Christine Marshall

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Muntz.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageChristine Marshall married Ehrhardt Muntz at Ohio.
BirthChristine 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.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthMichel Schunk was born at Bavaria, Germany.
MarriageHe 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.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageCathryn Lahm married Michel Schunk.
BirthCathryn 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.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMartha Muntz married Rudolph Lock, son of John Lock and Jeanette Clover.
Birthcirca 1890Martha Muntz was born circa 1890 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of Samuel Muntz and Emma Dubler.
Deathbefore 1931Martha Muntz died before 1931.

Rudolph Lock

M, b. circa 1884
Father*John Lock
Mother*Jeanette Clover
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageRudolph Lock married Martha Muntz, daughter of Samuel Muntz and Emma Dubler.
Birthcirca 1884Rudolph Lock was born circa 1884 at Holland.
He was the son of John Lock and Jeanette Clover.

John Lock

M
Life EventDateDescription
BirthJohn Lock was born at Holland.
MarriageHe married Jeanette Clover at Holland.

Child of John Lock and Jeanette Clover

Jeanette Clover

F
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Lock.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJeanette Clover married John Lock at Holland.
BirthJeanette 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.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageSophie Muntz married Edward A. Behnke, son of Edward J. Behnke and Elizabeth Luchsinger.
Birthcirca 1886Sophie Muntz was born circa 1886 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of Samuel Muntz and Emma Dubler.
Deathafter 1969Sophie Muntz died after 1969.

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
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageEdward A. Behnke married Sophie Muntz, daughter of Samuel Muntz and Emma Dubler.
BirthAugust 1879Edward A. Behnke was born in August 1879 at Iowa also reported as Aug 1881.
He was the son of Edward J. Behnke and Elizabeth Luchsinger.
Census DateLocationDescription
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
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageEdward J. Behnke married Elizabeth Luchsinger, daughter of (?) Luchsinger and Elizabeth Behnke.
Birthcirca 1847Edward J. Behnke was born circa 1847 at Germany also reported as Wisconsin.
He was the son of Gottlieb Behnke and Wilamena Sommervelt.
Deathbefore 1925Edward J. Behnke died before 1925.
Census DateLocationDescription
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.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageElizabeth Luchsinger married Edward J. Behnke, son of Gottlieb Behnke and Wilamena Sommervelt.
BirthApril 1854Elizabeth Luchsinger was born in April 1854 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of (?) Luchsinger and Elizabeth Behnke.
Census DateLocationDescription
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
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1915Eleanor Behnke was born circa 1915 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of Edward A. Behnke and Sophie Muntz.

Vitus Fleischman

M, b. June 1842, d. 1889
Life EventDateDescription
BirthJune 1842Vitus Fleischman was born in June 1842 at Bohemia.
Marriagecirca 1872He married Mary Lilac circa 1872.
Death1889Vitus 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.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthMay 1853Mary Lilac was born in May 1853 at Bohemia.
Marriagecirca 1872She married Vitus Fleischman circa 1872.
Deathbefore 1925Mary 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.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthPatrick Hevicon was born at Ireland.
MarriageHe married Catherine Cady at Kentucky.
Deathbefore 1925Patrick 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.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageCatherine Cady married Patrick Hevicon at Kentucky.
BirthCatherine Cady was born at Ireland.
Deathbefore 1925She 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
Life EventDateDescription
BirthOctober 1889Lillian H. Fleischman was born in October 1889 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of Vitus Fleischman and Mary Lilac.

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
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1874Vitus Fleischman Jr. was born circa 1874 at Iowa.
He was the son of Vitus Fleischman and Mary Lilac.
Deathbefore 1900Vitus 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
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1879Frank Fleischman was born circa 1879 at Iowa.
He was the son of Vitus Fleischman and Mary Lilac.
Deathbefore 1900Frank Fleischman died before 1900.

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
Life EventDateDescription
Birth15 March 1920Lawrence George Rupp was born on 15 March 1920 at Cherokee, Iowa.
He was the son of George Anthony Rupp and Mary Elizabeth Kohns.
Death27 April 1988Lawrence George Rupp died on 27 April 1988 at age 68.
  • 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.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth4 May 1924Sylvester Barnard Rupp was born on 4 May 1924 at Cherokee, Iowa.
He was the son of George Anthony Rupp and Mary Elizabeth Kohns.
Death22 December 1990Sylvester Barnard Rupp died on 22 December 1990 at age 66.
  • 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.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMonica Josephine Rupp married Randall C. Sawyers.
Birth6 March 1930Monica Josephine Rupp was born on 6 March 1930 at Cherokee, Iowa.
She was the daughter of George Anthony Rupp and Mary Elizabeth Kohns.
Death11 April 2004Monica Josephine Rupp died on 11 April 2004 at age 74.

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
Life EventDateDescription
BirthJanuary 1884Kate Specht was born in January 1884 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of John Specht Sr. and Anna Margaret Kohn.
Census DateLocationDescription
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.
Life EventDateDescription
DeathHelen McNeal died.
Birthcirca 1908She was born circa 1908.
Marriagecirca 1928She married John Nickolos Specht Jr., son of John Specht Sr. and Anna Margaret Kohn, circa 1928.

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
Life EventDateDescription
Birth3 February 1929Morley J. Specht was born on 3 February 1929 at Iowa.
He was the son of John Nickolos Specht Jr. and Helen McNeal.
Death16 December 2005Morley 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
Life EventDateDescription
BirthNovember 1856Charles Specht was born in November 1856 at Germany.
He was the son of John Nicolas Specht Sr. and Catherine Keller.
Marriagecirca 1885Charles Specht married Sophia Schmidt circa 1885.
Deathafter 1918Charles Specht died after 1918.
Census DateLocationDescription
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.
Life EventDateDescription
BirthNovember 1857Sophia Schmidt was born in November 1857 at Germany.
Marriagecirca 1885She married Charles Specht, son of John Nicolas Specht Sr. and Catherine Keller, circa 1885.
Census DateLocationDescription
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.

Henry Jacob Specht

M, b. 13 December 1882
Father*Charles Specht b. Nov 1856, d. a 1918
Mother*Sophia Schmidt b. Nov 1857
Life EventDateDescription
Birth13 December 1882Henry Jacob Specht was born on 13 December 1882 at Germany.
He was the son of Charles Specht and Sophia Schmidt.
Marriagecirca 1911Henry Jacob Specht married Marie Kamrath, daughter of August Kamrath and Ida Bielke, circa 1911.
Census DateLocationDescription
12 June 1900Sheridan, Cherokee, IowaHenry Jacob Specht was listed as a step-son in Charles Specht's household on the 1900 Census at Sheridan, Cherokee, Iowa.1
  • On 12 September 1918 at World War I Draft Registration, Cherokee, Iowa.

Children of Henry Jacob Specht and Marie Kamrath

Citations

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

Annie Specht

F, b. January 1884
Father*Charles Specht b. Nov 1856, d. a 1918
Mother*Sophia Schmidt b. Nov 1857
Life EventDateDescription
BirthJanuary 1884Annie Specht was born in January 1884 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of Charles Specht and Sophia Schmidt.
Census DateLocationDescription
12 June 1900Sheridan, Cherokee, IowaAnnie Specht was listed as a step-daughter in Charles Specht'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.

Maggie Specht

F, b. November 1885
Father*Charles Specht b. Nov 1856, d. a 1918
Mother*Sophia Schmidt b. Nov 1857
Life EventDateDescription
BirthNovember 1885Maggie Specht was born in November 1885 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of Charles Specht and Sophia Schmidt.
Census DateLocationDescription
12 June 1900Sheridan, Cherokee, IowaMaggie Specht was listed as a daughter in Charles Specht'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.