Ashland County, WI. Posted Queries for

Ashland County, WI

Posted Queries



Surnames:STONE, SEMANKO
Researcher:Candis Miles
Email:JMiles0531@aol.com
Date Posted: 16 October 2000

I wonder when my grandfather, ARTHUR STONE, moved to Ashland. He lived there by the late 1940's amd married Marie Semanko. He may have moved from Eau Claire as early as 1930. Could you please check the city directory for when his name appears? Thank you.

Candis Miles, Seattle


Surnames:TRIPP
Researcher:Diana Wheeler
Email:Diana.Wheeler@bigpond.com
Date Posted: 5 November 2000

Dear Researcher, I have just found out that my g grandfather William TRIPP worked as a miner in Ashland ((listed in the 1892 Ironwood City Directory.) Have never been able to find the birth record of my grandfather Samuel TRIPP born in Ironwood 1885 - according to family history!.
Do you know of anywhere else I could look for information?
Many Many thanks Sincerely, Diana Wheeler in Melbourne, Australia.



Surnames:KILGER, ZELENSKA/CELENSKA
Researcher:Paul Kilger
Email:bobbiek@airmail.net
Date Posted: 25 August 2000

I have (or had) family living in Butternut, Wisconsin. My Great-Great Grandfather, Max Fredrick Kilger moved there from Gotteszell, Germany. He married my Great-Great Grandmother, Mary Zelenska (Celenska?) and raised his family there. If you or any of your readers could help me out with more information I would greatly appreciate it.
Thank You,



Surnames:KEIPER
Researcher:Connie Olson
Email:olebones@yahoo.com
Date Posted: 26 July 2000
Updated: 27 April 2002
Looking to see if there are still any Keipers in the Ashland area yet, or anyone else researching this surname. Andrew was born in Pennsylvania, parents names were Henry Keiper, and Susanna (Hawk). Andrew was born in 1834 August 7th. I was told he served in the Civil war, but don't know what state he enlisted from. He married a Mary from Wisc, the census record from Minnesota 1880 shows her and her daughter Rena as being born there. Her last name is unknown at this time. Any help from anyone researching this name is appreciated. Thanks



Surnames:VASHAW, ZOESCH
Researcher:Darlene Vashaw Pinzini
Email:darjo@webtv.net
Date Posted: 20 April 2000

Seeking descendants of CharlieWalter Vashaw & Ida Zoesch, who were married in Butternut on 9-17-1905. My grandfather was Charlie's brother, Walter, who died in Hill City, Mn in 1918. Trying to develop info/pictures on his parents, Jojn Vashaw & Matilda LaBelle. And/or info on relatives who might have info/pictures of Walter.Thanks.



Surnames:Response to Ford & Layton (Donna)
Researcher:Pat Shanks
Email:PMoseSh@aol.com
Date Posted: 2 April 2000

This might help you in your search. In Volume I of "A Journey into Mellen - Centennial 1896 to 1986" (page 486) there is a picture of the Atcherson Hotel which later became the Zaugg Nursing Home. The nursing home closed in 1976 but there might be records at the Mellen Historical Society. Also for cemetery records you might contact the Novitzke Funeral Home at 220 Hillcrest, Mellen, WI. There are two volumes on the history of Mellen and are full of family histories and the history of the town. Good luck. Pat Shanks



Surnames:In Response To: CRAMER , BARABE, POLENCHECK , KRITZ (Cheryl Cramer)
Researcher:Pat Shanks
Email:PMoseSh@aol.com
Date Posted: 1 April 2000

History of Joe Polencheck in the Mellen Centennial Book (A Journey into Mellen - Centennial 1886-1986) says that Joe came to this country from Austria/Hungary in 1902 with three of their children, Joe Jr., Veronica and Frank. They settled in Mellen and had five more children: Alice, Elizabeth, John, Henry and Marguerite. Mr. Polencheck worked for the Foster Latimer Co. for many years. In 1932 he purchased the John Dunn homestead and farmed there until he retired at the age of 75. They both lived into their late eighties. Hope this helps you. Pat Shanks



Surnames:In Response To: SANBORN WI (richard H. Sanborn)
Researcher:Pat Shanks
Email:PMoseSh@aol.com
Date Posted: 1 April 2000

In the book of "The Romance of Wisconsin Place Names" by Robert E. Gard and L.G. Sorden it lists this for Sanborn, Ashland County:
SANBORN Supposedly this township was named after Senator A.W. Sanborn who held a large area of land here.
Hope this helps. Pat Shanks



Surnames:SCHULTZ in Ashland, Wisconsin
Researcher:Karen
Email:itsagoal@bellatlantic.net
Date Posted: 8 March 2000

I'm tracing/looking for info. on my ancestors who I believe came to Wisconsin from Buffalo, NY. I think Jan and Katarzyna Schultz lived in Buffalo around 1880's and then moved to Ashland, WI. My best guess is that they moved there around mid 1880's--1890. I believe Jan died in Ashland in 1917. To the best of my knowledge their children were Walenty, Rosalia, Antoni, Margaret, Victoria, Bernard and Peter. If you have any info. to verify this, please let me know.



Surnames:ANDERSDOTTER
Researcher:Margaretha Kristoffersson
Email:t800@home.se
Date Posted: 6 March 2000

My name is Margaretha Kristoffersson (my adress is sjövägen 13, 93532 Norsjö, Sweden; e-mail: t800@home.se) and I´m a Swedish genealogist. I´m searching for Fredrika Amalia Andersdotter born 2.oct 1868 in Ersmark, Skelleftå, Sweden. 1892 she moved to Gotlands county (Lärbro) then two years later she moved to the island Åland(Finland). From there she emigrated to USA, unknown destination. Her husbands name was Oskar Anderson from Åland. I hope you can help me, all help will be apreciated.



Surnames:JOHNSON, FORSELL
Researcher:Kim Miller
Email:dreamspinner3@yahoo.com
Date Posted: 29 February 2000

I am looking for any information regarding Bertha JOHNSON, of Ashland, Wisconsin. She was probably born sometime around 1860. She married John William FORSELL, an immigrant from Sweden, and came with him to live in Minneapolis, Minnesota. They had one surviving son, Melvin Leroy FORSELL, born in July of 1894.



Surnames:ASHLAND County Query
Researcher:Jeanne Weaver Struck
Email:jfs945@msn.com
Date Posted: 20 February 2000

Looking for information regarding my grandfather/grandmother:
WEAVER, Leonard E. born 2/25/1872 in Oconto County;
died 4/13/1908 in Ashland County
m. Bernadine M. MOLL 11/25/1896 in Ashland County.
Parents: WEAVER, Dwight G. born 1847 in Seneca Falls, NY; WAKEFIELD, Jennie C. born in Wisc. (Racine County?)
children: WEAVER Alletia (Dahlstrom) born 1897(98?) Ashland County; WEAVER, Milton Dwight born 4/16/1900 in Ashland County, m. DEMILLE, Adeline M. 12/26/1923 in Ashland County.
Any info you can supply on above appreciated.




Surnames:HASKINS, RUSSELL, LESTER, PALMER
Researcher:Christine Thomas
Email:athomas@athenet.net
Date Posted: 18 February 2000

I am looking for information on my Great Grandparents Peter LESTER aka Pierre LADOUCEUR the 3rd, and Abigail HASKINS. Pierre/Peter was b. Belle River, Ontario, Canada in about 1867 and Abigail was b. in WI. in about 1887. They lived in Bayfield, LaPointe, WI. - Madeline Island, which is where my Grandmother Josephine LESTER, was born in 1918. Abigail's parents were Henry HASKINS (from Ohio) and Phoebe RUSSELL (from WI.) The RUSSELL family was originally from Kent County, England. Peter LESTER was a French fur trader and camp cook on The Madeline Island. Henry HASKINS received land from a Chippewa Indian Treaty, so we are assuming he was a Chippewa/Obijaway Indian from The Bad River Band of Chippewa Indians. Any help will be greatly appreciated!



Surnames:Naturalization Ashland Co
Researcher:Kathleen Nelson
Email:katerose@cpinternet.com
Date Posted: 17 February 2000

I am trying to locate the naturalization papers for Martin/Hans Nelson. My specific question is: Will the personnel at the Northland Archives center do lookups or is it necessary for me to find someone in Ashland to do it for me? I would appreciate any suggestions. Many thanks, Kathy N.



Surnames:DAVIS and BENNETT
Researcher:Carol Jansen
Email:sfccaj@powernetonline.com
Date Posted: 14 February 2000

Looking for any info of families of Harvey Delos and Louise Billings Bennett, and also Eugene and Austis Billings Davis. They were in the Ironwood/Hurley area in the late 1800s, when these were still part of Ashland Co.



Surnames:CRAMER, BARABE, POLENCHECK, KRITZ
Researcher:Cheryl Cramer
Email:cramers@nwlink.com
Date Posted: 25 January 2000

My husband's father's family all came from the Mellen area. I would love to hear from other descendants researching the same families.



Surnames:CRAMER, CLARY, SPETLECY
Researcher:Cheryl Cramer
Email:cramers@nwlink.com
Date Posted: 25 January 2000

My husband's gg-grandfather died in Ashland in May of 1899. The obituary listed his seven children: Henry and Will Cramer of Wyocena, Joseph Cramer of Beloit, Matthew Cramer of Melrose Park,IL, Frank Cramer of Ashland, Mrs Emma Spetlecy of Butternut, and Mrs James Clary of Ashland. I would love to hear from any descendants of these families.



Surnames:FORD & LAYTON
Researcher:Donna
Email:itchka@usa.net
Date Posted: 20 January 2000

Looking for info on Anna Layton Ford. (1861-1958) She married Millard Ford. She was staying at the Zaugg Rest home.She was buried by the county by Mr. Bruns in Mellen, Wis. She is buried in Mellen Union cem. In a letter she mentions a Rev. Shoenfe--. SHe also mentions a Mrs. Henderson who lives in Russels cottage up by the mill. She lived in Butternut. Does anything ring a bell with anyone? Is the funeral parlor still in operation? Where can I find the records for the cemetary? Is the rest home still there? She was my ggrandmother. Would greatly appreciate any direction or hints. Thank you



Surnames:HOEFT
Researcher:Cindy Van Beckum
Email:vcindyvb@yahoo.com
Date Posted: 29 Decmeber 1999

I am looking for information on a John Hoeft (born about 1848 in Preussen) who immigrated to Marquette County in 1854 with his father Johann, sister Paleana, and possibly another brother Edward. He later moved to Ashland and is supposedly buried there. I do not have his wife's name. Children may be Emma, Elizabeth, and Edward??? Thanks!



Surnames:AUGUSTIN, SCHNEIDER
Researcher:Laurence E. Dickerson
Email:laurence@wi.net
Date Posted: 9 Decmeber 1999

I am looking for information on the family of Robert G. AUGUSTIN (b. July 1841) and Clara C. SCHNEIDER. Clara was born in Saxony on 8 June 1845 and came to America c. 1852, settling first in Elizabethtown, NJ and then in Racine, WI. She married Robert in Racine on 8 June 1869. They moved to Ashland Co. c. 1888, settling near Glidden in Jacobs Twp. They had nine children: Jesse Robert (b. 5 Mar 1870); Samuel Benjamin (b. 24 Aug 1872); Wilhelm Heinrich (21 Mar 1874 - 9 Nov 1878); Emma Robertha (b. 10 April 1876); Louis Edwin (b. 23 Aug 1878); Daughter not named (b. 17 May 1881); Robert (b. Oct 1884); Ellen (b. Aug 1887) and Lydia (b. June 1889). Emma married Julius Joseph LANGES in Ashland County on 24 February 1895. I have no further information on her or any of the other children.
Clara Augustin died 26 Aug 1917. Robert survived her, but I do not know the date of his death. They are buried at Mount Hope Cemetery. Robert was a corporal in Company B, 9th Wisconsin Infantry.
I would be interested in hearing from anyone with information on members of this family. Does Augustine Lake in Jacobs Township have any connection to the family?




Surnames:ARNDT
Researcher:Debra Hallek
Email:dkhallek@aol.com
Date Posted: 30 November 1999

Ann ARNDT was born October 9, 1900 in Butternut(unverified). Her parents were Ferdinand ARNDT and Marie ? (unverified). Ann's obituary indicated her family lived in North Dakota prior to her living in Idaho. Any information regarding Ann, Ferdinand or Marie would be greatly appreciated.



Surnames:HAGLUND Family Superior
Researcher:Kerstin Björn
Email:kerstin_m_bjorn@hotmail.com
Date Posted: 12 November 1999

Hi from Sweden!
I´m searching for my grandfather´s sister Hilma Karolina Haglund ( born Hilma Björn, Hagfors, Norra Råda parish, 1881) and her descendants. ( She is called Helena in one old record, though) She probably left Sweden around 1905-1915 and moved to Superior, Wi. She had a son called Carl Ivar Haglund who lived in Superior in the 1960´s. In 1927 two of her brothers - David & Oskar Björn/Bear - emigrated too and were heading towards Superior according to the emigrant registry. Later on they were said to live in Chicago.
Any information or advice on how to proceed would be very appreciated!
best regards
Kerstin in Sweden




Surnames:Town of Sanborn
Researcher:Richard H. Sanborn
Email:sanbornrh@juno.com
Date Posted: 9 November 1999

I stopped at SANBORN WI, on HY 112 one summer, I wonder if the town got the name for the feed mill (abondand) on the nortn side of town. Seems reasonable that a town would develope around a business like that. Thanks for any help.. Regards Dick S.



Surnames:ODANAH/DARKES
Researcher:WILLIAM J DARKE
Email:WDARKE@AOL.COM
Date Posted: 28 October 1999

LOOKING FOR FINAL RESTING PLACE OF JOSEPH DARKE DIED 1913-1914,HIS SON LIVED IN ODONAH-ODANAH ASHLAND CO. SON WAS FRANCIS DARKE, G DAD JOHN DARKE BELIEVED TO BE BURRIED WITH JOSEPH.



Surnames:BENNING
Researcher:Jim Morey
Email:morey62@aol.com
Date Posted: 15 October 1999

I am looking for information on Charles and Lydia Benning. They lived in Ashland or near Ashland, WI for many years. I believe she died in 1972 and he died I believe a short time before that. They were still living around 1950. I believe he worked for the Railroad.



Surnames:NIKOLAI
Researcher:Susan
Email:csds@lsol.net
Date Posted: 22 September 1999

I am looking for information on Peter Nikolai who moved to Mellen Wisconsin about 1910 or later from Manitowoc, Wisconsin. According to his father's will he was in Mellen in 1913. I would like to find his descendants also. Please email me at csds@lsol.net I am happy to share lineage with anyone who requests it.



Surnames:TALASKA
Researcher:John Christopherson
Email:sevencs@up.net
Date Posted: 11 September 1999

I'm in search of information on the Family of Stanley and Eleanor(KAY) TALASKA, who resided in Ashland,Ashland Co. Wisconsin. They had a Daughter named BETTY TALASKA,is married to a gent with the nick-name of Big Red. STANLEY TALASKA Died in Ashland in May of 1972 and Eleanor Died in Ashland in October of 1981. I'm looking for more info on Betty and Big Red and on Stanley and Eleanor.



Surnames:Fred BOUSHON
Researcher:Donna Cook
Email:DJEC1944@aol.com
Date Posted: 7 September 1999

Am looking for any information on Fredrick Boushon. My great grandfather. His body was found in the woods in 1942. He is buried in Mellen. Has anyone heard about this? Would really like to find out about his death and burial. My mother visited the gravesite in about 1951, but since then it has probably been unvisited. I live in NC and am trying to track the family. My g-grandparents divorced / split around 1910. When he left Lake Geneva, he took his son from his first marriage with him. John, my grandmother's half-brother was supposed to be handicapped or retarded in some way. No one knows what happened to him after they left. G=grandfather was supposedly a hermit in Ashland Co. Fred's 2nd wife was Amelia Bredlow Magner. Do not know who Fred's 1st wife was. Fred was born in 1861. Does anyone have any info on this man at all? Donna



Surnames:Andrew Keiper/Mary
Researcher:C. Olson
Email:kaune@northernnet.com
Date Posted: 5 September 1999

I found in ancestry.com the name of Andrew Keiper. He was my great uncle. He was born in Pennsylvania abt 1834. He married a Mary, last name unknown. Had two children one died young the other a girl named Rena. They did live in Mpls for a time. Rena worked as a secretary at that time. Hoping to find some decendents of this family for information. Thanks.



Surnames:BACK
Researcher:Virginia Van Brunt
Email:vanbrunt@erols.com
Date Posted: 23 October 1999

Researching BACK family name: Gustaf Edvard BACK - born Feb 2, 1876 in Finland, died Feb 12, 1958 in Ashland, WI. Wife: Maria died in 1956. Brother Isak Joel BACK - born Sept 1, 1885 in Finland, died July 2, 1972 in Wisconsin (Ashland?). Would like confirmation of death via obit notice, knowledge of living decendents, cemetery where buried, etc. thanks



Surnames:GOMBOS/GUMBOS
Researcher:Jean
Email:jrmwt@access1.net
Date Posted: 30 October 1999

We have a family named Gombos or Gumbos. Spelled both ways on different papers as you can imagine. Children were born in Iron Mountain. Heard the home was in Iron Belt???????? Born late 1800's, very early 1900's. Cannot find mention of the family anyplace other than on my meiger papers.... Any assist......



Surnames:HOCKDANNER, STARK, RUMRILL, PROCTOR
Researcher:Lana Johnston
Email:prooff@mako.com
Date Posted: ...

Researching the surnames of HOCKDANNER, STARK, RUMRILL, PROCTOR. The families lived in Bayfield and Ashland, WI. My GGGfather, Pliny F. Rumrill, was a lighthouse keeper on Michigan Island in Wisconsin around 1850. His wife Matilda Proctor also worked there. Any information on these families would be greatly appreciated.





Surnames:POPPE, WHITE
Researcher:Muriel Pfeifer
Email:mpfeifer@win.bright.net
Date Posted: 8 November 1999

Looking for the obit notice for Henry Poppe and Warren White Date of death unknown.



Surnames:CAVERHILL
Researcher:...
Email:SLC1017@aol.com
Date Posted: 20 October 1999

Looking for birth parents of John Henry {Red} Caverhill born Ashland Wi Oct 4, 1888.



Surnames:MASSE, WILLEIN
Researcher:Barbara-Ann
Email:ba.aye@sympatico.ca
Date Posted: 9 September 1999

Would love to obtain confirmation of these death dates. Unfortunately I don't have access to your local papers at my archives. Any help would be appreciated. JOSEPH JAMES EGAN sp/o MARIA 'JOSEPHINE' MASSE . He was born October 18, 1868 Canada, and died October 30, 1910 in Ashland, Wisconsin. MARIA 'JOSEPHINE' MASSE (d/o MAXIMILLIAN MASSE & GERALDINE WILLEIN) was born Abt. 1870, and died April 26, 1910 in Ashland, Wisconsin. Thanks, Barbara-Ann



Surnames:BOUSHON
Researcher:Donna
Email:DJEC1944@aol.com
Date Posted: 4 September 1999

My great-grandfather Fredrich Boushon is buried at Mellen.  He was found dead in the woods in the spring of 1942.  Is there any possibility that there could be a newspaper article about that event?  I live in North Carolina so I can't look it up myself.  He and my great-grandmother divorced in about 1909 and when he left the area around Lake Geneva no one heard anything more about him until his body was found. When he left his wife, he had with him his son by his first marriage. No one knows what happened to the son John. It is a big mystery.  So if anyone can look in the newspaper archives and see if there is anything, an obit or an article, I would appreciate it very much.





Surnames:THIBEAULT
Researcher:Mary St. John
Email:Mary.A.St.John@uwrf.edu
Date Posted: 18 August 1999

I am interested in finding out where my great-grandfather came from in Canada. He was Henry Thibeault married to Azilda Barnaby. They owned a boarding house and saloon. They had my grandmother, Mary Louise and Angeline, a son from a previous marriage of Azilda's and an adopted son. Any information would be appreciated.



Surnames:WALKER
Researcher:Micehlle Watson
Email:MWatson147@aol.com
Date Posted: 10 August 1999

Looking for information on Fredrick and Ellen Lamphere-Walker. They had 5 children - Ruth, Marie, Grace, Glenn, and Gladys. Grace graduated from Butternut High School on 5/31/1940.



Surnames:BYRNE
Researcher:Rhonda
Email:Lakestar13@aol.com
Date Posted: 31 July 1999

Searching for family of Michael H. BYRNE and wife Bridget. Michael probably b. April 1857 Canada. Bridget Nov. 1857 either Can. or Ire. Immigrated 1880. They are listed living Iron River, Bayfield Co. 1900 and in Ashland 1905, 1910, 1920. Children: Florence, Howard, Mildred, Ernest and Sheridan. Bridget's maiden name possibly MAJOR (dau. of George and Honora) Collateral line: DEVEREUX



Surnames:SWANSON
Researcher:Donald E. Swanson
Email:maconwad@earthlink.net
Date Posted: 24 August 1999

Need info regarding Charles Swanson (great grandfather) who lived in Ashland, WI and worked in lumber industry - date of birth and death needed along with name of first wife (if available) - Charles remarried and fathered Ernest and Raymond, half brothers of my grandfather Johan Emil Swanson who also lived, for a time, in the Ashland area and married Anna Osterberg. Johan and Anna also lived in Odanah and Baraga, MI - Any information greatly appreciated!!!



Surnames:OLD ASHLAND CO. POORFARM
Researcher:Greg Lindquist
Email:ranger8667@hotmail.com
Date Posted: 23 August 1999

I'm wondering if anyone has information as to who is buried at the old poorfarm cemeteries. Plat book descriptions -sw1/4,sw1/4,sec.9,t45n,r3w-se1/4,sw1/4,sec.9,t45n,r3w-s1/2,se1/4,sec.8,t45n,r3w. As some of the people in this area are concerned with construction in this area. Thank You
People to Preserve Highbridge



Surnames:BOLIEAU
Researcher:Claire Bolieau
Email:CAllard942@aol.com
Date Posted: 21 August 1999

I am looking for information on the surname "Bolieau". Joseph Bolieau lived in the Ashland area around 1891-1893. If anyone in the Ashland area is related to this person, please contact me. He lived on Twelfth st. and St. Clair. I think he was a blacksmith in the town of Ashland. Thankyou.



Surnames:THEBY
Researcher:Roger Nichols
Email:SooCtyGen@aol.com
Date Posted: 21 August 1999

Looking for any trace of Anton & Emma Theby. They are known to have been living in the city of Ashland in September 1885. Their daughter Emma may have been born there. He was in Spokane by 1889 but his wife may have stayed behind.



Surnames:DROUILLARD
Researcher:Beverly Tilley
Email:b.tilley@mindspring.com
Date Posted: 20 August 1999

Looking for death date of great grand parent Nelson Drouillard around the dates 1873-1917



Surnames:KEIPER
Researcher:Connie Olson
Email:kaune@northernnet.com
Date Posted: 19 August 1999

In Response To: Andrew KEIPER wf Mary (Connie Olson)
New information!!
I found that Miss RENA KEIPER worked at Cole & O'Keefe as a stenographer. The directory says she boarded at 600 W. Third found in Directory year 1890-91.
Also there is a ANDREW H. KEIPER occupation Sawyer lived at 317 Tenth Ave West Ashland, Wisc, He was born in Pennsylvania.
Listed also is a RENA E. KEIPER, occupation stenograher, location 235 Knight Block says she boarded at 317 Tenth ave west in Ashland. This information was found in the Ashland Wisc Directories 1891-1892. Mary is not listed she must of died by then. Does anybody know where these address were located or anything on this family????? As far as I know they belonged to the United Church of Christ UCC or the Luthern Church. Does anyone know of a church close by these address back in those years that I might be able to check for records? Any and all help on this Is appreciated. Thank you.



Surnames:ASHLEY, METZGER
Researcher:Gale Hanson
Email:gale48@earthlink.net
Date Posted: 1 August 1999

My great grandparents Samuel and Grace Ashley Metzger lived in Ashland with their 1 year old daughter Lillian in 1900.They appear in Superior in 1903.I am trying to find out where Lillian was born.



Surnames:HARRISON, SWANSON
Researcher:Eric D. Swanson
Email:eds4@columbia.edu
Date Posted: 8 July 1999

I am interested in family genealogical information about my greatgrandparents both of whom lived in northern Wisconsin (Ashland, Washburn, Mason) during the mid 19th century into the turn of the century. George W. HARRISON, SR. was a prominent doctor and one of the founders of The Lake Superior Power and Light Co. and was the patriarch of a family of doctors in the area. N.P. SWANSON was the President of the local bank in Washburn at the turn of the century. Thanks you for your consideration.



Surnames:BUTTERFIELD, MORROW
Researcher:Lynette
Email:lturnerj@msn.com
Date Posted: 1 April 1999

Searching for information regarding my Gt-Grandfather: Benjamin Alexander BUTTERFIELD b. 7/22/1864 in Ashland or Bayfield, WI., "near Chequamegon Bay." (member of Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa) m. Anna RUSK b. 1868, dtr of John RUSK b. abt. 1850 in Canada and Julia DINGLY-unknown. Benjamin Alexander BUTTERFIELD'S parents have been listed as Stephen BUTTERFIELD and Mary MORROW.

Request any information relating to the above surnames or known dit names for the above.



Surnames:KLINSKI, NELSON
Researcher:Lynette
Email:katerose@cpinternet.com
Date Posted: ...

I am researching Martin Hans Nelson who married Augusta Klinski in Glidden, WI. ca 1896. He lived in Jacobs Township from ca 1918 until he moved to Superior Wi in the early 1940's. He died in Superior, WI. Contact me.



Surnames:GIGGIS, MITCHELL
Researcher:Clarence Mitchell
Email:mitch@ncweb.com
Date Posted: ...

Trying to find grand parents birth, death and marriage dates. Grandfather was John MITCHELL, died around 1950 in Glidden, WI., Grandmother Anna GIGGIS from Glidden, WI. who died sometime around 1955-1956. Believe John MITCHELL would have been from either Gatsby, Ontario or St. Mary's, Nova Scotia. Would appreciate any information available.



Surnames:HARCOURT, LONG, WATSON
Researcher:Amy N. Parker
Email:AParker286@aol.com
Date Posted: ...

6911 S. 1300 East #353, Midvale, Utah 84047. Seeking information and descendants of the following families: (1) John McKean WATSON and Henrietta Adelaide HARCOURT, or (2) Alfred Wilson LONG(bottom) and Henrietta Adelaide Harcourt Watson. Adelaide (later married Fred Schneider) is buried in the Ashland Cemetery. Several of Adelaide and John's children were born near Winnepeg, Manitoba, Canada and Superior, Douglas County, WIS. Later these children were adopted out to the Norvik, Smith, and Carpenter families who lived in Bayfield and Ashland County. I am also interested in locating information on Alfred's children from his first marriage: Mae, Albert, Reginald, and Edith Long(bottom). I am willing to share information as well.



Surnames:GENEREUX, LAMOUREAUX, LORD
Researcher:Shirley Burns
Email:shburns@up.net
Date Posted: ...

Looking for information on gr-gr-grgrandfather Francois LAMOUREUX, DIED boat accident 3 Feb. 1853. wife Maria. also Hilert GENEREUX worked for gov. with indians. ANY INF PLEASE. Both lived in Ashland La Pointe area.

Looking for marriage of Louise GENEREUX and Hercules LORD, probably around 1858 on Madeline Island. Need help! Louise was born there. Where was Hercules Lord born.



Surnames:ELLIS, VANDERZEE
Researcher:Bill Ellis
Email:wlellis@ibm.net
Date Posted: ...

Looking for ancestors of William Bertrand Ellis who was married to Mae Tripp of Iron River, WI, son of Newell Ellis and Cynthia Amelia VanderZee, grandson of Ben(?) Ellis and Hannah Young possibly of New Hampshire or Vermont.



Surnames:SEEMUTH
Researcher:Margaret Sinn
Email:mlsinn@platec.net
Date Posted: ...

Searching for ALICE SEEMUTH. Possibly born in Bayfield or Ashland CO., WI. CA 1937. Any information would be appreciated.



Surnames:DESCARREAUX
Researcher:Jean Loehde
Email:jLoehde@aol.com
Date Posted: ...

Searching for descendants and information on the family of Francois DesCarreaux, born 1808 Sandy Lake, MN. He took the name Henry Blatchford and lived at La Pointe, WI., until the 1855 Chippewa Treaty, when he moved his family to Odanah, WI. He was married to Francis Conners, there children were Thomas, Harriet, Margaret, Francois and Susan. Margaret married Charles Bresette, daughter Emily married Alfred La Pointe. Francois married Hannah Sweet, daughter, Sophie married Jacob Shaw. Henry married Delia Spruce. The sisters of Francois #1 were Margaret Lapointe of Odanah, Susan Davenport of Mackinac Co., MI., and Mary St. Arnauld of Baraga Co., MI.



Surnames:HARRISON, PLATTS
Researcher:Jean Dorris
Email:JeanMND@aol.com
Date Posted: ...

Abel C PLATTS married Susan M. Suttie dates??? Land records show that Susan M. Platts purchased 120 acres in Bayfield or Ashland County, WI. in 1897. Land records show Susan as the widow of Abel C. PLATTS. In 1897 Abel's son Frederick Lynn PLATTS and his wife Mary Etta HARRISON lived in WI and had a daughter born there in 1898. The family was there only a few years before they moved to Mississippi. Susan PLATTS died there (MS) in 1907. Any information would be greatly appreciated or addresses on where I might find some of this information (birth of Jennie, death of Abel). Thanks.



Surnames:HAGUE
Researcher:...
Email:WFEAS@aol.com
Date Posted: 17 November 1997

Researching Hague family. Bertha Hague b 1860 NY and children were living in Ashland Co. WI in 1910. Who is the husband and father of this family? All info appreciated.



Surnames:MUNDHEIM, SAMUELSON
Researcher:Cidney Engberg
Email:Eng110@ad.com
Date Posted: 2 Jan 1998

Looking for information on THOMAS MUNDHEIM or SAMUELSON who lived in Ashland, Wisconsin. He was born abt. 1852 in LaSalle Co. IL. town of Freedom. moved to Ashland??? Parents were from Hordaland Norway, they came to the U.S. in 1851. Not sure what name he used.



Surnames:TOWNSHIP OF KNIGHT
Researcher:Tricia Thompson
Email:shthol@hawks.bps.montana.edu
Date Posted: 2 Jan 1998

I am looking for a township called Knight -- it was where my great-grandfather was living in 1890 in Ashland County, but I can't find it on a map now. Did such a place disappear or change names? I appreciate any help in this matter. Posted 2 Jan 1998.







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