlistment City: Camp Dodge Herrold Branch: No branch assignment Branch Code: No branch assignment Grade: Private Grade Code: Private Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men) Source: Civil Life Education: Grammar school Civil Occupation: Automobile Serviceman Marital Status: Single, without dependents Height: 22 Weight: 120.

Monica Josephine Rupp

F, b. 6 March 1930, d. 11 April 2004
Father*George Anthony Rupp b. 14 Jul 1882, d. 1956
Mother*Mary Elizabeth Kohns b. Jun 1887, d. 1970
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Sawyers.

Children of Monica Josephine Rupp and Randall C. Sawyers

Kate Specht

F, b. January 1884
Father*John Specht Sr. b. Apr 1852, d. a Jan 1920
Mother*Anna Margaret Kohn b. Nov 1857, d. a Jan 1920
Census DateLocation
12 June 1900Sheridan, Cherokee, IowaKate Specht was listed as a daughter in John Specht Sr.'s household on the 1900 Census at Sheridan, Cherokee, Iowa.1

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED22. Dwelling 119.

Helen McNeal

F, b. circa 1908
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1928As of circa 1928,her married name was Specht.

Child of Helen McNeal and John Nickolos Specht Jr.

Morley J. Specht

M, b. 3 February 1929, d. 16 December 2005
Father*John Nickolos Specht Jr. b. 23 Apr 1896
Mother*Helen McNeal b. c 1908
  • Morley J. Specht was born on 3 February 1929 at Iowa.
  • He was the son of John Nickolos Specht Jr. and Helen McNeal.
  • Morley J. Specht died on 16 December 2005 at age 76 Morley J. Specht, 76, of Cherokee died Friday, Dec. 16, 2005, at Cherokee Regional Medical Center following a brief illness.

    Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Cherokee, with the Rev. Armand Bertrand officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Cherokee, with military rites conducted by Veterans of Foreign Wars, L.A. Wescott Post 2253. Visitation will be 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, with a prayer service at 7 p.m., at Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee. Online condolences may be sent at www.greenwoodfuneral.com.

    Morley was born Feb. 3, 1929, in Cherokee to John and Helen (McNeal) Specht. He attended school at Maryhill. Following his schooling, he worked on the family farm for several years. In 1950, he served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War, and was honorably discharged in 1954.

    On May 28, 1955, he married Sandra Locke in Cherokee. Morley worked for Caswell Manufacturing, Don Beckman Appliance and later, Dick and Mert's Appliance, all in Cherokee. He later owned and managed Caravan Kitchen with his brother, Jim, in Cherokee. He also continued to farm the family farm with his brother in Sheridan and Rock Township. Lastly, he worked with Barry Johnson at Johnson Machine Shop for several years.

    He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Experimental Aircraft Association. He enjoyed traveling to the EAA convention in Oshkosh, Wis., every year and was involved with assisting Barry Johnson in restoring airplanes and was currently restoring a street rod.

    Survivors include his wife; a brother, James Specht and his wife, Donna, of Cherokee; nieces, Tammy Baker of Meriden, Iowa, Theresa Mary Specht of Woodlawn Park, Colo., Linda Sue Specht of Cherokee, and Nancie Heithus and her husband, Brian of Milford, Iowa; a nephew, John J. Specht of Cherokee; many grandnieces and grandnephews, as well as four great-grandnieces and great-grandnephews; special friends, Marg and Bob Godfrey of San Antonio, Texas, and Lisa and Dan Jameson of Bellevue, Neb., and their families; as well as many cousins.

    He was preceded in death by his parents.

Charles Specht

M, b. November 1856, d. after 1918
Father*John Nicolas Specht Sr. b. Apr 1819, d. c 1914
Mother*Catherine Keller d. b 1900
Census DateLocation
12 June 1900Sheridan, Cherokee, IowaCharles Specht was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Sheridan, Cherokee, Iowa.1
     Charles Specht immigrated in 1872.

Children of Charles Specht and Sophia Schmidt

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED22. Dwelling 119.

Sophia Schmidt

F, b. November 1857
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1885As of circa 1885,her married name was Specht.
Census DateLocation
12 June 1900Sheridan, Cherokee, IowaSophia Schmidt was listed as wife in Charles Specht's household on the 1900 Census at Sheridan, Cherokee, Iowa.1
     Sophia Schmidt had 11 with 8 living in 1900 children.

Children of Sophia Schmidt and Charles Specht

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED22. Dwelling 119.